What Does ‘Best New Artist’ Mean When the World’s on Fire?

The rise of TikTok, replacing the once-almighty terrestrial radio as a driver of youth culture, is one of many reasons that it was a good idea for the Grammys to diversify their membership this year. Previously, the voting body has had a longtime reputation for being far removed from music’s current pulse. Balogun says that, […]

Pope Winds Down US Tour With Philadelphia Mass

The pope encouraged them, and “all those who in any way are part of this institution” to “make possible new opportunities, new journeys, new paths.”

HTLS 2020: ‘Burden of looking after old people crippling,’ says Dr David Sinclair

“In young people, cells are beautifully controlled. If genes are a piano, they are played perfectly. But as we get older, it seems like the pianist is making mistakes and playing the wrong keys. It starts to sound like a terrible cacophony,” said Dr Sinclair.

The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Mastercard – Congress inches closer to virus relief deal

The Hill: Trump advocates Lin Wood and Sydney Powell complicated the political terrain for Republicans in Georgia this week by urging voters in the state to boycott the upcoming Senate runoffs. They’ve been backing the president and waged a series of legal battles in recent weeks challenging the November election results. Their remarks on Wednesday […]

Global week for action on NCDs: Health Organisations urge Nigerians to act towards prevention

Eseosa Iyagbaye, Founder Chronmate, expressed her concern in involving more youth in driving Nigeria towards being NCD free. As Dr Christophe Ngedahayo, Co-lead of WHO Civil society working for the group on NCDs, who was a speaker during the campaign Tweetchat puts it, “Youth form a foundation for a transition into an NCD-free world”. Toyyib […]

Bay Briefing: The five Californias — and what they mean for new coronavirus restrictions

Around the Bay US Representative Ro Khanna (R), Democrat of California, and US Senator Bernie Sanders, Independent of Vermont, speak during a press conference following a vote in the US House on ending US military involvement in the war in Yemen, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, April 4, 2019. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / […]

Ibadan stands still for burials of Makinde’s mother, Awolowo’s daughter

“I am aware that there was a time we were ruling this country with power over women. We are now in an era we are in power with women. That concept is the most proactive way of maximising womanhood for the benefit of our motherland. Womanhood is the origin and source of births, multiplicity and […]

Stanford researchers say age bias is worse in these 10 states

States with the most age bias: New Jersey Connecticut Mississippi South Carolina New York Florida North Carolina Georgia Louisiana Maryland States with the least age bias: Utah Alaska Colorado Washington Nebraska Oregon Arkansas Idaho Nevada Vermont The psychological impact of these variations is significant. In regions with a lot of age bias, people tend to […]

Steve Perry Breaks Down New ‘Traces’ Acoustic LP Track by Track

About six months ago, Perry began thinking that the songs from his 2018 comeback LP Traces could survive such a test. He loved the arrangements on the finished album, but many of the songs began as simple demos and he wanted fans to hear them in this raw form. “I love rock & roll and […]

Coaching can wait: Rondo plots future, but stays in present

“This might be a better option,” Rondo said of the Hawks. “It’s up for grabs as far as who prevails at the top of the East. Anything can happen in the playoffs. This is a young team with so much upside and versatility. … We’re on the the upswing for great things here in the […]