Fatal police shootings 40% more likely in states with higher gun ownership

iStock/ThinkstockBY. DR. TAMBETTA OJONG (NEW YORK) — The U.S. Constitution’s second amendment gives us the “right to bear arms,” but what if having a gun for protection is actually putting you more at risk of harm? A new study finds that a person’s chances of being involved in a fatal police shooting is higher in states with the highest rates …

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Fleetwood Mac responds to Lindsey Buckingham lawsuit, “looks forward to their day in court”

Steve Granitz/Getty ImagesFleetwood Mac has issued a statement responding to the lawsuit that longtime singer/guitarist Lindsey Buckingham launched earlier this week that alleges that he was wrongfully ousted from the band. A spokesman for the group shared the following with ABC Radio: “Fleetwood Mac strongly disputes the allegations presented in Mr. Buckingham’s complaint and looks forward to their day in …

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Expanded version of Neil Diamond 50th anniversary compilation due out in November

Capitol/UMeLast year, Neil Diamond celebrated his 50-year recording career by releasing a 50-track compilation aptly titled Neil Diamond 50: The 50th Anniversary Collection. Now, the legendary singer/songwriter will issue an expanded 115-track version of the retrospective called 50th Anniversary Collector’s Edition that will hit stores on November 30. Spread across six CDs, the new collection features scads of classic Diamond …

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Getting Your Kid A Pet? How ‘Bout A Rat!

If you’re thinking about getting a pet for your kids, you may want to forgo the traditional dog or cat… and get them a RAT! That’s according to a study conducted by RightPet, an online pet products and services review site. They surveyed nearly 17-thousand people from over 100 countries… and discovered that kids are reportedly more satisfied with a …

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The Sound of Simon: Paul Simon’s historic appearance on “Saturday Night Live” takes place this weekend

Rosalind O’Connor/NBCJust a reminder that Paul Simon will be performing on this weekend’s Saturday Night Live, which airs on NBC at 11:30 p.m./10:30 p.m. CT. This will mark the ninth time that the folk-rock legend has been a musical guest on SNL, more than any other artist in the late-night comedy show’s 43-year history. Simon, a two-time Rock & Roll …

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Screen time overload: How media multitasking can affect our impressions of new people

iStock/Thinkstock BY. COLETTE POOLE-BOYKIN (NEW YORK) — In the 21st Century, multiple media devices, such as smartphones, computers and television, constantly compete for our attention. Using them all at once is known as media multitasking, and it forces our brains to work overtime to process all the information — often inefficiently. Not only does this make us prone to errors, …

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Original handwritten lyrics for Elton John and Bernie Taupin’s “Your Song” to be auctioned off next month

Denise Truscello/WireImageFor the right amount of money, you could soon be the proud owner of the original handwritten lyrics to the Elton John and Bernie Taupin classic, “Your Song.” The lyrics — scrawled in blue ink by Taupin and placed in a vintage wooden frame — will be going up for bid in New York City next month at the …

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Leppard-mania! Def Leppard releasing new hits compilation, Christmas song, vinyl singles box set & more

Mercury/UMeThis week, Def Leppard received its first-ever nomination for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. If that’s not exciting enough for the band’s fans, the British rockers have now announced plans for a series of special releases due out this year. The first is a career-spanning hits compilation titled The Story So Far — The Best Of, …

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Star Pet Of The Week – October 12, 2018

Here’s our newest Star Pet Of The Week! Thanks to Jaybordsen for the video. Your baby goat in the diaper is adorable and your Yorkie sure is fast! Want your pet to be our next Star Pet Of The Week? Upload your adorable, quirky, lovable, funny pet videos to http://TeshVideos.com We’ll feature the best ones on https://Facebook.com/johntesh, https://Tesh.com, and https://www.instagram.com/johntesh_ifyl/ …

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CPR And What You Should Know

In a life or death moment, experts now recommend skipping the mouth-to-mouth CPR on adults and doing “hands-only” or “compression-only” CPR. Why? Because the survival rate is much higher! In Arizona, when emergency dispatchers used to instruct people to do regular CPR, 97% of heart attack victims died. When they switched to “hands-only” CPR, the survival rate more than tripled! …

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