Geoffrey Berman, the former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York who was fired last month, today told Congress that Barr pushed him to resign prior to his dismissal. In his opening statement to the House Judiciary Committee on July 9,...
In Houston, one of the nation’s fastest-growing coronavirus hot spots, more residents are dying before they can make it to a hospital. Medical examiner data shows that an increasing number of these deaths are the result of COVID-19.
Beneficiaries of the PPP included a lettuce farming venture backed by Trump’s son, Kushner companies, and a dentist who golfs with the president. The figures were released after a lawsuit by several news organizations, including ProPublica.
Michiko KakutaniCompanies tied to President Trump’s family and associates stand to receive as much as $21 million in government loans that had been designed to shore up payroll expenses for small businesses struggling amid the coronavirus pandemic. via @propublica
The governor would face real competition if he were on the ballot this year — even in a Republican Party primary. His response to the pandemic has opened him to political attacks from the left and the right alike.
Thousands of international students across the state stand to be affected by the latest ruling from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, which stipulates that students on certain visas must have some in-person instruction to be able to return...
The FBI is examining exiled Chinese businessman Guo Wengui and the money used to fund his media efforts in the U.S., including his work with Steve Bannon, a former senior adviser to President Trump, according to people familiar with the matter.
Twenty-nine short stories to help us try to understand this moment. Fiction by Margaret Atwood, Tommy Orange, Edwidge Danticat, Charles Yu, David Mitchell, Rachel Kushner and more.
Michiko KakutaniThe Decameron Project: 29 short stories inspired by the Covid-19 crisis. Including works by Margaret Atwood, Edwidge Danticat, Tommy Orange, David Mitchell, Rachel Kushner, Tea Obreht, Colm Toibin, Dinaw Mengestu. via @NYTmag
“The News with Shepard Smith” will debut this fall on the cable news business channel. The newscast marks a shift in the evening programming strategy for CNBC, which currently relies on light, unscripted fare.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel told European Union (EU) countries Wednesday that the coronavirus pandemic is showing the limits of “fact-denying populism” as she urged the bloc to reach an agreement on an economic recovery package.
Michiko KakutaniAngela Merkel says pandemic reveals limits of “fact-denying populism” - “We are seeing at the moment that the pandemic can't be fought with lies and disinformation, and neither can it be with hatred and agitation.”