Air Travel Sucks, or Why I Love New York

And wait. And wait. For no discernible reason, the luggage was taking forever to arrive on the conveyor belt. As the minutes ticked by, we (okay, I) got more and more impatient. I began quietly plotting my revenge on JetBlue, figuring out what I could do to inflict the most amount of damage on the […]

The Worst Day Of My Life Is Now New York’s Hottest Tourist Attraction

There’s a multimedia presentation depicting how, precisely, the towers collapsed. A wing for Pennsylvania and the Pentagon, tape loops of survivors telling how they got out. Smoke and fire and ash and twisted metal and the husk of an ambulance. Tattered flags, handwritten pleas for help, missing persons flyers, screams. Dusty, ownerless Topsiders encased in […]

Mother of ISIS ‘Beatle’ launches new High Court challenge over Priti Patel’s decision to share evidence with the US as court hears prosecutors will decide ‘imminently’ if he will face trial in UK

Her case was dismissed by the High Court in January 2019 but that decision was overturned in March this year by a panel of seven Supreme Court justices, who unanimously allowed her appeal – ruling the decision to share evidence with the US was unlawful under the Data Protection Act.

Beauty And Stillness At Life Wellness Center In Bed-Stuy

Community is a priority for Tudor. Hers is one of many of the area’s Black-owned businesses committed to supporting one another. Her retail showcases small Black-owned brands looking to grow. The staff at Brooklyn Kettle, the coffee shop around the corner, keep an eye on the center when she’s not around. An owner at peace […]

Donald Trump compares himself to Churchill keeping London calm during the Nazi bombing and FDR during the depression in new defense for not telling the truth about COVID

In a burst of tweets earlier Thursday, Trump said that if his comments about playing down the danger of the virus were so bad, why didn’t Woodward report them at the time ‘in an effort to save lives? Didn’t he have an obligation to do so? No, because he knew they were good and proper […]

‘Your paper, first, last and for all time’: How Stars and Stripes became a wartime force

The paper published cartoons and drawings. The most popular cartoon feature was “Helpful Hints,” such as “Never Stop A Shell With Your Helmet.” Many of the other drawings were by Charles Dana Gibson, who later gained fame as the creator of the “Gibson Girls.”

The $1 trillion quest to bring hospital care to your home

That’s the basis of another hospital-at-home startup, DispatchHealth. Based in Denver, the company operates hundreds of paramedic-style vehicles with on-call remote medical professionals ready to provide both emergency and ongoing care to patients in cities such as Seattle, Phoenix, Las Vegas, and smaller markets like Springfield, Massachusetts, and Spokane, Washington. In partnership with local hospitals […]

Quentin Tarantino Explains Everything: Uma Thurman, The ‘Kill Bill’ Crash & Harvey Weinstein

Naturally, I did it. Who else should do it? A grip? One, I didn’t trust Michael Madsen because, I don’t know where the spit’s going to go, if Michael Madsen does it. I talked to Uma and I said, look. I’ve got to kind of commit to doing this to you. We even had a […]

Donald Trump BANS visitors from Europe from entering the US for 30 days starting at midnight on Friday – but excludes the UK and Ireland – in effort to staunch coronavirus pandemic. But how will it slow spread of virus ALREADY inside US?

‘America is the Greatest Country in the world. We have the best scientists, doctors, nurses and health care professionals. They are amazing people who do phenomenal things every day,’ Trump wrote in another tweet. ‘Together we are putting into policy a plan to prevent, detect, treat and create a vaccine against CoronaVirus to save lives […]

Mall owners set to buy JCPenney out of bankruptcy

Despite mall owners’ desires to keep retailers alive, even if only on life support, it’s by no means certain that JCPenney will survive this crisis. Pier 1, which filed for bankruptcy with the intention of staying in business, is now in the process of closing all its stores and going out of business.