theNewsWorthy: Thursday, September 6th, 2018


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'Senior Official' Op-Ed: A 'senior official' from the Trump administration wrote an unprecedented NYT Op-Ed saying Trump has "misguided impulses" and his actions are "detrimental to the health of our republic." The official said there's a "resistance" within the White House working to stop the president from major mistakes. President Trump calls out the anonymous byline and says it's a "gutless editorial" and "a disgrace." 

Read more: NYTFOX NewsAP

Kavanaugh Day 3: The hearings continue for U.S. Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, today and tomorrow. Yesterday, he faced some tough questions and said he's independent and is loyal to the constitution. He wouldn't give an answer on topics like whether he thinks the president should be allowed to pardon himself.
Read more: The Washington PostAPPBS (watch live today)

Plane Quarantined: A plane coming from Dubai with hundreds of people on it was quarantined at New York's JFK Airport. The pilot reported many people were sick. Officials now believe several people on the flight had the flu, but most travelers are fine and went on their way.
Read more: CBS News

Controversial Commercial: Expect to see Nike's new two-minute ad featuring Colin Kaepernick during tonight's NFL season opener (Falcons vs. Eagles). This week, Nike faced mixed reactions to its latest "Just Do It" campaign featuring Kaepernick, who was the first NFL player to kneel during the National Anthem before games.
Read more: Watch Nike AdESPNAP

RecallsToyota is recalling more than a million cars around the world, including Prius vehicles in the U.S. due to a potential fire risk. Also, the CDC is reminding people about a recall of Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal. More people are getting sick due to salmonella. 
Read more: Reuters (Toyota), USA Today (Kellogg's)

TSA + 3D: The TSA plans to expand its use of 3D luggage scanners -- going from about a dozen airports over the summer to 200 airports by the end of the year. Officials say this could lead to people leaving their liquids and electronics in their carry-ons while going through security in the future.
Read more: TechCrunch

'Serial' ReturnsSerial season 3 is here on September 20th. This year's season of the popular podcast will feature several smaller stories from within the Cleveland, Ohio court system (each mini story lasting 2-3 episodes).
Read more: VarietyRefinery29Listen to Trailer

NYFW: It's New York Fashion Week! The celebrations include a Central Park party for Ralph Lauren. The brand is turning 50.
Read more: NYTUSA TodayE! NewsNY Post




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Interview with Guest Mike Wright

Mike Wright is the co-creator of the popular, award-winning podcast, 'The Fantasy Footballers.' He's known equally for his hot takes, his infectious laugh, and making incredibly obscure pop culture references.


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