A Baltimore police officer was acquitted Monday of assault and all other charges in the case of Freddie Gray, an African American who died in custody a year ago, sparking ...Read more
Use of electronic cigarettes and other vaping devices has stalled in the United States as more Americans question their safety, according to a new online Reuters/Ipsos ...Read more
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- Meet The Woman Who Designed The Tax Free Tampon May 27, 2016Jacque Reid goes Inside Her Story with Ashlee Hawn, from Big Rich Atlanta and the creator of RedCycle, a tampon club for women. The tampon tax is still on the books in 40 states and this organization helps women get tax free tampons. “I couldn’t believe we were actually paying a tax on our tampons. Instead of going […]
- Company Recalls Toddler Spill-Proof Cups Due To Risk Of Mold May 27, 2016WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 3 million spill-proof cups for children between 4 and 12 months old are being recalled by Mayborn USA because of the risk of mold that could cause sickness. Ingestion of the mold can cause gastrointestinal symptoms and infections in those with compromised immune systems. Mayborn has received more than 3,000 […]
- A Teacher Said Her Prom Dress Was ‘Inappropriate’ She Wore It Anyway And Made #BlackGirlMagic May 27, 2016After a white teacher told high school student Makalaya Zanders that an African-style dress would be ‘inappropriate’ as a prom choice, she wore it anyway. And in doing so, she made some #Blackgirlmagic happen in her Ohio high school and around the nation. Reposted by another Instagram user (Zanders’ page is private) she soon became […]
- Ride Along: The 16’ Honda Civic Coupe Touring Got Its Groove Back May 27, 2016Highlight: The brand’s first 5-door hatchback will be joining the lineup soon. Test vehicle’s MSRP: $26,960 (base model $19,885) Seating Capacity: 4 realistically for the coupe, Honda says 5? Standard Safety Features: airbags; ABS; a vehicle stability control system; traction control; an electric parking brake with automatic brake hold; hill start assist control system; a […]
- Lady Gaga lays down her latest track at Indy speedwayINDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Already a regular singing partner with Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga found another golden oldie chart topper to pair with: Mario Andretti.
- Sellout crowd arrives early for 100th Indianapolis 500INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — There was gridlock. There were lines.
- Connecticut focuses on developing TV and digital industryHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Once hoping to be known as Hollywood East, Connecticut is now actively courting the television and digital media industry, working to attract and grow companies that can meet the burgeoning demand for the content used across multiple platforms, from cable TV's TLC to the Internet's YouTube.
- Iran arrest 8 people for making 'obscene' music videosTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An online report in Iran says authorities have arrested eight people for producing allegedly "obscene" music videos.
- Country music star Dustin Lynch launches own fashion lineCountry music star Dustin Lynch has launched his own fashion label titled "Stay Country," with the first offering to include a selection of hats, shirts for both men and women. The collection is specifically comprised of two hats ($20), six men's shirts ($30-$45) and three women's ($30), with the range to be promoted via Lynch's […]
- Country music takes over Baton Rouge this weekendNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Country music fans descend on Baton Rouge, Louisiana, for the Memorial Day weekend to hear some of the hottest performers in the genre including Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean and Eric Church as part of the 2016 Bayou County Superfest.