There's always a debate, it seems, around the "Immaculate Reception," the unbelievable winning play from a 1972 AFC divisional playoff game in which Pittsburgh Steelers halfback Franco Harris plucked a deflected pass and ran for a touchdown late in the fourth quarter.
Posted on: 21 September 2019 | 7:05 pm
Ukraine has again returned to center stage in a critical international pirouette involving Russia and the United States for the first time since Moscow annexed Crimea five years ago. With media reports suggesting that President Trump pressured Ukraine's leader Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's son during a phone call in July, a host of complex diplomatic and political forces have converged again in this corner of eastern Europe.
Posted on: 21 September 2019 | 6:36 pm
The trade war with China has reached a new industry: subway cars. Congress is considering legislation that would prevent the world's largest train maker, the Chinese-owned CRRC Corporation, from competing on new contracts in the United States.
Posted on: 21 September 2019 | 6:27 pm
Former Vice President Joe Biden slammed President Donald Trump for using allegations of wrongdoing in Ukraine against him, saying Trump is only doing this because he knows "I'll beat him like a drum" in the 2020 presidential election.
Posted on: 21 September 2019 | 1:00 pm
A North Korean defector and her 6-year-old son went looking for sanctuary in Seoul, but instead starved to death after being denied financial support from the South Korean government.
Posted on: 21 September 2019 | 12:07 pm
For Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, blackface is a mere obstacle to overcome in his campaign run after receiving rebukes this week for darkening his face several times in the past. But for the millions of black, Indigenous and other people of color in Canada, this is far more than a simple scandal. Blackface is a reminder that people of color are still considered to be 'characters' instead of equal and full human beings.
Posted on: 21 September 2019 | 11:28 am
YouTube is backtracking on changes it announced to its verification process following backlash from creators on its platform.
Posted on: 21 September 2019 | 9:53 am
The reports of a Delta Airlines flight on Wednesday, September 18th, en route from Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale, plunging 30,000 feet, describe a dramatic experience—but they appear to mischaracterize something: the incident reflects the execution of a very precise procedure, not a tumble, potentially, into oblivion.
Posted on: 20 September 2019 | 11:48 pm
The Trump administration held its second state dinner on Friday night in honor of the visit of Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and his wife Jenny. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump opened the doors of the White House to dozens of invited guests to enjoy a seated, black-tie dinner under the stars in the Rose Garden. Melania Trump directed the overall look and feel of the dinner, which took several months to coordinate, from the menu of sunchoke ravioli and Dover sole, to the green and gold décor motif (inspired by Australia's national colors,) the floral centerpieces of roses and golden wattle (the visiting country's symbolic flower,) and the entertainment, which included the US Army Strings ensemble, who lined up single file to perform along the lengthy West Wing Colonnade.
Posted on: 20 September 2019 | 10:23 pm
As of Friday, it is not exactly clear what led to a mysterious whistleblower complaint filed against President Donald Trump that has taken Washington by storm, but it is clear that the US President wants to use Ukraine against former Vice President Joe Biden.
Posted on: 20 September 2019 | 9:39 pm