Here’s a look at some amazing space images from 2019
Sen. John McCain explained his iPhone poker playing during a Senate discussion over potential military action against Syria as boredom during the long hearing. Here are a few epic signs of ennui, with explanations from Maggie Jackson, author of “Distracted: The Erosion of Attention and the Coming Dark Age.’’
Know when to fold 'em First, the now-famous image of Sen. John McCain's poker playing. The Arizona Republican was good-natured on Twitter about the photo, noting that he lost the electronic hand as well. "You can talk and walk at the same time,'' said Maggie Jackson, the author of "Distracted.'' "But you cannot play a game and be an active listener. You can stir the soup and watch TV, or fold the laundry and talk to someone. But that's about it.''Melina Mara/The Washington Post
Cargo ship capsizes in Georgia, Bahamians displaced because of Hurricane Dorian, the Frankfurt Auto Show, the 18th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. Here’s a look at 14 of the best photos from the week, selected by photo editors at The Washington Post.