Jimmy Carter Hospitalized for Brain Procedure

Jimmy Carter Hospitalized for Brain Procedure

Politics|Jimmy Carter Hospitalized for Brain ProcedureThe former president, who has suffered several falls in recent months, was admitted to an Atlanta hospital to relieve pressure caused by bleeding, his office said.Former President Jimmy Carter this month at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, Ga.Credit…John Amis/Associated PressNov. 11, 2019, 10:10 p.m. ETWASHINGTON — Former President Jimmy Carter…

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Evo Morales Is Gone. Bolivia’s Problems Aren’t.

Evo Morales Is Gone. Bolivia’s Problems Aren’t.

Opinion|Evo Morales Is Gone. Bolivia’s Problems Aren’t.The country’s growing economy and shrinking inequality propped him up for years. But its democracy and its institutions suffered, and that’s what brought him down.By The Editorial BoardThe editorial board is a group of opinion journalists whose views are informed by expertise, research, debate and certain longstanding values. It…

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Will Neil Young’s Marijuana Use Keep Him From Becoming a U.S. Citizen?

Will Neil Young’s Marijuana Use Keep Him From Becoming a U.S. Citizen?

Music|Will Neil Young’s Marijuana Use Keep Him From Becoming a U.S. Citizen?The famous rocker, a Canadian citizen, wants to vote in America’s 2020 elections. But his naturalization hasn’t gone as planned.Neil Young in Quebec City in July 2018. A Canadian citizen, Young wanted American citizenship but his drug use has held up his application.Credit…Alice Chiche/Agence…

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Defense Dept. Official Testified Trump Questioned Ukraine Aid in June

Defense Dept. Official Testified Trump Questioned Ukraine Aid in June

Laura K. Cooper told impeachment investigators the White House began questioning the military aid after it came up at a meeting with President Trump.Laura K. Cooper, the Defense Department’s top Russia and Ukraine official, on Capitol Hill last month.Credit…Erin Schaff/The New York TimesNov. 11, 2019, 8:32 p.m. ETWASHINGTON — The White House began asking administration…

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To Exonerate Trump, Republicans Embrace Russian Disinformation

To Exonerate Trump, Republicans Embrace Russian Disinformation

In this week’s impeachment hearings, expect a lot of G.O.P. conspiracy theorizing.Nov. 11, 2019, 8:23 p.m. ETRepresentative Jim Jordan, an Ohio Republican who is one of President Trump’s most vocal allies, speaking to reporters last week about the impeachment inquiry.Credit…T.J. Kirkpatrick for The New York TimesOn Friday, House investigators released the transcript of the former…

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Helping Veterans Develop Business Skills as Entrepreneurs – The New York Times

Helping Veterans Develop Business Skills as Entrepreneurs – The New York Times

Business|Helping Veterans Develop Business Skills as EntrepreneursNov. 11, 2019Updated 8:07 p.m. ETBy Lauren YoungNEW YORK – Every year, about 250,000 U.S. military members leave the service and enter the workforce, and one in five tries to start their own business. While the military focuses on leadership development, entrepreneurship is not a top priority, says General…

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Ronald Lafferty, Mormon Cult Leader on Death Row for Murder, Dies of Natural Causes – The New York Times

Ronald Lafferty, Mormon Cult Leader on Death Row for Murder, Dies of Natural Causes – The New York Times

Mr. Lafferty, 78, who was excommunicated from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, was convicted of two brutal killings chronicled in the book “Under the Banner of Heaven.”Ronald Lafferty was escorted out of the Utah County Court House by sheriff’s deputies after the first day of jury selection in his murder trial in…

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PG&E to Offer $13.5 Billion in Compensation to Wildfire Victims: Bloomberg – The New York Times

PG&E to Offer $13.5 Billion in Compensation to Wildfire Victims: Bloomberg – The New York Times

Business|PG&E to Offer $13.5 Billion in Compensation to Wildfire Victims: BloombergNov. 11, 2019, 7:52 p.m. ET(Reuters) – Bankrupt California power producer PG&E Corp is offering $13.5 billion in compensation to wildfire victims as part of a restructuring plan, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing people with knowledge of the situation.The same amount has been offered to…

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After Schumer Praised the Retiring Rep. King, Some Democrats Jeered

After Schumer Praised the Retiring Rep. King, Some Democrats Jeered

New York|After Schumer Praised the Retiring Rep. King, Some Democrats JeeredAnother Democrat, Representative Ilhan Omar, had a different response to the news: “Good riddance.” Representative Peter King, left, and Senator Chuck Schumer. Credit…Don Hogan Charles/The New York TimesNov. 11, 2019Updated 9:46 p.m. ETMaybe he just should have called.Senator Chuck Schumer of New York responded to the…

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Bloomberg for President? ‘No Way,’ His Successor Says – The New York Times

Bloomberg for President? ‘No Way,’ His Successor Says – The New York Times

New York|Bloomberg for President? ‘No Way,’ His Successor SaysMayor Bill de Blasio portrayed Michael Bloomberg as out of touch with Democratic values: “a billionaire who epitomizes the status quo.” Bill de Blasio, left, and Michael R. Bloomberg in 2013.Credit…Damon Winter/The New York TimesNov. 11, 2019, 7:37 p.m. ETMayor Bill de Blasio, not far removed from…

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