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March 3, 2021


Salvador’s Leader, Combative but Popular, May Tighten Grip in Elections

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here MEXICO CITY — In his first two years in office, El Salvador’s president marched soldiers into the country’s legislature, defied Supreme Court rulings, published photos of barely clothed gang members crammed together on a prison floor and dispatched......

Young people have a popular pandemic pastime: Filling, then abandoning, e-commerce shopping carts

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A woman is seen shopping on ASOS the online fashion store on a laptop. Dinendra Haria | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images In normal times, Amanda Ryczek window-shopped — wandering around with no intention to buy, but taking......

Popular L.A. restaurant closes after high-tech

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Though many restaurants remain closed during the pandemic, for those that remain open, dining and dashing remains a problem — and even forced one Los Angeles restaurant owner to close up shop, CBS Los Angeles reports.  According to the......

Biden’s aid bill wildly popular with Americans — except Republicans in Congress

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House is losing hope that congressional Republicans will back U.S. President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus aid bill despite a campaign-style push that has won support from business leaders, local government officials, unions and voters. U.S. President Joe Biden displays his face mask as he......

Splash Pads Becoming Increasingly Popular Over Traditional Public Pools

Splash pads are becoming increasingly popular in neighborhoods of all sizes across the United States as a cheaper and safer alternative to the traditional community swimming pool   Splash Pads Water Parks JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Feb. 24, 2021 – — Splash pads are becoming increasingly popular in neighborhoods of all sizes......

Popular Concord Township-Based Pub Frato Snags Former Grove Hill Spot in Chagrin Falls

click to enlarge Since 2013, Pub Frato (7548 Fredle Dr., 440-867-2441) has been a staple of the Concord Township dining scene. The popular gastropub was launched by Chris and Lynda Frate, a husband-and-wife team taking their first stab at restaurant ownership. Through hard work and trial and error, the pair devised......

Republicans Struggle to Derail Increasingly Popular Stimulus Package

New York Times
WASHINGTON — Republicans are struggling to persuade voters to oppose President Biden’s $1.9 trillion economic rescue plan, which enjoys strong, bipartisan support nationwide even as it is moving through Congress with just Democratic backing. Democrats who control the House are preparing to approve the package by the end of next......

Popular Local Podcast Highlights ‘Purity of the Black Community’

click to enlarge A local podcast centered around the “purity of the black community,” Follow Suit was created earlier this year by its gregarious host P.O. (Perry Osbey). The podcast aims to present “true insight and opinions of the black culture from everyday individuals.” P.O., who describes himself as “a......

Biden’s Policies Are Popular. What Does That Mean for Republicans?

New York Times
The American public has given President Biden favorable reviews since he took office last month, and the policies that he is hurrying to put in place appear broadly popular, according to polls. And notably, as he signs a wave of executive actions and pushes a major $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief......

Purple was a popular color at the inauguration, and Bernie Sanders’ mittens made a splash.

New York Times
Forget red and blue (states). The theme of the Biden inauguration was “America United,” and the color of the day seemed to be purple — the shade that bridges the divide by bringing both colors together (not to mention one of the original signature colors of the suffragists, whose dreams......

Dan Campbell might not be popular Lions choice but he could be the right one

ALLEN PARK, Mich. – He was not the expected choice or the overwhelming choice of the paying public, either. But none of that will matter if Dan Campbell ends up doing what hasn’t been done consistently with the Detroit Lions in six decades: win. Campbell, 44, is expected to be......

Our Ten Most Popular Stories of 2020

SMITHSONIANMAG.COM | Dec. 30, 2020, 7 a.m. The year 2020 will go down in history as one of the most extraordinary in modern recollection. A devastating pandemic dominated conversations and our coverage, which detailed why the race for a coronavirus vaccine runs on horseshoe crab blood, explained how to avoid......

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