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    New WeChat Rules Kill Injunction Arguments, U.S. Tells Judge What Happens When Your Free Cadillac Super Cruise Trial Expires? Most Americans don't know these lucrative Social Security "secrets" Ad Microsoft Incredible Blanket...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — LA schools will be put to use on Election Day as vote centers, the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean C. Logan announced Tuesday. “Voting gives all of us a voice in the future of our community,” Superintendent Austin Beutner said in a statement. “We want to make sure every individual...
    New Jersey governor declares Juneteenth a public holiday McDonalds Is Testing This New Way Of Serving Drinks Savvy Americans do this to earn an extra $1,394 per month in retirement Ad Microsoft ...
    "Cancel culture" is getting out of control, according to members of the Wall Street Journal's editorial board. Members of the board, which typically leans conservative, reacted on Sunday to a report released last week by a Washington, D.C., commission recommending renaming, removing or contextualizing" dozens of public schools, government buildings, and city parks with namesakes...
    WEST HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA) — West Hollywood is a city of nearly 40,000 people. It’s also home to the historic Boystown. But, since the pandemic hit, the energy has shifted. In a video posted to Facebook, the owners of Gym sports bar announced they will be closing permanently due to COVID-19. (CBSLA) In a video posted to...
    TROPHY CLUB, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A 911 dispatcher helped a neighbor save a 4-year-old boy during a drowning incident in a backyard pool in Trophy Club on Saturday, August 22. The neighbor performed CPR on Hunter Hardin. His family said the dispatcher told them what to do and kept everyone calm. Dispatcher: “Is he awake?...
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Messages of Black Lives Matter and “Defund the Police” were spray painted on several tourist attractions in Tennessee on Monday night, including Graceland, the Elvis Presley estate, authorities said. The graffiti phrases were found Tuesday morning outside Graceland, the Levitt Shell Amphitheater in Overton Park and the “I Heart Memphis” mural...
    The mayor of Washington DC has been mocked online after a committee she founded to review the cities' monuments and statues recommended the removal of the Washington Monument and Jefferson Memorial. Muriel Browser formed DCFACES in July, amid a nationwide discussion about how America's history should be represented, and who should be commemorated. She said...
    A committee formed by D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser issued a report Tuesday recommending the removal, relocation, or contextualization of the Washington Monument and a number of federal monuments and buildings in Washington,DC. Bowser formed the District of Columbia Facilities and Commemorative Expressions, or “DC FACES” committee in July, to study assets in D.C. named after individuals to...
    In the months following George Floyd’s killing by Minneapolis police, there has been a growing movement to address landmarks with a racist legacy. A D.C. working group has submitted a report to Mayor Muriel Bowser with recommendations on what, if any, actions should be taken regarding some of the District’s landmarks – everything from statues...
    London (CNN Business)Statues and monuments linked to slavery and racism could be removed from the heart of London's financial district after local officials asked the public to help decide their fate. The City of London Corporation said Tuesday that residents, workers and the general public will have three months to offer their opinion on "which...
    A firefighter loses his home while battling the California wildfires How to Stuff a Turkey the Right Way (for the Juiciest, Most Flavorful Result) Transfer VHS Tapes, Film, and Photos to Digital Ad Microsoft ...
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Several Sacramento landmarks will be lit purple and gold on Wednesday night to honor the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment that gave women the right to vote. We are proud to join a national effort #ForwardIntoLight celebrating 100 years since the ratification of the 19th amendment, granting women the right to...
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A preservation group's annual list of Indiana's most endangered historic structures includes two former schools that once provided unprecedented learning opportunities for Black youth. Indiana Landmarks' “ 10 Most Endangered " list, released earlier this month, includes Gary Roosevelt High School , which was built in 1930 in the northwestern Indiana city....
    The Matterhorn in Zermatt, Switzerland (left), and the Matterhorn attraction at Disneyland, California (right). Shutterstock/alice-photo / Paul Hiffmeyer/Walt Disney World Walt Disney's travels took him all over the US, Europe, and South America. Walt's European travels, most notably to Tivoli Gardens in Denmark and Neuschwanstein Castle in Germany, had a direct influence on...
    The Angel Guardian Home may soon have its very own guardian angel; the adjacent convent building, however, doesn’t appear to be as lucky. Only the main structure has been recommended by the city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission for designation as a landmark, which would protect it from demolition or out-of-character alterations. Numerous members of the public...
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    Submit your letter to the editor via this form. Read more Letters to the Editor.   Focus on vulnerable, young on virus risks The COVID-19 vaccine is coming. Will it be effective, long lasting, or widely used? Nobody knows. It’s insanity to simply wait. It is also insanity to keep doing the same thing despite...
    Can you name this national park? Checubus/Shutterstock National parks have become a popular vacation option this summer since socially distanced outdoor activities are relatively low-risk. National parks across the US feature recognizable landmarks. Which national park contains the largest hot spring in the US? And which park is famous for its ancient cliff...
    Mobile Entertainment announced they are launching a new socially-distanced walking tour series in the Twin Cities on Friday called Six Foot Bubble. The walking tour will be led by a Mobile Entertainment tour guide while also incorporating audio narration via headphones or a small speaker to ensure guests stay six feet apart. According to a...
    Melania Trump's childhood home in Slovenia. Jack Taylor/Getty Images, Mark Wilson/Getty Images Some first ladies grew up in humble suburban homes. Others were raised on wealthy plantations and estates. Many of their birthplaces and childhood homes are now museums or national landmarks. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. The role of US...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City The Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation is calling on the city to recognize African-American & LGBT civil rights and women’s suffrage sites for landmark designation. According to the organization, the city has been refusing...
    Republican Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan sent a letter Monday to Acting U.S. Park Police Chief Gregory Monahan calling on the federal government to protect historic landmarks and memorials as statues across the U.S. have been destroyed. “In recent weeks, Americans have exercised their First Amendment rights to peacefully protest in the wake of the murder...
    In the coronary heart of money city Kampala, a further avenue named just after King George VI potential customers visitors and lawmakers to the country’s parliament.Originally termed the Kazinga National Park, Uganda’s most common video game reserve was renamed immediately after Queen Elizabeth II to commemorate the monarch’s visit to the British colony in 1954.Streets...
    In the coronary heart of capital town Kampala, a further road named soon after King George VI prospects people and lawmakers to the country’s parliament.At first known as the Kazinga Countrywide Park, Uganda’s most well known recreation reserve was renamed immediately after Queen Elizabeth II to commemorate the monarch’s go to to the British colony...
    (CNN)Ternan Avenue, a long stretch of road named after British Col. Trevor Ternan lies beside the presidential state house in Uganda.In the heart of capital city Kampala, another street named after King George VI leads visitors and lawmakers to the country's parliament. Originally called the Kazinga National Park, Uganda's most popular game reserve was renamed...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal agency that was created to improve the nation’s response to terrorism announced Wednesday that it will be adding the protection of statues and monuments to its mission. Acting U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf says the agency has established a task force to protect historic landmarks against vandalism...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal agency that was created to improve the nation’s response to terrorism announced Wednesday that it will be adding the protection of statues and monuments to its mission. Acting U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf says the agency has established a task force to protect historic landmarks against vandalism...
    Governor Andrew Cuomo declared the initiative in a statement on Friday.“New York is the birthplace of the LGBTQ legal rights movement, and this calendar year, we rejoice the 50th anniversary of the initial Delight march in New York City,” Cuomo reported. “Lights these landmarks is just a single way we can arrive with each other...
    (CNN)New York will light up several major landmarks across the state in the colors of the Pride flag to celebrate Pride weekend. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the initiative in a statement on Friday. "New York is the birthplace of the LGBTQ rights movement, and this year, we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first Pride...
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Former Indiana first lady Judy O'Bannon has won a historic preservation award for her decades of work championing historic places and preservation efforts around the state. Indiana Landmarks announced Tuesday that O'Bannon was chosen as the recipient of the statewide group's 2020 Williamson Prize for outstanding leadership in historic preservation. The nonprofit...
    Cities around the world are reopening their famous landmarks to the public after they were shut down during the coronavirus pandemic.  From the Eiffel Tower in Paris to the Colosseum in Rome, several countries are hoping to attract tourists back after months of lockdown that left the world-famous monuments eerily deserted. But officials are...
    SYDNEY (AP) — The Sydney Opera House and Auckland’s Sky Tower will be lit up simultaneously to highlight the joint bid from Australia and New Zealand in the final hours before FIFA decides on the venue for the 2023 Women’s World Cup. The lights will go on in advance of a decision from the 37-member...
    A pet hedgehog has gone viral and become a "celebrity" on social media after being photographed near famous landmarks in England with its owner. The hedgehog, appropriately named Winston Churchquill, is owned by George Andrews and has been to sights such as the Hoe, the Barbican, and the Naval Memorial, British news agency SWNS reports. The African...
    Statues in London “commemorating or memorializing people who were slavers” could soon be removed, its mayor announced Tuesday, following the toppling of a monument in another British city over the weekend. The declaration comes as Sadiq Khan has established a commission to "review and improve diversity across London’s public realm to ensure the capital’s landmarks suitably reflect London’s achievements and diversity,” his office says. "I suspect the committee may take...
    CHICAGO (AP) - An Illinois historic preservation group is providing financial help to more than a dozen nonprofit organizations that suffered financial losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 13 groups selected to receive one-time $2,000 grants from Landmarks Illinois were chosen out of nearly 100 applicants. Landmarks Illinois President and CEO Bonnie McDonald said...