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Operation Homefront Invites you to Thank Troops

May 31 is the last day to send messages of thanks to U.S. military service members and to their families through Operation Homefront’s 2017 #Mission2Honor initiative. To show appreciation, visit OperationHomefront.org/Mission2honor through the end of May. Another way to express…

Google Lens Allows Phone to Recognize Objects

(CNN) - A cool new feature will soon have your Android phone camera doing more than snapping pictures and recording video. Google Lens was introduced on Tuesday. The tech company says Google Lens takes the artificial intelligence capabilities of Google…

James Corden to Host 2018 Grammy's

(CNN) - James Corden will once again host the Grammy Awards as it returns to the Big Apple. Corden emceed the annual awards show for the first time earlier this year and received generally positive reviews. CBS announced on Wednesday…

Jay Z and Beyonce Worth More than $1 Billion

(CNN) - Jay Z and Beyoncé are worth more than $1 billion. Forbes said Wednesday that the superstar couple's net worth has climbed to $1.16 billion. Jay Z accounts for most of it. He's worth $810 million. Meanwhile Forbes put…

Biden Finally Getting Own Ice Cream Flavor

(CNN) - Former Vice President Joe Biden's enthusiasm for ice cream has been the subject of countless memes and jokes on social media. And now, Biden is getting his own ice cream flavor. Cornell Dairy is creating the vanilla-based, chocolate-chip-filled…

Autism Bill on its Way to the Governor's Desk

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama bill requiring some insurers to cover autism treatment for children is on its way to the governor. The state House of Representatives voted unanimously Thursday morning to go along with Senate changes and send…

U.S Senate Candidates

The deadline to run for Senate seat, previously held by Mobile, Alabama's Jeff Sessions is Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Jeff Sessions is now the U.S. Attorney General. U.S. Sen. Luther Strange, U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks, Roy Moore, and Trip Pittman…

Junior League of Columbus to Donate more than 27,000 Diapers

According to a press release, The Junior League of Columbus (JLC) will distribute more than 27,500 diapers that were collected by its members during a yearlong diaper drive, most notably through the Little Black Dress Initiative held back in March.…

Troup County School Teacher Receives Read 180 Educator Award

Nine months ago Rosemont Elementary School implemented Read 180 to help increase literacy levels of students. During Read 180 sessions, students work on skills such as phonics, fluency, reading comprehension, spelling, writing, and vocabulary. Lynn Thrailkill, Rosemont Elementary fourth grade…

Earn Skymiles with Delta when You Take Lyft

(CNN) - Now you can earn Delta Skymiles without even getting on the plane! Through a partnership with the ride share company Lyft, if you're a Delta Skymiles member -for every $1.00 that you spend on a Lyft ride, you'll…

Joe Liberman Interviewing for FBI Director

(CNN) - Joe Lieberman is in the running to be the new director of the FBI. The former senator from Connecticut says he got an unexpected call to interview for the position on Tuesday. Justice Department officials say president Trump…

Social Media Outrage Over Chanel's $1,300 Boomerang

(CNN) - French fashion label Chanel has sparked social media outrage by selling a boomerang. The item is part of Chanel's spring-summer 2017 collection and is priced more than  $1,000. Critics accuse the designer of appropriating indigenous Australian culture for…

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