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New Yorkers take free fitness classes to work on their New Year's resolutions

1 month ago   |   By Reuters

The city's free fitness program, Shape Up NYC, helps New Yorkers turn their New Year's resolutions into a lifestyle. Roselle Chen narrates. Aleksandra Michalska produces, shoots and reports.
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Atlanta Braves minor league affiliate to play games at CoolToday Park

Atlanta Braves minor league affiliate to play games at CoolToday Park

1 month ago   |   By Biz Journals

The Florida Fire Frogs have found a new home, at least for this season.
The Atlanta Braves' High-A minor league affiliate will play its games this year at CoolToday Park in North Port, Fla. The Braves' new spring training facility will be the temporary home for the Fire Frogs, who play in the Florida State League. The news was first reported by Baseball America.
The Fire Frogs were in need of a new home after owner David Freeman agreed to a $500,000 buyout to terminate the team's lease at...
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Rich People Don't Just Live Longer. They Also Get More Healthy Years

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

Wealthy men and women generally have eight to nine more years of “disability-free” life after age 50 than poor people do, according to a new study of English and American adults.
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Trump's Next Trade Fight Could Be With Europe

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

Fiery remarks by Europe's new trade commissioner hint at what could be Mr. Trump's biggest trade battle this year
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Breaking Down the New Form W-4 & How to Ensure Compliance in 2020

1 month ago   |   By Business 2 Community

In the first major redesign over 30 years, the IRS is kicking off the decade by rolling out a new Form W-4. The updated document reflects changes that were made to the federal tax code following the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act last year. To help employers and employees adjust to the new Form W-4, the IRS answered a number of frequently asked questions on their website.
Here are the key takeaways you need to know to ensure compliance with the new Form W-4 in 2020:
Employer FAQs
Are all employees required to complete a new Form W-4? No. If an employee has completed a Form W-4 in any previous year...
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FBI arrests 3 alleged neo-Nazis who were armed and anticipating a race war

FBI arrests 3 alleged neo-Nazis who were armed and anticipating a race war

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

The FBI has arrested three alleged members of the neo-Nazi hate group The Base, The New York Times first reported Thursday.
The men who were arrested were reportedly 27-year-old Patrik Jordan Mathews, a former Canadian soldier who entered the US illegally; 33-year-old Brian M. Lemley Jr., a former US Army soldier, and 19-year-old William G. Bilbrough.
They were arrested in Maryland ahead of a major gun-rights rally in Virginia amid growing concerns about violence reminiscent of the 2017 white supremacy march in Charlottesville.
Reuters reports that the men were armed with firearms and...
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We all spend too much time worrying, so try this calming trick

1 month ago   |   By Fast Company

Human brains evolved to sabotage our happy moments with worry. Here's a quick way to chill out.
A new year brings both hopes and anxieties. We want things to be better for ourselves and the people we love but worry that they won't be, and imagine some of the things that might stand in the way. More broadly, we might worry about who's going to win the election, or even if our world will survive.
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New Year - New Email Resolutions For 2020

1 month ago   |   By Business 2 Community

Happy New Year to all! The New Year has arrived and we're excited to hear many of you have resolved to improve your email security awareness in 2020. For example, you may be more sensible with your replies to colleagues or reading emails more throughly and looking for illicit content.
The extra attention you give to the emails you receive and send might not last long. We're optimistic that's not the case. However, that's exactly what cyber criminals are hoping for. Being full force into 2020, security experts are already seeing new phishing emails that deploy a variety of tactics. For...
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South Korea reported a record 800 new cases of coronavirus in a single day...

South Korea reported a record 800 new cases of coronavirus in a single day - and the vast majority are linked to a religious cult

South Korea reported 813 new cases of coronavirus on Saturday - a record for the country. The new figures bring South Korea's infected total up to 3,150 - the highest number... Read more ...

Trump accuses Democrats of politicizing the coronavirus, calling criticism...

Trump accuses Democrats of politicizing the coronavirus, calling criticism of his handling of the outbreak their 'new hoax'

President Donald Trump accused Democrats of "politicizing" the coronavirus, calling their criticism of how he has responded to the disease their "new hoax." Trump held a rally... Read more ...

GDC ‘postponed' as multiple participants pull out over coronavirus fears

GDC ‘postponed' as multiple participants pull out over coronavirus fears

GDC is cancelled. Organizers decided not to hold the event after multiple companies pulled out due to fears about the spread of coronavirus. Read more ...

Google Employee Tests Positive For Coronavirus; Company Expands Travel...

Google Employee Tests Positive For Coronavirus; Company Expands Travel Restrictions

American companies are curbing travel and pulling out of big events as they try to limit their employees' exposure to the growing outbreak (Image credit: Amy Osborne/AFP via... Read more ...

Facebook is redesigning Messenger app to prioritize Stories in an attempt to...

Facebook is redesigning Messenger app to prioritize Stories in an attempt to replicate the success of Instagram's killer feature

Facebook Messenger is getting a design overhaul that is soon rolling out to users, TechCrunch reports . The redesign has two significant changes: the removal of the Discover... Read more ...

Photos of deserted, nearly empty airports around the world show how...

Photos of deserted, nearly empty airports around the world show how coronavirus has decimated air travel

Thousands of flights around the world have been canceled due to the novel coronavirus. This has decreased the number of people that can be found in international airports in... Read more ...

40% of Americans don't think the US government is prepared to handle coronavirus

40% of Americans don't think the US government is prepared to handle coronavirus

40% of Americans said they do not feel the US government is sufficiently prepared to handle coronavirus cases, according to a new Insider poll. Only 7% said the feel the US... Read more ...

Coronavirus fears appear to be driving up sales of oat milk, fruit snacks...

Coronavirus fears appear to be driving up sales of oat milk, fruit snacks, toilet paper, and more - here's what people are buying

Nielsen data shows people are buying masks, hand sanitizer, oat milk, nutrition bars, and more as coronavirus spreads. US sales of hand sanitizer soared 428% in the week ending... Read more ...

Facebook brings its 3D photos feature to users with single-camera phones

Facebook brings its 3D photos feature to users with single-camera phones

Facebook first showed off its 3D photos back in 2018, and shared the technical details behind it a month later. But unless you had one of a handful of phones with dual cameras... Read more ...

United just slashed its flights to Japan and other parts of Asia, showing...

United just slashed its flights to Japan and other parts of Asia, showing how quickly coronavirus fears are hurting new airline and travel markets outside of China

United Airlines said it will significantly reduce its capacity to Japan, Singapore, and South Korea due to the novel coronavirus outbreak . Japan has, over just a few days... Read more ...