Electric scooters in the UK: Clean and convenient or a danger on roads?

Ever fancied riding an electric scooter? You might soon get your chance. Rental e-scooters will become legal on UK roads from July 4. The vehicles are banned on pavements and limited to 15.5mph. Riders will be encouraged to wear helmets and you’ll have to have a full or provisional car, motorcycle or moped driving licence … Read more Electric scooters in the UK: Clean and convenient or a danger on roads?

Sen. Kamala Harris on police brutality and the fight for reform (Full Stream 7/2)

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) is fighting for police reform. Building on the movement of Black Lives Matter and protests across the country, Harris and Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) put forth their sweeping Justice in Policing Act which calls for an end to police brutality and greater accountability. Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart talks with Harris … Read more Sen. Kamala Harris on police brutality and the fight for reform (Full Stream 7/2)

Fed Reserve Bank of San Francisco president and CEO Mary Daly on economy (Full Stream 7/1)

The U.S. economy is just beginning to recover. With millions of Americans displaced from work in the ongoing pandemic, businesses and employees are fighting to stay afloat. How will the Federal Reserve help the recovery to benefit Americans across the socioeconomic spectrum? Mary C. Daly, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of San … Read more Fed Reserve Bank of San Francisco president and CEO Mary Daly on economy (Full Stream 7/1)

Remembering comedy icon Carl Reiner, dead at 98

Carl Reiner, a driving force in American comedy as a writer for television pioneer Sid Caesar, partner of Mel Brooks and creator and co-star of the classic sitcom “The Dick Van Dyke Show,” has died at age 98. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. … Read more Remembering comedy icon Carl Reiner, dead at 98

Former Atlanta Police Officer Who Killed Rayshard Brooks Will Be Granted Bond: Judge

A judge on Tuesday ruled that the former Atlanta police officer who fatally shot Rayshard Brooks can be free on bond while his case is pending. Fulton County Superior Court Judge Jane Barwick set a bond of $500,000 for Garrett Rolfe, who faces charges including felony murder in the killing of Brooks, a 27-year-old Black … Read more Former Atlanta Police Officer Who Killed Rayshard Brooks Will Be Granted Bond: Judge

Lee Eisenberg, Kumail Nanjiani & Emily V. Gordon discuss ‘Little America’ (Full Stream (6/30)

The lives of immigrants in the U.S. have long driven national mythology and political discourse – today is no exception. What can be lost are the intimate narratives of love, loss and triumph that connect and inspire us. “Little America” is a new Apple TV+ anthology series that dramatizes true stories of immigrants across the … Read more Lee Eisenberg, Kumail Nanjiani & Emily V. Gordon discuss ‘Little America’ (Full Stream (6/30)

Christy Turlington Burns, Rep. Lauren Underwood discuss maternal health in the US (Full Stream 6/30)

The health of mothers and infants is top of mind for advocates as COVID-19 poses a new, unexpected threat to maternal care in the United States. During this unprecedented time, the mental health of new mothers is of particular concern as the number of postpartum depression cases are on the rise. Rep. Lauren Underwood (D-Ill.), … Read more Christy Turlington Burns, Rep. Lauren Underwood discuss maternal health in the US (Full Stream 6/30)

McEnany Says Trump Didn’t Hear Man Yell ‘White Power’ in Video He Tweeted

President Donald Trump deleted a post he shared earlier on Sunday of a verbal confrontation between anti-Trump protesters and his supporters, including a man who yelled “white power” at the demonstrators. “Thank you to the great people of The Villages,” the president tweeted Sunday in response to the video, referring to the Florida retirement community … Read more McEnany Says Trump Didn’t Hear Man Yell ‘White Power’ in Video He Tweeted

Stacey Abrams on Protests, Policing and Voter Access (Full Stream 6/29)

Stacey Abrams is a former Georgia gubernatorial candidate and served in the Georgia House of Representatives for 10 years. She is the author of the new book “Our Time Is Now,” and has founded several nonprofit organizations focused on voting rights and tackling social issues at both the state and national levels. Washington Post columnist … Read more Stacey Abrams on Protests, Policing and Voter Access (Full Stream 6/29)

Amtrak CEO William J. Flynn on coronavirus and the future of train travel (Full Stream 6/29)

William J. Flynn is the new president and CEO of Amtrak, taking over the country’s passenger railroad service in the middle of a pandemic. Amtrak had its best year ever in 2019 only to experience a 95 percent drop in ridership these past few months. Despite reducing service and taking substantial steps to shrink operating … Read more Amtrak CEO William J. Flynn on coronavirus and the future of train travel (Full Stream 6/29)

Protesters hit by police car as it drives through crowd in Detroit

A police car in Detroit has driven through a crowd of anti-racism protesters. Witnesses say around 12 people were hit by the vehicle, with several injured. Despite several demonstrators being knocked to the ground, the vehicle proceeded to move through the crowd before driving off with a protester on the bonnet. Get the latest headlines: … Read more Protesters hit by police car as it drives through crowd in Detroit

Bird’s eye view of Jiangxi: Endless treasure among the mountains

Castanopsis sclerophylla is an essential species of evergreen broad-leaved tree in east China and has high ecological and economic value. Every April, Castanopsis sclerophylla flowers carpet the mountains of Dexing, a county-level city in the northeast of Jiangxi Province. No matter looking from above or driving through the highway, the view is stunning. The genus … Read more Bird’s eye view of Jiangxi: Endless treasure among the mountains

Chinese ride-hailing company tests robotaxi service in Shanghai

Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing launched a robotaxi service test in a Shanghai suburb on Saturday after installing V2X (Vehicle to Everything) hardware throughout the area. Under the test, users will be able to get a free trial ride using Didi’s autonomous vehicles after making the reservation via their app, the company said. At the … Read more Chinese ride-hailing company tests robotaxi service in Shanghai

COVID-19 pandemic driving agricultural processing back to Australian shores | ABC News

We rode the sheep’s back for generations – but the wool processing market bolted overseas, searching of cheap labour and energy costs. Now as part of a push to reduce reliance on global supply chains and logistic hubs like China, farmers are looking to bring commodity processing back on shore. For more from ABC News, … Read more COVID-19 pandemic driving agricultural processing back to Australian shores | ABC News

Madagascar marks 60 years of independence from France

Madagascar today marks 60 years since the end of French rule. FRANCE 24 correspondent Gaelle Borgia says while the country’s emotional independence celebrations were muted due to coronavirus fears, highlights included a re-enactment of a battle between rebels and French settlers, and president Andry Rajoelina driving in a vintage Cadillac. Subscribe to France 24 now: … Read more Madagascar marks 60 years of independence from France