This season's second-to-last Sunday of NFL competition comes this weekend and Tom Brady will be playing. That's not exactly stunning. Brady has pretty much ended all debate about which quarterback is the greatest in pro football history. He and the New England Patriots will be playing in their seventh straight AFC championship game this weekend.
WASHINGTON - The Justice Department on Tuesday said it would take the "rare step" of asking the Supreme Court to clear the way for the Trump administration to dismantle a federal program that provides work permits to undocumented immigrants who have lived in the United States since childhood.
Tide Pods are the internet's breakout meme of early 2018. For those of you not in the know, the joke is that brightly colored laundry detergent pods look like delicious fruity candy so maybe we should, you know, eat them. To be clear, you should not eat them.
With two immigration agents hovering nearby, Jorge Garcia pulled his family close for one final hug by security gates at Detroit Metropolitan Airport. His wife and 15-year-old daughter sobbed in his arms. His 12-year-old son stood stoically. Garcia was silent. Soon after, the 39-year-old landscaper from Lincoln Park, Michigan, boarded a plane bound for Mexico, deported to his home country on Monday after three decades of living, working and raising a family in the United States.
Entrepreneurs, here's an opportunity for you. Sell dog masks right now. There's a huge demand for them. Here's why. Philadelphia Eagles players and fans are already gearing up to face the Vikings for a wild NFC championship game this coming weekend. Will we be wearing our traditional green? Very likely. But many of us are desperate to wear a brand new badge of honor: a dog mask.
WASHINGTON - Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen confirmed on Tuesday that President Donald Trump used "tough language" in an Oval Office meeting last week, but she said she did not hear him describe some African countries and Haiti as "shithole countries," as has been reported. Nielsen described Trump's tone at the meeting on immigration policy while testifying under oath to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday morning. She repeatedly declined to cite specific words used by the president but otherwise confirmed the general tenor of the exchange.
From 1545 to 1548, a mysterious disease killed about 80 percent of the population of Mexico. It was one of the worst epidemics in human history, felling an estimated 5 million to 15 million people, and was known by natives as cocoliztli - a word meaningpestilence. About three decades later, cocoliztli struck again, wiping out half of the remaining native population between 1576 and 1578.
LAUREL, Md. - Don't bother telling Joe Rockenbach your curling jokes. He's heard them all. As president of his local curling club, Rockenbach has listened to people tell him that curling is not a real sport. Or about how curlers must be skilled house cleaners because their sport involves sweeping. Those comments used to irk Rockenbach, a 37-year-old Philadelphia native, but he's seen the game humble enough people that now the slights slide right off.
Like many people, the Rev. Maurice Watson issued a stern and very public rebuke of President Donald Trump's Oval Office comments about immigrants from "shithole countries." But Watson's reprimand had something none of the other critics had: Vice President Mike Pence sitting just a feet away as he slammed Pence's boss.
Heartbreak and jealously were the twin engines driving the scheme, police would later say. Ishnar Marie Lopez-Ramos was in love. The object of the 35-year-old Floridian's affection, however, was tangled up with another woman. To solve her heart's woes Lopez-Ramos allegedly concocted a scheme straight from a dime novel or a telenovela: eliminate the other corner of the love triangle.