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Olympic Track Star Rebukes Sponsorship Pay Penalties For Pregnant Athletes

30 days ago   |   By NPR

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Olympic track runner Alysia Montano about how sport endorsement companies treat maternity leave.
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Nike dropped a line of sneakers after its designer risked angering China by...

Nike dropped a line of sneakers after its designer risked angering China by supporting mass protests in Hong Kong

Nike reportedly axed a new line of China-only sneakers after the designer Instagrammed a photo in support of the Hong Kong protests. Nike and Japanese streetwear brand... Read more ...

3 dead, including the suspect, in a shooting at a Northern California Ford...

3 dead, including the suspect, in a shooting at a Northern California Ford dealership

Three people were found dead, including the suspect, in a shooting at a Ford dealership Tuesday evening in Northern California. Police received reports of the shooting at the... Read more ...

Shocking footage captures the moment law enforcement found a newborn baby...

Shocking footage captures the moment law enforcement found a newborn baby girl alive in a plastic bag left in a wooded area

A female newborn was found earlier this month in a plastic bag in the middle of the woods near Cumming, Georgia. Body camera footage shows a deputy cutting open the plastic bag... Read more ...

'The Office' is leaving Netflix in 2021 - and moving to NBC's own streaming...

'The Office' is leaving Netflix in 2021 - and moving to NBC's own streaming service

NBC's "The Office" will leave Netflix in 2021 and will move to NBC's own advertisement-supported streaming service, according to a CNBC report on Tuesday. NBC's own service... Read more ...

Wall Street Payday: The banks on the massive AbbVie-Allergan deal stand to...

Wall Street Payday: The banks on the massive AbbVie-Allergan deal stand to make $183 million

AbbVie said on Tuesday that it's buying Botox-maker Allergan in a $63 billion deal. The deal could generate as much as $183 million in fees for the banks that worked on the... Read more ...

The 30 best places to visit in the world, ranked

The 30 best places to visit in the world, ranked

US News & World Report has released its annual "Best Vacation Destinations" for 2019 to 2020. Paris tops the list of the "World's Best Places to Visit," and three of the top... Read more ...

NYPD confirms missing 29-year-old YouTuber Desmond Amofah, better known as...

NYPD confirms missing 29-year-old YouTuber Desmond Amofah, better known as Etika, has been found dead

The New York Police Department confirmed Tuesday that the 29-year-old YouTuber Desmond Amofah, better known as Etika, was found dead. The YouTuber had been missing since... Read more ...

Flyers mascot Gritty surprised a 7-year-old Flyers fan in the hospital and...

Flyers mascot Gritty surprised a 7-year-old Flyers fan in the hospital and left him speechless

Philadelphia Flyers mascot Gritty is still bringing joy to fans across the city. On Tuesday, Gritty surprised Caiden O'Rourke, a young Flyers fan who had just received a new... Read more ...

The best fishing lures and flies you can buy

The best fishing lures and flies you can buy

Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through... Read more ...

There's no good reason to believe that Jake Paul and Tana Mongeau are...

There's no good reason to believe that Jake Paul and Tana Mongeau are actually engaged

Jake Paul apparently proposed to Tana Mongeau on Monday - to immediate skepticism about their engagement . Paul is a practiced hoaxer who creates elaborate fake personal... Read more ...