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Celebrate Thanksgiving With $35K Worth Of Caviar & Wagyu Beef

Now that Thanksgiving's made the full transition from a day of giving thanks for the harvest season to a day of giving thanks for marked-down flatscreen TVs, it only makes sense that we trade in dry turkey, stuffing, and family, for, say, aged champagne and imported Japanese Wagyu filet mignon. Show More Summary

Canberra & Queanbeyan Weekly Property Market Wrap

6 hours agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

The below real estate market snapshot is based on the last week’s activity throughout Canberra and Queanbeyan. Percentages represent the increase/decrease from the previous week. SALES Highest Sale: $1,300,000 Lowest Price: $180,000 Average...Show More Summary

No. 6 Ohio State scores three late TDs to beat Indiana, 42-27

Jalin Marshall returned a punt 54 yards for a touchdown to give No. 6 Ohio State the lead late in the third quarter and the Buckeyes added three late insurance scores to defeat Indiana, 42-27, on Saturday.

Warming trend threatens to turn epic New York snowfall into floods

After a week of epic snowfall dumped as much as seven feet of snow on western New York, temperatures were climbing and state officials told residents Saturday to prepare for flooding.  

BART opens new train line to Oakland airport

San Francisco’s BART commuter rail system opened up a direct train line to Oakland International Airport on Saturday, completing a direct connection that some have been waiting for nearly 50 years.

Man Struck By Hit-And-Run Driver At McDonald's Drive Through

A man standing in the drive-thru lane at a Queens McDonald's was struck by a hit-and-run driver early this morning. According to cops, the incident happened just after 4 a.m. at the McDonald's on Merrick Boulevard in Laurelton. The victim, whose name hasn't been released, was taken to Jamaica Hospital in critical condition. [ more › ]

Driver Indicted For Killing Two Pedestrians While Going 111 MPH

The driver accused of fatally striking two pedestrians after losing control of his car while driving 111 MPH has been indicted. Queens resident Leonid Renko, 23, was indicted yesterday on manslaughter and homicide charges. [ more › ...

Four dead in murder-suicide on South Dakota Native American reservation

Four people were killed and one person remains in critical condition after a murder-suicide at a South Dakota Native American reservation, law enforcement officials said Saturday.

Glendale City Council to discuss scrapping at-large election system

Threatened with a lawsuit that claims its electoral system discriminates against Latino voters, the Glendale City Council will consider next mother whether to place a measure on the spring ballot that would scrap the city’s at-large voting system in favor of council districts.

Back in the Day RICH'S Pink Pig Flyer was a Sweet Ride.

Back in the day they would say: Please enjoy the your Pink Pig Flyer ride today over the toy department but for everyone's safety Please Do Not drop anything from the windows onto the Christmas shoppers below. If you have a memory of the Original RICH'S Pink Pig Flyer leave a comment. Show More Summary

Lyric Opera's Porgy and Bess Has Plenty O' Plenty

The Lyric Opera’s vibrant production is a celebration of an American masterpiece. [ more › ]

LA Times staff gets its vacation time back

Read the memo: CEO Jack Griffin's email to the staff late on Friday night rescinds the policy that attempted to strip away accrued vacation time and force reporters and editors to make a case for paid time off they used to earn.

Martell Iconic Blueprints: Celebrates Emerging Icon Derek Blanks

It took an invitation from Martell to get me back into my Urban Reporting action. The iconic cognac has been honoring emerging African-Americans across the country and Atlanta was the last stop on the tour. Author Rob Hill Sr. served as host at the event that honored visual artist turned celebrity photographer Derek Blanks. If [...]

Videos: Subway Busker Fights The Law...And Wins

Last month, a subway busker was arrested for loitering after a confrontation with an NYPD officer over whether or not he was allowed to be performing, sparking protests from performer advocates and local councilmen. And based on theShow More Summary

The Time I Spent Nine Hours in Jail

8 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

I didn't go to jail for any kind of a cool reason. I wasn't arrested at a protest; I didn't assault somebody deserving. I went to jail because I was a doofus. How I became a doofus of the magnitude I was—that's a different story. Step one was a car accident. Show More Summary

Around Town: Bright Lights, Brighter City

  Today's 'Around Town' gallery shows how truly luminous Chicago can be. [ more › ]

Weekend Playlist: Friends and Family, Near and Far

Our weekend playlist to get you in the mood for Thanksgiving, features Chance The Rapper, LCD Soundsystem, and Sufjan Stevens, and many more. [ more › ]

Weekend Playlist: Friends and Family, Near and Far

Our weekend playlist will help you to get in the mood for Thanksgiving, whether you love everyone in your family or you have relatives who drives you nuts. Features: Chance The Rapper, LCD Soundsystem, and Sufjan Stevens amongst many others. [ more › ]

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