How the Observer is covering the Trump administration

How the Observer is covering the Trump administration

• The Guardian has been encouraging more prominent figures to speak out against Donald Trump. Colin Powell recently joined the chorus of resignations, saying that the president had put the country on the brink…

Two Farther Things I’d Like to Tell You

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Two Farther Things I’d Like to Tell You

“Um,” said no one this week. “I just wanted to let you know I didn’t like the bollards.” And rightly so. Last week, pedestrians lined the downtown sidewalks. Tuesday, the pedestrian activity remained markedly…

Baltimore is considering booting its top prosecutor

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Baltimore is considering booting its top prosecutor

The Baltimore County Council is considering a resolution that the county’s state’s attorney, Scott Shellenberger, be fired as the result of what the Baltimore Sun calls a “steady spate of deadly police shootings in…

California launches free women’s health screenings

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California launches free women’s health screenings

For most adults in California, free preventive health screenings have long been offered as part of the state’s Medi-Cal program, the health insurance plan for low-income people. But starting on Thursday, all adults now…

Wildlife documentaries for your binge list

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Wildlife documentaries for your binge list

Written by Staff Writer This documentary explores the plight of the coral-covered avian species as climate change wreaks havoc on marine habitats. In the mid-twentieth century, it seems, most of the planet’s birds were…

United Airlines delays or suspends some transatlantic flights

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United Airlines delays or suspends some transatlantic flights

Written by Staff Writer In a bid to save on pricey first-class transatlantic flights and shorten its routes, United Continental Holdings has announced it is delaying or in some cases ceasing its intercontinental operations….