A new exhibition celebrates a progressive set of women for their varied contributions at a time when male-dominated society wasn’t ready for them With regressive gender politics and a restrictive legal system, the Victorian era is not exactly remembered as an empowering era for women. But the Museum of the City of New York is shining a light on a set of oft-forgotten figures: the 19th-century heroines who broke all the rules in a new exhibition called Rebel Women, a tribute to the “nasty women”...the Guardian
Institutional investments in cryptocurrency are helping to grow the industry, Coinbase Vice President and General Manager Adam White told CNBC.CNBC
LONDON - From champions Novak Djokovic and Angelique Kerber, to runner-up Serena Williams, this edition of Wimbledon was all about comebacks of various sorts. When Djokovic won his fourth title at the All England Club and first at a Grand Slam tournament in more than two years by beating Kevin Anderson 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (3) on Sunday, it was the culmination of what he called a "journey" and a "process" as he returned from surgery to his right elbow. Kerber collected...SFGate
Even after roughly $1.5 billion in contracts were finalized during the first two weeks of free agency, there is still plenty of shopping for NBA teams to do over the coming weeks. Most of it will be for bargains. The biggest deals of the NBA summer - like Chris Paul, Paul George and LeBron James getting contracts that will pay them a combined $450 million over the next four years - almost certainly are done. A blockbuster trade involving San Antonio's Kawhi...SFGate
Boomer Esiason The 14-year NFL quarterback is is dropping his national radio duties on NFL Monday night games. Esiason was the analyst on Westwood One's broadcast for 18 years, sharing the booth with Kevin Harlan and, before that, Marv Albert and Howard David. Citing his daily drive-time radio show in New York and his work on CBS and Showtime studio shows, Esiason said Monday "the timing was right for me to step away." Esiason created the Boomer Esiason Foundation in 1993 after...SFGate
Retail Prime Day hits some glitches Amazon's website ran into some early snags Monday on its much-hyped Prime Day, an embarrassment for the tech company on the shopping holiday it created. Shoppers clicking on many Prime Day links after the noon launch got only images of dogs - some quite abashed-looking - with the words, "Uh-oh. Something went wrong on our end." People took...SFGate
Plans for a memorial honoring the victims of the 2015 church shooting are out.ABC News
The New York Police Department gave an ultimatum to the U.S. Department of Justice on Monday, saying it would proceed with disciplinary proceedings against the officers involved in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man, absent action by federal prosecutors.U.S.
The year of Cardi B continues — this time with 10 MTV Video Music Award nominations.www.washingtonpost.com
Singer Kelly Clarkson will headline opening night at the U.S. Open.www.washingtonpost.com
A U.S. judge on Monday postponed the trial of accused Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman by two months, to Nov. 5, after Guzman's lawyer said he needed more time to review evidence recently received from prosecutors.IN
Tenants claim they were harassed in an effort to push them out so they could be replaced with higher-paying tenants New York governor Andrew Cuomo’s office on Monday unveiled an investigation into claims the family-run firm of Donald Trump’s son-in-law and White House adviser Jared Kushner tried to harass tenants out of an apartment building in a fashionable section of Brooklyn. The decision follows an Associated Press report published on Sunday in which more than a dozen current and former...the Guardian
A U.S. judge on Monday postponed the trial of accused Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman by two months, to Nov. 5, after Guzman's lawyer said he needed more time to review evidence recently received from prosecutors.U.S.
New York police cite federal inaction for moveGarner died after being put in a chokehold in 2014The New York police department said on Monday it was moving ahead with disciplinary proceedings against a police officer accused in the chokehold death of Eric Garner, given a lack of action by federal authorities. Related: Eric Garner: federal grand jury hears evidence to determine civil rights violation Continue reading...the Guardian
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - A Salvadoran woman who was separated from her 8-year-old son when she entered the United States must remain in custody, prolonging her reunification wait, under an immigration judge's ruling Monday. Blanca Orantes-Lopez has been separated from her son, Abel Alexander, since late May, when she was ...www.washingtontimes.com
A New York state agency is launching an investigation into claims of tenant harassment in a Brooklyn apartment building owned by the Kushner Cos.CNBC
The MLB All-Star Game will take place at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 (7/17/18). The American League team, led by Astros manager A.J. Hinch, boasts incredible talent, such as the Yankees' Aaron Judge and Luis Severino; Baltimore Orioles' Manny Machado; Boston Red Sox's Mookie Betts and J.D. Martinez; and Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout. On the National League side, Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts will field a team with Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper,...www.nj.com
The administration of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has opened a probe of allegations that the real estate firm once led by President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner harassed tenants at one of its largest residential buildings.IN
The blimp portraying Donald Trump as a snarling baby that flew over London last week during the U.S. president's European tour could soon be in New Jersey's skies after activists said they had raised enough money to bring it to the United States.IN
A New York state agency has opened a probe into allegations of tenant harassment by Kushner Cos, the family real estate firm of U.S. President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner.U.S.
The blimp portraying Donald Trump as a snarling baby that flew over London last week during the U.S. president's European tour could soon be in New Jersey's skies after activists said they had raised enough money to bring it to the United States.U.S.
Actress, business owner and mother of three Jennifer Garner talks about her infamous yes day, her upcoming HBO show "Camping" and her company Once Upon a Farm.ABC News
Bezos net worth exceeds $150 billion... (Second column, 1st story, link) Advertise hereBloomberg.com
The state Department of Environmental Conservation of New York says a man was sleeping when a 6-foot-long boa constrictor fell through the ceiling onto him. The New York Post reports a DEC officer arrived to a man's home on June 29 after he called to report a snake had woken him up when it fell through the ceiling. Officials concluded the boa escaped its enclosure in the apartment above. The man did not sustain any injuries and the snake was returned to its owner.WPLG