WHY THE OLYMPIC GAMES ARE STEERING CLEAR OF E-SPORTS

Athletes of the future won't necessarily cross finish lines or score goals. Some may, in fact, be professional e-sports players who...

SODA'S LAST STRAW? CORN SYRUP MAY FUEL THE GROWTH OF CANCEROUS TUMORS, RESEARCH FINDS

Drinking an excessive amount of soda that contains the sweetener high-fructose corn syrup is associated with colorectal cancer and...

 
 
 

MICROSOFT REVIVED AND KILLED CLIPPY-OFFICE'S INFAMOUS MASCOT-ALL IN THE SPAN OF ONE DAY

Microsoft Clippy was back in action for a brief moment this week, marking a rare appearance for the friendly paperclip, who was known...

BRAINSTORM HEALTH: INSTAGRAM AND ANTI-VAXXERS, EMILIA CLARKE'S STORY, ANOTHER ALZHEIMER'S DRUG

Happy Friday, readers. I suspect some among you are fans of Game of Thrones , HBO's massively popular fantasy drama series. On Thursday,...

 
 
 

PINTEREST, VALUED NEAR $12 BILLION, FILES FOR AN APRIL IPO

Pinterest filed documents to go public with the Securities and Exchange Commission late Friday, joining other tech-unicorn peers such...

THIS LEADERSHIP MOVE SHOWS THAT NETFLIX IS FOCUSING ON HOLLYWOOD, NOT SILICON VALLEY

In 2016, Fortune wrote about how Netflix had become Hollywood's Silicon Valley frenemy, insinuating itself into the industry from a...

 
 
 

8 MORE KINDS OF DOG FOOD RECALLED FOR POTENTIALLY TOXIC VITAMIN D LEVELS

Go into Saturday's National Puppy Day with caution: Hill's Pet Nutrition announced its voluntarily recalling eight different kinds...

TRUMP REVOKED NEW SANCTIONS TARGETING NORTH KOREA BECAUSE HE ‘LIKES CHAIRMAN KIM'

Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Friday that President Donald Trump chose to reverse sanctions targeting North Korea just...

 
 
 

SECOND BRITISH ART GALLERY PLEDGES TO REJECT DONATIONS FROM PURDUE PHARMA'S SACKLER FAMILY

A group of British art galleries has become the second art institution to refuse donations from the Sackler family this week, citing...

Democratic Socialists of America Back Bernie Sanders For 2020

DEMOCRATIC SOCIALISTS OF AMERICA BACK BERNIE SANDERS FOR 2020

The Democratic Socialists of America , the labor-oriented, social democratic political organization, is backing Vermont Sen. Bernie...

 
 
 

FLU SEASON AFFECTING MORE PEOPLE FOR LONGER THAN USUAL

Spring may have arrived, but the number of people in the U.S. with the flu persists. The percentage of doctor visits for flu-like symptoms...

WANT TO BUY A ZOO? MAINE HAS ONE FOR SALE

Have you always wanted a pet otter, ostrich or Bengal tiger, but the pesky tenant's board or neighborhood association wouldn't allow...

 
 
 

THE ASSET MANAGEMENT INDUSTRY SHOULD TAKE THE LEAD ON A.I. STANDARDS

The increased sophistication of fintech poses many policy concerns, especially when harnessing A.I. in asset management. Currently,...

CHICK-FIL-A BANNED FROM SAN ANTONIO AIRPORT

Don't plan on getting a Chick-Fil-A sandwich next time you fly through San Antonio Airport. The city's district council approved a...

 
 
 
Charlottesville Schools Closed for Second Day Following Racist 4chan Threats

CHARLOTTESVILLE SCHOOLS CLOSED FOR SECOND DAY FOLLOWING RACIST 4CHAN THREATS

Public schools in Charlottesville, Va., are closed for a second day as police investigate a threat to Charlottesville High School made...

TRUMP SAYS HE “WOULDN'T MIND” RUNNING AGAINST BETO O'ROURKE

President Trump is already developing his wish list of Democratic opponents for the 2020 presidential election -and the three B's are...

 
 
 
Tyson Recalls More Than 34 Tons of Contaminated Frozen Chicken Strips

TYSON RECALLS MORE THAN 34 TONS OF CONTAMINATED FROZEN CHICKEN STRIPS

Tyson Foods is recalling more than 69,000 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strip products after customers reported finding pieces...

SHAQUILLE O'NEAL JOINS PAPA JOHN'S BOARD, INVESTS IN RESTAURANTS

Papa John's International Inc. has added a Hall of Fame center. Shaquille O'Neal is joining the board of the struggling pizza chain...

 
 
 

CHICK-FIL-A CHARITY STILL DONATING TO ALLEGED ANTI-LGBTQ GROUPS

Chick-fil-A has faced heat over anti- LGBTQ attitudes in the past, including boycott efforts , as a Boycott Chick-fil-A Facebook page...

DATA SHEET-WHY IT'S TIME TO CANCEL THE INTERNET'S FREE RIDE

Apple's "It's show time" event on Monday is shaping to be one of its most momentous in quite some time. Apple does events several times...

 
 
 



NOT GUILTY: Former East Pittsburgh officer Michael Rosfeld acquitted in...

NOT GUILTY: Former East Pittsburgh officer Michael Rosfeld acquitted in Antwon Rose fatal shooting

Jurors have reached a verdict in the Michael Rosfeld trial. Read more ...

Texas flight attendant detained by immigration on return to US

Texas flight attendant detained by immigration on return to US

Selene Saavedra Roman, 28, was released Friday from a detention center in Conroe, Texas, according to a statement from Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Read more ...

William Barr Is Now the Sole Keeper of the Mueller Report. How He'll Wield...

William Barr Is Now the Sole Keeper of the Mueller Report. How He'll Wield That Power Is a Mystery

Special counsel Robert Mueller has officially concluded his investigation after more than two years and turned his final report in to the Justice Department. What happens next... Read more ...

Mueller concludes Russia probe, delivers report to AG Barr

Mueller concludes Russia probe, delivers report to AG Barr

Justice Department: Special counsel Robert Mueller closes Russia investigation, delivers report to Attorney General Barr. Read more ...

Robert Mueller Submits Report On Russia Investigation to Attorney General Barr

Robert Mueller Submits Report On Russia Investigation to Attorney General Barr

In May 2017, the special counsel's office took over an FBI probe into Russian election interference that already had been underway for nearly a near. The report about that work... Read more ...

Report: FEMA wrongly released personal data of millions of victims

Report: FEMA wrongly released personal data of millions of victims

Personal information of 2.3 million survivors of devastating 2017 hurricanes and wildfires was wrongly given to a contractor, according to a government watchdog report. Read more ...

Rockets need ridiculous James Harden night to hold off Spurs

Rockets need ridiculous James Harden night to hold off Spurs

HOUSTON - James Harden matched his career high with 61 points, including 27 in the first quarter, to lead the Rockets to a 111-105 victory over the Spurs on Friday night... Read more ...

Police arrest Colorado man accused of throwing water on Rep. Steve King

Police arrest Colorado man accused of throwing water on Rep. Steve King

A Colorado man has been arrested after authorities said he threw a glass of water on U.S. Rep. Steve King at a restaurant in Fort Dodge. Read more ...

Liberty upsets Mississippi St 80-76 for 1st NCAA tourney win

Liberty upsets Mississippi St 80-76 for 1st NCAA tourney win

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Down by 10 points with less than seven minutes to play against a more accomplished opponent, Liberty didn't give in a bit. Instead, the Flames just kept... Read more ...

Trump To Nominate Stephen Moore To The Fed. Both Say It Raised Rates Too Much

Trump To Nominate Stephen Moore To The Fed. Both Say It Raised Rates Too Much

Moore, a conservative commentator and former Trump campaign adviser, has joined the president in criticizing the central bank. "The Fed is sucking the oxygen out of the... Read more ...