Nov 25, 2015
The new champ spoke to ET after her triumphant win and why she's not going Hollywood just yet.
"Jeopardy!" contestant Laura Ashby is causing quite a stir on social media. The Marietta, Georgia, native isn't getting attention for her two-day winning streak but instead the tone of her voice. Ashby first appeared on the competition show on Nov. 6 and when she returned this week the Internet went crazy over her voice.
Carolina Panthers defensive end Frank Alexander was suspended by the NFL for a minimum of one year without pay Tuesday while free agent safety LaRon Landry was issued an indefinite ban. The Panthers announced Alexander's ban, the third on a Carolina player this week, for his third violation of the NFL's substance abuse policy. Landry's punishment, confirmed by the NFL's website, was for his third violation of the league's performance-enhancing drug policy, according to ESPN.
On Tuesday, Turkey shot down a Russian warplane that it says had crossed into its airspace from Syria. To understand why Russia might do this and how Moscow might respond to this incident, I called Mark Galeotti, a professor at NYU's Center for Global Affairs who focuses on Russia.
A man was struck in the head with a skateboard inside of a Starbucks in Santa Ana, California, on Tuesday after antagonizing customers. He was
Tensions are already on the rise between Russia and Turkey following the downing of an Su-24 bomber by Turkish F-16s on Tuesday. Russia sends in the “Moskva” missile cruiser Numerous news sources are reporting that following the downing of a Russian plane today, Moscow intends to suspend all military cooperation with NATO-member Turkey indefinitely. Sergey Rudskoy, a top official with the Russian General Staff, in a strongly worded statement today called the attack on the bomber in Syrian airspace (Turkey insists it was shot down after entering Turkish airspace) “a severe violation of international law. While the plane did come down in Syria, Turkey maintains that two Russian planes violated
Police in Illinois are warning the public about an extremely potent drug that is gaining popularity in the state, saying it can "cause users to disconnect from reality" and might even lead to "hallucinations and other types of psychosis." The drug is called "shatter," and it sounds awfully scary until you learn that's just a concentrated form of marijuana. It can be inhaled for a stronger high per hit than marijuana buds, the part of the plant that is commonly smoked. The Illinois State Police put out the warning last week that the high from shatter can be "up to six times stronger than the average marijuana cigarette" after they confiscated more than 100 pounds of the drug and arrested three people for possession. It's not the first time law enforcement has sounded the alarm about the marijuana derivative, which is typically made using the chemical solvent butane, to the extent that many people use the term "shatter" interchangeably with "BHO," short for butane hash oil.
On Monday, Best Buy kicked off its Black Friday 2015 sales by giving its Elite and Elite Plus members early access to key deals. Now it’s decided to let more people get in on the action by opening up 25 awesome Black Friday deals for everyone. These deals will be available to anyone who wants them but they’ll also expire at 11:59 p.m. CST today, so you’d better hurry if you want to take advantage. MUST SEE: Don’t wait for Black Friday: Lowest prices of 2015 available now on these 10 HDTVs There are plenty of awesome deals to be had — some even rival the low prices we’ve seen in Amazon’s big Black Friday sale, which is live right now. Here are some highlights from
Everyone bad-mouths the tax-avoiding move known as an inversion, yet there's no real momentum to change
Jim Cramer was amazed that the market could rally with such a negative backdrop. What does this mean for
The Berkshire Hathaway CEO talks to Yahoo Finance about the Keystone pipeline, Coca-Cola and what keeps him
BOSTON (AP) — Survivors of the deadly Boston Marathon bombings are bracing for the release of two movies, a play and an HBO documentary about the 2013 attack.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Southern California authorities are looking for a wedding thief who steals wallets, credit cards and other valuables on the couple's happiest day without so much as an "I do."
The Washington Times announced Tuesday that Christopher Dolan has been promoted to the role of executive editor, effective immediately. A veteran newsman with hands-on experience and calm demeanor, Mr. Dolan was previously managing editor for print, and has long been known for his strong leadership, fairness and understanding of both ...
"Steven's films are marked most importantly by a faith in our common humanity," Obama said
President Barack Obama recognized 17 Americans with the nation's highest civilian award on Tuesday
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The host of a cable TV hunting show has pleaded guilty as part of an investigation
The world might eventually have to shift its reliance on Wi-Fi to Li-Fi, an alternative technology that
The Australian-Vietnamese man known globally as "Phuc Dat Bich" has admitted his story is a hoax.
Superhero geeks and LEGO obsessives — your forces are set to combine. Now you can check out both
Daraprim costs $750 a tablet. Though Turing Pharmaceuticals said it will cut the price for hospitals and
Rhona Applebaum, Coca-Cola’s top scientist, is stepping down, a move that follows revelations that the
The agency approved Portrazza, in combination with two forms of chemotherapy, to treat advanced squamous