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Bill Clinton To Speak At Ali Funeral

Bill Clinton To Speak At Ali Funeral

The Greatest has gone home.  Muhammad Ali’s body was flown from Arizona back to Louisville, Kentucky yesterday.  Former President Bill Clinton is set to speak at a memorial service for the late boxer on Friday.  He’ll be joined by actor Billy Crystal and sports broadcaster Bryant Gumbel.  The legendary fighter and humanitarian died this past…

World War 2 Vet Scammed Out Of Life Savings

World War 2 Vet Scammed Out Of Life Savings

A 94-year-old Arizona man who was scammed out of 43-thousand dollars is getting his money back.  The “Arizona Republic” says Jack Holder was a combat pilot during World War Two.  In March, He received a phone call saying he’d won nearly five-million dollars and all he needed to do was provide some personal information and…

Best and Worst Cities for Staycations

Best and Worst Cities for Staycations

With summer upon us and nearly 66 percent of Americans not planning to take a vacation this year, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its report on 2016’s Best & Worst Cities for Staycations. To help Americans find the best staycation spots in the U.S. — and the ones worth leaving home for — WalletHub’s number…

Donald Trump Details Money Raised For Vets

Donald Trump Details Money Raised For Vets

Donald Trump is getting credit to raising about six-million dollars for veterans at a benefit earlier this year.  The likely GOP presidential nominee said on Fox News last night that reporters should be ashamed of themselves for asking questions about how much money was raised and where it went.  Trump skipped a GOP presidential debate…

Possible Criminal Charges In Zoo Gorilla Killing

Possible Criminal Charges In Zoo Gorilla Killing

Criminal charges could be filed after Cincinnati zookeepers were forced to kill a gorilla to save a young boy.  Police say they’re investigating the actions of the boy’s mother and others who were at the gorilla exhibit.  Cincinnati Zoo officials had to shoot a 17-year-old silverback gorilla Saturday after the boy fell into its habitat. …

Top 20 Most Well-Read Cities

Top 20 Most Well-Read Cities

Some cities are known for their traffic. Some are notorious for their high rate of crime. Others are known for being rich. Or poor. But Seattle, Washington, home to Microsoft, Starbucks and Amazon, is known for being well-read, according to an annual Amazon.com poll that ranked all U.S. cities with a population of more than…

20 Most Romantic US Cities

20 Most Romantic US Cities

Amazon.com has defined “romance” in a unique way based on its sales data of romance novels and relationship books (both Kindle and print), romantic comedy movies (DVDs and digital), Barry White and Luther Vandross CDs and sexual wellness products on a per capita basis in cities with more than 100,000 residents. The top 20 most…

New Baby Names for the 21st Century

New Baby Names for the 21st Century

Before the year 2000 — you know, way back in the last century — the name “Bentley” was pretty much reserved for a British luxury automobile. And it was rarely, if ever, used as a name for a baby boy. Fast forward to today. Bentley is now the 81st most popular name for a boy,…

Obama Lays Wreath At Hiroshima Peace Memoria

Obama Lays Wreath At Hiroshima Peace Memoria

President Obama is remembering the lives lost in the 1945 atomic bombing of Hiroshima.  During his historic visit, the President laid a wreath at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial alongside Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.  Obama is the first president to go where the U.S. dropped the first atomic bomb nearly 70 years ago at the…

Clinton: A Sanders-Trump Debate Isn’t Serious

Clinton: A Sanders-Trump Debate Isn't Serious

Hillary Clinton doesn’t believe Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump will debate.  The Democratic presidential frontrunner predicted on CNN that a debate being talked about between Sanders and Trump will not happen.  Clinton said she’s looking forward to debating Trump herself in the general election.  Both Trump and Sanders have expressed interest in a debate.  Trump…

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