Offering Devin Booker supermax contract extension is no-brainer for Suns

Offering Devin Booker supermax contract extension is no-brainer for Suns

After the Phoenix Suns’ shocking end to the season, Empire of the Suns will roll through a number of questions the team has to answer this offseason. First up was Deandre Ayton’s restricted free agency. Now on the list, it’s an easier discussion on a potential supermax extension for Devin Booker. There are tons of … Read more

opinion | Democrats Should Be Less Boring

opinion |  Democrats Should Be Less Boring

Across the aisle, obviously, a different ethos has prevailed. Republicans have adopted an aggressive, freewheeling politics that tends to center anything sufficiently lurid, enraging, frightening or energizing: Socialism, “the caravan,” Ebola, Doctor Seuss, critical race theory. The list goes on and on. Outside of an effort to launch assaults along fault lines of race, gender, … Read more

Oil prices fall despite surprise drop in US crude inventories as gasoline demand picks up

Oil prices fall despite surprise drop in US crude inventories as gasoline demand picks up

Oil futures gave up gains Wednesday, turning lower despite data showing an unexpected drop in US crude inventories and a further, sharp fall in gasoline supplies. The turn lower for crude came as equity markets fell sharply, erasing a big Tuesday bounce and affecting demand for other assets perceived as risky. Price action West Texas … Read more

A Monograph Gathers Dozens of Jolly, Anxious, and Relatable Characters by Artist Jean Jullien

A Monograph Gathers Dozens of Jolly, Anxious, and Relatable Characters by Artist Jean Jullien

Art Design Illustration #books #public art #sculpture “Pepe the Weekender” (2018), made for Lieux Mouvants. Image © Nicole Zezig. All images courtesy of Phaidon, shared with permission It’s easy to recognize the quirky, joyful characters of French artist Jean Jullien. Whether looming over a park or gracing a deck of cards, his dodgy dogs, smirking … Read more

This Space Rock’s Weird Chemistry Suggests It Came From a Supernova

This Space Rock’s Weird Chemistry Suggests It Came From a Supernova

In 1996, a rock from space was found in southwestern Egypt’s Great Sand Sea. The rock was odd, even by extraterrestrial standards, and a team of researchers studying the rock’s chemistry now propose that it came from a supernova—the brilliant, explosive collapse of a star. The rock is named Hypatia, after a 4th-century Egyptian mathematician. … Read more

How providers and Florida Medicaid manage potentially preventable ED visits via health IT

How providers and Florida Medicaid manage potentially preventable ED visits via health IT

Florida Medicaid manages the healthcare of more than 5 million children, pregnant and postpartum women, disabled adults and seniors. The cost to run this public program is nearly $40 billion dollars and has increased 3% each year. THE PROBLEM To increase value, the program seeks to both reduce costs and improve quality of healthcare. One … Read more

Guidewire Elysian Release Accelerates Insurers’ Speed ​​to Market with Integration Gateway, Guidewire GO, and Embedded Travel Insurance Solution

Guidewire Elysian Release Accelerates Insurers’ Speed ​​to Market with Integration Gateway, Guidewire GO, and Embedded Travel Insurance Solution

SAN MATEO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Guidewire (NYSE: GWRE) today announced Elysian, the latest in a series of market-defining cloud releases. Elysian innovations equip insurers to quickly connect third-party apps, including insurtech solutions, with Integration Gateway, launch lines of business fast with Guidewire GO and Advanced Product Designer (APD), and expand distribution with a new Embedded Insurance Solution … Read more

With Increasing Mobile And Internet Penetration, The

With Increasing Mobile And Internet Penetration, The

LONDON, May 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — According to The Business Research Company’s research report on the m-commerce payment market, increasing mobile and internet penetration is expected to propel the growth of the m-commerce payment market. M-commerce payment is the use of wireless handheld devices like mobile phones and tablets to conduct commercial transactions online, … Read more

Ex-cop pleads guilty to manslaughter in George Floyd killing

Ex-cop pleads guilty to manslaughter in George Floyd killing

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A former Minneapolis police officer pleaded guilty Wednesday to a state charge of aiding and abetting second-degree manslaughter in the killing of George Floyd. As part of the plea deal, Thomas Lane will have a count of aiding and abetting second-degree unintentional murder dismissed. Lane, along with J. Alexander Kueng and Tou … Read more