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Kasabian frontman Tom Meighan quits rock band over ‘personal issues’

Kasabian frontman Tom Meighan quits rock band over ‘personal issues’

Kasabian frontman Tom Meighan has quit the band over “personal issues.” The British rock group — formed in 1997 in the English city of Leicester — announced the 39-year-old musician’s sudden departure on Monday in a statement posted to its social media channels. “Tom Meighan is stepping down from Kasabian by mutual consent,” the statement…MORE

Time capsule believed to contain Gen. Robert E. Lee’s button and a hair from his horse found under a Confederate monument

Time capsule believed to contain Gen. Robert E. Lee’s button and a hair from his horse found under a Confederate monument

Officials working to remove a Confederate monument from downtown Raleigh discovered an unopened time capsule in its base. Now, 126 years after it was buried underneath the Confederate Soldiers Monument on the grounds of the North Carolina State Capitol, archaeologists and conservators from the state Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR) have revealed what’s…MORE

Dalai Lama marks his 85th birthday with his first ever album release

Dalai Lama marks his 85th birthday with his first ever album release

The 14th Dalai Lama is marking his 85th birthday by releasing his first ever album. The Tibetan spiritual leader, who celebrates the milestone Monday, hopes “Inner World” — an album of mantras and Buddhist teachings — will provide some tranquility amid the chaos of the coronavirus pandemic and global protests sparked by the death of…MORE

New Jersey Democrat faces primary challenge from a former volunteer

New Jersey Democrat faces primary challenge from a former volunteer

Two years ago, Arati Kreibich volunteered to help reelect New Jersey Rep. Josh Gottheimer. In Tuesday’s Democratic primary, she is running to replace him. The split came slowly, she said, and then all at once. When Gottheimer and a band of moderate and conservative Democrats pushed to quickly pass a controversial border aid bill in…MORE

What you need to know about coronavirus on Monday, July 6

What you need to know about coronavirus on Monday, July 6

Coronavirus can float through the air. It’s likely transmitting that way. That’s why experts want you to wear face masks and stop going to crowded bars, churches and other indoor spaces. A group of 239 international scientists wrote an open letter to the World Health Organization and other agencies to be more forthright in explaining…MORE

Goldman Sachs thinks the US recovery is running into trouble

Goldman Sachs thinks the US recovery is running into trouble

The surge in coronavirus cases across the Sun Belt is slowing the economic recovery in the United States. That’s according to Goldman Sachs, which said this weekend it now expects a weaker rebound in the third quarter as local leaders impose fresh restrictions and consumers show signs of caution. The investment bank predicts the US…MORE

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