• Atlanta Feb 20, 2020

    Doggy Con: a Pop Culture Convention for Canine Fanatics

    Atlanta’s scorching August heat didn’t stop Megan Nelson from slipping on a long faux fur coat and dressing up like Cruella de Vil for her first Doggy Con convention, a pet event for costumed canines inspired by the upcoming Dragon Con convention. Doggy Con drew hundreds of dog owners and spectators Saturday to an Atlanta park for their own small...

  • CEO Nov 25, 2019

    Grocery Carrying Robots Are Coming. Do We Need Them?

    The first cargo-carrying robot marketed directly to consumers is on sale this holiday season. But how many people are ready to ditch their second car to buy a two-wheeled rover that can follow them around like a dog? Corporate giants like Amazon, FedEx and Ford have already been experimenting with sending delivery robots to doorsteps. Now Piaggio, the Italian company...

  • Associated Press Apr 27, 2018

    Starbucks to Close Stores for an Afternoon for Bias Training

    Starbucks, moving swiftly to confront a racially charged uproar over the arrest of two black men at one of its stores in Philadelphia, plans to close more than 8,000 U.S. stores for several hours next month to conduct racial-bias training for nearly 175,000 workers. The announcement Tuesday comes after the arrests sparked protests and calls for a boycott on social...

  • Chicago Nov 3, 2017

    ‘Blood Everywhere': Starbucks Triple Shooting Leaves 1 Dead, 2 Wounded—Including 12-Year-Old Boy

    A masked gunman opened fire in an Uptown Starbucks coffee shop Thursday night on the city’s North Side, killing one man and wounding two other people—including a 12-year-old boy, authorities said.

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