Here, you really can check
out any time you like: In a further sign of thawing U.S.-Cuba relations, a major American hospitality corporation has begun managing a Havana hotel that’s owned by the communist nation’s military (Page A9).
It’s said to be much
more pleasant then the extended-stay facility on Cuban soil that’s owned by the American military. Channel-surfing the vast cultural wasteland: Newsday TV critic Verne Gay says the FX series “The People vs. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” is the best thing on TV so
far this year (Short Takes, Page B12).
Alas, we can only daydream about how much more satisfying the show’s denouement would gave been had the jury returned a guilty verdict.
This means you: Stupidity is one of the greatest threats to Earth, physicist
Stephen Hawking says (Page A8).
It occurs to us that when Stephen Hawking talks about people less intelligent than himself, he’s basically talking about everybody on Earth. We’re doomed.