The president openly is playing the race card, attacking racial justice protesters and even a black race car driver. Other Presidents have wrapped themselves in the American flag; Trump is wrapping himself in the Confederate flag, championing Confederate “heritage.” (I dislike gotcha questions, but a reporter should ask Trump a couple of easy ones: “Where and how did Stonewall Jackson die?” and/or “Where was the battle of Shiloh fought?”) … [Read more...] about We haven’t seen how low it can go
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Like surgical masks, N95 masks are designed for single use. But they also can be reused after isolating them in a breathable location such as inside a paper bag, Kirsten Koehler, an associate professor of environmental health and engineering at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, told USA Today. Koehler said the bag should be kept at room temperature for seven days. … [Read more...] about How often should I wash my cloth mask? What about surgical, N95 masks?
"He said, 'Hey I'm afraid of sleeping because I don't want the same thing to happen.' I said don't worry, calm down, because this time you're not with Roberto Carlos!" Dida told CNN, who stayed with Ronaldo until kickoff, a reassuring presence in the striker's hour of need. … [Read more...] about Ronaldo: The mystery of the 1998 World Cup final, and why Brazil’s star striker barely turned up
Crime stories ask nothing of us. They are emotion-based only. Like a good horror movie, they play with your sense of fear and keep you engaged until the monster is trapped and the end-credits roll. Too many newsrooms are just like movie studios, serving up new monsters, fresh sequels, to make sure you don’t change the channel or cancel your subscription. … [Read more...] about News industry’s ‘bleeding leads’ good for business, bad for the country