Miss Manners: I dislike my co-workers’ children in our virtual workplace

DEAR MISS MANNERS: A manager where I work has a young child. Since we have embraced teleworking, she regularly lets her kid interrupt our meetings. Her home office appears to be located in her kid’s bedroom. Now a co-worker has a new baby. In a recent meeting, we could hear both her baby and her… Continue reading Miss Manners: I dislike my co-workers’ children in our virtual workplace

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Commission says it can’t find von der Leyen-Pfizer texts — and doesn’t need to

If it’s short and sweet, it’s OK to delete. That’s the takeaway from the European Commission when it comes to saving its officials’ text messages as it holds firm in its refusal to share purported texts between President Ursula von der Leyen and a pharma executive. In a response submitted to the European Ombudsman, and… Continue reading Commission says it can’t find von der Leyen-Pfizer texts — and doesn’t need to

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Ukraine wants to win today, the West is looking at 2023

MADRID — President Joe Biden and European leaders are converging on the Spanish capital Wednesday for a show of support for Ukraine’s resistance to Russia’s invasion. But beneath the surface of unanimity, there is tension in planning the next steps in the war. Despite NATO’s upcoming expansion and continued commitments to funnel massive amounts of weapons into… Continue reading Ukraine wants to win today, the West is looking at 2023

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Luis Robert’s 448-foot homer headlines a 17-hit Chicago White Sox attack in an 11-4 win vs. the Los Angeles Angels

It was the definition of a no-doubter. Chicago White Sox center fielder Luis Robert crushed Oliver Ortega’s fifth-inning fastball, sending it 448 feet for a two-run home run. The blast gave the Sox the lead on the way to an 11-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels in front of 23,979 at Angel Stadium. “It… Continue reading Luis Robert’s 448-foot homer headlines a 17-hit Chicago White Sox attack in an 11-4 win vs. the Los Angeles Angels

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Luis Robert’s 448-foot homer headlines a 17-hit Chicago White Sox attack in an 11-4 win vs. the Los Angeles Angels

It was the definition of a no-doubter. Chicago White Sox center fielder Luis Robert crushed Oliver Ortega’s fifth-inning fastball, sending it 448 feet for a two-run home run. The blast gave the Sox the lead on the way to an 11-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels in front of 23,979 at Angel Stadium. “It… Continue reading Luis Robert’s 448-foot homer headlines a 17-hit Chicago White Sox attack in an 11-4 win vs. the Los Angeles Angels

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Lauren Boebert puts Trump call on the mic at victory party

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KDVR) — Former President Donald Trump made a cameo at Lauren Boebert’s primary victory party, congratulating the congresswoman in a phone call that she amplified on the mic. Boebert faced a challenge in the primary from a moderate candidate but was victorious, taking 65% of the vote against state Sen. Don Coram,… Continue reading Lauren Boebert puts Trump call on the mic at victory party

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Poll finds battleground state Latinos support gun control, abortion rights

As Republicans seek to make further inroads with Latino voters in the midterms, a left-leaning nonprofit group is out with a new poll showing Latinos are worried about mass shootings and abortion access — two key issues for Democrats this year. The poll conducted for Voto Latino, which surveyed Latino voters across seven battleground states,… Continue reading Poll finds battleground state Latinos support gun control, abortion rights

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The crypto-funded PAC making a big play in GOP primaries

As cryptocurrency companies and figures step up their involvement in American politics, one new group — American Dream Federal Action PAC — has started playing an outsized role in Republican primaries. FTX Digital Markets co-CEO Ryan Salame launched the PAC in April with a $4 million initial investment, focusing mainly on issues related to cryptocurrency,… Continue reading The crypto-funded PAC making a big play in GOP primaries

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