Business

How ‘The Drivers Cooperative’ Is Trying to Compete With Uber and Lyft in N.Y.

For years, Uber and other ride-hailing companies offered the promise of entrepreneurship to drivers. Drivers who were eager to set their own schedules signed up in droves, propelling the gig economy into a multibillion-dollar industry. But some drivers never received the control and independence they had expected. They struggled with the costs of vehicle maintenance, […]

Sports

Los Angeles Lakers’ Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (quad) day-to-day after MRI shows no tear, sources said

LOS ANGELES — A day after Los Angeles guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope‘s bruised left quad forced him out of Game 3 of the Lakers’ first round series with the Phoenix Suns, the injury showed slight improvement and an MRI administered on Friday revealed no tear, sources told ESPN. Caldwell-Pope exited the Lakers’ 109-95 win on Thursday […]

World News Live

Pandemic Won’t Be Over Until 70 Per Cent Are Vaccinated: WHO

“Don’t think the COVID-19 pandemic is over,” WHO’s regional director for Europe said (File) Copenhagen: The WHO’s European director warned Friday that the Covid-19 pandemic won’t end until at least 70 percent of people are vaccinated, and criticized Europe’s vaccine rollout as “too slow”. The World Health Organization’s regional director for Europe Hans Kluge said […]