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4 Republican senators announce they will not support the GOP health-care bill

The Week16 hours ago

Hours after Republican Senate leadership released a proposal for replacing ObamaCare, Sen. Rand Paul (R) along with Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah), Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), and Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) announced they would not support...

Here’s the Minnesota Wild’s 2017-18 schedule

The Minnesota Wild released their 2017-18 regular-season schedule on Thursday afternoon. The Wild open the season against the Red Wings in Detroit on Thursday, Oct. 5, in the inaugural game at the new Little Caesars Arena....

Seth Meyers shines a light on Mitch McConnell's health-care bill hypocrisy

The Week5 hours ago

The health-care bill drafted by Senate Republicans finally emerged from behind closed doors on Thursday, and with its cuts to Medicaid to fund tax cuts for the rich, the plan is "breathtakingly cruel," Seth Meyers said...

Caught On Camera: Apparent Parents & Kids Shoplifting Together

Two adults and two children ran off without paying for items at a department store, and police have released surveillance video showing them in the act.

Uber's ex-CEO knew a self-driving car engineer had Google's data long before it bought his company, Waymo says

Business Insider8 hours ago

Travis Kalanick's rough week may have just gotten worse. A court document filed Wednesday night states that Kalanick was aware in March 2016 that Anthony Levandowski was in possession of discs that contained data from Google...

‘Making a Murderer': Federal Appeals Court Upholds Ruling That Dassey’s Confession Was Coerced

The WrapTV13 hours ago

A federal appeals court has upheld the ruling that Brendan Dassey’s conviction, chronicled in Netflix’s “Making a Murderer,” was coerced and he should be released from prison, the Associated Press reported.  According to local...

Archaeologist on the hunt for Amelia Earhart’s remains

Raw StoryScience6 hours ago

An expedition to search for the remains of Amelia Earhart is set to begin on Saturday, and archaeologist Fred Hiebert says they are hopeful human bones will be found. Earhart and her co-pilot Fred Noonan went missing on July 2,...

Jill Soloway in ‘Love’ with new Amazon series, and her label-free life

Just call her Jill. But that’s not exactly correct, when the Jill in question is Jill Soloway, the actress/writer/director behind the Emmy-winning Amazon Studios hit series “Transparent” and, most recently, “I Love Dick,” for the...

The “Lump of Coal” Edition

SlatePodcasts12 hours ago

To listen to the discussion, use the player below: On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and Julia Ioffe discuss the Georgia congressional race, the Senate health care bill, and a Supreme Court...

YouTube Unveils New Streaming Features at Vidcon

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki unveiled an array of feature upgrades coming to the Google-owned video powerhouse at her annual keynote presentation Thursday at the Vidcon conference in Anaheim, Calif. As she typically does, Wojcicki...

Sheriff: Vulnerable Teen Missing In Cambridge

The Isanti County Sheriff's office is looking for a missing teen who is considered vulnerable.

The Latest: Knicks end the run on freshmen picks in draft

NEW YORK — The Latest on Thursday night's NBA draft (all times local):8:40 p.m.Frank Ntilikina saw his dream come true: He's a top-10 pick in the NBA draft.Now for the bad part: The French native, whose team is still...

Study: 30% Of Hispanic Sports Fans Would Rather See Their Team Win Than Get $1 Million

When it comes to advertising, marketers may want to start targeting sports channels showing soccer in Spanish. Hispanic sports fans are 33% more likely than non-Hispanic viewers to buy products from advertising between programs...

Legendary former Arizona State coach Frank Kush dies

Frank Kush, the fearsome coach who transformed Arizona State from a backwater football program into a powerhouse, has died. He was 88. Arizona State confirmed the death on Thursday. “Coach Kush built ASU into a national...

Rob Kardashian Hires Lawyer, Allegedly Makes Plans To Fight For Full Custody

Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna have been on again and off again for a while. Now according to Radar Online, Rob Kardashian has allegedly hired a lawyer and has plans to fight Blac Chyna for full custody of their daughter Dream. A...