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A Dear Abby Answer on Names Sparks Outrage

October 19, 2018 |

The “Dear Abby” advice column has been appearing in newspapers since 1956—and after a recent response to a question about “foreign names,” critics accused it of being stuck in that year. Columnist Jeanne Phillips was accused of racism after telling a reader he was right to be worried about…
Newser

Where band names come from

September 28, 2018 |

What’s in a name?
FOX News

Elon Musk Names First Moon Voyage Passenger

September 18, 2018 |

“I choose to go to the moon,” Japanese fashion tycoon Yusaka Maezawa declared at an event at SpaceX’s California headquarters Monday night. SpaceX founder Elon Musk revealed Maezawa as the company’s first paying passenger on a voyage around the moon scheduled for 2023, reports Reuters . Maezawa, who will become the…
Newser

New iPhone Names Leaked by Apple’s Own Site

September 12, 2018 |

Some of Apple’s thunder may have been stolen by … Apple. The company is slated to reveal its new line of iPhones at 1pm ET Wednesday, and the expectation has been that three new ones are coming, including its most expensive model to date, reports the AP . In advance of the…
Newser

2 Big Names Come Through for ‘Shamed’ Cosby Show Actor

September 7, 2018 |

The swelling tide of well wishes for the Cosby Show actor who was job-shamed by multiple media outlets may have just turned into something more lucrative. Sources tell TMZ that Geoffrey Owens has accepted a job offer by filmmaker and producer Tyler Perry, who tweeted earlier this week that the…
Newser

Those California warning signs about cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm are now naming names

September 2, 2018 |

A warning sign known to the state of California to cause anything from angst to “meh” has just become bolder and more specific.

As of Friday, consumers have to be told which of the 900 or so compounds “known to the state of California” to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm is…


L.A. Times – Business

Aussie Leader to Rivals: Show Me 43 Names, and I’ll Go

August 23, 2018 |

Australia’s government is in turmoil as Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull fights for his political life because of a challenge from within his own ruling party. The battle has resulted in a tense showdown: Turnbull says he’s willing to step down if the majority of Liberal Party lawmakers—the magic number…
Newser

Spain’s New Leader Names Pro-Europe, Mostly Female Cabinet

June 7, 2018 |

Spain’s prime minister unveiled a cabinet of pro-Europe and mostly female ministers, undercutting comparisons of his country to the antiestablishment turmoil roiling Italy and aiming to modernize the executive branch.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe

Fox News Names Its First Female CEO

May 17, 2018 |

Suzanne Scott just made history at 21st Century Fox, where she has been named CEO of Fox News and FOX Business Network, reports CNN . She is the first-ever female CEO at Fox News Channel and the only female CEO at a major news channel currently. She was formerly president of…
Newser

Judge: Murder defendant gave jurors’ names in jailhouse call

May 16, 2018 |

A Florida judge delivered what he called a “bombshell” after a jury convicted a man of murder.
FOX News