We all know the story of the first Thanksgiving — or at least the version many of us acted out in second grade, when some kids dressed up as Pilgrims and some as Native Americans, and then everybody put aside their differences to sit down together and commence overeating. That narrative has been rightly complicated in recent years as Americans recognize the arrival of … [Read more...] about Jana Riess: Thanksgiving has always been about grief. Pass the mashed potatoes.
Enlarge this image Ernest Grant, the president of the American Nurses Association, is taking part in a Moderna coronavirus vaccine trial. He says he wants to increase trust in science. Joel Saget/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Joel Saget/AFP via Getty Images Black people are disproportionately getting sick and dying of the coronavirus, but … [Read more...] about Black People Are More Hesitant About A Vaccine. A Leading Nurse Wants To Change That
Donovan Mitchell’s contract extension … the triumphant return of Derrick Favors … retaining Jordan Clarkson … draft-day maneuvering to select Udoka Azubuike in the first round … trading away big men Tony Bradley and Ed Davis … Oh, and in case you forgot, buying back into the second round to select Syracuse wing Elijah Hughes. If the high-scoring Orangeman somehow became a … [Read more...] about Hey, remember Elijah Hughes? Here’s what the Utah Jazz’s second-round pick is bringing to the table
Enlarge this image Avril Haines pictured in January 2020. If appointed, Haines will become the first woman to become the director of national intelligence. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Win McNamee/Getty Images President-elect Joe Biden selected Avril Haines as his director of national intelligence on Monday. Haines, 51, worked with Biden … [Read more...] about Avril Haines Nominated As First Female Director Of National Intelligence
NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with J.D. Biersdorfer, technology tip columnist for The New York Times, about her article, "How to Have a Fully Remote Family Thanksgiving." How To Celebrate Thanksgiving Remotely /p> Source … [Read more...] about How To Celebrate Thanksgiving Remotely