Trump's tweet defending Rob Porter sets off a fiery backlash

Image: Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images By Peter Allen Clark2018-02-10 16:57:19 UTC While the Olympics games kicked off, the stock market sinks, and a day after a government shutdown, President Trump tweeted in defense of an accused serial abuser. The story of now-former aide Rob Porter has dominated much of the news cycle this week. After physical …

Crumbling national parks mired in $11 billion backlog, but experts scoff at jacking up fees

Three years ago, the National Park Service banned trucks and buses heavier than 10 tons from crossing over the Arlington Memorial Bridge, a major transportation artery connecting Virginia to Washington D.C. And there’s speculation that the U.S. Secret Service now refuses to cross the 82-year-old concrete span, though the agency would not confirm whether this …

Internet nostalgia: Revisiting the meme-filled music video for Weezer's 'Pork And Beans'

I remember cringing when the video for Weezer’s song “Pork and Beans” came out in 2008. Now, I look back on it with nostalgia for a simpler time on the internet. Lead singer Rivers Cuomo wrote the tune after meeting with the band’s label, Geffen. According to Rolling Stone, the band was asked during the …