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April 16, 2021


Doncic: ‘Don’t see the point’ of play-in tourney

DALLAS — Count Dallas Mavericks superstar Luka Doncic among the critics of the NBA’s play-in tournament concept. “I don’t understand the idea of a play-in,” Doncic said Monday after a 113-95 loss to the visiting Philadelphia 76ers, the Mavs’ third defeat in four games. “You play 72 games to get......

Patti Davis: I understand Hunter Biden’s darkness of addiction. Don’t you dare judge us.

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here USA TODAY Listening to Hunter Biden’s unflinching account to CBS of his darkest times — days and nights in a narrow world of craving the drugs that were stealing his life — left me admiring his honesty and his courage, but......

Closed schools are a harmful inequity, but teachers’ unions don’t give a damn

Post Editorial Board In New York City and nationally, school shutdowns without question do the most harm to minority, low-income and special-needs students. And it’s beyond outrageous that the teacher-union leaders who are behind the most egregious public-school closures pretend the opposite. They’re making things easier on the members, knowing......

Unlike Biden, Americans don’t see new infrastructure as a priority

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Numerous polls have asked Americans about their priorities and infrastructure comes out low. Just 32% said improving the country’s roads, bridges and public transportation systems should be a top priority for Biden and Congress, according to a January Pew......

CDC says schools don’t have to disinfect daily. That’s a godsend

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Arizona Republic The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finally said what the research has been suggesting for months: Schools don’t need to be disinfecting surfaces daily. Will they take that to heart? It’s possible to spread SARS-CoV-2, the virus that......

Don’t take your eyes off these players on the jam-packed Masters leaderboard

AUGUSTA, Georgia — Defending Masters champion Dustin Johnson won’t be around for the weekend at Augusta National Golf Club after missing the cut. Neither will four-time majors winners Brooks Koepka or Rory McIlroy. But after England’s Justin Rose came back to the field a little bit in Friday’s second round,......

You don’t need Mike Mulgrew anymore, de Blasio: Just order NYC teachers back to school

Post Editorial Board It’s past time for Mayor Bill de Blasio to reopen all public schools, full time, shut down hybrid learning and end remote instruction. Period. Instead, all he’s done is give parents one last chance to opt-in to in-person classes —because that’s the most United Federation of Teachers......

‘I don’t feel accepted’ — Why Chloe Kim spoke out on anti-Asian hate

On April 1, Olympic gold medalist Chloe Kim, 20, shared her experiences with anti-Asian hate for the first time. Here she reflects on why she decided to speak out. I experience hate on a daily basis. For a long time, though, I stayed silent. I was getting messages from people......

Don’t let the name fool you: Joe Smith isn’t an ordinary boxer

7:16 AM ET Mark KriegelESPN Editor’s note: This story was originally published in February, ahead of the original date for Smith-Vlasov. The fight has been rescheduled for April 10. Joe Smith. A search on Boxrec.com reveals seven and a half pages — almost 200 professional fighters — who go, or......

Consumer protection group cracks down on mortgage servicers that don’t assist struggling homeowners

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Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is warning mortgage servicers that they’re expected to help the surge of struggling homeowners in the pandemic and explore options other than foreclosure. “Responsible servicers should be preparing now,” CFPB Acting Director Dave Uejio said in a statement.......

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