The Oakland Raiders are one game away from another disappointing year, but at least it's ending on something of a positive note. The team has been playing much better to end the season. The Raiders have gone 3-2 in their last five, and all three wins came against playoffs contenders. Show More Summary
Movie theaters ended a somewhat lackluster year on a high note, with $210.2 million in ticket sales over the holiday weekend. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies stayed on top for the second week in a row, with $41.2 million. The other two big releases, Angelina Jolie's World... More »
Looking to bid farewell (or good riddance) to 2014 in style? Celebrities, hotels, family-style restaurants and the occasional private jet company want to help make that happen. All you need is a sense of adventure and the entirety of your personal savings. From dinner at Applebee’s to globe-hopping via chartered plane, here are five extravagant, elaborate or […]
In five years, Bethany Mota has become a bona fde Youtube superstar whose channel amassed more than 7.8 million subscribers. We caught up with Mota at the IGNITION 2014 event and we asked her to share some of her favorite fellow "YouTubers." Produced by Graham Flanagan Follow BI Video: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »
After years in prison, Cuba’s five spies in the U.S. come home to a happy ending.
Play to your strength : Chicago could record its lowest murder total in nearly five decades for the second consecutive calendar year, despite an increase in shootings in 2014.Chicago Police reported 390 murders through Dec. 20, while...Show More Summary
By Ramzy Baroud | (Ma’an News Agency) — In terms of losses in human lives, 2014 has been a horrific year for Palestinians, surpassing the horrors of both 2008 and 2009, when…
QPR need to tie forward Charlie Austin down to a new deal as team-mate Bobby Zamora believes other clubs would be "crazy" not to try and prise him away. Five years on from playing non-league football for Poole Town, the … Continue reading ?
The Dodgers are close to signing right-hander Chin-hui Tsao, who has not played professional baseball since the Taiwanese league expelled him five years ago amid allegations of game-fixing.
As the year draws to a close the Soccer AM team have put out a video of the best car park goals of 2014. The top five compilation includes efforts from former England and Arsenal goalkeeper David Seaman, former Crewe, Norwich and West Ham striker Dean Ashton and a beauty from Harley Sylvester from the Rizzle Kicks. As […]
Malaysian authorities have evacuated more than 100,000 people from five northern states in the southeast Asian country, Reuters reports. While Malaysia faces near-annual flooding as a result of the yearly Northeast Monsoon, this year's...Show More Summary
Top five teams. In-state rivals. Two undefeated seasons on the line. It doesn't get any better than this. In-state rivals Kentucky and Louisville always play each other well, but the stakes are raised even further in Saturday's top-five...Show More Summary
Taking a stab at crime. (via Twitter) Those of you who've been hoping for a full Saved by the Bell reunion may have to wait another five to ten years, because Dustin "Screech" Diamond was arrested on Friday for allegedly stabbing a guy with a switchblade during a bar fight. Show More Summary
Five Years Ago A federal Anti-SLAPP law was introduced in Congress, and went nowhere. It's something we desperately need, and it's ridiculous that Congress hasn't taken up the issue. Various online publications were still whining about Google sending them traffic. Show More Summary
Next year will be big for healthcare. We felt small tremors in 2014 of the seismic changes underway. In 2015, I predict five changes to the core of the US healthcare system: insurance, pharmaceuticals, supplies, medical services and payments. Let’s take a look at each of these trends, what they mean for the healthcare sector, and what they mean for you. Read More
The relative sophistication of ancient travel is a key to the spread of the gospel. In the US today, most church planters estimate they need at least five years to establish a new church and perhaps four decades to establish a network like Vineyard or Acts 29. Show More Summary
Five years ago at Christmas I set up a "collective greeting card" for the readers of this blog. There were only about a dozen responses, but they were good ones. I'd like to repeat the effort; it's too late for Christmas, so we'll make...Show More Summary
A clash of styles will take place in Annapolis -- who will come out on top? This will be the second year that the Military Bowl will take place in Annapolis. The game is now played at Navy's stadium after five years at RFK Stadium in...Show More Summary
BERLIN (Reuters) - Volkswagen's Audi luxury division said on Saturday it will increase spending on new models, plants and technology by 2 billion euros ($2.44 billion) to a record 24 billion euros over the next five years. Audi, which...Show More Summary
The legacy of the Dutch East India Company, which was the first multinational corporation in the world, fades into obscurity when the Netherlands officially recognizes Indonesian independence and brings to an end the existence of the Dutch East Indies. On March 30, 1602, the Dutch East India Company, which was also the first company to […]