About 1,500 American citizens still in Afghanistan, secretary of state says

About 1,500 American citizens still in Afghanistan, secretary of state says

[ad_1] Around 1,500 American citizens remain in Afghanistan ahead of a rapidly approaching Aug. 31 deadline for the U.S. to withdraw troops from the country, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Wednesday. In a briefing with reporters, Blinken said 4,500 Americans have been evacuated from Afghanistan in the past 10 days and “we’ve been … Read more

American Josh Sargent has dream first start for Norwich City and #USMNT Twitter celebrates

American Josh Sargent has dream first start for Norwich City and #USMNT Twitter celebrates

[ad_1] Josh Sargent’s first start for Norwich City couldn’t have gone any better: The U.S. men’s national team forward scored two goals and tacked on an assist in a 6-0 win in the English League Cup (aka Carabao Cup) over AFC Bournemouth, which plays in the English second tier. “Never a bad thing to get … Read more

Why soccer has the best All-Star Game in North American pro team sports

Why soccer has the best All-Star Game in North American pro team sports

[ad_1] While the debate rages in other American sports about whether their All-Star Game should still exist and in what form, the pro soccer All-Star Game in North America is just hitting its stride. Major League Soccer did the East-West thing for a few years, but for the past 15 editions of the MLS All-Star … Read more

American workers rush to take advantage of pandemic bargaining power

American workers rush to take advantage of pandemic bargaining power

[ad_1] A pandemic-tightened labor market has given willing and able workers more of an upper hand with their employers for the first time in generations. While workers are trying to take advantage of this rare moment of opportunity, economists are less convinced. Worker power is the ability of an employee to command higher wages and … Read more

‘American Idol’ alum reunited with her daughter, still fighting for custody of her son

'American Idol' alum reunited with her daughter, still fighting for custody of her son

[ad_1] Syesha Mercado, a former finalist on “American Idol,” was reunited with her newborn daughter but continues to fight for custody of her toddler son. “Just know Ast is home. Ast is home! We have Ast with us,” Mercado’s partner Tyron Deener said in an Instagram video on Friday. The couple’s daughter, Ast, was taken … Read more