Human remains found in Florida reserve confirmed to be Brian Laundrie, FBI says

Partial remains found by authorities searching for Brian Laundrie, Gabby Petito’s fiancé, were confirmed to be his after a review of dental records. The remains were found in Florida’s Carlton Reserve on Wednesday after more than a month of searching for Laundrie, who was declared a person of interest in Petito’s disappearance before her body … [Read more…]

AG Garland testifies before House Judiciary committee

When Attorney General Merrick Garland took the stand before the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday, he did so amid an extraordinary time for the Justice Department, which is mired in a number of investigations and battles: Fights over protecting voting and abortion rights, cybersecurity concerns and investigating criminal cases related to the Jan. 6 riot … [Read more…]

Is Big Tech its own country? Not really.

Big Tech: It’s like a whole other country. Last month, The Atlantic’s Adrienne LaFrance made the case that Facebook is “the largest autocracy on Earth.” Now, in the latest issue of Foreign Affairs, Ian Bremmer argues we’re living in a “technipolar moment” in which companies like Amazon, Google, and Facebook have become so powerful and … [Read more…]

NYC’s Congressional Incumbents Outpacing Progressive Challengers In Fundraising Fights

October 19, 2021 New York City’s House incumbents are out-fundraising progressive challengers ahead of next year’s primaries and general election in congressional districts that have yet to be drawn. Three years after Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took down a powerful House mainstay, progressive candidates are still trying to oust the city’s old guard. Ocasio-Cortez, who faces … [Read more…]

Adams fundraises for new PAC

On Monday morning, Eric Adams was promising New Yorkers would see him washing his dirty towels at the laundromat as the ordinary, blue-collar candidate. But the Democratic mayoral nominee spent Sunday evening with a very different crowd, at a swank Manhattan nightclub raising cash for a new PAC at up to $5,000 a head. The … [Read more…]

NYC’s Congressional Incumbents Beating Progressives in Fundraising

New York City’s House incumbents are out-fundraising progressive challengers ahead of next year’s primaries and general election in congressional districts that have yet to be drawn. Three years after Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took down a powerful House mainstay, progressive candidates are still trying to oust the city’s old guard. Ocasio-Cortez, who faces no current challenge … [Read more…]