Beyond immediately rejoining the Paris climate agreement, Biden has proposed a $2 trillion push to slow global warming by throttling back the burning of fossil fuels, aiming to make the nation’s power plants, vehicles, mass transport systems and buildings more fuel efficient and less dependent on oil, gas and coal. … [Read more...] about Biden charts new US direction, promises many Trump reversals
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Stick to Sports is dead. This is not to say that every sporting event you watch is going to involve detailed discussions of the Hatch Act. But the idea that it’s possible to wall off “sports conversations” from “conversations about what’s happening in the world” was rendered ridiculous by the Trump era. By the end of his term, Major League Baseball had #blm painted on the pitcher’s mound, players were boycotting playoff games because of police shootings, and announcers were openly castigating the federal response to the pandemic. (This was also a fine time to discover which of your favorite college-football columnists were alt-right science denialists.) Fans will always want to turn to sports as a reprieve from the worries of the day: I will confess it will be nice to watch the Super Bowl without spending the first quarter still fuming about whatever crazy shit Trump said in the pregame interview. But the notion that politics are a part of … [Read more...] about 7 Ways Trump Changed Sports Forever
That leaves three players still with the Giants who were part of their championship runs, Posey and the Brandons, Crawford and Belt. All are signed through 2021, and if the shortstop and first baseman play as well next season as they did this season, there will be a lot of talk about returning in 2022. … [Read more...] about Will Giants’ Gabe Kapler get some manager-of-the-year love?
Kimora "Kimmie" Lynum was a 9-year-old who loved unicorns. Thomas Harvey cared for recovering stroke patients. Adan and Mariah Gonzalez were the parents of 4-year-old Raiden. José Ángel Medina Soto was a famed Mexican singer. Rita Haro, Jose "Chico" Haro and Manuela "Nellie" Johnson were siblings who loved homemade tamales and telenovelas. Demetria Bannister was an elementary school teacher who loved music. Fabrizio Soccorsi was Pope Francis' personal doctor. Evelyn Ochoa-Celano left retirement as a nurse to come back and fight on the pandemic frontlines. Patrick Ellis was a longtime DC radio host. AshLee DeMarinis was a middle school teacher. Jean-Jacques Razafindranazy was an emergency doctor respected by his team. Daniel Moran died just days after losing his father Miguel Moran . Erika Becerra died three weeks after giving birth to a healthy baby boy. Conrad Buchanan loved dancing with his daughter. Soumitra … [Read more...] about The world marks 2 million coronavirus deaths. The real toll is likely much higher
“After 9/11, we were told: ‘If you see something, say something,’” he wrote. “We have TERRORISTS in our midst. Some of us KNOW these people. It is our patriotic DUTY to expose them. Save a life. Say something. Expose #TrumpsNewArmy.” … [Read more...] about Left Calls for ‘Army of Citizen Detectives’ to Monitor & Report Trump Supporters