Rio de Janeiro tries to readjust to normalcy after a hectic lead-up to the Olympic games. Daily life has resumed, with all the pleasure and challenges it brings. A lot was put on hold, and the city still must host the Paralympic Games beginning on Sept. 7.
Kevin G. Hall and Tong WuMcClatchy
Life after the Olympics
Ewwww! Cupping may help Olympians but it sure looks nasty
2016 USA Olympic Swim Team carpool karaoke
Tarrant County's 10 Most Wanted Criminals, December 13
Arlington Police's 10 Most Wanted Criminals, December 13
Frisco police chief explains why red light cameras work
Texas politicians accused of sexual misconduct in 2017
Titletown, TX, Episode 21: Where are they now?
The second trailer for Alex Garland's sci-fi thriller 'Annihilation' is here
Don't just blame genetics. Anyone can become a drug addict
Smartphone blindness is a thing. But don't freak out, it's only temporary.
The history of sexual harassment in America: five things to know
Licensed massage therapist Brandi England demonstrates how cupping, a form of traditional alternative Chinese medicine, is done. It has recently come into the spotlight after seeing the bruises left behind on many prominent U.S. olympians such as Michael Phelps.
Since installing red light cameras in 2013, the City of Frisco says it has seen a decrease in intersection and rear-ending collisions. The Frisco police chief says the main goal of the cameras is to reduce traffic accidents, because "it's a conscious decisions to run those red lights." This video also explains how the money collected from the red light camera traffic tickets is reinvested into the community's driving safety programs.
Just like many movements for equal rights in America, the path for women to seek recourse from sexual harassment has been through the courts. But grassroots activism in the 1970s opened the space for a nationwide conversation, and the Civil Rights Movement can be credited for building a legal foundation that feminist legal theorists expanded upon to fight sexual harassment. Many of the first lawsuits were brought by African American women like Mechelle Vinson, whose case led to the Supreme Court’s landmark 1986 ruling that employers could be liable for the sexual harassers who preyed on women at their workplace.
In 2017, at least five prominent Texas politicians were accused of sexually harassing or assaulting women. The list includes two U.S. congressmen, two state representatives, and a former U.S. president.
Based on Jeff VanderMeer’s best-selling Southern Reach Trilogy, Annihilation stars Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Tessa Thompson, Tuva Novotny and Oscar Isaac. It was written and directed by Alex Garland (Ex Machina, 28 Days Later).
Smartphone habits may force doctors to ask patients a few more questions when diagnosing vision or neurological problems. “I think if a person experiences a temporary loss of vision in one eye, that’s potentially a very important problem for which they should seek medical attention,” says Mayo Clinic neurologist Dr. Dean Wingerchuk. “But, it doesn’t always mean there’s an abnormality.”
Angela Cacace left a successful career in barbering to start her own construction business and enrolled in the Building Construction Technologies program at Central Carolina Community College (CCCC). On the first day of class, she was surprised to see of 12 students, six were women. It inspired her to start a curated Instagram page called @moveoverbob, connecting and empowering a community of female contractors.
Kennedale running backs Jaden Knowles and D.J. Kirven rushed for 272 and 117 yards, respectively, in the Wildcats 63-36 romp of Kaufman in the Class 4A Division I quarterfinals. Next is Stephenville in the semifinals.
Mansfield Legacy wide receiver Randy Wright made the most of his only catch with a game-winning, 66-yard score with 3:25 left. Legacy edged Frisco Lone Star 24-20 in the Class 5A Division II quarterfinals.