• Rochester Police Pressed City To Keep Daniel Prude Suffocation Video Secret

    Rochester Police Pressed City To Keep Daniel Prude Suffocation Video Secret0

    Rochester police commanders urged city officials to hold off on publicly releasing body camera footage of Daniel Prude’s suffocation death because they feared violent blowback if the video came out during nationwide protests over the police killing of George Floyd, newly released emails show. Deputy Chief Mark Simmons cited the “current climate” in the city

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  • Trump Interview On Fox News Comes To An Awkward End

    Trump Interview On Fox News Comes To An Awkward End0

    A “Fox & Friends” phone conversation with Donald Trump came to an awkward end on Tuesday after co-host Steve Doocy knocked back the president’s assertion that he’ll appear on the show weekly through Election Day. Trump, who had a recurring spot on the Fox News morning show before he ran for president, started the phone

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  • San Francisco To Give $1,000 Per Month To Pregnant Black And Pacific Islander Women

    San Francisco To Give $1,000 Per Month To Pregnant Black And Pacific Islander Women0

    The city of San Francisco wants to test a novel approach to get at the decades-long, pernicious problem of Black and brown women dying at far higher rates than whites in pregnancy and childbirth: Give them money.  On Monday, Mayor London Breed announced the launch of the Abundant Birth Project, a pilot program that would give about

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  • A.I. Robot Serves Customers At Seoul Restaurant

    A.I. Robot Serves Customers At Seoul Restaurant0

    Sept 15 (Reuters) – “Aglio Kim,” a trolley-like robot which uses artificial intelligence (A.I.), is delivering food to customers at a restaurant in Seoul, in order to minimize human contact and help ensure social distancing. Shortly after customers order through a touch-screen on the table, the 1.25-meter-tall robot, developed by South Korean telecoms company KT

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  • Bill Gates: The FDA Has 'Lost A Lot Of Credibility' Under Trump Administration

    Bill Gates: The FDA Has 'Lost A Lot Of Credibility' Under Trump Administration0

    In a conversation with Bloomberg on Tuesday, billionaire and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates argued that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been hijacked by politics and is clearly facing pressure to speedily approve an eventual COVID-19 vaccine. “We saw with the completely bungled plasma statements that when you start pressuring people to say optimistic things,

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  • The Relentless Despair Of Being A Working Mom In 2020

    The Relentless Despair Of Being A Working Mom In 20200

    When her daughter’s elementary school shuttered in March because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Brenda Torres adapted. The 37-year-old single mom hunkered down with her daughter in their Canyon County, Idaho, home. She kept her job with a radio traffic software company that she said has been “really cool about the whole situation.” Her daughter did

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