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PG&E Reaches $13.5B Settlement With Fire Victims

PG&E, California’s power producer, has reached a settlement with the victims of some of the state’s most devastating fires in its modern history. The $13.5 billion settlement will pave the way for the bankrupt company to get out of bankruptcy. In January, the power company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, stating its possible liabilities […]

December 10th, 2019 | Posted in Business,New | Read More »

5 Popular 2018 Diets That May Stick Around Into The New Year

Diet 2019

One of the most popular New Year’s resolutions people make is the promise to lose weight and get healthy. If your goal is to change how you eat and feeling better, then you may already know that there are all kinds of diets you can use. Some diets are certainly better than others, and, according […]

January 2nd, 2019 | Posted in Health,New | Read More »

Toys “R” Us May File For Bankruptcy and Its Sending Ripples To Toy Manufacturers


Toys “R” Us may be filing for bankruptcy ahead of the holiday season, and it’s causing shares for two major U.S. toy companies to drop – Hasbro Inc. and Mattel Inc. Toys “R” Us is working on developing a loan that would allow it to continue working while the company went through the possible Chapter […]

September 19th, 2017 | Posted in Business,Featured,Finance,New | Read More »

Google May Be Looking To Purchase Snapchat for $30 Billion


It was recently reported that Google was looking to purchase Shapchat for around $30 billion. Should this deal go through (although there is no certainty of it), it could lead to some big things for Google. It would also mean combining Snapchat with Google’s mega hit video platform YouTube. And, a merger like this means […]

August 6th, 2017 | Posted in Business,Featured,New,Sci/Tech | Read More »

General Motors Recalling Thousands of GMC and Chevy Trucks

Thousands upon thousands of GMC and Chevy pickup trucks have been recalled over a possible power steering problem. According to General Motors, over 690,000 GMC Sierra 1500s and 2014 Chevy Silverado 1500s may be affected. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said the problem is the result of a software issue that may lead to […]

August 6th, 2017 | Posted in Business,New | Read More »

U.S. Economy Gets 209,000 New Jobs For July


July saw an additional 209,000 new jobs in the economy – the second straight month of strong gains that highlights the energy felt, as it goes into nine years of growth. The Labor Department said the unemployment rate dropped to 4.3% from 4.4%, equaling a 16-year-low first seen in May. However, Americans’ paychecks are still […]

August 6th, 2017 | Posted in Featured,Finance,New | Read More »

FCC Rules In Favor For Net Neutrality

The FCC voted 3-2 that favors on “net neutrality”, creating new rules that ensure the U.S.’s broadband Internet is “fast, fair and open”. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said nobody should have control over open, free access to the Internet. He said it’s the strongest platform, and that broadband providers should not be making the rules. […]

February 28th, 2015 | Posted in New,Sci/Tech | Read More »

Oil Prices Drop Again Amid Government Report

crude oil

Oil futures saw another drop Wednesday on a government report that shows there’s an increase in U.S. oil supplies and a record level of gas production. The U.S. is packed with oil, and record production levels are meeting the increasing imports tide. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, oil stocks saw a 7.26 million […]

December 24th, 2014 | Posted in Featured,Finance,New | Read More »

UA Scientists Start Diabetes Clinical Trial


University of Alabama scientists have started clinical trials to see if a commonly-prescribed medication for blood pressure and can reverse diabetes in mice is able do the same thing with humans. Researchers from the Birmingham campus are enrolling around 50 patients who have been recently diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. Daphne Powell, who has suffered […]

November 10th, 2014 | Posted in Featured,Health,New | Read More »

Father: Misty Upham Did Not Commit Suicide

According to Charles Upham, the father of actress Misty Upham, he doesn’t think his daughter’s death was suicide. Instead, he said, he thinks his daughter died trying to avoid police by hiding from them. Charles said his daughter ran behind her apartment into a wooded area, which has a hidden drop off. According to evidence, […]

October 19th, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,New | Read More »

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