The Daily Populous

Friday October 26th, 2018 morning edition

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Eleanor Roosevelt with female reporters at her first White House press conference on March 6, 1933.

Open only to women, the weekly press conference—an idea suggested by Hickok—saved the jobs of women journalists and insured their access to news.

Over the next twelve years, the press conferences—348 of them—provided the First Lady with a national audience and invaluable publicity.

Eleanor Roosevelt with reporters Emma Bugbee, Dorothy Ducas, Ruby Black, and Bess Furman in Puerto Rico in March 1934.

Eleanor Roosevelt often brought guests to the press conferences, including foreign dignitaries who visited the White House.

Eleanor Roosevelt and Soong Mei-ling, wife of Chinese President Chiang Kai-shek on the White House lawn on February 24, 1943.

Eleanor Roosevelt held her last White House press conference on April 12, 1945, a few hours before FDR died in Warm Springs, Georgia. »

The Science of The Job Search, Part III: 61% of “Entry-Level” Jobs Require 3+ Years of Experience

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In fact, after analyzing a random sample of 95,363 jobs, we discovered that 61% of all full-time “entry-level” jobs require 3+ years of experience.

Based on our analysis, you can successfully apply to jobs if you’ve got ±2 years of the required experience.

3 is the magic number here: below 3 years of experience, you don’t (officially) qualify for most entry-level jobs; above 3 years of experience, you do. »

Jamal Khashoggi's son arrives in US

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Washington (CNN) The son of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi has left Saudi Arabia and arrived in the United States, a source close to the family told CNN.

Salah bin Jamal Khashoggi, a dual US-Saudi citizen, had previously been unable to leave Saudi Arabia after his passport was restricted by the kingdom some months ago.

Initially, Saudi Arabia denied all knowledge of Khashoggi's disappearance inside their consulate in Istanbul. »

Beto O'Rourke Earns the Endorsements of Texas' Two Largest Newspapers

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On a nationwide basis, Texas Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke is far more popular than Ted Cruz, one of the least appealing people in political history.

The challenger has raised an obscene $61.8 million, none of it from political action committees—a figure that blows Cruz's $35.1 million out of the desert.

Unfortunately, O'Rourke's fate will be decided by Texans, and only those Texans who actually vote on November 6. »