The managing editor of conservative website RedState, who slammed the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases and director Dr. Anthony Fauci in numerous angry posts this year, has been unmasked as an NIAID employee. Bill Crews, who used the name "streiff" at RedState, is a public affairs specialist at...
As Tropical Storm Beta batters the Texas coast, the biggest unknown is how much rainfall it could produce in areas that have already seen their share of damaging weather during a busy hurricane season. (Sept. 21)
As the novel coronavirus pandemic drags on, Americans are increasingly turning to the 'digital nomad' lifestyle. The idea of the digital nomad lifestyle is that working remotely allows professionals to travel the world while continuing to work the same job. In response, many camper van, RV, and travel trailer makers are adding 'home office' updates on existing builds or creating new floor plans. For instance, Airstream is updating existing floor plans to be more inclusive of the remote workers segment. We looked at floor plans and said, 'where could we carve out a dedicated work area so you don't have to clean up your workday in order to have a meal? Bob Wheeler President, CEO of Airstream
Kanye West Wants to Help Taylor Swift Buy Her Masters Back. Swift has been embroiled in a very public feud with her former record label boss, Scott Borchetta. Borchetta sold Big Machine records to Scooter Braun. As a result, Braun acquired Swift's catalog of master recordings along with the rights. West wants to help Swift get them back. The two famously fell out in 2009 when West interrupted Swift's acceptance speech at the MTV Video Music Awards. They later reconciled their differences, but things turned sour again. They have been involved in a longtime feud ever since. Basically, I got really sick of the dynamic between he and I. , Taylor Swift, previous statement. And that wasn't just based on what happened on that phone call and with that song - it was kind of a chain reaction of things, Taylor Swift, previous statement
Mail delivery was humming along, despite the pandemic, when Louis DeJoy took office in June as US postmaster general. First-class mail was reaching its destination just a couple of percentage points below the Postal Service's goal of 95% of the time. DeJoy, appointed by President Trump, quickly made changes that...
On Sept. 21, Morehead City, North Carolina, dealt with tides and coastal flooding swelled up by the distant Hurricane Teddy, which is expected to reach Canada.
NYC, Seattle, Portland , Designated as 'Anarchist Jurisdictions' , by DOJ. The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the designations on Monday. It is my hope that the cities identified by the Department of Justice today will reverse course and become serious about performing the basic function of government, William Barr, U.S. Attorney General, via NBC News. According to the DOJ, these cities "have permitted violence and destruction of property to persist and have refused to undertake reasonable measures to counteract criminal activities.". On Sep. 2, President Donald Trump issued guidelines that order a withholding of federal funding from cities that have been designated "anarchist jurisdictions." . We cannot allow federal tax dollars to be wasted when the safety of the citizenry hangs in the balance, William Barr, U.S. Attorney General, via NBC News. NYC stands to lose $7 billion in federal funding as a result of being designated an "anarchist jurisdiction.". NY Governor Andrew Cuomo stated that “if they actually do this, we will challenge it legally, and they will lose once again.". The president can’t supersede the law and say I’m going to make those funds basically discretionary funds, which is what he would have to do, Andrew Cuomo, Governor of NY, via NBC News
Body camera footage released Monday from a police shooting that seriously injured a 13-year-old autistic boy in Utah shows that officers shot the boy after his mother asked for help getting him to a hospital and officers agreed to talk to him
Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham says he believes his role in the confirmation process for a new Supreme Court justice will likely bolster his reelection bid. (Sept. 21)
Electric and hydrogen-powered truck startup Nikola secured a $2 billion partnership with General Motors earlier this month—and lost its founder two weeks later amid swirling accusations about an "intricate fraud" allegedly carried out by the company. Trevor Milton, who also served as the executive chair, stepped down Monday while...
The Supreme Court is now Ruthless—and Democrats should be the same way if Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell manages to "get a midnight Trump nominee to the Supreme Court confirmed" and Democrats take both the White House and Senate, writes Scott Lemiuex at NBC News . Lemiuex, a political science...
Wall Street slumped Monday as markets tumbled worldwide on worries about the pandemic’s economic pain but analyst Daniel Ives says market volatility is something we should expect as a result of bad news and a contentious presidential election. (Sept. 21)
On Saturday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo his state will honor "the life and legacy of" late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Ginsburg will get a statue in her native Brooklyn. Ginsburg died Friday at age 87 due to complications with metastatic pancreatic cancer. Ginsburg served 27 years on the Supreme Court. She was born in Flatbush, Brooklyn in 1933. "This statue will serve as a physical reminder of Justice Ginsburg's monumental contributions to the America we know today and as an inspiration for all," Cuomo wrote in a tweet on Saturday.
Wisconsin’s attorney general has selected a former Madison police chief to serve as an independent consultant for prosecutors weighing whether to file charges against the officer who shot Jacob Blake, a Black man who was left paralyzed from the waist down
Sony CEO Claims a Cheaper, Lower Spec Version of the PS5 Would Be ‘Problematic’. The gaming giant recently revealed the price of their next-gen console. The standard version of the PlayStation 5 will cost $499.99, while the digital edition will be $399.99. Rival company Microsoft previously announced that in addition to the Xbox Series X, . they will also be releasing a cheaper, lower spec console called the Xbox Series S. Sony CEO Jim Ryan has revealed that they won’t be doing the same for the PS5. . If you look at the history of the game business, creating a special low priced, reduced spec console is something that has not had great results in the past. , Sony CEO Jim Ryan, to AV Watch . We’ve considered that option and seen other executives who have attempted this discover how problematic it is, Sony CEO Jim Ryan, to AV Watch . Based on our research, it’s clear that people who buy a game console want to continue using it for four, five, six or even seven years. , Sony CEO Jim Ryan, to AV Watch . They want to believe they have bought something that is future-proofed and not going to be outdated in two-to-three years. , Sony CEO Jim Ryan, to AV Watch
Democratic lawmakers in Kentucky are urging their Republican colleagues to force out a state representative indicted on charges of strangulation and assault. GOP Rep. Robert Goforth, 44, was indicted by a grand jury Friday on one count of first-degree strangulation and one count of assault in the fourth degree, the...
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, , Supreme Court Justice, , Dead at 87. The Supreme Court announced on Friday that Justice Ginsburg died of “complications of metastatic pancreas cancer.". Our nation has lost a jurist of historic stature. We at the Supreme Court have lost a cherished colleague, Chief Justice John Roberts, via 'The New York Times. Appointed by President Bill Clinton in 1993, Ginsburg was considered the leader of the liberal wing of the Supreme Court in recent years. A champion of liberal causes including women's rights, she was affectionately known as Notorious R.B.G. Today we mourn, but with confidence that future generations will remember Ruth Bader Ginsburg as we knew her — a tireless and resolute champion of justice, Chief Justice John Roberts, via 'The New York Times. Her death means that President Donald Trump will likely name a conservative replacement, despite the presidential election being less than two months away. . Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has indicated he is eager to fill any Supreme Court vacancy during this final year of Trump's term. According to reports, Ginsburg dictated a statement to her granddaughter just days before her death. My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new President is installed, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, via @davisusan Twitter
The San Francisco 49ers have contacted the NFL about the conditions of the playing surface at MetLife Stadium after several players went down with injuries in a victory over the New York Jets
Bad Bunny found a way to perform safely during the pandemic: keep it moving. The Puerto Rican superstar shut down New York streets with a live-streamed mobile concert. (Sept. 21)