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Katherine Huggins


Katherine Huggins is a New York-based journalist and freelance contributor to the Daily Dot's tech and politics section. She helps cover the United Nations for the Japanese newspaper Mainichi and previously reported on the 2022 midterm elections for Marketwatch. Her work has appeared in USA Today, Forbes, OpenSecrets and more.

Katy Perry standing with Tesla truck

‘Girl it’s recalled send it back!’: Katy Perry gets dunked on by fans after flaunting new Cybertruck

'Make sure to check the gas pedal first, Katy.'

On Apr 23, 2024 by Katherine Huggins

Alec Baldwin on phone in coffee shop

‘Don’t make me like him’: Even Alec Baldwin’s critics are taking his side after viral confrontation with pro-Palestine protester

The agitator also took a jab at the fatal 'Rust' shooting.

On Apr 23, 2024 by Katherine Huggins

Trump complains protesters can't demonstrate near his trial—days after man self-immolated outside courthouse

‘SO UNFAIR!!!’: Trump complains protesters can’t demonstrate near trial—days after man self-immolated outside courthouse

'America Loving Protesters should be allowed to protest at the front steps of Courthouses...'

On Apr 22, 2024 by Katherine Huggins

Alex Jones loses fans after condemning Hitler

‘You sold out brother’: Alex Jones loses fans after condemning Hitler

'Just because our rulers are evil does not mean Hitler was good!'

On Apr 22, 2024 by Katherine Huggins

Marjorie Taylor Greene

Marjorie Taylor Greene tries to block Israel aid with trolling amendment demanding ‘space laser technology’

One Democrat responded with an amendment dubbing Greene 'Special Envoy to Putin.'

On Apr 18, 2024 by Katherine Huggins

Biden's suggestion that his uncle was eaten by cannibals ridiculed by critics

‘A basic mistake’: Tepid pushback on Biden’s claim his uncle was eaten by cannibals flamed by conservatives

Conservatives are devouring Biden's tall tale on social media.

On Apr 18, 2024 by Katherine Huggins

Donald Trump(l), Alina Habba(r)

Bored, maybe reading, also incredibly focused: Trump attorney Alina Habba tries, fails to explain claim former president slept in court

Trump's team said the people who made the claim weren't in court. They were.

On Apr 17, 2024 by Katherine Huggins

Cars in flooded road with engineering designs super imposed

Heavy rains, massive flooding in Dubai accused of being caused by cloud seeding gone wrong

The UAE's weather bureau denies using its cloud seeding program ahead of the massive storm.

On Apr 17, 2024 by Katherine Huggins

Stephen Miller and Donald Trump over american flag

‘A 10-foot-long tie isn’t a fashion statement’: Stephen Miller trolled for calling Trump a style icon

People were perplexed.

On Apr 17, 2024 by Katherine Huggins

Tom Cotton(l), Palestian Flag(r)

‘Senator advocating for vehicular homicide’: Tom Cotton accused of calling for ‘vigilante violence’ against pro-Palestine protesters blocking traffic

'Take matters into your own hands to get them out of the way.'

On Apr 16, 2024 by Katherine Huggins

Dumpling machine being used(l+r), Tiktok app on phone(c)

All of TikTok is demanding one question be answered: How to use dumpling machine 

Is it harder than it looks?

On Apr 16, 2024 by Katherine Huggins

False claim Sydney stabbing suspect was Jewish university student motivated by Zionism spread like wildfire on social media

How social media falsely accused a 20-year-old Jewish student of being behind a mass stabbing

Others initially claimed the attacker was a radical Islamist, which is also untrue.

On Apr 15, 2024 by Katherine Huggins

trump mean tweets

‘Mean tweets and world peace’: Trump fans push new 2024 slogan after Iran’s strike on Israel

Trump's 2018 all-caps tweet threatening Iran is being praised.

On Apr 15, 2024 by Katherine Huggins

dan crenshaw and tucker carlson

‘Cowardly, know-nothing elitist:’ Tucker Carlson’s claim Israel is killing Christians faces conservative backlash

Rep. Dan Crenshaw laid into Carlson in response.

On Apr 11, 2024 by Katherine Huggins

Melina Abdullah (l) cornel west (r) abstract coronavirus background

Cornel West’s new VP pick is going viral for her past takes on Taylor Swift, Beyonce, and COVID-19

'Why do I feel like it’s slightly racist to be a Taylor Swift fan?' she asked in one post.

On Apr 11, 2024 by Katherine Huggins