Chicago-area GM, Stellantis parts facilities join UAW strike – NBC Chicago

The United Auto Workers strike against General Motors and Stellantis grew significantly on Friday as workers at more than 30 auto parts plants, including in the Chicago suburbs, joined the work stoppage. The UAW’s strike against General Motors, Stellantis and Ford began after its contract with the companies expired at midnight on Sept. 14. At … Read more

Yolanda Lopez, Voice of America director, resigns amid congressional corruption probe at broadcaster

The acting director of the troubled Voice of America resigned abruptly this week amid a congressional investigation into corruption allegations at the official U.S. global broadcaster. Yolanda Lopez, acting VOA director since January 2021, announced her resignation in an email to VOA employees Sept. 18. The email stated that Ms. Lopez would be leaving VOA … Read more

The UAW strike expansion could soon impact consumers. Here’s how

The United Auto Workers’ expansion Friday of its historic strike against the Detroit automakers to 38 General Motors Co. and Stellantis NV parts distribution centers nationwide promises to snarl parts deliveries to customers and dealers. The strategy appeared to be a strategic one by the UAW to avoid further layoffs at assembly and powertrain plants … Read more

Russell Brand: I Won’t Stop Targeting Corrupt Media, Big Pharma

The snap, crackle and pop of your average Russell Brand video was nowhere to be seen today. The British comedian aired his first new video since a media investigation revealed four women have charged him with sexual assault. Brand looked the same on screen, but his bubbly presence and smiling visage were replaced by a stoic … Read more

This Wrinkle-Fighting Serum Turns Back Time with Vitamin C and Peptides

In this day and age, all things anti-aging are swarming the market, promising time-defying results, but it’s hard to find products that truly deliver. Fine lines and wrinkles are some of the biggest complaints amongst consumers today, and also some of the hardest skin-related issues to tackle at home, so it takes a powerful product … Read more

SF Giants have $43.5M problem if Mitch Haniger isn’t everyday player

LOS ANGELES — Gabe Kapler penciled in Mitch Haniger’s name into the fifth spot on the Giants’ lineup card Friday. Ten months ago, when they inked him to the richest free-agent deal of their offseason, it was unfathomable to think that would be a notable occurrence. Haniger and Michael Conforto, their other prized addition, were … Read more

Bicyclist in critical condition after colliding with car, bus

Local News The cyclist reportedly struck a car door that swung open ahead of her and was flung into the side of a nearby school bus. A woman suffered life-threatening injuries Friday morning when her bicycle collided with a car door and then slammed into a school bus in Dorchester, according to officials. The accident … Read more

Trailer Tuesday: ‘Ordinary Angels’

Based on a remarkable true story, Ordinary Angels centers on Sharon (Hilary Swank) and Ed (Alan Ritchson). Image Still Courtesy: Lionsgate Meet Sharon (Hilary Swank), a fierce but struggling hairdresser in small-town Kentucky who discovers a renewed sense of purpose when she meets Ed (Alan Ritchson), a widower working hard to make ends meet for … Read more