‘The View’ co-host Sunny Hostin says gun violence should be treated like a ‘public health issue’

Sunny Hostin says gun violence should be treated “as a public health issue.” As details of the Uvalde, Texas, school shooting continue to unfold, The View co-hosts discussed the tragedy on Wednesday’s show. Hostin — co-host, attorney and mom — ticked off a list of things to improve gun safety, including the implementation of . … Read more

Bumble is planning to expand further into social networking with a new communities feature

Dating platform Bumble is looking to enhance its non-dating social features with a further investment into its Bumble BFF feature, first launched in 2016. This friend-finding feature currently uses the same swiped-based mechanics to connect people looking for platonic relationships but will soon expand to include social networking groups where users can connect with one … Read more

These Two Grocery Chains Are Competing to Expand Right Now

For supermarket chain Wegmans and international discount grocer Lidl, has been the name of the game over the past several years. Both have worked to increase their U.S. footprints, specifically within the east coast and northeast regions of the country, many times vying for customer attention in shared markets. , the two brands will be … Read more

Richard Carapaz takes Giro d’Italia lead after frenetic Stage 14

TURIN, Italy — Race favorite Richard Carapaz claimed the overall lead of the Giro d’Italia in an action-packed Stage 14, which was won by Simon Yates. Carapaz, the Ecuadorian rider who won the Giro in 2019 then the Olympic gold last year, attacked on the steep climb to Superga with nearly 30 kilometers (19 miles) … Read more

Over 130,000 shoppers have sung the praises of this mini speaker — and it’s on sale for $21

We may receive commission purchases made via links on this page. Pricing and availability are subject to change. You might not realize how important a great speaker is until you hear one in action and soak in all those crisp, clear tunes. Wouldn’t that be nice right about now? If you’re ready for an upgrade, … Read more

Activision Blizzard employees form a committee to fight workplace discrimination

A dozen current and former Activision Blizzard employees have formed a committee aimed at protecting workers from discriminatory practices at the studio, outlining a list of demands for CEO Bobby Kotick, Kristen Hines and chief human resources officer Julie Hodges. As detailed by , the group’s demands include ending mandatory arbitration in discrimination cases, improving … Read more

Early Voting wins 147th Preakness Stakes

Early Voting handed Epicenter another Triple Crown heartbreak on Saturday, holding off the Kentucky Derby runner-up to win the $1.65 million Preakness Stakes. Well-rested after sitting out the Kentucky Derby, Early Voting validated the decision by trainer Chad Brown and owner Seth Klarman to skip the first jewel of US flat racing’s Triple Crown. “They … Read more

NRA Rally and Concert to Proceed in Houston Over Memorial Day Weekend, Despite Uvalde School Shooting

With speeches former President Donald Trump, Texas Governor Greg Abbott and Texas Senator Ted Cruz; with “over 14 acres of guns and gear and 800 exhibitors”; and with a concert featuring Don McLean, Lee Greenwood, Larry Gatlin, and others, the ’s “Biggest show of the year” is taking place in Houston this Memorial Day weekend … Read more

Shellworks wants to crack makeup’s single-use plastic problem

Is the beauty industry ready to wean itself off single-use plastic? is betting on it. Targeting cosmetics brands, the London-based biotech startup has scooped up a $6.2 million seed round to prove it can scale its petroleum-free, compostable packaging, which “performs like plastic” but breaks down in about a year, the company claims. Shellworks’ first … Read more