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On the Visual Thesaurus: Electric-vehicle lingo

My June column for the Visual Thesaurus looks at the brand names and specialized vocabulary of electric vehicles (EVs, BEVs, ZEVs, and their kin). As you may recall,  I’ve become a little obsessed with this subject ever since I researched and (finally) bought a PHEV—that’s a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle. Full access to the column is paywalled for three months; here’s an excerpt: Electric cars didn’t appear out of nowhere in the 21st century; in fact, they predate gasoline-powered cars ...
Tags: Cars and Motorcycles, Lingo, Visual Thesaurus, Nancy Friedman


Survivors of Dr. Robert Anderson's sexual abuse at the University of Michigan call for broader investigation

Survivors of alleged sexual abuse at the hands of a former University of Michigan athletics' doctor called for an investigation by the state's attorney general at a news conference Wednesday into school employees who may have known of the abuse and allegedly did nothing.
Tags: Cnn, University Of Michigan, Robert Anderson


Schembechler's family says 'Bo was not aware' of Robert Anderson's sexual assaults at Michigan

His second wife issues statement disputing claims Bo Schembechler knew about sexual assaults of players and one of his sons and did nothing.       [Author: Detroit Free Press]
Tags: News, Michigan, Detroit Free Press, Bo, Robert Anderson, Bo Schembechler, Schembechler


The lesson of the UMich sexual abuse scandal

Last week, Matt Schembechler, son of the celebrated University of Michigan football coach Bo Schembechler, came forward to detail experiences he said he had with former team doctor Robert Anderson. The younger Schembechler says he was 10 years old when Dr. Anderson molested him and conducted an invasive rectal exam during what was supposed to be a routine physical in 1969.
Tags: News, Stories, Anderson, University Of Michigan, Robert Anderson, Bo Schembechler, Matt Schembechler, Schembechler


The lesson of the University of Michigan sexual abuse scandal

Last week, Matt Schembechler, son of the celebrated University of Michigan football coach Bo Schembechler, came forward to detail experiences he said he had with former team doctor Robert Anderson. The younger Schembechler says he was 10 years old when Dr. Anderson molested him and conducted an invasive rectal exam during what was supposed to be a routine physical in 1969.
Tags: News, Stories, Anderson, University Of Michigan, Robert Anderson, Bo Schembechler, Matt Schembechler, Schembechler


Opinion: The urgent lesson of the University of Michigan sexual abuse scandal

Last week, Matt Schembechler, son of the celebrated University of Michigan football coach Bo Schembechler, came forward to detail experiences he said he had with former team doctor Robert Anderson. The younger Schembechler says he was 10 years old when Dr. Anderson molested him and conducted an invasive rectal exam during what was supposed to be a routine physical in 1969.
Tags: News, Stories, Anderson, University Of Michigan, Robert Anderson, Bo Schembechler, Matt Schembechler, Schembechler


Opinion: Allegations against Bo Schembechler are devastating; so are the stories of abuse

Most people who knew Bo Schembechler say he wouldn't have stood idly by and let Robert Anderson abuse patients. But alleged victims say otherwise.       [Author: Detroit Free Press]
Tags: News, Detroit Free Press, Robert Anderson, Bo Schembechler


Matt Schembechler, former Michigan players call for accountability. Will Bo's statue stay?

Those at Thursday news conference said the University of Michigan has yet to apologize for actions taken to keep Robert Anderson as team doctor.       [Author: Detroit Free Press]
Tags: News, Michigan, University Of Michigan, Detroit Free Press, Robert Anderson, Matt Schembechler, Will Bo


Jim Harbaugh defends Bo Schembechler in light of Robert Anderson abuse report

Jim Harbaugh defended Bo Schembechler, who was told about Dr. Robert Anderson's assaults on athletes, according to a report commissioned by Michigan.       [Author: Detroit Free Press]
Tags: News, Michigan, Jim Harbaugh, Detroit Free Press, Robert Anderson, Bo Schembechler


Ex-Michigan football player's 1998 novel mirrors findings in Robert Anderson abuse report

A 1998 novel written by a former Michigan football player may have offered clues about Dr. Robert Anderson's misconduct that goes back decades.       [Author: Detroit Free Press]
Tags: News, Michigan, Detroit Free Press, Robert Anderson


Report on campus doctor raises flags about iconic Michigan coach Bo Schembechler

Bo Schembechler, who led the team from 1969 to 1989, was vividly told by at least four people that Robert Anderson had molested them during routine physicals or other exams, according to the report commissioned by the university.
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University of Michigan officials didn't act on reports of sexual misconduct against former university physician for decades, report says

An investigation that began in March 2020 into Dr. Robert Anderson, a former University of Michigan physician, corroborated decades' worth of allegations that Anderson sexually assaulted and abused at least several hundred patients and that the university failed to act on reports it received about his conduct.
Tags: Cnn, Michigan, Anderson, University Of Michigan, Robert Anderson


Report: University of Michigan Missed Numerous Chances to Stop Abuse by Former Team Sports Doctor Robert Anderson

Report: University of Michigan missed numerous chances to stop abuse by former team sports doctor Robert Anderson.
Tags: University Of Michigan, Robert Anderson, University of Michigan Missed Numerous Chances


Covid-19 cuts U.S. life expectancy by a year in first half of 2020, biggest drop since WWII

"This is a huge decline," said Robert Anderson, who oversees the data for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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US life expectancy fell by a year during the COVID-19 pandemic, in the most dramatic drop since World War II

A medic leaves a house in Everett, Massachusetts. Brian Snyder/Reuters Average life expectancy in the US fell from 78.8 to 77.8 years in the first half of 2020, per the CDC. The data is based on deaths from various causes, but shows the toll the COVID-19 pandemic has taken. Black and Hispanic Americans saw larger drops than white Americans, the CDC said. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The life expectancy of the average American fell by one year in the first few mon...
Tags: Science, Cdc, White House, US, Trends, Harvard University, News UK, Associated Press, The Washington Post, Arias, Robert Anderson, Mary T Bassett, Pandemic, Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, Elizabeth Arias, The New York Times Read


US life expectancy plummets amid pandemic - POLITICO

“This is a huge decline,” said Robert Anderson, who oversees the numbers for the CDC. “You have to go back to World War II, the 1940s,...
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Lawsuit alleges former Michigan football coach Bo Schembechler knew about sexual abuse by team doctor

New lawsuit filed against University of Michigan says student told ex-football coach Bo Schembechler he was assaulted by team doctor Robert Anderson.         [Author: Detroit Free Press]
Tags: News, Michigan, University Of Michigan, Detroit Free Press, Robert Anderson, Bo Schembechler


9 Civil War Battles Every Man Should Know

Undoubtedly, the Civil War was the most consequential event in American history. The fate of the fledgling nation — geographically, culturally, existentially — hung in the balance between the years 1861 and 1865. Despite its significance, the average American doesn’t possess a very expansive understanding of the conflict. Most of us know a few names — Grant, Lee, Sherman, Jackson; we know Lincoln gave an important speech at Gettysburg; and we know who won the war. But our grasp of everything el...
Tags: Usa, Texas, Mississippi, Maryland, Washington, Life, Virginia, Atlanta, Shiloh, Pennsylvania, United States, Arkansas, Tennessee, Arizona, Army, Union


Seth DeValve out multiple months after surgery

The Panthers released tight end Seth DeValve with a non-football injury designation last week and more information about his medical issue came to light on Tuesday. Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports that DeValve had surgery performed by foot and ankle specialist Dr. Robert Anderson to repair an injured tendon and remove a cyst from [more]
Tags: News, Sports, NFL Media, Robert Anderson, Tom Pelissero, Seth DeValve


Ex-Michigan tight end Chuck Christian says he was abused

The first former Michigan football player to publicly say that a team doctor abused him believes he would have sought medical help sooner for what has become late-stage cancer if he hadn't been victimized in college. Chuck Christian, a 60-year-old artist in suburban Boston, said during a videoconferencing interview Wednesday that the late Dr. Robert Anderson gave him unnecessary rectal exams before he played for the Wolverines during 1977-80 seasons. Christian said he has stage 4 prostate...
Tags: News, Boston, Sports, Michigan, Christian, Anderson, Wolverines, Robert Anderson, Chuck Christian


There’s Been a Spike in People Dying at Home in Several Cities. That Suggests Coronavirus Deaths Are Higher Than Reported.

This story first appeared at ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. In recent weeks, residents outside Boston have died at home much more often than usual. In Detroit, authorities are responding to nearly four times the number of reports of dead bodies. And in New York, city officials are recording more than 200 home deaths per day — a nearly sixfold increase from recent yea...
Tags: New York, News, California, Cdc, Washington, Boston, Massachusetts, New York City, America, United States, Hawaii, Cambridge, Seattle, District Of Columbia, Detroit, Anderson


Archive papers show disgraced doctor's ties to Bo Schembechler's Michigan football program

In letters, memos, postcards, meeting minutes and other official papers from that time at Michigan, Dr. Robert Anderson's name pops up regularly.         [Author: Detroit Free Press]
Tags: News, Michigan, Detroit Free Press, Robert Anderson, Bo Schembechler


'She got her wish': Louisiana high school helps terminally ill mom see son graduate

Three days after his wife died from an aggressive brain cancer, Robert Anderson thanked those responsible for granting her last wish.         [Author: Alexandria Town Talk]
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Ex-Michigan wrestler files lawsuit against school over alleged sexual assault by doctor

A former wrestler has filed a lawsuit against the University of Michigan, alleging it covered up sexual abuse by late doctor Robert Anderson.         [Author: Detroit Free Press]
Tags: News, Michigan, University Of Michigan, Detroit Free Press, Robert Anderson


Doctor traded sexual favors in exchange for help avoiding Vietnam war, ex-students say

Former University of Michigan doctor Robert Anderson, who died in 2008, is now being investigated by the university.         [Author: Detroit Free Press]
Tags: News, Vietnam, Detroit Free Press, Robert Anderson, Former University of Michigan


Canadiens Don’t Need to Risk Shea Weber’s Health

Last week, the Montreal Canadiens had a pretty rough time. They put defenseman Shea Weber on injured reserve for an injury he sustained to his ankle, and the loss proved costly, as the club then lost four straight games. The Shea Weber Saga What makes this story more interesting is the fact the Canadiens’ medical team did not reveal the diagnosis to the public right away. Head coach Claude Julien stated all week they were waiting for the swelling to diminish before they could know exact...
Tags: Sport, Atlantic, Detroit Red Wings, Hockey, Montreal, Columbia, Anderson, Montreal Canadiens, Canadiens, Weber, Washington Capitals, Claude Julien, National Post, Shea, Sportsnet, Marc Bergevin


Michigan investigating former football team doctor Robert Anderson for sexual misconduct

The university is looking into the conduct of former football team doctor Robert E. Anderson to see if there was sexual misconduct during his tenure.         [Author: Detroit Free Press]
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Shea Weber Out 4-6 Weeks With A Sprained Ankle

MONTREAL -- Shea Weber underwent a re-evaluation of his left ankle by orthopedic specialist, Dr. Robert Anderson today in Green Bay, Wisconsin. This evaluation took place after the swelling in his ankle had decreased. Shea suffered an ankle sprain, and his recovery period is expected to be 4 to 6 weeks. Full recovery is expected. Shea suffered the injury during the game in New Jersey on February 4.
Tags: Sport, New Jersey, Montreal, Weber, Shea, Robert Anderson, Green Bay Wisconsin


For the First Time in Four Years, the U.S. Life Expectancy Rose a Little

(NEW YORK) — Life expectancy in the United States is up for the first time in four years. The increase is small — just a month — but marks at least a temporary halt to a downward trend. The rise is due to lower death rates for cancer and drug overdoses. “Let’s just hope it continues,” said Robert Anderson, who oversees the report released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The latest calculation is for 2018 and factors in current death trends and other issues. On av...
Tags: Health, News, Cdc, Uncategorized, West Virginia, United States, Ohio, Columbia University, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Anderson, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Robert Anderson, Overnight, Onetime, Katherine Keyes


TiVo merges with technology licensor Xperi in $3 billion deal

Earlier this year, TiVo said it was preparing to split itself into two — a product and IP business — in order to make itself more attractive to buyers. Today, the company announced those plans have been put on hold as it has instead merged with technology licensor Xperi Corporation, in a $3 billion deal. The merger will see each company’s IP licensing and product businesses integrated with one another, then operated as separate units. This will allow the newly combined company to sell off one of...
Tags: Apple, TC, TV, Television, Hardware, Media, Tech, Bloomberg, Ces, Streaming, Cord Cutting, Tivo, Dvr, San Jose California, Kirchner, Robert Anderson