Letters

In letter to Lightfoot, community groups demand CPS send students back to remote learning

8 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

More than two dozen community groups on Friday demanded Mayor Lori Lightfoot send all Chicago Public Schools students back to remote learning until coronavirus rates subside...
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Lankford Apologizes to Black Constituents for Election Objections

10 hours ago   |   NY Times

Senator James Lankford said in a letter that he had never intended to “diminish the voice of any Black American” by questioning the election results. Still, he added, “I should...
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Cajon High School pen pal club fosters new connections between students and seniors

14 hours ago   |   ABC

A group of Cajon High School students are reviving the lost art of letter writing to bring joy to seniors who have become increasingly isolated due to the pandemic.
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All Good News: Cajon High School students form pen pal relationships with seniors living in isolation

21 hours ago   |   ABC

The lost art of letter writing is finding new life in the era of COVID-19 with Cajon High School students in San Bernardino, senior citizens and 'Care Mates'.
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Renewed search to fill Boston School Committee seat officially begins after finalist backs out

23 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

The process of filling a vacant seat on the Boston School Committee has now completely restarted after Mayor Martin Walsh's original appointment backed out, and previous...
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Letters to the editor - Jan. 15, 2021

Letters to the editor - Jan. 15, 2021

23 hours ago   |   New York Post

The Issue: Twitter's removal of Team Trump's accounts from its platform after the Capitol Hill attack. Like him or not, to censor the president of the United States is akin to...
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2 House Dems Request Cots From Army Sec. So National Guardsmen Don't Sleep on Capitol Floor

1 day ago   |   Newsweek

The letter by the congressional members comes shortly after photos circulated on social media showing National Guard members sleeping on the floors of the Capitol in the wake...
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US military has 'failed' to counter white nationalism in its ranks, lawmakers say

US military has 'failed' to counter white nationalism in its ranks, lawmakers say

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Democratic lawmakers are urging the Defense Department to "immediately" investigate extremist activity within the US military and implement a plan to...
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Democrats urge Army to send cots for troops sleeping in Capitol

Democrats urge Army to send cots for troops sleeping in Capitol

1 day ago   |   Politico

Top House spending leaders called Thursday for the Army to send cots and other equipment for National Guard troops who have been sleeping on the floor in the halls of the...
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Ken Paxton is only state attorney general in the U.S. who didn't sign letters condemning Capitol insurrection

1 day ago   |   ABC

Paxton has individually condemned the violence on TV and social media while falsely claiming the pro-Trump mob that invaded the U.S. Capitol was infiltrated.
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NRA filing Chapter 11 bankruptcy, plans to reincorporate in Texas

NRA filing Chapter 11 bankruptcy, plans to reincorporate in Texas

The National Rifle Association says it's filing a voluntary Chapter 11 petition. Read more ...

CDC: New virus variant will have 'rapid growth' in US at beginning of this year

CDC: New virus variant will have 'rapid growth' in US at beginning of this year

Health officials say by March, a new and more infectious strain of coronavirus will likely become the dominant strain in the U.S. Read more ...

Call Is First Contact Between Presidential Campaigns

Call Is First Contact Between Presidential Campaigns

More than two months after the election, the rival presidential campaigns have had their first direct contact with each other. VP Mike Pence called Kamala Harris to offer his... Read more ...

NRA declares bankruptcy, plans to incorporate in Texas

NRA declares bankruptcy, plans to incorporate in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas - The National Rifle Association announced Friday it has filed for bankruptcy and will seek to incorporate the nation's most politically influential gun-rights... Read more ...

Trump to leave Washington on morning of Biden's inauguration

Trump to leave Washington on morning of Biden's inauguration

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump will leave Washington next Wednesday morning, just before President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, to begin his post-presidential life in... Read more ...

You can shop every single product from Netflix's 'Get Organized' right now

You can shop every single product from Netflix's 'Get Organized' right now

The Container Store has it all! Read more ...

Capitol rioters intended to 'capture and assassinate' elected officials...

Capitol rioters intended to 'capture and assassinate' elected officials, prosecutors say

"Strong evidence, including Chansley's own words and actions at the Capitol, supports that the intent of the Capitol rioters was to capture and assassinate elected officials in... Read more ...

Global death toll from COVID-19 tops 2M amid vaccine rollout

Global death toll from COVID-19 tops 2M amid vaccine rollout

The global death toll from COIVID-19 has topped 2 million as vaccines developed at breakneck speed are being rolled out around the world in an all-out campaign to vanquish the... Read more ...

Disneyland is canceling its popular annual parks pass after being closed for...

Disneyland is canceling its popular annual parks pass after being closed for nearly a year

Summary List Placement Disney announced on Thursday it is discontinuing its annual pass program for Disneyland and Disney California Adventure theme parks. Due to California... Read more ...

Coronavirus will knock more than a year off average US life expectancy...

Coronavirus will knock more than a year off average US life expectancy, study finds

When combined with provisional estimates of U.S. death rates for the first half of the year, the data shows a clear rise in the mortality rate as the pandemic took hold of the... Read more ...