How Georgia reduced heat-related high school football deaths
Molly Samuel | August 17, 2022
Football players at Cedar Grove High School in DeKalb County start practice in late July without pads to give them an acclimatization period to get used to the heat. This is a statewide rule from the Georgia High School Association. Matthew Pearson/WABE ELLENWOOD, Ga. — High school football teams around ...
For the first time in 20 years, teachers can deduct more for school supplies
Ayana Archie | August 17, 2022
Angela Pike watches her fourth grade students at Lakewood Elementary School in Cecilia, Ky., as they use their laptops to participate in an emotional check-in at the start of the school day, Thursday, Aug. 11, 2022. Timothy D. Easley | AP For the first time in 20 years, the Internal ...
Who is Harriet Hageman, the woman who beat Liz Cheney in the Wyoming House race?
Ayana Archie | August 17, 2022
Republican House candidate Harriet Hageman speaks to supporters on Tuesday in Cheyenne, Wyo., after defeating Rep. Liz Cheney in the Republican primary. Mead Gruver | AP Incumbent Wyoming Republican U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney was defeated Tuesday after she broke from her party to criticize former President Donald Trump following the ...
‘The Butler’ author Wil Haygood wins prestigious book award
The Associated Press | August 17, 2022
DAYTON, Ohio — Writer Wil Haygood, author of multiple nonfiction books chronicling the lives of 20th-century Black Americans including The Butler, has won a prestigious book award. The Dayton Literary Peace Prize announced Wednesday that Haygood — himself originally from Columbus, Ohio — will receive the Ambassador Richard C. Holbrooke ...
Heart of the East End – August 16th, 2022
Gianna Volpe, Delaney Hafener | August 16, 2022 | Heart of the East End
Eugene Pack, HOTstudio Underwritten by Peconic Landing The co-creator of Celebrity Autobiography, Eugene Pack, joins The Heart of The East End to talk about bringing his award-winning show to the Southampton Arts Center this Saturday, August 20 at 7 p.m. Eugene Pack will join Christie Brinkley, Mario Cantone, Richard Kind, ...
Biden signs sweeping climate, health care, tax bill into law
Barbara Sprunt | August 16, 2022
President Biden hands a pen to Sen. Joe Manchin during the signing ceremony for the Inflation Reduction Act. Manchin was a key hold-out during negotiations, insisting on a smaller spending bill. Mandel Ngan | AFP via Getty Images President Biden signed Democrats' hallmark spending bill into law on Tuesday, a ...
Scotland becomes the first country to offer tampons and pads for free, officials say
Becky Sullivan | August 16, 2022
Period products are seen in a Scottish supermarket in 2020, when Scotland's parliament initially approved legislation to make such products available for free. Jeff J. Mitchell | Getty Images Period products, including tampons and sanitary pads, are now free of cost in Scotland to anyone who needs them. Starting this ...
Millions of Americans will soon be able to buy hearing aids without a prescription
Rachel Treisman | August 16, 2022
A new rule from the Food and Drug Administration could allow some American adults to buy hearing aids without costly doctor's visits as soon as October. Joe Raedle | Getty Images Adults with perceived mild to moderate hearing impairment will be able to buy hearing aids directly from stores, pharmacies ...
Former California Rep. TJ Cox faces over two dozen federal fraud charges
Jaclyn Diaz | August 16, 2022
Then-California Rep. TJ Cox speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington on Jan. 17, 2019. Andrew Harnik | AP Former California Rep. TJ Cox is facing dozens of federal charges related to allegations the Democrat participated in multiple fraud schemes, including one involving his run for Congress. ...