Just 60 miles east of Williamsport, Pennsylvania, one Little League director is sending a clear message to his 4,000 players that the Houston Astros and their sign-stealing scam aren't to be emulated
Harry and Meghan have 42 more days as senior royals. A spokesperson for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex says they will formally step down as senior royals on March 31, meaning they will no longer carry out official duties for the queen after that date, the BBC reports. They...
President Donald Trump has ousted the Pentagon's top policy official who had certified last year that the Defense Department had seen enough anti-corruption progress in Ukraine to justify releasing congressionally authorized aid. (Feb. 19)
In a CNN Town Hall Pete Buttigieg defended his marriage and condemned Donald Trump and Rush Limbaugh. Limbaugh recently said "America's still not ready to elect a gay guy kissing his husband on the debate stage." Buttigieg criticized the controversial radio host, who is in his fourth marriage. He also slammed the President, who has been married three times, for effusing "family values." "My marriage is it's never involved me having to send hush money to a porn star after cheating on my spouse," Buttigieg said, invoking Trump's $130,000 payment to Stormy Daniels to prevent their alleged affair from coming to light. Buttigieg is the United States' first openly gay presidential candidate. He's been married to his husband for two years.
A judge has given final approval to a $10 million settlement in a class-action lawsuit that alleged Motel 6 employees in Phoenix shared private information of guests with immigration authorities
Lack of Sleep Is Causing Your Sugar Cravings, Study Reveals The analysis can be found in the 'Journal of the American Heart Association.' It says that the connection between sleep deprivation and sugar consumption is especially noticeable in women. A survey of over 500 female subjects was used, with 30 percent saying they slept less than seven hours a night. On average, those who reported this amount of rest ate up to 800 more calories per day. This is due to them consuming more than the recommended intake of sugar and saturated fats. They were also not meeting the mark for consumption of healthy products. Senior study author Dr. Brooke Aggarwal says that one can adopt "good sleep hygiene" to combat the issue. This includes going to bed at the same time daily and shutting off devices before your sleep. Dr. Brooke Aggarwal, via CNN Dr. Brooke Aggarwal, via CNN
The Mormon Church has a top secret $100 billion fund. According to Business Insider, the church has a huge stakes in tech companies. Ensign Peak Advisors had a $40 billion stock portfolio at the end of 2019, SEC filings show. This includes $6 billion worth of shares in Microsoft, Apple, Alphabet, Amazon, and Intel. Ensign doesn't hold Coca-Cola or Starbucks. Ensign doesn't invest in caffeine stocks.
NASCAR driver Ryan Newman was released from the hospital Wednesday , less than 48 hours after a horrific crash at the Daytona 500 that many initially feared would be fatal. How did he survive? While USA Today notes the final answer to that question won't be known until the investigation is...
AccuWeather's Lincoln Riddle heads to East Rutherford, New Jersey, to try out indoor skiing at Big SNOW American Dream, the first indoor ski slope in North America.
Coronavirus Is Deadlier in Men Than in Women, Study Finds The study was conducted by Chinese researchers and is the largest of its kind to date. Analyzing the data of 72,314 patients with the virus, it found that the mortality rate in men was 2.8 percent. In women, the mortality rate was found to be 1.7 percent. The study also found that the majority of confirmed cases involved people between the ages of 30 and 69. Males make up slightly more than half of those cases, totaling 51 percent. It found that only 4.7 percent of cases reached "critical" status, in which symptoms of the disease include respiratory or organ failure. Of the those who reached critical status, half died due to their symptoms.
Julian Assange's extradition hearing begins on Monday, but an explosive claim was heard in a pre-trial hearing Wednesday in London: that Assange was in August 2017 allegedly offered a pardon by President Trump if he would say Russia had no role in the leak of DNC emails, which WikiLeaks subsequently...
The Pentagon's top policy official is out, and his resignation comes at the president's request. In a letter penned by Under Secretary of Defense for Policy John Rood on Wednesday and obtained by CNN , Rood writes, "Senior administration officials appointed by the President serve at the pleasure of the President,...
Harvey Weinstein arrived at a New York City courthouse Wednesday as jurors returned for a second day of deliberations in the rape trail that could send him to prison for the rest of his life. (Feb. 19)
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez recently softened her once hardlined stance on 'Medicare for All.' She said it wouldn't be the end of the world if there was a compromise on the issue. Bernie Sanders says it would be the end of the world if they compromised on Medicare for All. At a CNN town hall on Tuesday night Sanders said his signature Medicare for All plan was already a compromise. "My view is that Medicare for All, the bill that we wrote, is in a sense already a compromise." "It is a four-year transition period."
When Patti Blagojevich made repeated public pleas for her husband's release from federal prison, there was no mistaking her intended audience: President Donald Trump
'Sonic the Hedgehog' Beats 'Detective Pikachu' Box Office Record 'Sonic the Hedgehog' has secured the best opening weekend for a video game adaptation movie. The movie raked in $57 million at the box office, beating 2019's Pokémon Detective Pikachu, which made $54 million during its launch period. Chris Aronson, Paramount, to 'Variety' The release date of the movie was pushed back after the initial design of the hedgehog caused backlash. 'Sonic' star Jim Carrey recently insisted he believes the redesign of the titular character made the film "much better," and it "turned out to be a great thing". Jim Carrey, via statement
Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren promised she would never have a super pac for the primaries. Now, it looks like she's going back on her promise. What caused the change of heart? Warren's currently in sixth place in the Democratic primary fight. Warren will get help in the final days before Nevada’s caucuses from a super PAC. The organization, Persist, filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission on Tuesday. The pac launched a new commercial in Nevada backing Warren’s White House bid.
What's next for Andrew Yang after the businessman dropped out of the 2020 presidential race? A gig on CNN. "I'm excited to join @CNN to help shed light on the election and the candidates' experiences. Learned a lot these past months and am glad to contribute to the public discussion,...
AccuWeather Chief Broadcast Meteorologist Bernie Rayno takes a detailed look at the atmospheric ingredients that could result in heavy snow for parts of the mid-Atlantic.
Jeff Bezos Donates $10 Billion for New Fund to Battle Climate Change With an estimated worth of over $130 billion, Bezos is the world's richest person. The $10 billion donation belongs to an endeavor he has started called the Bezos Earth Fund. In an Instagram post, the Amazon CEO outlined what the worldwide project will do. Jeff Bezos, via Instagram Jeff Bezos, via Instagram The move comes amidst public criticism and walkouts by Amazon employees over inaction by the e-commerce giant on the global issue. The company has recently revealed goals to become more earth-friendly. By 2030, one plan involves Amazon becoming carbon negative.