Art

New York, London, Milan, Paris: 8 Films Set In The Big Four Fashion Cities

New York, London, Milan, Paris: 8 Films Set In The Big Four Fashion Cities

As the first-ever virtual Haute Couture Fashion Week autumn/winter 2020 closes, it’s clear that Covid-19 has changed the traditional runway show as we know it. However, for those of us craving a taste of New York, London, Milan, and Paris, there are several movies that will take you to the heart of the ‘Big Four’ fashion cities without you having to leave home. Read More. 5 SURPRISING THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT CULT FILM ‘BEND IT LIKE ... Full story

Education

Reopened schools in Europe and Asia have largely avoided coronavirus outbreaks. They have lessons for the U.S.

Reopened schools in Europe and Asia have largely avoided coronavirus outbreaks. They have lessons for the U.S.

Those experiences and conclusions may offer hopeful guidance to societies still weighing how to get students and teachers back into primary and secondary classrooms. With coronavirus science still iffy, U.S. schools hope to reopen for 56.6 million K-12 students. Still, public health officials and researchers caution that most school reopenings are in their early stages. Much remains unknown about the interaction between children, schools and ... Full story

Economics

Tesla cuts price of Model Y SUV by $3,000, Electrek says

Tesla cuts price of Model Y SUV by $3,000, Electrek says

The Tesla logo is seen on a car in Los Angeles, California, U.S., July 9, 2020. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY. (Reuters) - U.S. electric carmaker Tesla Inc ( TSLA.O ) reduced the price of its sports utility vehicle Model Y by $3,000, Electrek bit.ly/327OJoV reported on Saturday. Tesla's mid-sized SUV, which is sold as a Long Range or Performance version - is now priced at $49,990, according to the carmaker's website ... Full story

Entertainment

Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan tests positive - BBC News

Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan tests positive - BBC News

Image caption Bachchan has been a star for five decades. Amitabh Bachchan, one of India's best known film actors, has tested positive for Covid-19, he told his millions of Twitter followers. "I have tested Covid positive, shifted to hospital, hospital informing authorities, family and staff undergone tests, results awaited," he wrote. His son, Abhishek, later tweeted he had also tested positive. Bachchan, 77, has been involved in 200 films ... Full story

Health

Racial disparities seen in how doctors treat pain, even among children

Racial disparities seen in how doctors treat pain, even among children

As many doctors, nurses and other health workers have joined protests against systemic racism, research has shown that racial bias is pervasive in health care, perhaps most apparent in the assessment and treatment of pain. Support our journalism. Subscribe today. The strongest evidence of this comes from a clinical setting commonly requiring surgery — acute appendicitis. Not only are there clear racial disparities in pain relief provided even ... Full story

Law

USS Detroit Completes Historic Counter-Narcotics Deployment

USS Detroit Completes Historic Counter-Narcotics Deployment

By Lt. j.g. Miranda Rossum, U.S. Fourth Fleet/U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command Public Affairs. MAYPORT, Fla (NNS) -- MAYPORT, Fla - The Freedom-variant littoral combat ship USS Detroit (LCS 7) returned to Mayport, Fla., July 11, following its maiden deployment to the U.S. 4th Fleet area of operations. Detroit, along with a detachment from the “Sea Knights" of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 22, deployed on March 15, 2020 to conduct U.S. ... Full story

Living

Businesses pushed to ease covid-19 restrictions in Georgia, documents show

Businesses pushed to ease covid-19 restrictions in Georgia, documents show

The email correspondence, released through a public records request, shows how business networks and industry organizations helped write the rules of the pandemic response in some of the places that were the last to impose restrictions and the first to ease them . It also sheds light on the thinking of governors who have pledged not to reverse course on reopening, even as coronavirus cases spike in their states. Among those remaining steadfast ... Full story

Politics

Conservatives rally around Goya amid calls for boycott over CEO's support of Trump

Conservatives rally around Goya amid calls for boycott over CEO's support of Trump

A number of prominent conservatives have offered their support for Goya Foods as it faces mass calls for boycott over its CEO's decision to praise President Trump . On Friday, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas , tweeted: "Goya is a staple of Cuban food. My grandparents ate Goya black beans twice a day for nearly 90 years. And now the Left is trying to cancel Hispanic culture and silence free speech. ... Full story

Sport

UK plans to create 'freeports,' cut taxes: Sunday Telegraph

UK plans to create 'freeports,' cut taxes: Sunday Telegraph

FILE PHOTO: Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak reacts as he leaves Downing Street, in London, Britain July 8, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay. LONDON (Reuters) - British finance minister Rishi Sunak is preparing to introduce sweeping tax cuts and an overhaul of planning laws in up to 10 new “freeports” within a year of the UK’s becoming fully independent from the European Union in December, the Sunday Telegraph said. Sunak will open ... Full story

Technology

Canon RF 600mm, 800mm f/11 Make Super-Telephotos Affordable | Digital Trends

Canon RF 600mm, 800mm f/11 Make Super-Telephotos Affordable | Digital Trends

Canon’s new RF lenses bring a desperately needed feature to its mirrorless EOS R system: Affordability. The four lenses announced on Thursday, July 9, are the RF 85mm f/2 Macro, RF 100-500mm f/4.5-7.1, and two unique telephoto primes with fixed f/11 apertures, a 600mm and an 800mm. Of these, the $600 85mm f/2 is probably the least interesting, but also the most important. This is just Canon’s second sub-$1,000 RF prime lens, joining the 35mm ... Full story