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A white person and a Black person vote by mail. Whose ballot is more likely to be rejected?
Without key reforms and changes, voting rights advocates say, the nation’s rush towards mail voting will disproportionately disenfranchise voters of color.
Aug, 09 2020
NBA's Top Stats, Best Highlights, Updated Playoff Picture from Aug. 8 Results
Only one postseason spot remains in the NBA playoff race, but a Portland Trail Blazers loss means the Western Conference isn't decided quite yet. Early on Saturday, the Los Angeles Clippers upended the Blazers...
Aug, 09 2020
“Tell Us the Condition of Our Craft” — The Case for Pilot Mode: Improving Energy Feedback in the Tesla Model 3
Even when the Tesla Model 3 begins to fully drive itself, it will still have humans on board. And it is best not to forget that.
Aug, 09 2020
Gerrit Cole wins again, but Yankees lose nightcap as Aaron Boone gets ejected
On their way to winning the World Series in 1996 the Yankees rallied around second baseman Mariano Duncan’s slogan that was printed on T-shirts. “We play today. We win today. Das it,’’ was Duncan’s message. Almost a quarter century later, the Yankees’ motto s…
Aug, 09 2020
A lost summer: How President fell short in confronting virus...
WASHINGTON - As the White House chief of staff, Mark Meadows is responsible for coordinating the vast executive branch, including its coronavirus response. But in closed-door meetings, he has revealed his skepticism of the two physicians guiding the anti-pand…
Aug, 09 2020
Walt Disney World To Cut Theme Park Hours Starting September
Walt Disney World’s four Florida theme parks will see reduced hours come September 8. Magic Kingdom, Disney’s Hollywood Studio, Disney’s Animal Kingdom and EPCOT, are all set to scale back operating hours, nearly a month after opening in July. While the first…
Aug, 09 2020
Vote-By-Mail Worries Mount As Election Nears
Running a vote-by-mail election is surprisingly complicated and there's a "leaky" pipeline for mail-in votes in many states, experts have warned.
Aug, 08 2020
Ja Morant Dedicates Grizzlies' Win over Thunder to Daughter on Her 1st Birthday
Memphis Grizzlies rookie guard Ja Morant said Friday he struggled with the emotion of being in the NBA 's Orlando bubble while his daughter, Kaari Jaidyn Morant, celebrated her first birthday back home...
Aug, 08 2020
Instacart went on a hiring spree. These workers got squeezed
After Kenneth Bloom retired from a career in the grocery business, he didn't stray far. The 61-year-old focused on delivering groceries for Instacart, a role he'd been doing as a side-gig before retirement. The work gave him more flexibility, a source of inco…
Aug, 08 2020
‘Like Groundhog Day’: Republicans fret over Trump’s fading fortunes
Negotiations for coronavirus relief have fallen apart. Coronavirus deaths continues to rise. Several Trump allies acknowledged that if the election was held today, Trump would likely lose.
Aug, 08 2020
Two ex-'green berets' sentenced to 20 years for Venezuela attack
The Americans have been widely displayed on Venezuelan national TV as proof of US intentions to overthrow the president.
Aug, 08 2020
A Few Things
Hello, Friends. How are you? How was your week? Our week was mostly filled with Visa-renewal tasks (so many tasks!!), including a visit to Caen where we stopped by the building above (it’s where Williams the Conquerer is buried). Beyond visa-renewal tasks, my…
Aug, 08 2020
Healthcare Trust of America Inc (HTA) Q2 2020 Earnings Call Transcript
HTA earnings call for the period ending June 30, 2020.
Aug, 08 2020
US intelligence agencies say China and Iran want Trump to lose
The statement provides the latest intelligence-community assessments of threats by foreign actors to disrupt and influence the election less than three months ahead of the vote.
Aug, 08 2020
Construction Partners, Inc. (ROAD) Q3 2020 Earnings Call Transcript
ROAD earnings call for the period ending June 30, 2020.
Aug, 08 2020
Blackhawks, Canadiens, Coyotes advance to NHL playoffs
Bottom-seeds Chicago, Montreal and Arizona completed shocking upsets in the qualifying round Friday to reach the Stanley Cup playoffs, the worst teams inside the National Hockey League bubbles eliminating favourites. Chicago's Dominik Kubalik scored the game-…
Aug, 08 2020
Blackhawks eliminate Oilers to continue wave of Game 4 upsets
Corey Crawford and Jonathan Toews stood tall for Chicago.
Aug, 08 2020
Florida's lack of transparency about election security funds aided alleged coverup, watchdog says
Secrecy pacts helped shield an elections supervisor's alleged $42,000 personal spending sprees, observers say.
Aug, 08 2020
Apple Hospitality REIT (APLE) Q2 2020 Earnings Call Transcript
APLE earnings call for the period ending June 30, 2020.
Aug, 08 2020
Courts Deliver Two Victories for Trans Americans
One court affirms trans students' right to use the restroom matching their gender identity; another strikes down Idaho's ban on gender changes on birth certificates.
Aug, 08 2020
Biden Backtracks Comments Contrasting Diversity In Black And Latino Communities
In response to a question from NPR about whether Biden would engage with Cuba if elected president, Biden contrasted the diversity of the country's Latino community with that of the Black community.
Aug, 07 2020
Man charged after spitting in face of child who refused to remove mask
A Florida man was charged Thursday with battery after demanding a child remove his mask and spitting in his face when he refused to, police say. The incident happened at a restaurant in Treasure Island, Fla., and reportedly concluded with the man saying "You …
Aug, 07 2020
Spacetime wave packets: New class of laser defies laws of light physics
Scientists have created a new class of laser beam that appears to violate long-held laws of light physics. These new beams, which the team calls “spacetime wave packets,” follow different rules of refraction, which could lead to new communication technologies…
Aug, 07 2020
Diversified Healthcare Trust (DHC) Q2 2020 Earnings Call Transcript
DHC earnings call for the period ending June 30, 2020.
Aug, 07 2020
50 best TV shows you can watch on Netflix - CNET
Searching for a great show to binge? Here are some of the best Netflix has to offer.
Aug, 07 2020
The US Fast Charging Landscape (Charts!)
Editor's note: We have written about GM's new partnership with EVgo to add 2,700 EV fast charging stations across the United States in the next 5 years a couple of times. However, this piece below offers some useful context to the news by adding information (…
Aug, 07 2020
Swinney supports revenue sharing -- with caveat
Clemson coach Dabo Swinney, who has long been a critic of paying college football players, said Thursday that he would be in favor of a plan that would offer financial payouts to players upon graduation.
Aug, 07 2020
Select Interior Concepts, Inc (SIC) Q2 2020 Earnings Call Transcript
SIC earnings call for the period ending June 30, 2020.
Aug, 07 2020
Another Guy Bought A Lambo With Stolen COVID-19 Relief Funds
Just last month, we told you about a man from Florida crashing the brand new Lamborghini Huracan he bought with funds stolen from the Paycheck Protection Program. A criminal mastermind from Texas pulled off a similar scam, only he spent his money on not just …
Aug, 07 2020
Verizon expands its 5G network into San Jose - CNET
San Jose marks the 36th US city to get Verizon's superfast 5G network.
Aug, 06 2020
Nine-year-old Florida boy hailed as hero after saving father from drowning
Asaih Williams never had any formal swimming or lifeguard training but managed to pull his father to shoreA nine-year-old Florida boy is being hailed a hero for pulling his father from the water after the man fractured his neck in a diving accident.Asaih Will…
Aug, 06 2020
ResMed (RMD) Q4 2020 Earnings Call Transcript
RMD earnings call for the period ending June 30, 2020.
Aug, 06 2020
FBI searches California home of YouTube star Jake Paul
Misdemeanor charges against Paul stemming from a June incident in Arizona were dropped, but police said they may refile pending the outcome of a federal investigation.
Aug, 06 2020
BaT Auction: 1980 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ40
This 1980 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ40 was reportedly imported to the US from Venezuela in 2018 and subsequently received a cosmetic refurbishment before being acquired by the selling dealer in December 2019. Work is said to have included a repaint in yellow and …
Aug, 06 2020
Biden won't be traveling to Milwaukee for convention
"I think it's the right thing to do," Biden said Wednesday. "I've wanted to set an example as to how we should respond individually to this crisis."
Aug, 06 2020
3 teens with LOADED AK-47 hop wall into Trump’s Mar-a-Lago by ‘mistake,’ claim they ‘found’ the gun
A trio of 15-year-old boys scaled a wall outside of US President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida carrying a loaded AK-47 in a backpack, in what police say was a desperate attempt to evade arrest. Read Full Article at RT.com
Aug, 06 2020
Teen ‘mastermind’ accused of crippling Twitter hack is linked to deadly home robbery
A Florida teenager who is accused of participating in last month’s Twitter bitcoin scam, which saw several of the world’s highest-profile accounts hacked, has reportedly been linked to an attempted robbery that ended in a lethal shooting.An investigation by t…
Aug, 05 2020
Schools Will Close Again
As coronavirus numbers surge in some areas and hold steady or dip in others, it’s easy to forget where we started. The bigger the numbers get, the less they seem to shock us. Remember, just two months ago, when the New York Times created this graphic to help …
Aug, 05 2020
Twitter Hack Zoom Court Hearing Interrupted by Ass-Eating Porn Video
“Zoombombers” interrupt the bond hearing for the alleged Twitter hack mastermind with loud music and a PornHub video.
Aug, 05 2020
Kids less likely to die from coronavirus, but schools could become hot spots for spread
Some experts say a lack of information about how kids contract and transmit the coronavirus will leave the nation unprepared when schools reopen.
Aug, 05 2020
US Foods Holding (USFD) Q2 2020 Earnings Call Transcript
USFD earnings call for the period ending June 30, 2020.
Aug, 05 2020
Florida teen pleads not guilty to masterminding Twitter hack - Reuters India
A 17-year-old Florida boy accused of masterminding the hacking of celebrity accounts on Twitter Inc , including those of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk, pled not guilty to charges on Tuesday.
Aug, 05 2020
Welbilt, Inc. (WBT) Q2 2020 Earnings Call Transcript
WBT earnings call for the period ending June 30, 2020.
Aug, 05 2020
In photos: Tropical Storm Isaias lashes the East Coast
Tropical Storm Isaias has been pummeling the East Coast this week with heavy rains and wind, trigging tornadoes, floods and leaving millions without power. At least four people have lost their lives.The big picture: The storm made landfall as a Category 1 hur…
Aug, 05 2020
Trump's base starting to erode in California...
Trump's base starting to erode in California... (Second column, 9th story, link) Related stories:Republicans consider South Lawn of White House for convention speech... President changes tone, backs mail-in voting in Florida... MAG: Ba…
Aug, 05 2020
For unemployed, rising grocery prices stretch budgets even more...
The cost of groceries has been rising at the fastest pace in decades since the coronavirus pandemic seized the U.S. economy, leading to sticker shock for basic staples like beef and eggs and forcing struggling households to rethink how to put enough food on t…
Aug, 05 2020
Trump Says You Can Vote by Mail in Florida After Insisting You Shouldn’t Do That in Any State Ever
Chip Somodevilla/Getty Donald Trump has relished making mail in voting a boogeyman during the coronavirus pandemic, denouncing the method routinely as part of his longstanding and evidence-free crusade over alleged voter fraud. But that was before he realize…
Aug, 05 2020
Coronavirus update: U.S. case tally at 4.72 million and New Jersey, Massachusetts and Connecticut see infections climb again
The U.S. case tally for the coronavirus illness COVID-19 rose by fewer than 50,000 on Monday for a second straight day, data aggregated by Johns Hopkins University showed, although cases were rising in some states that had seemed to get the spread under contr…
Aug, 04 2020