Texas boy, 6, dies from brain-eating amoeba contaminating city water supply, disaster declared
Texas boy, 6, dies from brain-eating amoeba contaminating city water supply, disaster declared

Lake Jackson officials issued the disaster declaration on Saturday, and put it under a 'do not use water order'

Is China using nuclear weapons program aid to win US allies in Middle East? Mike Pompeo says yes
Is China using nuclear weapons program aid to win US allies in Middle East? Mike Pompeo says yes

The secretary of state reportedly said in an interview that Beijing was trying to make financial gains as well as security alliances at America's expense

Biden tweets 'continue to speak Breonna Taylor's name', Internet says 'your strong leadership' is needed
Biden tweets 'continue to speak Breonna Taylor's name', Internet says 'your strong leadership' is needed

Biden's statement on Breonna Taylor's judgment didn't sit well with some who claimed he wasn't a true leader and that he was choosing instead to fan the flames

James White claimed American West was won at the Alamo, Internet claps back 'we lost, like everybody died'
James White claimed American West was won at the Alamo, Internet claps back 'we lost, like everybody died'

The Battle of the Alamo was an important event in the Texas Revolution

Megyn Kelly slams Kamala Harris for being proud of 'sex offender' Jacob Blake: 'How about a word for his victim?'
Megyn Kelly slams Kamala Harris for being proud of 'sex offender' Jacob Blake: 'How about a word for his victim?'

It was Harris's first solo and in-person campaign trip as the running mate of Joe Biden, who met and spoke with the Blake family in Wisconsin

Lakers vs Rockets: LeBron James, Anthony Davis may have saved the day but Los Angeles aren't favorites anymore
Lakers vs Rockets: LeBron James, Anthony Davis may have saved the day but Los Angeles aren't favorites anymore

Focussing on James Harden alone won't cut it for the Lakers. They will also need to make it hard for the Rockets to shoot their three-pointers

Are China, Russia and Iran trying to steal US Covid vaccine? Bombshell report lifts lid on major spy operation
Are China, Russia and Iran trying to steal US Covid vaccine? Bombshell report lifts lid on major spy operation

Chinese intelligence hackers tried to steal information from the University of North Carolina and other schools that focus on Covid-19 research

Lakers vs Rockets: Russell Westbrook slammed for dismal performance, ticked off fans dub him 'Westbrick'
Lakers vs Rockets: Russell Westbrook slammed for dismal performance, ticked off fans dub him 'Westbrick'

LeBron James and Anthony Davis helped even the series for the Lakers and Rockets fans weren't happy with Westbrook, not one bit

Lakers vs Rockets: LeBron James called 'overrated' by fans as they slam Frank Vogel for 'terrible rotations'
Lakers vs Rockets: LeBron James called 'overrated' by fans as they slam Frank Vogel for 'terrible rotations'

Harsh criticism followed as Lakers fans took to social media to slam LeBron James, Anthony Davis, Danny Green, and coach Frank Vogel

Lakers vs Rockets: How unguardable James Harden battled fatigue and landed killer shots to help Houston go 1-0
Lakers vs Rockets: How unguardable James Harden battled fatigue and landed killer shots to help Houston go 1-0

'The Beard' had his offense mode switched on as he blitzed past the Lakers' defense to slam in 36 points. The Lakers erred by putting just one man to guard Harden and that's when he maximized the lead for the Rockets

Does Lou Holtz deserve Presidential Medal of Freedom? Internet slams former Notre Dame coach's personal views
Does Lou Holtz deserve Presidential Medal of Freedom? Internet slams former Notre Dame coach's personal views

Trump said, 'Incredible leader, Lou Holtz. I’ve known him for a long time, he’s been a friend of mine. I think I’ve received letters from every football coach, almost, in the nation'

Phillies vs Mets: How to live stream, time, who will win and pre-buzz around much-anticipated NL East matchup
Phillies vs Mets: How to live stream, time, who will win and pre-buzz around much-anticipated NL East matchup

It's the second-placed Phillies that look to dominate the fourth-placed Mets in a four-game series

Lakers vs Rockets: How to live stream, time, venue, where to watch, who will win and the pre-buzz around the 2nd round playoff matchup
Lakers vs Rockets: How to live stream, time, venue, where to watch, who will win and the pre-buzz around the 2nd round playoff matchup

Fair that Rockets might be a tad tired after the exhausting game against Oklahoma City Thunder, but that doesn't mean they'll let the Lakers take Game 1 easily

Rockets vs Thunder: How James Harden made up for his poor offensive play with a brilliant defensive block?
Rockets vs Thunder: How James Harden made up for his poor offensive play with a brilliant defensive block?

With 2.6 seconds left on the clock, Harden blocked Luguentz Dort's 27-foot jumper for a three-pointer that actually did the trick to help Houston notch up their win

Is Kenya Barris a woman? Internet enraged after sportscaster Mark Jones misgenders ‘Black-ish’ producer
Is Kenya Barris a woman? Internet enraged after sportscaster Mark Jones misgenders ‘Black-ish’ producer

In a viral video, Mark is seen talking in awe of Kenya Barris while using 'she' for him while mentioning several of his past Television programs

Rockets vs Thunder: James Harden's defense sees Houston advance to semis, fans ask 'where's that slander now?'
Rockets vs Thunder: James Harden's defense sees Houston advance to semis, fans ask 'where's that slander now?'

His defense was instrumental as the Rockets edged out Thunder 104-102 on Wednesday to book a semifinal date against the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday

Celtics vs Raptors: How to live stream, time, venue and all the pre-buzz around the 2nd round of NBA Playoffs
Celtics vs Raptors: How to live stream, time, venue and all the pre-buzz around the 2nd round of NBA Playoffs

The Celtics will receive a boost in the form of Gordon Hayward's return and will be keen to extend their winning run against the Raptors

Rockets vs Thunder: 'Goddamn Westbrook', say upset fans after his below-par performance sees Houston go down
Rockets vs Thunder: 'Goddamn Westbrook', say upset fans after his below-par performance sees Houston go down

It was a shocker for Rockets fans as they saw the game slip away from their hands in the fourth quarter as Westbrooks' turnovers and the ill-timed airball sealed their fate

Rockets vs Thunder: Westbrook's fumbles to Chris Paul's brilliance, here are the takeaways from Game 6
Rockets vs Thunder: Westbrook's fumbles to Chris Paul's brilliance, here are the takeaways from Game 6

This ties the series 3-3 and that means a final game on Wednesday that sees one of these two teams go through to the second round of the NBA Playoffs

NFL allows players to sport police brutality victims' names on helmet days after chief's regret over Kaepernick
NFL allows players to sport police brutality victims' names on helmet days after chief's regret over Kaepernick

Players are now permitted to use the thick white band at the rear of the helmet — where their team name is generally displayed — to protest against police brutality

Melania boasted 'I really don't care, do u?' jacket drove liberals crazy, says book: 'They deserve it, you know'
Melania boasted 'I really don't care, do u?' jacket drove liberals crazy, says book: 'They deserve it, you know'

The FLOTUS had sparked a firestorm when she wore the infamous green jacket while touring the Texas border

Athletics vs Astros: 'An insult to Jackie Robinson,' say fans as teams walk off field over Jacob Blake shooting
Athletics vs Astros: 'An insult to Jackie Robinson,' say fans as teams walk off field over Jacob Blake shooting

The move hasn't gone down well with baseball fans as they took to Twitter to express their displeasure. For some, it was just a wrong day to walk off

LeBron James-led Lakers, Clippers reportedly vote to boycott rest of NBA ties, fans dub him 'civil rights icon'
LeBron James-led Lakers, Clippers reportedly vote to boycott rest of NBA ties, fans dub him 'civil rights icon'

This move comes in as a protest to the shooting of Jacob Blake and fans' thoughts and responses on the issue on Twitter were a mixed bag

Jacob Blake Shooting: Semifinalist of W&S Open Naomi Osaka protests, tourney pauses play
Jacob Blake Shooting: Semifinalist of W&S Open Naomi Osaka protests, tourney pauses play

Tennis was the latest sport to take a stance after Naomi Osaka took to Twitter saying she won't be playing the semifinal after defeating Anett Kontaveit in the quarterfinals

Kenosha shooting protests: MLB's Milwaukee Brewers and Seattle Mariners follow NBA lead, cancel games
Kenosha shooting protests: MLB's Milwaukee Brewers and Seattle Mariners follow NBA lead, cancel games

The Mariners are known for having most Black players in their squad and the Brewers Twitter handle posted a message from the players of Brewers and the Reds

Brett Brown exit: Who is Tyronn Lue, the rumored Philadelphia 76ers head coach candidate?
Brett Brown exit: Who is Tyronn Lue, the rumored Philadelphia 76ers head coach candidate?

Sports Illustrated's Chris Mannix tweeted that there was mutual interest between the franchise and current Clippers assistant coach, Ty Lue

Angels vs Astros: How to live stream, time, venue, where to watch, who will win and all the pre-buzz around the MLB clash
Angels vs Astros: How to live stream, time, venue, where to watch, who will win and all the pre-buzz around the MLB clash

Both teams are coming off losses and it is harder for the Angels considering their record now reads 9-20 overall

Cubs vs White Sox: How to live stream, time, venue, who will win and all the pre-buzz over next 3 games in MLB series
Cubs vs White Sox: How to live stream, time, venue, who will win and all the pre-buzz over next 3 games in MLB series

Chicago's favorite rivalry is back as Chicago Cubs are all set to take on Chicago White Sox

'Thunders vs Rockets': How to live stream, time, venue, where to watch and all the pre-buzz around the NBA playoff tussle
'Thunders vs Rockets': How to live stream, time, venue, where to watch and all the pre-buzz around the NBA playoff tussle

It is interesting to see if the Rockets will be reeling from the 134-96 thrashing from the Philadelphia 76ers, while Thunder too will be keen to shrug off the loss against Clippers

DNC 2020: Viewers find speeches boring, say 'it's like watching a 3 am infomercial with zero sex appeal'
DNC 2020: Viewers find speeches boring, say 'it's like watching a 3 am infomercial with zero sex appeal'

'This DNC is so boring like I want 1996 again where everyone was doing the Macarena'

Democratic National Convention 2020: How to live stream, time, speakers and all you need to know about the presidential nomination meeting
Democratic National Convention 2020: How to live stream, time, speakers and all you need to know about the presidential nomination meeting

Joseph Biden Jr and Kamala Harris will deliver their speeches from nearly 700 miles away in Wilmington, Delaware

Celtics vs 76ers: How to live stream, time, venue, where to watch and all pre-match buzz around NBA playoff tussle
Celtics vs 76ers: How to live stream, time, venue, where to watch and all pre-match buzz around NBA playoff tussle

Ben Simmons will be the notable absentee for thre 76ers in the playoffs with an injury that sidelines him for the rest of the season

Rush Limbaugh might not have called Kamala Harris 'h**', but here's why the Internet is calling him 'garbage'
Rush Limbaugh might not have called Kamala Harris 'h**', but here's why the Internet is calling him 'garbage'

On his famous program, ‘The Rush Limbaugh Show’ on August 14, Limbaugh made mentions of two stories about Harris. One referred to an edited photo of the Biden-Harris announcement that read, “Joe and the H**”

Texas mom says Southwest Airlines kicked her off flight after 'screaming' autistic son, 3, refused to wear mask
Texas mom says Southwest Airlines kicked her off flight after 'screaming' autistic son, 3, refused to wear mask

Alyssa Sadler insisted she was all for wearing face masks but that in certain cases like hers, exceptions had to be made

'Yankees v Red Sox': Gerrit Cole 'worth $324M', fans praise pitcher after his stellar performance against Boston
'Yankees v Red Sox': Gerrit Cole 'worth $324M', fans praise pitcher after his stellar performance against Boston

His numbers for the day read: 7 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 0 BB, 8 K’s that had the Yankees fans celebrating

NBA Playoffs 2020: 1st round schedule, how to live stream, where to watch, time and pre-buzz over the next stage
NBA Playoffs 2020: 1st round schedule, how to live stream, where to watch, time and pre-buzz over the next stage

While one of the teams is yet to be finalized, there is still a complete schedule for the first round that's set to kick off on August 17, Monday

76ers v Rockets: Time, venue, where to watch, how to live stream and pre-buzz chatter ahead of the interconference clash
76ers v Rockets: Time, venue, where to watch, how to live stream and pre-buzz chatter ahead of the interconference clash

The Rockets are still at an advantage as they have pipped the 76ers in their last two clashes

Oklahoma City Thunder v LA Clippers: Where to live stream, time, venue, who will win and all pre-match buzz about the NBA game
Oklahoma City Thunder v LA Clippers: Where to live stream, time, venue, who will win and all pre-match buzz about the NBA game

NBA season finale, set to air on Friday, August 14, will show a battle for the final seeding between Oklahoma City Thunder and Los Angeles Clippers

'Tweeting from the dead': Late Herman Cain's account spooks social media with anti-Biden post
'Tweeting from the dead': Late Herman Cain's account spooks social media with anti-Biden post

The former Republican presidential candidate died earlier this year from health complications after testing positive for the novel coronavirus at age 74.

Jazz vs Spurs: Where to live stream, time, venue, who will win and all the pre-match buzz about the NBA game
Jazz vs Spurs: Where to live stream, time, venue, who will win and all the pre-match buzz about the NBA game

The battle for the seed continues as The San Antonio Spurs are all set to fight for the seeding against, Utah Jazz on August 13, 2020.

Heat vs Thunder: Oklahoma's win sets up playoff date with Rockets, it's Chris Paul vs James Harden for fans
Heat vs Thunder: Oklahoma's win sets up playoff date with Rockets, it's Chris Paul vs James Harden for fans

Thunder notched up a close 116-115 win against Miami on Wednesday and fans can't wait for Harden and Paul to lock horns in the playoffs

Russia wants Trump to win 2020 polls but China and Iran want Biden as POTUS, intelligence report reveals
Russia wants Trump to win 2020 polls but China and Iran want Biden as POTUS, intelligence report reveals

The report said that while Moscow is trying to 'denigrate' Joe Biden, Iran is also targeting America's democratic institutions and the president

NBA 2020: Los Angeles Lakers suffer second straight loss, frustrated fans slam 'atrocious' poor shooting
NBA 2020: Los Angeles Lakers suffer second straight loss, frustrated fans slam 'atrocious' poor shooting

The Lakers played without LeBron James as he sat out with a groin injury. For the Houston Rockets, James Harden chipped in with 39 points

Beirut tragedy eerily echoes 1947 Texas industrial explosion also caused by volatile chemical ammonium nitrate
Beirut tragedy eerily echoes 1947 Texas industrial explosion also caused by volatile chemical ammonium nitrate

A trip through history indicates humanity's tussle with the highly explosive chemical and industrial inability to learn from similar tragedies over the last 7 decades

NBA 2020: Danny Green botches 3-pointer against Oklahoma, miffed fans say it's time to 'change Lakers line-up'
NBA 2020: Danny Green botches 3-pointer against Oklahoma, miffed fans say it's time to 'change Lakers line-up'

Los Angeles Lakers' offense came under intense scrutiny and bang in the middle of it was Danny Green, the shooting guard who missed a 3-pointer despite LeBron James setting it up perfectly for him

Dan Bongino says Biden's 'cognitive decline' is rapidly worsening: 'The Dems will have to make a decision soon'
Dan Bongino says Biden's 'cognitive decline' is rapidly worsening: 'The Dems will have to make a decision soon'

While conservatives have for long questioned Biden's mental acuity, some Democrats have also acknowledged potential problems he could face as the November election inches closer

Celtics vs Bucks: Should Marcus Smart be suspended? Viral clip has fans delivering only one answer
Celtics vs Bucks: Should Marcus Smart be suspended? Viral clip has fans delivering only one answer

After a video of Marcus Smart and Giannis Antetokounmpo getting tangled up during the match emerged, users online indulged in a debate over the 'dirty' move

Ups and downs in US-China ties over 41 years prove confrontation is not the solution, says Beijing's envoy
Ups and downs in US-China ties over 41 years prove confrontation is not the solution, says Beijing's envoy

In a piece for Politico, Ambassador Cui Tiankai took a dig at the Trump administration saying 'some try to overthrow China policy built by successive US administrations'

Texans are 'losing confidence' in Trump over coronavirus response, state may vote blue for 1st time since 1976
Texans are 'losing confidence' in Trump over coronavirus response, state may vote blue for 1st time since 1976

Joe Biden is leading Trump in Texas where 6,000 people have died due to coronavirus amid 400,000 Covid-19 positive cases

Are kids physically abused at China's NBA youth training camps? Ex-league staffer likens it to 'WWII Germany'
Are kids physically abused at China's NBA youth training camps? Ex-league staffer likens it to 'WWII Germany'

The NBA faced a lot of problems for opening one of the academies in Xinjiang, a police state in western China where more than a million Uighur Muslims are now held in barbed-wire camps, says report

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