Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Daily Headlines for June 22, 2022

In a Return to the Land, Tribes Will Jointly Manage a National Monument
Five Native American tribes will work with the Bureau of Land Management to plan and conserve Bears Ears National Monument in Utah, officials said.

The Black Oysterman Taking Half Shells From the Bar to the Block
The Brooklyn man behind the Real Mother Shuckers wants to return oysters to ubiquity in New York City and honor the legacy of Black oystermen.

'Rednecks 4 Rainbows': Surge in small-town Pride events helps LGBTQ folks find home. Is it enough?

The party of the summer is a secret roller-skating disco at an L.A. botanical garden

These are the people targeted by online hate on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter

There’s something devilish about Diablo Immortal’s business model
Though free to play on mobile phones, the new game comes loaded with controversial microtransactions

L.A. City Council backs $25 minimum wage for some health workers

L.A. City Council bypasses ballot, approves measure to reduce workload for hotel housekeepers

U.K. Train Strike Brings Transit Chaos
Travel was disrupted for tens of millions of people during the country’s biggest walkout in decades as union leaders warned of a summer of labor unrest.

Drivers’ Lawsuit Claims Uber and Lyft Violate Antitrust Laws
They accuse the companies of depriving them of employee benefits while also denying them the freedoms of independent contractors.

Military recruitment reform sparks furious protests across India
Anger at scheme to introduce short-term contracts without pensions exposes job crisis amid uneven economic recovery

When Online Shoppers Feel Cheated, It’s Time to Go to Crab Court
Chinese e-commerce companies have found a way to outsource minor disputes: Let other users be the judge

The rise in inflation affects much more than just prices. These are additional effects you should know

US retailers face shake-up as consumers trade down to beat rising prices
Inflation is creating winners and losers among stores as customers seek out cheaper products

Millions of tax returns have not been processed as the I.R.S. tries to clear its backlog.
The agency started the tax season with more than eight million unfinished returns from the previous year.

How to Keep Your Job, or Find a Better One, if There’s a Recession
As more companies disclose layoffs and hiring freezes, jittery workers strategize how to stand out and stay employed

Apprenticeships, Not College, Can Help Reduce Unemployment
A flexible, industry-driven alternative for workforce education has a proven record of success.

The big mistakes of the anti-globalisers
From treating trade as optional to overstating the merits of self-sufficiency, these are errors to avoid as we head into a new world

Bipartisan Gun Bill Clears Initial Vote in Senate
The 64-to-34 vote came just hours after Republicans and Democrats released the text of the legislation, which could become the most significant overhaul of the nation’s gun laws in decades.

Investigators probing ‘deputy gang’ violence were told not to ask about Banditos, chief says

Anarchy is a likelier future for the west than tyranny
The trend of events is not towards strongmen but towards ungovernability

A 9th Circuit panel tossed California’s ban on private immigration facilities. That could change on appeal

Op-Ed: A ruinous Supreme Court decision to dismantle the wall between church and state

Tensions simmer as US Supreme Court’s blockbuster summer drags on
Build-up to rulings on abortion, guns and environmental regulation comes amid increasingly polarised atmosphere

Op-Ed: Only states can stop antiabortion ‘crisis pregnancy centers’ from deceiving consumers

Biden Bans Most Antipersonnel Land Mine Use, Reversing Trump-Era Policy
The move effectively returns to a 2014 policy that forbade the use of the weapons except in defense of South Korea.

Garland, Visiting Ukraine, Names Prosecutor to Investigate Russian War Crimes

Supreme Court Rejects Maine’s Ban on Aid to Religious Schools
The decision was the latest in a series of rulings forbidding the exclusion of religious institutions from government programs.

School’s Out for Summer and Many Teachers Are Calling It Quits
Educators say they are worn down by the Covid-19 pandemic, understaffed schools and political battles. Districts warn of a worsening shortage.

Empty Wall Street Offices to Be Revived as Apartments
55 Broad St. in New York’s financial district will be turned into 571 apartments, one of the largest office conversions to be launched during the pandemic

Stonewall visitor center will be dedicated to LGBTQ history

Flood Control in Miami Beach Means Dry Roads for Some, Soaked Homes for Others
Some residents complain, and even sue the city, as its efforts to raise roads to confront rising sea levels divert water into living quarters

Capturing the Joyful Spirit of a Montana General Store
The state’s oldest continually open general store serves customers in Fishtail from all walks of life, from ranchers and miners to doctors and C.E.O.s.

Hong Kong’s Floating Restaurant Sinks at Sea, Laden With Memories
Jumbo Floating Restaurant, which closed in 2020, capsized in the South China Sea after being towed from the city. The sinking triggered nostalgia for a happier period of Hong Kong history.

Party of one: Is it worth it going to Walt Disney World by yourself?

We are Muslims and Jews. We need the Supreme Court to side with coach's Christian prayer.
Members of minority religions have more to fear from a government that seeks to drive faith from the public square than from one that allows people to profess their faith publicly.

Religion, Schools and the Supreme Court
The Justices say Maine’s tuition program can’t exclude the faithful.

‘It always wins’: North Korea may declare COVID-19 victory

How to Stop Russia’s Plan for Global Food Chaos
A naval coalition of the willing could ensure that Ukrainian grain is able to reach foreign ports.

Washington Might Be About to Do Something Right for America’s Wildlife

L.A. needs 90,000 trees to battle extreme heat. Will residents step up to plant them?

Letters to the Editor: A Times columnist hates jacarandas. These readers are having none of it

California must euthanize 350,000 trout after bacteria outbreak. Recreational fishing could see impact

'No need to panic' as sunspot with potential for solar flares doubles in size overnight, scientists say

How Does NASA Get Back to the Moon? Practice, Practice, Practice.
The agency mostly completed a dress rehearsal of the fueling and countdown of its rocket, a crucial step before it can launch an uncrewed capsule around the moon.

S​outh Korea Launches Satellite With Its Own Rocket for the First Time
The launch brings the country closer to its ambition of becoming a player in the space industry, no longer reliant on technology from other countries.

‘The Last Resort’ Interrogates the Beach While Enjoying It
In her new book, Sarah Stodola tours seaside resorts and catalogs some of the damage they can do.

‘Rogues’ Review: Tales of Crime and Rascality
From a grisly gangster and his righteous sister to a neurobiologist serving life in prison—12 pieces to shock, intrigue and dismay.

Kate Bush always sounded like the future. With a boost from ‘Stranger Things,’ that future is now

Kenny Loggins talks 'Top Gun,' the return of 'Danger Zone' and writing his new memoir

My dad has MS. Why watching 'Wheel of Fortune' together means so much to me

Where to stream 50 of the best TV comedies of all time, from 'I Love Lucy' to 'Atlanta'

Review: Austin Butler rules as the King, but Baz Luhrmann's 'Elvis' is an unchained mess of a movie

‘Chernobyl: The Lost Tapes’ Review: Footage From a Tale of Folly
This HBO documentary provides chilling, recently unearthed video of the progress of a Soviet disaster

‘Lilo & Stitch’ at 20: How It Broke the Mold Long Before ‘Moana’
The animated fan favorite, released 20 years ago this week, featured nuanced depictions of Hawaii and strong female characters.

Broadway Will Drop Mask Mandate Beginning July 1

Claude Rutault, Master of the Painted Word, Is Dead at 80
His paintings were actually instructions for making paintings. One of his signature “protocols” was to paint a canvas the same color as the wall on which it would hang.

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