In Moscow, some journalists covering the protests were detained, drawing a rebuke from the U.S. Embassy. Pictured: A man gestures as he climbed up on New Year's decorations next to statue of Alexander Pushkin during a protest against the jailing of opposition leader Alexei Navalny in Moscow … [Read more...] about Alexei Navalny’s supporters clash with police into the night after throwing SNOWBALLS at officers as hundreds of thousands join anti-Putin protests across Russia, his wife is arrested and the US condemns ‘brutal tactics’ of cops beating protesters
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It came six days after Megan Nick earned her first World Cup victory to end a three-year drought for U.S. women. Four different American women made the podium in the first four World Cups this season. Up to four can be named to the Beijing Olympic team next year. … [Read more...] about A Winter Olympian named Winter? Marathon whiz kid wins aerials World Cup.
August 17: U.N.C. Chapel Hill goes online one week after reopening University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, one of the largest U.S. college campuses to reopen for in-person classes, was forced to close again when 177 students tested positive for COVID-19 just a week after classes began on Aug. 10. The 30,000 student campus will now be fully online. Colleges and their students have been struggling to figure out how to have a proper education during a pandemic. While some colleges, such as the University of California college system have switched to online learning for the entire year, other universities have decided to re-open with enforced mask mandates. U.N.C. closing, however, has shown the struggles parents, students, and teachers face as schools and universities struggle to hold classes while keeping their students and faculty safe. … [Read more...] about From Wuhan to the White House: A Timeline of COVID-19’s Spread
"Larry was one of my closest and dearest friends and, in my opinion, the world's greatest broadcast journalist of all time," he said. "If anyone asked me what are my greatest career achievements in life, one is the creation of CNN, and the other is hiring Larry King. Like so many who worked with and knew Larry, he was a consummate professional, an amazing mentor to many and a good friend to all. The world has lost a true legend." … [Read more...] about Larry King, legendary talk show host, dies at 87