Feed Posts

Michigan’s state board meets Monday to vote on certification

Michigan’s state board meets Monday to vote on certification

The Michigan State Board of Canvassers is meeting Monday to vote on certifying the state’s election results, a step that would formally grant President-elect Joe Biden the state’s 16 electoral votes. The certification is another blow to President Donald Trump’s efforts to overturn the election results through legal challenges that have been dismissed in key…MORE

Alone for the holidays? Here’s how to find joy in the solitude

Alone for the holidays? Here’s how to find joy in the solitude

‘Tis the season to stay home and stay safe. That means no more raucous get-togethers with extended family, being relegated to the kids’ table or figuring out how to politely decline Grandma’s fruitcake. We know spending the holidays on our own will keep our loved ones healthy. That doesn’t make it any easier. But there’s…MORE

Germany will require companies to put women executives on their boards

Germany will require companies to put women executives on their boards

Germany’s coalition government has agreed to a mandatory quota for women on the boards of listed companies in what’s being hailed as a landmark moment for Europe’s biggest economy. Listed companies with management boards of more than three executives must appoint at least one woman to the C-suite, according to a statement Friday by Germany’s…MORE

Trump friend and adviser Steve Schwarzman recognizes Biden as President-elect

Trump friend and adviser Steve Schwarzman recognizes Biden as President-elect

President Donald Trump’s friends and allies are increasingly doing what he will not: acknowledging the reality that Joe Biden will be the next President of the United States. Steve Schwarzman, a Trump confidant and Blackstone Group CEO, became the latest Trump ally to recognize Biden as President-elect and publicly signal to Trump that it is…MORE

Biden builds out White House legislative affairs team

Biden builds out White House legislative affairs team

President-elect Joe Biden is building out his legislative affairs team in the White House, announcing two more key roles in the office that will guide his agenda through what could be a divided Congress. Biden announced Reema Dodin and Shuwanza Goff as deputy directors of legislative affairs Monday. Both are women of color, further fulfilling…MORE

Footballer Anele Ngcongca dies in a car accident aged 33

Footballer Anele Ngcongca dies in a car accident aged 33

Former South African football international Anele Ngcongca died in a car accident on Monday, according to the country’s IPSS Medical Rescue service. In a statement on its website, IPSS Medical Rescue said it responded to a single vehicle roll-over on the N2 highway near Mtunzini. “On arrival of IPSS advanced life support paramedics, they found…MORE

The National Zoo’s baby panda has a name, and it means ‘little miracle’

The National Zoo’s baby panda has a name, and it means ‘little miracle’

The Smithsonian National Zoo’s newest little miracle finally has a name, and it’s as sweet as he is. Meet Xiao Qi Ji, the zoo’s roly-poly 3-month-old giant panda cub. His adoring public voted overwhelmingly for the name, which in Mandarin means “little miracle” — a fitting name for a baby whose birth provided a healthy…MORE

Tyler Perry’s Thanksgiving giveaway draws thousands, clogs roads

Tyler Perry’s Thanksgiving giveaway draws thousands, clogs roads

Tyler Perry hosted a Thanksgiving food giveaway that quickly ran out of supplies as an unexpected number of people showed up. Perry’s Tyler Perry Studios hosted its #TPSGiving food giveaway, where cars are invited to drive-up and receive a meal. This year volunteers dressed in protective gear were prepared to hand out food and gift…MORE

Hydrogen-powered trains could replace diesel engines in Germany

Hydrogen-powered trains could replace diesel engines in Germany

Siemens and Germany’s rail operator Deutsche Bahn have announced plans to test a hydrogen-powered train with a range of more than 370 miles, technology that promises to reduce CO2 emissions and help make 1,300 diesel units obsolete. The companies said in a joint statement that tests of a train equipped with a new hydrogen drive…MORE

Playlist