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Cuomo says subways are improving, based on what riders tell him

Gov. Andrew Cuomo asserted Tuesday that city is already seeing the benefits of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's "emergency plan" to improve subway service—but statistics to prove his... To view the full story, click the title link.

Master Graphic Design With This Certification Training

If you've got a passion for flexing your creativity, a career in graphic design could be the perfect job for you, and a lifetime subscription to the Graphic Design Certification School will train you in the skills you need to make it as a certifiably employable designer. [ more › ]

Great News! Elevators and Escalators Are Part of Uptown Rapid Transit For First Time, Beginning Wednesday

It's an improvement 110 years in the making!Ever since the Wilson L became a double-level station back in 1907, people who were not able to use staircases were simply out of luck. No accessibility options were available to them, at Wilson...Show More Summary

D.C. Council Member asks for review of high-earning traffic cams. AAA says, hear, hear

Council Member Mary Cheh (D-Ward 3) says she's a fan of traffic cameras -- but just wants to make sure they're fair. AAA is not so sure they are.

Trump's fiery UN address redefines US role in the world

President Donald Trump's debut speech at the United Nations featured saber-rattling aplenty, but it also showed glimmers of a Trump doctrine that could transform America's place in the world. It was described by one observer as a "42-minute tweetstorm" and by another as president George W. Show More Summary

'I pray she's already dead': chaos as Mexico City block collapses after quake

Earthquake destroys seven-storey block in La Condesa neighbourhood, trapping an unknown number of people Casandra Hidalgo ran outside when the earthquake struck just in time to see the seven-story apartment building opposite the café where she works tumble into a heap. Show More Summary

Major Australia terror attack 'inevitable', top cop says

A major attack in Australia is "inevitable", one of the nation's top counter-terrorism police officers said Wednesday, warning that "anything can happen at any time". Australian authorities say they have prevented 13 terror attacks on...Show More Summary

The RiotACT Gig Guide (20 – 25 September)

4 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

The RiotACT Gig Guide is here for the 20th to the 25th of September! Today’s featured artist is Kid of Harith, who has returned to the local music scene after a brief hiatus. After having awed a stunned audience at the Phoenix at LocalnLive’s recent Bootlegs Sessions, Kid of Harith will be emceeing the 93rd […]

First wave of refugees to US from Pacific camps imminent

A first wave of refugees will leave remote Pacific detention camps and be resettled in the United States in coming weeks, Australian authorities said Wednesday, under a deal that has rankled President Donald Trump. Canberra sends asylum-seekers...Show More Summary

A brave soldier and one horrible day: two lasting memories of Iraq

As I fumbled with the straps of my body armor, an Iraqi gentleman looked at me kindly and said, “You look nervous. Is this your first time here?” I nodded: I was indeed apprehensive. Though Los Angeles Times colleagues who had covered wars had offered me practical advice — “Always be paranoid,...

Va. gubernatorial contenders clash over monuments, the economy in first TV debate

The debate between Democrat Ralph Northam and Republican Ed Gillespie was a mostly cordial affair.

Maria lashes US Virgin Islands as Puerto Rico prepares for impact

Hurricane Maria slammed into the US Virgin Islands Tuesday, lashing the archipelago with rain as Puerto Rico braced for the Category Five storm's expected landfall on Wednesday. On St John Island, which was also battered by Hurricane...Show More Summary

Cal State faculty take a stand against 'hasty' plans to loosen course requirements

Cal State faculty spoke out Tuesday about what they called “hasty” recent decisions to drop remedial classes and loosen math requirements by next fall. In a resolution by the university system’s Academic Senate, faculty members said they hadn’t been given enough time to weigh in on what could be...

Rescuers fight to save lives in Mexico City after earthquake – in pictures

Images of devastation following a 7.1 magnitude earthquake which struck the country, killing more than 139 people Continue reading...

11 Best Spots Around the Metro to Get Sangria with Your Friends

Unlimited sangria, yes? Are you fond of sangria? In case you didn’t know, sangria is a Spanish drink composed of red wine and chopped fruits, with additional ingredients like brandy, orange juice, soda, and more. It’s that perfect drink that always promises exciting conversations when drank with friends. Here’s a list on some of the coolest […]

The Virginia governor’s debate in 90 seconds

Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam, the Democratic candidate for Virginia governor, and Ed Gillespie, the Republican nominee, debated economic policy and the role of Confederate statues in Virginia on Sept. 19.

Can I Get a Medical Certificate from The Chemist?

4 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Need a medical certificate for work? Don’t want to wait for hours in the doctors’ waiting room to see an overbooked GP for 5 minutes? The good news is, there is an easier way. Head over to your local Canberra chemist and get a medical certificate from the fully-qualified pharmacist. It’s quick and affordable, so […]

ICYMI: Words With Friends Adds 'Smize', 'Hangry', 50,000 Other Made-Up Words

Also, kids don't want to grow up, Howard Stern reads Marilyn Manson's text messages, and much more! [ more › ]

Will Laguna Beach Clone Its Prized 135-Year Old Tree? Probably Not

A Laguna Beach City official says drama over 135-year-old tree is "getting out of hand'. [ more › ]

This Makati Restaurant is Serving up a Fusion Menu Fit for the Gods

The goddess of spring is cooking up something good. Persephone – A Seasonal Kitchen – Jupiter St. Persephone is a newly blossomed joint along Jupiter Street that opened its doors with a menu that will change with the seasons. The talented demigods behind Persephone intend to make use of the best ingredients at any given season so you […]

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