Blog Profile / The Two-Way


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Archived Since:February 21, 2011

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USA Gymnastics Severs Ties To Karoyli Ranch Where Olympians Say They Were Abused

38 minutes agoNews : The Two-Way

Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles, who is competing in the 2020 Tokyo games, said on Monday it would break her heart to return to the training facility where she says she was abused.

Former Wisconsin Officer, Acquitted In Fatal Shooting, Takes Sexual Assault Plea Deal

39 minutes agoNews : The Two-Way

Last June, a jury found Dominique Heaggan-Brown not guilty of first-degree reckless homicide. Thursday, he accepted a plea deal in an unrelated case.

Cryptocurrency Investors Worry, Wait After Bitcoin Price Drop

4 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

There are hundreds of digital currencies worldwide. The price of the largest, best known one just plummeted by 50 percent. Now, investors are watching for a boom — or a bust.

'This Is Depraved Conduct': Couple Charged With Torture After Kids Found Shackled

4 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

Their 13 children, who range from 2-years-old to 29, allegedly suffered years of brutal abuse. Now, the Southern California parents could face life in prison. Officials have released new details.

The World's Most Popular Liquor Becomes Scarce On Many Shelves

6 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

At 106 proof, China's famous Moutai baijiu liquor is getting hard to find, as bottles are being snatched up by speculators. Its brand parent recently became the world's most valuable distiller.

Drone Used To Save 2 Teens Caught In Dangerous Australian Waves

6 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

The full rescue was caught on the drone's camera as it flew out over crashing surf, dropped a floating device and hovered over the boys as they swam to shore.

India Tests Long-Range Missile, Lauding 'Major Boost' To Military Capability

6 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

The intercontinental ballistic missile has a range of some 3,100 miles. Its launch Thursday comes at a particularly fraught time in India's relationship with neighbors Pakistan and China.

2017 Among Warmest Years On Record

9 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

The planet's global surface temperature last year was second warmest since 1980, NASA says. And scientists say the five warmest years on record have been since 1980.

Here Are The 20 Cities Still In The Running For Amazon's Second HQ

10 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

Amazon says it reviewed 238 proposals in the U.S., Mexico and Canada. It says it will invest $5 billion in building the new headquarters, which could create up to 50,000 high-paying jobs.

Director Hugh Wilson, Creator Of 'WKRP In Cincinnati,' Dies At 74

11 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

Wilson also worked in movies, directing the first Police Academy as well as Guarding Tess and The First Wives Club. Wilson had been battling lung cancer and emphysema.

China Reports Its Fastest Economic Growth In 7 Years

12 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

China's economy, the second-largest in the world, grew by 6.9 percent in 2017. It's the first time since 2010 that the speed of China's economic growth went up rather than edging down.

Apple Plans To Create 20,000 Jobs And Build New Campus

12 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

Apple says it's bringing billions of dollars back to the U.S. and using it to build a new campus and create 20,000 jobs. Analysts say the announcement is a mix of politics and economics.

Russian Athletes Withdraw From Competition When Drug Testers Arrive

12 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

More than 30 athletes that were to compete at the Siberian Indoor Championships last weekend suddenly pulled out of the event claiming various illnesses.

Top Stories: Poll Judges Trump's First Year; Trump's View Of Border Wall

12 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

Also: A winter storm across the South turns deadly; Secretary of State Tillerson says the U.S. won't build a Turkey-Syria border force; and a thief steals millions in casino chips in Macau.

Kelly Says Trump Now Believes Border Wall Is Unnecessary

12 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

The chief of staff says that candidate Trump was not "fully informed" on border issues and that he's persuaded the president that the wall is not needed.

Photographer Says He Lost His Job After Leaking Pictures Of Rick Perry And Coal CEO

12 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

The former Department of Energy photographer Simon Edelman is filing a federal whistleblower suit after he leaked the photos of a private meeting between the energy secretary and Robert Murray.

In The Category of 'Fake News,' The Award Winner Is...

22 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

After postponing the announcement of the 'Fake News Awards' winners for a week, the president's event crashed the website of the GOP. The New York Times took first place on the list.

Even Dale Earnhardt Jr. Skids And Rams Tree In Snowstorm

22 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

Despite being one of the world's best drivers, the former NASCAR fan favorite lost control of his car on one of North Carolina's icy roads. He had just been helping someone else out of a ditch.

Walmart Offers Product To Destroy Leftover Opioids, But Critics Say It's Unnecessary

22 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

The company billed it as a "first-of-its-kind" item that lets customers turn extra opioid painkillers into trash, but the CDC says just flush the medicine down the toilet.

U.K. Now Has A Minister For Loneliness

22 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

According to government figures, more than 9 million people "always or often feel lonely," and many "older people have not had a conversation with a friend or relative in more than a month."

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