The New York Times • Ben Smith • April 25 • nytimes.com
Is an Activist’s Pricey House News? Facebook Alone Decides.
The New York Post has complained that Facebook is blocking and downplaying its stories. But the platform doesn’t pay any special deference to journalists.
NBC News • Mark Murray • April 25 • nbcnews.com
Poll: At 100 days, Biden’s approval remains strong. Can the honeymoon last?
Majorities approve of the president's handling of the pandemic and the economy in a new NBC News poll, but strong divisions remain.
The New York Times • Matina Stevis-Gridneff • April 25 • nytimes.com
E.U. Set to Let Vaccinated U.S. Tourists Visit This Summer
The head of the European Commission said the bloc would switch policy, under certain conditions, after more than a year of mostly banning nonessential travel.
The New York Times • Mitch Smith, Sarah Mervosh • April 25 • nytimes.com
Michigan’s Covid Wards Are Filling Up With Younger Patients
Even as vaccines roll out, more younger people in Michigan are being hospitalized than at any other point in the pandemic. And they’re coming in sicker.
The New York Times • Farnaz Fassihi • April 25 • nytimes.com
Iran’s Foreign Minister, in Leaked Tape, Says Revolutionary Guards Set Policies
Mohammad Javad Zarif, the Iranian foreign minister, described a rivalry with a powerful and widely revered military leader, Qassim Suleimani.
The New York Times • Rebecca Robbins • April 25 • nytimes.com
Millions Are Skipping Their Second Doses of Covid Vaccines
Nearly 8 percent of those who got initial Pfizer or Moderna shots missed their second doses. State officials want to prevent the numbers from rising.
The New York Times • David Gelles • April 24 • nytimes.com
C.E.O. Pay Remains Stratospheric, Even at Companies Battered by Pandemic
While millions of people struggled to make ends meet, many of the companies hit hardest in 2020 showered their executives with riches.
The Washington Post • Dan Balz, Scott Clement, Emily Guskin • April 25 • washingtonpost.com
Americans give Biden mostly positive marks for first 100 days, Post-ABC poll finds
Biden and his major initiatives win majority support, but voters are skeptical about his handling of immigration at the southern border, a Washington Post-ABC News poll finds.
The Wall Street Journal • Scott Gottlieb • April 25 • wsj.com
Time to End Outdoor Mask Edicts
The CDC is moving too slowly in updating its advice to comport with the scientific evidence.
KCUR 89.3 - NPR in Kansas City. Local news, entertainment and podcasts. • https://www.kcur.org/people/dan-margolies • April 25 • kcur.org
KCUR Reporter And Beloved Colleague Aviva Okeson-Haberman Dies At 24
Aviva joined KCUR in 2019, impressing her colleagues with her work ethic and strength of purpose.
The Washington Post • E.J. Dionne • April 25 • washingtonpost.com
Opinion | Joe Biden’s hundred days at the kitchen table
100 days into his presidency, Biden’s priorities are clear.
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
Snopes • Snopes • April 25 • snopes.com
Does Biden's Climate Plan Include Cutting 90% of Red Meat From Our Diets? | Snopes.com
One way to smear a plan that is light on details is to make up your own objectionable details to tweet about.
Texas Monthly • Aaron Nelsen • April 21 • texasmonthly.com
A Section of Trump Border Wall in South Texas Cost $27 Million a Mile. It’s Being Foiled by $5 Ladders.
“Ladders and walls go together like peas and carrots,” says one McAllen Border Patrol agent.
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.
The New York Times • Aaron Krolik, Kashmir Hill • April 24 • nytimes.com
The Slander Industry
Who makes money from destroying reputations online?
Zillow • Zillow, Inc. • April 25 • zillow.com
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The New York Times • Robert Draper • April 22 • nytimes.com
Liz Cheney vs. MAGA
The Wyoming congresswoman challenged Republicans to turn away from Trump after Jan. 6. Instead, they turned on her.
Time • Rana Ayyub • April 23 • time.com
As India's COVID-19 Crisis Deepens, Modi Fails to Lead
"If the apocalypse had an image, it would be the hospitals of India," writes Rana Ayyub
The White House • The White House • April 25 • whitehouse.gov
Statement by NSC Spokesperson Emily Horne on National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan’s Call with National Security Advisor Ajit Doval of India | The …
National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan spoke by phone today with National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, expressing deep sympathy for the people of India