PITTSBURGH -- When a passenger recently wondered aloud about the meaning of the phrase "Bye, Felicia," Pittsburgh Uber driver George DeBolt knew the answer, even though he's not quite in the demographic one might expect to...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Uber now spends more on lobbyists in California than Wal-Mart, Bank of America or Wells Fargo.
And for good reason: The 6-year-old ride-hailing company needs powerful friends as it faces two serious ...Read more
OAKLAND, Calif. -- The broken printer frayed Ross Armstrong's last nerve.
He had to make photo copies of the death certificate of his late husband, Jay Stern, who died in May. But it was Stern who had always handled home ...Read more
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia -- President Barack Obama may have some election season envy.
While constitutionally prohibited from seeking a third term in the Oval Office, the president used a speech in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on ...Read more
WASHINGTON-- A U.S. House Republican filed a procedural move Tuesday that could set off a longshot maneuver to topple Speaker John Boehner from his post -- if a committee controlled by the speaker allows it to advance.
NEWPORT NEWS, Va.--Jamestown archaeologists working with the Smithsonian Institution have identified four sets of remains found inside the footprint of a 1608 church as prominent early leaders of the historic Virginia ...Read more
How do I help my newish boyfriend come to terms with the fact that when I say I need regular alone time, I do not mean "except for you"? When it comes to my wanting time away from my close-knit family and ...Read more
On some of summer's hottest days, dessert can run the risk of turning what should be a meal's crowning glory into the last straw. When the weather feels oppressive, who needs something overly filling as the final course?
Silevethiel: The Vaelinel Trilogy, Book OneAndi O'Connor
Princess Irewen Donríel is betrayed and left for dead in the forests of Mistwood. Rescued by an elf prince, Irewen awakes an exile. But the nightmare is only beginning.
The world of Vaelinel is failing-its fate bound to her in ways no one fully understands. A mysterious elven ...
LOS ANGELES -- Defying the warnings of gun rights groups, the Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to ban the possession of firearm magazines that can hold more than 10 rounds.
Backers of the plan said it ...Read more
BALTIMORE -- In elementary school, Erik Anders was told he would never be able to hold down a job or live on his own.
"I was told I would never be able to live like a normal person," said Anders, 28, who has Asperger's ...Read more
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- Chelsea Clinton, who serves as vice chair of her father's philanthropic foundation, arrived in Haiti on Tuesday for a two-day visit to promote women and girls.
This was Clinton's second visit to ...Read more
HONG KONG (UPI) -- A Hong Kong zoo's giant panda celebrated her 37th birthday by being dubbed the oldest-ever panda in captivity and eating a specially-made cake.
Jia Jia, a resident at Ocean Park in Hong Kong, celebrated...Read more
JOHANNESBURG -- As a democracy, Ethiopia is far removed from the ideal that President Barack Obama spelled out for Africa in his first trip as president to the continent in 2009.
Visiting Ghana then, Obama famously said ...Read more
MONROVIA, Calif. (UPI) -- A California woman snapped pictures of an uninvited pool guest that just couldn't bear the heat without an afternoon dip.
Miriam Childers of Monrovia said she was at home with her kids Monday ...Read more
The latest math on Donald Trump: $2.9 billion.
An analysis by the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, based in part on a 92-page personal financial disclosure form made public last week, revealed a portfolio dominated by ...Read more
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (UPI) -- A young wedding guest desperate to catch the bride's bouquet was caught on camera dropping a baby to dive for the flowers.
The video, filmed at a wedding in New Zealand and uploaded to ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- Andrea Constand, the former Temple University employee at the center the 2005 sexual battery lawsuit against Bill Cosby, on Tuesday rejected the comedian's assertions he was adept at reading sexual cues ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Federal safety officials Tuesday blamed a co-pilot's error for the disintegration of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo during a test flight last fall that killed the co-pilot.
But sharing the blame, safety ...Read more
KALISZ, Poland (UPI) -- A viral video filmed at a Polish mall follows competitors in full motorcycle racing gear in a slow-speed struggle atop motorized animals at a mall.
The video, uploaded to YouTube by Paweł Oscypek ...Read more
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (UPI) -- A South African wildlife charity shared "world first" video of an elusive genet riding on the back of a critically endangered black rhinoceros.
Wildlife ACT, a conservation charity based ...Read more