‘Achomlishments’: Photographer snaps look at Trump’s notes in Rose Garden news conference

‘Achomlishments’: Photographer snaps look at Trump’s notes in Rose Garden news conference

May 23, 2019

CLOSE President Donald Trump says he won’t negotiate policy with congressional Democrats while they continue to investigate him. (May 21) AP, AP WASHINGTON – Photographers captured an image of President Donald Trump’s handwritten notes before he addressed reporters in the Rose Garden at the White House on Wednesday.  Twitter users were quick to comment on the sneak…

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‘Extraordinary archaeological find’: Last known US slave ship found in Alabama

‘Extraordinary archaeological find’: Last known US slave ship found in Alabama

May 23, 2019

CLOSE Descendants of the African captives who were aboard the last U.S. slave ship are gathering in ‘Africatown,’ the Gulf Coast community settled by their ancestors. (Feb. 8) AP The remains of the last known ship to bring enslaved people to the United States have been found nearly 160 years after its illegal voyage from Africa to Alabama, state…

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Are the Germans Really Russophilian Nationalists?

Are the Germans Really Russophilian Nationalists?

May 23, 2019

Having spent considerable energy over the last 40 years examining the anti-German and, more recently, anti-Russian fixations of neoconservatives, I am now rather selective about which examples I allow myself to investigate. That said, I can’t resist an easy target. Germanophobia and Russophobia both figure prominently in a recently published commentary by Richard Herzinger in…

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Jets’ Gase: ‘Ridiculous’ to consider trading Bell

Jets’ Gase: ‘Ridiculous’ to consider trading Bell

May 23, 2019

Jets coach Adam Gase hinted he wasn’t a fan of what the Jets paid for Le’Veon Bell in free agency, but he said he is “excited” to have the running back on his roster and isn’t thinking about trading him.

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How Dodgers Megastar Cody Bellinger Could Actually Chase a .400 Season in 2019 – Bleacher Report

How Dodgers Megastar Cody Bellinger Could Actually Chase a .400 Season in 2019 – Bleacher Report

May 23, 2019

Marcio Jose Sanchez/Associated Press Famously, no player has hit over .400 through a full Major League Baseball season since Ted Williams finished with a .406 batting average in 1941. In all likelihood, that will still be the case at the end of 2019. That doesn’t mean Cody Bellinger can’t give it a shot. Although an 0-for-4…

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Mets lose McNeil, struggling Cano to injured list

Mets lose McNeil, struggling Cano to injured list

May 23, 2019

Robinson Cano, who is hitting .241 with 13 RBIs, has a quad strain, while Mets teammate Jeff McNeil, who is third in the NL with a .333 batting average, has a hamstring strain.

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Chiefs News: New KCI terminal set to open same year as 2023 NFL Draft – Arrowhead Pride

Chiefs News: New KCI terminal set to open same year as 2023 NFL Draft – Arrowhead Pride

May 23, 2019

The latest New KCI terminal set to open same year as 2023 NFL Draft | KSHB 41 The new terminal at Kansas City International Airport, set to open in 2023, may have played a role in the city being selected to host the NFL Draft the same year. In four years, NFL fans around the…

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India Election Results Live: Vote Count Shows Modi Ahead

India Election Results Live: Vote Count Shows Modi Ahead

May 23, 2019

Modi’s party is outperforming all predictions. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, one of the most powerful and divisive leaders India has produced in decades, appeared easily headed for another five-year term, according to election returns. With most votes counted, the Election Commission reported that Mr. Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party, or B.J.P., was ahead in about 299…

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Against The Mob

Against The Mob

May 23, 2019

I read from The Collected Poems of Les Murray on my long flight home today — a gift from one of my new Australian friends. This poem really hit me hard. Murray was terribly bullied in his teenage years. Kids taunted him by making fun of his weight. I was bullied too, though surely not…

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Tiger enters next week’s Memorial Tournament

Tiger enters next week’s Memorial Tournament

May 23, 2019

After missing the cut at the PGA Championship, Tiger Woods has entered the Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio, next week.

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