House Lawmakers Examine Lack of Diversity at State Department

WASHINGTON — House lawmakers on Wednesday examined the lack of diversity within the State Department’s ranks, capitalizing on the national conversation around racial injustice in America to explore why the nation’s diplomatic corps is not more reflective of the country it represents. In recent weeks, U.S. lawmakers and diplomats, among many Americans, have used the […]

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Stephen A. on James Dolan’s response to the protests following George Floyd’s death | First Take

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman react to James Dolan and the New York Knicks’ lack of response to George Floyd’s death. #FirstTake ✔️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 TV: http://es.pn/YouTubeTV […]

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First Take reacts to Episodes 5 & 6 of ‘The Last Dance’

Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Mike Greenberg discuss how Michael Jordan’s lack of activism impacts his legacy following the premiere of Episodes 5 & 6 of "The Last Dance" documentary on MJ and the Chicago Bulls. #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 […]

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Giants’ NFL Draft priority has created weakness free agency can’t fix

A lack of homegrown talent is one of the first problems general manager Dave Gettleman identifies when he looks at how far the Giants defense has fallen since the last Super Bowl win. Spending $80 million in free agency over the life of four contracts, as the Giants did last month, will plug some holes, […]

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With no new virus hotspots, debate rages on when to reopen

A lack of new hotspots in the coronavirus pandemic appeared to be holding Tuesday, fueling a debate about how soon authorities could start scaling back social restrictions and reopen economies. While concerns remained over the virus’ fresh spread in places like Japan and Indonesia, nowhere was currently undergoing the explosion in hospitalizations and deaths that […]

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Are You Pregnant and Concerned About Coronavirus? Tell Us Your Concerns.

With a lack of data on how the coronavirus may affect pregnant women, we recently found answers to expecting mothers’ most pressing questions on the pandemic. We’d like to continue to hear your concerns about bearing a child during this volatile time. Please use the form below. A reporter or editor may contact you. Your […]

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Who Should Be Saved First? Experts Offer Ethical Guidance

ImageVentilators under assembly at a medical supply company in Britain. The lack of such equipment has already created wrenching decisions for health care workers in Italy.Credit…Neil Hall/EPA, via Shutterstock How do doctors and hospitals decide who gets potentially lifesaving treatment and who doesn’t? A lot of thought has been given to just such a predicament, […]

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Players cry foul after shock French Open move

By Sudipto Ganguly MUMBAI (Reuters) – Tennis players around the world have hit out at the lack of communication from the game’s governing bodies in the wake of the French Open’s shock switch to September from May because of the coronavirus pandemic. The French Tennis Federation (FFT) on Tuesday said the claycourt Grand Slam at […]

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What is an OPEC price war?

A failed agreement between Russia and the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), as well as lack of demand amid the coronavirus, caused oil prices to plunge over the weekend. Oil prices reached their lowest point since 2016 on Sunday and experts believe retaliatory measures taken by Saudi Arabia after both sides failed to agree to cut production could lead […]

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