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A Love Letter to the State Department

NY Times - 2 hours 5 min ago
Why I stay. Yes, even now.

Why the Pickle Became a Symbol of Transgender Rights

NY Times - 2 hours 5 min ago
And why it’s not enough.

Why an Assault Weapons Ban Hits Such a Nerve With Many Conservatives

NY Times - 2 hours 5 min ago
The premise of Trumpist populism is that the political preferences of a shrinking minority of citizens matter more than democracy.

Bibi Netanyahu Trapped in His Labyrinth

NY Times - 2 hours 5 min ago
Israelis remind Netanyahu he’s a mortal politician, not a king. That may save their democracy and any last chance of peace.

The Roots of Regulation Rage

NY Times - 2 hours 5 min ago
A lot of it is about psychology, not profits.

After a Divisive Israeli Election, Calls for Unity

NY Times - 2 hours 6 min ago
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who tried to win on the strength of his right-wing and religious base, appears to have fallen short of a majority.

Judge sides with doctors and blocks North Dakota abortion counseling law

CNN - 2 hours 12 min ago
A federal judge has temporarily blocked a North Dakota law that would require physicians to give patients what doctors say is inaccurate information about abortion -- specifically, that the effects of abortion drugs can be reversed.

‘Alexa, I want to make a political contribution.’ Amazon to start voice-controlled donations to 2020 presidential campaigns

Washington Post - 2 hours 12 min ago
Campaigns can opt in to the system starting Thursday, and the feature is expected to begin in October.

Trump Defends Plan to Kill California’s Auto-Emissions Authority

NY Times - 2 hours 15 min ago
The administration's plan has been assailed by California officials and environmental advocates as an attack on states’ rights and on a major policy to fight climate change.

Pompeo says Saudi attack an 'act of war' as Trump sounds more cautious note

CNN - 2 hours 16 min ago
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called the attack on Saudi oil facilities "an act of war" Wednesday, as President Donald Trump announced that he's ordered new sanctions on Iran, the latest escalation in tensions between the two countries as US officials work to pin the blame on Iran.

Betty Corwin, Who Preserved Theater’s Legacy, Dies at 98

NY Times - 2 hours 19 min ago
By definition, live theater vanishes in the moment; Ms. Corwin pushed to have shows videotaped and deposited in a library collection, which she ran for decades.

Ann Patchett Will Eventually Discuss Her Book

NY Times - 2 hours 19 min ago
“The Dutch House,” a novel whose creation she compared to burning a cake, is coming out soon. Let’s change the subject.

Food & Wine Hires a Restaurant Editor Who Wants More Inclusivity

NY Times - 2 hours 19 min ago
Khushbu Shah aims to expand and vary the legacy magazine’s coverage from a new bureau in Los Angeles.

Abortions rate drops to lowest level since Roe v. Wade -- the reason might surprise you

CNN - 2 hours 29 min ago
• How abortions went from a part of life to illegal in the US • Why science hasn't answered key abortion question

‘E for Effort’: Can Bernie Sanders Pass the South Carolina Test in 2020?

NY Times - 2 hours 30 min ago
The state, where black voters dominate the Democratic electorate, delivered a huge setback to Mr. Sanders in early 2016. He knows things need to be different this time.

Trump Defends Plan to Kill California’s Auto-Emissions Authority

NY Times - 2 hours 31 min ago
The administration's plan has been assailed by California officials and environmental advocates as an attack on states’ rights and on a major policy to fight climate change.

Trump and California See Same Homeless Problem, but Not the Same Solutions

NY Times - 2 hours 31 min ago
President Trump’s awful descriptions of California’s housing woes can’t be worse than those of the state’s most liberal politicians. But that’s where the agreement ends.

Prosecutors Disclose Taped Confession in 9/11 Case

NY Times - 2 hours 31 min ago
In a hearing at Guantánamo Bay, an F.B.I. agent read out transcripts of jailhouse conversations between one defendant and another prisoner.
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