Dr. Jim Yong Kim, the World Bank president, has become a key figure in a crisis that has exposed yawning gaps in the world’s capacity to respond to deadly epidemics. But his brash style has alienated many at the bank he leads.
Ben Martin made a 45-foot eagle putt to regain the lead and finished with a 20-foot birdie putt for a 3-under-par 68 and his first PGA Tour victory in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in Las Vegas.
And so it has come to this for the Seahawks, who once were the darlings of football, the baddest team in the NFL, the model of a franchise that seemed to do no wrong: They are grasping for positive signs in defeat. The Seahawks’ present is precarious at best, and grim at worst.
British historian Ruth Goodman set herself a daunting task: To live, for long stretches of time, exactly the way the Victorians did. She chronicles the results in her delightful book “How to Be a Victorian: A Dawn-to-Dusk Guide to Victorian Life.”
Democrats in the 48th District hope they can elect a “real Democrat” in November now that state Sen. Rodney Tom is on his way out. Competing in the Eastside race are Democratic state Rep. Cyrus Habib and Michelle, Darnell, who calls herself a Republican, populist and libertarian.