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Chargers second-rounder inherited inspiration goes beyond famous father
Samuel Jr. is known as the son of a former Pro Bowler, but the way his mother handled a brain tumor was a prime inspiration to get him to where he is.
May, 15 2021
'It's working': New Obamacare enrollees say program is finally affordable
“It’s like a light at the end of the tunnel. I’m blown away,” said a woman who was able to afford health insurance for the first time in 12 years.
May, 15 2021
How Sickle Cell Trait in Black People Can Give the Police Cover
Sickle cell trait has been cited in dozens of police custody deaths ruled accidental or natural, even though the condition is benign on its own, a Times investigation found.
May, 15 2021
On the Ground in Gaza; McDonald’s Workers to Strike
Live updates from Gaza and Colombia; Labor strikes and threats lead to pay increases by major fast food chains
May, 15 2021
It’s official: Sixers clinch no. 1 seed in Eastern Conference - Liberty Ballers
  1. It’s official: Sixers clinch no. 1 seed in Eastern Conference  Liberty Ballers
  2. Philadelphia 76ers clinch top seed in Eastern Conference  ESPN
  3. MAGIC at 76ERS | FULL GAME HIGHLIGHTS | May 14, 2021  NBA
  4. Tobias Harris Opens U…
May, 15 2021
Disney World Ends Outdoor Mask Rule!
Walt Disney World has ended its outdoor face mask rule, effective May 15, 2021!!! This follows updates from Orange County, Universal Orlando, and the CDC This post we’ll cover the details, our commentary about the changes, and quick answers to frequently aske…
May, 15 2021
Rep. Brian Mast Tells Tucker Carlson He Won't 'Play' Pelosi's 'Stupid Game' on Mask Fines
"I'm just not going to play her stupid game that falls somewhere between dog and pony shows, smoke and mirrors and pure manipulation," Rep. Brian Mast said speaking about House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's decision to keep the mandate in effect in Congress.
May, 15 2021
Rep. Matt Gaetz Snorted Cocaine With Escort Who Had 'No Show' Gov't Job
When Rep. Matt Gaetz attended a 2019 GOP fundraiser in Orlando, his date that night was someone he knew well: a paid escort and amateur Instagram model who led a cocaine-fueled party after the event, according to two witnesses.
May, 15 2021
Rookie coach Brandon Staley comes off as take Chargers kind of guy
Chargers rookie coach Brandon Staley lived through his first day of being the top guy on the field with reverence, citing the surroundings of his rise.
May, 15 2021
Gaetz 'wingman' set to plead guilty to trafficking a minor and agrees to cooperate with feds
A plea hearing for Greenberg is scheduled for Monday in Orlando federal court.
May, 14 2021
Associate of U.S. Congressman Matt Gaetz to cooperate with federal prosecutors -court document - Reuters
A former Florida official central to the federal investigation into whether U.S. Representative Matt Gaetz sex trafficked a minor will cooperate with investigators as part of a plea agreement, a court document submitted by prosecutors showed.
May, 14 2021
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings House and Farmyard in Hawthorne, Florida
This white, wood-frame farmhouse and its surrounding property off State Route 325 in Cross Creek, Florida, looks frozen in time. The house looks the same as it did during the 1930s when it was the home of American author and writer Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings. A…
May, 14 2021
How Iceberg Lettuce Wedged Its Way Into American Culture
The easiest way to core iceberg lettuce is to firmly whack the head, core side down, against the kitchen counter. The force dislocates the core from the tight leaf structure, and, with a quick twist, it pops right out. America’s relationship with iceberg let…
May, 14 2021
Joe Manchin's folly: Republicans don't want bipartisanship — they want power
The entire Republican Party is determined to prevent as many Democrats from voting as possible. Manchin must see it
May, 14 2021
Public Policy Is Hindering Labor Market Recovery
Several states have policies that are hindering their economic recoveries. More economic freedom leads to stronger, more resilient economies, and it is not too late for states that are falling behind to catch up.
May, 14 2021
After losing mom to cancer, Caleb Farley leaned on faith to realize NFL dream
What the Titans rookie learned from his mother's struggles ultimately prepared him to deal with his own health challenges that laid ahead.
May, 14 2021
This Contestant Wore ‘Stop Asian Hate’ Slogan on Her Miss Universe Costume
The pageant is watched by an estimated 500 million people worldwide.
May, 14 2021
Desperate for workers, US restaurants and stores raise pay - Huntington Herald Dispatch
WASHINGTON — U.S. restaurants and stores are rapidly raising pay in an urgent effort to attract more applicants and keep up with a flood of customers as the pandemic eases.
May, 14 2021
Pancreatic cancer trials fail to include minorities despite worse outcomes
Despite the fact that certain racial and ethnic minorities get pancreatic cancer more often, are diagnosed at a younger age and die sooner, clinical trials fail to include representative proportions of non-White patients at every phase of study, according to …
May, 14 2021
Governor DeSantis (R-FL) signs bill into law, making to-go alcohol sales permanent, proving even broken clocks can be right twice daily, unless digital [Florida]
Governor DeSantis (R-FL) signs bill into law, making to-go alcohol sales permanent, proving even broken clocks can be right twice daily, unless digital
May, 14 2021
DeSantis Offers Pardons for Violating Mask Rules
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) told Fox News that he plans to pardon “any Floridian” who faces “outstanding infractions” for violating COVID-19 guidelines like mask mandates.
May, 14 2021
Florida Man Sentenced to Six Years in Prison After Using COVID Relief Funds to Purchase Lambo
David Tyler Hines, 29, of Miami pleaded guilty to wire fraud in connection with the scheme. He's accused of fraudulently obtaining $3.9 million in PPP loans.
May, 14 2021
At private Texas event, Republican presidential hopefuls tiptoe around Trump - Reuters
A private gathering at a hotel in Austin, Texas, last week was billed as a thank you for Republican donors for a state registration drive, but it gave a clutch of 2024 presidential candidates a chance to test drive their pitch - if former President Donald Tru…
May, 13 2021
Inside the booming home-care industry, where wages are low, turnover high, and Wall Street investors are trickling in
Summary List PlacementFor 23 years, LaTonya Jones-Costa of Atlanta has worked as a caregiver for the elderly, helping them bathe and go to the bathroom and reminding them to take their medication. Her job title has changed over the years, but for now she's em…
May, 13 2021
Brazil's lower house passes bill to ease environmental permits - Reuters
Brazil's lower house of Congress has approved a bill fiercely contested by environmental groups to loosen licensing requirements for infrastructure, mining, agriculture and other projects.
May, 13 2021
How One Red State Lost The Opportunity To Sell A Debt-Ridden, State-Owned Utility
South Carolina lawmakers are set to wrap up a legislative session in which they appear to have lost the opportunity to sell the state-owned utility company, and with it the opportunity to offload billions of dollars in debt for which South Carolinians will re…
May, 13 2021
Chris Tillman Attempting Comeback
Longtime Orioles starter Chris Tillman is making a comeback attempt, reports Britt Ghiroli of the Athletic. Tillman has been working with Dave Wallace, his former pitching coach in Baltimore, at Cressey Sports Performance in Florida since February, Wallace te…
May, 13 2021
Colonial Pipeline Restarts: There's No Need To Panic Buy Gas (And Never Was)
Even before fuel began flowing again after a ransomware attack, experts said any shortages were because of transportation not supply, and urged people not to top up their tanks.
May, 12 2021
Gas shortage 2021? When service will restart on the hacked pipeline - CNET
A critical gas pipeline is reopening after a ransomware attack shut it down.
May, 12 2021
Liz Cheney's Republican enemies knocked her out of a job. But her supporters — like Jeb Bush and Elon Musk's brother — have quietly sent her campaign cash.
Summary List PlacementRep. Liz Cheney's GOP critics won their battle Wednesday to oust the Wyoming Republican from her US House leadership position after she enraged her party by voting to impeach President Donald Trump and criticizing his claims of election …
May, 12 2021
Three More States Declare a State of Emergency as Effects of Pipeline Attack Worsen
The governors of Virginia, Florida and Georgia have all signed executive orders in their respective states in an attempt to prohibit price gauging of fuel prices and to prepare for possible shortages.
May, 12 2021
Antarctica’s Doomsday Glacier: How Doomed Are We?
Two new papers offer radically different predictions of the glacier's future — and thus for the future of low-lying cities around the world. Here's how to understand the divergent projections
May, 12 2021
The Last Thing You Should Do with an Empty Jar of Pasta Sauce
The jars are just as versatile as the sauce that comes inside! READ MORE...
May, 12 2021
This cruise line is betting big on luxury with over-the-top suites and amenities on its new ships
Norwegian Cruise Line is about to up the ante when it comes to the suite life on megaships. The world’s fourth-largest cruise brand on Wednesday announced that its next series of vessels would have the largest variety of suite categories available at sea, inc…
May, 12 2021
Orbite offers a five-star ‘space camp’ for would-be space travelers
As private companies like Axiom Space, Blue Origin, Virgin Galactic and SpaceX prepare to ferry private customers to the stars, a whole new market is opening up to train affluent would-be travelers for their future missions. Case in point: space training comp…
May, 12 2021
Is Trulieve Cannabis a Good Buy Ahead of Earnings?
This pure-play cannabis company is prepared for another successful year.
May, 12 2021
'She's a hero': Liz Cheney down but not out in Wyoming after crossing Trump - Reuters
When lifelong Wyoming Republican Tage Benson and Democrat Chamois Andersen met for the first time at the Owl in the Attic antiques store in Laramie this past weekend, they quickly put their political differences aside.
May, 12 2021
A Definitive Look At MLB Relocation Now That The A’s Are Exploring It
The Oakland A's have been looking to develop a new ballpark after decades in the Coliseum. Frustrated with progress on their plans for the Howard Terminal, they're investigating relocation. Here's a definitive look at how hard that is.
May, 12 2021
Florida Man Tries To Ram Amazon Delivery Driver Off Road After Package Dispute
Amazon drivers endure tough conditions to keep our lives moving by delivering all of the random junk that we order online. They also deliver important goods, from food to medical supplies. But sometimes, deliveries don’t go so well. On May 8 in Brevard County…
May, 12 2021
IN BRIEF: Enviros petition feds for whale-saving slow vessel rule off Florida coast - Reuters
Environmental groups urged the U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) on Tuesday to establish a year-round speed limit for ships in areas of the Gulf of Mexico, home to one of the most endangered whales worldwide, to prevent deadly collisions.
May, 12 2021
Sanofi Accused of Destroying Emails Over Zantac Recall
French drug maker Sanofi destroyed internal emails tied to a 2019 recall of the heartburn medication Zantac, according to lawyers for more than 70,000 former patients who sued the company in the U.S.
May, 11 2021
3-year-old girl critically injured in shooting at Dallas gas station, police say
She was taken to Dallas Children’s Hospital, police said.
May, 11 2021
Gas Stations Run Dry as Pipeline Hacking Will Take Days to Fix
Gas stations along the U.S. East Coast are starting to run out of fuel as North America’s biggest petroleum pipeline fights to recover from a cyberattack that has paralyzed it for days.
May, 11 2021
A man was punched over a mask dispute at a Key West Dairy Queen, police say
A mask dispute in Key West sent one man to the hospital and another to jail over the weekend.
May, 11 2021
Will the Gains Continue For Best Buy Stock?
Best Buy (NYSE: BBY), a specialty retailer of consumer electronics, home-office products, entertainment software, appliances, and related services, has more than doubled from the March 2020 lows of around $52 (when broader markets made a bottom due to the spr…
May, 11 2021
Republicans Have Made It Harder To Vote In 11 States So Far
Georgia’s new voting restrictions dominated headlines in March, for numerous reasons: It was one of the closest states in last year’s presidential election and the focus of former President Donald Trump’s pressure campaign to get Republicans to overturn the r…
May, 11 2021
When it Comes to Dividend Stocks, Duke Energy Still Looks Like a King
Duke Energy (NYSE:DUK) continues to charge higher on higher volume after a split result on its earnings report. The utility giant delivered earnings that beat analysts’ expectations.
May, 11 2021
Jeffrey Epstein didn’t receive special treatment from Florida justice system despite controversial plea deal, probe concludes
Florida prosecutors and law enforcement have been cleared of wrongdoing in their handling of Jeffrey Epstein's case. The infamous sex offender did not use his wealth or connections to secure a lenient sentence, investigators said. Read Full Article at RT.com
May, 11 2021