The U.S.’s first Black national security advisor, chairman of the Joint Chiefs and secretary of state died on Oct. 18. Powell spoke to Fresh Air in 1995 about how the army had shaped his life.
The Chicago Sky rallied from behind to beat the Phoenix Mercury and bring home the city’s first-ever WNBA title. They’re being celebrated by their hometown, including former President Barack Obama.
Facebook posted on Sunday that the high-skilled workers will help build “the metaverse,” a futuristic notion for connecting people online. The social network isn’t the only one working on the concept.
An NPR poll finds that while a large majority of people using telehealth during the pandemic were satisfied, nearly two-thirds prefer in-person visits. That may foretell telehealth’s future.
2021-10-18 00:04:05 FILE – In this April 14, 2020 file photo, the thumbs up Like logo is shown on a sign at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook says it plans to hire 10,000 workers in the European Union over the next five years to work on a new computing platform. The company said…
Five Judiciary Committee members cited news reports about Amazon’s special treatment of its own brands over other sellers’ and said they are weighing a referral for a federal criminal investigation.
2021-10-18 12:13:14 FILE – In this Thursday, May 6, 2021 file photo, the city of Mekele is seen through a bullet hole in a stairway window of the Ayder Referral Hospital, in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia. Ethiopian military airstrikes have hit the capital of the country’s Tigray region Monday, Oct. 18, 2021, according…
The move comes days after a regional bloc of nations snubbed the country’s ruling junta, disinviting coup leader Min Aung Hlaing from an upcoming summit.
The ex-US secretary of state, who was the first African-American in the role, dies of Covid complications.
Powell’s family said that he died Monday of complications from COVID-19, despite being fully vaccinated. Powell served as secretary of state under George W. Bush.