Associated Press • Fares Akram • May 15 •
Israel strike in Gaza destroys building with AP, other media
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — An Israeli airstrike destroyed a high-rise building in Gaza City that housed offices of The Associated Press and other media outlets on Saturday, the latest step by the military to silence reporting from the territory amid its battle with the militant group Hamas.
Associated Press • May 15 •
AP statement on Israeli attack on building housing AP office
NEW YORK (AP) — An Israeli airstrike destroyed a high-rise building in Gaza City that housed offices of The Associated Press and other media outlets on Saturday.
Associated Press • Fares Akram • May 15 •
DIARY: Shouts, a hurried evacuation, and then the bombs came
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — My colleagues' shouts awakened me, and the pounding of my heart drowned out the racing of my mind. What was happening? Had someone been injured on the streets of Gaza City, or worse?
Associated Press • BY FARES AKRAM • May 14 •
DIARY: In Gaza, bombs drop and the conflict again hits home
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — On Friday morning, a military airstrike smashed my family's farm in the northern Gaza Strip into a jagged mass of metal and splintered trees. An Israeli bomb had slammed into the yard, carving a crater into the dirt and leaving rubble in its wake.
Slate • William Saletan • May 14 •
Liz Cheney’s Case Against Trump Is Resolutely Conservative
She believes in standing up to tyrants, including the one in her own country.
New York Daily News • Daily News Editorial Board • May 15 •
Make it Mayor Garcia: New Yorkers should choose Kathryn Garcia in the Democratic primary for NYC mayor
The next mayor of New York will assume leadership of America’s largest city at a hinge in its history, and not only because the five boroughs are still reeling from the loss of more than 30,000 lives and hundreds of thousands of jobs to the COVID pandemic.
The New York Times • Katherine Rosman • May 15 •
Paulina Porizkova, Full-Frontal Emotion
The veteran supermodel is contesting the will of her late husband, Ric Ocasek — and writing herself a splashy new chapter.
POLITICO • Katelyn Fossett • May 14 •
Six questions with Sally Buzbee, the Washington Post’s new executive editor
The New York Times • David M. Halbfinger • May 14 •
A Press Corps Deceived, and the Gaza Invasion That Wasn’t
A spokesman led the international media to believe that Israeli forces had entered Gaza. They hadn’t. But the army wanted Hamas to think they had.
Intelligencer • Jonathan Chait • May 15 •
Conservatives Excommunicated the Last Republican President Who Lost
They know how to brand a failed president as a loser, if they want.
The Washington Post • Philip Bump • May 14 •
Analysis | Group that can’t find systemic voter fraud eager to help combat systemic voter fraud
Leaked video shows the Heritage Foundation's political arm pushing new voter restrictions — even though the Heritage Foundation can't show rampant voter fraud.
The New York Times • Michael D. Shear, Katie Rogers, Annie Karni • May 14 •
Beneath Joe Biden’s Folksy Demeanor, a Short Fuse and an Obsession With Details
As Mr. Biden settles into the office he has chased for more than three decades, aides say he demands hours of debate from scores of policy experts.
The Philadelphia Inquirer • Jonathan Tamari • May 15 •
What Sean Parnell, Liz Cheney, and Rudy Giuliani show about Trump’s hold on Pa. Republicans
As Republicans maneuver for nationally watched gubernatorial and Senate races, this week shows Trump’s influence remains as powerful as ever.
Associated Press • Bob Christie • May 15 •
Republican Arizona election official says Trump "unhinged"
PHOENIX (AP) — The Republican who now leads the Arizona county elections department targeted by a GOP audit of the 2020 election results is slamming former President Donald Trump and others in his party for their continued falsehoods about how the election was run. • • May 15 •
Space Force CO Who Got Holiday Call from Trump Fired Over Comments Decrying Marxism in the Military
His recently self-published book focuses on the impact of a neo-Marxist agenda at the ground level within the military.
The Washington Post • Dan Balz • May 15 •
Analysis | The purging of Liz Cheney is about much more than the future of the GOP
Cheney’s removal from leadership post highlights a broader assault on truth and democracy led by Donald Trump
Vulture • Chris Lee • May 14 •
How the Golden Globes Canceled Themselves
The HFPA never had a great reputation, but its awards might not have been scrapped if simmering tensions hadn’t been pushed to their boiling point.
The Washington Post • Gregory S. Schneider • May 14 •
Virginia’s Northam copes with what could be permanent loss of smell nearly eight months after coming down with covid-19
The governor offers his experience as a cautionary tale to urge people to get vaccinated.
The Intercept • Staff • May 14 •
The Intercept Stands By Its Reporting on Gab and the Riot Squad
The specific accusations about our reporting crumble when subjected to scrutiny.
The New York Times • Barry Meier • May 15 •
Secret Sharers: The Hidden Ties Between Private Spies and Journalists
A booming, renegade private intelligence industry is increasingly shaping (and misshaping) the news.