Game of Thrones 8.1: “Winterfell”

Ned is gone. Catelyn is gone. Robb is gone. Rickon is gone. But their ghosts definitely linger throughout the episode, and even though Jon Snow is now one of those leading the procession to his boyhood home, it doesn’t make the danger one whit less keenly felt or make the …

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ICE is probably spying on a lot of people right now

Nope, this isn’t terrifying at all: Immigration and Customs Enforcement, unleashed under the Trump administration, is now being “aided by ‘enhanced’ spy powers,” Daily Beast reports. “The change, which came behind closed doors and without fanfare, has concerned civil liberties advocates. And the Department of Homeland Security, which houses ICE isn’t answering …

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<em>The Atlantic </em>Daily: Destroyed in the Social-Media Era

Comments by Representative Ilhan Omar of Minnesota ignited a firestorm over whether she minimized the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Omar was making a point about prejudice against Muslim Americans, argues Conor Friedersdorf, and the right-wing outrage machine—egged on by Donald Trump—warped her words to score political points. The core of Omar’s …

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Husband Kills His Wife And Two Of Their Children

A man has been arrested for shooting and killing his wife and kids because he thought she was having an affair with his brother. 30-year-old Austin Smith is in custody of Phoenix Police for the murders of his wife Dasia Patterson, two of their three daughters, Nasha, 5 and Mayan, …

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