“The Washington press corps is like that big extended family with a terrible secret that cannot be confronted because everyone knows how bad it would be if the discussion ever got real.” Have you ever come to know members of a family who collaborate in staying silent about something terrible that happened in the past, […]
A massive earthquake in Nepal triggered an avalanche on Mount Everest on Saturday, leaving at least eight people dead on the mountain and several more injured, the Associated Press reports. It is unclear if those who died were climbers or guides. The avalanche, according to Ang Tshering of the Nepal Mountaineering Association, fell between near one of the mountain’s […]
A devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake has struck Nepal killing at least 906 people across four countries in the country’s worst quake in 80 years. According to the latest Associated Press count, at least 876 people were confirmed dead in Nepal, 20 in India, six in Tibet, two in Bangladesh, and two more along the Nepal-China border. Show More Summary
Haier might not necessarily be a brand many of us associate with wearables, but it is an area that the company will be looking into. Recently at the IFA Global Press Conference in Malta, Haier took the wraps off their smartwatch whose main feature is to help users keep track of their kids. Show More Summary
Is one artificial sweetener really better than another? Diet Pepsi is dropping the artificial sweetener aspartame over customer concern. According to the Associated Press, people are worried about the health affects of aspartame. There...Show More Summary
In a story April 17 about a Detroit Tigers win over the White Sox, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of the Chicago outfielder who couldn't catch Castellanos' liner in the ninth inning. It was Avisail Garcia.
Justin Bieber has settled a lawsuit filed against him by a photographer two years ago. According to the Associated Press, attorney Mark DiCowden confirmed the settlement on Friday between his client, paparazzo Jeffrey Binion, and Bieber. Show More Summary
If all goes as MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred plans, Major League Baseball will play an exhibition game in Cuba next year.“I can envision us playing games in Cuba,” Manfred told the Associated Press Sports Editors on Thursday.Read full article >>
Is David Ragan going to drive for another Toyota team in 2015? According to the Charlotte Observer, Ragan is expected to take over the No. 55 car for Michael Waltrip Racing starting at Kansas Speedway on May 9. The Associated Press first...Show More Summary
Members of The Associated Press Sports Editors association met on Thursday with Manfred, the commissioner of Major League Baseball.
The Associated Press reports that the Pennsylvania bra bandit has struck a mall in Wilkes-Barre — again. On Tuesday, someone stole 25 bras from a drawer at the Wyoming Valley Mall's Victoria's Secret. On February 17, 94 bras were stolen. Dozens more bras were taken in two other incidents. The total... More »
If Kyle Busch wins a race before the Chase for the Sprint Cup upon his return to the series, there may be a good chance he'd make the Chase. NASCAR Chairman Brian France, speaking at an Associated Press Sports Editors meeting, made it...Show More Summary
Via the Associated Press: A Nashville swingers club has undergone a conversion — it says it's now a church — in order to win city approval so it can open next to a Christian school. The story began last fall, when a fixture in downtown...Show More Summary
Obamacare’s impact reaches beyond health care. An Associated Press analysis found that the president’s health care reform law apparently triggered an increase in food stamp enrollment across several states.
Via the Associated Press: An effort to repeal a new Arkansas law preventing local governments from extending anti-discrimination protections to gays and lesbians moved closer toward appearing on next year’s ballot Thursday after the state’s attorney general gave initial approval to the referendum. Show More Summary
This week, Bloomberg is hiring a TV producer, while Fox News needs an associate producer for Money With Melissa Francis. Nickelodeon is seeking a senior director of press and communications, and MSNBC is on the hunt for a senior producer for Hardball With Chris Matthews. Show More Summary
Via the Associated Press: The leader of the North Carolina House says his chamber won't debate a "religious freedom" bill this year that supporters promoted as protecting religious liberties but others criticized as legalizing discrimination against gays and lesbians. Show More Summary
"... died on Tuesday in Simsbury, Connecticut. She was 92 years old and succumbed to a brief illness, the Associated Press reported."Goodbye to an icon.
The Associated Press and RosettaBooks have teamed up to publish a new memoir from Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Peter Arnett. The title, “Saigon Has Fallen,” represents the first in a series of books that the publisher and the news...Show More Summary
By Craig Wick Photos: Lucas Noonan/Premier Boxing Champions The trendy W Chicago-Lakeshore Hotel was the scene Wednesday afternoon as Premier Boxing Champions (PBC), in association with Warriors Boxing and Mayweather Promotions, held...Show More Summary