Madeline Sullivan

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United Airlines CEO to Skip Bonus, Chairman Will Step Aside

United Continental Holdings Inc.’s top executive is giving up his bonus and its chairman is stepping aside.<p>Chief Executive Officer Oscar Munoz asked …

Flint Activist Wins Major Environmental Prize

A Flint activist who worked to expose the Michigan city's lead crisis is being hailed as an environmental hero. She's one of the winners of the 2018 Goldman Environmental Prize.<p>The honor, announced on Monday, recognizes grass-roots environmental activists from around the world.<p>Shortly after the …

City Politics

Attorney: California police shot unarmed black man 10 times

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lawyers for the family of an unarmed black man killed by police in a busy Southern California parking lot said Monday that an …

‘I Am Gay, Not a Pervert’: Furor in China as Sina Weibo Bans Gay Content

BEIJING — With hashtags like #Iamgaynotapervert and images of hearts and rainbows, tens of thousands of Chinese residents took to social media over the weekend to protest efforts to censor gay-themed images, videos and cartoons.<p>The uproar was in response to a vow on Friday by Sina Weibo, one of …

China

Nuclear scientists at CERN discover color of antimatter, hope to learn much more

For the first time in history, researchers at CERN have been able to examine the spectral structure of an antimatter antihydrogen atom in full …

Physics

This is the COOLEST! Everything that’s Orbiting the Earth Right Now

Okay, if you’ve got some spare time, check out this amazing website called Stuff in Space. It’s a simulation of every satellite (alive or dead), …

Cassini Legacy: 1997-2017

Photojournal: PIA17218<p>After more than 13 years at Saturn, and with its fate sealed, NASA's Cassini spacecraft bid farewell to the Saturnian system by …

Coca-Cola is reportedly eyeing the legal marijuana industry, and it could soon be a bigger market than soda

Coca-Cola is reportedly eyeing the legal marijuana industry. The beverage maker is in discussions with Aurora Cannabis, a Canadian cultivator, to develop beverages infused with CBD, a non-psychoactive compound found in marijuana.<p>Legal marijuana could soon become a bigger industry than soda, and it …

Binge Drinking

Needs go unmet 6 months after Maria hit Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Generators are still humming. Candles are still flickering. Homes are still being repaired.Puerto Rico was hit by …

Service charge: how do I know if the restaurant staff got my tip?

<b>In January I took my family to the German Gymnasium restaurant at King’s Cross, London. The food was good and the service excellent. The bill came to £336.43 including a discretionary 12.5% service charge, which I paid happily. But when I asked a waiter how it was shared, I was told none of it</b> …

Jimmy Fallon Makes Moving Pledge to March With the Parkland Students for Gun Control

Jimmy Fallon has officially pledged to join the survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High shooting in marching for increased gun control next …

'We need our kids back in school': West Virginia teacher strike to end Thursday

Public schools across West Virginia remained empty for a fourth school day Tuesday —but there's relief in sight for the 20,000 teachers and almost 10,000 support staff.<p>West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice says striking teachers will return to the classroom on Thursday, and he's offering teachers and …

High School

Correction: Peanut Allergy Treatment story

In a story Feb. 20 about a preventive treatment for peanut allergies, The Associated Press erroneously reported the results of previous research …

The next five years will shape sea level rise for the next 300, study says

By Chris Mooney<p>Chris Mooney<p>Reporter covering climate change, energy and the environment.<p>Email Bio Follow<p>The world is far off course from its goals in cutting greenhouse gas emissions — and research published Tuesday illustrates one of the most striking implications of this.<p>Namely, it finds that for …

Climate Change

Bahrain sentences prominent activist to 5 years in prison

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A prominent human rights activist in Bahrain was sentenced Wednesday to five years in prison over tweets alleging …

California teen sentenced to 6 months for smuggling tiger cub into U.S.

<b>SAN DIEGO --</b> A California teen has been sentenced to six months in prison for smuggling in a Bengal tiger cub from Mexico. The defense attorney for …

‘They have had it’: West Virginia teachers strike, closing all public schools

By Sarah Larimer<p>Sarah Larimer<p>General assignment reporter covering national and breaking news<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Teachers across West Virginia walked off the job Thursday amid a dispute over pay and benefits, causing more than 277,000 public school students to miss classes even as educators swarmed the …

Unions

Ask The Salty Waitress: Is it tacky to split entrées?

The Salty WaitressSalty Waitress is The Takeout’s advice column from a real-life waitress that will teach you how not to behave like a garbage person …

Hidden Brain: A Study Of Airline Delays

Flight delays and late arrivals have gone down since 1990. At the same time, airlines have increased scheduled flight times because flights are taking longer, and more time is spent taxiing.<p>Transcript<p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:<p>If you've taken a flight any time recently, you may have heard the pilot make …

Scientists have proven the existence of the strangest state of matter: superionic ice

In 1935, the <i>Harvard Crimson</i>, a student-run newspaper of Harvard University, carried the following clip:<p>Percy W. Bridgman ’04, professor of physics, can now make ice which will not melt until a temperature higher than the boiling point of water is attained.<p>This was newsworthy indeed. Bridgman went …

California officials, protesters unite to fight offshore drill plans

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Commissions that oversee coastal lands and water pushed the Trump administration to leave California out of plans to expand offshore drilling, saying the state will throw up any barriers possible to prevent pumping and transportation of oil.<p>The warning came weeks after Interior …

WATCH: Why Adding Milk To Your Scrambled Eggs Is a Mistake

Breakfast has long been touted as the most important meal of the day. Southern cooks readily agree, having great recipe collections for breakfast …

Breakfast

Hungary: 'Educate us for the 21st century!' students demand

Thousands of schoolchildren, university students and others protested outside Hungary's parliament on Friday to demand major education reforms.<p>Demonstrators denounce teaching methods as rigid and say they fail to prepare young people for life in the 21st century.<p>"A just, democratic and modern …

Iranian protester dies in police custody

<b>(CNN) —</b> A 22-year-old man who was arrested during the recent anti-government protests in Iran has died in police custody, according to a report on state-run media on Monday.<p>Sina Ghanbari was being held in Tehran's notorious Evin Prison after security forces detained him along with hundreds of other …

A Look Inside a Rescuer’s Struggle to Save Migrants from Sinking Dinghy

The footage shows dozens of people clinging to a rubber dinghy as they struggle to stay afloat.<p>After a group of migrants’ overcrowded vessel sank off the coast of Libya on Saturday — an episode in which at least 64 of them drowned in the Mediterranean Sea — the rescue operation was recorded by a …

Tunisian opposition leader calls for continued protests

One killed and five injured as protests against government austerity measures spread across Tunisia.<p>Tunisia's main opposition party has called for continued protests against "unjust" government austerity measures, a day after widespread demonstrations left one person dead and several others …

Austerity

Aldi rolls out vegan and vegetarian product line and people are super-excited

German-based supermarket chain Aldi has launched a line of vegetarian and vegan products in their American stores called Earth Grown. The high demand …

Climate Change in The Arctic Is So Severe, The Chemistry of Its Water Is Changing

Not good.<p>The planet's climate is incredibly complex, and scientists are still discovering the effects and consequences of a warming planet – such as …

Mother Nature is repairing the ozone layer mankind tried its best to destroy

It wasn’t until the late 1980s that the world finally came to terms with the fact that manmade chemicals were destroying the Earth’s ozone layer. By …

Climate Change