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With GOP leaders in need of votes, Trump reopened negotiations with the House Freedom Caucus to save the Obamacare repeal.
From: The Atlantic | By: Russell Berman | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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At Wednesday’s hearing, Democratic senators adopted a new strategy to press the Supreme Court nominee on abortion and campaign finance.
From: The Atlantic | By: Matt Ford | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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This is the 490th edition of the Spotlight on Green News & Views (previously known as the Green Diary Rescue) usually appears twice a week, on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Here is the March 15 Green Spotlight. More than 26,675 environmentally oriented...
From: Daily Kos | By: Meteor Blades | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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House Intelligence Committee chair Devon Nunes, who is a huge Trump ally who helped Trump on his transition, has just gone public with what appears to be blockbuster news: US intelligence picked up communications involving the Trump transition. While...
From: AmericaBlog | By: John Aravosis | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Mike Epps’ estranged wife Mechelle Epps has laid out how much she wants in their divorce settlement. Find out how much dough she wants Mike to cough up inside… Mike Epps and Mechelle Epps’ pending divorce just got a new update. We now know how...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: _YBF | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Jeremy Achin is embarrassed to admit it, but his decision to quit his job and start a company was inspired in part by seeing the movie “The Social Network,” the Hollywood take on Facebook’s origin story. It was several years ago, and the then-31-year-old...
From: Xconomy | By: Jeff Engel | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Dez Corkhill and John Wilkinson preview Singapore's upcoming matches against Afghanistan and Bahrain. Home United forward Khairul Nizam admits that he was once lazy and hot-headed, but is determined to make the most of his international recall. Nizam...
From: ESPN | By: ESPN staff | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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In this edition of Star Wars Bits: The first picture ever taken of Luke Skywalker. Executive producer Dave Filoni talks all about that episode of Star Wars Rebels. A collection of updates on Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Is Boba Fett plotting a left-field...
From: SlashFilm | By: Jacob Hall | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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There have been diminishing returns to federal pollution regulation for a long time
From: Reason | By: Ronald Bailey | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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Zootopia may have taken home the big awards at the Oscars in February, but a new lawsuit is threatening the big bucks that Disney’s animated hit took home at the box office. Total Recall screenwriter Gary L. Goldman has accused The Walt Disney Company...
From: SlashFilm | By: Hoai-Tran Bui | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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With a vote set for Thursday, the House Freedom Caucus was defiant. “If they want to bring it up for a vote, we’ll vote it down,” one lawmaker vowed.
From: The Atlantic | By: Russell Berman | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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GOP's "manager amendments" defund Planned Parenthood and bar tax credits for private insurance that covers abortion
From: Salon.com | By: Sophia Tesfaye | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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A reader recalls a burglary in her Upper West Side apartment.
From: New York Times | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has debunked claims that Aiteo Eastern Exploration and Production Company is among the oil firms it is allegedly set to recover crude oil allocation accruals worth $42 million from spanning 2012 through...
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: adekunle | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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The president dismisses his SCOTUS nominee's objections.
From: Reason | By: Jacob Sullum | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Georgia’s system to teach children with disabilities falls vastly short of its promise.
From: The Atlantic | By: Timothy Pratt | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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“You were part of it,” my former boss said with a laugh, “watching me roll around in agony for a couple days in the hotel room and not doing anything about it.” “We were angling for a palace coup,” I joked, “but the reality is … the doctor...
From: MLB Trade Rumors | By: Chuck Wasserstrom | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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The Supreme Court nominee did little to damage his confirmation prospects.
From: Politico | By: Seung Min Kim | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Ma'an News Agency reports: "Israeli forces have detained 18 Palestinians from occupied East Jerusalem and West Bank for being in a WhatsApp group with a Palestinian who was killed by Israeli forces on Monday [near the Lion's Gate to the Al-Aqsa Mosque]...
From: Mondoweiss | By: Kate | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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NOW EFCC’s Ibrahim Magu and Customs and Excise’s Hameed Ali are added to the list of Executive matters going through unnecessary rough times at the legislature. I have written several times reprimanding the National Assembly for always making a mountain...
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: adekunle | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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SECRETARY to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, yesterday, told the Senate he would not honour the invitation by the Ad Hoc Committee on Mounting Humanitarian Crisis in the North-East, since he had gone to court to challenge it. The post...
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: adekunle | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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THE two arms of the National Assembly, NASS, yesterday approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s request to raise additional $500 million eurobond from the international capital market to fund the 2016 Budget deficit. The post NASS approved Buhari’s...
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: adekunle | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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“I flew to Sydney once when [Nicole] was having an ultrasound and I was on tour in the states," the country star recalled.
From: New York Post | By: Christine Burroni | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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“The Gong Show” creator and host Chuck Barris, who died Tuesday at age 87, received a heartfelt tribute on Wednesday from “Gong Show” alum Pee-wee Herman, who called Barris a “wonderful, happy, funny guy.” In a post published Wednesday, Herman...
From: The Wrap | By: Tim Kenneally | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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In the late 1970s, Chuck Barris was a patron of the arts to starving artists like Paul Reubens, aka Pee-wee Herman. Reubens expressed his affection for the producer, who died on Tuesday at 87, as he recalled his 14 appearances on Barris’ late 1970s...
From: Variety | By: Cynthia Littleton | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Every week, the cast and crew of Fox’s The Mick — the new comedy series that follows Kaitlin Olson’s reckless Mackenzie, a.k.a. “Mickey,” who’s tasked with caring for her on-the-lam sister’s three children — is taking EW behind the...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Ariana Bacle | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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[Updates with report about Verizon.] In the newest installment in Alphabet’s (GOOGL) advertising brouhaha, AT&T (T) said it is going to pull advertisements from all Google properties other than search, according to a piece this afternoon from...
From: Barron's | By: Tiernan Ray | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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A blistering anti-Trump editorial in today’s Wall Street Journal proves the Resistance is alive and well, and working. I’d argued early on that the best way to undermine Trump’s presidency was to undermine Trump personally, by targeting his fragile...
From: AmericaBlog | By: John Aravosis | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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I am replacing my Kenmore washer and dryer that are about seven years old because they are the worst appliances I have ever purchased in my life.What I am finding so hard to navigate is the abundance of model numbers, etc that exist and how most of those...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: silsurf | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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Could the director of a Kamasi Washington video be the next big thing?
From: Salon.com | By: Max Cea | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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The ESPN FC panel look ahead to England's friendly against Germany and discuss why the rivalry isn't what it once was. England forward Jermain Defoe believes himself and Zlatan Ibrahimovic set a good example for the younger generation. James Ward-Prowse...
From: ESPN | By: Mark Ogden, Senior Football Writer | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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There has been local progress making conversion therapy illegal, but now there's an effort to make the ban national
From: Salon.com | By: Nico Lang | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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New York’s free tuition plan won’t help the neediest students. Should it?
From: Washington Monthly | By: Martin Longman | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn has a bone to pick with a movie starring a Marvel character. Don’t worry Iron Man and Captain America, Howard the Duck is his target. In an interview with Yahoo Movies, the filmmaker recalled his disappointment...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Derek Lawrence | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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An old high school friend sent in a friend request on Facebook. I had not responded because I am kind of tired of old high school friends on Facebook, you know? Then I get a message from him apologizing for his behavior back in high school.......says...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: amanda | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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By Henry Umoru ABUJA- THE Senate on Wednesday approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s request to raise additional $500 million eurobond from the international capital market to fund the 2016 Budget deficit. The approval was given by the Senate following...
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: adekunle | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Catelynn Lowell and Tyler Baltierra are seen discussing their future plans for more children in the just-released trailer for Teen Mom OG Season 6B. In the short clip, which was released by MTV on Monday, March 20, Lowell asks Baltierra, “How soon...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Lindsay Cronin | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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The navigation of the madness of the world is endless. The post Encouraging People To Fail: The Millions Interviews Patty Yumi Cottrell appeared first on The Millions....
From: The Millions | By: Anne K. Yoder | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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A victim of the industry reflects on how changes to the body can help with recovery.
From: The Atlantic | By: Roc Morin | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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“In space, no one can hear you scream.” The often-quoted but terrifyingly true tagline for 1979’s Alien pretty much sums up how scary space is. Space isn’t just vast, it’s also completely hostile to human existence. While our best technology...
From: SlashFilm | By: Jamie Righetti | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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A dinner party over the weekend didn’t end so well for Ellen DeGeneres, who told her The Ellen DeGeneres Show audience on Tuesday how she dislocated her finger and ended up in the ER. “So you know how in gymnastics when you do a one-handed cartwheel...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Nick Romano | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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A woman who escaped the industry reflects on how changes to the body can help with recovery.
From: The Atlantic | By: Roc Morin | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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There was much talk recently about the evening that Justin Trudeau and Ivanka Trump spent side by side, sitting together at the Schoenfeld Theatre to watch the Canadian musical “Come from Away.” As it happened, my wife and I were present at the performance,...
From: New Yorker | By: Adam Gopnik | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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Serial technology entrepreneur, Jerry Kennelly is a game changer.
From: IrishCentral | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Welcome to Florida Week! As the tours head southeast for the Miami Open, TENNIS.com and Baseline will feature all things Sunshine State. You’ll learn about the personalities, stories, teams and venues that have made Florida one of the tennis capitals...
From: Tennis.com | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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As the much-anticipated sequel to his 1996 cult classic gets set for release, the English director discusses the impact of the original, that memorable opening monologue, and Brexit.
From: The Atlantic | By: Christopher Orr | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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How does one qualify for a college letter of recommendation from former First Lady Michelle Obama? “Hard work,” Yara Shahidi, who received such a letter, said on Jimmy Kimmel Live. “It’s been nice to be involved in her learning initiative.”...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Nick Romano | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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"You have gone to great lengths to disagree with your colleagues," one senator told Gorsuch.
From: Salon.com | By: Alexandra Rosenmann, Alternet | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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Is there a specific word for a "half-formed thought"? I have been puzzling over it and Google has been no help. I vaguely recall reading something about such a word, but memory is a fickle friend. Does this word exist? If not, are there any close approximations?...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: awkwardpanda | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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Discussing silences in text with somebody, I was reminded of a story I read where the (probably Jewish) author sought to write the different kinds of silences that came up when talking to his family by using little symbols - an arrow, a interrobang,...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: solarion | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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