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Super Bowl first: Amanda Gorman debuts poetry on a new stage

Super Bowl first: Amanda Gorman debuts poetry on a new stage

Amanda Gorman read an original poem Sunday before the Super Bowl, a tribute to an educator, nurse, and Marine vet for their contributions during the pandemic. AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, Pool American poet Amanda Gorman reads a poem during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington,Jan. 20, 2021. Suzie Dorner, a health care…

Chinese spacecraft gets in Mars’ orbit, joining Arab ship

Chinese spacecraft gets in Mars’ orbit, joining Arab ship

SAM McNEIL, Associated PressFeb. 10, 2021Updated: Feb. 10, 2021 10:22 a.m. 1of5In this undated photo released by the China National Space Administration, a view of the planet Mars is captured by China’s Tianwen-1 Mars probe from a distance of 2.2 million kilometers (1.37 million miles). A Chinese spacecraft appears poised to enter orbit around Mars on Wednesday,…

George Shultz, the Godfather of the Discredited Laffer Curve

George Shultz, the Godfather of the Discredited Laffer Curve

Former Secretary of State George Shultz died over the weekend at age 100. He received many accolades for being one of the last sane Republicans. Shultz was from the Eisenhower era of Republican politics, which was not as obsessively ideological as today’s. Nevertheless, Schultz was responsible for radicalizing the Republican Party in one important way:…