With her knees 'broken beyond repair,' Lindsey Vonn retiring after worlds

Lindsey Vonn has only two races remaining on her aching knees. The women's all-time leader in World Cup wins announced Friday that she will retire from ski racing after this month's world championships in Sweden. The 34-year-old Vonn had been planning to retire in December but changed her plans because of persistent pain in both […]

Kim ‘begged on hands and knees’ for summit with Trump, US president's lawyer says

Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani has risked causing another diplomatic uproar after he claimed that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was “on hands and knees,” desperately trying to save the June 12 summit after Trump briefly withdrew. Read more Lately, Giuliani has become an avid foreign policy commentator despite not being authorized by the US president, […]

Travis Kalanick’s final months as Uber CEO reportedly included squirming on the floor ‘on his hands and knees’ and offering the driver he yelled at $200,000

Steve Jennings/Getty Images Bloomberg on Thursday published a detailed report of Travis Kalanick’s final months as Uber CEO and subsequent ouster. The story describes Kalanick as combative and stubborn, lobbying behind the scenes and attempting to maintain control of Uber.  Kalanick even offered Uber stock to a driver he was caught yelling at on camera, […]

The UN has a new round of sanctions ready for North Korea, and it could bring Kim Jong Un to his knees

Reuters/KCNA North Korea has been under sanctions for years, but the UN has reportedly drafted a new wave of sanctions that could really hurt Pyongyang. The UN wants to cut back 90 percent of petroleum to North Korea, cap crude oil shipments, and get all North Korean workers abroad back home. If Russia and China […]

‘Preacher’ Review: ‘On Your Knees’ Offers an Explosive Penultimate Episode

(Each week, we’re going to kick off discussion of Preacher season 2 by examining the differences between the original comics and AMC’s television adaptation.) Last episode, we all wondered where The Saint was, and now it’s been revealed – The Grail has him, and are using him as a weapon to take out Jesse. After all, what better […]

Health in a postindustrial age: The mystery of our creaky, painful knees

Enlarge / An archaeological sample with traces of bone-on-bone contact. (credit: Heli Maijanen) Painful, stiff, and grating knees may not just be a sign of aging—they may also be a sign of the times. Degenerative knee arthritis, or knee osteoarthritis (OA), seems to be on the rise. Since the early part of the 20th century, its […]

Kadyrov: West will use every resource to bring Russia to its knees

Published time: 19 Apr, 2017 14:26Edited time: 19 Apr, 2017 14:35 The US and its Western allies will use any opportunity to harm Russia, Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov told RT in an interview. “The West, Europe do not want to help anyone. The important thing for them is to use every resource against Russia. They […]

How British MPs Crawled On Hands And Knees To Escape Westminster Attack

View this image › A member of the public is treated by emergency services near Westminster Bridge on March 22, 2017, in London. Carl Court / Getty Images Grant Shapps was walking through from his office to a vote in the House of Commons, making small talk with a handful of fellow Conservative MPs, when […]