(NEW YORK) -- The holiday shopping season began with a boom but ended with a whimper. U.S. retail sales fell in December, offering the latest sign of an economic slowdown driven by elevated prices and rising interest rates. Year-over-year retail sales dropped by about 1% last... Read More.
(CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.) -- Two people are dead after a shooting erupted at a post office in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Sunday night and ended when the suspect died crashing into a strip mall business while attempting to flee, police said. The shooting unfolded about 10:30 p.m. Sunday.... Read More.
What happens when you combine the guitar of Eddie Van Halen and the vocals of Chris Cornell? Unfortunately, we may never know, but such a song apparently came close to happening. According to guitarist Pete Thorn, who played in Cornell's live solo band, the Soundgarden... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- After a federal judge struck down the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s travel mask mandate Monday, several airlines and companies moved to act. All major airlines, including American, United, Southwest and Delta, said face coverings will now be optional for travelers. Ride-share... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- When the Supreme Court struck down the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's federal eviction moratorium in August 2021, experts and politicians predicted that expulsions would soar. But eviction filings overall remained well below the historical average through 2021, according to the White... Read More.
Bachelorette stars Tayshia Adams and Zac Clark have ended their year-long engagement. Rumors of a split surfaced last week when Tayshia, who now co-hosts the series, was spotted without her engagement ring. A rep confirmed to People on Monday that the two have parted ways. "Tayshia Adams and Zac Clark are no longer a... Read More.
Paul Bettany was proud, and surprised, when his Marvel Cinematic Universe spin-off series WandaVision conjured up 23 Emmy nominations -- including Marvel's first ever acting nominations for him, co-star Elizabeth Olsen, and scene stealer Kathryn Hahn. Speaking to Entertainment Tonight, Bettany explained, "We always... Read More.
HBO's Game of Thrones finale was met with decidedly mixed reviews. Even George R. R. Martin, who writes the A Song of Ice and Fire book series of which the show was based on, admits he wishes things had ended differently. Game of Thrones premiered on HBO in 2011, just as Martin published the fifth... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Infrastructure negotiations between President Joe Biden and Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., have ended. "He informed Senator Capito today that the latest offer from her group did not, in his view, meet the essential needs of our country to restore our roads and... Read More.
Friends alum Matthew Perry revealed Tuesday that he and fiancée Molly Hurwitz are going their separate ways. In a statement to People, the 51-year-old actor confirmed the two have called off their engagement. "Sometimes things just don't work out and this is one of them," Perry announced. "I wish... Read More.