Feed Posts

How one woman in New York City makes ends meet by collecting cans

How one woman in New York City makes ends meet by collecting cans

Good sneakers, sturdy gloves, and a strong grocery cart. Those are the essentials of Chicago Crosby’s job. She’s a canner, someone who collects cans and bottles off the street and redeems them for 5 cents apiece. “This is New York,” she says. “There are all sorts of ways to make money.” Crosby has been canning…MORE

Trump aims West Coast swing to raise cash and counterprogram Democrats

Trump aims West Coast swing to raise cash and counterprogram Democrats

President Donald Trump journeys west this week for a mixture of political and official events — and to counter-program his potential Democratic rivals as they convene in Nevada. Trump isn’t ordinarily a fan of nights on the road. It’s a sign of his intent on stealing attention from the race to replace him that he’ll…MORE

Bloomberg slams Sanders supporters’ aggressive online tactics in new video

Bloomberg slams Sanders supporters’ aggressive online tactics in new video

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg attacked Bernie Sanders on Monday in a new digital video featuring aggressive and derogatory tweets, memes and videos purportedly posted by the Vermont senator’s online supporters. The nearly minute-long video, which will not run on television, closes with a clip of Sanders calling for people “who hold different views”…MORE

Virginia assault weapons ban stalls in state Senate

Virginia assault weapons ban stalls in state Senate

A bill that would have banned assault or military-style weapons in Virginia failed to move forward in the state Senate Monday after some Democrats joined with Republicans to vote it down in committee. The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 10-5 to study the impact of HB 961 rather than pass it and will instead revisit the…MORE

Hailie Deegan, 18-year-old NASCAR phenom, met Trump at the Daytona 500

Hailie Deegan, 18-year-old NASCAR phenom, met Trump at the Daytona 500

Hailie Deegan didn’t race in the Daytona 500 this year. But the 18-year-old NASCAR driver fulfilled another wish over the weekend: Meeting President Donald Trump. Trump attended Sunday’s Daytona 500 kick-off, where he drove a lap around the track in his presidential limousine. He became the second sitting US president to attend the NASCAR event,…MORE

Pier 1 files for bankruptcy

Pier 1 files for bankruptcy

Pier 1, the troubled home furnishings retailer that has closed hundreds of stores in recent years, filed for bankruptcy Monday. The company, based in Fort Worth, Texas, released a statement saying that it reached a plan with lenders to provide it with $256 million. It will try to find a buyer for the company. Pier…MORE

Pelosi warns Democrats ‘must be unified’ to ensure Trump isn’t reelected

Pelosi warns Democrats ‘must be unified’ to ensure Trump isn’t reelected

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi warned fellow Democrats in an exclusive CNN interview that the party “must be unified” to defeat President Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential race, while noting that any of the candidates running to face him “would be a better president.” “I can’t even envision a situation where he would be reelected.…MORE

Two train giants just teamed up to take on China

Two train giants just teamed up to take on China

Alstom is pursuing a huge deal that could help it counter a growing threat from a Chinese rival. On Monday, the French trainmaker said it has signed an agreement to acquire Bombardier’s rail business for between €5.8 billion ($6.3 billion) and €6.2 billion ($6.7 billion). The acquisition, which will be paid for via a mix…MORE

Eminem’s ‘Rap God’ passes one billion views on YouTube

Eminem’s ‘Rap God’ passes one billion views on YouTube

Hip-hop star Eminem has cemented his status as a force to be reckoned after another of his music videos passed one billion views on YouTube. The official music video for the 47-year-old star’s song, “Rap God,” hit the milestone on the video-sharing site more than six years after its release in 2013. The six-minute video,…MORE

I-95 Playlist