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High School Cheerleaders In Hot Water For Trump…

Members of a cheerleading squad facing stiff punishment after putting politics on display at football game.

Houston area preparing for heavy rain, flooding from Imelda

Officials in the Houston area are preparing high-water vehicles and strategically staging rescue boats as Tropical Storm Imelda threatens to dump up to 18 inches of rain in some parts of Southeast Texas and southwestern Louisiana over the next few days

Legendary Journalist Cokie Roberts Dead At 75

Roberts' death was announced by ABC News, one of the several media outlets she worked with over the years.

Israeli PM Netanyahu's Ties To Trump May Not Win…

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu's campaign leaned in to his connection to President Trump, but it may not have been enough to win him reelection.

Kendall Jenner CLAPS BACK At Khloe Kardashian…

We’re talking Rob Kardashian being accused of hiring a hitman to harm one of Chyna’s friends. Rihanna sparking pregnancy rumors again. Plus Kourtney admitting that she feels pressure from Kylie’s billionaire status. All of that and more on Hollyscoop’s Daily Rewind!

Gaming heavyweights raise $17M for new esports…

New venture backed by gaming heavyweights unveiling network that hopes to be to esports what ESPN has been to traditional sports

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Panel approves ban on sale of flavored e-cigs in…

A state health panel has approved an emergency ban on sales of flavored e-cigarettes in New York

Mosquito Experiment Has a Surprise Outcome

The idea made sense on paper: Introduce male mosquitoes genetically engineered to be sterile into the bug population and watch the insect numbers drop. As New Atlas reports, that's generally what happened in a Brazil experiment—but only for about 18 months. At that point, the numbers rebounded, say Yale...

Half of the 147 tigers rescued from Thai temple…

More than half of the 147 tigers rescued three years ago from a Buddhist temple in Thailand where they were a popular tourist attraction have died of disease

Facebook to name first oversight panel members by…

Facebook says it expects to name the first members of a quasi-independent oversight board by year-end

Researchers: AI surveillance is expanding…

A new report says a growing number of countries are following China's lead in deploying artificial intelligence to track citizens

EPA set to end California's ability to regulate…

The Trump administration is poised revoke California's authority to set auto mileage standards, asserting that only the federal government has the power to regulate greenhouse gas emissions and fuel economy

Lawyer: Chicago archdiocese has paid out $80M to law firm

An attorney for victims of sexual abuse by clergy says the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago has paid $80 million in settlements to clients represented by his law firm alone since 2000

Progress reported in contract talks between GM…

Contract talks between the United Auto Workers and General Motors showed some signs of progress as a strike by more than 49,000 employees extended into a second day

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New Jersey Allowed Oscar Betting Last Year. Could…

People in countries like Australia have been betting on award shows for years. So, what's stopping U.S. states from getting in on the game?

Walkout Of GM Workers Offers A Test For Unions…

In its first strike since 2007, nearly 46,000 UAW employees join picket lines at GM plants as the company loses an estimated $50 million a day.

Jake Paul Confirms Open Marriage With Tana…

Jake Paul admits that he’s down to have a threesome with Tana Mongeau and Noah Cyrus after rumors spread that Noah and Tana hooked up. Oh and if you didn’t get the gist from that first part…Jake also confirmed that him and Tana have “open marriage.”

Football carries television networks until start…

The new television season hasn't begun yet, but the football season has, and that's what is carrying the networks in the interim

Purdue Pharma to stay in business as bankruptcy…

A judge has cleared the way for OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma to stay in business while it pursues bankruptcy protection and settlement of lawsuits

Brad Pitt asks astronaut: Who was better? Clooney…

Actor Brad Pitt asks real-life astronaut: Who played better movie spaceman? Clooney or me?

Ocasek's wife says he died while recuperating…

The New York City medical examiner says Ric Ocasek, the 75-year-old frontman for The Cars, died of heart disease, worsened by emphysema

Facebook to train AI systems using police video

Facebook will work with law enforcement organizations to train its machine learning technology to recognize videos of violent events as part of a broader effort to crack down on extremism

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NBC's 'Peacock' to join the streaming fray in…

Comcast's NBCUniversal says its upcoming streaming service will be called Peacock, in an homage to NBC's logo, and will be the home for some of the company's most popular shows, including "Parks and Recreation" and "The Office."

FedEx profit falls, company cites uncertainty…

FedEx's profit drops 11% as the company is hit by slowing global growth and loss of business with Amazon

The Latest: Hurricane warning for Bermuda as Humberto nears

Officials in Bermuda say schools, public transportation and government offices will close early ahead of the likely arrival of Hurricane Humberto as a Category 2 storm Wednesday evening