Strong growth blew past expectations in the first quarter of this year, but this economy has two major differences with the record boom at the end of the 20th century: more inequality and less readiness for a downturn.
In the seaside town of Kattankudy, Zahran Hashim founded an extremist group that brought him into conflict with members of his own family and the larger community — a conflict that ultimately pushed him into hiding, where his views grew more radical and violent.
It would have been so much better if, rather than pointing out that times were different, the candidate would apologize for not using the Anita Hill hearing to promote a better understanding of the extent of harassment.
Local authorities have re-opened their investigation following the release of the recording, which includes a man and woman believed to be Hill and his fiancee discussing an incident that resulted in their son’s broken arm.
Reed Albergotti reports on how Nest, designed to keep intruders out, allowed access to hackers. Will Hobson discusses the ousting of the women’s basketball coach at UNC-Chapel Hill. And food critic Tom Sietsema makes a proportional plea.