Members of The Ministry of Fun's Santa School, dressed as Father Christmas, work out to get 'chimney-ready' as they attend a special Santa Boot Camp at the new David Lloyd Club, Newbury, England on Nov. 30, 2015. (Christopher Ison/PA Wire via ZUMA Press)
CHICAGO, IL – NOVEMBER 30: Members of the Chicago Police Department SWAT team patrol the Main Quadrangles (Quad) on the Hyde Park Campus of the University of Chicago on November 30, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. The university president closed the campus today after the university was informed by the FBI that a threat of gun violence was made against the school specifically mentioning the "campus quad". (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Amazon’s Black Friday deals were pretty crazy this year, but the fun isn’t over just yet. Today kicks off another week of sales beginning with Cyber Monday 2015 and running all the way through this coming Saturday, December 5th. Amazon is the biggest online retailer in the world and since Cyber Week is all about online sales, you can believe that Amazon is going to come through in a big way. The retailer is offering killer deals across all product categories, but there’s one in particular that you might want to pay close attention to: HDTVs. Black Friday 2015 brought some incredible HDTV deals with it, but don’t worry if you missed out. There are still plenty of great deals
HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas lawmaker who assembled state and local authorities to review initial evidence following the death of Sandra Bland in a Southeast Texas jail says multiple investigations of her arrest and death are nearly complete.
CHICAGO (AP) — The latest about an online threat that led the University of Chicago to cancel classes on Monday (all times local):
Drunken driving is suspected of playing a role in a weekend highway collision between two automobiles that left five people dead outside of Phoenix, Arizona, authorities said on Monday. The two cars crashed head-on at about 8 p.m. local time on Sunday along Hunt Highway near Sun Lakes, about 25 miles southeast of the state capital, said Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Officer Chris Hegstrom. Four people were pronounced dead on the scene, and a fifth died at a nearby hospital, Hegstrom said.
A former student at Connecticut’s Wesleyan University pleaded guilty on Monday to distributing drugs after 11 people at a campus party in February were hospitalized for overdoses. Eric Lonergan, 23, of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in New Haven to conspiring to distribute the drug MDMA, also known as “Molly,” and synthetic marijuana. “From November 2013 to February 2015, Mr. Lonergan possessed and distributed drugs to other students that he claimed were Molly, also known as MDMA,” Assistant U.S. Attorney Eugene Calistro said during Monday’s hearing.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors: Man who allegedly shot Minneapolis protesters facing riot, assault charges .
This past summer I was a member of 500 Startups, one of the top accelerator programs in the world. For those who aren't familiar with 500 Startups or other accelerators (like Y Combinator or Tech Stars,) it's helpful to understand how these organizations function to fund Silicon Valley startups and technology innovation across the…