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Are You an “Uncle Sam” or a “Lady Liberty”?

1 month ago   |   By Slate

How the United States came to have two national symbols that mean such different things.
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J&J to stop selling controversial talc baby powder globally in 2023

J&J to stop selling controversial talc baby powder globally in 2023

The company faces about 38,000 lawsuits from consumers and their survivors claiming its talc products caused cancer due to contamination with asbestos. Read more ...

Wake Co. EMS failed to pay overtime. Now taxpayers are on the hook for...

Wake Co. EMS failed to pay overtime. Now taxpayers are on the hook for nearly $400K

Wake County is paying nearly $400,000 to settle a federal, class-action lawsuit filed by emergency medical services workers who claimed they were owed overtime money. Read more ...

Review: The hellish Hurricane Katrina scenario of ‘Five Days at Memorial'

Review: The hellish Hurricane Katrina scenario of ‘Five Days at Memorial'

The new Apple TV+ eight-part series "Five Days at Memorial," starring Vera Farmiga and Cherry Jones, dramatizes what happened at Memorial Medical Center in New Orleans in the... Read more ...

Madonna rollerskates with an entourage to prevent her from falling

Madonna rollerskates with an entourage to prevent her from falling

Her pal Nile Rodgers enlisted a crew to help her on the rink at his DiscOasis in Central Park after she told him she didn't want to 'bust her ass.' Read more ...

Olivia Flowers: People told me to ‘run' from dating Austen Kroll

Olivia Flowers: People told me to ‘run' from dating Austen Kroll

The “Southern Charm" star tells Page Six that she and Kroll are "in a really good place" since they began dating, despite his past with other cast members. Read more ...

Educator: Parents need to be positive about back-to-school

Educator: Parents need to be positive about back-to-school

As students get ready to head back to school, parents need to help them get ready. Read more ...

Wisconsin State Fair: Celebrity Cream Puff eating contest

Wisconsin State Fair: Celebrity Cream Puff eating contest

WISN12 Sports Director, Dario competes in the contest to try and defend his title Read more ...

Top training camp storylines for Penn State football

Top training camp storylines for Penn State football

Penn State will take on the Purdue Boilermakers on Thursday, Sept. 1. Read more ...

Council Bluffs Police Department's K-9 unit shows off for the community

Council Bluffs Police Department's K-9 unit shows off for the community

Wednesday's demonstration was a part of the city's Recreation on the Move activity series. Read more ...

Explainer: Why gas prices are falling

U.S. consumers are breathing a bit easier now that gasoline prices have come down from record levels, but pump prices are still high, and the two-month slide could be nearing... Read more ...