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Cillizza: Obama reminds us how different he is from Trump

CNN - Mon, 2017-04-24 17:05
Former President Barack Obama re-emerged into public life on Monday in Chicago and, in the process, offered a potent reminder of what a radical change in direction the country took in the 2016 election.

Obama re-emerges in public after avoiding political spotlight

CNN - Mon, 2017-04-24 17:04
Former President Barack Obama will deliver the first public remarks of his post-presidency here in his adopted hometown of Chicago on Monday, three months after handing off the baton to President Donald Trump.

News Analysis: As North Korea Speeds Its Nuclear Program, U.S. Fears Time Will Run Out

NY Times - Mon, 2017-04-24 17:04
Behind the Trump administration’s sudden urgency on North Korea lies a stark calculus: that the country is capable of making a nuclear bomb every six or seven weeks.

Congressional Memo: The Spending Bill Was Supposed to Be Easy. Then Trump Intervened.

NY Times - Mon, 2017-04-24 17:03
Republicans may control Washington, but the president’s insistence on money for his proposed border wall has turned a sure thing into a major drama.

Dems propose more money for border security to avoid standoff

CNN - Mon, 2017-04-24 17:02
Top congressional Democrats have strongly pushed back against approving any money for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico as part of a must-pass government funding bill.

Books of The Times: Paula Hawkins’s ‘Into the Water’ Dives Into Murky Skulduggery

NY Times - Mon, 2017-04-24 17:00
This new novel by the author of the 2015 monster hit “The Girl on the Train” features many ways for women to die in a rural British town.

The Daily 202: 15 Trumpists who did not survive the first 100 days

Washington Post - Mon, 2017-04-24 17:00
Subpar vetting and the high price of loyalty contributed to historic turnover

In Trump’s America, who’s protesting and why? Here’s our March report.

Washington Post - Mon, 2017-04-24 17:00
Between 79,389 and 89,585 people took to the streets in March. We counted.

Four-year-old falls out of moving bus

CNN - Mon, 2017-04-24 16:51
It's a scene that would make any parent shudder -- a 4-year-old girl tumbles out of the back of a moving bus in the middle of a busy highway.

Here's how congressional Democrats plan to mark Trump's first 100 days

Washington Post - Mon, 2017-04-24 16:30
Party leaders plan to argue the president is "hurting families across the country."

Google's new VR camera has 17 lenses and costs $18,000

CNN - Mon, 2017-04-24 16:25
The YI Halo is a $18,000 virtual reality camera that Google hopes will mean more VR movies.

Senate investigators chafe at pace of Russia probe

CNN - Mon, 2017-04-24 16:08
Some Senate investigators are chafing at the pace of their investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election and possible coordination with the campaign of President Donald Trump, three months after the Senate intelligence committee formally opened its probe.

Kenny G. plays mid-air surprise concert

CNN - Mon, 2017-04-24 16:07
Scene: You are on a plane from Tampa to Los Angeles. You have successfully tamped down your air travel-induced anxiety with a Diet Coke and a two-pack of Biscoffs. Things are okay.

Two Stars Share The Stage, And The Roles, In 'Little Foxes'

NPR All Things Considered - Mon, 2017-04-24 16:05

"Great parts are meant to be played; they're not meant to be owned," says Laura Linney. So she and Cynthia Nixon have agreed to switch roles for each performance of Lillian Hellman's 1939 melodrama.

(Image credit: Joan Marcus/Courtesy of Bonyeau/Bryan-Brown)

Justin Bieber reflects on his troubled past

CNN - Mon, 2017-04-24 16:02
Justin Bieber, how far you've come.

The Spirit of Selena

NY Times - Mon, 2017-04-24 16:01
Fans of the Tejano singer, who was murdered in 1995, gather to celebrate her life.

The facile claim that Obama's Iran negotiator was 'the architect of the North Korean nuclear deal'

Washington Post - Mon, 2017-04-24 16:00
A lawmaker repeats a talking point common in conservative media, but it's wrong and misleading
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