FROM Billy Wheeler
Best in Show Across the country, in snowy New York City, things are heating up at Madison Square Garden. More than 2,800 dogs are competing in this year’s Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. Tonight, one of them will be crowned “Best In Show,” the event’s highest honor. We catch up on the spectacle of it all.
Westminster Dog Show Now Accepting Mutts One of the world’s most premier dog shows has announced a major change: Purebreds are no longer the only dogs allowed. The Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, currently underway in New York, allowed mix-breed dogs to compete in this weekend’s competition.
How do Trump supporters feel about the Paris Accord? Globally and around the U.S., there are strong opinions whether or not the Paris Climate Accord is a good idea. The American exit is either a horrifying abdication of American leadership or a forceful and long overdue statement about U.S. sovereignty.
George Saunders: Lincoln in the Bardo (Part I) Lincoln in the Bardo dramatizes a grieving President Lincoln as he visits the grave of his beloved son Willie, who died at age eleven. In the novel, the buried dead believe they're not dead -- "they're sick and refer to their coffins as "sick boxes."
Hua Hsu: A Floating Chinaman Author Hua Hsu stops by to discuss his book A Floating Chinaman, recounting the life of 1930's actor/writer H.T. Tsiang and his struggles entering the American literary world.
Why did Jared Kushner want a back channel with Russians? News broke Friday that President Trump’s son-in-law and senior advisor, Jared Kushner, tried setting up a back channel between the Trump transition team and the Russian government. What are the consequences for Kushner, President Trump, and the investigation into Russian meddling?