Cory Doctorow and Konstantine Anthony

Report: Studio bosses plan to stay away from bargaining table in gambit to starve writers into submission

Via Deadline: “’The endgame is to allow things to drag on until union members start losing their apartments and losing their houses,’ a studio executive told Deadline. Acknowledging the cold-as-ice approach, several other sources reiterated the statement. One insider called it ‘a cruel but necessary evil.'”

Donald Trump in Arizona

Donald Trump is likely to be indicted soon related to classified documents at Mar-a-Lago. Here’s what he may be charged with.

From Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington: “The FBI and Department of Justice routinely prosecute individuals, including high-level officers like former CIA Director David Petraeus, for misusing classified documents. There are several criminal provisions that may be implicated, depending on the exact contents of the documents.”

Chances of high temperatures reaching 80°F or above on Saturday, May 13th, 2023

The early heat wave gripping the Northwest is rare — and worrying

“Large parts of the Pacific Northwest from Oregon and Washington to British Columbia are bracing for unusually high temperatures this weekend. Some areas could see daily averages up to 30 degrees above normal, which could pose health problems to people who have not had a chance to build tolerance to heat so early into the warm season,” The Washington Post reports.