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CNN turns 40 today. Here’s what it was like on Day One

CNN turns 40 today. Here’s what it was like on Day One

“Now here’s the news.” That’s how Lois Hart kicked off CNN’s first news broadcast, which took place 40 years ago on Monday. CNN is now a global news operation available to more 2 billion people in more than 200 countries and territories around the world, according to the network. However, the idea of a network…MORE

‘Back To Reality’: European soccer prepares for age of austerity

‘Back To Reality’: European soccer prepares for age of austerity

Do you remember the record-breaking summer of 2017? When Wonder Woman smashed glass ceilings and box office sales worldwide. When the unmistakable sound of Despacito became the most streamed song of all time. Or perhaps when, at an eye-watering $263 million, the prodigious Neymar Jr. became the most expensive footballer on the planet. It marked…MORE

Parents and child care providers are falling apart. It could get much worse

Parents and child care providers are falling apart. It could get much worse

Child care is so scarce in Kate Littlefield’s Vermont community that she joined a wait-list when she was six weeks pregnant. It wasn’t soon enough to find a placement for her infant twins after they were born. “We couldn’t get in until they were 8 months old,” she said. “That was the earliest spot we…MORE

Mothers are still doing most of the parenting during a pandemic

Mothers are still doing most of the parenting during a pandemic

I sat down to write this story at 10 a.m. 10:05: Younger daughter asks for a snack. 10:10: She gets logged out of her online learning program and needs help logging back in. 10:12: Elder daughter asks why her sister has a snack and she doesn’t. 10:15: Younger daughter asks for another snack. Request denied.…MORE

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