Opinion

Commentary: Caravan confirms what Trump has been saying for weeks

On Sunday, hundreds of would-be illegal immigrants gathered at the U.S. border to make a massive contribution to the Trump 2020 re-election campaign. They chanted that they weren’t bound by the idea of borders and laws (“We are not criminals! We are international workers!”).  They hurled rocks at U.S. Border …

Tech

Fitbit Versa review: Fitbit’s $199 answer to the Apple Watch is mostly great – CNET

I wake up to a buzzing on my wrist, in gentle pulses. It’s my Fitbit Versa’s alarm clock. I’m able to use the silent alarm because I’m wearing my Fitbit smartwatch to bed. I’m able to wear it to bed because Fitbit’s new watch lasts several days on a charge. …

Tech

OnePlus 6T review: A hero phone without the sky-high price – CNET

This is how I know I’m in a tech bubble: When I’m with colleagues and peers at work, mostly everyone is familiar with OnePlus. But once I step out into daylight, say, when someone at a party asks what I do and then follows that up to ask what phones …

Opinion

This is exactly what I meant by ‘Make America Great Again’

President Trump. (Joshua Roberts/Bloomberg News) Alexandra Petri Columnist offering a lighter take on the news and opinions of the day November 23, 2018 This, specifically, is exactly what I thought of when I wanted to Make America Great Again. To the letter. Donald Trump has delivered on his promise, to …

Opinion

Happy Thanksgiving

A full oven for Thanksgiving. (Photo by Stacy Zarin Goldberg for The Washington Post; food styling by Amanda Soto/The Washington Post) Jennifer Rubin Opinion writer covering politics and policy, foreign and domestic Opinion writer November 21, 2018 I’ll be off for the Thanksgiving holiday, returning Monday, Nov. 26. I hope …

Tech

Apple iPhone XR review: The best iPhone value in years – CNET

Editors’ note, Nov. 8: We’ve updated this review, originally published Oct. 23, with final battery benchmarks, camera testing, drop test results and additional impressions. The overall rating has moved from 8.8 to 8.9 and the phone has been awarded a CNET Editors’ Choice. Does the iPhone shopping landscape seem daunting? …

Tech

Google Pixel 3 review: The best Android phone of 2018 – CNET

When I first reviewed the Pixel 3 and the larger 3 XL in October, I had an inkling it would be one of the best phones of the year. But I held off making a full judgement call until the OnePlus 6T and iPhone XR came out, and until Google …

Opinion

Melania Trump is helping sexist stereotypes stay alive

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Opinion

Commentary: Why the Democratic House could sink Donald Trump

Is President Trump prepared to face the “subpoena cannon”? And is unending political warfare what the midterm voters wanted? Axios.com quoted a senior Democratic source on Monday who said the new Nancy Pelosi-led Congress (and yes, Pelosi will be the next speaker) is preparing a “subpoena cannon” to unload on …

Tech

Jabra Elite 65t review: Giving the AirPods a run for their money – CNET

Jabra’s first- and second-generation Elite Sport earphones were among the better totally wireless headphones on the market, but they proved to be no match for Apple’s AirPods, which have dominated the category since their arrival in late 2016. I don’t know how much of a dent the new-for-2018 Elite 65t ($170, £150 …

Opinion

Sarah Sanders’s diabolically clever attack on Jim Acosta

Editorial Writer November 8, 2018 “This is a lie.” That was CNN reporter Jim Acosta’s response to White House press secretary Sarah Sanders’s accusation that he had placed “his hands on a young woman just trying to do her job.” The original video of Acosta’s (non-) altercation with a press aide shows …

Tech

Google Wifi review: The best way to blanket your entire home with Wi-Fi – CNET

If you want to extend fast internet to every corner of your home, the Google Wifi is the best device to do it. You just need two things: An internet-connected iOS or Android mobile device, like a phone or a tablet A Google account, which you can get for free …

Opinion

Why Democrats will do well on Election Day

(AP Photo/Mel Evans, File) November 5, 2018 I have often said when asked for predictions this year that I turned in my Prognosticator’s Union membership card at 11:45 p.m. on Election Night 2016. Those who don’t like the labor movement (for which I have a long-standing fondness) shouldn’t worry: There …

Opinion

What can we expect from the midterms? Here’s what our opinion writers say.

Nancy McCullough looks out from the center of a letter “O” as she and others hold up letters spelling “Vote Them Out” during a protest outside the White House on Oct. 6 in Washington. (Jacquelyn Martin/AP) By Post Opinions Staff November 5, 2018 Our writers have analyzed dozens of midterm …

World

The Best Tips and Tools for Safer Winter Driving

Long before the first snowstorm hits, the onset of cool weather brings drivers a unique set of dangers and inconveniences. Tires lose pressure, sometimes becoming dangerously (and invisibly) deflated. Batteries lose power in the cold too. Shorter days mean that commutes — and emergencies — often happen in the dark. …

Tech

Bose QuietComfort 35 II review: The already excellent Bose QuietComfort 35 II gets a touch better – CNET

Update, June 1, 2018 The QuietComfort 35 II reviewed here was released in September 2017, and it remains one of our top picks for wireless noise-canceling headphones. While the Sony WH-1000XM2 arguably sounds a tad better and is more feature rich, the Bose QuietComfort 35 II is lighter and more …

Tech

Sony WH-1000XM3 review: Sony WH-1000XM3 lays claim to top noise-canceling headphone – CNET

For the last few years, Sony has been hot on the heels of rival Bose, working hard to create the ultimate noise-canceling headphone. And with the WH-1000XM3 — priced at $350, £330 or $AU499 — it’s finally done it. In developing this third-generation model, it seems as if Sony’s engineers went …