Representatives from the mixed martial arts (MMA) community, including retired UFC champion Randy Couture and Rep. Jeff Dunham (R-Calif.), testified before Congress on Dec. 8 in favor of providing MMA fighters with more protections from promoters, more regulation of marketing, and standardized health and safety practices.
Fans and admirers lined the streets of Louisville, Kentucky to say goodbye to boxing great Muhammad Ali, who passed away at the age of 74. Among those paying tribute to "the people's champion," were Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT), actor Will Smith and comedian Billy Crystal.
Using exclusive surveillance footage obtained from MGM Resorts, the New York Times pieced together the last days of Stephen Paddock, the Las Vegas gunman. He plays video poker, laughs with hotel staff and hauls bag after bag of weapons into his suite.
In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, in which data from over 50 million Facebook profiles was secretly scraped and mined for voter insights, many Facebook users have decided to delete their accounts — but untangling yourself from a site like Facebook is not as easy as pressing "delete."
Footage released by police in Tempe, Arizona, shows the moment a female pedestrian pushing her bicycle was knocked down by a self-driving Uber car on Sunday, March 18. The victim, 49-year-old Elaine Herzberg, later died in hospital from her injuries. Police named the driver as 44-year-old Rafaela Vasquez, while stating that the vehicle was in “autonomous mode” at the time of the crash, according to ABC15 Arizona. The accident happened on Mill Avenue near Curry Road, the report said. This video first shows the Uber hitting the cyclist from the perspective of the driver, before revealing the driver’s reaction to the crash.
President Donald Trump met with some of the nation's top law enforcement officials to speak out against so-called sanctuary cities on March 20, 2018. At the meeting, Rep. Martha McSally, (R) Arizona, noted that Arizona does not have any sanctuary cities, but it borders California which does have them. She suggested building a wall between these two states to keep "these dangerous criminals out of our state."