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Virus fears ripple through global markets as selloff continues

Virus fears ripple through global markets as selloff continues

The Wuhan coronavirus is continuing to cause pain for investors. Markets in South Korea and Japan fell on Tuesday, continuing a global selloff as the disease claims more lives and sickens people around the world. South Korea’s Kospi plunged 3.1% Tuesday, its first day of trading after the Lunar New Year holiday. Japan’s Nikkei 225,…MORE

GOP Rep. Doug Collins to run for Senate in Georgia

GOP Rep. Doug Collins to run for Senate in Georgia

Rep. Doug Collins, one of President Donald Trump’s top allies in Congress, will announce a campaign against GOP Sen. Kelly Loeffler, according to a Georgia Republican. The decision would set up a fierce melee for the November 2020 race, as Democrats attempt to pick up at least one of two US Senate seats up in…MORE

NBA postpones Lakers game as players mourn the loss of legend Kobe Bryant

NBA postpones Lakers game as players mourn the loss of legend Kobe Bryant

The National Basketball Association has announced that Tuesday night’s Los Angeles Lakers game versus the Los Angeles Clippers has been postponed. “The decision was made out of respect for the Lakers organization, which is deeply grieving the tragic loss of Lakers legend Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven other people in a helicopter crash…MORE

Washington Post criticized for suspending reporter over Kobe Bryant tweets

Washington Post criticized for suspending reporter over Kobe Bryant tweets

The Washington Post was criticized on Monday for placing one of its reporters on administrative leave after she generated controversy for a series of tweets posted in the wake of Kobe Bryant’s death. The reporter, Felicia Sonmez, faced a fierce backlash online after she tweeted a 2016 Daily Beast story — just hours following news…MORE

Netflix’s ‘Cheer’ invites you to unlearn what you think you know about cheerleading

Netflix’s ‘Cheer’ invites you to unlearn what you think you know about cheerleading

Netflix’s new docuseries “Cheer,” which follows Navarro College’s cheerleading team and its bruising pursuit of yet another national championship, delves into the athletes’ lives and how they’re shaped by sexuality, class, race and gender. In doing so, the series illuminates the complex role that cheerleading can play in helping young people to learn about themselves…MORE

Memorials honoring Kobe and Gianna Bryant are popping up all over the world

Memorials honoring Kobe and Gianna Bryant are popping up all over the world

A mural of Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna smiling appeared in Los Angeles less than 24 hours after they died in a tragic helicopter crash. Nine people died Sunday in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, including the basketball icon, 41, and his 13-year-old daughter. Artist Jules Muck painted the mural of Kobe and…MORE

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