U.S.

2017 December

Gateway Pundit Writer Will Not Face Charge in UConn Scuffle

The New York Times | Monday December 11, 2017

Lucian Wintrich was arrested in November after a scuffle with a woman who took papers from his lectern.

Marshall Loeb, Editor Who Shaped Money and Fortune Magazines, Dies at 88

The New York Times | Monday December 11, 2017

Mr. Loeb turned a floundering Money into one of the nation's most successful publications in the 1980s and led a similar revival at Fortune.

Judge rules transgender people can enlist in military, denying Trump bid to delay deadline

The Washington Post | Monday December 11, 2017

A federal judge said the administration’s argument for more time seemed based on ‘vague claims.’

Wind energy is supposed to help fight climate change. It turns out climate change is fighting back.

The Washington Post | Monday December 11, 2017

Two new studies suggest a key renewable resource could be undermined by climate change itself.

A look back at the freak snowstorm that made history across the South

The Washington Post | Monday December 11, 2017

Every Southern state along the Gulf Coast received measurable snow from the unusual storm.

For-profit colleges may be headed for a new boom cycle - thanks to the Trump administration

The Washington Post | Monday December 11, 2017

If it happens, it will come at the expense of students and federal student aid programs.

Just how racist is children's literature? The author of 'Was the Cat in the Hat Black?' explains.

The Washington Post | Monday December 11, 2017

A Q&A with the author of a provocative book that takes a deep look into the history of racism in children's literature and assesses where things are today.

They made her put out her cigarette. She then threatened to kill everyone on the plane.

The Washington Post | Monday December 11, 2017

A woman was smoking in the bathroom. The flight crew got her out, but it didn't improve the situation.

On the Trail With McCain

The New York Times | Monday December 11, 2017

John McCain took his “No Surrender” tour to South Carolina.

With Climate Change, Tree Die-Offs May Spread in the West

The New York Times | Monday December 11, 2017

Forests will be decimated as trees become less resilient to drought and higher temperatures, new data suggest.

Meet Me at the Fair

The New York Times | Monday December 11, 2017

The Iowa State Fair is a must-attend event for many of the 2008 presidential candidates.

Alabama Senate Race, Unlikely Nail Biter, Races to Finish Line

The New York Times | Monday December 11, 2017

Amid a blur of question marks and conflicting polls, Roy S. Moore, the Republican, and Doug Jones, the Democrat, made their final appeals to voters Monday.

Transgender People Will Be Allowed to Enlist in Military as Court Case Advances

The New York Times | Monday December 11, 2017

President Trump had announced on Twitter in July that he was barring transgender people from serving in the military, though a ban was never fully implemented.

New CDC head faces questions about financial conflicts of interest

The Washington Post | Monday December 11, 2017

Brenda Fitzgerald has largely avoided public attention, but now a senator is asking about her ability to fully perform the job.

Man wearing pipe bomb in custody after 'attempted terrorist attack' in N.Y. subway, police say

The Washington Post | Monday December 11, 2017

The incident occurred early Monday in midtown Manhattan, police say.

Supreme Court Won't Hear Case on Bias Against Gay Workers

The New York Times | Monday December 11, 2017

Federal appeals courts are divided over whether a federal law's prohibition of discrimination in the workplace based on sex also applies to sexual orientation.