We’ve had a rocky start to the year. After Democrats in Georgia flipped the U.S. Senate, there was little time to celebrate before Donald Trump incited a deadly mob, which in turn led to his second impeachment. The disarray has left many of us uneasy about when violence could strike next. More than 10 months into the pandemic, we’re tired, so very tired, and hitting the proverbial wall. … [Read more...] about Vulnerable and tired but feeling lighter
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The jackpot figures refer to amounts if a winner opts for an annuity, paid in 30 annual installments. Most winners choose a cash prize, which for the Mega Millions game would be $776.6 million before taxes and $557 million after taxes, Michigan Lottery spokesman Jake Harris said. … [Read more...] about Michigan Mega Millions Ticket Wins $1.05 Billion Jackpot
"I am concerned that our department is experiencing another use-of-deadly-force incident," interim Tacoma police Chief Mike Ake said in the statement, according to KOMO. "I send my thoughts to anyone who was injured in tonight’s event, and am committed to our Department’s full cooperation in the independent investigation and to assess the actions of the department’s response during the incident." … [Read more...] about Tacoma police cruiser strikes pedestrians, videos show
“We’ve got to find our identity as a team,” Green said. “Sometimes we move the ball. Sometimes we don’t. Sometimes we defend. Sometimes we don’t. We’ve got to establish an identity and decide what kind of team we’re going to be. Are we going to be a ball-movement team or are we going to be an iso team? … [Read more...] about What happened to the beautiful ball movement that was a staple of the Warriors’ dynasty?
Louis Armstrong, whose photo at the foot of Giza pyramid and the Sphinx became very popular in the Middle East, pianists Duke Ellington and Dave Brubeck, arranger Quincy Jones, drummer Charlie Persip, and clarinetist Benny Goodman, who became one of America’s most important cultural ambassadors. … [Read more...] about ‘Jazz Ambassadors’ Tells Story of American Diplomacy Through Music