CANADA NEWS: Canada loses to the United States in overtime in women’s hockey Rivalry series
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CANADA NEWS: Canada loses to the United States in overtime in women’s hockey Rivalry series

*KINGSTON (Ont. The Canadian women’s hockey team lost a lead of two goals in the third period, and the United States won 3-2 in overtime in Rivalry Series. KINGSTON, Ont. KINGSTON, Ont. — A two-goal advantage was lost by the Canadian women’s hockey team in the third period. The United States won 3-2 in overtime…

FRONT PAGE: Federal Appeals Court Calls Biden Vaccine Mandate ‘fatally Flawed’ And ‘staggeringly Overbroad’ – CNBC
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FRONT PAGE: Federal Appeals Court Calls Biden Vaccine Mandate ‘fatally Flawed’ And ‘staggeringly Overbroad’ – CNBC

Demonstrators hold signs during a protest against Covid-19 mandates outside the General Motors (GM) Tech Center in Warren, Michigan, U.S., on Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021.Mathew Hatcher | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesA federal appeals court has called President Joe Biden’s vaccine and testing requirements for private businesses “fatally flawed” and “staggeringly overbroad,” arguing that the requirements…

Dave Chappelle’s Alma Mater Cancels Fundraiser With The Comedian Over Student Backlash – Yahoo News
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Dave Chappelle’s Alma Mater Cancels Fundraiser With The Comedian Over Student Backlash – Yahoo News

A high school in Washington, D.C., has postponed a planned fundraiser with Dave Chappelle after students threatened to stage a walkout because they were uncomfortable with remarks he made about transgender people in his recent Netflix special, according to a new report.In response to student uproar, Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Georgetown —…

TEXAS NEWS: Five Texas Counties Among Top In Nation For Housing Growth – Star Local Media
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TEXAS NEWS: Five Texas Counties Among Top In Nation For Housing Growth – Star Local Media

(The Center Square) – Texas is home to five of the 10 metropolitan counties across the country that had the fastest growth in housing units over the last decade, according to new data from the Census Bureau.Hays (Austin–Round Rock–Georgetown), Comal (San Antonio–New Braunfels), Williamson (Austin–Round Rock), Fort Bend (Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land), and Rockwall (Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington) counties averaged…

POLITICS: Warnings Of Violence Before Jan. 6 Precipitated The Capitol Riot – The Washington Post
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POLITICS: Warnings Of Violence Before Jan. 6 Precipitated The Capitol Riot – The Washington Post

The head of intelligence at D.C.’s homeland security office was growing desperate. For days, Donell HarvinDonell HarvinClose As the head of intelligence at D.C.’s homeland security office, Harvin led a team that spotted warnings that extremists planned to descend on the Capitol and disrupt the electoral count. and his team had spotted increasing signs that…

BUSINESS: Sandra Fernandez O’Hare was selected as Top Educator of the year by IAOTP
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BUSINESS: Sandra Fernandez O’Hare was selected as Top Educator of the year by IAOTP

*. Sandra Fernandez O’Hare is a retired Educator at Cinnabar Elementary School District, Petaluma. She was recently awarded the Educator of the year award for 2021 (IAOTP). Sandra Fernandez O’Hare was selected recently to receive the Educator of the year award for 2021 -2022 from the International Association of Top Professionals. This award recognizes her…

TEXAS NEWS: Texas High School Football: Week 10 Scores – KXAN.com
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TEXAS NEWS: Texas High School Football: Week 10 Scores – KXAN.com

AUSTIN (KXAN) — We’re one week closer to the start of the UIL state playoffs. Teams across Texas are gearing up for the best time of the year — playoff football. The first round of the state playoffs begins Nov. 12, meaning next week will be a pivotal week for seeding and district championships. The…

TEXAS NEWS – Texas High School Football Scores – Oct. 29, Houston Chronicle
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TEXAS NEWS – Texas High School Football Scores – Oct. 29, Houston Chronicle

Here are the state-wide Texas high school football scores from Friday, Oct. 29. Class 6A Abilene 42, Midland 28 Alief Taylor 21, Alief Hastings 0 Alvin Shadow Creek 34, Pearland 27 Arlington 45, Arlington Lamar 38 Arlington Martin 66, Grand Prairie 20 Austin Bowie 42, San Marcos 0 Austin Vandegrift 49, Hutto 9 Bryan 28,…

PUBLIC POLICY: America’s Food Safety System Failed To Stop A Salmonella Epidemic. It’s Still Making People Sick.
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PUBLIC POLICY: America’s Food Safety System Failed To Stop A Salmonella Epidemic. It’s Still Making People Sick.

ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published. In May 2018, a rare and virulent strain of salmonella caught the attention of America’s top disease detectives. In less than two months, the bacteria had sickened more than a dozen people, nearly…

RELIGION: Unusual secrecy attends Biden’s first meeting with Pope Francis as president
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RELIGION: Unusual secrecy attends Biden’s first meeting with Pope Francis as president

(RNS) — When President Ronald Reagan visited St. John Paul II in June of 1982 with first lady Nancy Reagan, the press trailed the distinguished group as the pontiff squired the couple and their staffers to the Vatican’s inner sanctums and looked on, according to a New York Times reporter, as “a group of 200…

RELIGION: Duplicity and complicity in a whitewashed church
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RELIGION: Duplicity and complicity in a whitewashed church

LOS ANGELES — Aggrieved, angered, and ashamed by the revelations in the documentary film, Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God, author Rosaliene Bacchus breaks her silence as a former Catholic nun in her novel, The Twisted Circle, and adds her voice for victims of sexual abuse by predatory priests in the patriarchal…

RELIGION: Orthodox patriarch released from hospital, set to meet Biden
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RELIGION: Orthodox patriarch released from hospital, set to meet Biden

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, the spiritual leader of Eastern Orthodox Christians, was released from a Washington hospital Monday morning after an overnight stay early in his 12-day visit to the United States. Bartholomew, 81, was scheduled to meet with President Joe Biden later Monday at the White House, and also to meet with Secretary of State…

CANADA NEWS: Jasmine Baird is top of the Canadian snowboarders with big-air bronze medal in Switzerland – CBC.ca
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CANADA NEWS: Jasmine Baird is top of the Canadian snowboarders with big-air bronze medal in Switzerland – CBC.ca

. Jasmine Baird, a snowboarder from Canada, began her World Cup season in February and sought to represent Canada at Beijing Olympics. She finished on Saturday in Chur in Switzerland in big air. Snowboarder Jasmine Baird of Fort McMurray, Alta., right, amassed 148. 75 points to earn a bronze medal in women’s big air at…

FRONT PAGE: U.S. Gun Violence Increased 30% During COVID-19 Pandemic
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FRONT PAGE: U.S. Gun Violence Increased 30% During COVID-19 Pandemic

Newswise — Gun violence increased by more than 30% in the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study by Penn State College of Medicine researchers. The researchers said that stress, domestic violence, lack of social interactions and greater access to firearms might have contributed to the increase.According to the researchers, these findings come…

RELIGION: Lawmakers join faith leaders to voice support for ‘Build Back Better’ package
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RELIGION: Lawmakers join faith leaders to voice support for ‘Build Back Better’ package

WASHINGTON (RNS) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and several other Democratic lawmakers joined a group of mostly liberal-leaning religious leaders on Wednesday (Oct. 20) to voice faith-rooted support for federal legislation central to President Joe Biden’s “Build Back Better” agenda. Pelosi is a Catholic who met with Pope Francis , and invoked her faith, while…

WHITE HOUSE NEWS: White House Appoints 2021-2022 Class Of White House Fellows
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WHITE HOUSE NEWS: White House Appoints 2021-2022 Class Of White House Fellows

Today, the President’s Commission on White House Fellows announced the appointment of the 2021-2022 class of White House Fellows, the most diverse class in the history of the program. The prestigious White House Fellowship program embeds professionals from diverse backgrounds for a year of working as a full-time, paid fellow for White House staff, Cabinet…

HEALTH NEWS: Surprise-Billing Rule: ‘Puts on the Thumb’ to Control Arbitrated Costs
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HEALTH NEWS: Surprise-Billing Rule: ‘Puts on the Thumb’ to Control Arbitrated Costs

HEALTH NEWS: Patients will be months away from having to worry about unexpected medical bills. These extra costs can add up to hundreds of thousands or even thousands of dollars if they are treated unknowingly by an outside-of-network hospital or doctor. It is not clear if the No Surprises Act’s changes to law, which take…

BUSINESS: Jason Church Appointed Wisconsin State Chair For The U.S. Term Limits
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BUSINESS: Jason Church Appointed Wisconsin State Chair For The U.S. Term Limits

    MADISON, WI, October 13, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ — Today, U.S. Term Limits announces that Captain Jason Church (United States Army, retired) has agreed to be the Wisconsin State Chair for U.S. Term Limits. Church brings a depth of public service to this role. He has seen first-hand the need for term limits at the federal level…

Front Page: NATO Chief Criticizes Support For Parallel European Defense Group
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Front Page: NATO Chief Criticizes Support For Parallel European Defense Group

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Tuesday that support for a parallel European-only mutual defense organization risks dividing and weakening the Atlantic alliance. In Washington for talks at the White House and Pentagon, Stoltenberg made reference to Paris’s support for a European defense grouping autonomous from NATO, especially the wake of last month’s shock creation…

BUSINESS: Scientists & Academics, Led By PrEP4All And Right To Health Action, Demand Global Vaccine Program At Homes Of Biden Chief Of Staff And Moderna CEO
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BUSINESS: Scientists & Academics, Led By PrEP4All And Right To Health Action, Demand Global Vaccine Program At Homes Of Biden Chief Of Staff And Moderna CEO

“Biden’s failed COVID summit was our last straw,” say scientists who held dual press conferences at the homes of White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain and Moderna CEO Stephane Bancel. Speakers at both demonstrations blamed the two men for “millions” of global COVID deaths. They argued that President Biden and Klain have ignored global…

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