State legislative special elections provide an interesting index of partisan sentiment these days. That wasn’t so in the late 20th century, when clever candidates and local notables often got voters to cross party lines. But in this century of increasing partisan polarization and straight-ticket voting, local special elections are a proxy for opinions on national issues.
The logjam of cargo, container, and tanker ships trying to access Long Beach and Los Angeles ports has hit a record of 100 vessels as of Monday evening. Another 45 are expected to arrive in the next three days.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Friday it would delay its decision on administration of the Moderna vaccine to adolescents, citing concerns the shot may lead to a heightened risk of a rare heart condition.
Evidence is mounting that COVID-19 leaked from a lab in Wuhan, and key clues are being turned up by private citizens and internet sleuths, not the intelligence community, a key adviser to former President Donald Trump said.
Nearly 30 years to the day that Clarence Thomas won a hard-fought Senate vote to become the Supreme Court’s 106th justice, his publisher is releasing audio and Kindle versions of his bestselling autobiography that describes his path from poor black child to the top of the legal world.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau inspired online confusion and mockery after stating the latest iteration of an elongated LGBT moniker that some say sounded like an encryption password, commemorating "2SLGBTQQIA+ people."
Three smartphone-wielding leftist activists followed Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema into a public restroom on the campus of Arizona State University Sunday afternoon. They proceeded to yell at her for not supporting a laundry list of liberal policies, including amnesty for illegal immigrants and President Joe Biden’s complete $3.5 trillion spending agenda.