Isaac Stanley-Becker, The Washington Post Published 3:53 am PST, Monday, January 28, 2019 Ann Coulter speaks at the Politicon convention inside the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, California, on July 29, 2017. Ann Coulter speaks at the Politicon convention inside the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, California, on July 29, 2017. Photo: Bloomberg Photo By Patrick T. Fallon Photo: Bloomberg Photo By Patrick T. Fallon Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Ann Coulter speaks at the Politicon convention inside the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, California, on July 29, 2017. Ann Coulter speaks at the Politicon convention inside the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, California, on July 29, 2017. … [Read more...] about Trump ridicules Coulter, slams Fox News in fallout over wall
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Logging the Onset of The Bottleneck Years This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H. E. Taylor. Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week's Global Warming news roundup skip to bottom Mid-Summer's Day Edition June 23, 2013 Chuckles, Solstice, COP19+, Post-G8, UK Meeting, Indian Monsoon Sumatran Smog, European Flood, World Bank, Cook Fukushima: Note, News, Policies Melting Arctic, Arctic Birds, Methane, Antarctica Food: Crisis, Fisheries, GMOs, Production Hurricanes, Notable Weather, Extreme Weather, New Weather, Temperatures GHGs, Aerosols, Clouds, Paleoclimate, Oceans, Extinctions, Bees & CCD Impacts, Forests, Climate Refugees, Desertification, Tornadoes Wildfires, Corals, Acidification, Glaciers, Sea Levels, Floods & Droughts Mitigation, Cities, Biomimicry, Designed Endurance, Transportation Buildings, Sequestration, Geoengineering, Conservation, Adaptation Journals, Other Docs, Misc. Science, Models, Mees, … [Read more...] about Another Week of GW News, June 23, 2013
Recent reports reveal that actress Olivia Newton-John is battling cancer for the third time since she was first diagnosed in 1992. Since that first diagnosis, Newton-John has been a tireless advocate for cancer research and breast cancer screenings. But she’s not the only one.The singers, actors, media personalities and other celebs listed in the following slides are all cancer survivors, and they’ve all talked openly about what their own battles with cancer have been like. Click through and be inspired by their strength and spirit. Jane Fonda While promoting the fourth season of her Netflix series, “Grace and Frankie,” actress Jane Fonda was seen with bandages on her face. The Oscar award-winning actress and activist explained that a doctor had recently removed a cancerous growth from her lip. In a playful Instagram post, Fonda posed with co-star Lily Tomlin, her hand placed over her mouth. The caption read: “With Lily in NY. I’ve found a … [Read more...] about Celebrities who have battled cancer
ACCRA, Ghana — It had been 12 years since Rita Sarpong went home to Ghana. She’d missed siblings’ weddings, the births of nieces and nephews, even the death of her father, sacrificing time with her own family so that she could help frail, aging Americans stay at home with theirs.Almost up to the moment she boarded the plane, Sarpong was working nearly around the clock. A home health aide, she cared for a 90-year-old retired insurance agent with severe arthritis by day. Then at night, she drove from Newton to Wrentham to look after a woman in her 80s who was prone to falling. Related Links Stranger in the house That made for 104 hours a week of work that was equal parts tedious, stressful, exhausting, and essential. After she reached Logan Airport, dragging three suitcases loaded with gifts for her family — mainly used clothes from her closet — Sarpong collapsed in her seat. For the next nine hours, as food carts rolled by carrying lunch, dinner, … [Read more...] about PIPELINE FROM AFRICA: Recent immigrants do much of the low-paying, back-breaking work of caring for frail Americans at home. Back home, they’re seen as success stories.
The 50th reunion of the Patrick Henry High School Class of 1968 is Saturday, and I’ve been made privy to what a colleague at the paper called “the mother of all class reunion stories.”It’s about playwright and author Sybil Rosen, 67. She left Roanoke shortly after graduation and rarely returned. It’s also about her first husband, Blaze Foley, whom she married in an old-timey country ceremony known as “jumping the broom.” That happened in the mid-1970s when they were young hippies living in a tree house near the Chattahoochee River in rural Georgia.Blaze and Sybil split up in less than three years. Foley went on to become a country-folk singer and songwriter in Texas. He was usually homeless and frequently drunk. By the time he died in 1989 — shot and killed in Austin by the son of a friend — he’d been banned from most of that city’s music venues.Though you’ve probably never heard of him, that could change. … [Read more...] about Patrick Henry alum feels fire rekindled for Blaze