Uber rolls out in-app tipping option, matching Lyft
Uber is enabling passengers to tip its U.S. drivers with a tap on its ride-hailing app for the first time, part of a push to recast itself as a company with a conscience and a heart.
Don Thompson, Associated Press | Posted Jun 22nd - 4:57pm
Officials denied parole Thursday for convicted killer Patricia Krenwinkel — a follower of cult leader Charles Manson — after considering whether battered women's syndrome affected her state of mind at the time of the notorious murders nearly five decades ago in California.
Frances D'Emilio, Associated Press | Posted Jun 22nd - 4:07pm
For centuries, Renaissance artist Pintoricchio was practically accused of blasphemy by those who contended he used Pope Alexander VI's young lover as the model for the Madonna in a wall painting that decorated the pontiff's private apartment.
Sally Ho, Associated Press | Posted Jun 22nd - 3:37pm
An Arizona investigator said Thursday he is confident a baby left at a Las Vegas-area church is the same one that authorities have for weeks been searching for across three states.
Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press | Posted Jun 22nd - 3:19pm
A federal appeals court said Thursday that Mississippi can enforce a law that allows merchants and government employees cite religious beliefs to deny services to same-sex couples, but opponents of the law immediately pledged to appeal.
The Associated Press | Posted Jun 22nd - 3:18pm
The Latest on the parole hearing for Patricia Krenwinkel, a follower of cult leader Charles Manson (all times local):
Balint Szlanko and Sinan Salaheddin, Associated Press | Posted Jun 22nd - 3:10pm
With their control of Mosul slipping away, Islamic State militants decided to send a message of defiance: They blew up the 12th century al-Nuri Mosque, along with its famous leaning minaret.
The Associated Press | Posted Jun 22nd - 2:58pm
A man has been indicted on a hate crime charge for a January fire that destroyed a Texas mosque, authorities announced on Thursday.
The Associated Press | Posted Jun 22nd - 2:47pm
An advocacy group said Thursday that it has won a case against Israel's national airline that will make it illegal to ask females passengers to move their seats at the request of ultra-Orthodox males.
Carrie Rogers-Whitehead | Posted Jun 22nd - 2:21pm
Almost 700 educators, administrators, industry officials gathered at the Utah Valley Convention Center for the third annual STEM Best Practices Conference.
Mary Dalrymple | Posted Jun 22nd - 1:15pm
These Japanese elementary school students make breaking a world record look easy.
The Associated Press | Posted Jun 22nd - 11:48am
Police in Little Rock say a mall worker wrestled away a stripper pole from a would-be thief who bit the employee during the struggle.
Andrew Selsky, Associated Press | Posted Jun 22nd - 11:40am
Some folks in Oregon might not want to ask, when served an elk burger or a venison steak, where the meat came from.
Karen Matthews, Associated Press | Posted Jun 22nd - 11:35am
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn announced Thursday it is setting up a compensation program for victims of past sexual abuse by priests, modeled after a program the larger New York archdiocese started last year.
The Associated Press | Posted Jun 22nd - 11:05am
Egypt's Interior Ministry says it has killed seven people in connection with recent attacks on the country's embattled Christian minority, including three church bombings and a deadly bus shooting, all claimed by the Islamic State group.
Sylvia Hui, Associated Press | Posted Jun 22nd - 10:49am
The Church of England "colluded" with and helped to hide the long-term sexual abuse of young men by one of its former bishops, the head of the church said Thursday.
The Associated Press | Posted Jun 22nd - 10:05am
Boys at a British high school have found a novel way around strict uniform rules banning shorts, as the country swelters through a heatwave.
The Associated Press | Posted Jun 22nd - 7:55am
Los Angeles police say a woman led officers on a wild chase in a suspected stolen car that lasted a half-hour and ended when she crashed into a pole.
The Associated Press | Posted Jun 22nd - 7:45am
The Italian port city of Genoa has taken pride in its famed pesto sauce to new heights by granting special airport waivers for those who can't get enough of the basil and pine nut pasta sauce.
The Associated Press | Posted Jun 22nd - 7:34am
London police have linked the death of a 51-year-old man to the mosque attack, saying he died of "multiple injuries" after a van plowed into worshippers near two mosques in north London.
The head of the Church of England admits that it helped to hide sex abuse of boys and young men by one of its bishops
The Associated Press | Posted Jun 22nd - 5:00am
The head of the Church of England admits that it helped to hide sex abuse of boys and young men by one of its bishops.
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