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McConnell previews Senate impeachment trial and speculates it could end by Christmas

McConnell previews Senate impeachment trial and speculates it could end by Christmas

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell gave a preview of how a possible impeachment trial in the chamber would be conducted in a closed-door lunch with Republican senators on Wednesday, answering questions about the rules guiding the proceedings and speculating that it will be over by Christmas. McConnell prepared his colleagues on what’s to come as…MORE

Supreme Court debates life without parole sentence in DC sniper case

Supreme Court debates life without parole sentence in DC sniper case

Nearly two decades after Lee Boyd Malvo engaged in a serial sniper shooting spree that terrorized Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia and left 10 dead, the Supreme Court wrestled Wednesday with his sentence of life without parole. Last year, a Richmond, Virginia-based federal appeals court ordered a new sentencing trial for Malvo, who…MORE

It’s now or never for Castro, Gabbard, Klobuchar and O’Rourke

It’s now or never for Castro, Gabbard, Klobuchar and O’Rourke

For four Democrats, the CNN/New York Times presidential debate on Tuesday night could have been their last. Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, former Rep. Beto O’Rourke of Texas, former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii walked onstage here at Otterbein University with a stark reality looming: This could…MORE

Family Circle magazine to shut down after December issue

Family Circle magazine to shut down after December issue

Family Circle, the monthly home magazine for women that launched in 1932, will close after its December issue publishes. Parent company Meredith acquired Family Circle from publisher Gruner + Jahr USA in 2005. The magazine has 13 million readers and more than 1 million followers on social media, according to Meredith’s site. The company said…MORE

Netflix misses on subscribers, but stock is up

Netflix misses on subscribers, but stock is up

Netflix fell short of its own expectations on Wednesday when it reported in its third quarter earnings that it added 6.8 million new subscribers. That is just a tick under the 7 million that the company was projecting. Netflix now has 158.3 million subscribers globally. The company’s stock went up as much as 10% in…MORE

‘Office Ladies’ podcast takes you inside Dunder Mifflin

‘Office Ladies’ podcast takes you inside Dunder Mifflin

There something I wish I’d known before walking into an interview with Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey: quoting them would be nearly impossible at the end. Not because they’re not well spoken or don’t have interesting things to say — in fact, the whole reason they’ve been given their own podcast, the reason we are…MORE

The world’s oldest leftovers stashed at Israel’s Qesem Cave

The world’s oldest leftovers stashed at Israel’s Qesem Cave

It seems stashing your leftovers from dinner is hardly a new concept. Humans have been storing food for 200,000 to 400,000 years, new research suggests. A bit like we would store our food in a Tupperware container, early humans stored marrow-rich deer bones for several weeks. Once the bones, skin and tendons had had time…MORE

Vatican launches $110 ‘click to pray’ wearable rosary

Vatican launches $110 ‘click to pray’ wearable rosary

The Rosary is going mobile. The Vatican announced the launch of the “Click to Pray eRosary” Wednesday. October is the month of the Rosary. The eRosary is an app-driven device that can be worn as a bracelet. To activate it, all you have to do is make the sign of the cross, similar to how…MORE

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