Big Brother recap: Expect the … expected

I would like to begin this recap with an apology to Nicole… and to you, Big Brother fans. In Thursday’s recap, I said this Head of Household comp could be a win for Nicole. And I jinxed her. I watched the comp on live feeds in real-time, and when Nicole fell and got emotional —…

Kevin Hart suffers major injuries following car accident: Report

Kevin Hart has reportedly suffered major injuries to his back after the person driving his vintage car lost control of the vehicle and veered into an embankment on Sunday in Malibu Hills, Calif. The accident occurred just before 1 a.m. on Mulholland Highway, according to a report of collision filed by California Highway Patrol and…

Tool’s Fear Inoculum is a deeply satisfying return to form

Tool, progressive metal’s road-less-traveled cragsmen, have returned after 13 years, finally unleashing what had snowballed into the decade’s most anticipated rock record. Unlike, say, Guns N’ Roses’ Chinese Democracy, Tool’s long-awaited Fear Inoculum is deeply satisfying, both as a distinct artistic statement and as accidental fan service to a base that expects nothing less than unflinchingly…

Trump veers away from background checks as possible solution on guns

“To reduce violence, we must also ensure that criminals with guns are put behind bars and kept off the streets,“ President Donald Trump said. | Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo Following Saturday’s shootings in West Texas, President Donald Trump on Sunday remained firm that his “administration is committed to working with Congress to stop the menace of…

Mikie Sherrill Is Not Feeling the Pressure

KINNELON, N.J.—The retired high school social studies teacher in the light blue polo shirt stood up in the town hall clutching a clipboard to say what he wanted to say to his first-term, first-year congresswoman, Mikie Sherrill. “Thank you, Representative Sherrill,” Gary Schraft began. “We appreciate what you’re doing to make this district a much…

Gun groups see opportunity in NRA turmoil

Bob Mokos is a passionate gun owner who on the surface would seem like a card-carrying National Rifle Association member.The retired airline pilot has been shooting guns since he was a child. The Vietnam veteran got more serious about firearms as a civilian after one of his sisters was fatally shot during a mugging in…

Verlander pitches 3rd career no-hitter, Astros beat Jays 2-0

TORONTO (AP) — Justin Verlander took the mound for the ninth inning, fully aware of the no-hitters he finished — and his near misses, too.Zeroed in, he wouldn’t be denied this time.Verlander pitched his third career no-hitter, punctuating a dominant season by striking out 14 to lead the Houston Astros past the Toronto Blue Jays…

Saudi-led airstrikes kill at least 100 in rebel-run prison

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen staged multiple airstrikes on a detention center operated by the Houthi rebels in the southwestern province of Dhamar, killing at least 100 people and wounding dozens more Sunday, officials and the rebels’ health ministry said.Franz Rauchenstein, the head of the Red Cross delegation in Yemen,…

Serena Williams turns right ankle, holds on for US Open win

NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams was in pain — “acceptable” pain, her coach called it — after rolling her right ankle during the second set of a U.S. Open victory.That was the bad news.The good news for Williams as she pursues a seventh championship at Flushing Meadows and 24th Grand Slam singles title overall…

In escalating trade war, US consumers may see higher prices

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China on Sunday put in place their latest tariff increases on each other’s goods, potentially raising prices Americans pay for some clothes, shoes, sporting goods and other consumer items before the holiday shopping season.President Donald Trump said U.S.-China trade talks were still on for September. “We’ll see what…

WWII’s start marked in Poland with German remorse, warning

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Germany’s president expressed deep remorse for the suffering his nation inflicted on Poland and the rest of Europe during World War II, warning of the dangers of nationalism as world leaders gathered Sunday in the country where the war started at incalculable costs.“This war was a German crime,” President Frank-Walter Steinmeier…

What we know about the deadly shooting in Midland-Odessa, Texas

Olivia Sanchez, USA TODAY Published 11:20 p.m. ET Aug. 31, 2019 | Updated 12:44 a.m. ET Sept. 1, 2019CLOSE A traffic stop triggered a deadly shooting rampage. Warning: Some viewers may find this video disturbing. Wochit, WochitAt least five people are dead after a gunman hijacked a postal service van and shot at at least 21…

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