Online store ‘stunt’ aims to promote understanding of workplace inequality

Online store ‘stunt’ aims to promote understanding of workplace inequality

A newly launched “Pay Gap Store” aims to highlight workplace inequality by encouraging shoppers to pay different prices based on their race and gender. Launched earlier this month, the online store asks shoppers to disclose their gender and race or ethnicity before browsing products such as T-shirts, mugs and bags. Users are then encouraged — but not … Read more

‘My grief is a multi-course meal’

'My grief is a multi-course meal'

Billie Lourd is remembering her late mother, Carrie Fisher, in a powerful post about going through the grieving process — five years after Fisher’s death in December 2016. Lourd, whose mother was known for playing Princess Leia in the Star Wars films, opened up in a caption on Instagram alongside an adorable photo of the … Read more

US sees possible progress in Iran nuclear talks

US sees possible progress in Iran nuclear talks

Reuters Videos Armed and Isolated: Ten years of Kim Jong Un’s reign It’s been ten years since Kim Jong Un became leader of North Korea. He marks the third generation of his family to rule the reclusive state.At times throughout the last decade, the youngest Kim’s actions have raised and ruined hopes of economic transformation … Read more

No. 21 Houston edges Auburn 17-13 in Birmingham Bowl

No. 21 Houston edges Auburn 17-13 in Birmingham Bowl

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Jake Herslow caught a 26-yard, go-ahead touchdown pass from Clayton Tune with 3:27 left to help lift No. 21 Houston to a 17-13 victory over Auburn on Tuesday in the Birmingham Bowl. The Cougars (12-2) marched 80 yards on eight plays to cap the third season in program history with at least … Read more

Lawyer, partner ordered to stop selling unproven COVID treatment

Lawyer, partner ordered to stop selling unproven COVID treatment

A New Jersey man who calls himself “the Vitamin Lawyer” and his business partner have been banned from hawking an unproven COVID-19 treatment that they claimed would allow people to have “no fear” about the virus, federal prosecutors said Tuesday. Retired lawyer Ralph Fucetola and Dr. Rima Laibow were ordered to recall the treatment and … Read more