It’s the 21st century, where’s my jetpack, you ask? Not far away, according to inventors David Mayman and Nelson Tyler. Watch as Mayman shows off their JB-9 jetpack by flying through the sky around the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor. Whoa!
Dads like him come along only once every blue moon. A Hong Kong billionaire tycoon paid a total of $77 million at auctions in Geneva for two large and rare colored diamonds for his 7-year-old daughter Josephine — and renamed them after her, his office said Thursday. Joseph Lau was the top bidder for the […]
A suburban Phoenix official filed a claim for reimbursement against Arizona State University, saying the school mascot seriously injured his back when the costumed character playfully leaped on him at a football game two months after surgery. Tempe City Councilman David Schapira said the mascot’s prank on Sept. 18 set back his recovery and led […]
A man with a long history of pretending to be a transit worker and commandeering New York City subway trains for joy rides was arrested Wednesday after stealing a commercial passenger bus from New Jersey, police said. Darius McCollum was arrested by officers who spotted the bus traveling down a street in Brooklyn, police said. […]
A single yellow rose at a 9/11 memorial. A wreath in remembrance. A promise to do better in caring for those who have served. Parades of thousands. Across the United States on Wednesday, Americans found ways big and small to honor and remember members of all branches of the U.S. military on Veterans Day. The […]
It was the least watched of the four debates, but it still set records. An estimated 13.5 million people watched the fourth Republican presidential debate of the season, making it the most-watched program in Fox Business Network’s history. Focused primarily on economic issues, it last among the GOP debates, behind the 14 million who watched […]
“Some just want to shut you up and that’s when you have to speak the loudest.” Amen!
Hundreds of civilians and police attended the funeral service of a central Kentucky police officer who was gunned down last week while investigating a robbery. The service for 33-year-old Daniel Ellis began Wednesday morning with three officers saluting his flag-draped coffin at Eastern Kentucky University’s Alumni Coliseum. Ellis died Friday, two days after being shot […]
What a blockhead. The former child actor who was the voice of Charlie Brown in beloved “Peanuts” TV specials has pleaded guilty to making criminal threats. Fifty-nine-year-old Peter Robbins of Oceanside entered pleas Tuesday. He’s facing four years and eight months in prison. Authorities say Robbins threatened to harm a mobile home park manager and […]
The percentage of young women living at home with parents or relatives has risen to its highest level since 1940 as more millennial women put off marriage, attend college and face high living expenses. A Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data found that 36.4 percent of women between the ages 18 and […]