Football is still America’s game in American high schools, drawing more than a million athletes each year. But concerns over the lasting effects of concussions have caused youth participation in the sport to dip in recent …
The insect—Triatoma sanguisuga—is a blood-sucking creature that feeds on animals and humans, and has a particular fondness for biting faces. While the bites themselves are not necessarily dangerous, the bugs can transmit a parasite that causes Chagas disease—a potentially serious illness. According to a report from …
President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he would turn to the Supreme Court if the House of Representatives moves to impeach him, though it is unclear what role the nation’s highest court could play if the president were to seek its help in such a situation. Trump claimed in a tweet posted Wednesday …
Beast Mode is reportedly hanging up his football cleats ... again ... retiring from the NFL after 11 seasons in the league, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.  The Oakland Raiders running back just turned 33 years old this week -- which is old for an NFL running back -- and "is not planning to play football again." The timing is …
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Stocks retreated Wednesday, one day after the S&P 500 and Nasdaq set new closing record highs as investors on Wall Street regrouped amid a flood of earnings reports. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 23 points, or 0.09% to 26,633, the S&P 500 slipped 0.16%, and the Nasdaq declined 0.18%. Strong …
Highly educated and financially independent -- that's how Sri Lanka's deputy defense minister described many of the suicide bombers who killed hundreds of people in a wave of coordinated attacks across the island nation on Sunday. Eight of the nine suicide bombers have been identified so far and one of them was a woman. …
A 15-year-old Arizona high school student has been taken into police custody after he allegedly threatened to blow up a mosque and brought ‘several pounds’ of potassium nitrate into school with him, police said on …
(Reuters) - Ford Motor said on Wednesday it was investing $500 million (£387 million) in U.S. electric pickup truck startup Rivian Automotive LLC, becoming the latest deep pocket investor in the firm, which is seen as a potential rival to Silicon Valley's Tesla Inc. Like Tesla, Plymouth, Michigan-based Rivian has drawn …
After Maureen Walsh, a state senator, recently received a lot of push back after saying that nurses "probably play cards for a considerable amount of the day," mom and writer Nikki Pennington opted to give her take on the role that nurses play in our lives. Nikki recently penned a PSA about nurses that puts what they do …
California couple arrested after locking toddlers in 'cages,' police say originally appeared on abcnews.go.com Police arrested a California couple who allegedly locked their toddlers in cribs that were stacked and "secured to the wall like dog crates," authorities said Tuesday. Officers with the Modoc County Sheriff's Office made …
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A man who orchestrated one of the most gruesome hate crimes in U.S. history was set to be executed Wednesday for the dragging death of James Byrd Jr. nearly 21 years ago. John William King, who is white and an avowed racist, was put on death row for chaining Byrd to the back of a truck and …
After 29 years of business, the Green Briar Pub in Brighton is closing its doors for good. May 6 will be the last day of service, according to an announcement posted on the pub’s website. “This was a difficult and sad decision to make. We want to recognize and express sincere appreciation for our staff - some have been …
Samin Nosrat’s Netflix show focuses on the the four essential flavors of salt, fat, acid and heat – but pressed on which one she would give up if she had to, she picked salt. “Fat gets all the textures. Acid gives dimension. Heat is cooking. But salt is kind of an acquired palate… I like to think that I would forget how delicious salt …
Instagram has introduced a new feature that lets users ask friends and followers a multiple-choice question. The "Quiz" joins other stickers like "Poll," "Location" and "Questions" within the app's "Stories" interface.  Starting today, you can use the new quiz sticker in Stories to ask your friends and followers a …
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It appears the Trump White House has decided to stonewall every bit of congressional oversight, hoping to either run out the clock until the election or have their handpicked Supreme Court majority rule in their …
The cast of Empire is currently in the process of healing in the aftermath of Jussie Smollet's hate crime scandal. In a new interview with Extra, series creator, Lee Daniels detailed how the actors and crew feel about Jussie and the whole debacle. "The cast is upset," he admitted. "It is a sad time and we are slowly healing." …
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She recently revealed she's still good friends with her troubled ex-husband Charlie Sheen.  And, during the latest episode of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Denise Richards - who has Sam, 15, and Lola, 13, …
If you are browsing the web using Google Chrome's Incognito Mode, chances are you don't want websites to know that you are doing so. Unfortunately, it's been possible for sites to know if you are using this feature for a while now, and use this information to block your browsing. Until now. Google has today released Chrome …
TAMPA — A 34-year-old Tampa woman faces charges including drunk driving after she hit a pedestrian Tuesday on Davis Islands and left the scene, Tampa police said. Danielle Swanson was driving a 2014 …
With temperatures rising and spring weather blooming into warm summer months, it’s the perfect season to explore the great outdoors. To fill those upcoming long weekends, there’s perhaps no better place to think about visiting than Canada’s own backyard, where locals and visitors alike can appreciate its expansive …
DEDHAM, Mass. (AP) — A man who pawned rare coins stolen from Rob Gronkowski’s home while the now-retired New England Patriots tight end was away to play in the Super Bowl has been placed on two years of probation. Norfolk District Attorney’s Office spokesman David Traub says Eric Tyrrell, of Foxborough, was …
“You only have one credit score.” True or false? Surprisingly, false! You actually have many: You get a different credit score—and report—from each bureau. Thinking you only have one is a common misconception that can actually end up costing you thousands of dollars in interest and fees when it comes to apply for a home …
Voice actors Nolan North and Troy Baker are teaming up for a new Let’s Play channel, Retro Replay, which will join the Rooster Teeth roster of gaming channels, the company announced via press release Wednesday. Let’s Play channels feature people playing games, usually with commentary. North and Baker will play “Metroid,” …
DDoS attacks sized 100Gbps and higher exploded in Q1 2019, with 77% of all attacks targeting two or more vectors. Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are increasing in size and frequency, as multi-vector exploits become more of the norm in hacker's efforts to distract and confuse security teams, while …
Rescue workers were digging through collapsed buildings along South Africa’s eastern coast, where more than 50 people were killed when heavy rain caused flooding and mudslides, authorities said on Wednesday. Victor da Silva, a resident in the coastal town of Amanzimtoti, said his family managed to evacuate before the …
The email that showed up in an employee’s inbox at the Contra Costa County elections office last month appeared harmless enough: It looked like it had been sent by a member of her church group and contained …
NASA's Mars InSight lander has measured and recorded for the first time ever a likely 'marsquake'. This is the first recorded trembling that appears to have come from inside the planet, as opposed to being caused by forces above the surface, such as wind. The faint seismic signal, detected by the lander's Seismic …
Dean Foods Company DF touched a 52-week low of $2.02, before closing the session a tad higher at $2.03 on Apr 23. The company has long been grappling with escalated fuel, freight and resin costs, which along with volatility surrounding fluid milk volumes has been hurting its performance. Also, management suspended its …
Camden’s BB&T Pavilion will open its 25th anniversary season next month with a number of venue upgrades, new food and beverage offerings, and a series of $20 concerts that include performances from acts like …
On May 8, the former VP — who's slated to announce his presidential run April 25 — will appear at a star-studded L.A. event, but everyone from Pete Buttigieg to Kamala Harris to Cory Booker is chasing the town's donor class. How much will Joe Biden move the needle with Hollywood's donor class? We're about to find …