The best local New York fashion brands to shop now

As the coronavirus pandemic sweeps the nation — and we all stay home to prevent the spread — independent fashion companies are struggling to stay afloat. The best way to help local brands survive the crisis (and treat yourself for being a good social-distancer) is by shopping online. Here are six of our favorite NYC-based […]

May's local elections could be POSTPONED to autumn over coronavirus

Local elections – including for the mayor of London – ‘should be POSTPONED from May until autumn over coronavirus fears to protect the public and staff at polling stations’ The Election Commission said May 7 poll should be delayed until autumn CEO Bob Posner cited ‘real risks to the successful delivery’ of the vote  Elections […]

Local council approves 72ft steel palm tree to entice tourists

It’s Costa del Cleethorpes! North Sea resort wants to lure visitors back to its beachfront… with a 72ft palm tree made of STEEL Plans to add a 72ft steel palm tree at Cleethorpes seaside resort are going ahead  The steel tree is expected to regenerate interest in the area, once very popular  North East Lincolnshire […]

FBI renews quest to find US citizen among most wanted terrorists in the world

He was born and raised in the San Diego area, but now the FBI and federal prosecutors in Southern California believe 37-year-old Jehad Serwan Mostafa is the highest-ranking U.S. citizen fighting overseas with a foreign terrorist organization. Officials unsealed a new indictment against Mostafa on Monday alleging his leadership of the terrorist organization al-Shabaab has […]

Top US medical group celebrated for supporting LGBTQ conversion therapy ban

Alexis Chavez, a physician and advocate for LGBTQ youth, said she’s heard many horror stories from fellow transgender people who have been so traumatized by conversion therapy, that they’ve tried to take their own lives. Interested in Pride Month? “People who have experienced conversion therapy of sexual orientation or of gender identity are more likely […]

Woman’s body found near wastewater treatment plant, officials say

Authorities in Massachusetts are investigating the mysterious death of a woman whose body was discovered near a sewage treatment plant. The woman, who is white and believed to be in her 20s, was found dead early Monday morning near the entrance to the wastewater treatment plant in the town of Athol, some 40 miles northwest […]

Athletes team up to supply funeral for woman killed at home by police

Sacramento Kings star Harrison Barnes and Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Malik Jackson joined forces this week to help supply funeral services for Atatiana Jefferson, a black woman who was fatally shot by a white police officer in her Texas home last week. Jefferson, 28, was playing video games with her 8-year-old nephew late Saturday night […]