Charles Barkley on the NBA bubble: I don’t see how this thing is going to work | SportsCenter

Charles Barkley joins SportsCenter to talk about the American Century Celebrity Golf Championship Tournament, where he promises to beat at least one other golfer (he entered with the longest odds, tied with DeMarcus Ware). He also discusses his concerns with the NBA bubble, saying he doesn’t believe it can work the whole time. #NBA #Sports […]

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‘Lift Every Voice and Sing’ hymn ignites hope across nation

The Black national anthem was born more than a century ago, but the popular hymn within the African American community called “Lift Every Voice and Sing” has resurrected a beacon of hope during nationwide protests. In recent weeks, countless rallies were held from D.C. to Seattle with arm-locked protesters of different races reciting the song’s […]

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Kirsten Storms & ‘Zenon’ Cast Reunite & Relive Favorite Movie Moments: See Your Fave Disney Channel Stars Then & Now

Zetus lapetus! The cast of ‘Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century’ had an epic reunion, looking back on all of their best memories of shooting the beloved 1999 Disney film. Millennials can get a taste of their youth back with Disney+ making Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century available on the streaming service. The 1999 […]

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Aunt Jemima: 5 Things To Know About Iconic Syrup Brand Retired After BLM Backlash

After more than a century, famed syrup brand Aunt Jemima will be removed from grocery store shelves over claims the logo and name are based on ‘racial stereotypes.’ Aunt Jemima, the 131-year-old syrup and pancake mix brand, is officially being retired after parent company Quaker Foods North America acknowledged that its origins are based on […]

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A Canal That Opened the Montana Prairie May Soon Dry Up

CUT BANK, Mont. — A century ago, one of the first of the ambitious federal water projects that helped build the West was constructed to carry water from the mountains of Glacier National Park hundreds of miles east, irrigating an area twice the size of Maryland. The well-traveled water allows alfalfa, wheat and cattle farms […]

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Minnesota pardons black man in century-old lynching case

Minnesota’s pardons board on Friday granted a posthumous pardon to a black man imprisoned a century ago in the alleged rape of a white woman, part of a case that included the infamous lynchings of three other black men in Duluth. The board voted 3-0 to pardon Max Mason, one of several traveling circus workers […]

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Biden and Trump all tied up in Texas: poll

It’s been nearly half a century since a Democratic presidential candidate carried Texas. You have to go all the way back to Jimmy Carter in 1976. But a new poll in the Lone Star State suggests that Texans are split right now between President Trump and Democrat challenger Joe Biden, with five months to go until the […]

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Unrest devastates a city’s landmark street of diversity

Along the miles-long Minneapolis street where more than a century of migrants have found their American footholds — Germans, Swedes, Vietnamese, Somalis, Mexicans — a new history can be traced. There’s the smoldering police station torched early Thursday morning by protesters enraged by the death of George Floyd while in custody. There’s the Wells Fargo […]

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Hertz, Car Rental Pioneer, Files for Bankruptcy Protection

Hertz, which started with a fleet of a dozen Ford Model T’s a century ago and became one of the world’s largest car rental companies, filed for bankruptcy protection on Friday after falling victim to its mountain of debt. The coronavirus pandemic has devastated Hertz by grounding business travelers and tourists, making it impossible for […]

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Michael Jordan docuseries ‘The Last Dance’ premiere paints Bulls GM Jerry Krause as villain

Amid the biggest dearth of sports in a century, ESPN has swooped in to rescue us with “The Last Dance,” a docuseries about Michael Jordan’s final year with the Chicago Bulls. While the highly anticipated show’s first installment doesn’t offer too much that wasn’t already public knowledge, it’s still a fascinating look into perhaps the […]

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Memories of the 1918 Pandemic From Those Who Survived

‘Everybody was so afraid’ A century after an earlier pandemic, oral history projects have preserved the voices of those who survived. Nearly everyone who survived the 1918 flu pandemic, which claimed at least half a million American lives, has since died. But their memories, preserved in oral history interviews, shed light on its indelible impact. […]

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William Frankland, Pioneering Allergist, Dies at 108

Dr. William Frankland, one of the top allergists of the 20th century and an indomitable researcher who helped legions of hay fever sneezers by distributing daily pollen counts to the British public, died in London this week. He was 108. The British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology announced his death on its website. Dr. […]

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Texas Regulator Considers Oil Output Cuts for First Time in Decades

(Bloomberg) — Texas’s main oil regulator is weighing for the first time in nearly half a century whether the state should curb crude production, a move that would have an enormous business and political impact. The idea, still in preliminary discussions among the staff at the Texas Railroad Commission — which, despite its name regulates […]

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