Bird tests positive for West Nile in IL
Get double protection: wear long sleeves during peak mosquito biting hours, and spray DEET repellent directly onto your clothes. What is important to know it that most of the people who are infected with the West Nile virus do not develop any symptoms.
Blake Griffin might have a future in stand-up comedy
The Los Angeles Clippers fell to the Portland Trail Blazers in the National Basketball Association playoffs last season. Blake Griffin is set to be a free agent after this season, but the recruitment for Griffin has already started.
Cincinnati authorities investigate police killing of suspect
The Cincinnati Police Department's policy is to place any officer involved in a shooting on administrative leave for seven days. Police tracked him to a bus stop on East Fifth Street, where he pulled a knife on officers as was fatally shot.
Major resort operator buying largest North American ski area
The deal, expected to close in fall 2016, comes seven months after Vail bought the Wilmot mountain ski area in Wisconsin. The transaction has also been unanimously approved by the Vail Resorts board of directors.
Simone Biles gets standing ovation after balance beam routine in Rio
Aly Raisman competing on the uneven bars on the second day of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Rio Olympic Arena, Aug. 7, 2016. They first squirmed their way to stardom during their daughter's performance at the 2012 London Olympics.
Government says links with China are vital after Hinkley Point warning
We co-operate with China on a broad range of areas from the global economy to worldwide issues and we will continue to seek a strong relationship with China.
Israeli charges based on 'huge gap' in numbers
Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Perhaps the most interesting revelation about what el-Halabi has said to Shin Bet was hinted at last week.
Zika virus identified in two local residents
The majority of cases are travel-related, meaning individuals acquired the disease outside the country and later came to Florida. Health officials said the yellow fever mosquito and the Asian tiger mosquito have been identified as primary carriers of Zika.
The iPhone can't get an OLED screen soon enough
The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage may hit the shelves in China in early September. That's right, if this is to be believed, the Galaxy S8 will only have one variant and not two like its predecessors.
Facebook hates ad blockers so much it now blocks them
The rise of ad blocking is a clear signal to the ad industry that consumers are dissatisfied with their current experiences. The end result is the same: Facebook's going to show ads one way or another. "Our approach is to find a middle ground ".