• The Canadian Press

    SmileDirectClub shuts down months after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

    NEW YORK (AP) — SmileDirectClub is shutting down — just months after the struggling teeth-straightening company filed for bankruptcy protection. In a Friday announcement, SmileDirectClub said it had made an “incredibly difficult decision to wind down its global operations, effective immediately.” That leaves existing customers in limbo. SmileDirectClub's aligner treatment through its telehealth platform is no longer available, the Nashville, Tennessee, company said, while urging consumers to con

  • Associated Press

    Texas prosecutors drop murder charges against 2 of 3 people in fatal stabbing of Seattle woman

    Texas prosecutors have dropped murder charges against two people in the fatal stabbing of a 23-year-old Seattle woman as a trial continues with the third defendant. The 2020 killing of Marisela Botello-Valadez drew international attention last year when two of the people arrested in her killing cut off their ankle monitors and left the country while free on bond. The dismissal of charges comes only days after a Texas man who cut of his ankle monitor went on a shooting rampage, drawing renewed attention to questions about the use of technology in freeing people ahead of their trials.

  • Yahoo Celebrity

    Kevin Costner and Jewel are enjoying a flirty relationship. Here are the other new couples closing out 2023 together.

    Kevin Costner and Jewel! Selena Gomez and Benny Blanco! While 2023 seemed to be the year of divorces, new couples are stepping out in time amid the holidays.