The New York Times • Michael Powell • February 24 •
Inside a Battle Over Race, Class and Power at Smith College
A student said she was racially profiled while eating in a college dorm. An investigation found no evidence of bias. But the incident will not fade away.
CNN • Andrew Kaczynski and Em Steck, CNN • February 24 •
Close ally of Marjorie Taylor Greene among those in Capitol mob
A close ally of Georgia Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene took part in the January 6 mob at the Capitol and said he was among those who eventually made their way into the building.
The Washington Post • Andrea Salcedo • February 24 •
South Dakota AG pushed by critics to resign over new evidence in fatal car incident: ‘He knew what he hit and he lied’
South Dakota Gov. Kristi L. Noem (R) called for Jason Ravnsborg’s resignation as a bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced articles of impeachment.
Medium • Lindsey Boylan • February 24 •
My story of working with Governor Cuomo
“Let’s play strip poker.”
The New York Times • Katie Robertson • February 24 •
New York Times Calls for Workplace Changes in Diversity Report
“The Times is a difficult environment for many of our colleagues,” the report found. People of color described “unsettling and sometimes painful day-to-day workplace experiences.”
POLITICO • Andrew Desiderio, Kyle Cheney • February 24 •
What we know — and still don't — as Congress starts its Jan. 6 investigation
The first hearing into the chaotic Capitol insurrection raised more questions than it answered.
Des Moines Register • The Register's editorial • February 24 •
It violates free press rights to bring to trial a Des Moines Register reporter arrested while covering a protest
Editorial: Reporter Andrea Sahouri was arrested May 31 while covering a third day of social justice protests in Des Moines after George Floyd's death.
ProPublica • February 24 •
Sheryl Sandberg and Top Facebook Execs Silenced an Enemy of Turkey to Prevent a Hit to the Company’s Business
Amid a 2018 Turkish military campaign, Facebook ultimately sided with Turkey’s demand to block the page of a mostly Kurdish militia. “I am fine with this,” Sandberg wrote.
CNN • Alex Marquardt, CNN • February 24 •
'Top Secret' Saudi documents show Khashoggi assassins used company seized by Saudi crown prince
The two private jets used by a Saudi Arabian assassination squad that killed and allegedly dismembered journalist Jamal Khashoggi were owned by a company that less than a year prior had been seized by the Kingdom's powerful crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, according to recently filed court documents seen by CNN.
The Washington Post • David Fahrenthold, Josh Dawsey, Jonathan O'Connell • February 23 •
Trump’s politics hurt his businesses. Will he sell as he looks to a potential 2024 campaign?
The former president’s businesses have been damaged by the coronavirus pandemic and his polarizing politics, and he faces large loans on some properties.
CNN • Phil Mattingly, CNN • February 24 •
First on CNN: Biden's Covid plan gets backing from more than 150 top business leaders
More than 150 senior executives from some of the largest American companies across several major industries have lined up behind President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package, according to a letter obtained by CNN.
The New Republic • February 23 •
The Andrew Cuomo Show Has Lost the Plot
Is bullying fellow Democrats part of the New York governor’s brand, or just a print storyline that didn’t make it to the screen?
bellingcat • Robert Evans • February 24 •
Woman Accused of Stealing Nancy Pelosi’s Laptop Appears in Video Making Nazi Salute - bellingcat
Video has surfaced of Riley Williams, a 22-year-old from Pennsylvania, appearing in a video where she can be seen making a Nazi salute.
The Washington Post • Carolyn Y. Johnson, Laurie McGinley • February 24 •
FDA review confirms safety, efficacy of single-shot Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine, especially against severe cases
The review sets the stage for a third coronavirus vaccine to be authorized as soon as this weekend, a point of hope in the middle of a pandemic that has killed more than a half-million people in the United States.
The Washington Post • Annie Linskey • February 24 •
Many of Biden’s nominees of color run into turbulence in the Senate
Activists see a pattern imperiling many such nominees, making their confirmation process rougher and meaner than in previous years and when compared with their White counterparts.
New York Daily News • Karen Hinton • February 24 •
How to counter penis politics: What it’s like to work for Andrew Cuomo and Bill de Blasio
I’ve worked for and with powerful men in and around politics my whole life. From Mississippi, where I grew up, to Washington and New York, I’ve been a woman in a field where power and ambition drive both sexes, but take on a particular dynamic for women working for men.
The New York Times • Nicholas Kristof • February 24 •
Opinion | School Closures Have Failed America’s Children
As many as three million children have gotten no education for nearly a year.
The New York Times • Jesse McKinley, Luis Ferré-Sadurní • February 24 •
Ex-Aide Details Sexual Harassment Claims Against Gov. Cuomo
Lindsey Boylan accused the New York governor of kissing her in his office in 2018. She left her job as a special adviser to him soon after.
The Washington Post • Matthew Yglesias • February 22 •
Perspective | Not all ‘anti-racist’ ideas are good ones. The left isn’t being honest about this.
On some topics, progressives prefer pointing out right-wing hypocrisy to debating substance.
POLITICO • Marianne LeVine, Caitlin Emma • February 24 •
Bipartisan escape hatch emerges as Tanden totters
The White House so far is showing little sign of accepting defeat as appetite to elevate an alternative nominee grows.