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Steve July 8, 2020

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Steve July 8, 2020

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos reportedly told U.S. governors in a Tuesday conference call that the health risks surrounding the coronavirus pandemic should not deter them from reopening schools, because other activities like riding a bike or attaining enough velocity to escape the Earth’s atmosphere also involve taking risks. “Education leaders need to examine real data […]

Steve July 8, 2020

The world is struggling to slow the effects of climate change, according to a report released Wednesday by the World Meteorological Organization that outlines new projections for rising temperatures over the next five years. The so-called Global Annual to Decadal Climate Update states that global average temperatures are likely to be at least 1 degree […]

Steve July 8, 2020

Amazon on Wednesday notified sellers that it is removing products that feature the name of Washington’s NFL team. The name has long been condemned as an anti-Indigenous slur, and in recent days, the team has opened the door to change, saying it is doing a “thorough review” of the name. Amazon joins Target and Walmart […]

Steve July 8, 2020

The band Lady A — formerly Lady Antebellum — has filed a lawsuit against a Black woman who has performed with the name Lady A for the past two decades. The band told TODAY they filed the lawsuit after Lady A the blues singer, Seattle-based Anita White, “demanded a $10 million payment” from them. “…So […]

Steve July 8, 2020

(CNN)For this week, we dive into the “Hamilton” conversation, revisit James Baldwin’s famous debate at Cambridge and look at how we might think differently about the Fourth of July. This week’s culture conversation: “Hamilton,” from two people who haven’t seen it (WE KNOW, but bear with us …) Brandon: The past week has felt like […]

Steve July 8, 2020

Immanuel Jarvis has spent most of his life in sales. Cellphones. Life insurance. Real estate. He comes at it naturally, with a warm smile, clever wit and outgoing personality. He’s hard not to like. And yet Jarvis gets taunting emails, nasty phones calls, dirty looks. He recalls people standing so close he felt their hot […]

Steve July 8, 2020

The Trump administration has proposed a new rule that would allow it to deny asylum to immigrants who are deemed a public health risk. The soon-to-be published rule would let the Department of Homeland Security and Department of Justice to block immigrants from seeking asylum in the U.S. based on “potential international threats from the […]

Steve July 8, 2020

This article was produced in partnership with ProPublica, a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive ProPublica’s biggest stories as soon as they’re published. HOUSTON — When Karen Salazar stopped by to check on her mother on the evening of June 22, she found her in worse shape than she expected. […]

Steve July 8, 2020

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic prompted Ivy League schools to cancel all of their upcoming fall sports seasons on Wednesday, suggesting that other major intercollegiate bodies could follow suit. Student-athletes who normally play football, field hockey, men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s soccer and women’s volleyball will not take the field or court for […]