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Father of Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker drowns in southern Brazil

Father of Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker drowns in southern Brazil

Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker is mourning the loss of his father, who drowned in Lavras do Sul, Brazil near the border with Uruguay. “We are deeply saddened by the tragic death of Alisson Becker’s father, Jose, in Brazil on Wednesday,” Liverpool said on its Twitter feed. The thoughts of everybody at the club are with…MORE

Affirmative action opponents ask Supreme Court to hear case over Harvard’s policy

Affirmative action opponents ask Supreme Court to hear case over Harvard’s policy

Opponents of affirmative action asked the Supreme Court on Thursday to use their case against Harvard to overrule precedent that has long allowed consideration of race in admissions and particularly enhanced opportunities for Black and Hispanic students. The challengers claim that as Harvard College favors certain minority students, it unlawfully discriminates against Asian Americans by…MORE

House Freedom Caucus members question Liz Cheney’s leadership again after her latest Trump comments

House Freedom Caucus members question Liz Cheney’s leadership again after her latest Trump comments

House Freedom Caucus members questioned GOP conference chairwoman Liz Cheney‘s leadership — again — at a news conference Thursday after the Wyoming Republican congresswoman’s comments that she believes former President Donald Trump shouldn’t play a role in the Republican Party. The reaction highlights the divide within House Republicans about the former president as GOP leadership…MORE

Cuomo denies former aide’s sexual harassment allegations

Cuomo denies former aide’s sexual harassment allegations

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is denying allegations from a former aide who accused him of sexual harassment, including an unwanted kiss, in a Medium post on Wednesday. Lindsey Boylan alleged that in 2018, the Democratic governor kissed her on the lips following a one-on-one briefing in his New York City office. “As I got…MORE

Best Buy just laid off 5,000 workers and will close more stores

Best Buy just laid off 5,000 workers and will close more stores

Best Buy said Thursday that it laid off 5,000 workers this month and is planning to close more stores this year as more consumers buy electronics online. The news comes at a time when big chains face growing competition from Amazon and other sites that sell items like TVs and laptops. Fry’s Electronics said Wednesday…MORE

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