The New York Times • Rachel Abrams • April 18 • nytimes.com
One America News Network Stays True to Trump
A recent OAN segment said there were “serious doubts about who’s actually president,” and another blamed “anti-Trump extremists” for the Capitol attack.
The Washington Post • Dan Diamond • April 18 • washingtonpost.com
'Ripe for fraud’: Coronavirus vaccination cards support burgeoning scams
Officials warn that the falsified cards could endanger lives and undermine efforts to end the pandemic.
The Washington Post • Jonathan Capehart • April 17 • washingtonpost.com
Opinion | Being Black in America is exhausting
No matter our gender, age or socioeconomic status, we live our lives under siege.
The New York Times • Rachel Abrams • April 18 • nytimes.com
One America News Network Stays True to Trump
A recent OAN segment said there were “serious doubts about who’s actually president,” and another blamed “anti-Trump extremists” for the Capitol attack.
The Washington Post • Mike DeBonis • April 17 • washingtonpost.com
Rick Scott navigates Trump, winning back the Senate — and his own ambitions
As chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, the Florida senator is putting himself front and center as he leads the battle to win the majority in 2022.
Bulwark+ • Tim Miller • April 18 • thetriad.thebulwark.com
Guns Should Be Safe, Legal, and Rare
The problem is too many guns.
The Dallas Morning News • Robert T. Garrett, Gromer Jeffers Jr. • April 18 • dallasnews.com
Matthew McConaughey may be a viable candidate for Texas governor; poll shows actor ahead of Abbott
Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey, who says he's considering a run for governor of Texas, has an edge over GOP incumbent Gov. Greg Abbott, according...
The New York Times • Andrew E. Kramer • April 18 • nytimes.com
Aleksei Navalny’s Health in Prison Is Dire, His Doctors Say
Doctors said recent blood tests indicated that the Russian opposition leader, who is nearly three weeks into a hunger strike, was at risk of heart failure and “could die at any moment.”
The Philadelphia Inquirer • Will Bunch • April 18 • inquirer.com
From MN to Philly, cops, troops flood the zone, violate our rights - and make us less safe | Will Bunch
Raising a 'thin blue line' flag, pepper-spraying journalists and blockading a church, Brooklyn Center, MN, is Ground Zero for an American police state.
The New York Times • Ross Douthat • April 17 • nytimes.com
Opinion | Ron DeSantis Is the Republican Autopsy
As their theory of how to move past Donald Trump, G.O.P. insiders have the governor of Florida.
The New York Times • Thomas Gibbons-Neff, Fatima Faizi, Najim Rahim • April 18 • nytimes.com
Afghan Women Fear the Worst, Whether War or Peace Lies Ahead
Whatever happens once the United States withdraws will not bode well for Afghan women. But even the gains made for them over the last 20 years have often been fleeting.
The Wall Street Journal • Anthony DeRosa • April 16 • wsj.com
Indianapolis FedEx Shooting: Brandon Hole, the Victims, What We Know
A gunman killed at least eight and wounded others at a FedEx facility late Thursday.
New York Post • Kevin Sheehan, Jorge Fitz-Gibbon • April 18 • nypost.com
Man charged with attacking undercover Asian NYPD cop released without bail
The man charged with trying to shove an Asian undercover cop onto Queens subway tracks was cut loose without bail Sunday — as the judge claimed, “My hands are tied.” Suspect Ricar…
The New York Times • Alexis McGill Johnson • April 17 • nytimes.com
Opinion | I’m the Head of Planned Parenthood. We’re Done Making Excuses for Our Founder.
We must reckon with Margaret Sanger’s association with white supremacist groups and eugenics.
NBC News • Reuters • April 18 • nbcnews.com
Most Americans want to end lifetime Supreme Court appointments for justices
President Joe Biden has formed a bi-partisan committee to look at the merits of adding justices as well as other potential reforms to the court.
The Washington Post • Josh Dawsey • April 17 • washingtonpost.com
RNC chairwoman Ronna McDaniel comes under pressure to show more independence from Trump
Some party committee members want the GOP to create some distance from the former president — or at least grapple with the fact that Republicans lost the White House, Senate and House during his administration.
The Washington Post • Paul Farhi • April 15 • washingtonpost.com
The GOP’s big bulk book-buying machine is boosting Republicans on the bestseller lists
The practice has raised ethical concerns. Now, a complaint about Ted Cruz’s own campaign buying his books has triggered questions about self-enrichment.
The Wall Street Journal • Lukas I. Alpert • April 18 • wsj.com
South by Southwest Stake Is Sold to Owner of Rolling Stone in Effort to Keep Festival Alive
Penske Media, the publisher of magazines like Rolling Stone, Billboard and Variety, agreed to acquire a 50% stake in South by Southwest, the famed tech, music and movie festival.
The New York Times • Ben Smith • April 18 • nytimes.com
In the Roaring Twenties, Ads Make a Comeback
Subscriptions may be the rage, but businesses of all sorts are pouring money into advertising — digital most of all.
The Sunday Times • Damian Lewis • April 18 • thetimes.co.uk
Damian Lewis on his wife Helen McCrory: ‘I’ve never known anyone able to enjoy life as much’
As I sit down to write this, I can hear Helen shouting from the bed, “Keep it short, Damian, it’s not about you.”I’ll try, but on a weekend when the papers, rightly, will be paying their respects to