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  • Surgery separates 10-month-old baby born with 4 legs, 2 spines

    It was late January when Nancy Swabb found herself wanting to help a family across the Atlantic Ocean, in Cote d’Ivoire — all because of a photo. A friend had shared a post on Facebook about the need for a host family for a 9-month-old girl for two months while she received medical care in Park Ridge, Illinois. The post came from Children’s Medical Missions West, a nonprofit that helps transport children around the world to receive free medical care […]

  • Dylann Roof friend to be sentenced

    The friend of Dylann Roof who admitted not divulging to authorities Roof’s plans to massacre black people at a Charleston, South Carolina, church, is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday in federal court. Joey Meek was not accused of having a direct role in the June 17, 2015, slaying of nine people at the historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston. Roof, 22, was found guilty of those killings in federal court and has been sentenced to death. Meek, of […]

  • Apple unveils special-edition iPhone 7 in red

    A surprise new iPhone is here — and it’s red. Apple unveiled Tuesday a special red version of the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, to commemorate the 10-year partnership between the tech giant and Red, an organization that helps fights AIDS. The special edition iPhones, which feature a red aluminum body, will be available in 128GB and 256GB models starting at $749. Customers can buy them in stores and online starting Friday. Apple is the world’s largest corporate donor to […]

  • Ivanka Trump to get a West Wing office

    WASHINGTON — Ivanka Trump will work out of an office in the West Wing, a White House official told CNN on Monday. The official also confirmed Trump will seek a security clearance and government-provided communication devices, although she will not be a government employee. The move places President Donald Trump’s eldest daughter — long one of his closest advisers — at the center of his administration, following weeks during which she held no formal role but appeared alongside the President […]

  • That big chicken video isn’t fake, but it is terrifying

    Am I the only person wondering why this chicken is so damn big 🤔🤔🤔 — LifesBook_Ceo (@LifesBook_Ceo) March 19, 2017 If you haven’t seen “The big chicken video,” find a comfortable place to sit, because nothing can prepare you for the moment this behemoth rolls out of his coop looking like the final boss in a video game. That is a huge chicken! Planet Earth needs a whole episode dedicated to this dude. His big chicken-ness did not go […]

  • David Rockefeller, banker and philanthropist, dies at 101

    NEW YORK — David Rockefeller, the famed banker and philanthropist, died Monday at age 101, according to a spokesperson for the Rockefeller Brothers Fund. Rockefeller served as chairman and CEO of Chase Manhattan Bank, which after a series of mergers is now JPMorgan Chase. But he was also born into great wealth as a grandson of John D. Rockefeller, who was the founder of the Standard Oil empire and America’s first billionaire. According to Forbes, David Rockefeller was worth $3.3 […]

  • Tom Brady’s stolen Super Bowl jerseys recovered by FBI, NFL

    Tom Brady’s missing jerseys from Super Bowl LI and XLIX have been found, the NFL said Monday. “The items were found in the possession of a credentialed member of the international media,” an NFL statement said. In the locker room following the New England Patriots’ 34-28 win over the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI, Brady noticed his No. 12 jersey was missing after he said he had put it in his bag. The estimated value of the jersey is […]

  • Meet ‘Sesame Street’s’ muppet with autism

    The newest resident of “Sesame Street” has orange hair and a fondness for her toy rabbit. She also has autism. Julia has been a part of the “Sesame Street” family via its storybooks and was so popular that the decision was made to add the character to the TV series. On Sunday, viewers got to meet her during a “60 Minutes” segment. “I think the big discussion right at the start was, ‘How do we do this? How do we […]

  • Hunt continues for armed teacher accused of kidnapping student

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Six days without a credible tip — that’s how long authorities have been digging for answers in the alleged abduction of a 15-year-old girl by a teacher at her Culleoka, Tennessee, high school. A lawyer for Elizabeth Thomas’ father said the teen’s alleged abductor is armed, dangerous and “obviously a man who is not in control of his faculties.” On Saturday, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation updated its Amber Alert explaining how little has turned up since […]

  • Waiter fired for asking diners for proof of residency

    HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. — A California waiter was fired after asking patrons at a Huntington Beach restaurant for proof of residency when they ordered a drink. The exchange happened at the Saint Marc pub-café on March 11, according to CNN affiliate KABC. “The fact that he said, ‘I need to make sure you’re from here before I serve you,’ was completely unacceptable,” Diana Carrillo wrote on Facebook after visiting the Pacific Coast Highway restaurant last Saturday with two friends. In […]

  • Paris Orly Airport: Father of gunman says son ‘not a terrorist’, blames drugs and alcohol

    PARIS — The father of the man shot dead at Orly airport in Paris after attacking a French solider insisted Sunday his son was “not a terrorist.” Ziyed Ben Belgacem held a gun on a female soldier while shouting: “I am here to die in the name of Allah … There will be deaths,” before two of the soldier’s comrades shot him dead Saturday, a prosecutor told reporters. But speaking to France’s Europe 1 radio, Belgacem’s father denied his son […]

  • Humpback whales are behaving strangely and scientists want to know why

    Humpback whales are suddenly hanging out in massive, densely packed “super groups” and scientists are trying to figure out why. It’s a curious phenomenon that’s been spotted off the coast of South Africa by researchers and the general public. Their meet-up spot is far away from where humpback whales usually summer in the Antarctic. The groups swell from 20 to 200 and they are focused on one thing — feeding. “When you’re in a small boat with 200 humpback whales […]