Airbnb Launches New Partial Payment Feature

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Marco Rubio and Ivanka Trump score a partial victory on the child tax credit

J. Scott Applewhite/AP GOP Sens. Marco Rubio and Mike Lee and White House advisor Ivanka Trump scored a partial victory in the form of an expanded child tax credit in the Senate tax bill. But an amendment sponsored by the senators to enlarge the credit for millions of poor families was voted down, despite receiving […]

Advocacy groups sue after appeals court allows partial enforcement of Trump’s travel ban

FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images A federal appeals court allowed part of President Donald Trump’s travel ban to take effect.  Several advocacy groups have filed lawsuits challenging administration’s related efforts to restrict or ban certain refugees from entering the U.S. Last month, a federal judge in Hawaii blocked most of Trump’s third travel ban just before it was due to take effect.  […]

Japan’s first private rocket launch is a partial success

The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) hasn’t made a secret of their spaceflight ambitions; they aim to put humans on the moon before China. But private spaceflight is also reaching new heights (literally) in the country. On Sunday, Momo, a startup supported partially by crowdfunding, launched Japan’s first commercial space rocket from Hokkaido. The rocket […]

‘Arrested Development’s’ Next Season Will Be a Partial Whodunit

Arrested Development may already be the twistiest comedy on television — particularly when it’s doing a tiresomely experimental one-character-perspective-per-episode thing, as in its fourth season. (This “experimentation” was also a bit of a logistical necessity: it was structured around actors’ schedules and budgetary constraints.) But the recently confirmed upcoming season will, from what’s revealed in a […]

Partial ceasefire deal reached in Syria after Trump-Putin meeting

REUTERS/Hosam Katan The United States, Russia and Jordan reached a ceasefire and “de-escalation agreement” for southwestern Syria on Friday, as the US government under President Donald Trump made its first attempt at peacemaking in the country’s six-year-old civil war. The ceasefire, due to start at noon Damascus time (0900 GMT) on Sunday, was announced after […]

Portland Oregan: Watch the partial eclipse in America's capital of cool

It’s America’s city of the future: a friendly, sustainable, ethical and cultural place that values good living and leisure over acquisitiveness and ambition. Bisected by the Willamette River and surrounded by peaks, it is also a preternaturally attractive place. What better spot for viewing one of nature’s great spectacles, the solar eclipse on August 21? […]

Microsoft wins partial victory, can pursue lawsuit against U.S. government

In April, Microsoft sued the U.S. government over the right to let its customers know when authorities had requested access and are going through their email accounts. According to Microsoft, government gag orders that prevent the company from keeping customers informed infringe on Constitutional rights and should be prohibited. A little less than a year […]