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Congress takes aim at shrinking seats, legroom on airplanes

WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress is preparing to require the Federal Aviation Administration to set new minimum requirements for seats on airplanes. The aim is to give passengers a break from ever-shrinking legroom and cramped quarters. The regulation of seat legro

No. 1 KU tops No. 17 Villanova 74-71 in Final 4 rematch

No. 1 KU tops No. 17 Villanova 74-71 in Final 4 rematch

Schofield scores 29, No. 3 Tennessee beats Memphis 102-92

Admiral Schofield scores 29 points to lead third-ranked Tennessee beat Memphis 102-92 to snap a three-game skid to the Vols' in-state rival

SMU tops Georgetown 81-73 behind McMurray's 19

Jahmal McMurray scored 19 points, Isiaha Mike and Ethan Chargois had 17 apiece and SMU defeated Georgetown 81-73

Why Green New Deal advocates should address militarism

The U.S. military is the largest institutional consumer of fossil fuels and the largest source of greenhouse gases

Paris is burning — and London too: World War IV and the crisis of democracy

These events are not disconnected, and not as far away as they look. The crisis of democracy just got hotter

The 10 best kids’ books of 2018

Whether you’re looking for gift books or something to add to your kid’s library, these top 10 books fit the bill

Don’t let the Oscars go host-less: There are better ways to revive a struggling awards show

Ratings are down, and the plan to save the show — Kevin Hart — is a bust. But going without an emcee is a mistake

Joshua Kimmich opens the score a minute into the game for Bayern Munich vs. Hannover 96 | 2018-19 Bundesliga Highlights

Joshua Kimmich opens the score a minute into the game for Bayern Munich vs. Hannover 96

Locking up some muscle: Blues sign Bortuzzo to three-year extension

The day after blocking a shot that turned into a breakaway goal in overtime, defenseman Robert Bortuzzo signed a three-year extension with the St. Louis Blues.

Kashima beats Chivas 3-2, will meet Madrid at Club World Cup

Japanese side Kashima Antlers beat Chivas of Mexico 3-2 on Saturday, advancing to a semifinal against Real Madrid at the Club World Cup

Blues sign Bortuzzo to 3-year extension

Blues sign veteran defenseman Robert Bortuzzo to 3-year extension worth $1.375 million per season

Princeton rallies to beat Iona 85-81 behind Cannady's 22

Princeton rallies to beat Iona 85-81 behind Cannady's 22

Inter beats Udinese 1-0 to end 7-match winless run

Inter Milan ended its winless run with a 1-0 victory at home to Udinese in Serie A

The limits of coworking

It feels like there’s a WeWork on every street nowadays. Take a walk through midtown Manhattan (please don’t actually) and it might even seem like there are more WeWorks than office buildings. Consider this an ongoing discussion about Urban Tech, its inte

View from the left: Prosecutors are going to obliterate Trump and his massive criminal enterprise

Taken together, colluding with Russians and engaging in a conspiracy to silence women in order to steal the election would be plenty illegal and impeachable offenses. Yet they are just the beginning of the long drawn out nightmare that has begun to beset Dona

Hamilton’s 'secret' seat fitting revealed for 2019 F1 Mercedes

Both five-time and reigning world champion Hamilton and teammate Valtteri Bottas were at the team’s factory in Brackley this weekend for the team’s Christmas party, and both are shown meeting children and their families from the Make-a-Wish Foundation. Be

Fresh off a banner year in NASCAR, Ford Performance «can't rest»

Joey Logano’s driver championship in the Cup series in 2018 was the first for Ford since 2004 and its manufacturer title is its first since 2002. The manufacturer championship came on the strength of 19 Ford drivers combining to win 36 series races in 2018

AP source: Wizards acquire Ariza from Suns for Oubre, Rivers

AP source: Wizards agree in principle to acquire Trevor Ariza from the Phoenix Suns for Kelly Oubre Jr. and Austin Rivers

Evans leads No. 4 Louisville women over Northern Kentucky

Dana Evans scored a career-high 21 points to lead No. 4 Louisville to a 92-59 victory over Northern Kentucky

What the world needs now is a $250,000 power amplifier - CNET

High-end cars, watches, planes, clothes prices have all gone through the roof, and now the high-end audio market is ready for the $250,000 Dan D’Agostino Relentless amplifier.

Medical executive facing manslaughter charges in Flint water case given lucrative state job

Less than a week after a judge ruled that Michigan’s chief medical executive will face trial in connection to a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak that led to the death of 12 people, the state’s health department has created an “advisory physician” job

A rogue federal judge in Texas is trying to take down the ACA. Here's why he'll fail

Even the Trump administration asked the Texas federal district court to wait until open enrollment’s cutoff before ruling on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. Unfortunately, the judge hearing the case, though a George W. Bush appointee, is

Rondon helps Newcastle end losing run at Huddersfield

Rondon helps Newcastle end losing run at Huddersfield

Watford holds off Cardiff 3-2 to end EPL 6-match winless run

Watford withstood a late rally from Cardiff to prevail 3-2 and end a six-match winless run in the English Premier League

Wolves secure third straight win by beating Bournemouth 2-0

Wolves secure third straight win by beating Bournemouth 2-0

NJ bars circuses, carnivals from using wild, exotic animals

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Gov. Phil Murphy has signed into law a bill to bar circuses, carnivals and fairs from using wild and exotic animals such as elephants and tigers. The measure signed Friday makes it illegal to use such animals in traveling acts such as car

Top Stories of 2018, #17: Rallycross's growth halted by crisis

If rallycross could write its own memoir, you can bet that the chapter about 2018 would be one of the most intriguing. Just four years ago we were all talking about rallycross being the next big thing – Global Rallycross had just secured Red Bull backing an

Tony Hawk goes mobile

For three years, Tony Hawk has been conspicuously absent from the video store shelves. For most game developers, that’s little more than a blip between titles. When your name and face are attached to 16 titles in 15 years, however, everyone starts to notic

California says all city buses have to be emission free by 2040

On the heels of a dire government report published last month about climate change and its devastating impacts, many cities and states are scrambling to find ways to curb the greenhouse gas emissions that threaten their air quality, not to mention their econo

Floridians passed an amendment to restore felons' voting rights, but the GOP's fighting it

The same election that put governor-elect Ron DeSantis in office put an end to the state’s retrograde policy of making felons apply for their voting rights to be restored—or, at least, it should have. Voters passed Amendment 4 by an enormous margin, but

Suns complete Trevor Ariza trade to Wizards for Kelly Oubre, Austin Rivers

After a hectic Friday night in which a three-team deal was scrapped, the Suns have agreed to deal Trevor Ariza to the Wizards in exchange for Kelly Oubre and Austin Rivers, John Gambadoro of Arizona Sports 98.7 reports (Twitter link). The trade call wit

Griezmann nets 2, Atletico wins to pull level with Barcelona

Griezmann nets 2, Atletico wins to pull level with Barcelona

APNewsBreak: Champion Red Sox owe nearly $12M in luxury tax

APNewsBreak: Champion Red Sox owe nearly $12 million in luxury tax for having baseball's top payroll

Dutch edge Australia to face Belgium in field hockey final

The Netherlands knocked out defending two-time champion Australia in an epic semifinal to meet first-time finalist Belgium in the field hockey World Cup

No Zaha, no problem as Crystal Palace beats Leicester 1-0

Crystal Palace showed it can cope without Wilfried Zaha when the London club edged to a 1-0 win over Leicester in the English Premier League

Tottenham leaves it late to beat Burnley in EPL

Tottenham leaves it late to beat Burnley in EPL

Influencing elections, one investment at a time

The investment theory of political campaigns and elections

“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” is a beautiful, bold, overstuffed melodrama

The new Spider-Man movie is a love letter to its own franchise. That’s not entirely a good thing

Massa penalised for two separate Fanboost offences

The Venturi driver finished the event in Saudi Arabia in 14th place after being given an in-race drive through penalty for the team not respecting “the Formula E season five battery software implementation guide version 5.1”, according to an FIA bulletin
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