How Fairfax Co. 4th grader turned pandemic hobby into Food Network appearance

When the COVID-19 pandemic forced meetings to be held virtually, Kelly Sheers created a system to ensure her four kids knew when they were able to interrupt her. The Fairfax County, Virginia, elementary school principal laid out red and green cups and would flip one to indicate whether she was available. But on one spring… Continue reading How Fairfax Co. 4th grader turned pandemic hobby into Food Network appearance

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Couple detained on plane after leaving Dutch quarantine

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch military police arrested a husband and wife Sunday who had left a hotel where they were being quarantined after testing positive for COVID-19 and boarded a plane. Local media reported that the couple were trying to fly home to Spain. A spokeswoman for the local security authority that covers… Continue reading Couple detained on plane after leaving Dutch quarantine

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Indian lawmakers repeal farm reforms after year of protests

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian lawmakers on Monday repealed agricultural legislation that provoked a year of nationwide protests from farmers, in a move that was seen as a major reversal and rare climbdown for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government, which had ardently defended the controversial reforms. The Farm Laws Repeal bill passed the lower and… Continue reading Indian lawmakers repeal farm reforms after year of protests

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National Menorah lighting celebrates first night of Hanukkah

People from near and far traveled to downtown D.C. Sunday afternoon for the annual National Menorah lightning ceremony on the White House Ellipse. Second gentleman Doug Emhoff lit the first candle. He is the first Jewish spouse of a president or vice president: “Let us remember, always, that Jewish history is American history,” he said… Continue reading National Menorah lighting celebrates first night of Hanukkah

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Hertha Berlin fires coach Dárdai, appoints Korkut

BERLIN (AP) — Hertha Berlin fired coach Pál Dárdai 10 months into his second spell at the German Bundesliga club and replaced him with former Bayer Leverkusen coach Tayfun Korkut on Monday. The Hungarian coach leaves with Hertha 14th in the 18-team table and on a four-game winless run after drawing 1-1 with Augsburg on… Continue reading Hertha Berlin fires coach Dárdai, appoints Korkut

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Lebanon’s president in Qatar for talks over Gulf crisis

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s president arrived in Qatar Monday for the opening ceremony of an Arab soccer tournament amid – and for talks on an precedented diplomatic crisis between Beirut and oil-rich Gulf nations. President Michel Aoun’s face-to-face meetings with the emir of Qatar and other Qatari officials come as Lebanon is sinks deeper into… Continue reading Lebanon’s president in Qatar for talks over Gulf crisis

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Lock in: Dozens stuck in England’s highest pub after storm

LONDON (AP) — Dozens of customers who stopped for a drink at Britain’s highest altitude pub got a longer stay than they bargained for, after the building was cut off by a blizzard. Sixty-one people woke up Monday after their third night at the Tan Hill Inn in the Yorkshire Dales, 270 miles (435 kilometers)… Continue reading Lock in: Dozens stuck in England’s highest pub after storm

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Five things we learned from the Ravens’ 16-10 win over the Cleveland Browns

The Ravens survived another ragged offensive performance thanks to a heroic effort from their defense in a 16-10 win over the Browns. Here are five things we learned Sunday night. An undermanned Ravens defense delivered its most heroic performance of the season. The Browns brought the league’s No. 1 rushing attack to Baltimore, bolstered by… Continue reading Five things we learned from the Ravens’ 16-10 win over the Cleveland Browns

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Mike Preston: Ravens have only one style of winning, and that’s ugly | COMMENTARY

For most of the season, there was a desire here for the Ravens to get better, gather momentum and head into the playoffs to make a significant run. After watching the Ravens beat the Cleveland Browns, 16-10, on Sunday night, it’s clear they will make some progress in the final month of the season, but… Continue reading Mike Preston: Ravens have only one style of winning, and that’s ugly | COMMENTARY

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