New ‘SNL’ Cast Member Fired After Using Racist And Homophobic Slurs
Monday, 16 September 2019 23:06
Shane Gillis directed the slurs at people of Chinese descent and mocked comedians who have spoken about mental health.
A Texas Republican Exits the House
Monday, 16 September 2019 23:00
Representative Will Hurd, of Texas, tells The New Yorker’s Washington correspondent. Susan B. Glasser, about his decision not to run for reëlection in 2020 and his view of President Trump’s border policy.
Shane Gillis fired from "Saturday Night Live," robbing world of racist, homophobic originality
Monday, 16 September 2019 22:51
"Saturday Night Live" parts ways with a comedy maverick whose main shtick was saying slurs just to say them
Turkey says three million could return to safe zone in Syria
Monday, 16 September 2019 22:45
Turkey's president suggests refugees could return to Syria and stay in a safe zone along the border.
A new material made of spider silk and wood could replace plastic
Monday, 16 September 2019 22:16
Even better, the researchers didn't take the silk from spiders' webs, but from synthetic DNA
A surgeon explains how opioid makers trick doctors into prescribing painkillers
Monday, 16 September 2019 22:00
I'm a surgeon — and I saw how the industry works from the inside. Not even my family was immune
Tender Buttons, a One-of-a-Kind New York Institution, Closes Shop
Monday, 16 September 2019 21:48
Troy Patterson writes about the closing of Tender Buttons, a shop on the Upper East Side that was founded by Diana Epstein and Millicent Safro and began as a kind of performance art.
In Saudi Arabia, World Oil Supplies Are in Flames
Monday, 16 September 2019 21:47
Robin Wright writes about a strike on Saudi Arabia’s largest oil-processing center and the lasting repercussions for the kingdom, the global economy, and diplomacy with Iran.
A Haphazard Recovery in the Bahamas
Monday, 16 September 2019 21:37
Emily Witt reports on recovery efforts after Hurricane Dorian made landfall in the Bahamas, visiting evacuees from Nassau, Freeport, Marsh Harbour, and other areas on the islands.
Saudi oil attacks: Why does the US hide oil underground?
Monday, 16 September 2019 21:24
More than 640 million barrels of oil are currently sitting in caves under Texas and Louisiana. Why?
Prince Harry praises rugby star for disclosing HIV status
Monday, 16 September 2019 21:19
Prince Harry showed support for Gareth Thomas after the Welsh rugby star was forced to disclose his HIV-positive status.
Oil prices jump by 20% after weekend attacks on Saudi facility
Monday, 16 September 2019 21:00
The attack suspended the production of 5.7 million barrels of oil per day
Edward Snowden expresses wish to return home to the US
Monday, 16 September 2019 20:07
US whistle-blower Edward Snowden said he won't get a fair trial if he returns home to the US.
Zimbabwe doctors protest at 'abduction' of union leader
Monday, 16 September 2019 19:48
Hundreds of doctors stage a walkout to condemn the alleged abduction of union chief Peter Magombeyi.
Fire breaks out on pitch moments before NFL game
Monday, 16 September 2019 19:01
A pyrotechnic mishap caused the fire before a Tennessee Titans and Indianapolis Colts game.
Lou Sullivan’s Diaries Are a Radical Testament to Trans Happiness
Monday, 16 September 2019 19:00
Jeremy Lybarger writes about the diaries of the trans activist Lou Sullivan, which document a personal awakening and a cultural transformation.
"There are views I really disagree with on Fox," Rupert Murdoch's son reveals in new interview
Monday, 16 September 2019 18:50
James Murdoch tells the New Yorker that he does not share many of the views advanced by the opinion arm of Fox News
Elizabeth Warren makes President Trump’s sister a target of her anti-corruption campaign: report
Monday, 16 September 2019 18:36
Warren is reportedly “the first Democratic presidential candidate to take an overt shot at the president’s sister”
Nancy Pelosi ramps up attacks on "Moscow Mitch" McConnell as part of her 2020 strategy: report
Monday, 16 September 2019 18:33
“He’s seen as the face of obstruction and Trump’s enabler in the Senate: It’s easy to message against him”

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