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Kennedy Center rescinds Bill Cosby’s Honors and Twain awards

Bill Cosby’s fall from grace continues.<p>In a first for the Kennedy Center, the board of trustees voted to rescind the high-profile awards it has given the comedian, who was convicted on three counts of sexual assault last month.<p>In a statement released Monday, the arts center said that Cosby’s …

Bill Cosby

Cosby’s Wife Says He Was Convicted By ‘Mob Justice, Not Real Justice’

Bill Cosby and wife, Camille.<p>PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby‘s wife called Thursday for a criminal investigation into the suburban Philadelphia …

Justice

Black lawmakers are impatient with tech’s lack of diversity and are threatening regulation to force the issue

Congresswoman Maxine Waters said, “I’m not urging, I’m not encouraging, I’m about to hit some people across the head with a hammer.”<p>Leading black lawmakers are growing impatient with tech’s largely unfulfilled promises to improve employee diversity.<p>Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., made the strongest …

Silicon Valley

The Trump Team’s Conflicting Statements About the Payment to Stormy Daniels

From complete denial to acknowledging involvement, what President Trump and his lawyers said about the $130,000 paid to the pornographic film actress.

Stormy Daniels

People Voted for Trump Because They Were Anxious, Not Poor

A new study finds that Trump voters weren’t losing income or jobs. Instead, they were concerned about their place in the world.<p>For the past 18 months, many political scientists have been seized by one question: Less-educated whites were President Trump’s most enthusiastic supporters. But why, …

University of Pennsylvania

Starbucks’ Vague Policies on Nonpaying Customers Make Stores Friendlier—For Some

Starbucks spends little time training staff on how to handle visitors who don’t buy anything, which may have contributed to a recent incident of …

Coffee

Texas 'revenge porn' law goes too far, court rules

A Texas appeals court last week struck down a state law that criminalized the sharing of sexually explicit photos and videos of an individual online without their consent, ruling the “revenge porn” measure a violation of the First Amendment.<p>The 12th Court of Appeals in Tyler — about 98 miles east …

Judiciary

Trump considering pardon of late boxing champ Jack Johnson

President Trump took a break from railing against the Democrats and the Russia investigation to weigh in on the case of a long-dead boxer — and to …

United States

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ launched with first dual-aperture camera

Samsung has launched its latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S9, with a familiar all-screen design but its re-invented camera system could be a game-changer.<p>Announced at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Sunday, the new top-end Android device comes in two varieties, following in the …

Phones

Mo'Nique Makes Charlamagne tha God Answer for Naming Her 'Donkey of the Day'

Mo'Nique's fight for racial and gender equality continues with an appearance on Power 105's <i>The Breakfast Club.</i><p>But first, she had a bone to pick with …

10 Simple Ways to Actually Enjoy Running

A few easy tweaks and handy tools can shift your entire attitude toward your workouts.<p>Though he’s now a pro trail runner—a two-time national …

Mountains of US recycling pile up as China restricts imports

After you collect your cans, bottles and paper, then put them out by the curb, do you ever think about where everything goes after the truck picks things up? Largely, it goes to China.<p>Every day, nearly 4,000 shipping containers full of recyclables leave US ports bound for China. China sends the US …

F.B.I. Director Wants to Move Forward, but the President Is Making His Job Harder

WASHINGTON — When President Trump tapped Christopher A. Wray to be his next F.B.I. director, it signaled a clear break from the tenure of James B. Comey, whom Mr. Trump had grown to distrust and eventually fired.<p>It seemed Mr. Trump would let his handpicked F.B.I. director do his work unimpeded, …

Donald Trump

Twitter Suspends Source Of Donald Trump’s Much-Blasted Anti-Muslim Retweets

President Donald Trump won’t have Brit alt-righter Jayda Fransen’s videos to retweet any more.<p>Monday morning, Twitter suspended the account of the …

VA kills plan to cut homeless-vet program after outcry

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin has killed a plan to shift money from a major homelessness program in response to a wave of protest from veterans' advocates, who said the move would aggravate conditions for chronically ill and vulnerable vets.<p>Advocates for veterans, state officials and …

Homelessness

Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao Shares 'Me Too' Moment

Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao said Tuesday that she had experienced sexual harassment in the workplace at some point in her career, but …

American Airlines Resolves Problem That Could Have Canceled Thousands of Flights

Faced with the prospect of sweeping flight cancellations during the busy holiday season, American Airlines said Friday that it had resolved a scheduling problem that had left thousands of flights without assigned pilots.<p>“Customers can rest assured we will have the full schedule covered in …

American Airlines

Fighter pilots told 'keep windscreens clean' to avoid crashes

<b>The US Air Force (USAF) has urged its UK-based pilots to keep cockpit windows clean to avoid mid-air collisions with civilian aircraft.</b><p>RAF Lakenheath-based USAF F-15 jets were involved in 19 near-misses with UK aircraft in the past five years.<p>An F-15 pilot from the Suffolk base was recently praised …

Aviation

The first thing you should do when you get off a plane, according to health pros

You know TFW the captain <i>finally</i> turns off the fasten seatbelt sign and you stand up to retrieve your carry-on from the overhead compartment, only to …

Wellness

Education Dept. wants to narrow civil rights work in schools

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Education Department wants to narrow the scope of civil rights investigations at schools, focusing on individual complaints …

Education

A pilot's view of take-off and landing: Watch fascinating footage of plane hurtling down runway as captain explains what REALLY happens in the cockpit

• <b>Captain Richard Brown, CEO of Atlantic Star Airlines, provides insight</b>• <b><br>He commentates on two flight-deck videos – a take off and a landing</b>• <b><br>Brown</b> …

The end is near for Obama-era net neutrality rules

In short, net neutrality rules treat the internet like a utility, helping to control what consumers are charged and ensuring there is no paid prioritization — where internet service providers would be free to create so-called fast and slow lanes, allowing them to choose whether to block or slow …

Net Neutrality

Facebook continues to let advertisers racially discriminate in housing ads

The company still lets you exclude minority groups in housing ads, a violation of federal law<p>One year after a <i>ProPublica</i> investigation found that Facebook lets housing advertisers exclude users by race, a separate follow-up investigation found that the social network has barely changed any of its …

Tyrese Big Win in Court Judge Allows 50/50 Custody of Daughter

<b>Tyrese</b> just scored a big victory in court after a judge denied his ex's request for a permanent restraining order which would have severely …

Urban Culture

Al Michaels says Trump’s comments on NFL protests ‘like throwing a match into a gas tank’

The NFL’s TV ratings have declined for a second straight season, a worrisome development for the league that some have blamed, at least in part, on players protesting during the national anthem. Veteran “Sunday Night Football” announcer Al Michaels agrees with that assessment, but he recently …

NFL

House and Senate Panel Pass Tax Bill in Major Step Toward Overhaul

WASHINGTON — With 227 Republican votes, the House passed the most sweeping tax overhaul in three decades on Thursday, taking a significant leap forward as lawmakers seek to enact $1.5 trillion in tax cuts for businesses and individuals and deliver the first major legislative achievement of …

Republicans

Apple Pie Baked Apples

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Cut the Grannysmith apple and 1 Honeycrisp apple into a small dice (about 2½ cups) and place in a medium-sized bowl. Add 3 …

Baking

The Iron Mind Makes Its Workout a Meditation

Source: Bev Childress<p><b>Sometimes you read a single sentence and it sticks with you for life</b>. I remember one such sentence from the early days of my own …

3 Easy Exercises That Will Make You Mentally Stronger in Just 5 Minutes | Inc.com

Whether you're tempted to skip the gym because you don't feel like getting off the couch or you're questioning whether you were cut out to be an entrepreneur, it isn't easy to summon the mental strength you need to reach your goals.<p>But before you blame your less than stellar performance on your …

Self-help

8 Success Habits Learned Building a 7-Figure Business by Age 17

There is no minimum age for starting on the path to success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The stress of doing your schoolwork, playing a sport and finding time for family and friends is taxing enough during your teenage years. Throw in managing a business, and it gets …