Chick-fil-A, the Christian fast-food company that is closed on Sundays to honor the Sabbath, ranks at the top of all fast-food companies for customer satisfaction, according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index Restaurant Report 2015.
On Monday, Larry Nance, Jr., the first round pick of the Los Angeles Lakers, tweeted an apology to fans of the team for a 2012 tweet calling Kobe Bryant a rapist.
On Sunday, one NYPD officer joyfully danced with a member of the gay pride parade, bumping and grinding and letting the parade member get behind him and simulate sex on the street in front of appreciative onlookers.
According to the Instituto Cervantes, an organization created by the Spanish government in 1991 to promote the Spanish language, more people speak Spanish in the United States than any other country in the world except for Mexico.
On Sunday, someone who supports the Ku Klux Klan blanketed a block in Whittier with plastic bags containing fliers espousing KKK propaganda, along with a rock and a lollipop.
Mike Napoli of the Boston Red Sox says an umpire ejected from Sunday’s game against Tampa Bay because he dropped his bat and didn’t take it with him after striking out.
A British Nobel laureate, Sir Tim Hunt, 72, who won the Nobel Prize for his work on cell division, was forced out of honorary positions at University College London (UCL), the Royal Society, and the European Research Council (ERC) after
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, winning points galore with the LGBT community, officiated for the first time as governor at a gay wedding on Sunday, the same day he wrote a letter loftily demanding that the State Education Department do more to protect transgender students across the state.
Salon has brilliantly presented the argument that animals should be considered people, positing that the antiquated notion of a line of demarcation between humans and animals should be discarded.
North Carolina and South Carolina beachgoers should beware; there has been a rash of shark attacks against beachgoers in their states.
Michael Sam has returned to Montreal, making a reunion with the Alouettes a fait accompli before their second game of the Canadian Football League season.
A 71-year-old man in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, has installed 150 Confederate battle flags around his house, and he’s not about to take them down.
On Wednesday, federal and local law enforcement officials crushed a huge heroin operation in Chicago, arresting or naming 42 defendants in the roundup. The apparent ringleader of the operation, James Triplett, 33, also known as “Trell,” had the entire city block of 3700 W. Grenshaw under the sway of his dealings, supplying heroin wholesale. He even had “shift workers” working 24/7.
The future has arrived in the Bay Area city of Mountain View, where Google’s self-driving bubble cars, which drive themselves, are plugging along city streets.
Members of SEIU-UHW working at Parkview Community Hospital in Riverside have charged the hospital with allowing maggots in cafeteria food, even alleging that maggots were found in a patient’s nose, according to the Los Angeles Times.
A new poll from New Hampshire indicates that Hillary Clinton’s popularity with large swaths of the Democratic Party has eroded, leaving an opening for Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.
Timothy Brownell, 25, who is accused of accosting three Sacramento-area musicians wearing skinny jeans and stabbing them with his knife while screaming homophobic slurs on Sunday, turned himself in to police Tuesday night.
On Monday, the California Department of Motor Vehicles announced it will start releasing black license plates similar to the 1960s version in two or three weeks. Personalized black plates will be released in August.
Pastor Clementa Pinckney, who was slain in the massacre at the Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, South Carolina, where Dylann Roof killed nine black worshipers, voted for the Confederate flag’s display at the Statehouse on May 3, 2000, when he was a state senator.
The bad news for the San Francisco Bay Bridge tower just got worse: cracks have been discovered on some of the rods that are part of the tower foundation, according to Caltrans. Caltrans also admitted that one of the four tower anchor rods broke after water exposure made it brittle.
Deflating footballs in the NFL is not restricted to the New England Patriots, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
On Monday, a judge from Sacramento County ruled that a proposed ballot measure called the “Sodomite Suppression Act,” which called for the execution of gays and lesbians throughout the state, was unconstitutional. Sacramento County Superior Court Judge Raymond M. Cadei’s decision means that the measure cannot advance to the signature-gathering phase, thus barring it from being placed on the ballot.
“We’ve survived PEDs,” Angels manager Mike Scioscia commented. “This game will never survive gambling. Will never.”
By next month, California, ever-eager to push the envelope on social issues, will become the first state to let transgendered people list their changed identity on their death certificates.