Indian hockey’s GOLDEN evening in Moscow

M M Somaya, who went on to feature in the 1984 and 1988 Olympics, captaining the team at the Seoul Games, is all praise for Captain Vasudevan Baskaran’s leadership skills, saying he did well to handle the young bunch and motivate them to give their best at all times during the 1980 Moscow Games.

New Jersey was ‘woefully unprepared’ to handle mail-in ballots, says state GOP chairman

Pointing to Paterson’s city council election on May 12, ordered by Gov. Phil Murphy due to the coronavirus pandemic, Trump tweeted on June 28: ”Bad things happen with mail-ins. Just look at special election in [Paterson], N.J. 19% of ballots a fraud!”

King County moves to make Juneteenth official paid holiday

Celebrated on June 19, Juneteenth marks the day that Union soldiers arrived in Texas in 1865 and announced all enslaved people had been freed. The Emancipation Proclamation had, on paper, freed enslaved people over two years before, but the news, and Union soldiers to enforce the change, had not reached Texas.

Texas Gov. Abbott signs law making 21 legal age to buy tobacco products

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed a bill on Friday making 21 the legal age that a person can buy tobacco products in the Lone Star state – joining Arkansas, California, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Oregon, Utah, Vermont, Virginia and Washington, and coming at a time when there is a push nationally […]

Hurricane Isaias makes landfall in US North Carolina

Isaias will reach the Mid-Atlantic by early morning Tuesday and the Northeast by Tuesday night, it said, adding that heavy rainfall is expected to hit along the Interstate 95 corridor from Washington DC to Philadelphia to New York City.

Who was Eliza Talal? The girl found dead in Lansdale after she went missing during storm Isaias

“We don’t think there is going to be a whole lot of weakening, we still think there’s going to be very strong and gusty winds that will affect much of the mid-Atlantic and the Northeast over the next day or two.”

Maple Leafs’ Muzzin out for rest of series vs. Blue Jackets

“He does a big part for this team, penalty kill, even strength against the best players against the other team,” said Mitch Marner said. “He really does mean a lot to us. So being beside when he did go down and stayed down, obviously it’s a little worrisome. And when you see the stretcher come […]

This company combines education and social good

EVERFI’s underlying tech, coupled with the insights of industry leaders, make the solution a “Swiss army knife” that can be tweaked and scaled to address different problems. “The same platform that can be used to teach kids not to default on their student loans can be used for sexual assault prevention training for college students,” […]

The best bicycle insurance you can buy in 2020

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The Urbanist’s Guide to Approachable, Unusual Hikes

➽ If you’re carless, pick something accessible by train. Melissa “Click” Goodwin, a Brooklyn-based hiking guide, recommends the Sugarloaf Hill–Osborn Loop Trail, which starts in the parking lot at the Garrison Metro-North station, is mostly flat, and features abandoned buildings and graffiti. Afterward, she says, stop at nearby Dolly’s for a soft-shell-crab roll. Or take […]