Chicago White Sox’s player development staff includes Blake Hickman — a graduate of Simeon and the team’s ACE program

The Chicago White Sox Amateur City Elite (ACE) program is part of Blake Hickman’s baseball story. Hickman now looks to help develop aces — and relievers — as a pitching coach in the Sox organization. The Sox announced their 2023 player development staff Tuesday, and Hickman will be the pitching coach at Class A Kannapolis… Continue reading Chicago White Sox’s player development staff includes Blake Hickman — a graduate of Simeon and the team’s ACE program

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First flyby in 50,000 years: Here’s how to see ‘green comet’

You may not need binoculars or a telescope to see C/2022 E3 (ZTF), the green comet discovered this past March, when it makes its closest approach to Earth in 50,000 years Wednesday and Thursday. “Comets are notoriously unpredictable, but if this one continues its current trend in brightness, it’ll be easy to spot with binoculars,… Continue reading First flyby in 50,000 years: Here’s how to see ‘green comet’

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Broncos finalizing deal with Saints that will end with Sean Payton as Denver head coach: report

Sean Payton will take on the Denver Broncos’ Russell Wilson reclamation project after all. The Broncos and Saints reportedly finalized terms of a trade for the temporarily retired New Orleans head coach on Tuesday. Denver is trading its 2023 first-round pick and next year’s second-round pick for Payton and the Saints’ 2024 third rounder, per… Continue reading Broncos finalizing deal with Saints that will end with Sean Payton as Denver head coach: report

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AP source: FBI searched Biden’s former office in November

WASHINGTON — The FBI searched President Joe Biden’s former office at the Penn Biden Center in Washington in November, according to a person familiar with the matter, at least a week after his personal lawyers first found classified records there from his time as vice president. The discovery of the documents at the office blocks… Continue reading AP source: FBI searched Biden’s former office in November

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ChatGPT creator rolls out ‘imperfect’ tool to help teachers spot potential cheating

(CNN) — Two months after OpenAI unnerved some educators with the public release of ChatGPT, an AI chatbot that can help students and professionals generate shockingly convincing essays, the company is unveiling a new tool to help teachers adapt. OpenAI on Tuesday announced a new feature, called an “AI text classifier,” that allows users to check if… Continue reading ChatGPT creator rolls out ‘imperfect’ tool to help teachers spot potential cheating

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Williams: FDA regs are bad for the waistline

America has a love-hate relationship with weight-loss drugs. A silver bullet to ward off obesity always seems to be around the corner, but there’s always the risk of a “miracle drug” turning into the next Fen-Phen and causing life-threatening injuries. Now, a new crop of weight-loss medications is coming on the market that can seemingly burn fat… Continue reading Williams: FDA regs are bad for the waistline

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Will Smith and Martin Lawrence announce ‘Bad Boys’ sequel

(CNN) — Bad boys for life! Will Smith and Martin Lawrence announced Tuesday that they are reuniting for another sequel in their “Bad Boys” franchise. Smith took to social media with the news of “Bad Boys 4” with a video on his verified Instagram account. In the video, Smith amps his followers up as he climbs… Continue reading Will Smith and Martin Lawrence announce ‘Bad Boys’ sequel

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Police: 1 killed, 1 wounded in shooting at Brockton Dollar Tree

Authorities are investigating a double shooting at a Dollar Tree in Brockton that left one person dead and another wounded. Officers responding to a reported shooting at the store on Montello Street around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday found two men suffering from apparent gunshot wounds inside the store. Four nearby public schools were put in safe… Continue reading Police: 1 killed, 1 wounded in shooting at Brockton Dollar Tree

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You People Brings Cringe not Comedy to Social Commentary

You People, the story of an interracial couple in Los Angeles, is a satire that takes a black-and-white approach to comedy. Yes, Eddie Murphy, Jonah Hill and Julia Louis-Dreyfus are comedic royalty, and seeing them riff on screen is never less than pleasant, but this Netflix release goes too far in some instances and not… Continue reading You People Brings Cringe not Comedy to Social Commentary

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Prosecutors file charges in set shooting by Alec Baldwin

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Actor Alec Baldwin and a weapons specialist have been formally charged with involuntary manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a cinematographer on a New Mexico movie set, according to court documents filed by prosecutors Tuesday. Santa Fe District Attorney Mary Carmack-Altwies filed the charging documents naming Baldwin and Hannah Gutierrez-Reed,… Continue reading Prosecutors file charges in set shooting by Alec Baldwin

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