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A French Wine With a 900-Year-Old Vintage

NY Times - Wed, 2019-06-12 04:14
Once wine growers find a variety that works, the study reinforces, they’ll stick with it for centuries, or even millenniums.

Melbourne will be the first city outside America to get Uber's flying taxis

CNN - Wed, 2019-06-12 04:04
Uber has picked Melbourne as the first city outside the United States to debut its flying taxis.

The Highs and Lows of LSD Literature

NY Times - Wed, 2019-06-12 04:00
Psychedelics are back, now in the language of health and wellness. Michael Pollan, Ayelet Waldman, and T.C. Boyle weigh in.

23 Democrats Are Running for President. Do Any of Them Know What They’re Doing?

NY Times - Wed, 2019-06-12 04:00
How do you unite a fractious base and defeat President Trump? No one seems to know, but that isn’t stopping them from giving it a try.

This World War II Hero’s Art Said What Words Couldn’t

NY Times - Wed, 2019-06-12 04:00
The aristocrat-turned-commando Guy de Montlaur was a hero of the French liberation. His paintings of D-Day depict scenes that haunted him his entire life.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 Daily Mass Reading

Daily Readings - Wed, 2019-06-12 04:00
Daily Mass Readings from the Catholic Lectionary, based on the New American Bible and approved for use in the United States of America.

You can also read Daily Readings and view Daily Reflections by visiting www.usccb.org/bible/readings/

See what it's like on the ground in Hong Kong

CNN - Wed, 2019-06-12 03:58
Hong Kong police have fired tear gas as protesters rushed the front lines outside the Legislative Council. CNN's Andrew Stevens reports.

Intermittent fasting may help you live longer

CNN - Wed, 2019-06-12 03:56
Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains how occasional fasting can help you live a healthier and longer life.

KKR is buying the publisher of Business Insider and Bild in a $7.7 billion deal

CNN - Wed, 2019-06-12 03:43
US private equity giant KKR wants to take the owner of Business Insider private in a deal that values the European publishing company at nearly $8 billion.

The return of Hong Kong's umbrella movement

CNN - Wed, 2019-06-12 03:28
Hong Kong protesters have, once again, seized control of part of the city.

A Fake Zuckerberg Video Challenges Facebook’s Rules

NY Times - Wed, 2019-06-12 03:24
Last month, the social media company would not remove a doctored video of Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Facebook said the video of Mr. Zuckerberg will get the same treatment.

Man who drove Ortiz to the hospital describes holding his hand as they sped from the scene

CNN - Wed, 2019-06-12 02:54
The man who drove former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz to the hospital after he was shot in the Dominican Republic described holding his hand in the car as they sped away from the scene in his SUV.

'Empire' creator says he had to cut off communication with Smollett after scandal

CNN - Wed, 2019-06-12 02:50
The co-creator of "Empire" television series said he's "beyond embarrassed" by the Jussie Smollett scandal, and had to cut off communication with the actor after he allegedly staged a hate crime.

40,000-year-old severed wolf's head discovered

CNN - Wed, 2019-06-12 02:38
A 40,000-year-old severed wolf's head, preserved by permafrost complete with teeth and fur, has been discovered in eastern Siberia.

Trump claims he wouldn't have let CIA recruit Kim Jong Un's brother

CNN - Wed, 2019-06-12 02:37
President Donald Trump said he would not have allowed the CIA to recruit the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "under my auspice."

Zoo shares story of same-sex flamingo couple Lance Bass and Freddie Mercury

CNN - Wed, 2019-06-12 02:29
The bands *NSYNC and Queen might not have a lot of crossover in the music world, but they do at the Denver Zoo where two same-sex flamingos -- named Lance Bass and Freddie Mercury -- share a love story.
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