Hundreds of climate activists vow to ‘disrupt’ lawmakers’ annual charity baseball game

America’s pastime is about to be confronted by political activism. Hundreds of environmental activists plan to “disrupt” Thursday evening’s Congressional Baseball Game, an annual tradition that raises money for charity and has offered a divisive Washington the rare opportunity for an evening of bipartisanship since 1909. More than 300 people have RSVP’d for a protest … Read more

Gunmakers score $1B windfall on assault weapons as mass shootings surge: congressional report

Gunmakers have raked in $1 billion in profits in the past decade from selling assault-style weapons as mass shootings surged in the U.S., according to a congressional report issued Wednesday. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.), chair of the House oversight committee, grilled two leading gun executives at a hearing on how the firearms industry profits off … Read more

‘This is his team’: Mac Jones emerges as star and leader of Patriots on Day 1 of training camp

Patriots Jones drew all the attention before, during, and after the Patriots’ first practice. Dozens of media members surrounded Mac Jones as he answered questions following the first day of training camp. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff FOXBOROUGH — Mac Jones enters his second training camp in a much different spot than his first. A year ago … Read more

Study casts more doubt on use of high-dose vitamin D pills

More research suggests it’s time to abandon the craze over vitamin D. Taking high doses of “the sunshine vitamin” doesn’t reduce the risk of broken bones in generally healthy older Americans, researchers reported Wednesday. It’s the latest in a string of disappointments about a nutrient once hoped to have wide-ranging protective effects. That same study … Read more

Season 2 of

Season 2 of “Secret Celebrity Renovation” premieres Friday, July 29 02:05 In the season premiere of “Secret Celebrity Renovation,” comedian and actor Billy Gardell, star of CBS’ hit comedy “Bob Hearts Abishola,” returns to his hometown of Pittsburgh to renovate the home of his best friend’s mother, Marianne O’Connell.  In an emotional tribute, Billy takes … Read more

“Only Murders in the Building” co-creator on how Jane Lynch became Charles’ stand-in

“Only Murders in the Building” is a puzzle box of references; secret passageways, asides from Oliver (Martin Short) about his past that may or may not be relevant (or true). One of its great surprises was the reveal of the stand-in for TV actor Charles (Steve Martin) who played Brazzos, a jaded detective, on a long-running cop show … Read more

3 Injured When Stolen Vehicle Fleeing Police Causes Crash in Greater Grand Crossing: CPD

Two children were among three injured Wednesday evening when a stolen car being pursued by police collided with another vehicle in the city’s Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood, authorities said. At approximately 7:15 p.m., police officers from Indiana were following a black Chrysler 300, which exited the expressway at a high rate of speed and struck … Read more

STEM Queen, Miss Black USA Talented Teen Will Soon Crown Successor And Scholarship Recipient

WILMINGTON, Del. (CBS) — She is known as the STEM Queen and CBS3 featured her as one of our heroes of Black History Month. Now, the Wilmington native is behind a brand-new scholarship opportunity. Nineteen-year-old Jacqueline Means is inspiring young women to go after their dreams in traditionally male-dominated STEM fields. READ MORE: Eagles Training … Read more