June 28, 2022

Mini Apple Cakes With Maple Syrup

Grated apples and maple syrup keep these individual cakes tender and sweet. (Victoria de la Maza) This is a fun dessert to make during weekends or holidays, especially if you involve children in the grating step. Of course, you can also shred the apples in a food processor, but where’s the fun in that? Try…

US Homebuilder Confidence Unexpectedly Rises in October, Survey Shows

Residential homes are visible under the backdrop of the Olympic Mountains and low fog in the Magnolia neighborhood of Seattle, Wash., on May 14, 2021. (Karen Ducey/Reuters) Confidence among U.S. single-family homebuilders rose by the most in nearly a year in October as customer traffic improved for a second straight month, although builders remain concerned…

Deep Dive (Oct. 14): Marine Lt. Col. Scheller Pleads Guilty to All Charges

President Joe Biden is calling on the private sector to help address supply bottlenecks. The Biden administration announced that the Port of Los Angeles will start operating 24/7. Major freight haulers FedEx and UPS as well as four major companies have agreed to utilize the night hours to help move an extra 3,500 containers per…

More Children Died From Abuse Than COVID-19 in 2020 in Pennsylvania

Amid school closures, cancelled holidays, and compulsory mask wearing, 2020 was a difficult year for children, but none more so than for those who lived in abusive homes. A recently released annual child abuse report from the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services showed that in 2020, the state registered a 43 percent increase in child…

Tucker Carlson: What Else But Affirmative Action Could Explain the Ascent of Pete Buttigieg?

On Monday’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight” on FNC, host Tucker Carlson reflected on former Secretary of State Colin Powell’s passing but compared him to Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg. Carlson reminded viewers that Powell was often called an “affirmative action” hire. However, according to Carlson, Powell “deserved to be where he got, which was not quite…

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