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‘Pam & Tommy’ blends nostalgia with amazing makeup to create a two-in-one miniseries

‘Pam & Tommy’ blends nostalgia with amazing makeup to create a two-in-one miniseries

Once you get past the astonishing makeup and prosthetics, “Pam & Tommy” essentially functions as two miniseries in one, the first devoted to the central couple, and the latter to the hapless guy who turned them into a pioneering Internet sensation. The former works better, in a limited series that sprinkles social insight (if not…MORE

Dow climbs more than 350 points after GDP beats expectations

Dow climbs more than 350 points after GDP beats expectations

US stocks climbed higher on Thursday after some better-than-expected economic data distracted from the increasingly hawkish tones of the Federal Reserve. The Dow was up more than 390 points, or 1.2%, in the late morning, while the S&P 500 rose 0.9%. The Nasdaq Composite was lagging behind the other two indexes, trading up only 0.5%.…MORE

These companies decided to go fully remote — permanently

These companies decided to go fully remote — permanently

As the pandemic heads into yet another year, companies are still grappling with uncertainty in the workplace. Many have attempted to reopen their offices, only to be stymied by new variants or outbreaks that necessitated yet another shutdown or a delayed re-opening. So some businesses are removing the guesswork altogether by deciding to remain fully…MORE

Biden and Breyer to hold event marking justice’s retirement

Biden and Breyer to hold event marking justice’s retirement

President Joe Biden and Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer will hold an event on Thursday afternoon at the White House to mark the justice’s retirement, the White House says. The President is set to deliver remarks on Breyer’s retirement at a 12:30 p.m. event the White House’s Roosevelt Room. Breyer’s retirement gives Biden the opportunity…MORE

Breyer’s retirement gives Senate Democrats a chance to show their base they can deliver
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Breyer’s retirement gives Senate Democrats a chance to show their base they can deliver

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer’s decision to retire arrived like a shot of adrenaline to beleaguered Democrats searching for a way to reanimate a frustrated base that they need to show up in November if they’re to have a chance at keeping control of the Senate. It’s unclear how impactful the excitement around President Joe…MORE

What is NATO and when does it act?
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What is NATO and when does it act?

NATO — the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, to give it its full name — is a non-aggressive European and North American defense alliance set up to promote peace and stability and to safeguard the security of its members. The organization, which has its headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, was created as the Cold War escalated. Its…MORE

How the Biden administration plans to protect your water systems from hackers
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How the Biden administration plans to protect your water systems from hackers

The Biden administration will help deliver cyber defense technologies and threat intelligence to US water utilities to try to bolster security for a sector that is often short of cash and personnel to deal with hacking threats, officials announced Thursday. The “100-day” plan to increase cybersecurity resources for some of America’s 150,000 public water systems…MORE

Tom Holland, Andrew Garfield and Tobey Maguire reunite to discuss ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’
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Tom Holland, Andrew Garfield and Tobey Maguire reunite to discuss ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’

To say “Spider-Man: No Way Home” has been a roaring success would be an understatement. The latest entry in the Marvel juggernaut became the first movie to gross more than $1 billion at the global box office since 2019, and broke opening weekend records when it was first released in December. The film’s astonishing popularity…MORE

Scientists slam climate denialism from Joe Rogan guest as ‘absurd’ and ‘dangerous’

Scientists slam climate denialism from Joe Rogan guest as ‘absurd’ and ‘dangerous’

As podcaster Joe Rogan faces condemnation from medical scientists for spreading misinformation about vaccines and Covid-19, another interview by the controversial host this week has become the subject of mockery — this time among climate scientists. Canadian clinical psychologist Jordan Peterson appeared on “The Joe Rogan Experience” on Monday, making false and generalized claims that…MORE

The government has a talent problem. This bill could help change that
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The government has a talent problem. This bill could help change that

Our workforce is the lifeblood of the US federal government. Without individuals committed to public service, taxpayers, vulnerable populations and small businesses would not have access to critical resources and services. If the federal government fails to attract and hire the best and the brightest into service, the nation and the people it serves suffer.…MORE

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