Progressive groups want ‘squad member’ Rashida Tlaib in Biden cabinet

Progressive groups are pushing President-elect Joe Biden to include more candidates who lean further to the left than him in his cabinet, including a member of the “Squad,” as they seek influence over policymaking. The Sunrise Movement, a group focused on the urgency of climate change, is advocating for cabinet picks who have no ties to fossil […]

Kentucky restaurant CEO donated $60K for employees amid indoor dining ban, says industry unfairly targeted

A restaurant CEO donated $60,000 to her employees in Kentucky one-day before the governor issued an executive order mandating the shutdown of all indoor dining to curb the resurgent spread of coronavirus. Restaurants in Kentucky had to cease indoor dining as of 5 p.m. Friday and remain closed to on-site diners until Dec. 13, according to Gov. Andy […]

Exploring the real history of Thanksgiving and why it resonates differently this year

When most Americans think of the first Thanksgiving, many likely think of the Mayflower Pilgrims gathering outdoors with Native Americans for a grand feast of turkey, bread, and colorful fall vegetables. But as the country gears up for an unfamiliar holiday season amid a global pandemic, the real history behind this uniquely American tradition resonates differently this year.  PAULA DEEN […]