George Floyd: governor’s vow to reclaim streets rings hollow on night of chaos |...

In the minutes before the curfew kicked in, state troopers sent waves of teargas into the crowd. Thousands of protesters reeled back a block or two. People stumbled away gasping for breath, futilely rubbing their eyes. For a few minutes,...

A nation in chaos – POLITICO

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George Floyd protests: Disinformation, misinformation surging online

Friends and family of George Floyd express how they want him to be remembered. USA TODAYGeorge Floyd is not...

Cross of Snow: A Life of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, by Nicholas Basbanes book review

As it happens, all these are by Longfellow — the subject of Nicholas Basbanes’s new biography “Cross of Snow”— and they share certain characteristics: They are narrative poems, patriotic in character and chockablock with memorable lines: “One, if...

Ask Amy: Family stress and fighting upsets teen

Dear Amy: My parents have been fighting a lot. It scares me because I love them so much, and I don't know what I would do without either one of them....

Trump heads to Arizona mask plant to make case for reopening US | US...

Donald Trump used his first cross-country trip since the pandemic began to visit an Arizona plant manufacturing medical masks, seeking to demonstrate America’s readiness to reopen the economy even as public health experts warned it was too soon. His...

10 showstopping songs that changed this theater critic’s life

Along with the Beatles and Joni Mitchell, the songs of musicals of the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s were the scores of my young life. And none is more vital than a particular class of melodies that worked on...

First thing: states are reopening without CDC’s step-by-step roadmap | US news

Good morning, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention scientists put together a 17-page, step-by-step guide for state and local officials, business owners and others on how to safely reopen their communities amid America’s still-growing coronavirus outbreak. The guidance was...

The best of travel television

Competitive travel “The Amazing Race”(Hulu; from $5.99 per month and Amazon Prime; $12.99 per month). Over nearly 20 years and 31 seasons, 11 teams of two have been zigzagging the globe in hot pursuit of the finish line. To...

‘We can’t stay home’: how America’s poorest state is trying to reopen | World...

The boulevard that snakes along the Biloxi coastline marks a crossroads in the city’s bid to reopen. To the north, towering hotels and casinos, lights dim, doors shut – a sign of a once-booming tourist industry that evaporated...