Toys "R" Us, the largest U.S. toy retailer, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection just ahead of the holiday shopping season.Nearly 1,600 stores and 64,000 workers »
A refrain commonly chanted by Black Lives Matter activists was shouted Sunday night by St. Louis police officers as law enforcement officials arrested more than 80 people during the city’s third night of unrest. The phrase was chanted twice, reported David Carson, a photographer for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Hillary Clinton resumes a debate with Democratic rivals Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley, Manchester, N.H., Dec. 19, 2015. The election is long over, but Hillary Clinton still has plenty of criticism for her former rival, now President Trump. The assessment came after Gross replayed remarks Trump made at a campaign rally in which he criticized Clinton’s late return to the stage after a break during a Democratic primary debate.
Chip and Joanna Gaines have found themselves embroiled in scandal over their new Target line. The "Fixer Upper" stars announced last week that they've partnered with the mega retailer on a new home line -- Hearth & Hand with Magnolia. While Target is famously known for its limited-time collaborations, its partnership with Chip and Jo will last multiple years and the products will refresh season after season.
The British tabloid The Daily Mail was forced to run a lengthy statement acknowledging the inaccuracies of a story it claimed to be “the biggest scientific scandal since ‘Climategate.’” The publication “failed to take care over the accuracy of the article” or correct “significantly misleading statements,” according to a statement released this week from the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO), a media watchdog in the United Kingdom. Convinced that NOAA cooked its books, Rep. Smith pounced on the opportunity.
Mario Batali, the man behind the Eataly empire, owner of several restaurants across the globe and the person responsible for buying most of the world’s orange Crocs, thinks the minimum wage increase is a bad idea for the restaurant industry. “I know, in San Francisco, a lot of my friends are closing their restaurants because they went from 10 percent margin to 3 percent margin, or from 6 percent margin to 0 percent margin,” Batali said.
Climate change poses less of an immediate threat to the planet than previously thought because scientists got their modelling wrong, a new study has found. New research by British scientists reveals the world is being polluted and warming up less quickly than 10-year-old forecasts predicted, giving countries more time to get a grip on their carbon output. An unexpected “revolution” in affordable renewable energy has also contributed to the more positive outlook.
The first images of one of the suspects being held by U.K. police after the bomb blast on a London subway train on Friday have appeared in British media. Yahyah Farroukh, a 21-year-old from Syria, is being questioned under Britain's Terrorism Act, meaning that he is suspected of being involved in extremist-related activities. An image of Yahyah Farroukh, one of the suspects in the Parsons Green bombing, that he posted on his Facebook page.
The U.S. Air Force on Tuesday awarded Boeing a contract worth just less than $600 million to begin the preliminary design of the next Air Force One planes. As the Republican presidential candidate, President Donald Trump critiqued the cost of the program, bringing much public attention to one of the Air Force’s smaller procurement efforts.
The well-preserved wreck of a World War One German submarine, possibly still containing the bodies of its 23 crew members, has been found off the Belgian coast. The use of submarines, often referred to as U-boats, in World War One to disrupt British trade routes in the English Channel and the North Sea was a key part of German tactics. The 93 German U-boats stationed in Belgian ports downed more than 2,500 ships but were also a target themselves, with 70 of them lost at sea, killing 1,200 sailors.
White supremacist and convicted mass murderer Dylann Roof has petitioned to remove two lawyers from his defense team. Roof claimed it was “impossible” for him to “trust” his court-appointed attorneys, according to a handwritten letter filed Monday with the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia, that was obtained by BuzzFeed and reported on earlier by South Carolina’s The State. Roof identified the attorneys, Alexandra Yates and Sapna Mirchandani, as Jewish and Indian, respectively. Dylann Roof is very fortunate to live in a country where everyone is entitled to a fervent defense.
White House counselor Kellyanne Conway criticized the Emmys telecast for its digs at President Trump, while her former colleague, ex-White House press secretary Sean Spicer, joined in on the fun at the show. Appearing on “Fox & Friends” Monday, Conway agreed with a host who called the ceremony a “political rally” and chastised the attendees who “all got plucked and polished and waxed, and some of them didn’t eat for two months, and all for what? “Between the Emmys, the Miss America pageant was very politicized, our sports are very politicized, and it looks like the ratings are suffering,” Conway said.
The Indian government told the country's top court on Monday that the Muslim Rohingya who have fled Myanmar are a serious security threat as it sought to justify moves to deport up to 40,000 of the refugees. Mukesh Mittal, a senior home ministry official, said the Supreme Court must let the government to take a decision in Indian interests because of Rohingya links to extremist groups. The case is being heard as Bangladesh struggles with more than 410,000 Rohingya who have flooded across the border since August 25 when the military in Buddhist-dominated Myanmar launched a crackdown on the minority Muslim group.
A group of American college students who were attacked with acid in France over the weekend have forgiven their assailant. The four young women from Boston College were attacked Sunday in the city of Marseille. Despite the trauma they suffered, the students say they've already forgiven their attacker.
A missing Kansas man’s body sat decomposing in his work vehicle for eight months in an airport parking lot 45 minutes from his home, causing his family to ask why no one found it sooner, PEOPLE confirms.
Alabama Senate GOP candidate Roy Moore appeared to use racially insensitive language to refer to Native Americans and Asian-Americans, according to footage obtained by The Hill newspaper on Monday. The former Alabama Supreme Court justice, who is engaged in a heated primary runoff with Sen. Luther Strange (R-Ala.), bemoaned the country’s racial divisions, including those between “reds” and “yellows,” during a campaign speech over the weekend. What changed?” Moore asked in the speech.
Parenthood has a way of bringing out people’s crafty sides.Many parents like to share the clever hacks they come up with to ease the stress of caring for tiny humans (or just to find some comic relief).We’ve rounded up the best (and funniest) “parenting
Nicole Kidman's impassioned acceptance speech was one of the highlights of the Emmys -- but careful listeners noticed something both telling and troubling. In 2015, Isabella got married in a Scientology ceremony. Her mother was allegedly banned from attending, according to press reports at the time.
Jenkins, 19, went missing Sept. 8. About 100 people, led by Jenkins’ mother, Teresa Martin, gathered Saturday in Douglas Park for a memorial ceremony. After that, 30 attendees marched to the FBI’s Chicago field office seeking to get the bureau to investigate, according to the Chicago Tribune.
As predicted, Alec Baldwin won the Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series at Sunday night's Emmy Awards for his turn on "Saturday Night Live" as Donald Trump and, naturally, he took aim at Trump during his acceptance speech. Though
By Sarah Dadouch BEIRUT (Reuters) - Jihadists launched an offensive against government-held parts of northwestern Syria near Hama on Tuesday in their biggest attack there since March, triggering heavy air strikes on rebel territory, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. It said air strikes hit three hospitals, a medical center and premises used by a rescue service in rebel-held Idlib. The insurgent attack north of Hama revived hostilities in the northwestern region near the Turkish border that has been relatively calm in recent months as Russian-led diplomacy seeks to shore up ceasefires in western Syria.
A photo montage published by Al-Qaeda to mark the 16th anniversary of 9/11 shows the face of Osama bin Laden in the flames of the Twin Towers. At his side is his son Hamza, the "crown prince of jihad". The young man, now 28, has appeared since childhood in the propaganda network founded by his father.
When Richard Moneck’s dog got loose in Florida more than a year ago, he gave up hope that he’d ever see her again. Moneck said the dog, “Relay,” escaped from his dad’s backyard in West Palm Beach in February of 2016.
New satellite images of Rohingya villages across Myanmar’s Rakhine State show alarming levels of devastation, advocates said. A total of 214 villages have been almost totally destroyed, with more than 90 percent of the structures in each village damaged, according to Human Rights Watch.
California Gov. Jerry Brown compared President Donald Trump and his supporters who deny climate change to ancient cave-people.“They’re both kind of very similar,” the 79-year-old Democrat said Monday in New York, according to Politico. “You should check