In honor of Monday's unofficial beginning of summer, a brief history of Roger Kastel's movie poster for Jaws.
Telemundo Media delivered its best season in the history of the network, up 9% vs. the 2011-2012 season, averaging more total viewers (1,331,000 vs. 1,218,000) and adults 18-49 (694, 000 vs. 635,000) during Monday through Sunday primetime programming
Judge Michael McShane, a Multnomah County circuit court judge, was confirmed unanimously by voice vote on Monday by the U.S. Senate as Oregon's newest federal judge. He'll take the federal district court seat in Eugene vacated by the...Show More Summary
One of the most devastating tornadoes in the nation’s history tore through the Oklahoma City metropolitan area Monday, killing at least 24 people and leveling entire communities. Among the dead were nine children. Numerous homes and vehicles were damaged during the tornado. RELATED: Oklahoma Tornado...
It’s official: The massive tornado that ripped through Moore, Okla., on Monday has been rated an EF-5 — basically, it was at the very top of the scale, with winds over 200 miles per hour. So how common is this? An … Continue reading...
From Delicious to Flickr, Yahoo doesn't have the best track record when it comes to start-up acquisitions. Can Tumblr break the mold? Founder David Karp made a promise to the Tumblr community Monday in announcing he sold his company to Yahoo for $1.1 billion: "Our team isn't changing. Show More Summary
The wake of Monday's two-mile-wide tornado in Moore, Oklahoma -- a natural disaster that killed dozens and has been billed by some as "the worst tornado in the history of the world" -- caused harrowing destruction. Children have died, neighborhoods razed, and lives all but ruined. You should really donate if you can. [ more › ]
One of the most devastating tornados in U.S. history tore through Oklahoma City Monday, wreaking considerable damage to the suburb of Moore. The Oklahoma City medical examiner's spokesperson originally reported at least 51 deaths, including 20 children, though those counts are no longer thought accurate. Show More Summary
The tornado that tore through Moore, Oklahoma, on Monday is being called the most destructive tornado in the world’s history. The tornado struck at around 3 pm on Monday, cutting a path through the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore. Along the way it destroyed homes and left at least 51 people dead. Reports say the [...]Show More Summary
The tornado that blew through an area south of Oklahoma City Monday afternoon tore apart homes and lives, leaving a trail of destruction 20 miles long in its wake. “It’s a horrific event,” said Rick Smith, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service i …
An estimated two-mile-wide tornado touched down south of Oklahoma City Monday afternoon, and more storms are expected across the state. [ more › ]
As NewsBusters has reported over the years, America's media love to hype every serious weather event. On Monday, shortly after an F4 tornado demolished the town of Moore, Oklahoma, MSNBC's Martin Bashir called it "perhaps the worst tornado in the history of the planet" (video follows with transcript and commentary, file photo): read more
TALLAHASSEE (Reuters) - Florida Governor Rick Scott signed the largest budget in his state's history on Monday while vetoing a college tuition increase and axing $368 million in projects he said did not meet his Republican criteria of job creation, edu...
In Monday's morning roundup: Red of Red's Java House, rooftop cocktails, overwater dining, local transit history, hot bartenders and a very focused documentary. [ more › ]
This Week In London’s History Monday – 20 May 1609: London publisher Thomas Thorpe publishes Shakespeare’s Sonnets for the first time, possibly without The Bard’s permission. Tuesday – 21 May 1853: The ‘Aquatic Vivarium’, the world’s...Show More Summary
Officials on Tuesday morning provided an update on the number of casualties in Monday's Boston Marathon bombing. Three people have died, and over 170 were wounded, as a result of the two bombs set off near the the finish line of the marathon on Monday afternoon. Of those wounded, 17 were in critical condition.
...over the cliff, that is: When Takoma Park’s next Election Day arrives in November, the lines of voters ready to cast their ballots for the City Council will include a new set of voters making history. During its Monday meeting, the...Show More Summary
Based on what we pointed out on Monday, it's pretty much a consensus in the D.C. football society that second-year running back Alfred Morris is the nicest player on the Washington Redskins (and quite possibly in the history of the world). Show More Summary
The Chicago Bulls put up what could be considered the franchise's worst offensive performance since 1999 in Game 4 against the Miami Heat on Monday. Any time you're harkening back to an era in Bulls history when Kornel David was capable...Show More Summary
A respected NYU art history teacher was arrested on Monday and accused of being a peeping professor. Ross Finocchio, 34, was allegedly caught using his iPhone to spy on young women in the changing rooms at Beacon's Closet on Monday. “He said, ‘I’m so embarrassed. Show More Summary