News Clips 12/3/18

  1. George Bush, who saw the nation out of the Cold War as the 41st president of the United States, died on Friday at age 94.  We recounted the milestones and telling objects of Mr. Bush’s life, his relationship with his adopted hometown, Houston, global leaders’ reactions and his last words to his son George.

  2. General Motors announced it would idle five plants in the United States and Canada and cut about 14,000 jobs, angering President Trump and workers who blamed the company rather than Trump administration steel tariffs that have made car-making more expensive.

  3. Mexico’s new president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, was inaugurated on Saturday. He inherited a crisis on the United States border that will test his promise to defend the poor and his ability to deal with President Trump.

    Now, squalid conditions in Tijuana, where thousands of migrants have gathered, fleeing violence in Central America, threaten to create a humanitarian emergency. Mr. López Obrador will have to contend with the dire crisis there and an unpredictable neighbor to the north.

  4. Hundreds arrested in Paris as tax protesters riot

    More than 220 people were arrested in Paris Saturday as "yellow vest" protesters assembled for the third straight weekend.

  5. Meek Mill: Prisoners Need a New Set of Rights

    “Like many who are now incarcerated, I was the victim of a miscarriage of justice. I got lucky, but because of dysfunctional, discriminatory rules, most don’t.”

  6. Steph Curry Responds to 9-year-old asking to have his Curry 5 shoes in girls’ section