Headlines on 2018-09-18

  • The Harriet Tubman $20 Stamp

    Frustrated that the US Treasury Department is walking back plans to replace Andrew Jackson on the front of the $20 bill with Harriet Tubman, Dano Wall created a 3D-printed stamp that can be used to transform Jacksons into Tubmans on the twenties in your pocketbook. Here’s a video of the stamp in action. Wall told The Awesome Foundation a little bit about the genesis of the project: I was inspired by the news that Harriet Tubman would replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill, and subsequently...

    kottke.org
  • Carolyn Hax: Saving for the future shouldn’t come at the expense of your well-being

    Her husband wants to prepare for the years ahead, when they’re working — and earning — less.

    www.washingtonpost.com
  • USC head coach Clay Helton pushes for better practices to end skid

    USC running back Aca'Cedric Ware let loose after the 37-14 loss at Texas on Saturday, lamenting poor practice habits and a lack of offensive leadership in consecutive blowout losses. When the Trojans returned to practice Monday night, it looked as if head coach Clay Helton had taken Ware's words to heart. The normally mild-mannered head coach used a few choice expletives to punctuate his speech after practice. Ware thought it was exactly what USC needs to keep its season from spiraling out of...

    SFGate
  • AP source: 76ers name Elton Brand general manager

    Elton Brand is in charge of the Philadelphia 76ers. A person familiar with the situation says the Sixers have made Brand their new general manager, replacing Bryan Colangelo. Colangelo resigned in June as the 76ers' president of basketball operations after what an investigation concluded...

    ABC News
  • Venezuelan opposition leader laments "genocide" in his country, reveals his escape from detainment

    The people of Venezuela are the victims of genocide and first- narco-dictatorship of the 21st century, claims prominent opposition leader and former political prisoner, Antonio Ledezma.

    Fox News
  • WATCH: The latest on Kavanaugh: The confirmation showdown

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell suggests his accuser has one shot to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

    ABC News