Ruth Bader Ginsburg Live Updates: Amid Mourning, Political Fight Heats Up

Here’s what you need to know: Democrats link the coming battle over the Supreme Court to health care and the pandemic. Lisa Murkowski becomes the second Republican Senator to oppose taking up the nomination before the election. Republicans, who blocked an Obama appointment in 2016, try to deflect charges of hypocrisy. The next justice “will […]

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Longtime lawmaker Terry Link, who wore wire on colleague, pleads guilty in tax case

Former state Senator Terry Link | Brian O’Mahoney/For Sun-Times Me Link was a key player in the casino debate and had been the head of the Lake County Democratic Party since 1992 before resigning last month. Longtime Illinois lawmaker Terry Link pleaded guilty during a virtual court hearing Wednesday morning, capping a lengthy legislative career […]

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Chain of events ends in Link’s resignation from state Senate after federal charge

Sen. Terry Link, D-Vernon Hills | Justin L. Fowler / The State Journal-Register via AP Link’s resignation, which takes effect at 9 a.m. Saturday, comes about a month after he was charged in federal court with filing a false income tax return for the year 2016. Ending a 24-year legislative career, state Sen Terry Link […]

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Facing federal tax charge, state Sen. Terry Link resigns

Sen. Terry Link, D-Vernon Hills | Justin L. Fowler / The State Journal-Register via AP Link’s resignation, which goes into effect at 9 a.m. Saturday, comes about a month after he was charged in federal court for filing a false income tax return for the year 2016. State. Sen Terry Link, D-Vernon Hills, has resigned […]

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Merkel No Longer Rules Out Nord Stream Action to Punish Putin

© Bloomberg. Sections of pipe sit on the European Gas Pipeline Link (EUGAL) site, a joint construction project by Sicim SpA and Bohlen & Doyen GmbH, in Gellmersdorf, Germany, on Tuesday, May 28, 2019. One of Europe’s biggest natural gas users has turned decidedly pessimistic on the fuel, prompting traders to rethink their own outlook […]

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Longtime lawmaker Terry Link hit with federal tax charge

State Senator Terry Link | Sun-Times Media Brian O’Mahoney/For Sun-Times Me It has been nearly a year since a source identified Link as the unnamed state senator who cooperated with the feds against another state lawmaker, then-state Rep. Luis Arroyo. Ten months ago, Terry Link insisted he was not the unnamed state senator who turned […]

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Jane Lynch to host ‘Weakest Link’ game show revival

The hit British import and international game show phenomenon “Weakest Link” is making a comeback with Jane Lynch as host and executive producer. NBC has greenlit 13 episodes of the rapid-fire quiz show, with production to begin later this year. Co-produced by BBC Studios’ Los Angeles production arm and Universal Television Alternative Studio, the new […]

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UK may need to suspend wages-pensions link due to COVID distortion: lawmaker

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s government might need to temporarily break the link between wage growth and annual increases in old-age pensions due to the big swings in earnings growth that are likely due to COVID support measures, a senior legislator said on Friday. Pensions stand to go up very sharply because of an expected leap […]

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FBI looks for link between 2 ambush killings of officers

The FBI and local investigators are trying to determine a possible link between the ambush-style killing of a Northern California sheriff’s deputy Saturday night and that of a federal officer who was fatally shot outside the U.S. courthouse in Oakland more than a week ago. The FBI office in San Francisco confirmed Sunday its investigators […]

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In wake of protests, would Bears stage their own?

Three Bears players — Tarik Cohen, Mitch Trubisky and Kyle Fuller — link arms with head coach Matt Nagy before the Packers game last December. | AP They were frustrated and angry, nuanced and vulnerable. And they wondered what would happen if they — like those around the country have done in the wake of the George Floyd […]

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Trump Declines to Tighten Clean Air Rule, Disregarding Coronavirus Link

WASHINGTON — Disregarding an emerging scientific link between dirty air and Covid-19 death rates, the Trump administration will decline to tighten a regulation on industrial soot emissions that came up for review ahead of the coronavirus pandemic. Andrew R. Wheeler, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, is expected to say on Tuesday morning that […]

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What It’s Like When Gaming Helps You Get Sober

There are no studies that explicitly link video games and sobriety, but some research has shown that games offer other concrete benefits to easing behavioral issues. A 2018 study that examined mental and behavioral health problems in veterans found that playing video games helped manage mood and stress levels and encouraged socialization. A 2015 study […]

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The Post ranks the best 18 golf holes on public courses in NY metro area

April 4, 2020 | 4:04pm Enlarge Image No. 12 at Harbor Link / Jon Cavalier Jon Cavalier | Twitter/Instagram: @LinksGems The demands have been heard, and The Post has responded! After such terrific feedback from our flawless list of “The Best 18 Holes in the metro area” from this past Sunday, quite a few readers […]

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Significance of Pangolin Viruses in Human Pandemic Remains Murky

Pangolins, once suspected as the missing link from bats to humans in the origin of the coronavirus pandemic, may not have played that role, some scientists say, although the animals do host viruses that are similar to the new human coronavirus. Peter Daszak, the president of EcoHealth Alliance, an organization that works on animal-to-human spillover […]

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