China, a country of 1.4 billion, again misses World Cup
China is missing out on the World Cup again despite spending millions — probably billions — to develop the game, a reported priority of Xi Jinping, the all-powerful general secretary of the Chinese Communist Party. To underline the humiliation, smaller neighbors Japan and South Korea have had sustained success with high-profile players scattered across Europe. Among them, South Korea forward Son Heung-min, who has become one of the world's best scorers at English club Tottenham.news.yahoo.com
Planning a summer picnic? Here’s how to do so safely
Having a picnic or cookout at a park or beach may be a summer tradition, but the warm weather can turn tasty treats into nasty bacteria in a short amount of time. Consumer Reports’ food safety experts have tips for making sure you keep food poisoning off the menu.
Canyon Lake officials to limit park areas due to concerns with overcrowding, trash left behind
Canyon Lake officials are taking steps to prevent overcrowding and pollution at the park. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said large crowds in recent weeks have caused concern for public safety and the environment.
FORUM 1: Are President Biden's energy policies good for America? Yes: But he needs to act faster
Biden took steps in the right direction by reinstating President Obama’s cancellation of the Keystone XL pipeline, placing a moratorium on oil and gas leases on federal lands and waters,fredericksburg.com
5 things that happened this summer that you probably already forgot about
Somehow, summer 2021 has come to a close (hello, sad girl fall!), so we’re going to take a look back at all the major things that happened this summer that you probably already forgot about, because this summer went by way too fast.