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Congo Ebola vaccination campaign begins with health workers

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo began an Ebola vaccination campaign Monday in a northwest provincial capital in a major effort to stem an outbreak that already has spread from rural towns into a city of more than 1 million people.<p>The vaccination drive started a day after the health ministry announced …

Disease

Lyft driver in Indianapolis orders gay couple out of his car after they kiss

The Lyft driver picked up Ben Martella and Alec Jansen at Indianapolis' Butler University and didn't say anything during what was supposed to be a ride to Broad Ripple, Indiana.<p>That is, until they kissed.<p>At a stoplight around 5 p.m. on May 5, the driver ordered the gay college couple out of his car.<p>…

Rights & Freedoms

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens no longer facing sex-related charge

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens declared victory as prosecutors abruptly dropped a felony invasion-of-privacy charge alleging he had taken a revealing photo of a woman with whom he has acknowledged having an affair.<p>The St. Louis circuit attorney's office said it still plans to pursue the case, either …

Eric Greitens

Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz welcomes infant daughter

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz had a special Mother's Day announcement.<p>The 38-year-old took to Instagram on Sunday to announce the birth of his daughter with partner Meagan Camper. He wrote he's grateful Marvel Jane Wentz is here and she's "ready to takeover the world."<p>Marvel is …

North America

7 Seconds or More: The Remaking, and Iso-Ball Awakening, of Mike D'Antoni

HOUSTON — If you love scoring, it's hard not to love the Houston Rockets, a whirring, purring, lethally efficient basketball turbine.<p>Shooters shoot. Dunkers dunk. Three-pointers fly. Records fall. A pair of master playmakers, James Harden and Chris Paul, orchestrate it all. A brilliant tactician, …

Basketball

Border Patrol failed to count hundreds of migrant deaths on US soil

<b>(CNN) —</b> From his small mountain town in the Ecuadorian Andes, Darwin Cabrera made the long, dangerous journey through Central America and Mexico and finally across the Rio Grande, into the United States.<p>But on June 3, 2014, just after he crossed illegally into El Paso, Texas, Border Patrol agents …

Immigration

AI identifies 'invisible' heart condition LQTS

AI is playing an increasing role in medical care, from spotting diabetes and examining medical scans, to taking the place of doctors altogether. Now, it's able to recognize life-threatening conditions where traditional diagnostic tools can't. AliveCor, the company behind KardiaBand, has harnessed …

Medicine

Montana floodwaters near highest level in 100 years

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Montana rescuers pulled a man from raging floodwaters and authorities warned of dangerous debris being swept downstream as water levels continued rising Friday in rivers and streams across the western half of the state.<p>The Clark Fork River in Missoula was expected to crest …

Weather

The newest idea for smartwatch texting looks just like your old flip phone

T9-word may be making a comeback: Researchers at Dartmouth College have created a new technique for typing on a smartwatch that looks unnervingly similar to the archaic text messaging system used by early cell phones.<p>It’s all based on a keyboard where letters are arranged alphabetically around a …

Text Messaging

LG says it thought up the notch long before Apple

It feels as if the rumors, speculation, and leaks, surrounding LG’s G7 ThinQ flagship lasted forever, but the company finally unveiled the handset …

Mobile Technology

Your Top Job Candidates Are Willing to Relocate--But Only If You Play a Role.

The best employees may not be located where you want them -- yet. Here's how to smooth the move for your soon-to-be stars.<p>Employees are open to serious mobility when it comes to starting a new job, especially Millennials, who are making up an increasing portion of the workforce.<p>LinkedIn figures …

Employment

VW board looking into taking ex-CEO's property as damages for emissions scandal, report says

The board overseeing troubled automaker VW is looking into whether it can potentially take property from it's indicted ex-CEO, based on the outcome of inquiries into the scandal that has rocked the company.<p>Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, a German newspaper, says that former VW CEO Martin …

Automotive Industry

4 Leadership Methods for Empowering Employees and Building Strong Teams

Realizing your responsibility to lead can be scary, but done right, leadership breaks down to communicating, informing and involving your employees, while never micromanaging them.<p>Deciding to start your own business takes guts, passion and motivation. Being an entrepreneur shows you aren’t a …

Leadership

Poland rescuers find another missing miner; 3 still missing

Polish rescue workers on Sunday found the bodies of two miners after an earthquake hit a coal mine in southern Poland.<p>Three other miners remain missing some 900 meters (2,950 feet) below ground since the quake hit Saturday morning in the mine, located in the town of Jastrzebie-Zdroj, close to …

Natural Disasters

Rudy Giuliani won't rule out Trump pleading the Fifth in Russia inquiry

Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani wouldn't rule out the possibility that the president could take the Fifth if he testified in the Russia investigation.<p>"How could I ever be confident of that?" Giuliani said Sunday on ABC's <i>This Week</i>.<p>The former New York City mayor said there was a 50% chance that Trump …

Donald Trump

An off-duty police officer thought a man stole Mentos. So he drew his gun.

For a moment, after the off-duty officer produced his pistol, Jose Arreola considered how he might die over a $1.19 pack of Mentos.<p>Arreola had already paid for the mints in an Orange County gas station March 16 and slid them into his pocket. The officer behind him, clad in black shorts and a …

Law Enforcement

Pro-Kremlin Cossack troops to ‘ensure public safety’ at World Cup

Organisation whose members attacked protesters at recent anti-Putin rally enlisted to help National Guard in Moscow<p>Pro-Kremlin Cossack fighters – like the ones who used leather whips to attack protesters at an opposition rally in Moscow at the weekend – are to patrol the streets of the Russian …

Russia

Russian protest leader Navalny out of jail, faces 2 charges

MOSCOW (AP) — Alexei Navalny, the leader of protests against President Vladimir Putin that resulted in the arrests of more than 1,500 demonstrators across Russia including himself, said Sunday that the actions were worthwhile even though he faces another possible stretch in jail.<p>Navalny was …

Russia

Announcing the Outside Facebook Travel Group

Here at <i>Outside</i>, we've been writing about travel since 1977. We're always on the lookout for the new destinations that make getting outside such an adventure. It's an obsession, one that we share with many of our readers.<p>That's why we created a spot to revel in this communal wanderlust: the Outside …

Travel

Trump says Giuliani needs to 'get facts straight' on Stormy

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump suggested Friday that Rudy Giuliani, the aggressive new face of his legal team, needed to "get his facts straight" about the hush money paid to porn actress Stormy Daniels just before the 2016 election. Giuliani quickly came up with a new version.<p>Trump …

Donald Trump

Carol Burnett, 85, Opens Up About Her Daughter's Tragic Death: 'I Think About Her Every Day'

In 2002, TV legend Carol Burnett‘s life was forever changed when her youngest daughter Carrie Hamilton, 38, died of cancer that had started in her …

Drug Addiction

Cambridge Analytica and British parent shut down after Facebook scandal | Reuters

(Reuters) - Cambridge Analytica, the firm embroiled in a controversy over its handling of Facebook Inc (FB.O) user data, and its British parent SCL Elections Ltd, are shutting down immediately after suffering a sharp drop in business, the company said on Wednesday.<p>The company will begin bankruptcy …

Donald Trump

Minister ridiculed for saying ancient India invented internet

<b>A minister who has claimed that the internet was invented thousands of years ago by ancient Indians is being met with ridicule.</b><p>Biplab Deb, who is the chief minister of the north-eastern state of Tripura, made the comments at a public function on Tuesday evening.<p>He cited an example from the ancient …

India

Elon Musk agrees robot glut slowed Model 3 production

Tesla's affordable Model 3 has been trapped in development hell for what seems like ages now, and in an interview with CBS's Gayle King, CEO Elon Musk offered a little more insight into how the production process has fallen short. While escorting King through the company's Fremont, California-based …

A Female Engineer’s Fight for Equal Pay at Google

In 2010, Kelly Ellis got the dream Silicon Valley job: a software engineering position at Google. So when she first noticed things at work that …

Class Action

Internet-free Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro should keep students on task

Samsung has announced the launch of its Galaxy J2 Pro smartphone in South Korea. The device supports all the basic functions of a phone such as …

Pokémon GO's Mareep/Ampharos Community Day: When Is It And What To Expect

It’s nearly 80 degrees outside, and that means its Pokémon season. This weekend <i>Pokémon GO</i> is holding its fourth monthly Community Day, a little micro-event designed to get as many people as possible out and catching Pokémon during its three-hour runtime. During Community Day one particular Pokémon …

Pokémon

7 gifts that help your college graduate stash more cash

If you want to give a graduation gift that is always appreciated, give cash. If you want to give a gift that will help your grad <i>save</i> cash, though, you’ll need to give it a little more thought.<p>Any of the following gifts would be appropriate for a college graduate heading out into the world, and most …

Personal Finance

Cineworld bosses see bonus plan rejected

Bosses at Cineworld have been forced to tear up plans for a controversial new bonus scheme after shareholders angrily rejected it.<p>The UK cinema chain asked investors to approve a proposal that would have handed them millions of pounds worth of shares, which they could cash in once its share price …

Russia calls for UN meeting on Syria, mulls supplies of S-300 systems

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia on Saturday called for an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council as Moscow said it would consider supplying S-300 missile systems to Syria following U.S.-led strikes.<p>"Russia convenes an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council to discuss aggressive …

Russia