Politics

Letter: The more wildfires, the more CO2

The more wildfires, the more CO2 Re: “Fight California wildfires with a federal carbon tax” (Letters to the editor, Aug. 15): In her Aug. 15 letter, Catherine Percival suggests wildfires will worsen if CO2 levels continue to increase. It is true that CO2 levels are dangerously high and getting worse, and also true that wildfires […]

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Kojo Annan: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Kojo Annan is the son of Kofi Annan, the former UN secretary general who passed away on August 18. Kojo is a businessman whose business dealings raised questions and have at times landed him in the public eye. His involvement in the UN’s “oil for food” scandal landed his father in trouble as well. Here’s […]

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Drake Davis: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Drake Davis, a junior wide receiver for the LSU Tigers, was arrested on charges of domestic battery for allegedly punching and grabbing his former girlfriend by the throat on multiple occasions. Davis was booked on a count of second degree battery for the multiple incidents, which allegedly occurred between April 2018 and June 2018, according […]

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George Papadopoulos’ wife is trying to scrap her husband’s plea deal with Mueller, and her comments could have huge ripple effects in the Russia probe

The wife of George Papadopoulos, a former foreign policy adviser on President Donald Trump’s campaign, is trying to scrap her husband’s plea deal with the special counsel Robert Mueller. One former federal prosecutor said he sees the attempt as part of a larger effort by Trump’s allies to discredit Mueller and the Russia investigation. Mangiante’s […]