Elizabeth Wetmore, a Chicagoan by way of West Texas, wrote a book about a Mexican-American girl in her home state. It took 14 years to write.
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Author J.K. Rowling has a treat for all her fans
California's governor and San Francisco's mayor worked together to act early in confronting the COVID threat. For Andrew Cuomo and Bill de Blasio, it was a different story, and 27,000 have died so far.
By March 14, London Breed, the mayor of San Francisco, had seen enough. For weeks, she and her health officials had looked at data showing the evolving threat of COVID-19. In response, she’d issued a series of orders limiting the size of public gatherings, each one feeling more arbitrary than the last. She’d been persuaded [
New York Times reporter Annie Karni followed President Trump on a tour of a Ford plant in Michigan and adopted a judgmental tone in her Friday story when Trump refused to wear a protective face mask in front of reporters. The paper also went after Mike Pence for his mask faux pas at the Mayo Clinic. But just how consistent has the New York Times and other print outlets been in moralizing over the social responsibility of wearing masks in public? A March 17 headline: “Here to Help; Cope With the...
Politico’s press critic, Jack Shafer, pithily punctuates every major media donnybrook, and so it was on Monday, when he tweeted: “There is something wonderfully cleansing about a full-bore New York Times vs. New Yorker fight.” The Times’ new media columnist, Ben Smith, had just published a 4,000-word takedown of The New Yorker’s seemingly sacrosanct Ronan
MOSCOW (AP) " Russia's Foreign Ministry has criticized the Financial Times and The New York Times after they reported that Russia's coronavirus death toll could be much higher than government officials are saying.The articles said that they were based on a spike in total mortality rates reported by officials in Moscow, who said the capital registered about 1,800 deaths more in April 2020 than the monthly average.The New York Times reported that total is far higher than the [
San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin was at home cooking on Saturday afternoon when his dad, David Gilbert, called from a prison in upstate New York. Boudin was glad to hear his father’s voice. But he was worried about his old man: Someone in the cell next to him had tested positive for the coronavirus. [
Some areas of New York state will be allowed to reopen Friday, beginning the "next big step in this historic journey," Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) announced Monday.Three upstate regions will be allowed to reopen in a pha
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