One hiker dies, at least 15 are trapped and 35 are rescued as wildfires torch a record two million acres in California, decimate a town in Washington, burn through Utah and Colorado and cause 100,000 to lose power in Oregon

‘The wildfire situation throughout California is dangerous and must be taken seriously,’ Moore told AP. ‘Existing fires are displaying extreme fire behavior, new fire starts are likely, weather conditions are worsening, and we simply do not have enough resources to fully fight and contain every fire.’  

The Hill’s Morning Report – Sponsored by National Industries for the Blind – Trump, Biden battle over vaccine, economy; Congress returns

INVITATION: The Hill Virtually Live hosts The Future of Education on Thursday for a two-part event (at 11 a.m. examining innovations in K-12 and at 1:30 p.m. discussing higher education). Can this moment serve as a catalyst to address persistent divides and inequities? Featuring former University of Miami President and former Health and Human Services […]

Harry and Meghan are naive to think Netflix will want TV to ‘give hope’ and not royal shows

Grads dumb & dumber PROFESSOR Greg Patton – a much-respected lecturer at the University of Southern California – was giving his students an online lesson about “filler words” in international business culture and moved on to “neige”, meaning “um” in Chinese.

What Happens When Actors Leave High-School-TV Shows?

Buffy the Vampire Slayer (7 seasons, 1997–2003)David Boreanaz (Angel) and Charisma Carpenter (Cordelia Chase)Season 3, episode 22, “Graduation” (with several crossover returns from Boreanaz later in the show, though none from Carpenter)After being stabbed through the heart on his way to 1998’s best approximation of a hell dimension in the season-two finale, Buffy’s ensouled vampire […]

19 Years On, Does a Post-9/11 Generation Remember the Attacks?

“One time I brought it [being Muslim] up in class … in middle school, and someone asked me, ‘Were you sad when Osama bin Laden got killed?’” said Fahimul, who graduated last year from Bentley University in Massachusetts with a degree in marketing. “I think they genuinely thought that he was part of our religion, […]

Donald Trump pays tribute to passengers of United flight 93 who ‘took charge and changed the course of history forever’ by overpowering hijackers before jet reached Washington at ceremony in Shanksville – as Pence and Biden mourn in NYC

Then they faced the most fateful moment of their lives. Through the heartache and the tears, they prayed to God, they placed their last calls home, they whispered the immortal words, ‘I love you.’ Today, those words ring out across these sacred grounds, and they shine down on us from Heaven above. When terrorists raced […]