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Apr 08 2019
President Donald Trump's pick to head the Department of Homeland Security didn't take the traditional route to his position, but Kevin McAleenan has carried out every aspect of the president's hard-line immigration strategy in an attempt to seal the southern border.
With Sunday's resignation of Kirstjen Nielsen, the former business and corporate lawyer steps into a perilous positionUSA TODAY
Oct 27 2020
You have likely never heard of Danny Vanden Boom. But the 22-year-old college junior, who just a few weeks ago was the 4th-string quarterback for the University of Wisconsin football team, could have an outsized impact on the outcome of next week’s presidential election.
Many of us know the critical role that Wisconsin played in electing President Donald Trump four years ago, and theDan Schnur
Oct 08 2020
Vice President Mike Pence and Democratic challenger Kamala Harris clashed over the Trump administration’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic during their debate on Wednesday, as the White House struggled to contain an outbreak that has infected President Donald Trump and dozens of others.
The policy-heavy, relatively sedate debate stood in stark contrast to last week’s chaoticReuters
May 27 2020
President Trump on Tuesday evening accused Twitter of “stifling FREE SPEECH” and interfering in the 2020 election by fact-checking one of his tweets on the issue of voting by mail.
“@Twitter is now interfering in the 2020 Presidential Election. They are saying my statement on Mail-In Ballots, which will lead to massive corruption and fraud, is incorrect, based on fact-checking by FakeThe Hill
Apr 18 2017
Cooper Olson was relieved when he first heard that California Gov. Jerry Brown had declared the end of the state’s drought this month. Drought has marked six of the 15 years he’s lived in the state, he says, and it was uplifting to know that the recent rains had restored life to the parched lawns and dusty hillsides.Christian Science Monitor
Nov 21 2019
Almost immediately after former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick entered the presidential race last week, he started facing questions about his 2014 decision to push out two officials who had tried to put his brother-in-law on the state’s sex offender registry.
The backstory: According to a complaint filed by one of the officials, in 1993, Bernard Sigh pleaded guilty under California’sMother Jones
Jul 14 2020
The Orange County Board of Education in California has voted for guidelines calling for students to return to schools without social distancing or face masks.
The board does not have the power to order any of Orange County’s 27 school districts to adhere to the guidelines, however, The Orange County Register newspaper noted.
The board endorsed a series of recommendations forNewsmax (News)
Mar 20 2020
‘We’re all going to get sick eventually’: Amazon workers are struggling to provide for a nation in quarantine
Last night, speaking from the state’s emergency operations center in Sacramento, California Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered everyone in the state to stay home to slow the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. Malls, retail stores, and other businesses not considered critical infrastructure were to close in the most sweeping lockdown so far in the US.
That same nightThe Verge
May 23 2019
Bay Area tech workers plan to flee San Francisco for the more affordable locale of ... New York City.
That’s what Wealthfront, an investment management firm that provides robo-advisor services, found when it surveyed nearly 2,700 of its clients who work in the Bay Area at tech companies.
The survey is based on a data analysis of clients through the first five months of 2019.CNBC
Apr 22 2019
We continue to shape life on Earth, and threaten our survival, in unexpected ways.
It’s Earth Day, and Google is celebrating with a Google Doodle of six amazing creatures to remind us we are not separate from nature (this year’s theme is Protect Our Species).
This Earth Day arrives at a sobering moment. The world is warming faster than ever. The oceans are rising. Thousands ofVox