Bay Area ceramics artist Cathy Lu contrasts American dream with racism and exclusion – The San Francisco Examiner

Using the traditional Chinese garden as a focus point, Bay Area ceramics artist Cathy Lu contrasts the promises of the American dream with the realities of racism and exclusion in an insightful and affecting new exhibition at San Francisco’s Chinese Culture Center. The show, “Interior Garden,” continues the year at the CCC, which the latest … Read more

Houston mom and 6-year-old son share story of ‘scary’ battle with rare COVID-19 complication

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A 6-year-old boy and his mom are reflecting back on his scary battle with a rare COVID-19 complication in children that left him hospitalized in the ICU for more than two weeks. Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome, also known as MIS-C, in children is a rare condition where different parts of the body … Read more

GOP-Controlled Wisconsin Assembly To Vote On Tougher Penalties For Protesters

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Republican-controlled Wisconsin Assembly was poised Tuesday to vote on a pair of GOP-backed bills that would create tougher penalties for protesters who participate in riots and deface public statues. The proposals come after protesters burned swaths of downtown Kenosha and damaged the Hans Christian Heg and Lady Forward statues at … Read more

Schools In Flint Sticking With Remote Learning Indefinitely; Families Say They’re Struggling To Keep It Up

(CNN) — Students in Flint Community Schools have only been in the classroom about six months over the past two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and after the district’s announcement last week that distance learning would continue until further notice, some families — including some still dealing with the city’s water crisis — aren’t … Read more

Have Orbit deliver your Valentine’s gift this year

Houston Astros’ Orbit is ready to spread the love across the city this Valentine’s Day. In partnership with H-E-B, Orbit will personally deliver Valentine’s Day gifts throughout Houston. Orbit will make deliveries from Friday, Feb. 11 – Monday, Feb. 14. According to the MLB blog, deliveries include Astros souvenirs and treats, courtesy of H-E-B, an … Read more

WHO chief makes case for 2nd term as Ethiopia criticizes him

World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has laid out more plans to fight the virus and other priorities as he pitched his case for a new five-year term By JAMEY KEATEN Associated Press January 25, 2022, 6:16 PM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article GENEVA — World Health Organization … Read more

COVID-19: Sir Elton John forced to delay shows after testing positive for coronavirus

Sir Elton John has tested positive for COVID-19, forcing him to delay parts of his tour in the United States. The 74-year-old revealed on Instagram he had contracted COVID-19 and would have to reschedule his shows in Dallas. “It’s always a massive disappointment to move shows and I’m so sorry to anyone who’s been inconvenienced … Read more