Democracy Dies in Darkness
The NCAA had contested a lower-court ruling that would allow colleges to offer greater academic-related perks to Division I football and men’s and women’s basketball players — benefits such as scholarships for graduate degrees, paid postgraduate internships and equipment related to education.
A new economic era has arrived, and it features greater worker power, higher housing costs and very different ways of doing business. Policymakers are also contending with inflation and how Americans will react to high rates.
At one point, the president mused about repatriating infected Americans in Asia to Guantanamo Bay Naval Base.
Letters on a main street in Bogota, Colombia, last month read “disappeared.” (AFP/Getty Images)
Protesters and advocates say they’re seeing the revival of a familiar tactic from the country’s long civil conflict: disappearances. According to the attorney general’s office, 84 remain unaccounted for.
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First-grade teacher Kim Byrd’s death from coronavirus set off a national discussion on whether schools should remain closed. In her Arizona school, that debate was much more personal.
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Maricopa County ballots are examined and recounted by contractors working for Florida-based company, Cyber Ninjas, at Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix on May 6. (AP)
The Democratic senator from West Virginia is the focal point of the White House and lawmakers seeking to steer the fate of legislation to address U.S. democracy, taxes, police brutality and climate change.
The Wisconsin Republican had originally objected to making Juneteenth a federal holiday. He later relented.
The Arlington resident is starring in Round House’s filmed production of the rock music-infused play ‘We’re Gonna Die.’
Parades, concerts, tours and hands-on activities celebrate the anniversary of the end of slavery.
Outdoor film screenings, concerts, happy hours and other events to brighten your week.
A now-hiring sign hangs outside a Target in Highlands Ranch, Colo., earlier this month. (AP)
Some 649,000 employees gave notice in April, the sector’s largest one-month exodus in over 20 years, a reflection of pandemic-era strains and a strengthening job market.
Despite women being at the helm of beer brewing for hundreds of years, many in the industry say it’s full of gatekeeping
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The late chef and storyteller Anthony Bourdain is the subject of “Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain.” (Focus Features)
The documentary film festival is offering in-person and virtual screenings starting June 22.
“Civil War (Or, Who Do We Think We Are)” explores how heritage, more than history, shapes our views of a shared past.
The Nigerian-Tamil, nonbinary transgender author tells of the journey to transform their body to rectify the physical dysphoria affecting them mentally and emotionally.
It’s a pleasure to spend time with the subject of ‘Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It.’
Author Kevin Cook focuses on teacher Christa McAuliffe and her grueling months of flight training.