Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.
Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.
Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.
Ethics Week ND 2018
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Discover IT Spring 2018
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Skillport Online Professional Development
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Events

18
Jan

Inside the MBA - New York

Location: The Westin NYC Times Square, 270 W 43rd St, New York, NY 10036

Time: 1/18/2018 6:30 PM

22
Jan

Inside the MBA - Seattle

Location: The Renaissance Seattle Hotel, 515 Madison Street, Seattle, WA 98104

Time: 1/22/2018 6:30 PM

24
Jan

Inside the MBA - San Francisco

Location: San Francisco Marriott Marquis, 780 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

Time: 1/24/2018 6:30 PM

25
Jan

Inside the MBA - Los Angeles

Location: Marina Del Rey Marriott, 4100 Admiralty Way, Los Angeles, CA 90292

Time: 1/25/2018 6:30 PM

Birthdays

NYT News

Congress, California, Amazon: Your Thursday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

North Korea, Amazon, Republicans: Your Friday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

Government Shutdown Looms as House Moves Toward Budget Vote

From left, Speaker Paul D. Ryan, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senator Chuck Schumer and Representative Nancy Pelosi, the Democratic leaders, at the Capitol on Wednesday. With a government shutdown looming, the House planned to vote Thursday on a spending bill that would avert a crisis. But Senate Democrats appeared poised to block the bill.

Trump Denies Changing His Position on Border Wall

John Kelly, the White House chief of staff, with President Trump in the Oval Office in July. In an early morning tweet, President Trump contradicted his chief of staff and said his position on building a wall between the United States and Mexico had not “evolved.”

Senate Democrats Make Hard Turn Left in Warming Up for 2020 Race

Democrats stood firmly together last year, when every Senate Democrat, including Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, voted against repealing the Affordable Care Act and the Republicans’ tax overhaul. The 2020 race for the White House is already unfolding in the Capitol, with no fewer than six Democratic senators angling for their party’s nomination.

Health Workers Who Oppose Abortion Get New Protections

A pro-life demonstrator at the March for Life in Washington last January. The Trump administration announced a new “conscience and religious freedom” office to protect health workers who oppose abortion, sex-changes and some contraception.

Consumer Watchdog’s Latest Budget Request: $0

Mick Mulvaney, acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, said he planned to spend down the bureau’s $177 million reserve fund to pay for operations. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s acting director is paying operations costs from its reserves this quarter, his latest move to curb the agency.

Warming, Water Crisis, Then Unrest: How Iran Fits an Alarming Pattern

Lake Urmia, in northwestern Iran, has diminished by nearly 90 percent since the early 1970s. A water crisis — whether caused by nature, human mismanagement, or both — can be an early warning signal of conflict ahead. Iran is the latest example.

Supreme Court Temporarily Blocks North Carolina Gerrymandering Ruling

The Supreme Court’s decisions in two pending cases from Wisconsin and Maryland are likely to effectively decide the North Carolina case, too. The decision makes it likely the 2018 elections will be held using districts favorable to Republicans, but it is not particularly telling as the court weighs partisan gerrymandering.

California Parents of 13 Children Charged With Torture and Abuse

David A. Turpin and Louise A. Turpin. David A. Turpin and Louise A. Turpin, whose children were found in squalid conditions, some shackled, could face up to 94 years to life in prison.

Quote of the Day

Don't play what's there, play what's not there.

Miles Davis