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Turks Scramble as Lira Falls and Prices Soar

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Tuesday - August 14, 2018 - 7:24pm
Some businesses have doubled prices on imported goods this year and are already feeling a fall off in sales, as economists warn of galloping inflation....
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Seven of the Deadliest Infrastructure Failures Throughout History

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Tuesday - August 14, 2018 - 7:24pm
A bridge collapse in Italy that killed at least 20 people was the latest disaster to raise worries about aging or improperly built bridges, dams and other structures....
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Tesla Directors Do Damage Control After Elon Musk Tweets

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Tuesday - August 14, 2018 - 7:17pm
Tesla’s board of directors has hired multiple outside law firms, and a number of board members and Tesla employees have urged Mr. Musk to stop posting on Twitter....
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These MoviePass Superfans Found Each Other. But What’s Next?

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Tuesday - August 14, 2018 - 7:04pm
The service has become an integral part of the private and social lives of many — one user saw 19 movies in 19 days. But limits on usage will change that....
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Feds win access to records seized from ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen

News Source: USA Today
Post Date: Tuesday - August 14, 2018 - 6:41pm
Investigators for the Southern District of New York seized records in April when they executed search warrants at Michael Cohen's New York City home.
     
 
 
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Nicki Minaj makes Stephen Colbert blush after adding X-rated lyric to 'Barbie Dreams'

News Source: USA Today
Post Date: Tuesday - August 14, 2018 - 6:34pm
Nicki Minaj’s new song “Barbie Dreams” disses everyone from Drake and Meek Mill to DJ Khaled and late night host Stephen Colbert. Yes, you read that right.         ...
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7 Shocking Excerpts from the Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report on Church Sex Abuse

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Tuesday - August 14, 2018 - 6:27pm
A nearly 900-page report investigating abuse in six dioceses over a period of 70 years documents more than 300 abusive priests....
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Democrats have a more positive view of socialism than capitalism, poll finds

News Source: USA Today
Post Date: Tuesday - August 14, 2018 - 6:26pm
A majority of Democrats no longer hold a positive view of capitalism, while nearly 60 percent feel good about socialism, according to a new poll.         ...
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You Got the Flood Warning on Your Phone. Here’s What the Damage Looked Like.

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Tuesday - August 14, 2018 - 6:23pm
Flash floods swept through New York and New Jersey over the last three days, leading to states of emergency and evacuations across the region....
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The New York Times Joins Effort to Combat Trump’s Anti-Press Rhetoric

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Tuesday - August 14, 2018 - 6:20pm
An initiative started by The Boston Globe has enlisted more than 200 newspapers nationwide to publish editorials on Thursday in favor of the news media....
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Sears CEO Eddie Lampert offers 'critical' deal to buy Kenmore brand for $400 million

News Source: USA Today
Post Date: Tuesday - August 14, 2018 - 6:15pm
The CEO and largest shareholder of Sears Holdings on Tuesday offered to buy one of the ailing department chain's last remaining valuable product brands, describing a speedy deal as "critical." Eddie Lampert said his $400 million offer should be acted on quickly.
     
 
 
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School Choice Is the Enemy of Justice

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Tuesday - August 14, 2018 - 6:13pm
Charters make it possible to avoid the hard work of integration....
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Florida State House Candidate Who Posted Photo of Fake Diploma Drops Out of Race

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Tuesday - August 14, 2018 - 6:10pm
Melissa Howard had rebuffed calls for her to drop out of the race until Tuesday, when she conceded that withdrawing was “the right thing to do.”...
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Trump, Omarosa feud deepens racial divisions ahead of midterms

News Source: USA Today
Post Date: Tuesday - August 14, 2018 - 6:07pm
Trump’s attacks on African-Americans have alarmed civil rights advocates and some Republicans who fear it could add to Democratic gains this year.         ...
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Prosecutors Need a Watchdog

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Tuesday - August 14, 2018 - 5:54pm
A bill on Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s desk would address a serious problem in New York State. He ought to sign it....
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