Monday, May 8, 2023

Morning Coffee Link Roundup (5/8/23)

Monday again! Here's my TV news roundup for the week at The Televixen.

Texas mall shooting: Officials probe gunman's possible far-right links (BBC)

This is, to be clear, a different violent act: 8 people killed after vehicle drives into group at bus stop in Texas border city (NPR)

Finnish newspaper hides Ukraine news reports for Russians in online game (The Guardian)

New Hampshire details plans for spending initial $6.5M in grants from opioid lawsuits (NHPR)

It’s Not Easy Being Blue (Slate)

Biden Pledges $500 Million to Stop Deforestation in Brazil (NYT)

Promising new malaria vaccine for kids approved in Ghana (STAT)

U.S. Returns $33 Million of Looted Antiquities to Turkey (Smithsonian)

Gerrit Cole's Resurgence Is Here to Stay (FanGraphs)

I can't decide if this is annoyingly pretentious or the kind of obsessive attention to detail I enjoy. Maybe both. James Gunn Created 600 Unique Versions of ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 3’ For Various Types of Cinemas (THR)

And some longer reads:

After Mass Killings in Texas, Frustration but No Action on Guns (NYT)

Senior Ukrainian officials fear counterattack may not live up to hype (WaPo)

‘We Were Helpless’: Despair at the C.D.C. as the Pandemic Erupted (NYT)

How “Abbott Elementary” Takes On the Charter-School Movement (New Yorker)

Stat This, Not That: Batting average doesn’t tell a hitter’s whole story. So what should be on ballpark scoreboards? (Yahoo! Sports)

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