December 23, 2021 Archive December 2021

People who got sick after far-right conference claim it's anthrax — not COVID-19

If you've never had fresh panettone — you've never really had panettone

Rep. Madison Cawthorn getting divorced after less than a year of marriage

Ohio Senate candidate J.D. Vance falls for online hoax

Roger Stone tries to auction off "Trump autograph NFT" to pay for his legal bills

A former right-wing media pioneer reveals Democrats' big mistakes about the press and politics

Corporate donations flowed into Joe Manchin's PAC ahead of final "No" on BBB

Mainstream media forgets the Afghan people, as U.S. sanctions create risk of famine

What happens if Trump admits it all? Nothing much — at this point, that might help him

Local pharmacists fill Rx void as big brands pull out of rural areas

America got Scrooged by Joe Manchin — but Joe Biden believes in Santa

A California classic salad is your easiest Christmas dinner

Michael Flynn's legal fight to avoid Jan. 6 inquiry shot down by judge one day after lawsuit filed

What are marrons glacés from "The French Dispatch"?

The real crime wave that Fox News is ignoring: Domestic violence has increased drastically

This beloved French Christmas dessert is made with . . . chard?

Joan Didion, acclaimed author and iconic literary journalist, has died

How to store homemade fudge all holiday season long

Trump slips in admission of electoral defeat in new interview

"Evidence is mounting" for a disturbing reason the National Guard failed to act on Jan. 6: report

Ginger beer is a Jamaican holiday tradition — and my grandmother's is the spiciest

Some speculate that omicron will spread fast and burn out, heralding the pandemic's finale

9 cookbooks that make great last-minute holiday gifts for the foodie in your life

"The Wheel of Time" has a Moiraine problem: She’s too interesting

Making Christmas candy or peppermint bark? Here's how to melt your chocolate in an Instant Pot

Jury finds former cop Kim Potter guilty of manslaughter for fatal shooting of Daunte Wright

Contrary to popular belief, Twitter's algorithm amplifies conservatives, not liberals: study

Best of 2021: My mother and I haven't talked about the Atlanta spa attacks