American Histories by John Edgar Wideman review – an immense and moving jazz riff

Laced together, the stories in American Histories read like an immense jazz riff. The writing is fractured; words are excised, reflecting vernacular speech patterns and also Wideman’s aim of getting more quickly to the truth. This is readily demonstrated in “Examination”, where the narrator’s squeamishness about navels – “I squirm at the thought anyone may […]

Fears in India as Kuwait looks to cap migrant worker numbers

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Happiness Road leads to spectacular pass

The pass is located on National Road 4C in Pải Lủng and Pả Vi communes, Mèo Vạc District of Hà Giang. Mả Pí Lèng in Mông language means a horse’s nose with the figurative meaning that the peak is quite dangerous, where even mountain horses may slip and die when climbing.  

’s Uzo Aduba Has Trouble Not Taking Suzanne Home With Her

Before we talk about this season, tell me what went through your mind last season when you read that Poussey’s death would be so intertwined with Suzanne’s story. It cut deep, I guess, would be the way I would describe it. It felt like a piece of a limb or something was being taken because […]

CT Child, 8, Killed In Shooting; Power Outage Update: CT News

Car Set On Fire Inside TunnelMan Arrested In Connection With Serious Injury CrashFatal Crash Closes Part of RoadMan Charged With Murder In Killing Of Woman: PoliceKitchen Fire Damages House After Power OutageThe Patch community platform serves more than 100 communities all across Connecticut in Fairfield, New Haven, Middlesex, New London, Hartford, Tolland, and Litchfield counties. […]

“Plague village” may upend what we know about how black death is spread

Without a doubt, the bubonic plague has been one of the deadliest and most devastating infectious diseases in all of human history. The bacterial infection—caused by Yersinia pestis—has sparked dozens of outbreaks and three massive pandemics, killing hundreds of millions of people. The Justinian Plague from 541 to 767 is estimated to have killed up […]

The Mandal moment

But it also opened up a Pandora’s Box. For one, the resentment of those communities which did not have a share in the reservation pie increased. And political parties, in order to appease them, continued to expand reservation — to the extent that now economically weaker sections of dominant communities avail quotas, and in many […]

Exclusive: Kajal Dey India’s only table tennis coach without hands, appeals to get affiliated as government coach

KD: I have produced many state and national level players out of which several are even champions and frequently won medals. Some of them are Hrituparna Dey, Dwapaiyan Dutta, Saikat Datta, Moumita Saha, Suparna Debbarma, Aritra Patari, Sreyashi Chakrabarti(who won state player of the year award two times in a row), Deep Dey, Arghayjit Chowdhury […]

Depictions of artificial intelligence in popular media are ‘overwhelmingly white’ and are ‘erasing people of colour’ from our perceptions of the future, study claims

IBM, MICROSOFT SHOWN TO HAVE RACIST AND SEXIST AI SYSTEMS In a 2018 study titled Gender Shades, a team of researchers discovered that popular facial recognition services from Microsoft, IBM and Face++ can discriminate based on gender and race.

Real Housewives Of New York City season 12 reunion is currently being taped in-person at the luxurious Oheka Castle on Long Island

Cohen has already had COVID-19 and recovered. He announced his positive COVID-19 diagnosis on Instagram on March 20 ‘after a few days of self-quarantine, and not feeling great.’ About 11 days later, the Bravo executive returned to work on his radio show.