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MILLIONS OF WORKERS TO GET OVERTIME PAY You make under $47,476? You're about to qualify for overtime. [Dave Jamieson, HuffPost]

SANDERS TAKES OREGON WHILE CLINTON DECLARES VICTORY IN KENTUCKY While Bernie's Oregon win means he took home more delegates last night, his shot at the nomination is still mathematically out of reach without a resounding victory in all future primaries. Here are the key takeaways from the latest heated Democratic contests. [NYT]

A WAR OVER MODIFIED MOSQUITOES Inside the brewing battle in the Florida Keys on whether or not a biotech mosquito can stave off Zika. [WSJ | Paywall]

'THE WACO HORROR' A look at the horrific lynching which "helped galvanize the anti-lynching movement and solidify the influence of the recently formed NAACP." [The Undefeated]

AMERICA'S DAMS ARE DOOMED Even if they get the infrastructure improvement boost allocated by Congress. [Casey Williams, HuffPost]

AMTRAK DRIVER 'LOST TRACK OF WHERE HE WAS' "The National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday found that the “probable cause” of the horrific Amtrak wreck in Philadelphia that killed eight people last year was that the engineer sped into a curve after losing track of where he was, opening the throttle because he believed his train already was past the sweeping curve where the derailment occurred." [WaPo]


MAKE SURE YOU GET TO THE AIRPORT EARLY THIS SUMMER And prepare to wait … and wait … and wait. [CNN]

ALPHABET GOING AFTER UBER'S DOLLARS Google's parent company has teamed up with traffic app Waze to create a carpooling system in San Francisco. [WSJ | Paywall]

NOW YOU CAN FEEL GUILTY ABOUT NOT WORKING OUT ON YOUR COMMUTE A British company plans to work with the buses to create a moving spin class, so those minutes spent commuting can be spent sweating. [Mashable]

INSIDE THE TGIT SHAKE-UP Shondaland won't be all Shonda for the fall, as "Scandal" will premiere in late January due to star Kerry Washington's pregnancy. [Variety]

BREAK OUT YOUR MIME GLOVES Turns out up to 85 percent of Facebook live video is watched -- without sound. [Digiday]


SAY GOODBYE TO ANONYMITY "FindFace, launched two months ago and currently taking Russia by storm, allows users to photograph people in a crowd and work out their identities, with 70 [percent] reliability." [The Guardian]

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THIS GLOW-IN-THE-DARK CEMENT Could mean the end of street lights. [HuffPost]

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~ This Virginia woman's obit reads: "Faced with the prospect of voting for either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton, Mary Anne Noland of Richmond chose, instead, to pass into the eternal love of God." We understand Mary Anne, we do.

~ A landslide in Sri Lanka has buried three villages where at least 150 families are known to live.

~ A look at what Trump actually said to Megyn Kelly in their long-awaited interview.

~ Bee thieves are on the rise.

~ Here's what Bill Gates thinks you should read this summer. And unless you're also a billionaire, you probably should.

~ Washington, D.C., continued to top the fittest cities in America list this year. So now we know they can accomplish… something.

~ The typefaces getting all the love -- and moolah.

~ There is such a thing as a "cheese glut." Only in America.

~ We love this "Arrested Development" easter egg in "Captain America."

~ This shooting victim came back to the hospital he was treated nine years ago, this time as a surgeon.

~ This cell phone tower is trying way too hard to be a tree.

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