Police now say that two people died when an unknown suspect opened fire at a Homecoming Party that was attended by many Texas A&M students. Family members and friends have identified one of those two shooting victims on social media as Kevin Berry, who was known as “Choppaboy Wess.” TheyRead More →

Sylvia Plath, an American author, is the subject of today’s Google Doodle. October 27th would have been her 87th birthday. Plath is widely heralded as a pioneer in the field of confessional poetry, and she is credited with advancing the genre of confessional poetry through her published collections The ColossusRead More →

Santa Clara, California police say “no shots were fired” at Great America despite multiple unconfirmed reports on Twitter of a possible shooting or active shooter at the amusement park. Santa Clara police wrote on Twitter that the active shooter reports are false, as panicked people took to social media toRead More →

A Thinx underwear commercial, released in October 2019, is causing controversy online and in some conservative circles because it shows men and boys getting menstrual periods, but other people think those who are outraged should get over it and aren’t grasping the meaning of the advertisement. You can watch theRead More →

The unquiet spirits, vampires and the omnipresent zombies that take over American streets every October 31 may think Halloween is all about spooky fun. But what Halloween masqueraders may not realize is that in the early 1970s and well into the next decade, real fear took over. The media, policeRead More →

Why are flags half-staff this weekend, Saturday, October 26 through Sunday, October 27? Although there are no national half-staff proclamations this weekend from President Donald Trump, a number of states have proclamations in place from sunrise to sunset. These are honoring people who have served their state or country andRead More →

Morgan Geyser and Anissa Weier were only 12 years old when the Waukesha, Wisconsin girls were accused of stabbing a classmate in the woods in a bid to prove that the fictional Slender Man character is real. Fast forward to 2019, and the girls are serving mental health commitments (ofRead More →

Once again, PG&E is planning more potential power shutdowns and blackouts this weekend as Red Flag conditions come to northern California. But this time around, the shutdown could affect 800,000 people or more, possibly even more than the first time in October. If this PG&E shutoff is initiated, it willRead More →

“The Good Place” actor Ted Danson was arrested in Washington, D.C. during a ‘Shut Down DC’ climate protest. The protest shut down intersections across the district as protestors called attention to Earth’s rising temperatures. This was the second protest this week that brought D.C. traffic to a standstill. Protestors organizedRead More →