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Asking Artists, What Do You Need?

NY Times - 30 min 22 sec ago
The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council has a new artistic leader, Lili Chopra, who sees the needs of the city and the needs of artists as complementary. Her first River to River Festival starts this week.

We Put 21 Democrats on the Spot: Here Are 7 Takeaways

NY Times - 37 min 44 sec ago
We tracked down 2020 Democrats and asked them the same 18 questions on health care, immigration, personal wealth and more.

U.N. Expert Calls for Investigating Saudi Crown Prince in Khashoggi Killing

NY Times - 42 min 50 sec ago
There is “credible evidence” suggesting that an investigation should be carried out into whether the Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, was involved, experts said.

FBI assisting Dominican government in investigation of tourist deaths

CNN - 49 min 1 sec ago
• Here are the 9 Americans reported dead in the Dominican Republic in the past year • Another American tourist died in her hotel room in the Dominican Republic, resort says

Trump is outsourcing government to temps. Why that might not be good.

Washington Post - 59 min 6 sec ago
Federal government contracts have more than doubled since 2016, a workers rights group says.

The political donor class is mostly white and male. Some women of color are trying to change that.

Washington Post - 59 min 6 sec ago
A wave of female minorities is trying to increase political clout by giving to campaigns.

Will Cool Clothes Make Young People Love Golf?

NY Times - 1 hour 2 min ago
Malbon, an apparel brand with a streetwear sensibility, wants to get teens and 20-somethings onto the green.

'Shame on you.' Bella Thorne hits back at Whoopi Goldberg after 'The View' host blamed her for nude photo hack

CNN - 1 hour 22 min ago
Bella Thorne chided Whoopi Goldberg in a series of tearful videos Tuesday after the "The View" co-host criticized her for taking intimate photos of herself.

Facebook unveils new cryptocurrency

CNN - 1 hour 32 min ago
For the last year, Facebook has been signaling it wants in on the cryptocurrency phenomenon. At its F8 developers conference last month, cofounder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said he wants to make sending money as easy as sending a photo: digital, immediate, free and secure.

Hope Hicks to Be Questioned on Episodes of Potential Obstruction by Trump

NY Times - 1 hour 58 min ago
Asking Ms. Hicks, the former Trump adviser, about the campaign during private testimony could be a fruitful pursuit for Democrats. But they have few others.

Globalization Is Moving Past the U.S. and Its Vision of World Order

NY Times - 1 hour 58 min ago
As President Trump deploys tariffs as weapons in international disputes, he has ceded the American role as champion of global trade.

Adidas Sells Diversity. Black Employees Say It Doesn’t Practice It.

NY Times - 1 hour 59 min ago
Fewer than 4.5 percent of the workers at the company’s North American headquarters identify as black. Members of that small group say they feel ignored and sometimes discriminated against.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 Daily Mass Reading

Daily Readings - 1 hour 59 min ago
Daily Mass Readings from the Catholic Lectionary, based on the New American Bible and approved for use in the United States of America.

You can also read Daily Readings and view Daily Reflections by visiting www.usccb.org/bible/readings/

Hong Kong Was a Refuge for Mainland Chinese. The Extradition Bill Could Change That.

NY Times - 2 hours 10 min ago
Recent arrivals from mainland China are questioning their security in Hong Kong, which has offered safety and a way to stay connected.
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