Lakers preview: Five questions to consider as training camp opens

Everyone will be excited. They’ll exude confidence. They’ll talk about righting wrongs. The tone at media days around the NBA is almost always identical, with everyone looking forward. But things went so badly for last season that it’s hard to drum up any significant optimism for a team that finished in 11th last season and … Read more

Ontario opens bivalent Omicron-targeted vaccine bookings for all adults

TORONTO — All adults in Ontario can now book an appointment to receive an Omicron-targeted COVID-19 vaccine as of today. The province made the bivalent vaccine available to its most vulnerable populations earlier this month, but said appointments to receive the new shot would be open to all residents 18 or over as of Sept. … Read more

EPA opens new office dedicated to environmental justice and civil rights

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has designed to help marginalized communities deal with the extra burdens of pollution and climate change, has reported. The Office of Environmental Justice and External Civil Rights will be staffed by 200 EPA employees located in the agency’s Washington head office and 10 regional bureaus. “The establishment of a … Read more

Blackhawks’ Jujhar Khaira opens up about Jacob Trouba hit for first time

This content is not available due to your privacy preferences. Update your settings here to see it. originally appeared on The were part of a few scary on-ice moments last season, one of which centered around their teammate Jujhar Khaira, who was stretchered off the ice in a Dec. 7 game against the New York … Read more

Strictly Come Dancing Star Jayde Adams Opens Up About Same-Sex Pairing With Karen Hauer

Jayde Adams (Photo: BBC/Ray Burmiston) Strictly Come Dancing star Jayde Adams has spoken out about her upcoming partnership with Karen Hauer on this year’s series. In the lead-up to this year’s launch show, that Radio 2 presenter Richie Anderson would make up one half of the show’s third ever same-sex pairing. During Friday night’s pre-recorded … Read more

Kelsea Ballerini opens up about post-divorce album ‘Subject to Change’: ‘I just acknowledge that life is so messy’

The title of Kelsea Ballerini’s new album is Subject to Change, and that certainly sums up her state of mind right now. She just experienced a major shift in her personal life, announcing that she is , fellow country singer Morgan Evans, after nearly five years of marriage. And while she doesn’t discuss the details … Read more

Indigo Girls’ Emily Saliers opens up about path to sobriety: ‘I was destined to be an alcoholic’

Amy Ray and Emily Sailers, who make up the lesbian folk-rock duo the , are opening up about addiction, recovery and how their music continues to be a lighthouse for the LGBTQ community. The musicians recently sat down with Glennon Doyle for her podcast , during which Saliers, 59, opened up about her years-long addiction … Read more

Kelsea Ballerini opens up about post-divorce album ‘Subject to Change’: ‘I just acknowledge that life is so messy’

The title of Kelsea Ballerini’s new album is Subject to Change, and that certainly sums up her state of mind right now. She just experienced a major shift in her personal life, announcing that she is , fellow country singer Morgan Evans, after nearly five years of marriage. And while she doesn’t discuss the details … Read more

Indigo Girls’ Emily Saliers opens up about path to sobriety: ‘I was destined to be an alcoholic’

Amy Ray and Emily Sailers, who make up the lesbian folk-rock duo the , are opening up about addiction, recovery and how their music continues to be a lighthouse for the LGBTQ community. The musicians recently sat down with Glennon Doyle for her podcast , during which Saliers, 59, opened up about her years-long addiction … Read more