Democrats plunge Monday into the uncharted waters for the first of two weeks of virtual conventions to nominate their presidential candidates and grapple with ways to energize their supporters without the traditional crowds or pageantry. Former Vice President Joe Biden will receive the Democratic mantle this week and Republicans will formally back President […]

Ratcheting up its sustainability commitments, Selfridges is unfurling a two-month campaign involving repair, rental and resale services — and setting steep commitments for all its vendors regarding eco-friendly materials. “Sustainability is our business plan, with five-year commitments,” said Anne Pitcher, group managing director, unveiling the British retailer’s Project Earth initiative […]

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — When Floridians overwhelmingly approved a measure allowing most felons to vote after completing their sentences, many expected Democrats to benefit most from the participation of up to 1.4 million newly eligible voters in this year’s election. But the coronavirus pandemic, which has hampered registration drives, […]

“Charlotte” is available to watch on Crunchyroll. P.A.Works / Aniplex of America From spotting Stan Lee’s cameo in “Heroman” to keeping track of the complex plot twists in “Cyborg 009: Call of Justice,” the anime universe has something for every superhero fan. Many of these shows subvert the superhero genre, using […]

ALEJANDRO PAGNI/AFP via Getty Images When Carthage College students begin returning to campus in Kenosha, Wisconsin, next week, two very non-traditional welcome back gifts will await them: a thermometer, and a scratch-and-sniff smell test card. Temperature checks as a way to quickly provide a gauge for a common symptom of […]

Save 96% on this drawing bundle for beginners TL;DR: The Fundamental Drawing Bundle for Beginners is on sale for £30.57 as of August 16, saving you 96% on list price. While drawing is an excellent skill to pick up anytime, it’s even more appropriate during these days. Why? Because it […]

Of all the challenges COVID-19 has thrown at us, nothing is more daunting than figuring out how to open and operate schools this fall. The problems are complex, multifaceted and impact almost all of us. As an education official in Richmond, Virginia said:  “…planning for reopening school this fall is […]

WASHINGTON — Rep. Pramila Jayapal got a one-word text from her mother Maya Jayapal when Sen. Kamala Harris was announced as the Democratic vice-presidential nominee.  “KAMALA.”  An uncle texted her about the connection between her great aunt P.K. Devi, and Harris’ aunt Sarala Gopalan, who studied under Devi in medical school.  The flood of […]