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A Family’s Return to Mosul

NY Times - 6 hours 18 min ago
Thousands have been returning to western Mosul after Iraqi forces pushed ISIS out of the city. The Salman family moves back amid risks and widespread damage to their neighborhood. They now hope to rebuild.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 Daily Mass Reading

Daily Readings - 6 hours 18 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/

Myanmar Draws Scorn for Rohingya Crisis, but Few Urge Sanctions

NY Times - 6 hours 33 min ago
Under military rule, Myanmar endured some of the world’s harshest sanctions. A return to those seems unlikely, despite violence against a Muslim minority.

What it's like riding out Hurricane Maria

CNN - 7 hours 8 min ago
John Thottungal, who is in Dominica, tells CNN's Anderson Cooper what it's like riding out Hurricane Maria.

Candidate spoofs iconic 'Top Gun' scene

CNN - 7 hours 31 min ago
Dan Helmer, a Democrat running for Congress in Virginia, sings karaoke and made "Top Gun" references in his latest campaign video.

Top House Democrat distances himself from 'single payer' push

CNN - 7 hours 55 min ago
While a growing number of Senate Democrats with potential 2020 presidential ambitions are publicly embracing Senator Bernie Sanders's single-payer health care proposal, the number two House Democrat raised questions about the approach Tuesday, saying the "first objective" of House Democrats is fixing Obamacare.

Speaker Ryan says GOP's latest plan is 'our best, last chance' to repeal Obamacare

CNN - 7 hours 59 min ago
House Speaker Paul Ryan urged the Senate to pass the Graham-Cassidy health care bill, calling the proposal "our best, last chance to get repeal and replace done."

Video shows protester chased by cop

CNN - 8 hours 8 min ago
Violence erupted on the campus of the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta after a vigil for a student shot and killed by police. A campus police car burned after its windshield was smashed, and videos taken by people at the scene showed police handcuffing individuals who had been forced to the ground.

Hurricane Maria hits Dominica with 160 mph winds

CNN - 8 hours 8 min ago
Hurricane Maria is forecast to rapidly strengthen over the next two days as it takes aim at Caribbean islands devastated by Hurricane Irma just days ago.

Violent protests erupt on Georgia Tech campus after student is killed by police

CNN - 8 hours 9 min ago
Protests erupted late Monday on the campus of the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, after police fatally shot a student who allegedly had a knife.

Mother accused of abducting son captured after case aired on 'The Hunt'

CNN - 8 hours 12 min ago
A mother accused of abducting her son nearly three years ago was captured the day after her case was profiled on HLN's "The Hunt with John Walsh."

Justice Delayed: 10 Years in Jail, but Still Awaiting Trial

NY Times - 8 hours 17 min ago
Kharon Davis was 22 when he was charged with murder in Dothan, Ala. He has served half the minimum sentence, but has yet to have his day in court.

Right and Left React to Hillary Clinton’s Reckoning With the 2016 Race

NY Times - 8 hours 17 min ago
Writers from across the political spectrum on Mrs. Clinton’s new book reflecting on her failed bid for the presidency.

Pence: Veterans ‘will never have a better friend in the White House than’ Trump

Washington Post - 8 hours 17 min ago
In an address to Vietnam War veterans on Sept. 18, Vice President Pence said veterans “will never have a better friend in the White House than” President Trump.

Hurricane Maria Makes Landfall in Dominica as Other Islands Brace for Potential Disaster

NY Times - 8 hours 37 min ago
The Caribbean islands scrambled to prepare for another big storm, Hurricane Maria, which was barreling through only days after Irma killed more than two dozen.

Obamacare repeal came back with a fury

CNN - 9 hours 35 min ago
Republican senators couldn't escape the question as they shuffled to the Senate floor for votes Monday night. Would they support the Graham-Cassidy bill, perhaps their last chance to overhaul Obamacare?

Can Trump mend fences with GOP senators?

CNN - 10 hours 4 min ago
Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski was on the outs with President Donald Trump.

Europe Edition: United Nations, Hurricane Maria, Martin Schulz: Your Tuesday Briefing

NY Times - 10 hours 7 min ago
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

Toys ‘R’ Us Files for Bankruptcy, Crippled by Competition and Debt

NY Times - 10 hours 10 min ago
The toy store chain will get $3 billion in financing to continue paying employees and suppliers as it deals with Chapter 11.
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