The corner of Atlantic and Bedford Avenues in Crown Heights is Ground Zero of this middle-income neighborhood’s high anxiety.
As World War II ended, advances in manufacturing, easing of wartime austerity and pent-up creativity among builders and architects led to a design explosion with its ground zero in Southern California: midcentury modern. Known for its open floor plans, wide expanses of glass and indoor-outdoor...
United Airlines and the Chicago Department of Aviation will invest a total of $1.43 million to purchase 26 new pieces of zero emissions ground support equipment, replacing older, diesel-fueled equipment at Chicago O'Hare. Grant funding...Show More Summary
Gang Green’s half-century Super Bowl drought is destined to end next year. When Tom Brady’s last-second Hail Mary fluttered harmlessly to the ground and the clock hit triple zeroes on the evening of Feb. 4 in Minneapolis, it marked more...Show More Summary
Cape Town is becoming ground zero of water scarcity....a future that will arrive for many more in the coming decades.
With possibly two Senate seats open, and as many as three competitive House seats, Arizona could be ground zero this year, but both parties are torn by divisions in the electorate.
Raleigh is ground zero for unconstitutional voter suppression tactics: Some people say it was fitting for the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights to take testimony about the state of voting across the country in the capital city of a state...Show More Summary
The oceans off Oregon and Washington are ground zero for ocean acidification, and Northwest scientists are working on new ways to adapt. Brian Allen is up to his elbows in cold, black water. He’s hanging over the side of a small boat, trying to pull in a tangle of ropes. They’re heavy and being dragged sideways […]
As the first major film festival of the year, Sundance is ground zero for distributors discovering some of the gems that will populate film release schedules throughout the rest of the year. Here is our list of movies sold at Sundance...Show More Summary
January 23, 2018. Today's headline story on the threats, opportunities, and dangers facing our fragile planet. Zero-point energy, also known as ground state energy, could be the greatest gift the quantum world can ever give us. It’s a byproduct of...
The NSA is once again deleting data it's been ordered to retain for ongoing lawsuits. This isn't the first time. The Jewel v. NSA lawsuit -- which is nearing its tenth year in litigation -- has been ground zero for multiple NSA screwups. Show More Summary
California, with its vulnerable Republicans in Congress, is ground zero for the Democratic plan to take back the House. President Trump may be making those efforts easier.
Building a Mini-State With Avocados and Guns. There is something intoxicatingly utopian about the story of Tancítaro. This small town has succeeded at self-rule in a part of Mexico — the state of Michoacán, drug war ground zero — where so many similar experiments have failed. It is free of the drug cartels as well […]
“The eradication of Terry Pratchett’s unfinished works, the zeros and ones of his hard drive ground into the earth at the Great Dorset Steam Fair, is an imaginative exception to the rule.” The Paris Review questions how we publish an authors posthumous works and whether there’s a better way to do so. Show More Summary
News of Trump’s remarks hit the Haitian capital on the eve of a terrible anniversary: the 2010 earthquake that killed 250,000 people.
At ground zero of Ukraine's Chernobyl tragedy, workers in orange vests are busy erecting hundreds of dark-coloured panels as the country gets ready to launch its first solar plant to revive the abandoned territory. The new one-megawatt...Show More Summary
Donald Trump's Messiah Complex is breaking new ground with the claim that he is personally responsible (as President) for the zero deaths in America's commercial aviation industry during 2017. Somehow, I imagine this idiot of a President...Show More Summary
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Buckhead was ground zero for gossip, celebrity sightings, and the city’s social scene. And when you were responsible for banging out 30 inches of Atlanta’s bold-faced names for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s popular "Peach Buzz" column, you scoured for scoop 24/7.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock — or are the aging executive chairman of News Corp. — you know that Fox News has been ground zero in the epidemic of sexual assault scandals in which powerful men have abused younger, more vulnerable women. Fox, of course, has been slammed by a series of sexual harassment […]
Marilu Henner knew the house she was about to buy needed to be gutted and redone when she first saw it nearly three decades ago. Everything, that is, except the kitchen. “We moved in on March 23, 1989,” said the actress, who has an unusually far-reaching memory: She can recollect the exact day...