Hillary Clinton took on Donald Trump’s racism with surgical precision yesterday in a powerful speech (you can read the full transcript here). Here is Matt Flegenheimer’s write-up at The New York Times: In a 31-minute address, building to a controlled simmer, Mrs. Show More Summary
Why is New York scrapping its language test for cab drivers at the same time London is planning to enact a similar one?
Friday: The Queen of Pop’s New York, things to do this weekend and Times Square’s seedy past.
(Building on this post.) From a New York Times article on Anne Holton, Vice Presidential nominee Tim Kaine’s wife: Ms. Holton later enrolled in Open High School, which allowed students to create their own curriculum and did not give grades. Show More Summary
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Chelsea Handler is a proud Tinder user and supporter. Though she doesn't like to swipe in her own backyard (Los Angeles), when she's visiting another city, like New York, she thinks it's "great that you can call someone, almost like a prostitute, to show up at your hotel." ... More »
The New York Times columnist's direct and unapologetic takedown of a black Trump surrogate is a model to emulate. Donald Trump’s ascendance to power over the Republican Party was made possible by how he outmaneuvered the American corporate news media. Show More Summary
From The New York Times : Rudy Van Gelder, an audio engineer whose work with Miles Davis, John Coltrane and numerous other musicians helped define the sound of jazz on record, died on Thursday at his home, which doubled as his studio, in Englewood Cliffs, N.J. Show More Summary
New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof has gotten a lot of attention with his latest, “Anne Frank Today Is a Syrian Girl.” Kristof, who fervently opposed intervention in Iraq during the Bush years, now wants to guilt America and Obama...Show More Summary
New York government officials are gambling Buffalo’s long-hoped-for economic recovery on SolarCity, the nation’s largest rooftop solar panel installation company whose chairman is tech... To view the full story, click the title link...
Time: As General Stanley McChrystal noted in the New York Times: “In 2014, 33,599 Americans died from a gunshot wound. From 2001 to 2010, 119,246 Americans were murdered with guns, 18 times all American combat deaths in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.” Nightclubs have become battlefields. Schools have become combat zones. Movie theaters have […]
Legendary jazz recording engineer Rudy Van Gelder has died, the New York Times reports. He was 91. Over the course of a prolific half-century-long career, Van Gelder engineered albums for numerous jazz greats, such as John Coltrane (A Love Supreme), Herbie Hancock (Maiden Voyage), and Miles Davis (Walkin’). Show More Summary
A new book brings attention to the deadly 1971 prison uprising. Reporters for The New York Times and The Marshall Project describe what has changed since then, and what hasn’t.
“Senate Democrats, aware of the dead weight that Donald J. Trump has placed on their vulnerable Republican colleagues, can taste a reclaimed majority,” the New York Times reports. “But just as Senate Republicans blew their chances in 2010 and 2012 [...]
Taylor Swift is making the boob job rumors swirl again with her latest sighting. The 26-year-old was spotted for the first time in weeks in New York City. These are the pictures that sparked Taylor Swift’s boob job speculation https://t.co/no6tlacAPc...Show More Summary
Event Time TV MLB Kansas City at Boston 6:10 MLB Cleveland at Texas 7:05 FSSW Tampa Bay at Houston 7:10 RSSW Chicago Cubs at LA Dodgers 10:00 MLB WNBA New York at San Antonio 7:00 NBATV Los Angeles at Seattle 9:00 NBATV Equestrian Saratoga Live 4:00 FS2 NFL Cleveland at Tampa Bay 7:00 Ch. Show More Summary
Citizen Lab and Lookout uncover "lawful intercept" spyware that's used to target activists and journalists, including the New York Times in a recent attack.
Now that Colombia has ended its 52-year war with rebel group FARC, what happens to Americans who like to party? The New York Times reports FARC controls most of Colombia's cocaine network and in 2006 was said to be responsible for 60% of the cocaine shipped to the US. It's...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The regulator of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac unveiled on Thursday a program aimed at homeowners who are paying their mortgages on time but whose loan-to-value (LTV) ratios are too high to qualify for traditional refinance programs. Show More Summary
Bobo sends us a link to the New York Times that reports on the sad end of Peter A. Kaisen, of Islip a 76-year-old veteran in the parking lot of the Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center on Long Island, New York; [T]wo people connected to the hospital who spoke on the condition of anonymity because […]