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.
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…
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.
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.
84-Year-Old Winner of $590 Million Powerball Lottery Finally Claims Prize
The winner of the largest Powerball prize ever, $590 million, is Gloria C. Mackenzie, 84, of Zephyrhills, Florida. Lottery officials made the announcement in a news conference Wednesday afternoon.
Building Collapses in Philadelphia, Trapping and Injuring Multiple People
On Wednesday morning, a four-story building in Philadelphia collapsed unexpectedly, trapping some people under the rubble and injuring others.
Brutal Weather Tears Through Midwest Again, Killing ‘Storm Chasers’ Trio, 10 More
A series of tornadoes hit Oklahoma Friday night, killing at least 13 people and leaving many more missing, without homes or stranded. Other storms and flooding also hit Arkansas and Missouri, and remnants of that severe weather moved east all the way to New England, where 19,000 are still without po…
New Movies: ‘The Hangover Part III,’ ‘Fast and Furious 6,’ ‘Epic’
Wow. This is a monster weekend at the box office. While Memorial Day weekend is usually a good one for theaters, it's rare to see three heavyweights like these all hitting cinemas at the same time.
Death Toll in Oklahoma Lowered to 24; Search for Survivors Continues
Officials in Oklahoma have lowered the number of deaths suffered to 24 in the massive tornado that swept through the town of Moore Monday night. Originally, the figure had been as high as 51, probably a result of double-counting.
Tornadoes, Huge Hail Batter Midwest, Plains States; More to Come
On Sunday, at least 25 tornadoes pummeled states across the Midwest and Great Plains. At least two people died in the storms. Even more harsh weather, and not just tornadoes, is set to hit much of the rest of the country on Monday.