The 32-year-old registered nurse is one of three Democrats from Illinois sworn in to the House on Thursday. Lauren Underwood, a Democrat from Naperville, Illinois, became the youngest black woman in history
(CNN) — Psychological and emotional abuse in intimate relationships is now a crime in Ireland. The Domestic Violence Act 2018 went into effect on Tuesday and provides new protections for victims of "coercive
California this week became the first state in the nation to bar pet stores from selling dogs, cats and rabbits unless they come from animal shelters or rescue groups. The law targets the controversial
Google has been facing a lawsuit since 2016 for alleging scanning and saving the biometric data of a woman who was unwittingly captured in 11 photos taken by a Google Photos user on Android. The lawsuit
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration will send a message to all U.S. cellphones on Thursday to test a previously unused alert system that aims to warn the public about national emergencies.
Short of chucking your phone into the river, shunning the internet, and learning to read paper maps again, there's not much you can do to keep Google from collecting data about you. So says a Vanderbilt
Lawyers for Dewayne Johnson, a school groundskeeper dying of cancer, argued that a weed killer made by the agribusiness giant likely caused his disease. A San Francisco jury has found in favor of a school
Videos show people inspired by Drake song In My Feelings stepping out of moving cars, sometimes with terrible results Police around the world have warned people against doing the “Kiki challenge”, after
Lauren Greenfield has spent years photographing the world’s richest people. Now she’s made a documentary on society’s obsession with extreme wealth – and its cost to us all Documentary photographer Lauren
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The first black female mayor of San Francisco made history Wednesday as she took the oath of office and outlined an ambitious to-do list to make a city known for immense wealth but
Memorize these words, and work their meaning into your life. Then, watch the results. There is no single secret to success. If there were, and if it were straightforward or easy, everybody would do it.
In some ways, Andrew Wheeler — former Environmental Protection Agency career staffer, Republican Senate aide, energy lobbyist — could hardly be more different from the man he is replacing as head of the
Some critics of the forced separation of Latino children from their migrant parents say the practice is unprecedented. But it's not the first time the U.S. government has split up families, detained children
WASHINGTON (AP) — After weeks of railing against online shopping giant Amazon, President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday creating a task force to study the United States Postal Service.
• Exchange-traded funds are useless in a downward market, according to David A. Rosenberg of Gluskin Sheff.• In fact, they have contributed to the mindless runup that is now unwinding.• "The masses want
Deutsche Bank’s Global Financial Strategist Masao Muraki published a report showing how Bitcoin’s price is inversely related to the Chicago Board of Exchange’s VIX index (nicknamed the Fear Index). The
In Ghana, natural hair is as much of a fashion choice as it is a political statement. The style says: "I am a confident woman" to the wider world, with the chemical-free twists, cornrows, locks or braids
• New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed a law on Monday making it illegal to fly an unmanned drone after too many drinks.• The law prohibits flying a drone with a blood alcohol content of 0.08 percent
One of America’s foremost Marxist economists has never felt so optimistic in his 50-year career. These days, Richard Wolff is feeling pretty glad he stuck around teaching this long. Now in his 70s and
U.S. news WASHINGTON — The last thing Ato Walker expected when he went out for a pre-birthday drive in 2014 was to have a traffic stop escalate into a physical encounter with police, then have his bail