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Huawei Executive’s Arrest Intensifies Trade War Fears

NY Times - Fri, 2018-12-07 05:14
The arrest of Meng Wanzhou, an executive at the Chinese company Huawei, could imperil trade talks. But it is part of the Trump administration’s efforts to contain China and Iran.

Is MS-13 as dangerous as Trump suggests?

Washington Post - Fri, 2018-12-07 05:00
The gang is very different in Central America than it is in the United States.

Sunday Routine: How Alyson Cambridge, Operatic Soprano, Spends Her Sundays

NY Times - Fri, 2018-12-07 05:00
She runs up to 15 miles in Riverside Park, often goes for costume fittings, enjoys guacamole and margaritas with friends, and calls her parents.

The New Normal: It’s a Buyer’s Market

NY Times - Fri, 2018-12-07 05:00
With the luxury real estate market in a funk and the rest of the market weakening, what works now? Price cuts, sweeteners and pop-up yoga classes.

Nonfiction: The Man Who Made the Supreme Court Supreme

NY Times - Fri, 2018-12-07 05:00
Richard Brookhiser’s “John Marshall” looks at the accomplishments of the legendary chief justice and draws lessons for today.

Nonfiction: Two Leading Intellectuals Analyze What Ails America

NY Times - Fri, 2018-12-07 05:00
Alan Wolfe’s “The Politics of Petulance” and Lawrence Lessig’s “America, Compromised” offer differing diagnoses of the condition of the country.

Remembering Pearl Harbor

CNN - Fri, 2018-12-07 04:51
America pauses on December 7 to remember the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor that led the US into World War II.

Lean In’s Sheryl Sandberg Problem

NY Times - Fri, 2018-12-07 04:47
The movement that Facebook’s chief operating officer started is trying to leave her, and her scandals, behind.

Best of Late Night: Desi Lydic Razzes Trump for Hiring an Undocumented Housekeeper

NY Times - Fri, 2018-12-07 04:47
Filling in for an ailing Trevor Noah, Lydic joked: “Trump told us he’d build a wall, but he never said there’d be a service entrance.”

It's the leading cause of death for young people -- and getting worse

CNN - Fri, 2018-12-07 04:31
The number of traffic-related deaths reached a high of 1.35 million in 2016, according to the 2018 Global Status Report on Road Safety, released by the World Health Organization on Friday. It has also moved up to the eighth leading cause of death for people of all ages, ahead of HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis.

Melting of Greenland's ice called 'off the charts'

CNN - Fri, 2018-12-07 04:31
Greenland's massive ice sheets contain enough water to raise global sea levels by 23 feet, and a new study shows that they are melting at a rate "unprecedented" over centuries -- and likely thousands of years.

Friday, December 7, 2018 Daily Mass Reading

Daily Readings - Fri, 2018-12-07 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/

Analysis: The Flynn filing should really scare Trump

CNN - Fri, 2018-12-07 03:33
The biggest story of the sentencing document filed by special counsel Robert Mueller's office on Michael Flynn is what's not in it. There are large swaths of redactions, making it hard to see exactly what Mueller is doing -- and what specific role the Trump administration's former national security adviser is playing in it all.

Sherrod Brown’s tax math on GM moving to Mexico

Washington Post - Fri, 2018-12-07 03:00
The senator from Ohio said GM's tax rate would be cut in half if it moved its Lordstown plant to Mexico. That's open to interpretation.
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