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The Horse Flu Epidemic That Brought 19th-Century America to a Stop

Smithsonian
In 1872, the U.S. economy was growing as the young nation industrialized and expanded westward. Then in the autumn, a sudden shock paralyzed social and economic life. It was an energy crisis of sorts, but not a shortage of fossil fuels. Rather, the cause was a virus that spread among......

Could Nasdaq’s proposed diversity mandates be the key to changing corporate America?

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Corporate America has long been criticized for its lack of gender and racial diversity, with underrepresented racial groups making up just 12.5% of board seats at the 3,000 largest publicly traded companies, and women making up just 21%. To fix......

Steve Kornacki to join NBC’s Football Night in America

Sports Illustrated
SI – For more and to sign up click here Michael Shapiro After becoming an internet sensation during the 2020 presidential election, NBC political correspondent Steve Kornacki will transition to an entirely different form of analysis on Sunday. Kornacki—and his signature khakis—will appear on NBC’s Football Night in America on Sunday before......

Analysis: A leaderless America slips deep into a grim pandemic winter

CNN
USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The darkest holiday season in modern history beckons, yet President Donald Trump and his closest aides, sulking after his election defeat, are doing little to save lives, apart from claiming credit for a vaccine that represents a way out......

Millions of Thanksgiving travelers returning home amid COVID-19 surge

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Americans are heading back from Thanksgiving celebrations despite warnings from health experts urging Americans to stay home. Lilia Luciano reports. Source link To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...

One-touch payments remain infuriatingly absent in America

NYPost
Nicole Gelinas ’Tis the season for shopping. If you are fortunate enough to have kept your job through the pandemic-caused economic lockdowns, dropping dollars in person is good for workers and good for your streetscape. Yet America’s maddening payment system still has customers jabbing grubby little fingers over and over......

Feeding America CEO says federal government needs to do more to help struggling families

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Feeding America CEO Claire Babineaux-Fontenot says “the simple truth is there’s no way the charitable food system can do this alone.” Source link To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...

In El Salvador, arrested gang members paraded for the cameras

Reuters
SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) – Hundreds of handcuffed Salvadoran gang members were displayed before assembled reporters on Saturday, a vivid show of President Nayib Bukele’s policy of confronting them and the violent crime they are accused of committing. Some 600 members of El Salvador’s Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang and its rival......

Archbishop Wilton Gregory becomes first Black American Cardinal of Catholic Church

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Watch CBSN Live Archbishop Wilton Gregory made history this Saturday by becoming the first African American Cardinal of the Catholic Church. Chris Livesay has more on Gregory’s historic installation. Copyright © 2020 CBS Interactive Inc. All rights reserved. Source......

United Farm Workers Of America Honor Farmers By Showing People How Ingredients For Thanksgiving Meals Are Harvested

IA
Asking the question What are you thankful for? is probably one of the most beautiful traditions surrounding Thanksgiving. Sure, some might think it’s funny because it has become a bit of a cliche, but just think about it: the question makes you reflect upon all of the good things that......

Ohio Ranks No. 14 Most Overweight and Obese State in America

ClevelandScene
Friday, November 27, 2020 Ohio Ranks No. 14 Most Overweight and Obese State in America Posted By Cincinnati CityBeat Staff on Fri, Nov 27, 2020 at 6:56 AM click to enlarge It’s no secret that Americans struggle with obesity. In fact, a recent study by the Centers for Disease Control......

Jordan Donates $2M From ‘The Last Dance’ to Feeding America

Sports Illustrated
SI – For more and to sign up click here Madeline Coleman The documentary miniseries The Last Dance showcased Michael Jordan’s legendary career with Chicago Bulls, and ended up being one of the most popular television events of 2020, resulting in a large profit. Now, in the spirit of the holiday......

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