NEW ORLEANS — Eleven years ago, Deion Jones had to run. Hurricane Katrina forced Jones (who was only 11 at the time) and his parents to…
"We were gathered here, and sent along 'the path to death'," says Raisa Maistrenko, pointing to a Kiev ravine that 75 years ago witnessed one of the worst atrocities of World War II. Maistrenko was only three when the Nazis helped by...Show More Summary
Heart Foundation of the ACT CEO Tony Stubbs reckons policies that improve walking and cycling infrastructure across Canberra, as the Greens have today promised to do over four years, are “a really good initiative”. Mr Stubbs was on hand for the Greens’ announcement in New Acton this morning, where he filled the RiotACT in on […]
As a lifelong Cubs fan with a resume that includes going to my first game at Wrigley when I was four months old and living in Wrigleyville for several years, I can at the very least claim some expertise on the culture around the team and the stadium. Show More Summary
It's the start of autumn, which means the start of the university year. But along with the excitement comes the stress of finding housing - and in some glamorous locations this can be a nightmare.
Kjartan Sekkingstad returned to Norway on Friday after a year of captivity in the Philippines.
More than 1 million people died from dirty air in one year, according to World Health Organisation China is the world’s deadliest country for outdoor air pollution, according to analysis by the World Health Organisation (WHO). The UN...Show More Summary
Tourists looking to experience San Francisco’s “most crooked street” may soon find that visiting the iconic attraction comes with a very literal price. Lombard Street draws nearly two million visitors every year, much to the chagrin of the area’s residents. Show More Summary
I can't believe more people aren't taking advantage of this... For the past few years, my colleague Amber Hestla and her readers have been "skimming" from Wall Street. And the
Alicia Machado gained fame as the winner of Donald Trump’s Miss Universe pageant 20 years ago, and now she’s in the news again thanks to Hillary Clinton’s name-dropping at the debate and Donald Trump’s very public insults about her weight gain. Show More Summary
Here's what we see, more and more: "Resist the Police." As any first year law student will tell you, and as most first year legislators should know, there is (almost) no right to resist the police (Indiana tried to write something that was roundly mocked). Show More Summary
The numbers cited in Tom’s post on the Ultimate Collection of Loyalty Statistics are not only frightening, they’re unlikely to improve by continuing down the same path year after year. That’s because the likelihood of boosting retention...Show More Summary
A co-defendant will be sentenced in October.
One of the more bizarre Peak Trump Moments (PTM) tonight was this stream of consciousness answer when Trump seemed to argue that even though he never publicly said anything negative about the Iraq War until almost three years later when it was deeply in popular that he had private conversations with the highly credible Sean Hannity. Show More Summary
By EconMatters Donald Trump might just be outside the career politician mode enough to address some of the structural issues facing this country over the next four years that sadly Hillary Clinton will just continue perpetuating with the status quo. Show More Summary
Turn off the microphones. That’s my solution for making the presidential debates more informative, more useful, pithier, wittier, shorter — better. When it’s not a candidate’s turn to speak, his mic should be off. Every four years, from the Bush vs. Dukakis debates when I was a freshman debater...
Monday night’s presidential debate at Hofstra University, billed unironically and perhaps appropriately as the debate of the century, was also talked up as a chance for journalism to (belatedly) shine. After a year of endless criticism,...Show More Summary
Heavily indebted oil and gas companies have managed to hold off the day of reckoning, but analysts expect bankruptcies to spike.
Back in 1992, a young Mary J. Blige asked, "What's the 411?," with her debut album. Now, 24 years later, Blige is ready to get answers with her show The 411 on Apple Music. In the teaser trailer released on Twitter Monday evening, Blige, wearing her interviewing glasses, sits across ... More »
For many writers, publication can seem like the ultimate prize. Many anticipate the wondrous moment when a publisher will finally say “yes” – launching their careers and justifying years of hard labour. But the publishing industry, like all industries, does have a few predators, which budding writers would do best to avoid. Show More Summary