Category: US

NRA Recognizes More Russian Ties

The National Rifle Association (NRA) revealed in a letter to Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) that the organization has received financial contributions from 23 people associated with Russia since 2015. The letter, written by the NRA general counsel John Frazer, dated Tuesday and made public on Wednesday, acknowledged that the NRA accepted a bit over $2,500

The Kid Who Made Yodeling Cool

Ellen DeGeneres had 11-year-old Mason Ramsey on her show. A video of video Mason went viral after performing a remarkable cover of Hank Williams Sr.’s “Lovesick Blues” at a Walmart. Mason took the stage with the timeless tune, and Ellen had a couple of surprises for him too!

Lower Incomes Make Better Marriages

Researchers from Harvard and Boston’s McLean Hospital monitored the brain activity of 300 patients who struggled with depression. The results that came back showed antidepressants help some people, but it also revealed how financial security impacts ones overall mental health and love life. The study published Tuesday in the journal Social Science Research is one of

Job Interview Turns Into Arrest

A New Hampshire woman wanted on theft charges was arrested Friday in Manchester, after walking into a jail to apply for a job. The background check in Kristina Hoef’s application process revealed her warrant. She was placed into custody after this was revealed and will appear in court this Monday.

Zombie Raccoons

Police in Youngstown, Ohio have received more than a dozen calls in the past three weeks about “zombie-like” raccoons. The state Department of Natural Resources says the animals weren’t zombies and didn’t have rabies. They were likely suffering from distemper. The viral disease causes tremors, coughing, seizures and causes raccoons not fear humans.

Humans Destroying Walden Pond with Pee

Walden Pond, the body of water, which inspired Henry David Thoreau’s famous book Walden; or, Life in the Woods, is being ruined by years and years’ worth of visitors urine. The water has been a national landmark loved by Americans for decades. Thousands upon thousands have travelled to Concord, Massachusetts to dip their toes in

Trump Ready for War: Threatens Russia

President Donald Trump seems to be more clear about taking action in Syria after Saturday’s deadly chemical attack. Trump tweeted early Wednesday morning, “Russia vows to shoot down any and all missiles fired at Syria. Get ready Russia, because they will be coming, nice and new and ‘smart!’ You shouldn’t be partners with a Gas Killing Animal who kills his

Watch Awkward Wheel of Fortune Flop

On Monday night the biggest puzzle on the wasn’t the spelling of a word but instead the pronunciation. With a puzzle “Flamenco dance lessons” totally exposed, all the contestant, Jonny had to do was correctly pronounce all of the words in order to receive $7,100. Instead, he offered “flamingo dance lessons.” The audience started to

Facebook in The Face of Scandal

Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg posted a message to his Facebook page today, about an hour ago,  as he headed into the Congress hearing in the face of Facebook’s data sharing practices. “In an hour I’m going to testify in front of the Senate about how Facebook needs to take a broader view of

Catholic School Accused of Abusing Children AGAIN

Bergen Catholic High School is once again in hot water over allegations by a former student. In October 2016, a 1974 Bergen Catholic High School graduate came forward with his traumatic past of being sexually abused by his chemistry teacher as a 13-year-old boy. Followed by his allegations were dozens of public claims by others who attended the school during the 1950s