Washington Post reporter Christian Davenport reported on Twitter that Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson Eddie Bernice Johnson OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Dakota Access pipeline to remain in operation despite calls for shutdown | Biden hopes to boost climate spending by B | White House budget proposes .4B for environmental justice Congressional proclamation prioritizes a critical societal issue: Lack of women of color in tech House panels underscore vaccine obstacles for minority groups MORE (D-Texas) has sent a letter to the White House demanding that the decision of which companies developing a Human Landing System (HLS) should be funded for the second phase be deferred. Three companies are working on the vehicle that will return Americans to the lunar surface, SpaceX, Dynetics and a team led by Blue Origin. The companies that receive funding later in April will continue to develop an HLS in a project that is similar to the successful Commercial Crew program. The … [Read more...] about Why does Rep. Johnson oppose NASA’s commercial human landing system?
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In nursing-home dance parties, seniors twist and shout, gingerly, to songs of their youth. A man who would otherwise be locked in a dementia unit walks daily in the forest surrounding his retirement community. And in the kitchen of her tiny nursing-home unit, a woman helps staff cook meals, finding comfort in the familiar. It may sound strange to say in the midst of a pandemic that’s come straight for seniors, but there is a lot of hope for the future of long-term care. In “Happily Ever Older: Revolutionary Approaches to Long-term Care,” Toronto Star investigative reporter Moira Welsh takes readers across North America and into Europe, telling stories of homes, communities and respite day programs that are continuously innovating, enabling people to live with freedom, purpose and vitality in their later years. The Glenner Town Square ofﬁcially opened on Aug. 13, 2018, augmenting the existing Glenner day programs operating throughout the San Diego area, including the Little … [Read more...] about How bold thinkers are disrupting the future of long-term care
JOHN LEWIS is launching an affordable own brand range called ‘ANYDAY’ which sells homeware, technology, baby care and baby clothing. Items in the ANYDAY range start from just £1.50 and are available online, they will also be in store when shops reopen tomorrow. John Lewis says that on average, prices are 20% lower than the current own brand, with some as much as 40% cheaper. The cheapest item currently in the selection is a £1.50 face cloth, while the most expensive is a three seater sofa for just £499. The products span eight key areas of the home: The Bedroom, Dining Room, Living Room, Kitchen, Bathroom, Nursery, Home Office and Outdoor. Over 2,400 ANYDAY products are already available to purchase on johnlewis.com. You can shop the full range here. Here's ten bargains that you can already buy online: Ribbed Mug in White, Steel Grey, Lapis Blue and Mustard - £2 White Cereal Bowl - £4 Velvet Palm Cushion, Navy - £15 Rectangular Wood-Effect Mirror … [Read more...] about John Lewis launches a new affordable ‘ANYDAY’ range with prices starting from £1.50
Michel Moore, the chief of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), said that homeless residents inside Echo Park can remain overnight after protesters clashed with police officers moving to clear a large encampment. More than 200 protesters gathered on Wednesday night to oppose the temporary closure of the park for repairs, which would displace the residents of a homeless encampment that has grown during the coronavirus pandemic, The Los Angeles Times reported. Park rangers taped notices onto tent poles and trees that said the park will close Thursday, according to the newspaper. The signs added that all personal property must be removed from the park, including tents, chairs and tables. At around 10 p.m., police issued a dispersal order and then declared an unlawful assembly. Videos posted on social media showed officers in riot gear moving protesters out of an area of the park, with some seen pushing people. At around 11 p.m., the LAPD on Twitter called for "calm and … [Read more...] about What LAPD Chief Has Said About Echo Park Homeless Camp Protests
The BAFTA Film Awards 2021 have released their list of nominations. The films with the most nominations this year are Nomadland, which is directed by Chinese filmmaker Chloe Zhao, and the British drama film Rocks, with both films garnering seven nominations each. Films to carry six nominations each were The Father, Mank, Minari, and Promising Young Woman. The five films nominated for Best Film are The Father, The Mauritanian, Nomadland, Promising Young Woman, and The Trial of the Chicago 7. Actors nominated at this year's ceremony include Alfre Woodard , Frances McDormand , Vanessa Kirby , Daniel Kaluuya , Riz Ahmed , Mads Mikkelsen , Sir Anthony Hopkins and the late Chadwick Boseman. Netflix is the most nominated distributor at the 2021 British Academy Film Awards, with 34 nominations, up on 11 nominations at the 2020 ceremony. This year's nominations come after a seventh-month review into the lack of diversity in last year's nominees , which … [Read more...] about BAFTA Film Awards 2021 announce diverse list of nominations after ‘so white’ row