Pete Buttigieg tries to translate South Bend police shooting into a 2020 message

Pete Buttigieg tries to translate South Bend police shooting into a 2020 message

Buttigieg was met with protesters back home. He spoke to the shooting at the South Carolina Democratic convention South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg took the stage at the South Carolina Democratic Party’s convention Saturday and addressed difficulties he’s faced in the aftermath of a police shooting that has both exposed racial tensions in his home town and left him the subject of intense criticism, particularly from his black constituents. “I’ve been off the campaign…

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Joe Biden explains why he flipped on the Hyde Amendment

Joe Biden explains why he flipped on the Hyde Amendment

He broke down why he changed his mind on a long-held position on abortion. Until a few weeks ago, former Vice President Joe Biden was a staunch supporter of the Hyde Amendment. The amendment, first approved by Congress in the 1970s, prohibits the use of Medicaid dollars for abortion in almost all cases. In the wake of immense criticism over his stance on the policy, Biden reversed himself this June. He now opposes the amendment,…

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Trump postpones ICE’s planned deportation raids in 10 big cities

Trump postpones ICE’s planned deportation raids in 10 big cities

The raids would have targeted people in up to 2,000 families who have received removal orders. President Donald Trump has postponed a massive ICE operation that would have targeted 2,000 families with members who have received deportation orders. The raids were set to begin Sunday, nearly a week after Trump tweeted that “ICE will begin the process of removing the millions of illegal aliens who have illicitly found their way into the United States.” Saturday,…

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Amazon’s Prime Reading perk expands to Canada and offers free ebooks and comics

Amazon’s Prime Reading perk expands to Canada and offers free ebooks and comics

Amazon Prime subscribers in Canada now have access to Prime Reading, a membership perk that offers access to “a rotating selection of books, comics, and more” at no extra cost. This content can be accessed from Kindle and Kindle Fire devices, and also via the Kindle app on Android and iOS. You can download up to 10 Prime Reading titles onto your device at one time. As for selection, Amazon says its Prime customers in…

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Iranian officials issue warnings to the US as Trump announces new sanctions

Iranian officials issue warnings to the US as Trump announces new sanctions

Iran promises to “firmly confront any aggression” as Trump promises a peaceful resolution to increasing tensions: “I’m going to be their best friend.” One day after President Donald Trump announced he’d cancelled plans for military action against Iran, Iranian officials issued a stark warning to the US, saying Iran is ready to “firmly confront any aggression.” The cancelled strike was planned as retaliation for the Iranian downing of a US drone Thursday. Tension between the…

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Neon Genesis Evangelion is the perfect story for this moment in history

Neon Genesis Evangelion is the perfect story for this moment in history

Neon Genesis Evangelion has returned for a second life on Netflix, legally available for the first time in a couple decades. Watching Neon Genesis Evangelion in 2019 is fascinating for a number of reasons — namely, seeing what a new generation of people will make of the show — but the most interesting is the new world it’s been released back into. The anime was always apt, but in the two decades since the original…

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The 12.9-inch iPad Pro is cheaper than ever today

The 12.9-inch iPad Pro is cheaper than ever today

There have been a few good deals worth checking out this week, but the best one comes in today from Amazon and Walmart. Both retailers have cut the price on the iPad Pro (12.9-inches, 64GB, WiFi) down to $824.99. That’s over $150 off of its usual $999 price. This is the lowest price that we’ve seen for this model, and it makes deciding between the 12.9-inch and 11-inch iPad Pros a little tougher. If you…

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