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Missed Call Dooms Saints, Thrills Rams and Pains New Orleans

NY Times - Sun, 2019-01-20 22:55
A blown pass-interference call by the officials late in Los Angeles’s win over the Saints in the N.F.C. Championship left the Saints with a familiar sense of injustice.

This is Trump's economy, 2 years in

CNN - Sun, 2019-01-20 22:46
President Donald Trump's third year in office begins with the federal government shut down, global growth slowing, and a stock market in turmoil. The economic policy decisions of the first half of his term accelerated growth in 2018, but most forecasts show that momentum evaporating going forward.

Federal prisons feel effects of the shutdown

CNN - Sun, 2019-01-20 22:43
Conditions behind the walls of the nation's federal prisons are degrading under the government shutdown, where some correctional officers are being forced to work extended shifts, inmate programs are being canceled, and medical and maintenance workers are being asked to fill in for guards.

Teenager: That was me facing the Native American elder. Here's what happened

CNN - Sun, 2019-01-20 22:27
I am providing this factual account of what happened on Friday afternoon at the Lincoln Memorial to correct misinformation and outright lies being spread about my family and me.

Trump and Pelosi take aim at each other during shutdown

Washington Post - Sun, 2019-01-20 22:16
The squabbling is the latest sign that both sides remain far apart as the longest government shutdown in history drags on and as states scramble to mitigate the impact.

But an end to the stalemate is unlikely, as yet again Washington appears to be playing its political games and ignoring shutdown victims

CNN - Sun, 2019-01-20 22:14
It should be good news that both President Donald Trump's Republicans and Speaker Nancy Pelosi's Democrats plan to vote to reopen the government this week.

news analysis: In Business and Governing, Trump Seeks Victory in Chaos

NY Times - Sun, 2019-01-20 22:11
For people who have done business with the president, the protracted fight over the government shutdown reflects a time-tested playbook.

Want to Close the Pay Gap? Pay Transparency Will Help

NY Times - Sun, 2019-01-20 22:00
It may not be the cure-all to inequity, but we need a starting point.

Giuliani: 'So what' if Trump and Cohen talked?

CNN - Sun, 2019-01-20 21:58
President Donald Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani argued Sunday he did not know for sure if Trump spoke with Michael Cohen about his congressional testimony, but that it would not have been significant if Trump did.

Al Qaeda Claims U.N. Peacekeeper Attack That Killed 10 in Mali

NY Times - Sun, 2019-01-20 21:50
The United Nations said the peacekeepers were killed, and 25 others wounded, while repelling an attack.

Teen in confrontation with Native American elder says he tried to defuse the situation

CNN - Sun, 2019-01-20 21:38
A crowd of teenagers surrounded a Native American elder and other activists and mocked them after Friday's Indigenous Peoples March at the Lincoln Memorial.

China’s Slowdown Looms Just as the World Looks for Growth

NY Times - Sun, 2019-01-20 21:19
In the past, China has helped to pull the global economy out of weak spots. This time, it might not come through.

Opinion: Pence's shocking use of Martin Luther King's words

CNN - Sun, 2019-01-20 21:18
On the weekend of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday, Vice President Mike Pence shockingly invoked a line from the civil rights leader's famous "I Have a Dream" speech to build support for President Donald Trump's proposed deal on the border wall. Asking legislators to agree to Trump's proposal of spending $5.7 billion on a border wall along with a temporary extension of the DACA program(that Trump dismantled), Pence said, quoting King, on CBS' "Face the Nation," "Now is the time to make real the promises for democracy." He compared King's belief in using the legislative process to solve social problems to what the President is trying to do.

The Carlos Ghosn case is putting Japan's system of 'hostage justice' under scrutiny

CNN - Sun, 2019-01-20 21:12
In the blink of an eye, Carlos Ghosn's jet-setting world fell apart.
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