• Target defends selling women's 'Trophy' shirt

    Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Jul 22, 2015

    NEW YORK — Target says it had no intention of offending anyone by selling a women's shirt with the word "Trophy" written on the front of it. Some people on social media say the shirt demeans women and are collecting signatures to stop the sale of the shirt. But Target said...

  • Consumers warned about IKEA chests after toddler deaths

    Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Jul 22, 2015

    PHILADELPHIA — Federal authorities say IKEA is offering a free wall anchoring kit for dressers and chests that officials say can pose a tip-over hazard if not secured to a wall. The Consumer Product Safety Commission and Ikea North America of Conshohocken on Wednesday announced...

  • Video: Lions unconcerned by traffic as they catch kudu in the middle of busy road

    News services -
    Updated: Wed, Jul 22, 2015

    Not even busy traffic was enough to stop two hungry lions as they devoured a kudu in South Africa earlier this month. British wildlife researcher Carrie Dunford, 23, snapped an incredible series of images of the beasts bringing down the hapless kudu – an African breed of antelope -...

  • Manning to contribute to fund for families of service members killed in Tennessee

    ESPN
    Updated: Wed, Jul 22, 2015

    Peyton Manning has agreed to contribute to the fund to help the families of the five service members who were killed in last week's Chattanooga, Tennessee, shooting, Sen. Bob Corker said Tuesday, according to ESPN. Corker (R-Tennessee) mentioned Manning's efforts in a speech on the...

  • Dashcam video shows confrontational Texas traffic stop

    Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Jul 22, 2015

    HEMPSTEAD, Texas — Police dashcam video shows a Texas state trooper trying to drag a black motorist from her car after a minor traffic infraction, then drawing his stun gun and threatening her for refusing to follow his orders. The video shows the roadside encounter swiftly...

  • Colorado Springs man claims to have eaten Chipotle for 100 days straight

    Dave Burdick, The Denver Post
    Updated: Wed, Jul 22, 2015

    Mark Rantal, whose Facebook profile says he’s from Colorado Springs, claims to have eaten at Chipotle for 100 days straight. Of course, if you work in an office, chances are decent you’re saying to yourself right now, “I bet my colleague ______ has done at least twice that.” Oh, see?...

  • Feds end prosecution of Barry Bonds without conviction

    Updated: Tue, Jul 21, 2015

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After a nearly decade-long steroids prosecution, Barry Bonds emerged victorious Tuesday when federal prosecutors dropped what was left of their criminal case against the career home runs leader. The government's pursuit of Bonds ended quietly with a one-paragraph...

  • Cosby testimony puts '70s party drug quaaludes back in news

    Updated: Tue, Jul 21, 2015

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Before there was Molly there was the quaalude, the most popular party drug of the 1970s. It was also, as we now know, the one Bill Cosby kept on hand to give to young women he wanted to have sex with. In 10-year-old testimony uncovered this week, Cosby said he...

  • Outspoken theologian ousted from the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod

    Religion News Service
    Updated: Tue, Jul 21, 2015

    ST. LOUIS – The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod recently carried out what various members consider the equivalent of a modern-day heresy conviction. The case pitted two-term denomination President Matthew Harrison — who is known for his bushy mustache and conservative views — against...

  • Museum to take ownership of historic Howard Hughes plane

    Updated: Tue, Jul 21, 2015

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Legendary mogul Howard Hughes' Spruce Goose, a gigantic historic wooden airplane whose fate was mired in a financial dispute, will permanently stay in Oregon. The Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum has reached an agreement with the Aero Club of Southern...

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