Gov. Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women, NY AG probe finds

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was found to have sexually harassed multiple women, including current and former state employees, New York State Attorney General Letitia James announced Tuesday morning after a four-month probe into the allegations. In at least one instance, the investigation determined that the governor sought to retaliate against a woman who leveled […]

‘Mounting crisis’: Lockdowns may force RBA re-think on stimulus

For our free coronavirus pandemic coverage, learn more here. The Reserve Bank will consider increasing its purchases of government debt to stabilise the economy in the face of rolling coronavirus lockdowns that threaten to slow the jobs market and hit consumer confidence. As figures confirm the RBA’s interest rate settings continue to underpin record high […]

Why track and field athletes must heed the sage advice of Radiohead

As each competitor in the men’s long jump final stood at the top of the runway, staring with murderous intent at the sandpit 40 metres away, my silly little brain kept going back to Radiohead’s 1990s classic, if not slightly morbid, Fake Plastic Trees. He used to do surgery. For girls in the eighties. But […]

Tokyo Olympics LIVE updates: McKeon’s medal quest; Browning into 100m semis at the track, Wearn’s lap for gold

1 of 1 Georgia silver medallists expelled from Games Two silver medallists from Georgia have been expelled from the Toyko Olympics after leaving the athletes’ village to go sightseeing. According to Kyodo News, judo athletes Vazha Margvelashvili and Lasha Shavdatuashvili were stripped of their accreditation after officials became aware of the breach. Silver medalist Vazha […]

Outer Banks’ Rudy Pankow and Madison Bailey Tease JJ and Kiara's Future

Warning: This story contains spoilers from Outer Banks. Outer Banks fans watched John B. (Chase Stokes) and Sarah (Madelyn Cline) fall in love during season 1 while Kiara (Madison Bailey) struggled to figure out her feelings for Pope (Jonathan Daviss). During the second season of the Netflix series, which dropped on Friday, July 30, she […]

DOJ says Treasury Department must hand over Trump tax information to House committee

The Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel has determined the Treasury Department must hand over former President Donald Trump’s tax returns to the House Ways and Means Committee. The opinion, posted Friday, says that while the committee “cannot compel the Executive Branch to disclose [tax information] without satisfying the constitutional requirement that the information could […]

Olympics: Athletes who have battled mental health issues

American gymnast Simone Biles’ dramatic withdrawal from the Olympics’ all-around team final on mental health grounds on Tuesday (July 27) cast the spotlight on the issue in sport. But athletes and mental health issues have long been sad bedfellows as these three examples show: Michael Phelps, swimming, USA The world’s most decorated Olympian with 28 […]