How grassroots liberals, Joe Biden, and Donald Trump might transform Democratic politics in one of the bluest states in the union

The powerful political apparatus in New Jersey may be about to collapse. This week, a federal court in Trenton is expected to make a decision about a lawsuit that seeks to restrict the power of local powerful people over party primaries and the nomination process. But first lady Tammy Murphy’s decision to halt her candidacy…

The first Asian American movie star in Hollywood has long been misinterpreted. A recent book aims to alter that

Katie Gee Salisbury saw a picture roughly twenty years ago that she would remember for a long time. The monochrome picture showed a sea of parade participants encircling a convertible. A sleek and gorgeous Chinese American woman was seated in the back seat. Salisbury was enthralled with the woman right away. He is a fifth…

Lessons learned from Donald Trump’s eventful day in the courts

On Monday, the courts gave Donald Trump a lifeline and set a trial date for the first-ever criminal trial of a former president in US history. These two decisions underscored the ongoing legal upheaval that surrounds him. The two decisions on Monday, which were issued about an hour apart, addressed issues with Trump’s reputation and…

Putin blamed Ukraine in addition to “radical Islamists” for the tragedy in Moscow.

Vladimir Putin of Russia has admitted that “radical Islamists” were responsible for the deadly attack on a Moscow concert hall that occurred on Friday. However, he has reiterated his assertion that they were connected to the West and Ukraine in some way. Ukraine has dismissed the Russian assertion as nonsensical. The terrorist organization known as…

Max Verstappen withdraws from the race, and Carlos Sainz wins the Australian Grand Prix.

Max Verstappen’s formidable hold on the Formula One championship was broken on Sunday at the Australian Grand Prix by Carlos Sainz, who caused the Red Bull driver to retire from the competition. It was noteworthy since it was Sainz’s first race back since he underwent appendix surgery only two weeks prior. Oliver Bearman, an 18-year-old…

How a record-breaking mountaineer and a NASA scientist ascended an uncharted mountain to earn money for girls’ education

For Poorna Malavath and Kavya Manyapu, exploring the summits of the tallest mountains on Earth or learning the mysteries of space’s most profound mazes has become nearly second nature. It has led Malavath to the pinnacle of Mount Everest in 2014, when she became the youngest woman to ever reach the peak at the age…

In order to grieve for her mother, Ashley Judd had to overcome trauma.

Ashley Judd says she sometimes gets “winks” or “small nudges” from her late mother. Following those soft instincts, Judd has made her way to the Walgreens greeting card aisle, where she will pause, peruse the cards addressed to her daughters, and select the one her mother, singer and songwriter Naomi Judd, would have selected. “I…

“Mean Girls” need to have a place at the hip kids’ table.

Thanks to its incredibly brilliant ensemble, great songs, references to the original film, and timeless (if well-known) teachings about high school life, “Mean Girls” deserves a place at the cool kids table. It remains a challenge to set itself apart from the Disney Channel/teen musical pack, but in the end, whether seen in a theater…

In a recent film, this seasoned actor plays an immigration attorney. He is actually defending himself in real life.

A lawyer gives his client a harsh warning while staring across his desk. He says, “You have one month to find someone to cosign your visa.” “You have to leave the United States if you don’t.” Another dismal day at Khalil Immigration Law, where those who lose their cases disappear into thin air, and where…