'The absence of any natural light made decorating the space a challenge but gave me the opportunity to borrow a series of photographs by my friend, the artist Catherine Opie,' Smith said. 'Catherine’s striking images of Lake Michigan, on loan from the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, were reminders of the Obamas’ hometown, but they also made the space feel light and open, almost having the effect of a window.' … [Read more...] about ‘It became a true refuge’: Michelle Obama reveals how she made the White House feel like a normal family home where her daughters could hang with friends – and she could ‘hide out in sweats’
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Looking back at the case, one of the most striking things to me is procedural: Moseley was convicted in June, 1964, for a murder he committed in March. That would be considered breakneck speed by modern standards, especially in the Bronx, where cases often linger for four or five years. The other is psychological, the anomalous prospect that Moseley presented: he was 29, and had never been arrested. He had a steady job as a machine operator, and owned his own home. He was married to a nurse, and had two children. If he’d quit committing crimes after killing Genovese, he might have never been caught. In 1967, his death sentence was commuted to life in prison, because the judge hadn’t allowed expert testimony relating to his mental health at sentencing, reckoning that the jury had already rejected an insanity defense. In 1968, Moseley shoved a tin can into his rectum, occasioning a hospitalization from which he escaped to go on a rampage of rape and hostage-taking. In 1977, … [Read more...] about The Myth of the Central Park Five
"We will see the winds shift, instead of pulling the smoke in from the north toward the south, we’ll start to see the wind pushing from the south to the north," said Garcia. That’s only in certain layers of the atmosphere. This will help thin the concentration, but we will still see smoke lingering around in different layers in the atmosphere." … [Read more...] about When will the smoke pass and Bay Area’s orange skies fade?