Politics

Get Ready: Experts Say a Government Shutdown is Likely

(The Washington Post) – In America, you can’t legally bet on political outcomes (at least not yet). But if you could, we’d advise you to put some money on the government shutting down on Oct. 1. As Congress gets back to work this week, it’s facing a Read More

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National

10 Years After Katrina

NEW ORLEANS (New York Times) — It is a wonder that any of it is here at all: The scattered faithful gathering into Beulah Land Baptist Church on a Sunday morning in the Lower Ninth Ward. The men on stoops in Mid-City swapping gossip in Read More

Entertainment

David Oyelowo Is the First Black James Bond

(Vanity Fair) – Whether or not the endless rumors about Idris Elba taking over as James Bond ever come true, we really are, finally, getting a black Bond. Just not on-screen. The Guardian reports that Selma star David Oyelowo has been asked by the Ian Fleming estate to record the audio book for Trigger Read More