Sport

Kawhi Leonard forced to leave game after blow to head; Clippers hang on to beat Nuggets

On a day full of NBA blowouts, the Clippers were doing their part, leading the Denver Nuggets by 24 at one point and cruising to a win. The NBA’s Christmas Day nightcap lacked drama. That was until Serge Ibaka inadvertently elbowed Kawhi Leonard, dropping the Clippers star like he got hit with an MMA roundhouse […]

Lifestyle

From Walking to Drinking Green Tea Daily, Five Ways to Lose Belly Fat Easily

It must be embarrassing to wake up every morning and notice the bulging lump of fat in one’s belly. It gets worse when someone else makes it a subject of discussion. Belly fats can and have also led to arguments among couples and cause emotional distress for the person in question. All of this is […]

Business

Drugmakers kick off 2021 with 500 U.S. price hikes

Drugmakers including Abbvie Inc and Bristol Myers Squibb raised U.S. list prices on more than 500 drugs to kick off 2021, according to an analysis by health care research firm 46brooklyn. The hikes come as drugmakers are reeling from effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has reduced doctor visits and demand for some drugs. They […]

Technology

T-Mobile won’t claim it has a more reliable 5G network following ad board decision

T-Mobile has been asked to stop advertising its 5G network as more reliable than the competition by the National Advertising Review Board (NARB), which investigated T-Mobile’s claims made primarily in an ad featuring celebrity scientist Bill Nye after complaints from Verizon earlier this year. But the NARB also says T-Mobile shouldn’t have to mention the […]

News

The ultimate gift: A New Jersey family has taken six orphaned siblings into their home

TOMS RIVER, N.J. – There are 12 handmade gingerbread houses on the dining room table in the Kolas home. One for each member of the household, and two extras. The bustling Kolas family household of 10 in Toms River Think your house is bustling this holiday season? Try serving dinner to eight growing boys and […]

Sport

Cleveland rookie Dylan Windler out with broken left hand

Cavaliers rookie forward Dylan Windler broke his left hand in the season opener, another unlucky medical setback for the promising player. The team said Thursday that Windler suffered a fourth metacarpal fracture (on his ring finger) when he took a hard fall in the third quarter against the Charlotte Hornets. X-rays after the game were […]

Lifestyle

Winter Solstice and the Great Conjunction: Here’s Everything You Should Know About the Day

Monday, December 21 is a day of great events, as it marks the Winter Solstice. Also known as December solstice, hiemal solstice or hibernal solstice, the event takes place when one of the Earth’s pole is tilted away from the sun at its maximum distance. Apparently, this causes the day to have the shortest period […]

Business

Last-minute White House decision opens more Arctic land to oil leasing

U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration announced on Monday that it has made final its plan to open up vast areas of once-protected Arctic Alaska territory to oil development. The decision, which will open up more land in the western North Slope, is one of a number of pro-drilling actions taken by the Trump administration in […]

Technology

Sweeping new copyright measures poised to pass in spending bill

On Monday, congressional leaders unveiled their massive spending and coronavirus relief measure, including a handful of controversial copyright measures civil liberties activists fear could penalize internet users for everyday online behavior. Congress is expected to vote on the package as early as Monday. Congress’ $2.3 trillion spending and relief package includes controversial measures previously introduced […]

News

Utah hiker slips, falls more than 100 feet — and survives

“He misstepped, got too close to the edge and took a slide and tumble halfway down the cliff,” a fire official said. A man hiking in the foothills just north of Salt Lake City on Sunday survived after plunging more than 100 feet and remaining stranded for hours on a cliff ledge after losing his […]