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Who’s a populist? Democrats taking on Trump look to reclaim the mantle

“Stop calling Donald Trump a populist,” liberal New York Times columnist Paul Krugman ordered the media last August. It’s true, Mr. Krugman wrote, President Trump does occasionally “pose” as a champion of ordinary Americans against the elite. Mr. Trump, for his part, boasts that his policies have been great for American workers and commands big crowds doing so. Yahoo News ...

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Trump administration pushed for sale of nuclear plants to Saudi Arabia, Democrats say in report

Trump administration officials advocated for a plan to build dozens of nuclear power plants in Saudi Arabia, according to a report by House Democrats.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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Jussie Smollett case: FBI investigates whether actor had any role in threatening letter

Over the weekend, Chicago police said the “trajectory” of their investigation had shifted to include the possibility that the Jan. 29 attack on “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett was faked. Here's where things currently stand.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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Anthem review: BioWare’s sky-high gaming ambition crashes back to Earth

Enlarge (credit: EA / Bioware) BioWare, the developer responsible for Mass Effect and Dragon Age, has returned with its first new series in over a decade, Anthem. It’s a pretty big departure for the RPG-heavy studio: a jetpack-fueled, action-first online “looter-shooter.” And after a disastrous demo launched weeks ago, we wondered whether we’d even get a playable game. The good news is that we ...

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Snow, ice, torrential rain bringing weather havoc to 39 states, 200 million people

A powerful storm will roar across the country over the next 2-3 days, spreading heavy snow, torrential rain, and crippling ice to more than 200 million Americans.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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Why Sen. Sherrod Brown loves to quote Tolstoy

Sherrod Brown was never one to do that. More “workhorse” than “show horse,” the Democratic senator from Ohio has made a career of focusing on the needs of working people in a state that epitomizes Middle America. Now Senator Brown is thinking of running for the top job, and the political world is on high alert. Yahoo News – Latest ...

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Third migrant dies in Border Patrol custody in as many months

A migrant man died in Border Patrol custody on Monday, following the deaths of two Guatemalan children in the agency's custody in December.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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California sues Trump over national emergency declaration, border wall

California and 15 other states sued Trump Monday over his decision to declare a national emergency to free up funding for his border wall.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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