A mixed bag in Friday's monthly jobless report: The unemployment rate dipped from 5% to 4.9% in January, the first time it's fallen below 5% in eight years, reports AP. What's more, average wages rose.5% to $25.39, "another sign of a healthy labor market," observes MarketWatch. Growth,...
1. ROARING HOLIDAY FUN The 24th annual “Wreathing of the Lions” takes place Friday at... The post The Mix – Wreathing of the Lions and 6 other cool things to do in Chicago this weekend appeared first on Chicago Entertainment - Chicago Sun-Times.
The Indiana Pacers unveiled their Hickory-inspired uniforms on Friday night against the Miami Heat, generating a mixed reaction from the Twittersphere. This marked the first of five nights during the season that the Pacers will commemorate the 30th anniversary of “Hoosiers.” These Pacers jerseys are Jimmy Chitwood approved. Show More Summary
Australia's new-look batting group will be unveiled on Friday when the squad for the first Test against New Zealand is named
Stocks closed out the week higher as the S&P 500 logged its third straight weekly gain, after some mixed economic data earlier on Friday. First, the scoreboard: Dow: 17,205.20, +63.45, (0.37%) S&P 500: 2,031.98, +8.12, (0.40%) Nasdaq:...Show More Summary
A Borderlands movie adaption is in the works at Lionsgate. That is the one of the latest big news drops at Pax 2015 this weekend. The planned movie adaptation was announced on Friday, and the news is generating some big buzz on social media. Show More Summary
Last Friday, Metamoris’ first “Underground” event was broadcast live from its studio in Southern California. This time, Ralek Gracie and his team brought in ten extremely high-level competitors from the jiu jitsu and mixed martial arts worlds. Show More Summary
Food & Wine's editorial staff named Fred's Meat & Bread, located in Krog Street Market, to its master list of The Best Burgers Around The County. Give your mealtime a mini facelift with a mug that mixes your hot chocolate for you or a pair of pizza shears.…
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Stocks posted a mixed performance on Friday and closed lower for the week. This weekend is Greece's last chance to avoid a missed payment to the IMF next Tuesday. First, the scoreboard: Dow: 17,966.07, +75.71, (0.42%) S&P 500: 2,103.15,...Show More Summary
On Friday night, two famous grandfathers fought in a mixed martial arts match on national television for money. One of the grandfathers was Ken Shamrock, who is 51 and was knocked out in the first round by Kimbo Slice, who is 41. Many expected a depressing bout or possibly a snuff film. Show More Summary
We're so close to the first day of camp we can almost taste the can of mixed vegetables. Netflix released the first photos from the original series "Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp" on Friday and they're phenomenal, featuring...Show More Summary
The first official trailer for the new action comedy film, Barely Lethal was released online Friday. Barely Lethal stars Enders Game actress Hailee Steinfield and Game of Thrones actress Sophie Turner alongside Samuel L. Jackson, Jessica...Show More Summary
BY CARMEN SESIN As U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro prepare for their first in-person discussion after their historic handshake Friday night at the Summit of the Americas in Panama, there are mixed feelings in the heart of the Cuban community in Miami. A recent poll by MSNBC/Telemundo/Marist found 59 percent of […]
The Apple Watch is the only Apple product I've even been super-interested in. The thing is going on sale on Friday and the advance reviews are in. They're mixed. Not too surprising, given that this is the first generation of a new piece of technology for Apple. Show More Summary
Glee ends this Friday, so you knew this was coming: a definitive list of the show's gigantic musical catalog. I didn't take the job lightly; what you'll find here is mostly a mix of solos and duets from the first four seasons, which I feel were some of Glee's best. Show More Summary
Ellen DeGeneres is known for her dance moves, but add Michelle Obama to the mix and the pair really brought down the house during The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Friday. The first lady stopped by the show to talk about the fifth anniversary of her "Let's Move!" campaign, an initiative to get the public to lead healthier lives. Show More Summary
Kicking off the biggest weekend in WMMA history, Invicta FC 11 took place at the Shrine Expo Hall in Los Angeles Friday night. In a night of exciting fights—many of which ended in the first round—a new generation of mixed martial artists...Show More Summary
This coming weekend is something of a celebration for women's mixed martial arts, with UFC 184 featuring an all-female main and co-main event for the first time in the organisation’s history—not to mention Invicta FC 11 on Friday. The appeal of UFC 184 may have taken a slight hit with the loss of Chris Weidman vs. Show More Summary
Following two days of physicals and interviews, the first wave of this year's NFL Scouting Combine participants hit the field at Lucas Oil Stadium Friday for workouts. There were mixed results. Offensive linemen were given their time to shine, and of the potential first-round draft picks, LSU's La'el Collins was arguably the most impressive. Show More Summary