About a year before his death, Prince believed he had discovered a new sound. When he recorded the single "Baltimore" – a response to the mysterious and controversial death of Freddie Gray while in police custody – he had a unique idea for its music. He had recorded a guitar solo...
The left-wing Syriza member Varoufakis resigned in 2015 after five tumultuous months of battling Eurozone creditors turning the austerity screws on Greece. Now he is continuing the fight through the new democracy movement DiEM25.
PAUL KELLY, Seven Sonnets & A Song beats out THE STRUMBRELLAS, Hope as your favorite for the week of April 15, 2016. Poll Results New Releases Did we miss something? If you feel a new release is missing from our current poll, please let us know in the comments. Readers’ Tops Spring 2016 WILLIE NILE, World […]
In the face of declining Thoroughbred ownership, Churchill Downs hopes to cultivate new owners with a low-cost membership club, featuring Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas
A humanoid robotic diver has been developed that scientists and archeologists hope will open up a new realm of deep sea exploration. OceanOne, created by researchers at Stanford University, combines artificial intelligence with human-controlled...Show More Summary
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India has declined to issue visas to two Chinese activists hoping to attend a conference on promoting democracy, days after it revoked a visa for an exiled ethnic Uighur leader who China says backs militant violence.
How big was this pick? How long have people waited? The first chant for the first Los Angeles Rams draft selection in more than two decades occurred 15 minutes before he was even selected. "Ja-red Goff, Ja-red Goff," shouted the several thousand fans jamming the L.A. Live courtyard on a blindingly...
Throughout the Republican Party, from New Hampshire to Florida to California, many leaders, operatives, donors and activists arrived this week at the conclusion they had been hoping to thwart or at least delay: Donald Trump will be their...Show More Summary
Research shows 30% of mass shootings are inspired by prior mass shootings, CBS News reports. A gun-control nonprofit is hoping to do something about that with a new browser plugin that removes the names and photos of mass killers from websites. Google Chrome users can download the Zero Minutes of...
Italian supercar marque Lamborghini is hoping its latest creation, the Huracan LP580-2, will attract a new breed of customer to the raging bull badge. Andrea Baldi, General Manager Lamborghini Asia Pacific told CarAdvice he expects the...Show More Summary
Swedish manufacturer Volvo has announced a new autonomous driving trial in the UK, called ‘Drive Me London’. Touted by the company as the UK’s “largest and most ambitious autonomous driving trial”, it’s hoped that the Drive Me London program will help to speed up the introduction of driverless technology. Volvo also says that the introduction of […]
New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony is at a career crossroads with a rebuilding franchise, but the 31-year-old hopes to have input on the franchise’s future direction. During an appearance Thursday on the Dan Patrick Show (via ESPN.com’s...Show More Summary
The left loves to continually redefine terms so as to craft preferred narratives. It’s not “pro-abortion,” it’s “pro-choice.” It’s not “anti-Second Amendment,” it’s “commonsense gun control.” In a recent case,
Pioneering gene therapy has restored some vision to patients with a rare form of genetic blindness for as long as four years, raising hopes it could be used to cure common causes of vision loss, new University of Oxford research published today shows.
Auralnauts, the humorists behind the musical score-less version of the Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope’s throne room scene, a now prophetic-looking “paradox edition” of Terminator Genisys, and an entire series devoted to an alternate retelling of the Star Wars saga, have trained their sights on the latest installment in the franchise. Show More Summary
The NCAA’s Board of Governors adopted a strong nondiscrimination policy Wednesday that could put future events in jeopardy in states like North Carolina, which recently enacted the anti-LGBT HB2 law. Sites that hope to host upcomingShow More Summary
Acura is hoping its buyer base will identify well with turning 30. The luxury arm of Honda was the first of several premium brands to come out of Japan when it launched in 1986. Although Acura hasn't enjoyed the long-running success of Lexus, the division has staked out a claim for itself as a tech and performance-oriented choice. READ: Porsche...
Toronto's public library employees are prepared to strike next Monday but hope to reach an agreement instead. The City and Toronto Public Library workers have four days to reach a new collective agreement before the strike and lockout deadline at 12:01 a.m. Show More Summary
Froggy and the Pesticide is a relatively new game in the Windows Store that hopes to raise your environmental awareness. The game has dozens of levels where you guide a frog through a maze filled with dangers to replace dangerous pesticides...Show More Summary
As second-quarter TV ad revenue fell 5 percent, Viacom is hoping that a new targeted advertising deal with Roku will help resuscitate its advertising business. Viacom and Roku announced a new partnership today which will give ViacomShow More Summary