Buttigieg partners with state attorneys general to investigate airline complaints | ET REALITY

[ad_1] Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday announced a new partnership with more than a dozen state attorneys general to investigate consumer complaints against airlines. The association establishes a process for state attorney general offices to review traveler complaints and then pass the baton to the federal Department of Transportation, which could take enforcement action … Read more

The State Department will send its top diplomat for East Asia to China | ET REALITY

[ad_1] The top US diplomat for East Asia will travel to China on Sunday, the State Department announced, just days after President Biden met with the leaders of Japan and the Philippines in Washington as part of a broad diplomatic outreach in the region to counter China’s aggression. Daniel J. Kritenbrink, assistant secretary of state … Read more

Buoyed by donor overspending, Ryan Day is confident Ohio State can finally pull through | ET REALITY

[ad_1] COLUMBUS, Ohio – In his postgame press conference following Ohio State’s 30-24 loss to Michigan last November, Buckeyes coach Ryan Day seemed defeated and dejected. He surely realized at that point that despite winning 88 percent of his games as a head coach, he and his program would now be defined by their unthinkable … Read more

With state bans on DEI, some colleges find workaround: rebranding | ET REALITY

[ad_1] At the University of Tennessee, the campus DEI program is now called the Division of Access and Engagement. Louisiana State University also renamed its diversity office after Jeff Landry, a Trump-backed Republican, was elected governor last fall. Its Division of Inclusion, Civil Rights and Title IX is now called the Division of Engagement, Civil … Read more

The full guest list for Biden’s state dinner with Japan | ET REALITY

[ad_1] The White House invited more than 200 guests to the state dinner hosted by President Biden for Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Wednesday night, including business executives, union leaders, athletes and prominent Japanese Americans. Here is the full list of guests provided by the White House. THE PRESIDENT AND DR. OFFER HIS EXCELLENCY FUMIO … Read more

At the State Dinner in Japan, Jill Biden makes her entrance | ET REALITY

[ad_1] There were cherry blossoms. There were silk and glass butterflies. There were toasts. There was a California bagel-inspired main course and a performance by Paul Simon. But before that, there was the photo shoot and the fashion. On Wednesday night, as the Bidens hosted Prime Minister Fumio Kishida of Japan and his wife, Yuko … Read more

Biden’s state dinner for Japan was full of symbolism (and yes, cherry blossoms) | ET REALITY

[ad_1] Everything was very polite. Ambassadors, billionaires, some members of the Biden family and even a former president attended the fifth state dinner that President Biden and Jill Biden, the first lady, have held since taking office. The celebratory chiffon drew heavily on Japanese fans, cherry blossoms, and other displays of the softer side of … Read more

Biden’s state dinner in Japan will feature Paul Simon, celebrate spring | ET REALITY

[ad_1] The “reward of spring” will be the theme of President Biden’s state dinner for Japan on Wednesday night, an event that will feature cherry blossom and peony decorations and conclude with a performance by Paul Simon. Jill Biden, the first lady, and White House social secretary Carlos Elizondo previewed the menu and decor before … Read more

How abortion and IVF flipped an Alabama State House seat | ET REALITY

[ad_1] When Marilyn Lands, a Democrat, won election last month to a northern Alabama state House district that Republicans had controlled for more than two decades, she extended the political power of reproductive rights to the limits of the Appalachians. Democrats hailed her victory as an example of how potent the issue will be in … Read more

Biden to announce student debt relief for millions in swing state speech | ET REALITY

[ad_1] President Biden plans to announce a large-scale effort Monday to help pay off student loans for tens of millions of American borrowers in Wisconsin, seeking an election-year boost by returning to a promise that was blocked by the Supreme Court last year. . White House officials said Sunday that the president’s plan would reduce … Read more