Sitting in his room in Peoria, Arizona, on Sunday night, Julio Rodriguez took a break from video games to watch the thrilling, back-and-forth action between the Braves and Dodgers in Game 7 of the National League Championship Series. He could feel the playoff intensity and loved seeing the booming homers and bat flips, the highlight-reel defensive plays, the dugout craziness between teammates ...

There was one guy right there with him. One guy matching his efficiency. One guy whose production challenged the narrative that the NFL's MVP resides in the state of Washington. Heading into Sunday's game vs. Tampa Bay, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers had put up numbers as good, if not better than Seahawks QB Russell Wilson. His passer rating was just one point below. His QBR - considered a ...

JACKSONVILLE, Florida — En entrenamiento como animal de terapia desde que tenía solo meses de edad, Gypsy, una poni, tiene ahora seis años y rebosa confianza. "Gypsy es una chica atrevida, valiente, adorable y afectuosa", describió la dueña Jenny Pfeiffer, una coordinadora de enfermería de la Nemours Children’s Specialty Care Clinic en Jacksonville que ha estado involucrada en la terapia ...

Thinking about stealing the government loan money you received in pandemic help? Before you do, listen to Jeff Grant's story. After his opioid addiction, his theft of U.S. loan funds, and a federal prison sentence, Grant's life as a lawyer and business professional was over. But according to him, his new life was just beginning. And for small business owners feeling desperate - enough to steal ...

Robert Spillane sat down in the designated Zoom room at the Steelers practice facility Monday and had a couple questions about how it works. After all, he hadn't done one of these coronavirus-era interviews, unlike 40-some other Steelers since the start of training camp, plus a couple who aren't even on the team anymore. Yes, that's how far off the radar Spillane had been all season - until ...

CHICAGO - One day this summer, in the midst of the pandemic, Eric Wolforth took a walk to the store to buy milk and diapers. He followed his usual route, west along Catalpa Avenue, then a right turn into an alley. A few doors up he spotted piles of junk around a cluster of garbage bins. Knowing that Chicago alleys often contain discarded treasure - he once salvaged a fancy stroller - he headed ...

'That '70s Show' star Danny Masterson must head to trial on charges he raped 3 women, judge rules Danny Masterson, an actor on "That '70s Show," failed to get his Los Angeles rape case dismissed Monday and must appear for arraignment Nov. 2, a judge ruled Monday. The former sitcom star is accused of forcibly raping three women in separate incidents at his Hollywood Hills home between 2001 and ...

MIAMI - Tropical Depression 27 has strengthened into Tropical Storm Epsilon, the 26th named storm of the 2020 hurricane season. It could become a Category 1 hurricane as soon as Thursday. The National Hurricane Center said the storm could head northwest toward Bermuda and cross the island as a Cat 1 this weekend - the third hurricane to pass near or over the island this season. As of the 5 ...

ALTO, Mich. - Ivanka Trump, the daughter of President Donald Trump, campaigned Monday in Michigan, where she spoke out against what she described as "perpetual shutdowns" aimed at stemming the spread of COVID-19. Ivanka Trump, who also serves as a White House adviser to her father, made a surprise stop at Robinette's Apple Haus & Winery in Grand Rapids before speaking to a crowd of about 100 ...

DURHAM, N.C. - Durham semiconductor company Cree said Monday that it has sold off its LED products division for up to $300 million, a move that caps a years-long move of divesting from its LED and lighting business. The company is selling its LED business to SMART Global Holdings, in a deal that will give Cree staggered payments over the next three years. The deal comes more than a year after ...

LOS ANGELES - An official ballot drop box at the Baldwin Park, California, library ignited Sunday night, potentially destroying election ballots inside, authorities said. The fire started around 8 p.m. Sunday at the ballot box near Ramona and Baldwin Park boulevards, according to Los Angeles County Fire Department spokeswoman Leslie Lua. It was not immediately clear how the fire began, but Lua ...

Citando un aumento dramatico en el numero de casos de coronavirus desde principios de octubre, la alcaldesa de Chicago, Lori Lightfoot, amenazo el lunes con volver a imponer pautas mas estrictas a las empresas. La alcaldesa no especifico a que medidas recurriria si los casos de COVID-19 continuan aumentando y dijo que espera evitar pasos mas dolorosos. Pero, menciono, lo hara si los casos ...

Citando un aumento dramatico en el numero de casos de coronavirus desde principios de octubre, la alcaldesa de Chicago, Lori Lightfoot, amenazo el lunes con volver a imponer pautas mas estrictas a las empresas. La alcaldesa no especifico a que medidas recurriria si los casos de COVID-19 continuan aumentando y dijo que espera evitar pasos mas dolorosos. Pero, menciono, lo hara si los casos ...

MIAMI - A soggy South Florida morning didn't dampen voter enthusiasm as people arrived Monday at voting centers before dawn - in some cases lining up around the block - to take advantage of the start of early voting in Florida. From Miami to St. Petersburg, people began posting pictures on social media of lines growing around early voting centers even before polls opened at 7 a.m. In stormy ...

MIAMI - Tropical Depression 27 has strengthened into Tropical Storm Epsilon, the 26th named storm of the 2020 hurricane season. It could become a Category 1 hurricane as soon as Thursday. The National Hurricane Center said the storm could head northwest toward Bermuda and cross the island as a Cat 1 this weekend - the third hurricane to pass near or over the island this season. As of the 11 ...

El vicepresidente de Facebook, Nick Clegg, ha afirmado que la plataforma ha rechazado mas de 2 millones de anuncios por violar las normas de las campanas politicas e intentar impedir la votacion en las elecciones de Estados Unidos, que se celebraran el proximo 3 de noviembre. Clegg ha senalado en una entrevista para el diario frances Le Journal du Dimanche que la compania ha retirado 120,000 ...

ST. LOUIS - Two sets of nuclear waste complaints against Mallinckrodt have been thrown into question in a two-week span, while the company restructures in bankruptcy court. Facing a wave of lawsuits and a $1.6 billion settlement stemming from its role in the national opioid crisis, the company with deep St. Louis roots filed for protection from creditors on Monday. While industry analysts have ...

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - In training as a therapy animal since she was just months old, Gypsy the miniature horse is now 6 and brimming with confidence. "Gypsy is a sassy, spunky, loveable, affiliative little girl," said owner Jenny Pfeiffer, a nurse manager at Nemours Children's Specialty Care Clinic in Jacksonville who has been involved with animal-assisted therapy for 15 years. Next year Gypsy ...

Pity the poor onion. Always the culinary bridesmaid. Never the bride. You don't sit down to a nice bowl of onions for dinner. No one makes onion-flavored soft drinks, or if they do, I don't want to know about it. Even the lowly garlic bulb is the sole focus of at least two restaurants in California. But onions? Nada. Onions are the supporting players in a dish - important as a flavoring, but ...

Successes are easy. Let's talk about the failures. For her second cookbook, co-written with Deanna Segrave-Daly, Serena Ball had an unusual idea. She was developing a recipe for Beef and Quinoa Koftas - Middle-Eastern meatballs - and she thought she could add nutritional value and moisture by mixing in some chopped prunes. The idea makes sense on paper. But when she sent the recipe to a ...

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Coronavirus home cooking is now a part of American life. Sometimes you just need a project that will keep you busy and might just put you into a peaceful, more relaxed state of mind. After conquering sourdough bread, I turned my attention to something I've always wanted to make - pickles. Not the kind that requires equipment and time, but quick or refrigerator pickles that offer instant ...

The brisk air, falling leaves and bright colors of autumn inspire families to harvest new plans. Here are five ideas to consider: ___ 1. Discover farm fresh Fall is an ideal time to celebrate our nation's bounty by visiting farmer's markets to marvel at the colors, textures and wonder of fresh produce. Take a farm tour and learn how our food moves from plow to porch. Visit a community garden ...

Dunkin' has spiced things up. The sweets and coffee company introduced its first-ever spicy donut Wednesday as part of its spooky season lineup, CNN Business reported Wednesday. The Spicy Ghost Pepper Donut, made from a classic yeast dough, has a strawberry icing laced with a cayenne and ghost pepper blend. The ghost pepper is one of the world's hottest chili peppers. The timely new creation ...

Bob Biggs, a larger-than-life Los Angeles entrepreneur and painter who harnessed the energy of the Los Angeles punk scene to create the essential independent label Slash Records, died on Saturday, due to complications from Lewy body dementia. He was 74. His death was confirmed by his wife, Kim Champagne Biggs. Founded in 1978 as an extension of a successful punk magazine, Slash delivered to ...

PHILADELPHIA - Siblings Thi Lam and Ngoc Lam-Mathis, who immigrated from Vietnam to Philadelphia as children, have always have always found something beautiful about voting. "Voting is very important to the both of us," Lam-Mathis, 36, said. "We respect the right to vote." But this year, the brother-and-sister florists - co-owners of Floraltology in the city's Elmwood section - have watched as ...

Bruce Springsteen and his stalwart E Street Band were last seen together on a 2016 tour that included two four-hour dates at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia that were the longest marathons he's ever played. Since then, the now 71-year-old songwriter has been in contemplative, career-summation mode. He published his "Born To Run" memoir and converted it into the solo acoustic theater piece ...