Black Friday is finally here and well underway across the U.S. as millions of discount-hungry shoppers brave massive lines and chaotic stores for that insane sale. We’ve got the roundup of the five best Black Friday deals you can’t miss. Read More
Tony Rohr tried to ensure his employees could spend Thanksgiving with their friends and families. Rohr, the general manager of a Pizza Hut in Elkhart, Indiana, refused to open his store on Thanksgiving — the first time he said his location would be open on the holiday. Read More
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as Obamacare, will yet again face the Supreme Court. On Tuesday, the highest court in the nation agreed to hear what could be a landmark ruling on the true scope of a corporation’s reach and women’s right to health care. Read More
Winter storm Boreas killed 14 people and is expected to affect more than 100 million people — 1/3 of the nation’s population — in the coming days. The worst weather is set to arrive late this week, right before Thanksgiving.
The Southwestern U.S. saw a huge drop in temperatures with some states seeing ice and snow, and even blizzard conditions. The Weather Channel reports parts of Oklahoma got hit with more than 10 inches of snow overnight. Read More
Fox media mogul Rupert Murdoch and ex-wife Wendi Deng finalized their divorce settlement today in New York. The terms of the deal are not public, but judging from what we do know, Deng came out on pretty well.
Deng was Murdoch’s third wife and is 44 years old. She is Chinese and immigrated to the U.S. in 1988 to attend California State University and went on to graduate from Yale with an MBA. Before her studies at CSU, Deng studied medicine in China. New York Magazine reported Deng had an affair with Jake Cherry, the husband of the couple who sponsored her student visa in 1988. Read More
All but seven states will no longer teach cursive handwriting. Known as the “Common Core” curriculum, most schools now favor typing over cursive as the new education standards dictate.
Cursive handwriting is now antiquated and mostly absent from elementary school classrooms. As the majority of the U.S. — 45 states, to be exact — adopt the Common Core Initiative, only seven states remain adamant that teaching cursive penmanship is a relevant skill for today’s youth. But even support within those seven states is slipping. Read More
Chrysler will recall over 1 million Dodge Ram trucks in a concentrated campaign to address a serious steering malfunction. The Dodge Ram recall is known to affect at least 450,000 trucks but Chrysler issued a statement in which they expressed a desire to cast “a wider safety net than necessary to identify those vehicles that require repair.” Read More
Veteran’s Day is here on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 and in honor and appreciation of all those living and deceased who so bravely risk their lives for their country, many business are gleefully offering Veteran’s Day freebies — discounts, free meals and fun events — all to show thanks for U.S. military members.
Here are the top seven discounts to check out this Monday. Read More
Daisy Coleman, the Maryville teenager at the center of a chilling rape case, won’t back down. Despite the threats, the loss of economic stability, the degrading attacks on her human spirit, Daisy courageously presses forward for justice. Read her story, in her own words.
Davion Only just wants a family. The 15-year-old orphan who has spent his entire life in foster care made a heartbreaking plea to a Florida church on Monday as his caseworker watched.
“I know God hasn’t given up on me. So I’m not giving up, either,” said Davion as he addressed members of Mark Missionary Baptist Church. “I’ll take anyone. Old or young, dad or mom, black, white, purple. I don’t care. And I would be really appreciative. The best I could be.” Read More