Wide World of News

Mark Halperin
All the latest news, analysis, and links on the coronavirus, politics, America, and the world.
Created 12 Nov 2019
  • Just When We Thought We Were Out…
    28 Nov 2021about 10 hours ago • 3 min read
    Via John Ellis’ always essential reading News Items Substack (you should subscribe): Science So we still don’t really know how big the threat is, but the reason governments around the world, including...
  • Send in the ‘Crons
    27 Nov 20211 day ago • 7 min read
    On this Saturday, please take a moment to vote with your digital wallet in favor of Wide World of News. Become a voluntary WWoN subscriber or contributor today to support nonpartisan and unbiased cove...
  • The Right Time to Laugh
    26 Nov 2021 • 3 min read
    Welcome to one of my favorite Wide World of News annual traditions! Around here, the day after Thanksgiving is known as “Funny Friday,” an occasion to share some of the best humor available in the WWo...
  • A Very Brady Thanksgiving
    25 Nov 2021 • 1 min read
    It’s Beatles Day!!! Also: Belated Happy Thanksgiving to my Canadian readers. Happy Independence Day to those of you in Suriname. To the good people of Bosnia and Herzegovina, I wish you a wonderful st...
  • Cranberry Scones and Popeyes Biscuits
    24 Nov 2021 • 2 min read
    LONDON – Greetings from the Old World, where Thanksgiving is a curiosity and cranberries are just for scones. I’m not really in England but I’ve got to briefly pretend to be because, as the holiday ap...
  • What the Second Smartest Person Will Say…
    23 Nov 2021 • 5 min read
    GIVING ITEM: In this season of thanks and giving, please support the daily production of Wide World of News by becoming a voluntary paid subscriber or contributor. What the second smartest person will...
  • Waukesha Agonistes
    22 Nov 2021 • 1 min read
    Here is the latest on the fatal tragedy at a Waukesha, Wisconsin Christmas parade: The Associated Press @AP BREAKING: City of Waukesha, Wisconsin, says at least 5 people dead and more than 40 injured ...
  • Joe Biden '24
    21 Nov 2021 • 3 min read
    Good morning. Nigel Tuffletorn of the Guardian here, guest writing this edition of Wide World of News so Mark can have a much deserved day off. Let’s get directly to the news. You will have a good old...
  • Rittenhouse Nation(s)
    20 Nov 2021 • 4 min read
    Become a proud subscriber to Wide World of New by clicking here: Subscribe now Or you can keep my INDEPENDENT journalism going every day by making a contribution. To kick in ANY lower amount than the ...
  • Blue Versus Red
    19 Nov 2021 • 4 min read
    If you read Wide World of News, you should think about paying for Wide World of News. Paid subscriptions and contributions are voluntary. But, really, if you can afford to kick in, you should consider...
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