Kansas Wants

Kansas City wants to host the Raptors this upcoming NBA season

After the 1984–85 NBA season, the Kansas City Kings left the middle-American city and headed for the West Coast. More than 30 years later, the city is once again looking to be the host for an NBA team, even if it’s for only a single season. On Tuesday, a number of political leaders from the…

Ankalaev Wants

Ankalaev wants Shogun or Smith as next opponent

Now that his business with Ion Cutelaba has been settled, Magomed Ankalaev is on to the next one. At UFC 254, Ankalaev and Cutelaba met in a rematch stemming from their controversial first meeting earlier this year at UFC Fight Night: Benavidez vs. Figueiredo, where Ankalaev stopped Cutelaba in just 38 seconds — a finish…

cities Wants

Here are the top 15 cities where Gen Z wants to buy a home

Gen Zers are finally starting to break into the housing market. According to TransUnion, Gen Z mortgage originations jumped 84% at the end of last year, and if recent survey data from Freddie Mac rings true, those numbers should grow substantially over the coming years.  The GSE’s Generation Z Study shows that of Gen Zers…

Business senator Wants

Senator wants Google, Facebook to pony up for local news

Antitrust investigations, however necessary, are slow, Cantwell notes. Even if the Federal Trade Commission, Department of Justice, or state attorneys general take action to mitigate the harms Google and Facebook cause to local journalism, the change might come too late. Congress, she suggests, should take steps more quickly. So what to do? First, the report…

Trump Wants

Trump Camp Wants to Keep Some Distance From the Hunter Biden Story

Despite aggressive efforts by Donald Trump and allies to make corruption allegations against Joe Biden and his son a centerpiece of the president’s closing 2020 argument, some Trump advisers are regretting the decision to try to put Hunter Biden and his emails front and center.Nearly two weeks after the New York Post first reported on…

startup Wants

This startup wants to help you prepare for America’s next disaster

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Business Facebook Wants

Facebook wants the NYU Ad Observatory to quit collecting data about its ad targeting

Facebook wants a New York University research project to stop collecting data about the social platform’s political ad-targeting, The Wall Street Journal reported. The Ad Observatory, a project of NYU’s engineering school with more than 6,000 volunteers, uses its AdObserver browser extension to scrape data from political ads shown on Facebook. But Facebook says the…

Trump Wants

Trump wants to make the election about ‘corruption.’ Here’s why that could backfire.

Chris Hayes runs through the endless list of corrupt schemes involving Trump that show why he is “the most flagrantly corrupt president in recent memory, possibly ever.”Oct. 22, 2020

Wants Washington

Washington wants to declare burned bridge ‘major disaster’

PROSSER, Wash. (AP) — The state of Washington has asked the federal government to declare a destroyed railroad bridge a major disaster after it was burned down in a wildfire in September.The 100-year-old bridge spanned the Yakima River near Prosser, 50 miles (80 kilometers) southeast of Yakima, the Tri-City Herald reported.The Washington State Short Line…

Japan Wants

Japan wants to shred its paper habit. Could it finally leave the fax behind?

TOKYO — At the height of the coronavirus outbreak in Japan, one doctor couldn’t take it any longer. It wasn’t the patients. It was Japan’s bureaucracy. Every new infection, he complained, involved medical professionals compiling lengthy reports by hand and then faxing them to the public health office. “Come on, let’s stop this already,” he wrote…