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A motorcycle backfired in Times Square and caused a panic. Its a tell for how the increased episodes of gun violence -- no matter who does it-- creates anxiety for Americans and travelers warnings about us from other countries. We might as well be Egypt.
The New Yorker
– Aug 5, 2019, 2:00 AM
In the fall of 2018, the American College of Physicians published a position paper on gun violence. “Firearm violence continues to be a public health crisis in the United States,” its authors wrote, in the journal Annals of Internal…
Francine Hardaway #BlackLivesMatterIf the organization didn’t devolve into another business lobbyist, I’d say this was a good idea.
Nathan Bomey, USA TODAY
– Aug 5, 2019, 11:47 AM
GateHouse Media owner and USA TODAY owner Gannett have agreed to merge in a deal aimed at cutting overlapping costs and enabling the combined company to pursue a digital transformation. New Media Investment Group announced Monday that it reached a…
The New York Times
– Aug 7, 2019, 3:28 AM
Just before 10 p.m. Tuesday, Celia Keenan-Bolger, who plays Scout Finch in “To Kill a Mockingbird” at the Shubert Theater, was giving her final speech of the night when a nearby motorcycle backfired several times. But just days after…
Francine Hardaway #BlackLivesMatterThis just show you how nervous Americans have become about gun violence, especially in public places.
America's agricultural landscape is now 48 times more toxic to honeybees, and likely other insects, than it was 25 years ago, almost entirely due to widespread use of so-called neonicotinoid pesticides, according to a new study published today in…
Francine Hardaway #BlackLivesMatter“We have four decades of research and evidence that agroecological farming methods can grow our food without decimating pollinators.”
– Aug 5, 2019, 12:05 PM
Following two mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas this past weekend, a familiar cycle is playing out: Lawmakers and government officials offer thoughts and prayers, yet take no action to prevent future tragedies. Manifestos are…
Francine Hardaway #BlackLivesMatterThis would be a better argument if other countries did not also have video games. This is very complicated and we keep trying to simplify it.
Emergency Triage, Treat, and Transport (ET3) is a voluntary, five-year payment model that will provide greater flexibility to ambulance care teams to address emergency health care needs of Medicare beneficiaries following a 911 call. Under the ET3…
Francine Hardaway #BlackLivesMatterThis new pilot seems like a good solution for Medicare/Medicaid. It’s like advanced house calls!
Less than an hour before this weekend's deadly mass-shooting in El Paso, Texas, the suspect appears to have posted a rambling post filled with white nationalist and racist statements on 8chan. After a day of waffling, Cloudflare announced it would…
Francine Hardaway #BlackLivesMatterKeeping these sites off the internet for a while might help. Or not.
– Aug 5, 2019, 12:17 PM
When I joined Google in 2015, I had no interest in bringing my politics to the office. I was a conservative and I knew that the company was a pretty liberal place, but I expected that we could all set our differences aside and concentrate on…
Francine Hardaway #BlackLivesMatterI do agree. Speech is far more endangered from the left these days and I find that embarrassing.
– Aug 5, 2019, 11:35 AM
eye on the news Seventy-five years after the Normandy landings, reflections on America's troubled subsequent history eye on the news The phone in our pockets sees and hears all. books and culture In his new book, Robert Caro teaches the art of…
Francine Hardaway #BlackLivesMatterIt would be nice if this weren't true, but it probably is, and now that I think back, race has been a factor in many of our elections. And in the 60s, religion as well.
When you buy a cup of coffee, you might have noticed that of the three size options – small, medium and large – the medium-sized serving often costs almost as much as the large. Given the apparent bargain, have you ever opted for the…
Francine Hardaway #BlackLivesMatterYes, I’m susceptible to this phenomenon unless I’m really at the top of my game.