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For Carson Wentz, consistency has been elusive during training camp

Comment on this story Comment In the Washington Commanders’ 10 training camp practices so far, quarterback Carson Wentz has been consistently uneven, sometimes throwing incredible darts and other times inexplicable ducks. He has hit hard throws deep and missed easy ones short and they’ve occasionally come close enough together to prompt the question: How? “[His …

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The possible effects of the Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster merger : NPR

The Penguin logo is visible on the spine of a book. The U.S. Department of Justice is suing Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster to block the companies from completing a merger valued at $2.175 billion. Tim Ireland/PA Images via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Tim Ireland/PA Images via Getty Images The Penguin …

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These Ukrainian volunteers recover soldiers’ remains to return them to their families : NPR

Oleg Repnoy stands in front of his Evacuation 200 vehicle. “My job is to accompany these heroes on their last trip home,” he says. Eleanor Beardsley/NPR hide caption toggle caption Eleanor Beardsley/NPR Oleg Repnoy stands in front of his Evacuation 200 vehicle. “My job is to accompany these heroes on their last trip home,” he …

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Israeli airstrike kills a top Islamic Jihad commander : NPR

Relatives of Muhammad Hassouna, who was killed in an Israeli airstrike mourn before his funeral outside a hospital in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022. Fatima Shbair/AP hide caption toggle caption Fatima Shbair/AP Relatives of Muhammad Hassouna, who was killed in an Israeli airstrike mourn before his funeral outside a hospital …

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Israel and Palestinian militants agree to a cease-fire in Gaza : NPR

Smoke rises after Israeli airstrikes on a residential building in Gaza on Sunday. Adel Hana/AP hide caption toggle caption Adel Hana/AP Smoke rises after Israeli airstrikes on a residential building in Gaza on Sunday. Adel Hana/AP GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip appeared headed toward a cease-fire Sunday …

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Ex-rebel sworn in as Colombia’s president in historic shift : NPR

Colombia’s President-elect Gustavo Petro speaks to students at Externado University in Bogota, Colombia, Tuesday, July 26, 2022. Fernando Vergara/AP hide caption toggle caption Fernando Vergara/AP Colombia’s President-elect Gustavo Petro speaks to students at Externado University in Bogota, Colombia, Tuesday, July 26, 2022. Fernando Vergara/AP BOGOTA, Colombia — Colombia’s first leftist president will be sworn into …

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17 missing, 121 hurt, 1 dead in fire at Cuban oil facility : NPR

Workers of the Cuba Oil Union, known by the Spanish acronym CUPET, watch a huge rising plume of smoke from the Matanzas Supertanker Base, as firefighters work to quell a blaze which began during a thunderstorm the night before, in Matazanas, Cuba, Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022. Ramon Espinosa/AP hide caption toggle caption Ramon Espinosa/AP Workers …

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What is in the Inflation Reduction Act? : NPR

President Biden’s Build Back Better agenda called for a number of reforms that did not make it into Democrats’ Inflation Reduction Act. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption toggle caption Evan Vucci/AP President Biden’s Build Back Better agenda called for a number of reforms that did not make it into Democrats’ Inflation Reduction Act. Evan Vucci/AP Late …

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His hometown didn’t have a veterans memorial, so this teen built one himself : NPR

Dominique Claseman stands in front of the memorial he built for his Eagle Scouts project. Mark Jurgensen hide caption toggle caption Mark Jurgensen Dominique Claseman stands in front of the memorial he built for his Eagle Scouts project. Mark Jurgensen When 17-year-old Dominique Claseman found out his hometown of Olivia, Minn. didn’t have a veterans …

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Republicans have long feuded with the mainstream media. Now many are shutting them out : NPR

Ron DeSantis, seen speaking to reporters from Fox News in 2018 when he was running for governor of Florida, has been prominent in a recent trend of Republicans ignoring or actively avoiding mainstream press, particularly national outlets. John Raoux/AP hide caption toggle caption John Raoux/AP Ron DeSantis, seen speaking to reporters from Fox News in …

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