The House January 6 Committee is wrapping up its final report on the January 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol and appears likely to issue criminal referrals in addition to the release of their final report, recent statement and reporting indicate.
National authorities announced Wednesday sweeping changes to make it easier to travel domestically, keep businesses operating and allow Covid patients to quarantine at home. The path forward for China to reopen may take a few months, with a surge in infections likely, Goldman Sachs Chief China Economist Hui Shan and a team said in a Dec. 4 report.
(CNN) -- The Justice Department is asking a federal judge to hold Donald Trump in contempt of court for failing to comply with a subpoena issued this summer ordering the former president to turn over records marked classified, two sources familiar with the matter told CNN. The development comes after...
CAROLINA (4-8) at SEATTLE (7-5) Sunday, 1:25 p.m., FOX. FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NFL LINE: Seahawks by 3 1/2. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Panthers 6-6; Seahawks 6-6. SERIES RECORD: Seahawks lead 10-4. LAST WEEK: Panthers were on bye; Seahawks beat Rams 27-23. PANTHERS OFFENSE: OVERALL (29T), RUSH (17T), PASS (29), SCORING (25). PANTHERS...
It’s open season for hunters at Presque Isle State Park. Thursday is the last day of a combined antlered and antlerless deer hunt at the peninsula. The hunt helps the park with maintaining a healthy number of deer within the ecosystem. When there are too many deer, degradation of the park habitat can happen.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) Missouri courts began the process of clearing criminal records of certain marijuana charges Thursday. Missouri is the first state to pass automatic expungement by a popular vote. However, some prosecutors across the state are saying automatic isn't as simple as it sounds. Missouri voters approved Amendment 3...
ALAMEDA, Calif. (KRON) — Alameda High School called for a shelter-in-place Thursday afternoon after a falsely reported intruder. The scare came two days after there were two intruders at the school on Tuesday. The intruder was reported on Thursday at 2:50 p.m., the Alameda Unified School District said. After...
The Homer Pelicans finished as the Division IV Nonselect state runner-up on Thursday afternoon at the Ochsner's LHSAA State Prep Classic at the Caesar's Superdome in New Orleans. The Pelicans ran into a stout Oak Grove defense that shut down the ground game. Also, the Pelicans' costly errors and penalties didn't help the situation. The Homer defense kept Oak Grove from running away with the state championship title. Key dual-sided offense and defensive players like Jamarquese Hampton, Gregory Williams, Walteze Champ, Andrevious Buggs kept the Pelicans in the game. Walteze Champ was announced as the Most Valuable Player for Homer.
MIDLAND, Texas (KMID/KPEJ)- The owner of an Odessa-based tax service pleaded guilty today in federal court to two counts of aiding and assisting in the preparation and presentation of a false tax return. According to court documents, 45-year-old Rita Elia Sanchez, owner and operator of Rita’s Tax Service, willfully and...
TUSTIN, Calif. (December 8, 2022) – OC Animal Care is making the holidays FURRY & BRIGHT with waived adoption fees for dogs 25 pounds and over throughout the month of December 2022. With the goal of helping furry friends find a home for the holidays, those adopting dogs 25...
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In a first step of a pilot effort to coexist development in Los Angeles' hillsides with its wildlife population, a proposed ordinance that would create a wildlife district in the Santa Monica Mountains between the 405 and 101 freeways passed the city's planning commission today by a 4-0 vote. If...
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — At what age is a teenage girl ready to see a gynecologist?. It’s a question that has sparked uncertainty for parents and teens alike. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, by age 21, doctors recommend young women undergo annual screening for pap tests.
Liebchen the traveling catPhoto byPhoto credit: LIEBCHEN.TRAVELS. "He was so energetic and active, so I just started taking him everywhere, from biking and camping to road trips and hikes…He took right to the harness and leash," says Erin Geldermans, per People.
Colossal barocaloric effect achieved by exploiting the amorphous high entropy of solidified polyethylene glycol
The barocaloric effect (BCE) has emerged as an intense research topic in regard to efficient and clean solid-state refrigeration. Materials with solid-liquid phase transitions (SL-PTs) usually show huge melting entropies but cannot work in full solid-state refrigeration. Here, we report a colossal barocaloric effect realized by exploiting high entropy inherited from huge disorder of liquid phase in amorphous polyethylene glycol (PEG), which is solidified by introducing 5 wt.% polyethylene terephthalate (PET). Transmission electron microscopy (TEM) combined with X-ray diffraction (XRD) demonstrates the amorphous nature of the high-temperature phase after fixation by PET. Although PEG loses its "“OH end mobility in amorphous solid, high entropy still retains owing to the retained high degrees of freedom of its molecular chains. The remaining entropy of amorphous PEG is up to 83% of that of liquid PEG in PEG10000/PET15000, and the barocaloric entropy change reaches Î”Sp âˆ¼ 416"‰JÂ·kgâˆ’1Â·Kâˆ’1 under a low pressure of 0.1"‰GPa, which exceeds the performance of most other BCE materials. Infrared spectra combined with density function theory (DFT) calculations disclose conformational change from the liquid to amorphous state, which explains the origin of the large entropy retained and hence the colossal BCE of the solidified PEG. This research opens a new avenue for exploring full solid-state barocaloric materials by utilizing genetic high entropy from huge disordering of liquid phases in various materials with SL-PTs.
Tennessee wide receiver Jalin Hyatt was named on Thursday evening as this year’s recipient of the Biletnikoff Award, which is presented to the nation’s most outstanding pass-catcher, over Iowa State’s Xavier Hutchinson and Ohio State’s Marvin Harrison Jr. Hyatt has caught 67 passes for 1,267 yards...
SAN DIEGO — Brian Cashman leaned back in his chair with his hands resting on his head on Wednesday at the Winter Meetings, apologizing for acting a little bit off. The Yankees general manager hadn't slept, working through the night at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego as New York took care of some pressing business, finalizing a record-setting contractto keep Aaron Judge in pinstripes.