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A ‘Dark Lord’ Falls in Russia’s Growing Power Struggle

NY Times - Sat, 2019-07-13 14:27
The arrest of a powerful law enforcement official highlights the deepening rivalries of the country’s security services as President Vladimir V. Putin approaches another term limit.

Can Dante de Blasio Save His Father’s Presidential Campaign?

NY Times - Sat, 2019-07-13 14:22
With Mayor Bill de Blasio trailing badly, his son is heading to Iowa and beyond.

Meet The Afghan Women Fighting to Protect Their Rights

NY Times - Sat, 2019-07-13 13:57
American diplomats are negotiating a peace deal with the Taliban. We talk to women about the future of freedom for women in Afghanistan.

Scaling Wokeback Mountain

NY Times - Sat, 2019-07-13 13:32
Disagreeing with the Squad doesn’t make you a racist.

Huge gesture: Sorority scuttles convention and donates its 17,000 prepared meals to storm victims

CNN - Sat, 2019-07-13 13:31
As Hurricane Barry approached Louisiana, Delta Sigma Theta sorority scrambled Friday to wrap up its national convention early to escape the storm's impacts in New Orleans.

Serena's march to 24th Grand Slam stopped

CNN - Sat, 2019-07-13 13:25
Simona Halep became the first Romanian to win Wimbledon when she beat Serena Williams 6-2 6-2 on Saturday.

Parties Face ‘Crackup’ as Outsiders Wield Social Media Against the Establishment

NY Times - Sat, 2019-07-13 13:00
In the same week that Ross Perot died, the aftershocks of his assault on the two-party system could be seen in internal quarrels involving President Trump and Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

Facebook Dodged a Bullet From the F.T.C. It Faces Many More.

NY Times - Sat, 2019-07-13 12:53
The social network may have escaped restrictions and financial bruising with the F.T.C.’s settlement, but its pain is just beginning around the world.

After a Police Shooting, Ethiopian Israelis Seek a ‘Black Lives Matter’ Reckoning

NY Times - Sat, 2019-07-13 12:32
The fatal shooting of a black teenager by the Israeli police has set off angry protests in a community that has faced a long history of discrimination.

Death toll in Somalia hotel attack rises to 26

CNN - Sat, 2019-07-13 12:15
At least 26 people were killed and a further 56 injured in Friday's terror attack at a hotel in Kismayo, Somalia, Jubaland state president Ahmed Madobe said Saturday morning.

Duchesses Meghan and Catherine set to attend Wimbledon final

CNN - Sat, 2019-07-13 12:00
Duchesses Meghan and Catherine are expected to attend Wimbledon on Saturday to watch Serena Williams chase her 24th grand slam title in the women's singles final against Simona Halep.

Epstein Paid $350,000 to Possible Witnesses Against Him, Prosecutors Say

NY Times - Sat, 2019-07-13 11:53
Federal prosecutors made the allegations in an effort to have bail denied for Mr. Epstein, the financier facing sex-trafficking charges.

Why Barry is such a scary storm

CNN - Sat, 2019-07-13 11:50
The past, present and future of New Orleans lies with the Mississippi River. As New Orleanians brace for Tropical Storm Barry, we find ourselves on the brink of the unknown, as we are about to learn the extent to which our existing systems of controlling and managing nature will withstand the storm.
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