Historic downpour sinks many parts of Ho Chi Minh City

A man scoops rainwater from his house in Ho Chi Minh City, August 6, 2020. Photo: Ngoc Phuong / Tuoi Tre A resident has a hard time riding a bicycle in the heavy downpour that lashed Ho Chi Minh City on August 6, 2020. Photo: Chau Tuan / Tuoi Tre Traffic congestion on a flooded […]

Spotlight: U.S. record gun sales continue in historic uncertain times

“Trump and the right-wing media’s constant villainizing of democrats, liberals and the left has furthered the polarization of the country, and the fact-free environment he and his followers occupy leave them looking like lost, ignorant people in the eyes of the world,” Richardson added. Enditem

US record gun sales continue in historic uncertain times

“Trump and the right-wing media’s constant villainizing of democrats, liberals and the left has furthered the polarization of the country, and the fact-free environment he and his followers occupy leave them looking like lost, ignorant people in the eyes of the world,” Richardson added.

Tomball City Council terminates lease for railroad museum

The land where the museum was to be built is owned by the city by the railroad depot in Old Town. Hauck said one possible use for the land now could be additional parking or usable space for the depot itself, but not a lot of discussion has gone into it yet.

SpaceX caps busy week with launch of 57 more Starlink satellites

The launch originally was planned for June 26, but the flight was delayed for “additional checkouts,” SpaceX tweeted, after a first stage engine test firing. A launch try July 8 was called off because of weather and the flight was delayed again on July 11 for additional checkouts. No other details were provided.

Lewis Hamilton on 2021 contract latest and championing diversity

“So, I don’t know, I feel a little bit awkward with it, that’s why I’ve kind of stepped back a little bit. But, of course, I will do at some stage. But it’s awkward – I’m like ‘how long can I leave it until it’s maybe a little bit more normal, things maybe get a […]

Carlson: Left’s Response to Coronavirus Much Like ‘Authoritarian’ China — ‘Characterized’ by Corruption, Lack of Social Trust, Deep Cynicism About Gov’t

And so China emphatically rejects identity politics. It’s illegal there. Leaders in China don’t narrowcast to tiny constituencies based on their quote, “identity.” The idea is appalling to them. The Chinese focus instead on national identity. They don’t worship diversity, they promote unity, and that’s why long term, they believe they will win.

Group called ‘We Have Her Back’ warns media against ‘sexist’ or ‘racist’ coverage of Biden VP pick

“Those stereotypes are often amplified and weaponized for Black and Brown women. Attempts at legitimate investigations of a candidate have repeatedly turned into misguided stories that perpetuate impressions of women as inadequate leaders, and Black and Brown women as worse,” the letter said before listing multiple examples of how media coverage has “has contributed to […]

Spotlight: U.S. re-imposes tariff on Canadian aluminum, sparking backlash

“In the time of a global pandemic and an economic crisis, the last thing Canadian and American workers need is new tariffs that will raise costs for manufacturers and consumers, impede the free flow of trade, and hurt provincial and state economies,” Freeland said in a statement.

North Central College Launches Free Summer Webinar Series

There will be two new webinars released each week at northcentralcollege.edu/webinar-series, with live Q&A sessions a day later at either 12 p.m. or 7 p.m. The full Q&A schedule is below. Note that dates and times are subject to change. Each webinar will be archived at the webpage above as well as the North Central […]