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“I Don’t Have to Stop Being an Activist”

Rashida Tlaib speaks at a Muslim Get Out the Vote rally in Dearborn, Michigan, on July 29, 2018.Jim West/ZUMA Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Rashida Tlaib was nearly breathless. It was 1:30 on Tuesday afternoon, and the newly elected congresswoman told me that she’d been racing from one meeting to the…

Magnus Carlsen Is Not Saving Chess

Miami-born challenger Fabiano Caruana during a press conference after the first round of the World Chess Championship in London.Fredrik Varfjell/Bildbyran via ZUMA Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. The World Chess Championship is currently being played in London, pitting Magnus Carlsen, the three-time defending champion from Norway, against Fabiano Caruana, the…

After Upset Win, Kathy Hoffman Will Be Arizona’s First Democratic Superintendent in Decades

Kathy Hoffman, a public school speech therapist, defeated former California congressman Frank Riggs to become Arizona superintendent of public education.Ross D. Franklin/AP Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. While eyes across the country were stuck on the battle between Reps. Kyrsten Sinema and Martha McSally to be Arizona’s next senator, which…