Category Archives: CNN – US

This app shows you what you’ll look like as you age

This app shows you what you’ll look like as you age

Ever wanted to know how you’ll age? There’s an app for that. Launched in 2017, FaceApp isn’t necessarily new. But it’s making headlines again because the app has gotten good — like, eerily good — at showing users what they’ll look like when they age. It’s scary, so use at your own risk. Or, take…MORE

MS-13 members hacked up one victim and cut out his heart, federal indictment says

MS-13 members hacked up one victim and cut out his heart, federal indictment says

More than 20 MS-13 gangsters and associates have been indicted on federal charges of racketeering and murder for allegedly taking part in a violent Southern California crime spree that an indictment unsealed this week says included the slaying of one victim who was dismembered and had his heart cut out. “One of the Justice Department’s…MORE

Rescued California camper says she fled a stranger threatening her with a knife

Rescued California camper says she fled a stranger threatening her with a knife

Authorities say they are “actively investigating the circumstances surrounding” the disappearance of a Southern California woman who went missing for four days in Inyo National Forest. Sheryl Powell, 60, of Huntington Beach, and her dog were separately found and rescued Monday after an exhaustive four-day search. Powell told NBC’s “Today” show on Tuesday morning that…MORE

Blogs

When the “Victims” Strike Back

A lot of terms were used to describe the man that opened fire on Republicans members of Congress at their baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia on Wednesday.  “Bernie Sanders supporter”, “left wing extremist”, “disturbed”, and “troubled” were the most common used by those investigating the matter, those who were among the targets and those who…

Less Than Compelling

Usually us curmudgeons like to go on and on about how sports, music and movies were better in “our day”.  I think that you can add Congressional hearings to that list as well.  That’s what I was thinking during both the James Comey and Attorney General Jeff Sessions testimony the last couple of weeks.  While…

Un-settling the Science

While James Comey was sucking up all the oxygen in the room, there was a pretty major science announcement last week.  It turns out that the human species might be much older than we originally thought.  Fossils found in Morocco place our earliest ancestors on the planet as far back as 350-thousand years ago.  Until…

Open Week

Welcome to US Open week here in Wisconsin.  Many of you will be venturing down to Erin (or Hartford or Richfield–I’ve seen all three used to describe the location of the course in stories) for practice rounds the next three days–or for the competitive rounds Thursday through Sunday (and possibly Monday–more on that later).  Here…