Feed aggregator

Five young people creating a better world

CNN - Fri, 2018-12-07 16:44
It's easy to ignore the homeless encampment near your neighborhood, the pollution clogging the local beach or the faraway children who don't have resources to play a sport they love.

Why the stock market is freaking out

CNN - Fri, 2018-12-07 16:42
Extreme fear is once again sending Wall Street into chaos. Investors are debating whether the longest bull market in American history is nearing an end or just taking a breather.

Annapolis journalist: My colleague was no one's 'enemy'

CNN - Fri, 2018-12-07 16:40
It surely wasn't the first time President Donald Trump called the press an "enemy of the people." But the latest Twitter missive aimed at the news media struck a nerve with Joshua McKerrow.

BlackBerry KEY2 update ABK892 now rolling out in North America

CrackBerry - Fri, 2018-12-07 16:38

For those of you with an unlocked BlackBerry KEY2 in North America, you'll want to start checking for updates.

For those of you with an unlocked BlackBerry KEY2 in North America, you'll want to start checking for updates. All non-carrier variants have started receiving update ABK892 (Bell and Telus already have it), which brings along with it the November security updates and according to the forums, a few other fixes. If you haven't got the notification, here's how to get your KEY2 updated!

Read More »

The Economy Faces Big Risks in 2019. Markets Are Only Now Facing Up to Them.

NY Times - Fri, 2018-12-07 16:32
One question people might be asking is, what took so long?

After Devastating Fire, Ventura Residents Push To Get Back Home For The Holidays

NPR All Things Considered - Fri, 2018-12-07 16:30

"My wife is absolutely obsessed that she's ready for Christmas," Ed Fuller says. "Last Christmas, we sort of lost."

(Image credit: Stephanie O'Neill/for NPR)

Redskins, D.C. working with Congress to slip stadium provision into spending bill

Washington Post - Fri, 2018-12-07 16:30
Team owner Daniel Snyder is getting help from the Trump administration, congressional Republicans and local D.C. officials in his quest for a new, 60,000-seat NFL stadium.

Analysis: Mueller's next big revelation

CNN - Fri, 2018-12-07 16:25
Robert Mueller is ready to tighten the net again.

Dow falls 559 points to end brutal week

CNN - Fri, 2018-12-07 16:22
Wall Street does not like the mixed messages coming out of the White House on trade.

Week In Politics: Trump's Picks For Attorney General And U.N. Ambassador

NPR All Things Considered - Fri, 2018-12-07 16:21

NPR'S Ailsa Chang speaks with David Brooks of The New York Times and E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post about President Trump's picks for the next attorney general and next United Nations ambassador.

How Atlanta Became A Soccer Town

NPR All Things Considered - Fri, 2018-12-07 16:21

Atlanta and Portland face on in Major League Soccer's championship on Saturday. Atlanta's team is only two years old and its success is due, in part, to massive fan support and a hometown strategy.

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer Discusses Trade Issues With China

NPR All Things Considered - Fri, 2018-12-07 16:21

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer about America's trade relationship with China, and what he hopes the tariffs on Chinese goods will accomplish.

The Business Of Posting Mugshots Online And Charging People To Take Them Down

NPR All Things Considered - Fri, 2018-12-07 16:21

Many websites make a business of posting mugshots, then charging those people to take them down, but it's hard to stop. The reasons have to do with how First Amendment freedoms are protected.

The Moral Of The Story Is: Great Kids' Books Don't Always Need Morals

NPR All Things Considered - Fri, 2018-12-07 16:21

Jon Scieszka — dad, teacher and author of The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales — shares the books he plans to give to the kids on his list this year.

(Image credit: NPR)

The Effects U.S. Soybean Farmers Have Felt From Trade Negotiations With China

NPR All Things Considered - Fri, 2018-12-07 16:21

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Josh Gackle, a soybean farmer in Kulm, N.D., about how the United States' ongoing trade negotiations with China have impacted crops this year.

I Was Kicked Off Stage by College Students. Did I Deserve It?

NY Times - Fri, 2018-12-07 16:19
Columbia students didn’t like my joke and they had the right to cut my mic. But we all should have gotten the chance to stick it out.

U.N. AIDS Agency Is in ‘State of Crisis’ and Needs New Leader, Report Says

NY Times - Fri, 2018-12-07 16:18
Experts accused Michel Sidibé, the agency’s chief, of having an autocratic style leading to “ethical blindness” on harassment and the abuse of power.
Syndicate content