Friday, September 7

ByKevin Sheekey

Headlines from around the world.


Weekend section.

If You Watch Nothing Else: Moynihan, the film, opens on October 3rd at Film Forum in New York for a two-week run. The nation’s best thinker among politicians since Lincoln, and the nation’s best politician among thinkers since Jefferson. See the trailer!

Buzz From Nike’s Kaepernick Campaign Now Worth More Than $163 Million (Bloomberg)

Serena’s Epic Comeback: One Year After Fight of Her Life after Giving Birth, Serena Williams Reaches U.S. Open Final to Face Naomi Osaka, the First Japanese Woman to Reach a Grand Slam Final (ESPN)


Best of late night.

“After The New York Times published an Op-Ed anonymously written by a senior White House official yesterday criticizing President Trump, Trump tweeted, quote, ‘TREASON?’ Even weirder, Mike Pence tweeted back, ‘Sure! Let’s do it!’”
— Seth Meyers

“Researchers in Croatia believe they have discovered the world’s oldest cheese, which dates back 7,000 years. They found it at Little Caesars.”
— Seth Meyers

“I saw that Starbucks recently opened its first store in Italy. And this is weird: Over there, the sizes are small, medium and large.”
— Jimmy Fallon

For more Best of Late Night from the New York Times, click here.