We’re Adding to Our California Movie List

Because of reader recommendations, I recently had the pleasure of watching for the first time “Boyz N the Hood,” the 1991 coming-of-age story set in South Central Los Angeles. If you’ve seen the film, which stars Cuba Gooding Jr., Ice Cube and Laurence Fishburne, you know that it’s not a happy movie. It depicts South … Read more

Hail and Damaging Winds Threaten the Plains and Midwest on Monday

Thunderstorms, damaging winds and large hail are expected in the Plains starting on Monday before moving across parts of Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, the South and the Midwest, the National Weather Service said. Severe thunderstorms are expected mainly on Monday night across the southern and central Great Plains. Tornadoes are possible, the Weather Service said. Marc … Read more

Sununu Says Trump ‘Contributed’ to Insurrection, but Still Has His Support

Gov. Chris Sununu of New Hampshire said on Sunday that former President Donald J. Trump “absolutely contributed” to an insurrection and that Mr. Trump’s efforts to overturn the 2020 election were “absolutely terrible” — but that nothing, not even felony convictions, would stop him from voting for Mr. Trump because the economy, border security and … Read more