Employees at COVID-stricken iPhone factory in China beaten, detained after protests

Employees at COVID-stricken iPhone factory in China beaten, detained after protests

BEIJING — Police beat workers protesting over a pay dispute at the biggest factory for Apple’s iPhone, whose new model is delayed by controls imposed as China tries to contain a surge in COVID-19 cases. foxconn 2354, +0.20%, the biggest contract assembler of smartphones and other electronics, is struggling to fill orders for the iPhone … Read more

Experts question CDC guidelines on isolation after testing positive for COVID as Biden continues to work remotely

Experts question CDC guidelines on isolation after testing positive for COVID as Biden continues to work remotely

President Joe Biden is expected to continue to work from his office Tuesday as he isolates for at least five days in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines for people who test positive for COVID. The President tested positive again on Monday in a ‘rebound’ case, a rare outcome of the antiviral … Read more

If you win the lottery, here’s how to stay safe and secure

If you win the lottery, here's how to stay safe and secure

Lottery fever has struck! As players pick their numbers today and tomorrow across 45 states plus Washington, DC, and the US Virgin Islands — and dream about their chances of winning — few actually know how they’d protect themselves if they won the jackpot. Financial experts have resources available for lottery hopefuls. Here are seven … Read more

Opinion: Is Mark Zuckerberg taking the first step toward turning Facebook into Yahoo 2.0?

Opinion: Is Mark Zuckerberg taking the first step toward turning Facebook into Yahoo 2.0?

Yahoo was once the most popular website on the planet, the only place that everyone on the internet seemed to touch at least once an online session. After an ignominious slide, however, Yahoo is just another site that has some fans in certain parts of Asia and offers some niche products. Has Mark Zuckerberg launched … Read more

Cats classified as ‘invasive alien species’ by scientific institute

Cats classified as 'invasive alien species' by scientific institute

It’s been confirmed: Your cat is a troublemaker. Respected scientific institute Polish Academy of Sciences (PASIFIC) has officially classified cats as an “invasive alien species,” according to the Associated Press. The study, headed by PASIFIC biologist Wojciech Solarz, found that the damage that cats cause in terms of hunting and killing birds and other wildlife … Read more

Napping too much could lead to early death, study finds

Napping too much could lead to early death, study finds

Don’t sleep on your poor health. Those who nap more on average have a greater risk of developing high blood pressure and stroke, according to a new analysis published Monday in Hypertension, an American Heart Association journal. Having hypertension puts you at risk for heart disease and stroke, which are leading causes of death in … Read more

Opinion: I’ve been building homes for 40 years, and here’s what has to change if the US wants more starter homes

Opinion: I've been building homes for 40 years, and here's what has to change if the US wants more starter homes

As a Savannah-based home builder with more than 40 years of experience, I have seen that every year, entry-level housing is increasingly difficult to build. I am not alone. There are many reasons why builders across the US are unable to build affordably priced homes targeted to the critical first-time home buyer: Rising costs stemming … Read more

Here’s everything coming to Netflix in August 2022 — and what’s leaving

Here's everything coming to Netflix in August 2022 -- and what's leaving

“Stranger Things” kicked off the summer with a bang, and Netflix is ​​looking to end the season with another fan-favorite blockbuster. “The Sandman” (Aug. 5), based on Neil Gaiman’s iconic comic series, stars Tom Sturridge as Dream, aka Morpheus, aka The Sandman, a cosmic being who controls all dreams who must travel time and space … Read more

More videos surface of Sesame Place snubbing black children

More videos surface of Sesame Place snubbing black children

Sesame Place is facing accusations of racism after a viral video showed an employee snubbing two black girls at the Pennsylvania theme park last weekend. Defenders of the “Sesame Street” establishment said the incident may have been an unintentional one-off, but several other clips have surfaced showing similarly problematic behavior. The videos — several of … Read more