Baseball, America’s Pasttime is a game beloved by millions across the globe.
The crack of the bat, the snap of the mitt, and the smell of a freshly manicured field of play below an aroma of cracker jacks and hot dogs provide an experience uniquely American one can only find at a local ballpark.
Tobacco kills roughly 8 million people around the world every year, mostly in low- and middle-income countries. The World Health Organization has long aimed for complete eradication of the substance, calling it “one of the biggest public health threats the world has ever faced.”
President Joe Biden ordered a release of oil from the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve on Nov. 23, 2021, as a part of a coordinated effort with five other countries to tamp down rising fuel prices. The U.S. plans to tap 50 million barrels of crude oil in the coming months, while the other nations — the U.K., India, Japan, Korea and China — are said to be releasing about 11 million barrels in total.
When Helping Others Together (HOT) Community Foundation President Beth McGee started a mask-sewing project in March to help local health care workers, first responders and other essential employees who were in dire need of face coverings in the COVID-19 pandemic’s infancy, she never dreamed how many people would join in the project nor how many masks they’d sew and distribute.