Who’s the fairest of them all? You choose. Here’s where to find the Miami Art Week fairs

Art Basel Miami Beach This is the main event. Fairgoers also have expanded ticket options that include early access and the Thursday night vernissage and Collectors Lounge access during the public days. Dec. 6-7 VIP; public days Dec. 8-10. Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach; starting at $75, $58 tariff for … Read more

How George Santos responded to being fact-checked on 14 of his biggest lies

The Republican congressman George Santos, who was expelled from Congress on Friday, still faces a sweeping federal indictment over his use of campaigns funds as well as other ethics questions that stem from his improbable, and indeed hard to believe, political career. The walls started to crumble for him in mid-December last year when the … Read more

Mike Perry crowned ‘King of Violence’ after Eddie Alvarez corner stoppage, calls out Conor McGregor

Former UFC champion Eddie Alvarez might be “The Underground King,” but he’s no “King of Violence.” That title belongs to Mike Perry. Perry proved his mettle in Saturday night’s BKFC 56 headliner as he took Alvarez’s punches like they were no big deal while delivering shot after shot to Alvarez, whose corner stopped the fight … Read more

The Wonder of the Universe’s Weirdness

Ross Douthat was mostly right in his excellent November 15 New York Times column, which ended with this: “The world is much stranger than the secular imagination thinks.” But the secular imagination, except for those dogmatic in atheism, is concluding that the world is a very strange place. That conclusion was not popular when I … Read more

Appeals court rules Trump can be sued for inciting Jan. 6 violence

A federal appeals court rules that civil lawsuits seeking damages against former President Donald Trump for his alleged role in inciting the U.S. Capitol riot carried out by his supporters on Jan. 6, 2021, can proceed. In the Georgia racketeering and election interference case brought by Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis, Judge Scott McAfee … Read more

Bitcoin Price Nears $40K With Fed, ETF And These Factors At Play

Bitcoin continues to surge toward the $40,000 level that it hasn’t seen since the May 2022 blowup of supposed “stablecoin” TerraUSD. A number of factors are propelling the Bitcoin price, including possible movement toward Securities and Exchange Commission approval of a Bitcoin ETF. But the biggest may be the seemingly inevitable Federal Reserve rate cuts … Read more