The CIA and US special operations forces are carrying out a secret campaign using armed drones to target and kill Islamic State leaders in Syria, the Washington Post reported Tuesday. The clandestine program is separate from America’s wider military operations against IS fighters, the newspaper reported, citing unnamed US officials. Among those so far killed
In a quest to rebuild his severely damaged image, former WWE employee and legend Hulk Hogan has angered some of his old neighbors with recent comments on Good Morning America, via WTSP Tampa Bay. The 62-year-old Hogan was fired from the WWE amid leaked audio that depicted him using several racial slurs. Show More Summary
The America's Got Talent season 10 semifinals kicked off with a strong night that leaves legitimate questions as to which five acts will advance to the finals. One act received one X, while everything else went off without a hitch. A trio of singing acts put together masterful performances, though only two will likely be moving on. Show More Summary
The Tallest Peak In North America Is Now Officially Re-Named Denali President Barack Obama announced on Sunday, August 30, 2015 that Mount McKinley will be officially renamed Denali. The 20,237? (6,168m) peak is the tallest peak in North America. For thousands of years, Denali was the mountains original native Alaskan name, but it was changed from Denali […]
Americas The Air Force’s contrite admission that the B-3 bomber program would cost roughly double what it originally said it would isn’t going down well in Congress. Beyond the obvious financial pain involved with a program that hopes to produce planes for half a billion dollars per copy, at least one representative wants to press […]
Pope Francis held a virtual audience with the American people from all across the nation ahead of his first-time visit to the US in September. Pope Francis held the online audience with participants from three locations: Chicago, Los Angeles and the US-Mexico border. Show More Summary
Shockingly, there's not much demand for $70 tickets to see two mediocre teams. Thursday night's season opening matchup between North Carolina and South Carolina, being played at Charlotte's Bank of America Stadium, is 20,000 ticketsShow More Summary
A fall in oil prices, coupled with weak data on manufacturing in China and America, heightened concerns over global economic growth, undercutting shares.
Submitted by John Whitehead via The Rutherford Institute, “If the freedom of speech be taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.”—George Washington The architects of the American police state must think we’re idiots. Show More Summary
It’s probably America’s most controversial list. You can be put on it without your knowledge, and getting off it is extremely difficult. It’s the federal no-fly list, a collection of names of people who are not allowed to board commercial flights into or out of the United States. Show More Summary
Get ready to know her name! Cam is one of Country music's hottest up-and-coming stars, and this just may have been her biggest break yet. The singer appeared on Good Morning America Tuesday morning to perform her Top 20 hit Burning House, and we totally get why people are excited about her potential! [ Video: 5 Seconds Of [...]
Arielle Baril, the 12-year-old opera singing sensation on "America's Got Talent," stunned the audience with her rendition of "Nessum Dorma" on Tuesday night at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Watch the video here:
Drew Lynch delivered one of the funniest routines in AGT history on America's Got Talent 10, "Semi-Final 1"! Watch the performance video here:
Which five semi-final acts will advance to the America's Got Talent 10 finals? Vote in our poll!
As part of President Barack Obama’s visit to Alaska this week to promote climate change, Tuesday’s NBC Nightly News showcased investigative correspondent Cynthia McFadden’s trek to Arctic Alaska ahead of Obama to meet “some of America’s first climate change refugees” due to rising seas near their villages.
In a Tuesday post, David Roberts opined that “nativist conservatives” won’t accept that America shares responsibility for climate change, or for any other “ills in the world,” because they believe that the very idea is “unpatriotic.” “Conservative...Show More Summary
Tonight on America’s Got Talent, the celebrity judges seemed to turn on Mountain Faith following their spirited rendition of Can’t Feel My Face by Canadian R&B singer Abel Tesfaye, who bills himself as The Weekend. The producers had created a down home, fall-oriented set for the band this […]
Mountain Faith Band performed an incredible bluegrass version of "Can't Feel My Face" by The Weeknd on America's Got Talent 10, "Semi-Final 1"! Watch the performance video here:
By John Greenfield I like to think of myself as a gonzo transportation journalist, the Hunter S. Thompson of pedestrian, transit and bike writing. After all, I’m the guy who wrote the book “Bars Across America: Drinking and Biking From Coast to Coast.” But I steer clear of drunk cycling, and I’ve had little experience […]