Sanders says he will resume campaign ‘as soon as possible’

Bernie Sanders said Thursday that he’s “getting my endurance back” and growing “stronger every day” after suffering a heart attack last week. He promised to return to the presidential campaign trail “as soon as possible.” In the meantime, he’s batting baseballs around the yard. “I am feeling great,” the 78-year-old senator said in a seven-minute video posted online from his …

Karli on ‘Sesame Street’ Reveals Her Mother’s Addiction Battle

“Sesame Street” is tackling yet another difficult topic: addiction. Sesame Workshop announced on Wednesday an effort to support children and families affected by addiction. In several new videos, Karli, a 6-and-a-half-year-old green Muppet with yellow hair, tells Elmo and other friends that her mother has a “problem” and is in recovery. Karli, who was introduced to viewers in May as …

The Many Faces of Gandhi

In October 1939, about a decade before he was assassinated, Mohandas K. Gandhi issued a warning to his admirers. “Some would like to erect my statue in public places, some others would have my portraits, yet others would proclaim my birthday as a public holiday,” he wrote in response to praises he had received on his birthday. “These are days …

Empire State Building shows off new $165 million observatory

The observatory atop the Empire State Building has a dizzying new look with floor-to-ceiling, 360-degree windows 102 floors above New York City. Interested in New York? Add New York as an interest to stay up to date on the latest New York news, video, and analysis from ABC News. The remodeled observatory opens to the public Saturday. It was unveiled …

MoMA Reboots With ‘Modernism Plus’

When the Museum of Modern Art reopens on Oct. 21 after a $450-million, 47,000-square-foot expansion, it will finally, if still cautiously, reveal itself to be a living, breathing 21st-century institution, rather than the monument to an obsolete history — white, male, and nationalist — that it has become over the years since its founding in 1929. After decades of stonewalling …

‘The Royale’ at Olney Theatre: Play comes out swinging

That’s because the play contemplates entrenched racism in America, particularly recognizing how success by members of historically oppressed demographics can trigger vicious backlash. Ramirez’s script takes inspiration from the true story of early 20th-century African American boxer Jack Johnson, whose victory over a white heavyweight champion sparked deadly riots across the country. In “The Royale,” the Johnson figure is Jay …

Out of jail, Tunisia presidential candidate wants vote delay

Karoui, 56, faces conservative law professor Kais Saied, 61, in Sunday’s runoff. Saied topped the first round of voting. “The Tunisian people must look closely and compare and choose,” Karoui said in a statement outside the headquarters of his party, Qalb Tounes, or Heart of Tunisia, which puts fighting poverty at the top of its platform. Copyright 2019 The Associated …

Matt Lauer Accuser Speaks Out in Ronan Farrow’s New Book

For more than 20 years, Matt Lauer was a star anchor of NBC’s most profitable franchise, “Today.” His downfall came in November 2017 when the network fired him after receiving a complaint of sexual misconduct against him. The accusation was soon followed by others. Now, the circumstances of that firing have resurfaced in a book by the investigative journalist Ronan …