The White House • The White House • April 24 • whitehouse.gov
Statement by President Joe Biden on Armenian Remembrance Day | The White House
Each year on this day, we remember the lives of all those who died in the Ottoman-era Armenian genocide and recommit ourselves to preventing such an
The New York Times • Nick Corasaniti • April 24 • nytimes.com
Texas Republicans Targeting Voting Access Find Their Bull’s-Eye: Cities
In Houston, election officials found creative ways to help a struggling and diverse work force vote in a pandemic. Record turnout resulted. Now the G.O.P. is targeting those very measures.
The New York Times • Denise Lu • April 23 • nytimes.com
‘Excess Deaths’ in 2020 Surpassed Those of 1918 Flu Pandemic
The pandemic brought a record uptick in deaths, interrupted a downward trend in death rates and spurred the highest death rate above normal ever recorded in the country.
The New Republic • April 23 • newrepublic.com
The Right to Crash Cars Into People
How Republicans across the country came to endorse a terrorist tactic against protesters
The New York Times • Jeffrey Gettleman, Sameer Yasir, Hari Kumar, Suhasini Raj, Atul Loke • April 24 • nytimes.com
As Covid-19 Devastates India, Deaths Go Undercounted
Fatalities have been overlooked or downplayed, understating the human toll of the country’s outbreak, which accounts for nearly half of all new cases in a global surge.
The Washington Post • Anthony Faiola, Emily Rauhala, Antonia Noori Farzan • April 24 • washingtonpost.com
As pandemic surges anew, global envy and anger over U.S. vaccine abundance
Anger is rising in India and countries around the world as the United States races ahead with vaccinations while the Biden administration shares few doses and bans the export of vaccines and vaccine materials.
The Washington Post • Jeff Stein • April 24 • washingtonpost.com
White House’s new $1.8 trillion ‘families plan’ reflects ambitions – and limits – of Biden presidency
Big spending increases and tax changes will test the Democrats’ majority and GOP’s willingness to stand in the way.
The Washington Post • Ashish K. Jha • April 24 • washingtonpost.com
Opinion | India’s coronavirus surge could collapse its health system. The U.S. can help.
The world's oldest democracy must come to the aid of the world's largest democracy.
The Washington Post • John Hudson • April 24 • washingtonpost.com
Biden calls mass killing of Armenians a ‘genocide’ in break with previous presidents
The decision comes amid worsening relations between the United States and Turkey.
The New York Times • Jan Ransom • April 24 • nytimes.com
In N.Y.C. Jail System, Guards Often Lie About Excessive Force
More than half of the roughly 270 correction officers disciplined over a 20-month period lied to investigators or filed incomplete or inaccurate reports.
The Wall Street Journal • Katherine Clarke • April 22 • wsj.com
The Newest Status Symbol for High-Net Worth Homeowners: Trophy Trees
In search of the perfect garden, the super rich are paying upwards of hundreds of thousands of dollars to bring in huge old trees by helicopter, barge and flatbed truck.
CNN • Analysis by Harry Enten, CNN • April 24 • cnn.com
Early front-runners like Andrew Yang usually win NYC mayoral primaries
The New York City Democratic mayoral primary is now less than two months away, on June 22. The polls indicate that businessman and former 2020 presidential candidate Andrew Yang continues to hold a clear lead in the first New York City mayoral election being held under ranked choice voting.
Intelligencer • Jonathan Chait • April 23 • nymag.com
Study Shows Anti-Racist Messages Hurt Democrats
Guess why? Because there are a lot of racists!
POLITICO • Charlie Mahtesian • April 24 • politico.com
Why Biden’s Armenian Genocide Declaration Really Is a Big Deal
The reluctance of previous presidents to act has been an open wound for the Armenian American community.
Spectrum News NY1 • Elina Tarkazikis, Spectrum News Staff • April 23 • ny1.com
‘Joyously exhausted’: This man is walking from D.C. to New York City
He joins "Mornings On 1" as he nears the end of his journey.
POLITICO • Natasha Korecki • April 24 • politico.com
'Of course it’s genocide': How Biden fulfilled a promise to Armenians that Obama wouldn’t
With regret and conviction, the Biden administration officially designates the slaughter of Armenians a “genocide.”
The Washington Post • Glenn Kessler • April 23 • washingtonpost.com
Analysis | Tim Scott often talks about his grandfather and cotton. There’s more to that tale.
The South Carolina senator said he went from "Cotton to Congress in one lifetime," but his ancestors owned unusually large amounts of land.
The New York Times • Tim Arango, John Eligon, Shaila Dewan • April 24 • nytimes.com
How the Trial Over Floyd’s Death Flipped the Script on Black Victims
George Floyd was presented as a full person, not just a body beneath a police officer’s knee. Derek Chauvin, who was convicted in his murder, remained an aloof figure.
The Guardian • Martin Pengelly • April 24 • theguardian.com
Tucker Carlson: US journalists are ‘cowards’ and ‘cringing animals’
Fox News host also tells Outkick ‘unrestrained mass immigration has put a huge strain on the natural world’
Intelligencer • Sarah Jones • April 24 • nymag.com
George W. Bush Can’t Paint His Way Out of Hell
The chilling spectacle of watching the political class redeem a criminal, again.