3 great Scots whisky bars in NYC

3 great Scots whisky bars in NYC

New York City is home to another in a series of distinctly Scottish offerings. Whisky is everywhere, and it’s become a big tourist draw: Considered Scotland’s top liquor, whisky is often served at its…

Electric cars are still a dream for most Americans

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Electric cars are still a dream for most Americans

The odds are good that someday, fully electric vehicles will share the roads and driveways of millions of motorists in the United States. But that day is still in the distant future for Americans….

Why MPs are struggling to find their voices

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Why MPs are struggling to find their voices

MPs are struggling to maintain their dignity and standing, according to MPs’ letters to the Guardian. But as The Independent point out, we shouldn’t be too worried. With this month’s general election, it seems…

Yellen says Fed will keep target inflation objective

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Yellen says Fed will keep target inflation objective

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen expressed confidence Thursday that the U.S. central bank will be able to keep inflation at its target even as it slowly reduces its massive investment portfolio and continues to…

Honda recalls more than 442,000 minivans over hoods

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Honda recalls more than 442,000 minivans over hoods

Honda is recalling more than 442,000 Odyssey minivans and Pilot SUVs because the hoods can detach in temperatures up to 115 degrees Fahrenheit, a Transport Topics analysis shows. The recall affects SUVs in the…

Taiwan scrambles jets after Chinese warplanes pass its skies

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Taiwan scrambles jets after Chinese warplanes pass its skies

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Xi and Li met with Prime Minister Lai Ching-te for talks on military and economic cooperation Taiwan says it has scrambled two fighter jets after Chinese warplanes passed…

Why NASA wants to blow asteroids up

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Why NASA wants to blow asteroids up

NASA is planning to destroy asteroids that pose a threat to Earth. The agency launched its NEOWISE space telescope in December 2010 to investigate asteroids. But, it’s increasingly taking aim at more particular types…

Canadian air cadet leader charged with rape

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Canadian air cadet leader charged with rape

Image copyright AFP Image caption Abdul Basir during his court appearance in Quebec The Royal Canadian Air Cadet affiliate who led a camp where a 15-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted has been charged….