Pinterest whistleblower Ifeoma Ozoma has a new way for tech workers to speak out

When Ifeoma Ozoma came forward with allegations of discrimination and racism at Pinterest, she was prepared. She had a list of reporters on deck to share her story. She’d already hired a lawyer. Then she started hearing from other tech workers who also wanted to speak out. “The general lack of awareness around options and […]


African caracal on the loose after escape from Michigan home

Police and animal control officers in Michigan are hunting for an exotic African cat that escaped from a local property. The Royal Oak Police Department said a woman who owns four African caracal cats told officers two of the felines escaped through a gate that was left open on her property. One of the caracals […]


What’s next for Stephon Gilmore?

Cornerback Stephon Gilmore, the NFL’s 2019 defensive player of the year, will be available to sign with anyone the moment that termination becomes effective at 4:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday. (In theory, he could be traded before then.) So what happens next? To the extent he has a real injury, his health could complicate his […]


Study: Youths who use insulin pumps less at risk for diabetic retinopathy

In one of the largest and most racially diverse studies to date of American children and adolescents with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Wisconsin have identified the clinical and demographic factors associated with pediatric diabetic retinopathy. The disorder, a leading cause […]


Tesla faces investor test after big jury award over racism

A contract worker has won a $137 million jury award over workplace racism against Tesla Inc (TSLA.O), raising pressure on the electric vehicle maker whose shareholders will vote on Thursday on a proposal to review how it addresses similar complaints for full-time employees. The nonbinding shareholder resolution asks Tesla’s board to study the impact of […]


Uber wants to make airport trips less messy

Uber is rolling out several new features designed to improve the most dreaded trip imaginable: the airport trip. In select cities, customers can book a ride to the airport 30 days in advance and even send their flight information to their driver so they can track its progress in real-time. The company is also deploying […]


Low car tire leads Michigan man to $500,000 lottery jackpot

A Michigan man found having low air in one of his tires and being short on change to be a lucky sequence of events when it led to his winning a $500,000 lottery jackpot. The 48-year-old Genesee County man told Michigan Lottery officials he stopped at the Speedway gas station in Grand Blanc to put […]