The huge decision ESPN’s Dan Le Batard faces after talking politics

Dan Le Batard has now boxed himself in. ESPN has called his bluff, leaving him with a choice: Either cowtow to what he described as “cowardly” corporate policy, placing politics and President Donal…

Fire union calls on tightwad senators to pass 9/11 victims bill

New York’s firefighters union demanded that the US Senate pass a bill Tuesday supporting 9/11 first responders, after a pair of penny-pinching Republican lawmakers slammed the brakes on the measure…

Mayflower steps allegedly found under bathroom in English pub

Perhaps the most famous steps in history, the Mayflower Steps have supposedly been located in a surprising, yet somewhat cheeky spot — under a women’s restroom in an English pub. A set of ste…

Bike-hailing startups in Lagos may soon have to pay thousands of dollars in state fees

Bike-hailing startups in Lagos now face paying multi-million naira annual licensing fees and five-fold union levies.

Novak Djokovic’s marriage under fire after wife’s Wimbledon absence

Tennis legend Novak Djokovic’s marriage is under scrutiny after wife Jelena — his “rock” — missed his Wimbledon win. The 33-year-old did not attend any of his matches at the tournament …

Red Sox have trade interest in Kirby Yates, Ken Giles

The July 31 trade deadline is rapidly approaching. The Yankees won’t stop winning. The Red Sox are running out of time. Now sitting 11 games out of first place in the AL East — and three game…

Philadelphia Energy Solutions files for bankruptcy after refinery fire

Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the company said on Monday, its second such filing in less than two years, after a fire last month prompted it to close ...

The Milky Way cannibalised an entire galaxy 10 billion years ago

Our Milky Way ate another huge galaxy 10 billion years ago, new research has found. Smaller galaxies – like the Milky Way in its earlier life – merge together and create larger ones. As they do, they form and evolved over time. Now researchers claim to have found when our Milky Way ate one of the other galaxies that would go on to create the vast m

The Interview - Melinda Gates: 'In Africa, digital financial inclusion for women is fundamental'

During a meeting of G7 finance ministers and central bank governors in Chantilly near Paris last week, Melinda Gates presented a report on the digital financial inclusion of women in Africa. The co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation told FRANCE 24 that accessing digital financial services is not only "fundamental" to empowering African wo

Macy's Removes Plates From Stores After Complaints They 'Promote Eating Disorders'

Dinner plates featuring portion control circles caught the attention of many on Twitter, including body positivity activist Jameela Jamil.

Woman’s birth control implant in her arm ends up in her lung

A woman was rushed to surgery after her contraceptive implant had moved from her arm to her lung. In a “very rare” incident, the 31-year-old from Portugal had gone to the hospital becau…

Apple's 2019 MacBook Air is cheaper than before, but no game changer

It now boasts a sharper Retina display and Touch ID.