SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Violent gunmen still menace pick-and-shovel miners in eastern Congo, a new report finds, despite years of efforts to loosen their grip by local reformers, Western activists and companies like Apple and Intel that...Show More Summary
In a highly unusual move, the Justice Department replaced the team investigating the controversial 2014 death of Eric Garner, the 43-year-old black man who was choked to death on camera by police officers. In 2014, a local grand jury refused to indict the NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo most involved Garner’s death. Show More Summary
Republican nominee Donald Trump made a campaign stop in St. Augustine, Florida on Monday where he conveniently dodged an one-on-one interview with a tough local reporter, Florida Politics reports. Action News Jax reporter Jenna Bourne had set up a one-on-one interview with Trump on Monday following...
The history of U.S. electoral politics shows that, despite current appearances, third parties have been an active part of national, state and local races. The Founding Fathers were said to have abhorred the idea of political parties, essentially wanting candidates to be elected on their merits. Show More Summary
Festivals, fairs, and carnivals are a great visual opportunity for any travel photographer because they provide us with a glimpse into the local culture. I remember working in the Gion Matsuri festival in Japan. While one can say that...Show More Summary
It was the best of ads. It was the worst of ads. That’s how you can summarize the county races in Burlington County this year. When you get right down to it, these local races transcend party philosophies. Of the...Read more
MAN WRITES TONGUE-IN-CHEEK LETTER TO THE EDITOR ABOUT YOGA PANTS. The result? Death threats, vulgar voice mail and a wave of outrage on local social media accounts which resulted in hundreds of women showing up in front of his house to protest. “His life was disrupted and he’s been turned into a villain, all over […]
After a relatively calm summer, September was richer in game localization-related content. Besides the Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse story, which ended with an official apology from Atlus, a few interesting interviews with veterans of the industry popped up, and…
Great Big Story traveled to the British town of Ipswich in Suffolk to speak with Kerri Cameron, a rider in the the locally famous Ken Fox Troupe, who performs stunts to amazed crowds while riding a motorcycle around a circular wall known as the “Wall of Death“. Cameron had found her career after getting laid […]
The saga began Wednesday with a letter to the editor in a local Rhode Island newspaper criticizing women over 20 who wear yoga pants in public. Quickly, it snowballed into a "Yoga Pants Parade" Sunday afternoon with hundreds of people walking past the letter writer's house -- who said he had only intended satire. Show More Summary
The brand value and power of ‘Made in China’ has certainly shaken, and stirred after calls for #BoycottChinese erupted across social media in India. Although some Chinese companies reported bumper sales this festive season, and state-run...Show More Summary
Michael McKissack writes in with a great mystery: I have a massive Photos library and use iCloud Photo Library stored on an external HD to maintain a local backup of all pictures. However, my wife and I use a large number of shared albums...Show More Summary
If you walk into any of the 4,132 Walmarts in America that sell groceries, you will find only 11 percent of its produce was grown in the same state where it's sold. That's Walmart's definition of "local produce." Six years ago this month Walmart announced a formal commitment to put more locally grown food in their U.S. Show More Summary
Post by The Stir Bloggers. Whether they bond over a love of shoveling sand into buckets at the local park or their mutual affinity for the blue chairs in pre-school, finding that first friend is a milestone for little girls. Of course,...Show More Summary
The Local reports: Police in the canton of St Gallen are under fire for allowing a music festival for right-wing extremists to take place on Saturday night. More than 5,000 people turned out to the festival in the usually tranquil commune...Show More Summary
Two penalties from Zach Clough give Bolton Wanderers a 2-0 victory in League One away at local rivals Bury.
A human tree spotted blocking traffic at an intersection Monday afternoon is killing it in the costume department. A local TV editor posted a video on Twitter Monday afternoon of what appears to be a man dressed convincingly as a tree on a crosswalk in Portland, Maine. Show More Summary
by Tricia Romano Panelists from the #JournalismSoWhite event at Town Hall. https://townhallseattle.org/event/journalismsowhite/ Tomorrow is the #JournalismSoWhite talk at a Town Hall. The panel discussion is being led by local journalists:...Show More Summary
Since opening in 2011, Coral Gables' the Local Craft Food & Drink has been known for its fine pub grub and extensive beer selection. With nearly two dozen well-curated items, it's a great choice for beer lovers. If, however, you simply opt for a brew when dining, you're missing out on Will Thompson's cocktails.
Nothing gets in between this English bulldog and his Popsicle.