Zion Williamson capped his long-awaited NBA debut by scoring 17 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter and stirring the crowd into a frenzy only to see his team come up short
Eli Manning, the New York Giants quarterback who played 16 often-ordinary seasons in the NFL but elevated his game to win two Super Bowls in upsets, is retiring. "He represented our franchise as a consummate professional with dignity and accountability," one of the Giants' owners said in a statement Wednesday,...
Authorities say four people were killed Wednesday in the crash of a small airplane at a Southern California airfield. Firefighters found the plane burning in brush on the east side of the airport, not far from one end of the runway. (Jan. 22)
The ever-confident President Donald Trump has been advising the GOP on how they should better handle his impeachment. But according to Politico, Republican senators are turning a deaf ear to his kibbitzing. Senate Republicans have been maneuvering to give Trump as quick an acquittal as possible. However, Trump threw a monkey wrench into the machinations by suggesting he'd welcome a longer trial with lots of witnesses. On Wednesday, Republicans empathized with the president’s call for new testimony. But they also said that they will tune out any outside noise if they can, and potentially wrap up the trial far more quickly than Trump desires. Apparently, that includes the running commentary from a president who demands party loyalty.
With all eyes on Democrats as they prepare to cast their ballots in Iowa's kickoff caucuses, President Donald Trump's reelection campaign is working to try to persuade Republican voters that they should turn out at their caucus sites, too
8 Foods You Should Stock up on in the Winter Whether you’re preparing for an impending snowstorm or trying to educate yourself just in case, there are a number of essential items you should have stocked in your pantry. Here are the eight best foods to buy in preparation for winter. 1. Cold weather can lead to frozen pipes, which means bottled water is essential. 2. Because of its long shelf life, peanut butter is the perfect protein-packed snack. 3. If your power goes down, canned soup can be a handy meal, as it technically doesn’t need to be cooked. 4. Carb-filled and perfectly paired with peanut butter, bread is an affordable and filling option. 5. With a variety of different types available, crackers are cheap and perfect for munching. 6. Not only is canned tuna packed full of proteins, it can also be safely eaten without being cooked. 7. Honey tastes great on almost everything and has an incredibly long shelf life. 8. Grab your favorite granola and protein bars. These long-lasting snacks are packed with fiber and protein.
Acetaminophen is one of the most common drug ingredients in the US. It is found in over the counter painkillers like Tylenol, Midol, and Excedrin. Business Insider is now reporting that it might get a cancer warning in California. California has the most cancer labels of any US state because of Proposition 65. Prop 65 is a law that requires anything with even a loose link to cancer to be labeled by the state. A panel of scientists will decide in spring 2020 whether or not the substance will be considered a carcinogen by the state.
Juice WRLD, the rapper who died after suffering a medical problem at a Chicago airport last month, died of an accidental overdose of oxycodone and codeine, officials said Wednesday. He was 21. The rapper, whose legal name was Jarad Anthony Higgins, had a seizure at Midway Airport while police and...
‘Monty Python' Co-Founder Terry Jones Dead at 77 Beloved comedian, screenwriter and historian Terry Jones died on Jan. 21 after a long battle with frontal lobe dementia. According to a statement by his family, Jones fought a “brave” and “always good humored battle” with the disease. They also remembered him as a “truly loving man,” praising his work for providing pleasure to “countless millions.” Jones Family, via ‘Hollywood Reporter’ Jones was best known as a founding member of the famed British comedy troupe ‘Monty Python.’ He also acted in and co-directed the 1975 comedy ‘Monty Python and the Holy Grail.’ He then went on to become the sole director of ‘Monty Python’s Life of Brian’ in 1979, and ‘Monty Python's The Meaning of Life’ in 1983. Among other talents, Jones was also a prolific children’s author and a noted scholar of medieval and ancient history.
The State Department is establishing new rules for women traveling to the U.S. primarily to give birth so their children can enter the world as American citizens, an effort to curb "birth tourism" the Trump administration has criticized
For the first time in the nearly 108 years the Titanic has sat at the bottom of the North Atlantic, an international agreement with broad protections will safeguard the steamship's remains. The US and UK will have to approve any expeditions to enter the Titanic or remove any artifacts, the...
Democratic Sen. Jon Tester described the first day of President Trump's impeachment trial, which clocked in at nearly 13 hours, as "like sitting on a tractor," reports NBC News . And it's back on the tractor today: With the rules for the trial now set , House managers led by Rep. Adam...
A Canadian justice department lawyer said Wednesday that fraud, not sanctions, is the crucial element for a judge to consider when deciding if a senior executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei should be extradited to the United States. (Jan. 22)
James Mitchell is one of the two architects of the CIA's "enhanced interrogation techniques. Business Insider reports the psychologist appeared at a hearing of several Guantánamo prisoners on Tuesday. There, without apology, he testified about the torture program he developed. 'Enhanced interrogation' techniques include waterboarding, rectal feeding, and hanging inmates from the ceiling.
Tulsi Gabbard Is Suing Hillary Clinton for Defamation The Hawaii congresswoman's lawsuit claims she has suffered damages estimated in excess of $50 million. The suit alleges former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton lied about Gabbard's ties to Russia during a 2019 podcast interview. Clinton said she felt one female candidate was being "groomed" to be a third-party candidate. Clinton would go on to label this person as a "favorite" of the Russians. When later asked if Clinton was referring to Gabbard, Clinton's spokesman, Nick Merrill, replied, "If the nesting doll fits." While it's unclear if the lawsuit stands a chance of succeeding, the news puts Gabbard back into the headlines. The Democratic presidential candidate will likely need as much publicity as possible ahead of the Iowa caucuses in February.
World stock markets bounced back on Wednesday, even as deaths from China’s new virus rose to 17. Oil prices tumbled as a market surplus forecast alleviated supply concerns. Worries about contagion of the virus and its effect on the global economy are growing, reports Reuters. Particularly as millions travel for upcoming Lunar New Year festivities. The virus has knocked the world’s top equity markets off record peaks.
Harvey Weinstein's trial has begun in New York. Manhattan Assistant District Attorney Meghan Hast on Wednesday gave an opening statement NBC News calls "lengthy and graphic" and the New York Times says included "vivid descriptions" of alleged sexual abuse by the 67-year-old movie mogul, who denies all allegations. He could...
Two deer who crashed the Chill at the Mills 5K race in Rochester, Michigan, on Jan. 19 missed their turn and ended up hurdling over the hood of a police cruiser.