Kyle Swenson and Allyson Chiu, The Washington Post Published 6:11 am PDT, Thursday, September 6, 2018 In this file photo, Vice President Mike Pence is seen during an event on the creation of a U. S. Space Force, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, at the Pentagon. Some speculated that Pence wrote an anonymous op-ed in the New York times based on the use of the term "lodestar." less In this file photo, Vice President Mike Pence is seen during an event on the creation of a U. S. Space Force, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, at the Pentagon. Some speculated that Pence wrote an anonymous op-ed in the ... more Photo: Evan Vucci, AP Click through the slideshow to see 20 of Trump's most popular—and infamous—tweets during his first year in office. Click through the slideshow to see 20 of Trump's most popular—and infamous—tweets during his first year in office. … [Read more...] about What does ‘lodestar’ mean and how did it become the new resistance hashtag?
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Technology Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Advertisement Supported by We tried out new tools from Facebook, Google and Twitter that let you look up campaign ads. Here’s what the databases can — and cannot — do. ByNatasha Singer Sept. 2, 2018 “Dark ads.” That is the catchall term researchers use to describe online political messages that keep people in the dark about why they were targeted with the ads, who paid for them or how much was spent. Thousands of dark ads ran on Facebook the British referendum on leaving the European Union.told people not to vote. But in recent months, in response to criticism from the public and lawmakers, Facebook, Google and Twitter have tried to shed more light on political ads. Each company there to see in the archives. Some lawmakers may push for even more disclosure on Wednesday, when executives … [Read more...] about Tech Giants Now Share Details on Political Ads. What Does That Mean For You?
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Reader Center Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today's Paper Advertisement Supported by Understanding the times A primer on the kinds of conversations journalists have with sources. ByMatt Flegenheimer Aug. 2, 2018 In an effort to shed more light on how we work, The Times is running a series of short posts explaining some of our journalistic practices. Read more of this series here . President Trump has ignored bedrock diplomatic alliances. He has stared directly into an eclipse. His disregard for the “off” part of an off-the-record meeting would seem to surprise exactly no one. But the president’s decision to speak publicly about his recent private discussion with A.G. Sulzberger, the publisher of The New York Times, has prompted questions from some readers: What does “off the record” really mean? How does it work in practice? This … [Read more...] about What Does ‘Off the Record’ Really Mean?
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Politics Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today's Paper Advertisement Supported by ByCatie Edmondson July 28, 2018 WASHINGTON — America’s booming economy has a problem: a shortage of truck drivers. The industry — historically reliant on older, white male drivers — is facing a record shortage with an estimated 50,000 more drivers needed to meet demand, according to the American Trucking Associations. The lack of available drivers is rippling through the supply chain, causing a bottleneck of goods that is delaying deliveries and prompting some companies to increase prices. The Trump administration and the industry are trying to alleviate the problem by loosening federal rules and enticing nontraditional drivers like women, teenagers and minorities to operate big rigs. The Transportation Department has recently sidelined a number of safety regulations that … [Read more...] about ‘What Does a Trucker Look Like?’ It’s Changing, Amid a Big Shortage
EMBALMING is the process by which corpses are preserved either for funerals or display. Made famous by the Egyptians, who'd preserve their Pharaohs, it is only to be carried out when the subject is already deceased... though horrible accidents have occurred. What does being embalmed alive mean? Being embalmed alive is incredibly painful - and death does not come immediately. The blood is supposed to be removed first but in the case of accidental embalming, a formaldehyde-based solution would be pumped straight into the arteries. As was the case for Ekaterina Fedyaeva, this toxic substance would cause internal organs to shut down. The solution - injected into the arteries - works by killing bacteria and "fixing" cellular proteins so they can't feed the bacteria - hence stopping decomposition. What is the process of embalming? One of the first things embalmers do is make sure the subject is really dead by checking for vitals including pulse and even clouded corneas. Blood is then drained … [Read more...] about What does being embalmed alive mean, who has been embalmed and how long does it last? From Princess Diana to the Egyptians