Read — 2014/06/27

by shwolff

Today’s selection of articles includes:

  1. Supreme Court Narrows President’s Recess-Appointment Powers“, by Jess Bravin & Melanie Trottman (Wall Street Journal).
  2. BNP Paribas Expected to Plead Guilty and Pay $8.9 Billion Fine“, by Ben Protess & Jessica Silver-Greenberg (NY Times).
  3. Politicians’ Prescriptions for Marijuana Defy Doctors and Data“, by Catherine Saint Louis (NY Times).
  4. Google’s Grand Plans: A Conversation with Larry Page and Sundar Pichai“, by Farhad Manjoo (NY Times).
  5. The Tech-Savvy Supreme Court“, by Farhad Manjoo (NY Times).
  6. Creative destruction” (The Economist). Changes in higher education.
  7. The third arrow” (The Economist). The latest economic plan announced by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and why it will “hit the target”.
  8. Back from the edge” (The Economist). China’s suicide rate declines sharply.
  9. An Ode to the Tennis Ponytail: Wimbledon’s Most Winning Style Statement“, by Mackenzie Wagoner (Vogue).