Adam Schiff just explained what’s next in the impeachment inquiry

The impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump will soon move to its next phase.

House Intelligence Committee Chair Adam Schiff (D-CA) announced in a letter Monday that work had begun on a report summarizing the inquiry’s findings so far — a report that, he said, would be “transmitted to the Judiciary Committee soon after Congress returns from the Thanksgiving recess.”

It is the Judiciary Committee under Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY), then, that will review Schiff’s findings and decide whether to draw up articles of impeachment against the president. If they do so, and vote to approve them, impeachment would be …

South Carolina wants to ban lifesaving medical treatments for trans kids

Trans children have been in the national spotlight in recent weeks, with the governor of Texas stepping in to try to stop a mother from allowing her child to transition. And on Wednesday, South Carolina legislators joined in with a bill that would ban a variety of medical treatments for trans children.

The bill, called the Youth Gender Reassignment Prevention Act, prohibits doctors from performing any “gender reassignment medical treatment” on a person under 18. Proposed by state Rep. Stewart Jones, a Republican, the bill isn’t just about surgery, which is uncommon for patients under 18 in any case. It …

Mike Bloomberg’s record-breaking ad campaign will be run on Facebook by one of its former top executives

A top former Facebook executive is going to oversee what’s likely to be an unprecedented ad campaign on Facebook for Mike Bloomberg, the new Democratic presidential candidate.

Gary Briggs, who until last year was Facebook’s chief marketing officer, has joined Bloomberg’s campaign as its digital director, a senior role in one of the most unusually run presidential campaigns to date. Bloomberg is on pace to vastly outspend his Democratic rivals on TV ads, and his campaign is expected to do the same on digital. That means Briggs will oversee a digital program that will likely shatter records for …

Hooded Justice was Watchmen’s very first hero. The show just changed his legacy.

This article contains spoilers for the sixth episode of HBO’s Watchmen.

Watchmen’s sixth episode, “This Extraordinary Being,” is one of the most explosive episodes of television this year, and it’s all wrapped around one nuclear revelation: Will Reeves, a.k.a. Angela’s grandfather, a.k.a. the mysterious man in the wheelchair, is the superhero known as Hooded Justice.

Thanks to a bottle of magic memory pills, Angela goes through the pain, joy, and sorrow of living through her grandfather’s life experiences. This allows her to not only see him don his costume and become Hooded Justice, but also understand that he was …