From cycling to basketball to running, sports as a whole have had an alarming number of scandals recently. Double-amputee and Olympian sprinter, Oscar Pistorius, has been charged with the shocking murder of his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day this year.
Carrying more than 4,200 people, the cruise ship had suffered a loss of electricity and its propulsion system when a blaze erupted in the engine room Sunday, Feb. 10. The 893-foot Carnival Triumph was left drifting in the Gulf of Mexico, 150 miles off the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula.
On Friday, Feb. 8, the U.S. Postal Service released the financial report for its first fiscal quarter and announced a $1.3 billion loss.
Last week, USA Today reported that charges of racism were made against soft drink giant, Coca-Cola, after an ad deemed by some to be controversial was uploaded on YouTube.
On Jan. 16 President Obama asked Congress to support a $10 million investigation of the impact of violent video games and entertainment on the mental health of society.
When Hostess Brands declared bankruptcy on Nov. 16, shoppers snatched up the business’s remaining baked goods from store shelves for fear that they would never be seen again. Hostess has been in operation for 82 years, baking some of the most iconic products to appear inside lunch boxes and kitchen pantries, including Sno Balls, Ding
In the aftermath of the destruction left by Hurricane Sandy, which hit the Northeast a few weeks ago, a new and pressing issue has emerged concerning the rights of illegal immigrants and federal aid. Recent reports by NPR and the New York Daily News show that illegal immigrants in the United States are unable to access financial
When New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced last Friday that Sunday’s marathon in the city would be canceled due to the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, two distinct reactions emerged. One came from relieved NYC residents, who had fought to see the race canceled or postponed until the city was in a safer, more recovered
In just a few days, millions of Americans will turn out to vote a president into office for the next four years. While most of us might be tired of the constant political talk, this campaign cycle has differed in a good way from past presidential races. The 2012 election saw the rise and pervasiveness
Cyclist Lance Armstrong, once lauded as one of the greatest athletes of all time, saw his legacy all but completely destroyed this week when he was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and issued a lifetime ban from cycling. In what is likely to be the final blow to his cycling career, the