American seafood exporters are optimistic that a new trade deal with China will allow them to claw back into one of the world's biggest markets for lobster, but help might not have arrived in time for the biggest day on the calendar
5 Tips for Heading Back to College Going back to school can be scary. These tips can help you to jump back in with confidence. 1. Fill out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA form, to get a loan or grant for schooling. 2. Make sure you research the best school or program that will suit your needs. CAEL's Becky Klein-Collins, via NPR 3. Figure out which degree you want before taking the necessary steps towards your specific goal. 4. Settle any current affairs you may have so they do not clash with your upcoming education schedule. 5. Once you sign up, refresh your memory in the field by taking a free online course. Graduate! Network adviser Denise Whittaker, via NPR
Mike Pompeo apparently went off on an expletive-filled rant after an NPR interview didn't go the way he'd planned. Mary Louise Kelly sat down with the secretary of state on All Things Considered Friday for an interview that started off discussing Iran (full transcript here ). Things took a turn...
Politico reports that among all of the Democratic presidential candidates, Senator Bernie Sanders leads in Iowa. A New York Times Upshot/Siena College poll released on Saturday shows that 25% select Sanders as their first choice in the February caucuses. Sanders has a 7-point lead over his closest competitor— former South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg (18%), and former Vice President Joe Biden at 17%. Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts is at 14% percent. In Iowa, the poll suggests that Sanders support is high among young voters, with Bernie snagging about 40% of voters under the age of 30. The poll shows that Biden is the top choice of 32 percent of Democrats, ages 65 and older.
On the same day the US confirmed its second case of the Wuhan coronavirus, France announced it has three cases—the first three to be confirmed in Europe, France24 reports. One of the patients recently returned from a trip to China during which he stopped in Wuhan. "He's in isolation...
President Donald Trump is expected to draw a crowd next week when he comes to the New Jersey shore to reward newly minted Republican Rep. Jeff Van Drew with a rally for leaving the Democrats and opposing impeachment
Over the decades, people have learned a lot more about nutrition and maintaining a healthy weight, but, even by the early 1900s standards, President William Howard Taft had a rather eyebrow-raising diet.
This Day in History: First Winter Olympics January 25, 1924 The first Winter Olympics took off in style at Chamonix in the French Alps. Scandinavians dominated the 14 events that involved a total of six sports. Norway won the unofficial team competition with 17 medals. The United States came in third. Of the nearly 300 athletes, only 13 were women, and they only competed in the figure-skating events. The Olympics offered a particular boost to skiing, a sport that would become extremely popular within the next decade. The success of “International Winter Sports Week" led to the second Winter Olympic games in 1928.
Democratic House impeachment managers are in their final day of arguments against President Trump. Friday's focus: obstruction of justice. The impeachment managers are asserting that Trump withheld crucial documents and blocked the testimony of top White House officials, reports the Wall Street Journal . "The president tried to cheat," said impeachment...
China has confirmed 1,287 cases of patients infected with the new coronavirus. This number is accurate as of Jan. 24, according to reports at Reuters. The death toll from the virus has risen to 41, a number many fear will continue to grow. The virus originated in the central Chinese city of Wuhan in Hubei late last year. It has now spread to the United States, Thailand, South Korea, and Japan.