Quick Glance: Ancient American Indian Earthworks in Ohio Designated as UNESCO World Heritage
- The Hopewell Ceremonial Earthworks in Ohio have been recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site.
- The earthworks consist of eight ancient sites in southern Ohio and are masterpieces of human genius.
- This designation on the World Heritage list will bring global recognition to this important part of American history.
- The Governor of Ohio anticipates an increase in visitors to witness these awe-inspiring earthworks.
Quick Glance: New Covid Variant: Key Information
- Uncertainty regarding the number of people contracting Covid in autumn.
- Vaccination and prior infection history impact the course of Covid.
- Over 175 million doses of various Covid vaccines have been administered.
- Covid can cause cold-like symptoms in younger individuals with prior infections and vaccinations.
Quick Glance: Focus on Ethics: Supreme Court Justices Return to Washington
- Supreme Court justices will gather behind closed doors for their first meeting in Washington after the summer recess.
- History indicates they will ultimately reject most of the petitions.
- There is growing scrutiny on the court's ethics standards.
- A Supreme Court ethics bill was proposed by the Senate Judiciary Committee in July.
Quick Glance: Two Pilots Killed in Collision During Landing at National Championship Air Races
- The incident occurred at 2:45 p.m. local time on Sunday, according to the FAA.
- The Reno Air Racing Association announced that two pilots died on Sunday while landing at the National Championship Air Races in Reno, Nevada.
- The pilots were identified as Nick Macy and Chris Rushing by the RARA on Sunday evening.
- The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) stated in a Facebook post that the incident happened at the conclusion of the T-6 Gold race.
Quick Glance: North Texas federal employees prepare for upcoming government shutdown
- Federal employees in North Texas seeking assistance from local food banks and community centers.
- A shutdown is unnecessary and avoidable, hopefully it doesn't happen.
- Sen. Patty Murray blocked the proposal but argued for continued pay for all federal workers.
- Ted Cruz would pause his paychecks in the event of a shutdown.
Quick Glance: Ryan Reynolds criticizes Pumpkin Spice, prefers Portland's Aviation Gin
- Ryan Reynolds, actor and co-owner of Portland-based Aviation Gin.
- In a humorous ad, Reynolds speaks directly to the camera, sharing his thoughts on Pumpkin Spice Season.
- Reynolds points out the obsession with pumpkin spice that takes over our minds for a few months each year.
- Finishing by adding a garnish to the Negroni, Reynolds says, '(Bleep) you, pumpkin spice.'
Quick Glance: California increases minimum wage for fast food workers to $20
- Fast food workers in California will receive a minimum wage of at least $20 per hour starting next year.
- California's minimum wage for all other workers, $15.50 per hour, is already one of the highest in the United States.
- Most fast food workers in California are over 18 and the primary providers for their families.
- The minimum wage increase takes effect on April 1 and applies to workers in restaurants with at least 60 nationwide locations.
Quick Glance: Hopewell Ceremonial Earthworks in Ohio to be UNESCO World Heritage Site
- Eight prehistoric earthworks in Ohio, built 2,000 years ago by Native Americans, will become Ohio's first UNESCO World Heritage Site.
- The Grand Canyon and Machu Picchu are among the UNESCO World Heritage sites.
- After over a decade of work and planning, the ancient earthworks in Ohio are on the verge of becoming part of it.
- The Hopewell Ceremonial Earthworks consist of eight locations - a collection of historic earth mounds built by indigenous peoples.
Quick Glance: Indiana sues hospital system for supporting doctor who performed abortion on 10-year-old Ohio girl
- In July 2022, Indiana OB-GYN Caitlin Bernard, employed by IU Health, gained national attention for providing abortion services to a 10-year-old girl from Ohio who had been raped.
- This story drew criticism from conservatives, including Rokita, who accused Bernard of violating Indiana's patient privacy and mandatory reporting laws.
- The board ultimately found that Bernard violated privacy laws and imposed a reprimand and a $3,000 fine on her.
- Throughout this conflict, IU Health maintained that Bernard complied with Indiana's abortion reporting laws and later expressed disagreement with the licensing board's decision.
Quick Glance: House committee initiates impeachment inquiry into President Biden's business dealings
- Speaker McCarthy initiates a formal impeachment inquiry into President Biden's business dealings.
- Biden's administration dismisses the impeachment attempt as politically motivated.
- McCarthy shouldn't yield to far-right members threatening government shutdown unless baseless impeachment occurs.
- Gaetz and other Republicans secure agreements from McCarthy to secure their votes for House speaker position.
Quick Glance: Trump pretends to support workers amid UAW strike
- The former president is undeniably trying to impress Michigan workers.
- Trump repeatedly boasted about his extensive infrastructure plans, promoting one infrastructure week after another.
- Trump successfully passed a significant legislation: $1.5 trillion in tax cuts that primarily benefited the wealthy and corporations, while providing minimal benefits to workers like the UAW members on strike.
- When it comes to unions, Trump doesn't genuinely support them - what he supports is union members supporting him.
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