Monday, July 13, 2020

‘A day without women’ planned in Mexico

BY KATE LINTHICUM AND JULIA BARAJAS LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS MEXICO CITY — After a string of gruesome killings of women, feminist activists here began wondering: What...

FROM ‘HIDDEN’ TO HERO

Katherine Johnson, the legendary NASA mathematician, dies at 101 BY MIKE HOLTZCLAW DAILY PRESS/TNS NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Katherine Johnson, the NASA Langley Research Center mathematician who...

‘Hidden Figures’ mathematician Katherine Johnson dies at 101

BY KATE FELDMAN NEW YORK DAILY NEWS/TNS Katherine Johnson, a trailblazing NASA mathematician whose story was told in the “Hidden Figures” book and movie, died Monday...
‘Parasite’ pulls off Oscar upset, winning four awards

‘Parasite’ pulls off Oscar upset, winning four awards

BY JOSH ROTTENBERG LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS LOS ANGELES — In a surprise upset and a historic milestone, director Bong Joon Ho’s “Parasite” — a darkly comic...
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Some facts vs. myth on the coronavirus

Researchers try to clear up information on the origin and cause of the virus. BY DYLAN BOUSCHER AND LISA M. KRIEGER THE MERCURY NEWS/TNS MYTH: The coronavirus is...
Kweisi Mfume chats with Charles Lowder in Baltimore on Jan. 9 during a campaign stop.

Mfume wins Democratic nomination for Cummings’ seat

BY JEFF BARKER THE BALTIMORE SUN/TNS BALTIMORE – Kweisi Mfume took a major step toward reclaiming the Baltimore-area U.S. House seat he held for 10 years,...
Hundreds of people protested President Trump’s original travel ban at LAX airport in 2017.

New hurdle for Nigerians seeking US visas

Trump’s extended travel ban takes effect on Feb. 21 TRICE EDNEY NEWSWIRE/GIN She’s your pediatrician. He’s your surgeon. She’s a civil engineer. He has a doctorate....
Holocaust survivors meet at Auschwitz for 75th liberation anniversary

Holocaust survivors meet at Auschwitz for 75th liberation anniversary

BY JAWEED KALEEM LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS OSWIECIM, Poland – It was 3 p.m. on Jan. 27, 1945, when the 322nd Rifle Division of the Soviet...
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Much more than a basketball legend

Sports fans in the United States and around the world – plus people who are not necessarily sports-oriented – are mourning the sudden death...
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Can you get coronavirus from package delivered from China ?

BY LISA M. KRIEGER THE MERCURY NEWS/TNS SAN JOSE, Calif. – Residents at the epicenter of China’s mysterious viral outbreak are quarantined. But their mailed...