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Virgin Galactic unveils Under Armour spacesuits

CNN - Wed, 2019-10-16 19:31
Virgin Galactic, the space tourism startup that could be months away from its first commercial flight, unveiled its line of Under-Armour-made spacesuits for passengers.

Democrats walk out after Trump's 'meltdown'

CNN - Wed, 2019-10-16 19:30
Congressional Democratic leaders offered a remarkable readout of a meeting with President Donald Trump on Wednesday, saying that the President called House Speaker Nancy Pelosi a "third-rate politician" in what they described as a "meltdown."

2020 debate roundup: It's now or never for Castro, Gabbard, Klobuchar and O'Rourke

CNN - Wed, 2019-10-16 19:30
• Warren reviews 'Mediare for All' funding • Analysis: Biden's fundraising is a red flag • Tom Steyer: The best way for Democrats to beat Trump

Forecasters say this Northeast storm will turn into a bomb cyclone

CNN - Wed, 2019-10-16 19:28
A potential bomb cyclone is quickly taking shape along the Eastern Seaboard and is getting ready to wallop the Northeast.

McConnell tells Senate Republicans to be ready for impeachment trial of Trump

Washington Post - Wed, 2019-10-16 19:23
The Senate majority leader said that the trial could begin as soon as Thanksgiving and that the Senate would likely meet six days a week.

The Trump Impeachment Inquiry: What Happened Today

NY Times - Wed, 2019-10-16 19:15
Another official spoke with investigators, and Congress settled in before a big day of testimony.

First person to fly into space as a passenger on a commercial flight describes what it's like

CNN - Wed, 2019-10-16 19:08
Beth Moses is the first person to fly into space as a passenger aboard a commercial spacecraft.

Sandy Hook father awarded $450,000 from defamation suit

CNN - Wed, 2019-10-16 19:07
Leonard Pozner, whose son 6-year-old Noah was killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre, was awarded $450,000 in damages by a Wisconsin jury from a defamation lawsuit filed in response to conspiracy theorists claiming the Newtown tragedy never occurred.

The Way Forward in Syria

NY Times - Wed, 2019-10-16 19:05
The United States and Europe are erroneously banking on sanctioning Turkey to contain the fallout in Syria.

Former Top State Dept. Aide Tells Impeachment Investigators He Quit Over Ukraine

NY Times - Wed, 2019-10-16 19:02
Michael McKinley, who resigned as a senior adviser to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, said career diplomats had been sidelined on Ukraine.

John Lithgow: Trump Is a Bad President. He’s an Even Worse Entertainer.

NY Times - Wed, 2019-10-16 18:56
The performer in chief is forcing us to live in a B-movie horror.

Supreme Court Hears Case of Lee Malvo, Sniper Who Terrorized D.C.

NY Times - Wed, 2019-10-16 18:48
The justices weighed whether Mr. Malvo, who was 17 when he and his partner killed 10 people in the Washington area, is entitled to a new sentencing.

Trump’s China Deal Leaves the Global Economy as Uncertain as Ever

NY Times - Wed, 2019-10-16 18:47
A trade truce with China has done little to reduce the uncertainty that threatens the global economy

G.M. and U.A.W. Reach Deal That Could End Strike

NY Times - Wed, 2019-10-16 18:47
The accord reportedly includes wage increases and lump-sum payments, along with a formula for temporary workers to become full-time employees.

Trump tries to distance himself from chaos in Syria as tensions with lawmakers in both parties escalate

Washington Post - Wed, 2019-10-16 18:41
Democratic leaders walked out of a White House meeting Wednesday after what they described as an insulting and “nasty diatribe” by President Trump during which he called House Speaker Nancy Pelosi a “third-rate politician.”

‘Stranger Things’ Helps Netflix Increase Subscribers

NY Times - Wed, 2019-10-16 18:34
The streaming giant regained some footing after losing U.S. subscribers this year. But new rivals will make it tough for that growth to continue.
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