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Column: Tales from the PGA Tour after fractured year in golf 12/27/2022 09:42am • Behind the ropes in the Bahamas were a pair of longtime PGA professionals. One was David Young, getting ready to retire after 20 years at Sleepy Hollow in New York. The other was Mike Thomas, now retired from Harmony Landing in Kentucky. Both are the only swing coaches Cameron Young and Justin Thoma Commanders' loss to 49ers was chaotic but their playoff path is simple Commanders' loss to 49ers was chaotic but their playoff path is simple 12/24/2022 07:20pm • Commanders' loss to 49ers was crazy but the playoff path is simple originally appeared on NBC Sports WashingtonFor the first half in Week 16, the Commanders and 49ers played an even matchup. It was encouraging for Ron Rivera's side.In the clash's last 30 minutes — and particularly the fin New law ends COVID-19 vaccine mandate for US troops New law ends COVID-19 vaccine mandate for US troops 12/23/2022 02:58pm • WASHINGTON (AP) U.S. military forces around the world will no longer be required to get the COVID-19 vaccine, after the mandate was lifted under an $858 billion defense spending bill passed by Congress and signed into law Friday by President Joe Biden. The department has 30 days to work out the Landfill fire near Birmingham burning for almost a month 12/23/2022 12:48pm • BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) An underground fire has been raging at an environmental landfill near Birmingham for almost a month, covering Alabama's largest metro area with smoke. Now, state officials, local fire departments and county commissions are trying to determine the next steps and who will cov Md. safety officials: better testing, employment guidelines on cannabis improve the workplace Md. safety officials: better testing, employment guidelines on cannabis improve the workplace 12/23/2022 09:39am • This content was republished with permission from WTOPs news partners at Maryland Matters. Sign up for Maryland Matters free email subscription today. The Maryland House of Delegates Cannabis Referendum and Legalization work group holds a briefing Dec. 20 to review cannabis legalization Sam Bankman-Fried released on $250 million bond after appearing in a US court Sam Bankman-Fried released on $250 million bond after appearing in a US court 12/22/2022 12:25pm • Sam Bankman-Fried, the disgraced founder of crypto exchange FTX, appeared in a US courtroom in New York Thursday to face eight counts of fraud and conspiracy. A judge released him on a $250 million bond in his first appearance on American soil since his arrest last week in the Bahamas.The judge agre Ferguson picks Griffith and Feldman to head two newly-reconstituted Md. Senate panels; reshuffles committee rosters Ferguson picks Griffith and Feldman to head two newly-reconstituted Md. Senate panels; reshuffles committee rosters 12/22/2022 09:25am • This content was republished with permission from WTOPs news partners at Maryland Matters. Sign up for Maryland Matters free email subscription today. Maryland Senate President Bill Ferguson (D-Baltimore City). File photo by Danielle E. Gaines. Senate President Bill Ferguson (D-Baltimor Senate confirms new U.S. ambassador to Russia Senate confirms new U.S. ambassador to Russia 12/21/2022 02:00pm • WASHINGTON (AP) The Senate voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to confirm the new U.S. ambassador to Russia. Hours before Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy was expected to arrive in Washington for a historic visit, senators voted to 93-2 to confirm veteran diplomat Lynne M. Tracy as the new amb Holidays can bring financial stress, here's how to reduce it Holidays can bring financial stress, here's how to reduce it 12/21/2022 12:52pm • NEW YORK (AP) The holidays are supposed to be a joyful time, but they can also be financially stressful. With gifts, social gatherings and plane tickets home, the costs can start piling up. With inflation easing but still high, 57% of Americans say it has been harder to afford the gifts they wa Growing pressure on Rwanda from France, Germany over Congo Growing pressure on Rwanda from France, Germany over Congo 12/21/2022 11:02am • NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) International pressure is growing on Rwanda as France and Germany are the latest parties to openly accuse the country of supporting armed rebels in neighboring eastern Congo with possible repercussions for foreign aid that Kigali has long enjoyed. For months, renewed atta Moore taps Sen. Pinsky and Mollie Byron for his administration; multiple legislative dominoes set to fall Moore taps Sen. Pinsky and Mollie Byron for his administration; multiple legislative dominoes set to fall 12/21/2022 09:31am • This content was republished with permission from WTOPs news partners at Maryland Matters. Sign up forMaryland Matters free email subscriptiontoday. Gov.-elect Wes Moore (D) announced Tuesday that he has selected state Sen. Paul Pinsky (D-Prince Georges) to head the Maryland Energy A Lawmakers unveil $1.7T bill to avoid shutdown, boost Ukraine Lawmakers unveil $1.7T bill to avoid shutdown, boost Ukraine 12/20/2022 10:10pm • WASHINGTON (AP) Congressional leaders unveiled a government-wide $1.7 trillion spending package early Tuesday that includes another large round of aid to Ukraine, a nearly 10% boost in defense spending and roughly $40 billion in emergency spending, mostly to assist communities across the country Postal Service pledges move to all-electric delivery fleet Postal Service pledges move to all-electric delivery fleet 12/20/2022 05:05pm • WASHINGTON (AP) In a major boost for President Joe Biden's pledge to eliminate gas-powered vehicles from the sprawling federal fleet, the Postal Service said Tuesday it will sharply increase the number of electric-powered delivery trucks and will go all-electric for new purchases starting in Editorial Roundup: United States 12/20/2022 01:59pm • Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Dec. 14 The Washington Post on the Federal Reserve The Federal Reserves greatest resource is its credibility. People have to believe the central bank will get inflation under control or else inflationary psychology becomes entre South African president reelected leader of ruling ANC party South African president reelected leader of ruling ANC party 12/19/2022 08:41am • JOHANNESBURG (AP) South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has been reelected as the leader of the ruling African National Congress party. Ramaphosa beat his rival, former Health Minister Zweli Mkhize by 2,476 votes to 1,897 votes from a total of 4,386 votes cast by party delegates from across th
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