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Dodgers' Brandon McCarthy mocks MLB for trying to profit off Memorial Day with hats

May 29,2017<p>Memorial Day can be a dangerous day for #brands. The line between celebration and exploitation is paper thin.<p>New Era and several MLB teams crossed that line with a canned and extremely tone deaf tweet imploring fans to honor “those who’ve sacrificed for us” by buying their official …

Boston Red Sox

Air Force investigates incident involving John Glenn's remains

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Air Force has launched an investigation into allegations a mortuary employee at Dover Air Force Base offered to show Sen. John Glenn's remains to Defense Department inspectors as his body was awaiting burial.<p>There is no indication the inspectors viewed the body, an Air Force official …

Military

Winners and losers from President Trump’s first 100 days

As of this morning, Donald Trump has been president of the United States for 100 days.<p>It's a period of time that has clearly humbled Trump — in his own uniquely Trump way — and also humbled the political establishment. It's caused all of us to continually rethink everything we thought we knew about …

Donald Trump

Canadian Town Apologizes After Its Drinking Water Turns Pink

The Canadian town of Onoway, in Alberta, has apologized to locals after its drinking water turned bright pink.<p>Residents started complaining about the …

Trump seeks Congress' help on wiretap claim; FBI disputes it

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump turned to Congress on Sunday for help finding evidence to support his unsubstantiated claim that …

Donald Trump

Westbrook a notable omission in voting for All-Star Game

(Reuters) - Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook is averaging a league-best 30.6 points per game this season but was a conspicuous absentee from the starting lineups announced by the NBA on Thursday for next month’s All-Star Game.<p>January 16, 2017; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Oklahoma City …

Basketball

Pressure Cooker Recipes That Get Dinner On The Table In No Time

Get food on the table faster than you can say pressure cooker.<p>The pressure cooker doesn't have the same kind of reputation as the beloved slow cooker. Even though if can make a meal in a fraction of the time, it doesn't have a reputation of being reliable -- it's even be called dangerous -- and so …

Cooking

New artificial intelligence technique could erase fear from your brain

Imagine if your fear of spiders, heights or confined spaces vanished, leaving you with neutral feelings instead of a sweat-soaked panic.<p>A team of …