How many women can have baby in your city? SKorea shuts site

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s government has closed its website that drew fury for showing the number of women in childbearing age by each city district and region. The Ministry of the Interior’s website featuring the pink birth map remained closed on Friday, a day after its launch, showing instead a notice that the …

Trump ally who said he wished President Obama would die of 'cow disease' and wanted Michelle to 'return to being a male in the outback' is told to resign his school board job

A controversial Trump ally has been told to resign his school board job a week after shocking comments about Barack and Michelle Obama.  Carl Paladino said he wished the president would die of mad cow disease while the first lady should ‘return to being a male’ in the ‘Zimbabwean outback’ in an extraordinary outburst. He made …

Pet City: Cockroaches Are His Friends

At a visitor’s request, Mr. Rodriques took out a few tobacco hornworms — gaudy, gorgeous, ridiculous creatures, turquoise and green with false eyes along their bodies and false horns on their rear ends. In pet stores, they are sold as food for leopard geckos. “I feel like these are too precious to keep as feeders,” he …

Thanks for the calories: NYC’s Carnegie Deli says goodbye

NEW YORK (AP) — After 79 years of serving up heaps of cured meat to tourists, theater patrons and workaday New Yorkers, the Carnegie Delicatessen will slice its last ridiculously oversized sandwich on Friday. Fans lined up all week for a last bite at the restaurant, which got a star turn in Woody Allen’s 1984 film …