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Houston region swamped and shut down by ‘historic’ flood

Amid historic flooding, people in Houston are abandoning their waterlogged cars in the streets and leaving their...

New Jersey school board member quits over anti-Muslim comments

A New Jersey school board member resigned on Friday after drawing fire for anti-Muslim Facebook posts, including...

FBI paid more than $1.3 million to break into San Bernardino iPhone

Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey said on Thursday the agency paid more to get into...

Music legend Prince dead at 57

Prince, the musical genius, was found dead Thursday in his Minnesota home. He was 57. Sources told...

Demonstrators rally in support of Obama’s non-deportation orders

Rallies in support of President Barack Obama’s executive orders on immigration are expected Monday in several U.S....

Heavy rain drenches Houston, closing schools, airport

Heavy rain inundated the Houston area with as much as 10 inches in just six hours Monday...

Music legend Prince dead at 57

Music legend Prince dead at 57

Prince, the musical genius, was found dead Thursday in his Minnesota home. He was 57.

Sources told the site doctors advised him to stay 24 hours, but he flew home within three hours. The site posted a photo of Prince reportedly taken at a Walgreens near his home around 7 p.m. Wednesday — his fourth trip to the pharmacy this week. He looked nervous and frail, workers told TMZ.

 

The revelations threatened to cast a dark pall on the music …

April 22, 2016 | No comment | Read More »

Demonstrators rally in support of Obama’s non-deportation orders

Demonstrators rally in support of Obama’s non-deportation orders

Rallies in support of President Barack Obama’s executive orders on immigration are expected Monday in several U.S. cities as a challenge to those executive orders comes before the Supreme Court.

About 20 demonstrations are planned, including in Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami, Houston, Denver and other cities. Demonstrators camped overnight outside of the Supreme Court building Sunday.

“I chose this country to be my home because I wanted something better for my children,” Jeanette Vizguerra, an activist and mother of four …

April 18, 2016 | No comment | Read More »

Music legend Prince dead at 57

Music legend Prince dead at 57

Prince, the musical genius, was found dead Thursday in his Minnesota home. He was 57.

Sources told the site doctors advised him to stay 24 hours, but he flew home within three hours. The site posted a photo of Prince reportedly taken at a Walgreens near his home around 7 p.m. Wednesday — his fourth trip to the pharmacy this week. He looked nervous and frail, workers told TMZ.

 

The revelations threatened to cast a dark pall on the music …

April 22, 2016 | No comment | Read More »

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson shares adorable photo of his baby girl

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson shares adorable photo of his baby girl

Film star Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson shared on Instagram this weekend an adorable photo of him holding his infant daughter over his shoulder.

“I’m always asked – What inspires YOU?” he captioned the image.

“My answer’s easy and honest.. what inspires me the most is always waitin’ for me to walk thru my front door when I come home,” he wrote.

“Happy 4 month birthday Jasmine! One day you’ll know just how happy, proud, lucky and blessed you, your sister and …

April 18, 2016 | No comment | Read More »

Obama announces new moves to fight opioid and heroin abuse epidemic

Obama announces new moves to fight opioid and heroin abuse epidemic

The Obama administration is making it easier for doctors to use anti-addiction drugs in the fight against an exploding epidemic of prescription drug and heroin abuse.

It’s part of a package of new initiatives announced Tuesday that includes other efforts to expand addiction treatment and increase coverage for mental health and substance abuse services. These initiatives are in addition to the $1.1 billion he proposed last month.

Overdose deaths from opioids — drugs that include heroin as well …

March 29, 2016 | No comment | Read More »

Graphic images on packs may not scare smokers away, study says

Graphic images on packs may not scare smokers away, study says

While smokers and non-smokers agree in their disdain for graphic images on packs of cigarettes, smokers say the pictures still won’t stop them from lighting up.

Researchers at the University of Illinois found the images made people feel like their freedoms were being infringed on, and in some cases encouraged people’s smoking habit.

Large warnings, images of diseased body parts, and pictures of people dying from smoking-related diseases have decreased smoking rates in countries where they’ve been added to cigarette …

February 23, 2016 | No comment | Read More »

PGA Tour, Golf news: New pro Bryson DeChambeau signs endorsement deal

PGA Tour, Golf news: New pro Bryson DeChambeau signs endorsement deal

Bryson DeChambeau, who made his pro debut last week in the RBC Heritage, signed a deal with Cobra Puma Golf.

The 22-year-old DeChambeau, from Clovis, Calif., and SMU, last year joined Jack Nicklaus, Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods and Ryan Moore as the only golfers to win the NCAA Championship and the U.S. Amateur in the same year.

“I believe that I found the perfect partner in Cobra Puma Golf,” said DeChambeau, who was low amateur in the Masters two weeks …

April 18, 2016 | No comment | Read More »

Woods eyes return to Riviera, foundation to run event

Woods eyes return to Riviera, foundation to run event

Tiger Woods is going back to the PGA Tour event at Riviera for the first time since 2006.

The Tiger Woods Foundation will become the host organization that runs the tournament, which has Hyundai Motor America as the new title sponsor. The PGA Tour said Tuesday that Woods will be the tournament host and become actively involved in the tournament.

Riviera is where Woods, who grew up about 45 minutes away, made his PGA Tour debut as a …

March 29, 2016 | No comment | Read More »

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2016 Ford Explorer

2016 Ford Explorer

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2016 Hyundai Genesis

2016 Hyundai Genesis

Up until last year, the Hyundai Genesis Coupe carried two quite different torches. On one side it was a lean, simple...

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2016 Cadillac Escalade

2016 Cadillac Escalade

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Other News

Houston region swamped and shut down by ‘historic’ flood

Amid historic flooding, people in Houston are abandoning their waterlogged cars in the streets and...

Apr 22, 2016 | No comment | Read More »

New Jersey school board member quits over anti-Muslim comments

A New Jersey school board member resigned on Friday after drawing fire for anti-Muslim Facebook...

Apr 22, 2016 | No comment | Read More »

FBI paid more than $1.3 million to break into San Bernardino iPhone

Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey said on Thursday the agency paid more to...

Apr 22, 2016 | No comment | Read More »

Music legend Prince dead at 57

Prince, the musical genius, was found dead Thursday in his Minnesota home. He was 57....

Apr 22, 2016 | No comment | Read More »

PGA Tour, Golf news: New pro Bryson DeChambeau signs endorsement deal

Bryson DeChambeau, who made his pro debut last week in the RBC Heritage, signed a...

Apr 18, 2016 | No comment | Read More »

Cheryl Burke says Ian Ziering was her least favorite ‘DWTS’ partner

Former Dancing with the Stars cast member Cheryl Burke says Sharknado actor Ian Ziering was...

Apr 18, 2016 | No comment | Read More »

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