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Two Years In, Trump Struggles to Master Role of Military Commander

NY Times - Fri, 2018-11-16 21:51
Defense Department officials doubt President Trump has fully grasped the role of the troops he commands, or the responsibility he has to lead.

How Plato Foresaw Facebook’s Folly

NY Times - Fri, 2018-11-16 21:35
Technology promises to make easy things that, by their intrinsic nature, have to be hard.

Trump knocked her for losing House race. Now she leads

CNN - Fri, 2018-11-16 21:33
Two-term Republican Rep. Mia Love on Friday took the lead over her Democratic challenger in Utah's 4th District House race more than a week after election night and after President Donald Trump mocked her for losing.

Air Quality in California: Devastating Fire Leads to a New Danger

NY Times - Fri, 2018-11-16 21:32
A week after the most destructive fire in state history ripped through this small town, the flames have been replaced by a new danger: the air.

Former NFL player diagnosed with ALS

CNN - Fri, 2018-11-16 21:30

The Mayor Fired a Watchdog, but New York Still Needs Oversight

NY Times - Fri, 2018-11-16 21:10
Investigations Commissioner Mark Peters aggressively sought out the city’s shortcomings.

How the Trump Administration Stepped Up Pursuit of WikiLeaks’s Assange

NY Times - Fri, 2018-11-16 21:10
As American spies worked to collect intelligence on Julian Assange, Justice Department prosecutors took steps that resulted in secret charges.

Trump threatens to leave if reporters start acting up

CNN - Fri, 2018-11-16 21:05
In an interview with Fox News, President Trump says he will "just leave" if reporters start "acting up" or don't treat him and his White House aides the way he likes during news conferences.

Clapper: Trump keeps raising bar for Saudis

CNN - Fri, 2018-11-16 21:01
Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper says it "stretches credulity" to think that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman wasn't directly involved in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Private service held for Stan Lee

CNN - Fri, 2018-11-16 20:43
Because Marvel Comics patriarch Stan Lee didn't want a large public funeral, his family held a private ceremony, POW! Entertainment said Friday.

Analysis: Trump's uncritical embrace of MBS set stage for crisis

CNN - Fri, 2018-11-16 20:41
In Saudi Arabia in May 2017, President Donald Trump, his son-in-law Jared Kushner and key members of the US Cabinet were treated to a royal, red carpet visit designed to appeal to Trump's fetish for being fawned over, featuring elaborate, ceremonial sword dances in a blinged out, opulent palace that made Trump Tower look relatively modest.

Police Chief Who Led Weinstein Investigation Ousted in Shake-Up

NY Times - Fri, 2018-11-16 20:39
Deputy Chief Michael Osgood, who had warned the special victims division is severely understaffed, has been transferred to another command.

Brexit: A Series of Unfortunate Choices

NY Times - Fri, 2018-11-16 20:31
Britons voted two and a half years ago to leave the European Union. As the split-up looms, they’re faced with nothing but bad options.

Snowstorm slams Eastern US, killing 8

CNN - Fri, 2018-11-16 20:14
A strong wintry storm still was dumping snow Friday in far northern New England after creating traffic havoc that claimed at least eight lives across the country's eastern half and knocked out power for tens of thousands of people.

Julian Assange Charge Raises Fears About Press Freedom

NY Times - Fri, 2018-11-16 20:12
An explanation of legal dilemmas raised by the disclosure that the Justice Department has charged Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder, with a crime.

The New York Area Was Nearly Paralyzed by 6 Inches of Snow. What Went Wrong?

NY Times - Fri, 2018-11-16 20:11
An early snowstorm led to recriminations and second-guessing on Friday about what exactly went wrong.

Rep. Mia Love pulls ahead of Democrat Ben McAdams as judge dismisses her lawsuit

Washington Post - Fri, 2018-11-16 20:04
Love, a two-term lawmaker, had sought to halt the counting of ballots in Salt Lake County.
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