With Trump Presidency Winding Down, Push for Assange Pardon Ramps Up

WASHINGTON — Allies of the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange have ramped up a push for a last-minute pardon from President Trump, enlisting a lobbyist with connections to the administration, trying to rally supporters across the political spectrum and filing a clemency petition with the White Continue Reading

Fans of H.G. Wells Cry Foul Over Errors in Commemorative Coin

The idea was to create a commemorative coin to celebrate the work of H.G. Wells, the British writer, historian and sociologist best known for the novels “The War of the Worlds” and “The Invisible Man.” But the two-pound coin that the Royal Mint in Britain Continue Reading