American Popular News for 6 Jan 2018
It's Washington versus California on marijuana, climate change, offshore oil drilling and immigration this week as bubbling disagreements between President Donald Trump's administration and California... all seemed to spill over at once.
Lewis Hamilton did something "inappropriate" on social media over Christmas, then kicked off 2018 by wiping his feeds. Fans should hope it's not the end of an honest, if sometimes flawed, glimpse into... a four-time champion's private life.... More»
Six Virginia volunteer firefighters were arrested and charged with gang-raping a 17-year-old girl, videotaping the assault and sharing it on social media. The six members of the Strasburg Volunteer... Fire Department were arrested over the weekend after a Virginia State Police investigation. The six men, Fabian Sosa, 25, Dale King, 36, Andrew Key, 24, Christopher...
These Cosplay Costumes have taken the art to a whole new level with some truly terrifying creations. Check out the top 7 most realistic costumes to...
An industry insider calls it a "mega disappointment."
A Missouri man admitted to sexually assaulting an 8-year-old girl in a motel room and feeding her methamphetamine by disguising it in toilet paper, police said. Brett Pendleton, 48, allegedly rented a... room at an American Inn in Washington, west of St. Louis, and took the girl, a relative of his, there on New Year's...
President Trump threatened to use his "bigger" and "more powerful" button to launch a nuclear attack against Kim Jong Un's regime.
Private equity firms are steering clear of traditional fashion brands, but those with disruptive models remain prized acquisitions.
The former FBI director tweeted that he'd like to see a focus on "the truth and lasting values" in the new year.
Chocolate could reportedly vanish as early as 2050. This revelation has led scientists from the University of California at Berkeley to work with Virginia-based manufacturer Mars, Incorporated to save... the cacao plant from disappearing.
An unexpected stowaway forced a Delta flight to turn around late Saturday morning. Delta flight 1943 from Detroit to Atlanta had to return to Detroit "shortly after takeoff" because a small sparrow... had snuck into the cockpit, airport officials said. The feathered culprit slipped on the plane during boarding and then made its way into...
Mariah Carey will be returning to Times Square for New Year’s Eve tomorrow night, one year after her performance gone wrong, and she will be singing two of her songs! The entertainer will be... performing on Dick Clark’s Rockin’ New Year’s Eve with Ryan Seacrest show and one of the songs she is singing is
President Trump thought son-in-law Jared Kushner was doing such a bang-up job as a senior adviser that he contemplated naming him secretary of state, the book "Fire and Fury" claims. Kushner, 36, was... given a broad portfolio of responsibilities by Trump, including bringing peace to the Mideast, reforming the criminal-justice system and solving the opioid...
This aging thing stops right here, right now. I turn 60 this week. I know, I know. By my generally dyspeptic attitude and hectoring tone you thought I was much older already. But nope. Just 60. And by... stopping the process I don't mean cosmetically, sartorially or even, necessarily, physically....
Value investor Jeremy Grantham writes that stocks, while expensive, are likely entering a "melt-up phase."
Neil Patrick Harris returns to A Series of Unfortunate Events for season 2 as we see the kids and their strange uncle continue their adventures.
Though 2018 could be another strong year, evidence is mounting that a pullback may finally be in the cards.
What is Taylor Swift's "Reputation" worth? Not the jacked-up prices she's charging for concert tickets. That's the verdict from ticked-off fans, who are balking at buying seats for the 28-year-old pop... star's tour to promote her new "Reputation" album, citing stratospheric markups and greedy sales gimmicks. "I paid $150 for my ticket with amazing seats...
Journalist Randi Kaye joined marijuana enthusiasts in Denver during this year's annual coverage.
The experts, Michael Sharp, an American, and Zaida Catalan, a Swede, were investigating crimes associated with a rebellion in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
A tourist couple who bled to death in a Greek island guesthouse appear to have been performing a Satanic ceremony before their double suicide on New Year’s Eve, authorities say. Knives, candles and... a pentagram symbol -- used by Devil-worshippers -- were found in the Airbnb room near the bodies of Lilia Botusheva, 23, and...
Many Twitter users notes that the annual festival is not just about 'rock and alternative bands,' following Louis' tweets about the festival not having enough band.
The difficulty of standing on the right side of the right.
The scene of the accident is a notorious stretch of road known as the Devil's Curve that has been the site of at least 20 accidents since 1990.
Google has revealed its Project Zero findings on the “speculative execution” security flaws that have sent processor-makers into a tailspin today. The issue – which had initially been... circulating as an Intel processor flaw, but which it now appears affects chips from multiple manufacturers – is, in fact, a number of vulnerabilities that exploit critical aspects of many processors since …