House panel expands Trump obstruction probe

House panel expands Trump obstruction probe

Image copyright NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images Image caption The Democrat-led panel has expanded its inquiry into alleged obstruction of justice by the White House A US House panel investigating alleged obstruction of justice and abuse of power by the White House has sought documents from 81 people and groups. The House Judiciary Committee released the names…
Report: Peyton Manning Draws Interest from ESPN to Replace Jason Witten on MNF

Report: Peyton Manning Draws Interest from ESPN to Replace Jason Witten on MNF

Jack Dempsey/Associated Press After Jason Witten decided to leave the Monday Night Football booth to return to the Dallas Cowboys, ESPN is hoping to replace him with Peyton Manning.  According to Andrew Marchand of the New York Post, the network will make the "requisite inquiry" to Manning about his availability, noting that it would be…
China accuses held Canadians of spying

China accuses held Canadians of spying

Image copyright AFP Image caption Michael Spavor (L) and Michael Kovrig have been held since December China has accused two Canadians of spying, as tensions between the nations grow over the possible extradition of a Huawei executive to the US. Michael Kovrig, a former diplomat, and Michael Spavor, a businessman, were detained in December after…
Luke Perry, ‘Beverly Hills, 90210’ Star, Is Dead at 52

Luke Perry, ‘Beverly Hills, 90210’ Star, Is Dead at 52

Luke Perry, the actor who became famous on “Beverly Hills, 90210” and later returned to television on “Riverdale,” died on Monday. He was 52. His family issued a statement saying he died after a “massive stroke,” which he suffered last Wednesday. Born in Ohio, Perry became a star in the 1990s on “90210,” where he…
Jadeveon Clowney Reportedly Given Franchise Tag by Texans Ahead of Deadline

Jadeveon Clowney Reportedly Given Franchise Tag by Texans Ahead of Deadline

Bob Levey/Getty Images The Houston Texans confirmed Monday that they have placed the non-exclusive franchise tag on defensive end Jadeveon Clowney. Tom Pelissero of NFL Network first reported the move, and Adam Schefter of ESPN reported the goal is "to reach [a] long-term deal." Clowney, 26, registered 92 tackles and 10.5 sacks in 27 regular-season…
How the N.Y. Public Library Fills Its Shelves (and Why Some Books Don’t Make the Cut)

How the N.Y. Public Library Fills Its Shelves (and Why Some Books Don’t Make...

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] The New York Public Library has one of the largest public collections in the world. But, unlike Amazon, it does not have seemingly infinite storage. Every book must earn its place on crowded shelves. Nothing gets there by accident.…