Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, addresses his remarks at a roundtable on donating plasma Thursday, July 30, 2020, at the American Red Cross-National Headquarters in Washington, D.C. (Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour) Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, addresses his remarks at a roundtable on donating plasma Thursday, July 30, 2020, at the American Red Cross-National Headquarters in Washington, D.C. (Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour)

Fauci Shocked Americans Think Pandemic Over

We’re mostly back to “normal” while yet another new strain is surging.

John Clayton, 1954-2022

The longtime NFL reporter is gone at 67.

Iranian Missiles Hit Near US Consulate in Iraq

No casualties, American or otherwise, have been reported.

Is Putin Predictably Irrational?

Putin is a monster, but he may also be just as irrational as the rest of us.

Bob Beckel, 1948-2022

The Democratic strategist and longtime talking head is gone at 73.

Nostalgic for Nostalgia

Is the past still the past?

Why Was Whoopi Goldberg Suspended?

Since when is it a crime to say stupid things on “The View”?

Dan Reeves, 1944-2022

The legendary football player and coach is gone at 77.

Press Coverage of the Colorado Wildfires

The biggest news doesn’t always get the most attention.

Betty White, 1922-2021

The television star increasingly known for her longevity has passed days shy of her 100th birthday.

Chief Medical Advisor to the President Dr. Anthony Fauci participates in a briefing Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Chandler West) Chief Medical Advisor to the President Dr. Anthony Fauci participates in a briefing Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Chandler West)

The Fauci Who Stole Christmas

You’re a monster, Dr. Grinch, Your heart’s an empty hole.

Is COVID Being Overhyped?

In the age of vaccines, should we stop worrying about the pandemic?

Beatles ‘Get Back’ Documentary

A long peek at history in the making.

Tuesday MorningTabs

Gotta clear them all.

Peter Scolari, 1955-2021

The veteran character actor has died of cancer at 66.

Law & Order Being Revived

Eleven years after it was canceled, the police procedural is being brought back for a 21st season.

There is No ‘Manchin Dilemma’

He beats the alternative.

9/11 at 20

Two decades after a day we’ll not forget.

Michael K. Williams, 1966-2021

The actor known for his roles on “The Wire” and “Boardwalk Empire” is gone at 54.

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Doctors Weigh in on Climate Change

Because why the hell not.

Ed Asner, 1929-2021

The actor best known for his role as Lou Grant has died at 91.

Tom T. Hall, 1936-2021

The legendary country music singer-songwriter known as “The Storyteller” is gone at 85.

Mike Richards Next Jeopardy Host?

A guy I’ve never heard of is apparently replacing the legendary Alex Trebek.

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The Law School Bubble Has Burst

Mediocre legal education doesn’t pay.

Ron Popeil, 1935-2021

The longtime TV pitchman is gone.

Democratic Erosion in Brazil

Part of a disturbing trend.

College Conference Chaos

Texas and Oklahoma have reopened Pandora’s Box.

Amazon ‘Controls Everything You Watch’

The tech giant is even more powerful than you think.

Trump Organization and its CFO Indicted

A big shoe has dropped.

College Football Playoff Expansion

The inevitable is now very much in progress.

Growing Up Too Slowly?

If the younger generation seems to be maturing later, there are good reasons.

Natanz Bombing More Effective Than Thought

Thousands of centrifuges have been destroyed.

Ken Burns Blocking BIPOC Filmmakers?

Is he bogarting all the good documentaries?

Larry McMurtry, 1936-2021

The author of “Lonesome Dove,” “Terms of Endearment,” and so many more great novels is gone at 84.

President Biden’s First Press Conference

The media became the story but the President was the news.

Jay Leno Apologizes for Asian Jokes

His stale jokes about eating dog have drawn fire for years.

The NFL’s $10 Billion TV Deal

Pandemic-induced recession? What pandemic-induced recession?

Major Kimberly Bender, Director Air Force Public Affairs , Joint Base San Antonio, Fort Sam Houston, receives the first of two COVID 19 vaccine shots, Brooke Army Medical Center, Joint Base San Antonio, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, 29 Jan 2021. Major Kimberly Bender, Director Air Force Public Affairs , Joint Base San Antonio, Fort Sam Houston, receives the first of two COVID 19 vaccine shots, Brooke Army Medical Center, Joint Base San Antonio, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, 29 Jan 2021.

Incentivizing COVID Vaccination

Israel is taking an aggressive approach to inoculation.

Comment Policy Reminder

A periodic reminder.

The Lincoln Project Grift

Its founders are laughing all the way to the bank.

We Are Not QAnon Nation

Most Americans have never even heard of it.

Burma Military Coup Ousts Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi and her top officials are under house arrest.

Call him the MiAutogolpe Guy

Mike Lindell’s behavior is both farcical and dangerous.

Alabama Wins 6th Championship in Saban Era

The Crimson Tide’s best season is one that shouldn’t have been played.

Trump Banned from Twitter

Hashtag: You’re Fired.

The Choose Your Own Adventure Presidency

Trump’s lack of fealty to truth and reality gives supporters an out (if they choose it).

Trump and His Party Doing Permanent Damage to America

The President who promised to “Make America Great Again” has made her a laughingstock. And worse.

The Great Unbundling

The days of one-stop media shopping are long gone.