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Uber Hit With Cap as New York City Takes Lead in Crackdown

New York became the first major American city on Wednesday to halt new vehicle licenses for ride-hail services, dealing a significant setback to Uber in its largest market in the United States.<p>The legislation passed overwhelmingly by the City Council will cap the number of for-hire vehicles for a …

Transportation

Astronomers discover 12 more moons of Jupiter, including an oddity

Our solar system's oldest and biggest planet, Jupiter, has many moons. And astronomers have just announced the discovery of a dozen more.<p>On Tuesday, the International Astronomical Union’s Minor Planet Center published the orbits for 12 newfound Jovian moons — bringing Jupiter's total to 79 moons, …

Astronomy

'We've Been Through Darker Times': Barack Obama Speaks In South Africa

<b>Updated at 12:05 p.m. ET.</b><p>Former President Barack Obama celebrated Nelson Mandela's life and legacy in South Africa on Tuesday with a speech that focused not only on the freedom Mandela came to symbolize, but the long walk it took to get there.<p>"We have to follow Madiba's example of persistence and …

South Africa

This is just a very good pitch for an Airbnb for horses

Dream Machine’s Alexia Bonatsos makes a surprisingly good case for a joke startup<p>Alexia Bonatsos has watched countless startups come and go. First as the editor-in-chief of <i>TechCrunch</i>, and now in her current role as the founder of venture capital firm Dream Machine, Bonatsos’ job has been to …

An 11-Year-Old Got Most Of Her Genes From Her Dad, And Almost None From Her Mom

Only about 25 people in the world — all girls — have been reported with this genetic syndrome.<p>An 11-year-old girl from the Czech Republic was born with genes that came almost entirely from her father, instead of half from each parent.<p>Only about 25 people in the world — all girls — have been …

Best summer books 2018, as picked by writers – part one

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie<p>Meg Wolitzer’s <i>The Female Persuasion</i> (Chatto) is wonderfully dense and wise, a page-turner that succeeds both at character and ideas. It felt true to life.<p><i>Cuz: The Life and Times of Michael A</i> (Bodley Head) by Danielle Allen, a memoir about the loss of a beloved cousin, is …

Books

‘Nothing to worry about. The water is fine’: how Flint poisoned its people

When the people of Flint, Michigan, complained that their tap water smelled bad and made children sick, it took officials 18 months to accept there was a problem. By Anna Clark<p>On a hot day in the summer of 2014, in the Civic Park neighbourhood where Pastor R Sherman McCathern preached in Flint, …

Water

Special report: The next health care wars

Forget the Affordable Care Act: The future of our health care system will be shaped by a much bigger and broader fight — one that will likely …

Health Care

WATCH: How to Make Mango Suman Sushi

<b>Suman</b>, a merienda treat made with glutinous rice and coconut milk, can be used to make these fun and delicious take on Pinoy sushi. Sweet mangoes …

Sesame-Peanut Noodles

<i>Sesame-peanut noodles are tossed with sesame seeds, peanut butter, sesame oil, soy sauce, vinegar, sliced cucumbers, and scallions. A great lunch or</i> …

21 One-Pot Meals to Please Picky Eaters

If you’re here it means you suffer from picky eaters in your life, and you need some quick and easy options to shut them up and feed them with …

How Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Became a Rock Star

The new doc ‘RBG’ chronicles the life of the trailblazing Supreme Court justice. Directors Betsy West and Julie Cohen write about their experience …

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Rare and Breathtaking Photographs of Children Who Lived in Spitalfields, London at the Turn of the 19th and 20th Centuries

Around 1900, photographer Horace Warner took a series of portraits of some of the poorest people in London - creating relaxed, intimate images that …

Adobong Baboy sa Gata (Pork Adobo in Coconut Milk)

Adobong baboy sa gata or pork adobo in coconut milk is a version of Filipino pork wherein coconut milk or cream is added towards the end of the …

Recipes

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The Latest: Weinstein spokeswoman wants #MeToo recognition

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Pulitzer Prizes (all times local):<p>6:40 p.m.<p>A spokeswoman for Harvey Weinstein says she hopes that the activist who founded the #MeToo movement gets as much recognition as the journalists who won Pulitzers for revealing sexual harassment and assault allegations …

Columbia University

Give Your Images the Cinematic Look in Just Two Minutes

I find cinematic images to be particularly memorable. I'm sure there's some color theory and psychology behind that but ain't nobody got time for …

Cinematography

Wait Until Dark: Why Night Time is the Right Time for Outdoor Photography

Let’s face it: we’ve all seen, taken, edited, judged, read, or written about so many photographs over so many years, sometimes we get…well, jaded. …

U.K. Appoints a Minister for Loneliness

LONDON — Since Britain voted to leave the European Union more than a year ago, Europeans have mockingly said that the decision will result in an isolated, lonely island nation.<p>But Britain, in fact, already has a serious problem with loneliness, research has found. More than nine million people in …

Golden Globes 2018: 15 things to know, from Oprah’s speech to James Franco’s weird win

By Emily Yahr<p>, Reporter<p>It was a night of passionate speeches, weird wins and lots of commentary about the current culture of Hollywood. Here are 15 things you need to know about Sunday night’s Golden Globe Awards.<p><i>[Golden Globes 2018: Complete list of winners]</i><p><b>1. Seth Meyers’s monologue</b><p>The NBC …

Entertainment

Service Dog Tasks & Work: Explanations and List (for PSDs)

<i>Want to know more about service dog tasks—how to define them, and examples? Confused as to why some people forget about the work service dogs can do,</i> …

What It Means To Foster

(all the dogs pictured above are currently in foster homes and are available for adoption!)When I tell people we have foster dogs I almost always get …

How to fix your chaotic nightmare of an email inbox

We've all been there. Missing that one important email because your inbox is cluttered with garbage.<p>But it doesn't have to be that way.<p>Thankfully, …

Yahoo

To Get More Gigs as a Freelancer, You Need to Know 'Why' You'll Be of Use to Clients

As a freelancer, one of the hardest things to do is to tell potential clients what you’re about and why they should hire you, a.k.a. your elevator …

How to clean your Gmail account of malicious apps

Among the most coveted targets of phishing scammers is gaining access to your Gmail account, where you’re probably storing a gold mine’s worth of …

5 Tips For Raising A Puppy

A new puppy at home can be both exciting and overwhelming … but there’s far more to it than just training him to sit and stay and do his business …

Do It Yourself at Home Physical Exam for Your Dog

Do It Yourself at Home Physical Exam for Your Dog<p>Updated on January 8, 2018<p>Why Examine Your Dog At Home?<p>If every dog owner were to learn what was …