Raiders’ Penn: Lynch protecting Peters in melee

1:58 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment ALAMEDA, Calif. — Marshawn Lynch was protecting Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Marcus Peters when the Oakland Raiders running back ran off the sidelines and onto the field in the middle of a melee in the Raiders’ 31-30 victory Thursday, Oakland left tackle Donald Penn […]

Astros’ Keuchel available in relief for Game 7

2:28 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment HOUSTON — Dallas Keuchel will watch Game 7 of the American League Championship Series from a different vantage point: the bullpen. Like the rest of the Houston Astros‘ pitchers, save Game 6 hero Justin Verlander, Keuchel will be available out of the bullpen Saturday […]

$417M jury award against Johnson & Johnson thrown out by judge

LOS ANGELES — A judge on Friday tossed out a $417 million jury award to a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer by using Johnson & Johnson talc-based baby powder for feminine hygiene.  Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Maren Nelson granted the company’s request for a new trial, saying there were errors and […]

Remembering Chris Rosati, who spread happiness while battling ALS

Remembering Chris Rosati, who spread happiness while battling ALS

For the past four years, CBS News has been following a North Carolina man’s journey to make the world a better place.  Unfortunately, Chris Rosati’s journey came to an end this week. Rosati was just 46 years old. He died of ALS.  I first met Rosati in 2013, after learning of his twisted plot to […]

Lawsuit: Prison did nothing as fungus ruined inmate’s brain

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — An Kansas prison inmate died in April after a brain fungus gave him a form of meningitis that left him weak and so disoriented that he drank his own urine while prison health care staff ignored his pleas for help, according to a lawsuit filed on behalf of his mother and daughter. […]

Jambalaya at fundraiser may have sickened dozens, killed 1

COLUMBIA, La. — Salmonella from the chicken and sausage jambalaya at a softball team’s fundraiser may have killed one person and apparently has made dozens of people ill, Louisiana’s health department said Thursday. At least 49 people got sick after eating the rice and meat dish sold Monday, and 31 were hospitalized, said Department of […]

Why Japanese people keep working themselves to death

Why Japanese people keep working themselves to death

TOKYO — Years after losing his son, Itsuo Sekigawa is still in shock, grief-stricken and angry. Straight out of college in 2009, his son Satoshi proudly joined a prestigious manufacturer, but within a year he was dead. Investigators said working extreme hours drove him to take his own life. The young engineer fell victim to […]

Is now the time to raise interest rates?

Is now the time to raise interest rates?

Image copyright AFP Image caption Is the economy moving fast enough to bear a rate rise? It’s been 10 years since the UK last saw interest rates rise. Back then, the iPhone had only just been unveiled, Twitter was a one-year old mystery and Instagram didn’t even exist. Hard to imagine life without these things […]

Would your club want Ozil?

As rumours continue to swirl about Mesut Ozil’s future, Man United has reportedly become the top destination for the playmaker. Stewart Robson and the ESPN FC panel talk Mesut Ozil and whether he can re-integrate himself into the Arsenal squad. It’s looking increasingly likely that Mesut Ozil will either leave Arsenal in January or for […]

Police conduct inquiries into Royal Bank of Scotland unit

Police conduct inquiries into Royal Bank of Scotland unit

Image copyright AFP Police are looking into the treatment of customers by a division of RBS which was set up to help companies in trouble, the BBC has learnt. GRG was the part of the bank tasked with helping small businesses, but it has been accused of mistreatment by some customers and MPs. Officers in […]