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Bigger Food Crisis Can Be Averted If Asia Remembers Not to Panic
(Bloomberg) -- The world’s food problem is already severe as prices jump and protectionism flares but there’s a good chance governments can stop it from...
May, 26 2022
Boeing's Starliner spacecraft safely touches down in New Mexico
Boeing's Starliner passenger spacecraft has successfully returned to Earth. At 5:49 pm CDT, the uncrewed capsule landed at the US Army's White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico at the end of a six-day mission to the International Space Station (ISS).Continue …
May, 26 2022
Will Congress act on guns after Sandy Hook, Buffalo, Uvalde?
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer swiftly set in motion a pair of background-check bills for gun buyers Wednesday in response The post Will Congress act on guns after Sandy Hook, Buffalo, Uvalde? appeared first on TheGrio.
May, 26 2022
Walmart expanding drone delivery service to six states
Walmart - the mega supermarket chain - has announced plans to rollout its drone delivery service to six states by the end of the year, enabling consumers
May, 25 2022
Georgia’s Top Elections Official, Brad Raffensberger, Claims Primary Win Despite Trump’s Wrath
Photo Illustration by Luis G. Rendon/The Daily Beast/Getty Georgia’s top elections official, Brad Raffensperger, proved on Tuesday that a low-key Republican can stand up to former President Donald Trump and still come out on top. The Republican secretary of …
May, 25 2022
Stand With Parkland's Tony Montalto on "pragmatic" gun reform after Texas school shooting
Tony Montalto, whose daughter Gina was killed in the 2018 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, says there are public safety measures that people on both sides of the aisle can agree on. He joined CBS News' Lana Zak to ta…
May, 25 2022
US midterm primaries: five key races to look out for
Elections will test Trump’s enduring hold over Republican party while a progressive tries to unseat a Democratic centrist in TexasIt is election night in America as a swath of primary races take place in states ranging from Georgia to Texas to Alabama.Here ar…
May, 24 2022
Walmart plans to expand its drove delivery service with DroneUp to Arizona, Florida, Texas, Utah, and Virginia, bringing its total network to 37 sites in 2022 (Melissa Repko/CNBC)
Melissa Repko / CNBC: Walmart plans to expand its drove delivery service with DroneUp to Arizona, Florida, Texas, Utah, and Virginia, bringing its total network to 37 sites in 2022  —  - Walmart is expanding drone deliveries across six states with operator Dr…
May, 24 2022
Morning Docket: 05.24.22
* Could these abortion bans be just the thing needed to spur environmentalism with teeth? [Daily Beast] * The 11th Circuit just found the Florida law that prevents social media sites from moderating political speech to be unconstitutional. [Yahoo!] * Harvard …
May, 24 2022
Stock market slump unsettling Americans eying retirement
Americans on the cusp of retiring are facing a tough choice as they watch their nest eggs shrink: Stay the course or keep working. A stock market slump this...
May, 24 2022
Monkeypox Risk Is Low And Vaccines Ready If Needed, US Says - BNN
  1. Monkeypox Risk Is Low And Vaccines Ready If Needed, US Says  BNN
  2. Ontario Has A Suspected Case Of Monkeypox & Here's What You Need To Know  Narcity Canada
  3. Third possible case of monkeypox found in the U.S.  National Post
  4. O…
May, 24 2022
“Supreme Court to rule soon on Upstate NY case that could make it easier to carry guns across US”
“Supreme Court to rule soon on Upstate NY case that could make it easier to carry guns across US”: Chris Libonati of The Post-Standard of Syracuse, New York has this report.
May, 24 2022
“Roe v. Wade Must Go for Precedent’s Sake; Stare decisis is too important to be defined by such a poorly reasoned case”
“Roe v. Wade Must Go for Precedent’s Sake; Stare decisis is too important to be defined by such a poorly reasoned case”: Adam J. White will have this op-ed in Tuesday’s edition of The Wall Street Journal.
May, 24 2022
“Supreme Court again declines to rule in abortion case, despite protests; Supreme Court is not rushing to release its opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization”
“Supreme Court again declines to rule in abortion case, despite protests; Supreme Court is not rushing to release its opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization”: Ronn Blitzer of Fox News has this report.
May, 24 2022
“Supreme Court Limits Inmates’ Challenges Based on Bad Legal Help; Splitting 6 to 3, the justices ruled that federal courts may not hold evidentiary hearings in suits from state prisoners claiming ineffective assistance of counsel”
“Supreme Court Limits Inmates’ Challenges Based on Bad Legal Help; Splitting 6 to 3, the justices ruled that federal courts may not hold evidentiary hearings in suits from state prisoners claiming ineffective assistance of counsel”: Adam Liptak of The New Yor…
May, 24 2022
Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis To Host MMA Midwest Invitational On August 12
The event will feature men’s and women’s bouts comprised of unsigned talent solely from the Midwest, which, Pettis said, has become a hotbed of MMA talent.
May, 23 2022
Fighting fire with fire: Controlled burns remain essential as US wildfires intensify
Even as the Forest Service halts controlled burns for 90 days after a rare escape in New Mexico, experts say the prescribed fire needs to expand.
May, 23 2022
2022 midterms: What to watch in Georgia, Texas, elsewhere
Georgia takes center stage in Tuesday’s primary elections as Gov. Brian Kemp and Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger try to fight back challengers endorsed by Donald Trump
May, 23 2022
Third possible case of monkeypox found in the U.S. - National Post
  1. Third possible case of monkeypox found in the U.S.  National Post
  2. Ontario chief medical officer issues reporting order on monkeypox cases  CP24 Toronto's Breaking News
  3. 1st suspected monkeypox case investigated in Toronto, possible …
May, 23 2022
NASA astronaut offers glimpse inside new Starliner capsule
A NASA astronaut has offered a glimpse inside Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft, which docked with the ISS for the first time on Friday, May 20.
May, 23 2022
CVS Makes Health And Wellness Services Accessible For Underserved Communities
Optimal wellbeing and physical health are guiding forces in consumers’ lives today, informing their preferred brands and products and ultimately driving purchase decisions and loyalty. Retailers like CVS are looking to the boom in the healthcare and wellness …
May, 22 2022
Florida bodybuilder pulling a $245,000 scam told the VA he could lift only 10 pounds
Vanity prevented a Port St. Lucie man from getting away with getting $245,286 in Veterans Administration disability benefits by claiming, among other things,...
May, 22 2022
Scorned by Trump, Mo Brooks Rises in Alabama Senate Race
Mr. Brooks, a hard-right representative, seems to be making an unlikely comeback in a Senate race in which the Trump endorsement may not determine votes of Trump supporters.
May, 22 2022
Tennis ace and TV commentator told the cancer surgeon he'd rather DIE than not have a sex life
Former tennis ace and TV commentator John Lloyd told the surgeon who saved him he would rather die from prostate cancer than survive without a sex life when he was diagnosed with a tumor.
May, 22 2022
Parris Island wages battles, not war, against climate change
A DoD-funded “resiliency review” finds Parris Island facing growing threats.
May, 21 2022
BaT Auction: 20k-Kilometer 1991 Porsche 928 GT
This 1991 Porsche 928 GT is a left-hand-drive RoW-market example that is powered by a 5.0-liter DOHC V8 paired with a five-speed manual transaxle and is finished in Slate Grey Metallic over black leather. Equipment includes a limited-slip differential, 16" De…
May, 21 2022
Boeing's Starliner successfully docks with the ISS
Boeing is back in the business of human spaceflight after its uncrewed CST-100 Starliner passenger spacecraft successfully docked with the International Space Station (ISS) at 8:28 pm EDT, fulfilling the key objective of Orbital Flight Test-2 (OFT-2).Continue…
May, 21 2022
Disney’s Stock Rapidly Plummets, Hits Lowest Price In Years
The mouse has lost some cheese lately. Related:  Disney Faces Intense Backlash After Changing Genie+ The Walt Disney Company is no stranger to the backlash, controversy, and heated opinions. Being arguably one of the largest companies in the entire world, wit…
May, 21 2022
Highlights! JDS Pops Shoulder Out, Loses Eagle FC Debut
Watch Eagle FC 47 full fight video highlights: Junior dos Santos vs. Yorgan De Castro last night (Fri., May 20, 2022) live on FLX Cast from inside FLX Arena in Miami, Florida.
May, 21 2022
Highlights! Lombard Vs. Silva Ends With Illegal Knee
Watch Eagle FC 47 full fight video highlights: Hector Lombard vs. Thiago Silva last night (Fri., May 20, 2022) live on FLX Cast from inside FLX Arena in Miami, Florida.
May, 21 2022
“The Roe v. Wade ‘Aberration’ and America’s Civic Crisis; Judge Douglas Ginsburg was Reagan’s second choice after Robert Bork’s nomination failed; He says criticism of Justice Alito’s draft opinion reflects constitutional ignorance”
“The Roe v. Wade ‘Aberration’ and America’s Civic Crisis; Judge Douglas Ginsburg was Reagan’s second choice after Robert Bork’s nomination failed; He says criticism of Justice Alito’s draft opinion reflects constitutional ignorance”: Tunku Varadarajan will ha…
May, 21 2022
Preakness Stakes 2022 predictions, best bets: Expert picks for win, place, show, exacta, trifecta, superfecta
Epicenter, Early Voting and Secret Oath are the 2022 Preakness Stakes favorites, but does our expert think they can win?
May, 21 2022
Biden's Bid to End Border Expulsions Stopped by Federal Judge
A Louisiana federal judge blocked the Biden administration on Friday from winding down Title 42—a pandemic-related border restriction that allows for the immediate expulsion of asylum-seekers and other migrants.
May, 20 2022
Jake Tapper’s CNN Interview With Trevor Reed Could Spark New Awareness of U.S. Citizens Imprisoned Overseas
When CNN presents an exclusive interview Sunday evening between Jake Tapper and Trevor Reed, recently released from Russia after nearly three years of imprisonment, the network has the potential to spur a new strain of activism around U.S. citizens incarcerat…
May, 20 2022
In the News: ARPA Small Business Grants Up to $20,000 Available
The American Rescue Plan Act is offering grants in communities across the country providing funds to help small business owners.
May, 20 2022
The New York Jets’ Three First-Round Picks Have Signed. Here’s What Is Expected Of Them
Looking at the positives and negatives of the New York Jets' first-round picks, plus some statistical info, now that all three have signed their rookie contracts
May, 20 2022
A Hugh Jass Oral History Of 'Flaming Moe's,' Everyone's Favorite 'Simpsons' Episode
The episode — made famous for its burning cough syrup cocktail concoction — was the first example of a truly classic "Simpsons" installment.
May, 20 2022
NASA, Boeing hail Starliner launch success despite thruster glitch
Boeing's Starliner spacecraft is officially on its way to the International Space Station after 2.5 years of delays, though not without a hiccup.
May, 20 2022
New Crime Novels
Robin Peguero’s novel, “With Prejudice,” features a tough-talking prosecutor who says, “The jury is a crew of misfits. The scraps that neither side particularly wanted.”
May, 20 2022
Vaccines Don’t Save Lives
Fostering basic critical thinking skills and countering medical misinformation is a vital undertaking. The post Vaccines Don’t Save Lives first appeared on Science-Based Medicine.
May, 20 2022
Boeing's Starliner space capsule launched on key test flight to orbit - National Post
  1. Boeing's Starliner space capsule launched on key test flight to orbit  National Post
  2. Boeing's Starliner crew capsule heads to International Space Station  WESH 2 News
  3. Boeing Starliner launch: What you need to know  CTV News
  4. <…
May, 20 2022
Lightning take 2-0 series lead on Panthers with last-minute goal
Ross Colton's goal with 3.8 seconds left gave the Lightning a thrilling victory over the Panthers and a 2-0 edge in their Eastern Conference semifinal series.
May, 20 2022
NetChoice v. Paxton: Briefs are in.
NetChoice, LLC v. Ken Paxton, Attorney General of Texas, 21A720 (Supreme Court 2022) I previously wrote about the Texas Social Media Censorship Law known as HB20.  A portion of the case is pending before the Supreme Court on an emergency motion to vacate the …
May, 20 2022
Bieniemy, Leftwich to attend NFL diversity event
The NFL announced Wednesday that more than 60 diverse head coach and general manager candidates are slated to attend the inaugural Front Office Accelerator program next week at the NFL spring meetings in Atlanta.
May, 19 2022
High schoolers were promised Universal Studios trip, but Oklahoma seniors were scammed
It turned out their plane tickets were bought through scammers and were illegitimate.
May, 19 2022
NBA Playoff Bracket 2022: Heat Vs. Celtics Schedule, Odds, Picks And Eastern Conference Finals Game 2 Prediction
Get ready for Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Celtics and Heat with this preview. It includes the updated NBA Playoff bracket and standings plus the full schedule, start time, viewing info, odds and picks for tonight's contest.
May, 19 2022
Georgia secretary of state primary will test big lie’s hold on Republicans
Brad Raffensperger, who resisted Trump’s call to ‘find’ extra votes in 2020, is seeking re-election against Jody Hice, who toes the ex-president’s lineHello and Happy Thursday,On Tuesday, Georgia voters will cast their ballots in what I believe is the most im…
May, 19 2022
Four Ways The 50 States Can Defend Themselves From Chinese Tech Threats
A new memo from China Tech Threat details how states can mitigate security risks from Chinese government technology vendors.
May, 19 2022