Census Bureau drop-outs complicate door-knocking efforts

Bob Garick was looking forward to being a field supervisor during the door-knocking phase of the 2020 census, but as the number of new coronavirus cases in Florida shot up last month, he changed his mind. With widespread home visits for the 2020 census set to begin next week, the Census Bureau is losing workers […]

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Shark Week 2020 Schedule: Full List Of Fin-Tastic Shows — Will Smith’s Special & More

Every summer, you can always look forward to Shark Week. The 2020 schedule is full of incredible and jaw-dropping specials featuring stars like Will Smith, Adam Devine, and more who are taking a dive! The highly-anticipated Shark Week will begin August 9 and run through August 16. This year, Discovery Channel has more than 20 […]

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UrbanSpace to bring fresh business to NYC’s Union Square amid COVID-19

In a welcome step forward for the retail- and restaurant-ailing Union Square area, major food-hall operator Urban­Space has signed a long-in-coming lease for 10,000 square feet at Zero Irving, a 21-story mixed-use tower rising at 124 E. 14th St. The $200 million project by RAL Development Services stands on city-owned land leased to RAL for […]

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China confirms they will vote against extending Iran Nuclear arms embargo, effectively ending Pompeo’s efforts

China confirmed Thursday that they will shut down any proposal put forward by the United Nations Security Council that would extend the arms embargo on Iran. “We don’t agree with the U.S. in pushing for the extension of the arms embargo against Iran in the Security Council,” Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Wang Webin said Thursday.  “All the […]

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Ben Simmons out after suffering from a dislocated kneecap vs. Wizards | SportsCenter

Marc J. Spears joins SportsCenter to discuss how the Philadelphia 76ers are going to move forward without Ben Simmons after suffering from a dislocated left kneecap against the Washington Wizards. Spears also weighs in on Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James being out against the Houston Rockets Thursday due to a sore right groin. #SportsCenter […]

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Max admits he was wrong for calling Carmelo ‘washed’ | First Take

Watch Part 1: https://youtu.be/PL3j6kZS2Sg Kendrick Perkins calls on Max Kellerman to apologize to Trail Blazers forward Carmelo Anthony after Melo’s clutch shot in Portland’s 110-102 win against the Houston Rockets. #FirstTake #NBA ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on […]

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Jimmy Butler on why he wanted to wear a nameless jersey in Heat win vs. Nuggets | NBA on ESPN

Miami Heat small forward Jimmy Butler breaks down his team’s win vs. the Denver Nuggets. Butler also discusses his decision to wear a nameless jersey, only to have an official blow a whistle before tip-off so he could switch to one that says his last name. #NBA #Heat ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the […]

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Magic’s Jonathan Isaac stood for national anthem because of religious beliefs

Orlando forward Jonathan Isaac declined to join in a demonstration against racism and police brutality before his team’s game with Brooklyn on Friday, citing a desire to express his religious beliefs. NBA teams, with the exception of the Magic, have been united in kneeling during the playing of the national anthem, with players wearing T-shirts […]

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Jonathan Isaac explains decision to stand during national anthem | NBA on ESPN

Orlando Magic power forward Jonathan Isaac speaks about his decision to stand during the national anthem before his team’s game vs. the Brooklyn Nets. #NBA ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN ✔️ Watch ESPN on YouTube […]

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Portland, Oregon, protests relatively calm after US drawdown

Leaders in Portland, Oregon, caught their breath and moved forward with cautious optimism Friday after the first nightly protest in weeks ended without any major confrontations, violence or arrests. The dramatic change in tone outside a federal courthouse that’s become ground zero in clashes between demonstrators and federal agents came after the U.S. government began […]

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Anthony Davis plans to play when Lakers face the Clippers on Thursday

The “plan,” Lakers forward Anthony Davis told the media during a video conference call Wednesday, is to play against the Clippers when they meet Thursday night in the NBA’s restart to its season. There was concern about Davis because had been poked in the eye by Orlando guard Michael Carter-Williams during Saturday’s scrimmage at the […]

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John Scott, now enjoying retirement, reflects on Blackhawks tenure through podcast series

Former Blackhawks forward John Scott reconnected with some old teammates to recount the 2010 Stanley Cup run. | AP Photo/Amr Alfiky Scott reconnected with Patrick Kane, Joel Quenneville, Dave Bolland, Brian Campbell and Bryan Bickell to make a podcast series on the Hawks’ 2010 Stanley Cup run. For a man who played 73 games and […]

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A Possible Weapon Against the Pandemic: Printing Human Tissue

This article is part of our continuing Fast Forward series, which examines technological, economic, social and cultural shifts that happen as businesses evolve. As shortages of personal protective equipment persist during the coronavirus pandemic, 3-D printing has helped to alleviate some of the gaps. But Anthony Atala, the director of the Wake Forest Institute for […]

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‘We’re not gonna be quiet, I can tell you that’- Carmelo Anthony | NBA on ESPN

Portland Trail Blazers forward Carmelo Anthony opens up on scrimmaging against the Toronto Raptors and social injustice in America. Carmelo says he missed the chance at a phone call with Michelle Obama but supports her message about the importance on voting. Melo insists that he will continue to use his platform to speak out in […]

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Upstart Dash win the NWSL Challenge Cup over the Red Stars

As the underdog Houston Dash celebrated winning the Challenge Cup title, forward Rachel Daly was asked if she could define the team’s identity after the month-long tournament. “Winners,” the Dash co-captain simply said. Sophie Schmidt scored on an early penalty kick and Shea Groom added a stoppage-time goal to give Houston the trophy with a […]

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Sparks focus on Breonna Taylor, social justice before opener

Nneka Ogwumike waited for months to play basketball again, and once the Sparks forward entered the WNBA bubble in Bradenton, Fla., the sport quickly took over again. Between practices and interviews and physical therapy, basketball shifted to the forefront. But a mother’s words readjusted Ogwumike’s priorities: She and other WNBA players spoke with Tamika Palmer, […]

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Netflix pulls Chris D’Elia prank show in wake of misconduct allegations

A Chris D’Elia prank show that was in the works at Netflix is no longer moving forward, a Netflix spokesperson has confirmed. The move comes in the wake of multiple women alleging that the comedian and actor tried to engage with them sexually when they were as young as 16. The Los Angeles Times first […]

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Breanna Stewart’s advice for Sabrina Ionescu, thoughts on bubble life | WYD? with Ros Gold-Onwude

Seattle Storm forward Breanna Stewart sits down with Ros Gold-Onwude to talk about life in the WNBA bubble, playing with WNBA legend Sue Bird, and advice she has for fellow No. 1 pick Sabrina Ionescu. ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA […]

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Rachel Daly’s goal sends Dash to NWSL final with 1-0 win over Thorns

Houston Dash forward Rachel Daly, left, battles for the ball against Portland Thorns’ Rocky Rodriguez during the first half of an NWSL Challenge Cup semifinal Wednesday in Sandy, Utah. | Rick Bowmer/AP The fourth-seeded Dash, the highest remaining seed in the tournament, had never been to the playoffs in seven years in the National Women’s […]

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UCLA athletes adjusting to campus workouts during time of coronavirus

Karina Rodriguez always looked forward to this time of the year. The senior defender on the UCLA women’s soccer team understands how much of the team’s success during the fall begins during the summer. So when UCLA reopened its campus to student-athletes for voluntary workouts last month, she was eager to join, even if things […]

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Giannis Antetokounmpo reacts to the MVP debate between him and LeBron James | NBA on ESPN

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo reacts to those who thought he didn’t have access to a hoop during hiatus and the MVP debate between him and LeBron James. ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN ✔️ Watch […]

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‘LeBron James is playing one of his best years’ – Anthony Davis on MVP voting | NBA on ESPN

Lakers forward Anthony Davis speaks to the media on the differences in his regular season versus his postseason game and presents his strongest argument on why teammate LeBron James deserves the NBA’s MVP award. ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on […]

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Rams season tickets will be deferred to 2021 because of coronavirus

For four years, the Rams have been looking forward to playing before crowds of more than 70,000 at brand new SoFi Stadium. But the COVID-19 pandemic altered those plans. The Rams announced Tuesday that all season tickets will be deferred to the 2021 season, and that stadium capacity for games this season, if fans are […]

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Tiger Woods, Injured Grinder, Makes Cut at the Memorial

DUBLIN, Ohio — When he was younger, Tiger Woods looked forward to getting older. “Because I was getting better and better and better,” he said Friday. Life is tricky. Woods, 44, no longer thinks so highly of the passage of time. “Aging is not fun,” he said. “Now I’m just trying to hold on.” Well […]

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House Dems move forward with measures responding to Trump’s commutation of Roger Stone

House Democrats on Friday announced plans to move forward with measures in response to President Trump’s commutation of Roger Stone of last week, with one top Democrat saying, “In this country, no one is above the law.” House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., said his committee planned to hold a markup on Thursday on […]

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Pelosi compares Trump to ‘the man who refuses to ask for directions’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Thursday pressed President Trump to move forward with a massive coronavirus response that Democrats argue is needed to reopen schools and businesses, save lives and give struggling Americans an economic lifeline. In her weekly news conference, Pelosi said Trump and Republicans haven’t followed the roadmap for a safe reopening laid out by scientists […]

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