Friday, November 17, 2017

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Tesla’s latest creation: An electric big rig that can travel 500 miles on a single charge

Tesla’s latest creation: An electric big rig that can travel 500 miles on a single charge

The Washington PostThe main course was expected: a pair of sleek silver Tesla semi-trucks that get 500 miles per charge, go from zero to 60 mph in five seconds and — if the hype is to be believed — promise to single-handedly transform the commercial ...
Updated: 10 minutes ago
New shingles vaccine touted as a breakthrough for older adults

New shingles vaccine touted as a breakthrough for older adults

Medical researchers and government health policymakers, a cautious lot, normally take pains to keep expectations modest when they’re discussing some new finding or treatment.They warn about studies’ limitations. They point out what isn’t known. They ...
Updated: 17 minutes ago
Jameis Winston denies allegations that he groped Uber driver

Jameis Winston denies allegations that he groped Uber driver

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston denied allegations that he groped a female Uber driver in March 2016 in Scottsdale, Ariz."A news organization has published a story about me regarding an alleged incident involving a female Uber driver ...
Updated: 18 minutes ago
Roy Moore’s wife says he won’t drop out of Senate race

Roy Moore’s wife says he won’t drop out of Senate race

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The wife of Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore said Friday her husband won’t quit the race in the face of allegations that he sexually assaulted young women years ago. Standing on the white marble steps of the state Capitol, Kayla...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Jeffrey Tambor accused of sexual harassment by his ‘Transparent’ co-star

Jeffrey Tambor accused of sexual harassment by his ‘Transparent’ co-star

"Transparent" actress Trace Lysette has accused actor Jeffrey Tambor of sexually harassing her on the set of the Amazon series.Lysette’s allegations mark the second time the star, who plays Maura Pfefferman on the critically acclaimed dramedy, has be...
Updated: 1 hour ago
The truth behind the ‘first marijuana overdose death’

The truth behind the ‘first marijuana overdose death’

A case report about the seizure and death of an 11-month old after exposure to cannabis has prompted headlines about "the first marijuana overdose death" this week.Except that’s not what the doctors meant."We are absolutely not saying that marijuana ...
Updated: 1 hour ago
William March: Why Jose Vazquez had to campaign from a prison cell

William March: Why Jose Vazquez had to campaign from a prison cell

Jose Vazquez, Democratic nominee in the Dec. 19 state House District 58 special election, doesn’t seem like a criminal. He’s 43, divorced with six children, and has worked as a security guard and in auto recycling. He was a high-level political field...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Rev. Jesse Jackson discloses that he has Parkinson’s disease

Rev. Jesse Jackson discloses that he has Parkinson’s disease

CHICAGO — The Rev. Jesse Jackson says he has been seeking outpatient care for two years for Parkinson’s disease and plans to dedicate himself to physical therapy. In a Friday letter to supporters, the 76-year-old says family and friends noticed a cha...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Thanksgiving sides beyond the classics: corn casserole, Brussels sprouts salad, pecan pie carrots

Thanksgiving sides beyond the classics: corn casserole, Brussels sprouts salad, pecan pie carrots

There are probably a handful of essentials, things you must have on the Thanksgiving table lest some family members begin to riot. But I find there are often a couple of slots open for new things, chances to get weird or creative or, gasp, healthy. ...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 19

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Nov. 19

Randy Newman: The legendary Oscar-, Grammy- and Emmy-winning singer-songwriter is known for hits like Feels Like Home, You’ve Got a Friend in Me and Sail Away. Every ticket purchased includes a physical or digital copy of his forthcoming album Dark ...
Updated: 2 hours ago