The equal sign is the bedrock of mathematics. It makes a fundamental and uncontroversial statement: These things are exactly the same. But there is a growing community of mathematicians who regard it as math’s original error (via @QuantaMagazine )
Sport is a serious business—and while audiences are bigger than ever, their attention spans are shrinking
Joe Biden: "I may be the last guy to publicly call for impeachment, but I am the only reason why there is impeachment going on."
Japan begins clean up after Typhoon Hagibis leaves dozens dead
Officials rush to Trump's defense on decision to pull troops from Syria
An SDF commander has confirmed to me that the Ain Issa camp has fallen and all the detainees (a population of thousands that includes ISIS supporters, ISIS relatives and civilians) have fled. “An unbelievable mess,” the commander said. Latest message:
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Japan has deployed tens of thousands of troops and rescue workers to help following Typhoon Hagibis, one of the strongest storms to hit the country in years [tap to expand]
CNN's @jaketapper calls out Republican lawmakers for reversing their views on oversight over the executive branch. “If you only apply constitutional standards to the other political party and not to your own, then those aren’t principles, they’re tactics.”
WATCH: Several mountain climbers have reportedly scaled a replica of President Trump's border wall in under one minute, with one person juggling during their climb and an 8-year-old girl reaching the top of the wall as well.
Federal judge rules that President Trump violated federal law when he used his declaration of a national emergency to get millions for building a wall on the southern border.
Just as a point of fact: the Kurdish forces lost 12,000 lives fighting ISIS so we didn’t have to. Trump abandoned them. For no good reason.
#UPDATE France 'worried' after nearly 800 IS relatives escape Syrian camp: govt
This American soldier told me the Kurds have not left their positions guarding the ISIS prisoners. In fact "they prevented a prison break last night without us." "They are not abandoning our side (yet)." The Kurds are "pleading for our support." We are doing "nothing."
The US military has been ordered by President Trump not to help.
INCREDIBLE VIDEO: Viewer video from Michael Dalle captures the moment the construction site for the Hard Rock Hotel collapsed on Canal Street Saturday morning. No injuries reported. Stay with WWL-TV for more.
BREAKING NEWS: The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2018 is awarded to the Polish author Olga Tokarczuk. The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2019 is awarded to the Austrian author Peter Handke. #NobelPrize
Flashback: Three years ago, today "It's just awfully good that someone with the temperament of Donald Trump is not in charge of the law in our country" ....... "Because you'd be in jail"