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Underutilized child care in the United States

Secretary Antony J. Blinken and Chilean Foreign Minister Antonia Urrejola at a joint press conference – United States Department of State

United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland Prosecutes Three Men on Violent Felony Charges of Domestic Abuse

Secretary Antony J. Blinken in conversation with YLAI alumni – United States Department of State

On the departure of Baquer Namazi from Iran – US Department of State

South Dakota is part of the U.S. Department of Justice’s broad efforts to protect the elderly

Alleged major Bolivian drug trafficker extradited from Argentina to United States

Opinion: The United States’ War Against Russian Disinformation: Is the GEC a Worthy Target? | Global Risk Insights

Gun Violence in the United States | NEJM

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For Philly sports fans, living is easy — right now | Editorial

Few things bring Philly together like sports. The city’s professional teams have had their share of ups and (many) downs. But lately the teams have been running like clockwork. The Phillies are back in the playoffs for the first time in 11 years. The Eagles are 4-0 and the only undefeated team in the NFL. The Union of Major League Soccer sits atop the Eastern Conference and is preferred to reach the championship game. Meanwhile, the Sixers look poised to compete for a title after some outstanding off-season action. As for the Flyers, they still have Gritty. Sport unites theRead News

How can we improve early science education?

Editor’s Note: This story launched this week’s Early Childhood Newsletter, delivered free to subscribers every other Wednesday with trends and top early learning news. Subscribe today! If preschool and elementary teachers are going to be better equipped to teach science, they need better training during teacher preparation programs—and that training needs to be accompanied by long-term support. That’s one of the main findings of a new report from the American Institute for Research (AIR), which looks at strategies to improve science teaching in the early grades. Researchers reviewed more than two dozen studies of programs that aimed to improve scienceRead News

16 of the most haunted hotels in the US

Trick or treat is a thing of the past. Why not increase the fun of Halloween … or the fear … with a terrifying and downright terrifying stay in one of the most haunted hotels in the United States this spooky season? Check out our list of the 16 most haunted hotels the United States has to offer: (Empty La Plazuela in La Fonda, USAT photo) In the beginning, we have many tragic stories. According to Travel + Leisure, stories linking the afterlife to the place include a judge shot in the lobby, a businessman who lost everything at theRead News

United States captain Zach Johnson says Tiger Woods will have a role with the Ryder Cup team

ROME — Whether or not Tiger Woods comes to Italy for next year’s Ryder Cup, he will be an integral member of the U.S. team, captain Zach Johnson said Tuesday at next year’s ceremonies. “Given who he is and what he’s about, I can tell you right now, I don’t know if he’ll be here next year, but he’ll be a part of this team in one way or another,” Johnson said. “He already is, practically. “I can’t say this lightly – he loves the Ryder Cup. He’s made it a priority of his and Team USA’s. He wants toRead News

US walks away from flagship lithium project with Berkshire

Oct 5 (Reuters) – In a meeting in February with top mining executives, President Joe Biden set an aggressive goal for the United States to produce more minerals for the electric car revolution in order to respect the environment. A “big part” of those efforts, the president said, was Berkshire Hathaway Inc’s ( BRKa.N ) plan to extract lithium from geothermal brines circulating under California’s Salton Sea, something that has never been done before. do. The project aimed to help develop a new way to produce lithium – a key component of EV batteries – in the US while avoidingRead News

The Solomon Islands refuse to choose sides between the United States and China

The Solomon Islands foreign minister said on Tuesday that his people opposed the first draft US-Pacific Partnership Declaration because the Pacific territory was “not comfortable” with some indirect references to China. Jeremiah Manele, the foreign minister of the Solomon Islands bordering French New Caledonia, was questioned by New Zealand journalists about his country’s concerns following a joint statement signed in Washington last week. – There were a few mentions in the initial draft that we were not comfortable with – said the Minister of Foreign Affairs. These “put us in a position where we have to choose sides and weRead News

Are worsening US-China relations in Taiwan’s interest?

“A lasting and predictable US-China relationship could open space for the United States and Taiwan to deepen meaningful ties. It could also reduce the risk of other countries building stronger ties with Taiwan without fear of being drawn into an escalating militarized confrontation,” writes Ryan Hass. This piece originally appeared in the Taipei Times. I had the privilege of meeting many Taiwanese leaders and thinkers during a study tour in August. A theme I heard repeatedly on this trip was that poor US-China relations benefit Taiwan. On the face of it, I understand the argument. After all, there is aRead News

90% of US adults say mental health is a crisis in America, CNN/KFF poll says

06:09 – Source: CNN “It’s life or death”: adolescent mental health in crisis An overwhelming majority of people in the United States believe the country is experiencing a mental health crisis, according to a new CNN poll in partnership with the Kaiser Family Foundation. Nine in 10 adults said they believe there is a mental health crisis in the United States today. Asked to rate the severity of six specific mental health concerns, Americans placed the opioid epidemic near the top, with more than two-thirds of people identifying it as a crisis rather than just a problem. More than halfRead News

U.S. Department of State launches partnership with Google in Indonesia and Vietnam

Media Office of the U.S. Attorney Department of State October 3, 2022 The Office of the National Department of Education and Cultural Affairs (ECA) and Google announced today a new partnership to support education, training, and development in Southeast Asia, with pilot projects in Indonesia and Vietnam underway first in the coming days. This public-private partnership, originally announced by the White House at the recent U.S.-ASEAN Special Meeting, underscores the continued emphasis on the important role that the U.S. private sector plays. continued commitment to Southeast Asian nations. From October 3-7, 2022, at the American Center in Ho Chi MinhRead News

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month – United States Department of State

I join my colleagues in the State Department as we celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month. This month we will honor the contribution of over 60 million Americans of Hispanic, Hispanic, Hispanic and Latino origin to our great nation, and the many ways that make the United States a stronger, more diverse and vibrant country. Within the State Department, many colleagues of Hispanic origin have played and continue to play a key role in the development of US foreign policy, serving as an integral part of our workforce at all levels. The Hispanic Employee Council of Foreign Affairs Agencies (HECFAA) playsRead News

Secretary Blinken traveled to Chile to promote our sustainable partnership – US State Department

On October 4, Secretary Blinken will travel to Santiago, Chile to meet with President Gabriel Boric and Foreign Minister Antonia Urrejola to discuss democratic governance, bilateral opportunities for trade and investment, regional security, migration management, climate change and social inclusion. Secretary Blinken will also visit Chile’s National Electric Coordinator’s control room, where US-owned companies promote our shared goal of increasing reliance on renewable energy sources. The Secretary will also meet with a group of alumni from the US-sponsored Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative to discuss how their innovations are spurring economic growth and positive change in their communities. ExtendsRead News

The US change in child labor could cause the electric vehicle industry to scramble

The Biden administration said Tuesday that batteries from China could be contaminated by child labor, a move that could boost the electric vehicle industry while giving fresh ammunition to critics of the White House’s climate policy. The Department of Labor said it would add lithium-ion batteries to the list of items made from materials known to be produced by slave or forced labor under the 2006 human trafficking law. mined in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where children have been found working in some mining sites. The department released a list in the form of a report that excoriated theRead News

Secretary Antony J. Blinken at a Migrant Integration Center – United States Department of State

MS LOPEZ: It is a great pleasure to once again welcome to Bogotá Mr. Blinken, Secretary of State of the United States of America. It is a great pleasure to have you here. SECRETARY BLINKEN: Thank you. MS LOPEZ: Welcome to this integrated center for not Venezuelans, not migrants, for new Bogotans. That’s how they are, that’s how we feel them, that’s how we treat them. As you can see, this is a great joint effort between the Government of the United States, USAID in particular, with the National Government of Colombia and the Local Government of Bogotá, at theRead News

$625 Million in Additional Aid to the U.S. Military to Ukraine – United States Department of State

At the UN General Assembly, President Biden once again made it clear that we will support the people of Ukraine as long as necessary. Recent events, from Russia’s sham referendums and attempted annexation to new revelations of brutality against civilians in previously Russian-controlled Ukrainian territory, only strengthen our resolve. Together with our allies and partners from 50 countries, we deliver the weapons and equipment that Ukrainian forces are using so effectively today in a successful counter-offensive to retake their territories illegally seized by Russia. Pursuant to the President’s authorization, I am authorizing our twenty-second drawdown of U.S. arms and equipmentRead News

High inflation is pushing many Americans to fine-tune their vacation travel plans

Travelers are changing their vacation plans to avoid blowing their budgets amid high inflation, according to a new Bankrate survey. Forty-three percent of American adults plan to take overnight leisure trips between Thanksgiving and New Year’s; of them, 79% adapt to rising travel prices in various ways, according to the survey. For example, 26% shorten their trips, 25% choose cheaper accommodations or destinations, 24% take fewer trips, 23% travel shorter distances and 23% drive instead of flying, according to the survey. More from personal finance: The job market is cooling, but workers still have power. This is the best timeRead News

American Express Travel is the go-to spot for some millennial travelers

A majority of American Express’s new customers — 60 percent — in the second quarter were Generation Z and Millennials, a stat that stood out at its subsidiary American Express Travel. “Their mindset around travel with a cultural impact helps us shape what we do,” Audrey Hendley, president of American Express Travel, told Skift last week. American Express Travel, the leisure travel company that handles cardholders’ vacations and pleasure trips, became the seventh largest travel agency in the US in 2021, surpassing Flight Center and Internova. That ranking comes from Travel Weekly’s 2022 Power List, which put American Express TravelRead News

ESPN Execs Talk Sports Migration To Streaming And The Steep Growth Curve For ESPN+: “Digital Is A Godsend”

POSSIBILITY: By design, the launch of ESPN + in April 2018 is not the same as that of the broadcast brother Disney + a year and a half later, with its Mandalorian cannon and 10 million subscribers on Day 1. With the aim of expanding the universe of programming available to die-sports fans beyond the pay-TV bundle, ESPN+ launched with several marquee attractions (Major League Baseball, boxing and college sports among them), as well as other new needs and libraries. Farewell. The business got a little initial traction, but the first phase can be summed up in one word: interactive.Read News

Exhibition of Dutch Game Creations

Connect games. The Government of the Netherlands and the United States are strong and innovative trade partners in the field of sports. In sports the only way to grow, and continue to grow, is to strive for the best, from perfect grass, to high education and the development of coaches and people playing As well as top-level data to drive performance improvement, in setting and achieving sustainable development goals. The experience and expertise of the Dutch entrepreneurs is very important to the future of the sport and its continued development. Dutch companies and organizations distinguish themselves internationally in the wayRead News

ROUNDTABLE: A Virginia Sports home check-in

Through more than a month of action for Virginia athletics, a number of Knight teams have excelled and earned high rankings, while others have shown promise. After an unbeaten start and an incredible win on the road against the No. 2 North Carolina, the women’s soccer team suffered its first loss last week and will have to bounce back to meet the high expectations many have set for the team. On the men’s side, the soccer team has flashed flashes of brilliance, including a road win against No. 3 Syracuse on Saturday. Meanwhile, the men’s golf team earned a No.Read News

California sports betting vote breaks state spending record

Countless Americans placed legal bets on Monday night’s NFL game (49ers 24, Rams 9), but Californians were not among them. Current Situation: California, America’s most populous state and home to 16 Big Four sports franchises, remains one of 19 states without a legal sports betting market. Yes, but: That could soon change thanks to two proposals on the ballot in November. Background: Prop 27, in particular, has been the focus of most parties’ attention and money, pitting operators like FanDuel and DraftKings against Native American tribes, who would no longer have exclusive gaming rights in the state if it passed.Read News

Prospective New York Yankees client Jasson Dominguez stars in a bold new world of sports card prospecting

TWO WEEKS AFTER New Year’s Day, there was a bidding war on a baseball card in the Goldin collector’s market. Bidding opened at $30,000 and rose to $101,000 by the next day, accumulating 14 bids by midnight. A high-end collector, who goes by Shyne150, shelled out $474,000 on a 2020 Bowman Chrome Prospect Autographs Superfractor, a literally one-of-a-kind rookie, minor league prospect card – believed to be the most ever made. card featuring a player who has yet to appear in Double-A. “That’s extreme interest,” Ken Goldin, the founder and executive chairman of the market name, says. “That’s Fernando TatisRead News

High School Sports Scores, Schedules for October 4, 2022

By: Tuesday, October 4, 2022 | 11:21 p.m Greensburg Central Catholic at Frazier, 7 p.m. Mount Lebanon at North Allegheny, 7:30 p.m. Bethel Park at Upper St. Clair, 7 p.m. Franklin Regional at Norwin, 7 p.m. Penn-Trafford at Gateway, 19.00. Penn Hills at Fox Chapel, 7 p.m. Connellsville at McKeesport, 7 p.m. Trinity at Thomas Jefferson, 7 p.m. Hampton at North Catholic, 7 p.m. Central Valley at Montour, 7 p.m. Chartiers Valley at New Castle, 7:00 p.m. West Allegheny at Ambridge, 7 p.m. East Allegheny at Freeport, 7 p.m. Shady Side Academy in Knoch, 7 p.m. Belle Vernon at GreensburgRead News

Doctor explains the best ways to prevent head injuries while playing contact sports

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) – Many young people participate in contact sports like soccer and soccer, but they can be dangerous at times. Head injury fears have resurfaced again with the recent injuries of Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa. He was injured in a game against Buffalo and was allowed to come back and play. Then he was allowed to play again just four days later against the Bengals and was injured again after being thrown to the ground. When we think of sports that result in head injuries, most of us imagine football. But did you know that driving raceRead News

Vermont High School Sports Scores for Tuesday, October 4th

To report scores Coaches or team representatives are asked to report the results as soon as possible after the games by sending an email to sports@burlingtonfreepress.com. Please submit with a name/contact number. ►Contact Alex Abrami at aabrami@freepressmedia.com. Follow him on Twitter @aabrami5. ►Contact Jacob Rousseau at JRousseau@gannett.com. Follow on Twitter @ByJacobRousseau. PREVIOUS COVERAGE TUESDAY’S H.S. GAMES Girls soccer MILT: Anna Grasso 1G. Holley MacLellan 1G. Savannah Monahan 1G. Taylor Dowling 1G. Taylor Kieslich 1G, 3A. Karissa LeClair 1A. Allessandra Hoffman 1A. Lila Martin 3 saves. MIDDLE: Lia Robinson 2G. Max Timmerman 1A. Meredith Horne 1A. Kassidy Brown 6 saves. M:Read News

What to watch in WPIAL sports for October 5, 2022: Top 4 Section 1-A football teams to face

By: Tuesday, October 4, 2022 | 8:45 PM Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review Greensburg Central Catholic’s Lexie Botti fights for possession against Springdale on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022, in Springdale. As time winds down on sectional play in WPIAL girls soccer, the focus turns to capturing one of the top four spots in each sectional to earn a spot in the district postseason in two and a half weeks . There are 35 girls soccer sectional games scheduled for Wednesday, including two in Section 1-A where the top four teams will go head-to-head. First-place Springdale will host fourth-place Serra Catholic whileRead News

US soccer legends join FOX Sports’ World Cup broadcast team

On Tuesday, FOX Sports revealed its star-studded broadcast team for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, featuring established industry stars as well as a few new faces with impressive on-field resumes. Play-by-play veterans John Strong, JP Dellacamera, Derek Rae and Jacqui Oatley will be joined in the broadcast booth by game analysts Stu Holden, Cobi Jones, Landon Donovan, Aly Wagner and Warren Barton. Holden, Jones, Donovan and Wagner previously played on the World Cup stage for US Soccer, while Barton played for the England men’s national team. Here’s how they’ll all match up on match days: Darke famously called Donovan’sRead News

Australian sport fails diversity – Perkins

Commonwealth Games – Opening Ceremony – Alexander Stadium, Birmingham, Britain – July 28, 2022 General view of the Australian national team during the athletes’ parade REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov MELBOURNE, Oct 5 (Reuters) – Australian sport is making impressive gains in global competition but has failed to develop athletes and coaches that represent the country’s diversity, former Olympic swimming champion Kieren Perkins said on Wednesday. Perkins, who now heads the national sports funding agency, the Australian Sports Commission, said little had changed since he left sport to pursue a career in banking more than a decade ago. “Sports needs to be muchRead News

Spartans have fantastic sports season: No. 1 football, No. 6 volleyball in DIII; golf eyes nationals

This was a standout sports season for the M State Spartans. The Minnesota State Community and Technical College football and volleyball teams both continued to win and move up the Division III rankings of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). In golf, the Spartans will play this weekend for a chance to advance to the NJCAA national tournament for the 12th year in a row – the longest record in NJCAA Division III golf. Head coach Cory Miller had the Spartans roll over with a 6-0, 33-12 win in last Saturday’s M State Homecoming clash, 1 October over RochesterRead News

ADs explore options with goal of creating influence in future restructuring of college football, basketball

Last month, the professional organization representing FBS athletic directors issued what amounted to a veiled ultimatum. The “overwhelming majority” of those ADs at a Lead1 Association meeting in Washington D.C. had a “strong preference” the NCAA continue to run college football if the association “can be more streamlined and less bureaucratic.” The answer opened the door to perhaps not a breakup of major college football and basketball but at least an emerging picture of what a new structure would look like. A growing number of those ADs believe they have a unique and powerful hammer as leverage if the NCAARead News