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After the White House Banned Jim Acosta, Should Other Journalists Boycott Its Press Briefings? | The New Yorker

On Wednesday, the White House suspended the press pass of CNN’s White House correspondent, Jim Acosta. Two years ago, I wrote this: The national press is likely to be among the first institutional victims of Trumpism. There is no law that requires the presidential administration to hold daily briefings, none that guarantees media access …

Worst drought since 1956 hits US | GlobalPost

US is suffering its widest drought since 1956, according to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The United States is suffering its widest drought since 1956, according to data released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. NOAA reported on Monday that by the end of June about 55 percent …