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Take a look back at the history of interracial and same-sex marriages

Friday, December 09, 2022

With the House and Senate passing the Respect for Marriage Act, here is a look at some of the legal precedents surrounding interracial and same-sex marriages.

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These are the words, movies and people that Americans searched for on Google in 2022

Thursday, December 08, 2022

Google compiled data on the people, entertainment and current events that Americans searched for the most in 2022.

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Karaoke night is coming to Apple Music, the company says

Wednesday, December 07, 2022

Apple Music already shows lyrics, but with the new karaoke feature, they will be synced by syllable. There will also be separate views for duets and background vocals.

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Two women who allege they were stalked and harassed using AirTags are suing Apple

Wednesday, December 07, 2022

The plaintiffs in the lawsuit against Apple allege former partners planted AirTags near them to keep track of their whereabouts.

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An Oklahoma country singer was married on Saturday, and died a few hours later

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Jake Flint married his wife Brenda on Saturday and died in his sleep a few hours later on Sunday morning, according to news reports.

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Houston is under a boil water notice after the power went out at a purification plant

Monday, November 28, 2022

A power outage at a Houston water plant caused low water pressure across the city. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said he believes the water is safe, but is waiting on confirmation from the state.

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2 people are rescued from a plane that crashed into a Maryland transmission tower

Sunday, November 27, 2022

The crash left parts of Montgomery County without power on Sunday evening. For hours, the passengers remained stuck 100 feet in the air as officials prepared to rescue them.

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More than 1 billion young people could be at risk of hearing loss, a new study shows

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Researchers compiled data from previous studies and found that recreational listening, such as on devices and at entertainment venues, posed a threat for those aged 12 to 35.

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Disney+ users will have to pay $3 more a month for ad-free content

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Disney+ says its new pricing plan goes into effect Dec. 8, and users will have to pay $3 per month more to preserve ad-free streaming services.

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The UVA shooting suspect is in custody after 3 football players were killed

Monday, November 14, 2022

Three football players were killed on a bus late Sunday after returning to the University of Virginia from a field trip. Police arrested the suspected gunman after a 12-hour manhunt.

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Rats have rhythm and can keep the beat to Mozart, a new study shows

Monday, November 14, 2022

Scientists at the University of Tokyo found that rats possess the ability to keep the beat to musical pieces from Mozart.

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A federal judge calls student loan relief unlawful, deepening limbo for borrowers

Thursday, November 10, 2022

The program to erase student loan debts for millions of borrowers hit a brick wall Thursday when it was blocked by a U.S. District Court judge. The administration quickly appealed the decision.

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Deli meats and cheeses have been linked to a listeria outbreak in 6 states

Thursday, November 10, 2022

A listeria outbreak has led to 16 infections and one death across six states, with New York having the most cases. The CDC has not yet pinpointed specific products that could be causing the outbreak.

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Nicole weakens to a tropical storm after reaching Florida's east coast

Thursday, November 10, 2022

Nicole was downgraded to a tropical storm Thursday morning, shortly after making landfall in Florida, officials at the National Hurricane Center said.

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Investments of 125 billionaires have the same carbon footprint as France, study finds

Wednesday, November 09, 2022

Researchers at Oxfam, a nonprofit devoted to combating poverty, examined billionaires who collectively own $2.4 trillion in company equity, with investments across 183 companies.

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Did someone win $2 billion? The results of today's Powerball drawing are unclear

Tuesday, November 08, 2022

The Powerball drawing was delayed after one participating lottery needed more time to carry out security procedures. If there is no winner, the jackpot will grow larger still.

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A total lunar eclipse happened Tuesday — and it won't happen again for 3 years

Monday, November 07, 2022

In the wee hours of Tuesday morning, the moon fell completely into Earth's shadow and turned a shade of red — either an astronomical delight or Election Day omen, depending on who you ask.

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The end of daylight saving time means an uptick in vehicles crashing into deer

Friday, November 04, 2022

In a new study, researchers found that deer-vehicle collisions peaked in October and November, partly due to both daylight saving time and deer mating season.

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The Brooklyn Nets suspend Kyrie Irving for at least 5 games for an antisemitic post

Friday, November 04, 2022

Basketball star Kyrie Irving posted a clip on Twitter from a film that contained false and antisemitic comments. The post has since been deleted and Irving now faces a suspension of at least 5 games.

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A theft ring that allegedly made millions from catalytic converters has been busted

Thursday, November 03, 2022

Thefts of catalytic converters has skyrocketed over the last few years, as they contain rare metals. The federal government is seeking $545 million in forfeitures from the defendants.

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