They have one-way tickets, paid for by Washington

They have one-way tickets, paid for by Washington
Alexandria, Louisiana (CNN)The men shuffle in a line across a lonely tarmac, one by one. Some men walk in sneakers without laces. Some sport navy blue prison-issue shoes. One wears work boots, still stained with paint.This may be the last time they touch US soil. The Boeing 737 beside them is bound for Guatemala City. And these men, like all passengers on ICE Air, have one-way tickets.In the past year, the United States has deported nearly 100,000 people on

Harry and Meghan seen in public together

Harry and Meghan seen in public together
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWATCH: Harry and Meghan hold hands Prince Harry and his girlfriend Meghan Markle have appeared holding hands in public for the first time.They were seen at the Invictus Games, an international sporting event set up by the prince for injured soldiers.The couple have mostly avoided the spotlight, but made their first public appearance together at the opening ceremony in Toronto.Ms Markle sat away from Harry during the ceremony, when he was

Mike Pence put the NFL controversy back in the headlines because that’s right where Trump wants it

Mike Pence put the NFL controversy back in the headlines because that’s right where Trump wants it
Image: drew angerer/getty imagesAs far as dumb stunts go, this one was pretty smart: Vice President Mike Pence put the ball through the uprights, and got the NFL protest controversy back into U.S. headlines over the weekend for his boss. Pence, as you've probably already read, went to ostensibly watch an Indianapolis Colts game, but left after some players on the visiting San Francisco 49ers team knelt during the national Anthem.  The stunt—all indications are that Pence attended the

First-seen neutron star collision creates light, gravitational waves and gold

First-seen neutron star collision creates light, gravitational waves and gold
(CNN)For the first time, two neutron stars in a nearby galaxy have been observed engaging in a spiral death dance around one another until they collided. What resulted from that collision is being called an "unprecedented" discovery that is ushering in a new era of astronomy, scientists announced Monday. The collision created the first observed instance of a single source emitting ripples in space-time, known as gravitational waves, as well as light, which was released in the form of

Prince Harry meets lookalike in Canada

Prince Harry meets lookalike in Canada
How Invictus Games 'brought me back'Another Twitter user posted a video of fans waiting to spot the prince outside a Toronto hotel, shouting "Harry!" when Mr Scotti walked through the doors. Mr Trudeau, walking behind him, goes almost unnoticed until he jokingly points to his photographer and waves. Skip Twitter post by @la03la @JustinTrudeau you sneaky prankster. Would the real #princeharry please stand up? @AdamScotti had me fooled for a second there :P #Toronto pic.twitter.com/RQUvPwF7h1— Lisa (@la03la) September 24,

A strongly worded letter to Mike Ditka and anyone else who thinks oppression is over.

A strongly worded letter to Mike Ditka and anyone else who thinks oppression is over.
NFL legend Mike Ditka may have had the worst take of all time this week when he said, "There has been no oppression in the last 100 years that I know of." The former coach and star tight end of the Chicago Bears appeared on Jim Gray's national radio show ahead of Monday Night Football, Oct. 9 to talk football, protests, and apparently his rudimentary knowledge of American history. Gray even tried to help Ditka out of the hole

Mike Ditka thinks America hasn’t seen oppression in 100 years

Mike Ditka thinks America hasn’t seen oppression in 100 years
It’s already common knowledge that football coach Mike Ditka isn’t the biggest Colin Kaepernick fan in the world. But Ditka went one step further in a discussion about the NFL protests on Monday, stupifying the internet with his statement that America hasn’t seen any oppression in the last 100 years. The former football coach and commentator chatted with Westwood One’s Jim Gray while the Chicago Bears prepared to face off against the Minnesota Vikings. And during the conversation, Ditka shared some

Merriam-Webster finally adds these spicy and political words in the dictionary

Merriam-Webster finally adds these spicy and political words in the dictionary
Sriracha is there too!Image: Nick Ut/AP/REX/ShutterstockOur favorite dictionary-turned-Twitter-wise-guy is back with fresh insights into our crazy, crazy times. SEE ALSO: Monday's Google Doodle is an ode to English lexicographer Samuel Johnson Merriam-Webster is expanding its vocabulary list with over 250 new words and definitions. While some of them reflect outstanding technological and societal changes, others seem to hint at how messed up our post-Trump era has become. Two of the new words included in the dictionary's recent additions are

Ford to Slash $14 Billion in Costs Under New CEO

Ford to Slash $14 Billion in Costs Under New CEO
win over Wall Street and convince wary investors that he has a plan to reverse a three-year stock slide. With profits and market share falling, Ford is being outmaneuvered by competitors such as Tesla Inc. when it comes to getting electric vehicles and autonomous technology on the road. The former football player is trying to rewrite this reality by focusing on the company’s “fitness” and opening up to more partners and potential acquisitions.Ford shares rose 0.5 percent to $12.40

NBA says players must stand for national anthem, will ‘deal’ with those who don’t

NBA says players must stand for national anthem, will ‘deal’ with those who don’t
Looks like NBA players and staff won’t be joining the throngs of NFL members to take a knee against police brutality or President Donald Trump. On Friday, NBA deputy commissioner Mark Tatum sent out a memo to teams reinforcing its policy that players, coaches, and trainers must stand for the national anthem. The memo, obtained and reported by ESPN, stated that individual teams do not have the “discretion to waive” the rule, and that the league office will determine

In new essay, tennis great Andy Murray doesn’t hold back when it comes to sexism in sports

In new essay, tennis great Andy Murray doesn’t hold back when it comes to sexism in sports
Image: Joe Toth - AELTC Pool/Getty ImagesAndy Murray made headlines this year for his remarks about women tennis players off court.  Now he's taking things one step further in an essay written for BBC News, published Monday, where he discusses the future of tennis and the barriers to gender equality that the sport must overcome to get there.   "People often underestimate the amount of work that it takes to become a top tennis player. And that work ethic

Automakers Plan Electric Car Blitz as Tesla Burns Billions

Automakers Plan Electric Car Blitz as Tesla Burns Billions
Here are two facts that defy logic: By the end of the year, electric-car maker Daimler AG and Volkswagen AG. General Motors Co. raised the stakes Monday by James Dyson is getting into the game, announcing last week that he’s investing two billion pounds ($2.7 billion) to develop an electric car and the batteries to power it. The reasons for chasing Tesla are part city hall, part show business. Regulators in Beijing have laid out a plan to mandate electric