When I first received a call to interview for my current position as a program assistant with the USDA, I had to think, "Which job was this?" I could not quite remember, since I had applied to many jobs and the government hiring process can take months.
Posted on: 16 January 2019 | 7:51 pm
The government shutdown is nearing the month mark -- today was day 26 -- and there continues to be zero optimism the showdown will resolve itself any time soon.
Posted on: 16 January 2019 | 7:50 pm
In the newly released movie "The Upside," Bryan Cranston plays a quadriplegic billionaire who befriends an ex-con-turned-caretaker. Cranston, an able-bodied actor, has been sharply criticized for accepting the role of a disabled character. However, Cranston has defended himself -- calling it a "business decision."
Posted on: 16 January 2019 | 6:22 pm
"Fyre" -- Netflix's version of a pair of dueling documentaries -- is positively bonkers, a feature-length look at the planned Fyre music festival that went spectacularly awry. But beyond the first-person accounts, it's a larger examination of the ability to sell consumers an image, and an "influencer" culture built around turning eager social-media users into marketing ambassadors.
Posted on: 16 January 2019 | 5:38 pm
Netflix has been on a spending spree for talent and content, so it should come as no surprise that the streamer announced on Tuesday that it is raising its monthly fees by $1 to $2, depending on the subscription plan.
Posted on: 16 January 2019 | 5:21 pm
The suicide attack that killed four Americans, including two US soldiers, on Wednesday in Manbij, Syria, is a vivid reminder of the confused and confusing state of US policy in Syria, a confusion that has been engendered almost entirely by President Donald Trump.
Posted on: 16 January 2019 | 5:01 pm
Sometimes the best power moves in politics are conveyed in the most mundane language.
Posted on: 16 January 2019 | 2:22 pm
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort spoke to a federal grand jury last fall about his communications with Konstantin Kilimnik, including regarding an in-person meeting with the Russian associate and an email with him, special counsel Robert Mueller revealed Tuesday.
Posted on: 16 January 2019 | 9:53 am
Barry Slaughter Olsen, who served as an interpreter for G20, World Economic Forum, discusses whether or not lawmakers should subpoena interpreters to learn what transpired during meetings between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Posted on: 16 January 2019 | 9:04 am