4:50 AM ET, August 27, 2014

memeorandum River

 August 27, 2014 
4:50 AM
New York Times:   U.S. Mobilizes Allies to Widen Assault on ISIS
4:45 AM
Ian Traynor / Guardian:   Ukraine crisis: Nato plans east European bases to counter Russia
2:55 AM
Mike Snider / Associated Press:   Burger King, Tim Hortons merge into whopper-sized firm
2:55 AM
Los Angeles Times:   L.A. Unified halts contract for iPads
2:55 AM
Associated Press:   Denver flight diverted over ‘knee defender’ fight
1:20 AM
Casey Newton / The Verge:   This is Uber's playbook for sabotaging Lyft
1:20 AM
Harriet Sherwood / Guardian:   Gaza ceasefire: Israel and Palestinians agree to halt weeks of fighting
1:20 AM
Craig / Uber Blog:   Uber's Marketing Program to Recruit Drivers: Operation SLOG
1:15 AM
James Hohmann / Politico:   Florida Democrats nominate Charlie Crist
 August 26, 2014 
11:00 PM
Coral Davenport / New York Times:   Obama Pursuing Climate Accord in Lieu of Treaty
9:55 PM
Greg Sargent / Washington Post:   The GOP's great Latino hope dresses down DREAMers
9:40 PM
Jill Drury / WDTN-TV:   Dueling demands in Walmart shooting case
8:15 PM
Tkurzweil / KTLA:   Producer in Beverly Hills for Emmy Pre-Party Mistaken for Bank Robber, Held 6 Hours
8:00 PM
Eddie Scarry / Mediaite:   Romney on 2016 Run: ‘Circumstances Can Change’
7:30 PM
Paul Mirengoff / Power Line:   College board mandates left-wing narrative for AP U.S. History
7:25 PM
Andrew Kaczynski / BuzzFeed:   GOP Congressman: Impeachment Would Probably Cost Republicans The Senate
6:30 PM
Dave Hawkins / Las Vegas Review-Journal:   Shooting instructor dies after being accidentally shot by girl
6:20 PM
Andrew Kirell / Mediaite:   Bill Kristol: What's the Harm in Bombing ISIS and Seeing What Happens?
5:55 PM
Jim Puzzanghera / Los Angeles Times:   Burger King swallows Tim Hortons; new firm is Canada-bound
5:55 PM
5:35 PM
Kara Brown / Jezebel:   Sofia Vergara Got to Participate in the Sexist Portion of the Emmys
5:30 PM
Justin Gillis / New York Times:   U.N. Draft Report Lists Unchecked Emissions' Risks
5:10 PM
Sam P.K. Collins / ThinkProgress:   Legalizing Medical Marijuana Can Help Prevent People From Overdosing On Painkillers
4:50 PM
David Montgomery / New York Times:   Texas v. Perry Emerges From Years of Struggle Over Anticorruption Unit
3:50 PM
Jodi Rudoren / New York Times:   Cease-Fire Extended, but Not on Hamas's Terms
3:40 PM
Business Insider:   Watch Joe Biden Flirt With A 108-Year-Old Veteran
3:15 PM
Alec MacGillis / The New Republic:   This One Congressional Race Epitomizes the GOP's Increasing Extremism
3:00 PM
ABC News:   ISIS Demands $6.6M Ransom for 26-Year-Old American Woman
2:55 PM
Ashton Edwards / fox13now.com:   Condition of newborn girl found in garbage declining, mother being evaluated
2:40 PM
Justin Sink / The Hill:   White House won't commit to asking Congress for Syria strike
2:30 PM
Catherine Thompson / Talking Points Memo:   McDonnell Living With Priest Who Pleaded Guilty To Sex Crime
2:20 PM
Jonathan Chait / New York Magazine:   Cornel West and the Insular World of the Obama-Hating Left
1:50 PM
Mollie Hemingway / The Federalist:   Feminism Or Sexism? Depends. Is It Beyonce's VMAs or Vergara's Emmys?
1:25 PM
Lucy McCalmont / Politico:   Women's Equality Day: ‘More work to do’
1:20 PM
Pew Internet:   Social Media and the ‘Spiral of Silence’
1:20 PM
Ashley Fantz / CNN:   VA official: No deaths due to wait times at Phoenix VA facility
1:20 PM
Natalie Andrews / Wall Street Journal:   Rick Perry's PAC Capitalizes on Mug Shot
1:00 PM
Benjamin Goad / The Hill:   GAO finds no fault with ‘social cost of carbon’
1:00 PM
James Hibberd / Inside TV:   Sofia Vergara blasts critics of ‘sexist’ Emmy pedestal
12:50 PM
Lucy McCalmont / Politico:   Obama orders aimed at VA delays
12:50 PM
Jonathan Chait / New York Magazine:   Paul Ryan's List of 6 Favorite Books Has One Huge Omission
12:50 PM
Jeffrey M. Jones / Gallup:   Disapproval of Congress Linked to Higher Voter Turnout
12:40 PM
Maggie Haberman / Politico:   Steve Schmidt joins Rick Perry's legal team
12:25 PM
Josh Israel / ThinkProgress:   The One Political Moment From The Emmys
11:50 AM
Max Fisher / Vox:   One in six French people say they support ISIS
11:45 AM
Lauretta Brown / CNSNews:   Obama Sent No Representative to Memorial Mass for Beheaded Journalist James Foley
11:40 AM
Steve Barnes / Reuters:   Arkansas police chief resigns after calling reporter ‘smelly’
11:35 AM
Noam Scheiber / The New Republic:   Scott Walker's Race for Governor Could Shape U.S. Politics for Years to Come
11:30 AM
Reuters:   Gaza ceasefire deal reached, Palestinian groups say
11:20 AM
Byron York / Washington Examiner:   At Michael Brown funeral, Al Sharpton's double-edged eulogy evokes anger
11:15 AM
Eddie Scarry / Mediaite:   Boehner Shoots Bizarre Video With Wind-Up Monkey Toy
11:00 AM
Frank Bruni / New York Times:   Lost in America  —  More and more I'm convinced that America right …
10:55 AM
Caleb Smith / Speaker.gov:   The Monkey in the Room  —  As shown in the pictures below …
10:40 AM
Patricia Zengerle / Reuters:   Americans oppose paying ransom for hostages: Reuters-IPSOS Poll
10:40 AM
Brian Stelter / CNNMoney.com:   Turner Broadcasting offers voluntary buyouts
10:40 AM
Fox News:   US begins surveillance flights over Syria after Obama authorization
10:15 AM
Nate Silver / FiveThirtyEight:   Is The Polling Industry In Stasis Or In Crisis?
10:10 AM
Peter Hamby / CNN:   In South Carolina, Rubio heals wounds on the right
10:00 AM
Ron Nixon / New York Times:   Grain Piles Up, Waiting for a Ride, as Trains Move North Dakota Oil
9:35 AM
BBC:   Captured Russian troops ‘in Ukraine by accident’
9:25 AM
Wall Street Journal:   U.S. Lays Groundwork for Syria Strike
9:15 AM
Kyle Spencer / KSL-TV:   Woman accidentally shoots family member in car
9:10 AM
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:   Sanders weighs Clinton challenge
9:10 AM
Holly Yan / CNN:   Attorney: New audio reveals pause in gunfire when Michael Brown was shot
8:45 AM
New York Times:   Obama Authorizes Air Surveillance of ISIS in Syria
8:30 AM
Politico:   Joe Biden's secret fundraisers
8:25 AM
Sidney Powell / The New York Observer:   IRS Shocker: Filing Reveals Lerner Blackberry Destroyed
8:25 AM
Paul Craig / KPTV-TV:   Police: Naked man damaged cars, kicked officer at hemp festival
8:20 AM
Stephen Ohlemacher / Associated Press:   Report: No Proof Veterans Died Because of Delays
7:55 AM
Bill Burton / Politico:   Stop Complaining About Obama's Golfing
7:20 AM
Jim Kuhnhenn / Associated Press:   Obama Addresses Vets in Trip Laden With Politics
7:15 AM
The Hill:   WH struggles with message on ISIS threat
2:55 AM
Olga Khazan / The Atlantic Online:   Michael Brown's Unremarkable Humanity
 August 25, 2014 
11:25 PM
Daniel Strauss / Talking Points Memo:   Scott Brown Flips On Climate Change: ‘No’ It's Not Scientifically Proven
11:10 PM
Richard A. Oppel Jr / New York Times:   No Link Found for Deaths and Veterans' Care Delays
10:55 PM
Jim Dalrymple II / BuzzFeed:   This Is Why Darren Wilson Supporters Are Rallying In St. Louis
10:10 PM
Elizabeth Harrington / Washington Free Beacon:   Feds Creating Database to Track ‘Hate Speech’ on Twitter
8:05 PM
Matt Stone / Boston Herald:   Suffolk-Herald poll: Coakley, Grossman gov battle tightens
6:20 PM
Ben Hubbard / New York Times:   ISIS Tightens Its Grip With Seizure of Air Base in Syria
5:50 PM
Margaret Sullivan / New York Times:   An Ill-Chosen Phrase, ‘No Angel,’ Brings a Storm of Protest
5:45 PM
Peter Hamby / CNN:   Foley killer featured in Republican campaign ad
5:35 PM
Daniel Strauss / Talking Points Memo:   Journalist Foley's Killer Appears In GOP Senate Candidate's Ad (VIDEO)
5:35 PM
Eugene Mandel / The Jawbone Blog:   How the Napa Earthquake affected Bay Area sleepers
5:15 PM
Kelly Riddell / Washington Times:   Chicago crime rate drops as concealed carry applications surge
5:05 PM
FOX 13 News:   Legally blind man shoots teen nephew during break-in
4:45 PM
Tara Culp-Ressler / ThinkProgress:   Why Rape Prevention Activists Don't Like The New Nail Polish That Can Detect Roofies
4:45 PM
New York Times:   Arab Nations Strike in Libya, Surprising U.S.
4:35 PM
Anne Penketh / Guardian:   France thrown into political turmoil after government dissolved
4:35 PM
Ryan Gallagher / The Intercept:   The Surveillance Engine: How the NSA Built Its Own Secret Google
4:35 PM
Noah Berger / ABC News:   Damages From Northern California Earthquake Could Reach $1 Billion
4:25 PM
NCEDC:   MAINSHOCK  —  Magnitude : 6.02 Mw (A strong quake)
4:05 PM
Facebook:   News Feed FYI: Click-baiting
3:25 PM
The Political Eye:   Reid calls legislators ‘cowards’ over prostitution
3:15 PM
Carl Hulse / New York Times:   Future of Export-Import Bank Is Wild Card in Key Senate Races
3:00 PM
Ed Kilgore / Washington Monthly:   Who Should Be Banned as Panelists For the New “Meet?”
2:55 PM
Peter Beinart / The Atlantic Online:   The Problem With Bombing ISIS
2:45 PM
Ross Douthat / New York Times:   ISIS in the 21st Century
2:30 PM
Edward-Isaac Dovere / Politico:   Under Obama, racial hope but no change
2:20 PM
Tampa Bay Times:   Dunedin neighbor is sour on boy's lemonade stand (w/video)
2:05 PM
Tom Kludt / Talking Points Memo:   NBC News President Wants An Edgier ‘Meet The Press’
1:55 PM
Emily Cahn / Roll Call:   DesJarlais Wins by 38 Votes, Jim Tracy Concedes (Video)
1:45 PM
Toby Harnden / Real Clear Politics:   Obama's Iraqi Mission Impossible
12:50 PM
Gabriel Sherman / New York Magazine:   The Matter of Time  —  What should a magazine company be now?
12:00 PM
Richard Balmforth / Reuters:   Ukraine accuses Russia of opening new front before leaders' meeting
11:50 AM
Kristina Wong / The Hill:   Obama's evolution on ISIS threat
11:20 AM
New York Times:   A Necessary Response to ISIS
11:05 AM
John Eligon / New York Times:   Michael Brown Spent Last Weeks Grappling With Problems and Promise
10:50 AM
Brent Solomon / WWBT-TV:   All clear given at Fort Lee after active shooter incident
10:45 AM
NBC News:   Britain IDs Man They Believe Killed Journalist James Foley
10:40 AM
Ron Prosor / New York Times:   Club Med for Terrorists
10:35 AM
Wtvrwebstaff / WTVR-TV:   ‘Enraged’ soldier who shot herself at Fort Lee has died
10:15 AM
Craig Timberg / Washington Post:   For sale: Systems that can secretly track where cellphone users go around the globe
10:15 AM
Bill Carter / New York Times:   NBC News President Rouses the Network
10:05 AM
Free James Foley / Facebook:   A LETTER FROM JIM: All letters Jim wrote to his family during …
9:30 AM
Chris Cillizza / Washington Post:   ‘Disconnected Obama’ needs to change conversation to help party in midterms
9:30 AM
Peter Sullivan / The Hill:   As Obama returns, advocates look for executive action
8:50 AM
Aaron Sharp / Mirror.co.uk:   SAS and US special forces forming hunter killer unit to ‘smash Islamic State’
8:40 AM
Andrew Shain / The State:   EXCLUSIVE: How anger over 2010 race shaped Gov. Nikki Haley's first term
8:15 AM
Paul Krugman / New York Times:   Wrong Way Nation  —  Gov. Rick Perry of Texas is running for president again.
8:15 AM
Charles M. Blow / New York Times:   A Funeral in Ferguson
8:10 AM
Juan Williams / The Hill:   Experts' eyes turn to Colo.
8:05 AM
Thomas Frank / Salon:   Cornel West: “He posed as a progressive and turned out to be counterfeit. …
8:05 AM
Alexander Burns / Politico:   Local, state Democrats go rogue
3:20 AM
12:15 AM
Steven Hayward / Power Line:   Propping Up Obama  —  The left-liberal establishment is in crisis at the moment.
 August 24, 2014 
10:20 PM
CNN:   Ahead of Michael Brown's funeral, calls to not let the moment pass
9:15 PM
Alexander Simenstad / ABC News:   State of Emergency After Northern California Shaken by Biggest Earthquake in 25 Years
8:40 PM
Maggie Haberman / Politico:   On Ferguson, no words from Hillary Clinton
8:30 PM
Chris Connolly / VICE News:   Want Milk or Toilet Paper? The Venezuelan Government Wants Your Fingerprints
6:35 PM
Leslie Holland / CNN:   Texas police chief killed in traffic stop
6:20 PM
BBC:   Actor and director Richard Attenborough dies aged 90
5:40 PM
Al Jazeera English:   Kidnapped US journalist freed in Syria
5:35 PM
Rukmini Callimachi / New York Times:   Peter Theo Curtis, Abducted in 2012, Is Released by Nusra Front
3:20 PM
Olivia Nuzzi / The Daily Beast:   Dinesh D'Souza: Ferguson Protesters Are Just Like ISIS
3:05 PM
Cameron Joseph / The Hill:   Will Iowa be Dems' Waterloo?
2:25 PM
Lucy McCalmont / Politico:   Rand Paul: Dems afraid I'll run in 2016
12:50 PM
Keith Laing / The Hill:   Graham: Target ISIS in Syria
12:45 PM
Daniel Strauss / Talking Points Memo:   Rand Paul Calls Hillary Clinton ‘A War Hawk’
12:25 PM
WTVR-TV:   Parents turn in 13-year-old daughter over nude pics on cell, tablet
12:25 PM
TMZ.com:   Suge Knight — Shot Multiple Times After VMA Party Turns Violent
12:20 PM
Robert Mendick / Telegraph:   Tony Blair gives Kazakhstan's autocratic president tips on how to defend a massacre
11:25 AM
Freddie deBoer / The Dish:   The Internet is Neither Open Nor Free
11:05 AM
Molly Ball / The Atlantic Online:   Inside the Democrats' Plan to Save Arkansas—and the Senate
11:05 AM
Detroit Free Press:   Sen. Rand Paul calls Hillary Clinton a ‘war hawk’
10:45 AM
Bill Gertz / Washington Free Beacon:   U.S. Sends Second Carrier to Asia Amid Tensions with China
9:20 AM
Maureen Dowd / New York Times:   The Golf Address  —  FORE!  Score?  And seven trillion rounds ago …
9:20 AM
CNN:   6.0-magnitude earthquake hits California Bay Area
9:00 AM
Noah Rothman / Hot Air:   In effort to shield Obama from criticism on ISIS, White House makes everything worse
8:50 AM
Washington Post:   Black America and the burden of the perfect victim
 August 23, 2014 
6:25 PM
Amartya Sen / The New Republic:   Stop Obsessing About Global Warming
6:15 PM
Sam Stein / The Huffington Post:   Rand Paul Supports Legislation To End Deportation Relief For Dreamers
4:50 PM
New York Times:   In Washington, Second Thoughts on Arming Police
3:30 PM
Mohamed Hasni / Agence France-Presse:   Libya Islamist militias ‘seize Tripoli airport’ AFP 34 mins ago
3:20 PM
Dylan Byers / Politico:   Vox not living up to the hype, explained
2:00 PM
ABC News:   Babysitter Accused of Setting Fire to Family's Home
1:15 PM
Michael D. Shear / New York Times:   U.S. Weighs Direct Military Action Against ISIS in Syria
9:20 AM
Spencer Ackerman / Guardian:   Isis gains in Syria put pressure on west to deliver more robust response
9:10 AM
Joe Biden / Washington Post:   Iraqis must rise above their differences to rout terrorists
8:35 AM
Darlene Superville / Associated Press:   President Barack Obama is trying to rally support for a taxpayer …
8:25 AM
Peter Schroeder / The Hill:   The rise of ‘Obama Inc.’
6:45 AM
Dylan Scott / Talking Points Memo:   Cubs Cut Workers' Hours To Avoid O-Care Mandate, Then Disaster Struck
3:35 AM
Noah Rothman / Hot Air:   Sanitizing terror: Has the press distorted Islamic radical's crusade against gay men?
 August 22, 2014 
8:50 PM
Seth Richardson / The Daily Caller:   St. Louis Area Cop Thinks Protesters Should Be ‘Put Down Like Rabid Dogs’
8:40 PM
New York Times:   U.S. Finds ‘Backoff’ Hacker Tool Is Widespread
8:35 PM
Jennifer Epstein / Politico:   W.H. defends post-Foley golf game
7:00 PM
Justin Sink / The Hill:   White House: Foley's killing was ‘absolutely’ a terrorist attack
6:15 PM
Jim Nintzel / Tucson Weekly:   Judgment Day  —  Three Republicans battle for the chance …
5:30 PM
Irin Carmon / msnbc.com:   White House issues new fix for contraceptive coverage
5:05 PM
CNN:   Ferguson shooting: Where's Officer Darren Wilson?
4:45 PM
Andrew Kaczynski / BuzzFeed:   Conservative Filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza Compares “What's Going On In Ferguson” To ISIS
4:20 PM
Rheana Murray / ABC News:   James Foley's Siblings Say US Could Have Done More to Save Him
3:20 PM
Burgess Everett / Politico:   Harry Reid apologizes to Asians over ‘Wong’ comment
3:10 PM
Adam Taylor / Washington Post:   The logic of not paying ransoms
3:10 PM
Jesse Byrnes / The Hill:   Reid apologizes for Asian jokes
3:05 PM
Robert P. Jones / The Atlantic Online:   Self-Segregation: Why It's So Hard for Whites to Understand Ferguson
3:05 PM
David Sirota / Salon:   The U.S. government's creeping war on journalists
2:55 PM
James Queally / Los Angeles Times:   Seattle man says he killed 4 in Wash., N.J. to gain revenge against U.S.
2:50 PM
Laura Myers / Las Vegas Review-Journal:   Asian chamber spurns Reid, endorses Hutchison
2:45 PM
Binyamin Appelbaum / New York Times:   A Theory on Long-Term Economic Trends and a Sudden Crash
2:35 PM
Ian Millhiser / ThinkProgress:   Justice Ginsburg: America Has A ‘Real Racial Problem’
2:25 PM
Sahil Kapur / Talking Points Memo:   Obama Admin Offers Hobby Lobby Workaround On Birth Control
2:25 PM
CNN:   Reid cracks Asian jokes, apologizes
2:20 PM
Annys Shin / Washington Post:   Washington Post editorial board stops using the word ‘Redskins’
1:45 PM
Philip Klein / Washington Examiner:   Obamacare rates are rising once again
1:10 PM
Michael R. Gordon / New York Times:   Russia Moves Artillery Units Into Ukraine, NATO Says
1:05 PM
Ryanschuessler / Ryan L. Schuessler:   I will not be returning to Ferguson
1:00 PM
Zeke J Miller / TIME:   Harry Reid's Joke to Asians: You're Not Smarter Than Everyone Else
1:00 PM
Gordon Wittenmyer / Chicago Sun Times:   Cubs cut grounds crew's hours to avoid paying health benefits — sources
12:50 PM
Bloomberg:   Russian Aid Convoy Without Consent Deemed Invasion by Ukraine
12:05 PM
Eli Lake / The Daily Beast:   Obama vs. ISIS: This Time It's Personal
11:55 AM
11:10 AM
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:   Missouri Dem: ‘Rand Paul was right’
10:50 AM
Daniel Strauss / Talking Points Memo:   AZ GOP Candidate Suggests Migrant Children Could Spread Ebola
10:40 AM
Missy Ryan / Reuters:   Islamic State threat 'beyond anything we've seen': Pentagon
9:35 AM
Kristina Wong / The Hill:   Defense secretary: ISIS threat 'beyond anything we've seen'
8:55 AM
Abby Simons / Minneapolis Star Tribune:   Supreme Court candidate barred, removed from GOP State Fair booth
8:50 AM
NC Policy Watch:   NC school vouchers ruled unconstitutional
8:25 AM
Peter Schroeder / The Hill:   Ryan: I'd drive Romney's bus in 2016
8:15 AM
LeighAnne Manwarren / Daily Oklahoman:   More victims are possible in Oklahoma City police sex crime case
8:10 AM
Joe Klein / TIME:   Beyond a Simple Solution for Ferguson
7:10 AM
New York Times:   Obama Cares. Look at the Numbers.