Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigns as Trump rage continues

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigns as Trump rage continues

Nielsen was the most aggressive DHS secretary in history. It wasn’t enough for Trump. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen submitted her resignation to President Donald Trump Sunday night, in an unexpected move that appears related to the president’s ongoing rage over the number of Central American families and asylum-seekers coming into the United States. Kevin McAleenan, the head of Customs and Border Protection, will serve as acting DHS secretary. It’s not yet clear whether Trump…

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A power struggle over Tripoli threatens to push Libya further into chaos

A power struggle over Tripoli threatens to push Libya further into chaos

As each side launches air strikes, US troops evacuate the city. Libyan militias battling for control of the country’s capital, Tripoli, launched air strikes against one another on Sunday, escalating a battle that has raged since Thursday. The battle began when the Libyan National Army (LNA), a force in control of most of Eastern Libya, launched a surprise offensive on Tripoli. That attack threatens to reinvigorate the armed conflict in a country marred by instability…

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You’re the Worst’s finale was the perfect — and perfectly ambitious — sitcom ending

You’re the Worst’s finale was the perfect — and perfectly ambitious — sitcom ending

How the FXX romcom found a happy ending that nevertheless honored its cynical spirit. Every week, we pick a new episode of the week. It could be good. It could be bad. It will always be interesting. You can read the archives here. The episode of the week for March 31 through April 6 is “Pancakes,” the series finale of FXX’s You’re the Worst. The romantic comedy is always trying to run out the clock,…

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Trump attacks Rep. Ilhan Omar hours after a supporter was charged with threatening to kill her

Trump attacks Rep. Ilhan Omar hours after a supporter was charged with threatening to kill her

He wants to drive a wedge between Jewish voters and the Democratic Party. President Donald Trump sought to drive a wedge between Jewish voters and the Democratic Party on Saturday by reigniting allegations of anti-Semitism against Rep. Ilhan Omar — just hours after one of his supporters was charged for threatening to kill her. Speaking before the Republican Jewish Coalition’s annual convention in Las Vegas on Saturday, Trump referenced a weeks-old controversy involving Omar, a…

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