‘Ambulance’ Review: Michael Bay is Our Emergency Film Technician

Before the big chase and shooting begins, the titular vehicle and its hero EMT, Cam Thompson (Eiza González), join a young car accident victim scraped onto a wrought iron fence. This kind of mishap forms the basis of shows like this one. “Grey’s Anatomy” and “9-1-1” and “Ambulance” can be seen as a constant critique …

Mia Bay and Mae Ngai Wins Bancroft Award

An innovative study of Black Americans’ fight against discrimination in transportation and a comprehensive examination of Chinese immigration to the gold mines in the Anglophone world in the 19th century won this year’s Bancroft Award, considered one of the most prestigious honors in the American field. History. Mia Bay’s “The Traveling Black: A Story of …

NFL Penalties Green Bay Packers and Aaron Rodgers for Covid Violations

The NFL fined the Green Bay Packers $300,000 and two of their players, quarterback Aaron Rodgers and wide receiver Allen Lazard, $14,650 for failing to comply with Covid-19 protocols agreed by the league and players association. Penalties come about a week after Rodgers tested positive for public statements embracing false and unsubstantiated claims about the …

Biden Administration Acted to Protect Alaska’s Bristol Bay

“This is not the place to mine,” he said, praising the area as a sought-after destination for anglers and the basis of the Alaska Native lifestyle, the source of half the world’s sockeye salmon. President Barack Obama’s administration concluded in 2014, after a three-year scientific review, that the Gravel Mine project could have “catastrophic” effects, …