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Conor McGregor is making his return to the octagon tonight for UFC 246

Conor McGregor is making his return to the octagon tonight for UFC 246

UFC superstar Conor “The Notorious” McGregor returns to the octagon Saturday evening for UFC 246. The 38-year-old McGregor (21-4-0) is the headliner for the main event against 36-year-old Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone (36-13-0, 1 no contest). Former champion Holly Holm (12-5-0), 38, is fighting against 31-year-old Raquel Pennington (10-8-0). Holm is best known for handing Ronda…MORE

What you need to know about today’s Women’s March

What you need to know about today’s Women’s March

The fourth annual Women’s March is Saturday, and streets across the country and around the world will be flooded with women and allies to advocate for women’s rights and equality. Thousands of women first swarmed the streets of Washington on January 21, 2017, to march for women’s rights in the wake of Donald Trump’s inauguration…MORE

Declassified FBI bulletin says Saudi officials help their citizens flee US legal issues

Declassified FBI bulletin says Saudi officials help their citizens flee US legal issues

The FBI believes that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia officials “almost certainly” help their US-based citizens flee the country to avoid legal issues, according to a recently declassified intelligence bulletin. The bulletin explains that the assessment was made with high confidence and is not likely to change unless the US “directly addresses this issue” with…MORE

The truth behind baseball’s sign stealing legend

The truth behind baseball’s sign stealing legend

Baseball is a game of legend. Babe Ruth. “Casey at the Bat.” Hammerin’ Hank Aaron. “A League of Their Own:” In every great and true baseball story, there’s a little bit of fiction, and its greatest myths are just believable enough to be true. Take sign stealing. The practice of trying to identify and decipher…MORE

Community questions the effects of a Delta jet fuel dump on children’s health

Community questions the effects of a Delta jet fuel dump on children’s health

Frustrated community members questioned government officials and Delta Air Lines representatives during a meeting to talk about a fuel dump from a plane making an emergency landing near Los Angeles this week. The town hall meeting held in Cudahy, California, on Friday was packed, with some audience members holding signs with messages like “Stop letting…MORE

4 killed, 1 wounded in Utah shooting

4 killed, 1 wounded in Utah shooting

Four people were shot to death in a residence in Grantsville, Utah, Friday night, according to police. A fifth person also was shot and is in the hospital. The suspected shooter is in custody. Corporal Rhonda Fields with the Grantsville Police Department said police are confident there was only one shooter and that there is…MORE

ENTERTAINMENT

‘Little Fires Everywhere’ trailer is ablaze with star power

‘Little Fires Everywhere’ trailer is ablaze with star power

Hulu’s adaptation of “Little Fires Everywhere” is already sparking interest. That, of course, is inevitable with a cast that includes Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington. But the first trailer, which was released on Friday, has bolstered anticipation for the drama, which premieres in March. On the show, Witherspoon and Washington team up in roles that…

Tyler Perry knows which part of ‘A Fall From Grace’ will have you yelling

Tyler Perry knows which part of ‘A Fall From Grace’ will have you yelling

Please don’t spoil Tyler Perry’s new movie on social media. The media mogul has a new thriller out on Netflix titled “Tyler Perry’s A Fall From Grace,” which debuted Friday. Perry told CNN he was concerned about people sharing an important plot twist and planned on taking to social media to ask viewers to not…

Hulu drops first trailer for Hillary Clinton docuseries

Hulu drops first trailer for Hillary Clinton docuseries

Hulu has dropped the first trailer for its upcoming four-part docuseries about former secretary of state Hillary Clinton. In “Hillary,” director Nanette Burstein sat down with Clinton for 35 hours and culled together more than 1,700 hours of behind-the-scenes footage for an intimate portrait of the one-time Democratic presidential candidate. The docuseries covers several periods…