19 November 2019


'We're desperate to buy anything': Bolivians go hungry as protests snarl cities (2)
Daniel Ramos Military police officers keep watch outside the old presidential palace in La Paz, Bolivia November 19, 2019. REUTERS/Manuel Claure LA PAZ (Reuters) - Bolivians are starting to feel the pinch of weeks-long turmoil roiling the South American country, with fuel shortages mounting and grocery stores short of basic goods as supporters of unseated leader Evo Morales blockade key transport routes.
He, she, they: Americans and the choice of gender pronoun (2)
AFP-JIJI WASHINGTON - A few years ago Emily Gardner, who identifies as "more feminine than not," instructed family members of a new preference to be referred to as "they" rather than "she." The 23-year-old represents a growing trend among progressive Americans, who are claiming a right to choose their own pronoun, regardless of their sex at birth. It is a battle playing out on business cards, in email signatures and on
Apple's next 'event' honors the best apps and games on December 2nd (3)
Get ready for a new 'best of' format for 2019. Richard Lawler, @Rjcc We've only just gotten used to the new 16-inch MacBook Pro, so what might Apple have up its sleeve for one more event in 2019?
Rep. Pramila Jayapal on Biden's 'Gateway Drug' Statement: 'Prohibition Is a Gateway to Racist Policing Practices' (1)
By Jeffery Martin On 11/18/19 at 8:44 PM EST Share Politics Joe Biden Marijuana Legalization Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Presidential candidate Joe Biden claimed that marijuana may be a "gateway drug" that he would not legalize on a federal level if elected president. Biden has received some criticism for that statement, most recently from Democratic Washington state Representative Pramila Jayapal, who tweeted
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