Uber’s scandals, gaffes and PR disasters: the full list

The company has had a apparently never-ending string of blunders, from its controversial CEO to questionable tactics and sexual harassment claims Uber has been rocked by a steady creek of scandals and negative advertising in recent years, including revelations of questionable snoop programs, a high-stakes technology lawsuit, claims of sexual harassment and discrimination and embarrassing […]

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DC institution Ben’s Chili Bowl repaints famous mural- without Bill Cosby

At a Washington eatery that sits at the heart of the black culture and history it celebrates, the entertainers fall from grace poses painful questions People stopped, stared and posed for photos. A colourful mural on the side of Bens Chili Bowl restaurant, a lynchpin of African American life in Washington, included Barack and Michelle […]

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The phantom Venice: hunting for Frank Gehry in LA’s strangest neighborhood

It was the gaudy Disneyland of its day which beguiled Jim Morrison and Janis Joplin, and now hosts some of Gehrys boldest creations. Stephen McLaren runs treasure hunting for the designers new home and determines a beachfront town that has undergone more reinventions than a Hollywood C-lister Cycling through Venice for the first time in […]

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Pedal-ins and auto buryings: what happened to America’s forgotten 1970 s cycle boom?

Bicycle madness once ensure US bike sales outstrip automobiles, and spawned ambitious plans for 100,000 miles of cycle paths. Then the music stopped The bicycles biggest wave of popularity in its 154 -year history, gushed Time magazine in 1970 at the start of Americas five-year love affair with the motorcycle. Some 64 million fellow traveller […]

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Heart doctor to George HW Bush dies in bicycle shooting

Dr Mark Hausknecht was riding through Houston medical complex when another cyclist opened fire A cardiologist who once treated the former US chairperson George HW Bush has been fatally shot by another cyclist while riding through a Houston medical complex. Police were trying to determine if the shooting was random or a targeted act. The […]

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NBA star Dwyane Wade calls Chicago’s gun statutes weak after cousin’s death

Wade calls for officials to enact legislative changes to help both citizens and police in aftermath of the citys deadliest month of handgun violence in decades Dwyane Wade has lashed out against his hometown of Chicagos gun statutes, calling them weak and saying he has already advised city officials to enact changes to help both […]

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