Elise Christie: British speed skater considered quitting after Winter Olympic heartbreak

Elise Christie: British speed skater considered quitting after Winter Olympic heartbreak

At the Winter Olympics, Christie fell in the 500m final and 1500m semi-finals, and was disqualified from the 1,000m heatsElise Christie felt "very alone" after the Winter Olympics. Her campaign in Pyeongchang did not go to plan when she came home empty-handed. Then her boyfriend dumped her and her coach left his role. For five…
The Price of Cool: A Teenager, a Juul and Nicotine Addiction

The Price of Cool: A Teenager, a Juul and Nicotine Addiction

That was rough. “But I knew if my parents caught me, I couldn’t do it again, and that represented a future of not doing it,” Matt said. “I rationalized that it was better to do without it briefly, than forever.” Then he found that the delayed gratification from leaving it at home was fantastic. “If…
CNN reporter Jim Acosta heading ‘back to work’ after judge orders White House to restore his press credential

CNN reporter Jim Acosta heading ‘back to work’ after judge orders White House to...

CLOSE The White House yanked Jim Acosta's "hard pass." But what is a hard pass, and why does it matter? USA Today's Susan Page explains. USA TODAY President Donald Trump argues with CNN's Jim Acosta. (Photo: MANDEL NGAN, AFP/Getty Images) WASHINGTON – A federal judge on Friday ordered the White House to restore CNN reporter Jim…
Criminal turkey now the ‘mayor’ of the town it’s terrorizing

Criminal turkey now the ‘mayor’ of the town it’s terrorizing

Smoke the wild turkey is now the mayor of Ashwaubenon, Wisconsin. Or, well...he's an honorary one, at the very least. Authorities have spent the past couple of months, trying to capture the mischievous bird, who has a penchant for standing in traffic and chasing school children, according to the Washington Post. Afraid that he would…
ATP Finals: Alexander Zverev beats John Isner to set up Roger Federer semi-final

ATP Finals: Alexander Zverev beats John Isner to set up Roger Federer semi-final

Alexander Zverev has won five of his six meetings against John IsnerGermany's Alexander Zverev sealed his place in the ATP Finals semi-finals with a straight-set win which knocked his American opponent John Isner out of the season-ending event. Both men dominated their service games, but Zverev nicked the first-set tie-break before breaking at the end…