Commentary: Sunset Sound is one of the last great L.A. recording studios. To lose it would be a disaster.

Commentary: Sunset Sound is one of the last great L.A. recording studios. To lose it would be a disaster.

There are two ways to look at the corner of Sunset Boulevard and Cherokee Avenue in Hollywood. It is an area with a large unhoused population, and for the past 64 years it has been home to one of the country’s most iconic music recording studios, Sunset Sound. Now, one truth about this particular bit … Read more

Owner’s plan to block Great Dane from climbing onto couch fails miserably

Owner’s plan to block Great Dane from climbing onto couch fails miserably

A family’s attempt to keep their dog off the couch has once again failed in a hilarious TikTok video. The father of the family received a message from his son who claimed he blocked the dogs from getting on the couch. But when he returned home, nothing about the text was true. The clip, which … Read more

Great Lakes sees historic low ice coverage—”Crossed a threshold”

Great Lakes sees historic low ice coverage—”Crossed a threshold”

Ice coverage across the Great Lakes has now reached a historic low, researchers have found. NOAA’s Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL) reports that the overall ice coverage for all five Great Lakes stands at 2.7 percent as of February 11, 2024. “We’ve crossed a threshold in which we are at a historic low for … Read more

China’s confrontations with US ally risks great power war

China’s confrontations with US ally risks great power war

China’s regular clashes with the Philippines carry the chance of a misstep or miscalculation in areas of the South China Sea claimed by both countries. This, in turn, raises the risk of drawing the Southeast Asian country’s ally, the United States, into a conflict with the world’s largest military, in what would be the first … Read more

US Air Force unveils sweeping changes in “era of Great Power Competition”

US Air Force unveils sweeping changes in “era of Great Power Competition”

The U.S. Air Force on Monday unveiled sweeping changes aimed at maintaining superiority in “an era of Great Power Competition.” The 24 decisions—a mix of near-term and longer-term initiatives—are aimed at “reshaping, refocusing, and reoptimizing” the Air Force and Space Force, according to a news release. They are grouped into four main categories: develop people, … Read more

Republican lawmaker punished for ‘great replacement’ social media post

Republican lawmaker punished for ‘great replacement’ social media post

Michigan Representative Josh Schriver’s staff was reassigned and he was removed from a House committee as punishment for sharing a social media post that included a racist conspiracy theory, the state’s House speaker announced on Monday. Michigan Representative Josh Schriver had his staff reassigned and was removed from a House of Representatives committee as punishment … Read more

Fact Check: Did Trump hail Great State of Kansas as Chiefs won Super Bowl?

Fact Check: Did Trump hail Great State of Kansas as Chiefs won Super Bowl?

The Kansas City Chief’s Super Bowl LVIII win on Sunday solidified the Missouri team’s dominant run, securing back-to-back Super Bowl victories. The Chiefs won 25-22 in overtime against the San Francisco 49ers at Las Vegas’ Allegiant Stadium on Sunday. Following the Chiefs’ win, a congratulatory post from former President Donald Trump in which he appeared … Read more