Olympic triathletes react to bizarre boat incident in event’s first leg

Tokyo Olympics men’s triathlon winner Kristian Blummenfelt was among the athletes who reacted to the bizarre boat incident that caused a delay in the event’s start Sunday. Blummenfelt, of Norway,…

Maureen Callahan: Britney Spears’ freedom is in sight thanks to an astonishing turn of events

It’s a victory for Britney.  In a move that augurs well for her freedom, a judge ruled Wednesday that Spears can appoint her own lawyer.  Imagine that.  Just three weeks…

Naya Rivera: A look back at the events leading to the star’s tragic death

One year ago, Naya Rivera tragically passed away at the age of 33 when she drowned in Lake Piru near Los Angeles. The actress and singer was best known for…

IOC allows athlete protests before Olympic events, bars political gestures on podiums and during competition

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Friday extended more guidelines on athletes’ freedom of expression at the Tokyo Games but warned against political gestures during official ceremonies, competition and in…

Pence to headline two events in Iowa, fueling 2024 run speculation

Former Vice President Mike Pence is set to headline two events next month in Iowa, the first state to host a primary for presidential elections, further fueling speculation that the…

McConnell says he’s ‘concerned’ schools are denigrating American historical events

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell Wednesday says he’s “concerned” about teachers trying to “denigrate” historical events in U.S. history, as some schools are catching heat for teaching critical race theory…

Memorial Day 2021: What events are happening during the holiday weekend?

Though many people celebrate Memorial Day by hosting barbecues or visiting the beach, the holiday is primarily a day of remembrance to honor the men and women who have died…

Oregon paid $50K for ‘1619’ events where founder criticized colorblindness, said US never met founding ideals

The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) doled out at least $50,000 for student- and teacher-designated events in which 1619 Project founder Nikole Hannah-Jones claimed, among other things, that America never…

NYC Pride bans police from events through 2025, LGBT officers slam the move

Organizers of New York City’s Pride Parade announced Saturday police officers and other law enforcement officials will be banned from their events, including the annual LGTBQ march, until 2025. Heritage…

Oregon governor faces scrutiny over capacity limits at sporting events as state sees coronavirus surge

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown came under fire Friday over her alleged hardline stance against fans attending sporting events in the state in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. The Portland…