Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «performance»

January 19, 2017 8:51 PM Analysis: Feminism isn't a fad — especially not under President Trump

The women's movement prepares for one of its most challenging chapters. For the American women who believed the future was imminently female, Donald Trump's inauguration Friday marks the end of mourning and the beginning of resistance. One day later, after the transfer of power is complete, more than 200,000 women and men are expected to unite for the Women's 13

January 19, 2017 8:41 PM As Trump emissary to Congress, Mike Pence faces potential obstacle

WASHINGTON Shortly after Donald Trump won the U.S. presidential election in November, Vice President-elect Mike Pence visited the country’s largest manufacturing lobby group, six blocks from the White House, to brainstorm about Trump's legislative agenda. The conversation at the National Association of Manufacturers was friendly, with a lot of "give 11

January 19, 2017 7:58 PM U.S. Regulators Close Tesla Autopilot Probe

NHTSA unable to uncover defects in the technology in use during a fatal crash last year U.S. regulators closed a probe of a fatal crash involving a Tesla Motors Inc. car driving itself, concluding the Silicon Valley auto maker’s semi-automated technology didn’t contain a safety defect. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Thursday said that after 18

January 19, 2017 6:08 PM Latin Roots: Edna Vazquez

Edna Vazquez grew up in Jalisco, Mexico — the same place that gave birth to mariachi music. Although the style was traditionally reserved for men, in 1998 Vazquez (who now lives in Portland, Ore.) became one of the first female mariachi vocalists and vihuela players in the Pacific Northwest. Since then, she has earned hard-won respect for her spectacular 14

January 19, 2017 5:08 PM Tony-winning composer Jason Robert Brown teaches, performs in Houston

The Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown, known for "The Last Five Years," "Parade," "Honeymoon in Vegas," "The Bridges of Madison County" and other Broadway musicals, will conduct a Thursday night master class at Theatre Under the Stars' Humphreys School of Musical Theatre as well as perform a Friday concert open to the public 14

January 19, 2017 1:02 PM The one metric that predicts which Democrats are most likely to skip Donald Trump’s inauguration

The safest Democratic congressional seat in the country right now is Rep. José E. Serrano's New York district in the South Bronx. In the past 10 elections, the “worst” performance by a Democrat has been winning this district with 66 percent of the vote. The Democrats who won't be there Friday come from some of the most Democratic districts in the country 12

January 19, 2017 9:43 AM Yellen speech bolsters dollar after Trump's mixed messages

LONDON The dollar held firm against most of its major rivals on Thursday after a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen halted its worst run in five months by promising a "few" rises in U.S interest rates this year. The greenback gained as much as 2 percent on Wednesday after Yellen's speech, which turned investors back to the narrative of strong 15

January 19, 2017 4:26 AM People's Choice Awards 2017: From A Red Hot Red Carpet To Fifth Harmony's Performance As Four — See All The Highlights HERE!

Va Va Voom!! Lilly Singh Teases Cleavage With A Smoldering Look For The People's Choice Awards! The Girls Of Fifth Harmony Leave Camila Cabello (& Their Killer Style) Behind At The People's Choice Awards! Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Totally Just Flipped Off Kevin Hart At The People's Choice Awards! Somebody Call 911 — Ruby Rose & Ali Larter Actually Just Set The People's 16

January 19, 2017 3:35 AM Ivan Rodriguez, Tim Raines and Jeff Bagwell prove Hall of Fame does forgive

These three perennial All-Stars played during two of the worst scandals in Major League Baseball. Two of them played during the steroid era and were suspected of using performance-enhancing drugs. One played during baseball’s cocaine era, testifying during the Pittsburgh drug trial that he used the drug during games, keeping a vial in his uniform back pocket 15

January 19, 2017 3:28 AM The Hall of Fame voters’ war on steroids is crumbling

“Two of the three did steroids, so I don’t understand this process,” the former player said, referring to Jeff Bagwell and Ivan Rodriguez, whose use of performance-enhancing drugs is suspected by many, but not confirmed. I replied that it became more difficult to exclude such players after the election a year ago of another suspected user, Mike Piazza 14