It's official: This year's flu season is a record breaker.
Posted on: 19 April 2019 | 12:59 pm
For decades, though nobody was really sure why, April 20 has been the unofficial holiday for marijuana users and a joke by and about them. Now, though, it's also a reminder of how quickly marijuana is moving from illegal and a joke to a multi-billion dollar legal business — and a good time for us to take another look at how well cannabis stocks have been doing.
Posted on: 19 April 2019 | 12:57 pm
Posted on: 19 April 2019 | 11:41 am
University of North Carolina's longtime head women's basketball coach, Sylvia Hatchell, has resigned after a university-commissioned review found she made "racially insensitive" comments, the school's athletics director and other officials announced.
Posted on: 19 April 2019 | 9:06 am
As I watched the reports of the blaze engulfing the Notre Dame Cathedral, the event triggered memories of the fire in 2016 that destroyed the sanctuary of the church where I serve as the pastor. Like the Notre Dame fire, ours happened during the week before Easter, which Christians refer to as Holy Week. Although nothing compares to the magnificence of Notre Dame, our church was fairly large (700 seats), locally historic (about 150 years old) and also contained a recently-restored pipe organ. Our pipe organ, our Tiffany stained-glass window and the sanctuary where so many were married and baptized were lost.
Posted on: 19 April 2019 | 7:29 am
Police have cracked a cold case with DNA found on the razor of the man they say raped and killed two women more than four decades ago in California.
Posted on: 19 April 2019 | 6:40 am
For the last 10 years, I've been writing letters to my nephew, John, who is named for me. Mostly, they are just observations about life -- sometimes something more specific. This is the latest installment, inspired by some ugly commentary I saw on social media questioning Muslims' service and loyalty to the nation.
Posted on: 18 April 2019 | 4:30 pm
The newly unveiled Okavango blue diamond is 20-carats and has a higher clarity than the Hope Diamond, the largest blue diamond in the world.
Posted on: 18 April 2019 | 1:37 pm
The quest for identity as a Muslim living in New Jersey only scratches the surface of "Ramy," a Hulu series that deftly combines comedy with drama, and which gradually peels back layers in ways as impressive as they are relatable. Far from a "Muslims are just like us" sitcom, comic Ramy Youssef's deeply personal show explores familiar themes in a fresh and at times poignant manner.
Posted on: 18 April 2019 | 10:20 am