The Spurs have secured yet another title, adding further lore to the dynasty led by Gregg Popovich, Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker.
Starbucks will provide a free online college education to thousands of its workers, without requiring that they remain with the company, through an unusual arrangement with Arizona State University, the company and the university will announce on Monday. Continue reading “Starbucks to Provide Free Online College Education to Thousands of Employees”
At least four people have been killed in clashes in Benghazi between forces loyal to the former general Khalifa Haftar and fighters he has declared as “terrorists”. Continue reading “Benghazi, Libya, Rocked by Fierce Fighting”
Some Portland residents will have another alternative for Internet service soon, as this week the Portland City Council has approved a franchise agreement with Google to bring its fiber service into the Northwest locale. Google will apparently offer free Internet service to Portland residents for a one-time $300 fee, a trade-off for the city dropping a three-percent fee levied on rival provider Comcast. Continue reading “Google Signs Deal with Portland Officials to Bring Fiber Internet Service to the City”
The FCC is continuing its aggressive course by wading into the fight between Netflix and internet service providers (ISPs) about what is causing slow internets. In recent weeks, Netflix has been (publicly) duking it out with Verizon through a campaign of direct shaming about the latter’s alleged poor streaming speeds. Continue reading “FCC Gets Involved in Fight Between Netflix and ISPs”
A fast-moving fire ripped through a single-family home early Sunday, killing six people, including a boy on a Father’s Day trip to Newark to honor his deceased dad, authorities and the boy’s grandmother said. Continue reading “6 People Killed in House Fire in Newark, NJ”
A cannon fired by a Civil War re-enactment group at a parade in Utah sparked an explosion that sent three children to the hospital. Continue reading “3 Children Injured by Cannon Explosion During Civil War Re-enactment in Utah”
As Father’s Day approaches, I recall that my father, Randall Keith Benjamin Sr., never sat my brothers and me down when we were kids and told us his entire life story. The memories that he shared with us about his childhood were more general summaries than detailed accounts. Continue reading “There’s No Formula for Fatherhood – You Just Have to Be It”