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John Oliver goes long on the Mueller report

John Oliver had plenty to say about the biggest story of the week: the release of the Mueller report. The HBO talk show host spent half of Sunday night’s episode of “Last Week Tonight” explaining the findings of the Mueller report. Oliver’s discussion was the latest installment of what the show has been calling “Stupid…MORE

Democrats wrestle with impeachment question

Democrats are still grasping for an effective response to Robert Mueller’s report after leaving an opening for President Donald Trump to mount a furious and fact-twisting weekend victory lap. The party’s House majority is scheduled to hold a conference call at 5 p.m. ET Monday to discuss next steps following the report. And Democratic House…MORE

‘Veep’ imitates life with campaign collusion plot

The following contains spoilers about the April 21 episode of “Veep.” “Veep” has provided a broadly satiric look at politics through its six seasons, in a knowing fashion that has more than a few times caused life to imitate art. Yet as the show heads into its final flurry of episodes, the HBO series has…MORE

UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi performs her final collegiate routine

Katelyn Ohashi finished her final collegiate gymnastics routine appropriately, by dropping a pretend mic. The University of California, Los Angeles, senior gymnast scored a 9.95 in her final performance at the NCAA Women’s Gymnastics National Championship. Her routine, once again, went viral over the weekend. Ohashi made headlines in January for her perfect 10 routine.…MORE

Woman carrying a gun and a baby tackled after threatening to blow up church

Church members on Sunday tackled a woman carrying a baby and handgun, as she threatened to blow up the church during Easter service, San Diego Police said. The incident occurred as law enforcement and houses of worship were on heightened alert following deadly Easter Sunday bombings in churches and hotels in Sri Lanka. San Diego…MORE

We’re losing the war on climate change

For years now, people like environmentalist and journalist Bill McKibben have been screaming from the treetops that we need a World War II-scale mobilization to fight the scourge of climate change. They’re right, of course. And on Earth Day — that 24-hour sliver of the calendar when we talk about the fact that humans exist…MORE

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