The S.E.C. has opened an investigation into Activision Blizzard.

Activision Blizzard, the video game maker behind Call of Duty and other major franchises, said on Monday that the Securities and Exchange Commission was investigating the company over “disclosures regarding employment matters and related issues.” A press officer for Activision said the S.E.C. had issued subpoenas to the company and

‘Level up’ the country by scrapping benefits cut and backing pay rises, Boris Johnson told

Boris Johnson is being urged to “level up” Britain by backing pay rises for workers, scrapping his proposed cut in Universal Credit and tackling child poverty. The challenge comes from TUC leader Frances O’Grady in a call to the government to protect workers from further pandemics, climate change and the

The Spot: A season for new bylines and beats

For people, policy and Colorado politics What’s The Spot? You’re reading an installment of our weekly politics newsletter. Sign up here to get it delivered straight in your inbox. By now, you may have seen a few “about me” announcements on Twitter from some of The Denver Post’s reporters or

The Polarized Publishing World

For a snapshot of how politically polarized the country has become, consider the best-seller list in this Sunday’s New York Times. Political books hold the top five spots on the hardcover nonfiction list, but they offer wildly divergent views. No. 1 on the list is “American Marxism” by the Fox

Tokyo 2020: With the Paris Olympics only three years away, which Team GB stars might carry on?

There is a long list of British Olympians who would ordinarily be thinking about calling it a day after the Tokyo Games. Jason Kenny, Laura Kenny, Tom Daley, Max Whitlock, Liam Heath and Jade Jones have all hinted they might be willing to carry on in their sports knowing that

The Effects of Climate Change

Climate change has plunged the Western U.S. into its worst drought in two decades. And a record-breaking heat wave only made things worse. In Arizona and Nevada, it’s been so hot that doctors warned people they could get third-degree burns from the asphalt. Wildfires raged in Montana and Utah. Power

The Spot: Colorado Republicans look to use Democrats’ spending against them in 2022 elections – The Denver Post

For people, policy and Colorado politics What’s The Spot? You’re reading an installment of our weekly politics newsletter. Sign up here to get it delivered straight in your inbox. Colorado Republicans are in a hole electorally, and their challenge in 2022 at the state level is enormous. They’re down 17

End of the road for Netanyahu – the man they call ‘the magician’ has run out of tricks

Benjamin Netanyahu, the ever-present figure in Israeli politics for three decades is down and out. “Bibi”, to give him his near-universal nickname, has been written off so many times, but now, the man they call “the magician” has run out of tricks and run out of road. After four elections

Review: The Catamounts' "Land of Milk and Honey" at Shoenberg Farm

If you go to see “Land of Milk and Honey,” you will be wandering around the barn of the historic Shoenberg Farm in Westminster when two actors arrive. They are mid-conversation and ready to loop you in. From its start, the Catamounts’ unerringly engaging production casts the audience as participant-observers

Wedding boom is on in the U.S. as vendors scramble to keep up

NEW YORK — Couples in the U.S. are racing to the altar in a vaccination-era wedding boom that has venues and other vendors in high demand. With restrictions on large gatherings loosening, wedding planners and others who make the magic happen said they’ve started pushing their bookings into late 2022