Accusations fly between Ukraine and Russia over Europe’s largest nuclear power plant. And the world frets.

Accusations fly between Ukraine and Russia over Europe’s largest nuclear power plant.  And the world frets.

Kyiv and Moscow continued to accuse each other on Friday of shelling Europe’s largest nuclear power plantstoking international fears of a catastrophe on the continent as Russian President Vladimir Putin said independent inspectors should visit the Zaporizhzhia plant “as soon as possible.” “The Russian side confirmed its readiness to provide the (International Atomic Energy) Agency … Read more

AL’s Place in SF’s Mission District is closing after seven years

AL’s Place in SF’s Mission District is closing after seven years

AL’s Place, one of San Francisco’s most praised Michelin-starred restaurants and once named the best new restaurant in the country by Bon Appetit, is closing for good. The vegetable-focused restaurant’s final day at 1499 Valencia St., at 26th Street in the Mission District, is Aug. 28, owner Aaron London confirmed. It’s not that AL’s Place … Read more

Here’s how much money Rutgers will get from Big Ten (and when) following a $1 billion media rights deal

Here’s how much money Rutgers will get from Big Ten (and when) following a  billion media rights deal

If you’re wondering how much money Rutgers will receive from the Big Ten Conference following its historic media rights deal, know this: Not even Pat Hobbs is sure. “I haven’t seen what the final numbers will look like from the conference,” the Rutgers athletics director told NJ Advance Media on Friday. “It’s a substantial increase … Read more

R. Kelly jury watches graphic video clips

R. Kelly jury watches graphic video clips

Jurors in R. Kelly’s federal trial watched graphic clips Friday of three separate videos allegedly showing the R&B superstar sexually assaulting his young goddaughter in the late 1990s. While the visuals were obscured from view, courthouse observers could hear much of the audio. A woman testifying under the pseudonym “Jane” identified herself in court Thursday … Read more

A handy glossary of people and places for the ‘Game of Thrones’ spinoff : NPR

A handy glossary of people and places for the ‘Game of Thrones’ spinoff : NPR

The latest version of HBO’s George RR Martin adaptations features a dragon-drop interface. HBO hide caption toggle caption HBO The latest version of HBO’s George RR Martin adaptations features a dragon-drop interface. HBO If you’ve decided, after careful consideration, that you’re gonna give House of the Dragon a shot, you still might need some help … Read more

The VC-fuelled comeback of WeWork founder Adam Neumann

The VC-fuelled comeback of WeWork founder Adam Neumann

When Adam Neumann was studying at New York’s Baruch College 20 years ago, he pitched an idea he called “concept living” to his start-up competition: a communal twist on apartment rentals that sounded like a student dorm for urban professionals. His professor quickly dismissed it, telling him that no entrepreneur could raise enough money to … Read more