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Sports Source: Latimes.com

Clippers land John Wall on two-year, $13.2-million deal

The Clippers have reached agreement with former All-Star guard John Wall on a two-year contract worth $13.2 million, Klutch Sports announced Friday. go to Article >

Apple, Google, Meta: All of the tech companies hitting the brakes on hiring

6 Days ago News Source: Aol.com

Oracle (ORCL) is reportedly the latest tech company to lay off workers. The database giant started cutting jobs in the U.S as part of a plan to reduce "thousands" of positions in different parts of the world, according to The Information. The move... read more

Bill Russell, perhaps the greatest basketball player of all time, dies at 88

7 Days ago News Source: Aol.com

Bill Russell was a late bloomer. Before the college basketball accolades and a pair of national championships, before the 11 NBA titles and five MVPs, before he became the most fearsome defensive player ever and a man firmly entrenched in the... read more

These hurricane flood maps reveal the climate future for Miami, NYC and D.C.

10 Days ago News Source: Npr.org

As climate change warms the planet, drives up sea levels and energizes hurricanes, the arsenal of dangerous impacts delivered by the fierce storms is expected to get supercharged. Among the most worrisome: powerful flooding from storm surge.... read more

Angola's José Eduardo dos Santos, once one of Africa's longest-serving rulers, dies

29 Days ago News Source: Npr.org

LISBON, Portugal — José Eduardo dos Santos, once one of Africa's longest-serving rulers who during almost four decades as president of Angola fought the continent's longest civil war and turned his country into a major oil producer as well as one... read more

Who is the NBA's highest-paid player? Steph Curry, LeBron James lead the pack of top earners

80 Days ago News Source: Usatoday.com

It pays to play in the National Basketball Association. In fact, NBA players are on average the highest-paid athletes in the world, according to Statista.com. The average salary in the NBA for the 2021-2022 season is $7.3 million. The top ten... read more

Federal firefighters waiting for pay raises they hope will help fill their ranks

57 Days ago News Source: Npr.org

For over a decade, the Forest Service has faced retention and recruitment issues that have resulted in a depleted workforce while fire seasons worsen and the Biden administration is increasing pressure to reduce wildfire risks across the West.... read more

A low-income energy-efficiency program gets $3.5B boost, but leaves out many in need

86 Days ago News Source: Npr.org

Joseph Davis raised five children in the two-story row home he and his wife bought in the mid-1960s in North Philadelphia, near the automotive parts factory where he worked. Now, Davis struggles to keep up the house on a fixed income. Plaster... read more

SoFi Stadium, site of Super Bowl 56, is multibillion dollar dream for three, and nightmare for thousands

180 Days ago Other Source: Usatoday.com

INGLEWOOD, Calif. – Stan Kroenke, the Los Angeles Rams owner also known as Silent Stan, turned off his mute button. His team had just secured a berth in the Super Bowl that will be played at the 70,240-seat SoFi Stadium, which Kroenke built for... read more

Harris visits Poland amid fighter jets rift; Congressional leaders reach $13B deal to aid Ukraine: Live updates

151 Days ago Other Source: Usatoday.com

Vice President Kamala Harris will visit Poland and Romania on Wednesday as the United States and its NATO allies seek to boost Ukrainian fighters while avoiding getting caught up in a wider war with Russia. But diplomatic turbulence made... read more

How rich are Tucker Carlson, Rachel Maddow, Anderson Cooper and the biggest cable news hosts?

100 Days ago News Source: Gobankingrates.com

Network ratings plummeted more than 30% for the major cable news networks in 2021, but being a cable news network host is still a lucrative job.Looking at the 25 most-watched cable news shows from 2021, the average net worth of the hosts is a... read more