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Critic’s Notebook: Chicago Finds a Way to Improve Public Housing: Libraries

Other cities have combined books and subsidized housing, but the outgoing mayor, Rahm Emanuel, has embraced the concept with three striking new projects....

Critic’s Notebook: Chicago Finds a Way to Improve Public Housing: Libraries

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Critic’s Notebook: 50 Years On, the Art Ensemble of Chicago Is Still Transforming Once a quintet known for challenging the expectations of Western ears, it has grown into a 17-piece group that just released a triumphant double album....
20:17, 05/01/2019

HUD seeks to force undocumented migrants from public housing More than 55,000 children could be displaced by a federal plan to force undocumented immigrants from public housing, including children who are legal U.S. residents or citizens....
20:34, 05/10/2019

Elderly woman killed in public housing apartment fire An elderly woman in her 70s died Thursday morning when a fire broke out in her New York City Housing Authority apartment in Queens, officials said. The one-alarm blaze started around 8:14 a.m. in the woman’s 10th-floor apartment at the Beach 41...
18:00, 05/16/2019

Trump administration moves to crack down on illegal immigrants in public housing The Trump administration on Friday moved forward with a proposed rule to make it harder for illegal immigrants to use public housing -- the latest crackdown by the administration on immigrants seeking to use public assistance....
21:00, 05/11/2019

Carson clashes with Dems over proposal to block illegal immigrants from public housing Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson faced harsh criticism from Democrats on Tuesday, as he fielded questions at a Capitol Hill hearing on a proposed rule change that would strip public housing assistance for illegal immigrants. ...
19:51, 05/21/2019

HUD Secretary Carson explains plan to strip illegal immigrants of public housing aid Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson explained to Tucker Carlson the reasons behind a proposed rule change that would strip public housing assistance for illegal immigrants....
08:00, 05/22/2019

Trump Nominee Stephen Moore Fails Miserably at Defending Racist Public Housing Joke About Obama If there’s a redeeming quality for racists, it’s that they’re generally crystal clear on where they stand. Their flawed logic is brazen and upfront. They do a terrible job of concealing their bigotry and xenophobia, so why even try to? They call me ...
14:34, 05/02/2019

Dems expand housing assistance to middle-income earners to solve housing crisis Across the U.S., Democratic officials are putting forth proposals to expanding subsidies to middle-class families – some with six-figure incomes – in a bid to make housing more affordable....
10:51, 04/30/2019

Inside the world's most beautiful libraries Italian photographer Massimo Listri ​takes us on a photographic journey of some of the oldest and most stunning libraries around the world in his book...
11:34, 05/21/2019

She Has Friends at FIFA. At Home, It’s Mostly Critics. Isha Johansen of Sierra Leone, one of the few women ever to run a national soccer federation, is in the fight of her professional life to keep her post....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Cannes critics warm to Ken Loach's dig at gig economy With the tale of a family unraveling under the pressure of their precarious jobs, Ken Loach's latest Cannes entry takes aim at the gig economy model dividing politicians and workers the world over....
20:51, 05/17/2019

Overstock CEO lambastes critics of stock sale Overstock Chief Executive Patrick Byrne blasted investors who questioned his recent stock sale, calling their criticism “gauche” and vowing never to defend his selling again. The fiery letter to shareholders follows a 21 percent drop in the company’s...
06:51, 05/18/2019

Golf: Spieth says he is close to top form, but critics not so sure Jordan Spieth will have a third opportunity to complete the career grand slam at the PGA Championship this week, but his form is a far cry from that which saw him ranked third in the world as recently as this time last year....
18:00, 05/13/2019

Catfight erupts among theater critics over ‘Hadestown’ Critics are always sniping at something, but the real fun begins when they start sniping at one another. The members of the New York Drama Critics’ Circle got into a heated exchange last week over “Hadestown,” the Anaïs Mitchell musical that’s doing ...
23:51, 05/09/2019

"Spend A Day In Kedarnath": Uttarakhand Chief Minister To PM's Critics Uttarkhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat Tuesday termed opposition criticism of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Kedarnath visit "extremely unfortunate" and challenged the critics to spend a day......
18:34, 05/21/2019

Critics gush over the spectacle and story of 'Avengers: Endgame' Film critics unleashed overwhelmingly positive reviews on Tuesday of "Avengers: Endgame," the highly anticipated final installment in a decade-long superhero story from Walt Disney Co's Marvel Studios....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Over-the-top Las Vegas steak to satisfy share-plate critics Love it or hate it, share-plate dining is far from over. But dwindling are the days when tapas and small plates monopolized the category and each diner was encouraged to order five to six items....
15:34, 05/17/2019

Critics of new Packers management structure say it could lead to dysfunction Packers enjoyed consistent success when Ron Wolf and Ted Thompson ran team. But now a revamped management setup has has critics predicting dysfunction.        ...
23:51, 05/12/2019

Tech-Savvy Critics Aim to Upgrade the Tampon Dispenser Public-bathroom dispensers of tampons and other feminine-hygiene supplies are way behind in modern features like electronic payments and real-time inventory, and some critics blame the lack of women in tech....
01:17, 05/03/2019

Darkly comic 'Parasite' gets critics buzzing at Cannes "Parasite", a thriller that doubles up as a wickedly funny satire about class struggles, has upped the ante at the Cannes Film Festival, with South Korean director Bong Joon-ho emerging as an strong contender for an award after impressing critics....
21:34, 05/22/2019

Brailsford hits back at critics as Sky becomes Team INEOS Dave Brailsford is accustomed to answering awkward questions and the man who masterminded Britain's rise as a cycling powerhouse was at it again as Team Sky transformed into Team INEOS on Wednesday....
19:00, 05/01/2019

U.S. Housing: Look at This 50% Retracement Buying a house is a major financial decision. We've all been admonished about "location, location, location" -- but, how about timing? Some real estate market indicators can be highly useful. Look at these two charts......
19:34, 05/15/2019

MLB power rankings: Dodgers silencing the critics with blistering start Buoyed by Cody Bellinger's monster opening month , the Dodgers are looking like the team to beat in the National League.        ...
15:00, 04/29/2019

Caster Semenya ruling uses an unscientific definition of who is female, critics say The Wednesday decision has prompted an outcry from human rights groups and medical researchers who call the idea “unscientific” and say it sets a dangerous precedent for using biological measures to justify discrimination....
00:34, 05/03/2019

Malick's tale of conscientious objector divides Cannes critics A World War Two drama by U.S. director Terrence Malick is proving one of the Cannes film festival's most divisive premieres yet, with some critics hailing a cinema master at the top of his game and one calling it "a big swing and a miss"....
03:17, 05/21/2019

Housing Crisis 2.0: Just Around the Block? Everyone remembers that housing prices were crushed during and even after the 2007-2009 financial crisis. Are we headed toward a repeat? Here's what we've been telling subscribers......
14:09, 05/01/2019

AG Barr's critics, who claimed Trump 'obstruction,' would be 'guilty' by own standards: Ari Fleischer As Attorney General William Barr takes pointed criticism from Democrats, those who also claimed President Trump obstructed justice in the Mueller probe "would be guilty themselves" by that metric, Ari Fleischer said Friday....
05:51, 05/18/2019

Tammy Bruce defends Tiger Woods against critics: 'I'm glad that he's not conforming' Fox News contributor Tammy Bruce defended golf legend Tiger Woods Tuesday after critics expressed dismay that he appeared with President Trump to accept the Presidential Medal of Freedom this week....
11:34, 05/08/2019

Cabinet Chief Peña takes aim at critics of Macri gov't communication strategy Marcos Peña described conspiracy theories about his office's operations, including the deployment of trolls on social media to delegitimise opposition voices, as "malefic"....
17:51, 05/13/2019

Jumaane Williams joins chorus of critics after de Blasio announces 2020 run Public Advocate Jumaane Williams ripped Mayor de Blasio’s job performance Thursday — and declared that he was “ready, willing and able” to take over should Hizzoner skip town for his quixotic presidential run. “I ran to be Public Advocate, I didn’t r...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Hong Kong leader presses on with extradition bill undeterred by critics Hong Kong's leader said on Tuesday that her administration was determined to push through an extradition bill that could see individuals sent back to mainland China for trial, despite mounting opposition locally and internationally....
08:34, 05/21/2019

'Staggeringly silly': critics tear apart Jacob Rees-Mogg's new book AN Wilson describes Tory MP’s book about eminent Victorians as ‘morally repellent’Adoring colleagues on the right of the Conservative party hang on Jacob Rees-Mogg’s every word in the House of Commons, considering him one of Brexit’s foremost rhetori...
17:34, 05/19/2019

Does the plastic housing of the Pixel 3a bother you? The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL were Google's first phones to sport wireless charging, a feature sorely missed on their predecessors, but now we are back to square one with the midrange Pixel 3a and 3a XL that are unapologetically plastic and need pluggin...
19:51, 05/17/2019

Critics of Canadian health system discover a potent tool: social media  Nova Scotia's ratio of 257 doctors per 100,000 people is the highest in the country. And yet there were 51,119 people on a waiting list for a family physician in the province as of March 1....
15:00, 05/01/2019

China puts gentler face on Belt and Road, hits back at critics China sought to put a gentler face on its massive plan to recreate the old Silk Road at a summit that ended on Saturday, saying it must do more to explain the program and boost sustainability even as state media hit back at critics....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Alexis Sanchez hits back at critics in Instagram apology to Man United fans Alexis Sanchez has denied accusations of unprofessional behaviour at Manchester United, but has apologised to fans following the club's disappointing season....
21:51, 05/12/2019

Trump views the Supreme Court as an ally, sowing doubt about its independence among his critics The president’s tweet on impeachment exacerbates a dilemma facing Chief Justice John Roberts, who took the unprecedented step of publicly admonishing Trump last year....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Why You Still Need a Workout Notebook Use workout apps long enough, and you’ll realize you can’t trust a single one. Sometimes they go defunct, or you take a break from running and forget your password, or your phone dies and takes your data with it. And even when all goes well, the apps...
03:00, 05/08/2019

Learn to say ‘no’ and ‘yes’ for better sex… and to improve your whole life Conveying our deepest desires, likes and dislikes, to our most intimate partner is essential. Here’s how…“Yes,” I say, surprisingly firmly, to the man I have never met before, whose name I do not even know, who is massaging my back and shoulders. “Ye...
17:17, 05/04/2019

How Microsoft is using AI to improve accessibility Microsoft sees AI as the key that'll unlock new and innovative accessibility technologies. Here's how it's applying it both within and outside of its teams.Read More...
19:17, 05/06/2019

Here are some signs that high-end housing might be headed for trouble The high end real-estate market is under pressure, with an oversupply of high-priced homes and falling sales. Among the hardest hit are homes built on speculation. CNBC's Robert Frank reports on one mansion builder in L.A. who is facing some tou...
14:51, 05/22/2019

Airbnb introduces Donations to help with temporary housing Airbnb announced a new initiative designed to help displaced people find housing solutions. The company launched a new Donations tool that will let Airbnb hosts kick back a portion of their income to organizations designed to help people who are in n...
10:34, 05/02/2019

US construction spending drops 0.9% as housing takes a hit U.S. construction spending dropped in March or the first time in four months, and spending on U.S. home construction fell to the lowest level in more than two years....
18:17, 05/01/2019

Biden defends his climate record after Ocasio-Cortez criticism, tells critics to ‘calm down’ Joe Biden is pushing back against criticism by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez that he’s “middle of the road” when it comes to tackling climate change....
22:17, 05/14/2019

Florida legislators agree to limit felons’ voting rights. Critics call it a new poll tax. The measure would require felons to pay court-ordered financial obligations before they can cast a ballot. Critics said they would label Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) the “Jim Crow” governor if he signs the bill....
05:17, 05/04/2019

Celebrities bite back: why Armie Hammer and Justin Bieber should grow up and ignore their critics The rich and famous have millions of followers online. So when they object to critics not liking their outfit or performance, they’re giving licence to their armies of fans to attackI read in yesterday’s Guardian about models objecting to the critica...
18:00, 05/01/2019

EPA pursues new cost-benefit analysis for regulation that critics fear will undermine climate rules The Environmental Protection Agency is pursuing new rules for regulatory cost-benefit analysis that critics fear could undermine the agency's regulation of climate pollution by saying it costs too much....
01:51, 05/22/2019

Books News: She Pulled Her Debut Book When Critics Found It Racist. Now She Plans to Publish. Amélie Wen Zhao canceled the June publication of her young adult novel, “Blood Heir,” after claims that it had insensitive depictions of slavery. Then she decided the critics were wrong....
21:17, 04/29/2019

Improve Your Favorite Gadgets With This $10 Sugru Kit Sugru is right up there with binder clips and the Raspberry Pi in Lifehacker’s pantheon of must-have gear, and you can pick up their Rebel Tech Kit for an all-time low $10 today. That includes four packs in four different colors, a remover tool, and ...
23:17, 05/08/2019

How to improve DevOps value with containers and microservices DevOps is not simply a set of tools or systems, but rather a methodology requiring stakeholder buy-in for successful execution. DevOps is based on collaboration—using operations, best practices, and organizational culture to streamline and con...
14:34, 05/23/2019

6 ways to improve your email campaigns Want to communicate about a new product to your customer or, want them to opt for your services? An email is not just an excellent way to communicate with your customers, but also a medium of conversion for most companies. If designed well, the email...
06:00, 05/07/2019

Microsoft Word uses AI to improve your writing Microsoft is about to challenge Grammarly (not to mention Google) on its home turf. The company is developing an Ideas feature for Word's online version that uses AI to suggest grammar changes, among other assists. In addition to catching basi...
02:34, 05/07/2019

Bucks, Raptors both looking to improve in Game 2 The Raptors led most of the way Wednesday in the opener of the best-of-seven series, but the better-rested Bucks won 108-100 by outscoring Toronto 32-17 in the fourth quarter -- 10-0 in the final 3:31....
03:34, 05/17/2019

US housing starts regained momentum, rising 5.7% in April Housing starts rose 5.7% in April, picking up momentum after slowing growth over the past few months. Building permits also rose, another good sign.        ...
03:17, 05/17/2019

Goodbye to Gomorrah: the end of Italy's most notorious housing estate Famous as the setting for the hit film and TV series Gomorrah, the towers of Le Vele became synonymous with poverty and organised crime – until residents took charge“When I think of my life in Le Vele, my skin crawls with rage,” says Omero Benfenati....
10:17, 05/17/2019

SF housing crunch sending some residents to live on boats San Francisco’s twin crises of housing and homelessness are reaching a tipping point, forcing some residents to move to makeshift boats and barges, forming floating tent cities, due to a lack of affordable shelter. The city has long suffered from exo...
01:34, 05/18/2019

Lawsuits over who should pay buyer’s agent could upend housing market Some Realtors believe an adverse decision in the cases would produce transformative changes in home-sale transactions nationwide. Brokers say that it could create situations where first-time and other cash-short buyers might not be able to afford to ...
17:17, 05/15/2019

Congresswoman teaches housing secretary Ben Carson his own job - video Democratic congresswoman Katie Porter grills the housing and urban development secretary, Ben Carson, on a series of mortgage-related policy questions that he is unable to answer. In an uncomfortable exchange, Porter asks Carson about 'REOs', a basic...
01:17, 05/22/2019

NY Dems said new housing rule would hurt immigrant families NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic members of Congress from New York are calling on federal housing officials to withdraw plans for a new rule that could kick tens of thousands of immigrants out of subsidized housing. The Congress members said in a letter to...
00:17, 05/11/2019

How fixing the Bay Area housing problem can raise wages across the US Joe Lonsdale, founding partner of 8VC, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the new wave of wealth generated by the IPO book, which is putting pressure on an already tight housing market in Silicon Valley....
14:51, 05/08/2019

Canada Says Money Laundering Is Raising Housing Prices Money laundering pushed house prices up roughly 5% in the Canadian province of British Columbia last year, highlighting the influence of a growing tide of dirty money on one of North America’s hottest real-estate markets and Canada’s economy....
00:34, 05/10/2019

Home price gains keep shrinking, but housing is still overpriced Home prices are less heated this spring, but the largest metropolitan markets are still overpriced. About 40% of the nation's top 50 markets, based on the number of homes, were overvalued in March....
16:51, 05/07/2019

Covington teen vs. Ilhan Omar? NBC ‘Law & Order SVU’ characters too closely resemble real people, critics say Popular NBC police drama “Law & Order: SVU” is facing backlash from critics who say Thursday night's episode included a character wearing a red cap who seemed too similar to real-life Covington, Ky., high school teen Nicholas Sandmann....
12:34, 05/11/2019

Jamie Lynn Spears has a message for Britney’s critics as fans voice concern for pop star Britney Spears' younger sister Jamie Lynn is defending the pop star, whose reported stay in a mental-health facility has concerned fans tweeting #FreeBritney.        ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Critics blast 'P is for Palestine' children's book as anti-Semitic; library postpones author event A public library in New Jersey has postponed a public reading of the alphabet book "P is for Palestine," after some members of the town's Jewish community claimed the book introduces youngsters to violence and anti-Semitism....
18:51, 05/18/2019

NBA notebook: Durant to miss at least one more week Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant is not yet ready to resume on-court work and will be re-evaluated in a week, the team announced Thursday, shortly before hosting Game 2 of the Western Conference finals against the Portland Trail Blazers....
08:17, 05/17/2019

NBA notebook: Popovich in talks about returning Gregg Popovich, the longest-tenured coach in the big four pro sports in the United States, hinted Monday he is in negotiations to return to the San Antonio Spurs for a 24th season....
03:51, 04/30/2019

NFL notebook: Pierre-Paul out at least 5 to 6 months Tampa Bay Buccaneers pass rusher Jason Pierre-Paul will miss five to six months as a best-case scenario due to the broken neck he suffered in a car accident last week, head coach Bruce Arians told reporters on Friday....
05:17, 05/11/2019

NFL notebook: Texans reportedly cut TE Griffin The Houston Texans have released veteran tight end Ryan Griffin, multiple outlets reported Friday, three weeks after he was arrested in Nashville, Tenn., for allegedly punching a hotel window....
14:17, 05/18/2019

New surface treatment could improve refrigeration efficiency Unlike water, liquid refrigerants and other fluids that have a low surface tension tend to spread quickly into a sheet when they come into contact with a surface. But for many industrial processes it would be better if the fluids formed droplets, whi...
21:34, 05/15/2019

Low-fat diet may improve breast cancer survival For the first time, a large experiment suggests that trimming dietary fat and eating more fruits and vegetables may lower a woman's risk of dying of breast cancer. (May 15)        ...
00:17, 05/16/2019

Lens replacement because of cataracts may improve sleep (Reuters Health) - Seniors who get new lenses implanted during cataract surgery may not only see better but also experience better sleep, suggests a new study of how light entering the eye regulates the body's internal clock....
21:00, 05/23/2019

Bud Brewer Plots Asia IPO as Earnings Improve Budweiser brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev confirmed plans for a potential public listing of its Asia arm, as the world’s largest beer company reported better-than-expected first-quarter earnings....
15:17, 05/07/2019

Google's tweaks improve online listings Digital auto retailers are benefitting from changes in Google's search engine algorithms. The changes highlights how digital marketers have to keep pace in a world where the playing field can be adjusted at any time with little warning....
06:17, 05/04/2019

Hormone therapy may improve some symptoms of autism Two studies suggest that suppressing or boosting the hormone vasopressin may help communication skills and social interactions in autistic children and men...
20:34, 05/01/2019

Driverless cars will improve traffic flow by at least 35% News 20 May, 2019 A fleet of autonomous cars working together will be able to improve traffic flow by at least 35 per cent, according to researchers...
22:17, 05/20/2019

How the cloud is evolving to improve enterprise security Microsoft's executive vice president Jason Zander sat down with Dan Patterson to discuss cloud migration and how it benefits security in the enterprise....
20:00, 04/29/2019

AP Exclusive: Synagogue just got money to improve security POWAY, Calif. (AP) — The gunman who attacked a Southern California synagogue last week fired at worshippers near a front entrance that leaders earlier identified as needing improved security. The Poway Chabad Synagogue north of San Diego sought a fed...
17:17, 05/02/2019

Longest-running housing discrimination case outlives judge HAMTRAMCK, Mich. (AP) — A federal judge in Detroit worked until his recent death at age 96. But one case outlived Damon Keith: the longest-running housing discrimination lawsuit in the United States. Hamtramck, a tiny Detroit-area city, must provide ...
17:00, 05/05/2019

You Can Donate Your Airbnb Profits to Help Displaced People Find Housing Airbnb hosts who want to give back can now donate a portion—or all—of their profits to help people affected by disasters, conflict or critical illness....
21:51, 05/02/2019

What’s Driving the Housing Downturn? Interest Rates or Investor Psychology Housing data in 2018 looked ... unhealthy. The "villain" seems obvious -- namely, central bank rate hikes. But now see the charts and evidence that show a different (and far more credible) explanation....
14:09, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazilian ministry preparing changes to low-income housing program The Brazilian government is preparing changes to the country's low-income housing program by July that may reduce subsidies, the Economy Ministry said on Wednesday....
19:51, 05/15/2019

Toyota, Panasonic form joint venture in housing for Japan TOKYO (AP) — Japanese automaker Toyota and electronics maker Panasonic are forming a joint venture combining their housing businesses in Japan. Toyota Motor Corp., which offers housing as well as vehicles in Japan, said the new company will offer hom...
06:51, 05/09/2019

"We don't have enough housing," incoming Freddie Mac CEO at CNBC's Capital Exchange Summit Incoming Freddie Mac CEO sits down with Diana Olick at CNBC's Capital Exchange Summit, alongside Taylor Morrison CEO Sheryl Palmer. While he says there's "no major dip likely in front of us," the bigger issue is "no one can figure out a way...
03:17, 05/17/2019

If tariffs don't stop, they'll impact housing demand: Clayton Homes CEO CNBC's Diana Olick talks with Clayton Homes CEO Kevin Clayton about Warren Buffett's big bet on housing. Clayton Homes is owned by Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway....
23:34, 05/14/2019

Celebrity surgeon went 'all in' on $180 million Bel Air mansion, then came the high-end housing glut The high-end real estate market is suffering, with a glut of overbuilt and overpriced mansions in many of the country's most affluent ZIP codes....
17:17, 05/22/2019

Critic’s Notebook: In Soccer, Power’s Always in Play A new exhibition at the Arab World Institute in Paris explores how the game embodies political and social changes in Africa, the Middle East and beyond....
21:51, 04/28/2019

MLB notebook: Rangers RHP Kelley awaits biopsy Texas Rangers reliever Shawn Kelley had two lumps surgically removed from his vocal cords this week and is awaiting the results of a biopsy, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported Saturday....
04:00, 05/19/2019

NFL notebook: Cardinals plan to start Murray Arizona general manager Steve Keim said he remembers the moment he decided the Cardinals would make former Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray the first pick of the 2019 NFL Draft....
03:51, 04/30/2019

Critic’s Notebook: The Broadway Musical Has a Man Problem From “Kiss Me, Kate” to “Tootsie,” shows old and new are working to reflect today’s gender politics. Women fare better, but what about the mediocre men?...
13:34, 05/02/2019

MLB notebook: Astros lose Springer to injury Houston Astros All-Star outfielder George Springer will miss Monday's game and is day-to-day with lower back stiffness, manager AJ Hinch said after Sunday's 4-3 loss to the Boston Red Sox....
05:51, 05/20/2019

NFL notebook: Kraft ordered to appear at next court date Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots, was ordered to appear in West Palm Beach, Fla., for a hearing on the admissibility of video evidence in his prostitution and solicitation case....
05:51, 05/04/2019

Critic’s Notebook: The Dronepocalypse Is Here — in Documentary Footage, at Least An epidemic of aerial shots has infected nonfiction filmmaking. It can be a tremendous boon for subjects that are hard to access, but overuse is an issue....
17:17, 05/08/2019

MLB notebook: Cubs' Russell respects fan criticism Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell seemed to change his tune Friday, one day after his "that's on them" comment toward fans who booed him after his return from a suspension for violating Major League Baseball's domestic abuse policy....
05:17, 05/11/2019

NFL notebook: Rosen opens up about Cards exit Now that Josh Rosen has made his move for a fresh start with the Miami Dolphins, the 22-year-old quarterback who experienced a disappointing rookie season with the Arizona Cardinals is ready to start talking. Well, more like trash talking....
09:17, 05/15/2019

NBA notebook: Durant doubtful for Finals opener The Golden State Warriors announced Thursday it is unlikely forward Kevin Durant will be ready for the start of the NBA Finals, but they are hopeful he can return during the series....
06:17, 05/24/2019

NBA notebook: Magic accuses Lakers GM of backstabbing The Los Angeles Lakers on Monday introduced new head coach Frank Vogel at a news conference. However, their old president made all the headlines with accusations of backstabbing by his former subordinate....
05:17, 05/21/2019

Reporter’s Notebook: Who Gets a ‘Game of Thrones’ Tattoo? Last week, a British TV streaming service offered free tattoos related to the series. The reasons people took part in the publicity stunt reveal the power of the show’s appeal....
18:34, 04/28/2019

MLB notebook: Stanton (calf) shut down for 7-10 days New York Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton, who was scratched from the lineup of a scheduled rehab game Tuesday due to a strained left calf, will be shut down for a week to 10 days, manager Aaron Boone said Wednesday....
07:00, 05/23/2019

MLB notebook: Dodgers LHP Urias on administrative leave Major League Baseball placed Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias on administrative leave Tuesday after he was arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor domestic battery on Monday night....
09:17, 05/15/2019

MLB notebook: Extent of Tatis' injury unknown San Diego Padres rookie shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. departed Sunday's game against the Washington Nationals with a hamstring injury that occurred when he awkwardly did the splits....
04:17, 04/29/2019

MLB notebook: Some Red Sox skip White House visit While manager Alex Cora, a native of Puerto Rico, and about a dozen players of color skipped a visit honoring the world champion Boston Red Sox at the White House on Thursday, President Donald Trump avoided discussing the controversy....
08:00, 05/10/2019

MLB notebook: Kluber hopes to return in 2019 Cleveland Indians ace right-hander Corey Kluber is hopeful he'll be able to return from a fractured right forearm at some point during the 2019 season....
16:17, 05/08/2019

NBA notebook: Durant reportedly 'not close' to return Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant is "not close" to recovering from his right calf strain, ESPN's Ramona Shelburne reported Thursday afternoon....
03:34, 05/17/2019

MLB notebook: Mets place reliever Familia on IL Bothered by a sore right shoulder and some rough outings recently, New York Mets reliever Jeurys Familia was placed on the 10-day injury list Wednesday....
10:17, 05/02/2019

NBA notebook: Warriors' Durant done for Rockets series Kevin Durant is done for the rest of the Western Conference semifinals, and head coach Steve Kerr said the Golden State Warriors must grasp the task ahead: Replace the best player in the NBA....
08:00, 05/10/2019

Senators reintroduce bill to improve AI adoption in government US senators aren't giving up on their dream of promoting AI use in government. A bipartisan group including Cory Gardner, Kamala Harris, Rob Portman and Brian Schatz has reintroduced the AI in Government Act in a bid to foster the adoption of A...
02:17, 05/09/2019

Update coming to improve a disappointing feature on the OnePlus 7 Pro After several OnePlus 7 Pro owners complained that the camera on the OnePlus 7 Pro "sucks" (to quote one user) on the company's forum (and no, it's nothing like the forum you're thinking of), a OnePlus staff member wrote a lengthy post addressing the...
08:17, 05/23/2019

A four-day work week could improve our health and cut carbon emissions Campaigners want us to reduce our working hours to boost mental health, increase productivity and lower carbon emissions, but is it really that simple?...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Met Opera ticket sales improve slightly off 2015-16 low NEW YORK (AP) — The Metropolitan Opera’s percentage of box office revenue rose slightly this season, giving general manager Peter Gelb hope the company’s finances have rebounded. Gelb said the season that ended Saturday saw 69 percent of ...
00:51, 05/14/2019

Better, faster, stronger: daft to think Man City won’t improve, says Guardiola • Manager warns rivals: ‘Next season we will be stronger’• Spaniard says he will not need to give a team-talk at BrightonPep Guardiola has delivered a stark warning to the rest of the Premier League by declaring he is certain Manchester City will be ...
10:17, 05/12/2019

Android Q will standardize OS navigation in bid to improve overall user experience With Google’s introduction of an iPhone X-style navigation system in Android Pie a year ago, the new interface has usurped the classic three-button system with a more gesture-based approach – although so far, it's only available on...
05:34, 05/10/2019

Harry Redknapp: ‘What would improve my life? The body of a 20-year-old’ The former football manager on cheating death, the old East End, and embarrassment in the jungleBorn in London, Redknapp, 72, became a professional footballer for West Ham in 1966. He went on to become a manager, guiding Portsmouth to their FA Cup fi...
13:51, 05/04/2019

New Legislation Would Help National Committees Improve Candidates' Cybersecurity In advance of the 2020 elections, a new federal law proposed on Tuesday seeks to remove impediments faced by national political committees when seeking to help shore up the cybersecurity of their state-level counterparts.Read more......
23:34, 05/21/2019

IBD: Blood test could help predict severity, improve treatment Predicting the severity of an individual case of IBD may help guide treatment. A new study outlines a blood-based test that can predict IBD's course....
12:34, 05/10/2019

Coming wave of millennial homebuyers is a major opportunity for US housing market Nearly 45 million Americans will reach the general age of first-time homebuyers in the next 10 years, 3.1 million more than in the 10 years prior, according to a recent analysis by Zillow....
19:34, 05/16/2019

San Francisco bracing for IPO tech boom that could make housing prices more expensive The city by the bay is bracing for a brand new tech boom triggered by a rebound of initial public offerings, partly driven by the rising stock market and rebound in the U.S. economy....
22:51, 05/03/2019

WRAPUP 2-U.S. housing starts beat expectations; supply constraints remain U.S. housing starts increased more than expected in April and activity in the prior month was stronger than initially thought, suggesting declining mortgage rates were providing some support to the struggling housing market....
19:34, 05/16/2019

U.S. Senate committee proposes $301 million for military housing reform plan The Senate Armed Services Committee has proposed $301 million in new funding to enhance housing safety and oversight on U.S. military bases, following Reuters reports documenting squalid conditions in privately run military homes, senior committee st...
01:00, 05/24/2019

U.S. military families more negative about housing than landlords claim, survey shows U.S. military families are expressing far deeper dissatisfaction with their housing conditions than their private landlords claim, according to a granular survey of tenants at more than 100 bases across the country that was recently presented to Cong...
12:51, 05/22/2019

Crisil Downgrades Rs 850-Crore Dewan Housing Finance Commercial Papers DHFL, as a strategic decision, did not resort to securitisation of readily available housing loans to prop up the liquidity levels, Crisil said. It also said DHFL's liquidity levels are expected to......
21:51, 05/13/2019

Coney Island affordable housing bosses got $870K in bribes: authorities Three Brooklyn women at the head of a Coney Island affordable-housing development pocketed more than $870,000 in bribes to help fast-track prospective tenants into in-demand apartments, authorities alleged Tuesday. The trio blew the cash on fur coats...
21:00, 05/21/2019

NBA notebook: Durant to miss Game 1 of conference finals Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant will miss Game 1 of the Western Conference finals against the visiting Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday due to a right calf strain, ESPN said Monday....
07:00, 05/14/2019

NFL notebook: Seahawks officially cut ties with Baldwin, Chancellor The Seattle Seahawks officially severed ties with two longtime standouts who are expected to retire due to health concerns, waiving wideout Doug Baldwin and safety Kam Chancellor with failed physical designations....
04:51, 05/10/2019

NFL notebook: McVay opens up on Super Bowl loss Los Angeles Rams coach Sean McVay experienced paralysis by analysis in the days before his team lost to the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LIII on Feb. 3....
02:34, 05/09/2019

NFL notebook: Lynch eyes possible return after Crowell injury Oakland Raiders running back Isaiah Crowell suffered a torn Achilles tendon on Tuesday and is out for the season, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported on Wednesday....
10:17, 05/02/2019

NFL draft notebook: QBs Finley, Stidham taken in fourth round Quarterbacks took center stage Saturday on the third and final day of the 2019 NFL Draft, with three teams focusing on prospects that one day perhaps could replace franchise quarterbacks and three others looking for some insurance....
18:17, 04/28/2019

NBA notebook: Warriors, Blazers both enter Game 4 banged up Though the Golden State Warriors have won all three games of the Western Conference finals thus far against Portland, the series is taking its toll on both teams....
05:51, 05/20/2019

NASCAR notebook: Reddick happy to be in top echelon of Xfinity DOVER, Del. -- Even though Tyler Reddick won the NASCAR Xfinity Series Championship on the strength of his final-race performance at Homestead-Miami Speedway last year, he concedes that Christopher Bell, driving the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota, wa...
04:51, 05/04/2019

NBA notebook: Warriors’ Cousins plans playoff return Injured Golden State Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins doesn't want to be counted out of the playoffs. If the Warriors can keep playing this postseason while eyeing another NBA title, so will he, despite having suffered a partially torn quadriceps mus...
05:34, 05/07/2019

NFL notebook: Pro Football Hall of Famer Marchetti dies Former Baltimore Colts defensive end and Pro Football Hall of Famer Gino Marchetti died Monday night. Conflicting media reports listed his age as 92 or 93....
06:17, 05/01/2019

MLB notebook: Tommy John surgery for White Sox's Rodon Chicago White Sox left-hander Carlos Rodon will undergo Tommy John surgery on Wednesday with the procedure likely sidelining him through the first half of the 2020 season....
07:00, 05/14/2019

MLB notebook: Gausman faces suspension for Urena throw Atlanta Braves right-hander Kevin Gausman received a five-game suspension Monday for intentionally throwing a pitch at Marlins right-hander Jose Urena on Friday night in Miami....
05:34, 05/07/2019

MLB notebook: Wacha, Freeland activated, start Monday The St. Louis Cardinals activated right-hander Michael Wacha from the 10-day injured list Monday in time for him to start against the Washington Nationals....
03:00, 04/30/2019

MLB notebook: Reds release three-time All-Star Kemp The Cincinnati Reds on Saturday released 34-year-old outfielder Matt Kemp, who had been a disappointment since being acquired in an offseason deal from the Los Angeles Dodgers....
03:00, 05/05/2019

NFL notebook: Cowboys, Prescott making progress on deal Negotiations between the Dallas Cowboys and Dak Prescott on a contract that would make the quarterback the highest-paid player in team history are progressing, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported Tuesday....
16:17, 05/08/2019

Critic’s Notebook: Two Major Met Opera Arrivals, Just 15 Hours Apart Rosa Feola made her debut as Gilda in “Rigoletto” on Friday. The next morning, Andreas Schager brought his Siegfried to the Met in “Götterdämmerung.”...
02:00, 04/29/2019

NFL notebook: Cardinals CB Peterson banned 6 games (PEDs) Eight-time Pro Bowl cornerback Patrick Peterson of the Arizona Cardinals has been suspended for the first six games of 2019 for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing drug policy....
03:34, 05/17/2019

Google's new tool will help European retailers improve their online experience Google has launched a new tool called Grow My Store to help European retailers improve their online experience as consumers have grown more demanding about the information and service they expect online.Retailers across Europe are struggling to meet ...
09:17, 05/15/2019

Comcast's Sky adopts CFlight tool to improve data for advertisers Comcast Corp unit Sky said on Wednesday it has adopted a new tool to improve audience data for its advertisers, as Comcast looks to expand its reach following its $40 billion acquisition of the UK pay-TV provider....
14:00, 05/01/2019

Task force created to improve school safety efforts PHOENIX – A new task force has been created to help make Arizona schools safer from gun violence. On Monday, May 13th, the Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction, Kathy Hoffman, alongside representatives of March for Our Lives Arizona, an...
13:17, 05/14/2019

Google opens German center to improve data privacy LONDON (AP) — Google says it’s opening a privacy focused engineering center in Munich, Germany, in its latest move to beef up its data protection credentials. CEO Sundar Pichai said Tuesday that the Silicon Valley tech giant is expanding its op...
14:00, 05/14/2019

Pompeo aiming to improve Russia relations during Sochi meeting Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday in the sunny Black Sea resort of Sochi that they were prepared to improve relations and find areas of mutual cooperation. Lavrov told the top US diplomat – who als...
17:51, 05/14/2019

Quantum measurement could improve gravitational wave detection sensitivity Minutes before dawn on Sept. 14, 2015, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) became the first-ever instrument on Earth to directly detect a gravitational wave. This work, led by the LIGO Scientific Collaboration with prominen...
19:00, 05/01/2019

Google’s new travel portal will improve the way you plan your trips online Slowly but surely, Google has become a one-stop shop for everything travel related. Few sites (if any) offer a cleaner and easier approach to booking travel arrangements than Google, and now, a new travel portal for the web has made the process even ...
01:17, 05/16/2019

Germany aims to use strict law to improve work conditions in Africa Unfair wages, exploitation or child labor. When German companies do business with African countries, human rights sometimes fall by the wayside. Berlin wants to change that....
21:17, 05/10/2019

MainStreaming raises $6 million to improve online game broadcasts MainStreaming raised $6 million in funding to broadcast online games and other programming in the U.S. and Europe, as well as expand into cloud gaming.Read More...
07:17, 05/16/2019

Middle East: The Gulf's banks improve their Asia focus Asia’s importance in global trade, helped by China’s ideas, innovation and growth and allied to the Middle East’s drive to improve living standards and diversify should profit every regional bank....
19:34, 04/28/2019

Fitness tips: Netball drills to improve hand-eye coordination Test yourself with these different passes, says the England Netball coach• Fit in my 40s: New to netball? Learn your positions firstJuggle the ball Hold a ball between your hands in front of your face, shoulder-width apart. Use your fingertips to tra...
15:00, 05/11/2019

U.S. airlines improve customer scores over past year -- slightly U.S. airlines have shown a slight improvement over the past year when it comes to passenger satisfaction, the annual American Customer Satisfaction Index said Tuesday....
19:51, 04/30/2019

Android Q is going to be smart! Using brains instead of brawn to improve gaming performance The first Android Q beta has only recently been released and the full extent of the new features it would bring is far from being available to the users just yet. However, inquisitive developers have been digging hard through the code, uncovering wha...
18:00, 05/13/2019

San Francisco Mayor London Breed answers rising homelessness with new housing efforts The city of San Francisco has announced a new initiative to fight homelessness after a new report showed the population of those living without permanent shelter has increased by nearly 20 percent in the last two years....
02:00, 05/18/2019

Senator Warren offers military housing bill to boost inspections, transparency Senator Elizabeth Warren and other Democratic lawmakers on Friday proposed a bill that offers new protections for U.S. military families facing unsafe housing, following a series of Reuters reports revealing squalid conditions in privately managed ba...
21:17, 04/28/2019

Housing secretary Ben Carson confuses real estate term ‘REO’ with Oreo cookies That’s the way the cookie crumbles for Ben Carson. The HUD secretary is making light of his embarrassing gaffe during a congressional hearing, where he got the stuffing knocked out of him for confusing a real estate abbreviation with an Oreo cookie. ...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Democrats attack Ben Carson for stripping illegal immigrants of federal housing assistance Tuesday’s congressional hearing for Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson featured lots of angry Democrats saying nasty things about him and his department’s plan to deny public assistance to illegal immigrants....
20:34, 05/23/2019

Housing Secretary Ben Carson Was Asked About ‘REOs’. He Noted That He Doesn’t Really Mess With Oreos Like That Me and my friends have this game where we argue about which famous people should’ve died but who lived long enough just to fuck up their legacy. It’s a brutal game in which we basically argue that big-boned Luther Vandross should’ve died right around...
23:34, 05/21/2019

Critic’s Notebook: Tribeca Film Festival: 9 Filmmakers Who Should Be on Your Radar Their films may be flawed, but they reflect talent behind the camera. This is your chance to say you saw these directors when they were just starting out....
19:00, 04/28/2019

NFL notebook: Chiefs' Hill denies accusations in attorney's letter The attorney for Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill sent the NFL a four-page letter Thursday, a detailed denial of child abuse allegations made against his client....
04:00, 05/03/2019

Critic’s Notebook: Cannes Film Festival: It’s Apocalypse Now, Thanks to Jim Jarmusch The start of this year’s festival has all the customary stars and glamour as well as flesh-eating American zombies and a Brazilian fight to the death....
20:51, 05/16/2019

NFL notebook: Seahawks LB Wagner prepared for Seattle swan song Bobby Wagner expects 2019 to be his final season with the Seattle Seahawks. The four-time All-Pro wants to retire as a Seahawk, he said, but grasps the reality that comes with paying your quarterback more than $35 million per season....
05:34, 05/07/2019

NASCAR notebook: Chevrolets gang up to foil Logano’s chances TALLADEGA, Ala. -- Joey Logano had the lead in Sunday's GEICO 500 for the final restart on Lap 185 of 188, but the front of the field proved a tough place to be, given what was happening behind him....
04:17, 04/29/2019

OTAs notebook: Jags' Ramsey absent, but Ngakoue shows Cornerback Jalen Ramsey remains absent from Jacksonville Jaguars offseason workouts, but defensive end Yannick Ngakoue was present on Tuesday after missing workouts earlier this spring....
05:51, 05/22/2019

NFL notebook: Gase calls Bell trade talk 'ridiculous' New York Jets coach Adam Gase on Thursday dismissed speculation that All-Pro running back Le'Veon Bell was on the trading block, calling it "ridiculous."...
06:17, 05/24/2019

NFL notebook: Judge suppresses video in Kraft's solicitation case A judge on Monday granted Robert Kraft's motion to suppress video evidence, delivering the New England Patriots owner a huge victory -- and potentially derailing the prosecution's case -- as he combats charges of soliciting a prostitute at a Jupiter,...
07:00, 05/14/2019

Critic’s Notebook: From Clay Tablets to Smartphones: 5,000 Years of Writing The act of writing always seems to be under threat from technology, yet it manages to adapt and survive. An exhibition at the British Library shows how....
18:00, 05/02/2019

Apple tipped to improve reception on the 2019 iPhones and iPad Pros A switch in antenna technology might not be as exciting as a triple-lens rear camera, but it might help improve call quality and data transfer speeds – and it's one change rumored to be heading to the 2019 iPhones and iPad Pros.The revela...
10:51, 05/06/2019

Australian ruling party's chances improve in vote-swap deal An Australian billionaire businessman has announced his minor party has struck a vote-swap deal with the ruling party that improves the government's chances of being re-elected in a general election on May 18. Clive Palmer announced the deal with Pri...
11:34, 04/29/2019

Study: Youth cholesterol levels improve since 1999, but half still not ideal Half of children and teens in the United States have unhealthy cholesterol levels, and one quarter have clinically high levels, but researchers say this still marks an improvement in the last two decades....
17:51, 05/22/2019

Rattled by Cyberattacks, Hospitals Push Device Makers to Improve Security U.S. hospitals are pressing medical-device makers to improve cyber defenses of their internet-connected infusion pumps, biopsy imaging tables and other health-care products as reports of attacks rise....
16:00, 05/12/2019

Neil Young book chronicles fight to improve digital music Music legend Neil Young has spent several years trying (and failing) to push high-resolution music to the masses. A new book by Young tells the story of how the Canadian songwriter set out to develop Pono, his $400 portable digital music player that....
08:17, 05/07/2019

What housing slump? Amazon HQ2 juices spring home buying season in northern Virginia Amazon's HQ2 drives home sales, prices higher in Va. While investors swoop in, some sellers are waiting, pushing up prices further for spring season.        ...
00:51, 05/14/2019

Evening Standard New Homes Awards 2019: the winning new-build housing developments revealed The Evening Standard New Homes Awards champion excellence across the housing spectrum from first-time buyer flats to innovative family homes, factory lofts and grand mansions....
12:34, 05/22/2019

NASCAR notebook: Kyle Busch in tough position to extend top-10 streak TALLADEGA, Ala. -- If Kyle Busch is to extend his streak of top-10 finishes in Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races, he'll have to do so from the 22nd starting position in Sunday's GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway (2 p.m. ET on FOX, MRN and Sir...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Critic’s Notebook: Bikini Kill, Then and Now: A Front-Row View of a Punk Revolution Twenty-seven years have passed between a critic’s first Bikini Kill show and the band’s return. The songs, and the politics, are still vital and loud....
22:51, 05/03/2019

Reporter's Notebook: North Korea's UN ambassador silent about Otto Warmbier When we saw Kim Jong Un's ambassador to the United Nations, Kim Song, leaving the U.N. Secretariat building, I thought that his sudden appearance presented an opportunity for Fox News to ask the questions his government has long not seen fit not to a...
05:34, 05/09/2019

State Awarded $9 Million Grant To Improve Mental Health Services In Schools FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) – The Kentucky Department of Education and the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services have announced a $9 million federal grant to increase awareness of mental health issues among Kentucky students across the st...
18:17, 05/09/2019

Google AI researchers use mannequin challenge YouTube videos to improve depth prediction Google AI researchers used 2,000 mannequin challenge videos from YouTube to train AI that predicts depth in videos with people and objects in motion.Read More...
22:00, 05/23/2019

Revised guidelines improve survival rates for traumatic brain injury patients People suffering severe traumatic brain injury may have a better chance of surviving under revised guidelines for emergency medical responders, new findings show....
04:00, 05/09/2019

Myanmar and UN agriculture agency agree framework to improve nutrition and food security The Myanmar Government and the UN’s agriculture agency signed on Tuesday a multi-year agreement that will create conditions to help improve nutrition and food security in the south-east Asian country, while safeguarding and sustainably managing the u...
19:51, 04/28/2019

U.S. bargaining power won't improve if China trade war intensifies: Global Times editorial China's nationalist Global Times tabloid said in an editorial on Sunday that the United States would not have more bargaining chips at the negotiation table with China once the trade war intensifies....
02:34, 05/12/2019

Reporter’s Notebook: Mel Gibson’s ‘Rothchild’ Movie? There Are More Bizarre Films for Sale at Cannes The Cannes Film Festival is also a marketplace where merchants flaunt movies that haven’t been made yet, in the hope of drawing media attention and buyers....
03:51, 05/18/2019

Critic’s Notebook: ‘The Phantom Menace’ Wasn’t Great, but Its Force Still Runs Strong Jar Jar Binks. Stiff dialogue. Twenty years ago, the first new “Star Wars” movie since 1983 was a disappointing blockbuster that changed the future of movies....
17:00, 05/17/2019

Canada should improve protections for temporary residents amid visa application surge: advocates Federal officials say the surge is due in part to an increase in international tourism in Canada — something the federal government has been trying hard to achieve....
02:51, 05/24/2019

Weight loss surgery in teen years may improve diabetes, blood pressure outcomes After having weight loss surgery, a group of teens with obesity lost 26 percent of the body weight -- while the adults with obesity lost 29 percent of their weight...
00:00, 05/17/2019

R Kelly returns to Chicago court After R Kelly appeared in court for a hearing Tuesday, his attorney told reporters he's still waiting for prosecutors to hand over videotape of what another attorney, Michael Avenatti, says shows the singer having sex with an underage girl. (May...
01:17, 05/08/2019

Paul Gustard insists he must improve after Harlequins narrowly miss out on Premiership semi-final berth Paul Gustard says Harlequins will not settle for fifth place in the Premiership next term after their season ended in agonising fashion at the Ricoh Arena on Saturday....
14:51, 05/20/2019

Google Celebrates Lucy Wills, Who Found a Simple Solution to Improve the Health of Pregnant Women Everywhere The pioneering English hematologist Lucy Wills, whose research into women’s health during pregnancy changed the lives of millions around the globe, was celebrated in Friday’s Google Doodle. Wills conducted research into prenatal macrocyti...
14:51, 05/10/2019

Elephant & Castle regeneration plan: High Court set to rule on social housing quota following crowdfunded legal challenge Campaigners are challenging the number of low-cost homes included in the £1 billion regeneration plan for Elephant & Castle's shopping centre, which has already been approved by Southwark council....
09:51, 05/22/2019

Chicago man acquitted in slaying of dismembered 2-year-old A Chicago jury acquitted a man of murder in the 2015 slaying of a toddler whose dismembered body parts were later found floating in the Garfield Park Lagoon....
09:00, 05/24/2019

Three Wildcats Set to Attend NBA Draft Combine in Chicago Photo by Brendon D. Miller – Bluegrass Sports Nation CHICAGO – With the 2019 NBA Draft shaping up to be another big night for the Kentucky men’s basketball team, it came as little surprise Wednesday when the Wildcats led the way with expected a...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Chicago 'car bomber' sentence to be handed down Monday Nearly 7 years after pressing the detonator on what he thought was a 1,000-pound car bomb outside a Chicago bar that would level the block and kill hundreds of people, Adel Daoud will learn his fate when he is sentenced in federal court Monday aftern...
19:51, 05/06/2019

Sentencing in Chicago terrorism case enters 3rd day A multiday sentencing hearing is wrapping up for a suburban Chicago man convicted of terrorism for trying to detonate what he thought was a powerful bomb next to a crowded bar....
07:17, 05/01/2019

Chicago, make a commitment to Always Be My Maybe early and for free Sure, technically you could wait two days and see the Ali Wong/Randall Park rom-com Always Be My Maybe at home on your couch on Netflix. But we’re giving away passes to an advance VIP screening of the film on Wednesday, May 29 at 7:00 PM at the Davis...
03:17, 05/23/2019

Zinedine Zidane insists Barcelona's Champions League humiliation does not improve trophyless Real Madrid season Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane says Barcelona's collapse against Liverpool does not make Los Blancos' season any better and has defended the work of his under-fire counterpart Ernesto Valverde....
21:17, 05/11/2019

Chicago-area man charged in mother's beating death A suburban Chicago man charged in the beating death of his mother mistook the woman for an intruder when he repeatedly hit her with a baseball bat, an attorney said....
00:00, 05/15/2019

Lori Lightfoot, on Day 1 as Mayor, Is Taking Aim at the Classic Chicago Way Ms. Lightfoot, who ran as an outsider, is making it her first order of business to end an unwritten rule that gives aldermen unfettered power of zoning and permitting....
17:00, 05/20/2019

Pregnant Chicago woman slain, baby cut from womb The family of a pregnant Chicago woman who was killed and had her baby cut from the womb says losing a child "is one of the biggest pains you can ever go through." (May 16)        ...
03:51, 05/17/2019

Rhinoceros at Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo gives birth to calf CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo says an eastern black rhinoceros named Kapuki has given birth to a calf. The zoo says Kapuki was pregnant for 15 months before the calf was born Sunday night. Zoo staff members monitored her labor and a...
21:34, 05/21/2019

Chicago's new mayor vows to stop gun violence After taking the oath of office, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she has "no higher calling" than restoring safety and peace in the city's neighborhoods. (May 20)        ...
00:51, 05/21/2019

The Latest: New Chicago mayor promises government reform CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the inauguration of Lori Lightfoot as Chicago mayor (all times local): 1 p.m. Lori Lightfoot says one of her first actions as Chicago mayor will be to sign an executive order limiting the powers aldermen have in their war...
20:17, 05/20/2019

Ex-Bears kicker warns Gould of Chicago return It might seem like it would be a perfect reunion, but former Bears kicker Kevin Butler said Robbie Gould needs to be "careful what you wish for" when it comes to his wanting to return to Chicago via trade....
15:17, 05/02/2019

Why Chicago Fire plan to pay $60m to move back to an NFL stadium Twenty years on from the opening of the first soccer-specific stadium, should the Fire’s possible move back to an NFL venue prompt MLS to face some home truths?It was the alliterative mantra designed to put Major League Soccer on the road to prosperi...
12:34, 05/17/2019

Jussie Smollett won't attend Chicago court hearing Jussie Smollett won't attend a court hearing on whether a special prosecutor will be appointed to investigate prosecutors' dismissal of charges against him....
14:51, 05/02/2019

Rahm Emanuel, Chicago’s Departing Mayor, in His Own Words In an interview, Mr. Emanuel reflected on the travails of running the nation’s third-largest city, what he got right and wrong, and why he is passing the baton....
00:00, 05/20/2019

Chicago Fire in talks to end lease at suburban stadium BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Fire have reached a memorandum of understanding with the owner of the MLS team’s stadium that will end the team’s lease. General Manager Nelson Rodriguez refused to give details of the tentative agreeme...
02:34, 05/09/2019

Illinois Republicans consider push to separate Chicago from state Illinois Republicans unhappy at the influence the Democrat-controlled city of Chicago holds over the state are looking at trying to blow the Windy City out of the state altogether....
01:00, 05/19/2019

Pregnant Chicago woman slain, baby cut from her womb A body found behind a home on Chicago's Southwest Side has been identified by the Cook County medical examiner's office Wednesday as that of a 19-year-old pregnant woman who disappeared last month....
17:51, 05/16/2019

Judge to announce sentence in Chicago terrorism case CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge will announce her sentence for a 25-year-old who was arrested in a 2012 FBI terrorism string after trying to ignite what he thought was a real car bomb outside a Chicago bar. The judge’s sentence Monday for Adel D...
05:51, 05/06/2019

Man sentenced to 16 years in prison for plot to blow up Chicago bar An Illinois man was sentenced on Monday to 16 years in prison for attempting to set off what he thought was a car bomb outside a downtown Chicago bar in 2012, a federal prosecutor said....
04:34, 05/07/2019

Three dead, one still missing, after Chicago-area plant blast Searchers have found the body of a third worker killed after a massive explosion and fire at a Chicago-area silicone plant, a fire official said on Sunday....
05:34, 05/06/2019

Funeral set for Chicago woman strangled, baby cut from womb STICKNEY, Ill. (AP) — The visitation, funeral and burial will take place this week for a Chicago woman who was strangled and her baby cut from her womb . According to Mount Auburn Funeral Home in the Chicago suburb of Stickney, Marlen Ochoa-Lopez wil...
19:34, 05/19/2019

Chicago woman killed, baby cut from womb in ‘unspeakable act of violence’ he newborn was in grave condition and not expected to survive, and three people were taken into custody, with charges including murder expected to be filed Thursday afternoon, a police spokesman said....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Body of woman, 19, who was 9 months pregnant is found in Chicago, authorities say A body found on Chicago's Southwest Side has been identified as that a 19-year-old woman who was nine months pregnant when she vanished three weeks ago, according to reports....
07:17, 05/16/2019

Newborn baby boy found atop a trash can in a Chicago alley CHICAGO (AP) — A newborn baby boy is hospitalized in critical condition after being found atop a trash can on Chicago’s Northwest Side. Fire Department Deputy Chief Curtis Hudson says a passer-by discovered the boy and brought the baby to a nea...
08:17, 05/08/2019

YouTube star to be sentenced in Chicago in child porn case A star YouTube singer with a large teenage following is scheduled to be sentenced in Chicago federal court for coercing six girls to send him sexually explicit videos...
14:34, 05/03/2019

Three arrested in murder of Chicago woman, 19, who was 9 months pregnant, cops say Three people have been arrested and charged in connection with the death of a pregnant Chicago woman who was strangled before her baby was cut from her womb, authorities announced Thursday....
05:34, 05/17/2019

Four red wolf pups, hunted to the point of extinction, born at Chicago zoo CHICAGO — Four pups of a critically endangered species of wolf have been born at Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago. The zoo says in a news release that the two male and two female red wolf pups were born April 13 — the first new litter of red wolf pups at ...
23:51, 05/02/2019

GM's Maven, citing strategy shift, pulls out of Chicago, New York Maven, the mobility brand operated by GM, said its car-sharing service will remain in operation in Detroit and Los Angeles while it discontinues operations in other major U.S. cities....
03:00, 05/21/2019

Chicago baby ripped from slain mom’s womb fighting for his life A baby boy is fighting for his life after he was ripped from his slain, nine-months-pregnant mother’s womb in Chicago. The newborn, whose family says was named Yadiel Lopez, remains in critical condition at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn,...
06:34, 05/17/2019

Chicago, earn extra credit by seeing Booksmart early and for free Listen, no one is going to be mad at you if you wait to see Booksmart until it hits theaters on May 24. But if you were the kind of honor student who got an illicit little tingle every time you heard the words “extra credit” back in your high school ...
01:00, 05/16/2019

How Fosse pushed shining star Verdon to the side in ‘Chicago’ Fosse/Verdon | Tuesday, 10 p.m., FX The remaining episodes of “Fosse/Verdon” focus on the backstage drama while the show “Chicago” was in rehearsal. While Gwen Verdon (Michelle Williams) cherished the property as a vehicle for herself and chose her e...
02:00, 05/18/2019

3 charged after newborn left atop trash can in Chicago alley CHICAGO (AP) — The teenage parents of a newborn left atop a trash can in Chicago are facing attempted murder charges, and a grandmother of the child is accused of lying to police about finding the baby. Chicago police say the 16-year-old mother and 1...
13:00, 05/10/2019

Chicago will sue actor Jussie Smollett after he refuses to pay for police overtime Chicago will sue actor Jussie Smollett for the costs of police overtime spent investigating his claims that he was the victim of a hate crime, which prosecutors say were false, a city official said on Thursday....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Incoming Chicago mayor has path to historic police reforms CHICAGO (AP) — Lori Lightfoot is coming into the Chicago mayor’s office pledging to overhaul the city’s police force. She isn’t the first incoming mayor to make such a promise, but she may be the one with the best chance of actually...
06:34, 05/20/2019

Ex-Chicago sergeant faces felony counts in gay club fight CHICAGO (AP) — A former Chicago police sergeant has been charged in an attack at a gay club last year that left two men seriously injured. Chicago police said Tuesday that 45-year-old Eric J. Elkins faces two felony aggravated battery counts in the S...
16:17, 05/07/2019

Rolling Stones North American tour to start in Chicago NEW YORK (AP) — The Rolling Stones are ready to get back on the road after postponing their North American tour because Mick Jagger needed medical treatment . The rockers announced Thursday the No Filter tour will kick off in Chicago with two shows o...
16:00, 05/16/2019

On day one, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot vows to fight gun violence Lori Lightfoot was sworn in Monday as Chicago's first black female and openly gay mayor, with a promise to end the "broken and corrupt political machine" that has ruled the city....
01:00, 05/21/2019

Body found confirmed to be missing pregnant Chicago woman A body found behind a home on Chicago's Southwest Side has been identified by the Cook County medical examiner's office Wednesday as that of a 19-year-old pregnant woman who disappeared last month....
07:17, 05/16/2019

Ex-Lyft driver accused of assaulting Chicago-area passenger ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a former Lyft ride-hailing driver is accused of twice sexually assaulting a female passenger in suburban Chicago. The Chicago Tribune reports 34-year-old Alexander Sowa of Wheeling is due i...
20:34, 05/07/2019

Where's Zion Williamson? Not in Chicago for NBA draft combine workouts He's the top name on the list of combine attendees, but ex-Duke star Zion Williamson won’t be participating.        ...
03:34, 05/17/2019

'I went the extra $5,000': Despite a cooling housing market, buyers bust their budgets U.S. homebuyers are topping their spending limits because prices are still climbing and inventory remains relatively low.        ...
09:51, 05/22/2019

Chicago-area hospital's role in baby-cutting case questioned A local sheriff's office wants to know if a suburban Chicago hospital violated state law by not immediately reporting that a woman who claimed to be the mother of a newborn had not given birth....
05:00, 05/21/2019

Chicago Cubs investigating fan who appeared to flash white power sign on air The franchise apologized after a fan used what appeared to be a white power hand sign behind Doug Glanville, a black former player working as a sideline reporter....
20:17, 05/08/2019

Weather: Old Man Winter holds on for another snow storm for 16 million in Chicago, Midwest A late-April snowstorm is forecast to dump up to 10 inches of snow across a 1,200-mile swath of the Midwest and Great Lakes states, including Chicago.        ...
21:34, 04/28/2019

Lori Lightfoot sworn in as Chicago’s first black, female, openly gay mayor Lightfoot, made history in April when she defeated a longtime political insider to become the first black woman and openly gay person elected to lead Chicago....
03:51, 05/21/2019

Chicago Cubs ban the fan who flashed a racist gesture behind reporter Doug Glanville The Chicago Cubs didn't wait long to take action against the fan who flashed a racist gesture behind NBC Sports Chicago reporter Doug Glanville.        ...
10:34, 05/09/2019

Farah ends return to track speculation by opting for Chicago Marathon Runner favouring race defence over world championshipsFarah will face Rupp who returns from achilles injuryMo Farah appears to have ended his lengthy flirtation with a return to the track at this year’s world championships after announcing that he wi...
16:17, 05/09/2019

Pregnant woman's murder shocks Chicago but experts say such cases are rare There have been roughly 30 cases of fetal abduction – cases where a mother is killed and her baby is cut from her wombChicago authorities have filed charges in the shocking murder of a pregnant woman whose baby was cut from her womb. Experts say such...
05:34, 05/17/2019

Chicago's top prosecutor Kim Foxx subpoenaed in Jussie Smollett case Kim Foxx has been subpoenaed by a retired appellate judge who's pushing for a special prosecutor to investigate the handling of the case against actor Jussie Smollett.        ...
02:17, 04/29/2019

Grichuk hits 3-run HR, Jays beat Chicago to snap 5-game skid TORONTO (AP) — Randal Grichuk hit a three-run homer, Teoscar Hernandez added a solo shot and the Toronto Blue Jays snapped a season-worst five-game losing streak with a 4-3 win over the Chicago White Sox on Friday night. Grichuk’s two-out blast...
05:00, 05/11/2019

Jussie Smollett Wants No Part of New Chicago Court Hearing About a Special Prosecutor Jussie Smollett has gone West, young fans, and he has no intention of returning to Chicago for a new court hearing about whether a special prosecutor should be appointed to review how criminal charges against him were dismissed....
14:34, 05/02/2019

Former prosecutor Lori Lightfoot becomes first black female, openly gay Chicago mayor Chicago will swear in its first black female and first openly gay mayor Monday, concluding Lori Lightfoot's astonishing yearlong rise to power.        ...
01:34, 05/20/2019

Chicago sues Jussie Smollett over costs of investigating alleged attack The city of Chicago filed a lawsuit on Thursday against Jussie Smollett seeking three times the damages it said it incurred in the investigation of a hate crime that authorities allege the "Empire" actor staged....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Chicago bank CEO bribed Manafort for a Trump cabinet post: feds The CEO of the Federal Savings Bank of Chicago, who served as a Trump 2016 campaign economic adviser, abused his power to issue $16 million in loans exchange to then-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort for a high-level position in the Trump adminis...
18:51, 05/23/2019

Body of worker recovered, two missing after Chicago-area plant blast The body of a worker was recovered while two other employees remained missing on Saturday after an explosion at a silicone plant in a Chicago suburb, a fire official said....
12:17, 05/05/2019

Chicago Cubs' Ben Zobrist files for separation from wife, Julianna The separation comes just days after Zobrist, a three-time all-star and 2016 World Series MVP, announced he was taking an extended leave of absence from the team.        ...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Chicago synagogues targets of arson, vandalism; police step up patrols Police in Chicago were stepping up patrols at Jewish schools, businesses and synagogues Monday after someone attempted to set fire to a synagogue.        ...
16:51, 05/20/2019

Lori Lightfoot Is Inaugurated, Vowing End to ‘Kiss a Ring’ Chicago Politics Ms. Lightfoot, who ran as an outsider, is making it her first order of business to end an unwritten rule that gives aldermen unfettered power of zoning and permitting....
22:17, 05/20/2019

Newborn found abandoned atop trash can in Chicago alley: officials A newborn baby was found abandoned atop a garbage can in a Chicago alley after neighbors heard the infant’s cries from their apartment Tuesday afternoon, according to reports. ...
14:34, 05/08/2019

Man who preached ‘violent jihad’ sentenced to 16 years for Chicago bomb plot An Illinois man who preached “violent jihad” was sentenced on Monday to 16 years behind bars for plotting to detonate a car bomb outside a Chicago bar in 2012. Adel Daoud — who pleaded guilty in November to one count of attempting to use ...
13:51, 05/07/2019

'Suspicious' Chef Boyardee can on wheels leads Chicago cops to shut down street A Chicago street was shut down on Tuesday after cops spotted a "suspicious package" that turned out to be an educational — and tasty — school project....
06:00, 05/02/2019

Global Health: Where Will Measles Break Out Next? Chicago, Los Angeles or Miami, Scientists Predict A new study ranks the risks in U.S. counties by the numbers of unvaccinated children and proximity to international airports. But no one predicted the outbreak in Brooklyn....
03:51, 05/11/2019

Building 'leveled' in explosion that rocks Chicago suburb; 3 missing, 4 hospitalized, reports say At least four people were reportedly transported to hospitals Friday night when a massive, ground-shaking explosion occurred in the suburbs north of Chicago....
16:17, 05/04/2019

Chicago, It's James Beard Awards Weekend. Have You Gotten Your Tickets to the Tastiest Party in Town? Chicago has long been known as a food lover’s town, but if you’re a bona fide foodie, there’s no bigger weekend than when the city plays host to the annual James Beard Foundation Awards, taking place this year on Monday, May 6....
12:17, 05/04/2019

Chicago's First Black-Owned Urgent Care Center Is Officially Open for Business A group of black medical professionals have joined forces in order to prioritize the health and well-being of Chicago’s Southside residents....
17:17, 05/13/2019

Chicago politician arrested for filing false police report gets Smollett judge A Chicago alderman was thrown behind bars this week — charged with insurance fraud and obstruction of justice — for allegedly filing a false police report against a former fling, cops say. Ald. Proco “Joe” Moreno, of the Windy City’...
04:00, 05/16/2019

Chicago man sentenced to 16 years after pleading guilty to downtown terrorism bomb plot A Chicago man was sentenced to 16 years in prison Monday, six years after he was arrested for attempting to detonate an explosive device in an FBI sting operation....
05:00, 05/07/2019

Uber, Lyft strike hits LA, NYC, Boston, Chicago as drivers protest low wages Drivers are unhappy with pay and work conditions at a time when Uber and Lyft are trying lure investors.        ...
17:51, 05/08/2019

Chicago, stomp Navy Pier with Godzilla: King Of The Monsters early and for free What Chicagoan hasn’t daydreamed about growing to gigantic size and stomping all over the Bubba Gump-riddled tourist trap that is Navy Pier, smashing the hot-dog stands and using the Ferris wheel like a hula hoop, at one point in their lives? Now, wi...
08:17, 05/22/2019

Chicago protesters march against 'racist' police union, several arrested after obstructing traffic Protesters holding signs accusing the Fraternal Order of Police of being racists gathered Monday in Chicago's Union Park to not only slam the city's police union but also demand criminal justice reform....
18:00, 05/07/2019

Mo Farah to defend Chicago Marathon title, all-but ending rumours of track return Mo Farah has confirmed that he will defend his Chicago Marathon title on October 13, all-but ending speculation linking him with a return to the track....
18:17, 05/09/2019

Chicago Win: Lori Lightfoot to be Sworn in as Mayor; Rahm Emanuel Jumps in Cop's Pocket and Disappears Lori Lightfoot is set to become the first openly gay, African-American woman to serve as Chicago’s 56th mayor when she is sworn in on Monday, and Wintrust Arena will be filled to capacity—with all 8,000 seats accounted for—as Chicagoans are excited f...
02:00, 05/21/2019

Chicago Judge in Jussie Smollett Special Prosecutor Case Reassigns Matter to New Jurist The judge who was to decide whether to appoint a special prosecutor to look into how all charges came to be dropped against Jussie Smollett has decided to let a different judge handle it....
14:34, 05/11/2019

Opinion: Height of privilege? Criticizing the Chicago Cubs' decisions on fan, Addison Russell Some fans howled at Cubs' decision to ban fan for racist gesture, believing he rather than Doug Glanville, should get benefit of the doubt        ...
23:17, 05/09/2019

Chicago High School Reprints Yearbooks Due to Students Making One Too Many White Nationalist Hand Gestures If you’re one of the lucky souls who purchased an original printing of the 2018-2019 Oak Park and River Forest High School yearbook you’ve been treated to as many as 18 photographs featuring hand gestures associated with white nationalism. Because ki...
17:00, 05/22/2019

Chicago woman accused in Iowa sister's stabbing death not guilty due to insanity, judge rules A Chicago woman whom prosecutors say fatally stabbed her sister while visiting Iowa in 2017 was found not guilty on reason of insanity last week and will undergo a complete psychiatric evaluation that will determine if she is fit to be released back ...
11:34, 05/02/2019

The Chicago Bears had kickers try the Cody Parkey field goal, and the results weren't good The Chicago Bears, who cut Cody Parkey in March, had eight kickers in mini-camp try to convert from 43 yards. Only two kickers made field goals.        ...
07:51, 05/04/2019

BLACKHAWKS, CHICAGO BOARD OPTIONS EXCHANGE ENTER CORPORATE PARTNERSHIP; CBOE To Be Exclusive "Presenting Sponsor" CHICAGO, June 7, 2008 - The Chicago Blackhawks and Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced a multi-year agreement establishing CBOE as the "presenting sponsor" of the Chicago Blackhawks. ......
02:00, 05/03/2019

Illinois Republicans push bill to separate Chicago from rest of state: Rural areas 'not being equally represented' Some Illinois Republicans believe the state's rural areas are not getting fair representation due to the city of Chicago's outsize influence and are now pushing to separate the Windy City from the rest of the state. ...
16:34, 05/20/2019

Here's a better way for pro-lifers to win the battle for public opinion Thanks to advances in scientific imagery, neonatal medicine, and contraception development, the pro-life movement is more poised than ever to shift evenly-split opinion in its direction. But grandstanding, such as the Alabama bill that would forbid r...
22:51, 05/15/2019

Is gun violence a public health issue? Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., says gun violence should be considered a public health issue, and she is promoting legislation that would require the federal government to treat it as such....
06:17, 05/03/2019

2020 Democrats buy in to the public option The Democratic presidential candidates who are backing a healthcare "public option" or "buy-in" that would have the government offer medical coverage to compete with private insurers are offering it as a “pragmatic” alternative to "Medicare for All" ...
14:17, 05/10/2019

Best free and public DNS servers of 2019 DNS (Domain Name System) is a system which translates the domain names you enter in a browser to the IP addresses required to access those sites.Your ISP will assign you DNS servers whenever you connect to the internet, but these may not always be th...
18:51, 05/03/2019

With ring of a bell, Uber goes public With a ring of the opening bell, Uber is looking to pick up passengers as a newly public company on the New York Stock Exchange. Officials expect trading to start around 11:30 a.m. Friday. (May 10)        ...
09:00, 05/11/2019

VPNs can solve public Wi-Fi anxiety The way you behave online is heavily influenced by where you are located and local online alert cues, new research has claimed.A study carried out by a team from the Media Effects Research Laboratory at the Donald P. Bellisario College of Communicati...
14:51, 05/11/2019

Why a T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Would Be Bad for the Public Opinion: FCC chair Ajit Pai says the deal is in the public interest. Except it would raise prices, reduce competition and innovation, and harm low-income Americans....
01:17, 05/22/2019

Info on UFO sightings not to go public, Navy says The U.S. Navy has drafted new guidelines for pilots and other employees to report “UFOs,” but none of the information will be public, according to a report.  ...
11:34, 05/02/2019

WeWork lost $1.9 billion last year, but it's considering going public The We Company, parent company of WeWork, is the latest in a string of richly valued start-ups set to go public this year. But though it is valued at $47 billion, it's far from turning a profit. Instead, it's hemorrhaging cash....
16:34, 05/18/2019

Navy Says Data From New UFO Reporting Won't Be Public, SO WHAT ARE THEY HIDING???? Last week, the U.S. Navy announced it was “drafting new guidelines”  for how its members should report all the freaky shit they see while flying and sailing, meaning UFOs. Now, unfortunately, we have a bit of bad but unsurprising news. All those repo...
15:51, 05/02/2019

Scientists must worry in public about the dangers of their creations The US Department of Defense is ending its contract with cold war-era advisory group JASON. That’s OK – today’s scientists need to air concerns in public, says Audra J. Wolfe...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Washington to offer first ‘public option’ insurance in US SEATTLE (AP) — Washington is set to become the first state to enter the private health insurance market with a universally available public option. A set of tiered public plans will cover standard services, and are anticipated to be up to 10% cheaper...
19:00, 05/12/2019

Japan's emperor's first public greeting attracts 140,000 Emperor Naruhito greeted tens of thousands of people at the Imperial Palace on Saturday in his first public appearance since he took the throne days earlier....
20:00, 05/04/2019

Japan emperor's first public greeting attracts 140,000 Emperor Naruhito greeted tens of thousands of people at the Imperial Palace on Saturday in his first public appearance since he took the throne days earlier....
07:51, 05/05/2019

WeWork Files for Initial Public Offering Shared office space giant WeWork said it has filed for an initial public offering, making it the latest highly valued startup to shoot for the public markets this year....
22:00, 04/29/2019

Community can voice concerns over I-11 at public meetings TUCSON – The Arizona Department of Transportation is holding a public meeting to get input on the proposed Interstate 11. Wednesday’s event at the Tucson Convention Center is one of six meetings held to give the public a look at the propo...
05:00, 05/09/2019

The Ballpark Is The Great American Public Space Is a ballpark a place to watch baseball, a theme park, a microcosm of its city, or something else entirely? It’s an open question that stretches back to the late 19th century, when enclosed ballparks, flanked by cheaply constructed wooden bleachers, ...
23:34, 05/14/2019

Overcast can create clips from any public podcast It can be a headache to share a favorite podcast moment with your friends. Unless you're willing to dive into the file with a media editor, you'll usually have to share the whole episode and make a note of the time. Overcast, however, might...
02:51, 04/29/2019

TPD hosts active shooter preparedness course for public TUCSON – With active shooter situations popping up around the country, The Tucson Police Department wants to make sure the public is prepared. On Thursday, May 16, they held an active shooter preparedness course. The course teaches members with...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Public Markets Expose the Myth of the Unicorn Some Silicon Valley’s unicorns have achieved lofty valuations in private markets where well-heeled optimists could readily buy, but skeptics couldn’t easily sell—much less short. The public market, as Lyft and Uber have discovered, is different....
21:00, 05/23/2019

Nintendo is running low on time to show NX to the public (credit: Aurich / Getty) Usually, when a new game console is nine months away from launch, the console maker has already softened the ground for the upcoming debut with trade show announcements, hints at exclusive games, and at least some public di...
16:51, 05/02/2019

TPD hosts public active shooter presentation TUCSON – What to do when there’s an active shooter situation?  Would you know how to react if a gunman invaded your work office? While active shooter situations are unpredictable, Tucson Police Department says there are ways to protect yourself and y...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Alabama Public Television won’t run ‘Arthur’ gay wedding BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Public Television has chosen not to air an episode of the PBS children’s show “Arthur” because it included a same-sex wedding. The episode “Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone” aired natio...
17:00, 05/21/2019

Many Adults Would Struggle to Find $400, the Fed Finds Household finances are improving in a strong job market, but just six in 10 adults still could cover a surprise expense without selling something or borrowing money....
20:51, 05/23/2019

In Pennsylvania, Joe Biden Finds Support Where He Most Needs It Despite doubts about his candidacy, Joe Biden begins the race with substantial support from three key constituencies in his native state, a place the Democrats can’t afford to lose again....
19:34, 04/28/2019

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Prices Its Initial Public Offering CHICAGO, June 14, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 11.7 million shares of CBOE Holdings, Inc.'s unrestricted common stock at a price of $29 per share. The C...
20:51, 05/02/2019

UA Coach Dick Tomey public memorial announced TUCSON –  Memorial services for legendary University of Arizona football coach Dick Tomey have been set for Friday, May 31. The public memorial will take place from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. at McKale Center. Here’s more on Dick Tomey’s...
01:00, 05/14/2019

Japan’s emperor greets public for 1st time since succession TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Emperor Naruhito has greeted the public for the first time since his succession, expressing hope for Japan to keep pursuing peace. Naruhito ascended the Chrysanthemum Throne on Wednesday, a day after his 85-year-old father,...
09:00, 05/04/2019

Sri Lanka police ask public to hand in blades following bomb Police in Sri Lanka have requested members of the public hand over swords or other sharp objects to the nearest police stations after hundreds of blades were discovered in Mosques and homes during searches in the aftermath of Easter suicide bomb atta...
14:34, 05/04/2019

Uber IPO: the rich people who will get even richer when the company goes public The ride-hailing app will have one of the largest initial public offerings in history on 10 MayThey are the spoons full of sugar that make the bitter taste of capitalism go down. When billion-dollar technology startups go public, the media tends to d...
13:17, 05/08/2019

Houghton Road Corridor Projects Public House TUCSON -The City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT) and Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) will be having a public open house for four Houghton Road Corridor projects. The open house will be held Thursday, May 16th, 2019 from 6 P.M. t...
03:51, 05/16/2019

Shiv Sena Calls For Ban On Burqa In Public Places The Shiv Sena on Wednesday called for a ban on the use of burqa by women of a particular community as it threw its weight behind a similar plan being mulled by the Sri Lankan government in the wake of......
06:34, 05/01/2019

Why the New York Public Library Has 7 Floors of Stacks With No Books In Midtown Manhattan, space is prized. But stacks at the library’s main branch are empty because officials say the space cannot protect irreplaceable books from the elements and theft....
14:00, 05/20/2019

Fallen firefighter remembered as selfless public servant The Wisconsin firefighter killed by gunfire after responding to a medical call has been remembered as a proud father, loving husband, loyal friend and selfless public servant....
16:51, 05/21/2019

Denver Uber users can buy public transit tickets in the app Uber customers in Denver can now use the app to purchase transit tickets. This makes Denver the first city in the world to get the added capability, but it won't be the last. It's all part of Uber's goal to make the platform a one-stop...
00:17, 05/03/2019

Smoke, Drink and Eat What You Want, Norway’s Public Health Minister Says The new minister, from a right-wing, anti-immigration party, told an interviewer that people knew what was healthy and she would not be the “moral police.”...
14:51, 05/10/2019

Facebook revives 'View As Public' profile feature Today, Facebook announced two changes that could make it easier to manage your publicly visible info. First, Facebook is bringing back the "View As Public" feature that allows users to preview their profiles as they appear to the general public. The....
22:17, 05/14/2019

Abortion Bans Create a Public Health Nightmare Making abortion mostly illegal will kick off an unintentional, vast experiment in public health—one where the outcomes are sick or dying women and children....
15:00, 05/21/2019

Brooklyn community board spent $26K in public funds on SUV A Brooklyn community board took $26,000 in public funds and splurged on a hybrid SUV that was reportedly found parked at the board manager’s home. The borough’s Community Board 1 spent the money — which came from a city grant — on a Toyot...
22:34, 05/23/2019

ABCs of LGBTQ history mandated for more U.S. public schools A picture book for second graders about a family with two moms. A lesson for fourth graders about Gold Rush era stagecoach driver Charley Parkhurst, who was born a woman but lived as a man....
17:00, 05/03/2019

NordVPN advert about public Wi-Fi was a byte too far argues UK ad authority Popular VPN company, NordVPN, has been criticised by the regulator for UK’s advertising industry, ASA, for producing an advert that it says, exaggerate the risk of data theft without using their service.The TV advert was aired earlier this yea...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Judge: Public defender must represent massacre defendant FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A judge ruled that the public defender must continue representing the man charged in last year’s Florida high school massacre because he is unlikely to obtain a large inheritance left by his mother. Judge Elizabeth ...
21:17, 05/03/2019

News attorneys: Opioid distribution data should be public CINCINNATI (AP) — Attorneys for news organizations have argued that the U.S. public should see federal data about how prescription opioids were distributed. They urged a three-judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati on Thur...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Japan's Naruhito makes first public appearance as emperor Imperial family greet Tokyo crowds six times from palace balcony in TokyoTens of thousands of people queued for hours to catch a glimpse of Japan’s new emperor, Naruhito, as he greeted the public for the first time since his father’s abdication.A smi...
15:34, 05/04/2019

Trump awards medals to public safety officers WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has awarded the Medal of Valor to 14 public safety officers, including eight who responded to a shooting at a southern California polling place. Trump honored the men at a White House ceremony on Wednesday. Tw...
00:51, 05/23/2019

Crime Trackers: FBI warns public about virtual kidnappings TUCSON – The FBI says scammers are adding a new twist to virtual kidnappings. That twist is when people receive calls from an individual claiming they have your loved one and demand money for their return. Steven Patterson is the assistant special ag...
04:00, 05/18/2019

FAA chief says flying public will regain faith in Boeing jet FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The chief of the Federal Aviation Administration says “maybe” public confidence in Boeing’s 737 Max jet is shaken after two deadly crashes, but he thinks that will eventually change. Representatives from 33 ...
05:17, 05/23/2019

Former Nebraska state senator cited for urinating in public LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A former Nebraska state senator who has been working for the city of Lincoln has resigned his post after being ticketed for urinating in public. Police say David Landis was charged Tuesday after an officer saw him urinating next ...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Meghan, Harry present royal newborn to public Royal couple show off their newborn son to the public on Wednesday, with the proud new mother declaring him "a dream." No name has yet been given to the public....
14:34, 05/08/2019

Sri Lanka bans face coverings for 'public safety' Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena banned all forms of face coverings including the burqa and the hijab in the name of national security, the president's office said....
10:17, 04/29/2019

Public groups stepping up e-commerce retail efforts The U.S. public dealership groups are deepening their investment in e-commerce initiatives to help customers go further in buying -- or selling -- a car before stepping into a store....
10:00, 04/29/2019

Public input wanted on new border barrier project TUCSON – U.S. Customs and Border Protecting is asking for input on a proposed border barrier project. CBP wants to replace up to 63 miles of pedestrian fencing and vehicle barrier with bollard wall in Pima and Cochise counties. Officals said th...
06:51, 05/08/2019

Thailand’s new king addresses the public after his gilded coronation The coronation was the first of its kind in almost 70 years, and marks what analysts say will be a more assertive reign under King Maha Vagiralongkorn....
18:17, 05/06/2019

Should That Minor Planet Be Named Gonggong? Astronomers Want the Public’s Help Astronomers discovered the minor planet 2007 OR10 more than a decade ago. Now they’re asking the public to vote on what to submit as its official name....
03:00, 04/29/2019

Uber makes its hotly anticipated public debut Ride-hailing giant Uber will begin life as a public company on Friday, under pressure to start trading strongly after conservatively pricing its initial public offering. The start of trading comes after Uber on Thursday priced its IPO at $45 per shar...
16:00, 05/10/2019

Probation services to be brought back under public control The supervision of all offenders in England and Wales is being brought back under public control, after a part-privatisation was dogged by controversy and criticism....
07:34, 05/16/2019

Thai king wrapping up coronation with audience for public BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn is wrapping up three days of coronation ceremonies with appearances before the public and the diplomatic corps. Vajiralongkorn succeeded to the throne after the 2016 death of his father, King B...
13:17, 05/06/2019

Uber adds London's public transportation info to its app Londoners can now compare their public transport and ridesharing options in the Uber app. Tuesday, the company added real-time Underground, bus, train and Docklands Light Railway (DLR) info to a new "Public Transport" feature, which appears next to t...
01:17, 04/30/2019

Chicago woman charged with murder after pregnant woman strangled and baby stolen A Chicago woman has been charged with murder after she allegedly strangled a pregnant woman with a cord and cut the unborn baby from her womb, police have said....
09:51, 05/17/2019

Sri Lanka Finds Evidence of Planning for Further Attacks Sri Lankan police say arrests and searches of locations linked to the Easter bombers have turned up significant evidence that new attacks could be in the works, especially against the country’s Buddhist community....
00:51, 05/03/2019

TSA finds moose poop ‘for politicians’ in man’s carry-on A man caught with moose poop in his carry-on luggage told airport inspectors in Alaska he collects the droppings and likes to present it “for politicians and their bleep policies.”...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Americans Like Diversity, Survey Finds. (At Least in the Abstract.) Most say that the diverse population is good for the country, according to a Pew Research Center survey, though respondents diverged when it came to practical details....
00:51, 05/09/2019

Deepest ever manned dive finds plastic bag US explorer Victor Vescovo discovered plastic trash on the seafloor while completing the deepest ocean dive ever recorded: 35,853 feet to the bottom of the Mariana Trench in the western Pacific....
20:34, 05/13/2019

New survey finds Netflix original programming is better than HBO’s The day after HBO aired the long-awaited series finale of Game of Thrones, Morgan Stanley released the results of research that may give the premium cable network pause. Now that the fantasy series — with its globe-spanning, extremely loyal aud...
05:17, 05/21/2019

Small used cars are the most dangerous, study finds A new study suggests bigger is better when it comes to car safety. Online automotive marketplace and research outfit iseecars.com took fatal accident reports from NHTSA covering 2013 to 2017 models and combined them with information from its used car...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Boy finds gun outside baseball game, accidentally shoots mom A college baseball game was postponed in Tennessee on Tuesday evening after an 8-year-old boy allegedly shot his mother in what police are saying was an accident, according to reports. The unidentified woman was transported to a hospital in critical ...
09:51, 05/15/2019

Orchestra finds child who charmed crowd with ‘wow!’ BOSTON (AP) — A performing arts group has found the child who was literally wowed by a recent classical music concert. The Handel & Haydn Society finished a rendition of Mozart’s “Masonic Funeral” at Boston’s Symphony Hall whe...
01:34, 05/10/2019

Everything Is Fucked, Major New Extinction Report Finds There has never been a period like this in the history of humanity. In a sweeping report delivered on Monday, the world’s top scientists warned that up to a million species could go extinct in the next few decades. But crucially, the report also show...
16:00, 05/06/2019

Penis extensions don't work, study finds Procedures carry high risk of complications ‘and should almost never be carried out’Procedures to make penises larger do not work, are “ineffective and risky” and leave many men physically or psychologically scarred, research reveals, with an expert ...
13:34, 05/10/2019

Kentucky man finds unlicensed bears behind wheel of car GATLINBURG, Tenn. (WFIE) – An Owensboro barber’s wild experience last week is gaining some attention on Facebook. Chad Morris, who is the owner of CMO BarberShop, was in Gatlinburg, Tennessee last week when he found his car in the process o...
20:51, 05/21/2019

Meditation Really Freaks Some People Out, Study Finds One of the most stereotypical relaxing things to do—meditation—may actually cause distress for some people, according to the findings of a survey released this week. It found that more than a quarter of regular meditators have had bad experiences rel...
21:34, 05/10/2019

Couples are having less sex than in the previous two decades, study finds Nearly a third of men and women surveyed had no sex in the last month and fewer than half have sex at least once a week, research from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine found....
09:17, 05/09/2019

CHICAGO BOARD OPTIONS EXCHANGE (CBOE) AND KOREA EXCHANGE (KRX) SIGN MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING CHICAGO, June 9, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and the Korea Exchange (KRX) announced today that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") which will establish a collaborative business relationship between the two exch...
02:00, 05/03/2019

Chicago Board Options Exchange and China Financial Futures Exchange Sign Memorandum of Understanding CHICAGO, May 16, 2012 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and the China Financial Futures Exchange (CFFEX) announced today that they signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), which establishes an open channel of communication and lays the f...
15:51, 05/02/2019

CUBS, CHICAGO BOARD OPTIONS EXCHANGE (CBOE) OFFER AUCTION OF CUBS SEASON TICKETS CHICAGO - The Chicago Cubs today announced plans for the auction of season tickets to Cubs home games in conjunction with the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE).The auction will run from March 4 through March 11 on www.cubs.com. ......
22:00, 05/02/2019

'With this money, I cannot survive': Uber, Lyft strike hits L.A., NYC, Boston, Chicago as drivers protest Uber and Lyft drivers protested low wages in Los Angeles, New York and cities across the country but the impact on customers appeared limited.        ...
22:17, 05/08/2019

Soda Taxes Are a ‘No-Brainer’ for Public Health, Says the Author of a New Study on Them A new JAMA study suggests taxing sugary drinks really can make people buy fewer of them, potentially translating to better public health. Taxes on soda and other junk foods are frequently proposed as a way to coax Americans into eating more healthful...
20:34, 05/14/2019

Police reassure public following explosion at Tata steelworks in Wales Emergency services have reassured residents that an explosion at the Indian-owned Tata steel mill, in the Welsh city of Port Talbot, was under control and did not present a risk to the public....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Asos tycoon who lost children in Sri Lanka attacks thanks public Anders and Anne Holch Povlsen thank those who offered condolences after three of their children were killedThe Povlsen family have thanked the public for their condolences after they lost three of their four “beloved and beautiful” children in the te...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Doris Day’s public image was the one role she could never shake off | Hadley Freeman ‘Girl next door’ was a label that didn’t suit a woman whose life was anything but ordinaryHollywood has always prided itself on being the place where illusion is sold as reality. But no film director was ever as skilled at mining the gap between fant...
18:00, 05/14/2019

Dems perform marathon public reading of Mueller report House Democrats teamed up Thursday to perform a marathon public reading of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s nearly 500-page report, in a spectacle that underscored the growing tensions with the Justice Department over access to the complete cache of ...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Hollywood's biggest talent agency owner is finally going public Ari Emanuel's talent agency owner Endeavor is finally going public. The company released it's long-awaited IPO prospectus on Thursday. The company will list on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "EDR."...
21:17, 05/23/2019

RBI May Toughen Non-Bank Lenders Access To Public Deposits: Report Faced with liquidity crunch after IL&FS default and with rising number of defaults, the shadow bankers are seeking a bailout in the form of a separate liquidity window....
20:34, 05/22/2019

B.C. announces public inquiry into dirty money — what’s the rest of Canada doing? B.C. has called a public inquiry to examine the billions of dollars being laundered through the province. Here’s how other provinces are responding to similar reports....
04:00, 05/16/2019

Ogle These Vintage Public-Domain Cat Pictures From the Library of Congress The Library of Congress hosts a vast library of public domain images that can be used for anything you want, including commercial use. And they occasionally curate small collections from their database of over 800,000 photos, prints, and drawings. Th...
01:51, 05/16/2019

Public dealership groups: Small in number, huge in clout Public ownership of big dealership groups helped transform an industry made up mostly of self-funded small businesses into one flush with cash from big banks and private-equity firms....
06:17, 05/20/2019

Brexit legislation needs to include public vote: Labour's Starmer The British government's Brexit Withdrawal Agreement Bill needs to include another public vote when it is presented to lawmakers again next month, the opposition Labour Party's Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer said on Saturday....
12:51, 05/18/2019

Victoria looks to make public transport info available in real-time The state's transport authority has gone to tender for help in delivering a mobile app that contains journey planning capability, real-time information, disruption notifications, and myki card management....
14:34, 05/16/2019

Afghan public health chief settles in UK after kidnap by Taliban Dr Mohammad Haqmal, who developed groundbreaking health initiatives in Aghanistan, granted refugee statusA senior Afghan government official has been given sanctuary in the UK after being kidnapped and tortured by the Taliban.Dr Mohammad Haqmal, 42, ...
13:34, 05/23/2019

FHFA Chief: Won't wait for Congress to take Fannie and Freddie public CNBC's Diana Olick talks with Mark Calabria, newly confirmed Chief of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, about Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the outlook for housing finance and more....
04:00, 05/21/2019

UN urges public inquiry into abuse by British troops in Iraq LONDON (AP) — A U.N. committee is calling for an independent public inquiry to investigate allegations of unlawful killings and torture by British troops in Iraq. The findings deal with the period after the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in 2003. The U.N....
18:17, 05/17/2019

Cockpit recording from Navy ‘sky penis’ incident made public When the idea first got floated to one of the Naval officers, his initial reaction was “no, bad.” It “would be awesome,” his wingman told him, egging the pilot on from inside the cockpit of their EA-18G aircraft. “You sh...
09:51, 05/15/2019

This is the first time Apple’s iPhone 11 model numbers have been spotted in public Try as Apple might, the company simply can’t keep details about upcoming iPhone models from leaking out months ahead of time. While most leaks tend to come from the supply chain, sometimes we’re able to glean information about Apple&rsquo...
20:17, 05/23/2019

Judge rejects public defender for Avenatti in fraud case SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge has rejected attorney Michael Avenatti’s request to be represented by a public defender in a case alleging he stole from clients, cheated on his taxes and committed bank fraud. Judge James Selna denied t...
01:51, 05/15/2019

May promises 'bold offer' as Corbyn says public vote not 'disastrous' Theresa May has said she is preparing to make a "bold offer" to MPs in a final bid to get her Brexit deal through, as Jeremy Corbyn claimed a second referendum would not be "disastrous"....
21:00, 05/19/2019

Hazard makes decision on Chelsea future, not made it public LONDON (AP) — Eden Hazard says he has made a decision over his future and told Chelsea. The forward just isn’t making it public yet. Hazard has a season remaining on his contract and has been regularly linked with a move to Real Madrid. After C...
01:00, 05/13/2019

Officer who cursed at kids rescinds public apology promise RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia police officer who cursed at a group of black middle schoolers and promised to publicly apologize has rescinded the offer. Richmond police Chief William Smith tells The Richmond Times-Dispatch that the officer, whose...
11:17, 05/08/2019

Jewish schools seek piece of public grants for security Amid a rise of violent attacks against the Jewish community, students and staff members at Jewish day schools in the same neighborhood as the Pittsburgh synagogue that was the site of October's mass shooting are asking state lawmakers for help paying...
20:51, 05/07/2019

Naresh Goyal's First Public Appearance Since Jet Crisis, At A Poll Booth Naresh Goyal, founder of Jet Airways who stepped down as the chairman of the airline amid the deep turbulence, came out to cast his vote in Mumbai on Monday....
13:17, 04/29/2019

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Show Off Their Baby Boy To The Public Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, showed off their newborn baby boy to the public on Wednesday before introducing him to Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle....
15:51, 05/08/2019

Baby Polar Bear Makes Public Debut At Ohio Zoo TOLEDO, Ohio (NBC News) — A baby polar bear made its first appearance Friday at a zoo in Ohio. Baby Bo, short for Borealus, joined his mom, Crystal, in the outside Arctic Encounter exhibit at the Toledo Zoo. Kids from local schools got see Bo r...
15:00, 05/11/2019

Porn a public health crisis in US, Arizona and other states agree Arizona lawmakers last week approved a resolution calling for efforts to prevent pornography from being exposed to young children online, a move similar to other legislative bodies in at least 15 other states....
16:34, 05/12/2019

Ky. Public Service Commission denies Atmos gas rate increase FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Public Service Commission has denied a request by Atmos Energy to increase residential natural gas rates for about 177,000 customers in central and western parts of the state. The move by the commission leaves the t...
11:17, 05/08/2019

Washington State Passes a Public Option, But Insurance Companies Will Still Get Their Cut Washington state will become the first in the U.S. to offer a public option for health insurance to all its residents, according to ABC. The option, known as Cascade Care, will include tiered plans that will cover standard health services and are exp...
08:17, 05/13/2019

Barr, Mueller's traded barbs over probe go public Tensions between DOJ leaders and special counsel Robert Mueller's team broke into public view in extraordinary fashion as Attorney General William Barr pushed back at complaints over his handling of the Trump-Russia investigation report. (May 1)...
20:34, 05/01/2019

"No Face Veils In Public": Sri Lanka Announces Ban After Easter Bombings President Maithripala Sirisena used emergency powers in the wake of the Easter Sunday bombings. The order clarifies that the key criterion for establishing the identity of a person is the need to......
08:51, 04/29/2019

Uber shares will be overvalued the day they go public, growing number of skeptics say While Uber's IPO is drawing big-name buyers, there's a rising chorus of voices saying the world's biggest ride-hailing company is overvalued....
17:00, 05/01/2019

Google’s Demis Hassabis is one relentlessly curious public face of AI Google DeepMind founder Demis Hassabis is relentless in his conviction and his curiosity about intelligence and machines. "The philosophy of what we are doing is something I think about a lot," he says....
00:17, 05/07/2019

Fan Bingbing makes first public appearance in months after mysteriously vanishing Fan Bingbing is returning to the spotlight after mysteriously disappearing from the public eye amid a tax fraud investigation.        ...
18:34, 04/28/2019

The only way to rein in big tech is to treat them as a public service | Nick Srnicek The drive for profit is behind many of the ills of Google, Facebook et al. Unions and public ownership are the only way to solve thisAfter years of praising their virtues, governments across the world are belatedly waking up to the problems posed by ...
19:00, 05/01/2019

ISIS leader went public to 'stop top terrorists DEFECTING to al-Qaida' ISIS’ leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi made his first appearance in five years to prevent the collapse of the terror group, a security expert has told Daily Star Online....
01:00, 05/07/2019

Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Resources to hold public auction FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is set to hold a public auction of surplus and confiscated items. The auction is being held Monday on the department’s main campus in Frankfort. Among the surplus item...
13:17, 05/06/2019

Judge: Pension plan analysis wrongfully withheld from public FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky judge shed light on Gov. Matt Bevin’s original plan to revamp the state’s pension systems in a ruling that said officials wrongfully concealed a financial analysis of the proposal. Franklin Circuit Judge P...
22:17, 05/10/2019

'Just like a real office': workers use public parking as co-working space WePark is a radical rethinking of city space, which started in San Francisco and has spread as far afield as Toulouse, Bristol, LA and Portland“If we were designing cities from scratch, would we choose to create the car-centric, parking-dominated spa...
12:17, 05/04/2019

NASA Celebrates Earth Day with Social Media, Public Events This Earth Day, April 22, NASA invites you to celebrate our beautiful home planet by participating in a global social media event and local events around the country....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Report finds $5B laundered through B.C. real estate in 2018 An expert panel looking into money laundering in B.C.'s real estate market has found an estimated $5 billion in 'dirty money' was laundered through the housing market in the province in 2018....
21:34, 05/09/2019

New Jersey homeowner finds 2 bears battling in his yard FRANKFORD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Spring was in the air when a New Jersey homeowner found two black bears battling in his yard. Corey Bale tells NJ.com he went outside to investigate last week after a neighbor told him there was a bear behind his Frank...
13:00, 05/10/2019

MIT finds smaller neural networks that are easier to train Despite all the advancements in artificial intelligence, most AI-based products still rely on "deep neural networks," which are often extremely large and prohibitively expensive to train. Researchers at MIT are hoping to change that. In a paper prese...
02:34, 05/07/2019

More Mexican immigrants in the U.S. are highly skilled, study finds The number of college-educated Mexican immigrants in the United States has risen more than 150 percent since 2000, according to a study released Thursday. Mexican immigrants with a bachelor’s degree rose from 269,000 in 2000 to 678,000 in 2017, an in...
00:17, 05/10/2019

NASA finds water on mysterious Ultima Thule Since first encountering the mysterious Ultima Thule earlier this year, NASA has made several discoveries about the ancient space object. Now, researchers from the government space agency have made a startling discovery about “the farthest worl...
01:00, 05/22/2019

People who live with roommates are messier, study finds People who live with roommates tend to be messier than those living alone or with a partner, according to new research. A new study examining the cleaning habits of 2,000 people found some interesting correlations when dividing the data by living sit...
01:34, 05/18/2019

Majority of consumers would welcome self-driving cars, study finds Capgemini's Markus Winkler said engineers and researchers need to work hand-in-hand with marketers and user-experience experts to create self-driving cars that serve customers' needs....
13:51, 05/16/2019

AP finds 13,000 asylum seekers on border wait lists U.S. authorities have been telling asylum seekers across the border that they are at capacity and to return when space opens up, a hands-off approach that has created haphazard and often-dubious arrangements in Mexico...
19:51, 05/09/2019

Online Ad Fraud Is Down, Study Finds---or at Least It's Harder to Detect Marketers are expected to waste $5.8 billion this year on buying online ads that will be viewed by bots instead of humans—an 11% decline from the amount estimated to have been lost to fraud in 2017....
21:00, 05/01/2019

Teen finds prehistoric mastodon jaw in southern Iowa IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A teen searching for arrowheads in southern Iowa found something much bigger: the prehistoric jawbone of a mastodon. The Iowa City Press-Citizen reports that the 30-inch bone belonged to a juvenile mastodon, an elephant-like an...
18:17, 05/17/2019

Majority of Europeans think the EU will fall apart within 20 years, study finds Research published this week showed that levels of support for membership of the European Union are high – but so is pessimism about the future of the bloc....
16:00, 05/17/2019

Global survey finds drunkest nation in the world The Brits got us beat when it comes to boozing. A new study that checked the blood-alcohol levels of 35 nations across the globe found that people in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales consume more alcohol than drinkers elsewhere. (Britons...
13:17, 05/17/2019

Man in Australia finds £54,000 gold nugget with metal detector A man in Australia has reportedly found a 1.4kg (49 oz) gold nugget with a metal detector while wandering Western Australia's gold fields, locals said....
15:51, 05/20/2019

Poll finds hunger for change to US system of gov't More than half of Americans want major changes to the system of government, according to a new survey by the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy and AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. (May 2)       ...
03:51, 05/03/2019

A Quarter of West Antarctica's Ice Is Now Unstable, Study Finds Stop me if you’ve heard this one before but the ice is screwed. New findings released on Thursday reveal that a quarter of the ice sheets in West Antarctica, the most vulnerable part of the continent, have destabilized. Ice loss has sped up fivefold ...
03:51, 05/17/2019

With albinism, musician Lazarus finds light in the darkness NEW YORK (AP) — Lazarus Chigwandali, a Malawian street musician with albinism, was once lured into a car. He was kidnapped, and the plan was to cut up his body and sell his parts to witch doctors, who would use them in potions thought to bring good l...
21:00, 05/02/2019

'Shame on you': Chris Froome finds team not welcome in Yorkshire Cycling team Ineos face vocal anti-fracking protesters at start of Tour de YorkshireAcross the Channel, the riders of Team Sky had become used to abuse – they were spat on, lashed out at and even forced to dodge the odd bottle of urine. After winning...
19:17, 05/02/2019

Georgia child finds $40G of meth in box of Legos: officials Investigators with the Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office in Georgia said a child found 3.2 pounds of methamphetamine with a street value of $40,000 inside a box of Lego....
01:51, 05/09/2019

Shutterstock founder finds buyer for Tribeca penthouse Jon Oringer, the founder and CEO of stock media provider Shutterstock, along with wife Talia, are in contract to sell their Tribeca penthouse for just under its $20 million asking price. The three-bedroom condo — at 71 Laight St. — features a private...
03:00, 05/09/2019

Jury finds former Somali colonel responsible for torture ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A jury has found a northern Virginia man who once served as a colonel in the Somali Army responsible for torturing a man more than 30 years ago as part of a government campaign to repress its perceived enemies. After three days...
21:34, 05/21/2019

Brewery's 'keg party' promise finds stolen van in 42 minutes A North Carolina brewery's post promising a free keg party in exchange for the return of their stolen van went viral so fast the vehicle was located in 42 minutes....
00:34, 05/17/2019

Study finds fast walkers are ‘more likely’ to live longer Faster walkers are more likely to live longer, researchers say. And the theory holds true regardless of body weight or obesity status. Brisk walkers hit speeds of 3 mph — about 100 steps a minute and, in general, they will overtake most other walkers...
01:34, 05/18/2019

One Year Later, Virginia Finds Redemption and Wins the N.C.A.A. Title The Cavaliers completed a yearlong march to redemption after ending the 2018 season as the first No. 1 seed to lose to a No. 16 in the men’s tournament....
18:00, 05/22/2019

Pompeo finds little common ground in discussions in Sochi Mike Pompeo’s first trip to Russia as U.S. secretary of state represented a remarkable new attempt by the Trump administration to find fresh footing in its most politically treacherous international relationship....
01:34, 05/15/2019

Family finds gold nugget worth $24,000 while walking their dog An Australian family experienced a stroke of good fortune when they found a gold nugget — valued at tens of thousands of dollars — while they were walking their dog....
17:34, 05/14/2019

Garcia Bernal finds Cannes more relaxing as a director CANNES, France (AP) — Gael Garcia Bernal is finding the Cannes Film Festival a lot more relaxing as a director than as an actor. He says once you finish a movie, there’s not much else to do, so he can “let myself go.” His “Chi...
21:51, 05/22/2019

Amidst the chaos, Sara Bareilles finds a new voice Feeling “lost” after Donald Trump won the U.S. presidential election in 2016, Sara Bareilles turned to songwriting to find healing. (May 23)        ...
06:00, 05/24/2019

Moon shrinking because of seismic activity, study finds Seismic activity on the moon is causing it to shrink and wrinkle “like a raisin,” according to an earth-shattering new study. For the first time, scientists have connected moon-quake data to the changing lunar landscape, showing that our satellite is...
23:00, 05/13/2019

Investigation finds no bullying occurred in WADA case Investigation: No bullying in WADA case, but behavior 'could be viewed as aggressive, harsh or disrespectful'        ...
03:34, 05/16/2019

Randy Travis, After Stroke, Finds Voice in a Memoir At a tribute concert this month, the country star sang just one word of his hit “Forever and Ever, Amen”: the final “amen.” Fans cheered, some cried. The stroke survivor’s memoir, co-authored by Ken Abraham, is out next week....
20:34, 05/12/2019

Trump awards highest honor for bravery to public safety officers President Trump awarded the Medal of Valor to 14 public safety officers on Wednesday; the medal is the nation’s highest honor for bravery by a public safety officer....
09:17, 05/23/2019

California public officials reportedly involved in melee at upscale resort Local government officials in California were involved in a brawl at an upscale resort with at least one person getting knocked unconscious Saturday, witnesses and authorities said....
18:34, 05/20/2019

Kamala Harris to introduce legislation aimed at aiding public defenders Sen. Kamala Harris, who spent her entire legal career as a prosecutor, will introduce legislation Wednesday aimed at helping the other side of the legal scale -- publicly funded defense attorneys....
15:34, 05/08/2019

Houston police chief asks public to help to find girl’s body HOUSTON (AP) — The police chief in Houston says evidence shows that a 4-year-old girl who has been missing since earlier this month was killed and he’s asking for the public’s help in finding her body. Police Chief Art Acevedo said at a n...
23:00, 05/23/2019

Driverless electric truck starts deliveries on Swedish public road Resembling the helmet of a Star Wars stormtrooper, a driverless electric truck began daily freight deliveries on a public road in Sweden on Wednesday, in what developer Einride and logistics customer DB Schenker described as a world first....
10:51, 05/15/2019

Donald Trump presents Public Safety Officer Medal of Honor President Donald Trump praised the "immortal acts of courage" of 14 first responders who received the Public Safety Officer Medal of Honor on Wednesday afternoon at the White House....
08:51, 05/23/2019

Tokyo's Halloween Crackdown Includes Plans For Banning Public Drinking Last year, Halloween in Tokyo’s Shibuya descended into chaos. According to News 24, Shibuya is moving towards regulating the area’s Halloween celebrations by banning public drinking in the roads around the station as well as in public parks....
15:51, 05/13/2019

Democrat Warren says she would pick a public school teacher for education post Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren pledged on Monday that if she wins the White House in 2020, her education secretary will be "a former public school teacher who is committed to public education."...
20:34, 05/13/2019

Political Controversies Can Inspire Bullying in Schools, Public Health Researchers Say Political controversies that receive heavy media coverage trickle down into classrooms and spark bullying, suggests a new study out this week. It found that children in California reported being bullied more over their sexual orientation during 2008 ...
06:51, 05/15/2019

Lebanese central bank, public sector workers suspend strikes Lebanese central bank workers suspended a strike on Tuesday but left open the possibility of resuming the walkout on Friday if the government presses ahead with draft budget proposals that would cut their pay....
00:34, 05/08/2019

With Uber’s I.P.O., Dara Khosrowshahi Is Taking Travis Kalanick’s Company Public The C.E.O. wants to prove that the start-up has evolved past a raucous, and profligate, tech-bro culture. But Uber’s past is simply not that far gone....
21:34, 05/03/2019

Sri Lanka Bans Face Covering In Public After Easter Sunday Blasts Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday announced a ban on face covering, a week after terrorists carried out coordinated suicide bombings that killed 253 people....
07:00, 04/29/2019

Uber CEO Warns Staff of ‘Tough Public Market Times’ After Underwhelming IPO (Bloomberg) — Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, in an email to staff Monday, acknowledged Uber’s rocky trading debut, while at the same time saying that tech giants Facebook and Amazon also faced difficulties after listing. “Obviously our...
22:34, 05/13/2019

Uefa promise 82% of Euro 2020 tickets will go to fans and general public Uefa announces its ticket pricing and policy for Euro 2020One million tickets will be priced at €50 or lessUefa has announced its ticket pricing and policy for next summer’s Euro 2020 tournament, which is to be staged in 12 different cities across th...
21:17, 05/19/2019

Whose side is Twitter on: misogynists or women in public life? | Suzanne Moore With death and rape threats escalating, the social media network needs to do more. Just ask Jess PhillipsWhat happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. It’s the 21st-century proverb that also reflects our nonchalant attitude to social media. To those peculiar...
18:34, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Weak public safety business holds back Hexagon Swedish industrial technology group Hexagon increased quarterly sales and core earnings slightly less than forecast held back by continued weakness in its public safety business....
09:34, 05/07/2019