New York Times

New York Times Editor Blasts Aziz Ansari Accuser: ‘It’s Called Bad Sex’

"I'll get crushed for saying this," Bari Weiss tells Mika Brzezinski<p>New York Times staff editor Bari Weiss is defending her much-discussed piece in the New York Times that blasted the woman who accused Aziz Ansari of impropriety during a date in a recent story on the website Babe.<p>During an …

Aziz Ansari

Bannon refuses to testify about White House tenure

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon did not answer questions from the House Intelligence Committee Tuesday regarding his time in Trump's …

U.S. Politics

Facebook’s efforts to stop fake news are making it worse

Facebook is trying to fix its “fake news” problem that gained prominence after the 2016 US presidential election. But it’s far from actually winning …

Sri Lanka

Twitter accounts track words new to The New York Times

If you’ve ever been surprised to see unlikely word pop up in the staid pages of The New York Times and other publications, welcome to our brave new …

Public Relations

Former CIA officer suspected of spying for China arrested

The Justice Department announced Tuesday that a former CIA officer suspected of working with China to identify informants in the country has been …

Crime

Who Would Be Blamed for a Shutdown?

New York Times: “Democrats facing re-election in states that Mr. Trump carried in 2016 fear that a government funding crisis, precipitated by an …

Politics

51st state? California has another proposal to be split

On Monday, a group proposing to split California into two states read its Declaration of Independence.The group, called New California, has been …

Northern California

The 8 Most Interesting Things Camila Cabello Has Said in Her Solo Interviews

Since her split from Fifth Harmony back in December of 2016, Camila Cabello has been a go-to for gossip and tabloid magazines looking to exploit …

Music

GOP Weighs Children’s Health Insurance as Lure

“With little hope of an immigration agreement this week, Republicans in Congress are considering a plan to head off a government shutdown this …

Politics

<em>The New York Times</em> Presents 52 Places to Go in 2018

If you're still thinking about your travel plans for 2018, why not let the "paper of record" help out? <i>The New York Times</i> has created a list of 52 …

Italy

The New York Times’ 52 Places list relies on a lame travel-writing habit

With each new year, America’s wander-lusters and wannabe travel bloggers wait with bated breath for the New York Times “52 Places to Go” list. This year’s list, which was released last week, is no different. With stunning 360 videos and insight provided by Times correspondents from all over the …

Journalism

Replacing the Mainstream Media

Posted: Jan 15, 2018 12:01 AM<p>We complain about how biased the so-called mainstream media is, but what do we do about it? CNN, MSNBC, NBC, ABC and CBS …

Journalism

Odds of a Government Shutdown Just Shot Up

“Chances of a government shutdown grew Monday as Republicans concluded that they would be unable to pass a long-term spending bill by the Friday …

Politics

Facebook staffer joins Newhouse in New York Faculty | Newhouse School | Syracuse University - Syracuse University

She may not remember her first Facebook post, but as an early adopter of social media, Oliver has always been passionate about social storytelling.<p>“I …

Syracuse University

Car flies off road, crashes into 2nd floor of building in California: Reports

SANTA ANA: A car became airborne and crashed into the second floor of a building in Santa Ana, California, on Sunday (Jan 14), leaving the vehicle …

Santa Ana

The New York Times List of Donald Trump's "Racist" Quotes Is Garbage

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s efforts to bring black and white America together, the <i>New York Times</i> has chosen to stoke arguments over race by …

Donald Trump

50 Cent Says New Album Is 'as Thrilling' as His First

After dropping “Still Think I’m Nothing” with Jeremih, 50 Cent is readying his long-awaited sixth album, <i>Street King Immortal</i>.<p>The hip-hop mogul gave …

50 Cent

Facebook's News Feed change may amplify fake news

Facebook has been under fire since it was revealed just how big its "fake news" problem is. It's been taking steps to combat the issue and reestablish users' faith in the service. But now, it looks as though one if its most recent tweaks might have made things worse. <i>The New York Times</i> reports that …

Facebook

Inside one of America’s last pencil factories

New York Times:<p>Since 1889, the General Pencil Company has been converting huge quantities of raw materials (wax, paint, cedar planks, graphite) into …

Jersey City

H&M Closes Stores in South Africa Following Protests Against “Racist” Ad

Last week, reports of protests inside and outside H&M stores in South Africa emerged following the company’s highly controversial ad. Now, <i>The New</i> …

Africa

A Plane Skidded Off A Runway And Nearly Plunged Into The Black Sea, But Miraculously, No One Was Hurt

Disaster nearly struck late Saturday night in the Turkish province of Trabzon, where a commercial airliner skidded off a runway and perched precariously on the side of a cliff, mere feet from the Black Sea. <i>The Guardian</i> reports that the Pegasus Airline plane experienced a “runway excursion incident” …

Aviation

'New York Times' Releases a Definitive Timeline of Donald Trump's Racism

In 2018, we have a president who routinely makes racist remarks, gets called out for them, and then denies any perceived prejudice in a …

Offbeat News

There's a bitcoin rapper called CoinDaddy, and he's just one of the fantastic characters in San Francisco's bizarre crypto culture

• <b>Cryptocurrency entrepreneurs in San Francisco have formed their own subculture, complete with special clothing, music and language, according to a New York Times profile.</b>• <b><br>CoinDaddy is a former real estate agent who now raps about the so-called crypto life.</b>• <b><br>Many of the characters live in the Crypto</b> …

Business

Egypt Warns against Attempts to 'Strain' Relations with Kuwait

Egyptian Foreign Ministry warned from the terrorist Muslim Brotherhood attempts to strain Egypt’s relations with its sister Arab states.<p>Foreign …

Middle East

Did Glenn Simpson Lie to Congress?

Earlier this week Sen. Dianne Feinstein released a partially redacted transcript of Glenn Simpson’s Aug. 22, 2017 hearing before the Senate Judiciary …

Dianne Feinstein

'I'm not a racist': Trump

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump insisted Sunday (Jan 14) that he was "not a racist," after his reported denunciation of immigration from …

Donald Trump

Romney Told Utah Governor He’s Running for Senate

The New York Times reports Mitt Romney sent word to Utah Gary Herbert (R) about the state’s open Senate seat in November’s elections: “I’m …

Politics

New York Times SLAMS ‘Racist, Ignorant, Incompetent And Undignified’ Trump (TWEETS/VIDEO)

If You Oppose Trump, You’re A Pharisee (AUDIO/VIDEO)<p>Published<p>6 mins ago<p>on<p>Jan 13, 2018<p>WATCH Ana Navarro DESTROY A Trump Supporter For Saying The …

Immigration

Thus Spake Oprah as the New York Times Spots UFOs Over The Comb-Over Empire

From Counterpunch<p>Oprah Winfrey delivered a rallying cry to women and hope for .a new day..<br>(Image by YouTube, Channel: Washington Post) Permission …

Liberal View

50 Cent Says He’s Still Working on ’Street King Immortal’

50 Cent wears a lot of hats, especially in 2018. In addition to making music, he also produces and acts in the Starz TV series <i>Power</i>, hosts the BET …

Music