After Travis Scott concert disaster, video goes viral of Linkin Park stopping show to remind crowd of safety
Critics are pointing to the Linkin Park video as an example of how performers should address safety issues in real-time after the deadly stampede at Travis Scott’s Astroworld concert.washingtonpost.com
Shelby Rogers beats 2019 US Open champ Andreescu in Chicago
Unseeded Shelby Rogers saved 7 of 8 break points and put together a 6-4, 7-5 victory over 2019 U.S. Open champion Bianca Andreescu on Wednesday to reach the third round of the Chicago Fall Classic. The 43rd-ranked Rogers, a 28-year-old from South Carolina, picked up her sixth victory of the season against a member of the Top 20, including an upset of No. 1 Ash Barty at Flushing Meadows last month. Beating the eighth-seeded Andreescu made Rogers 24-19 in 2021, giving her a career high for wins in a season.news.yahoo.com
Juiced Up Trump Fanatics Plotted to Blow Up Democratic HQ, Feds Say
Napa County Sheriff’s Office/FBI/Criminal ComplaintTwo Trump fanatics who abused steroids and had access to a disturbing home arsenal plotted to blow up a Democratic building in the wake of Biden’s win—and even reached out to the Proud Boys for help, according to new indictments unsealed Thursday.According to court documents filed by DOJ attorneys in the Northern District of California, Ian Benjamin Rogers, 45, of Napa, and Jarrod Copeland, 37, of Vallejo started plotting to attack Democratic tanews.yahoo.com
Mormon sex therapist's ouster stirs worries of shame culture
Sex therapist Lisa Butterworth has long been willing to delve into sensitive sexuality questions with clients who belong to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Helfer was excommunicated and lost her appeal last month to remain in the faith known widely as the Mormon church — a move critics say reflects the church doubling down on some of its more conservative views on sexuality.news.yahoo.com
Historic blackouts push Texas to consider something new: Regulation
Now, the emerging response to a winter catastrophe that caused one of the worst power outages in U.S. history is not the usual one in Texas: demands for more regulation. On Thursday, managers of Texas' power grid, the Electricity Reliability Council of Texas, are expected to receive a lashing in the first public hearings about the crisis at the state Capitol. At least six board members of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, which manages the state's power grid, resigned this week ahead of likely calls for their ouster at the hearings. Democratic state Representative Rafael Anchia said it often takes a crisis to push through transformational regulation. When the outages began, clients in other countries were baffled: How could Texas, the state built on energy, not have any?cbsnews.com
Feeling pressure: 2020 champ Kenin loses at Australian Open
United States' Sofia Kenin leaves the court following her second round loss to Estonia's Kaia Kanepi during at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)MELBOURNE – Sofia Kenin knew this would be a tough test at the Australian Open, a potentially early end to her first attempt to defend a Grand Slam title. Upon realizing she probably would be playing big-hitting veteran Kaia Kanepi in the second round, Kenin acknowledged, she “maybe kind of broke down a little bit.”Kenin was right to be worried. Kenin walked off the court crying after a 6-2, 6-2 loss last week in a tuneup event at the site of the Australian Open and explained afterward that her left leg was sore. 21 Alex de Minaur and Mackenzie McDonald, who beat 22nd-seeded Borna Coric 6-4, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4, and 39-year-old Feliciano Lopez.
Charting the rising signs for astrology
But could the key to who wins the Super Bowl be found somewhere out there, in the solar system?? She showed correspondent Rita Braver the chart for the Super Bowl, February 7, 2021, in Tampa, Florida. So, who will end up happy after the Super Bowl? Back to you, "Sports Sorceress" Andrea Mallis: "I think it looks a little more favorable for the Chiefs," she said. "But again, kind of a nagging feeling like, 'But there's Tom Brady, it's Tom Brady, it's Tom Brady!'"cbsnews.com
The U.S. is facing 'unprecedented' levels of child hunger—and it could get worse this winter
Millions of Americans are facing hunger as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic — and many of those are children. An estimated 17 million children could go without enough to eat this year, according to Feeding America, a leading national nonprofit food bank network. Nearly 14 million households with children report they sometimes or often do not have enough to eat. "We're facing levels of child hunger that are unprecedented in recent decades," Lisa Davis, senior vice president of nonprofit Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry campaign, said Dec. 3 during a call with reporters. "As bad as things are right now, we're on the precipice of them becoming exponentially worse," Davis says.cnbc.com
Two ways to get your country music fix in the San Antonio area this weekend
Rogers, who announced on October 28 via Twitter that his father had died from cancer, recently spoke to CMT about returning to the stage after six months off due to the pandemic. “It was like riding a bike. “But it was also a little scary. Boland and band are celebrating with a series of gigs all over Texas and into Kansas and Oklahoma. Makes sense they’d want to include this storied Hill Country venue as part of the jaunt.sacurrent.com
Dolton mayor: Officer bodycam captured police shooting, wounding gun suspect
The suspect, believed to be 19 or 20 years old, ran from the officers and again refused repeated orders to show his hands. Rogers said the man then pulled a firearm from his waistband and was shot as he pointed it toward the officers, who both have about two years’ police experience.chicagotribune.com
Texas woman drowns after falling off boat in Lake Tahoe
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE – A woman who drowned after falling off a boat carrying six children in a lake straddling Northern California and Nevada has been identified as Daisy Rogers of El Paso, Texas, authorities said Monday. The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office in California said Rogers, 30, was in a boat traveling back to South Lake Tahoe from Emerald Bay on Friday when she went to the back of the boat and accidentally fell off. The office said that another adult on the boat attempted to save her but failed. Anthony Prencipe said he had no details to release on the condition of the other adult or any other witnesses on the boat. The office was notified around 7 p.m. and Rogers was found by the U.S. Coast Guard about two hours later.
Mission Hills familiar place in an familiar spot on schedule
Lewis is one of the past champions playing this week in the ANA Inspiration in California. Ko, who has played three times on the Korean LPGA this year, likely wont see an LPGA event his year. The ANA Inspiration presents an opportunity for Nelly Korda, who reached No. 2 and looking for her second majorKang has experience on Mission Hills that dates to her junior days, including one she thought she was going to win. This is her first LPGA event since November, and only her second event this year she played once on the Korean LPGA.
Saturday Sessions: The Secret Sisters perform "Hold You Dear"
Saturday Sessions: The Secret Sisters perform "Hold You Dear" Siblings Laura Rogers and Lydia Slagle have released four albums since they debuted as the Secret Sisters over a decade ago. One of the albums received a Grammy nomination for best folk album in 2017. The duo recently released a new album, "Saturn Return," produced by fellow artist Brandi Carlile. They join "CBS This Morning: Saturday" from Rogers' home in Alabama to perform "Hold You Dear."cbsnews.com
Grammy-Nominated Pop Songstress Maggie Rogers Coming to San Antonio This Spring
Her music comes across as a genuine songsmith's effort to create well-conceived pop, rather than a pop musician dabbling in singer-songwriter territory. From local politics and culture to national news that hits close to home, San Antonio Current has been keeping San Antonio informed for years. Its never been more important to support local news sources. If quality journalism is important to you, please consider a donation to San Antonio Current. Every reader contribution is valuable and so appreciated, and goes directly to support our coverage of critical issues and neighborhood culture.sacurrent.com
Maggie Rogers stands up to heckler who told her to 'take her top off'
(CNN) - After being heckled on stage and told to "free the nips" at a Texas concert on Saturday, singer Maggie Rogers voiced her anger about the harassment and shared a message of strength. "I step on stage every night and give every part of me," the singer posted on Instagram on Sunday. Rogers rose to fame after showcasing her song "Alaska" to Pharrell Williams during a masterclass at New York University in 2016. On Saturday night, Rogers performed in Austin, Texas, at The Moody Theater for Austin City Limits Live. In videos from the concert, at first Rogers dismissed the comment but then a concertgoer yelled "free the nips."
Department of Justice Awards More Than $29 Million in Public Safety Funding to Northern District of Ohio
The Department of Justice today announced awards of more than $29 million to support public safety efforts in the Northern District of Ohio. The Department of Justice is proud to announce funding for the Northern District of Ohio to further reduce violent crime, train judges and prosecutors, and serve victims of crime, said Attorney General William P. Barr. During Domestic Violence Awareness Month, it is heartening to hear about efforts in Cleveland, including the high risk teams use of innovative strategies to prevent domestic violence homicides. Acting Director Rogers also recognized U.S. Attorney Herdman and his work in the Northern District of Ohio. Created in 1995, OVW administers financial and technical assistance to communities across the country that are developing programs, policies and practices aimed at ending domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking.justice.gov
Department of Justice Awards More than $16.5 Million in Public Safety Funding
Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) Acting Director Laura L. Rogers today announced awards of more than $16.5 million to support public safety efforts in the Northern District of Texas. Funds will help law enforcement agencies, local cities and counties, campus safety, and victim service providers and domestic violence shelters fight gun, gang, drug and domestic and sexual violence and bring criminals to justice. The Justice Department is proud to stand alongside them in the fight to end domestic violence.The awards were made by the three grant-making components of the Department of JusticeOVW, the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services and the Office of Justice Programs. About the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services:The COPS Office is a federal agency responsible for advancing community policing nationwide. Created in 1995, OVW administers financial and technical assistance to communities across the country that are developing programs, policies and practices aimed at ending domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking.justice.gov
September 21: Power, Feinstein, Rogers
September 21: Power, Feinstein, Rogers The latest on the fighting in Iraq and Syria, the domestic violence controversy facing the NFL, and the Ebola outbreak, with UN Ambassador Samantha Power, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-California, Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Michigan, and more.cbsnews.com