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October 18, 2021


Nicholas Kristof Leaves New York Times as He Considers a Political Run

New York Times
After 37 years at The New York Times as a reporter, high-level editor and opinion columnist, Nicholas Kristof is leaving the newspaper as he considers running for governor of Oregon, a top Times editor said in a note to the staff on Thursday. Mr. Kristof, 62, has been on leave......

Swim, Bike, Run, Travel: Ironman Championship Moves Outside of Hawaii

New York Times
Adam Skolnick Last month, the triathlon world descended upon St. George, Utah, for the first Ironman world championship event since 2019. Top athletes arrived from over 80 countries to compete in a half-Ironman, also known as a 70.3 for the number of miles required: swim 1.2 miles, bike 56 miles......

Inside the Las Vegas Aces’ historic, season-saving 24-0 run

PHOENIX — When center Brittney Griner hit a baby hook just 36 seconds into the third quarter to pull the Phoenix Mercury within three points of the Las Vegas Aces in Wednesday’s Game 4 of the 2021 WNBA semifinals, it looked like the Aces were going to be in for......

Report: Theo Epstein passes on opportunity to run Mets

Sports Illustrated
Former Cubs and Red Sox executive Theo Epstein will not join the Mets as their head of baseball operations, according to the New York Post’s Joel Sherman.  Epstein reportedly discussed the role with Mets owner Steve Cohen, but ultimately passed on the opportunity, per Sherman. Epstein reportedly wants to continue......

Afghanistan’s female lawyers are on the run from men they prosecuted

Five years ago, under the previous government, she became a prosecutor in Afghanistan’s Attorney-General’s office. Part of her job was “prosecuting and getting sentences for those who committed rape, murder and domestic violence”, she told the BBC from a safe house in Afghanistan. It was a “challenging but satisfying job”,......

Pat Robertson Ends His Long Run as Host of ‘The 700 Club’

New York Times
The evangelical leader Pat Robertson said on Friday that he was stepping down as host of the “The 700 Club” after more than 50 years at the helm of a program that channeled Christian conservatism into millions of American homes and turned him into a household name. “It’s been a......

Energy rally has more room to run and these four stocks should benefit, Piper Sandler says

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The energy rally rolls on. The XLE energy ETF has raced ahead of the broader market again in the past month, rallying nearly 13% against the S&P 500‘s 4% drop, as global demand for oil outpaces its supply. An output......

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