'Shut NFL down!' Fans furious after Doug Pederson becomes second NFL head coach to test positive for Covid-19
'Shut NFL down!' Fans furious after Doug Pederson becomes second NFL head coach to test positive for Covid-19

The Eagles coach joins New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton as the second coach to test positive for the virus

Trump declares 'game is over for me' if players take a knee after SF Giants protest at MLB game
Trump declares 'game is over for me' if players take a knee after SF Giants protest at MLB game

POTUS also stated that he will not watch any sport where he witnesses a player kneeling because it's 'a sign of great disrespect to our country and flag'

Donald Trump Jr was slapped by dad in college, nicknamed 'Diaper Don' after he got drunk and urinated on beds
Donald Trump Jr was slapped by dad in college, nicknamed 'Diaper Don' after he got drunk and urinated on beds

Although Trump has famously maintained that he does not drink alcohol, his son is far from following in his father's footsteps

Homeless ex-Dodgers outfielder Andrew Toles' family reveals tragic details of his paranoia and bipolar disorder
Homeless ex-Dodgers outfielder Andrew Toles' family reveals tragic details of his paranoia and bipolar disorder

The baseball player's father, Alvin Toles, former New Orleans Saints linebacker, said that his son 'needs help before it's too late'

NSWL players wear 'Black Lives Matter' shirts, kneel during national anthem before first game of Challenge Cup
NSWL players wear 'Black Lives Matter' shirts, kneel during national anthem before first game of Challenge Cup

"We took a knee today to protest racial injustice, police brutality and systemic racism against Black people of color in America," a joint statement from the Thorns and Courage players read

Melania reminded of Trump's racist conspiracy theory about Obama after posting Juneteenth video: 'Ok, birther'
Melania reminded of Trump's racist conspiracy theory about Obama after posting Juneteenth video: 'Ok, birther'

People criticized Melania for staying mum when her husband promoted the conspiracy theory that former president Barack Obama was not born in the US

New Orleans bars see few customers as lockdown restrictions are lifted, but live music venues stay shut
New Orleans bars see few customers as lockdown restrictions are lifted, but live music venues stay shut

Many bar owners in Bourbon Street are upset at the prohibition of live music and hope that their businesses will see better days soon

Slave owner John McDonogh's statue torn down by protesters in Louisiana, dumped into Mississippi river
Slave owner John McDonogh's statue torn down by protesters in Louisiana, dumped into Mississippi river

Mayor LaToya Cantrell reacted to the incident and said in a tweet that the city “rejects vandalism and destruction of City property. It is unlawful”

Dave Chappelle blasts media over George Floyd death in Netflix show: 'We didn't choose him as martyr, you did'
Dave Chappelle blasts media over George Floyd death in Netflix show: 'We didn't choose him as martyr, you did'

Titled '8:46', the 27-minute special sees Chappelle offer his thoughts on the protests and its coverage in media

'We are the problem': Drew Brees' wife apologizes after NFL star walks back comments on players taking a knee
'We are the problem': Drew Brees' wife apologizes after NFL star walks back comments on players taking a knee

She added that she and her husband never intended to disrespect others while attempting to respect the flag

Adrian Peterson to follow Kaepernick in kneeling during national anthem at NFL to protest police brutality
Adrian Peterson to follow Kaepernick in kneeling during national anthem at NFL to protest police brutality

The 35-year-old Washington running back said he expects many other players to join him

NFL stars' protest clip asks league to admit it silences voices like Kaepernick's: 'What if I was George Floyd?'
NFL stars' protest clip asks league to admit it silences voices like Kaepernick's: 'What if I was George Floyd?'

The video features 17 stars including Saquon Barkley, Patrick Mahomes and Odell Beckham Jr

George Floyd protests: 'Peace March in Vidor' trends, but people warned that 'sundown town' is a KKK trap
George Floyd protests: 'Peace March in Vidor' trends, but people warned that 'sundown town' is a KKK trap

However, one of the Vidor residents said, 'I live in Vidor and it’s not like it used to be. We are not racist'

NFL star Demario Davis invokes Bible, says 'all things work together for good' amid coronavirus pandemic
NFL star Demario Davis invokes Bible, says 'all things work together for good' amid coronavirus pandemic

The New Orleans Saints linebacker, known for his staunch Christian views, also encouraged all Americans to be thankful for what they have in these trying times

Pompeii excavations show Romans were big on recycling: 'Waste was collected and sorted to be resold'
Pompeii excavations show Romans were big on recycling: 'Waste was collected and sorted to be resold'

A team of researchers has been excavating around the sites of the once-thriving, ancient city of Pompeii, that was buried under a thick blanket of volcanic ash and pumice after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD

Ohio man, 60, who dismissed ‘bulls**t’ lockdown as a ‘political ploy’ dies from coronavirus complications
Ohio man, 60, who dismissed ‘bulls**t’ lockdown as a ‘political ploy’ dies from coronavirus complications

The family of John W McDaniel, however, pleaded in his obit for “everyone to continue practicing social distancing to keep each other safe”

Deepwater Horizon: 10 years on, a historic oil price crash makes one thing clear, keep it in the ground
Deepwater Horizon: 10 years on, a historic oil price crash makes one thing clear, keep it in the ground

While Mark Wahlberg's films generally tend to be over-the-top, even Hollywood told a surprisingly mature story depicting one of the worst ecological disasters in our lifetimes

Catholic churches in US suspend confessions and allow  sacraments for the dying only amid pandemic
Catholic churches in US suspend confessions and allow sacraments for the dying only amid pandemic

'In some churches, parishioners can drive up to a priest wearing a mask and gloves, keep a safe distance and confess'

Stop gun violence, hospitals need beds for coronavirus patients, Pennsylvania doctor begs Americans
Stop gun violence, hospitals need beds for coronavirus patients, Pennsylvania doctor begs Americans

Gunshot victims are now fighting for space and resources inside America's ICUs that are overcrowded with coronavirus patients

Virginia pastor, 66, who mocked 'mass hysteria' surrounding pandemic dies of coronavirus
Virginia pastor, 66, who mocked 'mass hysteria' surrounding pandemic dies of coronavirus

It is suspected that Landon Spradlin died a month after he fell sick during Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans

NFL legend Tom Dempsey who had dementia dies of coronavirus at 73 in a New Orleans retirement home
NFL legend Tom Dempsey who had dementia dies of coronavirus at 73 in a New Orleans retirement home

He was one of at least 15 residents of a New Orleans retirement home who died after contracting the deadly virus

Trump disappointed that churches can't congregate due to pandemic, says it's a 'great time to be together'
Trump disappointed that churches can't congregate due to pandemic, says it's a 'great time to be together'

The president's comments came after he was asked about reports of churches flouting government guidelines

US forced to set up emergency hospitals to ease pressure on healthcare system buckling under coronavirus strain
US forced to set up emergency hospitals to ease pressure on healthcare system buckling under coronavirus strain

The US has the highest number of cases of coronavirus worldwide and is seeing its healthcare system increasingly stretched to the limit due to the pandemic

NFL star Drew Brees and his wife donate $5 million to Louisiana amid coronavirus crisis: 'Let's do our part'
NFL star Drew Brees and his wife donate $5 million to Louisiana amid coronavirus crisis: 'Let's do our part'

The Brees family will be working with a few organizations and companies to provide 10,000 meals every day to children, families, and seniors

Atlantic basin may see up to 4 major hurricanes as above-normal tropical activity predicted for 2020
Atlantic basin may see up to 4 major hurricanes as above-normal tropical activity predicted for 2020

Meteorologists predict 14 to 18 tropical storms in the upcoming hurricane season

SLAMMED! NRA ad showing disabled cancer survivor urging people to stockpile guns amid coronavirus outbreak
SLAMMED! NRA ad showing disabled cancer survivor urging people to stockpile guns amid coronavirus outbreak

While Democrat Chris Murphy called it 'sickening', the gun body hit back saying the anti-gun leaders were trying to curb the Second Amendment rights in the time of the pandemic

Coronavirus: Social worker, 39, in 'good health' found dead by boyfriend while she was waiting for test result
Coronavirus: Social worker, 39, in 'good health' found dead by boyfriend while she was waiting for test result

The New Orleans woman had access to 5 coronavirus test kits at her workplace but didn't take the test because she thought she was healthy and wanted to save the kits for others

'True Terror': Smallpox patient in New Orleans met his worst fear when he was buried alive for one dollar
'True Terror': Smallpox patient in New Orleans met his worst fear when he was buried alive for one dollar

The story of George Banks is one of many covered in Travel Channel's latest series, 'True Terror With Robert Englund'

'Def recommend it': NFL quarterback Kirk Cousins says he has read the entire Bible in two years in viral post
'Def recommend it': NFL quarterback Kirk Cousins says he has read the entire Bible in two years in viral post

Cousins, last week, shared a picture of his copy of the Bible with a Fellowship of Christian Athletes logo on it

Minnesota 'Teacher Of The Year' snubs Trump by taking a knee during National Anthem right behind the President
Minnesota 'Teacher Of The Year' snubs Trump by taking a knee during National Anthem right behind the President

Holstine says she assumed the position to mark her protest against the Donald Trump, who was in attendance of the event and also in support of the marginalized

Vince Vaughn triggers social media meltdown and calls for cancellation after being spotted shaking Trump's hand
Vince Vaughn triggers social media meltdown and calls for cancellation after being spotted shaking Trump's hand

The Hollywood heartthrob is seen in a video chatting with the commander-in-chief and his wife in a premium box at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, prompting several social media users to slam Vaughn while others mocked his critics.

49ers suspend announcer Tim Ryan  for saying  Ravens quarterback Lamar's "dark skin" helped him: 'You could not see the football'
49ers suspend announcer Tim Ryan for saying Ravens quarterback Lamar's "dark skin" helped him: 'You could not see the football'

Former defensive lineman Tim Ryan was discussing Jackson's outstanding performance in securing the Ravens' victory against the 49ers on Sunday when he made the controversial comments.

Man impersonates fictitious disabled brother to trick home care workers into changing his diaper to 'obtain sexual arousal'
Man impersonates fictitious disabled brother to trick home care workers into changing his diaper to 'obtain sexual arousal'

The man has been identified as Rutledge "Rory" Deas, 29, and he faces 10 counts each of human labor trafficking and sexual battery

'Daryl Morey was right': Shaquille O'Neal backs Rockets manager's support for Hong Kong protesters amid NBA-China row
'Daryl Morey was right': Shaquille O'Neal backs Rockets manager's support for Hong Kong protesters amid NBA-China row

The four-time NBA champion made the comments during TNT's pre-game show on opening night of the season.

More than 23 members of Sidney Poitier's family missing after Hurricane Dorian lashed the Bahamas
More than 23 members of Sidney Poitier's family missing after Hurricane Dorian lashed the Bahamas

Poitier's nephew said that there has been no news of his relatives, including his children and sister Barbara

NFL star Drew Brees's video asks children to take bible to school, faces LGBTQ backlash
NFL star Drew Brees's video asks children to take bible to school, faces LGBTQ backlash

The New Orleans Saints quarterback has defended himself saying he was not aware of video-maker Focus on the Family's stance on gay rights.

Hurricane Dorian gave President Trump an opportunity to show leadership before the 2020 elections
Hurricane Dorian gave President Trump an opportunity to show leadership before the 2020 elections

US presidents have always found natural disasters tricky. While the likes of LBJ, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama handled their repercussions well, incumbents like George W Bush and Donald Trump have had ordinary records.

Michelle Obama's father thought Barack 'won't last' in her life given her dating track record
Michelle Obama's father thought Barack 'won't last' in her life given her dating track record

CBS's Gayle King interviewed Michelle Obama at the Essence Festival in New Orleans and asked the former FLOTUS about her life before she moved into the White House

Anti-ICE protestors replace US flag with Mexican flag, vandalize 'Blue Lives Matter' flag outside detention facility
Anti-ICE protestors replace US flag with Mexican flag, vandalize 'Blue Lives Matter' flag outside detention facility

The 'Blue Lives Matter' flag honoring the law enforcement outside the Colorado detention center was spray-painted with the words 'Abolish ICE'

Doctors including female physicians agree that men make better surgeons, says bias test conducted on healthcare professionals
Doctors including female physicians agree that men make better surgeons, says bias test conducted on healthcare professionals

In a stark reminder of gender disparity in the field of medicine, men and women in healthcare strongly associate men with career/surgery, and women with family and family medicine

Michelle Obama says she had to work harder than any other First Lady, resents the 'angry black woman' stereotype
Michelle Obama says she had to work harder than any other First Lady, resents the 'angry black woman' stereotype

Obama, who is a published author and mother to Sasha and Malia Obama, was the first black woman to serve as the First Lady of the United States.

Greenland may be ice-free in future if greenhouse gas emissions are not cut significantly, warn researchers
Greenland may be ice-free in future if greenhouse gas emissions are not cut significantly, warn researchers

The study cautions that if emissions remain on their current path, the melting ice from Greenland alone could contribute as much as 24 feet to global sea level rise by the year 3000, which would put much of San Francisco, Los Angeles, New Orleans and other cities under water

Black Boeing employee claims coworkers urinated on workspace, left noose hanging over desk, sues company
Black Boeing employee claims coworkers urinated on workspace, left noose hanging over desk, sues company

Curtis Anthony has brought a lawsuit against Boeing for fostering a "racially hostile" work environment at its plant in North Charleston, South Carolina.

Louisiana woman may be the first person to die from a THC overdose, claims coroner
Louisiana woman may be the first person to die from a THC overdose, claims coroner

Her autopsy showed no signs of any other disease or drugs except for THC. Experts, however, are still skeptical about the coroner's conclusions

Louisiana couple charged after locking autistic woman in cage, covering her in feces and forcing her to eat dead mother's ashes
Louisiana couple charged after locking autistic woman in cage, covering her in feces and forcing her to eat dead mother's ashes

The husband and wife duo were among a group of five charged in 2018 documents which detail the horrifying abuse that the 22-year-old victim was subjected to at their Louisiana home

Suspect arrested for 1996 rape and murder of Angie Dodge after innocent man spent 20 years in prison for the crime
Suspect arrested for 1996 rape and murder of Angie Dodge after innocent man spent 20 years in prison for the crime

Christopher Tapps, a 40-year-old man, was convicted and spent 20 years in prison for the crime even though his DNA samples did not link him to the murder and rape of Angie Dodge. He was freed in 2017 with the help of the Idaho Innocence Project after he was put behind bars in 1998

Louisiana teen found safe a week after she disappeared with a 47-year-old man she 'madly loves'
Louisiana teen found safe a week after she disappeared with a 47-year-old man she 'madly loves'

According to the young girl's family, she is now safe and will return home soon. However, they hold the 47-year-old man responsible for the girl's disappearance

'Texas 7': The murderous gang that pulled off one of the most daring prison escapes in US history
'Texas 7': The murderous gang that pulled off one of the most daring prison escapes in US history

The Texas 7 escaped from John B. Connally Unit on December 13, 2000. Six of them were captured after a month; the seventh killed himself before being captured.

Six-week-old girl dies of methamphetamine toxicity after being breastfed by drug addict mother
Six-week-old girl dies of methamphetamine toxicity after being breastfed by drug addict mother

35-year-old Brandi Froeba was arrested for second-degree murder in the 2018 death of her six-week-old daughter Daisy Marie Froeba who tested positive for methamphetamine

Nurse with 'infectious smile' shot to death outside restaurant by man who grabbed security guard's gun and opened fire
Nurse with 'infectious smile' shot to death outside restaurant by man who grabbed security guard's gun and opened fire

Officers stationed nearby responded to the scene as soon as they heard gunshots and apprehended the suspect without further casualties

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