Trump’s habit of tearing up papers could leave a ‘hole’ in history as White House records may never be complete, worried experts say

Summary List Placement Historians are growing increasingly concerned about collecting Trump’s White House records because of the administration’s inconsistency with preserving documents and the president’s long-standing habit of ripping up papers, the Associated Press (AP) reported Saturday. With three days left in office, Trump is expected to handover documents from his administration as is customary […]

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First-term GOP Rep. Peter Meijer says he ‘may very well have’ ended his political career by voting to impeach Trump

Summary List Placement GOP Rep. Peter Meijer of Michigan, who has been in office for less than a month, said on Sunday that he might have ended his political future by voting to impeach President Donald Trump. During an appearance on ABC’s “This Week,” host George Stephanopoulos asked Meijer if he potentially damaged his career […]

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After Trump’s Twitter ban, critics want other populists like Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro and India’s Narendra Modi booted from social media

Summary List Placement President Trump’s social media ban has opened a can of worms for tech firms who face calls from activists and academics to clamp down on other populist leaders such as Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro and India’s Narendra Modi. Trump was suspended from Facebook on January 7, a day after supporters of the president […]

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We’re freelancers who relocated to a tiny town in Maine during the pandemic. Here’s how we earned over $150,000 in 2020 while raising our toddler and enjoying local adventures.

Summary List Placement In 2019, after saving up for several years and setting aside $36,000 for our world travels, my husband, toddler, and I managed to visit 12 countries together, all while working remotely.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re no longer traveling globally and our daily routine looks a lot different. Still, the lessons […]

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As retailers like Sephora begin delivering on diversity pledges, experts say ‘much remains to be seen’ about the industry’s newest efforts to help minority-owned businesses

Summary List Placement While a slew of retailers have made public declarations to improve diversity and inclusion across their companies, experts say there is still significant work to be done to push pledges beyond lip service to make lasting change.  More than six months after protests erupted around the country, following the deaths of George […]

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The Florida data scientist who claims she was fired by the health department for refusing to alter COVID-19 data said she’ll turn herself into police after a warrant was issued for her arrest

Summary List Placement In a lengthy Twitter thread Saturday, Rebekah Jones, the data scientist who said she was fired in May by the Florida Department of Health for refusing to alter COVID-19 data, said she was turning herself into authorities Sunday after they last week issued a warrant for her arrest. The arrest warrant came […]

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Selena Gomez emailed Sheryl Sandberg months before the Capitol siege to highlight US militia group activity on Facebook

Summary List Placement Selena Gomez emailed Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg in September 2020 to warn of US militia groups operating on the social network despite a ban. The actress and singer this week shared those emails with the AP, expressing frustration in an interview that tech platforms did not do enough to crack […]

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Norwegian health officials have adjusted their advice on who gets a COVID-19 vaccine as 29 frail elderly people die

Summary List Placement Norwegian health officials have warned that vaccinating the most frail older people with serious underlying health conditions could be dangerous after the country reported more than 25 deaths. The Norwegian Medicines Agency first reported on Thursday that 23 elderly people had died in a short time after receiving their first dose of […]

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What happened last week? Biden introduced a $1.9 trillion stimulus plan, Parler sued Amazon, and Loews Hotels cancelled a fundraiser for a senator.

Summary List Placement What happened last week? As Washington last week readied for the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden, the incoming president announced a massive stimulus plan to rejuvenate the economy and update the country’s cybersecurity infrastructure.  Here are three big stories from the last week.   Biden introduced a $1.9 trillion stimulus plan On Thursday, […]

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32 books on everything from cautionary tales of young Wall Street to the science of sleep that rising stars in finance say you should read to get ahead

Summary List Placement We asked our Rising Stars of Wall Street to recommend a book to our readers and their selections range from the origins of value investing to a timely retelling of the Spanish Flu Pandemic, from “Margaritaville” singer Jimmy Buffett’s autobiography to a 368-page work on why we sleep.  The full selection of 32 […]

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