"The Martini"

James Martin

Articles 2K
Views 3.4M

The News | News

News | The News

Video of July 4th Antisemitic Mob Includes Lawyer Let Off the Hook After Throwing Molotov Cocktail at Police At BLM Riot in 2020

 During the Black Lives Matter protests after George Floyd's death in 2020, a lawyer was charged and disbarred after setting a police car on fire by throwing a Molotov cocktail in the window. That lawyer was Urooj Rahman.

News | The News

LA drops price of permit for street vendors by hundreds of dollars

The annual price of a permit will drop from $541 to $27.51.

News | The News

'Crackhead Barney' harasses Quentin Tarantino at NYC restaurant, calls him 'Zionist piece of s--t': wild video

Anti-Israel activist and profane performance artist “Crackhead Barney” harassed director Quentin Tarantino as a "Zionist piece of s--t" while he was eating a New York City restaurant, video of the incident shows.

News | The News

48,000 California Student Workers Vote to Strike Due to Protest Crackdowns

 If you want to see what happens when the inmates are running the asylum, just wait until the 48,000 graduate student teaching assistants, researchers, and other student workers go on strike at the 17 University of California schools.

News | The News

Jerry Seinfeld's Commencement Address Sparks Walkout by Antisemites at Duke University

 Jerry Seinfeld is by no means the most political or controversial actor/comedian out there, but when he took the stage at Duke University's commencement ceremony, it ultimately caused a chorus of "boos" and pro-Palestinian chants, as well as a walkout by students.

News | The News

Anti-Israel Protester at UCLA Encampment: ‘We Don’t Like White People’

A pro-Palestinian woman outright denounced “white people” at the UCLA encampment in Southern California. 

News | The News

Remembering Lou Conter: The last living survivor of the U.S.S. Arizona, an "American hero"

Jim Conter, one of Lou's seven children, says he is proud to know his father was the last survivor of the battleship.

News | The News

BREAKING: Judge Rules Fani Willis Can Continue Trump Prosecution—But There's a Catch

 Fulton County, Ga., Superior Court Judge Scott McAfee made his decision on whether District Attorney Fani Willis can continue prosecuting Donald Trump and 18 other co-defendants on corruption charges.

News | The News

Mayor Johnson announces Chicago will cancel ShotSpotter deal designed to combat crime citing “racism”

Chicago will end its contract with ShotSpotter, a gunshot detection system, city officials announced on Tuesday. The Chicago Police Department has said the technology helps fight crime.

News | The News

We Have More Info on 'Woke Kindergarten' and It's Worse Than We Could Have Imagined

 The other day Amy C. wrote about a San Francisco school that, hoping to bring up flagging test scores and aptitude tests amongst their students, hired a company called 'Woke Kindergarten' to 'train (their) teachers to disrupt racism and remove those barriers to learning'.

News | The News

Fresh Allegations of Plagiarism Unearthed in Official Academic Complaint Against Claudine Gay

Harvard University on Tuesday received a complaint outlining over 40 allegations of plagiarism against its embattled president, Claudine Gay. The document paints a picture of a pattern of misconduct more extensive than has been previously reported and put

News | The News

George Washington University faculty ignore Hamas atrocities, defend attack on Israel: ‘Right of resistance’

George Washington University’s medical school hosted a faculty panel last Monday that declared Hamas terrorists have a “right of resistance” against Israel, according to video footage exclusively obtained by The Post.

News | The News

Target Embraces Transgenderism, Hires 'Gay Cruella' for Marketing Job

Target reportedly hired a Senior LGBTQIA+ Segmentation Strategist and Pride Lead, despite declining sales over its Pride-themed products.

News | The News

BBC: The Real Victims of The Black Death in England Were... Black Women?

 History as an area of academic inquiry seems like it would be a cut-and-dried one; you look at the available data for the time period, determine what happened when and to whom and call it a day. In many ways History should be viewed as a sort of extreme ex post facto journalism, sifting through to find and report the truth as best as it can be determined.

News | The News

Here's the NY Times' Statement on 'Vague Allegation' of Journos Embedded With Hamas on Oct. 7

 Yesterday we told you about a shocking report about embedded "photojournalists" (we always use the term "journalist" cautiously these days) who were with Hamas when the terrorists attacked inside Israel and murdered about 1,400 people in a barbaric fashion. Among the media outlets mentioned was the New York Times:

News | The News

Barbarians at the Gate: Shocking Video Emerges of Pro-Hamas Protesters Smearing Fake Blood on White House

 A heaving mass of pro-Hamas protesters made their way to the White House on Saturday evening and smeared the northwest gates of The People's House with fake blood. Chants of "Allahu Akbar!" were heard by observers, a chilling echo of the refrain of the Hamas terrorists that massacred more than 1,400 Israelis on October 7.

News | The News

Boston University Loaned $600K to a Mysterious Trust Run by Ibram Kendi’s Brother-In-Law

In September of 2020, just weeks after Ibram X. Kendi launched the Center for Antiracist Research at Boston University, the school approved a $600,000 mortgage to an unnamed professor. The university won’t say which professor that loan went to, but it was

News | The News

Watch: Carjackers Vs. Karate Instructors In Oakland

Watch some window shattering action!

News | The News

Breaking: Tucker Carlson has left Fox News

Fox News and host Tucker Carlson are parting ways. His final show has already aired, according to the network, several outlets report. Fox News released a statement saying that “FOX News Media and Tucker Carlson have agreed to part ways. We thank him for

News | The News

U.S. Military Unable To Find Alleged Object That Caused FAA To Close Airspace In Montana

The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and the U.S. Northern Command released a statement late on Saturday night about a supposed unidentified object that they identified over Montana, saying that fighter jets were not able to locate the object.

News | The News

BREAKING: U.S. Shoots Down Unidentified Object Over Alaska

The Pentagon says that a fighter jet shot down an unidentified object over the icy waters of Alaska. National Security Council Coordinator for Strategic Communications John Kirby said the object ̶...

News | The News

Cop Forced to Apologize for 'Thin Blue Line' Flag

A Minnesota police officer apologized after some namby-pambies took offense to a “thin blue line” flag he posted on social media to commemorate National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day....

News | The News

Robbie Knievel, American daredevil and son of Evel Knievel, dead at 60

Robbie Knievel, daredevil and son of Evel Knievel, died Friday morning after battling pancreatic cancer, his family confirmed to The Associated Press.

News | The News

Hollywood Lost More Than $500 Billion in Market Value in 2022

For Hollywood, 2022 was truly an annus horribilis.Major studios, streamers, cable providers, and other media giants lost a combined $542 billion in market value in 2022, with left-wing studios the Walt Disney Co., Netflix, and Comcast accounting for the b

News | The News

Disney closes iconic 33-year-old theme park ride that it now calls racist

Fans of the iconic Disney theme park ride Splash Mountain have a little over a month to take one last ride. Disney will close Splash Mountain permanently on January 23 because, the company says, it promotes "racial stereotypes." The ride, which opened in

News | The News

New York man busted with 20k fentanyl pills released without bail

New York City resident Manuel Pagan was arrested after he was found with about 20,000 multicolored fentanyl pills. He was then released without bail and placed under supervision.

News | The News

After student loan forgiveness, 73% of borrowers plan to spend more on travel and dining out

Those receiving President Biden's student debt forgiveness won't see an actual check in the mail, but lower monthly payments may change how recipients budget.

News | The News

LA Lakers Close Comments for Instagram Post Announcing 'Pride Night'

The Los Angeles Lakers Instagram page inexplicably closed the comments for a post announcing the upcoming "Pride Night." 

News | The News

Horrifying Security Camera Footage Shows Robber ‘Executed’ A ‘Very Gracious’ Store Clerk: Police

A horrifying video showed a murder that unfolded in Tupelo, Mississippi, at a convenience store on Sunday where a “very gracious” man working at the store was allegedly “executed” by the suspect, police said.

News | The News

D.C. Mayor Says Unvaccinated Students Are Banned From In-Person Learning Ahead Of School Year, No Alternative Provided

Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser said Thursday that students 12 and older must show proof of vaccination against COVID within the first 20 days of the new school year to continue learning in-person at public and private schools.

News | The News

Going to do this each time, gov? Hochul orders arrest of released sex fiend sucker punch attacker

Bui Van Phu, the sex fiend accused of sucker-punching a stranger into a coma — and released without bail when Bronx prosecutors charged him with mere misdemeanors —, was arrested Friday for allegedly violating the terms of his lifetime parole.

News | The News

Legendary Athlete Bo Jackson Anonymously Donated To Pay For Uvalde Victims’ Funerals

Legendary baseball and football superstar Bo Jackson revealed he helped pay for the funerals of the 19 children and two teachers killed in one of America’s deadliest mass shootings in May at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.

News | The News

Tesla Asks Texans To Limit Charging Cars During Heat Wave As Wind Power Slows

Tesla is asking all Texas-based customers to avoid charging their electric vehicles during certain times of the day as the Lone Star State is currently experiencing a massive heatwave that is straining its electrical power grid.

News | The News

Starbucks to close 6 stores in LA area amid safety concerns like drug use, mental health crisis

Starbucks is closing 16 stores around the country, including 6 in the LA area, amid concerns for safety issues like drug use and disruptive behavior.

News | The News

Last remaining WWII Medal of Honor recipient dies at 98

Hershel W. "Woody" Williams, the last remaining Medal of Honor recipient from World War II, has died at age 98.

News | The News

Police kill would-be school intruder thwarted by secured doors, quick law enforcement response

Observers comparing incident to Uvalde, Texas, mass shooting in which gunman thought to have entered elementary school through unsecured door

News | The News

WWII Frontlines Nurse Celebrates 100th Birthday Skydiving Over Florida

“I had never done it, and I’ve done a lot of things in 100 years so I thought I must do it while I can.” -Raymonde Sullivan Huge birthday shoutout to Raymonde Sullivan, a former n…

News | The News

Flow of Fentanyl into American Communities Quadruples Under Biden

Four times as much deadly fentanyl is flowing across the United States-Mexico border under President Joe Biden.

News | The News

Twitter Uses ‘Poison Pill’ To Stop Musk. Here’s How That Works And What Could Happen Next.

Twitter’s desperate gambit on Friday to stave off Elon Musk’s bid for a hostile takeover is technically known as a shareholder rights’ plan, but investors call it a “poison pill.” Here’s how it works, and what might happen next:

News | The News

Disney no longer saying 'boys and girls' in park greetings to promote gender inclusion

Disney is working to take out "boys and girls" in recorded park greetings in the company's push to promote gender inclusion.

News | The News

Jussie Smollett Ordered Released From Jail After Serving Less Than A Week Of 5 Month Sentence Pending Appeal

Convicted felon Jussie Smollett was ordered to be released from jail on Wednesday pending appeal of his 150-day sentence that went into effect last week for staging a hate crime hoax against himself and lying to law enforcement about it.

News | The News

Human trafficking sting in Polk County nabs four Disney employees

We've recently learned that Disney's CEO doesn't live up to his employees' standards.

News | The News

Texas election commissioner resigns after 10,000 uncounted ballots found in last week's primary

“The buck stops with me to address issues for voters, and I did not meet my own standard or the standard set by commissioners,” Harris County Elections Commissioner Isabel Longoria says.

News | The News

Ukraine still has 'significant majority' of its military aircraft -U.S. official

Ukraine still has a "significant majority" of its military aircraft available nine days after Russian forces started their invasion of the country, a U.S. defense official said on Friday.

News | The News

‘A Moment Of Truth For Europe’: European Parliament Greenlights Ukraine Bid To Join EU

The European Parliament voted on Tuesday to accept Ukraine’s application to join the European Union (EU) after Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky gave a passionate speech before the body.

News | The News

What are thermobaric weapons and how do they work?

The ‘vacuum bomb’, which Ukraine says the Russians have used in the invasion, ignites a fireball that sucks in all surrounding oxygen

News | The News

People's Convoy co-organizer: 'We cannot have what's happening in Canada happen here'

The People's Convoy is working with attorneys and sweeping its donation account "a couple of times a day" to put the money in a private bank, said Maureen Steele.

News | The News

Violence Descends on Los Angeles During Post-Super Bowl Rioting, Looting

Sunday’s Super Bowl victory by the Rams triggered idiots to turn the “City of Angels” into the city of mayhem. The Los Angeles Police Department declared an unlawful assembly and large numbers of the men and women in blue responded to fireworks, looting a

News | The News

LA County Sheriff's Department set to lose 4K employees for vaccine noncompliance

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is pushing back ahead of a vote that could cost the department 4,000 employees who have yet to comply with COVID-19 vaccination rules.

News | The News

Michael Avenatti convicted of stealing from Stormy Daniels | AP News

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Avenatti was convicted Friday of charges he cheated the porn actor Stormy Daniels out of nearly $300,000 she was supposed to get for writing a book about an alleged tryst with former president Donald Trump.

News | The News

Judge lets convicted Hunter Biden business partner freely roam globe while awaiting sentencing

Federal judge's lenient treatment for Devon Archer renews debate about a dual system of justice, as Jan. 6 and Russia defendants faced travel restrictions.

News | The News

Tucker Carlson Has More 25-54 Democratic Viewers Than CNN and MSNBC

Tucker Carlson is attracting more Democratic viewers between the ages of 25-54 than CNN and MSNBC, according to the Wrap.

News | The News

Great Britain, Czech Republic, and Israel Back Away From Vaccine Passports

Great Britain, the Czech Republic, and Israel are backing away from COVID vaccine mandates amid increasing evidence that the leaky vaccines are making the…

News | The News

Burlington Coat Factory incident: 14-year-old girl fatally hit by stray bullet from police

Two people are dead, including a suspect, after a shooting occurred at a Burlington Coat Factory in North Hollywood Thursday afternoon. 

News | The News

Sen. Bob Dole, WWII Veteran and Former Senate Majority Leader, Dead at 98

America lost an icon Sunday morning, with the passing of former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole.

News | The News

Woke Milwaukee DA admitted that bail reform GUARANTEED innocent people would be killed

Milwaukee County DA John Chisolm, who wants to abolish cash bail, said in 2007 that his bail reforms 'guaranteed' some of the killers he let go would end up murdering people, but he still did it anyway.

News | The News

'Awakened capital embodied': Microsoft event opens with land recognitions and pronouns - Asume Tech

from Microsoft virtual Ignite 2021 conference was all hybrid work, metaverse and the cloud, but it opened up with “Awards of the earth” to the local native tribe and featured speakers describing theirs race and favorite pronouns. The virtual event which r

News | The News

BREAKING: Colin Powell Dies At 84

On Monday, the family of General Colin Powell, the first black Secretary of State who served under three Republican presidents before endorsing former President Barack Obama twice, announced the 84-year-old former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff had died “due to complications from Covid 19.”

News | The News

Accused Arlington school shooter released on bail the following day

Since when is a school shooter back on the streets the following day?

News | The News

HORRENDOUS: U.S. General Allegedly Abandoned Allies in Afghanistan for Souvenirs

Major General Christopher Donahue allegedly booted somewhere between 50–100 American allies off a cargo plane in Kabul, so he could load a Taliban souvenir

News | The News

Parler wants an apology from Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg after a report said the FBI found little evidence the Capitol riot was a coordinated attack

Sandberg said the attack was planned on other platforms, such as Parler, the "free speech" app that conservatives flocked to after the election.

News | The News

WATCH: Cubans Carry American Flag, Chant ‘Liberty’ & ‘Freedom,’ While Demanding Freedom From Communist Dictatorship

Thousands of Cubans took to the street across the island nation on Sunday in rarely seen protests and demanded freedom from the communist dictatorship.

    News | The News

    NPR Trashes Declaration Of Independence On Fourth Of July, Adds ‘Editor’s Note’ To Warn Of ‘Racist Slur’

    National Public Radio (NPR) denounced the Declaration of Independence on the Fourth of July because of terms it deemed offensive.

    News | The News

    Heart inflammation after COVID-19 shots higher than expected in study of U.S. military

    Members of the U.S. military who were vaccinated against COVID-19 showed higher-than-expected rates of heart inflammation, although the condition was still extremely rare, according to a study released on Tuesday.

    News | The News

    Man with ’12 prior arrests’ and out on ‘parole for an attempted murder’ was arrested for the shooting of a Bronx man with 2 kids in the crossfire

    "His most recent arrest was in 2020."

    News | The News

    CA County Cuts COVID Death Toll By 25% After Reevaluation: Deaths ‘Clearly Not’ Caused By Virus

    A county in California has revised their COVID-19 death total down 25% — by 411 cases — after initially counting all deaths with a positive COVID-19 test as a COVID-related death.

    News | The News

    US government found no evidence that Navy UFO sightings were alien spacecraft: report | TheHill

    U.S. government has found no evidence that the unidentified flying objects observed by Navy pilots are alien spacecraft, but intelligence officials said that they are still unable to explain the strange moving phenomena. 

    News | The News

    LA Times Writer Angry “Friends” Reunion Wasn’t More Diverse

    The Los Angeles Times would like the show “Friends” to go back in time and retroactively feature a more diverse cast. “It should have been subtitled, 'The

    News | The News

    Peloton Recalls Treadmills

    Fitness company Peloton Interactive Inc. announced that it will be separately recalling its Tread and Tread+ treadmills in a safety effort.

    News | The News

    BREAKING: Jury Finds Derek Chauvin Guilty

    After a little over ten hours of deliberation, a jury on Tuesday found former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin guilty of second-degree murder,

    News | The News

    Nation of Islam Calls Supporter Who Assaulted U.S. Capitol 'Brother With Such Great Potential'

    The Nation of Islam said it is investigating what caused one of its followers to stage a deadly assault against U.S. Capitol police last week, calling the deceased attacker a "brother with such great potential" who could have been a "star in the mission o

    News | The News

    Mohammad Anwar’s Alleged Teenage Murderers Reach Plea Deal, Will Not Be ‘Held Past The Age Of 21’ Or ‘Placed In A Prison

    According to reports, the two teenage girls charged with the felony murder of a 66-year-old Uber Eats driver in Washington, D.C. have reached a plea deal

    News | The News

    Riot Police Clash With Hundreds of Homeless in Los Angeles

    Echo Park Lake in Los Angeles has been home to thousands of homeless people since 2019.

    News | The News

    Speed Cameras In LA? A New Bill Would Allow CA Cities To Explore The Technology

    State and local leaders call speed cameras a 'proven tool' to reduce speeding and save lives.

    News | The News

    California school board members mock parents in video: 'They want their babysitters back'

    The superintendent of a California school district board apologized for board members' "truly inappropriate comments" after a group published a video that appeared to show board members complaining about parents who want teachers to return to classrooms,

    News | The News

    ‘Now do water fountains!’ Parody Titania McGrath OWNS woke non-parody Brentwood School for openly pushing segregation

    But we thought segregation was bad?

    News | The News

    Lawsuit: Twitter States that Child Porn Video 'Didn't Violate Policies'

    Twitter repeatedly told the victim of child sexual abuse that a video of his ordeal circulating on the platform didn't violate the platform's policies, according to a lawsuit filed on the victim's behalf by the  National Center on Sexual Exploitation.

    News | The News

    New Navy destroyer-fired laser will change maritime war

    When the Navy is ready to deploy a new 60kw ship-fired laser weapon from a destroyer later this year, maritime attack strategy and tactics will enter new dimensions of massive warfare on the open seas.

    News | The News

    PGA will strip Trump Bedminster of 2022 PGA Championship, insider says

    The golf major will be moved, according to a report.

    News | The News

    Newsom sued by restaurant owner over California coronavirus shutdown

    A California restaurant is suing California Gov. Gavin Newsom and other state officials over an order that forced it to close due to the spread of the coronavirus pandemic after its owner shared a video of a television production with tables set up next t

    News | The News

    Hollywood Blvd Struggling Amid Pandemic With 75% Of Businesses Boarded Up m

    The popular tourist attraction Hollywood BLVD has been badly hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic, with 75% of the famous street's businesses now boarded up with

    News | The News

    Virginia to replace statue of Robert E. Lee with Barbara Johns effigy

    A commission in Virginia on Wednesday selected to replace the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee representing that state in the U.S. Capitol with an effigy of a black teenage girl who protested segregation.

    News | The News

    Chuck Yeager's Amazing Life Told Through The Airplanes He Flew

    Chuck Yeager is among the most famous aviators of all time. The airplane was his brush, the sky his canvas, and flying was his art.

    News | The News

    On Pearl Harbor Day, no survivors or eyewitnesses attended the ceremony

    In what's believed to be a first, no survivors or veterans of World War II attended the annual Pearl Harbor Day event in Hawaii due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

    News | The News

    ‘Our City Is Bleeding’: Minneapolis Police Chief Pleads For Outside Help Amid Hemorrhaging Police Force

    The Minneapolis chief of police implored the city council to bring in help from the outside after a hemorrhaging police force has left the city reeling

    News | The News

    BREAKING: 30 Cops Injured By Anti-Police Rioters In Democrat-Controlled Philadelphia

    Violent anti-police rioters attacked law enforcement officials in Philadelphia on Monday night, injuring 30 officers in response to police killing a man

    News | The News

    102-year-old WWII veteran celebrates her birthday by skydiving

    A Howard County 102-year-old celebrated her birthday in epic fashion Sunday.

    News | The News

    Firefighters: L.A. County Ballot Box Intentionally Set On Fire

    Firefighters said Monday that a ballot box in Los Angeles County was intentionally set on fire Sunday evening.

    News | The News

    No Coronavirus Quarantine Rules For MTV 2020 VMA Performers – Report

    At the VMAs, it's quarantine for thee, but not for me. New York City quarantine rules are now being enforced on travelers from 34 states, requiring a two-week isolation if arriving in the five boroughs for longer than a 24-hour stopover. That is, if you'r

    News | The News

    Flying during coronavirus pandemic: Florida CEO has been on 33 flights this year, and stayed safe

    A Florida-based CEO who has flown more than two dozen times this year says he protects himself from coronavirus while traveling by wearing multiple layers of disposable gloves and exposing the “least amount of skin as possible.”

    News | The News

    DOJ says Chinese hackers targeted coronavirus vaccine research - POLITICO

    The hackers allegedly breached defense contractors and stole sensitive military information, prosecutors said.

    News | The News

    County officials move to close Men’s Central Jail in downtown L.A., invest in health care-based responses

    The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted to initiate a plan to close the Men’s Central Jail in downtown L.A. within the year, officials said. The panel vowed “to reinvest any savings from closing the facility towards health-based respo

    News | The News

    FBI: NASCAR’s Bubba Wallace not target of hate crime, ‘noose’ was at garage since 2019

    The FBI has concluded that NASCAR’s Bubba Wallace was not a victim of a hate crime as a “noose” found in his garage stall had been there since last year.

    News | The News

    2 California schools named for Washington, Jefferson getting new names after Black Lives Matter push

    Two San Francisco-area elementary schools named after a pair of founding fathers who owned slaves will get new names after a school board approved a Black Lives Matter resolution last week, according to a report.

    News | The News

    UC System Discarded SAT Test As Hard On Minorities. They Ignored Study Saying It Actually Helped Minority Admissions.

    In May, the Board of Regents of the University of California voted unanimously to jettison the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) and ACT over the next five years for use in judging admissions, with some members saying that the test itself was racist and ther

    News | The News

    Buzz Aldrin reminds us of the importance of Flag Day ‘today and every day’

    "...let us remember all the men and women who've fought valiantly to defend it."

    News | The News

    LA homicides up by 250 percent over last week, LAPD reports

    Los Angeles saw a massive spike in homicides during the first week of June, authorities said Tuesday.

    News | The News

    Dallas Love Field removes Texas Ranger statue, citing racism concerns amid George Floyd anger

    The city of Dallas on Thursday removed the statue of a Texas Ranger in the main hall at Dallas Love Field because of the conduct of the man celebrated by it.

    News | The News

    NYC Coronavirus ‘Front Line’ Doctor Calls For END To Lockdown

    A Bronx doctor who has treated the novel coronavirus for weeks and has even contracted the virus himself called for an end to nationwide lockdown measures in  op-ed published by The New York Post on Monday. Daniel G. Murphy, MD, the chairman of the Depart

    News | The News

    A 93-year-old woman got a massive Coors Light delivery after a viral plea for more beer

    Singing the folk song "99 Bottles of Beer" might be how some people are passing the time during the coronavirus pandemic.

    News | The News

    What America Loses With Every Shuttered Main Street Restaurant

    In the wake of coronavirus, our communities will be immeasurably poorer without the kind of small restaurants that made me who I am today.

    News | The News

    95-year-old WWII veteran shares positive message after surviving coronavirus

    ABC News(SALEM, Oregon) -- William "Bill" Kelly, a 95-year-old veteran of WWII 2 who also lived through the Great Depression has added another accomplishment to his name after contracting the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, and beating it."I am doing well,"

    News | The News

    Fred 'Curly' Neal, Harlem Globetrotters Legend, Dead at 77

    “Before the internet and cable television really existed, it was Curly Neal and the Harlem Globetrotters who first introduced the sport of basketball to millions of people around the world for the first time”

    News | The News

    BREAKING: Video Appears To Show Missile Hitting Passenger Plane In Iran

    Video obtained and verified by The New York Times on Thursday appears to show an Iranian missile hitting a plane near Imam Khomeini International Airport in Tehran, the same area where a Ukrainian passenger plane went down earlier this week. “A smal

    News | The News

    Glacier National Park is replacing signs that predicted its glaciers would be gone by 2020

    The signs at Glacier National Park warning that its signature glaciers would be gone by 2020 are being changed.

    News | The News

    LA residents fed up with officials, demand change after homeless crisis spirals in city

    It’s the stale stench of liquor and human waste that hits you first. Then it's visual -- row after row of dirty tarp tents crammed together on the sidewalk next to piles rotting trash and broken appliances. There are half-dressed, drugged-out shells of

    News | The News

    Chris Cuomo once referred to himself as 'Fredo' in radio interview

    CNN anchor Chris Cuomo, who was captured on a viral video getting into a profanity-laced exchange with a person who called him “Fredo,” once referred to himself as the hapless “Th…

    News | The News

    Remains of 22 servicemembers killed 76 years ago in Battle of Tarawa return to US soil - Pacific - Stripes

    The 76-hour Battle of Tarawa cost the lives of about 1,000 U.S. Marines and sailors, many of whom were buried where they fell. Efforts to exhume the graves and identify remains were hampered due to incomplete record keeping and by the alterations to the c

    News | The News

    Metal drinking straw fatally impales woman in England

    Elena Struthers-Gardner, 60, who was known as ‘Lena,’\u00a0suffered brain injuries in the accident at her home in\u00a0England.

    News | The News

    Veteran-Owned Apparel Company Has Perfect Response To Nike Dropping American Flag-Style Shoe | Daily Wire

    Veteran-owned clothing store, Nine Line Apparel, offered a response to Nike’s controversial move to drop an American Flag-style shoe with their own gear, nodding to the allegedly “offensive” Betsy Ross flag.

    News | The News

    FDNY Spirit Run honors firefighters who battled Notre Dame fire

    New York probationary firefighters carried both American and French flags Wednesday during their final Spirit Run before their graduation in tribute to the firefighters who battled the horrible fire of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on Monday.

    News | The News

    Charles Van Doren, figure in 1950s game-show scandals, dies at 93

    Van Doren was the central figure in the TV game-show scandals of the late 1950s and eventually pleaded guilty to perjury for lying to a grand jury that investigated them

    News | The News

    Multiple fatalities at 2 New Zealand mosque shootings

    New Zealand police said one person was in custody in connection with a mass shooting that claimed multiple lives at two mosques in the city of Christchurch Friday.

    News | The News

    Felicity Huffman, Lori Loughlin Among Celebs, CEOs Arrested in College Admissions Cheating Scandal

    The rich and famous are accused of paying up to $6 million to gets kids admitted to elite schools.

    News | The News

    Edward Nixon dies. He was former President Richard Nixon's last surviving brother - CNN

    Edward Nixon, former President Richard Nixon's youngest and last surviving brother, died Wednesday. He was 88.

    News | The News

    Trove of war posters discovered at New Hampshire library

    Fragile but mostly in good condition, the posters offer viewers a glimpse of what life was like during war time.

    News | The News

    How the Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet Made Air Travel Affordable | Inverse

    On September 30, 1968, the first Boeing 747 was built, a wide-body "jumbo jet" that, at the time, became the largest civilian airplane in the world. Most US airlines have retired their 747s, marking the end of an era, but the Boeing helped make

    News | The News

    The Budweiser 9/11 tribute ad that aired only once

    Still reeling from the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, beer maker Budweiser used its iconic clydesdales to pay tribute to the victims.

    News | The News

    Trump's 'incredible' Air Force One to be red, white and blue, cost $3.9 billion

    The next generation of Air Force One will abandon the planes' traditional color scheme in favor of red, white and blue, President Donald Trump said. The Department of Defense announced Tuesday that Boeing secured the $3.9 billion contract for two pla

    News | The News

    Terry Gilliam on diversity: 'I tell the world now I’m a black lesbian' | Film | The Guardian

    The film-maker weighs in on the controversy surrounding BBC comedy chief Shane Allen’s comment about ‘six Oxbridge white blokes’

    News | The News

    A Woman Is Suing NASA Over Some Moon Dust Neil Armstrong Once Gave Her

    It was a Saturday, and Laura Murray was a 10-year-old girl hanging out with her nanny outside her family's Cincinnati townhouse. Her mother, giddy with excitement, handed the little girl a small glass vial filled with light-gray dust.

    News | The News

    Kim Jong Un commits to 'complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula'

    The joint document says Secretary of State Pompeo and a senior North Korean official will hold follow-up talks as soon as possible.

    News | The News

    Trump and Kim shook hands in scene complex as their rivalry

    SINGAPORE (AP) — Donald Trump approached from the right, striding down the long portico at the colonial-era Singapore resort. Kim Jong Un, dressed in his familiar Mao suit, emerge

    News | The News

    Miss America dropping swimsuit competition | Fox News

    The Miss America Organization is dropping the swimsuit competition from its nationally televised broadcast, saying it will no longer judge contestants on their appearance.

    News | The News

    Powerful Photo: Braves Fan Hold Umbrella For Marine Corps JROTC Member On Memorial Day

    A photo from an Atlanta Braves game is going viral online. The photo did not capture the action of the game, but instead, a random act of kindness on Memorial Day.

    News | The News

    This is the officer who stopped the Maryland school shooter

    The officer who confronted the Maryland school shooter Tuesday was identified as 34-year-old Blaine Gaskill, a veteran sheriff’s deputy with SWAT training. A six-year St. Mary’s County sheriff’s de…

    News | The News

    Did the Air Force bomb the SpaceX rocket that fell into the sea? – BGR

    One very good thing that happened this week was SpaceX's successful Falcon Heavy test launch, and subsequent jaw-dropping dual rocket landing. But it's easy to forget that Falcon Heavy wasn't the only rocket SpaceX launched in 2018, and the fate of the bo

    News | The News

    Even dogs might go vegan in LA

    Soon shelter dogs in LA may have to worry about more than finding a happy home: a restrictive vegan diet. Chowing down on meaty bits, as dogs are wont to do, may be outlawed if the Los Angeles City…

      News | The News

      Cassini, NASA's 13-year Saturn mission, has ended - CNN

      Contact has been lost with the Cassini spacecraft after it completed a "death dive" into the upper atmosphere of Saturn and transmitted its final signal, according to NASA.

      News | The News

      Unarmed Russian Air Force jet overflies the Pentagon, Capitol - CNN

      An unarmed Russian Air Force aircraft overflew the US Capitol, the Pentagon, Central Intelligence Agency and Joint Base Andrews at low altitude on Wednesday as part of a longstanding treaty that allows the militaries of the United States and Russia to obs

      News | The News

      President makes a call to last Doolittle Raider

      WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump called Lt. Col. Dick Cole, the last surviving member of the Doolittle Raiders, on Sunday, according to a press

      News | The News

      Kathy Griffin: Trump is 'trying to ruin my life' after photo scandal - CNN.com

      Kathy Griffin is fighting back against the abuse and "death threats" she has received in light of controversial images released earlier this week that showed the comedian holding up a bloody head resembling that of President Donald Trump.

      News | The News

      Trump condemns killing of pair who tried to stop racist rant

      President Donald Trump on Monday condemned the fatal stabbing of two good Samaritans trying to help a pair of young women targeted by an anti-Muslim tirade on a Portland, Oregon, light rail train.

      News | The News

      5 things to know about the MOAB - CNN.com

      The GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB) is 30 feet long, weighs 21,600 pounds and is around 40% more powerful than its predecessor.

      News | The News

      11 Officers Shot, 5 Fatally, by Snipers Amid Dallas Protest; Standoff Underway - ABC News

      At least 11 cops were shot and four killed in Dallas on Thursday.

      News | The News

      She's 'no longer here': The Orlando shooter reportedly gave his wife access to his bank account before the attack

      She's "no longer here," Omar Mateen's father, Seddique, told reporters outside of his Fort Pierce, Florida, home on Wednesday.

      News | The News

      If a Bomb Brought Down EgyptAir 804, the War on Terror Is About to Change

      While the cause of the crash is still unknown, the possibility of terrorism looms large

      News | The News

      San Bernardino shooting suspect traveled to Saudi Arabia, was married, appeared to be living 'American Dream,' co-workers say

      As the holiday gathering got underway Wednesday morning, Syed Rizwan Farook joined dozens of his colleagues from San Bernardino County's public health department. Farook, an inspector, seemed quiet during the early hours of the event, then vanished just a

      News | The News

      Largest police union cautions Quentin Tarantino - Business Insider

      In a veiled threat, the largest police union in the country says it has a "surprise" in store for Quentin Tarantino.

      News | The News

      Tombstone actor shot when live rounds fired during gunfight

      A member of a group of Old West re-enactors was wounded Sunday afternoon when another actor fired a bullet from a pistol that held live rounds. Ken Curtis of the Tombstone Vigilantes was shot, a woman was struck by another bullet, and other bullet fragmen

      News | The News

      Russian air strikes in Syria: John McCain 'confirms US-trained rebels hit during bombing campaign' - live updates

      Vladimir Putin has denied reports that Russian air strikes have killed civilians. Speaking at a meeting with human rights activists in the Kremlin, he reportedly described the claims as "information attacks."

      News | The News

      Russia launches first airstrikes in Syria - CNNPolitics.com

      Russian says its airstrike in Syria on Wednesday targeted ISIS; U.S. official says it had "no strategic purpose" in combating ISIS.

      News | The News

      Ted Nugent Doesn’t Buy The Cecil The Lion Narrative: ‘This Whole Story Is A Lie’

      In the days since the Cecil the Lion story broke, dentist Walter Palmer has been trolled and hunted online. He has since (allegedly) written a letter to his clients, saying, “I had no idea that the lion I took was a known, local favorite.” He blamed “local professional guides” for allowing him to shoot a national Zimbabwe treasure. In other words, Palmer isn’t sorry he killed a lion. He’s only sorry that he killed a lion that people would notice.

      News | The News

      Converse Redesigned Its Iconic Chucks for the First Time in 98 Years

      Some would consider it as sacrilegious as when Coke dabbled with its classic formula back in the 80s, but after 98 years Converse has updated its iconic Chuck Taylor All-Stars. On the outside they look nearly identical, but on the inside the Chuck II is a

      News | The News

      Peyton Manning visits Chattanooga to honor military and police officers

      Multiple sources confirm that Peyton Manning showed up at the Naval Marine Corps Reserve Center on Amnicola Highway where four U.S. Marines were shot dead by a lone gunman last week.

      News | The News

      A United pilot flushed bullets down the on-board toilet

      DALLAS — A United Airlines captain threw bullets in a trash bin accessible to passengers and later flushed them down a toilet on board a flight that he was piloting to Germany.

      News | The News

      'Dukes of Hazzard' Toy Car Axed Amid Confederate Flag Controversy

      This isn’t the first time the Dukes’ mode of transportation has been at the heart of a controversy

      News | The News

      Tsarnaev sentenced to death for role in Boston Marathon bombing

      BOSTON --Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was sentenced to death for his role in the Boston Marathon bombings and the further bloodshed that followed. The jury deliberated for 16 hours over parts of three days be...

      News | The News

      Brian Williams Suspended Six Months in Wake of Review - NBC News.com

      NBC News is suspending managing editor and Nightly News anchor Brian Williams for six months, without pay, in the wake of an internal review of comments abou...

      News | The News

      'What a hero...': The storied career of Brian Williams [Photoshops]

      News | The News

      No indictment in Ferguson case

      Schools were closed, a police command center was in place and a St. Louis County grand jury was widely expected to continue its work Monday in determining the fate of the white Ferguson police officer who