AFTER BRUSSELS ATTACK, A MANHUNT Authorities are hunting for a surviving suspect for the terrorist attacks on the Brussels Airport and a metro station that killed 34 and injured nearly 200. ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attacks. Two of the suicide bombers have been identified as brothers. [NYT]
HOUR BY HOUR: A LOOK AT THE BRUSSELS ATTACKS Here's how the attacks unfolded in a city that had been on high alert for months. And witnesses describe the horror immediately after the bombs that were packed with nails went off. [NYT]
JEB BUSH ENDORSES TED CRUZ FOR PRESIDENT “For the sake of our party and country, we must move to overcome the divisiveness and vulgarity Donald Trump has brought into the political arena, or we will certainly lose our chance to defeat the Democratic nominee and reverse President Obama’s failed policies,” Bush said. [Alana Horowitz Satlin, HuffPost]
SECURITY INCREASED IN LIGHT OF ATTACKS "The Department of Homeland Security and officials in major U.S. cities said there were no specific or credible threats but that the measures, including increased patrols and, in some cases, bag checks, were put into place out of an abundance of caution." Take a look at how airport policy might change in light of the bombings before the security check points, and what an attack like this means for the West. [WSJ | Paywall]
POSSIBLE MH370 DEBRIS FOUND IN SOUTH AFRICA If verified, it would be the second confirmed piece of the missing aircraft found. [CNN]
HOW THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY CREATED TRUMP "We’ve known since at least World War I that sustained economic misery breeds fascism, and Democratic leaders have consistently brushed aside the material needs of working class people for decades. It shouldn’t be a surprise that they’re looking elsewhere for solutions." [Zach Carter, HuffPost]
PHOTOS OF URBAN HUNGER What the modern-day breadline looks like. [Citylab]
'THE END OF THE ON-DEMAND DREAM' How surge pricing exposes the cracks in the on-demand economy. [NYT]
SARAH PALIN WILL BE A REALITY TV COURTROOM JUDGE Take from that what you will. [HuffPost]
SHOULD YOU BE ABLE TO STOP YOUR CHILD'S GROWTH If your child has a severe disability? [NYT]
WHAT A FIGHT BETWEEN SUPERMAN AND BATMAN MEANS "Namely: how to make a better world, with Superman operating through hope and inspiration, and Batman through fear and intimidation. " [Vulture]
SPOTIFY CONTINUES WORLD DOMINATION It's all about those paid subscription numbers. [The Verge]
THE PARENTS YOU SHOULD LISTEN TO ABOUT FOOTBALL "Nobody in America can talk more credibly about football's redeeming value, and its fatal flaws, than the parents who enter that bedroom every day and stare at the white jersey that hangs in haunting tribute to a giver who died decades before his time." [ESPN]
STARBUCKS TO DONATE UNSOLD FOOD "The 7,600 Starbucks stores in the U.S. will now give away surplus ready-to-eat meals to food banks as part of a new program, FoodShare, according to a press release." [HuffPost]
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BEFORE YOU GO
~ Rob Ford, the former Toronto mayor, has died. He was 46.
~ Because you are already counting down the days -- here's what's new on Netflix.
~ Kate Middleton revealed what you get the gal who has everything -- aka the Queen, at Christmas.
~ A bunch of wedding games that will keep you out of the clutches of Aunt Marge.
~ Prepare for the virtual reality headset onslaught.
~ This goldfish hates its braces as much as you did.
~ Congrats to Hillary Swank, who is engaged to boyfriend Ruben Torres.
~ Get excited SVU fans: Munch is stopping by.
~ Watch an exploding star's shockwave.
~ What the Brussels attack means when your child is studying abroad.
~ And the Belgian residents who opened their homes in light of the horrific attacks.
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