This is something that America’s eco metropoli of the future looks like

Georgetown mayor Dale Ross is a good little Republican but ever since his metropolitan weaned itself off fossil fuel, he has become a hero to environmentalistsWhen the caller said he worked for Harry Reid and the former Senate majority leader wanted a word, Dale Ross expected it was a joke." OK, which of my friends are messing with me...

5 Celebrity AMAs That Went (Entertainingly) Bad

I've lurked around Reddit more than I care to admit. The subreddit r/AMA is particularly fascinating, because the number of people who think anyone cares about the time they pooped themselves or ate their own boogers is frankly staggering. But sometimes rich, famous, and powerful people -- even the president of the United States -- will decide to let...

Canada begins inquiry into decades of violence against indigenous women

Five commissioners to oversee long-awaited investigation into missing and murdered women as minister hails important step in journey of reconciliationThe Canadian government has launched a long-awaited inquiry into the murders and disappearances of thousands of indigenous women across the country, in hopes of bringing an end to what it described as an ongoing national tragedy. Carolyn Bennett, the minister...

Asos warehouse contracts ‘exploitative’, says committee chair MP – BBC News

Image caption The Asos warehouse employs about 4,000 people in Grimethorpe Contracts used at fashion firm Asos's warehouse are exploitative and need to "be tested in a court", the head of the Commons business committee has said.MP Iain Wright told the BBC that Parliament should examine "flex" contracts, which allow some...

UC Berkeley dean in sexual abuse occasion prevents term and evades accuses

Law dean Sujit Choudhry will remain a faculty member in good sit until next year, as critics say the cope shows how strong husbands escape consequencesThe former University of California, Berkeley, principle dean whose sexual harassment speciman provoked national cruelty has reached a deal with the school that allows him to maintain tenure, receive research funding and avoid accusations....

Apparel on Grenfell Tower is banned on UK high-rises, reads Philip Hammond

Chancellor said inquiry into London blaze will ask if UK fire regulations are correct and whether it is really complied withThe cladding used only for Grenfell Tower, which has been largely blamed for spreading the blaze, is prohibited in the UK on structures of that height, Philip Hammond has said. The chancellor told BBC1s Andrew Marr Show: My understanding...