Blockbuster Review: Netflix’s Unmemorable New Nostalgia-Com

Randall Park and Melissa Fumero lead a workplace comedy set in the very last location of the video rental chain, from ‘Superstore’ and ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ writer Vanessa Ramos. Blockbuster Review: Netflix’s Unmemorable New Nostalgia-Com The single sharpest joke of Netflix’s Blockbuster is the one contained right there in that phrase: This is a comedy set at the … Read more

Musk Tweets Link to an Unfounded Conspiracy Theory

[ad_1] By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Elon Musk on Sunday tweeted a link to an unfounded rumor about the attack on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband, just days after Musk’s purchase of Twitter fueled concerns that the social media platform would no longer seek to limit misinformation and hate speech. Musk’s … Read more

Patriots’ Kraft, School Statements Denounce Antisemitism

[ad_1] By DENNIS WASZAK Jr., AP Sports Writer New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and other members of the sports world are condemning recent incidents of hate speech toward Jewish people — not just the antisemitic comments by the music mogul formerly known as Kanye West, but also outside of a college football game in … Read more

Powerball Draws $825M Jackpot Numbers, Players Await Result

[ad_1] DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Powerball jackpot stood at an estimated $825 million grand prize during Saturday night’s draw, but it was not immediately known if there was a winner. The winning numbers announced at 11 p.m. Saturday were: 19, 31, 40, 46, 57, 23. The $825 million estimated jackpot is the second … Read more

Correction: Electric Vehicles-Urban Living Story

[ad_1] Stephanie Terrell, a Portland, Ore., renter who owns a used electric car, charges it at a public charging station in a grocery store parking lot on Sept. 30, 2022. Terrell bought an EV this fall, but charging it up has been a constant challenge because as a renter she does not have access to … Read more

Arizona AG Gives County OK for Full Ballot Hand Counts

[ad_1] By BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona‘s Republican attorney general has issued an opinion saying county officials can hand-count all ballots in at least five races from the Nov. 8 election, a move that gives a green light to GOP officials in at least two counties who have been clamoring for hand … Read more

Barnes’ Senate Bid May Ride on Milwaukee’s Black Turnout

[ad_1] By HARM VENHUIZEN, Associated Press/Report for America MILWAUKEE (AP) — Standing beside the pulpit at King Solomon Missionary Baptist Church on a crisp fall Sunday morning, Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Mandela Barnes was preaching to the choir – they were assembled behind him, clad in blue and gold robes. “This community is always top … Read more

Affirmative Action Under Threat as High Court Hears UNC Case

[ad_1] By MARK SHERMAN and HANNAH SCHOENBAUM, Associated Press CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Once a bastion of segregation, the University of North Carolina now takes account of race to make up for its sordid history and to increase the number of Black students and other underrepresented minorities on campus. Its affirmative action program, using … Read more

India to Contribute $500,000 to UN to Counter Terrorism

[ad_1] NEW DELHI (AP) — India will contribute half a million dollars to the United Nations’ efforts to counter global terrorism as new and emerging technologies used by terror groups pose fresh threats to governments around the world, the foreign minister said on Saturday. The money will go toward the UN Trust Fund for Counter … Read more

UN Urges Libya Rivals to Agree in Road Map to Elections Soon

[ad_1] By EDITH M. LEDERER, Associated Press UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Security Council voted unanimously Friday to extend the U.N. political mission in Libya for a year and urged key institutions and parties in the divided north African country to agree on a road map to deliver presidential and parliamentary elections as soon as … Read more