Day: September 23, 2022

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At the 1895 opening ceremony for his museum in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the industrialist Andrew Carnegie—who later sold his steel company and became the richest man in America—set out a vision radically different from his museum-founding contemporaries Andrew Mellon and Henry Clay Frick. “There is a great field lying back of us, which is desirable that […]

Published Sept. 23, 2022 By Airman 1st Class Saomy Sabournin Air Force TV FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) —   In this week’s look around the Air Force, Secretary Kendall focuses on personnel issues, Airmen bring aid to flood victims in Pakistan, […]

A specialist trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., September 22, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegister NEW YORK, Sept 23 (Reuters) – A week of heavy selling has brought U.S. stocks and bonds to fresh bear market lows, with […]

A star pitcher is resurrected from the Hall of Flame. A Hellmouth swallows the state of Utah. Crows descend on Tastykake Stadium, pecking slugger Jessica Telephone out of a peanut shell. This is Blaseball, the absurdist baseball simulator that captured the most delightfully wacky corners of the internet when it launched in summer 2020. Developed […]

Ben Simmons said he was in a “dark place” following a playoff loss to the Atlanta Hawks while with the Philadelphia 76ers, and that the lack of support he received from teammates took “a toll” on him. Now with the Brooklyn Nets, the No. 1 overall draft pick in 2016 opened up about his experiences […]

From a solitary set of finger bones to a fragment of skull in a washing machine, the cases Dame Sue Black has helped solve may seem too gruesome for the joyful spectacle that is the Royal Institution Christmas lectures. But it is not the stuff of nightmares that Black, one of the world’s leading forensic […]

Venezuelan migrants Kimberly González and Denny Velasco and their children wait for a bus at Mission: Border Hope in Eagle Pass, Texas. Verónica G. Cárdenas for NPR hide caption toggle caption Verónica G. Cárdenas for NPR Venezuelan migrants Kimberly González and Denny Velasco and their children wait for a bus at Mission: Border Hope in […]

More than 400 bodies exhumed from mass burial site in Izium with many of them showing signs of violent death, Ukrainian official says Forensic technicians uncover a coffin in a forest on the outskirts of Izyum, eastern Ukraine on September 16, 2022. – Ukraine said on September 16, 2022 it had counted 450 graves at […]

I have sought assistance from the U.S. House Rep. Bennie Thompson to address the perpetual maternity crisis facing Black mothers and babies in his district since 2018, but my pleas have fallen on deaf ears. Thompson has served  as the Democratic representative for Mississippi’s 2nd Congressional District since 1993 and was the only Mississippi congressman […]

Granulated white sugar is seen in this picture illustration. REUTERS/Emmanuel Foudrot Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegister WASHINGTON, Sept 23 (Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Friday ruled in favor of U.S. Sugar Corp’s plans to buy rival Imperial Sugar Co, rejecting a Justice Department argument that the proposed deal would drive up […]

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