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Bernie Sanders Is Crushing It, Raising Millions to Flip the Senate and Promising to Oppose Clinton if Necessary

9 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ansel Herz Get it, brah! Gino Santa Maria / First there was this in today's Washington Post: Sen. Bernie Sanders, a loyal soldier for Hillary Clinton since he conceded the Democratic presidential nomination in July,...Show More Summary

Cubs beat Dodgers to clinch spot in World Series, end 70-year drought

The Chicago Cubs are going to the World Series. No joke, no curse, just the Cubs' first National League pennant since 1945 when they defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-0 in Game 6 of the National League Championship Series on Saturday night at a rocking Wrigley Field. Behind a sensational effort...

Here’s what happens when Miley Cyrus door knocks for Hillary Clinton at a college dorm

The 23-year-old pop star — a former Bernie Sanders supporter — was greeted by thrilled George Mason University students eager to take selfies.

Pot entrepreneurs get business advice in Oakland

Business experts shared investment advice with a crowd of mostly African American cannabis entrepreneurs Monday at a conference in Oakland set up to help people of color succeed as state law forces California’s multibillion-dollar industry above ground. Show More Summary

Video: Turn Off Those Overhead Lights And Watch The Aurora Borealis Come To Life

Imagine walking outside and looking up into the night sky. Chances are, seeing is not necessarily believing: you know the stars are there, somewhere, but with all that light pollution and city glare, you settle for a yellow haze—nothing close to true black speckled with light. Show More Summary

'NYC Well' Is NYC's New 24/7 Mental Health Hotline

NYC Well is part of the Thrive NYC initiative, which is addressing and destigmatizing mental illness. The issue is personal for Mayor Bill de Blasio and his family—de Blasio's father was an alcoholic and committed suicide; daughter Chiara has struggled with addiction and depression. [ more › ]

Construction spending on pace for record high, but there's a catch

Construction spending in New York City is projected to hit an all-time high of $43.1 billion by the end of 2016, according to a report from the New York Building Congress. That number, which... To view the full story, click the title link.

Bill to require freelance contracts and impose penalties is set to pass

Companies that stiff freelancers will face stiffer penalties under a proposed city law set to get a City Council vote Thursday. Freelancers and those who hire them would be required to sign written... To view the full story, click the title link.

Founder of ticket reseller reveals how Rukkus gets its seats

There was a lot of focus in Albany's last legislative session on some of the bad practices of ticket brokers and resellers—like selling tickets purchased by bots before ordinary humans can get... To view the full story, click the title link.

New York CEOs donating generously to GOP, but not to Trump

When it comes to federal campaign donations, New York City's business leaders have bypassed presidential nominee Donald Trump. But they have given generously to down-ballot Republican candidates,... To view the full story, click the title link.

A second chance to get it right in East Harlem—and beyond

In 2003, the city rezoned East Harlem, believing it would spur development that would create housing and jobs without damaging the character of the neighborhood. But even without an... To view the full story, click the title link.

Tom Hayden allies pay tribute to his dogged pursuit of liberal causes

The day before his death, Tom Hayden was talking with his ex-wife Jane Fonda in his Santa Monica hospital room when conversation turned to a 1961 “Freedom Ride” in the Deep South, his initiation into the civil rights movement. “He met activists who were willing to die for what they believed was...

Amber Alert: Infant Reported Abducted In Guerneville

Sonoma County Sheriff’s Dispatch wants you to call if you see this woman or her license plate. [ more › ]

Denver's Outstanding Bakeries, Mapped

Croissants, morning buns, macarons, oh my! The smell of dough baking in an oven is irresistible. It's heartwarming and soothing, and even more comforting when the weather is cool outside. Whether it is baguettes, croissants, morning buns, or cookies, the olfactory high they bring when baking is undeniable. Show More Summary

Why the latest Hillary Clinton conspiracy might not be what it seems

A report about Virginia Gov. McAuliffe having donated to the campaign of an FBI official's wife draws attention from GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump and his supporters.

Britney’s Revamped PIECE OF ME Rocks

Britney Spears has infused more energy into her Las Vegas residency, BRITNEY: Piece of Me; and it pays off, realizing its tagline of being “Remixed. Reimagined. Still Iconic.”

Dead or Alive Vocalist Pete Burns Has Died

7 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dave Segal The late Pete Burns radically changed his appearance several times during his 57 years. Pete Burns, androgynous vocalist for the popular UK dance-pop group Dead or Alive, died yesterday, at age 57, of cardiac arrest. Burns,...Show More Summary

Day Around The Bay: Kevin Durant Wants Your Bay Area Recommendations

Plus: Beloved Union Square shoe store is getting the boot. [ more › ]

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