Sunday show 08-16-15
Hottest ticket in Washington?
It's for the pope at Capitol Rep. Peter Welch's sister, Maureen, had better intelligence than the five-term Vermont congressman about Pope Francis' upcoming trip to the United States and his historic address to Congress.
Pizzeria apologizes over ‘racist’ Pic-a-Nika pizza menu item
A New York City pizzeria has apologized after it debuted new menu item with a name many call racist. Pizza by Certé created a “Pic-a-Nika” pie topped with Southern fried chicken, sea-salted watermelon, and a sunflower seed crust -- sparking anger among customers and those on social media, reports PIX 11.
Four Florida teens arrested in carjacking, kidnapping of federal agent
Four high school students have been arrested in the carjacking and kidnapping of a Texas border patrol agent who was vacationing with his family in Florida authorities said.
Matisyahu responds to music festival's cancellation of show after pressure from anti-Israel group
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is now causing a rift in reggae. A music festival in Spain has canceled the performance of American Jewish rapper Matisyahu due to pressure from the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement and because the artist wouldn’t sign a pledge supporting the Palestinian state.
Alabama church opens gun range ‘in the name of Jesus Christ’
Praise the Lord . . . and pass the ammunition. An Alabama church has opened a gun range behind its sanctuary as an extension of its fellowship, WIAT reports.
Super cold, slew of snow in Old Farmer's Almanac forecast
Just when you thought you had gotten over last winter, be warned: The Old Farmer's Almanac predicts it will be super cold with a slew of snow for much of the country, even in places that don't usually see too much of it, like the Pacific Northwest.
EPA Administrator: Climate Change Affects ‘Our Ability to Earn a Decent Living’
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy said on Tuesday that climate change affects “everything and everyone we love,” including our ability to secure a livelihood.
Zoo discovers 150 alligators, crocodiles living in Toronto home
The founder of a Canadian zoo had a hard time believing owners of a Toronto home were living with 150 large alligators and crocodiles until he discovered it wasn’t just another reptilian urban myth.
Drones Spook Bears
Bears apparently find UFOs unbearable — airborne robots and other unidentified flying objects can make bear hearts beat four times faster, researchers say.