Haiti’s gangs run the streets as fuel and water run low

The blockade of Haiti’s main fuel terminal by a federation of gangs has made it nearly impossible for millions of Haitians to obtain fuel and increasingly difficult to find drinking water or food. The big picture: Three-quarters of Haiti’s hospitals have closed due to “the fuel crisis, insecurity and looting,” the UN says, just as … Read more

‘We Are F**KED’: New Book Reveals How GOP Senators Bailed Out Trump During 1st Impeachment Trial

Republican senators were more deeply involved in orchestrating President Donald Trump’s defense in his first impeachment trial than previously known, according to excerpts from a forthcoming book shared exclusively with HuffPost. In “Unchecked: The Untold Story Behind Congress’ Botched Impeachments of Donald Trump,” due out Oct. 18, Politico’s Rachael Bade and The Washington Post’s Karoun … Read more

Victor Wembanyama grabs attention of NBA after US trip

CNN — At just 18 years old, Victor Wembanyama already looks like a future superstar of the NBA. The seven-foot-four French teenager has wowed the US this week after showing his skills in two exhibition games against development team G League Ignite. Wembanyama, who boasts a reported eight-foot wingspan, inspired his Metropolitans 92 team to … Read more

Ben Sasse could be UF’s new president. Here are some of his views.

Nebraska US Sen. Ben Sasse is the University of Florida’s likely next president after the search committee announced on Thursday that he was unanimously recommending him as the sole finalist. The committee touted his experience in higher education — a historian by training, he was formerly the president of Midland University in Nebraska, taught at … Read more

The biggest threat today is recession, not inflation

The US Federal Reserve has been raising rates too quickly, and recession risks will be “extremely” high if it continues to do so, said Jeremy Siegel, professor emeritus of finance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. “They should have started tightening much, much much earlier,” he told CNBC’s “Street Signs Asia” on … Read more

Supreme Court: After a historic week, Justice Jackson and liberals face a potentially grim conference

CNN — During the past seven days, Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson has basked in celebrations tied to her historic investiture and, in the newly reopened courtroom, become a dynamic presence at oral arguments. Now, on Friday, in a small, oak-paneled room off the chambers of Chief Justice John Roberts, she will be the … Read more