The Atlantic is marking the halfway point of Trump’s term by publishing a list of what Jeffrey Goldberg, the magazine’s editor, calls “50 of the most improbable, norm-bending, and destructive incidents of this presidency.” Each item is accompanied by a short essay, including Annie Lowrey on Trump’s business, Franklin Foer on Russian collusion, Jemele Hill on black athletes, Natasha Bertrand on the Justice Department, Ed Yong on science and George Packer on Wikileaks. I began volunteering at the children’s bereavement center three years after my mom died. I never expected to have so much knowledge about loss, so when I had some distance, I wanted to put it to use.
CHANEL REYNOLDS: I was getting ready to go off in life, and my mom bought me two books. There was yours [gesturing at Ms. Robin], and I read the whole thing and thought, “Oh, my God, I can totally make this mine.” OMAHA — It is called “Woodstock for Capitalists” for a reason.
Schedule a TripAlita was developed by legendary director James Cameron, who Waltz calls the éminence grise of sci-fi action. But Cameron was busy with the planned Avatar sequels, so Robert Rodriguez took over. Waltz describes how the pair complemented each other with their different styles. Mr. Brilliant, who is briefed by American and Chinese officials, said the two countries are in the “end game” with regard to an agreement. But they continue to discuss issues, including China’s cloud computing regulations and its protections for biologic drugs. Both sides are still wrestling with measures to ensure China carries out promised purchases of American goods, as well as how and when the tariffs the United States and China have placed on each other’s goods will be removed, he added.
Carla Stefaniak did everything “right,” her best friend said. This week, we have comments from teenagers around the country who weighed in on an online education program from Silicon Valley, shared their favorite family vacations and told us what it’s like to move to a new home.
Schedule a TripWhat do we make of all this? I'm not sure if Totu is trying for a clean slate, review-wise, or if this is indeed a slightly different model. But if you ordered the Totu sport 'buds last time, please hit the comments and tell your fellow cheapskates what you think of them. I am not a fan of abortion. My wife and I had such a hard time getting pregnant that the thought of it is unconscionable to me. If a state were to write into its charter that they must fund public education and children’s health care at the national average, and if they were to also make it easier to adopt (including for LGBTQ couples), I would actually be O.K. with a ban on abortion, like what Alabama just did. — ZAW, Tex.
And she had little sympathy for theorists who tried to dissect her music. “It is better not to write anything at all about my music,” she said, “than to constantly write the same thing over and over in a circle.” I wanted to say, “He is a she, and, trust me, she’s worth it.”
Schedule a TripMetropolitan Diary: In this week’s column, wondering where the F will stop next, going to the game, and more reader tales of New York City. Mr. Trump’s statement, during a Wednesday morning meeting in the Situation Room, sent a message to his hawkish aides that he does not want the intensifying American pressure campaign against the Iranians to explode into open conflict.
"Delivering classic Star Wars games to modern consoles, with the experience maximized to take advantage of the latest controls and features, is a responsibility we take very seriously," said Elizabeth Howard, vice president of publishing at Aspyr, in a release. Country House, declared the Kentucky Derby winner, above, after Maximum Security was disqualified, is sick and will skip the Preakness Stakes. Maximum Security was pulled from the race on Monday.
Schedule a TripThe Daily: In today’s episode, we answer a third grader’s questions about the inquiry. Have thoughts about the show? Tell us what you think at email@example.com.
Tengiz was remote and laborious to reach, and as worries about climate change grow, some observers, including investors, question whether the business has a future. As for the rain, we usually have about an inch and a half by this point in May. So far, Ms. Di Spigna said, we’ve gotten about three inches of rain.
Schedule a Trip"Data from thousands of breaches, big and small, is floating around on the dark web on any given day," she said. "There's nothing stopping an enterprising criminal from gathering the data together, packaging it and remarketing it -- especially when they can turn a profit." If you can find soft-shell crabs at the market, I’d serve them alongside the rice, prepared as Melissa Clark does for her crab crostini, though without the toast. But if you can’t get softies, try the curried rice with clam fritters, with fried catfish or stew chicken. Maybe you could pair it with this insanely good recipe of Jim Harrison’s, which some apparently call Key West pork chops. (That is a great name for a recipe.)
After the controversy, Allen appeared on 60 Minutes and said the book was not an act of revenge against Gates, but instead was meant to serve as a record of what happened. Michael RobbinsAmherst, Mass.The writer is a psychoanalyst and a former professor of clinical psychiatry at Harvard.
Schedule a TripSoon after the world got its first glimpse of a real-life image of a black hole Wednesday, a petition started to circulate to name the black hole after the late Chris Cornell, the rock band Soundgarden's frontman. One of Cornell's most famous songs is called Black Hole Sun. Cornell took his life two years ago. But many experts said the policy would be counterproductive: That assistance, they said, was vital to addressing the root causes of migration, such as corruption, violence and poverty.
I don’t do any workout regimen. But I have big plans to. I told my doctor I’m clinically weak. It’s not a condition, it’s just sad. For whatever it’s worth, I do think fitness is really important. But I find gym culture, which is very much L.A. culture, so steeped in vanity. I’m not really interested in exercising for my aesthetic. I prefer exercising for mental health. Some store windows were smashed along the parade route, which stretched across the Left Bank of the capital. Vandals threw rocks at a police station and unsuccessfully tried to enter it, and clouds of tear gas floated over the route. In Paris a media consortium counted about 40,000 demonstrators made up of union members, “Yellow Vest” protesters and vandals. The police said there were 28,000.
Schedule a TripBuilders have pushed back, but Mr. King said the city had no choice. “There will be another fire,” he said. “Hopefully, next time we won’t lose a bunch of homes.” As part of their current inquiry, the UEFA investigators, an independent group of governance and finance specialists led by Leterme, met with City officials in April in Switzerland. The investigators were unconvinced by the club’s explanations, according to a person with knowledge of those discussions.
For die-hard Star Wars fans, this is the deal to beat. Jedi Fallen Order is a hotly anticipated game, and there probably isn't a better console to play it on than the Xbox One X in UHD 4K. The Deluxe Edition of the game features some premium in-game skins and 90 minutes of behind-the-scenes video content. The bundle also includes three months of Xbox Live Gold. Read our Xbox One X review. When Mr. Trump imposed a ban on new foreign deals during his presidency, the company still thought it would grow domestically. The Trumps were already working on two new midrange hotel brands, with plans of opening them in dozens of cities like Cincinnati, Nashville and Valley Forge, Pa.
Schedule a TripPrinceton had a final chance to make it a one-possession game, trailing, 80-75, after Howard missed two free throws with 20.6 seconds left, but Carli Littlefield missed a 3 with about 12 seconds left and Howard soon iced it with two free throws. Gabon’s capital is Libreville, and it is a former French colony. The primary languages are French and the group of Bantu-type languages. Approximately three-fourths of the country is covered by dense equatorial rain forest, with plentiful flora and fauna.
A major hurdle is a shortage of repair workers, though transit agency officials said they were trying to recruit more. There are 257 elevator and escalator maintainers, but the agency has a budget for 56 more positions. U.S.-Iran tensions: The Trump administration on Monday accused Tehran and militias that it supports of threatening American troops, and Iran signaled that it might soon violate part of the 2015 nuclear deal.
Schedule a TripHuawei's got a new smartwatch, though this time the wearable is coming from its Honor subsidiary rather than directly from the Chinese tech giant itself. While not the flashiest timepiece, the new watch does look to be a cheaper rival to the Apple Watch. — Do you agree that most endings are disappointing? Do you like an ending that ties up all loose ends or one that still leaves you wanting more? What do you think makes for a good finale episode?
Ruben Hernandez Martinez, a Mexican customs officer, arrives for work every day at SkyBridge Arizona, an international air cargo hub at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport. Also memorable was the end of the ceremony. “They knew how to have fun,” Mr. Garon said. “When we started singing ‘Viva Las Vegas,’ they got into it. Those brothers could sing O.K.”
Schedule a TripAt that moment, she said the officer’s conduct “escalated from a Patrol Guide violation to criminal recklessness,” she said. In “Always Be My Maybe,” the predictable onscreen Asian-American parent-child dynamics — East vs. West, tradition vs. assimilation, pride vs. shame — are inverted. The parents are fine. They’re happy, well-adjusted, American. It’s the kids who are a mess.
They also lay a digital pattern on the skin. “The pattern might tell the hair that it should be scraggly, or another layer of the pattern could tell every hair that grows from that piece of skin to be more stuck together with its neighbors,” Valdez said. I am a lesbian and a feminist. While I agree that women are suffering and men must do more, to some degree, women are their own worst enemies. I work in a department that is 90 percent women. So often they demand more of themselves than is necessary, to the point of actually becoming less efficient. Is this the same issue in heterosexual households, especially those with children?
Schedule a TripAn article on Monday about a Republican primary runoff in North Carolina referred incorrectly to robocalls recorded by former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin for Joan Perry, a North Carolina congressional candidate. While the group WFW Action, the political arm of Winning for Women, has funded robocalls by Newt Gingrich, the former House speaker, the group said it did not pay for calls recorded by Ms. Palin. The article also misidentified a voter who said that Dr. Perry’s gender was a factor in his choice of candidates. He is Tommy Moore, not Tommy Jones. I just don’t think people understand how hard anyone in a small business or a self-employment business works, how hard it is to make a success of themselves.
The plan presented Wednesday by Mr. Albayrak failed to address the problem that most bothers the Turkish business community: government agencies and courts that are increasingly tilted in favor of Mr. Erdogan’s loyalists, and opaque decision making. Residents in Tral, the village where the commander was killed, described the operation against him late on Thursday as a trap. Witnesses said security forces, pretending to be a gathering of supporters, had shouted, “Musa Musa, Zakir Musa,” a slogan popularized by teenagers in Kashmir. When the commander walked out of his three-story house, he was shot.
Schedule a TripNow, a break from the newsCook: Serve Turkish-style zucchini pancakes with a yogurt dipping sauce. It was the latest in a long series of statements by Mr. Trump suggesting he would like to see criminal investigations of opponents including Hillary Clinton, John Kerry and the Democratic National Committee, and it came as the president seems particularly preoccupied by Mr. Biden’s candidacy.
I veered back to the right to avoid the driver, but I wasn't fast enough. The SUV just barely clipped my handlebars and I went flying, landing on a combination of head, shoulder and arm. Fortunately, neither of us was going fast and he stopped right after contact. I stopped right after contact with the ground. The driver explained that he didn't see me. I was just grateful to be in one piece. WASHINGTON — President Trump’s top economic advisers on Monday accused China of reneging on previous commitments to resolve a monthslong trade war and said Mr. Trump was prepared to prolong the standoff to force more significant concessions from Beijing.