Ridley Road: The slow death of an East London street market
London, United Kingdom - It's 6:15am on a dark, rain-soaked Saturday morning and the traders on Dalston's Ridley Road Market are busy setting up. The Afghan butcher from Jalalabad brings his knife down across a hunk of goat meat as Frank Sinatra's Winter Wonderland blares from cheap, tinny speakers behind him. Nearby, a Mongolian man…
Shutdown squeezes every part of air travel
Transportation Trades Department's Larry Willis said politicians in Washington are the ones who need to find a way out of the crisis. | Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images The government shutdown is fraying U.S. air travel in ways big and small, not just spawning long security lines at some airports but canceling some pilot training, delaying purchases…
Airports rally around unpaid TSA workers with offers of free food, services
As the partial government shutdown slogs on, the Transportation Security Administration says an increasing number of its officers—who aren't being paid during the furlough – are facing financial difficulties, with some not showing up for work. TSA officers, air traffic controllers and other federal workers who have been showing up for work at airports aren't…
Ruth Bader Ginsburg minifigure joins The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part
Bow down before your next Supreme: the official Ruth Bader Ginsburg minifigure. The 85-year-old Supreme Court Justice will enter the world of The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part, with the blessing of Notorious RBG herself. The photo proof comes by way of USA Today, which states the figure will make her debut in a…
UFC Fight Night 143: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Predictions
0 of 6 TJ DillashawJohn Locher/Associated Press UFC Fight Night 143 was noteworthy for a few different reasons. The first is that this is the first UFC event to be broadcast through ESPN, with the card airing on the network's new ESPN+ streaming service.  The second is that the UFC braintrust, in all their wisdom,…