Edward Fadden

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Why You Won’t Notice The Earth Being Sucked Into A Black Hole

Black holes have a scary name, and it’s somewhat fitting: They’re dead stars, floating in space, with such powerful gravitational force not even light can escape it. Obviously, the Earth being sucked into one would a disaster and end all human life. Or maybe not, according to new research.<p>Here’s …

Physics

‘The Good Wife’ Defends Gay Marriage Against ‘Religious Freedom’

In a very well-timed episode of The Good Wife, the fabulous Diane argues against a business owner’s right to deny service to a gay couple for their …

LGBTQ

Where do 'religious freedom' acts mention gays or lesbians?

Poor Mike Pence. The Indiana governor, eyeing a long-shot presidential bid, probably didn't expect the hot mess he got himself into by signing his state's version of the federal Religious Freedom and Restoration Act, or RFRA. And it showed.<p>On ABC's "This Week," Pence was grilled by George …

LGBTQ

Say hey, baseball: Kris Bryant is in the minors and Scott Boras is angry

Tuesday morning's baseball includes Scott Boras and the MLBPA on Kris Bryant, the Nationals as the Rangers and a spring brawl. Subscribe for your daily Say Hey!<p>Listen, we know it's tough to catch up on everything happening in the baseball world each morning. There are all kinds of stories, rumors, …

Iraqi forces drive Islamic State out of central Tikrit: PM

TIKRIT, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi troops aided by Shi‘ite paramilitaries have driven Islamic State out of central Tikrit, Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi said on Tuesday, but the fight to retake all of Saddam Hussein’s hometown continued.<p>Government forces have been in a month-long fight for the city, …

Middle East

NCAA Upset Predictions 2015: Cinderella Picks for March Madness Bracket

Forget teams like Kentucky, Wisconsin, Duke and Kansas. The NCAA tournament is built for Cinderella, and there's no argument against that. The Final Four is usually a predictable set of teams from major conferences, but everything that comes before keeps us watching.<p><b>All Your Bracket …

Selection Sunday 2015: Start Time, Date, TV Schedule and More

The lucky few punch their tickets for the 2015 NCAA tournament with automatic bids from winning conference tournaments, but the rest of the field of 68 is at the mercy of Selection Sunday.<p>Depending on where schools stand at the start of the postseason, the selection show is either a drama-free …

'Better Call Saul,' The Prequel To 'Breaking Bad,' Is As Good As The First

I'm guessing that the first thing fans of Vince Gilligan's <i>Breaking Bad</i> want to know is whether its AMC prequel series, <i>Better Call Saul</i>, premiering Sunday and Monday,is anywhere near as good as the original — which was TV at its very best. And I'm also guessing that people who haven't yet worked …

TV

Mike Dunleavy back and starting lineup intact again -- for a half

One of the few constants to this most disjointed of Bulls seasons has been injury.<p>So it seemed fitting on a Tuesday night that Mike Dunleavy returned from missing 19 games to his right ankle injury that Jimmy Butler succumbed to the right shoulder strain he originally suffered Sunday at …