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McConnell Protégé Moves Toward Confirmation to D.C. Appeals Court

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Post Date: Thursday - June 4, 2020 - 1:51pm
The Judiciary Committee cleared Judge Justin Walker for a floor vote over the objections of Democrats, who said he was not qualified....
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N.B.A. Sets July 31 Return to Play Entirely in Florida

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Post Date: Thursday - June 4, 2020 - 1:41pm
The proposal approved by owners will next go to the players’ union. The 22 teams would play eight games each to help determine the playoff field of 16....
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A leader of a New York City march got arrested. Here’s how the protest unfolded

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Post Date: Thursday - June 4, 2020 - 1:41pm
Waze won't help. Lyft is toast. When the apps of modern life fail, what happens when a protest leader gets arrested?        ...
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Mavericks owner Mark Cuban hired pollster to gauge presidential run last month

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Post Date: Thursday - June 4, 2020 - 1:25pm
Mark Cuban has flirted many times with running for president, including last month. But he stopped pursuing it after poll show he couldn't break 25%.        ...
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Apple’s Tim Cook publishes open letter on racism, says company ‘must do more’

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Post Date: Thursday - June 4, 2020 - 1:19pm
In a letter published on Apple's website, CEO Tim Cook said his company 'must do more' to fight racism and promote diversity.        ...
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What to expect from ‘Athlete A’, the Netflix documentary about abusive doctor Larry Nassar

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Post Date: Thursday - June 4, 2020 - 1:12pm
Netflix's new documentary "Athlete A" delves into IndyStar journalists' investigation into sexual abuses by USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar.        ...
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Slew of police kneel with protesters

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Post Date: Thursday - June 4, 2020 - 1:01pm
More than 50 Fayetteville, North Carolina police officers in tactical gear knelt with demonstrators at a peaceful protest against the killing of George Floyd.        ...
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De Blasio Denounced After Police Forcefully Clash With Protesters

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Post Date: Thursday - June 4, 2020 - 12:30pm
The New York Police Department aggressively enforced an 8 p.m. curfew, despite assurances of restraint from the mayor....
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Indianapolis mayor announces plans to remove Confederate monument from city park

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Post Date: Thursday - June 4, 2020 - 12:29pm
Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett said he has long felt the grave monument belongs in a museum, not in a park.        ...
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Bishop Budde: Trump’s Visit to St. John’s Church Outraged Me

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Post Date: Thursday - June 4, 2020 - 12:13pm
While the president cloaks himself in spiritual authority, he preaches the antithesis....
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Americans disapprove of Trump response to George Floyd death and protests, polls find

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Post Date: Thursday - June 4, 2020 - 12:11pm
A majority said in an Emerson College poll that race relations are now just as bad (30%) or worse (25%) than they were during the civil rights era.        ...
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The French Artist Who Saw the Pandemic Coming

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Post Date: Thursday - June 4, 2020 - 11:21am
Six years before the coronavirus, Neïl Beloufa imagined a global outbreak of disease and digital bewilderment. “Screen Talk,” his new project, erases the line between fiction and real life....
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Russia Declares Emergency After Arctic Oil Spill

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Post Date: Thursday - June 4, 2020 - 11:00am
The leak of more than 20,000 tons of diesel in Siberia, said to be one of the country’s worst such accidents, turned a river crimson and was heading for the ocean....
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Drew Brees apologizes for his comments on protesting during national anthem after backlash

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Post Date: Thursday - June 4, 2020 - 10:57am
New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees publicly apologized for "insensitive" comments he made about NFL players protesting during the national anthem.        ...
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Rafael Nadal Not Yet Ready to Travel for U.S. Open

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Post Date: Thursday - June 4, 2020 - 10:51am
“If you ask me today if I want to travel today to New York to play a tennis tournament, I will say no, I will not.”...
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