Disability

Michigan sued over records about allegations at boys home

Gov. Rick Snyder's administration is being accused of withholding records about abuse allegations at a Detroit home for boys.<p>Michigan Protection and …

Rick Snyder

Justus Sheffield could make big league debut for Yankees this week

NEW YORK -- Left-hander Justus Sheffield was put on the roster by the New York Yankees and could make his major league debut this week.<p>The …

New York Yankees

Is 5G a CIA plot?

There is a well-established principle in journalism that if a headline asks a question there is always a simple answer. But before we get to that I’d like to look at where I got the idea that 5G might be a CIA plot. It was on a bus shelter in Archway, North London. As I spend much of my life …

Headaches

Facebook Fueled Genocidal Horrors Faced By Myanmar’s Rohingya Minority: U.N.

Facebook has been blamed for allowing the stoking of racial hatred against the Muslim minority in Myanmar who faced “horrendous” crimes at the hands …

Human Rights

Cubs Reliever Brandon Morrow Out for the Season with Biceps Injury

Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Brandon Morrow will miss the rest of the 2018 MLB season because of a lingering elbow injury.<p>On Tuesday, Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein announced Morrow, who's been on the 10-day disabled list since mid-July because of a bone bruise in his elbow, …

Baseball

Pete Rose Said ‘I Am In Poor Health And Disabled’ In Court Documents Seeking Divorce

Pete Rose, the man known as “Charlie Hustle” during a career that spanned time with the Cincinnati Reds, Philadelphia Phillies, and Montreal Expos, …

Hall of Fame

This Buffet Now Stays Open Overnight

<i>WESTSIDE</i> — Now a buffet offers a nod back to the old days when chuck wagons served dishes late into the night to keep gamblers in the casino. <b>Feast Buffet</b> at Palace Station just introduced an overnight buffet that Station Casinos calls the “only overnight buffet available in Southern Nevada.” Diners …

Mac and Cheese

Watch out for 'hungry and frisky' snakes this spring

It's time to watch out for hungry and frisky snakes as Australia heats up.<p>Well before summer starts, snakes will be out to bask in the spring sun, …

World Health Organization

'Supermodel' Chloe wins film role and fulfils fashion dream

<b>The girl who won hearts with her "wear odd socks for Down's syndrome" video has landed her first film role.</b><p>Five year-old Chloe Lennon's video clocked up millions of hits back in March when she set out to raise awareness for the condition.<p>Since then she has started working with a model agency and …

Fashion Shows

Billy Joe Saunders’ defiant social post amid ‘sex act for drugs’ shame backfires when it’s noticed where he’s parked his Rolls-Royce

BILLY JOE SAUNDERS has dug himself into a deeper hole after posting a defiant message on social media over his "sex acts for drugs" video shame.<p>The …

Boxing

Jamaica Announces Plan to Ban Styrofoam, Plastic Bags, and Plastic Straws

<b>Why Global Citizens Should Care</b><i>As the world’s oceans fill up with plastic, countries around the world are taking action to restrict plastic</i> …

Activism

Indian husband 'is prostituting out his mentally disabled teenage wife to several of his friends – and he only married her for a visa'

A social worker in New Zealand has filed a police complaint on behalf of a mentally disabled teenage wife who's husband is allegedly prostituting her.<p>…

New Zealand

Understanding the Constitution Is Hard, This New Website Helps Explain

Cornell University Legal Information Center introduces searchable version of Constitution Annotated<p>Want to know the parameters of a president’s …

Politics

Kendall Jenner Leaves Little To The Imagination In Nearly Naked Instagram Post

Oh là là! Kendall Jenner took to Instagram on Sept. 17 to show off her killer curves in a nearly nude post and we're just like... damn! "Technically …

Kendall Jenner

Alton Towers Smiler crash victims Vicky Balch and Leah Washington sue theme park owners for millions of pounds

Two women who each lost a leg in the Alton Towers “Smiler” roller-coaster crash are suing the owners for millions of pounds claiming “catastrophic …

Amusement Parks

Rainy North Texas Heart Walk tops $6 million mark

The 25th annual North Texas Heart Walk grossed $6 million on Sept. 8, and donations are still rolling in.<p>Despite heavy rain, more than 35,000 people …

Texas

How to Disable Bixby

Samsung's virtual personal assistant, Bixby, has a lot of interesting features, such as allowing users to identify and purchase products using the …

Galaxy Note

Kris Bryant hit a home run immediately after Cubs announcer's prediction

After missing extended time with an injury, Kris Bryant hadn’t hit a home run since July 20. He came off the disabled list in Sept. 1, but Cubs announcer Jim Deshaies must have known that Bryant was due.<p>During the eighth inning of Tuesday’s game against the Diamondbacks, Deshaies called that Bryant …

Kris Bryant

Aaron Judge homers in simulated game | MLB.com

NEW YORK -- The threat of rain pushed the start time for the Red Sox-Yankees series opener back six hours, so the batter's box at Yankee Stadium …

Aaron Judge

How to make your sites accessible for all users: 3 tips for business owners

More than one billion people live with a disability, yet most company websites don't meet accessibility standards.<p>While digital transformation has …

Accessibility

LA Angels Tyler Skaggs is coming back to start tonight vs. A’s

When LA Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs went on the disabled list in August it was originally supposed to be a short stint, but six weeks later he will …

Mike Scioscia

Mother forced to go to court to clear up 'fiction' over disabled care pay

An elderly Auckland mother is taking her severely disabled son to court for failing to be a good employer.<p>Diane Moody wants the Employment Court to …

Unions

Former police officer in Kinloch, Wellston and Hillsdale gets 5 years probation for disability fraud

<b>ST. LOUIS •</b> A former police officer in Kinloch, Wellston and Hillsdale was sentenced to five years of probation Tuesday for lying about his …

Social Security

What moms of kids with invisible disabilities want you to know

While some disabilities demand recognition via a wheelchair, hearing aid, or portable oxygen tank, others are more subtle, but that doesn't make them …

Motherhood

American Experience

Film Description<p>A hybrid derived from the Greek words meaning “well” and “born,” the term <i>eugenics</i> was coined in 1883 by Sir Francis Galton, a British …

Disability

Aaron Judge Returns to Yankees Lineup vs. Red Sox After Wrist Injury

Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge is back in the lineup, the club announced Tuesday.<p>Judge batted second in the lineup behind leadoff hitter Andrew …

Boston Red Sox

Phillies’ Asdrubal Cabrera’s injury should open time for shortstop J.P. Crawford

Gabe Kapler does not want to look to 2019 until his final chip in the postseason race has been spent and his chair at the playoff table has been …

Philadelphia

How to Design Tech So Nobody's Left Behind

WIRED ICON<p><b>Satya Nadella</b>, Microsoft CEO<p>NOMINATES<p><b>Jenny Lay-Flurrie</b>, Microsoft chief accessibility officer<p>I’ve had deafness since I was little. My …

Satya Nadella

Los Angeles Dodgers Left Handed Warrior: Hyun-Jin Ryu

In what was being called the biggest series of the year for the Los Angeles Dodgers, the first game against the Colorado Rockies went to Korean …

Los Angeles

Activists Call for Sex Robot Regulations Amidst U.S. Brothel Launches

Sex dolls this way (via geralt/Pixabay)<p>Sex doll brothels aren’t exactly a booming business right now: For every secret bordello that opens, two more …

Geek