The New York Times • Katie Robertson • March 18 •
Teen Vogue Editor Resigns After Fury Over Racist Tweets
The hiring of Alexi McCammond, who was supposed to start at the Condé Nast publication next week, drew complaints because of racist and homophobic tweets she had posted a decade ago.
Federal Bureau of Investigation • March 18 •
Videos of Assaults on Officers at U.S. Capitol Released, FBI Seeking Suspects | Federal Bureau of Investigation
The FBI has released videos of suspects in the most egregious assaults on federal officers during the riots at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021, and is seeking the public’s help to identify them.
The Washington Post • David Fahrenthold, Amy Gardner, Shayna Jacobs, Spencer Hsu • March 18 •
Trump faces an onslaught of legal problems, as investigations and dozens of lawsuits trail him from Washington to Florida
The former president is under siege from at least six investigations, some of which focus on his efforts to upend the 2020 election and others stemming from financial decisions.
The Daily Beast • Scott Bixby, Asawin Suebsaeng, Adam Rawnsley • March 18 •
Biden White House Sandbags Staffers, Sidelines Dozens for Pot Use
In some cases, staffers were informally told by transition officials some past marijuana use would be overlooked, only to be told later that they were being asked to resign.
The New York Times • Nicole Hong, Jonah E. Bromwich • March 18 •
Asian-Americans Are Being Attacked. Why Are Hate Crime Charges So Rare?
Several recent attacks have not been charged as hate crimes, fueling protests and outrage among many Asian-Americans.
The Washington Post • Margaret Sullivan • March 18 •
Perspective | ‘Not racially motivated’?: The Atlanta spa shootings show why the media should be wary of initial police statements
Law enforcement may have the most solid information in the hours after a tragedy. But it may be flawed — or reflect a damaging bias.
The New York Times • Katie Rogers • March 18 •
A New Kind of Political Spouse Arrives in Washington
From the second gentleman to the first openly gay cabinet husband, a small club of political spouses is challenging conventional ideas of high-powered relationships.
Vanity Fair • Abigail Tracy • March 18 •
A Private Jet of Rich Trumpers Wanted to “Stop the Steal”—But They Don’t Want You to Read This
These powerful Memphis figures reveal the rift in a segregated society.
Associated Press • Jim Mustian • March 17 •
Trump's taxes in hand, Manhattan DA's probe heats up
NEW YORK (AP) — With former President Donald Trump’s tax returns finally in hand, a team of New York prosecutors led by a newly hired former mob-buster is sending out fresh subpoenas and meeting...
The Daily Beast • Maxwell Tani, Lachlan Cartwright • March 18 •
Teen Vogue’s New Top Editor Out After Backlash Over Old Racist Tweets
The Condé-owned outlet’s new editor has exited the job just days before she was set to take on the gig.
WTVF • Kyle Horan • March 17 •
Bill would remove all members of the historical commission
Not even two weeks after the historical commission voted to remove the bust of Nathan Bedford Forrest from the state capitol, state senators are trying to vote to remove all the members from the commission.
Asian American Journalists Association • March 18 •
AAJA Encourages Newsrooms to Empower AAPI Journalists and Their Expertise, Asian American Journalists Association
March 18, 2021 AAJA Encourages Newsrooms to Empower AAPI Journalists and Their ExpertiseContact: Naomi Tacuyan Underwood, Executive Director...
NBC News • Mike Memoli, Sahil Kapur • March 18 •
Biden poised to announce first wave of nominations to reshape U.S. courts
One prospect generating buzz is District Court Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, whose expected appointment to a key appeals court could signal a future Supreme Court nomination.
The Wall Street Journal • Arian Campo-Flores • March 17 •
Florida Schools Reopened Without Becoming Covid-19 Superspreaders
Schools in the state have avoided major outbreaks of Covid-19 and maintained case rates lower than those in the wider community.
The Atlantic • Caitlin Flanagan • March 18 •
Meghan Markle Didn’t Do the Work
Part of Meghan’s problem was her naïveté about the workings of the Royal Family, which she had assumed would be similar to the workings of celebrity culture.
The Washington Post • E.J. Dionne • March 17 •
Opinion | Goodbye and good riddance to the filibuster
The Senate filibuster’s stranglehold on majority rule is coming to an end.
USA TODAY • Trevor Hughes, Romina Ruiz-Goiriena, Cara Kelly • March 18 •
Xiaojie Tan dreamed of traveling the world and celebrating her 50th birthday with her daughter. Then the Atlanta shooter ended her life
Xiaojie "Emily" Tan was a mother, small business owner, wife and friend. She was among those killed Tuesday by a lone gunman in the Atlanta area.
The Bulwark • Nicholas Grossman • March 18 •
Conservative Fanboys - The Bulwark
The conservative cinematic universe is folding in on itself.
POLITICO • • March 18 •
Klain, get me rewrite!
The Daily Beast • Patrick Adams • March 18 •
Son of Atlanta Shooting Victim Calls ‘Bullshit’ on Sex Addiction Claim
Police have not ID’ed her, but 23-year-old Randy Park says his mother was killed—and he’s not buying the suspect’s line on why six Asian women are dead.