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Alabama QB Jalen Hurts Underwent ‘Minor Procedure’ to Help Heal Ankle Injury

Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts suffered an ankle injury during Saturday's game against Tennessee, which could force him to miss some time. "One thing that I want to announce that we didn't know about after the game is Jalen actually twisted...

It’s the economics: Red states embracing wind energy don’t do it for the climate

The federal government has never played a leading role in restricting the carbon footprint of the nation’s power plants. But now that the Trump administration is trying to dismantle many energy regulations, that national role is even smaller. Many states have been...

Elizabeth Warren Demands Investigation Into American Ex-Soldiers’ Assassination Campaign In Yemen

The senator’s request comes after BuzzFeed News uncovered the targeted assassination program carried out by American veterans on behalf of the United Arab Emirates. View Entire Post › BuzzFeed...

US teen is new Tetris world champion

By Zoe Kleinman Technology reporter, BBC News 22 October 2018 Image copyright Classic Tetris World Championship Image caption Joseph Saelee and finalist Jonas Neubauer at the contest. A 16-year-old boy from California was the surprise winner of the grand final of the...

Joel Embiid: NBA Players Should Do ‘Background Check’ on Possible Girlfriends

Mitchell Leff/Getty Images Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid is extra careful when it comes to selecting a girlfriend. While you might think this means finding the right match or avoiding someone only interested in his money, he apparently is more concerned about a...

Many Midwesterners will likely never believe in climate change. Here’s how to encourage them to act anyway

The number of politically conservative Americans who are climate skeptics is growing, and the evidence suggests that they’re unlikely to change their opinions. This is particularly evident in the Midwest. Although 61 percent of U.S. adults are concerned about global...

Halloween: Jamie Lee Curtis reboot breaks US box office record

Halloween: Jamie Lee Curtis reboot breaks US box office record 22 October 2018 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Jamie Lee Curtis reprises her role as Laurie Strode in the latest Halloween Halloween, the reboot of the 1978 classic, has made a killing at the...

Report: Sony Michel’s Knee Injury Not Serious; May Not Miss Much Time

Adam Glanzman/Getty Images Although New England Patriots running back Sony Michel was carted off the field due to a knee injury Sunday, the injury is "not considered serious" following Monday's MRI, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. While there is no timetable...

Saudi Arabia is a repressive regime – and so are a lot of US allies

The murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul has put the United States’ relationship with the wealthy Gulf power under intense scrutiny. After weeks of denying any knowledge about Khashoggi’s fate, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed...

AP College Basketball Poll 2018: Complete Preseason Rankings Released

David J. Phillip/Associated Press Despite some stiff competition, Kansas is the nation's top-ranked team heading into the 2018-19 season. The Jayhawks earned 37 first-place votes to beat out No. 2 Kentucky, which received 19. Gonzaga, Duke and Virginia round out the...

Is climate change causing a rise in the number of mosquito and tick-borne diseases?

Life in a single-family home in suburban America, one with a quiet and spacious backyard, surrounded by natural habitats, lush green vegetation, where beautiful birds, squirrels and other small mammals come and go, is the American dream. Now, however, this...

Four Americans killed in Costa Rica raft ‘nightmare’ identified

Four Americans killed in Costa Rica raft 'nightmare' identified 22 October 2018 Image copyright GoFundMe/ Costa Rica Water Rafting Tragedy Image caption The group of 14 friends had travelled to Costa Rica for a bachelor party Four Americans and their local guide who...

Chelsea’s Marco Ianni Charged with Improper Conduct After Jose Mourinho Brawl

Catherine Ivill/Getty Images Chelsea coach Marco Ianni has been charged with improper conduct for his behaviour in the 2-2 draw against Manchester United, celebrating the late equaliser in front of Red Devils manager Jose Mourinho. Sky Sports Premier League reported...

Two Native American geneticists interpret Elizabeth Warren’s DNA test

Dr. Carlos Bustamante, a prominent population geneticist, recently concluded that Senator Elizabeth Warren had “a Native American ancestor.” While geneticists agree on the validity of the test, which is based on established statistical models of DNA inheritance, we as...

Pete Davidson speaks out for first time on Ariana split

Pete Davidson speaks out for first time on Ariana split 22 October 2018 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Pete Davidson addressed his split with Ariana Grande Pete Davidson has spoken out for the first time since his split with Ariana Grande.The 24-year-old...

OKC’s Blueprint to Survive Loss of a Star Not Easy to Follow for Pelicans, Bucks

Sue Ogrocki/Associated Press It hasn't been the most glittering of starts to the season for the Oklahoma City Thunder. Minus Russell Westbrook, who's still recovering from arthroscopic knee surgery, for their first two games, the Thunder went 0-3 during opening week....

¿Eres ciudadano? El gobierno de Trump quiere saber

Por primera vez en varias décadas, el censo 2020 de Estados Unidos preguntará si las personas son ciudadanas o no. Cuando Wilbur Ross, Secretario de Comercio, ordenó que el censo incluyera esa pregunta, afirmó que era necesario permitir que el Departamento de Justicia...

New York police body-worn cameras recalled after explosion

New York police body-worn cameras recalled after explosion 22 October 2018 Image copyright Vievu Image caption A Vievu camera Police in New York have been told to stop using some of their body-worn cameras after one of them exploded.On Saturday, a night officer...

Bayern Munich Transfer News: Nabil Fekir Scouted in Latest Rumours

JEFF PACHOUD/Getty Images Bayern Munich have reportedly scouted Lyon star Nabil Fekir ahead of the January transfer window. According to German outlet Kicker (h/t the Mirror's Mark Jones), Bayern's chief scout Laurent Bosser watched Fekir when Lyon faced Shakhtar...

Does climate change affect real estate prices? Only if you believe in it

In the wake of two powerful hurricanes in the U.S. this fall, the scientific evidence that climate change will raise the risk of severe weather events continues to grow. In some coastal areas such as Hawaii and Florida, roughly one-tenth of all homes are expected to...

#WeWontBeErased: Outcry over memo proposing US transgender change

#WeWontBeErased: Outcry over memo proposing US transgender change 22 October 2018 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Demonstrators in New York protested against the report on Sunday evening There has been an outpouring of anger in the US from politicians,...

College Football Picks Week 9: Vegas Odds and Predictions for Top 25 Games

Mike Stewart/Associated Press The SEC is never out of the national spotlight. Once again, one of the marquee matchups of the college football schedule comes from the nation's top conference.  This time around, the SEC East is in focus, as No. 7 Georgia and No. 9...

Does climate change affect real estate prices? Only if you believe in it

In the wake of two powerful hurricanes in the U.S. this fall, the scientific evidence that climate change will raise the risk of severe weather events continues to grow. In some coastal areas such as Hawaii and Florida, roughly one-tenth of all homes are expected to...

In Florida’s First Gubernatorial Debate, Andrew Gillum Had To Explain How He’d Deal With Donald Trump

The state's gubernatorial candidates met for the first time Sunday night, in a debate that set the stage for the final weeks of a heated midterm campaign. View Entire Post › BuzzFeed...

Your US mid-term elections daily digest

Your US mid-term elections daily digest 22 October 2018 Related TopicsUS mid-terms 2018 The US mid-term elections in just over two weeks' time will help define the rest of Donald Trump's presidency.Americans will vote for members of both chambers of Congress, as well...

Carmelo Anthony Was ‘Shocked’ Chris Paul Only Received a 2-Game Suspension

Butch Dill/Associated Press The NBA came down relatively lightly in its punishments for Brandon Ingram, Rajon Rondo and Chris Paul following their skirmish Saturday night. Count Carmelo Anthony among the surprised. "I'm actually a little shocked at the number of games...

Does climate change affect real estate prices? Only if you believe in it

In the wake of two powerful hurricanes in the U.S. this fall, the scientific evidence that climate change will raise the risk of severe weather events continues to grow. In some coastal areas such as Hawaii and Florida, roughly one-tenth of all homes are expected to...

Report: Marcelo Tells Real Madrid He Wants to Join Cristiano Ronaldo at Juventus

Soccrates Images/Getty Images Real Madrid left-back Marcelo reportedly wishes to join former team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo at Juventus and is said to have told Los Blancos of his intention to seek a move to Turin in the January transfer window.  Ronaldo was sold to the...

Report: Eden Hazard a Concern for Chelsea vs. BATE Borisov Due to a Back Injury

Clive Rose/Getty Images Chelsea forward Eden Hazard is reportedly a doubt for his side's UEFA Europa League clash against BATE Borisov on Thursday after he complained of back pain following a foul-laden draw with Manchester United on Saturday. Hazard couldn't get on...

Glazers Reportedly ‘Not Looking to Sell’ Manchester United Amid Saudi Bid Talk

Catherine Ivill - AMA/Getty Images The Glazer family are reportedly not looking to sell Manchester United despite growing speculation surrounding Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman and his rumoured £4 billion bid to buy a controlling stake.  Eurosport cited a report...

Dennis Hof, A Pimp And Trump-Inspired Politician, Has Died. This Is How His Campaign Embodied Politics In 2018.

Hof, 72, was following a path into Republican politics that would’ve been unthinkable just a few years ago. View Entire Post › BuzzFeed...

Real Madrid vs. Viktoria Plzen: UCL Match Odds, Preview, Live Stream, TV Info

Quality Sport Images/Getty Images Real Madrid are provided with the welcome distraction of the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday, when Viktoria Plzen are the guests at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. Los Blancos are in dire straits in La Liga, falling short of their...

Ted Cruz And Beto O’Rourke’s Likely Final Senate Debate Got Heated

“Well, it’s clear Congressman O’Rourke’s pollsters told him to come out on the attack,” Cruz said. View Entire Post › BuzzFeed...

Emre Can Set to Miss Manchester United vs. Juventus with Thyroid Nodule

Etsuo Hara/Getty Images Emre Can is set to miss Juvenus' trip to face Manchester United in the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday as he may require surgery on a thyroid nodule.  In a statement on their official website, Juventus (h/t Goal) said: "Emre Can will undergo...

Trump Is Planning A New Rule To Let Federal Contractors Fire Employees For Religious Reasons

Previous presidents have banned discrimination and allowed a very narrow exemption for religious reasons. Now President Donald Trump is planning to expand that loophole. View Entire Post › BuzzFeed...

Albert Wilson Suffered ‘Significant,’ Possible Season-Ending Hip Injury vs Lions

Mark Brown/Getty Images The Miami Dolphins lost more than just a game when it dropped Sunday's contest to the Detroit Lions, 32-21. According to Cameron Wolfe of ESPN, wide receiver Albert Wilson's agent, Drew Rosenhaus, said on WSVN that his client suffered a...







US teen is new Tetris world champion

By Zoe Kleinman Technology reporter, BBC News 22 October 2018 Image copyright Classic Tetris World Championship Image caption Joseph Saelee and finalist Jonas Neubauer at the contest. A 16-year-old boy from California was the surprise winner of the grand final of the...

Halloween: Jamie Lee Curtis reboot breaks US box office record

Halloween: Jamie Lee Curtis reboot breaks US box office record 22 October 2018 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Jamie Lee Curtis reprises her role as Laurie Strode in the latest Halloween Halloween, the reboot of the 1978 classic, has made a killing at the...

Pete Davidson speaks out for first time on Ariana split

Pete Davidson speaks out for first time on Ariana split 22 October 2018 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Pete Davidson addressed his split with Ariana Grande Pete Davidson has spoken out for the first time since his split with Ariana Grande.The 24-year-old...

¿Eres ciudadano? El gobierno de Trump quiere saber

Por primera vez en varias décadas, el censo 2020 de Estados Unidos preguntará si las personas son ciudadanas o no. Cuando Wilbur Ross, Secretario de Comercio, ordenó que el censo incluyera esa pregunta, afirmó que era necesario permitir que el Departamento de Justicia...

New York police body-worn cameras recalled after explosion

New York police body-worn cameras recalled after explosion 22 October 2018 Image copyright Vievu Image caption A Vievu camera Police in New York have been told to stop using some of their body-worn cameras after one of them exploded.On Saturday, a night officer...

Your US mid-term elections daily digest

Your US mid-term elections daily digest 22 October 2018 Related TopicsUS mid-terms 2018 The US mid-term elections in just over two weeks' time will help define the rest of Donald Trump's presidency.Americans will vote for members of both chambers of Congress, as well...

Banksy and the tradition of destroying art

When the British street artist Banksy shredded his “Girl With Balloon” after it was purchased for US$ 1.4 million at Sotheby’s, did he know how the art world would react? Did he anticipate that the critics would claim that the work, in its partially shredded state,...

Clemson University: Floor collapse injures 30 in South Carolina

Clemson University: Floor collapse injures 30 in South Carolina 22 October 2018 Image copyright EVN Image caption Those there screamed as the floor collapsed At least 30 people were injured when a floor collapsed at a party at Clemson University, South Carolina.The...

Selma Blair: Cruel Intentions star reveals MS diagnosis

Selma Blair: Cruel Intentions star reveals MS diagnosis 21 October 2018 Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption The actress said she has had symptoms for "15 years at least" US actress Selma Blair has revealed she has multiple sclerosis (MS) in an Instagram post. The...

Blake Bortles Benched for Cody Kessler After 2 Turnovers

Sam Greenwood/Getty Images The Jacksonville Jaguars benched quarterback Blake Bortles in the second half of Sunday's game against the Houston Texans, the Houston Chronicle's John McClain reported. McClain noted the fans in Jacksonville cheered when Cody Kessler,...

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