Diversity at Google hasn't changed much over the last year

Diversity at Google hasn't changed much over the last year

Diversity at Google hasn’t changed much over the last year. Chesnot / Getty Images Not much changed at Google over the last year when it came to the diversity of the tech giant’s workforce. Google released its annual diversity report on Thursday detailing the composition of its workforce (PDF). The percentage of female employees rose […]

Parenting

Parenting

Dax Shephard, pictured with wife Kristen Bell, is one of the best celebrity dads to follow on Instagram. (Photo: FREDERIC J. BROWN, AFP/Getty Images) From Dax Shepard in a tiara to Chris Hemsworth surfing with his daughter, celebrity dads give us a glimpse into their family life on Instagram. We see them sharing the responsibility of raising […]

What does it mean to be a NASA astronaut in the celebrity space age of Elon Musk and Richard Branson?

What does it mean to be a NASA astronaut in the celebrity space age of Elon Musk and Richard Branson?

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World Cup cheat sheet: Hope for Mo Salah's magic and prepare for Ronaldo's abs

World Cup cheat sheet: Hope for Mo Salah's magic and prepare for Ronaldo's abs

Ready, set, GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOLLLLLL! Prepare your most wooden spoons for the first full day of action at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The Friday schedule kicks off with a group stage matchup between Egypt and Uruguay that features two of the most dynamic attackers in the world: Mo Salah (who will begin on the bench) […]

Vermont National Guard's medical unit departs for Middle East deployment

Vermont National Guard's medical unit departs for Middle East deployment

Buy Photo Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger and Gov. Phil Scott watch as six Black Hawk helicopters take off for a deployment to the Middle East on June 14, 2018(Photo: JESS ALOE/FREE PRESS)Buy Photo SOUTH BURLINGTON — Six Vermont National Guard Black Hawk helicopters rose into the air at 9 a.m, Thursday. Then, with hundreds of […]

Economic Growth in US Leaves World Behind

Economic Growth in US Leaves World Behind

The U.S. economy is revving up just as Europe and other major economies lose steam, jeopardizing a rare period in which the world’s largest economies have been accelerating in unison. The European Central Bank on Thursday took another step toward ending the massive stimulus measures it has used in an effort to boost growth since […]

How to get through security quickly during this record-breaking travel season

How to get through security quickly during this record-breaking travel season

by Veronica Ortega, WSBT 22 Reporter Dozens of prohibited items are found in carry-on bags every day, according to TSA officers at South Bend International Airport. With many people headed to the airport for this summer, the TSA is expecting another record-breaking travel season. About 240 million passengers and crew members will pass through security […]

Relay for Life kicks off Saturday at fairground

Relay for Life kicks off Saturday at fairground

This year, participants in the Relay for Life in Rutland County are being invited to “Give Cancer the Boot” as the annual event will have a Western theme for the first time. The relay challenges teams to have someone walk the track at the Vermont State Fairgrounds from its start at 1 p.m. Saturday through […]

UK auditor slams cost and rollout of universal credit benefit

UK auditor slams cost and rollout of universal credit benefit

The UK government’s rollout of universal credit benefits may cost more than the system it is replacing and officials will “never be able to measure” whether the reforms have increased employment, the government’s auditors have warned.  A highly critical National Audit Office report released on Friday concluded that the new system “has not delivered value […]

2 fall from 34 feet in Daytona Beach roller coaster derailment, fire officials say

2 fall from 34 feet in Daytona Beach roller coaster derailment, fire officials say

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Two people fell to the ground from 34 feet in the air, when a roller coaster derailed on the Daytona Beach Boardwalk, fire officials said Thursday night. The accident happened on the Sand Blaster roller coaster, which is owned by Daytona Beach Boardwalk Amusement Rides Inc., according to records. In total, […]