Pope Francis slaps woman’s hand, then denounces violence against women

Pope Francis has used his New Year message to denounce violence against women, hours after slapping a woman’s hand to free himself from her grip.”Women are sources of life. Yet they are continually insulted, beaten, raped, forced to prostitute themselves and to suppress the life they bear in the womb,” the Pontiff told worshipers gathered at St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican on Wednesday.”Every form of violence … Continue reading Pope Francis slaps woman’s hand, then denounces violence against women

A Florida dog put a car into reverse and drove it in circles for nearly an hour

Anne Sabol’s cul-de-sac in Port St. Lucie, Florida, is fairly quiet.Well, it was, until a dog hopped in its owner’s running car, kicked it in reverse, drove in circles for an hour and smashed a neighbor’s mailbox before safely exiting the vehicle without so much as a scratch. But Sabol didn’t know who was behind the wheel when she first spotted the car, whirling around the block … Continue reading A Florida dog put a car into reverse and drove it in circles for nearly an hour

CVS to test drone delivery for your medications

The drones are coming — and they’re bringing your aspirin. CVS is the latest drug store to explore delivering to you via a drone. The pharmacy chain is partnering with UPS, which received a Federal Aviation Administration certificate earlier this month to make limited drone deliveries. CVS (CVS) said in a brief statement Monday that it believes customers will value fast delivery, especially in rural areas. Focusing their businesses on health care gives … Continue reading CVS to test drone delivery for your medications

Eddie Murphy kicks off comeback with ‘Dolemite is My Name’

Eddie Murphy hasn’t exactly been dormant since his Oscar-nominated role in “Dreamgirls,” but he’s been quiet enough for “Dolemite is My Name” to be billed as the start of a comeback. If so, it’s a mildly diverting, sluggishly paced kickoff, one predicated on the hardscrabble underbelly of show business. Directed by Craig Brewer (“Hustle & Flow”), the most salient credit in framing the film actually belongs … Continue reading Eddie Murphy kicks off comeback with ‘Dolemite is My Name’