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‘My Wine Bills Have Gone Down.' How Joan Didion Is Weathering the Pandemic

1 hour ago   |   Time

Joan Didion suffers no fools. And nor should she have to. Her resume is the stuff of legends, from launching her career as a college senior by winning an essay contest...
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In Essay On Political Violence, Omar Calls For Major Reform, ‘Full Accountability' For Trump

20 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Rep. Ilhan Omar is calling for “full accountability” for former President Donald Trump and others in positions of power who played a role in sparking the deadly...
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National Geographic photographers capture inauguration week scenes around deserted downtown Washington

23 hours ago   |   ABC

Throughout the capital, National Geographic photographers snapped photos for the photo essay "As inauguration nears, the nation's capital goes still."
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Tesla is the proxy for a stock market gone mad

1 day ago   |   Fortune

This article is part of Fortune ‘s quarterly investment guide for Q1 2021 . According to many of the best minds in investing, including Jeremy Grantham and the experts at...
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SAT drops essay, subject tests in shift away from standardized testing

2 days ago   |   NY Daily News

The College Board will no longer offer the optional essay or subject tests as part of the SAT as the standardized testing service works toward “reducing demands on students.”
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Air Force Acquisition Executive unveils next e-Plane, publishes digital engineering guidebook

2 days ago   |   Air Force

In a follow-on to his Matrix-themed “There is No Spoon” treatise, Dr. William Roper, assistant secretary of the Air Force for acquisition, technology and logistics, released a...
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College Board will no longer offer SAT's optional essay and subject tests amid COVID-19 pandemic

2 days ago   |   ABC

SAT CHANGES: Students already registered for subject tests will be automatically refunded, the College Board said.
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Retooling During Pandemic, the SAT Will Drop Essay and Subject Tests

2 days ago   |   NY Times

By dropping or suspending the requirement that applicants submit standardized test scores, colleges have cut into the College Board's business model.
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SAT Discontinues Subject Tests And Optional Essay

SAT Discontinues Subject Tests And Optional Essay

3 days ago   |   NPR

The College Board will discontinue the optional essay component of the SAT and no longer offer subject tests, shifting focus to a new digital version of the SAT.
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Lady Gaga and the Star-Spangled Banner

3 days ago   |   Real Clear Politics

America is like no other country in the world, and our national anthem is like no other, as I wrote in a 2016 essay:For good reasons, we have the only national anthem that...
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NFL to allow 22,000 fans at Super Bowl LV, including 7,500 vaccinated health...

NFL to allow 22,000 fans at Super Bowl LV, including 7,500 vaccinated health care workers

The 7,500 vaccinated health care workers will get free tickets. Read more ...

McConnell seeks to push Trump impeachment trial to February

McConnell seeks to push Trump impeachment trial to February

McConnell on Thursday proposed delaying the trial until February to give the former president time to prepare and review his case. Read more ...

National Guard allowed back into Capitol complex after lawmakers erupt at...

National Guard allowed back into Capitol complex after lawmakers erupt at banishment to parking garage

The change comes after thousands of National Guardsmen were moved to a parking garage after they were told they could no longer use space within the U.S. Capitol Complex. Read more ...

Lloyd Austin wins Senate confirmation as 1st Black Pentagon chief

Lloyd Austin wins Senate confirmation as 1st Black Pentagon chief

WASHINGTON - Lloyd J. Austin, a West Point graduate who rose to the Army's elite ranks and marched through racial barriers in a 41-year career, won Senate confirmation Friday... Read more ...

The House will transmit the article of impeachment charging Trump with...

The House will transmit the article of impeachment charging Trump with incitement to the US Senate on Monday

Summary List Placement The House will transmit the article of impeachment charging former President Donald Trump with incitement of an insurrection on the US Capitol to the US... Read more ...

Austin wins Senate confirmation as 1st Black Pentagon chief

Austin wins Senate confirmation as 1st Black Pentagon chief

Lloyd J. Austin, the West Point graduate who rose to the Army's elite ranks and marched through racial barriers in a 41-year career, has won Senate confirmation to become the... Read more ...

Reports: Baseball legend Hank Aaron dies at 86

Reports: Baseball legend Hank Aaron dies at 86

Hank Aaron, the one time MLB home run king and one of baseball's greatest players, has died, according to reports. Read more ...

7 Democratic senators call for ethics probe into Cruz and Hawley to...

7 Democratic senators call for ethics probe into Cruz and Hawley to determine whether their electoral college objections contributed to the Capitol siege

Summary List Placement Seven Democratic senators have called for an ethics probe into Republican Sens. Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz over their objections to the Electoral College... Read more ...

Braves legend Hank Aaron dies at age 86, reports say

Braves legend Hank Aaron dies at age 86, reports say

NBC Sports is reporting that Hall of Famer Hank Aaron has died. Read more ...

Reports: Baseball legend Hank Aaron dies at 86

Reports: Baseball legend Hank Aaron dies at 86

Hank Aaron, the one time MLB home run king and one of baseball's greatest players, has died, according to reports. Read more ...