Uber, a ride service facing legal challenges around the world, on Tuesday released a survey showing that people are less likely to drive home after drinking alcohol after such businesses started operating in their cities. The results of the survey, done with advocacy group Mothers Against Drunk Driving, were based on a December poll of 807 adults in the largest U.S. cities where Uber operates. Uber customers who request rides over the upcoming Super Bowl weekend, a time that traditionally sees a spike in drunk driving, can opt to donate $1 to Mothers Against Drunk Driving by typing in the code THINKANDRIDE, it said. Other factors, such as intensified campaigns against drunk driving, may have contributed to the numbers, Uber executive Jonathan Hall said in a phone interview.
By Scott Malone, Jill Serjeant and Laila Kearney BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - A blizzard swept across the northeastern United States on Tuesday, closing schools, cancelling thousands of flights and leaving residents in the hardest-hit parts of Massachusetts and Connecticut digging out as much as 2 feet (60 cm) of snow, though New York City was spared the storm's brunt. The governors of New York and New Jersey lifted travel bans they had imposed a day earlier and New York City's subway system restarted after being closed for 10 hours, but officials urged people to stay off snow-covered roadways. The snow was forecast to continue into early Wednesday morning in eastern New England, which could set a new snowfall record in Boston, where 18 inches (46 cm) of snow was already on the ground by midday, often piled higher by strong winds. "There are drifts now of four, five and six feet in some places," Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker told reporters.
Paradise Police said the crash early Tuesday knocked out power to several hundred customers.
Entree Express has been delivering food for 21 years, and gas prices have a big impact on their bottom line.
The Tehama County Deputy Sheriff's Association is showing their support for a vote of no confidence against Red Bluff Police Chief Paul Nafito by the Red Bluff Peace Officers Association.
An estimated 60 to 100 protesters were out at 3:00 a.m. Monday in their efforts to prevent PG&E from cutting down 13 sycamore and elm trees along Feather River Boulevard, next to the Oroville Cemetery.
The NHL's all-time winningest netminder, Martin Brodeur, has decided to retire and will join the St. Louis Blues front office, a source confirmed to ESPN.com on Tuesday.
Champion middleweight boxer Jermain Taylor must undergo a mental evaluation, an Arkansas judge said Tuesday.
Tiger Woods laughed often and smiled easily during a nine-hole practice round early Tuesday morning. And then he explained how he made worldwide headlines a week ago for a missing tooth.
Patriots owner Robert Kraft made a surprise appearance at the team's opening news conference of Super Bowl XLIX, saying the NFL owed them an apology if its investigation over deflated footballs doesn't uncover wrongdoing.