Brazil declares public health emergency for Yanomami people

By CARLA BRIDEY – Associated Press BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva visited the northern Brazilian state of Roraima on Saturday after the government declared a public health emergency for the Yanomami people of the Amazon, who are suffering from malnutrition and diseases such as malaria as a result of illegal … Read more

NFC Playoff Snapshot before Week 18: Giants, Buccaneers earn spots

Week 17 in the NFL brought clarity to the NFC playoff race. The Chiefs were eliminated after a Packers win over the Vikings and an uninspired effort against the Browns that saw starter-turned-backup-turned-starter Carson Wentz throw three interceptions. Both the Giants and Buccaneers clinched playoff spots after New York beat Indianapolis and the Bucks beat … Read more

Brian Myers extends his contract with Impact Wrestling

Impact Wrestling star Brian Myers has extended his contract with the company through 2023. Sports Illustrated has learned. Throughout his 18-year career, Myers has worked for numerous promotions, including stints in WWE. Over the past two years, he’s been given a legitimate opportunity at Impact on the microphone to showcase his personality and has been … Read more

Brian Myers extends his contract with Impact Wrestling

Impact Wrestling star Brian Myers has extended his contract with the company through 2023. Sports Illustrated has learned. Throughout his 18-year career, Myers has worked for numerous promotions, including stints in WWE. Over the past two years, he’s been given a legitimate opportunity at Impact on the microphone to showcase his personality and has been … Read more

Lawmakers to face familiar tech issues in next Congress (copy)

GOPAL RATNAM CQ-roll call WASHINGTON — The 118th Congress will face some long-standing policy challenges as well as a few new ones, but it may not reach the finish line on any of them — not even the federal data privacy bill, which has bipartisan support in both chambers . Lawmakers have debated antitrust legislation … Read more

University of Virginia shooting: Three football players dead

Editor’s note: This story contains details of a mass casualty and gun violence event. University of Virginia President Jim Ryan said On Monday, three soccer players were killed in a Sunday night shooting that left at least three dead and two wounded. A suspect was taken into custody Monday morning after an overnight manhunt. Wide … Read more

Differences in advanced math and science skills begin in kindergarten

The results of the National Assessment of Educational Progress of fourth-grade students were released by the Department of Education on September 1. The results reveal the biggest drop in maths and reading scores for nine-year-olds in decades. A research brief is a summary of an interesting academic paper. The big idea Racial and ethnic disparities … Read more

Differences in advanced math and science skills begin in kindergarten

The results of the National Assessment of Educational Progress of fourth-grade students were released by the Department of Education on September 1. The results reveal the biggest drop in maths and reading scores for nine-year-olds in decades. A research brief is a summary of an interesting academic paper. The big idea Racial and ethnic disparities … Read more