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Three Catholic churches in El Paso targeted in arson attacks, the FBI says

Three Catholic churches in El Paso targeted in arson attacks, the FBI says

Three Catholic churches in El Paso have been targeted in arson attacks and investigators are offering a reward for information on the culprits. The first arson incident at the churches in Texas occurred on May 7 at St. Matthew Catholic Church followed by another one a week later at St. Patrick Cathedral, the FBI said…MORE

It’s Banned Books Week. Here are the 11 most challenged books last year

It’s Banned Books Week. Here are the 11 most challenged books last year

Books have long been the source of changing perspectives, but not without some controversy. In 2018, at least 347 challenges were filed seeking to remove 483 books from libraries or schools, according to a recent news release from the American Library Association (ALA), a sponsor of Banned Books Week, which runs September 22-28. The annual…MORE

3 things to watch for this NFL Sunday

3 things to watch for this NFL Sunday

For many NFL teams, their hopes of making the playoffs have already been dashed. But for others, the fun has only just begun. Going into the third NFL Sunday of the season, teams will look to capitalize on early momentum, correct miscues that have exposed weaknesses or start started planning for the 2020 Draft. This…MORE

Sure, black people can be racist, too

Sure, black people can be racist, too

Comedian Chris Rock recently got into trouble after posting a meme with a picture of Betty White, the former “Golden Girls” actress. “The first thing people say when a mass shooting is announced,” Rock wrote in the caption. The unspoken punchline: Bet he white. Some white critics called Rock a racist. But the comedian’s defenders…MORE

‘Immaculate Reception’ picked as best play in NFL history

‘Immaculate Reception’ picked as best play in NFL history

There’s always a debate, it seems, around the “Immaculate Reception,” the unbelievable winning play from a 1972 AFC divisional playoff game in which Pittsburgh Steelers running back Franco Harris plucked a deflected pass and ran for a touchdown late in the fourth quarter. Now there’s more debate after the NFL Network named it the top…MORE

A man suspected of shooting a Chicago police officer in the groin is in critical condition

A man suspected of shooting a Chicago police officer in the groin is in critical condition

Authorities have arrested a man in connection with the shooting of a Chicago police officer, a police spokesman said. Michael Blackman, 45, was shot and detained Saturday afternoon after an “armed encounter” with officers, Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said. Blackman is in critical condition and undergoing surgery, Guglielmi later added. A manhunt had been…MORE

Liz’s Dirt

Friday’s Dirt

Jon Gosselin keeps spilling the secrets.  He says that he was offered $1 million to stay with his ex-wife, Kate, for the sake of their show. Be very aware.  Pictures of Hulk Hogan wearing a neon green Speedo have been posted online. So Nick Carter might have a pretty good reason for his restraining order. …

Thursday’s Dirt

Jon Gosselin is making some pretty nasty accusations against ex-wife, Kate.  Jon says he’s speaking now because a decade long gag order has expired.  He says that Kate was a ‘militant’ mother who abused their children to keep up a good image on TV. Meghan Fox wants you to know that it’s hard being perfect. …