The holiday season is here, and with it comes a surge of online shopping activity. Unfortunately, it also brings the risk of falling for one of the many holiday cyber scams that criminals use to try to steal your money or personal information. Here are five common scams to watch out for so you can protect yourself from becoming a victim this holiday season.
When Patrick Mahomes and Jalen Hurts face off in next week's Super Bowl it will be the first time that two Black quarterbacks have graced the NFL's title game and the significance is resonating for both players.Hurts, who is the second Black quarterback to feature in the biggest game for the Eagles after McNabb in 2004, said the significance was evident.
- Kansas City Star
Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy said he got yelled at on the sideline during the AFC Championship Game ... and it made him feel better about his team’s chances.
The former president's eldest son suggested Montana residents shoot down the balloon themselves — despite that being logistically impossible.
- Yahoo Celebrity
"I wish you could know how much I’ve hated feeling braced for news of your death," Steve-O tells his freind.
Federal agents discovered a dumpster filled with almost 250 working rifles and shotguns in Oklahoma, and allege that a man was given 2 free shotguns to hang on his wall
A gun store owner may have improperly disposed of the weapons and his staff may have given a man two shotguns for free with no background check.
- Cowboys Wire
Romo's on-air performance has caused concern at CBS, Jerry likes a local QB prospect, and Micah Parsons gets ejected from a dodgeball game. | From @ToddBrock24f7
The Senate minority leader previously said he had no hard feelings toward the men, but his actions said otherwise.
- BuzzFeed News
A Man Who Allegedly Shot An Unarmed Black Airbnb Guest Who Was Crossing The Street Said “Oh, You Think You Can Run?” Before Firing His Weapon
Police said the suspect called 911 to report that he had shot someone he thought was breaking into his house. But even the suspect’s attorney admitted there was no evidence the victim was involved in any criminal activity.View Entire Post ›
- Business Insider
Shooting down a suspected Chinese spy balloon could be a lot harder than it sounds, former Navy pilot says
"It's very difficult with what we have, because what we have was not meant to shoot down balloons," a former naval aviator told Insider.
- Fox Weather
Doctors are warning of a dangerous fungal illness rapidly spreading across the country, especially those living or visiting the California and Arizona areas.
- The New Voice of Ukraine
Russian dictator Vladimir Putin has begun to invent a new type of military because his entire army has nearly been liquidated by the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Ivan Kyrychevsky, an expert writing for the Ukrainian Defense Express military news outlet, said in an interview with Radio NV on Feb. 3.
- Motley Fool
You'll often hear that it's important to have money set aside for emergency expenses, like home repairs, car repairs, or medical bills. But if you have money you're trying to save for long-term goals, like retirement, then investing it could really be a far more lucrative choice.
- Fox News
At least two students assaulted a 9-year-old girl on a bus in Florida and a video captured the incident. Her parents are pressing charges against the school and the boys.
Over half of the House GOP and nearly all Senate Republicans signed briefs urging the Supreme Court to block Biden's student-loan forgiveness
On Friday, 128 of the 222 House Republicans, and 43 GOP senators, signed amicus briefs urging the Supreme Court to block student-debt cancellation.
- Popular Mechanics
Turns out Russia is overselling its "unstoppable" hypersonic missile. Why? Because Mach 5+ missiles still can’t handle the heat, according to a U.S. report.
- Good Housekeeping
During a recent taping of 'Today With Hoda and Jenna,' NBC journalist Hoda Kotb called out Jenna Bush Hager for misunderstanding the topic discussed on the air.
- Fighting Irish Wire
It’s not all bad for the Irish as they say goodbye to Rees
- WSB Cox articles
Jasmine Massage promotes a variety of services, but when an undercover agent walked through the doors recently an employee was arrested, accused of offering the agent more than what the business promotes.
Trump says that if he's reelected he won't use the powers of the presidency to punish his enemies, but adds that he'd be 'entitled to a revenge tour'
In an interview with Hugh Hewitt, Trump went on a tirade against news outlets that reported on Russian interference during the 2016 election.
- The Augusta Chronicle
The mother of 11-year-old Justin Gilstrap, who was attacked by three pit bulls in January, has filed a lawsuit against the dogs' owner.