Alabama quarterback who was benched in last year’s title game was thrown in the SEC Championship and scored 2 touchdowns in 10 minutes to lead a wild comeback

John Amis/AP Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts led the Crimson Tide to a comeback win in the SEC Championship on Saturday. Hurts replaced Tua Tagovailoa, this year’s Heisman-favorite and Alabama’s starting quarterback, in the fourth quarter after Tagovailoa left with an injury. Hurts threw one touchdown and ran in the go-ahead touchdown in a 10-minute span. […]

Trump reportedly thought Janet Yellen was not tall enough to lead the Federal Reserve

Mark Wilson/Getty Images President Donald Trump reportedly believed former Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen was too short to be reappointed to lead the Fed. Trump reportedly asked aides whether they thought Yellen was tall enough, at 5-foot-3 inches, to be reappointed. Based on other reports, Trump has commented on the physical appearance of other senior […]

Will Missouri Lead the US in Revealing Dark Money Donors?

When her 18-year-old son Seth was planning to attend the Missouri Senate race debate in St. Louis earlier this month, Gail White invited her first-time voter and his uncle to discuss politics over a family dinner. They spoke of taxes and pre-existing conditions, of military spending and immigration. But by the end, Gail wondered if […]

2019 Independent Spirit Awards Nominations: ‘We the Animals’, ‘Eighth Grade’ and ‘First Reformed’ Lead the Pack

Awards season is officially in full swing as the folks at Film Independent have officially announced the nominations for the 2019 Independent Spirit Awards, honoring achievements in independent film for the year 2018. Jeremiah Zagar‘s film We the Animals led the indie pack with five total nominations. But coming in close behind are two wildly […]

Meet the 22-year Oracle veteran executive who’s going to lead Google in the cloud wars against Amazon and Microsoft (ORCL)

Shutterstock On Friday, Diane Greene announced she would be stepping down as Google Cloud’s chief exec.  Greene’s replacement will be the 22-year Oracle veteran Thomas Kurian, who before resigning in September, was president of product development with the company, and a key player in its cloud efforts. When he steps into the role in January, […]

Molecule-level ‘CT scans’ could lead to faster drug discovery

Scientists like to use x-rays when determining chemical structures to develop drugs, but it’s an agonizingly slow process. As they need large, pure crystals, it can take weeks or even years to produce something big enough for studying. However, that time might be cut down to a matter of minutes. Researchers have developed a CT […]