Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Climate Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Advertisement Supported by As the president prepares for nuclear talks, he lacks a close adviser with nuclear expertise. It’s one example of a marginalization of science in shaping federal policy. ByCoral Davenport June 9, 2018 WASHINGTON — As President Trump prepares to meet Kim Jong-un of North Korea to negotiate denuclearization, a challenge that has bedeviled the world for years, he is doing so without the help of a White House science adviser or senior counselor trained in nuclear physics. Mr. Trump is the first president since 1941 not to name a science adviser, a position created during World War II to guide the Oval Office on technical matters ranging from nuclear warfare to global pandemics. “You need to have an empowered senior science adviser at the table,” said R. Nicholas Burns, who led negotiations with … [Read more...] about In the Trump Administration, Science Is Unwelcome. So Is Advice.
Brain drain definition
In our series Work In Progress, a partnership with professional networking site LinkedIn, we explore the future of jobs and issues facing the American workforce. In this installment, we look at a program that aims to lure college-educated workers back to their home towns. Federal statistics show the unemployment rate, which currently sits at 3.9 percent, reached a 17-year low in April. For many people, the chance to leave home, go away to school and establish a career someplace new is part of the American dream, but for employers in those hometowns, watching the potential workforce walk away can be painful. Some places are doing their best to coax people back home and they're willing to pay money to do it. After being away from home for college and graduate school, Aaron Skinner is moving back to eastern Michigan. But that wasn't his original plan. "I was really looking at either staying in Atlanta or Grand Rapids," Skinner told CBS News' Don Dahler. "The east side of Michigan … [Read more...] about Small towns use financial incentives to lure young, educated workers back home
A few years ago, I was dining at a French restaurant. I ordered one of my favorites – a crock of French onion soup topped with a big crouton and Gruyere cheese. When it arrived, I eagerly dug in, only to find that something was extremely off about the taste. It was way too sweet!French onion soup is full of caramelized onions, which are cooked properly when they reach an even balance of sweetness and bitterness. Someone had definitely taken the onions off the heat too soon. It tasted like dessert onion soup. No thank you.At some point or another, we all bite into a dish that tastes off. Sometimes the reason is obvious; other times it’s harder to pinpoint the cause. We just know something doesn’t taste right, or perhaps it simply tastes boring.When you’re trying to prepare food from scratch at home and run into this issue, it can be very frustrating. More often than not, the key to correcting (and preventing) a dish that misses the mark is finding a harmonious … [Read more...] about What is umami anyway? A guide to cooking with flavor and spice.
AIR ambulance are ready to take sick Alfie Evans to Italy for treatment, his dad has said. Parents Tom Evans, 21, and Kate James, 20, today suffered another blow after the Supreme Court dismissed their latest legal bid to keep the 23-month-old tot alive. But distraught dad Tom pleaded "it's about Alfie", saying he had done everything possible to support his son. Writing in an emotional Facebook post, the dad wrote: "Get off me back, am only trying to save our son, nothing else. "He isn't suffering, he isn't in pain, he isn't diagnosed." He added that the family had received support of Milan, Genoa, Rome and Munich, adding: "(There are) three air ambulance companies who would take Alfie. "What more do I do." Tom's plea comes after he and partner Kate James have fought tirelessly against the decision to withdraw the terminally ill tot's life support. They had taken their battle to the Supreme Court after the Court of Appeal agreed with Alder Hey that Alfie "could not … [Read more...] about Alfie Evans’ dad Tom ‘has air ambulances waiting’ to take stricken son to Italy for treatment after latest appeal fails
Produced by Josh Yager and Tom Seligson When Marsha Brantley, 50, of Cleveland, Tenn., suddenly vanished in 2009, her husband Donnie eventually became a suspect in her murder. But was Marsha even dead? The case was unusual from the start because for months after Marsha disappeared, nobody reported her missing – not her friends, her family or even her husband. No one took much notice until her hairdresser, Kelly DeLude, worried about a missed appointment and started asking questions. "I felt compelled to find out what happened to her," DeLude tells "48 Hours correspondent Peter Van Sant. "I wasn't trying to be a detective. I was trying to be a concerned friend." DeLude eventually called police, and investigators later picked up the case. The investigation was full of seeming contradictions from the start. Donnie Brantley claimed he hadn't reported Marsha missing because she had left him. Then, police say he lied repeatedly about where she had gone and what she'd … [Read more...] about Was a missing Tennessee woman murdered or did she willingly disappear?