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Simpsons-Dedicated Website To Launch After FXX Marathon

Posted On July 21, 2014

(Undated) -- FXX is opening "SimpsonsWorld" to online fans in October. A new website dedicated to all things Simpsons will allow users to access every episode of the long-running animated series and create playlists and share clips with other users. Described as the "ultimate Simpsons digital experience," "Variety" says "SimpsonsWorld" will also be available through…

Obama Again Defends Israel’s Right To Defend Itself

Posted On July 21, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is again defending Israel's right to defend itself against rocket attacks from Hamas. In a White House statement, Obama also expressed serious concerns about the loss of civilian life in the ongoing conflict. Secretary of State John Kerry has been dispatched to the Middle East to press for a ceasefire…

White House: Number Of Children Crossing Border Is Down

Posted On July 21, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- White House spokesman Josh Earnest says the number of unaccompanied children coming across the southwest border is dropping. In his daily briefing, Earnest cited a daily average this month of about 150. The average in June was more than 350. Meanwhile, Texas Governor Rick Perry is confirming that National Guard troops are…

Two Men Face Murder Charges In Philly

Posted On July 21, 2014

(Philadelphia, PA) -- Two men have been charged in the deaths of an elderly couple in their Philadelphia home. Police say the suspects had been hired to do odd jobs around the couple's house. Investigators say the victims were killed when they confronted the pair as they looked for money.

Browns’ Manziel Has NFL’s Top Selling Jersey

Posted On July 21, 2014

(Undated) -- Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel has the top selling jersey in the NFL. According to NFLShop.com, Manziel's number-two jersey outsold all others during the first quarter of the NFL's fiscal year. The former Heisman Trophy winner out of Texas A&M beat out Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick and Broncos…