Chris Kissel is a writer based in Los Angeles.
U.S. Begins Airstrikes Against ISIS in Syria
The U.S. began "intense" operations in Syria against the terror group ISIS early Tuesday, sending bombers, fighters, and Tomahawk missiles into ISIS-dominated territory in the northern part of the country.
Cris Carter Makes Emotional Child Abuse Speech, Says Adrian Peterson’s Deactivation is “the Right Thing” [VIDEO]
NFL Hall of Famer and ESPN sports analyst Cris Carter took a minute to make an emotional, passionate speech about child abuse in response to Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson's Friday arrest. "You can't beat a kid to make them do what they want to do," said Carter on ESPN's Sunday NFL Countdown program. " d...
Charles Barkley Defends Adrian Peterson, Says Ray Rice Should Get ‘Another Chance’
NFL hall of famer and sports analyst Charles Barkley joined the list of prominent sports fgures chiming in on Adrian Peterson's child abuse arrest – this time, defending the Minnesota Vikings running back.
Updated: 3 Reported Dead in Maryland Mall Shooting
A shooting at a suburban shopping mall in Maryland has left at least three dead, according to authorities.
National Radio Personality Kidd Kraddick Dead at 53
Kidd Kraddick, host of the popular, nationally-aired morning show Kidd Kraddick in the Morning, has died in New Orleans.
Texas Fertilizer Plant Explodes; Mass Injuries Reported
An explosion in West, TX, just outside of Waco, spread fires across multiple buildings and injured an unknown number of people earlier tonight. The explosion occurred at the West Fertilizer Plant shortly before 8 PM CT. A large number of people have been reported injured, though the number of those killed in the explosion, if any, has not yet been officially released...
Retired General Norman Schwarzkopf Dead at 78
Norman Schwarzkopf, the retired American general who led coalition forces in the 1991 Gulf War, died Thursday in Tampa, Florida at the age of 78, the Associated Press reports.
3 Killed, 4 Injured in Shooting at Spa in Milwaukee Suburb
Three people are dead and four others injured today after a mass shooting at a spa in Brookfield, Wis., a suburb of Milwaukee. The man police suspect in the shooting has also been found dead, according to a county dispatcher in Wisconsin.
Arlen Specter, Former U.S. Senator, Dead at 82
Arlen Specter, the bristly former Republican senator from Pennsylvania who often made headlines by playing the political center and confounding Republican colleagues in the Senate, died today at age 82. According to Specter's family, his death was due to complications from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.