Gig, a new car-sharing app created by the emergency roadside assistance service AAA rolled out to the Bay Area today. The startup comes out of A3 Ventures, AAA’s venture arm and the new one-way car sharing service is now active in Oakland and Berkeley, California. Show More Summary
After years in which it became a forum for celebrity sightings, the annual White House Correspondents Association dinner took a sober turn Saturday. The annual Washington event, sometimes mocked as “nerd prom,” did not feature a guest appearance from the President—the first time in 36 years that had happened—choosing instead to hold a rally in…
In Rolling Stone magazine, writer Matt Taibbi gave a surprisingly sober (if socialist) review of a new book written by reporters Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes that provided a detailed inside look at the failed Hillary Clinton 2016 presidential run.
Lucy Hale quit drinking in order to be the "best version" of herself. The 27-year-old actress has decided to put down the bottle and start a new chapter of her life, and says her decision comes after becoming fed up of having spent years...Show More Summary
Most home buyers and sellers don't think much about what might derail their purchase or sale. But here's a sobering fact: One of every 20 sales contracts blows up along the road to closing. And roughly 1 in 4 runs into an issue that delays the scheduled settlement. These statistics come from new...
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Until recently, it seemed that we would be able to manage global warming-induced sea level rise through the end of the century. It would be problematic, of course, but manageable, particularly in industrialized nations like the U.S.Show More Summary
CHICAGO ? Fifty-one million jobs, 90 percent of the U.S. freshwater supply and many Superfund sites could be jeopardized if the Environmental Protection Agency closes its Chicago-based Region 5 office. That was the sober but urgent warning...Show More Summary
Congrats to The Situation! In a new interview with People, Mike Sorrentino opens up about his difficulties with drugs and with the law. In case you hadn't heard, the Jersey Shore star was indicted this month on evading taxes for nearly $9 million of income. Considering how his last tax troubs hurt his recovery process, there was [...]
Jersey Shore's Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino has put his party days behind him for a happy, healthy sober life. Here's his story.
A crackdown on sober home corruption is underway at the Florida Legislature after House members unanimously voted to pass a bill strengthening the state's role in prosecuting criminal and regulatory … Click to Continue »
Pete Davidson is opening up about feeling thankful for having his girlfriend Cazzie David by his side while becoming sober for the first time in eight years. “I’m very lucky. She’s very, very supportive.” the 23-year-old Saturday Night Live star expressed (via ET) while attending The Natural Resources Defense Council’s STAND UP! for the Planet [...]
Chick #1: That was kinda fun last night. Chick #2: What, being a sober tool? (pause) Chick #1: Yeah. –Metro North Republished by Blog Post Promoter
Michael Kalmbach never meant to stay in Delaware. But then he got the opportunity to found an organization helping people with behavioral health disorders find empowerment through the arts.
Neil Gorsuch’s first public vote as a Supreme Court justice was a sobering reminder that elections have life-or-death consequences. Gorsuch joined a 5-4 majority to deny a stay on the first of several executions the state of Arkansas is rushing to carry out, before the expiration of one of the chemicals it uses to administer lethal injections. Show More Summary
I read a blog post not too long ago about not believing in a God or a higher power. It made me smirk a little, the audacity of that; not believing in anything at all – just going through life thinking that we are all here and there are no miracles or any power out […]
The United States is the third most populous nation on Earth, with about 319 million inhabitants. So it's no surprise the country uses a lot of resources — and makes an incredible amount of waste. Americans enjoy practically unlimited access to food, water, energy, and other resources that power a modern society. Show More Summary
To the editor: As I read the sobering article on threats to local trees and the region’s rapidly receding canopy, I was struck by two things. (“The trees that make Southern California shady and green are dying. Fast,” April 19) First, native trees are called out as being especially susceptible...
A new report by the World Health Organization presents a sobering view of hepatitis B and C. Despite being preventable and curable, these potentially fatal diseases continue to rage worldwide.