After teaching 64 combined years, friends Pam Harold and Juni Smith decided they wanted to decorate cookies. Both officially retired from education in June 2020 but got an early start on retirement when school was dismissed in March due to the pandemic. Harold usually does the baking and Smith makes […]
If Eagles hire 49ers’ Robert Saleh or Buccaneers’ Todd Bowles as head coach, these 3 things must happen
The Eagles are searching for a new head coach and have started interviewing candidates. It was reported Wednesday that Carolina Panthers offensive coordinator Joe Brady had already interviewed with the team. On Monday, owner Jeffrey Lurie said he would not limit the search to offensive-minded coaches. Sign up for Eagles […]
Did Fashion’s Great Slowdown Really Happen?
The pandemic forced fashion to reflect on its speed, its waste — and other flaws. And while it got people talking more than ever before about too much product, delivered and marked down too soon, did anything really change? As 2020 draws to a close, the participants in a grassroots […]
Biden Win Was ‘Best Thing’ That Could Happen For The Planet
In 1963, Interior Secretary Stewart Udall published “The Quiet Crisis,” a book detailing the threats facing the nation’s wildlife and natural resources at the time. Nearly 60 years later, the planet is facing a rapidly worsening climate and extinction crisis ― and that man’s son, Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.), is […]
A look at what didn’t happen this week
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: Biden didn’t say transgender children should be able to […]
The Women Making WFH Happen
Photo credit: Design by Hanna Varady + Getty Images + Courtesy of the subjects From Marie Claire No one quite knows what the post-coronavirus, nebulous “new normal” will look like, but one thing is sure: Work is going to be different. Corporations that have long resisted work-from-home models have realized […]
‘A thing like this should never happen’
President Donald Trump visits the latest protest epicenter. A “Hotel Rwanda” hero was arrested on terror charges. And believe it or not, that other coronavirus relief bill is still in the works. It’s Ashley. Let’s talk news. But first, this is ‘Supreme’: Ruth Bader Ginsburg officiated a couple’s wedding. The Short List newsletter is […]
I was a Chinese grad student and lost all of my money in a scam. How could it happen to me?
Xinlu Liang, 22, a Chinese grad student who lost all her money in a telephone scam. (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times) “Hi, is that Xinlu Liang?” The caller, speaking in Chinese, woke me from a nap. “This is a call from UPS. You have a suspicious package blocked at […]