Tag: United States

Chronic Wasting Disease: Risk ‘Very High’ of Transmission to Humans

In the 1980s, Michael Osterholm was among a vanguard of public health scientists warning of a new, potentially deadly disease known as AIDS, and how people were at high risk. The next decade, he sounded the alarm about a mysterious neurological ailment showing up in cattle in the United Kingdom

Frankie Amaya goes number one: Every pick from the 2019 MLS SuperDraft

The U-20 United States international pronounced himself the ‘best overall player’ UCLA midfielder Frankie Amaya was selected as the first-overall pick in the 2019 Major League Soccer SuperDraft on Friday afternoon. Amaya, 18, had a standout freshman season at UCLA, scoring two goals and two assists in 14 games for

Italy 1 United States 0: Politano snatches late winner for Mancini’s men

Italy downed United States 1-0 in Genk with Matteo Politano coming up with the winner in the 94th minute. Matteo Politano came off the bench to snatch a late winner for Italy, breaking the deadlock in the 94th minute against United States. Roberto Mancini’s side toiled for much of Tuesday’s

Thanksgiving Day Traditions, Recipes, and History

Thanksgiving takes place on Thursday, November 22. (Canadian Thanksgiving was on Monday, October 8.) Learn the history of this all-important feast day, as well as why turkey is the traditional Thanksgiving fare—plus, see Thanksgiving trivia, folklore, recipes, and more! Thanksgiving Dates Thanksgiving in the United States is always celebrated on the fourth Thursday in

Southgate yet to discuss farewell game with Rooney

England manager Gareth Southgate admitted he was yet to speak to Wayne Rooney about his farewell game, but is glad the forward is getting a tribute. Rooney, 33, will make his 120th and final international appearance in England’s friendly against the United States at Wembley on Thursday. Southgate said he

Volcanologists just ranked the most threatening volcanoes in the United States

Researchers just released an update to the definitive list of most threatening volcanoes in the United States. It’s the first update for the volcano rankings, which were originally published by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) in 2005. “There are a lot of volcanoes in the US, and they erupt more frequently

Bundesliga rules out playing game abroad

After Spain’s La Liga announced its intention to play one league game per year in the United States, Germany’s Bundesliga has ruled out following suit. DFL chief Christian Seifert said he “thinks nothing of the idea.” Bayern Munich vs. Borussia Dortmund in Shanghai? Schalke vs. Bayer Leverkusen in New York?