GOOD MORNING, PORTLAND! How can I put it? You put me on. I even fell for that stupid love song. Yeah, yeah, since you been gone. LET'S GO TO PRESS.
A sweeping investigation by the New York Times about media mogul (and Fox News owner) Rupert Murdoch reveals how his business and children have destabilized democracies around the globe. (It's not only horrifying, but quite a juicy soap opera as well!)
NEW: @jonathanmahler and I went deep on the Murdoch empire. We visited 3 continents and interviewed more than 150 people. This is the inside story of one dysfunctional family and the most powerful media company in the world. https://t.co/ROBr1zhhz7
— jimrutenberg (@jimrutenberg) April 3, 2019
Lori Lightfoot has become the first Black (and openly gay!) woman to be elected mayor of Chicago.
Trump's crazy behavior—including his recent threats to close the US-Mexico border and kill (and then not kill) Obamacare—is having an increasingly negative effect on GOP lawmakers and aides.
To the surprise of no one, Trump is now singing quite a different tune and doesn't want the potentially very damaging Mueller report to be released.
Two more women have stepped forward to accuse potential presidential candidate Joe Biden of inappropriate touching.
A woman from China has been arrested after tricking her way into Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort carrying a thumb drive infected with malware.
The man suspected of shooting and killing rapper Nipsey Hussle has been arrested by police in LA.
IN IMPORTANT FASHION NEWS:
IN LOCAL NEWS: Two more Burgerville locations have decided to vote on whether or not they should unionize, while the company has been amping up their anti-union rhetoric. Our Blair Stenvick has the story!
Mayor Wheeler has hired a new top police advisor—a former police union president who has a rather bumpy past including "a rocky record on police accountability and systemic racism." Check out the report from our Alex Zielinski.
Five employees of the water bureau are suing the city for what they call "systemic corruption," which they say includes workplace retaliation and sexual harassment.
Now let's examine the WEATHER: Another day of light showers with a high of 60.
And finally, check out this actor's very funny reel of every time he's been an extra on a movie—or is he actually a STALKER??