Articles by Jess McHugh

Jess McHugh reports on Europe for the breaking news team.  A Yale alum, she has previously worked for CNN, McSweeney's, and The Missing Slate and reported from France, Senegal, San Francisco, and DC.  When's she's not writing about French politics, she boxes and knits scarves.


Obama Offers His Endorsement

In a video Thursday, the president officially backed Hillary Clinton's White House run, saying: “I don’t think there’s ever been someone so qualified to hold this office.”


Oil Rig

China Tariffs Hurt US Crude Oil Price

In retaliation to the $50 billion worth of tariffs announced by the United States, China said it would impose 25 percent import duty on U.S. petroleum goods, sending the WTI crude price crashing.