The Jan. 6 attack was a crisis. So why wasn’t it more of a scandal?

The Jan. 6 attack was a crisis. So why wasn’t it more of a scandal?

Never underestimate the power of a political scandal. I don’t mean in the gossipy, prurient, sense of the term, like a splashy story about celebrity cheating on a spouse. Rather, I’m talking about an event that provokes such outrage that it can unite previously divided populations and politicians in condemnation. That kind of scandal can [...]

The Jan. 6 attack was a crisis. So why wasn’t it more of a scandal?

The Jan. 6 attack was a crisis. So why wasn’t it more of a scandal?

Never underestimate the power of a political scandal. I don’t mean in the gossipy, prurient, sense of the term, like a splashy story about celebrity cheating on a spouse. Rather, I’m talking about an event that provokes such outrage that it can unite previously divided populations and politicians in condemnation. That kind of scandal can [...]

House explosion in southern Indiana kills 3: deputy coroner

House explosion in southern Indiana kills 3: deputy coroner

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Three people were killed Wednesday when a house exploded in the southern Indiana city of Evansville, authorities said. Dave Anson, chief deputy coroner for Vanderburgh County, told The Associated Press that the identities of the people who died would not be released until the next of kin has been notified. Evansville Police [...]

House explosion in southern Indiana kills 3: deputy coroner

House explosion in southern Indiana kills 3: deputy coroner

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Three people were killed Wednesday when a house exploded in the southern Indiana city of Evansville, authorities said. Dave Anson, chief deputy coroner for Vanderburgh County, told The Associated Press that the identities of the people who died would not be released until the next of kin has been notified. Evansville Police [...]

House Explosion Kills Three, Devastates Neighborhood Blocks From School

House Explosion Kills Three, Devastates Neighborhood Blocks From School

A house explosion ripped through a residential area of Evansville, Indiana, leaving three dead and sending debris flying as authorities look for more injured nearby. The explosion occurred shortly before 1 p.m. local time on Wednesday and destroyed multiple homes near Vogel Elementary School, according to local media reports. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms [...]

House Explosion Kills Three, Devastates Neighborhood Blocks From School

House Explosion Kills Three, Devastates Neighborhood Blocks From School

A house explosion ripped through a residential area of Evansville, Indiana, leaving three dead and sending debris flying as authorities look for more injured nearby. The explosion occurred shortly before 1 p.m. local time on Wednesday and destroyed multiple homes near Vogel Elementary School, according to local media reports. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms [...]

Joe Arpaio loses 3rd comeback bid in town mayoral race

Joe Arpaio loses 3rd comeback bid in town mayoral race

PHOENIX — Joe Arpaio, the 90-year-old former Arizona sheriff who was a once powerful figure in Republican politics but was ousted nearly six years ago amid frustration over his headline-grabbing tactics and legal troubles, was defeated Wednesday in a race for mayor of the affluent suburb where he has lived for more than two decades. [...]

Don’t Be So Certain That Social Media Is Undermining Democracy

Don’t Be So Certain That Social Media Is Undermining Democracy

If you only read The Atlantic to get your tech news, you’d probably be under the impression that social media is a Leviathan on an inexorable path to devour democracy. Headlines scream that Facebook is a “Doomsday Machine” and an autocratic “hostile foreign power” that has made American life “uniquely stupid.” A recent Atlantic headline [...]

FBI reportedly delivers subpoenas related to 2020 electors to Republican Pennsylvanian lawmakers

FBI reportedly delivers subpoenas related to 2020 electors to Republican Pennsylvanian lawmakers

The FBI reportedly delivered subpoenas related to the controversy surrounding alternate electors in the 2020 election to several Republican lawmakers in Pennsylvania on Wednesday. The action comes after the FBI served a search warrant at the Mar-a-Lago residence of former President Donald Trump in Palm Beach, Florida, prompting his supporters to accuse the Bureau of [...]

FBI reportedly delivers subpoenas related to 2020 electors to Republican Pennsylvanian lawmakers

FBI reportedly delivers subpoenas related to 2020 electors to Republican Pennsylvanian lawmakers

The FBI reportedly delivered subpoenas related to the controversy surrounding alternate electors in the 2020 election to several Republican lawmakers in Pennsylvania on Wednesday. The action comes after the FBI served a search warrant at the Mar-a-Lago residence of former President Donald Trump in Palm Beach, Florida, prompting his supporters to accuse the Bureau of [...]