China’s COSCO Shipping Suspends Services to Qatar

China’s COSCO Shipping Suspends Services to Qatar

Business June 12, 2017 0

SHANGHAI — China’s COSCO Shipping Lines Co Ltd has suspended shipping services to Qatar, citing “uncertainties” after Arab countries severed diplomatic ties with the Gulf state and imposed port restrictions. The world’s fourth-largest shipping line joins Taiwan’s Evergreen and Hong Kong’s OOCL in suspending services after Saudi Arabia, Egypt... Read more
At Palace, Facing the Unbearable Being of Lines

At Palace, Facing the Unbearable Being of Lines

Lifestyle June 12, 2017 0

I am older now, but even when I wasn’t, I abhorred a line. Time is finite, and meaningful. Lines are repudiations of that meaning. Certainly, there are things worth waiting for — a slice at Di Fara? a Lisa Vanderpump book signing? — but they are few and far... Read more
We could be closer than ever to regenerating skin for burn victims

We could be closer than ever to regenerating skin for burn victims

Technology June 12, 2017 0

Why it matters to you While we’ve made great strides in the medical community, we still haven’t found a way to regrow skin — until now. The human body is pretty good at fixing itself, but now, science may help it get even better. Thanks to a major breakthrough from a... Read more
‘Dear Evan Hansen,’ Bette Midler, ‘Oslo’ win big at Broadway’s Tony Awards
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By Chris Michaud | NEW YORK NEW YORK “Dear Evan Hansen,” the teen-angst driven musical about a high school outsider, won the top prize at Sunday’s Tony Awards, Broadway highest honors, while J.T. Rogers’ Mideast peace accord drama “Oslo” was named best play. The surprise hit musical won a... Read more
Egypt: Gunmen kill dozens of Coptic Christians

Egypt: Gunmen kill dozens of Coptic Christians

Video Gallery June 12, 2017 0

At least 28 people were killed in Egypt after unidentified gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in what officials are calling a terror attack. CNN’s Ian Lee reports. source Read more
A Lesson From the Warriors and the Cavaliers: The Draft Can’t Help You Now

A Lesson From the Warriors and the Cavaliers: The Draft Can’t Help You Now

Sports June 12, 2017 0

And do not make the common mistake of calling any of the primary players in this series a supernova, a reference to a massive star in its final evolutionary stage. Even in the case of the 32-year-old LeBron James, burnout is unlikely any time soon. Continue reading the main... Read more
Amb. Burns: Trump administration ‘under siege’

Amb. Burns: Trump administration ‘under siege’

Video Gallery June 11, 2017 0

Amb. Nicholas Burns offers analysis on the latest news surrounding Trump’s presidency, noting that the administration needs to understand it’s “under siege” source Read more
In Washington, a New Appreciation of American Gardens

In Washington, a New Appreciation of American Gardens

Travel June 11, 2017 0

Photo Cindy Brown in front of some gardenias at the Enid A. Haupt Garden, one of the 13 gardens of the Smithsonian in Washington. The United States has a rich yet relatively unknown tradition of beautiful gardens, said Cindy Brown, the education and collections manager at the Smithsonian Gardens... Read more
Uber’s Board to Discuss Leave of Absence for Top Executive

Uber’s Board to Discuss Leave of Absence for Top Executive

Business June 11, 2017 0

Uber has spent the better part of the last six months dealing with allegations of sexual harassment from current and former employees. Last week, it emerged that executives had mishandled the medical records of a woman raped by an Uber driver. The company also acknowledged using software to hide... Read more
Christine Ebersole Makes an Entrance Fit for the Tonys

Christine Ebersole Makes an Entrance Fit for the Tonys

Lifestyle June 11, 2017 0

It’s been a decade since Christine Ebersole last walked the red carpet at the Tony Awards. Back then, when she was nominated for best leading actress for her role in “Grey Gardens,” the experience consisted of a 12-foot step and repeat, and fashion mattered little, if at all. But... Read more