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Inside the GOP’s tense fallout with the big business lobby

Inside the GOP’s tense fallout with the big business lobby

What started as a polite discussion about small business soon turned into a heated confrontation between unusual opponents — Republican members of the House and their party’s old friends at the US Chamber of Commerce. Republican lawmakers were blunt with the Chamber’s lobbyist, Tom Sullivan, calling him on the carpet about the organization’s decision to…MORE

Hester Ford, the oldest living American, has died

Hester Ford, the oldest living American, has died

Hester Ford, a North Carolina woman who was recognized as the oldest living American, died peacefully on Saturday in her home in Charlotte, North Carolina, her great-granddaughter Tanisha Patterson-Powe confirmed. Ford was at least 115 years and 245 days old at the time of her death, according to the Gerontology Research Group, who verified her…MORE

Why Temple Grandin wants your kids to go outside

Why Temple Grandin wants your kids to go outside

Before she became a famous scientist and inventor, Temple Grandin was a kid who liked to play outside. “I absolutely loved flying kites,” she said. “We would just make up our own games — go sit in the field and make daisy chains.” All that undirected, childhood play, Grandin believes, amounted to more than goofing…MORE

ACM Awards 2021: See who won at the ACM Awards

ACM Awards 2021: See who won at the ACM Awards

The Academy of Country Music Awards, celebrating the best in country music, were presented Sunday in Nashville. Luke Bryan won entertainer of the year, but he was unable to attend due to testing positive for Covid-19 last week. Maren Morris and Chris Stapleton, who led in nominations going into the night, also took home top…MORE

Pig’s blood was smeared on the former home of the use-of-force expert who testified for the defense in Chauvin’s trial, police say

Pig’s blood was smeared on the former home of the use-of-force expert who testified for the defense in Chauvin’s trial, police say

The former California home of use-of-force expert Barry Brodd was smeared with pig’s blood Saturday, four days after he testified for the defense in Derek Chauvin’s trial in Minneapolis, Minnesota, police said. Brodd testified Tuesday that Chauvin, a former officer, was justified in kneeling on George Floyd for over nine minutes, did not use deadly…MORE

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