Day: January 18, 2024

Congress Clears Stopgap Spending Bill for Biden, Moving to Avert Shutdown

Congress on Thursday sent legislation to avert a partial government shutdown to President Biden, racing to fund federal agencies through early March one day before money was to run out. Over the strenuous opposition of far-right Republicans, the House voted 314 to 108 to approve the stopgap funding just hours after the Senate provided overwhelming […]

Trump Prosecutor in Georgia Seeks to Avoid Testifying in Colleague’s Divorce Case

Fani T. Willis, the district attorney prosecuting the Georgia election interference case against former President Donald J. Trump, is trying to quash a subpoena seeking her testimony in the divorce proceedings of a special prosecutor she hired to manage the case. A court filing last week accused Ms. Willis of having a romantic relationship with […]

Sex Educator Emily Nagoski’s New Book ‘Come Together’ Is a Product of Experience

A decade ago, as the sex educator Emily Nagoski was researching and writing her first book, “Come as You Are” — a soon-to-be best seller exploring the science of women’s sexuality — she and her husband stopped having sex. Nagoski began appearing everywhere, reassuring women that their sexuality was not a problem that needed to […]

Arnold Schwarzenegger Detained Over Pricey Watch at Munich Airport

For two and a half hours on Wednesday, German border officers were up against an unlikely foe: the Terminator. Arnold Schwarzenegger, the movie-star-turned-former-California-governor, found himself on the wrong side of customs at Munich International Airport when a routine inspection unearthed a luxury watch that the action star had failed to declare. Mr. Schwarzenegger was reportedly […]

AI Hits the Campaign Trail

It’s an election year in the US, which means you can expect a fresh tsunami of campaign ads in your feeds, in your inbox, and jammed in front of YouTube videos. This is also the first election of the AI era, where anyone can generate just about anything—an image, a Twitter bot, a speech—by typing […]

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