Uber and Lyft Are Charging Through Washington’s Revolving Door

Uber and Lyft Are Charging Through Washington’s Revolving Door

On Labor Day, Uber released its first “climate assessment” report, admitting that the average trip taken on its service is 41 percent more carbon-intensive than a typical car ride. Two days later, Lyft and Uber drivers gathered in Oakland, California, under a darkened sky. As wildfire smoke filtered the sun into an apocalyptic sepia, drivers …

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Jimmy Butler and Tyler Herro are the NBA’s most adorable BFFs

Jimmy Butler and Tyler Herro are the NBA’s most adorable BFFs

Jimmy Butler’s love of teammate Tyler Herro knows no bounds. Butler took Herro under his wing from the moment he was drafted, inviting the rookie to his infamous 4 a.m. workouts and praising Herro’s drive and confidence to any outlet that would listen. Butler saw something in Herro that led him to believe the No. …

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Boston Celtics fight off elimination in Game 5 of Eastern Conference finals vs. Miami Heat

Boston Celtics fight off elimination in Game 5 of Eastern Conference finals vs. Miami Heat

Jeff Zillgitt, USA TODAY Published 11:29 p.m. ET Sept. 25, 2020 | Updated 12:54 a.m. ET Sept. 26, 2020CLOSE What I’m Hearing: Jeff Zillgitt breaks down what both teams were saying following the Lakers Game 4 win over the Nuggets to take a 3-1 series lead and why this is familiar territory for Denver. USA …

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Lakers on verge of NBA Finals as they push Nuggets into third straight 3-1 series deficit

Lakers on verge of NBA Finals as they push Nuggets into third straight 3-1 series deficit

Jeff Zillgitt, USA TODAY Published 11:42 p.m. ET Sept. 24, 2020 | Updated 3:28 a.m. ET Sept. 25, 2020CLOSE USA TODAY Sports’ Jeff Zillgitt breaks down the Eastern Conference Finals game 4 matchup between the Boston Celtics and the Miami Heat. USA TODAYLAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Anthony Davis didn’t miss in the first quarter. …

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Tyler Herro helps Heat to 3-1 series lead vs. Celtics in Eastern Conference finals

Tyler Herro helps Heat to 3-1 series lead vs. Celtics in Eastern Conference finals

Jeff Zillgitt, USA TODAY Published 11:32 p.m. ET Sept. 23, 2020 | Updated 2:41 a.m. ET Sept. 24, 2020CLOSE What I’m Hearing: USA TODAY Sports’ Jeff Zillgitt relays what members of the Lakers and Nuggets were saying following Denver’s pivotal Game 3 win in the Western Conference Finals. USA TODAYLAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Tyler …

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Tyler Herro, Jimmy Butler Lead Heat to Game 4 Win vs. Jayson Tatum, Celtics

Tyler Herro, Jimmy Butler Lead Heat to Game 4 Win vs. Jayson Tatum, Celtics

Mark J. Terrill/Associated PressThe Miami Heat are one win away from their first NBA Finals trip since 2014.The Heat defeated the Boston Celtics 112-109 in Wednesday’s Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals at Walt Disney World Resort. They lead the series 3-1 after Tyler Herro, Jimmy Butler, Bam Adebayo and Goran Dragic spearheaded the …

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Supply shortages are forcing restrictions on who can get a COVID-19 test, and it’s happening at the worst possible time

Supply shortages are forcing restrictions on who can get a COVID-19 test, and it’s happening at the worst possible time

Healthcare providers in the US are again limiting who is able to get a coronavirus test due to shortages of supplies needed to process the test, The Wall Street Journal reported.  These shortages come as the fall season the US is beginning.  Flu tests also require the same supplies that the COVID-19 test needs.  Visit …

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In brilliant battle of QBs, Seahawks’ Russell Wilson comes out on top

In brilliant battle of QBs, Seahawks’ Russell Wilson comes out on top

SEATTLE — The back-and-forth battle had reached its climactic moment, and as 22 men lined up to decide the outcome, a single yard separated Pete Carroll and Bill Belichick from their fates. Of course it did. On a surreal September Sunday night in Seattle, did anyone really expect otherwise? There they stood on opposite sidelines, …

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Collins trails Gideon in Maine Senate race, according to a new Suffolk/Globe poll

Collins trails Gideon in Maine Senate race, according to a new Suffolk/Globe poll

September 21, 2020 | 11:36 AM Republican Senator Susan Collins of Maine is narrowly trailing her Democratic challenger, Sara Gideon, the incumbent’s re-election bid hindered by diminished popularity among moderate Democrats and independent voters who’ve soured on her since President Trump’s election, according to a new Suffolk University/Boston Globe poll of likely Maine voters. They …

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