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5 Takeaways From Joe Biden’s Trip To The G20 And Vietnam
President Joe Biden is nearing the end of a whirlwind trip to India and Vietnam for a series of high-profile meetings aimed at countering China’s influence in the developing world.
At the G20 in New Delhi and again in Hanoi, Biden used his swing through Asia to make the case that the US is a more reliable and trustworthy partner than Beijing, though he emphasized that he did not want a new Cold War with the Chinese.Read More
What’s Next For House GOP Biden Investigations
House Republicans return to Washington this week, months into multiple investigations surrounding President Biden and his family and with the apparent intention of eventually opening an impeachment inquiry.
They’ve fanned the flames but have yet to find a smoking gun that implicates the president of directly benefiting from his family’s international business dealings or making policy decisions as vice president because of them.Read More
What To Expect From Apple's iPhone 15 Event On Tuesday
The biggest changes to the iPhone 15 lineup are likely to come at the edges when Apple announces new products Tuesday.
Apple's flagship phone is expected to add better cameras, a titanium casing and swap the proprietary Lightning port for a more standard USB-C connector.
Each year Apple aims to make the new iPhones compelling enough to convince a significant chunk of existing owners to upgrade, a task that has become harder as the years have gone on.Read More
9/11 Memorial Events Planned To Mark 22 Years Since The Attacks And Remember Those Who Died
An annual ceremony to remember those who died on September 11, 2001, is being held in lower Manhattan on Monday, 22 years after the World Trade Center's Twin Towers collapsed in the deadliest terror attack on U.S. soil. CBS News New York will be streaming 9/11 memorial coverage starting at 8:25 a.m. ET with the reading of the names of those who were killed.Read More
Here's How To Spot Comet Nishimura Before It's Off For An Over 400-Year Trip
A fast-moving comet streaking through the predawn skies of the Northern Hemisphere will be gone by early Tuesday morning, but there is only a brief window of time when it'll be best spotted.
Discovered on Aug. 12 by Japanese amateur Hideo Nishimura, the comet's closest approach to Earth will be on Sept. 12; it will then carry on toward the sun.
Reaching perihelion on Sept. 17, it will never get closer than 78 million miles — too far away for it to be anything other than tough-to-spot but rewarding for astronomy enthusiasts.Read More
Republicans Threaten To Impeach Newly Elected Wisconsin Supreme Court Judge
Republicans in Wisconsin are threatening to remove from office the newly elected state supreme court justice Janet Protasiewicz if she refuses to recuse herself from cases involving gerrymandering. The effort comes on the heels of Republicans in the state senate advancing a move to oust the state’s top elections official.
The efforts to remove Protasiewicz and the Wisconsin elections commission administrator, Meagan Wolfe, from office have been decried by Democrats and government watchdog groups as undemocratic and could affect the administration of elections in 2024.Read More
Car Crashes Are The Leading Cause Of Death For Elk In Central Wisconsin
It’s the peak season to get a glimpse of the rare but growing elk herd in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest. And sadly for the elk, it is also the most common time of year they are fatally struck by vehicles.
It’s elk breeding season in September and October, and bull elk are known for their bugling call to attract females. It’s the best time to have a chance to see the animals in northern and central Wisconsin, where they were reintroduced after being hunted to extinction at the end of the 19th Century.Read More
Wisconsin DNR Looking To Buy Bushels Of Red Pine Cones
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is asking for help collecting red pine seed for their reforestation program. This fall, the DNR’s tree nursery in Boscobel will be sowing the last of the red pine seed they have in storage and are asking members of the public to collect seed to replenish their supply.
Red pine (Pinus resinosa) can be found throughout the state, especially the sandy soils of central, northwest and northeast Wisconsin.Read More
Jordan Love Delivers In Opener, Throws 3 TD Passes As Packers Beat Bears 38-20
Jordan Love kept telling himself he and his teammates were going to play great. He imagined how it would feel to leave the field with a win, too.
Now he knows.
Love looked like he might be ready to follow in the footsteps of Brett Favre and Aaron Rodgers, throwing for three touchdowns to lead the Green Bay Packers to a 38-20 season-opening victory over the Chicago Bears on Sunday.Read More
Facing Uncertain Future, Washington State Upsets No. 19 Wisconsin 31-22
Cameron Ward passed for 212 yards and two touchdowns and added another 43 yards rushing, Nakia Watson scored on a 1-yard run with 5:30 remaining and Washington State upset No. 19 Wisconsin 31-22 on Saturday night.
Ward scrambled for runs of 23 yards and 14 yards during a pivotal fourth-quarter drive to help the Cougars avoid a second-half meltdown and beat the Badgers for the second straight season. Watson capped the drive with his 1-yard plunge.Read More