Rick Riordan reports on the casting of the upcoming series “Percy Jackson and the Olympians,” he says his main trio will be announced soon. Author Rick Riordan reports that the cast of the upcoming TV adaptation of “Percy Jackson and the Olympians” will be announced soon. The bestselling series of the same name tells of … Read more
Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Supreme Court confirmation hearings wrapped up on Thursday, and all indications point to Jackson being confirmed, largely along partisan lines. She would be the first Black woman and first public defender to serve on the court. Since her confirmation is expected, the hearings — similar to past ones — were more … Read more
Because Ketanji Brown Jackson is expected to be confirmed by the Senate, this week’s hearings were more about politics. In this installation of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, Galen Druke and Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux discuss the messages that senators sent and whether we were able to glean anything about what kind of justice Jackson would be.
Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson testifies during her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on March 22, 2022. (Win McNamee/Getty Images) Subscribe to the nation Subscribe now for as little as $2 a month! Thank you for signing up for the nation‘s weekly newsletter. Thank you for signing up. For more from … Read more
Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Subscribe to the nation Subscribe now for as little as $2 a month! Thank you for signing up for the nation‘s weekly newsletter. Thank you for signing up. For more from the nationcheck out our latest issue. Subscribe to the nation Subscribe now for as little … Read more
On Feb. 25, shortly after President Biden’s Supreme Court nominee became public, Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham tweeted that he expects a “respectful but interesting” hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. If history is any guide, Graham’s right about it being interesting — but likely wrong about it being respectful. Biden’s nominee is Ketanji Brown Jackson, … Read more
Celebrity stylist Wayne Scot Lukas defends his friend and former client, Janet Jackson, amid a resurfaced discussion about her infamous “closet malfunction” during Super Bowl 38 in 2004. Lukas called his look “the most functional wardrobe I’ve ever designed,” and said the camera should have cut immediately when Justin Timberlake ripped off part of Jackson’s … Read more