LAKELAND, Fla. ? "I'm drunk," a Florida driver repeatedly tells followers on the social media app Periscope, staring at her cellphone's camera, mounted on the dashboard, before she is arrested and charged with driving under the influence.
The Lakeland Police Department released video from the app Tuesday, after the arrest from the weekend made national headlines. In the video, a glossy-eyed-Whitney Beall says that she thinks she's blown a tire and that she's driving very slowly.
For the second week in a row, the NFL acknowledged an officiating error in a nationally televised game.
This time, the problem was twofold: 18 seconds were incorrectly run off the clock late in the fourth quarter Monday night in the Pittsburgh Steelers' 24-20 victory at the San Diego Chargers ? and none of the game officials noticed the gaffe and corrected it.
PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas ? Prairie View City Councilman Jonathan Miller was kneeling on the ground when the Taser struck his back, electric shocks that made him scream in pain as his muscles tensed and then went into spasms.
?I just stiffened up, started shaking, almost convulsing,? the 26-year-old Miller said Tuesday in an interview with the Los Angeles Times.
WASHINGTON ? Lawyers for a former Republican staffer fired from the House Benghazi committee on Tuesday challenged comments by the panel's GOP chairman, calling them "unequivocally false" in an escalating internal dispute just days before Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton testifies.
LONDON ? Marlon James became the first Jamaican winner of the prestigious Booker Prize for fiction Tuesday with a vivid, violent, exuberant and expletive-laden novel based on the attempted assassination of Bob Marley.
Michael Wood, chairman of the judging panel, said "A Brief History of Seven Killings" was "the most exciting book on the list" and a novel full of the "sheer pleasure" of language.