Adam Vinatieri Gets Congratulations From Tom Brady On Becoming NFL’s All-Time Leading Scorer

When the Indianapolis Colts put out a congratulatory video for Adam Vinatieri when he became the NFL’s all-time leading scorer, there was one surprise among the line of Colts giving him a digital pat on the back – New England Patriots quarterback and current foe Tom Brady. Vinatieri, who kicked for the Patriots as well […]

Parkland Shooting Activist Makes 3-D Print Of His Son To Protest Guns

A 3D print of Joaquin Oliver, one of the victims of February’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida was unveiled in New York Times Square this week by his father to protest using 3D printers to make guns. Manuel Oliver called the sculpture of his son, who was 17 at the time […]

Mega Millions, Powerball Jackpots Return To Normal After Big Winners Named

After offering two of the largest lottery jackpots in history within a week of each other, the nationwide Mega Millions and Powerball games returned to “normal” this week. On Saturday, two tickets, one in Iowa and one in New York, shared the Powerball winning jackpot of $687.8 million with a cash payout of $396.2 million. […]

Kroger Shooter, Gregory Bush, Tried To Enter Black Church Before Killing

Gregory A. Bush, the man accused of shooting two African-Americans at a Kentucky Kroger supermarket on Wednesday, reportedly tried to enter a predominately black church minutes before the shooting incident, CNN reported. Surveillance video at Jeffersontown, Kentucky’s First Baptist Church shows a man authorities believed to be Bush trying to enter the building about 15 […]

Donald Trump Accused Of Lying About 9/11 To Justify Holding Campaign Rally After Synagogue Shooting

Liberal leaning online news website Slate accused President Donald Trump of lying to justify holding a rally hours after a gunman opened fire at a Pittsburgh Synagogue, killing 11 people Saturday morning. Robert Bowers, 46, has been accused of firing upon worshipers at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, injuring six others along with […]

Pittsburgh Steelers Still Planning To Trade Le’Veon Bell Before Deadline, ‘CBS Sports’ Reports

The Pittsburgh Steelers are still hoping to trade their holdout All-Pro running back Le’Veon Bell before Tuesday’s deadline, according to CBS Sports. Bell has not played a down with the Steelers this season, refusing to sign a franchise tag contract with the team. While cross-state rival Philadelphia Eagles have expressed interest in Bell, the network […]

Military Plane Accidentally Airdrops Humvee Over Rural North Carolina Neighborhood

Oops! That’s what happened when military Humvee, weighing probably three tons, fell from the sky Wednesday afternoon after it was accidentally dropped from a C-17 Globemaster into a wooded area of a neighborhood in Cameron, North Carolina, WCSC-TV reported. Marvin Krause, a Joint Base Charleston spokesman, told the television station that the incident happened about […]

Powerball Jackpot Soars To $620 Million After Saturday’s Drawing

The hits just keep getting bigger in the America’s two lottery games with the Powerball jackpot soaring to $620 million after no winner emerged from its drawing Saturday night. The numbers 16, 54, 57, 62, 69 with the Powerball number 23 proved unlucky for the millions who awaited the weekend drawing, leaving them to play […]

Mega Millions Jackpot Soars To Record $1.6 Billion After Friday’s Drawing

The Mega Millions jackpot is boldly going where no other lottery jackpot has gone before after no winning tickets emerged from Friday’s night’s drawing. Game officials announced the new jackpot of $1.6 billion – an all-time lottery record – which has a cash option of $905 million. Since the next Mega Millions drawing is not […]

La Jolla School Principal Apologizes For Email Warning Parents About Black Man At Starbucks

A California elementary school principal apologized this week after she sent out an email earlier warning parents about a black male who allegedly stared at and followed a young girl in a Starbucks, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported. Donna Tripi, of La Jolla Elementary School, explained that in hindsight, she believed the email unintentionally perpetuated […]

USC Offers $215 Million Settlement In George Tyndall Abuse Cases

The University of Southern California said Friday that it has agreed to offer $215 million in connection with the school’s former gynecologist Dr. George Tyndall, who is accused of having sexually abused more than 400 women, the Los Angeles Times stated. The USC proposal would give $2,500 to any USC student treated by Tyndall over […]

New York Man Arrested For Alleged Death Threats To Senators Who Backed Brett Kavanaugh

Federal authorities arrested a New York man Friday for allegedly threatening the lives of two U.S. senators for supporting Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh during his confirmation hearing. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York, Ronald DeRisi, 74, of Smithtown, New York, allegedly left more than 10 voicemails for […]

Lucky Turkeys Get Spa Treatment Before Presidential ‘Pardon’

A few lucky turkeys got a special spa treatment at a swank Washington, D.C., hotel this week head of the annual White House Rose Garden pardoning next month, according to People magazine. The Willard Intercontinental Hotel offered the spa treatment for the presidential turkeys for the 11th straight year, with the hotel staff referring to […]

ACLU Says Nearly 250 Immigrant Children Still Separated From Parents

The American Civil Liberties Union said that nearly 250 immigrant children remain separated from their parents in government facilities, despite a federal judge’s order in June to reunite the families within 30 days. The ACLU revealed that 245 parents are still in the custody of the Office of Refugee Resettlement, or ORR, after analyzing the […]

A&E To Premiere New Season Of Leah Remini Scientology Series

Leah Remini will return for Season 3 of her award-winning series on Scientology – with a twist. The former King of Queens actress looks into the Jehovah’s Witnesses denomination, according to Entertainment Weekly magazine. A&E announced Thursday that a two-hour special called Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath: The Jehovah’s Witnesses will precede the debut […]

Michael Cohen Ready To Campaign Against Trump, Source Claims

Michael Cohen, considered at one time as the ultimate Donald Trump loyalist as his longtime “fixer” and lawyer, is reportedly now prepared to campaign against him, a Democratic source told CNN this week. Cohen, most recently tied to orchestrating a hush-money agreement with adult film actress Stormy Daniels, pleaded guilty to eight federal charges in […]

Martha McSally Accuses Kyrsten Sinema Of ‘Treason’ in Arizona Debate

Arizona Republican U.S. Rep. Martha McSally accused fellow Congressman, Democrat Kyrsten Sinema, of “treason” in their lone contentious debate Monday as they fight for the U.S. Senate seat being given up by Jeff Flake, according to Politico. In the one-hour debate, McSally demanded an apology from Sinema for a comment she made in 2003 to […]

Colorado Voters Get A Chance To Abolish Slavery Next Month

Slavery is on the midterm ballot in Colorado as voters will get a chance to technically abolish it within the state come November midterm election, according to CNN. While the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution abolished slavery in most forms when it was ratified in 1865 after the Civil War, it still allowed “involuntary […]

Mrs. America Co-Founder Denies Making Alleged Racially Biased Remarks

Mrs. America co-founder David Marmel fought charges that he made racially-sensitive remarks two months ago after four former contestants alleged that he said the comments during an event in Las Vegas, NBC News reported. Marmel, the current president and chief executive of Mrs. America, allegedly made the comments at a party before the competition. The […]

Northern Ireland Border Becomes ‘Real Problem’ In Brexit Talks

Negotiations over a “hard border” in Northern Ireland has become a “real problem” in the United Kingdom’s continued Brexit discussions with the European Union, the BBC News reported Monday. The EU reportedly wants to prevent a hard border in Northern Ireland that would include physical checks. British prime minister Theresa May has added, though, that […]

Conor McGregor’s Awkward Pregame Pass At Cowboys Game Proves He Picked The Right Sport

UFC superstar Conor McGregor likely will not be trying to play football anytime soon after his awkward pass Sunday at AT&T Stadium before the Dallas Cowboys played the Jacksonville Jaguars was mocked mightily on social media. The Irish fighter was the guest of Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and was invited to the field to give […]

Pope Francis Accepts Washington Archbishop Wuerl’s Resignation

Pope Francis Friday reportedly accepted the resignation of Washington D.C. archbishop Cardinal Donald Wuerl after a recent Pennsylvania grand jury report charged him with covering up years of sexual abuse by priests, according to the New York Times. But Pope Francis said that Wuerl, a cardinal in the Roman Catholic Church, would stay on as […]

Kay Bailey Hutchison, Nancy Brinker Could Replace Nikki Haley

President Donald Trump is reportedly eyeing two former prominent Dallas residents to replace Nikki Haley as the new UN ambassador – Kay Bailey Hutchison and Nancy Brinker, the Dallas Morning News pointed out this week. Brinker, the founder of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, had served as President George W. Bush’s ambassador to […]

Four Charged With Killing Father In Front Of Children At Youth Football Practice

Four New Jersey residents have been charged in connection with the murder of a youth football coach who was killed in front of his children at a practice in Millville, New Jersey, reported Thursday. On Aug. 9, Joseph L. Jones, 37, was gunned down at Lakeside Middle School in the parking lot according to […]

Timothy Loehmann, The Officer Who Killed Tamir Rice, Withdraws From Police Job

Timothy Loehmann, the former Cleveland Police officer who shot and killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice four years ago, has withdrawn his application to the Bellaire Police Department in Ohio, Police Chief Dick Flanagan told WTOV-TV Wednesday. Rice’s death in 2014 caused protests in Cleveland and stirred a national debate about police interactions with African-Americans. A Cuyahoga […]

Mega Millions, Powerball Jackpots Jump To More Than $800 Million Combined

The Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots have soared to more than $800 million after no winners were crowned in the recent drawings, putting eye-popping totals up for grabs, according to Newsweek magazine. The magazine called the combined total of the two nationwide lottery games one of the largest amounts ever offered. Those who want to […]

LeBron James, Lakers Beat Warriors — But It’s Only Preseason

LeBron James scored a small measure of revenge from June when his Los Angeles Lakers beat the two-time champion Golden State Warriors 123-113 in a preseason game in Las Vegas Wednesday. While everyone understood that it was – after all – preseason, the game drew enough interest with some predicting that the Lakers-Warriors matchup could […]

$289 Million Judgment Against Monsanto In Doubt After Ruling

Monsanto may get out from under a $289 million state jury judgment against it, after a judge granted a ruling that could overturn the decision or lead to a new trial, CNN reported Wednesday. Two months ago, a San Francisco Superior Court jury handed down the massive judgment against the pesticides company, siding with a […]

Matthew Shepard, Gay College Student Killed 20 Years Ago, To Be Laid To Rest At Washington National Cathedral

Matthew Shepard, whose death 20 years ago shocked a nation and led to national hate crime legislation, will have his ashes interred at the Washington National Cathedral after a service remembering him, WRC-TV reported. Shepard’s parents decided on the National Cathedral as his resting place because their son felt welcomed in the Episcopal church that […]

President Donald Trump Praises John Kelly Despite Firing Rumors

President Donald Trump gave a vote of confidence to his chief of staff John Kelly despite persistent rumors that he may be fired or move on to another job, according to New York magazine interview released this week. In the interview, Trump praised Kelly, a retired U.S. Marine Corps general who first worked in the […]

‘Dr. Doom’ Nouriel Roubini Says Cryptocurrencies Are ‘Mother Of All Bubbles’

Economics professor Nouriel Roubini, nicknamed “Dr. Doom” for his pessimistic economic predictions, said in a prepared statement he will deliver to a congressional committee this week that he believes that cryptocurrencies are the “mother of all bubbles.” Roubini, who teaches at the New York University Stern School of Business, is expected to make his statement […]

Donald Trump Jr. Cancels Appearance At Florida High School

Donald Trump Jr. Wednesday pulled out of a scheduled appearance at a so-called Campus Clash event at a high school in Davie, Florida, but the reason for the cancellation was not clear, according to WPLG-TV. Trump and girlfriend, former Fox News host Kimberly Guilfoyle, had appeared at a similar event in Athens, Georgia, the night […]

FBI Director Admits Brett Kavanaugh Investigation Was ‘Limited’ In Scope

FBI director Christopher Wray told a Senate committee Wednesday that the supplemental background check investigation focusing on sexual misbehavior charges against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh was “limited in scope,” Politico reported. Wray, speaking in front of the Senate Homeland Security Committee, made the admission under questioning from Sen. Kamala Harris. Harris also was part […]

Sears Bankruptcy Filing In The Works, Company Was Once The World’s Largest Retailer

Sears seems to be preparing to file for bankruptcy, sources told CNBC Wednesday, appearing to be another knock against a company that was once the world’s largest retailer. The sources told the network that CEO Eddie Lampert had struggled to keep the retailer going as Sears repeatedly closed stores and sold off assets in a […]

Michael Bloomberg Announces Return To Democratic Party

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced on Instagram Wednesday that he has returned to the Democratic Party, saying that the party needs to act as a “checks and balance” against the Republican-led government. Bloomberg, who left the Democratic Party to run as a Republican for mayor and then switching to an independent through […]

Poll: Taylor Swift, Other Celebrities Should Stay Out Of Politics

Taylor Swift and other celebrities should stay out of politics, according to a new poll released Wednesday by the Morning Consult and The Hollywood Reporter, suggesting that they should avoid mentioning President Donald Trump or support candidates. The Grammy Award-winning Swift did just that this week, announcing to her sizable Instagram followers that she was […]

Andrew Gillum to President Donald Trump: ‘Don’t Talk Trash’ about Tallahassee

Tallahassee mayor and Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum issued a stern warning to President Donald Trump Tuesday in the wake of Category 3 Hurricane Michael bearing down on the city – “Don’t talk trash.” Gillum, the Democratic candidate for governor, suspended his campaign to deal with preparation for the hurricane, the Tallahassee Democrat newspaper stated. […]

Brett Kavanaugh Website Becomes Home For Sexual Assault Victim Resources

The new website is directing visitors to resources for sexual assault victims, just days after Kavanaugh was confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court, surviving allegations of sexual misconduct by several women, according the website Law & Crime. The judicial reform group Fix The Court put up the website, noted Law & Crime, which apparently […]

Trump’s Campaign Store Selling Football Jerseys That Say ‘Stand Up For America’

President Donald Trump’s campaign store is reportedly selling football jerseys with the phrase “Stand Up for America,” according to Business Insider, an obvious statement against NFL players who take a knee during the national anthem in silent protest. The website stated Tuesday that the jersey, with the No. 45, connecting with Trump as the 45th […]

Indiana Democrat Joe Donnelly Touts Working With Trump In Senate Debate

Indiana U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly, who is in a difficult race to keep his seat in a state that overwhelmingly voted for President Donald Trump in 2016, touted his record of working with him in a debate with his opponents Monday, according to Reuters. Democrats are counting on Donnelly holding on to his seat in […]

Dolly Parton Said She Could Not Wait To ‘Jump Into Bed’ With Burt Reynolds

Country music icon Dolly Parton said she could not wait to jump into bed with silver screen legend Burt Reynolds, but it was all in the name of acting, London’s the Mirror reported Monday. Parton, 72, who wrote the music for the stage version of 9 to 5: The Musical, will kick off in London’s […]

NFL Ratings: Trump Effect Topped By Good Football

Good football trumped politics in regards to NFL ratings, according to a USA Today study released Tuesday after examining the sports’ televised viewership in 37 markets in 2016 and 2017. The newspaper reported that they did find some evidence of a so-called “Trump effect” after President Donald Trump bashed the NFL for allowing players to […]

Comedy Central’s ‘South Park’ Makes Fun of Kavanaugh Hearing

Wasting little time to capitalize on the buzz around Brett Kavanaugh and the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, Comedy Central’s South Park will add its own twist Wednesday featuring Mr. Hankey the Christmas Poo, according to Deadline. Kavanaugh, who is now a U.S. Supreme Court justice after being confirmed by the Senate Saturday on a […]

Draymond Green Upset By NBA All-Defensive Team Snub

Draymond Green, the undisputed defensive stopper for the Golden State Warriors, admitted that he is still miffed about being snubbed for the NBA’s All-Defensive first team last season after being in the running as the league’s defensive player of the year the previous two seasons. Green told the San Francisco Chronicle Monday that despite injuries […]

Hurricane Michael Heads To Florida As Category 3

Hurricane Michael could slam into the Florida panhandle as a dangerous Category 3 storm by Wednesday evening, according to the Weather Channel. Forecasters have said that the storm is predicted to intensify as the hurricane, currently a Category 1 storm, churns through the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico. The hurricane is expected to […]

Brett Kavanaugh First To Hire All-Female Clerk Team

New Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh has hired an all-female law clerk staff, a first in the history of the body, according to the New York Times Sunday. Kavanaugh was besieged by charges of sexual misconduct by several women near the end of the confirmation process. In an additional hearing, one of his accusers, Christine […]

Orlando Bloom Gives Emotional Tribute To Dying Grandmother

Actor Orlando Bloom shared an Instagram tribute to his dying grandmother Thursday, posing for a picture with her while kissing her hand as she lied in bed, according to People magazine. Bloom, who starred in the Lord of the Rings trilogy and the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, in fact, posted a series of pictures […]

White House Hunt For NYT Anonymous Op-Ed Author Fades

The anonymous author of a New York Times op-ed piece last month who claimed to be part of a secret resistance to undermine President Donald Trump’s agenda remained anonymous after the White House went on the hunt to identify the writer, according to The Associated Press Friday. The op-ed piece was the hottest news of […]

Senators View New Background Check On Brett Kavanaugh

U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said Thursday morning that the committee has received the supplemental background check on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh as senators get their first look at the document. In a series of Twitter posts, Grassley said U.S. senators will be able to view the report in a secure area, […]

Logan, Utah, Man Arrested In Connection With Ricin Mailed To Trump And Pentagon

Authorities arrested a Logan, Utah, man in connection with envelopes allegedly filled with the deadly ricin that were mailed to President Donald Trump and the Pentagon, the Salt Lake Tribune reported Wednesday. Logan Police told the newspaper it was working with the FBI regarding an investigation into the suspected ricin letter and that one person […]