Half of American adults expect war with Iran ‘within next few years’: Reuters/Ipsos poll

(Reuters) – Half of all Americans believe that the United States will go to war with Iran “within the next few years,” according to a Reuters/Ipsos public opinion poll released on Tuesday amid increased tensions between the two countries. FILE PHOTO: A staff member removes the Iranian flag from the stage after a group picture […]

McDonald’s faces 25 new sexual harassment complaints from workers

(Reuters) – McDonald’s Corp was accused on Tuesday in 25 new lawsuits and regulatory charges of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak up. The cases announced by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the labor group Fight for $15, and the Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund cover alleged misconduct […]

The best diet plan to lose weight for salad haters

Julie Buchenholz’s salad days are over. Ever since the 33-year-old Brooklynite quit eating salads last year — swapping out greens for chicken meatballs with veggie sides, cauliflower-crust pizzas and zucchini noodles — she lost nearly 10 pounds in 10 weeks. “It seems very counterintuitive,” says Buchenholz, who works at the Camp kids’ store in the […]

U.S. states, cities sue to block Trump ‘conscience’ rule for healthcare workers

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A coalition of 23 U.S. states and municipalities sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to stop it from enforcing a rule that would make it easier for doctors and nurses to avoid performing abortions on religious or moral grounds. FILE PHOTO: A pro-choice activist holds a sign in downtown Memphis during […]

Aaron Rodgers rants about Game of Thrones ending

Warning: “Game of Thrones” spoilers below. Aaron Rodgers is not happy about the “Game of Thrones” ending. Speaking to reporters on Tuesday, the Green Bay Packers quarterback-turned-GoT actor revealed he didn’t appreciate Bran Stark being the character to claim the Iron Throne in the TV show’s very hyped series finale. “I love the show and […]

Hundreds rally at U.S. Supreme Court, calling state abortion bans as step backward

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking their party’s 2020 presidential nomination, rallied at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by Republican-dominated legislatures in eight states. Pro-choice supporters attend the “Stop the Bans” rally in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., May 21, 2019. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry Many of the […]

Oklahoma reels, Missouri declares state of emergency from storm, floods

(Reuters) – Dozens of people were rescued from rising floodwaters and felled trees that smashed homes and blocked roadways in Oklahoma, as severe storms unleashing tornadoes and heavy rain roared through the central United States on Tuesday. Rescue crews using boats pulled at least 50 people from rising water as heavy downpours inundated roads and […]