Nat King Cole’s Legacy Celebrates Its Centennial : NPR

Born 100 years ago today, Nat King Cole was one of the most popular and influential entertainers of the 20th century. As an African American ballad singer and jazz musician, he topped the charts year after year, sold more than 50 million records, pushed jazz piano in a new direction and paved …

EU Faces Off With Hungary’s Hard-line Leader Viktor Orban : NPR

The European Union has largely tolerated Hungary’s nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban, despite his government’s crackdown on civil society and virulently anti-migrant rhetoric. Then came the billboards depicting two elderly men who appear to be cackling. One is the president of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker. The other is Hungarian-American …

Venezuela’s Juan Guaidó faces sabotage investigation – BBC News

Venezuela’s Chief Prosecutor Tarek Saab says he has asked the Supreme Court to investigate opposition leader Juan Guaidó for allegedly sabotaging the country’s electrical system. Much of Venezuela has been without power since Thursday afternoon. President Nicolás Maduro has said that “US technology” was used to sabotage the electricity grid …