TikTok faces US measures following South Dakota restrictions

US politicians from both parties are threatening to ban TikTok in Washington. South Dakota is already implementing part of it. Last week, Republican Gov. Kristi Noem issued an executive order banning TikTok from state agencies over national security concerns stemming from the app’s Chinese ownership. The state tourism department has since deleted her TikTok account … Read more

A UN biodiversity convention aims to slow down “humanity’s war with nature.”

Delegates from around the world gather in Montreal this week to discuss what United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called “mankind’s senseless and suicidal war with nature.” The UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), which began on Tuesday, comes at a critical time. More than a million species are threatened with extinction worldwide due to … Read more

Iowa City is partnering with the University of Iowa Labor Center to strengthen a skilled workforce

A total of 20 people graduated from the University of Iowa Labor Center’s pre-apprenticeship training program last fall. As part of the five-week course, participants visited three Cedar Rapids registered training centers in October. (Courtesy University of Iowa Labor Center) A total of 20 people graduated from the University of Iowa Labor Center’s pre-apprenticeship training … Read more

Georgia’s QB was a Louisiana Ragin Cajun for about 12 hours

He’s the defending National Champion quarterback, he’s leading the No. We’re talking about Georgia’s starting quarterback Stetson Bennett. Yeah, that Stetson Bennett, the guy who could win back-to-back National Championships, was close to becoming the Ragin Cajuns quarterback a few years ago. So how did he go from being a fast-starting quarterback in this year’s … Read more

Italian restaurant at Montclair train station

Chef Giuseppe De Falco loves to cook with Jersey tomatoes at his Italian restaurant in Montclair. Photo courtesy of Antica Stazione Earlier this year, chef Giuseppe De Falco and his wife Sandra opened their first restaurant together in the former waiting room of the Walnut Street train station in Montclair. At Antica Stazione, De Falco’s … Read more

Warnock wins Georgia Senate runoff: live updates

Senator Raphael Warnock on Tuesday convincingly defeated Herschel Walker, overcoming a difficult national environment for Democrats and cementing Georgia’s status as a melting pot of American politics. Mr Warnock not only gave Democrats some breathing room in a tightly divided Senate, but also provided water for Republicans, who were hoping to dethrone former President Donald … Read more

Scandals still matter and Donald Trump faces setback – Chicago Tribune

Sen. Raphael Warnock convincingly defeated Herschel Walker on Tuesday, overcoming a difficult national environment for Democrats and cementing Georgia’s status as a melting pot of American politics. Not only did Warnock give Democrats some breathing room in a tightly divided Senate, but it also provided water for Republicans hoping to dethrone former President Donald Trump … Read more

The DC Center and the Capital Pride Alliance find a new home

Photo by Markus Spiske, via Pexels. The DC Center for the LGBT Community, the district’s LGBTQ-specific community center, and the Capital Pride Alliance have jointly signed a lease for a new headquarters at 1827 Wiltberger St. NW, near the intersection of the Shaw and LeDroit Park will move into the new building next summer. The … Read more

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