Texas church shooting pushes Wilson County sheriff into spotlight
Until Sunday, Wilson County Sheriff Joe Tackitt Jr. had a relatively quiet, 25-year career.
Why the most popular rule of weight loss is completely wrong
The next time you hear someone say it, you can tell them it simply isn't true.
The 20 Best TV Dramas Since ‘The Sopranos’
It’s been 20 years since those ducks landed in Tony’s pool. A flock of extraordinary shows followed. These are the best dramas since 1999.
Flyers introduce odd-looking mascot, soak in the comments
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers have introduced an odd-looking new team mascot — a 7-foot fuzzy creature named Gritty with a wild, orange beard. The character's debut triggered an outpouring of comments online, including "Good luck sleeping tonight, Flyers fans" and comparisons to ZZ Top and the Muppets. Twitter users created memes with Gritty taking the place of horror-movie villains and splicing his head onto other disturbing images.
Why Trump is vulnerable to impeachment: Allan Lichtman
In the early stages of his presidency, he has already begun matching the abuses of Nixon.
A 14-year-long oil spill in Gulf of Mexico verges on becoming one of the worst in US history
NEW ORLEANS - An oil spill that has been quietly leaking millions of barrels into the Gulf of Mexico has gone unplugged for so long that it now verges on becoming one of the worst offshore disasters in U.S. history. Between 300 and 700 barrels of oil per day have been spewing from a site 12 miles off the Louisiana coast since 2004, when an oil-production platform owned by Taylor Energy sank in a mudslide triggered by Hurricane Ivan. Many of the wells have not been capped, and federal officials estimate that the spill could continue through this century. With no fix in sight, the Taylor offshore spill is threatening to overtake BP's Deepwater Horizon disaster as the largest ever.
Are Companies’ Price Increases Painting Them Into a Corner?
Makers of everything from paint to Big Macs are raising prices to offset costs. But is the American consumer ready to revamp budgets to protect corporate profits?
‘To Catch a Predator’ host charged with bouncing checks to Stamford merchant
STAMFORD - Shippan resident and "To Catch a Predator" host Chris Hansen has been accused of bouncing checks and failing to pay for $13,000 worth of marketing materials he received from a local vendor. Hansen, 59, was charged Monday with issuing a bad check and released after signing a written promise to appear in court. Hansen did not immediately return a call Tuesday for comment. According to a four-page arrest affidavit, Hansen asked Peter Psichopaidas, owner of Promotional Sales Limited of Summer Street, for 355 ceramic mugs, 288 T-shirts and 650 vinal decals. Hansen planned to use them at marketing events, the affidavit said. The total amount due was $12,998.
Report: Some Juul employees don’t want to ride with the Marlboro man
Altria Group may want a piece of Juul.
What It's Like To Pray At A Queer-Inclusive Mosque
Toronto's Unity Mosque offers a place of faith and refuge for queer Muslims.