Sunday's top stories


Biden privately orders staff into campaign mode

Illustration of a power button with a campaign button moving back and forth from on to off.
Illustration: Brendan Lynch/Axios

Pennsylvania Lt. Gov Fetterman suffered stroke days before Senate primary

Fetterman
Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman. Photo: Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call

Biden: Nation must face "hate that remains a stain on the soul of America"

Felix Salmon
Updated May 15, 2022 - Economy & Business

The power and limits of pop culture

Kim Kardashian at the Met gala
Kim Kardashian is seen arriving to The 2022 Met Gala Celebrating "In America: An Anthology of Fashion" at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2022 in New York City. Noam Galai/GC Images
Axios
Updated May 15, 2022 - World

Russia neighbor Finland confirms it will apply for NATO membership

 Finland's President Sauli Niinisto
Finland's President Sauli Niinistö. Photo: Frank Augstein/WPA via Getty Images

Redefining Asian America

Axios
Updated May 15, 2022 - Politics & Policy

FBI director: Buffalo shooting an "act of racially motivated violent extremism"

Buffalo Police on scene at Tops Friendly Market in Buffalo, N.Y. Photo: John Normile/Getty Images
Joann Muller
Updated May 15, 2022 - Economy & Business

New generation of budget airlines aims to disrupt flying

Illustration of an airplane tail design with a dollar bill sign on it.  
Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios
Erica Pandey
Updated May 14, 2022 - Economy & Business

The American Dream is alive for immigrants

Illustration of a door made of an American flag opening with light pouring out. 
Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios
Felix Salmon
Updated May 14, 2022 - Economy & Business

It’s a bad year to be fantastically rich

Benjamin Franklin with a party horn
Illustration: Natalie Peeples/Axios

Want to rent a castle? Airbnb has an upgrade for that

Brian Chesky, the CEO of Airbnb, at a press conference.
Brian Chesky, the CEO of Airbnb, at a press conference announcing the company's latest site changes. His dog, Sophie, was on hand to mingle with reporters. Photo: Jennifer A. Kingson
Jennifer A. Kingson
Updated May 14, 2022 - Technology

All airport security hassles could eventually become obsolete

Illustration of an airport check-in sign with a happy face
Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

Clarence Thomas: “Tremendously bad” Supreme Court leak shatters public trust

Associate Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas speaking in October 2021 in Washington, D.C.
Associate Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas speaking in October 2021 in Washington, D.C. Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images
Erica Pandey
Updated May 14, 2022 - Health

The state of the teen mental health crisis — and how to help

Illustration of a young man walking under a thought bubble shaped raincloud
Illustration: Natalie Peeples/Axios

Make way for breadfruit waffles and maple pancake ice cream

A pint of maple pancake ice cream
Image courtesy of Jeni's.

How one Elon Musk tweet showed Twitter's impact on the stock market

Summer vacation is going to be expensive

Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios