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A para from a gunshot wound in 1998, Lenin Moreno Garcés may be the next president of Ecuador. While serving as vice president from 2007 to 2013, he helped people with disabilities in his country gain financial security and housing and was even nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize in 2012. He is well-liked and has a shot at the top office. The man can even sing.
The ride-hailing company Uber has been sued in federal court by Access Living, which claims that Uber fails to provide ample wheelchair accessible transportation, including vans with ramps and lifts, among its fleet and is not in compliance with The Americans with Disabilities Act. Uber, which asserts that it is not a transportation entity but a technology company, has come under fire before and has experimented with di