The racially motivated 17 June 2015 Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church shooting that left nine people dead led to a backlash against the open display of the Confederate flag, which in turn prompted another backlash against the anti-flag backlash. Shortly after the shooting, major U.S. retailers such as Walmart andContinue Reading

Jack Carter , the rapid-fire, wise-cracking comic Jack Carter , the rapid-fire, wise-cracking comic who was a familiar presence from The Ed Sullivan Show to Laugh-In , died June 28 of respiratory failure at his home in Beverly Hills. He was 93. Carter had a long career that began shortlyContinue Reading

“The Power of Love” is a song co-written and originally recorded by Jennifer Rush in 1984. It has been covered by several artists, most notably by Celine Dion, Laura Branigan, Helene Fischer, and Air Supply. Rush’s original version went to number one in the United Kingdom in 1985 and became the biggest-selling single of the yearContinue Reading

Recaptured killer David Sweat told authorities that he and Richard Matt had planned to flee to Mexico in the hours after their spectacular escape from prison three weeks ago, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday. The plan apparently went awry when Joyce Mitchell, the 51-year-old manager of the prison tailor shop,Continue Reading

Authorities are warning of possible terrorist threats around the July 4 holiday, several law enforcement officials told CNN on Friday. The Department of Homeland Security, the FBI and the National Counterterrorism Center issued a joint intelligence bulletin to law enforcement across the U.S. The bulletin doesn’t warn of any knownContinue Reading