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    Ellen DeGeneres launched the new season of her daytime talk show on Monday with a monologue where she apologized for 'ever hurting' anyone, took responsibility for claims she runs a toxic workplace and admitted to being impatient but insisted she was the person she appears to be on TV and not a behind-the-scenes villain.  The...
    Ellen DeGeneres started season 18 of her show by addressing the accusations of a toxic work environment. The claims of a toxic work environment and sexual misconduct have plagued the host’s reputation over the past few months. In her opening monologue, which first appeared on the show’s YouTube channel, DeGeneres, 62, took responsibility for the scandal....
    Daytime talk-show host Ellen DeGeneres addressed the controversy surrounding the allegedly toxic work environment on the set of her program on Monday’s episode, saying that her name is on the project and that she bears full responsibility for everything. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, over the past several months allegations have surface that the...
    It’s important to recognize risk and be able to make smart decisions during the coronavirus pandemic. Even a few days of high-risk activities, when you’ve been doing low-risk steps for a while, can have negative consequences. Infectious disease expert and MD Dr. Sandra Kesh said of the activities, “With most of these activities there is relative risk...
    The Colombian actress has remembered various stages of her career through her social networks After very difficult months, Danna Garcia He has returned with new energy to publish on his social networks, sharing with his fans memories of various stages of his career. View this post on Instagram ...
    From the attractive configuration of the PlayStation 3, there is always the concern that Sony will not be able to build a console. When it came to PlayStation 4, computer architect Mark Cherni took the issue directly, as most studios have suggested. They are happy with the PlayStation 5, There have been some rumors that...
    TERENCE CRAWFORD is training following 'advanced conversations' to face Kell Brook on November 14 in a 'studio-type environment'. Brook, 34, has been locked in talks to challenge the WBO champion, in what will be his first fight at welterweight since 2017. 3Terence Crawford is training following 'advanced conversations' to face Kell Brook 3Brook...
    Residents in Los Angeles County can breathe a little easier this weekend, as air quality is expected to improve for the first time in nearly two weeks. The National Weather Service said Friday that a front of cold, low-pressure air moving in from the northwest will help clear out some of the wildfire smoke that...
    At a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining on Wednesday on the destructive wildfires in the western United States and what can be done to mitigate future destruction, Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) said, despite claims on the left, that poor forest management, not climate change, is to blame. After...
    10 years ago, 170 countries committed to meeting 20 goals to protect diversity and the environment. What were these goals, why were they not met, and what does this mean for the future of life on Earth. They didn’t do homework genetic resources; the development of policies to protect biodiversity; the...
    BERLIN — The Austrian government has spoken up to correct US President Donald Trump’s claim that people in its country live in “forest cities.” Trump recently cited Austria and other European countries as models of good forest management that US states like California, which has seen devastating wildfires lately, should learn from. Calling in to...
    When we do the math, the total amount of synthetic microfibers that are deposited in the environment from the laundry we do is an astonishing amount. But while we worry about water pollution (and rightly so), the land is increasingly affected by this synthetic “fluff” problem. The reason? Wastewater treatment jobs...
    In a scathing editorial, the monthly, claiming to be the oldest magazine to have never ceased publication in the United States, explains that it did not take this decision “lightly”. But after 175 years of silence for the US presidential elections, “this year we are pressured to do it.” Donald...
    MEXICO – The president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, celebrated an unprecedented Cry of Independence on Tuesday in an atmosphere marred by the coronavirus pandemic and several open political fronts. With the flag of Mexico, received from the hands of cadets of the Military College, the president appeared on...
    As forest fires blaze in the western states and a new hurricane hits the southern coast of America, President Donald Trump has caused controversy by questioning the science around climate change. At the same time, he has called himself a "great environmentalist", touting successes in conservation, wildlife protection and the banning of some off-shore...
    Every day, every moment, we interact with the environment. Therefore, it is logical that to take advantage of any benefits and avoid possible risks or dangers, we need a way to monitor the environment and respond in the most appropriate way. In short, this is the very important job that our...
    Senator Sheldon Whitehouse thinks the biggest problem with climate change deniers is the people that line their pockets. The Rhode Island Democrat joined The New Abnormal co-host Molly Jong-Fast and producer Jesse Cannon to talk about the environment, the GOP dropping the ball, and how putting an end to secretive political cash could be...
    By NICOLE WINFIELD, Associated Press ROME (AP) — Pope Francis has formed an unusual partnership with the agnostic Italian founder of the Slow Food movement while doubling down on calls to protect the environment from profit-driven development that he says harms the world's poorest the most. Francis on Saturday welcomed Carlo Petrini to the Vatican...
    ROME (AP) — Pope Francis has formed an unusual partnership with the agnostic Italian founder of the Slow Food movement while doubling down on calls to protect the environment from profit-driven development that he says harms the world’s poorest the most. Francis on Saturday welcomed Carlo Petrini to the Vatican and met with participants of...
    SOLANO COUNTY (CBS13) — Clean up is moving fast in Solano County after the LNU Lightning Complex fires burned more than 40,000 acres in the area. The flames may be gone, but hidden dangers still remain in the damage left behind. Hazmat crews are inspecting hundreds of homes for toxic chemicals. The key to their...
    Court blocks Fla. felons from voting until fines paid Publix Celebrates 90 Years of Business Texas Shelter Builds Tiny Homes to Give Rescue Dogs Awaiting Adoption a Home-Like Environment An animal shelter in Austin, Texas is taking a unique approach to housing homeless pets. © Provided by People Austin Pets Alive! In place of...
    Thanks to this tweet, I learned today how to change what font you see in Slack. And to be honest, I am more than happy to have discovered this on a Friday because I have spent the last hour trying out ridiculous fonts only to realize I didn’t know how to reset it. If...
    There’s a learning curve for everyone this year, as students and educators head into a new school year taking place both online and in person, or a mixture of the two.  Teachers are discovering cumbersome quirks of video platforms, like having to individually admit each student participant into a live video meeting while also logging...
              Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE) Commissioner Penny Schwinn and her leadership skills have created a toxic work environment and driven too many talented state workers away and into the private sector, said three former TDOE employees. These are the same three sources who criticized Schwinn in an article...
    WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. (KABC) -- The Yarrow Family YMCA in Westlake Village is hosting virtual learning for school kids in the area, giving every child one-on-one learning support. Parents are now able to go to work, knowing their kids are getting what they need academically and socially.This is a hybrid environment where kids learn remotely...
    WESTLAKE VILLAGE (KABC) -- The Yarrow Family Y-M-C-A in Westlake Village is hosting virtual learning for area school kids, giving every child one-on-one learning support. Parents are now able to go to work, knowing their kids are getting what they need-academically and socially.This is a hybrid environment where kids learn remotely, but still get to...
    CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — State water quality officials announced Thursday that they approved a settlement agreement with the U.S. Defense Department over groundwater violations at Cannon Air Force Base in eastern New Mexico. The agreement addresses a compliance order that was issued over Cannon’s lack of a groundwater discharge permit. The base also was accused...
    WHO Wants To Be A Millionaire? viewers were shocked last night when a science teacher bungled an "easy" chemistry question. Pat Lucas was gently mocked by host Jeremy Clarkson after leaving the show with just £1,000 after tripping up on the fifth question. 7Science teacher Pat Lucas bungled her £1,000 question on Millionaire? She was...
    The why and how the human brain develops religious beliefs may stem from our ability to learn, a new study reveals. Researches found individuals who can unconsciously predict complex patterns in the environment believe there is a god who creates order and intervenes in an otherwise chaotic universe. The study used a cognitive test to...
    Charley Gallay/Getty Images 23 former employees and one current employee of celebrity news site TMZ alleged that the company fosters a “toxic workplace where the staff regularly endures verbal abuse, misogyny, racism, and other inappropriate behavior,” according to a BuzzFeed News report.  The employees came forward and spoke to BuzzFeed after an ex-colleague filed a...
    In the Star Tribune, Glenn Howatt writes: “People of color and Native Americans working at the Minnesota Department of Human Services are sometimes the targets of racial slurs and harassment, denied promotions and raises and are isolated without support from senior management, several current and former employees say. … ‘The atmosphere there is so blatantly...
    University of Wisconsin-Madison restricts students movement for the next two weeks as Covid-19 cases rise Virtual Kitchen, founded by ex-Uber execs to help restaurants with delivery, raises $20 million Savvy Americans do this to earn an extra $1,394 per month in retirement Ad Microsoft...
    Wings-Storm Preview Gifts for Your Mother-In-Law That Are Sure to Win Her Over Coping With a Hostile Work Environment If you’re experiencing being the target of offensive or intimidating jokes, insults, ridicule or name-calling in the office, you may be the victim of a hostile work environment. If someone you work with is using...
    On the same day a new report accusing Ellen DeGeneres of “tormenting” her household staffers was published, “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” announced its Sept. 21 return date in a press release. “I can’t wait to get back to work and back to our studio. And, yes, we’re gonna talk about it,” the 62-year-old talk...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order on Tuesday which extends an offshore drilling moratorium for Florida’s Gulf coast and Atlantic coasts and coasts of Georgia and South Carolina. While speaking beside the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse, President Trump announced the expansion of the ban on offshore drilling and also highlighted other environmental...
    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump sought to claim the mantle of environmental steward on Tuesday as he announced an expansion of a ban on offshore drilling and highlighted conservation projects in Florida. But his administration has overturned or weakened numerous regulations meant to protect air and water quality and lands essential for imperiled species. Trump...
    This gained us 8 to 10 years of not having to work Heres what you need to know about moving in retirement Change Engine Oil Hot … Or Not? Savvy Americans do this to earn an extra $1,394 per month in retirement Ad Microsoft...
    VIDEO5:2005:20Tech stocks plunge after last week's big sell-off—Here's what experts are watchingTrading Nation This year's former leaders have suddenly become laggards. Technology stocks continued to fall on Tuesday as shares of giants including Tesla, Apple, Facebook and Zoom Video dragged on the major averages. The group saw its worst sell-off in more than five months...
    Traffic, featuring SUVs.Dean Musgrove/ZUMA For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis, the election, and more, subscribe to the Mother Jones Daily newsletter.This piece was originally published in the Guardian and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. They are the hulking cars that have conquered the world. Spreading from the heartlands of the US...
    Less paper, more digital format Fortunately, the digital revolution is helping a lot with deforestation. With more and more aspects of business (and personal life) going digital – we print less and less and less paper is required for many transactions -, many organizations are moving towards reduced use of...
    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s government is sending scientists to determine whether a three-day fire on a giant oil tanker off its coast damaged the marine environment, an official said Monday. Ships and helicopters from Sri Lanka and neighboring India extinguished the fire on the MT New Diamond — carrying nearly 2 million...
    President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump plant trees to celebrate Earth Day, on Wednesday, April 22, 2020.AP Photo/Evan Vucci For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis, the election, and more, subscribe to the Mother Jones Daily newsletter.This article was originally published in HuffPost and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. During...
    Kimberly Rockman encourages everyone to participate in a food forestry initiative: “When (people) recognize that power within themselves, that they are changemakers, that they are capable of living intentionally and learning and failing and being forgiven, that’s it. That’s where it goes.” Rockman, president and executive director of Project Food Forest, said food forestry takes...
    LONDON (AP) — Environmental activists have blockaded two British printing plants, disrupting the distribution of several national newspapers on Saturday. The group Extinction Rebellion said it targeted printworks at Broxbourne, north of London, and Knowsley in northwest England that are owned by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. Dozens of protesters locked themselves to vehicles and...
    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Actress Juliette Binoche and fellow French environmentalists received encouragement from Pope Francis at a private Vatican meeting Thursday where he told them people shouldn’t lose hope even when the condition of the planet can appear “catastrophic.” The urgency for such commitment was made plain by the COVID-19 pandemic, Francis said. “We...
    VIDEO3:1703:17Trading Nation: What a weaker U.S. dollar could mean for stocksTrading Nation The almighty dollar is looking less so this year. The U.S. dollar has fallen 10% since March highs and holds close to a two-year low. This is a boon for sectors with high exposure to international markets because the conversion works in their...
    Although it may be difficult at first, all we can modify our daily habits to help the environment. Small actions such as reducing water consumption or using public transport instead of the car make the world a more sustainable and cleaner place. Also, once you have adopted a greener lifestyle, you...
    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced the resignation of his environment minister Wednesday, nearly a month after a leaked recording showed that cabinet member criticizing the president’s administration. López Obrador said Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Victor Manuel Toledo had been considering quitting even before the leaked recording, which clearly...
    (CNN)Not only has the coronavirus pandemic impacted the way we live, but it's also changed the way we litter. Brothers Danny Eisawy, 11, and Jojo Eisawy, 9, have been picking up trash around their neighborhood in Tonbridge, England, a city southeast of London, for the past three years. Known by their community as the "Litter...
    CORINTH, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Heavy storms Tuesday coupled with in-progress construction resulted in flooding inside Lake Dallas High School, and as a result the campus will transition all current in-person learners as well as all teachers to remote learning as crews fix any issues. The temporary transition to an entirely remote learning environment will last...