Daily Archives: May 14, 2018


  • States where sports betting may be ready in time for NFL season

    States where sports betting may be ready in time for NFL season

    CLOSE SportsPulse: Supreme Court reporter Richard Wolf breaks down the SCOTUS ruling on sports betting in the United States, and what it could mean for the future of gambling in professional and college sports. USA TODAY Sports The Supreme Court ruled on Monday to remove the federal ban on sports betting. (Photo: John Locher/AP) The…


  • Who are America’s moral leaders?

    Who are America’s moral leaders?

    Analysis: Americans are more distrustful of the government (including the president), religion and the media — is social media outrage defining morality? Rev. William Barber is working to revive Martin Luther King Jr.’s Poor People’s Campaign. (Photo: AP) “What is happening to my country?” Regardless of political identity, if you spend time on social media…


  • Dave Chappelle, Jon Stewart team up for joint comedy tour

    Dave Chappelle, Jon Stewart team up for joint comedy tour

    Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Dave Chappelle, Jon Stewart team up for joint comedy tour The two seasoned comedians are set to hit the comedy circuit this summer with a joint tour. Post to Facebook Sent! A link has been sent to your friend’s email…



  • 5 children die in North Carolina apartment fire

    5 children die in North Carolina apartment fire

    GREENSBORO, NC – All five children involved in an apartment fire in Greensboro early Saturday morning have died according to a Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center spokesperson. Two children died Saturday night, while three others died Sunday at Brenner Children’s Hospital. An adult was treated and released from Moses Cone Hospital. A refugee family from…


  • States are free to authorize sports betting, Supreme Court rules

    States are free to authorize sports betting, Supreme Court rules

    The Supreme Court on Monday opened the door to an unprecedented expansion of legalized betting on college and professional sports, striking down a federal law that forbade states from authorizing such gambling. The decision set off a rush among states to put plans in place — a New Jersey racetrack said it would offer sports…


  • Fairfield mother, man accused of torturing 10 children, living in squalor

    Fairfield mother, man accused of torturing 10 children, living in squalor

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  • What is a derecho? And why might the mid-Atlantic get hit with one?

    What is a derecho? And why might the mid-Atlantic get hit with one?

    Intense winds, heavy rainfall, and hail are expected to strike the lower mid-Atlantic states, including Washington, DC, and the central Appalachian Mountains, on Monday evening in what could become a derecho, according to the National Weather Service. “The risk for damaging winds is expected to continue, and become potentially widespread, through this evening,” NWS reported…