On Tuesday, they saved 551 people trying to cross the sea from Libya headed for Europe, while Doctors Without Borders rescued another 1,004 people. The World’s Richard Hall is reporting aboard Save the Children’s rescue ship in the Mediterranean.
“Culture, music and art are the means by which we engage in this basic human desire to express ourselves and to enjoy ourselves.”
But when the two men meet this week, there might be more common ground than you think. In style and substance, Donald Trump and Pope Francis are different world leaders.
[Trigger Warning] Episode two of No: We catch up to Kaitlin while she is in her mid-twenties, waiting to fall in love.
Meanwhile, anti-poverty activists decried proposed cuts to rental subsidies, food assistance, student loan subsidies, and after school programs. “It is not an overstatement to say that some children will die because of this,” he said. Andrew Cuomo was similarly stern. And it includes many ideas that conservatives have proposed for years. And environmentalists said the […]
It seems like the city’s public transportation system is at a breaking point. Trying to Fix Penn Station… Then there’s the subway system, run by the MTA. Then, on Tuesday, Cuomo upped the ante, proposing a third option. But the MTA can’t run more trains until it gets a modern signaling system. Chris […]
WHO IS RESPONSIBLE? A law enforcement official, speaking anonymously to The New York Times, said Abedi was the son of Libyan immigrants, born in 1994 in Britain. Photo by Peter Nicholls/Reuters A 22-year-old British man detonated a homemade bomb at Manchester Arena on Monday after an Ariana Grande concert, an act of terror that killed […]
The combination of the ice ages and more upwelling resulted in dense patches of food in the ocean — setting the stage for massive whales to win out. Those deep waters are often full of nutrients and food for the whales. “As animals are getting bigger, they’re getting much more efficient. So for every gulp, […]
What’s ISIS trying do, with attacks like the one in Manchester, and what should the media be doing in response?
But it was not always this … Continue reading → The Brazilian soccer shirt is iconic. Its bright canary yellow with green trim, worn with blue shorts, is known worldwide. The uniform is joyful and bold and seems to capture something essential about Brazil.
In his four-day tour of the Middle East, President Donald Trump touted the “ultimate” peace deal. The real question is: What kind of deal will that be? Some have also wondered whether Abbas, now a highly unpopular leader, has the ability to unite his people behind a deal Trump proposes, Estrin said. READ MORE: In […]
A proposed large cut to the popular Land and Water Conservation fund that’s added scores of private lands into the protected federal public land system since 1964. “Some of it has been due to oil and gas pricing, but not all,” Zinke said. Meantime there is early and widespread speculation that much of the budget […]
Hailed by DownBeat magazine as “a master class in class,” this is a trio you don’t want to miss. Tuesday May 23rd through Sunday May 28th 7:30/9:30 PM. Bill Charlap Trio @ Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola Performances are already selling out for the return of the Bill Charlap Trio at Jazz at Lincoln Center. This […]
“I realized through the health care debate that people wanted – in my group – wanted different things than me,” MacArthur said Tuesday. But New York Republican Chris Collins, a member of the Tuesday Group, and others were unhappy that MacArthur negotiated with the Freedom Caucus. MacArthur said he doesn’t regret working with the Freedom […]
“Particularly the transition from the middle part of the backbones to lower part of the backbone, showing that they may have been good walkers, upright like us, but they were clearly not the runners and the endurance walkers that humans are today.” That’s because they “don’t seem to have the ability to rotate their backbone, […]
One subpoena has been served and another is in the process of being served, he added. Yesterday Flynn’s lawyers said that the committee’s subpoena was overly broad and that complying with them would “feed the escalating public frenzy against him.” But Burr disagreed and said the committee has sent a letter to Flynn’s lawyers questioning […]
What does it matter where you worked in 2011 or what you were paid? Who pays you? She said, “Sure.” So I called the HR department at my former company and asked if they had any outstanding requests to confirm my employment. So I forwarded the fax number to the rep at the screening firm […]
How do we clarify the rules on sexual consent? Our guests are Alexandra Brodsky, a fellow at the National Women’s Law Center, Kristen Houser, chief public affairs officer at the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, Jackson Katz, co-founder of Mentors in Violence Prevention and Shelby Chestnut, director of community organizing and public advocacy at the […]
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“But if there will be loss of lives needlessly, and without reason, just to kill, kill, and kill, I will declare martial law in Mindanao. In the hours between, violence and confusion consumed the community, as armed men linked with the Maute Group occupied the Amai Pakpak Medical Center and several other major buildings. I […]