Here’s how steeplechase — the wackiest event in track and field — came to get its name and water jumps

Summary List Placement The second week of the Olympics are underway in Rio, meaning swimming and gymnastics have given way to track and field (“athletics” to most non-Americans). And while most track and field events are fairly straightforward — run this distance as fast as you can; throw this object as far as you can — […]

Andrew Giuliani took a note from his dad’s playbook and gave a prepared statement from a parking lot to defend Rudy

Summary List Placement Andrew Giuliani, son of former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani, had some things to say about his father’s recent troubles — and a vaguely familiar place from which to say them. Rudy, who at one time was a top Manhattan prosecutor, was suspended from practicing law in New York state on Thursday […]

Trump issued a statement calling Giuliani a ‘great American patriot’ and the ‘Eliot Ness’ of his generation

Summary List Placement Former President Donald Trump has come to the defense of Rudy Giuliani after the latter’s license to practice law in New York was suspended on Thursday.  “Can you believe that New York wants to strip Rudy Giuliani, a great American Patriot, of his law license because he has been fighting what has […]

Trump told top military officials to ‘shoot’ protesters in the leg and ‘crack their skulls,’ new books claims

Summary List Placement As protests raged across the US last year, the country’s top general had to rebuff then-President Donald Trump’s desire to order military intervention as a response to civil unrest several times, as the former president’s manner grew more volatile in his final months in power, according to excerpts from a new book […]

A judge expressed skepticism about arguments from Mike Lindell, Sidney Powell, and Rudy Giuliani, who want Dominion’s defamation lawsuits against them dismissed

Summary List Placement A federal judge heard arguments Thursday over whether to allow multibillion-dollar defamation lawsuits from Dominion Voting Systems to proceed against Rudy Giuliani, Sidney Powell, and MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell. Over four hours of arguments, lawyers for each of the defendants tried to convince US District Judge Carl J. Nichols that Dominion’s lawsuits […]

Salesforce’s chief equality officer Tony Prophet is retiring after 5 years at the company (CRM)

Summary List Placement Salesforce chief equality officer Tony Prophet is retiring after five years at the company, according to an internal memo seen by Insider.  Prophet was hired as Salesforce’s first chief equality officer in 2016, responsible for overseeing the company’s diversity and inclusion efforts. CEO Marc Benioff trumpeted his arrival as a sign of […]

Britney Spears returns to Instagram after explosive hearing: ‘I apologize for pretending like I’ve been OK’

Britney Spears shares honest post on Instagram about her social media behavior over the past two years. (Photo: Reuters)Mario Anzuoni / Reuters Britney Spears shared what may be her most honest Instagram post in years.  One day after her stunning conservatorship hearing, Spears opened up to her 30 million followers about how Instagram helped her […]

Anna Duggar: Snubbed By Awful In-Laws on Her Birthday?

Anna Duggar turned 33 years old on Thursday, June 24. But you’ll forgive the former reality star if she wasn’t exactly in a celebratory mood. It couldn’t have been easy for the pregnant mother of six to focus on any presents, cake and/or candles… not when her husband is living in a different house and […]

Capital One Venture vs Chase Sapphire Preferred: How to decide which travel rewards credit card is best for you

  Summary List Placement Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky The Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card and Capital One® Venture® Rewards Credit Card are two of the most popular rewards credit cards.  Both cards offer excellent welcome bonuses and a variety of ways to use points. The best card for you depends on your spending habits and redemption […]