News 2023/2

News selected from US press by the editor of Bayou Blue Radio

12/19/2023

These kids want to go to school. The main obstacle? Paperwork – The Associated Press

Thousands of lights at Chicago Botanic Garden illuminate tunnels, lilies and art – The Associated Press

Texas governor signs bill to let police arrest migrants, setting up potential court fight – The Washington Post

Max Beckmann painted the aftermath of an idiotic war. Pay attention.  – The Washington Post

The World’s Fastest Road Cars—and the People Who Drive Them –  The New Yorker

It’s Time to Dismantle the Technopoly – The New Yorker

It’s Christmastime in the Cosmos – The New York Times

Italy Picks Italians to Lead the Uffizi and Other Museums – The New York Times

For Willem Dafoe, awards do matter — if it helps the work get seen – The Los Angeles Times

The year in theater: A time of struggle but with enough brilliance to sustain us – The Los Angeles Times

The Metropolitan Museum of Art to return more than a dozen ancient artworks following alleged links to looted art – CNN

Baptiste Trotignon – Brexit Music (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move


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12/18/2023

Some Trump fake electors from 2020 haven’t faded away. They have roles in how the 2024 race is run – The Associated Press

Senate border security talks grind on as Trump invokes Nazi-era ‘blood’ rhetoric against immigrants – The Associated Press

Biden said to be increasingly frustrated by dismal poll numbers – The Washington Post

Does it really make a difference whether designers are women?  – The Washington Post

Vanishing Panels – The New Yorker

The Year’s Top New Yorker Stories – The New Yorker

He Was Set to Play Santa. His Views on the Middle East Got in the Way. – The New York Times

Playing Prince Harry, the Royal Black Sheep, in ‘The Crown’ – The New York Times

The L.A. playground is where skaters give shape to the divine – The Los Angeles Times

‘The Crown’ ends with Charles and Camilla’s wedding and an emotional farewell to Queen Elizabeth II – The Los Angeles Times

Trump’s rhetoric drops to a spine-tingling new low – CNN

Jason Arkins – In Focus (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move


News selected from US press by the editor of Bayou Blue Radio

12/17/2023

Black American solidarity with Palestinians is rising and testing longstanding ties to Jewish allies – The Associated Press

A Kentucky family gets an early gift: a baby owl in their Christmas tree – The Associated Press

Trump approvingly quotes autocrats Putin and Orban, repeats dehumanizing language against immigrants – The Washington Post

A very strange year for TV yielded a bumper crop of great shows. These are our top 10. – The Washington Post

The Chancellor of Berkeley Weighs In – The New Yorker

Tricks for Staying Deliriously Happy All Winter – The New Yorker

Take the 2023 Faces Quiz to see how well you know the defining personalities of the year. – The New York Times

7 New Books We Recommend This Week – The New York Times

California water agencies announce conservation plans to ease strains on Colorado River – The Los Angeles Times

‘The Crown’ ends with Charles and Camilla’s wedding and an emotional farewell to Queen Elizabeth II – The Los Angeles Times

Greyhound bus stops are valuable. Here’s who’s cashing in on them – CNN

7 great TV series you may have missed in 2023 – CNN

Miguel Espinoza Fusion – Gabriella (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move


News selected from US press by the editor of Bayou Blue Radio

12/16/2023

After 40 witnesses and 43 days of testimony, here’s what we learned at Trump’s civil fraud trial – The Associated Press

How the US keeps funding Ukraine’s military — even as it says it’s out of money – The Associated Press

The largest-ever dam removal project is underway. Will it be enough to secure a sacred river? – The Washington Post

Florida sex scandal tarnishes GOP power couple and party’s credibility – The Washington Post

What Would It Mean to Treat Animals Fairly? – The New Yorker

The Year in Moviegoing – The New Yorker

Jury Orders Giuliani to Pay $148 Million to Election Workers He Defamed – The NNew York Times

Beatles Biographer Grapples With the ‘Paradox’ of George Harrison – The New York Times

Actor Danny Trejo says it’s the best time in history to be sober – The Los Angeles Times

California energy officials vote to extend Diablo Canyon nuclear plant operations – The Los Angeles Times

‘The American dream is to leave America.’ The US expats revealing what life is like abroad – CNN

Who was Lee Miller? Why the model-turned-war photographer is finally getting her due – CNN

Michael Costantino – The Song Inside the Tune – Bayou Blue Radio-Paris-Move


News selected from US press by the editor of Bayou Blue Radio

12/15/2023

Americans agree that the 2024 election will be pivotal for democracy, but for different reasons – The Associated Press

Prince Harry wins phone hacking lawsuit against British tabloid publisher, awarded 140,000 pounds – The Associated Press

Giuliani’s words used against him in election worker defamation trial – The Washington Post

The biggest Pinocchios of 2023 – The Washington Post

How a Student Group Is Politicizing a Generation on Palestine – The New Yorker

What Trump’s Civil Trial Tells Us About His Upcoming Criminal Cases –  The New Yorker

In Search of Cash, Studios Send Old Shows Back to Netflix – The New York Times

The 2023 Faces Quiz – The New York Times

The Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles is closing its doors in January – The Los Angeles Times

In a world of earth-toned pottery, her jubilant ceramic clowns spark delight – The Los Angeles Times

Elon Musk is funding a new school planning to open in Austin, Texas – CNN

Who was Lee Miller? Why the model-turned-war photographer is finally getting her due – CNN

Kait Dunton – A Very Keyboard Christmas (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move

New Jazz, Blues Releases to Raise Holiday Spirits – DownBeat


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12/14/2023

The House approves an impeachment inquiry into Biden, which will extend into his reelection run – The Associated Press 

Images of stripped and humiliated Palestinians draw condemnation – The Washington Post

‘The Crown’ comes to a timely end – The Washington Post

What Do We Want from Comedy? – The New Yorker

How Mark Duplass Fights the Sadness – The New Yorker

The Supreme Court Can Stop Trump’s Delay Game – The New York Times

Unconventional Trial Judge Could Remove Trump From His N.Y. Empire – The New York Times

We interviewed Elon Musk’s groveling new chatbot about its boss: ‘He’s the king of Twitter’ – The Los Angeles Times

Actor Danny Trejo says it’s the best time in history to be sober – The Los Angeles Times

9 Christmas breakfast casseroles that’ll make your morning a breeze – CNN

A grieving mother called Anderson Cooper. He called her back to hear about her greatest loss – CNN

Roger Lin – Exploitation Suite (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move

Delmark 70th Bash Convenes the Blues – DownBeat


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12/13/2023

Epic wins its antitrust lawsuit against the Play Store. What does this verdict mean for Google? – The Associated Press

Coming home, staying home: ‘Apollo 13′ and ‘Home Alone’ among 25 films picked for national registry – The Associated Press

Nearly 200 nations agree to transition away from fossil fuels – The Washington Post

Tesla recalls 2 million cars with ‘insufficient’ Autopilot safety controls – The Washington Post

Watch This Space – The New Yorker

Portrait of the Artist – The New Yorker

Anderson Cooper’s Newest Assignment: Grief (His Own) – The New York Times

How Christmas Tree Farms Can Help Wildlife – The New York Times

Column: For high schoolers and parents, junior year is the worst. All you can do is survive it – The Los Angeles Times

‘You can continue a conversation’: Letters to the dead arrive at this P.O. box in L.A. – The Los Angeles Times

The New York Times’ first director of AI signals key role the technology will play in news production – CNN

High-end English sound for listening to Bayou Blue Radio – Bayou Blue Radio

Joe Bonamassa: (Still) Keeping the Blues Alive – DownBeat


News selected from US press by the editor of Bayou Blue Radio

12/13/2023

Zelenskyy will arrive on Capitol Hill to grim mood as Biden’s aid package for Ukraine risks collapse – The Associated Press

Texas woman who sought court permission for abortion leaves state for the procedure, attorneys say – The Associated Press

Jury hears attacks on Ga. election workers in Giuliani defamation trial – The Washington Post

The story of a 19th-century firebrand who stood up to abortion foes – The Washington Post

The Best TV Shows of 2023 – The New Yorker

Wim Wenders’s Cinema of Sincerity – The New Yorker

The 2023 Holiday Gift Guide – The New York Times

How Africans Are Changing French: One Joke, Rap and Book at a Time – The New York Times

Emojis to the rescue? More are needed to address the biodiversity crisis, scientists say – The Los Angeles Times

William Blake was called a ‘lunatic’ in his lifetime. The Getty hails him as a visionary now – The Los Angeles Times

Former Mar-a-Lago employee-turned-witness repeatedly contacted by Trump and his associates before documents charges – CNN

‘Terminator’ star Linda Hamilton joins cast of ‘Stranger Things’ for final season – CNN

High-end English sound for listening to Bayou Blue Radio – Bayou Blue Radio


News selected from US press by the editor of Bayou Blue Radio

12/11/2023

 

Biden goes into 2024 with the economy getting stronger, but voters feel horrible about it – The Associated Press

Jury trial will decide how much Giuliani must pay election workers over false election fraud claims – The Associated Press

Holiday cookie generator – The Washington Post

Busy week ahead in Trump’s criminal and civil cases – The Washington Post

Are We Sleepwalking Into Dictatorship? – The New Yorker

Instagram’s Favorite New Yorker Cartoons in 2023 – The New Yorker

As Harvard President Faces Calls to Resign, Faculty Members Show Support – The New York Times

Trump Will Not Testify as Scheduled in Civil Fraud Trial – The New York Times

This L.A. jazz duo creates improvised magic with tap shoe – The Los Angeles Times

‘I was terrified, to tell you the truth’: How Annette Bening became a swimmer for ‘Nyad’ – The Los Angeles Times

Biden to host Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky at White House Tuesday – CNN

Opinion: Why university presidents are under fire -CNN

The iPhone is just a social marker… – Bayou Blue Radio


News selected from US press by the editor of Bayou Blue Radio

12/10/2023

Severe storms tear through central Tennessee, leaving 6 dead and nearly 2 dozen injured  – The Associated Press

Elon Musk restores X account of conspiracy theorist Alex Jones – The Associated Press

Your guide to the holidays at Disney World – The Washington Post

Why Tesla Autopilot shouldn’t be used in as many places as you think – The Washington Post

How Hamas Used Sexual Violence on October 7th – The New Yorker

The Prisoner Swap – The New Yorker

As Fury Erupts Over Campus Antisemitism, Conservatives Seize the Moment – The New York Times

The Book World Still Isn’t Diverse. Dhonielle Clayton Is Trying to Change That. – The New York Times

The best movies of 2023 — and where to find them – The Los Angeles Times

Review: Director John Woo returns with ‘Silent Night,’ a comeback that yearns for more craziness – The Los Angeles Times

Another way to enjoy the sound quality of Bayou Blue Radio – Bayou Blue Radio


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12/09/2023

Christmas lights illuminate European capitals Berlin, London and Zagreb – The Associated Press

The long, ugly history of barbed wire at the U.S.-Mexico border – The Washington Post

OpenAI leaders warned of abusive behavior before Sam Altman’s ouster – The Washington Post

In the Shadow of the Holocaust – The New Yorker

The Best Music of 2023 – The New Yorker

Norman Lear Reshaped How America Saw Black Families – The New York Times

Campus Antisemitism, Free Speech and Double Standards The New York Times

Who rides the subway in Los Angeles? – The Los Angeles Times

Black-trimmed homes, tiny libraries and other signs your neighborhood is about to be gentrified – The Los Angeles Times

CosMc’s: Why McDonald’s wants its own coffee chain – CNN

Amanda Seyfried, Brooke Shields, Jason Momoa, Rachel Zegler, Sharon Stone Among Special Appearances at the 17th Annual CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute – CNN

How to listen to Bayou Blue Radio at home? – Bayou Blue Radio

Musicianship Remains Undiminished at Ever-Expanding London Jazz Festival – DownBeat


News selected from US press by the editor of Bayou Blue Radio

12/08/2023

Trump’s vow to only be a dictator on ‘day one’ follows growing worry over his authoritarian rhetoric –  The Associated Press

What to know about Hanukkah and how it’s celebrated around the world – The Associated Press

Pro-Trump electors indicted in Nevada, the third state to issue charges – The Washington Post

Ex-Trump allies detail efforts to overturn election in Georgia plea videos – The Washington Post

The Drag Queens Fighting Performance Bans in Texas – The New Yorker

A Gen-Z Comedian Strafes His Elders—and Himself – The New York Times

Hunter Biden Is Charged With Evading Taxes on Millions From Foreign Firms – The New York Times

Man Who Killed 3 U.N.L.V. Faculty Members Had Pursued College Jobs, Officials Say – The New York Times

How Ralph Barbosa’s comedy explains Latino voters –  The Los Angeles Times

President Biden to visit L.A. for Hollywood fundraiser: Brace yourself for traffic headaches – The Los Angeles Times

Pro-Trump lawyer Kenneth Chesebro cooperating in multiple state probes into 2020 fake electors plot – CNN

How to get rid of ladybugs in the house – CNN

Margot Sergent – Douce France / Sweet France (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move

Todd Sickafoose’s Bear Daydreams – DownBeat


News selected from US press by the editor of Bayou Blue Radio

12/07/2023

Vegas shooter who killed 3 was a professor who recently applied for a job at UNLV, AP source says – The Associated Press

How Norman Lear changed television — and with it American life — in the 1970s – The Associated Press

Key takeaways from the fourth Republican debate –  The Washington Post

Trump ‘dictator’ comment reignites criticism his camp has tried to curb – The Washington Post

The Terrible Twenties? The Assholocene? What to Call Our Chaotic Era – The New Yorker

Inside the Illegal Cactus Trade – The New Yorker

Inside The Illegal Cactus Trade – The New Yorker

From Unicorns to Zombies: Tech Start-Ups Run Out of Time and Money – The New York Times

The Best Art of 2023 – The New York Times

Buying guns for criminals: Easy, illegal and ‘extremely difficult’ to stop – The Los Angeles Times

Kevin McCarthy will retire from Congress at end of year – The Los Angeles Times

A deluge of violent messages: How a surge in threats to public officials could disrupt American democracy – CNN

Angelina Jolie describes Hollywood as ‘shallow’ and ‘not a healthy place’ – CNN

Chico César – Vêtu d’amour (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move

Caliente: New, Hot Latin Releases that Sizzle! – CNN


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12/06/2023

Trump’s defense at civil fraud trial zooms in on Mar-a-Lago, with a broker calling it ‘breathtaking’ – The Associated Press

Texas high school sends Black student back to in-school suspension over his locs hairstyle – The Associated Press

Senate careens toward failed vote on Ukraine aid as GOP pushes for border measures – The Washington Post

A beloved orca was about to be freed when her life ended. Then a reckoning began. – The Washington Post

What Happens When the Art Monster is a Woman? – The New Yorker

Maybe We Already Have Runaway Machines – The New Yorker

She Has the Attention of Dance Companies – The New York Times

Getting Myself Back, One Puzzle at a Time – The New York Times

The last Chuck E. Cheese animatronic band in the world will exist in Northridge – The Los Angeles Times

Kamala Harris, the first Black woman in her role, just broke a record held by an outspoken slaveholder – The Los Angeles Times

Sofia Rubina – I Am Soul (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move

Blindfold Test: Bill Frisell – DownBeat


News selected from US press by the editor of Bayou Blue Radio

12/05/2023

 

AP PHOTOS: Photographers in Asia capture the extraordinary, tragic and wonderful in 2023 – The Associated Press

Alicia Keys’ semi-autobiographical stage musical ‘Hell’s Kitchen’ moves to Broadway in spring – The Associated Press

Trump loses chance to challenge N.Y. gag order before trial ends – The Washington Post

6 days national parks are free to visit in 2024  – The Washington Post

A Ruinous War and Peacemaking in Gaza – The New Yorker

The Year in Reading – The New Yorker

Here’s how Elon Musk and Larry Page’s artificial intelligence debate led to OpenAI and an industry boom. – The New York Times

Off Broadway, a Vital Part of New York Theater, Feels the Squeeze – The New York Times

Biden claims he’s not trying to win the nation’s (unofficial) first primary. The truth is more complicated – The Los Angeles Times

‘You are the film, the film is you’: How six directors define what they do – The Los Angeles Times

Will Smith talks about the ‘monster’ of fame and what’s next for him– CNN

Tom Hanks once ‘worked for Cher’ as a hotel bellman in the ’70s – CNN

Casey MacGill – Love Letter (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move


News selected from US press by the editor of Bayou Blue Radio

12/04/2023

Former US ambassador arrested in Florida, accused of serving as an agent of Cuba, AP source says –  The Associated Press

Italy refuses Munich museum’s request to return ancient Roman statue bought by Hitler – The Associated Press

There’s a crisis in the Yukon River – The Washington Post

The fear of a looming Trump dictatorship – The Washington Post

What Happened When the U.S. Failed to Prosecute an Insurrectionist Ex-President – The New Yorker

The Difference That Sandra Day O’Connor Made – The New Yorker

Why a Second Trump Presidency May Be More Radical Than His First – The New York Times

What It Takes to Transform the White House for the Holidays – The New Yorker

2023: The year women saved Hollywood – The Los Angeles Times

After a mild fire year, Southern California crews look ahead to 2024 – The Los Angeles Times

Why doesn’t the US have more passenger trains? – CNN

This Black-owned ballet school empowers young dancers – CNN

Walter Wolfman Washington – Feel So at Home (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move


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12/03/2023

Kiss say farewell to live touring, become first US band to go virtual and become digital avatars – The Associated Press

A snowstorm brings Munich airport to a standstill and causes travel chaos in central Europe – The Associated Press

Microfilm hidden in a pumpkin launched Richard Nixon’s career 75 years ago – The Washington Post

A Trump dictatorship is increasingly inevitable. We should stop pretending.– The Washington Post

Dolly Parton Salutes Rock and Roll – The New Yorker

How Sandra Hüller Approached Playing a Nazi – The New Yorker

Trump Wants Voters to See Biden as a Bigger Threat to Democracy – The New York Times

Ella Fitzgerald never stopped moving. That’s how the jazz singer became an icon – The Los Angeles Times

Maria Grapsa Sextet – Life (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move


News selected from US press by the editor of Bayou Blue Radio

12/02/2023

With the expulsion of Santos and ouster of McCarthy, the House is making unexpected history –  The Associated Press

Rep. George Santos expelled from Congress on bipartisan vote – The Washington Post

Sandra Day O’Connor, pathbreaking woman on Supreme Court, dies at 93 – The Washington Post

“Hell’s Kitchen” Brings Alicia Keys’s Musical Power to the Public – The New Yorker

What Someone Who Doesn’t Own a Dog Imagines Owning a Dog Is Like – The New Yorker

Drunk and Asleep on the Job: Air Traffic Controllers Pushed to Brink – The New York Times

Sandra Day O’Connor Never Stopped Being a Politician – The New York Times

Drake bought a fantastical, forgotten amusement park made by famous artists. It’s opening in L.A. this winter – The Los Angeles Times

Café Tropical closed this week. Debts and a bitter family dispute played a role – The Los Angeles Times

He posed by an airplane as a kid in 1976. 40 years later he recreated the photo with his son – CNN

‘Thriller 40’ shifts the focus back to Michael Jackson’s art, not the artist – CNN

Sean Taylor – Short Stories (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move

Presenting the Worldly Jazz Beat of Naya Baaz – DownBeat


News selected from US press by the editor of Bayou Blue Radio

12/01/2023

AP Exclusive: Zelenskyy says the Israel-Hamas war could divert attention from Ukraine’s conflict –  The Associated Press

What’s streaming this weekend: Indiana Jones, Paris Hilton, Super Mario and ‘Ladies of the 80s’ – The Associated Press

She wasn’t the first, but Queen Latifah was special from the start – The Washington Post

Live out your Hallmark-movie fantasies in these 5 festive towns – The Washington Post

The Inside Story of Microsoft’s Partnership with OpenAI – The New Yorker

The Enduring Strangeness of Nicolas Cage – The New Yorker

Julianna Margulies said what? Actor faces backlash over podcast discussion around Israel-Hamas war – The Los Angeles Times

Drake bought a fantastical, forgotten amusement park made by famous artists. It’s opening in L.A. this winter – The Los Angeles Times

What to watch for at Trump’s Fulton County hearing Friday – CNN

Felicity Huffman on college admissions scandal: ‘I had to give my daughter a chance at a future’ – CNN

Editorial – December 2023 – Bayou Blue Radio

Roberto Fonseca’s Nostalgic Truth – DownBeat


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11/30/2023

Henry Kissinger dies at 100. His name still provokes debate over foreign policy landmarks long past – The Associated Press

Iconic Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center illuminated in midst of pro-Palestinian protest – The Associated Press

Henry Kissinger, who shaped world affairs under two presidents, dies at 100 – The Washington Post

McCarthy privately recounts terse phone call with Trump after ouster – The Washington Post

The Dawn of the Celebrity Power Couple – The New Yorker

Betye Saar Reassembles the Lives of Black Women – The New Yorker

In a reflection of Henry Kissinger’s complicated legacy, his death elicited sharply divergent opinions. – The New York Times

Senator Bernie Sanders is facing a backlash from progressive activists for failing to call for a cease-fire in Gaza. – The New York Times

Anthony Bourdain’s scathing remarks on Kissinger resurface and go viral again – The Los Angeles Times

After a political reckoning, Sarah Silverman tries to find her comedic voice again – The Los Angeles Times

4 reasons why the Tesla Cybertruck already lost its advantage – CNN

‘This Is Spinal Tap’ sequel will feature Sir Paul McCartney and Elton John – CNN

Irina Pavlovic – The Soulful Heritage (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move

The Chemistry of Irreversible Entanglements – DownBeat


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11/29/2023

Trump embraces the Jan. 6 rioters on the trail. In court, his lawyers hope to distance him from them – The Associated Press

National Christmas Tree is back upright after it topple – The Associated Press

Self-serve snack bars are coming to a flight near you – The Washington Post

These D.C.-area New Year’s Eve concerts and parties will sell out soon – The Washington Post

How Moral Can A.I. Really Be? – The New Yorker

The Best Performances of 2023 – The New Yorker

A California dry farmer’s juicy apples show how agriculture can be done with less water – The Los Angeles Times

How Cirque du Soleil helped build modern Las Vegas – The Los Angeles Times

‘Fargo’s’ fifth season feels too much like an accent in search of a series – CNN

‘Rustin’ dutifully gives the March on Washington leader an overdue showcase – CNN

Wes Montgomery: Maximum swing – The Unissued 1965 Half Note Recordings – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move

The Orchestral Passions of Ivan Lins – DownBeat


 

News selected from US press by the editor of Bayou Blue Radio

11/28/2023

Google will start deleting ‘inactive’ accounts in December. Here’s what you need to know – The Associated Press

Michigan Democrats poised to test ambitious environmental goals in the industrial Midwest – The Associated Press

The Bee Gees’ Barry Gibb has written more hit songs than almost anyone – The Washington Post

Jill Biden unveils a crafty, candy-filled White House Christmas – The Washington Post

The Makeup Artist Behind Bradley Cooper’s Prosthetic Nose – The New Yorker

The Artist Making Wellness Culture Look a Little Sick – The New Yorker

Migrants struggle against the elements in San Diego’s open-air desert camps – The Los Angeles Times

Oscars 2024: Actors strike over. Bring on the bedlam — and the cherries jubilee – The Los Angeles Times

Opinion: Rosalynn Carter’s legacy changed my life – CNN

The Rolling Stones are hitting the road next year on a tour sponsored by AARP – CNN

Flying Horse Big Band – A Message From The Flying Horse Big Band (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move


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11/27/2023

Still looking for deals on holiday gifts? Retailers are offering discounts on Cyber Monday – The Associated Press

What to stream this week: Harrison Ford, Paris Hilton, Peter Gabriel and Robin Hood battles robots – The Associated Press

One of the biggest U.S. slave markets finally reckons with its past – The Washington Post

New Trump defense motions in D.C. case expected on Monday – The Washington Post

What Happens to a School Shooter’s Sister? – The New Yorker

When Your Own Book Gets Caught Up in the Censorship Wars – The New Yorker

Like his Oscar, Ke Huy Quan’s ‘Loki’ role was a dream come true: ‘It puts a big smile on my face’ – The Los Angeles Times

The 27 best movie theaters in Los Angeles – The Los Angeles Times

Hamas-Israel truce enters fourth day as aid reaches Gaza – CNN

Concorde’s last flight: Is this the greatest aviation photograph of all time? – CNN

Scott Emmerman – Spheres (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move

Top 10 Jazz Albums of the Year – DownBeat


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11/26/2023

Fragile Gaza truce is back on track after hourslong delay in hostage-for-prisoner swap – The Associated Press

‘Adopt an axolotl’ campaign launches in Mexico to save iconic species – The Associated Press

Will ProPublica cross a picket line by publishing its next big scoop? – The Washington Post

Bird species are being renamed! Here are my suggestions! – The Washington Post

Why Trump’s Trials Should Be on TV – The New Yorker

How Louise Bonnet Learned to Stop Thinking – The New Yorker

Column: With friends in tow at Griffith Park, Pete Teti walks into his second century – The Los Angeles Times

The 27 best movie theaters in Los Angeles – The Los Angeles Times

Is this Banksy’s real name? Resurfaced interview suggests it could be – CNN

Comedy Wildlife Photo Award 2023 winners revealed – CNN

Randy Bernsen – Heart Mind and Soul (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move

Artemis, Jazz Group of the Year – DownBeat


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11/25/2023

Daryl Hall is suing John Oates over plan to sell stake in joint venture. A judge has paused the sale – The Associated Press

Marrakech kicks off film festival in the shadow of war in the Middle East – The Associated Press

Each generation is defined by its movies. Here are 57 that shaped our film critic. – The Washington Post

Who was to blame for Diana’s death? ‘The Crown’ vs. the historical record. – The Washington Post

Trump won’t need more Black votes. He just needs Black voters to stay home again. The Washington Post

The Road to Dubai – The New Yorker

“Hell’s Kitchen” Brings Alicia Keys’s Musical Power to the Public – The New Yorker

Our Favorite Password Manager Remembers All of Your Logins So You Don’t Have To – The New York Times

In the South Bay, e-bikes are restricted along the beach. Yet they’re still everywhere – The Los Angeles Times

14 fantastic playgrounds in SoCal (with nice places to sit for tired parents) – The Los Angeles Times

‘First light’: NASA receives laser-beamed message from 10 million miles away – CNN

Israel-Hamas war: Initial group of 24 hostages released – CNN

Brian Lubeck – Welcome Winter (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move

Wayne Shorter, Artist of the Year – DownBeat

 


News selected from US press by the editor of Bayou Blue Radio

11/23/2023

Balloons, bands, celebrities and Santa: Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade kicks off – The Associated Press

Decision on the future of wild horses in a North Dakota national park expected next year – The Associated Press

Thankful for soon being able to say ‘Good riddance, 2023’ – The Washington Post

Today’s Opinions: The Thanksgiving songs you never knew you needed – The Washington Post

Ridley Scott’s “Napoleon” Cannot Quite Vanquish Its Subject – The New Yorker

Why Can’t We Quit “The Morning Show”? – The New Yorker

Thanksgiving Cocktail and Drink Recipes – The New York Times

The best L.A. restaurants for a Thanksgiving takeout feast – The Los Angeles Times

Actress Jenna Ortega will not return for ‘Scream VII’  – The Los Angeles Times

What’s open and closed on Thanksgiving Day 2023 – CNN

Judge and clerk in Trump civil fraud trial have received hundreds of ‘serious and credible’ threats – CNN

Philippe Côté & Francois Bourassa – Confluence (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio –  Paris-Move

The 88th Annual DownBeat Readers Poll! – DownBeat


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11/22/2023

Sam Altman is back as OpenAI CEO just days after being removed, along with a new board – The Associated Press

If you haven’t started your Thanksgiving trip, you’re not alone. The busiest days are still to come – The Associated Press

The 17 movies everyone will be talking about this holiday season – The Washington Post

Today’s Opinions: When global conflict spills onto the holiday table – The Washington Post

The Fall of My Teen-Age Self – The New Yorker

All the Newspapers’ Men – The New Yorker

‘Who’s That Wonderful Girl? Could She Be Any Cuter?’ – The New York Times

60 years later, JFK’s assassination still raises questions. These 3 docs have (some) answers – The Los Angeles Times

How composer John Williams found that the ‘Indiana Jones’ sequel was his own destiny  – The Los Angeles Times

In pictures: Former first lady Rosalynn Carter – CNN

How to watch ‘A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving’ in its milestone 50th year – CNN

Marcel Smith – From My Soul (ENG review)– Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move


News selected from US press by the editor of Bayou Blue Radio

11/21/2023

Today and tomorrow will be among the busiest travel days this Thanksgiving, with 2 million flying each day – The Associated Press

Spend this holiday TV season with Paddington, Melissa McCarthy, Lori Loughlin and more – The Associated Press

At 33, I knew everything. At 69, I know something much more important. – The Washington Post

Musk’s X sues Media Matters after report shows ads next to pro-Nazi posts – The Washington Post

What if Nostalgia Isn’t What It Used to Be? – The New Yorker

On “Higher,” Chris Stapleton Makes His Case for Love – The New Yorker

Mick Herron Has Made a Blockbuster Career Writing About Has-Beens – The New York Times

Litman: Trump called the latest 14th Amendment ruling a ‘victory.’ He couldn’t be more wrong The Los Angeles Times

SoCal’s most overlooked holiday escape is a place you’ve probably driven past –  The Los Angeles Times

Emma Stone to host ‘Saturday Night Live’ for fifth time – CNN

Disruptive Thanksgiving-week storm to ramp up across the East ahead of holiday travel rush – CNN

Solidaridad Tango – Distancia (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move


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11/20/2023

Reactions to the death of Rosalynn Carter, former first lady and global humanitarian – The Associated Press

Rosalynn Carter, outspoken former US first lady, dead at 96 – The Associated Press

Sam Altman will lead new Microsoft AI team. OpenAI board names interim CEO. – The Washington Post

Argentina set for sharp right turn as Trump-like radical wins presidency – The Washington Post

John Woo Returns to Hollywood – The New Yorker

A Mother’s Grief in New Haven – The New Yorker

Meet the African Artists Driving a Cultural Renaissance – The New York Times

Joss Ackland, ‘Lethal Weapon 2’ and ‘Hunt for Red October’ actor, dead at 95 – The Los Angeles Times

The future of livestream theater is getting brighter: Watch Jocelyn Bioh’s stunning play – The Los Angeles Times

Jake Tapper reveals what Jimmy Carter told him were 4 secrets to his everlasting marriage with Rosalynn Carter – CNN

In pictures: Former first lady Rosalynn Carter – CNN

Thunderbird is no longer what it used to be! – Bayou Blue Radio


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11/19/2023

Fears of political violence are growing as the 2024 campaign heats up and conspiracy theories evolve – The Associated Press

Tempers flare and bills languish as Speaker Johnson confronts the same problems that vexed McCarthy – The Associated Press

In a swing Wisconsin county, everyone is tired of politics – The Washington Post

Who can beat The Donald? The Rock. – The Washington Post

Holly Herndon’s Infinite Art – The New York Times

“Maestro” Is a Leonard Bernstein Bio-Pic as Restless as Its Subject – The New York Times

Review: In ‘The Killer,’ David Fincher goes back to basics and proves he’s still untouchable – The Los Angeles Times

‘Elemental’ animators keep the emotions burning bright without dousing the fun – The Los Angeles Times

I listened to Dolly Parton’s new 2 1/2 hour-long ‘Rockstar’ album in one sitting. This is what I took away – CNN

‘Napoleon’ saddles up Joaquin Phoenix to lead the charge in Ridley Scott’s chilly epic – CNN

Climate change, evidence in pictures. – Bayou Blue Radio


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11/18/2023

‘The Hunger Games’ starts fresh, without Katniss, in ‘The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes’ – The Associated Press

Billy Porter hits the dance floor on his fifth album with the goal of ‘trying to heal people – The Associated Press

Sam Altman, the face of AI revolution, forced out as CEO of OpenAI – The Washington Post

The newest TV shows and movies to stream right now – The Washington Post

Why Are Millennials Still Attached to American Girl? – The New Yorker

“May December” Knows What It Thinks, and That’s a Problem – The New Yorker

‘The Crown’ is coming to an end. Here’s a guide to the series and its major moments – The Los Angeles Times

Fantasia Barrino talks ‘The Color Purple,’ facing her demons and surviving a suicide attempt – The Los Angeles Times

George Brown, co-founding member and drummer of Kool & the Gang, dead at 74 – CNN

‘Mr. and Mrs. Smith’ TV series gets release date – CNN

Kim Scott – Shine (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move

Michael Blake: The Saxophonist as Record Executive – DownBeat


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11/17/2023

Biden signs bill averting government shutdown for now, with Israel and Ukraine aid still stalled – The Associated Press

Dog who survived 72 days in mountains after owner’s death is regaining weight and back on hiking trails – The Associated Press

The hidden biases at play in the U.S. Senate – The Washington Post

IBM pulls ads from X as Elon Musk amplifies antisemitism – The Washington Post

The Cassette-Tape Revolution – The New Yorker

Holly Herndon’s Infinite Art – The New Yorker

An L.A. sheriff’s deputy shot a man in the back. Two years later, the case remains open – The Los Angeles Times

A new tint of ‘The Color Purple’ comes to the screen, more tuneful and unbound – The Los Angeles Times

Trump is planning a radical second-term agenda that would start on Day One – CNN

Newly released audio reveals Trump’s words about Jan. 6 crowd – CNN

Michael Wollny & Joachim Kühn – DUO (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move

Recording Academy Announces 2024 Grammy Nominations – DownBeat


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11/16/2023

A horse loose on a flight to Belgium forces a cargo jet back to New York – The Associated Press

Pandas, fentanyl and Taiwan — takeaways from Biden’s long-awaited meeting with Xi – The Associated Press

These lawyers used ChatGPT to save time. They got fired and fined. – The Washington Post

The 10 best books of 2023 – The Washington Post

“The Crown” Presents the Last Days of Princess Diana – The New Yorker

Your A.I. Companion Will Support You No Matter What – The New Yorker

Meet the African Artists Driving a Cultural Renaissance – The New York Times

‘Black to the land’ farm leans into African American heritage to fight climate change – The Los Angeles Times

Disneyland just revitalized one of its most underrated attractions– The Los Angeles Times

Texas governor expected to sign border bill that would create new state crime for entering state illegally – CNN

The night train revolution has been hailed as an alternative to airplanes. Here’s how that’s going – CNN

TwistedWave: A DAW for Journalists and Radio Hosts – Bayou Blue Radio

John Santos’ Caribbean Philosophy – DownBeat


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11/15/2023

The Biden-Xi meeting is aimed at getting the relationship on better footing, but tough issues loom – The Associated Press

Former Fox News reporter says in lawsuit he was fired after challenging Jan. 6 coverage – The Associated Press

House passes short-term bill to avert government shutdown – The Washington Post

Coming soon: A fix for the Android green-bubble problem – The Washington Post

Crossing the Taiwan Strait with the U.S. Navy – The New Yorker

The War on Charlie Chaplin – The New Yorker

Vince Clarke, a Synth-Pop Mastermind, on His Unexpected Solo Album – The New York Times

Michael Mann on the ‘savage beauty’ of ‘Ferrari’: ‘I wanted to put you in the driver’s seat’ – The Los Angeles Times

Photos: Actors scare up spooky costumes for Halloween on the picket lines – The Los Angeles Times

Bernie Sanders intervenes and stops GOP senator from fighting a witness – CNN

Biden faces a warning sign from younger voters critical to his coalition – CNN

Isahiah J. Thompson – A Guaraldi Holiday (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move

Luciana Souza: Chasing Comets – DownBeat


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11/14/2023

Biden wants to show he’s focused on Asia-Pacific, while dealing with Russia-Ukraine and Mideast wars – The Associated Press

The last government shutdown deadline ousted the House speaker. This week’s showdown could be easier – The Associated Press

Ex-Trump allies detail efforts to overturn election in Georgia plea videos – The Washington Post

Take Trump at his word when he threatens revenge – The Washington Post

Does A.I. Lead Police to Ignore Contradictory Evidence? – The New Yorker

What Kind of Trouble Is Eric Adams In? – The New Yorker

U.S. Manages Expectations of a Breakthrough Before Biden and Xi Meet – The New York Times

Litman: Trump could try to blame his lawyers for Jan. 6. But it just got a lot more difficult – The Los Angeles Times

Cruising is back. A new law has made lowriders legit – The Los Angeles Times

Special counsel says Trump wants Jan. 6 trial to be a ‘media event’ as it argues against live court TV – CNN

How Haley could eclipse DeSantis to become the Trump alternative – CNN

Dominique Fils-Aimé – Our Roots Run Deep (LP – ENG Review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move


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11/13/2023

Long-haul carrier Emirates opens Dubai Air Show with $52 billion aircraft purchase from Boeing – The Associated Press

Capitol rioter plans 2024 run as a Libertarian candidate in Arizona’s 8th congressional district – The Associated Press

We’ve been getting Sylvester Stallone all wrong – The Washington Post

Cartoon: The GOP debate and other cringeworthy arguments – The Washington Post

Gavin Newsom is mesmerized by the growth of driverless cars. Other California Democrats, not so much – The Los Angeles Times

Droves of Californians are moving to Texas. Here’s the life they are finding – The New York Times

Government shutdown looms as new speaker struggles to control hardliners – CNN

How RFK Jr. could change the outcome of the 2024 election – CNN

Dominique Fils-Aimé – Our Roots Run Deep (CD – ENG Review) – CNN


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11/12/2023

A Wisconsin judge orders the former chief justice to turn over records related to impeachment advice – The Associated Press

Biden honors America’s veterans at Arlington – The Associated Press

Trump’s rivals seize on opportunities to challenge his mental sharpness – The Washington Post

The newest TV shows and movies to stream right now – The Washington Post

A Week of Good and Bad News for Joe Biden – The New Yorker

For a Hungry Book Critic, Every Word Is a Feast – The New Yorker

When Ruthless Cultural Elitism Is Exactly the Job – The New York Times

California’s most underrated big city is filled with small-town charms (and amazing food) – The Los Angeles Times

Brunch, beach, wine, repeat. How to do Santa Barbara right – The Los Angeles Times

The night train revolution has been hailed as an alternative to airplanes. Here’s how that’s going – CNN

Northern Taurid meteor shower could soon produce extra-bright meteors – CNN

DOMINIQUE FILS-AIMÉ – Stay Tuned! (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move


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11/11/2023

Biden and Xi are to meet next week. There is no detail too small to sweat –  The Associated Press

Music Review: On ‘Heaven Knows,’ Internet pop sensation PinkPantheress provides IRL charms – The Associated Press

For universities, the less said about controversial issues, the better – The Washington Post

Moody’s lowers U.S. credit outlook, citing political dysfunction – The Washington Post

Cherelle Parker Defies the Progressive Agenda – The New Yorker

Surveying the Vintage Market at Texas’s Wildest Antique Fair – The New Yorker

He was sentenced to 162 years in prison. Now he’s free and working at the California Capitol – The Los Angeles Times

Inside L.A.’s famous Art Deco penthouse, this show has you choose your own dark adventure – The Los Angeles Times

She led the National School Walkout after the Parkland mass shooting. Then she left America – CNN

Prince Harry wins ruling allowing case against Daily Mail publisher to continue – CNN

Gregory Porter – Christmas Wish – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move

Ubiquitous Jazz Fan Jim DeJong of Chicago Dies at 81 – DownBeat


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11/10/2023

Biden administration privately warned by American diplomats of growing fury against US in Arab world – The Associated Press

Federal government begins initial communications to agencies on possible shutdown – The Associated Press

Trump says on Univision he could weaponize FBI, DOJ against his enemies – The Washington Post

The GOP’s silver linings after Virginia election losses – The Washington Post

The Warnings About Trump in 2024 Are Getting Louder – The New Yorker

Eclipsed in his Era, Bayard Rustin Gets to Shine in Ours – The New Yorker

Sofia Coppola Makes Being Sad Look So Good – The New York Times

Calmes: Trump promises power grabs and vengeance if he wins in 2024. Here’s the plan.  – The Los Angeles Times

Column: Biden’s latest clean energy approvals are good, but not enough – The Los Angeles Times

Exclusive: What the woodworker saw: Trump documents trial may put resort workers on witness stand, sources say – CNN

McCarthy unloads on his GOP critics and says Mace deserves to lose reelection bid – CNN

Electric cars are too expensive, some brands will disappear. – Bayou Blue Radio

Enjoy Jazz Marks a Milestone with By-Invitation ‘Takeovers’ – DownBeat


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11/09/2023

GOP candidates hit Trump and back Israel. Here are highlights from the Republican debate – The Associated Press

Ballot shortages in Mississippi created a problem for democracy on the day of a governor’s election – The Associated Press

Striking actors, Hollywood studios reach deal to end labor dispute – The Washington Post

A Democratic blowout gives Biden a chance to regroup and crow a little – The Washington Post

The Novelist Who Inspired Elena Ferrante – The New Yorker

My Favorite Restaurants in New York City – The New Yorker

Man accused of attacking Paul Pelosi, stirring up right-wing conspiracies, faces San Francisco jury – The Los Angeles Times

Column One: Who calls Trump a ‘tangerine savior’ and Biden ‘Papa Long Hugs’? Alpha Male does – The Los Angeles Times

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak hospitalized in Mexico City, source says – CNN

Americans say the economy stinks. But they’re spending like it’s great – CNN

Christian Sands – Christmas Stories (ENG review) Bayou Blue Radio – Paris-Move

Vail Jazz Foundation To Shutter Operations – DownBeat


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11/08/2023

Democrats prevail in Kentucky and Virginia. Ohio protects abortion rights – The Associated Press

Democrats win in several states on abortion rights and other highlights from Tuesday’s elections – The Associated Press

Virginia Democrats gain control of General Assembly, dealing a blow to Youngkin – The Washington Post

Democrat Andy Beshear wins reelection for governor in Kentucky – The Washington Post

Some Lasting Lessons from a Dramatic Week at Trump’s Civil Trial – The New Yorker

Preparing to Fly in “Puffling” – The New Yorker

Biden support down sharply among California voters for first time in presidency, poll shows – The Los Angeles Times

Trapped on Chinese squid-fishing ships, crews face beatings, malnutrition and more – The Los Angeles Times

5 takeaways from new polls that reveal Biden’s challenges and Trump’s potential victory path – CNN

Collins presses Ramaswamy on Ohio abortion vote – CNN

Michelle Lordi – Two Moons (ENG review) – Two Moons

Saxophonists Claire Daly, George Garzone Run the ‘Vuvu’ Down – DownBeat


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11/07/2023

Trump lashes out from the witness stand at judge, NY attorney general as he testifies in fraud trial – The Associated Press

Today’s elections will be shaped by the politics of abortion. Here are the major races to watch – The Associated Press

Some Democrats worry Biden’s team is ignoring political warning signs – The Washington Post

Grievances, insults, tangents: Trump brings his 2024 campaign into the courtroom – The Washington Post

Reinventing the Dinosaur –  The New York Times

Ridley Scott’s “Napoleon” Complex – The New Yorker

New poll finds California voters disapprove of Gov. Newsom’s performance – The Los Angeles Times

Supreme Court hears major test of 2nd Amendment gun rights in domestic violence case – The Los Angeles Times

Special counsel urges judge in federal election interference case to reject Trump’s dismissal attempts – CNN

Trump’s efforts to overshadow DeSantis in Florida take center stage – CNN

Sean Mason – The Southern Suite (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move

Blindfold Test: Endea Owens – DownBeat


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11/06/2023

Trump’s business and political ambitions could converge in his civil case testimony – The Associated Press

Inside the Joe Biden-Mike Johnson relationship: Greetings, briefings and clashes over foreign aid – The Associated Press

How Ohio could offer a new data point on the politics of abortion – The Washington Post

Will Kentucky’s Andy Beshear show Democrats how to win Trump Country? – The Associated Press

California’s oldest tree may be threatened by proposed Riverside County development – The Los Angeles Times

Disneyland workers primed for big salary bump after winning living-wage legal battle – The Los Angeles Times

Trump heads to the witness stand as new polls show him leaping past Biden in key swing states – CNN

Google, Lendlease axe plans for $15 billion development in Bay Area – CNN

Get The Blessing – Pallett (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio – Paris-Move


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11/05/2023

Protest marches from US to Berlin call for immediate halt to Israeli bombing of Gaza – The Associated Press

Sofia Coppola turns her lens on an American icon: Priscilla Presley – The Associated Press

Blinken meets with Palestinian Authority president in West Bank – The Washington Post

William Lewis named publisher and CEO of The Washington Post – The Washington Post

“Priscilla” Presents the Echoing Void of Elvis’s Fame – The New Yorker

My Grandmother and the Canine Detective – The New Yorker

Column: A lot of Californians loathe both the Democratic and Republican parties – The Los Angeles Times

Depicting blindness in ‘All the Light We Cannot See’ ‘changed me,’ director says – The Los Angeles Times

Developments in Trump’s galaxy of legal problems, explained – CNN

Fact check: Trump falsely claims California had ‘blackouts all over the place this summer’ – CNN

Ahmad Jamal – Emerald City Nights: Live at The Penthouse 1966-1968 – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move


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11/04/2023

Sheryl Crow, Missy Elliott and Chaka Khan make the crowd go wild at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – The Associated Press

Gas explosion and fire injures several in village north of New York City – The Associated Press

Blinken in Jordan; U.N. chief ‘horrified’ by deadly ambulance strike – The Washington Post

This old-school building material could take over city skylines – The Washington Post

Donald Trump’s Sons Get Challenged on the Witness Stand – The New Yorker

Why Antisemitism Led a DeSantis Ally to Jump to Trump – The New Yorker

Did Fake Donors Give New York’s Mayor Real Money? The F.B.I. Wants to Know. – The New York Times

Abortion Is on the Ballot in Tuesday’s Elections, Giving a Preview for 2024 – The New York Times

Six Flags and Knott’s Berry Farm owners to merge, reshaping theme park landscape in mega-deal – The Los Angeles Times

Boiling Point: This California desert oasis has lessons for climate change – The Los Angeles Times

In pictures: The deadly clashes in Israel and Gaza – CNN

How Ordinary People Exposed January 6th – CNN

Shrizz N Maze – Dope Frequency (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio – Paris-Move


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11/03/2023

A year from 2024 election, Biden strategy memo says he’ll revive 2020 themes, draw contrast to Trump – The Associated Press

Missy Elliott, Willie Nelson, Sheryl Crow and Chaka Khan ready for Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – The Associated Press

As Hong Kong stood up for democracy, a neighborhood was brutalized – The Washington Post

What did you enjoy reading in The Post this week? – The Washington Post

The Twilight of Prestige Television – The New Yorker

Tim Scott’s Racial Absolution – The New Yorker

Column One: A $7-million dream comes true as Steinbeck’s sardine boat makes its modern debut – The Los Angeles Times

Meg Ryan on the essentials of good rom-coms — and her long-awaited return to them – The Los Angeles Times

Trump unleashes new attack on the legal system after his adult sons take the stand – CNN

Court denies Ivanka Trump’s bid to pause testimony after she claimed ‘undue hardship’ if made to appear during school week – CNN

Steve Cole – Without a Doubt (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio – Paris-Move

Jahari Stampley Wins Hancock Institute’s Piano Competition – DownBeat


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11/02/2023

Court fights to prevent Trump from running again for the White House turn to Minnesota – The Associated Press

An Ohio amendment serves as a testing ground for statewide abortion fights expected in 2024 – The Associated Press

Hundreds of foreign nationals set to exit Gaza; U.N. condemns refugee camp attacks – The Washington Post

Senate Republicans erupt in anger over Tuberville’s military freeze – The Washington Post

How Has Big Publishing Changed American Fiction? – The New Yorker

Remembering Robert Brustein, a Giant of the American Theatre – The New Yorker

Why the fall of Kevin McCarthy leaves California Republicans in a tough spot –  The Los Angeles Times

Climate change is turning swaths of California’s mountains into ‘zombie forests’ – The Los Angeles Times

What to know about Donald Trump Jr.’s fraud trial testimony – CNN

Israel aid drama is the latest failure of American governance – CNN

Tower Of Power – Oakland Zone (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move

George Freeman, Guitar Royalty at 96 – DownBeat


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11/01/2023

Donald Trump’s sons Don Jr. and Eric set to testify at fraud trial that threatens family’s empireThe Associated Press

Freedom Under Fire: When guns outnumber people, which American liberties prevail? – The Associated Press

See inside the stereotyping machines pushing American bias across the internet – The Washington Post

Stephen King gives us a personal tour of his book collection – The Washington Post

The $1.8-Billion Lawsuit Over a Teacher Test – The New Yorker

How Has Big Publishing Changed American Fiction?– The New Yorker

Inside L.A.’s love affair with the modern box house – The Los Angeles Times

The unmasking of the narcissistic, conspiracy-spreading baby-boomer rock star – The Los Angeles Times

Mitch McConnell warns GOP senators they’ll face ‘incoming’ if they back Hawley bill to limit corporate giving in campaigns – CNN

Before he became a politician, House Speaker Mike Johnson partnered with an anti-gay conversion therapy group – CNN

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Goodbye, Mr. Bennett: A Tribute – DownBeat


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10/31/2023

Battle for control of Virginia Legislature may hinge on a state senate race with independent streak – The Associated Press

Some 5,000 migrants set out on foot from Mexico’s southern border, tired of long waits for visas -The Associated Press

Maine gunman’s family contacted police months before massacre, sheriff says – The Washington Post

An illustrated guide to surviving an attack by Dracula, the Mummy and other monsters – The Washington Post

Trump Gets Fined in Court but Wins in the House – The New York Times

Is This the End of the Netanyahu Era? – The New Yorker

Photos: The dead were celebrated at the 24th annual Día y Noche De Los Muertos – The Los Angeles Times

Part spooky escape room, part live theater, the Ministry of Peculiarities is magic – The Los Angeles Times

Walmart stores are getting a new look. Here’s what the redesigned stores look like – CNN

‘Friends’ stars break their silence about the death of Matthew Perry – CNN

John Herberman – Spring Comes Early – Bayou Blue Radio – Paris-Move



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10/30/2023

Court arguments on blocking Trump from the presidential ballot under the ‘insurrection’ clause begin – The Associated Press

Biden wants to move fast on AI safeguards and will sign an executive order to address his concerns – The Associated Press

Why are some people so afraid of clowns? – The Washington Post

Spurned by moderates and MAGA: How DeSantis’s coalition has deflated – The Washington Post

The Twilight of Prestige Television – The New Yorker

The Startling Candor of Helen Garner – The New Yorker

Texas state rep says he has ‘no regrets’ about viral outburst over anti-immigrant bill – The Los Angeles Times

Monarch butterflies appear to be everywhere these days. Is the crisis over? – The Los Angeles Times

They went hunting for fossil fuels. What they found could help save the world –  CNN

Three generations of women under one roof raised an outgoing, curious boy. They’ll never see him graduate from high school – CNN

Emmet Cohen feat. Houston Person – Masters Legacy Series Volume 5 – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move


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10/29/2023

Matthew Perry, Emmy-nominated ‘Friends’ star, dead at 54 – The Associated Press

The Trump era has changed the politics of local elections in Georgia, a pivotal 2024 battleground – The Associated Press

Internet partially restored in Gaza; Israel warns of ‘long and difficult war’ – The Washington Post

Mike Pence suspends his struggling 2024 campaign – The Washington Post

Will the U.A.W. Strike Turn the Rust Belt Green? – The New Yorker

Speaker Who?: The Rise of a G.O.P. Nobody in Trump’s House – The New Yorker

First Santa Ana wind event of the season brings fire risks, potential outages to Southland –  The Los Angeles Times

Deaf community grieving after four men killed in Maine mass shooting – The Los Angeles Times

Trump, who once appeared to defend January 6 threats against Pence, calls on his former VP to endorse him – CNN

Arnold Schwarzenegger admits he and Sylvester Stallone ‘tried to derail each other’ in their heyday – CNN

Donald Vega – As I Travel (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move


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10/28/2023

Maine mass killing suspect found dead, ending search that put entire state on edge – The Associated Press

Agreement reached for Biden-Xi talks, but details still being worked out, official tells AP – The Associated Press

How a robotaxi crash got Cruise’s self-driving cars pulled from Californian roads – The Washington Post

How Mike Johnson Went from Relative Obscurity to Speaker of the House – The New Yorker

Arrowhead bottled water company sues to continue piping from California forest – The Los Angeles Times

Desperation after Acapulco hurricane: ‘We no longer have food or water, and no one is helping us’ – The Los Angeles Times

A look back at Elon Musk’s first year owning Twitter, in tweets –  CNN

See emperor penguin hatch at SeaWorld in ‘once in a decade’ event – CNN

Music – Lucas Pino – Covers (ENG review) Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move

Music – Drawing on Tradition, Jazzfest Berlin Looks to the Future – DownBeat


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10/27/2023

US fighter jets strike Iran-linked sites in Syria in retaliation for attacks on US troops – The Associated Press

Amid massive search for mass killing suspect, Maine residents remain behind locked doors – The Associated Press

Behind the screams: Photos peek backstage at haunted houses – The Washington Post

What do art lovers need right now? The deep humanity of Henry Taylor. – The Washington Post

Some Lasting Lessons from a Dramatic Week at Trump’s Civil Trial – The New Yorker

Why We Need to Talk About Marriage – The New Yorker

The Consequences of Elon Musk’s Ownership of X – The New York Times

Republicans hoped to downplay abortion bans. The new antiabortion speaker makes that harder – The Los Angeles Times

After terrorizing surfers, California’s angriest otter finds peace as new mother – The Los Angeles Times

Halloween temperatures will be spine-chilling for some trick-or-treaters – CNN

How a single year of Elon Musk turned Twitter into a husk of its former self –  CNN

Benet McLean – Green Park (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move

Le Boeuf Brothers Find a Quiet Place Together – DownBeat


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10/26/2023

 

At least 16 dead in Maine mass killing and police hunt for the shooter as residents take shelter – The Associated Press

Trump isn’t accustomed to restrictions. That’s beginning to test the legal system –  The Associated Press

New speaker Mike Johnson’s 2020 election denial could have 2024 implications – The Washington Post

How creators became an economic juggernaut and the new American Dream – The Washington Post

In Arizona, No Labels Is Attracting Potential Candidates It Doesn’t Want – The New Yorker

The Mystery of Florida’s Flamingos – The New Yorker

California Supreme Court ends Disneyland’s fight against Anaheim wage law – The Los Angeles Times

U.N. report warns of catastrophic climate tipping points. California is nearing several – The Los Angeles Times

71% of Americans believe the climate crisis is harming people now, poll shows – CNN

Democrats lean into abortion fight in deep-red Kentucky governor’s race – CNN

Clark Sommers – Feast Ephemera (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move

Monterey Pulls Out All the Stops for Visionary Tim Jackson’s Final Fest – DownBeat


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10/25/2023

‘Shaft’ star Richard Roundtree, considered the first Black action movie hero, has died at 81 – The Associated Press

Texas sues Biden administration seeking to stop federal agents from cutting razor wire on border – The Associated Press

Republicans choose Johnson as fourth speaker nominee, after Trump nixes Emmer run – The Washington Post

Why Tupac Never Died – The New Yorker

Getting Things Done Together – The New Yorker

News Analysis: The House Republican civil war shows Trump’s power — and its limits – The Los Angeles Times

Editorial: The GOP is broken, and the nation is paying the price in House speaker turmoil – The Los Angeles Times

How the ‘uniparty’ myth shut the House down – CNN

The driest place in North America has sprung to life with lakes and flowers after Hurricane Hilary – CNN

Andreas Schaerer, Kalle Kalima – Evolution – Inviting Tim Lefebvre (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move

Aaron Parks: Back from the Edge – DownBeat


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10/24/2023

Donald Trump expected back at civil fraud trial with fixer-turned-foe Michael Cohen set to testify – The Associated Press

‘Superfog’ near New Orleans blamed for highway crashes that killed at least 7 – The Associated Press

Hamas releases two more hostages; IDF says it struck Gaza refugee camp – The Washington Post

Why breakfast sandwiches rise and shine as cereal keeps losing steam – The Washington Post

The Beautiful, Unpredictable Life of Ryuichi Sakamoto – The New Yorker

China’s Age of Malaise – The New Yorker

California congressman offers bill to allow striking workers to collect unemployment pay – The Los Angeles Times

One of California’s riskiest volcanoes has been seeing more earthquakes. Is an eruption coming? – The Los Angeles Times

One of the most important jobs in American politics has turned into a nightmare – CNN

Washington state senator arrested in Hong Kong for carrying a gun through airport – CNN

Sophie Alour – Le Temps virtuose (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move


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10/23/2023

Americans’ faith in institutions has been sliding for years. The chaos in Congress isn’t helping – The Associated Press

Sen. Menendez returns to New York court to enter plea to new conspiracy charge – The Associated Press

Ukrainian spies with deep ties to CIA wage shadow war against Russia –  The Washington Post

How Apple TV’s ‘Lessons in Chemistry’ compares to the novel – The Washington Post

Jim Jordan’s Conspiratorial Quest for Power – The New Yorker

The Beautiful, Unpredictable Life of Ryuichi Sakamoto – The New Yorker

Charles E. Young, UCLA’s longest-serving chancellor, dies at 91– The Los Angeles Times

How Sedona, an epicenter of spiritual energy and Arizona tourism mecca, came to fear and loathe tourists – The Los Angeles Times

Reports: Trump told Mar-a-Lago member about calls with foreign leaders – CNN

Billionaires pay almost no tax. A global levy of just 2% could raise $250 billion – CNN

The defeat of Jim Jordan marks the end of the Trump era. – Bayou Blue Radio


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10/22/2023

Inside the meeting of Republican electors who sought to thwart Biden’s election win in Georgia – The Associated Press

Americans’ faith in institutions has been sliding for years. The chaos in Congress isn’t helping – The Associated Press

Sidney Powell was Trump’s biggest ‘fighter.’ Now she’s a big threat. – The Washington Post

Biden team looks at buying more ads amid ongoing polling concerns – The Washington Post

Biden’s Israel Policy Gets Put to the Test – The New Yorker

Nanci Griffith’s Lone Star State of Mind – The New Yorker

Cameos abound and Marcello Hernández shines in Bad Bunny’s ‘SNL’ episode – The Los Angeles Times

An ancient Japanese home was rebuilt in L.A. Now’s your chance to look inside – The Los Angeles Times

Meryl Streep and husband Don Gummer have been separated for six years – CNN

‘I don’t know if I can still do this’: Late night hosts crack jokes in first shows since writers’ strike – CNN

Marius Neset – Geyser – Live at Royal Albert Hall – BBC proms – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move


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10/21/2023

Egypt’s border crossing opens to let a trickle of desperately needed aid into besieged Gaza– The Associated Press

Judge fines Donald Trump $5,000 after post maligning court staffer is found on campaign website – The Associated Press

Threats couldn’t save Jim Jordan. But Trump-era intimidation has had an impact. – The Washington Post

Ibram X. Kendi’s Anti-Racism – The New Yorker

Spike Lee on His “Dream Project,” a Joe Louis Bio-Pic – The New Yorker

Opinion: Let students speak for themselves on Israel and Hamas. We don’t need outside groups to doxx or threaten anyone – The Los Angeles Times

‘I’ve never seen anything like this’: Death Valley gleams with water, wildflowers and color – The Los angeles Times

Opinion: Why ‘Old Dads’ made me so mad – CNN

Orionid meteor shower: Keep an eye out for meteors in the sky this weekend –  CNN

Allison Au and the Migrations Ensemble – Migrations (ENG review) –  Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move

Gabriela Martina Introduces Jazz Yodeling – DownBeat


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10/20/2023

Rep. Jim Jordan will try again for House gavel, but Republicans won’t back the hardline Trump ally – The Associated Press

Trump is ‘not above the law,’ prosecutors say in urging judge to let federal election case proceed – The Associated Press

Biden urges help for Israel and Ukraine in high-stakes Oval Office speech – The Washington Post

U.S. intercepts missiles near Yemen as troops face drone attacks in Middle East – The Washington Post

The Devastation of Be’eri – The new Yorker

Spooky Season Is Here – The New Yorker

Israel pounds Gaza, evacuates town near Lebanon ahead of expected ground offensive – The Los Angeles Times

‘No war crimes in our name,’ Jewish protesters say outside Kamala Harris’ L.A. home –  The Los Angeles Times

Trump attorney Sidney Powell pleads guilty in Georgia election subversion case – CNN

A classic El Niño winter is expected this year, forecasters say. Here’s what that means for snow and cold – CNN

Nikki Iles & NDR Bigband – Face to Face (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move

Detroit Fest Delivers Despite Last-Minute Scheduling Shifts – DownBeat


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10/18/2023

 

Republicans who voted against Jordan’s speakership bid report menacing calls and threats to their offices –  CNN

The trees arrived with Polynesian voyagers. After Maui wildfire, there’s a chance to restore them – The Associated Press

Biden announces Gaza aid deal, will address U.S. response in speech tonight –  The Washington Post

Jewish protesters in D.C. demand cease-fire in Israel-Gaza war – The Washington Post

When a Novelist Carries On What Another Novelist Started – The New Yorker

The Visual Power of Black Rest – The New Yorker

Granderson: Those campus rallies aren’t just pro-Palestinian. They’re anti-colonial –  The Los Angeles Times

Stanford scientist, after decades of study, concludes: We don’t have free will – The Los Angeles times

Netflix hikes prices again – CNN

Bob James – Jazz Hands (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move

Alfredo Rodriguez Taps Miami’s Latin Lifeblood – DownBeat


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10/18/2023

Biden pledges solidarity with Israelis and suggests ‘other team’ to blame for Gaza hospital blast – The Associated Press

GOP’s Jim Jordan will try again to become House speaker, but his detractors are considering options – The Associated Press

Stress is weathering our bodies from the inside out – The Washington Post

A Journalist Exposes the Philippines’ Extralegal Killings – The New Yorker

The Emerson Quartet Goes the Way of One Direction –  The New Yorker

‘Rust’ prosecutors consider charging Alec Baldwin again in fatal shootingThe Los Angeles Times

Are speed cameras the answer to rising traffic deaths? California is about to find out –  The Los Angeles Times

These are the 20 Republicans who voted against Jim Jordan for speaker – CNN

Netanyahu is asked about Trump calling him disloyal. Hear his response – CNN

Oscar Peterson – Con Alma: The Oscar Peterson Trio – Live in Lugano, 1964 – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move

Carla Bley, Provocative Composer-Pianist, Dies at Age 87 – DownBeat


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10/17/2023

Possible Terrorism Risks in Europe – Countries to Avoid – Bayou Blue Radio

Lawyers, Trump and money: Ex-president spends millions in donor cash on attorneys as legal woes grow – The Associated Press

Police shoot dead suspected extremist accused of killing 2 Swedish soccer fans on a Brussels street – The Associated Press

Biden to visit Israel as humanitarian crisis in Gaza intensifies – The Washington Post

Jim Jordan gains ground as he presses for speakership, but holdouts remain – The Washington Post

Martin Scorsese on Making “Killers of the Flower Moon” – The New Yorker

Nanci Griffith’s Lone Star State of Mind – The New Yorker

Former Oscars diversity chief on ‘micro- and macro-aggressions’ that led to exit – The Los Angeles Times

Hiltzik: How the Supreme Court could kill a wealth tax before it’s been tried – The Los Angeles Times

China and Russia criticize Israel as divisions with the West sharpen – CNN

CVS, Walgreens and Rite Aid are closing thousands of stores. Here’s why – CNN

Chris Botti – Vol.1 (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move


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10/16/2023

Judge Chutkan will hear arguments over a proposed gag order in Trump’s US election interference case – The Associated Press

Suzanne Somers, of ‘Three’s Company,’ dies at 76 – The Associated Press

He spent a lifetime collecting the blues. The Smithsonian listened. – The Washington Post

What Happened to San Francisco, Really? – The New Yorker

Can White House Diplomacy Help Prevent Escalation in Gaza and Beyond? – The New Yorker

Biden Warns Israel Not to Occupy Gaza – The New York Times

Disney at 100: Seven ways Walt’s company forever changed entertainment – The Los Angeles Times

California to get up to $1.2 billion in federal funds to expand hydrogen energy projects – The Los Angeles Times

‘World’s first off-road solar SUV’ just drove across Morocco powered only by the sun – CNN

‘Hauntingly beautiful’ image of horseshoe crab wins Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2023 – CNN

Søren Bebe Trio – Here Now – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move


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10/15/2023

‘Ring of fire’ eclipse brings cheers and shouts of joy as it moves across the Americas – The Associated Press

In many Indigenous cultures, a solar eclipse is more than a spectacle. It’s for honoring tradition – The Associated Press

Candidate Trump’s claims complicate legal strategy for defendant Trump – The Washington Post

Trump’s rivals slam his Israel comments. It won’t flip his base, strategists say.– The Washington Post

The Problem of the Too-Truthful Woman – The New Yorker

Was Dracula a Vegan, Really? – The New Yorker

Piper Laurie, Oscar-nominated actor who starred in ‘Carrie’ and ‘The Hustler,’ is dead at 91 – The Los Angeles Times

These are the most iconic burgers in L.A. – The Los Angeles Times

Israel/Palestine: A Long Historical Tale of Hatred – Bayou Blue Radio

Felipe Salles’ ‘Home Is Here’ Draws Inspiration from Immigrant Improvisers – DownBeat


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10/14/2023

Republicans pick Jim Jordan as nominee for House speaker, putting job within the Trump ally’s reach – The Associated Press

GOP’s Scalise ends his bid to become House speaker as Republican holdouts refuse to back the nominee – The Associated Press

Your old phone is safe for longer than you think – The Washington Post

Do less this fall and leave those leaves on your lawn – The Washington Post

The Musical Legacy of a Mississippi Prison Farm – The New Yorker

The Transcendence of Laraaji – The New Yorker

Palestinian Citizens of Israel Are Wary, Weary and Afraid – The New York Times

Kaiser Permanente and unions reach tentative agreement one week after strike – The Los Angeles Times

Column: Striking actors couldn’t promote our film, and it ‘flopped.’ We couldn’t be prouder – The Los Angeles Times

House speaker crisis is a symptom of historic Republican divisions – CNN

What you need to know about Europe’s bedbug panic – CNN

John Ghost – Thin Air. Mirror Land (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move

Samora Pinderhughes Project Fosters Healing – DownBeat


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10/13/2023

Some want to grant temporary House speaker more power as Republican gridlock stalls Congress – The Associated Press

As Mexico expands abortion access, activists support reproductive rights at the U.S. border – The Associated Press

Israel says 1.1M residents must leave north Gaza Strip; Hamas says to stay – The Washington Post

The Chaos Party on the Hill Keeps On Chaos-ing – The New Yorker

The Luxury Office Development That Became a Horrific Migrant Shelter –  Thew New Yorker

California’s epic rain year boosted groundwater levels, but not enough to recoup losses –  The Los Angeles Times

How exactly did the Airbnb ‘tenant from hell’ get away with living rent-free for 540 days? – The Los Angeles Times

Florida tornadoes damage homes, businesses and cars on both coasts – CNN

Sen. Bob Menendez charged with conspiracy to act as a foreign agent of Egypt in new indictment – CNN

On the Consequences of Wars (Ukraine and Israel) on Western Economies and Individual Freedoms – Bayou Blue Radio

George Freeman: Guitar Royalty at 96 – DownBeat


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10/12/2023

Hollywood studios break off strike talks with actors, who slam ‘bullying tactics’ – The Associated Press

Black student suspended over his hairstyle to be sent to an alternative education program – The Associated Press

Republicans fail to coalesce around speaker choice, leaving House in limbo – The Washington Post

Biden says the border wall is ineffective. Here are key things to know. – The Washington Post

The Long, Petty Friendship That Changed Art – The New Yorker

Someday Robots Will Be Made of Memory – The New Yorker

At far-right roadshow, Trump is God’s ‘anointed one,’ QAnon is king, and ‘everything you believe is right’  – The Los Angeles Times

How L.A.’s bird population is shaped by historic redlining and racist loan practices – The Los Angeles Times

On the Consequences of Wars (Ukraine and Israel) on Western Economies and Individual Freedoms – Bayou Blue Radio

Joshua Redman: Finding Bridges – DownBeat


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10/11/2023

Israeli strikes demolish entire Gaza neighborhoods as sealed-off territory faces imminent blackout – The Associated Press

Fraud trial: Trump acknowledged penthouse size at 11,000 square feet, not 30,000 he later claimed – The Associated Press

Rep. George Santos faces new charges of stealing IDs of relatives and using donors’ credit cards – The Washington Post

Remembering Terence Davies, the Greatest British Director – The New Yorker

Terry Bisson’s History of the Future – The New Yorker

The sexual abuse scandal that haunts Trump’s pick for House speaker – The Los Angeles Times

Joan Baez on facing trauma, her Bob Dylan epiphany and belonging to the ‘no facelift’ club – The Los Angeles Times

US and allies warn militant group Hezbollah against escalating Hamas-Israel conflict – CNN

Opinion: Washington’s hard choices juggling crises in Israel and Ukraine – CNN

John Ghost – Thin Air. Mirror Land (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move

Joshua Redman: Finding Bridges – DownBeat


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10/10/2023

Donald Trump’s civil fraud trial is resuming with ex-CFO Allen Weisselberg on the witness stand – The Associated Press

Biden interviewed as part of special counsel investigation into handling of classified documents – The Associated Press

Russia cites ‘concern’ but does not condemn Hamas attack on Israel – The Washington Post

What is a kibbutz? The communes bore the brunt of the Hamas assault. – The Washington Post

Jake Sullivan’s Trial by Combat – The New Yorker

Why the Internet Isn’t Fun Anymore – The New Yorker

Israel pounds Gaza City as it vows a punishing retaliation for Hamas’ attack – The Los Angeles Times

Welcome to NASA’s hot asteroid autumn – The Los Angeles Times

Trump team hits out at Kennedy as independent candidates inject new drama into campaign – CNN

Why America’s strike wave is barely registering on Wall Street – CNN

Jocelyn Gould – Sonic Bouquet (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio-Paris-Move


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10/09/2023

Live updates | Israel says it’s at war after surprise Hamas attack – The Associated Press

RFK Jr. is expected to drop his Democratic primary bid and launch an independent or third-party run – The Associated Press

Israel orders siege of Gaza Strip – The Washington Post

Blinken rejects claim that $6 billion in Iranian assets helps Hamas – The Washington Post

When Massacre Came to a Music Festival in Israel – The New Yorker

Could the Attack on Israel Spell the End of Hamas? – The New Yorker

‘Ain’t a damn thing changed.’ Black L.A. skeptical a year after racist audio leak that roiled City Hall – The Los Angeles Times

A world away from Israel, L.A.’s Jewish community reels under vast sense of loss – The Los Angeles Times

1 chart to explain the current dysfunction in Congress – CNN

Sony’s portable PlayStation Portal is up for preorder right now — how to get yours – CNN

Israel, a victim of geopolitics and its extremist policies. – Bayou Blue Radio


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10/08/2023

 

Israel battles Hamas for a second day after mass incursion and trades fire with Lebanon’s Hezbollah – The Associated Press

How $6 billion in Ukraine aid collapsed in a government funding bill despite big support in Congress– The Washington Post

‘Humiliated and defeated’: Fear, shock grip Israel after Hamas assault – The Washington Post

At the end of the Mississippi, a saltwater wedge overwhelms a community – The Washington Post

What Really Started the Great Chicago Fire? – The New Yorker

What to See in the New York Film Festival’s Second Week – The New Yorker

Newsom vetoes bill to decriminalize ‘magic mushrooms’ and other psychedelics in California – The Los Angeles Times

Opinion: How not to cover Donald Trump’s bizarre 2024 campaign for president –  The Los Angeles Times

Opinion: The 19th century sexual purity law that some want to revive -CNN

A Nebraska mother who provided an illegal abortion for her daughter and helped dispose of the fetus gets 2 years in prison, report says – CNN

Chris Mondack – Blank With Colour – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move


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10/07/2023

Hamas kills 40 in unprecedented, wide-ranging incursion into Israel. Netanyahu says ‘we are at war’ – The Associated Press

Witnesses to FBI hunt for Civil War gold describe heavily loaded armored truck, signs of a night dig – The Associated Press

Illinois Democrats drew new maps. They pushed the GOP to the right. – The Washington Post

How a former prison cook became one of the country’s top pizza chefs – The Washington Post

Al Gore Doesn’t Say I Told You So – The New Yorker

Jon Fosse, the Nobel Prize, and the Art of What Can’t Be Named – The New Yorker

What’s really inside the Hollywood writers’ deal? Here’s the juicy stuff – The Los Angeles Time

Black Angelenos greet California’s new senator with delight, wariness and high expectations – The Los Angeles Time

Walgreens walkout: Your pharmacy might be closed next week – CNN

Ex-Trump Org. executive testifies that Eric Trump led him to inflate values of some properties – CNN

Two Things of Gold – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move

Cecilie Strange Comes Full Circle – DownBeat


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10/06/2023

Jailed Iranian activist Narges Mohammadi wins the Nobel Peace Prize for fighting women’s oppression –  The Associated Press

Health care strike over pay and staff shortages heads into final day with no deal in sight – The Associated Press

The final 11 seconds of a fatal Tesla Autopilot crash – The Washington Post

Moderates could unite amid House speaker chaos. Why don’t they?– The Washington Post

How Will A.I. Learn Next? – The New Yorker

The Man Painting America’s Wars – The New Yorker

ABC: Trump allegedly discussed sensitive nuclear submarine information with a Mar-a-Lago member –  CNN

Biden says border walls don’t work as administration bypasses laws to build more barriers in South Texas – CNN

Joey Alexander – Continuance – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move

Fall Festival Lineups Announced – DownBeat


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10/05/2023

Jon Fosse, a Norwegian master of spare Nordic writing, wins the Nobel Prize in literature – The Associated Press

Kevin McCarthy’s ouster as House speaker could cost the GOP its best fundraiser heading into 2024 – The Associated Press

How red-state politics are shaving years off American lives – The Washington Post

As House GOP flails, government shutdown fears reemerge – The Washington Post

Michael Lewis’s Big Contrarian Bet – The New Yorker

McCarthy’s Ouster Is Proof, Once Again, That Appeasement Doesn’t Work – The New Yorker

In the summer of 2023, no matter where you lived, it was difficult to ignore how our shifting climate has upended many rites of the season. – The New York Times

Trump urges New York judge to dismiss hush money charges – CNN

Opinion: Why Nancy Pelosi got kicked out of her Capitol office – CNN

The Black Gold Orchestra – Genesis – Bayou Blue Radio – Paris-Move

Wendell Brunious Named First Musical Director of Preservation Hall – DownBeat


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10/04/2023

 

Kevin McCarthy is out as speaker of the House. Here’s what’s next – The Associated Press

New York judge issues limited gag order after Trump sends disparaging post about court clerk – The Associated Press

Republicans are sick of Matt Gaetz, and they’re not quiet about it – The Washington Post

Acting speaker orders Pelosi to vacate Capitol office she held as former speaker – The Washington Post

How Do We Survive the Constitution? – The New Yorker

Kwame Onwuachi’s Cuisine of the Self – The New Yorker

Who Is Patrick McHenry, the Interim House Speaker? – The New York Times

Pelosi says interim House speaker McHenry has ordered her to vacate her office in the Capitol building – CNN

5 wounded as mass shooting at Morgan State University prompts hourslong shelter-in-place during homecoming week – CNN

Candice Ivory – When The Levee Breaks – The Music Of Memphis Minnie – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move

Darcy James Argue’s Walk Through History – DownBeat


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10/03/2023

Trump turns his fraud trial into a campaign stop as he seeks to capitalize on his legal woes – The Associated Press

Donald Trump is returning to court as his fraud trial gets down to business after a fiery first day – The Associated Press

In historic move, Gaetz files motion to oust McCarthy as House speaker – The Washington Post

Three scientists win Nobel Prize in physics for probing electrons’ behavior – The Washington Post

Wes Anderson’s Roald Dahl Quartet Abounds in Audacious Artifice and Stinging Political Critique – The New Yorker

The Worrying Democratic Erosions in South Korea – The New Yorker

Exclusive: John Kelly goes on the record to confirm several disturbing stories about Trump – CNN

Trump’s decision to show up in New York for start of his civil trial was as personal as it was political – CNN

The defense of freedoms will be the battle of the 21st century. – Bayou Blue Radio


 

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10/02/2023

Donald Trump says he’ll be in court for a New York trial scrutinizing his business practices – The Associated Press

California governor names Laphonza Butler, former Kamala Harris adviser, to Feinstein Senate seat – The Associated Press

Nobel Prize in medicine awarded to scientists who laid foundation for messenger RNA vaccines – The Washington Post

The states that produce the most musicians, and more – The Washington Post

Among the Cabin Fanatics of Mississippi’s Giant Houseparty – The New Yorker

Josh Gad and Andrew Rannells Channel Two Pals from Junior High – The New Yorker

Democrats weigh McCarthy’s fate as GOP moderates float rules changes to save speaker – CNN

Why McCarthy decided to take on his right flank and prevent the shutdown – CNN

Bellbird – Root in Tandem (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio – Paris-Move


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10/01/2023

 

Government shutdown averted with little time to spare as Biden signs funding before midnight – The Associated Press

The Dianne Feinstein they knew: Women of the Senate remember a tireless fighter and a true friend – The Associated Press

Congress averts government shutdown with last-minute scramble – The Washington Post

McCarthy, McConnell suffer setbacks over control of their caucuses – The Washington Post

Why Lydia Davis Loves Misunderstandings – The New Yorker

So Long, “Strike Force Five” – The New Yorker

Feinstein’s body, accompanied by Pelosi, arrives in California on plane from president’s military fleet – CNN

In Texas, water levels are so low a rarely-seen underwater cave and century-old ruins have appeared – CNN

Editorial October 2023 – Bayou Blue Radio

The March Toward Equity & Inclusion – DownBeat


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09/30/2023

What would a government shutdown mean for me? SNAP, student loans and travel impacts, explained – The Associated Press

Biden says shutdown isn’t his fault. Will Americans agree? – The Associated Press

Congress begins to admit it’s running out of time to avoid a government shutdown – The Washington Post

Newsom facing competing pressures as he decides on Feinstein successor – The Washington Post

They Studied Dishonesty. Was Their Work a Lie? – The New Yorker

Watching the Southern Tip of Manhattan Change, for Forty Years – The New Yorker

How the Shutdown Holdouts Have Antagonized McCarthy Before – The New York Times

Special counsel notes Trump’s gun store visit and Milley remarks in push for gag orde – CNN

Opinion: It’s outrageous that Congress would be paid in a shutdown while most federal workers wouldn’t – CNN

Finding the Right School – DownBeat


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09/29/2023

The far right has been feuding with McCarthy for weeks. Here’s how it’s spiraling into a shutdown – The Associated Press

McCarthy rejects Senate spending bill while scrambling for a House plan that averts a shutdown – The Associated Press

Hard-liners plot to replace McCarthy with a deputy as shutdown looms – The Washington Post

Amid GOP confusion, U.S. braces for ‘first-ever shutdown about nothing’ – The Washington Post

The Violent End of Nagorno-Karabakh’s Fight for Independence – The New Yorker

The Latino Question at the Second Republican Debate – The New Yorker

GOP leaders push for early and mail-in voting despite Trump-fueled skepticism within party – CNN

‘Harry Potter’: Over two dozen actors have been lost from the film franchise – CNN

The Belgian Soundtrack (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio – Paris-Move

The 2024 DownBeat College Guide – DownBeat


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09/28/2023

American soldier who crossed into North Korea arrives back in the US, video appears to show –  The Associated Press

Analysis: American soldier’s release from detention was quick by North Korean standards – The Associated Press

Big takeaways from the second Republican debate The Washington Post

The winners and losers of the second Republican debate  – The Washington Post

“Thank You for Speaking While I’m Interrupting”: The Crosstalk Chaos of the Second Republican Debate – The New Yorker

Takeaways from the second Republican presidential debate – CNN

Trump can get away with skipping a debate but can’t evade legal consequences –  CNN

KAU – The Cycle Repeat – Bayou Blue Radio –  Paris-Move

Paal Nilssen-Love Lives & Loves Large –  DownBeat


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09/27/2023

Republicans face growing urgency to stop Trump as they enter the second presidential debate – The Associated Press

Judge rules Donald Trump defrauded banks and insurers while building real estate empire – The Associated Press

Inside the vast digital campaign by Hindu nationalists to inflame India – The Washington Post

North Korea to expel U.S. soldier Travis King, who ran across border – The Washington Post

Joe Biden’s Visit to a U.A.W. Picket Line Was a Powerful Political Gesture -The New Yorker

Stephen Satterfield Puts Black Cuisine at the Center of U.S. History – The New Yorker

Trump to make play for Michigan’s working-class voters as he skips GOP debate – CNN

Cassidy Hutchinson tells CNN’s Jake Tapper that Trump is the ‘most grave threat’ to American democracy – CNN

Hip Holland Hip – Modern Jazz In The Netherlands 1950-1970 – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move

Blindfold Test: Sullivan Fortner – DownBeat


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09/26/2023

7 candidates have qualified for the second Republican presidential debate. Here’s who missed the cut – The Associated Press

Donald Trump, skipping GOP debate, eyes California delegate sweep in the state he loves to hate – The Associated Press

‘Hard to know’ if Bruce Willis is aware of dementia condition, wife says – The Washington Post

Ralph Nader, wary of Trump, offers to help Joe Biden win – The Washington Post

Joy in Los Angeles as the Writers Reach a Tentative Deal – The New Yorker

Inside Sam Bankman-Fried’s Family Bubble – New Yorker

Hunter Biden sues Rudy Giuliani and his former attorney, alleging they tried to hack his devices –  CNN

Cassidy Hutchinson’s new book reveals a Trump White House even more chaotic than previously known –  CNN

Seulah Noh Jazz Orchestra – NOhMAD (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio – Paris-Move


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09/25/2023

Hollywood’s writers strike is on the verge of ending. What happens next? – The Associated Press

As writers reach tentative deal and actors look ahead, here are the Hollywood Strikes’ key players – The Associated Press

Could a discharge petition keep the government open? – The Washington Post

Across GOP, many see Trump as likely nominee — including some rival supporters – The Washington Post

The Villa Where a Doctor Experimented on Children – The New Yorker

London’s Feisty Music Scene – The New Yorker

GOP shutdown politics rock Washington as Trump and Biden head for a swing-state showdown – CNN

Opinion: Democrats’ response to the Menendez indictment tells all you need to know about today’s GOP – CNN

Azmari – Maelström (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move


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09/24/2023

Mid-Atlantic coast under flood warnings as Ophelia weakens to post-tropical low and moves north –  The Associated Press

Nikki Haley’s approach to abortion is rooted in her earliest days in South Carolina politics – The Associated Press

Post-ABC poll: Biden faces criticism on economy, immigration and age – The Washington Post

Writing a paranoid political thriller offered a look at the ugly truth – The Washington Post

The Washington Gerontocracy – The New Yorker

Astra Taylor’s Age of Insecurity – The New Yorker

This is what it looks like when a Chinese naval vessel bears down on your fishing boat. – The New York Times

Missing toddler found sleeping in woods using her dog as a pillow after walking 3 miles barefoot – CNN

The Biden administration has a new student loan repayment plan. Use this tool to see how much your bill would be – CNN

BONEY FIELDS – Just Give Me Some Mo’ – Bayou Blue Radio-Paris-Move


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09/23/2023

The federal government is headed into a shutdown. What does it mean, who’s hit and what’s next? – The Associated Press

Hard-right Republicans push closer to a disruptive federal shutdown – The Associated Press

Misinformation research is buckling under GOP legal attacks – The Washington Post

House Republicans eye long-term funding without deal yet to avert shutdown – The Washington Post

The Last Gun I Shot – The New Yorker

Rupert Murdoch Takes a Step Back—Not Away – The New Yorker

Tropical Storm Ophelia makes landfall in North Carolina and will now trek up the East Coast – CNN

Fall equinox: Why the first day of fall isn’t as equal as you might think – CNN

Erroll Garner – Symphony Hall Concert (Vinyl – 1 LP) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move

Operatic Re-invention with Some Jazz DNA – DownBeat


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09/22/2023

Hard-right Republicans push dangerously closer to a disruptive federal shutdown – The Associated Press

Zelenskyy delivers upbeat message to US lawmakers on war progress as some Republican support softens – The Associated Press

China has scooped up human DNA from nations around the world, spurring fears of a genetic arms race –  The Washington Post

U.S. braces for calamitous, costly government shutdown in eight days – The Washington Post

House Republicans Refuse to Host Zelensky Because They’re Too Busy Fighting One Another – The New Yorer

McCarthy visibly frustrated after GOP hardliners put his plan to avoid a shutdown on – CNN

Amazon is bringing ads to Prime Video and will charge you to avoid them – CNN

Teri Parker – Shaping The Invisible (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio – Paris-Move

New Jazz Underground Wins DCJazzPrix – DownBeat


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09/21/2023

Behind all the speechmaking at the UN lies a basic, unspoken question: Is the world governable? -The Associated Press

No Labels push in closely divided Arizona fuels Democratic anxiety about a Biden spoiler – The Associated Press

Senate confirms Joint Chiefs chair in respite from Tuberville blockade – The Washington Post

Trump, who paved way for Roe repeal, faces abortion blowback from right – The Washington Post

The Bloomsbury Group Is Back in Vogue – The New Yorker

The Replacements Are Still a Puzzle – The New Yorker

‘Are you kidding me?!’: Lawmaker calls out Jim Jordan at hearing – CNN

Trump is not invincible in Republican race – but still lacks a single strong challenge – CNN

The Moore-McColl Jazz Society – Up and Gone (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio – Paris Move

Jazz Saxophonist, Avant-Gardist Charles Gayle Dies at 84 – DownBeat


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09/20/2023

Russia has turned food, energy and even children into weapons against Ukraine, Zelenskyy says at UN – The Associated Press

A Black student was suspended for his hairstyle. The school says it wasn’t discrimination – The Associated Press

House flounders as GOP fails to appease hard-right members on funding – The Washington Post

Explore the evolution of beer, from Stone Age sludge to craft brews – The Washington Post

A Young Architect’s Designs for the Climate Apocalypse – The New Yorker

What Is Mom Rage, Actually? – The New Yorker

Trump ramps up attention on Iowa even as he keeps one eye on the general election – CNN

GOP donors grapple with Trump’s staying power as second Republican presidential debate looms – CNN

Verneri Pohjola – Monkey Mind (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move

Warren Wolf: Beyond Vibes – DownBeat


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09/19/2023

Americans detained for years in Iran arrive home after release and tearfully embrace loved ones – The Associated Press

Heading for UN, Ukraine’s president questions why Russia still has a place there – The Associated Press

India, Canada expel diplomats over accusations Delhi killed Sikh separatist – The Washington Post

EV makers’ use of Chinese suppliers raises concerns about forced labor – The Washington Post

Jeremy O. Harris, Before and After “Slave Play” – The New-Yorker

How Larry McMurtry Defined and Undermined the Idea of Texas – The New Yorker

New Hampshire’s 2024 primary will be a crucial early test of Trump’s comeback bid – CNN

Tensions flare inside House GOP as moderates explore new plan to avoid shutdown – CNN

Adrian Dennis – Moon Rising (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move


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09/18/2023

Iran-US prisoner swap likely set in motion as $6 billion of once-frozen Iranian assets reaches Qatar – The Associated Press

Trump refuses to say in a TV interview how he watched the Jan. 6 attack unfold at the US Capitol – The Associated Press

Her students reported her for a lesson on race. Can she trust them again? – The Washington Post

During the pandemic, I lost the ability to read – The Washington Post

How Thom Browne’s Gray Suit Conquered American Fashion – The New Yorker

Jeremy O. Harris, Before and After “Slave Play” – The New Yorker

Multiple crises batter Washington and set up a fateful 2024 election – CNN

Fact-checking Trump’s ‘Meet the Press’ interview – CNN

Boney Fields – Give Me some Mo’ (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move


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09/16/2023

Atlantic storm Lee delivers high winds and rain before forecasters call off warnings in some areas – The Associated Press

Climate change could bring more monster storms like Hurricane Lee to New England – The Associated Press

Speaker McCarthy steps into the breach as his conference toils – The Washington Post

Trump keeps distance from impeachment inquiry while assailing Biden – The Washington Post

John Waters Is Ready for His Hollywood Closeup – The New Yorker

The Fugitive Princesses of Dubai – The New Yorker

5 things to know for Sept. 15: Auto strike, Hunter Biden, Gas prices, Cyberattack, UFOs – CNN

Border authorities separated some migrant families amid overcrowding in facilities, report says – CNN

Jazzrausch Big Band – Malher’s Break Down – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move

Nicholas Payton Wins Top Grant to Record Symphonic Work – DownBeat


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09/16/2023

What’s at stake as 13,000 workers go on strike at major US auto makers – The Associated Press

A Jan. 6 rioter was convicted and sentenced in secret. No one will say why – The Associated Press

Bashing boosters, DeSantis contrasts with Trump and worries health experts – The Washington Post

Tensions flare between House GOP and Justice Dept. over witnesses– The Washington Post

The Futility of the Never Trump Billionaires – The New Yorker

An Elvis Impersonator’s Summer of Extreme-Weather Weddings – The New Yorker

Florida GOP scraps planned loyalty oath in win for Trump over DeSantis in their shared home state – CNN

Reporter asks CEO about her nearly $29 million in compensation as workers strike – CNN

The Republican Party has indeed become an extreme right-wing party. – Bayou Blue Radio

Erica Seguine & Shon Baker: Reinventing the Big Band – DownBeat


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09/15/2023

Workers are on strike at all 3 Detroit auto makers for the first time in their union’s history – The Associated Press

Angry and frustrated, McCarthy challenges right-flank colleagues to try to oust him from his post – The Associated Press

Double blows of inquiry and son’s indictment create tough stretch for Biden – The Washington Post

Ralph Lauren knows everyone wants to be Ralph Lauren – The Washington Post

The Rage of the Toddler Caucus on Capitol Hill – The New Yorker

New York City Ballet Celebrates Seventy-five Years of Mr. B. – The New Yorker

Buying a car? What the UAW strike means – and doesn’t mean – for auto sales – CNN

Hunter Biden indicted on gun charges – CNN

Hutchinson Andrew Trio – The Senator – A Tribute to Tommy Banks – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move

Virtuoso Bassist, Longtime Educator Richard Davis Dies at 93 – DownBeat


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09/14/2023

Biden has been preparing to fight an impeachment for almost a year. This is his strategy – The Associated Press

What’s ahead now that Republicans are opening an impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden – The Associated Press

DeSantis took undisclosed private flights and lodging through wealthy donors – The Washington Post

Romney bows out, leaving a legacy that would make his father proud – The Washington Post

Isabel Allende’s Vision of History – The New Yorker

Ross Douthat’s Theories of Persuasion – The New Yorker

Saso Popovski – Steps (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move

Dan Auerbach Tells Everybody! – DownBeat


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09/13/2023

North Korea’s Kim vows full support for Russia’s ‘just fight’ after viewing launch pads with Putin -.The Associated Press

The flood death toll in eastern Libya’s city of Derna has surpassed 5,100, a health official says – The Associated Press

30 years later, ‘Lois and Clark’ is still the hottest thing DC ever did – The Washington Post

Tech titans including Musk, Zuckerberg head to Capitol Hill to talk AI – The Washington Post

How a Culture War Over Race Engulfed a School District – The New Yorker

Olivia Rodrigo’s Star-Making “Guts” – The New Yorker

China unveils ‘blueprint’ for Taiwan integration while sending warships around the self-ruled island –  CNN

Dashcam shows unusual object fly down highway and smash windshield – CNN

Marvin Gaye – Let’s Going On (2023 edition – ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move

Marc Ribot’s Rock Dreams – DownBeat


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09/12/2023

Libyan city buries 700 people killed in devastating floods as 10,000 are reported missing – The Associated Press

Elon Musk’s refusal to have Starlink support Ukraine attack in Crimea raises questions for Pentagon – The Associated Press

Morocco’s reluctance to accept quake aid baffles foreign governments – The Washington Post

Tim Scott’s girlfriend – The Washington Post

The U.A.W. Strike Threat Poses a Tricky Political Challenge for Biden – The NEw Yorker

Briefly Noted – The New Yorker

McCarthy needs to pull off his most impossible balancing act yet – CNN

Russia’s war in Ukraine – CNN

Alyssa Giammaria – In Time (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move


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09/11/2023

Morocco earthquake live briefing: Almost 2,500 dead; officials accept search-and-rescue help – The Washington Post

Pretrial-palooza underway for Trump – The Washington Post

How Elon Musk Went from Superhero to Supervillain – The New Yorker

Romy’s Exuberant Eurodance Revival – The New Yorker

Trump is explaining exactly how wild and extreme his second term would be – CNN

The 9/11 photos we will never forget – CNN

Will Clements – Compass (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio – Paris-Move


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09/10/2023

Moroccan villagers mourn after earthquake brings destruction to their rural mountain home – The Associated Press

Prominent activist’s son convicted of storming Capitol and invading Senate floor in Jan. 6 riot –  The Associated Press

Rescue teams in desperate search for survivors after deadly quake in Morocco – The Washington Post

Once-abandoned dogs are now trained to sniff out environmental clues – The Washington Post

The Challenges Facing Joe Biden – The New Yorker

The Wisconsin G.O.P.’s Looming Judicial Attack – The New Yorker

The Top U.S. Colleges With the Greatest Economic Diversity – The New York Times

Demolition of Marilyn Monroe’s former home in Los Angeles is on hold for now – CNN

Multiple sightings of convicted killer who escaped Pennsylvania prison confirmed within search area as manhunt continues – CNN

The Diva Jazz Orchestra – “30” Live at Dizzy’s Club – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move

‘Tokyo Jazz Joints’ Chronicles Transient Beauty of Intimate Music Haunts – DownBeat


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09/09/2023

Appeals court scales back order squelching Biden administration contact with social media platforms –  The Associated Press

Powerful quake in Morocco kills more than 800 people and damages historic buildings in Marrakech – The Associated Press

Jan. 6 shattered her family. Now they’re trying to forgive. – The Washington Post

Lost your ID, phone or credit card? Here’s how to travel without them. – The Washington Post

The Force Behind Film Forum – The New Yorker

Will the Rains Extinguish Burning Man? – The New Yorker

Why Does Duke Have So Few Low-Income Students? – The New York Times

Rudy Giuliani files new legal challenge to Georgia election interference case – CNN

G20 countries agree nations should not use force to gain new territory – a major win for Modi amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine/ – CNN

China and Europe: Economically Linked Destinies – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move

Jazz em Agosto Fest Programming Bucks Circuit-Based Trends – DownBeat


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09/08/2023

Biden and Modi are looking to tighten US-India ties as concerns over China rise – The Associated Press

Trump hosts $100,000-per-person Bedminster fundraiser to help Giuliani pay legal bills – The Associated Press

The Florida Supreme Court will hear a major abortion case toda – The Washington Post

What to know about Bruce Springsteen’s postponed shows, peptic ulcer disease – The Washington Post

Matthew Wong Turned Loneliness Into a Landscape – The New Yorker

Did Authoritarianism Cause China’s Economic Crisis? – The New Yorker

How a former Trump official’s conviction could echo in ex-president’s cases – CNN

FBI Director Wray issues warning about number of Russian spies in the US – CNN

Layla Zoe – Back To The Spirit Of 66 (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move

Tyshawn Sorey Plays It His Way – DownBeat


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09/07/2023

Presidential centers from Hoover to Bush and Obama unite to warn of fragile state of US democracy – The Associated Press

A lawsuit seeks to bar Trump from the primary in Colorado, citing Constitution’s insurrection clause – The Associated Press

Michigan Democrats are lining up to replace Republican Rep. John James in his battleground district – The Associated Press

A few schools mandated masks. Conservatives hit back hard. – The Washington Post

Women win Mexican primaries; one is likely to be first female president – The Washington Post

My Cheesecake-Shaped Poverty – The New Yorker

The New Yorker Documentary – The New Yorker

CNN Poll: Biden faces negative job ratings and concerns about his age as he gears up for 2024 – CNN

In New Hampshire, Republicans divide over party’s future as they weigh Trump and his primary opponents – CNN

Big Daddy Wilson – Plan B (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move

Kris Davis at the Vanguard – DownBeat


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09/06/2023

The AP Interview: Harris says Trump can’t be spared accountability for Jan. 6 – The Associated Press

Complaints over campaign comments by Wisconsin Supreme Court justice are dismissed – The Associated Press

Behind the lines of Texas A&M’s diversity war – The Washington Post

Your guide to sleeping in an airport– The Washington Post

Play the Worst Version of Yourself – The New Yorker

Clashes mount between Trump and his legal nemesis – CNN

Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio sentenced to 22 years in prison, longest for a January 6 defendant – CNN

Andrew Rathbun – The Speed Of Time – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move


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09/05/2023

The next presidential campaign is coming into focus. It might look a lot like the last one – The Associated Press

Congress returns to try to prevent a government shutdown while the GOP weighs an impeachment inquiry – The Associated Press

Bosses mean it this time: Return to the office or get a new job! – The Washington Post

Is Trump disqualified for 2024? Here’s how we’ll soon find out. – The Washington Post

Can Teachers and Parents Get Better at Talking to One Another? – The New Yorker

The Power of Food for People with Dementia – The New Yorker

Peter Navarro, second ex-Trump aide to be prosecuted for contempt of Congress, faces trial Tuesday – CNN

Sen. Tim Kaine says ‘powerful argument’ 14th Amendment could disqualify Trump – CNN

Ivan Lins – My Heart Speaks – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris Move


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09/04/2023

Biden says he went to his house in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, because he can’t go ‘home home’ –  The Associoated Press

In the pivotal South Carolina primary, Republican candidates search for a path against Donald Trump – The Associated Press

China’s economic woes may leave U.S. and others all but unscathed – The Washington Post

This Alaskan glacier holds back billions of gallons of water. Until it doesn’t. – The Washington Post

Virtual-Reality School Is the Next Frontier of the School-Choice Movement – The New Yorker

The Parents Who Fight the City for a “Free Appropriate Public Education” – The New Yorker

Anderson Cooper Is Still Learning to Live With Loss – The New York Times

One year out, here’s what we know about how the presidential race will look on Labor Day 2024 – CNN

Rep. Nancy Mace says Republicans in swing districts are ‘walking the plank’ because of abortion restrictions – CNN

Doug Richards Orchestra – Through a Somic Prism – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move


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09/03/2023

Biden tells Idalia’s Florida victims ‘your nation has your back.’ DeSantis rejects meeting with him – The Associated Press

Berlin Wall relic gets a ‘second life’ on US-Mexico border as Biden adds barriers – The Associated Press

Republican race remains stuck as Trump dominates heading into fall – The Washington Post

9 late summer recipes to celebrate the end of the season – The Washington Post

Donald Trump and the Pardon Debate – The New Yorker

2024 Preview: Bidenomics Versus the Trump Freak Show – The New Yorker

Paranormal Festivity: A Small Town Celebrates U.F.O. Lore – The New York Times

‘Little Richard’ filmmaker found a lesson in the late singer’s spirited rock and roll life – CNN

Buster Murdaugh admits his father has characteristics of a ‘psychopath’ but says he’s innocent in Fox Nation documentary – CNN

Joshua Espinoza – Songs From Yesterday – Bayou Blue Radio-Paris-Move

Houston Person’s Foot-Tapping Soul – DownBeat


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09/02/2023

From strikes to new union contracts, Labor Day’s organizing roots are especially strong this year – The Associated Press

Proud Boy convicted of helping spearhead Capitol attack ties Jan. 6 sentence record with 18 years – The Associated Press

Jimmy Buffett, musical ‘mayor of Margaritaville,’ dies at 76 – The Washington Post

Abortion fight unites the left and rattles the right in key Wis. battleground – The Washington Post

Deciphering the Wagner Group’s Love for Wagner – The New Yorker

CNN’s New White Knight – The New Yorker

‘Crooked Coffee’: The alleged election office breach in the Trump indictment was part of a years-long pattern, some locals say – CNN

How to rest this Labor Day weekend – CNN


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09/01/2023

In final hours before landfall, Hurricane Idalia stopped intensifying and turned from Tallahassee – The Associated Press

A look inside Donald Trump’s deposition: Defiance, deflection and the ‘hottest brand in the world’ – The Associated Press

Families crossing U.S. border illegally reached all-time high in August – The Washington Post

Highways are the next antiabortion target. One Texas town is resisting. – The Washington Post

The Twilight of Mitch McConnell and the Spectre of 2024 – The New Yorker

“In the Mood for Love” – The New Yorker

A net of justice is tightening around 2020 election deniers and may be closing in on Trump – CNN

Dire Straits guitarist Jack Sonni dies age 68 – CNN

Editorial – September 2023 – Bayou Blue Radio

16th Annual Angel City Jazz Festival Finalizes 2023 Lineup – DownBeat


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08/31/2023

Tropical Storm Idalia descends on North Carolina after pounding Florida, Georgia and South Carolina –  The Associated Press

Trump dismissive as New York attorney general accuses him of inflating his net worth by $2 billion – The Associated Press

Rural areas sacrificed for Xi Jinping’s new city, satellite imagery shows – The Washington Post

Mitch McConnell appears to freeze again while talking with reporters – The Washington Post

Hurricane Idalia’s Explosive Power Comes from Abnormally Hot Oceans – The New Yorker

The Preparatory School – The New Yorker

Jimmy Kimmel says he was ‘intent on retiring’ prior to Hollywood strikes – CNN

ABBA legend Agnetha Fältskog releases new single – CNN

Veronica Swift – Veronica Swift (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio – Paris-Move

Ben Wendel’s Big Love of Community – DownBeat


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08/30/2023

Category 4 Hurricane Idalia projected to hit Florida with ‘catastrophic’ storm surge – The Associated Press

Millions more workers would be entitled to overtime pay under a proposed Biden administration rule – The Associated Press

Idalia gains steam, expected to hit Gulf Coast as Category 4 hurricane – The Washington Post

Don’t miss this week’s super blue moon. Your next chance is 14 years away.– The Washington Post

How Anna May Wong Became the First Chinese American Movie Star – The New Yorker

Letter from the South – The New Yorker

Trump cited the ‘Scottsboro Boys’ case when he asked for a 2026 trial. Judge Chutkan rejected any comparison – CNN

Hundreds of flights are canceled as Hurricane Idalia disrupts air travel –  CNN

Relief (2LP) Mack Avenue – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move

Blindfold Test: Christian McBride – DownBeat


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08/29/2023

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis faces Black leaders’ anger after racist killings in Jacksonville – The Associated Press

Trump chief of staff Meadows says actions laid out in Georgia indictment were part of his job – The Associated Press

Mark Meadows, former Trump chief of staff, testifies in Georgia – The Washington Post

Storm strengthens into hurricane, expected to rapidly intensify before hitting Florida – The Washington Post

The Trump Mug Shot’s Art-Historical Lineage – The New Yorker

Police are working to determine motive and find the gun used in fatal shooting of University of North Carolina faculty member – CNN

Nordstrom closes its San Francisco store after 35 years – CNN

Aguankó – Unidad (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move


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08/28/2023

Jacksonville killings refocus attention on the city’s racist past and the struggle to move on – The Associated Press

Florida Governor Ron Desantis booed at vigil as hundreds mourn more racist killings – The Associated Press

Biden’s course for U.S. on trade breaks with Clinton and Obama – The Washington Post

Wisconsin Supreme Court flips liberal, creating a ‘seismic shift’ – The Washington Post

When Writers Go Crackers for Animals – The New Yorker

New York City’s Eternal War on Rats – The New Yorker

Drama unfolds on two fronts Monday as Trump cases enter new phase – CNN

The ‘Star Wars’ timeline is confusing. Here’s when ‘The Mandalorian,’ ‘Ahsoka’ and more take place – CNN

Artful Dodgers – Three Story Sandbox (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move


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08/27/2023

White shooter kills 3 Black people in Florida hate crime as Washington celebrates King’s dream – The Associated Press

Thousands converge on National Mall to mark the March on Washington’s 60th anniversary – The Associated Press

5,000 pilots suspected of hiding major health issues. Most are still flying. – The Washington Post

Hollywood writers are still on strike. Here’s where WGA, studios stand. – The Washington Post

A Close Listen to “Rich Men North of Richmond” – The New-Yorker

What Kind of Artist Was Wayne Shorter? – The New Yorker

Colleen Hoover is the hottest author in America. She also may be the most controversial – CNN

Requests to ban books hit a 21-year high. See which titles were the most challenged – CNN

Christian McBride – New Jam (2 Red LPs) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move


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08/26/2023

At March on Washington’s 60th anniversary, leaders seek energy of original movement for civil rights – The Associated Press

British Museum’s director resigns, says he didn’t take warning about possible theft seriously enough – The Associated Press

How a small-town feud in Kansas sent a shock through American journalism – The Washington Post

An oral history of the March on Washington, the day that forced America to change – The Washington Post

Watching Childhood End in My Back Yard – The New Yorker

The Cosmic Comedy of “The Plot Against Harry” – The New Yorker

This week was a perfect snapshot of America’s political mess – CNN

Newly declassified US intel claims Russia is laundering propaganda through unwitting Westerners – CNN

Jeremy Dutton’s Debut in the Spotlight – DownBeat


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08/25/2023

One image, one face, one American moment: The Donald Trump mug shot – The Associated Press

Trump has surrendered for a fourth time this year. Here’s where all the cases against him stand – The Associated Press

Trump’s Georgia co-defendants, their charges and mug shots – The Washington Post

Could sand be the next lithium? – The Washington Post

Waiting for Trump at the Fulton County Jail – The New Yorker

The Harsh Glare of Justice – The New Yorker

The booking of Trump is only the start of a long legal process. – The New York Times

Presidential mug shot of inmate No. P01135809 is stark in its simplicity – CNN

The identities behind the 30 unindicted co-conspirators in Trump’s Georgia case – CNN


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08/24/2023

Trump won’t be at the GOP’s first presidential debate. But his presence will be felt – The Associated Press

In session reacting to school shooting, Tennessee GOP lawmaker orders removal of public from hearing – The Associated Press

State lawmakers move to ban Chinese land ownership – The Washington Post

Special counsel says D.C. grand jury on Trump documents case has ended – The Washington Post

The Mysteries of Pittsburgh – The New Yorker

Insurrectionabilia at the Smithsonian – The New Yorker

A remarkable day at Fulton County jail as Trump’s surrender looms – CNN

The latest developments in the Fulton County election subversion case – CNN

Kenny Garrett – Do You Dance (2LP) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move

Houston Person’s Foot-Tapping Soul – DownBeat


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08/22/2023

How Trump’s attacks on prosecutors build on history of using racist language and stereotypes – The Associated Press

Haiti and Dominican Republic brace for Tropical Storm Franklin as Harold approaches Texas coast – The Associated Press

In Trump cases, experts say defendant’s rhetoric will be hard to police – The Washington Post

A Black man’s brutal murder has faded from a Texas town’s memory – The Washington Post

The Mobster Cosplay of Donald Trump – The New Yorker

Tits Out Under the Verrazzano – The New Yorker

Trump’s $200,000 bond drives home the unique peril of his Georgia indictment – CNN

Tropical Storm Harold heads toward South Texas, threatening floods and dangerous storm surge – CNN


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08/21/2023

Southern California prepares for more floods as post-Tropical Storm Hilary brings more rain – The Associated Press

Court documents suggest reason for police raid of Kansas newspaper – The Associated Press

The states that produce the most creative types, and more! – The Washington Post

I am secretary of the Smithsonian. We commit to a long-overdue reckoning. – The Washington Post

The Invention of a Neighborhood – The New Yorker

Elon Musk’s Shadow Rule – The New Yorker

California Quake Rattled Nerves, but Didn’t Appear to Cause Major Damage – The New York Times

Electric Cars Are the Future. But Renting One? Good Luck. – The New York Times

Trump’s expected Georgia surrender and debate no-show shatter campaign conventionality – CNN

Hilary, no longer a tropical storm, is still bringing life-threatening flooding and strong winds to the Southwest – CNN

Marc Copland – Someday (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move


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08/20/2023

Hilary weakens to Category 1 hurricane as storm moves within striking distance of Mexican peninsula – The Associated Press

The return of schedules: How parents can make the most of back-to-school energy – The Associated Press

British Columbia declares state of emergency amid ‘devastating’ wildfires – The Washington Post

Confidential affidavits detail reasoning for police raid of Kansas newspaperThe Washington Post

Wanda Sykes Is Taking It All In – The New Yorker

Fani Willis’s Indictment of Donald Trump and a Voting-System Breach – The New Yorker

First on CNN: Biden wades into GOP primary with $25 million ad blitz, starting with economy focus – CNN

Grandson of Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter says ‘we’re in the final chapter’ in health update – CNN

Shiri Zorn Finds Her Voice – DownBeat


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08/19/2023

Hurricane Hilary threatens ‘catastrophic and life-threatening’ flooding in Mexico and California – The Associated Press

A raid on a Kansas newspaper likely broke the law, experts say. But which one? – The Associated Press

A mother whose son survived a shooting is pleading with a GOP legislature for change – The Washington Post

FBI joins investigation of threats to grand jurors in Trump Georgia case The Washington Post

Robo-Taxis Are Legal Now – The New Yorker

Surviving the Phoenix Heat – The New Yorker

Why F-16 jets can’t come soon enough for Ukraine – CNN

What passing gas can say about your health – CNN

Marc Copland – Someday (ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move

Shiri Zorn Finds Her Voice – DownBeat

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08/18/2023

Trump lawyers seek April 2026 trial date in federal election subversion case – The Associated Press

Authorities investigating threats to grand jurors who indicted Trump in Georgia – The Associated Press

Russia recruited operatives online to target weapons crossing Poland – The Washington Post

Trump asks to push Jan. 6 trial beyond 2024 election — to April 2026 – The Washington Post

How Carl Linnaeus Set Out to Label All of Life – The New Yorker

In Vivek Ramaswamy, the Republicans Have Something New – The New Yorker

The identities behind the 30 unindicted co-conspirators in Trump’s Georgia case – CNN

A Texas father was arrested after a gun was found inside a 3-year-old pre-K student’s backpack, police say – CNN

George Benson – Live In London (LP – ENG review) – Bayou Blue Radio/Paris-Move

Review: Ramsey Lewis–Gentleman of Jazz – DownBeat


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08/17/2023

Texas woman accused of threatening to kill judge overseeing Trump election case and a congresswoman – The Associated Press

Protesters march through Miami to object to Florida’s Black history teaching standards – The Associated Press

Clues point to identities of ‘unindicted co-conspirators’ in alleged Coffee County breach – The Washington Post

As Maui fires raged, two friends sent an SOS from a swimming pool – The Washington Post

The Ukrainians Forced to Flee to Russia – The New Yorker

We Don’t Need a New Twitter – The New Yorker

Looming Trump trials are throwing judges into an election maelstrom – CNN

Fani Willis is taking a major gamble on the Trump case – CNN

CD vs. Vinyl, each with its own charm… – Bayou Blue Radio

Review: Ramsey Lewis–Gentleman of Jazz – DownBeat