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Move to share art prize sparked outrage. Why winning is out of fashion

Move to share art prize sparked outrage. Why winning is out of fashion

You get a prize! You get a prize! Everybody gets a prize! In a mass giveaway more commonly seen on Oprah Winfrey’s set, organizers of Britain’s most prestigious modern art award, the Turner Prize, gave the trophy to all four shortlisted artists — Helen Cammock, Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Oscar Murillo and Tai Shani — after…MORE

A Houston police officer dies after being shot in the line of duty

A Houston police officer dies after being shot in the line of duty

A Houston police officer has died after being shot in the line of duty, police said. Sgt. Chris Brewster, 32, was shot and killed while responding to a call with a team Saturday, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said. “I’ve lost a sergeant, we’ve lost a friend,” Acevedo said. Brewster graduated from the academy in…MORE

You can now go skiing in a New Jersey mall

You can now go skiing in a New Jersey mall

What has 5,500 tons of snow, a 160-foot vertical drop, and 28-degree weather year round? Suburban New Jersey, thanks to North America’s first indoor ski and snowboard park. The winter sports center, Big Snow American Dream, opened its doors on Thursday to four Olympic gold medalists and a skier dressed as Santa Claus. The park…MORE

Winston Lawson, Secret Service agent with JFK in Dallas, dies at 91

Winston Lawson, Secret Service agent with JFK in Dallas, dies at 91

Winston Lawson, the Secret Service agent who planned President John F. Kennedy’s motorcade route in Dallas and rode in a car immediately in front when Kennedy was assassinated, died November 7 in Norfolk, Virginia, his son, Jeff Lawson, told CNN. Winston Lawson spent 22 years in the Secret Service. He served under seven presidents, from…MORE

Elderly couple found dead buried under snow

Elderly couple found dead buried under snow

An elderly couple that had been buried in snow in Arizona for an indeterminable amount of time was found dead on Friday, according to a statement from the Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office. The couple was identified as Ash Fork residents Richard Alexander 74, and his wife, Elizabeth Alexander, 79, the statement said. They were found…MORE

The actress behind ‘Peloton wife’ has finally spoken

The actress behind ‘Peloton wife’ has finally spoken

“Peloton wife” has a name and it’s not the one shouted out by the spin instructor on her little stationary bike TV. Monica Ruiz is the actress behind the infamous Peloton holiday commercial, and she has finally emerged to let us know what she thinks about her explosive fame. The commercial blew up on social…MORE

Video captures the sound of joy when a baby’s hearing aid is turned on

Video captures the sound of joy when a baby’s hearing aid is turned on

When the video starts, 4-month-old Georgina silently stares at the camera. Then her mother says, “OK, so we’ve just turned your hearing on. Can you say hello to everybody?” Georgina’s response is immediate — and heart-melting. She enthusiastically squeals a long, high-pitched “hi” of her own. When she turns her head, you can see the…MORE