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Conservative and Liberal Groups Gird for Battle Over Kavanaugh

With the country polarized and the Supreme Court’s ideological balance at stake, the battle over Brett M. Kavanaugh will most likely cost tens of millions of dollars.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-10T05:00:07-04:00
Author: By SHERYL GAY STOLBERG and JONATHAN MARTIN

Reversing Roe v. Wade Won’t Help Republicans

Overturning the landmark 1973 ruling, as seems more and more likely, might take away a powerful tool for energizing conservative voters — and motivate liberal ones.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-05T15:21:26-04:00
Author: By CAROL SANGER

Chick-Fil-A Saratoga opening: First 100 could win meals for a year

It is almost time to welcome a new Chick-Fil-A Restaurant to Corpus Christi, specifically the south side of town. The restaurant is set to open next Thursday, July 12, at 5929 Saratoga Blvd. To ce...

Source: Kristv.com
Published At 2018-07-06T10:28:36Z
Author:

New York Today: Where to Cheer, or Cry, During the World Cup

Friday: soccer-watching suggestions, and a bakery closes in German Town.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-29T06:00:09-04:00
Author: By JONATHAN WOLFE

Asian Shares Retreat On Lingering Trade Worries

Source: Nasdaq.com
Published At 2018-06-27T08:38:17Z
Author:

Coinbase to explore the addition of 5 new crypto-coins to its platform, as bitcoin slips

Coinbase, the most popular digital-currency platform in the U.S., late Friday said it is exploring adding five new cryptocurrencies to its suite of offerings, which currently includes bitcoin and Ethereum’s Ether coin.

Source: Marketwatch.com
Published At 2018-07-13T22:46:50Z
Author: Mark DeCambre

The Young Woman Was a Healthy and Avid Runner. Now She Could Barely Walk. Why?

She fractured her foot and it healed, but the pain just kept getting worse.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-11T05:00:02-04:00
Author: By LISA SANDERS, M.D.

Nawaz Sharif, Ex-Pakistani Leader, Is Sentenced to Prison for Corruption

Mr. Sharif and his daughter Maryam were convicted in absentia while in London. Supporters say the verdict is an assault on democracy by pro-military judges.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-06T07:42:23-04:00
Author: By SALMAN MASOOD

$4.7-billion verdict against Johnson & Johnson may open floodgates to lawsuits linking baby powder to cancer

Johnson & Johnson should ready itself for a flood of new lawsuits after a jury ordered the company to pay $4.69 billion to 22 women who blamed their ovarian cancer on asbestos in its talc products, legal experts said.

Source: Latimes.com
Published At 2018-07-13T20:55:00Z
Author: Jef Feeley and Margaret Cronin Fisk

Pompeo Arrives in North Korea to Try to Curb Its Nuclear Program

The secretary of state’s trip is his third to Pyongyang, and comes despite widely held doubts about Kim Jong-un’s willingness to denuclearize.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-06T00:08:52-04:00
Author: By GARDINER HARRIS

Kimmel Calls Out Trump’s ‘Lie’ About Their Relationship

Jimmy Kimmel returned from vacation in the mood to settle a score.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-10T04:25:22-04:00
Author: By GIOVANNI RUSSONELLO

Trump Administration in Chaotic Scramble to Reunify Migrant Families

Officials are facing political and judicial pressure to reunite families separated at the border, with the authorities struggling to identify connections between family members.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-05T14:54:29-04:00
Author: By CAITLIN DICKERSON

What Does the Supreme Court Mean for the Midterm Elections? Here Are 2 Hints

President Trump’s selection of Brett Kavanaugh for a Supreme Court vacancy comes just four months before crucial national elections.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-10T05:00:10-04:00
Author: By JONATHAN MARTIN and ALEXANDER BURNS

Israel’s Secret Operation to Recover the Watch of a Legendary Spy

For years, the Israeli spy agency has tried to find the body of a spy who was executed in Syria. It has not found the body but it has found his watch.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-05T19:48:36-04:00
Author: By RONEN BERGMAN

Chipotle Wisely Starts Turnaround With Low-Hanging Tacos

The restaurant chain needs to perfect the simple things first.

Source: Bloomberg
Published At 2018-06-28T12:00:37Z
Author: Sarah Halzack

Starbucks Is Getting Rid of Plastic Straws for the Environment. But Won't Sippy Cups Be Bad For Our Teeth?

A dentist explains that it’s all about dental surface area.

Source: Slate.com
Published At 2018-07-10T11:00:31Z
Author: Rachelle Hampton

Andrés Cantor Thinks Everything Sounds Better in Spanish (Especially ‘Gooool’)

Expanding the World Cup field to 48 teams from 32 amounts to “killing the sport,” the Telemundo announcer says. And, no, he doesn’t rehearse his calls, though people ask him to do it all the time.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-04T13:01:41-04:00
Author: By SANDRA E. GARCIA

Brett Kavanaugh Is Trump’s Pick for Supreme Court

The nomination will set off a furious confirmation battle, as the retiring Justice Anthony M. Kennedy has held the decisive vote in many closely divided cases.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-09T20:56:33-04:00
Author: By MARK LANDLER and MAGGIE HABERMAN

Chick-fil-A freebie! Dressing up like a cow Tuesday gets you free chicken

July 10 is Chick-fil-A's 14th annual Cow Appreciation Day. For sporting cow spots, waving a cow bell or dressing "udderly crazy," customers will be rewarded with free food.

Source: USA Today
Published At 2018-07-09T05:05:00Z
Author: Kelly Tyko

For Thousands of Migrant Children, Shelters Are Becoming Makeshift Schools

Migrant children detained by immigration authorities must receive five to six hours a day of instruction, under federal law. But how good the schooling is depends on the facility.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-06T05:00:06-04:00
Author: By DANA GOLDSTEIN and MANNY FERNANDEZ

Nearly 6 Months on the Job, the Subway Chief Is Set to Finally Meet the Mayor

Andy Byford is scheduled to meet with Mayor Bill de Blasio for the first time on Tuesday, nearly six months after he arrived to fix the system.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-10T05:00:01-04:00
Author: By EMMA G. FITZSIMMONS

Who Wins, and Who Loses, in the Proposed Plan for Elite Schools?

A school that sends more than 200 students to the specialized schools would get about 20 spots under the new plan, which could upend the city’s middle schools.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-29T05:00:09-04:00
Author: By WINNIE HU and ELIZABETH A. HARRIS

Pruitt’s Resignation Is Just the Beginning

The damage he caused to the E.P.A., the federal government and the Trump administration will linger for years.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-06T06:00:26-04:00
Author: By NORMAN L. EISEN and NOAH BOOKBINDER

If You Really Want to Curb Migration, Get Serious About Climate Change

Gang violence and lack of jobs are reasons people head to the United States. But so is drought.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-29T06:00:09-04:00
Author: By LAUREN MARKHAM

Freed From Thai Cave, Boys May Still Face Health Problems

Those rescued from Tham Luang Cave are being closely examined by doctors and are not yet allowed to have contact with their families.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-10T06:16:35-04:00
Author: By RICHARD C. PADDOCK and MIKE IVES

How Long Can We Live? The Limit Hasn’t Been Reached, Study Finds

The mortality rate flattens among the oldest of the old, a study of elderly Italians concludes, suggesting that the oldest humans have not yet reached the limits of life span.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-28T14:00:05-04:00
Author: By CARL ZIMMER

A Moment of Silence and Reporting Help for The Capital Gazette

A week after a newsroom shooting killed five, journalists from around the country have gone to Maryland to work with the depleted staff.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-05T14:27:26-04:00
Author: By JACLYN PEISER

Agents Seek to Dissolve ICE in Immigration Policy Backlash

ICE special agents said the Trump administration’s crackdown on illegal migrants has hampered national security investigations and partnering with local officials.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-28T17:07:21-04:00
Author: By RON NIXON

China Strikes Back at Trump’s Tariffs, but Its Shoppers Worry

While many maintain a defiant tone, Chinese shoppers could get hurt as the trade war hurts exports and makes even basic types of food more expensive.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-06T06:21:05-04:00
Author: By RAYMOND ZHONG

In Denmark, Harsh New Laws for Immigrant ‘Ghettos’

The Danes, who have struggled to integrate non-Western families, are getting tough: From age 1, immigrant children will receive mandatory instruction in “Danish culture.”

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-01T23:30:04-04:00
Author: By ELLEN BARRY and MARTIN SELSOE SORENSEN

How to Clean Those Pesky Summer Stains

It’s the season of hot dog condiment blobs, stubborn sunscreen residue and sweat stains … everywhere. Here’s how to clean things up.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-30T02:00:03-04:00
Author: By JOLIE KERR

A Black Oregon Lawmaker Was Knocking on Doors. Someone Called the Police.

A caller thought State Representative Janelle Bynum, who was canvassing in her district, was “casing the neighborhood” and might rob the homes.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-05T17:42:57-04:00
Author: By MIHIR ZAVERI

Dog Walking Is Good for You. Provided You Do It.

Two new studies may offer novel ways to promote dog walking and its myriad benefits, even to people without a dog.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-11T05:00:03-04:00
Author: By GRETCHEN REYNOLDS

Amazon Will Become A Network Vendor

Amazon will start competing directly with traditional network vendors like Cisco in the cloud data centers. The online retailer and public cloud provider will s

Source: Seekingalpha.com
Published At 2018-07-14T10:22:00Z
Author: Hervé Blandin

Why the Thailand Cave Rescue Was So Difficult: A Diver Explains

A former Navy diving officer who is now a New York Times reporter sheds light on the obstacles to guiding the children and their coach out of a flooded cave complex.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-10T05:00:07-04:00
Author: By JOHN ISMAY

Wynn Resorts General Counsel Kim Sinatra to Step Down

Kim Sinatra, the general counsel, knew for years about a $7.5 million settlement between former CEO Steve Wynn and a casino employee.

Source: The Wall Street Journal
Published At 2018-07-06T01:57:26Z
Author: Chris Kirkham

The White House Is Tearing Down the Wall Between Church and State

Secular and religious Americans should be grateful that laws speak louder than the prayers of the Trump administration.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-05T15:33:24-04:00
Author: By SUSAN JACOBY

Former ICE Lawyer Who Stole Immigrants’ Identities Gets 4 Years in Prison

The former lawyer, Raphael A. Sanchez, also must pay more than $190,000 in restitution tied to the wire fraud and aggravated identity theft charges.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-28T17:54:23-04:00
Author: By CHRISTINE HAUSER

Sarcophagus Found. Contents Unknown. (‘No Guessing, Please.’)

The discovery of a mysterious coffin on a construction site in Egypt has prompted ever-wilder theories about what secrets might lie inside.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-13T10:26:17-04:00
Author: By DECLAN WALSH

Is ‘Mass’ Leonard Bernstein’s Best Work, or His Worst?

Listen to excerpts as our chief classical music critic explains why he loves the piece (while understanding why it provokes exasperation).

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-13T06:39:42-04:00
Author: By ANTHONY TOMMASINI

A Spymaster Steps Out of the Shadows

John Brennan quietly ruled the national-security state under President Obama. Now he’s coming forward to rail against Trump — and to defend his own legacy.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-27T05:00:21-04:00
Author: By MATTATHIAS SCHWARTZ

Colombia Beats Senegal and Advances in World Cup

Colombia wins Group H after beating Senegal, 1-0. Yerry Mina’s header in the 74th minute was the gamer-winner.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-28T08:09:35-04:00
Author: By JOEL PETTERSON

For Europe, Cutting the Flow of Migrants Challenges Basic Ideals

The free movement of people and goods, one of the E.U.’s founding ideals, is under threat as leaders grapple with a populist revolt against immigrants.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-05T16:52:44-04:00
Author: By STEVEN ERLANGER and KATRIN BENNHOLD

Trump Stance on Breast-Feeding and Formula Criticized by Medical Experts

Global health experts say breast milk is especially important for babies in poor countries, where unsafe water supplies can make powdered infant formula dangerous.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-09T17:54:48-04:00
Author: By RONI CARYN RABIN

Breast-Feeding or Formula? For Americans, It’s Complicated

A brief history of the debate in the U.S., from the rise of formula to the Trump administration opposing an international resolution encouraging breast-feeding.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-14T05:00:04-04:00
Author: By CHRISTINA CARON

This Oil Stock Is Making a Killing on the Permian Basin Pipeline Shortage

Spare pipeline capacity is proving to be a very valuable commodity.

Source: Fool.com
Published At 2018-06-28T14:07:00Z
Author: Matthew DiLallo

What to Do With a Perfect Avocado

Not too mushy. Not too hard. Slices beautifully. When you find a great avocado, celebrate your good fortune.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-13T12:20:11-04:00
Author: By MELISSA CLARK

48 gas stations to pay $166K for price gouging during Hurricane Harvey

Forty-eight gas stations in Texas will pay a $166,592 settlement to customers who were victims of price gouging during Hurricane Harvey last year.

Source: Upi.com
Published At 2018-07-06T06:00:16Z
Author:

Adrian Piper’s Show at MoMA is the Largest Ever for a Living Artist. Why Hasn’t She Seen It?

The conceptual artist’s life and work push against the boundaries of race and identity in America.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-06-27T05:00:09-04:00
Author: By THOMAS CHATTERTON WILLIAMS

John Fluevog Is Cool Again. Maybe He Always Was.

New stores, fresh designs and renewed appreciation for an ’80s club mainstay.

Source: NYTimes.com
Published At 2018-07-05T07:18:18-04:00
Author: By LINDA DYETT