NYC oldest family-owned luncheonette Lexington Candy Shop | Daily Mail Online

It’s a classic New York diner frozen in the 1940s, with a long counter lined with stools and an L-shaped row of cozy booths. There’s a generous use of diner decorator staples like vinyl seats and chrome-lined Formica tables that are separated by wooden partitions. The smell of grease hangs in the air from the […]

The Swarm of Bees Outside Vox Media, Explained – VICE

In Trump’s America, the press is under attack. You know what I’m talking about—in your head, do a montage of Donald Trump saying “fake news,” congressional candidates body-slamming reporters, and so on. But on Tuesday, that war intensified, when a swarm of bees lingered outside Vox Media’s New York City offices. What Are Bees? “Bees […]

Uber fires more than 20 employees after sexual harassment investigation | Technology | The Guardian

Uber has fired more than 20 employees after a company investigation into sexual harassment claims and workplace culture. The terminations were announced at a company-wide meeting on Tuesday, details of which were first leaked to and reported by the New York Times and Bloomberg News. Uber confirmed the departures to the Guardian. The identities of […]

Uber executive fired amid reports he obtained rape victim’s medical records | Technology | The Guardian

A top Uber executive who reportedly obtained the medical records of a woman who was raped by her Uber driver was only fired after journalists learned of the incident, it emerged on Wednesday. According to reports on the tech website Recode and in the New York Times, Eric Alexander, the president of business for Uber […]

Theresa May vows to ‘lead Britain forward’ despite staggering election blow – The Washington Post

LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May vowed Friday to remain in power and push ahead with difficult talks on Britain’s E.U. exit despite a stunning election blow that left her Conservative Party grievously weakened and the country in a political tailspin. “I will now form a government — a government that can provide certainty […]

Analysis: UK’s Theresa May pays heavy price for gamble – The Washington Post

LONDON — In the big book of political blunders, Theresa May’s decision to hold a snap election to solidify her Brexit mandate will rank among the most memorable — and the most unnecessary. The British prime minister was cruising along two months ago with a solid majority in Parliament and several years to run on […]

The Daily 202: Gianforte’s victory after assaulting reporter reflects rising tribalism in American politics – The Washington Post

With Breanne Deppisch THE BIG IDEA: Greg Gianforte admitted to attacking a reporter and apologized during his victory speech last night, as he kept Montana’s sole House seat in Republican hands. Now he and his party’s leaders are trying to move on. On the eve of the special election, the wealthy technology entrepreneur flipped out when the […]