Black man says Washington restaurant made him prepay for breakfast — but not white customers

Black man says Washington restaurant made him prepay for breakfast — but not white customers

Travis Gettys A black man says he was asked to prepay for his meal at a Washington restaurant — even though white customers were allowed to pay after they had finished eating. Brian Eason filed a discrimination lawsuit Tuesday against Elmer’s Restaurants and the franchise’s parent company, Karsan, Inc., reported The Oregonian. The 44-year-old Eason,

Oxygen found on Rosetta’s comet: ‘Most surprising discovery’ so far

Oxygen found on Rosetta’s comet: ‘Most surprising discovery’ so far

Los Angeles Times

Scientists from the Rosetta mission have found oxygen in the atmosphere of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko — a discovery that could change our understanding of how the solar system formed. The molecular oxygen (O2) was detected by the ROSINA mass spectrometer, one of a suite of instruments aboard the Rosetta spacecraft that has been traveling with the comet…

Donald Trump and Ben Carson derided for ‘fantasy’ policies in Republican debate

Donald Trump and Ben Carson derided for ‘fantasy’ policies in Republican debate

Agence France-Presse Republican frontrunners Donald Trump and Ben Carson were accused of peddling “fantasy” economic policies at their party’s presidential debate on Wednesday, as less-known rivals managed to grab campaign limelight. Upstart Senator Marco Rubio caused a stir at the third Republican primary debate, fighting off a frontal attack from his one-time ally Jeb Bush,

China ends one-child policy — but critics warn new two-child policy won’t end forced abortions

China ends one-child policy — but critics warn new two-child policy won’t end forced abortions

Agence France-Presse China announced the end of its hugely controversial one-child policy on Thursday, after decades of strict, sometimes brutal enforcement left it with an ageing population and shrinking workforce, heightening the challenges of slowing growth. All couples will be allowed two children, the official Xinhua news agency reported, citing a communique issued by the