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Air pollution sickens us in a car-addicted society | Letters

Readers join the dots between various recent reports on the effects of air pollution on human health and the part played by cars in turning the atmosphere toxic Your report (School run is the ‘biggest polluter’ of air children breathe, 18 September) highlights the continuing failure of government to recognise the dangers of air pollution, […]

Aberdeen, Maryland, shooting at Rite Aid distribution center: what we know

“Multiple victims,” the Harford County Sheriff’s Office tweeted. There was a shooting at a Rite Aid distribution center in Aberdeen, Maryland, on Thursday, resulting in “multiple wounded and multiple fatalities.” The shooting occurred “in the area of Spesutia Road and Perryman Road,” according to the Harford County Sheriff’s Office. The area is a business district […]

4 ways Hurricane Maria changed Puerto Rico — and the rest of America

The worst disaster of the Trump administration (so far). One year ago, Hurricane Maria smashed directly into Puerto Rico as a Category 4 storm near peak intensity. With the fuller picture we now have of the humanitarian crisis that followed, it’s clear that few weather events have done as much damage to US citizens and […]

These Are the 40 Most Effective Ab Exercises to Sculpt Your 6-Pack

After all your hard work burning calories with cardio and weightlifting, you want to reveal chiseled abs. So make sure you’re doing these effective exercises to tone and strengthen your core. Here are our top picks to show off that gorgeous midsection. Related: The Most Intense 3-Minute Ab Workout

Amazon announces $60 Alexa-powered microwave with a Dash button for popcorn

Amazon has officially announced a microwave oven, the company’s first kitchen appliance product. The device will be sold under the AmazonBasics line, and it will cost $59.99 and ship later this year. Naturally, it will come with voice-activated presets, so you can inform the microwave how you’d like to cook something and for how long […]