- Storms remain possible through the mid-evening, but the rain chance falls to near zero overnight.
- However, heat relief arrives this weekend in the form of increased shower and storm chances.
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- For your passport photo, some Passport Acceptance Facilities have on-site photo services so you can get your photo taken while applying in-person for an additional fee.
- If you want your new passport and application documents sent back to you ASAP, you can pay for expedited processing to the U.S. Department of State for an additional $60.
- After leaving two Hispanic majority wards on the table 10 years ago, Latino Caucus Chairman Ald. Gilbert Villegas (36th) simply did not want to settle for anything less to reward Hispanics for a 5.2% increase in Chicago’s Hispanic population.
- If there’s anyone who is trying to cut a deal behind someone’s back, unfortunately it was Ald. Ramirez Rosa,” Villegas said.
- But like with any inexperienced pitcher — despite playing in parts of three big-league seasons, Peterson still has only thrown 135.1 innings — consistency has been a struggle.
- He also followed up a three-hit, six-inning gem against the Phillies by taking the ball for a game where the Braves hung 20 runs on the Mets.
- The Tesla and SpaceX CEO announced last week he was putting his $44 billion deal to acquire Twitter “on hold” over concerns about the platform’s estimate that less than 5 percent of its daily active users are fake accounts.
- Elon Musk on Monday publicly challenged Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal’s explanation of how the platform measures bot or spam accounts.
- After the Civil War, the Reconstruction Congress transformed American society with three amendments designed to make a new nation.
- (The Bill of Rights, like most of the 1787 Constitution, protected people only from the federal government.) The Fifteenth Amendment prohibited racial discrimination with respect to the right to vote.
- Despite Fetterman making clear in a statement that doctors told him he didn’t “suffer any cognitive damage,” the existence of the stroke itself is the type of unplanned occurrence a consultant working on a lagging campaign might be tempted to exploit.
- “Hayley and I are keeping John and his family in our prayers and wishing him a full and speedy recovery,” said Rep. Connor Lamb, who was surprised to hear the news during a television interview and remains down 31 points behind Fetterman.
- Some Houstonians were able to capture the rare "Super Flower Blood Moon," which only occurs during a total lunar eclipse — when the Earth is directly between the moon and the sun — and when the moon is at its closest point to Earth.
- The Bayou City will be able to witness another total lunar eclipse, though not a "super moon," later this year during the early morning hours of Nov. 8.
- Three members of the all-Republican board, Amy Flood, Amy Standaert and Lynda Walowit, are expected on Monday night to vote to hire a New Jersey law firm for $300 to $495 per hour “regarding alleged violations of Town policies and other labor and employment matters in the Town," according to resolution on the agenda.
- After allegations of employee harassment at town hall, including an employee alleging that Supervisor Phil Barrett pushed him into an office, three town board members are seeking to hire a law firm to investigate.
- A similar situation faced candidate Lurleen Wallace in May 1966 as a crowded field of nine primary challengers threatened to throw the governor’s race into a runoff.
- As the primary race for governor enters the final stretch toward May 24, some polls suggest that Gov. Kay Ivey will be forced into a June runoff, while others point to a decisive victory for the incumbent governor.
- WCCO’s Esme Murphy interviewed Scott Jensen, the Republican candidate for governor, on Sunday morning to discuss two gun control measures he supported as a state senator, but denounced at the GOP Convention on Saturday.
- O’Neal discusses the case of renter Brianna Berger, whose eviction was triggered first by a notice to vacate, which can be issued at the end of a lease or at any point during a monthly or verbal agreement.
As Trial Resumes, Amber Heard Testifies She Knew She Wouldn’t ‘Survive’ If She Didn’t Divorce Johnny Depp
- Jurors in the high-profile trial between Johnny Depp and his ex-wife Amber Heard saw a photo of Heard today with what appear to be bruises on her face.
- After describing another alleged abusive incident on her 30th birthday in April 2016, Heard testified that she resolved to divorce Depp.
- Three years later, the shipment increased to 30,000 sheep, according to the Galveston Daily News, but Scharbauer was about to shift his ranching operation toward a breed of cattle that was new to Texas: Herefords.
- But Scharbauer has taken the wheel on the market, creating his own ranch-to-retail operation with Midland Meat Company, which he opened in 2015.
- The Chicago City Council adopted a new map of the city’s 50 wards Monday, forestalling a ballot referendum on competing designs by Black and Latino aldermen and their allies and ending a racially charged confrontation over the boundaries between the two groups.
- The map passed 43-7, just two more votes than needed to short-circuit the June 28 referendum when Chicago voters would have picked the design of the wards for the next decade.
Google has hired the former head of digital health at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to lead its efforts to develop and commercialize artificial intelligence products to improve the delivery of medical services around the world. Bakul Patel, a 13-year veteran of the FDA, will serve as Google’s senior director for global digital health strategy and regulatory affairs, according to a statement posted on his LinkedIn page Monday. He left his job at the agency last month.Continue to STAT+ to read the full story […]Read more >Similar articles >
- “Smithsonian in its scope, the campus’ eight-story Martin Building — designed by Italian modernist Gio Ponti, and the world’s first high-rise museum when it was built in 1971 — offers an ambitious look at the art of the Americas,” according to the 2022 Hot List.
- While the Denver Art Museum has been around in some form since 1893, Condé Nast looked at the museum’s nearly five-year, $175 million renovation-addition project that was recently completed and decided it was enough to justify the “new museum” moniker.
500 Horses, 1000 Performers, and a Standing Ovation: What the Queen Saw at This Year’s First Jubilee Pageant
- On Saturday, the queen made her first appearance outside of Windsor Castle since late March to attend the Royal Windsor Horse Show, where she watched some of her own horses compete.
- Ultimately “nothing is certain,” a royal insider told Vanity Fair, adding that so far she is expected to attend the Service of Thanksgiving at St. Paul’s Cathedral and Trooping the Color during the four-day weekend in early June.
“There Is No Good News Around Roe in 2022”: Alison Leiby on Performing Oh God, a Show About Abortion
- Maybe asking what happened makes it sound suspenseful, but the whole point is that it’s not: Leiby, who has performed for 12 years and written for shows like The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, returned to New York to have an abortion.
- That Tuesday night was the first time I performed it in New York where it felt like, oh this is real.
- "I'm the dog's date," said Kelsey Valley, owner of Happy Tailz, a Twin Cities dog walking, dog sitting and dog training company that started offering wedding pet attendant services in 2020.
- "That day, we're that dog's person," said Molly Arnold, who has done dozens of weddings as a pet attendant for Doggy Social.
AUSTIN (KXAN) — More families are turning to a local nonprofit for help during the ongoing national shortage of baby formula, while at the same time the group is experiencing a generous bump in donations because of it. The Mother’s Milk Bank at Austin reported having a "significant increase in demand" recently from parents seeking another feeding option while they struggle to find powdered baby formula at local stores. The factors fueling this shortage include a voluntary recall for several popular formula products made at an Abbott Nutrition plant in Michigan coupled with supply chain issues for ingredients. IN-DEPTH: […]Read more >Similar articles >
- Three weeks after the 2020 election was called for Joe Biden, Pennsylvania State Senator Doug Mastriano introduced a resolution to throw out the results of the popular vote and to have the Republican-controlled state chambers appoint their own electors—ones that would presumably hand the state to Donald Trump, who was “cheated” out of reelection through a “corrupt” election process, he said.
- In the gubernatorial primary, the Trump-endorsed Mastriano leads a roster of Republicans who have each backed Trump’s fraud claims and would, if elected, move to roll back voting rights.
- “I've learned that without meaningful change to the way we hold technology accountable and approach to designing technology in the future, we will not be able to stop our kids from being subjected to addictive products where they are exposed to content they should never see and experience and should never have to go through,” the 37-year-old member of the British royal family said Monday.
- Harry said he and wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, were “concerned” about their children being among “the next generation growing up in a world where they are treated as digital experiments for companies to make money and where things like hatred and harm are somehow normalized.”
- The jury trial of Volodymyr Zhukovskyy is set to get underway in Coos County Superior Court on July 26, just over three years after the so-called “Fallen 7” collision that left seven members of the JarHead Motorcycle Club dead.
- The defense is asking the court to bar the state from showing the jury seven photographs it calls “particularly gruesome” in the way they show the bodies of the deceased motorcyclists.
- Amber Heard is insisting she didn’t defecate in the marital bed she shared with ex-husband Johnny Depp, saying she believes the culprit was the couple’s Yorkshire Terrier, Boo.
- Last month, while testifying at the trial, Depp poo-poo’d claims his canine could have left the large log of feces on the bed.
New England College: Perkins to move from president to chancellor; Lesperance takes over on interim basis
After 20 years at New England College, including 15 years as president, Michele Perkins will become chancellor as of Sept. 1.As chancellor, the college said in a release, Perkins “will focus on overall strategy and continue her development efforts on the College’s behalf.”Wayne Lesperance Jr., who […]Read more >Similar articles >
- I merely wish to present the case that cats are a highly significant invasive species that poses a threat arguably greater than that posed by any other pet animal, including reptiles and amphibians.
- Two of the most obvious and significant impacts invasive species may have on an ecosystem include increased disease transmission and predation on native species.
- It’s been such a life-long dream,” Katie, who grew up in Virginia, told the Post of being featured in the glossy, recalling the early days of her mom’s fitness career and meeting the likes of Jane Fonda and Richard Simmons.
- Katie Austin, the 29-year-old daughter of legendary ’80s aerobics instructor Denise Austin, 65, is following in her mom’s fitness footsteps starring as Sports Illustrated’s Rookie of the year in the 2022 Swimsuit Issue, one year after winning its coveted swim search.
Johnny Cueto will start tonight for the Chicago White Sox in the series opener against the Kansas City Royals
Johnny Cueto has joined the Chicago White Sox in Kansas City and will start Monday’s game against the Royals at Kauffman Stadium. The Sox purchased Cueto’s contract from Triple-A Charlotte. The veteran went 0-1 with a 5.17 ERA and 17 strikeouts in four starts with Charlotte after signing with the Sox as a minor-league free agent on April 8. Cueto, 36, is 135-97 with a 3.45 ERA in 330 appearances (329 starts) during a 14-year career with the Cincinnati Reds (2008-15), Royals (2015) and San Francisco Giants (2016-21). The right-hander is a two-time All-Star (2014, 2016), finished second in National League Cy Young Award voting in 2014 and is […]Read more >Similar articles >
Grammy-nominated comedian Bill Burr will perform Dec. 17 at San Antonio’s AT&T Center as part of his Bill Burr (Slight Return) tour. Pre-sale tickets become available this Wednesday at 2 p.m and can be accessed using the code “BREAKING.” General tickets will be available starting Friday at 10 a.m. Both are available at ticketmaster.com or attcenter.com. […]Read more >Similar articles >
- Roberts’s Ted Cruz opinion fully embraces the value system implicit in past decisions like Citizens United, which allowed corporations to spend unlimited sums of money to influence elections so long as they did not donate directly to candidates.
- To be clear, candidates were allowed to spend as much as they want to influence their election under the now-overturned law — they could loan their campaigns any amount they like, and could use donors’ money to repay all of it, as long as they got those donations before the election and repaid their personal loans within 20 days.
- More than three decades after it became the first American fast food restaurant to open in the Soviet Union, McDonald’s said Monday that it has started the process of selling its business in Russia, another symbol of the country’s increasing isolation over its war in Ukraine.
- Its restaurants in Ukraine are closed, but the company said it is continuing to pay full salaries for its employees there.
- Taking the sting out of a high-cost holiday in and around the City of Lights, fledgling airline French bee recently debuted flights from LAX to Paris-Orly Airport, a pleasant international alternative to crowded Roissy-Charles de Gaulle.
- Targeting vacation travelers more than the business crowd, French bee figures that a family of four can save the equivalent of an extra day in Paris by flying its blue-and-white planes.
- T he Food and Drug Administration declined Monday to authorize a 30-year-old generic antidepressant as a treatment for Covid-19, dealing a major blow to a small group of doctors who have organized around the pill for months, arguing that it could provide a cheap and accessible way to prevent hospitalizations and death both in the U.S. and around the world.
- In an unusual two-page summary — the FDA does not generally disclose the reasoning behind rejections — regulators said that the doctors failed to provide adequate evidence of effectiveness of the drug, called fluvoxamine.
- The University of Maine chancellor and board of trustees has named Jacqueline Edmonson the 18th president of the school.
- “She understands the lives of non-traditional students,” said Lydia Savage, USM Associated Faculties of the University of Maine chapter president and chair of the Geography Department.
‘We need to take care of ourselves’: Ride-share, delivery drivers learn about wellness, self-care as stress of the job increases
- The fair was put together to promote wellness and self-care practices for rideshare and delivery drivers amid the ongoing and new struggles of the job so drivers, like Burgess, can feel supported during and after tough times.
- The fair Thursday was for drivers and their families and featured chair yoga to combat fatigue while working, tips for mental wellness, lunch, healthy food and snack ideas for drivers when they’re out on the road and information on support groups the organization has started, including one for those who have had traumatic experiences on the job.
- Over the past four years, in the course of doing research for a book about how insights buried in big data sets can help people make decisions, I read thousands of academic studies.
- The researchers found that the typical rich American is, in their words, the owner of a "regional business," such as an "auto dealer" or a "beverage distributor."
- Hodges said for a few weeks after the twins were sent home, she was able to purchase more of the special formula with relative ease after the hospital-provided supply ran out.
- Now as stores begin to ration purchases, Hodges said she has enlisted friends and family members in other states to look for formula.
- Remarks and music with lyrics about love, loss and heaven were a common thread throughout the public memorial held for Naomi Judd Sunday at Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee.
- Judd also offered an obituary about her mother before introducing her older sister, Wynonna, who emotionally performed a song their mother wrote, “River of Time.”
Brevity Coffee confirms more San Antonio locations are in the works, expanding the chain to 5 stores
San Antonio-based java chain Brevity Coffee Co. will open two new San Antonio locations, bringing its total store count to five, MySA reports. Brevity currently operates stores at 8802HuebnerRoad, 5985 DeZavalaRoad and 2838 N. Loop 1604 East. New outlets at 2342N.W. Military Highway and 18450BlancoRoad are now in the works, the news site reports. […]Read more >Similar articles >
- Washington • During her Supreme Court confirmation hearings, Amy Coney Barrett tried to reassure Democrats who were leery of her role as a “handmaid” in a Christian group called “People of Praise.”
- “Judges can’t just wake up one day and say ‘I have an agenda — I like guns, I hate guns, I like abortion, I hate abortion’ — and walk in like a royal queen and impose their will on the world,” she said amicably.
- The new feature — which rolls out this week in Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Diego, as well as Dubai — is part of a push by the ride-hailing giant to expand its electric offerings as it seeks to ensure that its U.S.- and Europe-based fleets will have zero emissions by 2030.
- The update will include new maps of EV charging stations — complete with speed and type of charger — which will be integrated this summer into driver tools alongside other services, like gas stations and restrooms.
STAT+: Apollo acquires minority stake in Sofinnova, extending private equity dealmaking in life sciences
Private equity giant Apollo Global Management is spending $1 billion for a piece of one of the biotech industry’s oldest venture capital firms. Apollo is acquiring a minority stake in the Paris-based VC Sofinnova Partners and will invest up to $1 billion in Sofinnova’s investment funds, the firms announced Monday.Continue to STAT+ to read the full story […]Read more >Similar articles >
- I just want to thank everybody and tell them to keep on helping people because now in this world, it’s divided a little bit and I want everybody to be together and be friendly and be kind."DaVita Peele is a member of the United States Postal Service who helped stop traffic and also gave another good Samaritan a dumbbell from her car that he used to break open Rabyor's window."I thought about (the events of last Friday) on Mother's Day as a matter of fact," Peele said during the ceremony.
- The good Samaritans who helped save an unconscious motorist are being honored by the Boynton Beach Police Department in Florida and city leaders for their heroism.Friday was the first time the good Samaritans and the woman they saved, Laurie Rabyor, had the chance to meet since that group of complete strangers worked together to save her.
- They came to see dozens of bands performing on four stages including Weezer headlining May 14, the Smashing Pumpkins the following day with the Steve Miller closing it all up on Sunday.
- The band Lord Huron performs on the Hightide stage during the final day of the three day music festival Beachlife in Redondo Beach on Sunday, May 15, 2022.
- These catheters can be used to remove such clots in one of two ways, or sometimes both, depending on the patient’s circumstances, said Theofanis, who performs thrombectomies at Bryn Mawr Hospital.
- Physicians used to perform thrombectomies only if they got started within 4 to 6 hours of the stroke, Theofanis said.
Women photographers are center stage at the Denver Art Museum this summer in ‘Modern Women/Modern Vision’
- On display this summer at the Denver Art Museum in “Modern Women/Modern Vision,” Lange’s photo is remarkably more powerful in person, hanging among the work of other impactful women photographers who also followed their intuition to capture vital images vital for journalism, history and photography as an artform.
- The image — a black and white close-up of a gaunt-looking woman holding a sleeping baby flanked by two more small children — “exists in more formats, prints, and places than (arguably) any other photograph in the world,” Museum of Modern Art curator Sarah Hermanson Meister wrote in a 2018 book about the 20th century photographer.
- The Maserati of Anaheim Hills showroom and dealership opens officially Tuesday, May 17 in Yorba Linda after a year of construction at 22633 Oakcrest Circle.
- The Maserati of Anaheim Hills showroom and dealership opens officially Tuesday, May 17 in Yorba Linda after a year of construction at 22633 Oakcrest Circle.
- At a Bridgerton FYC panel in Hollywood this weekend, Lady Whistledown herself, Nicola Coughlan, announced that season three of Netflix's regency romance series will focus on the budding relationship between Penelope Featherington and her crush, Colin Bridgerton ( Luke Newton ).
- Penelope and Colin's love story is told in fourth book in the series, Romancing Mister Bridgerton.
- “The Legend of The Waitress & The Robber” will have its world premiere on Saturday and Sunday May 21-22 at P.S. 21 in Chatham, where the piece was in workshop for the prior two weeks.
- The new work explores those themes during a dystopian time when humans are so isolated that they’re only allowed to interact through the use of cell phones.
Pa.’s richest person has spent at least $18 million on the 2022 primary — mostly to influence one issue
- At least four other Philadelphia Democrats have also received donations from Students First or Yass-linked PACs, including Commonwealth Children’s Choice Fund.
- Yass’ allies, including many who spend or have sought his dollars, argue he is a single-issue donor who backs candidates who support alternatives to public schools.
- According to Bisterfeldt, the decision to donate land to The Meadows was intentional to help put the new community on the map, making it a destination for the hundreds of families whose children attended school there — well before Summerlin began to take shape.
- With 26 schools including public, private and charter facilities, Summerlin offers more educational choices than any other Southern Nevada community, maintaining a focus on education that has been integral to the development of the community since its inception.
- Including diverse populations with different genome structures can help us reduce the number of contenders for "causal variant," or a genetic variation that actually confers increased risk.
- One of the most powerful ways to mine this trove of data is a genomewide association study (GWAS), in which researchers measure genetic variation at millions of locations in the genome, then study how these differ in people with and without a given disease.
- Human Access Project has organized the event every year as a way to celebrate improvements made to the quality and health of the Willamette River water, but took 2020 and 2021 off due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
- This will be the 10th-annual Big Float and ringleader of the Human Access Project, Willie Levenson told KOIN 6 News it will be the final year.
- A vineyard, orchards and farms, equestrian stables and spots for hosting events top three proposals the City Council and community will be looking at Tuesday, May 17, envisioning how San Juan Capistrano could use what’s left of 65.5 acres of undeveloped city space.
- The proposal from San Juan Capistrano residents Jim Adam, Ron Schreiber and Colby Cyburt, who have experience in development and real estate, envisions turning the area into a community use and event space, renovating the historic home for wine tastings and smaller events, and constructing barn-style buildings for large weddings and other activities.
- A day after announcing that unaccompanied minors would be banned from Millennium Park on weekend evenings, Mayor Lori Lightfoot took the next step and rolled back the citywide weekend curfew to 10 p.m. from the current 11 p.m.
- Chicago Public Schools security chief Jadine Chou said information on the new 10 p.m. weekend curfew citywide, as well as the 6 p.m. ban at Millennium Park, will be communicated to parents and guardians in a letter.
- In comparison to those who use “comfort TV,” just 42% of people in the poll reported that they turn to a bath as a self-soothing technique while 33% reported that they relax by doing yoga.
- A recent poll of 2,000 people — conducted by OnePoll on behalf of streamer Philo — concluded that 55% of American adults use “comfort” television and movies to self-soothe and distract themselves from anxiety or stress.
- Minnesota lawmakers have a bipartisan deal to spend $8 billion of the state’s budget surplus over the next three years on tax cuts, infrastructure projects and supplemental spending to address challenges from the coronavirus pandemic.
- “With an unprecedented surplus, we have the ability to make significant investments in the things that will improve Minnesotans’ lives, like health care, public safety, and education, while also providing tax cuts and putting money in Minnesotans’ pockets,” Gov. Tim Walz said in a news release announcing the deal.
- The Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) — which represents companies such as Amazon, Google, Apple and Facebook — released a 30-second ad Monday as part of its "Don't Break What Works" campaign.
- A group representing the nation's largest tech companies is rolling out a seven-figure TV ad campaign slamming a key antitrust proposal that seeks to curb tech giants' power, warning it could raise already soaring prices on consumers.
- If that proves to be the general election outcome, Republicans would have 33 seats in the 49-member Legislature, enough to push through bills banning abortion, allowing Nebraskans to carry concealed guns without a permit and returning the state to a winner-take-all Electoral College system .
- Republicans could gain a filibuster-proof majority in the Nebraska Legislature if the results of Tuesday’s primary election are repeated in November.
- The 58-year-old comedian — who was co-hosting the awards show when Smith stormed the stage and slapped Rock across the face — says she is “still traumatized” almost two months on from the incident.
- Two days after the incident, Sykes appeared on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” similarly saying she was angered by the fact the actor wasn’t escorted out of the event.
- As a researcher who studies online privacy, I’ve known for some time how Google, social media and internet data generally can be used for surveillance by law enforcement to cast digital dragnets.
- Based on what’s already known about privacy incursions by law enforcement against marginalized people, it’s likely that in a post- Roe world women will be more squarely in the crosshairs of digital forensics .
- A much-anticipated meeting to review appeals to a conditional permit to build the New England Clean Energy Connect power line was unexpectedly postponed on Monday.
- The postponement comes a week after the Maine Supreme Judicial Court heard oral arguments on the legality of a new law meant to hobble the project, as well as a challenge to a lease NECEC obtained across public lands.
- Under fire from parents and politicians, President Joe Biden is offering formula manufacturers and retailers transportation and logistics support to ease the nationwide shortage of baby formula, as the administration works to bring the largest domestic plant back on line after it was shut down early this year due to safety issues.
- Abbott's voluntary recall was triggered by four illnesses reported in babies who had consumed powdered formula from the Michigan plant.
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – The city of Gresham is experiencing many of the same issues as Portland. Gresham Mayor Travis Stovall joined AM Extra Monday to discuss what’s going on in his city. Stovall said its urban renewal work has been ongoing and that progress has been made in the West Gresham and Rockwood areas. Oregon sets rates for paid family medical leave plan He said Gresham has seen rises in violent crime and theft. The city is increasing its law enforcement investments and the city is not focused on defunding the police. The city is also looking for more ways its police officers can engage with the community. “We are taking every […]Read more >Similar articles >
After three and a half months of work, what did the State Legislature actually get done — and what can we expect moving forward from the state’s uniquely divided government? To explore those questions and more, join MinnPost writersPeter CallaghanandWalker OrensteinforMinnPost Social: 2022 Legislative Recapon Wednesday, Jun. 1, from 5:30 – 7 p.m. atElsie’sin northeast Minneapolis. PURCHASE TICKETS >> This lively Q&A session is part of our MinnPost Social event series, presented byRBC Wealth Management — Darla KashianandGreat River Energy, in which MinnPost journalists share insights with audience members in a casual […]Read more >Similar articles >
- A day after announcing that she unaccompanied minors would be banned from Millennium Park on weekend evenings, Mayor Lori Lightfoot took the next step and rolled back the citywide weekend curfew to 10 p.m. from the current 11 p.m.
- At the time, she had declared that the city “cannot allow any of our public spaces to become platforms for danger,” Lightfoot said unaccompanied minors won’t be allowed in one of the city’s most iconic tourist attractions after 6 p.m. from Thursday through Sunday, unless they’re with “at least one responsible adult.”
- The Supreme Court on Monday sided with Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) in his challenge to a federal rule that puts a cap on post-election political donations that help campaigns repay personal loans from candidates.
- The big picture: The law puts a $250,00 cap on the amount of money raised after an election that campaigns can use to repay candidates for personal loans, Axios previously reported.
This weekend, Connecticut-based Wayback Burgers will open its third San Antonio location, this one in the city’s northwest quadrant. The chain — known for monstrous nine-patty cheeseburgers and hand-dipped milkshakes — will hold a Saturday, May 21 grand opening for the new store, located at 11707 Bandera Road. Wayback will offer its classic burgers for $4, music by DJ Lamar and face painting and balloon art.Guests can also enter to win prizes, including a Samsung Smart TV and free burgers for a year. […]Read more >Similar articles >
‘The same tired talking points’: Minnesota Republicans wrestle with how to appeal to more urban, suburban voters
- At the Minnesota Republican convention in Rochester on Saturday, candidates for governor spoke at length about their priorities to address crime, reduce abortion access, change election law and relax gun regulations.
- But another common theme among the candidates and their supporters was electability, particularly their case for winning more votes in DFL-friendly Minneapolis, St. Paul and the surrounding suburbs, where many voters don’t support those same policies Republican candidates outlined in their speeches.
- Two people were injured Sunday after a tree fell on a vehicle in Russellville during storms that also uprooted trees, damaged a home and left thousands of Arkansans without power, the National Weather Service said.
- The two who were injured, near East Fourth Street, were freed from the vehicle and taken to an area hospital for treatment, according to a storm report from the weather service.
- At Ascension St. John Heart and Vascular Center, every visit starts with a conversation about new symptoms, health history or risk factors for heart disease.
- That’s why specialists with Ascension St. John Heart and Vascular Center recommend being proactive about your heart health.
- Former President Donald Trump agreed to restrict his social media usage outside his Truth Social platform regardless of whether Twitter, Facebook or others lift their bans on him, according to a regulatory filing from Digital World Acquisition Corp.
- Mr. Trump must first post on Truth Social and then wait six hours before publishing elsewhere with limited exceptions for politics, according to DWAC’s filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
- Much like the most recent fad app, Wordle, BeReal is an enjoyable experience primarily for what it’s not: There’s no heavy-handed algorithm calling the shots, no deluge of ads and brands flooding the feed.
- In case you haven’t yet had the pleasure of a much chicer young friend explain it to you over canned espresso martinis, BeReal is a kind of Frankensteined combo of what your old favorite apps were in their golden age—think small-scale Instagram feed, but with the intimate ephemerality of Snapchat and the low-fi, once-a-day instructive of HQ Trivia or Wordle.
- You can meet for drinks (a great martini variation has dashes of herbed honey and lemon oil) and snacks (like smooth boiled-peanut hummus with roasted salsa verde and fabulous grilled bread).
- Texas Monthly adds and updates approximately sixty restaurant listings to our Dining Guide each month.
- The total lunar eclipse was visible in much of Africa, Europe and South America and most of North America.
- People in South America and in the eastern part of North America were expected to get the best view of the lunar eclipse, said Noah Petro, chief of NASA’s Planetary Geology, Geophysics and Geochemistry Lab, before the eclipse .
- Working with Impact and Arrowood, Levon Helm Studios in Woodstock is presenting the Dirt Farmer Festival, while Ulster County keyboard whiz Marco Benevento is presenting the Follow the Arrow.
- Mackenzie of Ulster County is looking forward to attending two upcoming music festivals at Arrowood Farms in Accord, a roughly 20-minute drive from his home in Stone Ridge.
- The big message: If your company needs to raise new funding within the next two years, conserving cash should trump growth.
- As another Silicon Valley investor said to me: Worst case scenario of slowing growth is that there's no recession and you end up a year behind schedule.
President Joe Biden is offering formula manufacturers and retailers transportation and logistics support to ease the nationwide shortage of baby formula, as the administration works to bring the largest domestic plant back in business after it was shut down early this year due to safety issues. […]Read more >Similar articles >
The body of a man who went missing after a boat capsized in central Iowa has been found on the Des Moines River. The body of 34-year-old Dustin Dittmer of Colfax was recovered just before 7 a.m. Saturday near the Bennington boat ramp, according to Marion County Sheriff Jason Sandholt. Dittmer went missing after the […]Read more >Similar articles >
- Underwood, an eight-time Grammy winner and three-time ACM entertainer of the year, is touring in support of a new album (“Denim & Rhinestones”) that will be released June 10.
- The country music superstar from Checotah is returning to her home state for a new tour and it will include an Oct. 31 performance at BOK Center.
- To play the famous “Lincoln Lawyer” Mickey Haller, a character who hails from the Michael Connelly novels and practices law from the backseat of his Lincoln town car, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo had an obstacle standing in his way.
- Now streaming on Netflix, “The Lincoln Lawyer” is a series following hotshot defense attorney Mickey Haller (Garcia-Rulfo).
- The three Republican candidates competing for nomination to run against Democratic Congresswoman Cindy Axne say it should be up to states to decide if abortion is legal or illegal.
- “It’s obviously, from the way that the Supreme Court has looked at this, that this was a states’ rights issue from the very beginning.”
- Gov. Tim Walz said he and top legislative leaders have agreed on the "broad framework" of a deal to spend a historic budget surplus to cut taxes, spend money on classrooms and public safety.
- "With an unprecedented surplus, we have the ability to make significant investments in the things that will improve Minnesotans' lives, like health care, public safety, and education, while also providing tax cuts and putting money in Minnesotans' pockets," Walz said in a news release Monday morning.
- “People look at the seventy-five-dollar rattlesnakes and go, ‘That’s cheap!’ ” said Rachelle McCandless, an assistant vendor at E² Exotics, which offered a selection of venomous snakes, as well as leopard geckos, chuckwallas, and framed butterflies.
- He and his wife, Lori Gibson, started the expos in 2015, after years of breeding leopard geckos and attending what they considered to be subpar reptile shows.
- BOISE — Governor Brad Little and Attorney General Lawrence Wasden announced today the final court approval of the $26 billion opioid agreement with the nation’s three major pharmaceutical distributors – Cardinal Health, McKesson, and AmerisourceBergen – and Johnson & Johnson.
- “This settlement holds some of those most responsible for the opioid crisis accountable and provides significant funding for treatment, recovery and prevention in Idaho,” Wasden said.
The Greek health ministry plans to seek compensation from Novartis over a long-running bribery scandal in which the company allegedly paid public officials and health care providers to boost prescriptions for its medicines and maintain inflated prices. The government is “taking all measures to hold Novartis accountable and compensate the Greek state for its illegal practices,” according to a statement by Health Minister Thanos Plevris, who is planning legal actions in both U.S. and Greek courts. Greek officials have reportedly estimated that the scheme cost the country around $3 billion during a multiyear financial crisis.Continue to STAT+ […]Read more >Similar articles >
- Dr Anthony Fauci bluntly said “no” when CNN’s Jim Acosta asked him during an interview Sunday if he would want to stay on as the director of the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases in the event that voters gave Trump a second stint as president.
- “If you look at the history of what the response was during the administration, I think at best you could say it wasn’t optimal,” Fauci said.
- The New York congresswoman, who was swiftly installed to replace Cheney when House minority leader and Trump loyalist Kevin McCarthy orchestrated Cheney’s ouster last year, has used the great replacement theory to make false accusations that Democrats were plotting a “permanent election insurrection” by replacing white voters with immigrants.
- Cheney, who was removed from her position as the No 3 House Republican last year after she joined the panel investigating the 6 January Capitol attack, urged party leaders in a tweet to “renounce and reject these views and those who hold them”.
- Moriarty has vowed to reform the Minneapolis Police Department, a message that resonated at the Hennepin County DFL endorsing convention Saturday at Hopkins' Eisenhower Community Center.
- Former Hennepin County Chief Public Defender Mary Moriarty clinched the county's DFL endorsement for Hennepin County Attorney over the weekend, beating out a slate of candidates, including the party's own House Majority Leader.
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – Freeland Spirits is a women-owned and operated distillery in Northwest Portland. The company says master distiller Molly Troupe was born wearing a pair of chemist goggles and never took them off. Her interest in science led her to a master’s degree in distillation, and eventually to Freeland Spirits. ‘We’re in a crisis’: Farmers sound alarm over coming food shortage The Portland distillery bottles its spirits in colorful, teardrop-shaped vessels and its gin has botanical notes of cucumber, mint and juniper. Now, those aromatics can be found outside the bottle. Freeland Spirits collaborated with Wildwood Candle […]Read more >Similar articles >
- In a riff on the trial, Rock joked about an alleged incident in which Heard allegedly defecated in Depp's bed in a “horrible practical joke gone wrong” after a fight the exes had in 2016, according to Depp's former executive chauffeur and security guard Starling Jenkins III.
- Rock is not the only comedian to take on Jonny Depp and Amber Heard.
- At a contentious school board meeting last week, Central Bucks superintendent Abram Lucabaugh defended the district’s new ban on displaying LGBTQ Pride flags in the classroom .
- As we saw in Central Bucks, some Americans think it’s perfectly fine to fly the Pride flag in classrooms and others don’t.
- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it advises parents and caregivers to not make or feed homemade infant formula to infants.
- It is not safe to water down formula to stretch it out, you should always follow label instructions or those given to you by your pediatrician.
- Both the telehealth visit and the prescription are free no matter your insurance status, and are available to people over the age of 18 who have tested positive and are experiencing symptoms, according to the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services.
- Nearly 40% of Massachusts residents might be eligible for therapeutic treatments for COVID-19, according to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.
- But MGK's crystalized look didn't end there, he and his manicurist, Brittney Boyce, the founder of Nails of LA, also partnered with Marrow Fine jewelry founder Jillian Sassone for a very pricy set of nails that featured over 10 carats of diamonds worth a total of $30,000.
- Sassone told People, “Creating MGK's diamond nails was a natural progression of where nail art and jewelry intersect.
- Earlier this month, Austin Rowing Club, which has been a central tenant of the Waller Creek Boathouse, told KXAN it will relocate to the former youth hostel site.
- The blue line's route will extend from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport to the North Lamar Transit Center, with construction of its Rainey/MACC Station planned in the same area as the Waller Creek Boathouse.
- We are choosing to invest over a billion dollars in our students each year for the next three years because we know this is a choice about the direction of our state’s future; it’s a values blueprint, and we are ready to deliver the support students, families and school staff need to ensure that Minnesota can thrive in the future.
- We can and should do better and that is why the House DFL is proposing funding over $500 million each year to significantly reduce this cost burden that impacts every school in the state.
- Fauci has remained a top pandemic adviser under the Biden administration, saying in January 2021 that it was “liberating” to work with the new president.
- Fauci, the chief medical adviser to President Joe Biden, gave CNN’s Jim Acosta a plain “no” when asked if he would work with the 45th president again.
- In Washington County, Jennifer Price, executive director for the county’s Election Commission, said early voting has gone smoothly with voter turnout hitting 3,139 by mid-morning Friday.
- Information from the Benton County Clerk’s Office shows 5,239 people voted during the first five days of early voting in this year’s primary.
Gov. Charlie Baker and Colorado Gov. Jared Polis have teamed up to urge the Biden administration to “expeditiously” review Moderna’s application for emergency use authorization of a COVID-19 vaccine that could be given to children under 5. In a letter released late last week by the Baker administration, the governors urged the Food and Drug Administration not to wait until June to review the application in tandem with an application expected from Pfizer for a vaccine for the same age group. “Waiting to combine applications from Moderna and Pfizer in an effort to ‘prevent confusion’ with staggered approvals would be ill advised and […]Read more >Similar articles >
- “Radium Age” is the coinage of Joshua Glenn, editor of a new MIT Press series under that title, with four books published so far this year, covering what Glenn calls science fiction’s “pre-golden age,” from roughly 1900 to 1935.
- British novelist H.G. Wells, in New York in 1934, is one of the authors revived in the “Radium Age” series.
- Both came with access to a breakfast with Dinesh D’Souza—the conservative filmmaker whose new work, 2000 Mules, makes the case that the 2020 election was stolen—and an invitation to an afterparty with Donald Trump Jr. Only the Delegate level, though, came with a “Full Color American Freedom Tour Program,” which turned out to be a mostly blank booklet in which attendees were encouraged to write notes about speakers’ remarks.
- The conference, featuring speakers such as rock musician Ted Nugent and attended by allies such as Texas attorney general Ken Paxton, showed a movement falling deeper into a suffocating circle of televangelist-adjacent scammery—while its adherents grow ever more comfortable with the idea of the need for violence to triumph over their political opponents.
- It’s a fresh new week in US politics, but it probably feels depressingly familiar to Joe Biden, who’s under pressure on multiple fronts, including a nationwide baby formula shortage, soaring gas prices and inflation, and relief bills for Ukraine and Covid-19 held up by political wrangling in Congress.
- Joe Biden has two events on his calendar, presenting medals of valor to public safety officials this morning, and a bilateral meeting and reception later for Greek prime minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis .
- Gov. Pete Ricketts voiced support Sunday for an abortion ban in Nebraska, including in cases of rape and incest, and repeated his intent to call a special legislative session to take up the matter if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v.
- Speaking on CNN’s State of the Union on Sunday morning, Ricketts said Nebraska would take “further steps to protect those preborn babies” if the court strikes down Roe, which the governor called “a horrible constitutional decision,” according to a transcript of the interview.
For years, the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness has convened public officials and experts and done research on best practices for cities and counties to deal with a growing national homelessness crisis. It is the only federal agency solely focused on preventing and ending homelessness, but has little power to implement policy or hand out […]Read more >Similar articles >
- Rapper Megan Thee Stallion had fans drooling thanks to her 2022 Billboard performance in which she showcased her twerking talents while rocking a scintillating one-piece.
- The performance resonated with female fans with one supporter tweeting, “when megan thee stallion said ‘poppin plan b’s cause i ain’t planned to be stuck with ya’ i think all of us girls have felt that at some point in our lives.'”
- According to the Amber Alert, 8-year-old Kiya Matteson was in the back seat of an SUV when her mother, who was in the driver’s seat, stepped out of the vehicle.
- The suspect, a 24-year-old man, was last seen driving south on Aurora Avenue North, near North 125th Street, in Seattle at around 3:20 a.m. He was in a dark blue 2022 Hyundai Venue with a temporary tag.
- SARATOGA SPRINGS — Sperry's Restaurant, closed since earlier this month due to a shortage of kitchen leadership after its head chef, Brady Duhame, started treatment for cancer, will reopen Tuesday, May 17.
- Steve Barnes has worked at the Times Union since 1996, served as arts editor for six years, and since 2005 has been a senior writer.
- Mnookin said her own family recently benefited from the Wisconsin Idea when she donated a kidney in late 2020 to her dad, who is a longtime Harvard Law School professor.
- During a recent visit to the Madison campus, Mnookin suggested using the “Wisconsin Idea,” a belief enshrined in state law that Wisconsin’s higher education system should provide benefits beyond the campus, as a model for why public universities matter.
- (Seasonal / in-person / free / outdoors) After a pair of soggy weekends, one can only hope the sun will shine on Walnut Street west of Broad for a scaled-down version of this annual street fair, featuring outdoor versions of the neighborhood’s shops and restaurants, and a side of family fun.
- (Seasonal / in-person / free) Those of us tired of waiting for a beach day can swing by these outdoor shops to watch four pro sand-sculpting teams build whimsical, gritty art.
- Even as other states surpass their pre-pandemic job levels, the Bay Area and California have recuperated from coronavirus-linked business shutdowns and closures at a mediocre pace.
- And while California has yet to even reach the 90% recovery milestone, 13 of the nation’s states have now regained more jobs than they lost during the first two months of the business shutdowns.
Molly is our Pet of the Week! She is a great dog but she needs to be adopted into a calm home. Molly needs an experienced dog owner (no first-time pet owners) and shouldn’t go to a house with cats or small dogs. Molly does great with kids who are calm. If you decide you might be interested in Molly, stop by the Snake River Animal Shelter and have your own meet-and-greet with her. Meet Molly and other animals available for adoption at 3000 Lindsay Blvd. in Idaho Falls. You can see pictures of available animals and learn about the shelter on SRAS’s Facebook page, Instagram or website. The post Pet of the Week: Molly the dog appeared first on […]Read more >Similar articles >
- A half-dozen current and former employees interviewed by the Review-Journal are alleging the hostile work environment was fueled by the elected administrator of the office, Robert Telles, carrying on an “inappropriate relationship” with a staffer that has harmed the office’s ability to deal with the public in overseeing the estates of those who have died.
- The staffer, Roberta Lee-Kennett, 45, has acted in some cases as an office supervisor beyond her assigned duties as one of several estate coordinators because of her favored status with Telles, the employees said.
New Texas plan for federal Hurricane Harvey aid yields same old result: Funds diverted away from Gulf Coast
- John Henneberger, co-director of the low-income housing advocate Texas Housers, whose complaint set off the federal investigation, said the land office is failing to meet the most basic requirement for the money: to spend disaster aid in the areas at highest risk for disasters.
- Including the awards from the first funding competition, two councils composed of state-picked inland counties that rank no higher than 66th on the disaster index will end up with $752 per resident under the new plan.
- Season 3 of “Bridgerton” will focus on Penelope Featherington’s love story with her crush Colin Bridgerton, straying from the order of Julia Quinn’s book series.
- “Like Lady Whistledown, I have been keeping a secret for quite some time and I can confirm to you all that season 3 is Colin and Penelope’s love story,” Coughlan, 35, said.
- Center: Of all the memorable moments in Heat-Celtics playoffs lore, Adebayo’s block of Jayson Tatum at the conclusion of Game 1 of the 2020 East finals might stand as most iconic.
- It starts Tuesday at 8:30 p.m. at FTX Arena, continuing every other night until the Heat or Celtics secure the necessary four victories to advance to the NBA Finals against the winner of the Western Conference finals between the Dallas Mavericks and Golden State Warriors.
- The DOT will repave the road between State Route 143 in Coeymans to the CSX railroad crossing in Bethlehem, so motorists should watch for weekday single lane reductions controlled by flaggers and pilot vehicles starting next month.
- The DOT is also conducting slope repairs on Route 32 near Cedar Grove Road in New Scotland for two weeks starting in late May. There will be a lane reduction controlled by a temporary traffic signal.