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The Pences' stunning moral hypocrisy

CNN - Sun, 2019-01-20 19:13
Karen Pence, the wife of America's vice president, Mike Pence will be teaching art at a Christian school in Virginia that bans LGBTQ children and requires employees to declare their religious beliefs. Like a real-life setting for "The Handmaid's Tale," Immanuel Christian School insists applicants initial a pledge to "live a personal life of moral purity."

Once again, a racial slur was used in TV story about Martin Luther King Jr. This time it happened in St. Louis

CNN - Sun, 2019-01-20 19:05
For the second time in less than two weeks, a local television newsperson has used a racial slur while talking about the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

Bill James Has the Required Numbers

NY Times - Sun, 2019-01-20 19:00
Baseball’s Hall of Fame shouldn’t continue to overlook someone whose influence on the game has been profound.

Editorial Observer: Iran and the United States: Doomed to Be Forever Enemies?

NY Times - Sun, 2019-01-20 19:00
President Trump and hard-line advisers want to isolate and undermine the government in Tehran. Engagement is a better option.

What King Said About Northern Liberalism

NY Times - Sun, 2019-01-20 19:00
“The white moderate” was more of an obstacle than “the Ku Klux Klanner.”

Winter’s One-Two Punch: Behind the Storm, a Dangerous Flash Freeze

NY Times - Sun, 2019-01-20 18:55
Plunging temperatures on Sunday threaten to turn the rain, sleet and snow dumped on much of the Midwest and Northeast into solid ice.

Reintroducing Frances Tiafoe, the New Mr. Upset of the Australian Open

NY Times - Sun, 2019-01-20 18:49
The 21-year-old American upended Grigor Dimitrov for his latest surprise victory in Melbourne. And now the fans are paying attention.

Harvey Weinstein Is in the Market for a ‘Dream Team’ Defense

NY Times - Sun, 2019-01-20 18:41
The Hollywood producer and his lawyer parted ways last week. Now Mr. Weinstein is searching for top litigators to defend him against rape charges in May.

Moscow Skyscraper Talks Continued Through ‘the Day I Won,’ Trump Is Said to Acknowledge

NY Times - Sun, 2019-01-20 18:37
The Trump Tower Moscow talks went on for months longer than the president has previously acknowledged, his lawyer said.

He Was 460 Pounds. What Confronting His Weight Taught Him About Obesity In America

NPR All Things Considered - Sun, 2019-01-20 18:32

"Losing weight is figuring out something you can live with," says Tommy Tomlinson, author of the new memoir The Elephant in the Room: One Fat Man's Quest to Get Smaller in a Growing America.

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Trump two years in: The dealmaker who can’t seem to make a deal

Washington Post - Sun, 2019-01-20 18:24
The president is trying to bend Congress to his will in the shutdown fight, but his negotiating skills appear to be falling short. “It’s like McDonald’s not being able to make a hamburger,” one critic said.

Expert predictions for today's games

CNN - Sun, 2019-01-20 18:15

Mediator: BuzzFeed News in Limbo Land

NY Times - Sun, 2019-01-20 18:13
From the posting of the dossier to the publication of a story now in dispute, BuzzFeed News is learning about the perils of the chase.

Fate of Confederate Monuments Is Stalled by Competing Legal Battles

NY Times - Sun, 2019-01-20 18:10
A cultural reckoning remains distant as both sides quarrel in courts, college campuses and town squares over Confederate symbols in public spaces.

Denied Use of Roundabouts, Can Yellow Vests Stay United, Visible and Viable?

NY Times - Sun, 2019-01-20 18:07
People who felt abandoned found an unlikely sense of community at the traffic circles. Without such a central gathering place, will the movement dissipate or get swept up in extremist politics?

The Trailer: What we learned about Gillibrand 2020 this weekend

Washington Post - Sun, 2019-01-20 18:00
In this special, shorter Martin Luther King Jr. Day edition: Gillibrand on the trail, the Democrats' secular holiday and the Larry Hogan fan club.
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