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  • Arizona Congressman’s Siblings in New Ad: Don’t Vote for Our Brother

    Six siblings of Republican Rep. Paul Gosar delivered a stark message in a new television advertisement: Vote for their brother’s opponent. The Democrat challenging Gosar in Arizona’s 4th District unveiled a new ad Friday that features Grace, David, Jennifer, Tim, Joan and Gaston lambasting Gosar over Social Security, health care, water policy and more. “Paul’s absolutely not working for his district,” David says. Then comes the big reveal: Gosar is their brother — but they endorse David Brill, the Democrat […]

  • Bill Cosby Arrives at Court For Sentencing on 3 Indecent Assault Charges

    The questions have been looming since Bill Cosby was convicted in April of three counts of assault: Will he go to prison, and, if so, for how long? The answers will begin to emerge Monday, when the 81-year-old comedian appears in court in Pennsylvania for his sentencing. Cosby has arrived at a Montgomery County courthouse alongside his spokespeople, Andrew Wyatt and Ebonee Benson, ahead of a 9 a.m. hearing. FOLLOW LIVE UPDATES Cosby could get up to 10 years in prison for […]

  • Weight Watchers Is Changing Its Name to WW

    Weight Watchers really wants to let you know that it’s not just a diet company — so much so that it’s changing its name to WW. The company announced Monday that the new WW name reflects its focus on overall health and wellness, and not just shedding pounds. CEO Mindy Grossman said in a statement that the company remains “committed to always being the best weight management program on the planet” but that it wants people to also focus on […]

  • Rate of Americans Living With Alzheimer’s Expected to Double by 2060

    As the aging population of the United States grows, a new study from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that from 2014 to 2060, there will be a 178% increase in the number of Americans who have Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. That means the US burden is expected to more than double, from 1.6% of the population (5 million people) in 2014 to nearly 3.3% (13.9 million people) in 2060. The study, published Wednesday in Alzheimer’s & Dementia: […]

  • SiriusXM is Buying Pandora in $3.5 Billion Deal

    SiriusXM is buying Pandora in a $3.5 billion all-stock deal. The deal will create the world’s largest audio entertainment company, the companies said early Monday. SiriusXM has 36 million subscribers in North America. It was formed with the merger of the Sirius and XM satellite radio services in 2008. Sirius had paid Howard Stern hundreds of millions of dollars to lure him from traditional radio in 2006. SiriusXM has built a stable of stars with exclusive programming to go along […]

  • Second Woman Claims Sexual Misconduct by Kavanaugh

    WASHINGTON D.C. — The White House and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh denied an allegation Sunday made by a second woman accusing him of inappropriate sexual behavior. California Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, called for an immediate postponement of Kavanaugh’s confirmation proceedings in a letter to the committee’s chairman, Iowa Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley, and asked that the new allegation be referred to the FBI for investigation. Grassley’s spokesman, George Hartmann, told CNN that the chairman […]

  • Man gets ‘pass’ after pleading guilty in strangulation, sex assault of woman

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska – A man in Anchorage, Alaska, pleaded guilty to assaulting a woman who said he strangled her unconscious and sexually assaulted her. The man then walked out of court with no prison sentence. “But I would like the gentleman to be on notice that this is his one pass,” prosecutor Andrew Grannik said in court Wednesday, CNN affiliate KTVA reported. “It’s not really a pass, but given the conduct, one might consider that it is.” Justin Schneider, 34, was accused […]

  • McDonald’s Gives Pranksters $50,000 After They Hung a Fake Ad in Restaurant

    They just wanted fries and to see some diversity on the posters at McDonald’s, but their prank made them $50,000 richer. Jevh Maravilla, the college student who faked an promotional poster and hung it up at the fast-food restaurant in Pearland, Texas, along with his friend, Christian Toledo, were invited earlier this week to “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.” And of course, Ellen being Ellen, she surprised them with a check for $25,000 each — courtesy of McDonald’s. Inspired by the […]

  • Woman Who Killed 3 People at Rite Aid Center Was a Disgruntled Worker

    ABERDEEN, Md. — A woman who shot three people dead at a Rite Aid distribution center in Maryland was a disgruntled employee who had been working there for less than two weeks, authorities said. Snochia Moseley, 26, opened fire Thursday at the facility near Aberdeen — the second workplace rampage in the United States in 24 hours. She killed three people and left three others wounded before turning the gun on herself, authorities said. “There’s just no way to make […]

  • This Town in Greece Is Draped in Thousands of Spider Webs

    AITOLIKO, Greece – It sounds like a something out of a horror movie: A town covered in thousands of webs, each crawling with hordes of spiders. But for residents of a town in Greece, it’s a spooky reality. In recent days, the webs have draped plants, trees and boats along the lagoon in Aitoliko, a town of canals that’s otherwise known as Greece’s “Little Venice.” Giannis Giannakopoulos noticed the “veil of webs” earlier this week and captured the spider creations […]

  • The Streak Is Over: Cleveland Browns Win After 635 Days, Spark Wild Celebrations

    Baker Mayfield rallies Browns to 1st win since 2016 Game Recap » https://t.co/FQAdCqa3u6 pic.twitter.com/qxaLvSBdL3 — Cleveland Browns (@Browns) September 21, 2018 CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Cleveland Browns did what was once unthinkable. They won a football game. After a winless streak lasting 635 days, the Browns staged a comeback Thursday night to beat New York Jets 21-17 in Cleveland. The victory was made all the bit sweeter by an inspirational debut by quarterback Baker Mayfield. The No. 1 overall pick […]

  • Man Charged in Killing of Woman in ‘Unprovoked’ Attack in Washington D.C.

    WASHINGTON D.C. — A 23-year-old man has been charged with murder in the stabbing death of a Washington woman who was jogging Tuesday evening, according to DC police. Wendy Martinez, who was recently engaged, was stabbed to death in what looked to be an “unprovoked attack,” Metropolitan Police Chief Peter Newsham said in a news conference Thursday morning. Newsham said Martinez, 35, was known as an “avid runner” and was jogging Tuesday night when she was stabbed at the intersection […]