Sunday, December 5, 2021
As the U.K. Prepares to Host COP26, Its Own Budget Falls Short on Green Initiatives

As the U.K. Prepares to Host COP26, Its Own Budget Falls Short on Green...

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Next week the eyes of the world will be firmly set on the U.K. as it hosts the first U.N. climate summit in two years, as the world emerges from Covid-19. Ahead of the summit, on Oct. 27, Britain’s Finance Minister Rishi Sunak, delivered a long awaited national budget. This was the final opportunity for…
Why This Dating App Is Paying All Employees an $80,000 Minimum Salary

Why This Dating App Is Paying All Employees an $80,000 Minimum Salary

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Feeld is a dating app that puts being progressive at the heart of what it does. For its chief executive Ana Kirova, that’s an approach she aims to bring to the way the business values its employees. The company, which offers users a range of flexible options and started out as an app for non-monogamous…
Typical U.S. Price of Gas Jumps by 5 Cents Over Past Two Weeks

Typical U.S. Price of Gas Jumps by 5 Cents Over Past Two Weeks

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CAMARILLO, Calif. — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline jumped by 5 cents over the past two weeks, to $3.49 per gallon. The price at the pump is $1.30 higher than a year ago. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday the rise comes as the cost of crude oil and…
Expense Clinton ‘Doing Fine’ and Will Run Out Hospital Soon

Expense Clinton ‘Doing Fine’ and Will Run Out Hospital Soon

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ORANGE, Calif. — Hillary Clinton returned Saturday morning to the Southern California hospital where Bill Clinton is recovering after being treated for an infection. The former president is doing fine and will be released soon from the University of California Irvine Medical Center, President Joe Biden said Friday night. Biden said during remarks at the…
‘America Is Moving Again.’ Joe Biden Signs $1 Trillion Infrastructure Bill With Bipartisan Support

‘America Is Moving Again.’ Joe Biden Signs $1 Trillion Infrastructure Bill With Bipartisan Support

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(WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden signed his hard-fought $1 trillion infrastructure deal into law Monday before a bipartisan, celebratory crowd on the White House lawn, declaring that the new infusion of cash for roads, bridges, ports and more is going to make life “change for the better” for the American people. But prospects are tougher…
Why This Trans Boy Had More Rights a Century Ago Than Many Trans Children Today

Why This Trans Boy Had More Rights a Century Ago Than Many Trans Children...

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More than 100 years ago at Craigievar Castle in Scotland, Ewan Forbes’ mother realized her 6-year-old was a boy, despite it saying “female” on his birth certificate. Instead of sending him to boarding school like his brother and sister, Gwendolen Forbes homeschooled a young Ewan and let him dress and play as he wished. To…
Cuomo Accused of Forcible Touching in Criminal Complaint

Cuomo Accused of Forcible Touching in Criminal Complaint

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(ALBANY, N.Y.) — A criminal complaint filed by a police investigator with a court in Albany has accused former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of committing a misdemeanor sex crime, though there were reports Thursday that the document might have been submitted in error. The brief complaint, filed by an investigator with the Albany County…
Moderna Says New Vaccine for Omicron Variant May Be Ready in Early 2022

Moderna Says New Vaccine for Omicron Variant May Be Ready in Early 2022

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Moderna Inc. Chief Medical Officer Paul Burton said he suspects the new omicron coronavirus variant may elude current vaccines, and if so, a reformulated shot could be available early in the new year.“We should know about the ability of the current vaccine to provide protection in the next couple of weeks,” Burton said Sunday on…
Beck Bennett On Leaving Saturday Night Live And His 5 Favorite Sketches

Beck Bennett On Leaving Saturday Night Live And His 5 Favorite Sketches

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When Beck Bennett walked out onto the Saturday Night Live stage in May in a Vin Diesel skull cap, he knew it might be his last time there as a cast member. Bennett was there to anchor the season’s last skit: a spoof of Diesel’s recent AMC commercial, in which he listed an increasingly outlandish…
Lava Surges From Spanish Island’s Volcano After New Vents Open Up

Lava Surges From Spanish Island’s Volcano After New Vents Open Up

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MADRID — Several new volcanic vents have opened up on the Spanish island of La Palma, releasing new lava that is speeding down a ridge and threatening to widen the damages on evacuated land, roads and homes, authorities said Sunday. The molten rock coming out from the main new vent was very fluid and was…