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- Dan Baum, Journalist, Author and Long-Form Tweeter, Dies at 64
He was a Twitter pioneer in writing at length, 140 characters at a time, about losing his job at The New Yorker. He wrote an admired book on New Orleans.
Katharine Q. Seelye. New York Times. Fri, 30 Oct 2020 03:47:22 +0000.
- Who'll score USMNT's goals on the road to the World Cup?
Josh Sargent? Tim Weah? Jozy Altidore? Or even Aron Johannsson? We analyze the U.S. striker competition in this edition of Americans Abroad.
ESPN. Thu, 29 Oct 2020 22:28:23 EST.
- Third-party conservatives boosted by outside groups to siphon support from GOP candidates
Democrats' allies are boosting third-party conservatives in U.S. Senate contests in states such as Kentucky and South Carolina in a last-ditch effort to siphon support from Republican candidates. ...
David Sherfinski. Washington Times. Thu, 29 Oct 2020 23:03:05 -0400.
- Slump in Air Travel Hindered Weather Forecasting, Study Shows
A decline in air traffic during the coronavirus pandemic sharply reduced the amount of data routinely collected by commercial airliners.
Henry Fountain. New York Times. Fri, 30 Oct 2020 02:19:10 +0000.
- Texas train derails, spilling chemicals, knocking out power and prompting evacuations
A Texas train derailed Thursday morning, spilling chemicals, knocking out power in the surrounding area and forcing hundreds of people to evacuate.
Michael Ruiz. Fox News. Fri, 30 Oct 2020 01:53:49 GMT.
- Gray wolf off endangered species list in 'great comeback story'
Federal wildlife officials announced Thursday the lifting of species protections for the gray wolf in the lower 48, heralding the decision as U.S. ...
Valerie Richardson. Washington Times. Thu, 29 Oct 2020 21:51:32 -0400.
- Plurality of voters say U.S. coronavirus measures are not strict enought: poll
A plurality of voters say measures to control the spread of the coronavirus in the U.S. have not been strict enough, according to a new Harvard CAPS/Harris poll released exclusively to The ...
Julia Manchester. The Hill. Fri, 30 Oct 2020 00:20:20 +0000.
- US sells oil seized from Iran to Venezuela for $40 million
The United States said Thursday that it had sold Iranian oil seized on its way to Venezuela for more than $40 million.
Yahoo. Thu, 29 Oct 2020 20:11:41 -0400.
- Philadelphia police seen on video hitting SUV windows, pulling person from vehicle with child inside
Recently surfaced video appears to show Philadelphia police officers smashing the windows of an SUV and pulling out the driver as a child sits in the backseat during a night of protests, according to a local report.
Stephanie Pagones. Fox News. Thu, 29 Oct 2020 23:09:39 GMT.
- Man arrested after YouTuber posts video of racist remarks
"This is a no [N-word] zone," the man said to Andre Abram, who was recording him.
CBS News. Thu, 29 Oct 2020 17:12:53 -0400.
- 2 Pennsylvania counties won't count mail ballots until after Election Day
Butler and Cumberland County election officials say their staffs are too small to tally mail ballots at the same time they're running an election.
CBS News. Thu, 29 Oct 2020 17:05:46 -0400.
- Starbucks earnings top estimates as sales rebound quicker than expected in U.S., China
Starbucks' global same-store sales fell 9% in its fiscal fourth quarter.
CNBC. Thu, 29 Oct 2020 20:46:56 GMT.
- ETFs to Shine on Lilly's U.S. Deal for Coronavirus Antibody
Eli Lilly's (LLY) progress in antibodies treatment is expected to raise investors' optimism.
Sweta Jaiswal, Frm. Zacks. Thu, 29 Oct 2020 20:06:00 GMT.
- The Social Change Fund And Chopra Global Democratize Wellbeing In Education
The Social Change Fund's Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul and Dwyane Wade collaborate with Oprah Winfrey and Deepak Chopra bringing wellbeing and self-care to teachers across the U.S.
By Rod Berger, Contributor. Forbes. Thu, 29 Oct 2020 15:20:56 -0400.
- Streetlights contribute less to nighttime light emissions in cities than expected
When satellites take pictures of Earth at night, how much of the light that they see comes from streetlights? A team of scientists have answered this question for the first time using the example of the U.S. ...
Science Daily. Thu, 29 Oct 2020 13:55:03 EDT.
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