Bringing you just the headlines

  • Report: Kyrie Irving to be Considered Day-to-Day After Knee Sprain

    Irving exited Saturday's game against the Clippers during the second quarter.
  • Myanmar freedom of expression getting worse 'day by day', report finds

    Aung San Suu Kyi criticised for failing to halt jailing of Reuters reporters Kyaw Soe Oo and Wa Lone Myanmar’s freedom of expression has deteriorated under its new government, a new Human Rights Watch report has said. It cited the jailing of Reuters reporters Kyaw Soe Oo and Wa Lone, who were investigating the Rohingya crisis, saying the case “shows the military’s willingness to penalise reporters who seek information the military would rather keep hidden”. Continue reading

    the Guardian
  • A leaked schedule shows Trump reportedly spends up to five hours a day on 'executive time,' and he doesn't hold his first official meetings until the middle of the day

    President Donald Trump often spends up to five hours per day in unstructured 'executive time,' according to his private schedule which was leaked to Axios. The schedules show how Trump has spent his time since the November midterm elections. It adds up to almost 300 hours of executive time, compared to just 77 hours in official, scheduled meetings over that period. Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the White House press secretary, told Axios in a statement that Trump's unorthodox schedule allows for "a...

    Business Insider
  • Why No Congress Day, Judiciary Day, or Separation of Powers Day?

    Back in 2015, I wrote a critique of Presidents Day. It is, if anything, even more timely, and relevant today. We should not honor all presidents indiscriminately, since there are many who don't deserve it. And we should not make the "cult of the presidency" even worse than it already is. Better to honor the separation of powers more generally: Presidents Day may be a good time to ask why we have a national holiday to celebrate the executive branch of government, but don't have a Congress Day or...