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‘Ruth: Justice Ginsberg In Her Own Words’ Review: The Starz Doc Works, So Long as You Don’t Know RBG

It’s been a little less than six months since Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died at the age of 87. Before her death, Ginsburg’s vocal dissents on the Supreme Court and her status as one of the longest serving female justices gave her a certain cache. Art and pop culture came to immortalize the “notorious RBG.” In 2018, the documentary riffing off that designation, simply titled “RBG,” secured two Oscar nominations for its look at Ginsburg’s life and career. It was then followed by Mimi Leder’s scripted biopic, “On the Basis of Sex.” Ginsburg’s death rocked an already bleak 2020, and as the government slowly starts to come out of things, complete with a new President and a predominately conservative Supreme Court, audiences are getting a new documentary: Freida Lee Mock’s “Ruth:

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When Is The Next Full Moon? Your 2021 Calendar

Out of all the phases of the lunar cycle, full moons are the energetic high point of the moon's monthly journey through the zodiac, taking place right smack in the middle of the lunar cycle. These lunations are known to have a profound effect on the way we feel, act, and even sleep. So when is the next full moon? The March 2021 full moon, also known as this year's Worm Moon, will rise on March 28 in the social and diplomatic sign of Libra. Examine your close relationships now and get real about talking through your interpersonal issues — as Libra energy is all about strengthening our partnerships through communication. As the sign associated with balance, Libra energy will help us to bring more harmony to the rest of our lives, too. If something feels out of whack, address it now. Because

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Overland High School Principal Aleshia Armour mourned by community

Overland High School Principal Aleshia Armour died over the weekend due to what Cherry Creek Schools described as natural causes. To allow students and staff time to process the loss, the high school in Aurora canceled classes on Monday. “We are devastated and heartbroken by this loss to our school community and will make every effort to help you and your child as you need during this difficult time,” Cherry Creek Schools Superintendent Scott Siegfried said in a message to the Overland community. A message from Overland Athletics said Armour was a “beacon of love, strength, honor, integrity and passion in the Overland community.” pic.twitter.com/SV9fh1bAGi — Overland Athletics (@WeAreOverland) March 1, 2021 “Principal Armour, we vow to continue fighting for all the ideals and beliefs y...

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Solange Is Dropping A Remastered Director’s Cut Of Her Artistic ‘When I Get Home’ Film

The Criterion Channel Solange’s latest album, When I Get Home, was a surprise release in 2019, and what fans also didn’t expect was the film that accompanied it. Now, the film has been given a new coat of paint in celebration of its two-year anniversary, as Solange is shared a remastered director’s cut of it via The Criterion Channel. The Criterion Channel describes the film, “Accompanying her acclaimed 2019 album of the same name, the film taps imagery of her hometown’s (Houston, TX) culture with flights of surrealism spotlighting Black cowboys, space, futurist worlds, and ritualistic movements that characterize evolution as a recurring presence. Solange explores concepts of origin, fear, safety, and reclamation through the power of ancestral roots and the creation of one’s own kal...

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Here’s why Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine is arguably the best shot

Summary List PlacementAmericans have had two extremely similar authorized COVID-19 vaccines since December: one mRNA vaccine from Pfizer, and another mRNA vaccine from Moderna. But now, there is another coronavirus shot authorized for use across the US: Johnson & Johnson's adenovirus jab, which got a green light from the US Food and Drug Administration on Saturday, after an expert committee unanimously recommended it should receive emergency use authorization Friday evening.  In trials around the world, J&J's shot was shown to be 66% effective at preventing coronavirus infections altogether, and 85% effective at preventing severe COVID-19 cases, when given four weeks to take effect. Taken at face value, that may not appear as good as Moderna or Pfizer's two-shot vaccines, both o...

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Warriors mailbag: Getting more out of Andrew Wiggins and trading the Minnesota pick

As always, thanks to everyone who submitted questions for this week’s mailbag. How can the Warriors get more offensive production from Andrew Wiggins? Do they need to run plays for him? Or is this all they can reasonably expect from him on that end of the floor while he is exerting so much energy on defense? — Nick Cromwell. After averaging 17.9 points on 50.5% shooting and 40% from 3-point range in January, Wiggins averaged 16.1 points on 44.9% shooting and 27.3% from 3-point range in February. He ended the month with a three-point, 1-for-5 shooting dud in Sunday’s loss to the Lakers. But as the calendar flips to March, now is not the time to overreact. While Wiggins can’t be expected to be a 40% 3-point shooter, he should be closer to his career average of 34% by the end of the season. W

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The 5 best bike pumps, for road cyclists, mountain bikers, or city commuters

Summary List Placement Having a bike pump in your cycling kit ensures that your tires are always inflated to their ideal pressure. There are generally three types of bike pumps to consider: Floor pumps, hand pumps, and C02 inflators. Our top pick, the Specialized Air Tool Comp V2, is durable and accurate, and is a great choice for any kind of cyclist. Table of Contents: Masthead StickyBike tires go flat for many reasons and while a flat is never ideal, it's even worse to be caught without the means for fixing it. With a reliable bike pump, you can keep rolling either by fixing the tire itself or inflating a new tube. Regardless of how you use it, it's smart to always have one on-hand and in your cycling pack whenever you head out. Before shopping, it's important to understand the differen

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Avril Lavigne’s Boyfriend Mod Sun Is A Pop-Punk Musician & Author

The pair still hasn't officially confirmed their relationship, but between their recent romantic duet, his tattoo of her name on his neck, and their recent masked dinner outings, it seems that Avril Lavigne and Mod Sun are a couple. Lavigne is best known for her chart-topping singles and previous relationships with Sum 41's Deryk Whibley, The Hills' Brody Jenner, Nickelback's Chad Kroeger, and billionaire heir Phillip Sarofim, so it's understandable to want to know more about her new pop-punk lover, Mod Sun. Born Derek Smith on March 10, 1987, in Bloomington, Minnesota, the artist who is now known as Mod Sun immersed himself in music from a young age. He moved around a lot as a kid following his parents' divorce, and before becoming a professional musician in his own right, he learned the

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Rihanna’s Pre-Spring Haircut Will Make You Want Bangs

For a recent spring photoshoot for her lingerie label Savage x Fenty, Rihanna posed in a floral set while sporting some new, eye-grazing bangs. The singer’s hair is styled in extra-long waves with long, blunt bangs across her forehead. “Making magic,” wrote celebrity hair pro Yusef, who is responsible for creating the look. He shared a few behind-the-scenes photos on his Instagram, which prove that the style of Rihanna’s hair, and the aesthetic of the shoot, give peak ’70s flower child vibes. The bangs themselves feature a subtle tapering on the sides as they blend into the rest of her hair softening the otherwise blunt cut. Rihanna revealed the look herself on her Instagram just after midnight last night. With a single photo, she ended winter and ushered in springtime. “Savage...

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Bay Area spring high school football watch list: Offensive linemen

After months of waiting, the high school football season is here. For some teams, the truncated season delayed since summer because of the coronavirus pandemic will start the weekend of March 12-13. For many others, the season will start a week later. The Bay Area News Group will have you covered throughout. With an assist from correspondent Mike Lefkow, here are the offensive linemen to keep an eye on this spring: Class of 2021 Nathaniel Gonzalez, OL/DL, Palma, 6-2, 250 Social: NA Helped team average 273 yards rushing per game in 2019.Geoffrey Hester Jr., OL, Sacred Heart Cathedral, 6-2, 290 Social: @ykgeoff Honorable mention all-WCAL as a junior.Clemone Kennedy, OL/DL, Liberty, 6-1, 270 Social: @cle_kennedy21 Second-team all-BVAL defensive lineman in 2019.Sateki Lavulo, OL, K...

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‘Next Door’ Review: Daniel Brühl’s Directorial Debut Is a Sly Thriller About a Doomed Movie Audition

A hoppy and vaguely Hitchcockian two-hander about a famous German-Spanish actor named Daniel who stops for a drink in the wrong bar on his way to an audition for the Hollywood superhero movie that could elevate his career to new heights, Daniel Brühl’s directorial debut — in which the artist formerly known as Baron Zemo also stars as the aforementioned German-Spanish actor — is never sharper or more assured than when it leans into the meta element and takes the piss out of self-obsessed stars. Though shot with a clear sense of tone that allows the film to straddle dark comedy and light thriller, “Next Door” finds itself on much shakier ground whenever the focus switches to the sour boomer our hero meets in the pub that fateful Berlin afternoon. Daniel fails to recognize the man sitting on

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Beat the backlash and fix the justice system

After several years as a police officer, I became an FBI agent to help protect our country by focusing on the most serious public safety threats to our citizens. I soon realized that in some ways, our justice system is set up not to prevent crime but to maximize prison sentences. Long prison sentences have unintended consequences, helping to create hardened criminal defendants instead of rehabilitating them.  Many prison inmates suffer from untreated mental illnesses, and in the absence of treatment, extended incarceration only makes them worse.  A prime example I’ve seen time and time again is the counterproductive use of sentencing enhancements — which automatically add more time to a prison sentence because someone was a suspected gang member or had a weapon in their car, even if the we

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Prince Harry to Oprah: I Really Thought My Wife Might Get Killed!

We're just about one year removed from Prince Harry and Meghan Markle shocking the universe. In January 2020, the couple announced that it was leaving The Royal Family, following many years of being in the spotlight and many years of Markle facing untold criticism from members of the press. Not to mention members of her husband's pompous family. Markle and Harry have garnered quite a lot of backlash for this decision, but one thing appears very clear at this point: They have no regrets. And they have no regrets because Markle is alive. And Harry says in his wildly-anticipated interview with Oprah Winfrey that he truly feared for awhile there that he'd lose the woman of his dreams. On Sunday night, CBS will air Oprah with Meghan and Harry: A CBS Primetime Special, w...

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