Twitter’s massive attack: What we know after Apple, Biden, Obama, Musk, and others tweeted a bitcoin scam

Multiple law enforcement investigations, including one from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, are now actively probing the situation over far a deeper concern: that the exploited vulnerability in Twitter’s systems — a result it seems of mid-level employees having powerful access to site-wide admin tools that can fall into the wrong hands — has exposed […]

What’s in a mispronunciation of a name? Ask Kamala Harris

“Sometimes I feel like it’s a process of trying to other you. When the other person feels like you’re not quite American, they try to make you American by anglicizing your name,” Guillén said. “When you have someone like President Trump trying to mispronounce a U.S. Senator’s name, it’s a process of othering. It’s like […]

Postal service warns states of delays to mail-in ballots for US election 2020

The Postal Service changes and the Trump administration’s decision to withhold funding “is alarming and should be of grave concern to us all, particularly with the general election only months away,” Louisville, Kentucky, Mayor Greg Fischer said in a statement on Saturday. Fischer, a Democrat, is president of the nonpartisan U.S. Conference of Mayors.

Newsweek apologizes for Kamala Harris op-ed

Jared KushnerJared Corey KushnerJared Kushner denies Trump ‘promoting’ questions about Kamala Harris The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Facebook – Trump goes birther again; no deal on COVID-19 package 5 takeaways from Israel and UAE opening diplomatic ties MORE, the president’s son-in-law, who holds significant sway in both the White House and Trump’s 2020 reelection campaign, […]

AP FACT CHECK: Trump skews record on Biden-Harris, economy

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the government’s top infectious diseases official, has warned that increased cases across the South and West in particular put “the entire country at risk.” On Thursday, for instance, the rate of positive virus cases in Texas soared to the highest levels of the pandemic, with nearly 1 in every 4 coronavirus tests […]

Delaware thrust into unlikely starring role in 2020 campaign

“Whether you’re a Democratic or a Republican, whether you like Biden or not, I think people are just very proud that somebody from Delaware is running for president,” said Flaherty, Biden’s former staff assistant. “He has been able to navigate all the political shoals out there, and now it looks like he’s going to have […]

Cabinet roles, Senate seats: What could be next for the women Biden didn’t choose

“Part of what we wanted to do through this process was to enhance all of these women’s careers and lift all their profiles and give them the opportunity to have a national stage for a few months so that they can grow their influence, so that they can make their voices more powerful, and whatever […]

Marketing the Next President of the United States

“If you think about how the Democratic race has unfolded, I think likeability has turned into a major issue, where I think the common thinking is that Hillary Clinton kind of struggles in terms of making connections,” Lewis said. “Whereas Barack Obama tends to be more fluid and much more likeable to folks.”

Newsweek Apologizes For Kamala Harris Op Ed, But The “Birther” Theory May Be Just A Preview Of Racist Attacks To Come

Related Story As Cultural Icons Are Reexamined, Bill Maher Says, “I Think We’re Going To Have to Cancel God” When it was posted earlier this week, the essay quickly drew an outcry that a new “birther” conspiracy was being advanced in the same way that those on the right trafficked in falsehoods over President Barack […]

U.S. loses Iran arms embargo bid as Putin pushes summit to avoid nuclear deal showdown

Trump has said he wants to negotiate a new deal with Iran that would prevent it from developing nuclear weapons and also curb its activities in the region and elsewhere. Trump, who has walked away from a series of international agreements, has dubbed the 2015 nuclear deal – reached under his predecessor Barack Obama – […]