Carol White-Hill

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States ratchet up transgender battle with lawsuit against U.S. | Reuters

(Reuters) - Officials from 11 U.S. states sued the Obama administration on Wednesday to overturn a directive telling schools to let transgender students use bathrooms matching their gender identity, decrying the policy as “a massive social experiment.”<p>Ramping up the simmering battles over …

California nuclear reactors face uncertain future

Six years ago, the company that owns California's last operating nuclear power plant announced it would seek an extended lifespan for its aging reactors. Pacific Gas and Electric Co. envisioned Diablo Canyon as a linchpin in the state's green energy future, with its low-carbon electricity …

Election Day: Bevin wins in Kentucky, Ohio rejects pot

<b>(CNN) —</b> Matt Bevin, the controversial Kentuckian who attempted to dethrone Sen. Mitch McConnell last year and has vowed to eliminate the state's Obamacare programs, orchestrated a remarkable political comeback on Tuesday to win the state's governorship.<p>In an upset victory by a surprisingly large …

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CrossFit’s extremely lucrative business plan is also deceptively simple

“I don’t understand CrossFit’s business plan,” my middle-aged friend said, looking up from the floor where he lay next to a barbell, panting in a pool of his own sweat. Like many of the former athletes, weekend warriors, and get-in-shape hopefuls who have flooded to this cult-like fitness program, …

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Apple Watch brings the bling in retail debut

PARIS, LONDON, NEW YORK and PALO ALTO -- With Friday's Apple Watch retail debut, Apple took some of its own "think different" advice.<p>Apple Stores have always been polished, but the Apple Watch takes the upscale approach to another level by nestling the smartwatch among luxury brands such as Yves …

Smartwatches

Watch a baby hummingbird grow up | @GrrlScientist

For “Caturday”, I share a lovely video created by one of my birding pals that captures a mother hummingbird as she raises her son from hatching to fledging<p>Spring is springing! Already, a few of my Seattle birding pals have spotted hummingbird nests. Thus, since today is “Caturday”, I was inspired …

Birds

7 Hints You Should Know Before Booking Another Flight

When we fly, it's absolutely imperative that we get the best possible deal, on the best possible day, on the best possible flight. (Travel ego is a <i>very</i> real thing, people. And we have a BIG one.)<p>As such, we have a few serious rules to live by when it comes to booking plane tickets. These facts and …