Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Jeneé Osterheldt Globe Staff November 30, 2018 A group of mostly white kids throw up a Nazi salute and won’t be punished due to First Amendment rights and because school officials could not know “the intention in the hearts of those involved.”Two black men tried to save lives. They were the proverbial “good guys with guns” that the NRA keeps calling for. Yet they were killed by cops. Because this is America. And the good intentions — or rights — of black men don’t seem to matter. Advertisement On Thanksgiving night, Emantic “E.J.” Fitzgerald Bradford, Jr. was in an Alabama shopping mall when shots were fired. Get Metro Headlines in your inbox: The 10 top local news stories from metro Boston and around New England delivered daily. Thank you for signing up! Sign up for more newsletters … [Read more...] about Good black guys with guns gets killed. White boys throwing up Nazi salutes get grace. Why?
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Carol D. Leonnig and Josh Dawsey Washington Post November 30, 2018 WASHINGTON — In two major developments this week, President Trump has been labeled in the parlance of criminal investigations as a major subject of interest, complete with an opaque legal code name: ‘‘Individual 1.’’New evidence from two separate fronts of special counsel Robert Mueller III’s investigation casts fresh doubts on Trump’s version of key events involving Russia, signaling potential political and legal peril for the president. Investigators have now publicly cast Trump as a central figure of their probe into whether Trump’s campaign conspired with the Russian government during the 2016 campaign. Together, the documents show investigators have evidence that Trump was in close contact with his lieutenants as they made outreach to both … [Read more...] about Donald Trump, a.k.a. ‘Individual 1,’ is seen as center of Mueller’s probe
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Ty Burr Globe Staff November 15, 2018 There’s something to be said for having your ears scrubbed clean every so often and experiencing a beloved classic for the first time — again. The 50th-anniversary reissue of “The Beatles,” a.k.a. the White Album, does exactly that. It’s more than just nostalgia at work here. This is reappraisal, reinvigoration — a wholesale reintroduction. It’s as though someone had blown the dust off your youth and handed it back to you it in high-definition Sensurround.The new/old White Album was released Nov. 9 in four different editions, two on vinyl, two on CD, all featuring new stereo remixes of the original 1968 album’s 30 cuts overseen by Giles Martin (son of the late Beatles producer George Martin) and Sam Okell. The 4-LP and 3-CD versions add in the “Esher demos,” acoustic … [Read more...] about Listening to the Beatles’ White Album, 50 years later
By Mike Moffitt, SFGATE Updated 2:33 pm PST, Friday, November 16, 2018 This is not Mufasa, but he looks a little like this white lion at the La Fleche zoo in France. There are fewer than 300 white lions left on Earth, and most are in captivity. This is not Mufasa, but he looks a little like this white lion at the La Fleche zoo in France. There are fewer than 300 white lions left on Earth, and most are in captivity. Photo: JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER/AFP/Getty Images Photo: JEAN-FRANCOIS MONIER/AFP/Getty Images Image 1 of / 23 Caption Close Image 1 of 23 This is not Mufasa, but he looks a little like this white lion at the La Fleche zoo in France. There are fewer than 300 white lions left on Earth, and most are in captivity. This is not Mufasa, but he looks a little like this white … [Read more...] about Rare white lion could be auctioned off for trophy hunt, sanctuary fears
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Juliet Pennington Globe correspondent November 14, 2018 He’s played Bert, the lovable chimney sweep, in “Mary Poppins” on Broadway and in London’s West End, and most recently, he could be found on the Great White Way as the tap-dancing Squidward Tentacles in “SpongeBob SquarePants.” Now, Tony-nominated performer Gavin Lee is preparing to play the lead in “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical,” coming to the Boch Center Wang Theatre Nov. 28 through Dec. 9. Raised in Woodbridge, England, Lee, 47, lives in Maplewood, N.J., with his wife, actress Emily Harvey, and their three children (8, 5, and almost 2). “As a dad myself, I know firsthand the magic of introducing kids to live theater,” he said. “I look forward to hearts growing three sizes as they experience this beloved story … [Read more...] about The VIP Lounge with Gavin Lee (a.k.a. the Grinch)