Alex Lubben

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Just Got Its Third Governor In One Week. She Might Not Stick Around.

A Supreme Court ruling handed power to former Secretary of Justice Wanda Vázquez, who would have been next-in-line in the first place.
Alex Lubben
8.8.19
EPA

Why California Went Around the EPA and Made a Deal with Carmakers

The EPA rejected California’s compromise deal, Bloomberg reported.
Alex Lubben
8.6.19
El Paso shooting

Trump Stuck El Paso with a $470,000 Bill. Local Lawmakers Don’t Want Him Coming Back.

Local officials aren’t happy about the prospect of another visit from the president in the wake of Saturday’s mass shooting.
Alex Lubben
8.5.19
climate change

Why the Arctic Fires Are So Bad for the Planet (Aside from the Actual Flames)

The fires could create a feedback loop that only worsens the effects of climate change and leads to more fires.
Alex Lubben
8.2.19
maga

Watch This Trump Supporter Get Arrested For Beating Up a 61-Year-Old Man

"I didn't go down, for what that's worth," the protester said.
Alex Lubben
8.2.19
Puerto Rico

The Guy Tapped to Become Puerto Rico's Next Governor Is "Throwing More Gasoline on the Fire"

Protesters don’t want Pedro Pierluisi in the governor's mansion.
Alex Lubben
8.1.19
Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia Edited a Trump "America First" Campaign Speech. Manafort Helped Them Do It.

Longtime Trump friend Thomas Barrack sent the prepared remarks to a contact who shared them with the Emiratis and the Saudis.
Alex Lubben
7.30.19
trump administration

Wilbur Ross Was Totally Alert During This Man-Fly Cage Match

Ross and his wife attended some fancy avant-garde art event in the Hamptons this weekend.
Alex Lubben
7.29.19
Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Is Facing Another Crisis: No One Knows Who's Going to Be Governor Next

“I have no interest in occupying the post of governor,” next-in-line Wanda Vázquez tweeted.
Alex Lubben
7.29.19
Syria

This Heartbreaking Photo Captures the Horrors of Syria's Civil War

The 5-year-old Syrian girl who attempted to save her sister's life later died at the hospital.
Alex Lubben
7.26.19
Puerto Rico

Puerto Ricans Aren't Done Protesting. “La Junta” Is Why.

The resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rosselló wasn't protesters' only demand.
Alex Lubben
7.25.19
Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico’s Governor Is Now Doing Some Soul-Searching After Reports He’d Resign Today

His resignation would come after almost two weeks of protests on the island, some of which turned violent
Alex Lubben
7.24.19
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