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  • Man sentenced in DUI crash that killed wife as they had sex

    March 31, 2017 9:08 PM 32

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- A South Florida man has been sentenced to five years in prison for a drunken driving crash that killed his wife as they had sex. The Palm Beach Post reports that 33-year-old Matthew Notebaert was sentenced Wednesday. He pleaded guilty in February to vehicular homicide and driving under the influence after prosecutors agreed to drop a manslaughter

  • North Carolina Eligible to Be ACC Championship Host After Bathroom Law Repealed

    March 31, 2017 8:20 PM 20

    Following the repeal of House Bill 2 in North Carolina, the ACC announced Friday that it will once again consider holding events in the state. According to the Associated Press, the league Council of Presidents voted in favor of ending its ban. The ACC Championship Game in football is set to return to Charlotte in 2017, and the women's basketball tournament

  • Laptop ban: Qatar Airways to loan laptops during flights

    March 31, 2017 2:56 PM 23

    Qatar Airways has said it is offering a laptop loan service to US-bound passengers to overcome a US ban on electronic devices on some flights. The offer to business class travellers is the latest attempted workaround by affected airlines. It covers inbound flights on nine airlines operating out of 10 airports in the Middle East and North Africa, as well as Turkey

  • Treasury Auctions Set for the Week of March 27

    March 26, 2017 10:17 PM 20

    The Treasury’s schedule of financing this week includes Monday’s regular weekly auction of new three- and six-month bills and an auction of four-week bills on Tuesday. At the close of the New York cash market on Friday, the rate on the outstanding three-month bill was 0.44 percent. The rate on the six-month issue was 0.56 percent, and the rate on the four-week

  • Trump Hits Colin Kaepernick at Kentucky Rally

    March 21, 2017 1:59 AM 10

    President Trump took aim at former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick on Monday, claiming teams do not want to sign him because of his refusal to stand for the national anthem. Trump veered off script during a campaign rally in Louisville, Ky., and appeared to claim credit for the player’s free-agent status. “There was an article today

  • Essential Politics: Gov. Jerry Brown to visit Washington, D.C., budget chief criticizes Trump spending plan

    March 20, 2017 6:41 PM 14

    California shouldn't invest in companies that build President Trump's border wall, lawmakers say Three state lawmakers have introduced a bill that would require California’s pension funds to divest from any company involved in building President Trump’s proposed wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Assembly Bill 946 from Assemblymen Phil Ting (D-San Francisco)

  • He’s Already Changed the Hotel Industry. Now Airbnb’s CEO Brian Chesky Wants to Revolutionize Flying

    March 19, 2017 3:55 PM 18

    Airbnb co-founder and CEO Brian Chesky said he has high hopes for the next steps at his company — including transforming the way people travel. "It feels like there's a pretty big revolution coming there," Chesky said, referring to the airline industry, during an interview on Sunday TODAY. Although Chesky said he had nothing specific planned so far for shaking

  • In first major NCAA upset, No. 8 Wisconsin tops reigning champs Villanova

    March 18, 2017 10:06 PM 23

    BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Top-seeded Villanova was bounced from the NCAA Tournament by eighth-seeded Wisconsin, which overcame foul trouble for two of its stars in the second half Saturday to upset the defending champions 65-62 in the East region. Nigel Hayes scored 19 points, dropping a layup in traffic with 11.4 seconds left to put Wisconsin ahead 64-62, and Bronson

  • Verne Lundquist is OK after being hit in the face with a basketball

    March 18, 2017 8:05 PM 25

    Im not an Obama fan. Yet when he won twice, I did not riot, loot, damage property, commit arson, threaten or attack people for speaking their mind, and I did not murder cops like radical liberals did. I just said bummer, well nothing I can do about it, and just went on about my job, my investments and enjoying life with my family. Thats the difference

  • What to expect from Audi: New EVs, Q8 and Q4 crossovers

    March 16, 2017 7:33 PM 25

    Volkswagen's luxury arm has some quality future vehicles up its sleeve. Audi called 2016 "challenging," but it still soared through the year with an operating profit of about $3.3 billion. But the money isn't the most interesting part of Audi's annual report -- it's what the automaker has in store for the future. Audi discussed several new vehicles that will be arriving