So You’re Thinking About Riding a Bike by John Herrman


By John Herrman

These days, with limits on public transportation and daily protests, cyclists dominate cities around the country. Here’s how to become one.

Published: June 18, 2020 at 09:17AM

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USA Cycling Announces Long Team for Delayed Tokyo Olympics by The Associated Press


By The Associated Press

Officials from USA Cycling plan to take advantage of the yearlong delay of the Tokyo Olympics caused by the coronavirus pandemic, and a big step came with the announcement Thursday of a preliminary roster in three of its disciplines.

Published: June 11, 2020 at 04:13PM

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A Striking Disconnect on the Virus: Economic Pain With Little Illness by Michael H. Keller, Steve Eder and Karl Russell


By Michael H. Keller, Steve Eder and Karl Russell

In corners of the U.S. facing financial ruin, but where the coronavirus hasn’t arrived in full, an analysis of economic and infection data helps explain why some see reopening as long overdue.

Published: June 6, 2020 at 05:00AM

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Europe’s Patchwork Reopening by Paige McClanahan


By Paige McClanahan

As countries consider reviving tourism, the calculus is complicated, involving “travel bubbles,” ever-shifting timelines, virus testing and, in some cases, self-quarantines.

Published: June 5, 2020 at 05:00AM

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11 Great Alternatives to the Top National Parks by Jon Waterman


By Jon Waterman

Whether you like hiking, fishing, volcanoes, trees or even fossilized trees, there is a less-traveled and still awe-inspiring national park for you.

Published: June 4, 2020 at 05:00AM

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How Trump’s Tweets Cause Collateral Damage for Families Already in Pain by Patricia Mazzei, Jennifer Medina, Maggie Haberman and Sydney Ember


By Patricia Mazzei, Jennifer Medina, Maggie Haberman and Sydney Ember

The president’s baseless insinuations about the death of Lori Klausutis reflect a callous pattern that can leave even ordinary people facing threats from his supporters long after he has moved on.

Published: May 29, 2020 at 05:00AM

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Sporting Goods Industry Hit or Miss During Pandemic by The Associated Press


By The Associated Press

Brian Morris faced a difficult scenario when the coronavirus pandemic started leading to shutdowns across the nation.

Published: May 27, 2020 at 02:01PM

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Hypocrisy Gone Viral? Officials Set Bad COVID-19 Examples by The Associated Press


By The Associated Press

“Do as I say, but not as I do” was the message many British saw in the behavior of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s key aide, who traveled hundreds of miles with coronavirus symptoms during the country’s lockdown.

Published: May 27, 2020 at 03:13AM

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Keeping Clients Fit During the Pandemic by Going Virtual by John Hanc


By John Hanc

What to do with a business that involves close physical contact with clients? Innovate and, if you’re lucky, grow — but at a distance.

Published: May 26, 2020 at 05:00AM

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China’s Young Struggle for Jobs in the Post-Outbreak Era by Alexandra Stevenson and Keith Bradsher


By Alexandra Stevenson and Keith Bradsher

Finding work for a generation has become a major priority for the country’s leaders, who have promised a better life in exchange for a lack of political freedom.

Published: May 26, 2020 at 04:17AM

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Yaser Khalifa is a man with many years of experience as an electrical and computer engineer. After graduating from Alexandria University in Alexandria, Egypt, Yaser continued his education by pursuing his PhD in Electrical Engineering at Cardiff University. Upon graduation he leapt into the working world and has since worked with teams made up of people ranging from engineers working on super conductors to fellow professors at SUNY New Paltz. Yaser also has had over 40 papers published in a variety of educational publications. He has worked with such companies as General Electric as an electrical engineer consultant with their global research division as well as numerous others in different capacities. When not working you can find Yaser engaging in his other passions. He is an avid outdoors man and loves to mountain bike whenever possible. He both leads mountain biking tours as well as engages simply for pleasure. He was introduced to the sport by a friend at SUNY New Paltz and has since then volunteered as a biking guide with Minnewaska State Park, among others.