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Brad Richards Will Return to the Rangers Next Season

Brad Richards Will Return to the Rangers Next Season

Len Redkoles/NHL via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Brad Richards isn’t going anywhere. According to the New York Rangers, the team will not use their one remaining compliance buyout this summer.
This ensures that Richards will stay with the club despite co…

Tigers’ Max Scherzer First Pitcher to Start 12-0 Since 1986

Tigers’ Max Scherzer First Pitcher to Start 12-0 Since 1986

Ezra Shaw/Getty Images(ST. PETERSBURG) — Even though he’s in the same rotation as Justin Verlander, Detroit Tigers pitcher Max Scherzer is making a name for himself around the baseball world after improving to 12-0 on Friday night.
Against the Tampa B…

Wendy Davis: I’ll ‘Fight With Every Fiber’ to Stop Abortion Bill

Wendy Davis: I’ll ‘Fight With Every Fiber’ to Stop Abortion Bill

ABC News(FORT WORTH, Texas) — The Democratic state senator who is leading the fight against significant new restrictions on abortions in Texas said Gov. Rick Perry and other Republicans were hypocritical, claiming to support smaller government but act…

Beyoncé Reveals New Photos of Blue Ivy

Beyoncé Reveals New Photos of Blue Ivy

@BeyonceLite/Twitter(NEW YORK) — Blue Ivy may only be 17 months old, but it is clear Beyoncé is training her girl to run the world.
The “Love on Top” singer, 31, took to her Tumblr account to post photos of her daughter. In one snapshot, she’s …

FDA Approves New Drug for Hot Flashes

FDA Approves New Drug for Hot Flashes

iStockphoto(NEW YORK) — The Food and Drug Administration approved a new and somewhat controversial drug to treat moderate to severe hot flashes and night sweats associated with menopause on Friday.
There are several drugs that treat hot flashes, which…

Indianapolis Colts Safety Joe Lefeged Arrested on Gun Charges

Indianapolis Colts Safety Joe Lefeged Arrested on Gun Charges

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Indianapolis Colts safety Joe Lefeged was arrested on gun-related charges after allegedly leading police on a brief chase in Washington D.C. early Saturday morning, authorities said.
Lefeged, 25, was in a vehicle w…

Fire Authority Wants to Bill Missing Teen for Search and Rescue Costs

Fire Authority Wants to Bill Missing Teen for Search and Rescue Costs

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(COSTA MESA, Calif.) — County fire authorities want a Costa Mesa, Calif., teenager to pay the cost of its search and rescue efforts to find him when he went missing while hiking with a friend in the woods on March 31.
On Wednesda…

Iowa Supreme Court to Reconsider Case of Mom Fired for Being ‘Too Hot’

Iowa Supreme Court to Reconsider Case of Mom Fired for Being ‘Too Hot’

ABC News(DES MOINES, Iowa) — A woman fired from her job for being too “irresistible” will get another chance at her sex-discrimination lawsuit after the Iowa Supreme Court ruled this week to reconsider the case.
Melissa Nelson says she spent 10 happy …

Alec Baldwin Apologizes After Calling Reporter a ‘Toxic Little Queen’

Alec Baldwin Apologizes After Calling Reporter a ‘Toxic Little Queen’

Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Alec Baldwin issued an apology in a statement to GLAAD after calling a reporter a “toxic little queen” and “little bitch” in a Twitter rant after his wife was accused of tweeting while…

First Mobile-Only Bank Is Pay-As-You-Wish

First Mobile-Only Bank Is Pay-As-You-Wish

GoBank(NEW YORK) — The first bank that was designed for mobile use launched to the public this week, allowing users to pay what they want in fees.
GoBank, launched by publicly traded Green Dot Corp., has no overdraft or penalty fees. The company says …

Fish Oil Might Help Fight Breast Cancer

Fish Oil Might Help Fight Breast Cancer

Paul Tearle/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — It’s a supplement that millions of Americans take each day, hoping to reduce their risk of heart disease. But a new review of research suggests that fish oil might protect against another killer: breast cancer….

Woman Disfigured by Generic Drug Loses $21 Million Award

Woman Disfigured by Generic Drug Loses $21 Million Award

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Eight years after she was burned and blinded by a prescription drug, Karen Bartlett feels numb.
On Monday the Supreme Court ruled that Mutual Pharmaceutical Co., the maker of the drug Bartlett took for shoulder pai…

Champion Dog Allegedly Neutered, Kidnapped

Champion Dog Allegedly Neutered, Kidnapped

iStockphoto(JERICHO, N.Y.) — A New York couple is suing their dog-sitter, claiming she won’t give back their champion Samoyed, and that she had the animal neutered, ruining his value.
Cecile and Victor Stanton, of Jericho, N.Y., filed a lawsuit …

Obama Compares Nelson Mandela to George Washington

Obama Compares Nelson Mandela to George Washington

WALTER DHLADHLA/AFP/Getty Image(PRETORIA, South Africa) — Although President Obama will not get a chance to see Nelson Mandela on his trip to South Africa, he is using his historic visit to pay tribute to the man he calls a hero to the world and will …

US Student Andrew Pochter Killed During Violent Clashes in Egypt

US Student Andrew Pochter Killed During Violent Clashes in Egypt

Handout/Kenyon College(ALEXANDRIA, Egypt) — An American college student was killed in Alexandria, Egypt, during violent clashes between government supporters and opponents, family members and U.S. officials confirmed Saturday.
Andrew Driscoll Pochter,…

Obama to Meet With Mandela Family

Obama to Meet With Mandela Family

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(PRETORIA, South Africa) — President Obama will not visit the hospital to meet with ailing civil rights icon Nelson Mandela, the White House announced Saturday.
“Out of deference to Nelson Mandela’s …

Obama’s Address: Confronting ‘Growing Threat’ of Climate Change

Obama’s Address: Confronting ‘Growing Threat’ of Climate Change

MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama this week outlined his plan to combat climate change, calling for new standards to reduce carbon pollution and saying he would not approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline if it produces more gree…

GOP Address: Sen. Pat Roberts on Obamacare ‘Train Wreck’

GOP Address: Sen. Pat Roberts on Obamacare ‘Train Wreck’

Office of U.S. Senator Pat Roberts(WASHINGTON) — Here is the full transcript of this week’s Republican address, presented by Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts:This is Senator Pat Roberts.I am honored to represent the people of Kansas in the United States Senate…

Paula Deen Dropped By Sears, K-Mart, Walgreens

Paula Deen Dropped By Sears, K-Mart, Walgreens

Peter Kramer/NBC(NEW YORK) — Paula Deen continued to lose corporate sponsors Friday after the celebrity chef admitted to using the n-word in the past.  Sears, K-Mart and Walgreens have all dropped Deen’s products from their shelves.Sears Holdings…

Sales Fizzle for New BlackBerry Phone

Sales Fizzle for New BlackBerry Phone

Denis Doyle/Bloomberg via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — BlackBerry’s efforts to turn the company around with its new BlackBerry 10 software and phones are in doubt after a disappointing earnings report that sent its shares into a tailspin. The Waterloo, On…

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