Friday, February 22, 2019
Authors Posts by Natalie Romero

Natalie Romero


No More Dodgy Women Drivers as UK Bans Sexist Stereotypes in...

A woman walks past a Marks and Spencer's billboard advertisement in south London
By Umberto Bacchi LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) Britain is to ban advertising showing women who can't park or men who struggle to change a nappy...

Rolling Stones’ Keith Richards (Almost) Quits Drinking

Keith Richards and Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones perform during a concert at Friends Arena in Stockholm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters)  Keith Richards, the hard-partying lead guitarist of the Rolling Stones, has quit drinking - almost - saying he "just got fed up...

Thousands Brave Rain in New York’s Times Square to Welcome 2019

Christina Aguilera performs during New Year's Eve celebrations in Times Square
By Gabriella Borter and Jonathan Allen NEW YORK (Reuters)  New York's Times Square erupted with fireworks and cheers at the stroke of midnight on Tuesday as...

Crosswords and Sudoku May Not Stop Mental Decline

Crosswords and Sudoku May Not Stop Mental Decline
By Carolyn Crist (Reuters Health)  Mental engagement through problem-solving games like crossword puzzles, sudoku and brain teasers may not offset cognitive losses due to age-related dementia,...

Worth The Sting: Cuba’s Scorpion Pain Remedy

A worker removes a scorpion from a plastic container for venom extraction to produce homeopathic medicine Vidatox at LABIOFAM in Cienfuegos
By Rodrigo Gutierrez and Sarah Marsh HAVANA (Reuters)  Once a month for the last decade, Pepe Casanas, a 78-year-old Cuban farmer, has hunted down a scorpion...

Jeff Bridges to Receive Lifetime Achievement Honor at Golden Globes

Cast member Bridges poses at the premiere for "Only the Brave" in Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES (Reuters)  Oscar-winning actor Jeff Bridges will receive a lifetime achievement award at January's Golden Globes ceremony for his wide range of work, from...