WEDNESDAY, December 7, 2022
Prayer. Bombs. Walls. Over the decades, people have tried all of them to stanch the flow of lava from Hawaii’s volcanoes as it lumbered toward roads, homes and infrastructure.
Now Mauna Loa — the world’s largest active volcano — is erupting again, and lava is slowly approaching a major thoroughfare connecting the Big Island’s east and west sides. And once more, people are asking if anything can be done to stop or divert the flow.
Russian President Vladimir Putin signed expanded anti-LGBTQ+ legislation on Monday. The law was originally introduced by the lower house of Russia's legislature in October, and banned so-called "propaganda of non-traditional sexual relations" for both adults and minors, said a statement by the State Duma.
SpaceX executives illegally fired nine workers who objected to CEO Elon Musk's tweets, a complaint filed this week with the nation's labor board alleges.
After a group of workers this summer complained that Musk's frequent tweeting of insults, sexual puns and political statements reflected badly on the space exploration company, executives targeted the employees for dismissal, the workers charge. According to the workers, five of them were fired immediately and four more were let go over the ensuing two months.
It’s time for Trump supporters to acknowledge a sad but undeniable truth: Trump is spinning out of control. Yes, his presidency was filled with historic accomplishments, and he was treated unfairly by his critics in Congress and the media. But since the election, something has snapped. He has descended into a spiral of conspiracy theories and personal grievances. And now, in calling for the termination of the Constitution and his reappointment to the presidency, he’s apparently lost touch with reality.
Star Wars fans don’t have to travel to a galaxy far, far away to experience the franchise’s alien worlds. There are plenty of Star Wars filming locations right here on Earth waiting to be explored. The filmmakers found plenty of otherworldly landscapes to stand in for the different planets in the fictional universe.
Staff are overworked and underpaid, costs are soaring, kitchen culture is toxic, and burnout is rampant.
The question was simple: If you could fix the industry, how would you do it? We talked to 27 industry insiders about how to fix everything.
Anna Sutton was shocked when she received a letter from her husband's job-based health plan stating that Humira, an expensive drug used to treat her daughter's juvenile arthritis, was now on a long list of medications considered "nonessential benefits."