The Fair Haven Community Health Center is one step closer to purchasing a foreclosed property of 342 Grand Ave. for $2,000. Now, all it requires is few more city approvals and hundreds of thousands of dollars for renovations.
The story of how Fussy Coffee at Science Park came to be named is a joke between David Negreiro and his brother-in-law and business partner Joe Ballaro.
On one level, it’s a tongue-in-cheek riff on how pretentious some coffee shops can be. On another level, it’s about the two men’s love of a good coffee after a meal.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is trying to blackmail Democrats over the upcoming vote on Russian asset Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee. Democrats are responding with a resounding "meh."
Those Democrats are demanding upward of a million pages of documents from Kavanaugh's career, including the years he was working in the often-lawless Bush administration. So there might be something in those documents that McConnell definitely does not want to see brought to...
A recent Salmonella outbreak connected to raw turkey products has infected 90 people across 26 states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday.
Forty people have been hospitalized, the CDC said.
“The outbreak strain has been identified in samples taken from raw turkey pet...
When Vox revealed in late January that Patrick Witty left National Geographic, where he was deputy director of photography, after an investigation for sexual harassment, an issue that’s long been discussed in private was catapulted into the open: Photojournalism has a sexual harassment problem. In interviews with more than 50 people, in a CJR investigation […]
Midday open thread: Oil giants off the hook in climate suit; sex harassment plagues photojournalists
Tick-tock, tick-tock. Just 108 days remain until the November midterms.
Today’s comic by Mark Fiore is Doubly Negative:
What’s coming up on Sunday Kos …
Democrats need to #VoteLikeBlackWomen, by Denise Oliver Velez
World War III started during the 2016 elections—and the United States lost the first battle, by Mark E Andersen
Progressives can't let tactical differences cause defeat: The Beto O'Rourke example, by Egberto Willies
The dangerous veto power of right-wing...
Bloomberg is reporting that Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump made a secret arrangement during their two-hour opening talk what would “help resolve the conflict” in eastern Ukraine. But the details of this plan suggest that it resolves the issue by rewarding Russia with not just Crimea, but potentially other territory.
The contents of the two-hour talk between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin remain a mystery. Almost everything we know about that talk has emerged because Putin said it and Russian...
Trump's full-blown jawboning assault on the dollar is escalating, and after telling CNBC yesterday that he is against the Fed hiking rates more in a world in which all other economies have far lower interest rates, and after tweeting this morning that “tightening now hurts all that we have done. The U.S. should be allowed to recapture what was lost due to illegal currency manipulation and BAD Trade Deals. Debt coming due & we are raising rates -- Really?", moments ago CNBC again reported...
A Texas woman gave birth in a San Antonio, Texas, Chick-fil-A bathroom on Tuesday night — and her husband was the one who delivered the baby.…
With the yuan plunging at an unprecedented rate in the past month, questions have emerged why the 2018 market response to China's apparent devaluation is so different to what happened in 2015. Or, as Bank of America writes, comparing the years in terms of Chinese astrology, "what's the difference between dog and goat?"
It's answer: the economy.
As BofA explains, during Year of the Goat we experienced two episodes in which Renminbi depreciation led to material sell-offs in risk assets. The...
Facebook announced on Friday that it is suspending data analytics firm Crimson Hexagon while it investigates whether the firm's government contracts are in violation of the social-media giant's policies on how public data is harvested and shared.
The Boston based firm which uses AI-powered technology developed at Harvard University says it has the largest repository of public social media posts at over one trillion, which also includes content from Twitter and Instagram.
In recent years,...
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