New Movies: ‘The Heat,’ ‘White House Down’
We have another comedy/action pairing of flicks hitting theaters this weekend. The first is a reunion of sorts between the director and co-star of the summer 2011 hit 'Bridesmaids,' and the second should sound oddly familiar to anyone who caught 'Olympus Has Fallen' back in March…
Supreme Court Grants Two Victories to Same-Sex Marriage Supporters
The Supreme Court issued two rulings on Wednesday morning regarding same-sex marriage, and both were victories for gay-rights supporters.
Will LeBron James Match Michael Jordan’s 6 Championships? — Sports Survey of the Day
The Miami Heat repeated as NBA champions Thursday night, with LeBron James also repeating as series MVP. Michael Jordan, the player LeBron James is most often compared to, won six titles in his career, so James still needs four more to even out that score. Can he do it?
Watch These People Riding Horses Wrong — Daily Distraction
Horseback riding can be tons of fun, unless of course the horse just doesn't like you.
New Movies: ‘Monsters University,’ ‘World War Z’
Two more films setting out to become summer blockbusters hit theaters this weekend, the first a sequel to a beloved animated tale and the other a zombie thriller adapted from a beloved novel.
Men’s Wearhouse Fires Founder George Zimmer, the Guy Who Said ‘I Guarantee It’
Executive chairman and founder of Men's Wearhouse George Zimmer has been fired by the company's board of directors.
Fourteen 7-Eleven Stores Shut Down After Worker-Exploitation Scheme Exposed
Authorities uncovered a wide-ranging scheme in which the owners of more than a dozen 7-Eleven convenience stores in New York and Virginia hired illegal immigrant workers, gave them fake identities, stole their wages and forced them to live in boarding houses, effectively creating a "mo…
Nazi War Criminal Found Living in Minnesota Can’t Explain the Whole Nazi-War-Crimes Thing
Ninety-four-year-old Michael Karkoc has spent six decades living in America. Recently, the Associated Press discovered that, prior to illegally entering the country in 1949, he was a leader in a World War II group that committed war crimes including the massacres of women and children.
New Movies: ‘Man of Steel,’ ‘This Is the End’
It's another big weekend at the cineplex, with the return of one of the most famous superheroes of all time, plus an end-of-the-world story about a bunch of stoners played by actors playing themselves. Should be fun whichever path you take.
Who’s Going to Win the Stanley Cup, Boston or Chicago? — Sports Survey of the Day
Two of the NHL's "original six" franchises will meet in the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time since 1979. The Boston Bruins, representing the Eastern Conference, will face the Western Conference-champs, the Chicago Blackhawks, with Game 1 starting at 8 p.m. EST Wednesday n…
Economy Adds 175,000 Jobs, Unemployment Rate Rises Slightly to 7.6%
Job growth in May beat economists' expectations, coming in at 175,000 new positions added, which aligns closely with the yearly average. The unemployment rate rose ever so slightly, from 7.5 percent to 7.6 percent, a result of more people entering the work force, according to the Labor Departme…
New Movies: ‘The Internship,’ ‘The Purge’
The summer movie season keeps chugging right along. (Yes, we realize it isn't technically summer yet, but as far as movies are concerned, it is.) This weekend we get a dose of comedy and a dash of the spooks, so take your pick, moviegoers.