The Big Stories

What to do if you win that $1B Mega Millions Jackpot

The Mega Millions jackpot has climbed to $1 billion — a record for Mega Millions and the second-largest lottery jackpot in United States history — and that means thousands of Americans will be anxiously tuning in to the Friday evening drawing, visions of giant checks dancing in their...

Friday, October 19, 2018 - 12:34pm

A dead man is expected to win a seat in the Nevada state government

First a dog was elected mayor in Minnesota, then six teens declared their candidacy in the Kansas gubernatorial race. Now? One Nevada business owner is expected to win a role in the state’s government. The only problem: He’s dead. "Just when I thought that there was nothing else...

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 2:53pm

FLOTUS spokeswoman calls for boycott after T.I. video featuring Melania Trump look-alike

A spokeswoman for first lady Melania Trump is asking for people to Boycott T.I. after the rapper released a video featuring a Melania Trump look-alike giving the rapper a striptease inside what appears to be the White House Oval Office. "Like it or not, she is the first lady and this is the...

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 5:18pm

The Foreman Forecast: The Hillary problem

Here are two things I never expect to see. One is Hillary Clinton running for president again, and the second — Hillary Clinton ever changing her answer about whether President Bill Clinton should have resigned amid the Monica Lewinsky scandal. “Absolutely not,” was her...

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 10:00am

Too early to think about Thanksgiving dinner? It's never too early to think about Thanksgiving dinner

Have you decided where you, your family and friends are going to sit down and enjoy your turkey this Thanksgiving?  No need to, says Meal kit mavens HelloFresh, who tried to make your decision a bit easier when it announced on Tuesday it'll be launching for the first time its...

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 10:52am

An Evening with the Clintons tour coming to 13 North American cities

You’ll soon have the chance to spend an evening with the Clintons as former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton embark on a tour of multiple North American cities. “Experience a one-of-a-kind conversation with two individuals who have helped shape our...

Monday, October 8, 2018 - 12:47pm

The Foreman Forecast: High Noon for Bart

Like a bow-legged cowboy swinging down from his horse to the middle of a dusty street, Brett Kavanaugh appears to be finally facing a showdown. The witnesses for and against him have sounded off, the FBI has poked around, Donald Trump has aired his opinion (when doesn’t he?) and Saturday the...

Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 6:00pm

Here's why social media depresses you, according to Kanye West and actual experts

Would you be happier using social media if you no longer had to worry about getting any new followers or tons of likes and comments? Rapper Kanye West recently spoke out about the detrimental effect of social media on its users, and research backs up his concern with teens taking the brunt of the...

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 2:39pm

Migrant children moved in the middle of the night to avoid escape attempts

Hundreds of detained migrant children have been moved to a "tent city" in Texas on short notice, in the middle of the night, because authorities were afraid they might escape during the day. The New York Times reports that the children, who were being held in shelters or foster homes...

Monday, October 1, 2018 - 4:46pm

Senate panel votes to move Brett Kavanaugh nomination to the full Senate

The Senate Judiciary Committee on Friday voted to send the Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court nomination to the full Senate. Brett Kavanaugh has been accused by three women of sexual assault. On Thursday, his first accuser, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, delivered powerful testimony accusing Kavanaugh of...

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 2:12pm

National sexual assault hotline saw 200% surge in calls during Kavanaugh-Ford hearing

Sexual assault hotlines reported an increase in calls during the Brett Kavanaugh hearing on Thursday in which Christine Blasey Ford testified about her alleged sexual assault. RAINN, the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network, saw “unprecedented wait times” for both its hotline and...

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 1:39pm

Explore the Google garage, see these Google Easter eggs for the search engine's 20th Birthday

Google Search is pretty ingrained in our lives, and with all the information on the internet available a few keystrokes and a click away, it’s hard to believe there was a time before the useful internet tool. September 27 marks Google's 20th birthday, and in honor of that the company...

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 2:39pm

Can we end opioid epidemic by legalizing all drugs?

The 130 people who are estimated to die every day from an opioid-related drug overdose serve as a stark reminder that the nation is gripped by an opioid epidemic. In fact, the federal Health and Human Services last year declared it a national public health emergency. To combat the opioid epidemic...

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 3:39pm

'Multiple wounded, multiple fatalities' in Maryland shooting: Harford CountySheriff

Several people were injured on Thursday in a shooting in Harford County, Maryland, according to authorities. "At this time I can confirm multiple wounded and multiple fatalities," Harford County Sheriff Jeff Gahler said at a Thursday press conference.  According to CNN, ...

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 1:43pm

A year after Hurricane Maria, ‘Puerto Rico is writing a comeback story’

Before Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico a year ago, the Caribbean island was a popular destination known for its beaches, vibrant culture and natural beauty. But amid this week’s flood of first-anniversary coverage, some of which you may see right here in Metro, residents and tourism...

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 10:07am

Puerto Rico governor reflects on Maria, one year later

Regardless of who is to blame for the delay in delivering federal aid throughout the island; how the local government can be a more efficient facilitator? RR: We have been identifying every historic bureaucratic obstacle that we have faced during the recovery phase. Secondly, we have been working...

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 9:08pm

Maria’s Anniversary prompts new concerns about mental health

The date “September 20, 2017” has been engraved in the memories of hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans as a dreadful day, caused by the hit of the most destructive hurricane experienced in years — Hurricane Maria. The devastation it brought led to an outbreak of...

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 3:01pm

4 injured in shooting at office building in Middleton, Wisconsin

Police responded to an active shooter in Middleton, Wisconsin on Wednesday, according to multiple outlets. Four people have been shot, according to the Wisconsin State Journal, by a shooter at an office building in Middleton, which is a suburb of the state capital, Madison. Officials told the...

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 1:31pm

DAZN just made live streaming much easier (and cheaper) for boxing and MMA fans

Let's get ready to live stream is what DAZN is hoping fight fans will be chanting this weekend. This Saturday, WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua will defend his titles against the “Russian Warrior” Alexander Povetkin at London’s Wembley Stadium, one...

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 3:29pm

5 Organizations to donate to for Hurricane Florence relief

As relief efforts accelerate, organizations are urging people across the country to give back to the Carolinas with Hurricane Florence donations.  By the time Florence, originally a Category 4, made landfall on the Carolina coast this past Friday, it was downgraded to a Category 1 hurricane,...

Monday, September 17, 2018 - 12:18pm