Ted Anthony, Ap National Writer Updated 6:03 am PST, Saturday, February 9, 2019 Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, pauses during a news conference in the Governors Mansion at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. Northam is under fire for a racial photo that appeared in his college yearbook. less Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, pauses during a news conference in the Governors Mansion at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. Northam is under fire for a racial photo that appeared in his ... more Photo: Steve Helber, AP Photo: Steve Helber, AP Image 1 of / 4 Caption Close Image 1 of 4 Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, pauses during a news conference in the Governors Mansion at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. Northam is under fire for a … [Read more...] about Bezos, Virginia, SOTU: A week of telling American glimpses
By Kurt Snibbe | Southern California News Group PUBLISHED: January 28, 2019 at 5:10 am | UPDATED: January 28, 2019 at 7:30 am Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi rescinded the invitation to President Donald Trump to give the State of the Union address at the House of Representatives until the government shutdown was ended. The president announced Friday the shutdown would end, and the date of the State of the Union has not been set. It’s unclear where and how the president will give the State of the Union address that was expected to be delivered to a joint session of Congress on Jan. 29. Addressing the nation Including President Trump’s 2018 address, there have been 95 in-person annual messages/State of the Union addresses. Origins and authorization The formal basis for the State of the Union address is from the U.S. Constitution: The President “shall from time to time give to the Congress Information of the State of the Union, and recommend to their Consideration … [Read more...] about With the government shutdown over, will there be a State of the Union address?
Jill Colvin and Darlene Superville, Associated Press Published 9:46 am PST, Wednesday, January 16, 2019 FILE - This Jan. 25, 1988 file photo shows President Ronald Reagan holding up 14-pound continuing resolution for the budget, part of a total package weighing 43-pounds, which the president said was two months late from Congress, during his State of the Union address on Capitol Hill in Washington. Vice President George H.W. Bush, left, and House Speaker James Wright of Texas listen behind him. less FILE - This Jan. 25, 1988 file photo shows President Ronald Reagan holding up 14-pound continuing resolution for the budget, part of a total package weighing 43-pounds, which the president said was two months ... more Photo: Bob Daugherty, AP Photo: Bob Daugherty, AP Image 1 of / 5 Caption … [Read more...] about Q-and-A: Does Trump have to give State of Union speech? No.
On Oct. 4, 2018, Conan O’Brien hosted the latest episode of “Conan,” his long-running TBS late-night talk show. Then he didn’t come back with a new episode the following week, or the week after that, and he hasn’t for more than three months. This was all by design: On Jan. 22, “Conan” will return to TBS with a new look and a different format. Some of the changes to “Conan,” which airs Monday through Thursday nights, will be immediately evident: a new set, no more desk and no more house band. Most notably, the show’s running time has been cut from an hour to a half-hour. Some of O’Brien’s extracurricular activities during his broadcasting break — projects he unveiled at the end of 2018 like a live tour, a podcast and a new installment of his stand-alone “Conan Without Borders” travel specials — have helped inspire modifications at the TBS program. They’ve also become brand extensions, … [Read more...] about Conan O’Brien Wants to Scare Himself With the New, Shorter ‘Conan’
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Jaclyn Reiss Globe Staff January 10, 2019 Several venerable Boston-area restaurants have announced they would close their doors in the past several weeks, citing a range of reasons from expiring leases to “unforeseen circumstances.” Here’s a look at the more well-known eateries that have shuttered, dismaying loyal customers in the process. Cultivar Cultivar at the Ames Hotel near Boston’s Government Center is the latest restaurant to announce its closing. Proprietor Mary Dumont wrote on Facebook Jan. 9 that “today Cultivar will be closing its doors,” citing “a series of unforeseen events that have created the perfect storm.” Advertisement Cultivar opened at the Ames Hotel in June 2017, using ingredients grown at an onsite hydroponic garden, and was described by Globe food critic Devra First as “an … [Read more...] about Here’s a look at all the Boston-area restaurants that have closed recently (or will close soon)