Might be time to stock up on beer. The worsening drought could result in shortages of some popular varieties of hops used in beer. The Washington Hop Commission told NBC News that some fields will see a little lower yield this year due to heat and water stress, but theyContinue Reading

Impatient with years of delays, a federal judge on Friday gave the State Department some tight deadlines to provide The Associated Press with thousands of pages of documents related to Hillary Rodham Clinton — a timetable that means the files should be released well before the spring U.S. presidential primaryContinue Reading

Microsoft has been a strong supporter of the Apple Watch, and that’s continuing today with the release of Outlook for Apple Watch. If you have been using the Outlook email app for iOS then it already works relatively well with the Apple Watch, but the latest update makes it easier toContinue Reading

The San Francisco 49ers have released Aldon Smith after the 25-year-old linebacker’s arrest Thursday night on hit-and-run, driving under the influence and vandalism charges. Smith was booked into the Santa Clara County jail and released Friday on $26,000 bond. It was his third arrest on suspicion of drunken driving since entering the league inContinue Reading

An Arizona cop barged into a woman’s home while she was in the shower and handcuffed her as she stood naked and sopping wet, according to a lawsuit. Officer Doug Rose lectured an unclothed, sobbing Esmeralda Rossi in front of her daughter and told her he was in charge, evenContinue Reading