The World Baseball Classic came to a close on Tuesday night with the USA facing Japan in the final, winner-takes-all game.
Category Archives: National
Americans Remain Hopeful About Democracy Despite Fears of its Demise – and are Acting on That Hope
President Joe Biden will convene world leaders beginning on March 29, 2023, to discuss the state of democracies around the world.
Eli Lilly Slashed Insulin Prices. This Starts a Race to the Bottom | Opinion
When drugmaker Eli Lilly announced Wednesday it will slash the list price for some of its insulin products the news raised questions about what will happen to other efforts to provide low-cost insulin.
Radio Interference from Satellites is Threatening Astronomy – A Proposed Zone for Testing New Technologies Could Head Off the Problem
Radio transmissions can swamp out the radio waves astronomers use to learn about black holes, newly forming stars and the evolution of galaxies.
U.S. Adds Over 300,000 Jobs in February
On Friday, March 10, the Bureau of Labor Statistics published a report which included preliminary national unemployment numbers for February.
Is It Time for Teachers to Get a Raise? | Opinion
The average weekly wages of public school teachers – adjusted for inflation – increased just US$29 from 1996 to 2021, from $1,319 to $1,348 in 2021 dollars.
Chiefs Win Super Bowl LVII
Kansas City emerged victorious in this year’s Super Bowl after a thrilling 38-35 instant classic against the Philadelphia Eagles.
National Unemployment Rate Lowest Since 1969
On Friday, February 3, the Bureau of Labor Statistics published a report which included preliminary national unemployment numbers for January.
Public School Enrollment Dropped by 1.2M During the Pandemic – An Expert Discusses Where the Students Went and Why it Matters
Nationwide testing results released in the fall of 2022 revealed that the reading and math performance on standardized tests of students who were in fourth and eighth grades in the U.S. in the 2021-2022 school year declined by historic amounts.
The Ocean Twilight Zone Could Store Vast Amounts of Carbon Captured from the Atmosphere – But First We Need an Internet of Deep Ocean Sensors to Track the Effects
There may be ways to enhance these processes so the ocean pulls more carbon out of the atmosphere to help slow climate change. Yet little is known about the consequences.