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The FCC just voted to repeal its net neutrality rules, in a sweeping act of deregulation

Federal regulators voted Thursday to allow Internet providers to speed up service for websites they favor — and block or slow down others — in a decision repealing landmark Obama-era regulations overseeing broadband companies such as AT&T and Verizon.<p>The move by the Federal Communications …

Net Neutrality

Puerto Rico’s aid plea to Uncle Sam: We’re Americans, too

NewsSep 26, 2017 by Jonathan Levin BloombergHamilton Spectator<p>After hurricane Irma, Floridians never felt compelled to remind the federal government …

Much of Puerto Rico Can't Even Call for Help

Hurricane Maria left Puerto Rico absolutely devastated. We’re talking flattened houses, lost lives, shattered power grids, flooded towns, forests …

`This Is Chaos’: Day 5 in ravaged, blacked-out Puerto Rico

(Bloomberg) — A nursing home in San Juan desperately pleaded for diesel as its power generator ran low. An elderly man was carried out on a stretcher …

Does the White House hear Puerto Rico's cries?

It’s a sad day when Puerto Rico’s governor has to take to the airwaves to remind Americans that the 3.4 million people living in the U.S. territory …

Caribbean

Donald Trump: Puerto Rico in 'deep trouble' after Maria

Maria was the most powerful hurricane to hit the US territory since 1932 and its strong winds and torrential rain left massive damage to homes and …

Puerto Rico has asked for more aid in the wake of Hurricane Maria. Will the U.S. provide it?

Irma Torres poses for a picture at her damaged house after the area was hit by Hurricane Maria in Yabucoa, Puerto Rico. Photo by Carlos Garcia …

Caribbean

Donald Trump has harsh words for Puerto Rico as it loses power and its hospitals crumble

Puerto Rico is struggling in the grips of a humanitarian crisis.<p>Whole towns have been left without water, power or even phone service after the …

Trump warned: send help or risk making Puerto Rico crisis 'your Katrina'

President to visit Puerto Rico next week to see Hurricane Maria damage Trump tweets about island’s ‘massive debt’ despite growing crisis<p>Donald Trump will visit Puerto Rico next Tuesday, to see some of the devastation wrought by Hurricane Maria on the lives of 3.5 million Americans. As the president …

Nearly 65% of Florida stations out of gas in some areas as Irma nears

Florida's gas shortages keep getting worse as millions of motorists flee Hurricane Irma's path of destruction.<p>Nearly 65% of all gas stations in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale market were without fuel on Saturday, according to estimates from crowdsourcing platform GasBuddy.<p>More than half of the stations …

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Taste Beyond The Tongue

'Potentially catastrophic' Hurricane Irma nears eastern Caribbean islands

<b>(CNN) —</b> As Floridians cleared supermarkets of bottled water and emptied gas pumps, people in the northeastern Caribbean were making last minute-preparations before powerful Hurricane Irma hit their islands.<p>Late Tuesday, the massive Category 5 storm was almost upon islands like Antigua and Barbuda …

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How to Follow Google I/O on Flipboard

Of note this week is Google I/O, the tech giant’s developer’s conference, which starts Wednesday and goes through next Friday. There will be workshops, demos, as well as “codelabs and hackathons” for developers. But more importantly, there will also be announcements of upcoming Alphabet Inc. …

#ICYMI: Popular Stories in Tech This Week (Week Ending March 24, 2017)

YouTube creators fought back against YouTube’s filtering of LGBTQ voices—a move made after brands wanted more control over what types of content their ads appeared alongside. Uber president (on the job less than a year) called it quits, citing “inconsistent” approaches in leadership. Apple acquired …

Tangerine Benefits: This Small Orange Works Miracles!

Tangerine benefits are truly amazing! Tangerine. Mandarin orange. Clementine. A thing that looks like an orange but smaller.<p>Whether you come from a …

Nutrition

Yoga is the key to relieving long-term back pain, new study suggests

With its catalogue of headstands and one-legged contortions, it might be thought yoga was best left only to those in peak physical condition.<p>New research from the US, however, suggests the group of people who could most benefit from adopting the lotus position while locating their spiritual core …

Yoga

Everything coming to Netflix, Amazon Prime, and HBO Now in October

We’re just a few days away from October, and that means it’s time for Halloween. Scary movies. Spooky stories. Specters that crawl out of your television and have really long hair. Given that, it’s hard to not see this upcoming month as a streaming service contest: which player can out-Halloween …

National Lampoon

25 Surprising Foods That Help You Lose Weight

You won't see eggs, Greek yogurt, kale, or boring chicken breast on this list.<p>Open any diet book, read any interview with a health expert, or peek into the fridge of your most fitness-minded friend, and you can probably imagine the foods you'll see: eggs, Greek yogurt, kale, apples, plain chicken …

Nutrition

5 Self-Sabotaging Habits Holding You Back (And How To Fix Them)

The new year comes with new opportunities and a fresh batch of motivation to follow through on our promises. Inevitably, life happens, and sticking …

Happiness

Why We Wake Up in the Middle of the Night (and Why It's OK)

Source: Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock<p>Do you suffer from Insomnia? Maybe you’re addicted to light.<p>Clark Strand, senior editor of <i>Tricycle: The</i> …

Meditation

20 Foods To Help You Shed Stubborn Pounds

Ready to knock off that final five, or start losing that first ten? Follow this simple program.<p>Many cyclists would like to lose a pound or two. Maybe five. Maybe more. Why? That's easy: to feel better, look better, improve health, and ride farther and faster.<p>However, losing weight can be …

Oregon Bakery Must Pay For Refusing To Make Wedding Cake For Lesbian Couple

The owners of an Oregon bakery must pay $135,000 in damages for refusing to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple, a state official ruled on Thursday.<p>Oregon Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian agreed with a preliminary ruling that Sweet Cakes by Melissa illegally discriminated against a Portland …

#TalkAboutIt: Five LGBTI issues you may not know about

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people face specific challenges in their global fight for equality that goes beyond …

'The State Of Marriage': How Vermont Paved The Way For LGBT Equality

The freedom to marry feels inevitable in 2015. Nearly 72 percent of Americans live in a state that views same-sex relationships as equal to opposite-sex ones. But how did we get here? For many, including small town Vermont lawyers Beth Robinson and Susan Murray, with Boston-based attorney Mary L. …

Pao to Seek $2.7 Million to Walk Away From Gender Lawsuit

Ellen Pao said she just wanted to get back to her career after losing a gender bias suit against Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. But there’s …

Social Sciences

Jim Belushi files 2nd lawsuit related to Chicago comedy club

Actor Jim Belushi and his New York-based company on Friday filed a second lawsuit in just two days tied to a Chicago comedy club, according to court documents.<p>In the lawsuit, filed in Cook County district court, Belushi and his company Bessie Blu claim Kyle Lane, co-owner of The Comedy Bar, failed …