Albany’s reluctance to lift the charter cap is based on fiction

Albany’s reluctance to lift the charter cap is based on fiction

New York’s Legislature is unmoved by the desperate desire of city families to have access to more high-quality charter schools. Lawmakers’ reluctance to lift the unconscionable cap on charter-school creation — and indeed the cap’s very existence — is based on notions that simply aren’t true, however: that charters harm the city’s district-run public schools and divert […]

Everything to Know About Margot Robbie’s Live-Action Movie

Everything to Know About Margot Robbie’s Live-Action Movie

Come on, Barbie, let’s go party! The live-action approach to the story of iconic doll line has been a long time in the making. The Barbie movie was originally set to be rewritten by Diablo Cody with Amy Schumer in the lead role. After the writer departed from the project, Cody opened up about the […]

Marching bands, mayor visits, traffic jams

Marching bands, mayor visits, traffic jams

Employees are welcomed back to work with breakfast in the cafeteria at the Chicago Google offices on April 05, 2022 in Chicago, Illinois.  Scott Olson | Getty Images Google brought employees back into the office after two years of remote work last week, and the occasion was met with everything from marching bands to visits […]

Britney Spears says she is having a baby

Britney Spears says she is having a baby

Britney Spears arrives for a movie premiere in Hollywood in July 2019. Spears, third from right, was part of “The Mickey Mouse Club” from 1993-1994. The Disney show had several cast members who have since become global superstars, including Ryan Gosling, seated next to Spears; and singers Christina Aguilera and Justin Timberlake, seen at right. […]

18 Ways You Can Help or Donate to the Ukraine Crisis With Music

18 Ways You Can Help or Donate to the Ukraine Crisis With Music

The outpouring of help and support to the Ukraine since Russian President Vladimir Putin’s forces invaded in late February has been truly astonishing thus far, both in Europe and abroad. With round-the-clock asylum centers set up in Poland, Bulgaria, Czechia and Romania, donation centers for food, clothes, personal products et cetera trucking supplies into Ukraine […]

‘I am not afraid of dying’

‘I am not afraid of dying’

Over the past decade, Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos and Peter Thiel have all poured money into life-prolonging and anti-aging research. Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk isn’t buying in. “I don’t think we should try to have people live for a really long time,” Musk recently told Insider. “It would cause asphyxiation of society because […]

RINO Liz Cheney Sets Personal Fundraising Record as Trump Vows to Unseat Her

RINO Liz Cheney Sets Personal Fundraising Record as Trump Vows to Unseat Her

RINO of all RINOs Liz Cheney set a personal fundraising record for the first quarter of 2022, according to Politico Playbook. President Trump has vowed to unseat Liz Cheney after she voted in favor of impeachment. The DC swamp is backing Cheney – McConnell, Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan are all working to make sure […]

U.S. airports dominate rankings of world’s busiest last year

U.S. airports dominate rankings of world’s busiest last year

Travelers walk through Terminal A at Orlando International Airport on Christmas Day, Saturday, December 25, 2021. Stephen M. Dowell | Orlando Sentinel | Getty Images U.S. airports made up eight of the 10 busiest hubs around the world last year, according to new rankings released Monday, as a jump in domestic leisure travel displaced some […]

YouTube will soon give iPhone users a welcome new feature

YouTube will soon give iPhone users a welcome new feature

YouTube has confirmed that picture-in-picture (PiP) support is coming to iOS devices “in a matter of days.” The feature, which allows users to minimize (and therefore continue watching) YouTube videos in the corner of their screen while using other apps, had previously been the subject of a timed trial with YouTube Premium subscribers. However, in […]

Fauci Says Americans Should Weigh Individual COVID Risk Amid Rise In Cases

Fauci Says Americans Should Weigh Individual COVID Risk Amid Rise In Cases

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, advised Americans to weigh their individual COVID-19 risks as cases rise again. “This is not going to be eradicated and it’s not going to be eliminated,” Fauci told ABC’s “This Week” on Sunday. “What’s going to happen is that we’re going to […]

Jeffrey Epstein dubbed Prince Andrew a ‘useful idiot,’ new book claims

Jeffrey Epstein dubbed Prince Andrew a ‘useful idiot,’ new book claims

Jeffrey Epstein repeatedly called Prince Andrew “an idiot” behind his back, according to a bombshell new book by Tina Brown. Brown — a high-powered journalist who previously edited Vanity Fair, The New Yorker and The Daily Beast — details the transactional friendship between the pedophile and the prince in her tome, “The Palace Papers: Inside […]

Pandemic anxiety was hard on IBS patients. How to find relief : Shots

Pandemic anxiety was hard on IBS patients. How to find relief : Shots

Millions of Americans have irritable bowel syndrome and the stress of the past two years may have exacerbated stomach issues. There are ways to help, including meditation and practicing mindfulness. Alvaro Tejero/EyeEm/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Alvaro Tejero/EyeEm/Getty Images Millions of Americans have irritable bowel syndrome and the stress of the past two years […]

Twitter shares up after Elon Musk abandons plan to join board

Twitter shares up after Elon Musk abandons plan to join board

Twitter stock turned positive Monday morning after CEO Parag Agrawal revealed that Elon Musk has abandoned his plan to join the company’s board. The social media company’s stock briefly tumbled more than 8% to less than $43 a share at 4 a.m. ET before recovering slightly. At 9:50 a.m. ET, the stock was up nearly […]

Alejandra Alonso Rojas RTW Fall 2022 – WWD

Alejandra Alonso Rojas RTW Fall 2022 – WWD

On Wednesday afternoon, designer Alejandra Alonso Rojas hosted an intimate show of her colorful and texturally rich fall collection at South Street’s Cipriani Casa. Show notes placed at each seat dedicated the collection and event to the Ukrainian people — specifically those within her team — and noted that a percentage of sales from the […]