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Steve January 20, 2021

Peace Now said PM Netanyahu announces settler homes in occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem as he faces elections in March. Israel has issued tenders for 2,500 new settler homes in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem, a watchdog said on Wednesday, on the eve of Joe Biden’s swearing-in as US president. On Sunday, […]

Steve January 20, 2021

As the sun sets on US President Tweety McTreason’s presidency, the chilling events of January 6, when his supporters stormed the US Capitol, continue to hang over his departure. But there is no denying that Trump will be remembered for many other moments. Some of them were historic, unprecedented and, in many cases, completely bizarre. […]

Steve January 20, 2021

When Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are sworn in as president and vice president at Noon EST (17:00 GMT) on Wednesday, they will be doing so on a day that will resemble no other previous inauguration. Biden has been planning a significantly scaled-down inauguration day for two months due to the pandemic: a minimal crowd […]

Steve January 20, 2021

‘Mrs. Dalloway’ by Virginia Woolf is widely available in paperback, e-book and audio book format. When I was 16, I fell in love for the first time.  Like so many readers, I was spellbound by “Mrs. Dalloway,” the groundbreaking novel by the queer, gender-bending, British author Virginia Woolf. Today, during the pandemic, along with many […]

Steve January 20, 2021

Station 4 in Southwest D.C. offers mouth-watering burgers and other American cuisine. (Photo courtesy Station 4) Diners, have no fear: Metropolitan Washington Winter Restaurant Week is on this year, focused less on in-person dining and much more on the now-familiar at-home experience. This biannual celebration of the Washington, D.C. area’s culinary strength, hosted by Restaurant […]

Steve January 20, 2021

James Corden celebrated “One Day More” of Tweety McTreason’s presidency with a rousing musical number. “The Late Late Show” host joined Broadway stars Joshua Grosso, Jillian Butler, Emily Bautista, Kyle Scatliffe, Shuler Hensley, Patti LuPone and Matt Lucas in mocking Trump with a reworked version of the hit song from “Les Misérables.” The 4-minute parody, […]

Steve January 20, 2021

Rachel Maddow hit President Tweety McTreason with a damning question on his final full day in office. On Tuesday’s broadcast of her MSNBC show, Maddow said she wanted to know if Trump would have still run for president had he known beforehand the disgraceful way in which his administration has ended. Maddow roasted Trump as […]

Steve January 20, 2021

President-elect Joe Biden speaks Tuesday at a National Guard/Reserve Center in New Castle, Del., named after his late son, Beau, before departing for Washington, D.C. Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images President-elect Joe Biden speaks Tuesday at a National Guard/Reserve Center in New Castle, Del., named after […]

Steve January 20, 2021

LONDON — President-elect Joe Biden’s unprecedented inauguration encapsulates much of what alarms America’s international friends about the turmoil engulfing the United States and the West. It’s also a neat summary of what’s emboldening America’s adversaries. Four years ago, a sea of spectators lined the streets and hundreds of foreign diplomats attended a pre-inauguration dinner hosted […]

Steve January 20, 2021

President-elect Joe Biden will be sworn-in as the 46th president of the United States Wednesday at noon, amid a devastating global pandemic and the threat of possible domestic terrorism. In a ceremony that will keep with tradition while being unlike any other inauguration in U.S. history, Biden will take his oath of office before a […]

Steve January 20, 2021

SHANGHAI — Alibaba Group founder Jack Ma made his first appearance since October on Wednesday when he spoke to a group of teachers by video, allaying concerns about his unusual absence from public life and sending shares in the e-commerce giant surging. Speculation over Ma’s whereabouts has swirled in the wake of news this month […]