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San Francisco prosecutors turn to AI to reduce racial bias

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a first-of-its kind experiment, San Francisco prosecutors are turning to artificial intelligence to reduce racial bias in the courts, ad...

San Francisco prosecutors turn to AI to reduce racial bias

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San Francisco employs AI to reduce racial bias San Francisco prosecutors are turning to artificial intelligence to reduce racial bias in the courts. They are adopting a system that strips certain identifying details from police reports and leaves only key facts to govern charging decisions. (June...
04:52, 06/13/2019

San Francisco to harness AI to reduce racial bias when charging people with crimes San Francisco prosecutors will use artificial intelligence to reduce racial bias in the courts, becoming the first city to conduct this type of experiment using a "bias mitigation tool."...
21:26, 06/13/2019

Citing Fears of Worsening Racial Bias, San Francisco Votes to Ban Police Use of Facial Recognition Technology No other city in the U.S. is as closely associated to technological advancements than San Francisco, which, for the most part, has embraced both tech companies and their services in many facets of civic life. But on Tuesday, San Francisco passed an o...
22:13, 05/16/2019

APNewsBreak: Man ‘mad as hell’ Kansas shuts racial bias case WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A black man who was detained by police while moving into his home says that Kansas regulators investigated his racial bias complaint and closed the case with no further action. Karle Robinson told The Associated Press on Wednesda...
00:00, 06/20/2019

APNewsBreak: Man 'mad as hell' Kansas shuts racial bias case A black man who was detained by police while moving into his home said Wednesday that Kansas regulators investigated his racial bias complaint and closed the case with no further action....
23:52, 06/19/2019

As Cameras Track Detroit’s Residents, a Debate Ensues Over Racial Bias Studies have shown that facial recognition software can return more false matches for African-Americans than for white people, a sign of what experts call “algorithmic bias.”...
22:13, 07/08/2019

Supreme Court to hear Comcast appeal in racial bias suit The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a bid by cable operator Comcast Corp to throw out racial bias claims accusing the company of discriminating against black-owned television channels....
17:13, 06/10/2019

Facial recognition must not introduce gender or racial bias, police told Overall benefits to public safety should outweigh potential distrust, says ethics reportFacial recognition software should only be used by police if they can prove it won’t introduce gender or racial bias to operations, an ethics panel has said.A rep...
15:13, 05/29/2019

U.S. Supreme Court to hear Comcast appeal in racial bias suit The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a bid by cable operator Comcast Corp to throw out racial bias claims accusing the company of discriminating against black-owned television channels....
17:13, 06/10/2019

Wimbledon Reworks AI Tech to Reduce Bias in Game Highlights The All England Club, which hosts the famed British tennis event, is adding technology enhancements at this year's tournament aimed at eliminating bias from computer-generated video highlights....
12:13, 07/05/2019

Supreme Court rules for black death row inmate over prosecutor’s racial bias WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court Thursday reversed the conviction of a Mississippi death row inmate who said the state prosecutor repeatedly kicked black people off the jury each time he was tried for the same murders. “Equal justice under l...
08:13, 06/22/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. Supreme Court to hear Comcast appeal in racial bias suit The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a bid by cable operator Comcast Corp to throw out racial bias claims accusing the company of discriminating against black-owned television channels....
17:13, 06/10/2019

Citing racial bias, U.S. high court tosses black man's murder conviction The U.S. Supreme Court, confronting racial bias in the American criminal justice system, on Friday threw out a black Mississippi death row inmate's conviction in his sixth trial for a 1996 quadruple murder conviction, finding that a prosecutor unlawf...
22:52, 06/21/2019

12 white men sue San Francisco police for race, sex bias SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twelve white male San Francisco police officers are suing the city, saying they were passed over for promotions because of their race and gender. The San Francisco Chronicle reports Wednesday that the lawsuit, which was filed Tue...
03:26, 06/13/2019

Lawsuit claims racial bias led to alleged strip search of 12-year-old girls at NY school The school district has not yet responded to the lawsuit, but previously, they stated there was "no evidence" that strip searches were conducted.        ...
01:39, 05/01/2019

Supreme Court to hear Comcast appeal in Byron Allen racial bias suit The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear cable television operator Comcast Corp's bid to throw out comedian and producer Byron Allen's racial bias lawsuit accusing the company of discriminating against black-owned channels....
20:52, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. Supreme Court to hear Comcast appeal in Byron Allen racial bias suit The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear cable television operator Comcast Corp's bid to throw out comedian and producer Byron Allen's racial bias lawsuit accusing the company of discriminating against black-owned channels....
22:26, 06/10/2019

Whodunit? As Feds Scan DMV Records Using Facial Recognition Software and More Cities Use the Technology, Racial Bias Could Be a Problem When you go to your local DMV office and stand in front of the camera to take as decent a photo as possible, you probably aren’t thinking about the possibility that said photo will come up in a facial-recognition search used by government agencies. I...
20:13, 07/09/2019

Supreme Court overturns Mississippi man’s murder conviction in case that raised questions of racial bias, orders new trial Curtis Flowers, who is African American, was tried six times for the 1996 slaying of four people. His lawyers had argued that the local district attorney habitually blocked black potential jurors....
16:39, 06/21/2019

To Avoid Bias, Prosecutors Try Hiding a Suspect’s Race When Filing Charges Prosecutors in San Francisco, concerned about the disproportionate number of African-Americans in jail, are trying to reduce the potential role of race in charging decisions....
21:13, 06/12/2019

Schools turn to technology to reduce toll during shootings LOS ANGELES (AP) — Efforts to combat school shootings are shifting toward software and other technology to reduce the number of victims. Security experts say gunshot detection systems, apps and artificial intelligence are becoming more common because...
09:00, 05/16/2019

Chinese national arrested in San Francisco on child porn charges: prosecutors A Chinese national who was arrested earlier this month at San Francisco International Airport pleaded not guilty on Thursday to child pornography charges, prosecutors said....
08:13, 04/29/2019

R. Kelly in court as prosecutors turn over video of alleged sexual encounter with teen R. Kelly and his lawyers were back in court in Chicago on Wednesday on the 18 felony sexual-assault charges pending against him.        ...
18:13, 06/26/2019

Prosecutors fail to turn over critical evidence in 1990 cold case murder Lawyers for a woman charged with the cold case murder of her baby daddy nearly 30 years ago blasted prosecutors Wednesday for not turning over critical evidence. Defense lawyers Frank Rothman and Adam Konta argued in summations that the district atto...
09:39, 06/13/2019

Turn the radio on, turn the radio up 'cause Lisa Loeb sang "Stay" at the Reality Bites reunion As the credits rolled on the 25th anniversary screening of Reality Bites at the Tribeca Film Festival this past weekend, audience members who thought, “hey, I can leave, I can leave, oh,” were swiftly stopped in their tracks. Lisa Loeb, whose “Stay (...
01:13, 05/07/2019

How AI can be used to remove bias in business Salesforce's Architect for Ethical AI Practices sat down with Dan Patterson to discuss how artificial intelligence can be used to enhance business processes and reduce bias....
21:26, 04/28/2019

How to remove hiring bias through gamification What if I told you you’d get your next job by surviving on a deserted island? Or by thwarting a Dothraki invasion? Unfortunately, this isn’t a casting call for Game of Thrones. Gamification is getting ready to save us from that awkward pause after a ...
19:00, 05/20/2019

A.I. has a bias problem and that can be a big challenge in cybersecurity Aarti Borkar from IBM Security says artificial intelligence bias can exist at three levels: the program, the data and the people who design those AI systems....
08:26, 07/17/2019

AI model exposes Hollywood’s bias against actresses While the technology world and the US political institution grapple with how to deal with incumbent gender discrimination, Hollywood’s seemingly gotten a pass on the matter. But a new study out of London indicates Tinsel Town may be just as bad as Si...
03:39, 06/07/2019

Liberal candidate challenges ‘Come From Away’ bias in N.L. politics Hasan Hai said it was a special moment to see the pride in his own children's faces when he stood with Liberal party incumbents and candidates as premier Dwight Ball dropped the election writ last month....
20:26, 05/05/2019

Bias Against Female Lab Animals Is Messing Up Scientific Research Gender discrimination in science doesn’t just affect women scientists. It also skews the results of animal research, as a new paper out this week describes. Animals used in experiments are still overwhelmingly male, thanks to outdated stereotypes tha...
16:13, 05/31/2019

Confirmation Bias review: how the Republicans took the supreme court The New York Times’ chief reporter in Washington has produced an indispensable guide to an epochal shift in US politicsConfirmation Bias lifts the curtain on Republican efforts to make the federal bench a black-robed adjunct. When it comes to the jud...
12:52, 06/30/2019

Kirsten Gillibrand can't break through – is 'gender bias' to blame? Gillibrand has struggled to get off the ground as white male candidates have dominated media coverage, with Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders as early frontrunnersKirsten Gillibrand launched her 2020 presidential campaign on Donald Trump’s doorstep. Relat...
08:39, 05/20/2019

"We Should Sue Twitter, Facebook, Google For Bias," Says Trump: Report US President Donald Trump has threatened to sue tech giants like Facebook, Google and Twitter, saying they are spreading political bias against the Republicans....
09:00, 06/27/2019

This feminist chatbot challenges AI bias in voice assistants The Feminist Internet, a non-profit working to prevent biases creeping into AI, has created F’xa — a feminist voice assistant that teaches users about AI bias and suggests how they can avoid reinforcing harmful stereotypes. Judging by a recent UNESCO...
17:00, 06/04/2019

BJP Lawmakers Sleep Over At Karnataka Assembly To Protest "Bias" Karnataka BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa staged a night-long protest along with party lawmakers in the state assembly on Thursday, alleging that the Congress-Janata Dal Secular (JDS) government was trying......
21:26, 07/18/2019

Trump Fans the Flames of a Racial Fire While other presidents have found ways to appeal to the resentments of white Americans with subtle and not-so-subtle appeals, none of them in modern times have done so as overtly as this one....
02:39, 07/15/2019

Lazio escape immediate stadium ban over racial insults "Lazio have escaped an immediate stadium closure after their travelling fans racially insulted two AC Milan players during last week\u0027s Coppa Italia semi-final, second leg at San Siro."...
16:26, 05/01/2019

Ex-deputy: Supervisor used racial slur, pointed gun at him CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A biracial former North Carolina sheriff’s deputy says in a lawsuit that his supervising officer addressed him with a racial slur multiple times, called him “monkey boy” and pointed a gun at his head at least ...
02:00, 06/20/2019

Electoral map bias may worsen as U.S. gerrymandering battle shifts to states The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling that federal judges have no power to police partisan gerrymandering - the practice of manipulating electoral district boundaries for political gain - likely will embolden politicians to pursue more extreme efforts free...
14:00, 06/29/2019

Elizabeth Warren wants answers from federal agencies about algorithmic bias Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren wants federal agencies to answer questions about algorithmic bias in fintech and financial lending.Read More...
04:00, 06/13/2019

AI female voice assistants reinforce gender bias - UN report Artificial intelligence voice assistants, such as Amazon's Alexa and Apple's Siri, are perpetuating and spreading gender stereotypes, says a new UN report. ...
00:52, 05/22/2019

DOE official who sued Carranza for ‘white bias’ gets promotion — in Westchester One of three women who sued NYC Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza last month, charging he is biased against whites, has finally received a promotion — in Westchester County. Laura Feijoo was hired as superintendent of New Rochelle schools, it...
04:39, 06/29/2019

White House launches survey looking for tech industry bias SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The White House has launched an online form asking people to share their experiences if they think political bias has led to their posts being removed from social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. The White House’s off...
03:52, 05/16/2019

End the scandalous male data bias that determines women's health We know that men and women respond differently to drugs, yet data bias is still affecting women's health, says Invisible Women book author Caroline Criado-Perez...
20:00, 06/12/2019

Philadelphia DA Accuses Judge of Bias, Says Meek Mill Should Get New Trial Meek Mill’s legal woes have not only been lengthy, but have provided a textbook example of just how deeply flawed our criminal justice system is. But after years of bad news, the Maybach Music signee might finally be seeing the light at the end of th...
19:52, 05/23/2019

Rep. Hunter tells judge corruption case is political bias SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge in San Diego is scheduled to consider a motion to toss out a corruption case against U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter. Lawyers for the Republican congressman from California contend the charges are politically motivated. Hunte...
07:26, 07/01/2019

Kirsten Gillibrand on being underestimated for 2020 Democratic nod: 'I think it's just gender bias' Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., said Saturday she feels like she’s being underestimated in the race for the Democratic nomination for president, who will likely go up against President Trump in 2020....
09:52, 05/13/2019

Trump rails against ‘bias’ social media sites during summit President Trump lashed out at social media “censorship” and “bias” Thursday and threatened legislation if Silicon Valley doesn’t change its ways. “I am directing my administration to explore all regulatory and legislation solutions to protect free sp...
05:13, 07/12/2019

No need to Google gender bias to see women come up short. S.H.E. hopes to change that A new program created by the hair products company Pantene aims to make sure search results are more equitable between men and women        ...
17:13, 04/30/2019

US Report On Global Religious Freedom Shows Bias Against PM Modi: BJP The US state department's 2018 International Religious Freedom Report shows clear bias against the Narendra Modi government and the BJP, the party said Saturday, asserting that its leaders had......
18:00, 06/22/2019

The UK's 'right' to healthcare doesn't stop a racial gap in maternal deaths The birth of a new royal baby is all the buzz: Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex welcomed a son this week who will now be seventh in line for the British throne. The story has once again piqued interest in maternal mortality rates, which hav...
14:13, 05/09/2019

Suit alleges racial discrimination against school workers LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A lawsuit alleges racial discrimination against African American maintenance workers in Kentucky’s largest school district. News outlets report the complaint was filed Thursday in Jefferson Circuit Court and says black wo...
16:52, 06/07/2019

Booker not sure Biden ‘up to the task’ of reconciling US over racial injustices Booker, a Democratic presidential candidate, says Biden has ‘an inability to talk candidly about the mistakes he made’The Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker said on Sunday that while the US must fix racial injustice, he is not sure Joe Bid...
02:13, 07/01/2019

Trump Sets the Terms on Racial Division. Do Democrats Know What to Do? Democratic candidates universally denounce Mr. Trump’s words, but disagreements exist on how the eventual presidential nominee should best respond on race....
18:52, 07/21/2019

Naomi Campbell says racial diversity in fashion should not be just a trend Racial diversity in fashion has improved in recent years, but the industry must not treat it like a catwalk trend, British model Naomi Campbell told Reuters in an interview....
23:26, 06/24/2019

Why Airbnb can’t fight legal racial discrimination in China If you’re looking to book an Airbnb in China, like one nice-looking one-bedroom condo in Chengdu with a flat-screen television — you can’t be one of the nation’s ethnic minorities. “Due to local regulation,” reads its listing — which details th...
22:00, 05/03/2019

Job seekers in one country face the worst racial discrimination While racial discrimination in hiring plagues many developed countries, one nation may have particular trouble bidding it adieu. France has the highest level of hiring discrimination against non-white groups, according to a meta-analysis of data from...
23:39, 06/19/2019

What foods reduce testosterone? Certain foods influence hormones. Soy products, dairy, and alcohol all reduce testosterone. Lifestyle changes can help a person maintain their hormone levels. Learn more about some of the foods that lower testosterone here....
08:00, 05/16/2019

How to Reduce Waste While Flying Airlines produce a lot of garbage. Think about the plastic wraps covering your meal, your pair of headphones and blanket, as well as the straws, napkins, and sugar packets that litter the aisles. United Continental Holdings Inc., which owns United Ai...
19:52, 06/05/2019

Estonian nationalist party sees media bias in violence case Estonia's interior minister is blaming the Baltic country's media of having double standards when reporting on a former government official from his party who resigned after being investigated for domestic violence....
18:00, 05/02/2019

Century After Grandfather's School Expulsion, Harvard Teacher Fights Bias In 1926, Sarah Lewis's grandfather, Shadrach Emmanuel Lee, was expelled from a Brooklyn public high school for asking why black people were not in his history textbook. His teacher told him African......
05:13, 05/04/2019

Broker Rule to Require Bias Disclosures; Effect on Pay Practices Unclear Investors will soon learn more about conflicts of interest that can bias investment advice under a new SEC regulatory action. Less clear is whether it would disrupt how brokers are paid....
18:13, 06/04/2019

Jury rejects St. Louis police officer’s gender bias lawsuit ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jurors have rejected a high-ranking St. Louis police officer’s claim that her colleague was promoted to deputy chief instead of her because of gender bias. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the jury ruled against Lt. Col...
18:52, 06/14/2019

YouTube faces mass backlash after claiming it acted without 'political bias' YouTube encountered a wave of backlash Wedensday when it claimed it acted without political bias while enforcing its policies, with many on the right accusing the video giant of censoring conservative content and creators....
22:13, 06/26/2019

Unilever staff took part in DNA experiment to tackle unconscious bias – here's what they found out Consumer goods giant Unilever has taken the unusual step of having some of its marketing staff read their own DNA profiles to see whether finding out about their heritage has an impact on their unconscious biases....
09:26, 06/17/2019

Judge rules lawsuit accusing Google of bias against conservatives can proceed A judge has ruled that a class-action lawsuit filed by two former Google employees claiming discrimination on the basis of gender, race and political bias can move forward, and an attorney representing the plaintiffs told "Fox & Friends" hosts that G...
16:26, 06/10/2019

Report: Google News Does Not Have an Anti-Conservative Bias So Much as a Pro-Credible Source One It’s pretty much conservative dogma at this point: Silicon Valley is secretly discriminating against Republicans and conspiring to push left-wing propaganda on everyone! Donald Trump throws out unsubstantiated bile on the topic left and right, while ...
05:13, 06/10/2019

De Blasio defends Carranza against ‘outrageous’ anti-white bias lawsuit Mayor Bill de Blasio defended Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza, calling allegations in a $90 million lawsuit that he demoted white Department of Education officials in favor of less-qualified colleagues of color “outrageous.” “I ...
22:26, 05/31/2019

Matt Gaetz: Mueller hearing will reveal 'oceans of bias,' but no collusion Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's upcoming hearing on Capitol Hill will reveal multiple instances of bias but no collusion between President Trump and Russia, according to Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla....
04:39, 07/02/2019

Report: Female-sounding voice assistants fuel gender bias AI-powered voice assistants from Google, Amazon, Apple, and others could be perpetuating harmful gender biases, according to a recent UN report. The report, titled “I’d blush if I could” — Siri’s response to provocative queries or flirtatious stateme...
04:00, 05/22/2019

'Disastrous' lack of diversity in AI industry perpetuates bias, study finds Report says an overwhelmingly white and male field has reached ‘a moment of reckoning’ over discriminatory systemsLack of diversity in the artificial intelligence field has reached “a moment of reckoning”, according to new findings published by a New...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Ted Cruz exploded over Fox News' pro-Trump bias in 2016, new book claims Rival for Republican presidential nomination believed Trump was actively helped by TV channel, American Carnage author writesTed Cruz, the hardline Texan who fought an ugly battle with Donald Trump for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, was...
08:52, 07/09/2019

Google VP grilled by senators over allegations of tech giant's bias against conservatives Republican lawmakers on Tuesday criticized Google during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing over allegations of bias against and censorship of conservative groups on the tech giant’s platforms....
00:39, 07/17/2019

Democratic debate highlights: Food fights and racial divisions The front-runners of the crowded Democratic presidential contest jostled on Thursday night over issues of race relations and whether the time had come for a new generation of leaders....
05:52, 06/28/2019

Oberlin College fined $11M in bakery racial profiling case An Ohio jury on Friday slapped Oberlin College with an $11.2 million damages penalty for siding with three black students who had claimed they were victims of racial profiling after they were caught shoplifting in 2016, a report said. The liberal art...
07:39, 06/08/2019

President plays with racial fire, unifying squabbling Democrats I thought it was refreshing when President Trump defended Nancy Pelosi against insinuations of racism, even though he was doing it to criticize the four freshmen congresswomen who have been feuding with her....
12:13, 07/16/2019

Huge Racial Disparities Found in Deaths Linked to Pregnancy African-American, Native American and Alaska Native women are about three times more likely to die from causes related to pregnancy, compared to white women in the United States....
00:52, 05/08/2019

In racial campground gun case, white woman faces misdemeanor STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — A white Mississippi woman accused of brandishing a handgun at an African American couple while telling them to leave a campground faces a misdemeanor charge. The Oktibbeha (awk-TIB’-ih-hah) County Sheriff’s Depart...
00:13, 06/05/2019

‘Black Leadership Matters’: Why a Racial Rift Is Growing Among N.Y. Democrats A progressive push, fueled by newly energized activists, has alienated the old guard of black leaders, igniting an internal battle with racial overtones....
23:26, 05/06/2019

Other racial groups 'look alike because of visual and neural processes' – study Research based on limited sample of 20 white participants claims brain ‘de-individuates’ other groupsThe common perception that people from other racial groups look alike is rooted in the way human brains process what they see, researchers say.It has...
22:13, 07/01/2019

Racial slur in prom proposal draws school principal's ire A social media photo showing two Southern California high school students laughing while displaying a prom proposal poster containing a racial slur against black people drew a stern reaction from their principal Wednesday....
01:26, 05/16/2019

Sephora to shut U.S. stores for diversity training after racial incident LVMH's Sephora beauty chain said it will close all its U.S. stores, distribution centers and corporate offices on Wednesday to conduct diversity training for employees, a move that follows a racial incident involving a Grammy-nominated singer....
02:52, 06/03/2019

Sephora to shut U.S. stores for day of diversity training after racial incident LVMH's Sephora beauty chain said it will close all its U.S. stores, distribution centers and corporate offices on Wednesday to conduct diversity training for employees, a move that follows a racial incident involving a Grammy-nominated singer....
04:26, 06/03/2019

Drug laws must be amended to ‘combat racial discrimination’, UN experts say At every stage of the criminal justice system, people of African descent around the world are discriminated against, including death sentencing for drugs-related crimes, United Nations human rights experts said on Thursday, calling on Member States t...
18:52, 04/28/2019

Sephora To Close For Training After Racial Profiling Involving R&B Star High street makeup powerhouse Sephora has announced it will close all its US stores, distribution centres and corporate office for employee training after a racial profiling incident involving......
14:26, 06/03/2019

Five ways to reduce plastic in the bathroom From bamboo toothbrushes to using refill options or your own containers, it’s not hard to change your ways“A bamboo toothbrush is the first swap I always suggest,” says Beth Noy, who founded the online shop Plastic Freedom in frustration at the lack ...
18:13, 07/14/2019

How to Help Reduce School Lunch Debt Earlier this month, one Rhode Island school district made headlines after giving some of its students—those with unpaid balances for school meals—cold sun butter and jelly sandwiches (along with milk and veggies) instead of hot meal items, available...
03:26, 06/13/2019

France wants to reduce water use as rivers dry up The French government wants to reduce water use by encouraging wastewater recycling and encouraging consumers to less water as the flow of rivers gradually slows due to climate change....
22:26, 07/01/2019

Trump invites far-right internet figures to discuss bias at ‘social media summit’ Attending Thursday’s event will be Project Veritas founder James O’Keefe, and activists Bill Mitchell and Charlie Kirk, but no social mediaThe White House has invited a number of social media pundits and Republican lawmakers to discuss “opportunities...
11:00, 07/11/2019

Are robots sexist? UN report shows gender bias in talking digital tech Why do most voice assistants have female names, and why do they have submissive personalities? The answer, says a new report released on Friday by UNESCO, the UN’s Education, Science and Culture agency, is that there are hardly any women working in t...
01:26, 05/18/2019

College student cries 'bias' after receiving hello in Japanese from worker at campus restaurant A University of Minnesota restaurant staffer was reported to the campus bias response team after making the mistake for saying “hello” in Japanese to an Asian-American student....
23:00, 06/20/2019

Supreme Court dismisses Curtis Flowers conviction over Mississippi jury bias The U.S. Supreme Court overturned the conviction and death sentence of a Mississippi killer Friday because it determined the prosecutor had a history of racial bias in selecting juries....
19:39, 06/21/2019

Google says it will address AI, machine learning model bias with technology called TCAV TCAV is short for Testing with Concept Activation Vectors and its a technology that can identify high concept signals and therefore defend against bias....
21:52, 05/07/2019

Trump rolls out tool to submit suspicions of 'political bias' on social media President Trump's administration rolled out a new tool on Wednesday, calling on the public to help identify social media accounts that may be subjected to unfair censorship because of "political bias." ...
03:52, 05/16/2019

University of Illinois sued for allegedly chilling speech with 'bias response team' Speech First, a First Amendment advocacy group, sued the University of Illinois on Wednesday, claiming that it suppressed political advocacy and instituted a "bias response" regime that chilled students' willingness to express their opinions....
16:52, 05/30/2019

Lionel Messi accuses referee of Brazil bias after Copa América defeat • Argentina captain complained of ‘crazy officiating’ after 2-0 loss• Player stated ‘referee was on their side in every dispute’Lionel Messi accused the referee of bias after Argentina crashed out of the Copa América with a 2-0 semi-final loss to Bra...
11:26, 07/03/2019

Richard Carranza leads anti-bias rally amid controversy over trainings Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza showed he isn’t backing down from his support of a controversial anti-bias training campaign — as he addressed a rally Thursday that touted the $23 million program. “What an honor it is for all of...
01:52, 06/07/2019

$90M lawsuit aims to nail Carranza for false denials of anti-white bias Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza’s denials of anti-white bias at the Department of Education will be “proven to be lies,” said the lawyer representing three executives in a $90 million suit. “I’m not surprised that he denied it,” Davida Perry said...
04:52, 05/31/2019

Poll: Anti-Trump bias a top reason 66% say political reporters get story ‘wrong’ Nearly 7-in-10 believe national political reporters often get their stories “wrong,” and a rush to print and an anti-President Trump bias are the leading reasons, according to a new survey of the public’s view of Washington journalism....
18:13, 05/03/2019

This Chrome plugin removes search bias to give women the visibility they deserve Throughout history, women in STEM have contributed massively to build the world as we know it today — from Rosalind Franklin, a chemist whose research helped reveal the components of DNA, to Marie Curie, a physicist and chemist who conducted pioneeri...
14:13, 05/02/2019

White House Launches Survey Looking for Tech Industry Anti-Conservative Bias SAN FRANCISCO — On the heels of President Donald Trump’s repeated assertions claiming anti-conservative bias by tech companies, the White House has launched an online form asking people to share their experiences if they think political p...
03:13, 05/16/2019

Salesforce's Einstein analytics product for financial services and new tools to combat AI bias Salesforce's Allison Witherspoon spoke with TechRepublic about the new industry-specific Einstein analytics products and the new Trailhead modules designed to help developers tackle bias in AI....
19:26, 06/14/2019

'There's white male bias': debating Democrat hopefuls vie for African American votes Opinion polls suggest the competition for the crucial voting bloc will be far more intense than in 2008 and 2016Dionne Whitby, a black teacher, was waiting in a school gym, an air conditioned refuge from the Florida heat, for a union meeting on the e...
13:52, 06/26/2019

Southern Baptist president: Racial insensitivity shows disregard for Gospel Speaking at a black church in a city that is nearly 75 percent African American, the president of the Southern Baptist Convention, J.D. Greear, said Christians who are racially insensitive are disregarding the Gospel....
19:39, 06/11/2019

RFL investigates Toronto owner for ‘racial abuse’ of Swinton’s Jose Kenga • RFL are examining claims made by player on Twitter• Prop says owner asked ‘do they allow black people in Swinton?’The Rugby Football League is investigating an allegation of racism made against Toronto owner David Argyle.The governing body is exami...
14:26, 06/07/2019

South Africans frustrated over continued racial disparities as vote nears BETHLEHEM, South Africa – After a decade of living in a tiny corrugated iron shack, Nyani Moloi was ecstatic when she was handed the keys to a two-bedroom brick house built by the government. But the unemployed grandmother’s joy quickly turned ...
01:26, 05/03/2019

Holiday Inn Express worker’s classy response to racial slur goes viral This Holiday Inn Express employee’s calm response to a guest who called him a racial slur has the internet cheering for him. Craig Brooks, 26, recorded his encounter Sunday night with a woman at the chain in Austin, Texas, after hearing her cal...
22:52, 06/04/2019

Muslim Council demands apology for Cologne police 'racial profiling' Cologne police have denied that brief detentions of Ramadan revelers at the city's rail hub amounted to 'racial profiling.' Germany's Central Council of Muslims says officers need coaching in cultural sensitivity....
01:39, 06/06/2019

Jumaane Williams wants a ‘racial impact study’ for all proposed rezoning plans Public Advocate Jumaane Williams wants New York City to require a “racial impact study” for all proposed rezoning plans to stem gentrification, even though he acknowledged an income report would accomplish the same goal. “The issue absolutely is affo...
22:13, 05/29/2019

Racists Ruin a Perfectly Good 'For Sale' Sign With Racial Slur All a Jefferson County, Ala., couple was trying to do was sell a damn house, but in what’s become an everyday occurrence in Trump’s America, racism wouldn’t let them be great....
02:26, 07/19/2019

Responding to Uighur criticism, Chinese diplomat points to racial segregation in DC "It's an area for the black & Latin," Lijian Zhao wrote about Southwest D.C. on Twitter, before explaining that he actually meant Southeast. He later deleted the tweets....
17:52, 07/15/2019

Georgia mayor, councilor told to resign amid racial strife HOSCHTON, Ga. (AP) — The mayor and a council member in a mostly white north Georgia city are facing calls to resign over racially charged comments. At issue is how Mayor Theresa Kenerly treated a black candidate for the city administrator job in Hosc...
15:52, 05/07/2019

Harvard Revokes Parkland Shooting Survivor's Acceptance Over Racial Slurs Harvard University has rescinded its admission offer to a survivor of the 2018 massacre at a Florida high school over his past use of racial slurs in an online document posted on Twitter, the student......
02:13, 06/18/2019

Virginia Republicans lose in U.S. Supreme Court racial gerrymandering case The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed Republican legislators in Virginia a defeat, leaving in place a ruling that invalidated state electoral districts they drew because they weakened the clout of black voters in violation of the U.S. Constitution....
21:26, 06/17/2019

U.S. Supreme Court spurns Virginia Republicans in racial gerrymandering case The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed Republican legislators in Virginia a defeat, leaving in place a ruling that invalidated state electoral districts they drew because they weakened the clout of black voters in violation of the U.S. Constitution....
18:00, 06/17/2019

Greg Gutfeld: Pelosi's 'heart isn't even in' her 'overdone' racial smear against Trump Fox News' Greg Gutfeld blasted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and her assertion that the controversial Census question about illegal immigration is racist, pointing out the absurdity of her argument....
05:00, 07/10/2019

UPDATE 4-Sephora to shut U.S. stores for diversity training after racial incident LVMH's Sephora beauty chain said it will close all its U.S. stores, distribution centers and corporate offices for an hour on Wednesday to conduct diversity training for employees, a move that follows a racial incident involving a Grammy-nominated si...
00:26, 06/04/2019

Sephora to shut US stores for diversity training after SZA racial profiling claim R&B singer SZA, who is black, said in April she was racially profiled at a Sephora store in CalabasasThe Sephora beauty chain will close all its US stores, distribution centers and corporate offices on Wednesday to conduct diversity training for empl...
09:13, 06/03/2019

UPDATE 2-Sephora to shut U.S. stores for day of diversity training after racial incident LVMH's Sephora beauty chain said it will close all its U.S. stores, distribution centers and corporate offices on Wednesday to conduct diversity training for employees, a move that follows a racial incident involving a Grammy-nominated singer....
04:52, 06/03/2019

Frustration over South African racial disparities builds as poll nears After a decade of living in a tiny corrugated iron shack, Nyani Moloi was ecstatic when she was handed the keys to a two-bedroom brick house built by the government....
19:39, 05/02/2019

Amusement park settles black patron's racial profiling suit A Pennsylvania amusement park has settled a lawsuit filed by a black man who said security officers racially profiled him saying he matched the description of a pickpocket, then escorted him out even after it was determined he wasn't the suspect....
01:26, 05/03/2019

Castro calls Trump Jr. a 'coward' for tweet about Harris' racial heritage 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro slammed Donald Trump Jr. on Sunday for questioning fellow Democratic hopeful Kamala Harris’ racial heritage, calling the president’s son a “coward” and saying his tweet last week was “disgusting.”...
19:39, 06/30/2019

Sephora to shut US stores for a day to conduct diversity training after racial incident LVMH's Sephora beauty chain said it will close all its U.S. stores, distribution centers and corporate offices on Wednesday to conduct diversity training for employees, a move that follows a racial incident involving a Grammy-nominated singer....
06:39, 06/03/2019

Amusement park settles black patron’s racial profiling suit PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Pennsylvania amusement park has settled a lawsuit filed by a black man who said security officers racially profiled him saying he matched the description of a pickpocket, then escorted him out even after it was determined he was...
22:39, 05/02/2019

NBA teams discussing nixing term 'owner' over racial connotations: report NBA teams reportedly have had multiple conversations over the last year about moving away from the term “owner” when describing the person who controls the majority of the franchise....
16:39, 06/03/2019

Buttigieg grilled over racial tensions in South Bend following police shooting "My community is in anguish right now because of officer-involved shooting. A black man, Eric Logan, killed by a white officer," the mayor known as Mayor Pete said....
07:39, 06/28/2019

Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren Introduce Racial Equity Plans At the Essence Festival, Ms. Harris called for $100 billion to help black families buy homes, and Ms. Warren called for new rules for federal contracts....
00:13, 07/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Sephora to shut U.S. stores for diversity training after racial incident LVMH's Sephora beauty chain said it will close all its U.S. stores, distribution centers and corporate offices on Wednesday to conduct diversity training for employees, a move that follows a racial incident involving a Grammy-nominated singer....
03:39, 06/03/2019

New methods reduce antibiotic use by 30 percent, study says Half of the 10 million antibiotic prescriptions written by doctors in ERs go to people with viral infections, which are unresponsive to antibiotics. Researchers say they have new ways to avoid these unnecessary uses....
00:26, 06/20/2019

'Simply seeing green spaces' may help reduce cravings Access to a view of greenery from the comfort of your home reduces the frequency and intensity of cravings for alcohol, unhealthful food, and tobacco....
01:39, 07/17/2019

How a diabetes drug may reduce anxiety symptoms New research in mice shows how metformin, a common drug used to treat diabetes and prediabetes, can also help reduce symptoms associated with anxiety....
17:52, 06/04/2019

Saudi Arabia says oil producers want to reduce inventories Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Sunday there was consensus among OPEC and allied oil producers to drive down crude inventories "gently" but his country would remain responsive to the needs of what he called a fragile market....
22:13, 05/19/2019

Low vitamin K may reduce mobility in older adults Researchers found that older adults with vitamin K deficiency were more likely to develop mobility disability, such as difficulty walking and using stairs....
22:26, 06/14/2019

SpaceX authorised to reduce number of satellites The FCC has allowed SpaceX to reduce its number of satellites for home broadband by 16 units, and to operate them at a lower orbit than first authorised....
12:26, 04/29/2019

Opioid treatment may reduce contact with law enforcement (Reuters Health) - Opioid users who get treatment for their drug dependency are less likely to have police encounters or to be charged with crimes, an Australian study suggests....
13:26, 07/13/2019

Only on AP: Redskins recovery methods aim to reduce injuries Only on AP: Redskins aim to prevent and reduce injuries with state-of-the-art rest and recovery technology        ...
09:26, 05/20/2019

Rice brothers reduce their EQT director nominees to seven from nine EQT Corp shareholders Rice brothers said on Thursday they will reduce their director nominees to the company's board from nine to seven, after EQT decided to replace three long-serving directors....
01:39, 05/17/2019

Paris To Limit Vehicle Use To Reduce Air Pollution Paris will restrict car use on Wednesday as a measure to fight against surging air pollution linked to intense heat wave that strikes most of French regions, the city's police department announced....
11:13, 06/26/2019

Proud Boys rally for free speech, protest bias in social media in Washington D.C. An extremist group with ties to white nationalism attracted about 250 supports to its Demand Free Speech rally Saturday in protest of anti-conservative bias on social media....
01:26, 07/07/2019

Salesforce talks about its Einstein Analytics product for financial services and new tools to combat AI bias Salesforce's Allison Witherspoon spoke with TechRepublic about the new industry-specific Einstein Analytics products and the new Trailhead modules designed to help developers tackle bias in AI....
23:13, 06/14/2019

Concha: Some press covering Trump's leaked tax returns showing 'the worst kind of bias' Media reporter Joe Concha said Friday that many of those in the media who are covering the contents of President Trump's 1985-1994 tax returns are exhibiting "the worst kind of bias."...
06:13, 05/11/2019

White House Social Media Summit promises to be carnival of conservative bias victimhood The White House Social Media summit is shaping up to be a carnival of right-wing extremists and conspiracy-theorists who believe they are victims of bias.Read More...
05:26, 07/09/2019

Buttigieg, Struggling With Black Voters, Releases Plan to Address Racial Inequities After a fatal shooting prompted scrutiny of his handling of police matters, the South Bend, Ind., mayor put forth new proposals to “dismantle racist structures and systems.’’...
16:52, 07/11/2019

Jonathan Van Ness Demands More "Racial and Size" Diversity in LGBTQ Advocacy Groups If you see--or don't see--something, say something! After celebrating World Pride in New York City over the weekend, Jonathan Van Ness took to Instagram where he shared his thoughts......
23:00, 07/01/2019

Honor students complain of racial incidents at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts "No food, no drink, no watermelon." That's what one staffer at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts allegedly told a group of black students on a field trip to the arts institution....
11:52, 05/25/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ blasted by Jessica Chastain and Ava DuVernay over rape, racial insensitivity Jessica Chastain and Ava DuVernay are taking HBO to task for what they say is the premium cabler’s insensitivity to rape and race on the blockbuster "Game of Thrones."...
01:13, 05/08/2019

De Blasio seeks City Council support for Carranza amid racial divide Mayor Bill de Blasio’s staffers scrambled this week to drum up support for his embattled Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza in response to several Big Apple lawmakers signing on to a letter calling the DOE boss divisive. Two council members told The...
03:52, 06/19/2019

Sephora to shut US stores for diversity training after racial incident involving singer SZA Sephora will close all its U.S. stores, distribution centers and corporate offices for an hour on Wednesday to conduct diversity training for employees, following a racial incident involving a Grammy-nominated singer....
23:39, 06/03/2019

Jordi Osei-Tutu thanks Arsenal and Bochum for support after alleged racial abuse • Defender claims he was racially abused against St Gallen• Swiss side say player has denied allegationBochum have launched an investigation after Jordi Osei-Tutu said he was racially abused in the pre-season friendly against St Gallen on Tuesday. Re...
19:52, 07/10/2019

Red Sox visit to Donald Trump's White House split across racial lines What I'm Hearing: Bob Nightengale on how the Red Sox locker room is split on which players will be attending the team's celebratory White House visit.        ...
00:52, 05/08/2019

How one All-American aided NFL hopeful Jon Reschke's path to atonement after racial slur Linebacker Jon Reschke got advice from All-American Greg Jones in his journey back to Michigan State. Now he hopes NFL teams see his atonement.        ...
22:13, 04/28/2019

Karl Rove: Beto O'Rourke's reparations push could exacerbate 'racial divide' Republican strategist Karl Rove ripped Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke's for his position on reparations and his relation that he and his wife descended from slave owners....
05:00, 07/16/2019

Supreme Court Will Hear Byron Allen's Racial Discrimination Suit Against Comcast If you’re suing a person or company for racial discrimination, do you need to prove that race was the sole factor for the discrimination, or merely a contributing factor? That’s the legal decision the Supreme Court will soon decide....
22:00, 06/11/2019

School chancellor Richard Carranza brings racial divide to City Hall New York City Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza has brought his agency’s culture of racial divisiveness to the steps City Hall, critics charged Tuesday “I don’t know why any elected official, any leader, any mayor would want to divide t...
23:39, 06/18/2019

Teachers allegedly told to favor black students in ‘racial equity’ training In controversial “implicit bias” training, New York City’s public-school educators have been told to focus on black children over white ones — and one Jewish superintendent who described her family’s Holocaust tragedies was scolded and humiliated, ac...
10:00, 05/26/2019

Trump Welcomes ‘Red Socks’ to White House Amid Concerns of Racial Divide (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump honored the World Series champion Boston Red Sox — well, some of them — at the White House on Thursday, but made no mention of the controversy that shadowed the visit. The team’s manager, ...
03:52, 05/10/2019

Renault CEO Bollore has no plans to reduce Nissan stake Cutting its stake in alliance partner Nissan is not on Renault's agenda, the French carmaker's chief executive Thierry Bollore said on Wednesday after a global vehicle launch in New Delhi....
17:39, 06/19/2019

Soccer headgear may not reduce sport-related concussion (Reuters Health) - In season-long tests, soccer headgear didn't reduce the overall number or severity of concussions experienced by high school players, U.S. researchers say....
00:00, 07/05/2019

Healthy habits drastically reduce dementia risk Leading a healthy lifestyle is the most effective way to prevent dementia. That’s according to a new study lead by several researchers and presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference. The research shows people who make healthy c...
23:52, 07/15/2019

Having Plenty Of Curd Daily May Help Reduce Anxiety: Study According to a recent study, consuming probiotics could not only help regulate bacteria in the gut, but may also help reduce anxiety by improving brain function...
16:00, 05/22/2019

Government May Reduce Oil Cess To Boost Production: Report The Finance Ministry had revised the oil cess in the Union Budget 2016-17, shifting it from the specific charge of Rs 4,500 per tonne of crude to an ad valorem rate of 20 per cent....
21:52, 06/11/2019

Chickenpox vaccine may reduce risk of shingles for kids Children who have been vaccinated for chickenpox have a 78 percent lower risk of developing shingles than unvaccinated children, according to research....
20:52, 06/10/2019

Reduce Plastic Waste by Bringing a Garment Bag to the Dry Cleaner Every spring, I dry-clean a dozen of my winter coats. By the time I’ve stocked them back in my closet, I have enough barely used plastic material to wrap up my entire apartment....
02:00, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Tesla to reduce solar panel prices by up to 38 pct - NYT Tesla Inc plans to announce on Tuesday that it has started selling solar panels and related equipment for up to 38 percent below the national average price, the New York Times reported on Tuesday....
10:52, 04/30/2019

Tesla to reduce solar panel prices by up to 38 percent: NYT Tesla Inc plans to announce that it has begun selling solar panels and related equipment for up to 38 percent below the national average price, the New York Times reported on Tuesday....
09:52, 04/30/2019

Can blood pressure drugs help reduce dementia risk? A large study analyzing the medical data of thousands of people suggests that dementia incidence is lower among those who take blood pressure medication....
23:26, 06/05/2019

Blood test may reduce antibiotic use for COPD patients The number of COPD patients who received antibiotics prescriptions fell by 20 percent after taking the finger-prick blood test to measure their C-reactive protein levels....
19:26, 07/11/2019

One-off injection may drastically reduce heart attack risk Doctors hope to trial gene therapy on people with rare disorder in next three yearsWhy researchers are turning to gene therapy to treat heart failureDoctors in the US have announced plans for a radical gene therapy that aims to drastically reduce the...
20:00, 05/10/2019

Japan's Abe says will make every effort to reduce tension with Iran Japan wants to make every effort to reduce tension between the United States and Iran before responding to an expected U.S. request to send its navy to guard strategic waters off Iran, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday....
10:13, 07/22/2019

Taliban and Afghan government agree to reduce violence The Taliban and Afghan officials have agreed on a "promise to reduce violence," Germany's envoy says. Hosted by Qatar, the German-brokered talks could also spark progress in negotiations between the US and the Taliban....
01:00, 07/09/2019

Set Up Your Driver's Seat Like Your Work Desk to Reduce Pain If you’re someone who works at a desk most of the day, you may have taken steps to improve your posture and comfort at your workspace. Perhaps you installed an ergonomic keyboard, or sit on an exercise ball or with a back-supporting cushion to help m...
20:26, 07/08/2019

Italy could get up to six months to reduce its massive debt pile, EU says The Italian anti-establishment government may have anywhere between three to six months to show it is committed to reducing its massive debt pile, according to the minutes from European Commission's latest meeting....
18:00, 06/25/2019

Eating Yogurt May Reduce Risk Of Bowel Cancer In Men The findings revealed that eating two or more weekly servings of yogurt may help to lower the risk of developing the abnormal growths of tissues (adenomas)...
09:52, 06/20/2019

Freshness sensors for milk could dramatically reduce waste Researchers have developed a new technique that can pinpoint, in real-time, the moment at which milk spoils inside a carton. In their new study, published in the journal Food Control, they suggest that if their invention is integrated into the caps o...
12:13, 05/20/2019

Bundesbank's Weidmann: U.S.-China row may reduce world trade by 1% A trade dispute between the United States and China could reduce global trade by 1% in the medium term, Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann said on Sunday....
13:13, 06/09/2019

Apple Inc. says tariffs will reduce economic contribution to U.S. economy Apple Inc said proposed U.S. tariffs on goods from China, including iPhones, iPads, and Macs, will reduce the company's contributions to the U.S. economy and hurt its global competitiveness....
18:39, 06/20/2019

Dementia: eat better, exercise, and reduce smoking and drinking to cut risk WHO research highlights lifestyle factors linked to increased risk of diseaseTaking better care of ourselves could be the best long-term strategy to tackling the growing problem of dementia, according to a new report.Research by the World Health Orga...
15:52, 05/14/2019

Excessive Consumption Of Protein Powders May Reduce Lifespan A new study has indicated that protein shakes loaded with commercially available protein powders may do more harm than good and that they may impact longevity negatively....
14:26, 05/01/2019

Tesla to reduce solar panel prices by up to 38 percent - NYT Tesla Inc plans to announce that it has begun selling solar panels and related equipment for up to 38 percent below the national average price, the New York Times reported on Tuesday....
10:52, 04/30/2019

Expelled Columbia journalism student accused of rape is victim of ‘anti-male’ bias: lawsuit It’s open season on men at Columbia University thanks to the Ivy League school’s handling of sexual-harassment allegations against male students, a new lawsuit charges. Expelled Columbia student Ben Feibleman says he fell victim to “anti-male, female...
04:39, 05/15/2019

Federal Judge Rules New Evidence of Race and Partisan Bias in Citizenship Question Issue Deserves a 2nd Look A federal judge in Maryland on Wednesday ruled there is enough new evidence to suggest the need to reconsider whether the Trump administration conspired to disenfranchise minorities and Democrats when it moved to add a citizenship question to the 202...
05:00, 06/20/2019

Self-Help Guru Tony Robbins Chanted Racial Slurs With 'Militant Black' Audience to Help Them 'Be Free' In a recently unearthed video, Tony Robbins, an allegedly world-renowned self-help guru, extolled the virtues of shouting out racial slurs in the pursuit of getting your mind free....
17:39, 05/24/2019

Sanders's and Ocasio-Cortez's Banking Bill Shows How Racial Justice Is Good Policy Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Bernie Sanders have unveiled a new bill that would effectively wipe out the payday lending industry in the United States....
23:39, 05/09/2019

Spanish soccer club prints slurs on jersey backs to combat racial abuse A Spanish soccer team printed racial slurs on the back of their jerseys Sunday in an effort to take a stand against the abuse they receive while they play....
21:39, 05/29/2019

U.S. Supreme Court tosses black Mississippi inmate's murder conviction in racial case The U.S. Supreme Court, confronting racial bias in the American criminal justice system, on Friday threw out a black Mississippi death row inmate's conviction in his sixth trial for a 1996 quadruple murder conviction, finding that a prosecutor unlawf...
17:26, 06/21/2019

White gangbangers brand black member with racial slur tattoo — but spell it wrong White members of a Florida gang thought they were punishing a black member of their gang when they attempted to forcibly tattoo him with what they thought was a racial slur, police said. However, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office said the group tatt...
01:26, 05/04/2019

Jessica Chastain and Ava DuVernay chastize 'Game of Thrones' for sexual assault and racial insensitivity HBO Warning: Spoilers ahead for HBO's "Game of Thrones." Jessica Chastain and Ava DuVernay are taking HBO to task for what they say is insensitivity to rape and race on "Game of Thrones." Both influential women of Hollywood tweeted following Sunday'...
03:39, 05/08/2019

He’s Baack: Trump Appointee Who Quit Consumer Watchdog Agency After Racial Backlash Gets New Government Job at HUD Apparently, when it comes to the Trump administration, a racially charged past is no bar to being able to stay employed from one post to another....
04:39, 06/21/2019

Russian Efforts to Exploit Racial Divisions in 2016 Found Firm Ground in U.S., Report Says The report, by the National Urban League, underlined the Russian interference but said that black voting rights were under attack from many actors, including domestic politicians....
18:00, 05/06/2019

Beto O'Rourke unveils small business plan to address racial wealth disparities Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, unveiled another plan geared toward ending racial inequality on Saturday, pledging that as president he would vastly expand the federal government's investment in women- and minority-owned businesses....
22:39, 06/16/2019

Kamala Harris announces $100B plan for black homeownership, tackling racial wealth gap Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., announced that as president she would invest $100 billion of federal money into housing assistance for black families as part of an effort to close the racial wealth gap in the United States....
02:52, 07/07/2019

Surprising No One, Georgetown Study Confirms Previous Findings on Adultification Bias—By Listening to Black Women and Girls In 2017, the Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality’s Initiative on Gender Justice and Opportunity released Girlhood Interrupted: The Erasure of Black Girls’ Childhood (pdf), providing concrete data that adults typically perceive black girl...
22:13, 05/16/2019

Iran Appears Ready to Reduce Compliance With Nuclear Deal The Iranians hinted that they would reduce their compliance with the Iranian nuclear agreement on the eve of the anniversary of President Trump’s repudiation of the deal....
20:13, 05/06/2019

Office Yoga: Simple Exercises You Can Do at Your Desk to Reduce Stress International Yoga Day: Office Yoga is a great way to shake off the tightness, de-stress and stay active while you're at work. It also leaves you feeling energised and focused. Here's a detailed......
09:52, 06/21/2019

Eating A Healthy Diet And Exercising More May Reduce Risk Of Dementia Eating a healthy and balanced diet, exercising regularly, consuming less alcohol, maintaining healthy blood pressure and avoiding tobacco intake are some of the factors that may help reduce risk of......
09:00, 05/20/2019

UN labor agency passes accord to reduce workplace harassment GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.’s labor agency has adopted its first convention specifically aimed at reducing violence and harassment in the workplace, with its chief crediting a recent boost from the #MeToo movement. Delegates exchanged hugs, applaude...
17:00, 06/21/2019

Bridgestone India Aims to reduce 150,000 tons of CO2 Emission In The Next Two Decades While using solar energy is good for the environment, it also reflects positively in monetary terms. 1MW of solar power results in savings of nearly 59 million rupees worth of electricity expenses in......
18:39, 05/06/2019

When Parents Divorce, Apps Can Reduce the Child-Custody Acrimony Co-parenting apps may not solve every communication problem between divorcing parents, but experts say the technology’s benefits can ease the stress on children caught in the crossfire....
11:39, 04/30/2019

How supermarkets can reduce packaging to save the planet from drowning in garbage It was inspiring to read about the launch of Waitrose’s trial in Oxford offering consumers a range of products free of packaging. Their system isn’t revolutionary – smaller supermarkets have been doing the same thing for quite some time, as have many...
02:52, 07/01/2019

Maharashtra Parliament Passes Bill To Reduce Maratha Quota The Maharashtra legislature on Monday passed a bill bringing down reservation for the Maratha community from 16 per cent to 12 and 13 in education and government jobs respectively....
21:13, 07/01/2019

Trump says he, Putin discussed nuclear deal that would reduce weapons U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday following his call with Russian President Vladimir Putin that Moscow and Washington were discussing a nuclear deal that would reduce the number of weapons....
23:00, 05/03/2019

City of London plans to cut speed limit to reduce pollution The City of London Corporation, which runs London's historic finance district, has proposed a new, lower speed limit of 15 miles per hour and the closure of some streets at lunchtime in an effort to reduce air pollution....
23:00, 05/24/2019

Vagus nerve stimulation may reduce the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis A new study suggests that electrostimulation of the vagus nerve may reduce the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and other chronic inflammatory conditions....
11:52, 06/24/2019

A Single Day Of Binge Eating May Reduce Insulin Sensitivity: Study According to a study published, in the Journal Nutrients, it was found that consumption of excessive dietary fat for several days or weeks may reduce whole-body insulin sensitivity and impair......
14:00, 05/02/2019

Renault had to reduce power for early 2019 F1 races due to conrod Renault Formula 1 boss Cyril Abiteboul has revealed that a conrod reliability issue handicapped the firm's engines in the first part of the 2019 season, but has now been addressed...
11:39, 05/24/2019

Watching superhero films can boost confidence and reduce anxiety Watching “Avengers: Endgame” could be good for you. It and other superhero flicks aren’t just great entertainment: They can also help you conquer your fears, improve your confidence and reduce anxiety, according to a report. Experts say taking in a b...
06:13, 05/05/2019

Butt out: Netflix to reduce number of actors smoking on screen Second season of Stranger Things depicted people with tobacco products 262 times, study findsNetflix has pledged to reduce the number of occasions where actors use tobacco products in its original programmes, after a study suggested that smoking on t...
13:13, 07/05/2019

Nearly every country in the world approves pact to reduce plastic pollution, except the U.S. GENEVA — Nearly every country in the world has agreed upon a legally binding framework to reduce the pollution from plastic waste except for the United States, U.N. environmental officials say. An agreement on tracking thousands of types of plastic w...
01:26, 05/12/2019

European Union Warns Italy to Reduce Spending and Borrowing The warning by the European Commission was expected in the face of a populist government that intends to cut taxes and increase spending and despises Brussels....
18:52, 06/05/2019

Heart Problems Are Killing More Americans—Even Younger Ones. Here’s How to Reduce Your Risk The heart health of younger Americans may be declining, even after years of medical progress. Heart disease is, and has for years been, the leading cause of death among American men and women. But for decades, medical and therapeutic advances were en...
21:26, 05/06/2019

France sends top diplomat to Iran for talks to reduce tensions French President Emmanuel Macron's top diplomatic adviser traveled to Iran on Wednesday to hold talks with local officials as part of European efforts to reduce tensions in the Gulf region, a presidency official said....
22:00, 06/19/2019

California utility to cut power to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Utility PG&E Corp planned to proactively shut off power on Saturday to 27,000 customers in Northern California due to an increased risk of wildfires, officials said....
05:52, 06/09/2019

Study: Blood thinner may reduce chance of later heart failure The risk of thromboembolic episodes declined by 17 percent in patients with coronary artery disease, irregular heart rhythms and worsening heart failure who used the blood thinner Xarelto....
18:26, 04/28/2019

Pumping begins to reduce flood waters in Lincolnshire town Environment Agency brings in high-volume pumps in a bid to lower water levels in WainfleetHigh-volume pumps are being used to reduce flood waters in a Lincolnshire town where nearly 600 homes have been evacuated.Police have advised residents in aroun...
02:00, 06/17/2019

EU's Malmstrom hopes Trump, Xi can meet and reduce trade tensions European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom is hoping U.S. President Donald Trump meets his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, at the G20 summit in Japan later this month to try to reduce trade tensions between the two countries....
19:52, 06/14/2019

Want To Make Your Kids Snack Less? Reduce Portion And Variety Of Snacks A new study has now addressed the issue of unhealthy snacking habits in kids, saying that giving kids a larger portion and variety of snacks may make them eat more and lead to more weight gain....
09:52, 07/22/2019

Researchers say there’s a simple way to reduce suicides: Increase the minimum wage “Deaths of despair” can be reduced by increasing wages and tax credits for low-income Americans, according to new research from a team at the University of California at Berkeley....
03:26, 05/04/2019

Honda to reduce model trim lines, streamline output Honda is slashing the number of model variations available in North America and other regions and overhauling production in a new push to improve efficiency as growing investments in next-generation technologies pressures the company’s bottom line. ...
13:13, 05/08/2019

A temporary low-calorie diet may reduce inflammatory bowel disease An intermittent low-calorie diet eased inflammatory bowel disease in mice and it may do the same for people with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Seals consciously reduce blood flow to their blubber before diving The dive reflex, in which blood flow to the skin is reduced, was once thought to be an entirely automatic response – but seals have worked out how to control it...
20:26, 06/18/2019

Apps help restaurants sell unused food to reduce waste BERLIN — After a long day at work, Annekathrin Fiesinger is too tired to consider making dinner at home. So the 34-year-old uses her smart phone to check nearby restaurants, hotels or bakeries in Berlin for food being sold for a discount at the end o...
04:26, 06/20/2019

Racists Ignore AutoCorrect, Tattoo Misspelled Racial Slur on Token Black Friend as Punishment Usually racist ass racists like Donald Trump or professional hate-monger Milo Yiannopoulos love to tout their imaginary black friends or actual black husbands as irrefutable proof they can’t be racist....
19:26, 05/03/2019

Media analysis: Trump rally chants drown out police cases in week of racial tension Hundreds protested the Eric Garner decision this week. Just hours later, came the "send her back" chants at President Trump's rally, overtaking media.        ...
00:39, 07/20/2019

White FDNY lieutenant sues department over racial discrimination after being barred from Vulcan Society memorial A white firefighter has sued the FDNY after claiming he was barred from participating in a color guard ceremony honoring deceased members of the Vulcan Society - a fraternal organization of black firefighters....
20:52, 05/19/2019

Exposure To Greenery Can Reduce Cravings For Junk Food, Alcohol And Cigarettes If the study is to be believed, doing just one simple thing may help you tide over cravings for harmful foods, alcohol and cigarettes- exposing yourself to greenery....
17:13, 07/15/2019

Central banks cannot perform miracles and lawmakers need to reduce uncertainty, ECB member says France's central bank governor told CNBC Saturday that monetary policy cannot compensate for trade tensions, and political leaders need to act in order to fend off today's economic threats....
10:52, 07/08/2019

To Reduce Hospital Noise, Researchers Create Alarms That Whistle and Sing Why do medical devices sound so terrible? A group of clinicians, psychologists, musicians and designers are developing signals that are less startling and more informative. Listen here....
12:00, 07/09/2019

Computed tomography scans reduce lung cancer death risk Screening and treatment of lung cancer patients using low-dose computed tomography lowered death risk from the disease by 26 percent for men and 39 percent for women, according to a new study....
03:39, 07/02/2019

‘Goats are the best tool’: grazers in high demand to reduce US wildfire risk In the face of climate change and deadly fires, states from California to Colorado are turning hungry animals loose on the countrysideAs the western US braces for another wildfire season, following its most devastating on record, public officials and...
13:39, 07/12/2019

Low Carb Diet May Help Reduce Pain For Knee Osteoarthritis Patients: Study A number of studies have also looked at the role of diet and nutrition in reducing osteoarthritis pain and a recent study has indicated that following a diet low in carbohydrates may help....
14:39, 04/30/2019

Donald Trump Promises To Reduce US Drug Prices To World's Lowest US President Donald Trump on Friday said his administration is working on an executive order to reduce US drug prices to match the lowest in the world....
02:13, 07/06/2019

Aerobic, resistance exercise may reduce coronary risk for people with belly fat Having too much fat around the heart may increase cardiovascular risk, but a new study shows that aerobic and resistance exercise can lower risk by reducing fat depots....
20:00, 07/03/2019

Countries must up their game to reduce low birth weights, warns UN-backed report Many countries need to invest more and take greater action to reduce the number of babies born with low birth weights which put their health at risk, urges a United Nations-backed report released on Wednesday....
00:52, 05/16/2019

Plant-Based Diet May Reduce Risk Of Heart Failure: Study The study has indicated that following a plant-based diet may reduce the risk of heart failure (HF) by as much as 41%, as compared to a diet that is rich in fried foods, added fats and eggs....
19:26, 04/28/2019

CORRECTED-OFFICIAL-UPDATE 1-Tesla to reduce solar panel prices by up to 16 pct - NYT Tesla Inc plans to announce on Tuesday that it has started selling solar panels and related equipment for up to 16 percent below the national average price, the New York Times reported on Tuesday....
22:00, 05/02/2019

CORRECTED-OFFICIAL-Tesla to reduce solar panel prices by up to 16 percent - NYT Tesla Inc plans to announce that it has begun selling solar panels and related equipment for up to 16 percent below the national average price, the New York Times reported on Tuesday....
22:00, 05/02/2019

Drugmakers will have to reveal prices in TV ads, as step to reduce prescription drug costs Health Secretary Alex Azar says the Trump administration has finalized rules making drug companies disclose prescription prices on TV commercials.        ...
19:13, 05/08/2019

UK Conservative Party agree leadership election rules to reduce numbers Britain's governing Conservatives on Tuesday agreed rules for the contest to replace Prime Minister Theresa May as party chief, including measures to eliminate candidates more quickly from a crowded race....
21:13, 06/04/2019

Tasty deals: Apps help find unsold food and reduce waste BERLIN (AP) — Growing numbers of people are using technology such as phone apps to reduce food waste and the carbon emissions it creates. Some build online communities to share food before throwing it away. Others team up with supermarkets to create ...
14:26, 06/19/2019

Baltimore mayor floats idea of boxing matches to reduce gun violence Let’s get ready to rumble? Public boxing matches might be a way to reduce gun violence in Baltimore, the city’s new mayor says. Mayor Bernard “Jack” Young, who took office last month, floated the unorthodox idea Sunday, along with more mundane soluti...
22:26, 06/03/2019

California utility PG&E cuts off power to some customers to reduce wildfire risk Utility PG&E Corp proactively shut off power on Saturday to around 1,600 customers in northern California and said it might expand the shutdown to tens of thousands more due to an increased risk of wildfires....
18:00, 06/08/2019

Indian Railways To Increase Speed Of Trains To Reduce Travel Time In a bid to reduce travel time, the Indian Railways, under its 100-day action plan, envisages increasing the speeds of trains on the Delhi-Mumbai and Delhi-Howrah routes at an investment of over Rs......
07:00, 06/24/2019

Drinking Juice Of This Common Vegetable May Reduce The Risk Of Heart Diseases The findings of the study suggest that unsalted tomato juice plays an important role in suppressing high blood pressure and cholesterol levels in adults....
15:52, 06/05/2019

This airline will stop selling duty-free items to reduce emissions How is duty-free shopping tied to global warming? This airline is taking care of the environment by not selling you those tax-free items.       ...
18:13, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 1-California utility to cut power to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Utility PG&E Corp planned to proactively shut off power on Saturday to 27,000 customers in Northern California due to an increased risk of wildfires, officials said....
07:13, 06/09/2019

Larry Kudlow argues good jobs numbers reduce inequality The White House is welcoming new jobs numbers Friday. Larry Kudlow, the White House National Economic Adviser, told reporters that the strength in jobs and wages was coming from the middle and the lower middle economic ranges. (May 3)   &#...
00:26, 05/04/2019

California utility cuts power to up to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Pacific Gas & Electric is under pressure to prevent fire starts after downed power lines and other company equipment have been blamed for conflagrations that began during so-called fire weather....
05:26, 06/09/2019

San Francisco Set to Ban E-Cigarettes San Francisco is expected to become the first city in the U.S. to ban e-cigarettes this week, a move that will likely pit the city against one of its fastest-growing startups: Juul Labs....
03:26, 06/24/2019

Vice story on 'white, male, slim, and young' body bias in medical textbooks mocked: 'Dumbest woke criticism I have ever seen' Liberal media outlet Vice was mocked on Thursday over a story explaining how medical textbooks feature too many bodies that are "white, male, slim, and young." ...
03:52, 05/10/2019

White House campaign to collect data on social media bias raises free speech, privacy alarms, experts say A new White House campaign to collect stories about alleged instances of political bias on social media has drawn wide-ranging objections from free-speech advocates, privacy hawks and open-government experts....
19:52, 05/17/2019

Julián Castro's housing platform aims to increase ownership, reduce discrimination Calling housing "a human right," Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro unveiled a series of new proposals to address housing affordability issues that are mounting across the country....
19:26, 06/18/2019

France, Germany to increase efforts to reduce Iran tensions, avert war: ministers France and Germany will increase their efforts to reduce tensions over Iran, but time was running out and the risk of war could not be ruled out, their foreign ministers said on Wednesday....
14:52, 06/19/2019

Eating yoghurt twice a week may reduce bowel cancer risk in men, research suggests RESEARCH from the University of Washington found that men who ate two portions of yoghurt or more a week were less likely to develop dangerous bowel polyps over 25 years....
15:00, 06/19/2019

Montreal creates committee to curb climate change, reduce carbon footprint New partners are joining the fight, announced Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante, including the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and Montreal Public Health....
22:00, 06/19/2019

Warm water, lotion may reduce eczema, food allergy risk in babies Babies with eczema have a high risk of developing asthma, food allergies and hay fever later in life, but that a "soak and seal" method of moistening a baby's skin can help prevent cracks from the condition....
18:52, 07/19/2019

$15 Minimum Wage Would Reduce Poverty but Cost Jobs, Congress Told in Report A bill that could reach a House vote next week would lift 1.3 million people out of poverty but put a similar number out of work, the Congressional Budget Office said....
02:26, 07/09/2019

Green new meal: restaurants can charge diners to reduce their carbon food-print California program will add an optional 1% surcharge to diners’ checks to help fight climate changeDining out isn’t the most eco-friendly activity, thanks to the carbon footprint of food brought in and the waste inherent in running a restaurant. Now,...
01:00, 05/03/2019

Stop Calling Luxury Cars As Sin Goods; Reduce GST: Jaguar Land Rover Luxury cars are often under scrutiny for being extravagant purchases, which has resulted in the cars attracting the highest taxation. However, Jaguar Land Rover India's President and Managing......
06:13, 07/01/2019

Type-2 diabetes symptoms: Doing this one thing on holiday could reduce blood sugar levels TYPE-2 diabetes symptoms could be reduced on holiday by watching what you eat and drink. Here’s why doing this one thing can lower blood sugar levels....
11:52, 06/02/2019

Court Rules That Runner Caster Semenya Must Take Medication to Reduce Testosterone If She Wants to Compete In what might be the most bizarre judgment against an Olympic athlete ever, South African 800m Olympic champion Caster Semenya lost her legal landmark case and now, if she wants to compete in international events between 400m and a mile in length, sh...
13:39, 05/02/2019

Amazon made video games for its workers to reduce tedium of warehouse jobs Enlarge / Workers and packages inside an Amazon warehouse. (credit: Getty Images | Macduff Everton) Amazon has created video games that its warehouse workers can "play" while they fill customer orders in an effort to speed up fulfillment and reliev...
23:52, 05/22/2019

Eco kitchens: 5 ways to make your home more sustainable and reduce single-use plastic on a budget Looking to cut down your use of single-use plastic and help the environment? These small, budget-friendly changes will help you overhaul your kitchen habits....
23:13, 06/21/2019

Trade tension: Apple warns Chinese tariffs would reduce its contribution to U.S. economy In a letter to the U.S. Trade Representative, Apple said proposed Chinese tariffs would impact all the major products it sells, from iPhones to Macs.       ...
21:52, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. report urges steps to reduce reliance on foreign critical minerals The U.S. Commerce Department on Tuesday recommended urgent steps to boost domestic production of rare earths and other critical minerals, warning that a halt in Chinese or Russian exports could cause "significant shocks" in global supply chains....
02:52, 06/05/2019

Ford cutting 7,000 salaried jobs under pressure to boost profits, reduce bureaucracy Ford workers opened their email Monday to find a letter from CEO Jim Hackett with details on how many salaried workers would be leaving the automaker.        ...
16:39, 05/20/2019

Centre Thinking Of Nitrogen Tyre Usage To Reduce Accidents: Nitin Gadkari The government is considering making it mandatory for manufacturers to mix silicon with rubber to improve quality of tyres and use of nitrogen in them to help prevent road accidents, Transport......
13:26, 07/08/2019

Why Software Needs to Escape from San Francisco Think of every city as a platform—each new platform opens up the possibility to explore new ideas. It's time to give other platforms a chance to change the world....
14:39, 05/20/2019

San Francisco set to become first US city to ban e-cigarettes San Francisco has edged towards becoming the first US city to ban sales of e-cigarettes, as well as the manufacturing and distribution of them on city property. A preliminary vote saw city supervisors unanimously approve a ban on e-cigarettes the Foo...
18:26, 06/19/2019

Want to rent in San Francisco for $1,175 a month? People starting out their careers in expensive cities are used to sharing apartments. Now, they’re sharing rooms.       ...
19:39, 07/12/2019

Marking international day, UN experts call for urgent action to end racial discrimination, in wake of New Zealand anti-Muslim attack States must take urgent action, to “stem the tide of hate and discrimination” and ramping up of “ethno-nationalist populism”, which helped fuel the deadly shootings in two New Zealand mosques last Friday by a self-declared white supremacist, several ...
18:13, 04/28/2019

‘Historic’ Halifax seawall being redeveloped as municipality seeks to reduce impact of climate change Construction crews could be seen hard at work at the Horshoe Island Park seawall this week as they continued their efforts to prepare the municipality's sea walls...
03:13, 07/11/2019

Jaguar Land Rover New Mood-Detection Tech Helps Reduce Stress While Driving Jaguar Land Rover has announced working on a new artificial intelligence (AI) technology that understands the driver's state of mind while driving - and adjust cabin settings to improve driver......
18:26, 07/09/2019

Exclusive: Boeing seeking to reduce scope, duration of some physical tests for new aircraft - sources Boeing Co engineers are reducing the scope and duration of certain costly physical tests used to certify the planemaker's new aircraft, according to industry sources and regulatory officials....
12:39, 06/16/2019

Type-2 diabetes symptoms: Eating this refreshing fruit could reduce blood sugar levels TYPE-2 diabetes symptoms can be reduced by following a well-balanced diet. Here’s how eating this fruit 'in moderation' could lower blood sugar levels....
20:39, 07/18/2019

Philippines' Duterte calls for action to reduce the risk of military conflict in the South China Sea President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines is calling for action to lessen the chance of conflict in the South China Sea, where the U.S. and other countries are challenging China's assertions of sovereignty....
10:00, 06/01/2019

Trump ditches sole climate rule that aimed to reduce coal plant pollution Administration to roll back Obama-era Clean Power PlanTrump’s EPA chief says he’s ‘leveling the playing field’ Donald Trump’s administration is finalizing plans to roll back the US government’s only direct efforts to curb coal-fired power plant pollu...
19:52, 06/19/2019

Home Depot CEO says company hopes to cut costs to reduce impact of tariffs on consumer prices Home Depot CEO Craig Menear said the company aims to minimize any impact that potential tariffs will have on customers by cutting costs elsewhere in the supply chain. The company makes 70% of its goods domestically, which also lessens the effect....
23:00, 06/24/2019

UPDATE 3-Pentagon seeks funds to reduce U.S. reliance on China's rare earth metals The U.S. Defense Department is seeking new federal funds to bolster domestic production of rare earth minerals and reduce dependence on China, the Pentagon said on Wednesday, amid mounting concern in Washington about Beijing's role as a supplier....
04:52, 05/30/2019

San Francisco becomes 1st major US city to ban e-cigarettes San Francisco became the first major U.S. city Tuesday to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes that have not undergone the required Food and Drug Administration (FDA) review....
04:26, 06/26/2019

San Francisco is 1st major US city to ban e-cigarettes SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco became the first major US city to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes after supervisors gave the measure its second and final vote Tuesday. Backers say they hope the legislation will curb underage use of e-cigarettes, ...
04:00, 06/26/2019

San Francisco’s homeless population is skyrocketing SAN FRANCISCO — A federal count shows the number of homeless people increased by double-digit percentages in three San Francisco Bay Area counties over two years as the region struggled to tackle the growing problem, including 17 percent in San Franc...
23:00, 05/17/2019

A rat-infested pop-up bar is opening up in San Francisco later this month Guests who dare venture to the Rat Bar will have a half-hour to play with their newfound rodent buddies.        ...
22:13, 06/03/2019

San Francisco becomes first US city to ban sale of e-cigarettes The city is fighting the rise of youth vaping despite Juul, the biggest producer of e-cigarettes, being right in its backyardSan Francisco voted to ban e-cigarettes in the first legislation of its kind in the United States.Supervisors approved a meas...
02:00, 06/26/2019

San Francisco set to become first major U.S. city to ban e-cigarettes San Francisco is set to become the first major U.S. city to ban e-cigarettes after city supervisors voted unanimously in favor of the ordinance on Tuesday. A final vote to pass the measure is expected next week. San Francisco’s Board of Supervi...
04:26, 06/19/2019

San Francisco could be first US city to ban e-cigarette sales In a preliminary vote, city supervisors unanimously approve the ban amid concerns over youth vapingSan Francisco, home of the electronic cigarette giant Juul, moved a step closer on Tuesday to becoming the first city in the US to ban all sales of e-c...
04:26, 06/19/2019

San Francisco Has More Billionaires Per Capita Than Anywhere Else on Earth Have you ever been to billionaire’s row in San Francisco? It’s an exceptionally rich part of San Francisco filled with enormous tech wealth, the kind of place where you can make a living out of digging through the trash of the rich.Read more......
03:52, 05/10/2019

$2B San Francisco transit hub to re-open July 1 after fix SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A $2 billion transit terminal that was shut down six weeks after opening last year will re-open July 1. The Transbay Joint Powers Authority said Tuesday it has fixed the cracks that led to the San Francisco terminal’s abrup...
00:00, 06/12/2019

The Man Behind San Francisco’s Facial Recognition Ban Is Working on More. Way More. Brian Hofer, a paralegal who drafted the ordinance, is pushing for anti-surveillance measures across California. He has already gotten more than two dozen approved....
03:13, 05/16/2019

San Francisco protects cigarettes to own the vapers Awash in needles, human feces, and facing one of the worst housing crises in the country, San Francisco's Board of Supervisors has decided vaping is public enemy number one....
23:41, 06/20/2019

Type-2 diabetes symptoms: Reduce blood sugar levels by making this easy breakfast swap TYPE-2 diabetes symptoms include blurred vision and rapid weight loss. In order to reduce blood sugar levels, it’s important to watch what your diet....
20:26, 06/24/2019

The Last Black Man In San Francisco is a delightful, overstuffed ode to the City By The Bay The Last Black Man In San Francisco feels like an expulsion of everything director Joe Talbot and star Jimmie Fails have ever wanted to say about their hometown. As childhood friends who grew up in the Bay Area, Talbot and Fails have watched their ci...
23:26, 06/05/2019

How IPO millionaires are impacting real estate in San Francisco Katherine Clarke, WSJ, joins "The Exchange" to discuss tech IPOs turning San Francisco residents into overnight millionaires and how the real estate industry is responding....
00:26, 04/29/2019

Experts: Humpback whale in San Francisco Bay appears ill SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A humpback whale that has become an unusual presence in San Francisco Bay may be ill. The San Francisco Chronicle reported Friday that the humpback has remained in the waters near Alameda for more than two weeks. Biologists say t...
04:13, 06/17/2019

SailGP makes US debut on San Francisco Bay in F50 catamarans SAN DIEGO (AP) — The fledgling SailGP global league makes its U.S. debut this weekend on San Francisco Bay, where the young American team, which includes two aspiring Olympians from Southern California, hopes to move up in the standings while the vet...
22:39, 05/03/2019

4.3 magnitude earthquake hits San Francisco area A magnitude 4.3 earthquake reportedly shook San Francisco area Tuesday afternoon less than two weeks after the two large earthquakes hit Southern California....
12:39, 07/17/2019

San Francisco bans city use of facial recognition San Francisco is following through on talk of banning facial recognition tech. The city's Board of Supervisors has voted 8-1 in favor of a bill, the Stop Secret Surveillance Ordinance, that bans city government (including police) from using fac...
02:26, 05/15/2019

San Francisco Poised to Ban Facial-Recognition Surveillance San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors is expected to pass a ban on the use of facial recognition by local agencies, making it the first U.S. city to do so and adding to a broad push to regulate to the technology....
19:52, 05/14/2019

San Francisco Becomes First U.S. City to Ban Face Recognition Surveillance San Francisco on Tuesday became the first city in America to ban the use of facial recognition technology by police and other government agencies.Read more......
01:13, 05/15/2019

The Last Black Man in San Francisco Shows a City in Flux Where, or what, is home? That question has as many answers as there are humans to ponder it. In The Last Black Man in San Francisco, Joe Talbot’s odd and wonderful debut film, two young black men, best friends and natives of that often romantic...
13:52, 06/06/2019

The Latest: San Francisco closer to ban on e-cigarette sales SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on San Francisco’s effort to ban sales of electronic cigarettes in the city (all times local): 3:10 p.m. San Francisco supervisors have voted unanimously to move the city toward becoming the first in the United S...
02:26, 06/19/2019

Lyft just started experimenting with car rentals in San Francisco Between offering on-demand rides and peppering cities with electric scooters, Lyft has been pushing hard to minimize the need to actually own a car. Now, the company is exploring yet another way to further those ambitions (and boost its bottom line a...
22:00, 05/10/2019

San Francisco sues Trump over conscience rights WASHINGTON (AP) — The city of San Francisco is suing the Trump administration over its new regulation allowing health care professionals to opt out of providing treatments they oppose. City Attorney Dennis Herrera filed the lawsuit in U.S. District C...
16:00, 05/03/2019

Karl the Fog: San Francisco's mysterious resident – in pictures Most instagram accounts rely on blue skies and sunshine, but Karl the Fog has amassed more than 200,000 followers with selfies depicting the grey mist that descends over the Bay city. Karl’s first book is published 11 June by Chronicle Books Continue...
11:52, 06/10/2019

The Morning After: San Francisco bans the sale of e-cigarettes Welcome to Wednesday. Amazon's Prime Day is coming, twice, this July, and Target wants a shopping fight. Meanwhile, Sony does it again with another pair of capable noise-cancelling headphones that you should consider, and NASA briefly halts its ...
14:52, 06/26/2019

San Francisco is officially the first US city to ban e-cigarette sales San Francisco's expected ban on e-cigarettes is about to become a practical reality. The city has voted in favor of a measure banning sales and and deliveries of e-cigarette products, making it the first urban center to approve just such a meas...
05:39, 06/26/2019

San Francisco using AI to make charging decisions colourblind Prosecutors in San Francisco are to use artificial intelligence to try to reduce racial bias when considering whether to charge suspects with a crime....
06:00, 06/13/2019

'There's still hope' – behind gentrification drama The Last Black Man in San Francisco Director Joe Talbot and star Jimmie Fails discuss their buzzy, award-winning film that looks at a city they love as it falls further from their graspThe Last Black Man in San Francisco, the debut film from director Joe Talbot and star/partner/friend ...
09:00, 06/08/2019

San Francisco's Office Shortage Is a Problem for Big Tech Rapid growth of big technology companies is pushing demand for San Francisco office space to new heights, leading firms to go to unusual extremes to grab workspace....
15:26, 05/28/2019

San Francisco Bans Sale of Juul and Other E-Cigarettes The bill was praised by health groups but has many critics, including those who worry that a blanket ban on e-cigarettes could harm the wider goals of anti-tobacco efforts....
02:13, 06/26/2019

Burger King's Impossible Whopper comes to San Francisco Burger King's journey to bring a meatless, yet tasty, burger to all of its restaurants is making a stop-off at San Francisco. Starting today, the Impossible Burger -- in the form of an Impossible Whopper -- is available at the 111 Burger King re...
18:00, 06/10/2019

San Francisco police chief ‘sorry’ for raid on journalist SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco’s police chief is apologizing for raiding a freelance journalist’s home and office to find out who leaked a police report into the unexpected death of the city’s former public defender. Chief Willi...
06:13, 05/25/2019

The Latest: San Francisco reporter to get property returned SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a San Francisco reporter whose home and office were raided by police (all times local): 10:15 a.m. A San Francisco police attorney said that a reporter whose office and work equipment was seized in a police raid can...
19:52, 05/21/2019

San Francisco Weighs 'IPO Tax' to Spread Tech Wealth The city’s leaders are proposing to more than triple a tax on stock compensation in a bid to use revenue from a wave of public offerings by tech companies to address concerns about growing wealth disparity....
15:39, 05/10/2019

San Francisco bans e-cigarette sales, becoming the first US city to do so San Francisco on Tuesday became the first city in the country to ban e-cigarettes after city officials voted in favor of an ordinance that prohibits the sale of any e-cigarettes that have not yet received Food and Drug Administration clearance....
00:26, 06/26/2019

San Francisco may ban police, city use of facial recognition SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco is on track to become the first U.S. city to ban the use of facial recognition by police and other city agencies as the technology creeps increasingly into daily life. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is sched...
08:13, 05/13/2019

San Francisco Set to Approve First-of-Its-Kind Ban on E-Cigarette Sales The city of San Francisco has become the first in the U.S. to move to ban all sales of e-cigarettes in a unanimous vote by city supervisors, SFGate reported on Tuesday, in what officials characterized as an effort to fight back against youth vaping.R...
06:00, 06/19/2019

San Francisco Passes Ban on Facial-Recognition Surveillance San Francisco became the first U.S. city to pass a ban on the use of facial recognition by local agencies, adding to a broad push to regulate a technology....
05:00, 05/15/2019

Police banned from using facial recognition in San Francisco A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers is considering federal legislation to limit the use of facial recognition technologies by law enforcement agencies....
08:00, 05/31/2019

San Francisco Becomes First US City To Ban Facial-Recognition Software San Francisco on Tuesday became the first city in the U.S. to ban the use of facial-recognition software by city agencies and the police, dealing a swift symbolic blow to a key technology rapidly......
10:39, 05/15/2019

San Francisco closer to banning e-cigarette sales San Francisco supervisors have voted unanimously to move the city toward becoming the first in the United States to ban all sales of electronic cigarettes. (June 18)        ...
03:26, 06/19/2019

San Francisco leaders ban facial recognition tech San Francisco supervisors approved a ban on police using facial recognition technology, making it the first city in the U.S. with such a restriction. (May 14)        ...
16:00, 05/15/2019

The Last Black Man in San Francisco Remembers the Heart of the City Reading the script for The Last Black Man in San Francisco was like experiencing an earthquake, actor Johnathan Majors says. Strange at first, even surreal....
23:00, 06/21/2019

'Oh my God, is that Bernie Sanders?' Democrats swarm San Francisco Fourteen Democratic presidential candidates sparked cheers and applause in the streets of San Francisco on Saturday as they worked the crowds at the California party's state convention, a sign of the state's heft in upcoming nominating contests....
23:13, 06/01/2019

San Francisco mayor signs ban on e-cigarette sales San Francisco Mayor London Breed has signed an ordinance that effectively bans e-cigarette sales within the city -- the first of its kind in the United States....
04:00, 07/02/2019

Conflict prevention, mediation: among ‘most important tools’ to reduce human suffering, Guterres tells Security Council  Conflict prevention and mediation are two of “the most important tools at our disposal to reduce human suffering” United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the Security Council on Wednesday.  ...
00:13, 06/13/2019

BBC accused of 'bias' over European election coverage - despite giving Nigel Farage prime interview slot The BBC was facing accusations of bias over its European election coverage today, with viewers saying the broadcaster "grossly under represented" the Brexit Party in its election coverage....
11:00, 05/27/2019

'Shopping while black': Yes, bias against black customers is real Name a store, and I’ll bet I can find a black person who has experienced discrimination there, writes Cassi Pittman ClaytorName a store, any store, from Fifth Avenue to Main Street, and I’ll bet that I can find a black person who has experienced disc...
09:39, 06/24/2019

Student 'tackled by six police in stop and search racial profiling' A drama student who claims he was tackled to the ground by six police officers during a stop and search is a victim of "racial profiling", according to a human rights charity....
13:00, 07/11/2019

San Francisco takes another step toward becoming first US city to ban e-cigarette sales San Francisco officials voted in favor of becoming the first U.S. city to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes, seeking to curb underage vaping.        ...
03:26, 06/19/2019

Pirates' Francisco Cervelli says he'll catch again despite concussion risks Pittsburgh Pirates veteran catcher Francisco Cervelli said he expects to catch again despite suffering at least six concussions in the past 10 years....
20:39, 07/13/2019

Six San Francisco Supervisors Could Make Privacy History This Week Six officials in San Francisco this week could change the legal landscape for facial recognition technology in the heart of America’s technology industry.Read more......
16:52, 05/13/2019

San Francisco is first US city to ban police use of facial recognition tech Supervisors vote eight to one to restrict surveillance: ‘We can have security without being a security state’San Francisco supervisors voted to make the city the first in the United States to ban police and other government agencies from using facial...
08:00, 05/15/2019

San Francisco to vote on banning face recognition technology SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco supervisors will vote on surveillance oversight legislation Tuesday that includes a ban on the use of facial recognition technology by police and other city departments. If approved by the full board, San Francisco would...
09:39, 05/14/2019

San Francisco may ban police, city agencies from using facial recognition SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco is on track to become the first US city to ban the use of facial recognition by police and other city agencies, reflecting a growing backlash against a technology that’s creeping into airports, motor vehicle departments,...
18:39, 05/13/2019

San Francisco Democrat under fire for using N-word in committee meeting A civil rights attorney, local Democratic Party official and former San Francisco city supervisor is in hot water after repeatedly using the N-word during a public meeting last month. Angela Alioto has apologized but is facing calls for her removal f...
12:52, 05/10/2019

San Francisco to be as hot as Portugal and NYC like Virginia Beach by 2050, scientists say By 2050, London's climate could be more akin to Barcelona today, while Madrid's will be closer to modern-day Marrakech, according to a new study....
21:00, 07/11/2019

Lyft Is Suing San Francisco to Keep Bike Rental Competitors Out Ridesharing giant Lyft is fighting to retain total control of the docked and dockless bike share market in San Francisco, the Verge reported  Friday, and has filed a lawsuit that its contract prohibits the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agenc...
20:13, 06/08/2019

Whale killed by ship found on San Francisco beach A gray whale that was found dead on a San Francisco beach was hit by a ship. The 41-foot-long adult female was spotted Monday at Ocean Beach. It's the ninth whale found dead in the San Francisco Bay Area since March. (May 8)    &...
01:13, 05/09/2019

‘We’re not robots’: Uber and Lyft drivers protest in San Francisco Uber and Lyft drivers staged demonstrations in major cities nationwide May 8. Drivers in San Francisco demanded more compensation as ride-hailing companies go public....
07:52, 05/09/2019

Two teens wounded in shooting in San Francisco-area mall At least two teen boys were shot Tuesday, two other people were wounded and two suspects were at large in the aftermath of shooting at a San Francisco-area shopping mall, causing panic among shoppers and the closure of two train stations, police said...
08:26, 07/03/2019

Delhi, San Francisco Set Heat Records. Such Spells May Be The New Norm Simultaneous heat waves scorched land areas all over the Northern Hemisphere last summer, killing hundreds and hospitalizing thousands while intensifying destructive and deadly wildfires....
08:39, 06/12/2019

Kalifornia Kool: San Francisco punk culture in the 70s and 80s – in pictures Photographer Ruby Ray found herself at the epicentre of a movement in late-70s San Francisco and started to capture the bands, artists and writers who defined it. In a new book, Ruby Ray: Kalifornia Kool, her greatest shots have been assembled, openi...
09:26, 05/09/2019

San Francisco's grand plan to ban online e-cigarette sales Nearly 90 percent of all San Francisco high school students who vape get their fix by shopping online or through friends. Just 13.6 percent actually buy their pods at a physical store. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is acutely aware of this t...
21:26, 06/27/2019

2 elderly African lions die at San Francisco, San Diego zoos SAN DIEGO (AP) — Two beloved, elderly lions have died at zoos in California. The San Francisco Zoo announced Wednesday that a 16-year-old male African lion named Jahari died Monday of old age. African lions live to about 14 in the wild. He was born a...
04:39, 05/23/2019

Two Shot, 2 Others Hurt In San Francisco-Area Shopping Mall Two people were shot and two others hurt on Tuesday when at least one gunman opened fire at a mall in the San Francisco suburb of San Bruno before apparently fleeing on a nearby train, police said....
09:00, 07/03/2019

“This is crazy”: FCC kills part of San Francisco’s broadband-competition law Enlarge / Lombard Street in San Francisco. (credit: Getty Images | Michael Lee) The Federal Communications Commission today voted to preempt part of a San Francisco ordinance that promotes broadband competition in apartment buildings and other mult...
21:39, 07/10/2019

San Francisco to join list of those banning cashless stores SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco is about to require brick-and-mortar retailers to take cash as payment. If approved by the Board of Supervisors at a meeting Tuesday, San Francisco would join Philadelphia and New Jersey in banning a growing paperle...
09:00, 05/07/2019

San Francisco parents rally around teacher with cancer who has to pay for her own substitute A group of parents in San Francisco are rallying around a second-grade teacher with breast cancer who was required to pay for her classroom’s substitute teacher while she is on medical leave. The parents at Glen Park Elementary School were stun...
02:00, 05/10/2019

Bird's purchase of Scoot lets it back into San Francisco You knew it was just a matter of time before there was further consolidation in the e-scooter world. Bird is acquiring Scoot in a move that both describe as a matter of "scale" -- that is, it'll help them take on heavyweight rivals like Lime. Sc...
00:13, 06/13/2019

San Francisco supervisors vote to ban facial recognition software San Francisco's Board of Supervisors voted 8-1 to adopt a facial recognition software ban as part of a new surveillance technology use policy.Read More...
12:13, 05/15/2019

San Francisco billionaire Tom Steyer running for president in 2020 Billionaire Tom Steyer announced Tuesday he will run for president of the United States, joining a growing list of more than 20 candidates seeking the Democratic nomination in 2020....
16:26, 07/09/2019

Forget San Francisco: 5 cities where Bay Area techies would rather live As the cost of housing remains sky-high in San Francisco, tech workers in the area are eyeing other U.S. locations where they'd rather settle down, according to a survey from Wealthfront....
18:39, 07/03/2019

San Francisco teacher has to pay substitute's salary while battling cancer due to law Support poured in for a Glen Park Elementary School in San Francisco after she was forced to pay a substitute teacher’s salary as she battled cancer....
20:00, 05/10/2019

The Last Black Man In San Francisco's star and director on their hopes for the City By The Bay The Last Black Man in San Francisco, the Sundance hit from director Joe Talbot and star Jimmie Fails, is a poignant tale of a young black man searching for belonging in a rapidly gentrifying San Francisco. We recently sat down with Talbot and Fails (...
00:26, 06/15/2019

Last call at 4? California could extend bar hours in LA, San Francisco and other cities Party all night? Some California lawmakers want to keep bars open until 4 a.m. in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Palm Springs and other cities.        ...
02:26, 06/21/2019

San Francisco man gored in neck during Pamplona bull run, officials say A San Francisco man was gored in the neck and hospitalized after Friday’s opening of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona – better known as the running of the bulls, city officials said....
09:52, 07/08/2019

'We all suffer': why San Francisco techies hate the city they transformed San Franciscans have long complained that tech workers ruined their city, driving up rents and homelessness and eliminating diversity. Now even the tech workers agreePhotographs by Jason HenryIt was a beautiful winter day in San Francisco, and Zoe wa...
09:26, 07/01/2019

Saving Girls From Sexual Slavery in San Francisco’s Chinatown “The White Devil’s Daughters,” by Julia Flynn Siler, recounts the story of the crusading women (and a few men) who helped rescue thousands of young Chinese slaves between the 1870s and the 1930s....
12:52, 06/21/2019

San Francisco votes to ban city use of facial recognition technology San Francisco officials on Tuesday voted 8 to 1 to ban the purchase and use of facial recognition technology by city personnel, in a move to regulate tools that local Silicon Valley companies helped develop....
01:00, 05/15/2019

Brewers vs. Giants: Chase Anderson will stymie San Francisco Holiday greetings from reader James Durda. An 86-year-old man went to his doctor. Asked how he was feeling, and the senior said, “Great, I’ve never felt better. I have a 20-year-old bride who is pregnant with my child. What do you think about that Do...
00:00, 06/17/2019

San Francisco to paint over controversial George Washington mural San Francisco will spend up to $600,000 to paint over a historical George Washington mural once seen as educational but now criticized as racist and degrading for its depiction of black and Native American people....
07:00, 07/05/2019

Los Angeles and San Francisco, ‘Polar Opposites’ on Criminal Justice They share a brand of liberal politics, but the cities’ competing approaches to crime and incarceration could clash in the race for district attorney of Los Angeles....
17:52, 06/21/2019

The Warriors gamble their soul as they swap Oakland for San Francisco Franchises relocate all the time, but what Golden State are doing this summer by moving across the Bay Area matters in ways that go beyond sportsThere is no precedent in American pro sports for the relocation that the Golden State Warriors will make ...
10:52, 05/30/2019

San Francisco’s Fading Black Presence, Captured on Film The creators of “The Last Black Man in San Francisco” don’t begrudge the tech migrants who have moved to their hometown. Still, they lament the loss of a rich history....
20:52, 06/04/2019

San Francisco Fed Wants to Reward Banks for Climate-Change Loans The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco says banks can get extra credit for making loans that help communities adapt to climate change and prepare for future natural disasters....
21:00, 06/17/2019

San Francisco will close its youth detention center by 2021 San Francisco will close its juvenile hall by the end of 2021 after supervisors voted to end the practice of holding children in jail cells while they await their judicial fate....
21:52, 06/05/2019

No More Deals: San Francisco Considers Raising Taxes on Tech In 2011, San Francisco cut taxes to lure tech firms. Eight years later, gaping income inequality has city officials looking for ways to get tech to pay its share....
17:00, 07/16/2019

Giants vs. Cardinals: Surging San Francisco is the underdog pick The Giants enter their home series against the Cardinals with a 39-47 record, but appear to be playing their best baseball of the season. San Francisco has won five of its past six games while an offense that is in the bottom three in runs per game a...
01:13, 07/06/2019

San Francisco to ban government agencies from using facial recognition technology City would be first in US to ban official use of technologySupervisor: ‘We don’t want to live in a police state’San Francisco could become the first city in the country to ban government agencies from using facial recognition technology.The “Stop Sec...
00:00, 05/08/2019

San Francisco bans police use of face recognition technology San Francisco supervisors voted Tuesday to ban the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments, becoming the first U.S. city to outlaw a rapidly developing technology that has alarmed privacy and civil liberties advocates....
04:52, 05/15/2019

The Latest: San Francisco bans facial recognition technology SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a facial recognition ban in San Francisco (all times local): 3:10 p.m. San Francisco supervisors approved a ban on police using facial recognition technology, making it the first city in the U.S. with such a restric...
02:52, 05/15/2019

Ninth dead whale found in San Francisco Bay Area SAUSALITO, Calif. (AP) — Marine mammal experts are concerned about the death of a gray whale that washed ashore in San Francisco. The whale found Monday on Ocean Beach was the ninth discovered in the San Francisco Bay Area since March. The Marine Mam...
01:26, 05/07/2019

San Francisco may ban police, city use of facial recognition technology San Francisco may become the first U.S. city to ban police and city government use of facial recognition, part of a backlash against the technology.        ...
20:39, 05/13/2019

The Real World: San Francisco Still Moves and Infuriates 25 Years Later If one had to pick a single year to represent what the ’90s were about, you could do far worse than 1994. It was the year that saw the releases of Pulp Fiction and Reality Bites, the year that grunge reached its apotheosis and effective conclusion vi...
23:39, 06/28/2019

Elaborate Sims 4 Mod Turns San Francisco Into (More Of) A Cyberpunk Dystopia Simmers love to take the worlds that Electronic Arts has given them and remake them in their own image, sometimes rebuilding all the lots in a given world and replacing all the Sims in it. One went as far as to turn the game’s version of San Francisc...
23:39, 06/28/2019

Mets vs. Giants: Zack Wheeler will beat San Francisco Tour de Fraud champ Lance Armstrong on his “Next Stage” interview: “I wouldn’t change a thing … the way I acted … the lessons I’ve learned … I don’t get investigated, sanctioned.” Stitches reliable sources say Jussie Smollett, also ...
19:13, 06/06/2019

After raid, San Francisco reporter seeks return of property SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco reporter is seeking the return of property after police raided his home with a sledgehammer, as officials sought to determine the source of a leaked police report into the death of the city’s public defender...
08:13, 05/21/2019

Bias against private pupils 'like Jews being discriminated against in Nazi Germany', claims head teacher of £12,000-a-term school A leading head teacher has compared bias against private schools to Jews being discriminated against in Nazi Germany, adding that parents are complaining their children are being edged out of Oxbridge by "social engineering"....
13:39, 05/11/2019

Donald Trump racial-slur allegations resurface in new book 'The Method to the Madness' In their new book "The Method to the Mandess," authors Allen Salkin and Aaron Short resurrect allegations of Donald Trump using a racial slur.        ...
10:26, 07/18/2019

People in San Francisco are turning parking spots into work spaces San Francisco residents have been fighting against high rent costs by using parking spaces to work. Buzz60’s Natasha Abellard has the story.        ...
19:13, 05/02/2019

San Francisco-area shopping mall shooting leaves several injured Hospital treats two teenage boys after shooting in San BrunoPolice believe two suspects fired at each otherA shooting that caused panic at a mall near San Francisco left two teens with serious gunshot wounds and led to transit delays during rush hour...
06:00, 07/03/2019

San Francisco residents use parking spots as makeshift offices: report San Francisco real estate has gotten so expensive, people are now paying to $2.25 per hour to occupancy a parking spot and set up makeshift offices.  ...
16:52, 05/02/2019

Democratic 2020 hopefuls to swarm San Francisco, while Biden stays away Fourteen Democratic presidential hopefuls seeking money and support in California, the most liberal and populous U.S. state, will descend on San Francisco this weekend for a state party convention - with front-runner Joe Biden notably absent....
17:52, 05/31/2019

13th dead whale of the year washes ashore near San Francisco SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities say a dead gray whale has washed ashore in the San Francisco Bay Area, bringing the total to 13 dead whales found in the area since March. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that the whale carcass was...
02:13, 05/25/2019

'It hurts to see them go': Oakland's sorrow over losing the Warriors to wealthy San Francisco The team’s championship run is bittersweet this time as they prepare to leave their home of 47 yearsIn the days leading up to the final series of professional basketball in Oakland, the yellow and blue of the city’s beloved home team, the Golden Stat...
11:39, 06/02/2019

Rats and booze galore: A rat-filled pop-up bar will open in San Francisco this June Guests who dare venture to the Rat Bar will have a half-hour to play with their newfound rodent buddies.        ...
02:26, 06/01/2019

San Francisco ‘IPO Tax’ Targeting Tech Giants on Track for November Vote Happy IPO day to Uber, the Silicon Valley giant whose long-term plan to deal with unhappy drivers is to replace them with robots that won’t worry about details like wages and health insurance.Read more......
23:52, 05/10/2019

San Francisco police chief says raid on journalist's home may have violated law San Francisco Police Chief Bill Scott called for an independent investigation Friday into the department's handling of leaked documents and the subsequent raid of a journalist's home....
06:39, 05/27/2019

Four people injured in San Francisco-area shopping mall shooting Police in the San Francisco suburb of San Bruno, California, said on Monday they were on the scene of a shooting, which local media reported occurred at a shopping mall and left several people injured....
03:13, 07/03/2019

San Francisco Shock Complete Overwatch League's First-Ever Perfect Stage Whether you’re a professional basketball player or whoever left that Starbucks cup on the Game of Thrones set, everybody has off nights. Well, everybody except the rejuvenated San Francisco Shock. After a messy first season, they’ve spent season two ...
22:39, 05/06/2019

San Francisco Bay Area home prices fall for the first time in 7 years Not since the bottom of the last housing crash have homes in the San Francisco Bay Area lost value. But prices follow sales, and sales have been running extraordinarily low since last summer, when mortgage rates spiked....
20:13, 04/29/2019

After Police Raid and a Hearing, a San Francisco Freelancer Will Get His Property Back Bryan Carmody, a night-crawling stringer in the Bay Area, won the support of press-freedom activists, although he may not be a conventional journalist....
02:26, 05/22/2019

San Francisco Journalist Vows to Take Legal Action After Police Raid The journalist wants back his laptops, phones and hard drives, which were seized during a search for information about who leaked a police report about a city official’s death....
09:52, 05/14/2019

San Francisco has highest salaries of any city in the world, new survey shows Deutsche Bank’s Mapping the World’s Prices 2019 shows the city climbed a ‘stunning’ seven places for salary over the past five yearsStock market gadflies were predicting a wealth boom to strike San Francisco this year, with several big-name tech comp...
21:00, 05/21/2019

A Tesla Model S caught fire in a garage in San Francisco (TSLA) Tesla A Tesla Model S sedan caught fire in a garage in San Francisco, the San Francisco Fire Department tweeted on Friday. The fire was extinguished, and the vehicle was removed from the garage. Tesla told Business Insider in a statement that it had...
03:52, 05/04/2019

Great white shark drags fishing boat around San Francisco Bay This great white shark really took them for a ride. Fishermen who hooked the massive sea beast were dragged for 2 miles around San Francisco Bay as they battled for 30 minutes to reel it in. A video viewed more than 62,000 times on Facebook shows the...
16:26, 07/16/2019

San Francisco area homeless count increases by double digits SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal count shows the number of homeless people increased by double-digit percentages in three San Francisco Bay Area counties over two years. In San Francisco, the number of homeless people jumped 17% to more than 8,000 in 2...
02:13, 05/17/2019

Meera Sodha’s San Francisco salad of bread and olives | The New Vegan An inspiring dish at one of the city’s landmark restaurants has evolved into this sunny bread saladI ate the best bread salad of my life at Zuni Cafe in San Francisco in 2015, came back home and regularly ate a variation on it for at least a year aft...
11:52, 06/15/2019

The Latest: Amazon opens cash store as San Francisco votes SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on San Francisco vote on making retailers take cash (all times local): 11 a.m. Amazon Go has opened its first cash-taking convenience store in New York as San Francisco officials prepare to vote on banning cashless sto...
20:52, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 2-San Francisco votes to ban city use of facial recognition technology San Francisco officials on Tuesday voted 8 to 1 to ban the purchase and use of facial recognition technology by city personnel, in a move to regulate tools that local Silicon Valley companies helped develop....
04:26, 05/15/2019

Brazil healthcare firm Hapvida to buy rival São Francisco for $1.26 bln -source Brazilian healthcare company Hapvida Participacoes e Investimentos SA has reached an agreement to acquire rival group São Francisco Saúde for 5 billion reais ($1.26 billion), a source with knowledge of the matter said....
20:14, 05/07/2019

The riot before Stonewall: the San Francisco trans women who put their lives on the line Organizers are fighting to cement the legacy of their own groundbreaking riot and have designated the world’s first-ever ‘trans cultural district’ in the Tenderloin neighborhoodDonna Personna does not want to be tolerated.“I am to be loved, adored an...
09:52, 06/21/2019

San Francisco Giants plan to trade veterans despite winning streak San Francisco Giants president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi said he still expects to trade several veteran players before the July 31 deadline despite the team's recent success....
01:00, 07/19/2019

Ninth dead whale found in San Francisco Bay Area since March The whale found Monday on Ocean Beach was the ninth discovered in the San Francisco Bay Area since March.        ...
12:13, 05/07/2019

San Francisco hospital marks royal baby's birth Babies born Monday in a San Francisco hospital were given knit golden crowns because they share the same birthday as the newest member of the British royal family. (May 6)        ...
10:00, 05/07/2019

San Francisco homeless population rises amid tech IPO boom The number of homeless people in the city, where the cost of living is more unaffordable than ever, has increased to 8,011 San Francisco saw a 17% increase in its homeless population since its last homeless count, with numbers rising to levels that h...
07:26, 05/17/2019

San Francisco bans police and city use of face recognition technology San Francisco on Tuesday became the first U.S. city to ban the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments.        ...
15:52, 05/15/2019

Want to get drunk and play with rats? San Francisco has your bait | Gene Marks San Francisco’s Rat Bar lets drinkers hold, play and run around with clean, domesticated rats – clearly the owners know their demographicWhat could be more relaxing after a hard day’s work than sitting back with a few friends, sipping a cool cocktail...
14:00, 06/13/2019

San Francisco approves historic ban of e-cigarette sales, a first for a major US city San Francisco officials approved a ban on the sale of electronic cigarettes Tuesday, making it the first major U.S. city to pass such a restriction.        ...
10:26, 06/26/2019

Man douses homeless woman with bucket of water from San Francisco rooftop A video of a man dumping a bucket of water on a homeless person from a rooftop is getting attention on social media.        ...
22:39, 06/26/2019

Bay Area techies plan to ditch San Francisco for these 5 cities: Survey Even the tech crowd thinks San Francisco is too expensive for homeownership. That's according to the findings from a recent survey by robo-advisor Wealthfront. Here's where they would rather be....
19:52, 05/22/2019

San Francisco: opponents of new shelter claim homeless people are bad for environment The effort to block construction of a new shelter comes as city’s homeless population surges to more than 8,000The wealthy San Francisco residents who launched a crowdfunding campaign to block construction of a new homeless shelter in their waterfron...
01:00, 07/12/2019

Uber and Lyft increased traffic delays in San Francisco by 40 percent Uber and Lyft say they help cut down on vehicle congestion, but a new analysis of San Francisco traffic found they did the opposite over a six year period...
21:13, 05/08/2019

Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello's Romance Heats Up in San Francisco Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello have left their hearts in San Francisco! As fans continue to speculate as to what's really going on between the pop stars, the duo popped up in the......
02:52, 07/13/2019

Childhood friends muse on gentrification with the soulful ‘Last Black Man in San Francisco’ Director Joe Talbot and actor Jimmie Fails first envisioned the bittersweet love letter to their hometown as teenagers. More than a decade later, the film is a Sundance Film Festival darling that counts Brad Pitt among its producers....
04:26, 06/13/2019

'Free money!': San Francisco developer tries to bribe homeless to leave Gene Gorelik was shouted down by community activists and encampment residents before could turn on leaf blower full of cashIn a stark display of the wealth disparities that are currently ravaging the San Francisco Bay Area, a real estate developer at...
02:13, 07/13/2019

74-year-old woman kidnapped, raped in San Francisco home: police A 74-year-old woman was kidnapped in San Francisco street earlier this month, held captive for five hours, and raped repeatedly before being left semi-conscious on a sidewalk, police said. ...
12:00, 05/23/2019

UN, global health agencies sound alarm on drug-resistant infections; new recommendations to reduce ‘staggering number’ of future deaths Deaths caused by infections from antibiotic-resistant bacteria will skyrocket over the next two decades, along with huge economic costs, without immediate, ambitious and coordinated action, the UN World Health Organization (WHO) and partners warned o...
14:52, 04/29/2019

Dad thanks San Francisco 49ers draft pick Dre Greenlaw for ‘risking everything’ to save daughter A San Francisco 49ers draft pick was thanked in a series of tweets following his life-changing news Saturday by a father who says the linebacker put his dreams on the line to save his daughter during a party at the University of Arkansas four years a...
22:13, 04/29/2019