Gerald Meerschaert

5 Classical Albums to Hear Right Now

11 hours ago   |   NY Times

Bach for violin, Beethoven symphonies and new music for accordion and orchestra are among the recent releases.
Read more ...

Gerald Winegrad: Global warming is real and affecting us now

4 days ago   |   Baltimore Sun

Global warming is real and presents an existential threat to the Earth and its inhabitants. Human activities are the major causative factor centered on fossil fuel burning and...
Read more ...

France Proposes More Surveillance to Hunt for Potential Terrorists

7 days ago   |   NY Times

The new bill, which some fear will curtail civil liberties, comes after a series of attacks and as the far right is stoking feelings of insecurity.
Read more ...

Texas Prosecutor Asks For Posthumous Pardon For George Floyd In Drug Conviction

9 days ago   |   CBS

HOUSTON - A posthumous pardon request was submitted on Monday to Texas officials on behalf of George Floyd for a 2004 drug arrest that was done by a now indicted ex-Houston...
Read more ...

Pardon request submitted for George Floyd in 2004 Texas case

10 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

HOUSTON - A posthumous pardon request was submitted on Monday to Texas officials on behalf of George Floyd for a 2004 drug arrest that was done by a now indicted ex-Houston...
Read more ...

Joe Biden Approval Rating Beats Only Donald Trump and Gerald Ford's 100-Day Score: Poll

11 days ago   |   Newsweek   |   2 articles

Approaching 100 days in office, President Biden wins broad support for his pandemic response and plans to raise corporate taxes-but scores substantially lower in other key areas.
Read more ...

Gerald Winegrad: Requiem for a master birder, Florida's Paul Bithorn

12 days ago   |   Baltimore Sun

I met Paul Bithorn on frequent trips to Florida where I would stay with a friend on Key Biscayne, attend Oriole exhibition games, and go out birding. Paul became one of my...
Read more ...

This millennial GOP congressman voted to impeach Trump. Now he's trying to save his party from going off a cliff

This millennial GOP congressman voted to impeach Trump. Now he's trying to save his party from going off a cliff

12 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The GOP freshman congressman who purchased a flak jacket following his "aye" vote for President Donald Trump's impeachment walked into what was once...
Read more ...

Americans are eating lots of unhealthy food - except at school, study finds

Americans are eating lots of unhealthy food - except at school, study finds

13 days ago   |   New York Post

A new study conducted by the university's Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy published findings that analyzed the diets of 40,000 adults...
Read more ...

French police officer fatally stabbed, suspect shot dead at the scene

French police officer fatally stabbed, suspect shot dead at the scene

13 days ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

A French police officer was stabbed outside the local precinct in Rambouillet, in the Yvelines region. Armed officers shot and arrested the assailant, who later died from their...
Read more ...


Register you to post on News Times

Free Registration

Keisha Lance Bottoms Won't Run For Reelection As Atlanta Mayor

Keisha Lance Bottoms Won't Run For Reelection As Atlanta Mayor

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, 51, will hold a press conference at 10 a.m. Friday on her decision not to run for reelection as the city's leader. Read more ...

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms not seeking reelection

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms not seeking reelection

ATLANTA - Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced Thursday she will not seek a second term, an election-year surprise that marks a sharp turnabout for the city's second... Read more ...

Wizards beat Raptors in OT, Toronto playoff bid nearly over

Wizards beat Raptors in OT, Toronto playoff bid nearly over

TAMPA, Fla. - Bradley Beal had 14 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter and overtime Thursday night, and Russell Westbrook had his 34th triple-double of the season in the... Read more ...

2021 PFL 3 video: Renan Ferreira upsets Fabricio Werdum after appearing to tap

2021 PFL 3 video: Renan Ferreira upsets Fabricio Werdum after appearing to tap

Renan Ferreira on Thursday became the latest underdog to take out a highly touted PFL free agent signing. But there may be some controversy looming. Replays showed Ferreira may... Read more ...

An attempted robbery at a Wells Fargo bank has turned into a hostage...

An attempted robbery at a Wells Fargo bank has turned into a hostage situation in Minnesota

There is an active hostage situation stemming from an attempted bank robbery at a Wells Fargo in St. Cloud, Minnesota, according to the bank and law enforcement officials. Read more ...

Court: Black ex-Hawkeyes can proceed with parts of lawsuit

Court: Black ex-Hawkeyes can proceed with parts of lawsuit

Offensive coordinator Brian Ferentz and former strength coach Chris Doyle remain the focal points of the lawsuit filed in Iowa's southern district. Read more ...

15-year-old Bolingbrook girl dies from COVID-19 two days after testing positive

15-year-old Bolingbrook girl dies from COVID-19 two days after testing positive

BOLINGBROOK, Ill. - Family is mourning the loss of a 15-year-old Bolingbrook girl who died from COVID-19 just two days after testing positive. Last week, Dykota Morgan was a... Read more ...

Carter scores career-high 4 goals, Penguins blast Sabres 8-4

Carter scores career-high 4 goals, Penguins blast Sabres 8-4

PITTSBURGH - Jeff Carter scored a career-high four goals and the Pittsburgh Penguins moved back into first place in the crowded East Division with an 8-4 victory over Buffalo... Read more ...

Sixth-grade girl shoots 3 people at Idaho middle school before teacher...

Sixth-grade girl shoots 3 people at Idaho middle school before teacher manages to disarm her

The girl brought a gun to her Idaho school, shot and wounded two students and a custodian, who all sustained non-life-threatening injuries. Read more ...

Freeman sits; Smyly, Braves get 1st sweep of Nats since 2014

Freeman sits; Smyly, Braves get 1st sweep of Nats since 2014

WASHINGTON - When Drew Smyly's previous start ended the way so many had recently - multiple homers, a loss for his Atlanta Braves - the left-hander looked at the calendar and... Read more ...