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The creators of the Boosted board have launched an electric scooter-sharing service

Available now in Washington, DC<p>Electric scooter-sharing (and bike-sharing) services have inundated West Coast cities like Los Angeles, Santa Monica, and San Francisco over the last few months. Despite some complaints and some vandalism, it’s only a matter of time before they make it out East en …

Ebola is back. It’s an emergency.

AS THE world learned in 2014, early action against a pandemic is absolutely critical to save lives. In the Ebola outbreak that year, the global response was abysmal and lethargic. The virus killed 11,314 people in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. This is why specialists are worried about a new …

Disease

The US-Israeli relationship faces a storm on the horizon

Falling support for Israel among a younger generation of American Jews will fracture the relationship<p>The split-screen images of Israeli and US officials smiling at the opening of the American embassy in Jerusalem, while Israel killed Gazans just miles away, reflected a striking indifference by …

Israel

Michel Platini: 1998 World Cup draw 'trickery' influenced draw

Michel Platini has admitted he "did a little trickery" with the 1998 World Cup group stage draw to try and ensure hosts France and reigning champions …

Hundreds of Apps Can Empower Stalkers to Track Their Victims

KidGuard is a phone app that markets itself as a tool for keeping tabs on children. But it has also promoted its surveillance for other purposes and run blog posts with headlines like “How to Read Deleted Texts on Your Lover’s Phone.”<p>A similar app, mSpy, offered advice to a woman on secretly …

Domestic Violence

J.J. Watt Reportedly to Pay for Funerals of Victims of Texas HS Shooting

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt is doing what he can for his community after a school shooting in the Houston area Friday at Santa Fe High School.<p>According to a statement obtained by Homero De La Fuente of CNN, officials at the school were told Watt will pay for the funerals of those killed …

Football (U.S.)

Pictures of the Week 5.17.18

How to Develop Your Personal Photographic Style

Developing a unique photographic style is a goal of every photographer. It is an evolutionary process that takes time and experience. Once it begins …

Landscape Photography

Careful what you say in this university, its speech policies are those of Soviet Russia

'University of Michigan is an egregious example of how public institutions are limiting the free expression and debate of ideas.'<p>The thought police are alive and well at the University of Michigan.<p>Take a close look at some of the university’s speech policies and you may feel like you’ve been …

Rights & Freedoms

White House pushes ahead with Mideast peace plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is aiming to roll out its much-hyped but long-delayed Middle East peace plan next month amid signs it may further alienate the Palestinians by slashing millions of dollars in funding for humanitarian and development projects in the West Bank and Gaza.<p>Five …

Israel

¿Ligar? El nuevo ‘boom’ son las ‘apps’ para encontrar amigos en la soledad ‘millennial’

Con las aplicaciones de citas cada vez más extendidas, la tendencia por encontrar nuevas relaciones fuera del ámbito de la pareja gana adeptos dentro …

Los españoles que viven sin producir basura: así es ser 'zero waste'

Consiguen vivir sin producir residuos en un mundo lleno de empaquetados.<p>Podemos mirar hacia otro lado, pero ya hemos producido como especie más de 8.300 millones de toneladas de plástico, y el 91% no se ha reciclado ni se reciclará jamás. Si esto nos parece lejano, basta decir que estudios …

15 Delicious Summer Fruit Dessert Recipes

01 of 15<p>If you've never tried making strawberry shortcake before, here's a simple recipe even beginning bakers can feel confident making. Only three …

6 Secrets for Foolproof Grilled Fish

Featured in our Backyard BBQ Guide<p>Working the edge. That’s the simple concept you have to master to become a world-class fish griller. After 40 years …

Rachel Maddow Drops Bomb: Trump Sold U.S. Foreign Policy To Help Jared Kushner's Business

Rachel Maddow blew the lid off another major new scandal on Thursday, reporting that it appears the Trump administration sold U.S. foreign policy to …

Hamas claims majority of protesters killed by Israel near border fence

Most of the protesters killed this week by Israeli fire along the border with the Gaza Strip were members of Hamas, the militant group said Wednesday, an admission that deepens the starkly different narratives on both sides over the deaths.<p>Israel, which has faced blistering international criticism …

In reference to ‘animals,’ Trump evokes an ugly history of dehumanization

President Trump on Thursday pointedly referred to undocumented immigrants as "animals" in a statement his critics say betrays a gross misunderstanding of the plight of people who came to the United States illegally, and beyond that, little sympathy for them.<p>During an immigration roundtable at the …

Immigration

17 Surprising Potato Salad Recipes That Will Win the Summer Barbecue

Potato salad is the trusty standby at every barbecue, but it’s not nearly as flashy as the caprese peach salad and Brussels sprout sliders beckoning …

Cooking

McGranBomba afronta una fianza de medio millón de euros por el vídeo de “caraanchoa”

El youtuber que insultó a un repartidor deberá pagar una fianza de 500.000 dólares por el daño moral y psicológico que provocó el fenómeno viral.<p>El</b> …

70 Hearty Summer Sides That’ll Make You Want to Skip the Main

From pasta salads to grilled veggies, these hearty sides are so good, you won’t want to leave room on your plate for the main dish!<p>Dilly Potato & Egg …

Cooking

Ozone-destroying emissions are on the rise and scientists don't know why

<b>(CNN) —</b> Banned chemicals which can cause holes in the ozone layer are on the rise, according to a new report, and no one knows who the culprit is.<p>The hunt is now on to find and stop the mysterious source of the emissions, which scientists believe are emanating from somewhere inside of east …

Climate Change

U.S. Fighter Jets Intercept Russian Bombers Off Alaska Coast

A pair of Russian bombers were intercepted by two U.S. stealth fighters off the coast of Alaska on Friday, officials said.<p>Two Russian TU-95 “Bear” …

European Cyclists Found Dead In Mexico Were Murdered, Investigators Say

Police initially believed their deaths were accidental.<p>Mexican investigators have said that two European cyclists were murdered, contrary to earlier …

Family Runs from Cheetahs After Leaving Car for Photos

A French family with a child was caught on camera narrowly escaping a group of cheetahs after they got out of their car to take photos at a safari …

This Is How a Newspaper Dies

It’s with a spasm of profits.<p>For a preview of the newspaper industry’s coming death, turn your gaze to Colorado, where the withering and emaciated <i>Denver Post</i> finds itself rolling in profits.<p>The <i>Post’s</i> controlling owner, “vulture capitalist” Randall Smith, has become journalism’s No. 1 villain for …

Journalism

Legendary coach Chuck Knox dies at 86

Getty Images<p>Chuck Knox, a head coach renowned for impressive turnarounds of three NFL franchises, has died at the age of 86.<p>Knox served as head coach …

Creamy Potato Salad With Cucumber and Avocado

In a large pot, boil potatoes in salted water until fork-tender, 20 to 25 minutes. Drain, cool slightly, and cut into rough 1-inch pieces.<p>In a bowl, …

6 secrets for grilling a thick, juicy steak

A thick steak can certainly be intimidating, but it tastes brilliant when it’s cooked correctly. Working with a thicker piece of meat allows you to generously season the outside without turning the meal into a salty mess. The result: a deeply seared, flavorful crust that gives way to a juicy, …

21 Ways to Grill Steak

Cowboy Steak with Coffee and Chili Rub<p>Though coffee and beef may seem like an unusual pairing, an espresso-chili rub is the perfect complement to …

Choose Your Buzz: A Brief Guide to Iced Coffee Styles

While I was visiting my mom recently, she asked this exact question over cups of cold brew coffee: "What is the difference between iced coffee and …