“Teen snowboarders stranded at a ski resort burned their homework to stay warm.” News Headline: That’s their story, and they’re sticking to it.
“Trump brags about serving up American troops to Saudi Arabia for nothing more than cash.” News Headline: About 1 million Americans have died in warfare to protect. . . to protect. . . OK, words fail.
Beware the ides of National Polka Music Month.
“Royal family summit over Harry and Meghan.” News Headline: “Mickey and Donald dancing at Disney World.” News Headline: For those keeping track of professional tourist attractions in the news.
“Pompeo says Soleimani was plotting ‘imminent’ attacks on U.S. embassies.” News Headline: “Pompeo: U.S. didn’t know when, where Soleimani attacks would happen.” News Headline: A.H., a Chicago reader, says we can add imminence to the list of things that aren’t what they used to be. But total unscrupulousness is alive and well.
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News Headline: “Jupiter is flinging comets toward Earth.” And surely Jupiter has its reasons.
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“Trump rape accuser may seek president’s tax returns in lawsuit.” News Headline: It may be time to threaten Iran again.
“People who second-guess themselves make worse decisions, study finds.” News Headline: Are we sure the study has this right?
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