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44-year-old Ed Cavanaugh, a teacher in SF's Downtown High School and an avid dirt-biker, went missing on July 17 near a cabin where he often retreated. [ more › ]
MIAMI — As he attempted to bounce back from one of his worst outings of the season with a better one Thursday, Nationals’ ace Max Scherzer pitched with a slightly lower arm slot than his usual three-quarters spot. The difference was minimal, one only a perfectionist obsessed with perfecting would notice.Read full article >>
Saudi Arabia is calling on every nation to implement a global blasphemy law to criminalize any act that defames religious beliefs and symbols of faith.
"Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation" composer Joe Kraemer reveals his inspirations behind the retro score for the high tech film.
He linked police violence against individuals to “the violence of economic deprivation” visited upon the same communities of color. The stakes were high for the speech by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) to the national gathering of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on Saturday night. Show More Summary
Fueled by legal advocacy groups, cries of "Not In My Backyard" are quietly costing the United States economy trillions. The ability for America to flourish is at stake.
If you fully obey the Lord your God and carefully keep all his commands that I am giving you today, the Lord your God will set you high above all the nations of the world.You will experience all these blessings if you obey the Lord your...Show More Summary
You know Project Loon? Google’s ambitious plan to provide cheap Internet access to underdeveloped parts of the world via a fleet of high altitude balloons? Well after years of testing and refining the technology, the company is finally ready to deploy it for real — and it’s starting with the small island nation of Sri Lanka. Show More Summary
For those who like contemporary history that cuts right to the chase, I couldn't recommend more highly Ari Berman's brief but pungent piece from the current issue of The Nation,...
Migos are about to release their debut full-length (and Album Of The Week!), Yung Rich Nation, on Friday. To promote it, two-thirds of the group, Quavo and Takeoff — Offset is currently still in jail — appeared on ESPN’s Highly Questionable talk show to answer some questions. They discuss things like roughhousing as kids, getting […]
Energy is a highly regulated industry, at both the state and national level. But which is more important for growth: policy actions or market dynamics? For the advanced energy industry, the two are intertwined, and the economic impact is powerful.
Olivia's Elegant Oakland Apartment Pin it If you're renting right now then it's definitely not news to you that the rental market is sky high and climbing. So just how out of control is it out there? A Harvard University housing study...Show More Summary
KC Haggard is the 11th trans woman to be murdered this year, a San Francisco high school will be the first to offer a LGBT history class, a 37-year-old Cleveland woman was found dead in a jail cell and more news.
Ari Berman excerpt in The Nation from his new book, Give Us the Ballot. I’ll have more to say about Ari’s book later on down the line, but for now I’ll say that I highly recommend it. … Continue reading ?
Liam McGranaghan teaches environmental science at Loudoun Valley High School.
For many a foreign resident of Japan, one of the nation's more irritating mysteries is the high price of fruit. An apple for 200 yen, a single kiwi fruit for 100 yen, a handful of plums, 500 yen. Back home, such prices would fetch us a bag full. Show More Summary
Big heat wave arriving on the Central Coast this week: high 70s with humidity. There are actual National Weather Service advisories, though most are aimed at nearby inland locales where...
A New Zealand school has honored a late teacher with national pride and unity. The entire student body of Palmerston North Boys' High School performed a traditional Maori dance last Friday at the funeral of a beloved teacher, the Telegraph reported. Show More Summary
In today's Mayo Clinic Minute with Vivien Williams: A group of the nation's leading cancer experts works to reduce the high cost of cancer drugs, how fat around the hearts of many post-menopausal women increases risk of cardiovascular disease and researchers say the guidelines for dietary protein intake need updating. Show More Summary