HARI SREENIVASAN: The actor also had a hit TV series, “The Saint,” in the 1960s. HARI SREENIVASAN: Also today, South Korea’s military said it fired warning shots at a possible drone aircraft that flew from the North and may have crossed the border. He was knighted in 2003. Whitson now ties the record for the […]
“Making matters worse, according to the report, Sallyport management short-circuited internal investigations and fired the employees responsible for them when they requested to interview Sallyport management suspected of wrongdoing,” they wrote. A U.S. contractor in Iraq sex trafficking case appeared first on PBS NewsHour. The letter signed by the committee’s chairman, Jason Chaffetz, a Republican, […]
READ MORE: How Michael Flynn is using the 5th amendment Flynn’s attorneys had argued the request was too broad, saying if he complied, he would effectively be providing testimony that could be used against him. The Senate intelligence committee also said it will subpoena two of former national security adviser Michael Flynn’s businesses. President Donald […]
Copyright 2017 NPR. UNICEF warns that without new funding, over 1.3 million Libyan children won’t be vaccinated against measles or rubella. UNICEF also warns about power cuts and reduced water supplies in the Gaza Strip, where one million Palestinian children are in need of assistance. “Beyond the bombs, bullets and explosions, countless children are dying […]
Manchester Police Chief Ian Hopkins identified the bomber as 22-year-old Salman Abedi, who authorities said died in the attack. “What should have been a superb evening,” Lunt said, “is now just horrible.” Some concert-goers said security had been haphazard before the show, with some people being searched and others not. Alan Kinsey, 52, who lives […]
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.
“Culture, music and art are the means by which we engage in this basic human desire to express ourselves and to enjoy ourselves.”
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.
[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?
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 […]
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.
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 […]
“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, […]
“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 […]