The league and attorneys for former players blamed doctors for a controversial practice that makes it harder for ailing Black retirees to get paid. But a Washington Post investigation shows that both sides negotiated a settlement that guaranteed “race-norming” would happen.
Fully half of this team — nine of 18 — is in its 30s. Had there been any fans in the stands here — American fans — it would have been time for tribute videos on the scoreboards at either end of the stadium.
As the deal threatened to collapse at several points, President Biden picked up the phone to speak privately with key Republicans. The negotiations tested his promise that he could work with GOP senators, yielding results but angering some liberals.
Even with coronavirus infections climbing to over 1,000 new cases a day around the state, lawmakers crowded into the marble hallways, shook hands and high-fived as a special session to spend federal relief money got underway.
Walmart and Disney became the latest companies to abruptly announce they are requiring vaccines for many of their employees as business executives struggle to adjust to the rapidly changing environment caused by covid-19′s delta variant.