Play it again, Sam: Polish city recruits new bugle players

Ready to welcome tourists back, Polish’s southern city of Krakow has recruited two more trumpeters to play the city’s trademark bugle call every hour from the tower in St. Mary’s Basilica. They joint a contingent traditionally composed of retired firefighters who are physically fit and good musicians. A spokesman for Krakow firefighters, Bartlomiej Rosiek, said […]


Andrew Berry: Nothing suggests Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah can’t have a long career

Notre Dame linebacker Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah was largely expected to be a first-round pick. But a report on Monday indicated he slipped to the second round in part due to a heart issue that became a concern to many teams. Not so for the Browns, who selected him at No. 52 overall. During an appearance on […]


Researchers identify blood markers that indicate labor is approaching

For the first time, researchers have found a way to predict when a pregnant woman will go into labor by analyzing immune and other biological signals in a blood sample, according to a study from the Stanford University School of Medicine. The study, which will be published online May 5 in Science Translational Medicine, sheds […]


DoorDash lowers some fees for restaurants

DoorDash Inc (DASH.N), the largest U.S. third-party food delivery company, on Tuesday said it lowered some fees for restaurants to use its platform after many have struggled to stay in business during the recession. The company will allow restaurants to choose three tiers of service – including its lowest “basic” plan that costs a commission […]


Volkswagen is being investigated for its ‘Voltswagen’ stunt

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is investigating Volkswagen’s “Voltswagen” debacle to see how the stunt affected the automaker’s stock price, and whether it broke any securities laws, according to Der Spiegel. The faux rebranding took place on March 29th, when Volkswagen’s American subsidiary “accidentally” published a draft press release about changing its […]


Goats return to Reagan Library to eat and create a firebreak

More than 350 goats are using their mouths to help protect The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum from wildfire danger. The herd returned this week to eat brush around the institution’s campus in the Southern California community of Simi Valley. The goats create a firebreak between the natural vegetation and the facility, library spokeswoman […]