In Push For Convenience, Walmart Wants To Help Shoppers Assemble Furniture, Mount TVs
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 10:00:35 -0400
Walmart has partnered with the app Handy to link customers with home-services professionals. Major retail companies are in a big movement, trying to become more than just places that sell you things.
Top Stories: Putin Wins Election Easily; Trump's Record Cabinet Changes
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 08:10:11 -0400
Also: Jared Kushner's former companies in New York City allegedly profited from false permits; a Cirque du Soleil performer dies in an accident; and bushfires destroy dozens of Australian homes.
After Years Wandering A Golf Desert, Tiger Woods Stages A Dramatic Comeback
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 05:45:00 -0400
Woods is starting to show renewed spark in his golf game. He seems to have found his game again Sunday after a five-year winless streak.
Kushner Cos. Profited By False Filings On NYC Real Estate, Report Says
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 05:39:00 -0400
The Associated Press working with New York's Housing Rights Initiative has uncovered dozens of cases in which false applications were filed for building permits in rent-controlled properties.
Lawmakers Weigh Pros And Cons Of Mandatory Screening For Postpartum Depression
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 05:01:00 -0400
California's legislature will soon take up a bill requiring doctors to screen new mothers. Many doctors oppose the idea, and similar laws elsewhere haven't increased the number of moms treated.
Trump Cabinet Turnover Sets Record Going Back 100 Years
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 05:00:12 -0400
President Trump says "there will always be change, and I think you want to see change." Already he's had more Cabinet turnover in 420 days than 14 of his predecessors had in their first two years.
Are There Risks From Secondhand Marijuana Smoke? Early Science Says Yes
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 05:00:00 -0400
Now that marijuana is legal in more than 20 states, we all may be exposed to more marijuana on the street. Researchers warn that secondhand smoke from pot poses risks to the heart, lungs and arteries.
Cirque Du Soleil Performer Falls To His Death During Show In Florida
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 02:23:00 -0400
Veteran aerialist Yann Arnaud slipped off the double rings during a performance and fell 20 feet, according to the theatrical company. He died of his injuries at a hospital on Sunday.
Vladimir Putin Easily Wins New 6-Year Term As Russian President
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 02:19:00 -0400
In a widely expected outcome, Putin faced a weak field of candidates after disqualifying his only potential rival. He is set to become the longest-serving Russian leader since Stalin.
Facebook: Firm Working With Trump Campaign Stole 50 Million Users' Data
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 17:50:00 -0400
Cambridge Analytica has been suspended by Facebook for harvesting information from millions of users. NPR's Michel Martin speaks with former Facebook product manager Antonio Garcia Martinez.
In A Flurry Of Furious Tweets, President Trump Takes Aim At Mueller Probe
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 17:46:00 -0400
President Trump spent much of the weekend on Twitter criticizing the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, calling it unnecessary and partisan.
Austin Police Warn People To Avoid Packages After 4th Explosion Injures 2
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 17:18:00 -0400
The blast comes on the heels of three package-bomb explosions that killed two people and injured two more, as well as a bomb threat that canceled a Saturday concert at the South by Southwest festival.
Britain Accuses Russia Of Stockpiling Deadly Nerve Agent
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 15:41:00 -0400
The U.K. says it has evidence Russia has been creating and stockpiling a lethal toxin used to poison a former spy in England.
Trump Continues Barrage Against Special Counsel Mueller, Fired FBI Deputy McCabe
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 13:50:00 -0400
Congressional Republicans would not go as far as the president. Sen. Marco Rubio said he remained confident that special counsel Robert Mueller is "fair and thorough" and will "arrive at the truth."
Turkish Forces Seize Syrian City Of Afrin
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 11:58:00 -0400
The Turkish military has taken control of Afrin, a city in northwestern Syria. An advocacy group says nearly 200,000 people have been displaced by the fighting.