According to NASA, thermometers were popping all over the planet last month.
The Toronto Star laid off 52 people last week, including 19 full-time unionized journalists. Personally, I think it’s fair if those with more seniority avoided the axe, in part because I haven’t seen much fairness in shops where seniority didn’t apply. The fact that seniority played into determining who got laid off and who stayed […]
The South Bronx, birthplace of hip hop and once the poster boy for urban decline, now finds itself in the sights of developers who envision a new Williamsburg. But what about the people already living there?
Who is Donald Trump campaigning against — Hillary Clinton or the press? Some days, it’s hard to tell.
Hafiz Saeed Khan, leader of Islamic State in Afghanistan and Pakistan, died July 26 when a U.S. drone blasted him and some associates in Afghanistan’s Nangharhar province, which lies east of Afghanistan’s capital city, Kabul.
Sinking ad revenues triggered a round of job cuts Tuesday at the Toronto Star, with temporary workers on the company’s news tablet product taking the hardest hit.
From the Observer subhead: “Industrial furniture, stripped floors and Edison bulbs: why must we aspire to such bland monotony?”
Rukmini Callamachi covers Islamic State and al Qaeda for the New York Times. This Wired Q-and-A looks at how she uses social media to further her journalism.
From the subhead: “‘The food currently wasted in Europe could feed 200 million people,’ says the UN Food and Agricultural Organisation.”
Snopes.com has assigned itself the mission of correcting urban legends and debunking Internet rumours. What to do with a lying machine like U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump?