Gruden sues NFL over publication of his offensive emails
Former Las Vegas Raiders coach Jon Gruden has sued Commissioner Roger Goodell and the NFL, alleging that a “malicious and orchestrated campaign” was used to destroy Gruden’s career by leaking old emails he had sent that included racist, misogynistic and homophobic comments.
3 Top Tips to Become Climate Forward
ORLANDO, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire)– Grocery bags, clothes, and even your produce can have an impact on climate change. Something as simple as the cotton shirt you’re wearing may be hurting the environment. According to the New York Times, making one shirt uses more water than a single person drinks in a year. So, what are five ways you can help the environment?
NYT reporters writing young person's edition of 'She Said'
This combination of photos shows the cover image forChasing the Truth: A Young Journalists Guide to Investigative Reporting, left, and a portrait of New York Times journalists Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, at the Time 100 Gala in New York on April 24, 2018.. Their book will be published Sept. 14. (Philomel via AP, left, and AP Photo)NEW YORK – An acclaimed book by two New York Times journalists who won Pulitzer Prizes for their investigation of Harvey Weinstein is coming out in an edition for young reporters. “Chasing the Truth: A Young Journalist’s Guide to Investigative Reporting,” by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, will be published Sept. 14 by Philomel, an imprint of Penguin Young Readers. In 2019, Kantor and Twohey released “She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement.”“With ‘Chasing the Truth,’ we’re inviting young people into investigative journalism," Kantor and Twohey said in a statement Wednesday. "We’re excited to show them how this work can uncover hidden truths, hold the powerful to account and help drive social change.”Kantor and Twohey, along with Ronan Farrow of The New Yorker, won Pulitzers in 2018 for “impactful journalism that exposed powerful and wealthy sexual predators, including allegations against one of Hollywood’s most influential producers.”
NY Times says it needs culture change, better inclusion
FILE - This June 22, 2019, file photo shows the exterior of the New York Times building in New York. In a report to its employees in February 2021, The New York Times says it needs a culture change to become a better place to work, particularly for people of color. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)NEW YORK – The New York Times says it needs a culture change to become a better place to work, particularly for people of color. A survey of employees didn't just uncover bad news; 95% of Times employees said they felt pride in working at the paper, and most have had positive experiences. “We also believe it will make The Times a better place to work, for all of us.”
Authorities identify slain San Antonio woman reportedly tied to New York City suicide
SAN ANTONIO – Authorities have identified a San Antonio woman who was found slain in her West Side apartment days before a reported person of interest in her death died of suicide in New York City. Franklin Washington, 21, jumped from the 150-foot Vessel sculpture at Hudson Yards in Manhattan, the New York Times reported. The report states Washington was from San Antonio. Following Washington’s death on Monday, New York police contacted authorities in San Antonio to notify his next of kin, according to the New York Post. It doesn’t appear that Washington left a suicide note, the New York Daily News reported.
Man linked to San Antonio woman’s slaying jumped to his death from New York City tourist attraction, reports say
People visit The Vessel at the Hudson Yards on December 31, 2020 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images)SAN ANTONIO – A man who jumped to his death from a tourist attraction in New York City has been linked to a woman’s slaying in San Antonio, according to media reports. Franklin Washington, a 21-year-old man from San Antonio, jumped from the 150-foot Vessel sculpture at Hudson Yards in Manhattan on Monday, the New York Times reported. Following Washington’s death on Monday, New York police contacted authorities in San Antonio to notify his next of kin, according to the New York Post. New York police discovered that Washington was being sought as a person of interest in the woman’s slaying, the newspaper reported.
NYT's 'Caliphate' podcast withdrawn as Pulitzer finalist
FILE - This June 22, 2019 file photo shows the exterior of the New York Times building in New York. The 12-part series won a Peabody Award and was a Pulitzer Prize finalist. The Times said its journalists should have done a better job vetting him, and not included his story as part of the podcast. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)NEW YORK – A high-profile podcast on terrorism from The New York Times that had been a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize was withdrawn as a contest entry in the wake of the newspaper saying the claims of a man central to “Caliphate" could not be verified. “We volunteered to return the citation and the Pulitzer Prize Board accepted the offer," The Times said in an email to The Associated Press.
NYT's Maggie Haberman has deal for Trump book
NEW YORK – One of the top chroniclers of the Trump administration, New York Times White House reporter Maggie Haberman, has a book deal. Penguin Press announced Thursday that the Pulitzer Prize winner's book, currently untitled, would come out in 2022. “Maggie Haberman’s book will be an instant classic, a definitive and fascinating account of Donald Trump, his life and his presidency," Penguin vice president and publisher Scott Moyers said in a statement . Haberman was represented by the Javelin literary agency, whose other clients include former FBI Director James Comey and former National Security Advisor John Bolton. In 2017, Haberman and fellow Times reporter Glenn Thrush reached an agreement with Random House for a book on Trump, but the deal fell through after Thrush was accused by several women of sexual harassment.
5 takeaways from NY Times report on Trump’s tax returns
The Times report suggests why that might have been so. It reported that many of Trump’s top businesses are losing money, even as those losses have helped him shrink his federal tax bill to essentially nothing. But he managed to recover most of that money by claiming — and receiving — a stunning $72.9 million federal tax refund. But the Times report is the first to identify the issue that was mainly in dispute. Because companies can write off business expenses as deductions, all such expenses have helped reduce Trump’s tax liability.
This brilliant 1-minute rule just might help you get your life under control
Youll find this practice will help you get rid of that scum of clutter that sits on the surface of everyday life, Rubin said. And youll likely find all these little things arent nagging for your attention all the time. To hear from Rubin, listen here:Rubin was a recent guest on The Best Advice Show, as you can see. Leave your name and your tip, followed by your email address in case he has any follow-up questions. Rosen has a Food Fridays feature in which hed love to feature your cooking advice.
UT Austin campus has more COVID-19 cases than any other public 4-year college in the U.S., report finds
Coming in second was the University of Central Florida with 438 cases and the University of Georgia with 390 cases. Currently, there is no method or standard for reporting COVID cases or deaths at colleges and universities. In Texas, some teachers and waging war with state officials about how and when to safely reopen campuses for learning. Earlier this month, officials with the Texas State Teachers Association demanded that the academic year start with remote learning. Classes at the University of Texas at Austin, which the numbers show is the hardest hit campus in Texas, will be capped at 40% capacity in-classroom seating, according to the universitys website.
How is Alex Trebek doing as he celebrates 80th birthday?
Here is an update on Trebek as he blows out the candles on a milestone birthday. Speaking to the New York Times, Trebek said hes had trouble sleeping and is often in pain as he goes through chemotherapy. Trebek said that he will plan on stopping treatment if his current treatment methods dont work. It doesnt bother me in the least.During the COVID-19 pandemic, Trebek has found time to write a memoir called The Answer Is...: Reflections on My Life, which was scheduled to be released Tuesday. For the re-airing of those episodes, Trebek taped introductions of those old shows from a studio in his Los Angeles home, which he said gave him a huge boost.
Texas COVID-19 death rate up more than 300% since June 1, report shows
SAN ANTONIO A surge in COVID-19 cases has led to a surge in deaths, according to a New York Times analysis. In 17 states across the country, death rates have been increasing since June 1, the numbers showed. In Texas, the number of deaths per day is up 307% since June 1. The statewide death toll hit a new peak on Thursday, when the state reported 154 new COVID-19 deaths. Like other cities across Texas, San Antonio has been experiencing a coronavirus surge since June.
People in San Antonio may think they’re seeing murder hornets, here’s what they really are
SAN ANTONIO – A report by the New York Times in early May about Asian Giant Hornets, also known as murder hornets, seems to have spooked some San Antonio residents who think they’re seeing the 2-inch insects in the Alamo City. “The real danger comes from a potential allergic reaction”‘Murder Hornets’ are in US; Can the insects possibly migrate to San Antonio or South Texas? The Asian Giant Hornets can kill off an entire bee colony within a matter of hours Keck said in early May. Still think you might have seen an Asian Giant Hornet? Asian Giant Hornets are a social species and will form nests with a queen and multiple workers whereas Cicada Killers are often solitary nesters.”
PAW Patrol could be in the doghouse for its portrayal of police
The PAW Patrol pups are facing their biggest challenge yet in the wake of the unrest in America cancellation. The call for the shows cancellation is trending on social media and is appearing in numerous Google searches on Thursday, according to Google Trends. Paw Patrol seems harmless enough, and thats the point: The movement rests on understanding that cops do plenty of harm, the article reads. However, Republican Sen. Ted Cruz, of Texas, retweeted the New York Times article, saying The absurdity knows no end." PAW Patrol isnt the only show facing backlash amid the protests.
Headlines, op-ed prompt staff protests at NY Times, Inquirer
FILE - This June 22, 2019 file photo shows the exterior of the New York Times building in New York. Some staff members at The New York Times and Philadelphia Inquirer called in sick to protest editorial decisions they found insensitive about protests over George Floyd's death. Several Times journalists responded on social media by saying the article puts black staff members in danger. Some 30 members, out of a staff of about 210, skipped work for the same reason, a spokesman said. Richard Prince, a former staff member at the Washington Post who writes Journal-isms, an online column about diversity issues, said the online uprising illustrates both newspapers need to do a better job listening to and acting on the concerns of black staff members.
‘Murder hornets’ have arrived for the first time ever in the U.S., report says
A deadly species of hornets, commonly found in Japan, that can kill up to 50 people a year have now arrived for the first time in the United States, according to a report from the New York Times. Asian giant hornets, or otherwise known as “murder hornets,” were first discovered in the U.S. last fall in Washington state, NYT reports. Two sightings of the insect were confirmed in January of this year in the areas of Blaine and Bellingham, Washington, according to a map on the Washington State Department of Agriculture’s website. A report from Time Magazine said the hornets target bees and can enter a “slaughter phase,” where they decapitate them and take over their hive as their own. Following the NYT report, “hornet” was one of the top trending search terms in the U.S. on Saturday.
Review: `Mr. Nobody' is mesmerizing psychological thriller
Nobody,” the second novel by New York Times bestselling author Catherine Steadman, is a mesmerizing psychological thriller. This man — the media calls him Mr. Nobody — was found in Emma’s hometown, a place she fled 14 years ago, hoping never to return. The town holds Emma’s dark family secret, one she has worked hard to keep buried. As she and Mr. Nobody get to know one another in this haunted locale, it becomes clear that he knows something about this secret. In a series of exciting twists and shocking turns, Emma and Mr. Nobody come to discover they are connected in ways neither could have imagined.