Sustainability

A 13-year-old runs his own bakery and matches every sale with a donation to the homeless

A 13-year-old runs his own bakery and matches every sale with a donation to the homeless

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Michael Platt, a 13-year-old who lives in Washington, D.C., started his own bakery called Michael's Desserts. The bakery operates on a one-for-one donation model, meaning that...
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Getting 
Over Egypt

11 hours ago   |   Foreign Affairs

For decades, the partnership between Egypt and the United States was a linchpin of the American role in the Middle East. Today, it is a mere vestige of a bygone era. There are...
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Stuck in the Middle With Iran

11 hours ago   |   Foreign Affairs

In late May, Saudi Arabia hosted three separate summit meetings in Mecca, in the hope of securing the region's unequivocal condemnation of Iranian activities in the Middle...
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Alphabet's smart-city ambitions for Toronto waterfront face pushback

12 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

In 2017, Google sister company Sidewalk Labs won a bid to build a sustainable neighborhood on a 12-acre parcel of Toronto's waterfront known as Quayside. On Monday, the company...
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Engineering enzymes to turn plant waste into sustainable products

13 hours ago   |   Science Daily

A new family of enzymes has been engineered to perform one of the most important steps in the conversion of plant waste into sustainable and high-value products such as nylon...
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Three untapped opportunities wearables present to health insurers, providers, and employers

Three untapped opportunities wearables present to health insurers, providers, and employers

17 hours ago   |   Business Insider

After a shaky start, wearables like smartwatches and fitness trackers have gained traction in healthcare, with US consumer use jumping from 9% in 2014 to 33% in 2018. More than...
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Apple is making a big expansion into Seattle, with plans to put 2,000 employees in two towers blocks away from Amazon's HQ

Apple is making a big expansion into Seattle, with plans to put 2,000 employees in two towers blocks away from Amazon's HQ

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Apple announced its expansion in Seattle to a 650,000-square-foot office space by the end of 2019. Apple will increase its presence in Seattle to 2,000 employees over the next...
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Surprising 1st half for Rangers: 'Totally on us' to sustain

Surprising 1st half for Rangers: 'Totally on us' to sustain

1 day ago   |   Saint Louis Today

ARLINGTON, Texas - Chris Woodward loves that the expectations are higher for the Texas Rangers.
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9-Year-Old Girl Seriously Injured In ATV Rollover

1 day ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - A 9-year-old has life-threatening injuries after the ATV she was riding tipped over Saturday morning in Freeport, the Stearns County Sheriff's Office said. The...
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Italy's Milan and Cortina will host 2026 Winter Olympics

1 day ago   |   WGN TV   |   8 articles

Milan-Cortina has won the right to host the 2026 Winter Olympics after the International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach announced the decision Monday. IOC officials...
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House passes emergency funding bill for migrant care crisis

House passes emergency funding bill for migrant care crisis

The emergency border aid package would care for thousands of migrant families and unaccompanied children detained after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. Read more ...

Mueller to testify, Schiff and Nadler say

Mueller to testify, Schiff and Nadler say

Former special counsel Robert Mueller will testify in public before the House Intelligence and Judiciary Committees on July 17, both panels announced late Tuesday. Mueller was... Read more ...

Robert Mueller To Testify Before House Judiciary And Intelligence Committees

Robert Mueller To Testify Before House Judiciary And Intelligence Committees

The special counsel is set to testify in open session before Congress on July 17 about his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 elections. Read more ...

San Francisco becomes first major US city to ban e-cigarette sales

San Francisco becomes first major US city to ban e-cigarette sales

The ban includes sales in brick-and-mortar stores and online sales shipped to a San Francisco address. Read more ...

Trump's border protection chief to resign

Trump's border protection chief to resign

Acting Customs and Border Protection Commissioner John Sanders is resigning amid heightened scrutiny over the administration's treatment of migrant children detained in... Read more ...

Melania Trump's senior aide to replace Sarah Sanders

Melania Trump's senior aide to replace Sarah Sanders

Stephanie Grisham, a top aide to first lady Melania Trump, will be the next White House press secretary and communications director. “She has been with us since 2015 - potus &... Read more ...

Yanks open with 2 HR, set MLB mark in 4-3 win over Blue Jays

Yanks open with 2 HR, set MLB mark in 4-3 win over Blue Jays

NEW YORK - DJ LeMahieu and Aaron Judge hit back-to-back homers to begin the bottom of the first inning, giving the Yankees a major league-record 28 straight games with a long... Read more ...

Woman uses shovel to kill venomous cobra that wandered onto her patio

Woman uses shovel to kill venomous cobra that wandered onto her patio

The 73-year-old woman says she heard birds squawking outside her apartment - and when she looked outside, she saw a 4 to 5-foot-long serpent. Read more ...

Pickup driver pleads not guilty in motorcycle crash that killed 7

Pickup driver pleads not guilty in motorcycle crash that killed 7

A pickup truck driver accused of colliding with a group of motorcyclists, killing seven of them, pleaded not guilty through his lawyer Tuesday to negligent homicide. Read more ...

Parents issue call for military personnel to attend funeral of 5-year-old...

Parents issue call for military personnel to attend funeral of 5-year-old ‘Army man'

River “Oakley” Nimmo dreamed of serving his country. Now his parents are asking anyone who served or is currently serving in the military to attend services for their son Tuesday. Read more ...