Kentucky School Shooting Leaves At Least One Dead And Multiple Wounded, Officials Say

At least one person was killed and several others were injured when a shooter opened fire at Marshall County High School in Benton, Ky., officials said. Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin tweeted the shooter was in custody. Officials told…

Business News

Facebook Admits It’s Probably Not The Best Thing For Democracy

Facebook likes democracy. The feeling isn’t mutual. That’s according to a refreshingly honest assessment by Facebook, published Monday as a blog under the site’s recurring “hard questions” feature. In it, Facebook’s global…

Facebook Announces New Methods to Measure Page and Publisher Trust, Which Will Impact Reach

So this could be problematic. In the second installment of their explanations of coming changes to the News Feed algorithm, Facebook's detailed how it plans to rank news sites by trustworthiness, in…

Top Walmart Executive To Be Appointed International CEO:

Judith McKenna speaks about Christmas holiday plans during a media briefing at Walmart store in Teterboro, New Jersey, U.S., October 26, 2016. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz January 16, 2018 (Reuters) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc…

8 Psychological Tricks to Boost Conversions on Your eCommerce Website [Infographic]

Are you looking for ways to improve your eCommerce website? Want to use simple psychology to generate more online sales? Revamp CRM share 8 eCommerce psychology tricks in this infographic. They’ve grouped their…

Political News

Shutdown Ended, but Democrats Still Have Leverage Over Budget Caps

Even though Congress has voted to reopen the government after a brief shutdown, House Democratic leaders, who didn’t sign off on the deal…

Republican Senators Look to Get Out Front on Immigration

A coalition of Senate Republicans huddled at the White House on Monday to try to persuade the administration to publicly back a new…

US Rep. Tulsi Gabbard And Others Refuse To Keep Their Congressional Paychecks During Shutdown

U.S. Reps. Tulsi Gabbard and Colleen Hanabusa from Hawaii jointly announced this weekend that they were opting out of pay for the full…

GOP, Democratic Leaders Push To End Shutdown This Weekend

By Mike DeBonis, Ed O'Keefe, Erica Werner and Elise Viebeck, The federal government shut down for the first time in more than four…

Money talk

Substantial Growth Seen In Qatar Investments In France

Qatari investments in France “have grown substantially,” according to a former official of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), who was in Qatar recently…

A Steady Run on Cannabis Science Inc (OTCMKTS:CBIS)

BY CARRIE RIVERS ON JANUARY 9, 2018 MICRO CAP INSIDER, SMALL CAPS, STREET WATCH Cannabis Science Inc (OTCMKTS:CBIS) has been on a steady rise in recent months since…

Oil Hits Highest Since May 2015 Above $68 On Tighter Market

FILE PHOTO: A pump jack operates at a well site leased by Devon Energy Production Company near Guthrie, Oklahoma, U.S., September 15, 2015.…

Entertainment News

Father of South African jazz Hugh Masekela dies aged 78

South African trumpeter and musician Hugh Masekela performs on the final day of the 21st…

Naomi Parker Fraley, the Real Rosie the Riveter, Dies at 96

© Getty Images A 1942 photograph of Mrs. Fraley that was the likely inspiration for the…

Tom Petty Died Of Accidental Drug Overdose, Coroner And Family Say

by DANIEL ARKIN and ANDREW BLANKSTEIN   Rock superstar Tom Petty died of an accidental drug overdose as…

Sports News

USA Gymnastics Suspends Former Olympics Coach With Ties To Larry Nassar

6:46 PM ET John BarrESPN.com Joined ESPN in June 2003 Winner: 2013 Peabody Award; 2011…

Tom Brady Rescues Patriots With Masterful Rally Past Jaguars For Super Bowl Return

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) throws a pass against the Jacksonville Jaguars during…

3 Quarterbacks Dominate NFL MVP Candidates

In addition to playoff betting, NFL fans are weighing in on who should be NFL…

World News

New York City Files Suit Against Major Drug Companies Over Opioid Epidemic

The city filed a lawsuit against several companies that make or distribute prescription opioid drugs, charging they’re at fault in…

Kentucky School Shooting Leaves At Least One Dead And Multiple Wounded, Officials Say

At least one person was killed and several others were injured when a shooter opened fire at Marshall County High…

Puerto Rico’s Governor Announces Plan To Privatize Island’s Troubled Electric Utility

In a photograph taken in October, a resident tries to connect electrical lines downed by Hurricane Maria in preparation for…

Travel

Starting In January, 9 States Will Require Passport for Domestic Flights

Starting January 22, 2018, travelers from nine states will need a passport for domestic flights.…

Best of Vermont | Yankee Magazines 2017 Editors’ Choice Awards

Fiddlehead at Four Corners Looking for dining, lodging, and top-notch attractions in Green Mountain State?…

Climber From U.S. Dies Scaling Mexico’s Tallest Mountain

Mexican officials say they've mobilized rescue efforts in recent days for at least nine climbers…

Technology News

10 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Braille – January is National Braille Literacy Month

Surprising facts about the raised-dot reading system, including an asteroid named Braille and why there’s braille on drive-through ATMs Why is braille…

SpaceX Rocket Launch Lights Up The California Sky, Freaks Out Some Residents

The contrail from a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is seen from Long Beach, Calif., more than 100 miles southeast from its launch…

As Energy Markets Evolve, Blockchain Powers Up

An Electrify SG engineer shows a PowerPod that will be installed to record data of photovoltaic solar panels on a rooftop in…

Health & Fitness

Here’s What Actually Happens to Your Body When You Eat a Tide Pod

Getty Images Advertisement - Continue Reading Below If you haven't heard, teens are eating laundry detergent (despite being old enough to know…

Vegans in India Hosted by Marlene Narrow WCUW Worcester, Massachusetts 02/15/18

  VEGAN NATION RADIO USA 91.3 FM Hosted by Marlene Narrow WCUW Worcester, Massachusetts. Airs every Thursday* 4 pm ~ 4:30 pm ET.…

Studies Show Lesbians Much More Likely to Beat, Sexually Abuse Their Wives Than Heterosexual Men

By: Taylor Larson MSN, RN. Larson is a public health nurse specializing in epidemiology with an emphasis in infectious and communicable diseases. Women are…