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What Is Trump’s Relationship With White Nationalism?

Since the weekend’s violent protests in Charlottesville, VA, many have criticized President Trump for his failure to outright condemn the white supremacists involved. The Onion breaks down Trump’s relationship to this powerful hate group.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Returns To Off-Season Lifeguarding Job

ALEXANDRIA, VA—Saying she hadn’t missed a summer since she was on the U.S. Court of Appeals, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said Tuesday that she had once again returned to her off-season lifeguarding job at Splash Central waterpark.

President’s American Manufacturing Council Down To CEO Of Shoe Carnival

WASHINGTON—Following a series of resignations from prominent CEOs amid the fallout from President Trump’s handling of white-nationalist violence in Charlottesville, VA, White House sources confirmed Tuesday that Trump’s American Manufacturing Council is now down to a single member, Clifton Sifford, CEO and president of Shoe Carnival.

Contents Of The Voyager Golden Record

Forty years ago this week, NASA launched Voyager 2, which carries a gold-plated record featuring pictures and sounds from Earth as well as scientific information, all of which was carefully compiled in anticipation of a possible extraterrestrial encounter. Here are the contents of the record:
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U.K. Seeks Early Election Before Brexit

Less than halfway through the government’s current term, British Prime Minister Theresa May has called for an early election to gain strength in upcoming Brexit talks, explaining that “The country is coming together, but Westminster is not.” What do you think?

  • “I like a visit to my polling place as much as the next person, but this is ridiculous.”

    Debbie Pashkin Brewery Custodian
  • “They could learn a thing or two from the American system in which you’re stuck with your choices until they kill you.”

    Seymour Langham Meat Marinater
  • “If there’s one way to ensure unity, it’s an election.”

    Simon Ludlow Tuber Peeler

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