Supreme Court, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Planet Cup: Your Wednesday Briefing
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A main statement on presidential power
&bull The Supreme Court has upheld President Trump&rsquos ban on travel from several predominantly Muslim nations, saying on Tuesday that the president&rsquos energy to secure U.S. borders was not undermined by the incendiary statements he made about Muslims.
The court&rsquos liberals denounced the decision, which Justice Sonia Sotomayor compared to the 1944 ruling that upheld the detention of Japanese-Americans for the duration of Planet War II, Korematsu v. United States. That selection has been nearly universally recognized as a shameful mistake, and the court overturned it on Tuesday.
&bull The 5-to-four ruling on the travel ban, combined with a separate 1 on Tuesday in favor of opponents of abortion, validated the Republican strategy of blocking President Barack Obama&rsquos nomination of Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court. Mr. Trump&rsquos nominee, Justice Neil Gorsuch, voted with the majority in each circumstances.
Judge halts separation of migrant households
&bull A federal judge in California issued a nationwide injunction late Tuesday temporarily stopping the Trump administration from separating young children from their parents at the border. Judge Dana Sabraw also ordered that all families currently separated be reunited within 30 days.
The ruling is likely to lead to a higher-profile battle with the Justice Department, and it raises the stakes in what has grow to be a political crisis for the administration.
The Home is set to vote these days on a far-reaching immigration bill that is all but specific to fail. In the Senate, Ted Cruz and Dianne Feinstein have long butted heads, but they&rsquore top the effort to address family members separations at the border.
&bull President Trump has repeatedly claimed that Democrats want &ldquoopen borders.&rdquo We looked at what they in fact support.
Who is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?
&bull That&rsquos the question on a lot of minds this morning following the 28-year-old political newcomer pulled off a significant upset in New York&rsquos Democratic major on Tuesday. She defeated Representative Joseph Crowley, who had been noticed as a feasible successor to Nancy Pelosi as the party&rsquos leader in the Property.
Ms. Ocasio-Cortez, a former organizer for Bernie Sanders&rsquos presidential campaign, has declared it time for generational, racial and ideological change. (Mr. Crowley, a 19 year incumbent, is twice her age.) Here&rsquos what we know about the woman who could turn into the youngest person ever elected to Congress.
&bull The primaries highlighted rebellion among Democrats and rewarded loyalty for Republicans, as two incumbents favored by President Trump won. Here are four takeaways, and full benefits from the seven states that voted.
Obtaining by where funds is worthless
&bull Nicholas Casey was once The Times&rsquos bureau chief in Venezuela, until he was stopped by airport officials a year and a half ago and kicked out of the country.
He has returned for a visit, to find out how Venezuelans are holding on as the nation falls apart below President Nicolás Maduro. Inflation makes purchasing a single cup of coffee almost not possible, and every day is a desperate attempt to meet standard demands.
&bull Separately, The Times is changing how it tells stories from abroad. In addition to writing straight news stories, our correspondents will occasionally inform readers what&rsquos going via their minds as they perform. Our international editor explains the format, and we&rsquod like to know what you consider.
The president also signaled that the White Property could soften a strategy to impose sweeping new investment restrictions on China.
&bull When McKinsey & Business, the godfather of management consulting, landed its biggest contract in Africa, it created the worst error in its nine-decade history.
&bull Uber won an appeal to regain its taxi license in London soon after agreeing to closer government oversight, a essential victory for efforts by its new chief executive to revamp the business&rsquos develop-at-all-expenses culture.
&bull U.S. stocks had been up on Tuesday. Here&rsquos a snapshot of global markets today.
Suggestions, each new and old, for a far more fulfilling life.
&bull How airline stopover programs can function for you.
&bull The new tax type may be postcard-size, but it&rsquos more complicated than ever. Right here&rsquos how to navigate it.
&bull Recipe of the day: Beat the heat with cold rice noodles and spicy pork.
&bull A spymaster methods out of the shadows
John Brennan quietly ruled more than national safety under President Obama. Now he&rsquos coming forward to criticize President Trump &mdash and to defend his personal legacy. Save time for this profile from The Times Magazine.
&bull Spot the ball
We&rsquove taken photographs from the Planet Cup and created one modify to every single: We removed the ball. Can you guess exactly where it was?
On Tuesday, Lionel Messi provided, in element, the salvation that Argentina required to squeak out of the group stage. Our columnist recaps the group&rsquos dramatic two-1 win more than Nigeria.
Right here&rsquos a appear at where all of the teams stand. These days&rsquos games commence at ten a.m. Eastern, and we&rsquoll have reside scores and analysis.
&bull Are we ready to adore cottage cheese once more?
After languishing in yogurt&rsquos shadow for decades, cottage cheese is sporting new flavors and tiny-batch appeal. The goal, according to industry analysts, is to &ldquouncottage&rdquo cottage cheese &mdash or, as one dairy executive put it, &ldquoChobani it.&rdquo
Here&rsquos far more from this week&rsquos Meals section.
&bull Best of late-evening Tv
Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon and Conan O&rsquoBrien joined forces to respond to President Trump following he bashed the comedy hosts at rallies this week.
&bull Quotation of the day
&ldquoThe forcible relocation of U.S. citizens to concentration camps, solely and explicitly on the basis of race, is objectively unlawful and outdoors the scope of presidential authority.&rdquo
&mdash Chief Justice John Roberts, who formally repudiated Korematsu v. United States, the case that permitted the internment of Japanese-Americans, in a ruling backing President Trump&rsquos travel ban.
&bull The Instances, in other words
Here&rsquos an image of these days&rsquos front web page, and links to our Opinion content and crossword puzzles.
&bull What we&rsquore reading
Lynda Richardson, an editor for our Travel section, recommends this piece from NBC: &ldquoIs the &lsquobreaking news&rsquo of late breaking you? A single therapist has coined fatigue from the 24/7 news cycle &lsquoheadline stress disorder.&rsquo This piece gives approaches to remain informed with no damaging your mental overall health. As an editor, I can&rsquot go as well far off the grid, but I am into podcasts!&rdquo
The John Newbery Medal was awarded for the very first time on this day in 1922.
Named after an 18th-century British publisher and &ldquofather of kids&rsquos literature,&rdquo the award recognizes the most distinguished American youngsters&rsquos book published the previous year.
Newbery demonstrated that youngsters&rsquos literature could be profitable, but he also utilized his books to market other company ventures. In &ldquoThe History of Tiny Goody Two-Footwear,&rdquo a character dies due to the fact &ldquoDr. James&rsquos Powder was not to be had.&rdquo Thankfully for the concerned reader, Dr. James&rsquos Fever Powder was broadly offered at the time luckily for Newbery, he inherited the patent.
Newbery believed that children learned best via play. Accordingly, his books had been intended to instruct even as they amused. For an extra two pence, his 1st youngsters&rsquos book, &ldquoA Little Fairly Pocket-Book,&rdquo was sold with a black-and-red ball or pincushion. Children could stick a pin into the red side to mark very good behavior or the black side to mark when they have been poor.
The first Newbery Medal was awarded to &ldquoThe Story of Mankind,&rdquo a history of the globe for youngsters by Hendrik Willem van Loon.
This year&rsquos winner was &ldquoHello, Universe,&rdquo a novel by Erin Entrada Kelly about diversity and friendship.
Emma McAleavy wrote these days&rsquos Back Story.
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Published at Wed, 27 Jun 2018 09:54:56 +0000