DA: Young Thug’s own music, social media used in indictment against him – WSB-TV Channel 2

DA: Young Thug's own music, social media used in indictment against him – WSB-TV Channel 2

ATLANTA — Rapper Young Thug and some alleged members of his Young Slime (YSL) Life syndicate were arrested early Monday afternoon on a sweeping gang indictment that named at least 28 people. Thug, whose real name is Jeffery Williams, is accused of conspiring to associate together and with others for the common purposes of illegally … Read more

Bob Lanier, Detroit Pistons legend, dies at 73

Bob Lanier, Detroit Pistons legend, dies at 73

Bob Lanier. whose stellar career with the Detroit Pistons in the 1970s was hampered both by injuries and his desire for a title, has died at age 73, the NBA announced Tuesday night. Lanier, taken No. 1 overall by the Pistons in 1970 out of St. Bonaventure, spent parts of 10 seasons with the franchise, … Read more

Great Barrier Reef: 91% of reefs surveyed suffered coral bleaching in 2022

Great Barrier Reef: 91% of reefs surveyed suffered coral bleaching in 2022

Scientists from the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) confirmed in March this was the sixth mass bleaching event of the reef on record and the fourth since 2016. But Tuesday’s report, Reef snapshot: summer 2021-22, found almost every coral reef surveyed across the 1,400 mile (2,300 kilometer) system was impacted by bleaching. Coral … Read more

Rick Riordan calls out Annabeth casting backlash

Author Rick Riordan.

Rick Riordan has strong words for fans upset with the cast of “Percy Jackson and the Olympians,” an upcoming Disney+ show based on his book series of the same name. On Tuesday, the young adult novelist, 57, spoke out against backlash the show has received after Variety announced last Thursday that Leah Jeffries, a 12-year-old … Read more

Lessons From China’s Covid Lockdowns

Lessons From China's Covid Lockdowns

A man wearing personal protective equipment walks near an area on lockdown due to the recent Covid-19 coronavirus outbreaks in Beijing, May 10. Photo: noel celis/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images Beijing’s Covid lockdowns are an economic danger to China and everyone else, and the Communist Party seems to know it. Witness recent, belated attempts to pump up … Read more

Did Wanda Die? Doctor Strange 2 Writer Responds

Doctor Strange Scarlet Witch Death

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is here and fans have begun to come down from the high of the Sam Raimi-directed epic. This epic sequel has been six years in the making and finally offers a second solo adventure for Benedict Cumberbatch’s Stephen Strange as he takes a jaunt across multiple realities alongside … Read more

Gio Urshela breaks up Justin Verlander’s shot for fourth no-hitter

Gio Urshela breaks up Justin Verlander's shot for fourth no-hitter

MINNEAPOLIS — After two frustrating years, Astros ace Justin Verlander was uncertain about his baseball future. The two-time Cy Young Award winner pitched just one game in 2020 and 2021 combined, missing all of last season following Tommy John surgery. Verlander is back to his old self — just like that guy with all those … Read more

Rare ancient artwork discovered beneath a home in Turkey

Rare ancient artwork discovered beneath a home in Turkey

An unexpected discovery has revealed ancient artwork that was once part of an Iron Age complex beneath a house in southeastern Turkey. The unfinished work shows a procession of deities that depicts how different cultures came together. Looters initially broke into the subterranean complex in 2017 by creating an opening in the ground floor of … Read more

Balenciaga selling destroyed sneakers for $1,850

Balenciaga selling destroyed sneakers for $1,850

Written by Hannah Ryan, CNN Luxury fashion house Balenciaga has unveiled a new campaign promoting a series of roughed up sneakers with an eye-watering price tag, and the internet has thoughts. The images, shot by photographer Leopold Duchemin for the brand, of severely tattered, distressed shoes have gone viral following Monday’s launch of the couture … Read more

Reid Detmers Throws No-Hitter Against Rays

Reid Detmers Throws No-Hitter Against Rays

It takes a lot to swing the Los Angeles Angels’ spotlight away from Shohei Ohtani and Mike Trout. You might even say it takes something like a changeup — the pitch rookie left-hander Reid Detmers threw so spectacularly in no-hitting the Tampa Bay Rays in Angel Stadium on Tuesday night. Detmers, a 22-year-old making only … Read more