Serena Williams Says Goodbye to Canadian Tennis Fans

Serena Williams Says Goodbye to Canadian Tennis Fans

TORONTO — Karl Hale has been the tournament director at the National Bank Open since 2006 and had never seen anything like the 24 hours after Serena Williams said she was winding down her professional tennis career. “We heard it yesterday morning, and immediately ticket sales picked up,” Hale said. “In the players’ lounge, you [...]

Falling Tree Kills 2 Soldiers During Storm in Georgia

Falling Tree Kills 2 Soldiers During Storm in Georgia

Two U.S. Army soldiers were struck by a falling tree and killed on Tuesday while sheltering near Yonah Mountain in northern Georgia, where they had been training before a severe thunderstorm blasted the area with strong winds, Army officials said. Three others service members were injured. The Army said that the deceased were soldiers with [...]

Baby Dies After Being Left in Hot Car for Up to 2 Hours: Police

Baby Dies After Being Left in Hot Car for Up to 2 Hours: Police

A 3-month-old baby died after being left in a hot car for up to two hours on Tuesday in Washington, D.C., after paramedics were unable to revive the infant, police said. Police told local media that the baby, identified as Aaron Boyd Jr., died Tuesday evening. At the moment, no charges have been reported against [...]

‘Ironheart’: Zoe Terakes Joins Cast Of Marvel Studios’ Disney+ Series

‘Ironheart’: Zoe Terakes Joins Cast Of Marvel Studios’ Disney+ Series

EXCLUSIVE: Zoe Terakes (Nine Perfect Strangers, Wentworth) has joined the cast of the Disney+ series Ironheart in a key role, sources tell Deadline. Details regarding their role are being kept under wraps. Marvel reps declined to comment. Ironheart will star Dominique Thorne as Marvel character Riri Williams, a genius inventor and creator of the most advanced [...]

In Taiwan’s Kinmen, people hope for calm amid China tensions

In Taiwan’s Kinmen, people hope for calm amid China tensions

Kinmen Islands, Taiwan – A storm is raging across the small Taiwanese island of Kinmen. On an empty beach along the island’s west coast, strong waves pound a line of rusty defensive stakes, secured in concrete foundations, that run like the spikes on a hedgehog’s back along the rocky coastal stretch. Further up the beach, [...]

Oklahoma man pleads guilty to stalking, threatening Rep. Kevin Hern

Oklahoma man pleads guilty to stalking, threatening Rep. Kevin Hern

An Oklahoma man pleaded guilty Wednesday to threatening and stalking Rep. Kevin Hern after years of targeting the lawmaker from his state, officials said. The pleas came after Keith Eisenberger, 39, made increasingly “concerning statements” about the 60-year-old Republican and his family online, according to the feds. Eisenberger — who is known to show up [...]

Serena loses 1st match since saying she’s prepared to retire

Serena loses 1st match since saying she’s prepared to retire

TORONTO — Serena Williams wore her game face when she stepped out into the stadium for her first match since telling the world she is ready to leave professional tennis. Greeted by a standing ovation, the 23-time Grand Slam champion didn’t smile. She didn’t wave. She took a sip from a plastic bottle as she [...]

Serena loses 1st match since saying she’s prepared to retire

Serena loses 1st match since saying she’s prepared to retire

TORONTO — Serena Williams wore her game face when she stepped out into the stadium for her first match since telling the world she is ready to leave professional tennis. Greeted by a standing ovation, the 23-time Grand Slam champion didn’t smile. She didn’t wave. She took a sip from a plastic bottle as she [...]

Fox News’ Bizarre Reply to Trump Raid Judge’s Death Threats

Fox News’ Bizarre Reply to Trump Raid Judge’s Death Threats

Hosts of the Fox News roundtable show The Five were dismissive of reports that threats have been made against the federal judge in Florida who approved the search warrant that resulted in the FBI raiding former President Donald Trump’s home in Palm Beach. Following the Monday raid, right-wing extremists have threatened the judge in online [...]

Jordan Klepper Crashes Trump Rally to Confront Brain-Wormed ‘MAGA-ites’

Jordan Klepper Crashes Trump Rally to Confront Brain-Wormed ‘MAGA-ites’

With primary season heating up ahead of the 2022 midterms, The Daily Show’s Jordan Klepper traveled to Waukesha, Wisconsin this week for a “good old cheese and brat-fueled” Trump rally to interview a series of MAGA die-hards. And he quickly discovered that they are becoming even more unhinged as Donald Trump gets closer to announcing [...]