Category: Culture

Which NFL player is on the receiving end of a sex assault charge?

The NFL is facing a scandal in its league offices after a report surfaced that one of its players was arrested and charged with sexual assault and battery.The New York Times reported that former Seattle Seahawks linebacker Bruce Irvin has been charged with six counts of criminal sexual conduct...

When the feds came for my fishing, I didn’t know what to do

Fishing reports that you may have missed this week: 1.The Fish and Wildlife Service is asking for public comment on a proposal to allow people to kill a fish on a public beach.2.A Texas fisherman caught a rare white shark and released it in the Gulf of Mexico.3.A New...

Why are the Russians using the ruble? It’s an international problem

A major new report from the International Monetary Fund suggests that the Russians are using the currency more than they’re supposed to, and that’s not good for the world.“It’s a big problem,” IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde told a news conference.“The Russians are now using the exchange rate as...

Which stocks have outperformed their benchmarks in 2018?

By Brian C. Anderson, Business Insider/Andy KierszThe Dow Jones Industrial Average has rallied more than 250 points in 2017, the largest rally since the financial crisis, as the Trump administration has expanded its economic policies.The index has soared more than 2,000 points since the start of the year, when...

What the Durham City Council voted to do to protect its city from climate change

In Durham, North Carolina, the city council voted to protect the city from global warming by requiring the installation of “aerodynamic systems” and other measures designed to protect residents from flooding.The measure is part of the city’s plan to adapt to climate change, which is expected to affect the...

Why cops were allowed to shoot and kill unarmed teen without a warrant

Police officers in Texas were given permission to kill an unarmed 18-year-old teen without justification, even as the teen’s family said he was in handcuffs and in a state of disorientation when he was shot dead.The shooting of William Michael Brown by a Dallas police officer was the latest...