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Why ICC arrest warrants matter, even if Israel and Hamas leaders evade them

17 April 2024, Israel, Jerusalem: Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel's Prime Minister, arrives for a joint meeting with Annalena Baerbock (not pictured), Germany's Foreign Minister. Photo: Ilia Yefimovich/dpa (Photo by Ilia Yefimovich/picture alliance via Getty Images) As the US continues to stand by Israel amid its widening offensive in Gaza’s southernmost...

Wed May 22, 2024 02:26
Vanderpump Rules shows the limits of making money on reality TV

Reality stars have always fallen in the lower ranks of onscreen talent. Despite their huge impact on pop culture, they’re not as well-compensated and generally respected as actors and even hosting personalities. This is especially noticeable on Bravo, where the network’s biggest names mainly exist in their own ecosystem of celebrity — or...

Tue May 21, 2024 22:22
The misleading, wasteful way we measure gas mileage, explained

Time for a pop quiz. Which of these trades saves more gas: A) Swapping a car that gets 25 miles per gallon (MPG) for one that gets 50 MPG, or  B) Replacing a car that gets 10 MPG with one that gets 15 MPG. If you said that A conserves more gas, you’re mistaken. And it’s not even close. Here’s why: In the first scenario, the old...

Tue May 21, 2024 19:20
Bridgerton’s third season is more diverse — and even shallower — than ever

With the recent Netflix drop, Bridgerton’s color-conscious casting enters its third season, and we still have many of the same questions for the series that we had at the beginning. What impact does this casting have on our storyline, if any? Does the injection of so many characters of color add complexity to our understanding of the Bridgerton...

Tue May 21, 2024 19:20
Samuel Alito: The smallest judge who ever lived

Joe Biden was about to become president, and the Alito household was in distress. On Thursday evening, the New York Times reported that, during the tense period between the January 6 insurrection and Biden’s inauguration, Justice Samuel Alito’s family displayed an upside-down American flag outside their home. An upside-down flag is a distress...

Tue May 21, 2024 19:20
The Republican Party’s man inside the Supreme Court

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 23: U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Alito speaks during the Georgetown University Law Center's third annual Dean's Lecture to the Graduating Class in the Hart Auditorium in McDonough Hall February 23, 2016 in Washington, DC. Moderated by Georgetown Law Dean William M. Treanor, Alito began the conversation...

Tue May 21, 2024 17:18

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