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    Bee swarm attacks man, sting him more than 150 times

    JUPITER FARMS, Fla. — A man is being treated after a swarm of bees attacked him in Jupiter Farms, according to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue. When paramedics responded to a call in the 9000 block of Whippoorwill Trail they saw the bees attacking the man in an open field. Paramedics used foam and Co2 extinguishers to force the insects back and rescued the patient, fire rescue said. The victim was then taken to a local hospital for treatment of more than […]

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    20 photos of the storm that is slamming New England

    Rise and shine, New England. You can’t — or really shouldn’t — head out to Dunkin’ Donuts for a pick-me-up coffee Tuesday morning. But you don’t have to leave the house to get a jolt: Just look outside at the swirling, rapidly falling snow or listen to the howling winds. New York City residents woke up breathing a sigh of relief after the blizzard of 2015 dumped snow there, but not to the extent some had feared. In fact, the […]

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    Have you seen a robot doctor?

    DALLAS — You’ve got to admit, robots can do a lot of cool stuff. But have you seen a robot doctor? Folks at Children’s Medical are doing the robot. Meet RP-VITA, or as the kids call him, ‘Zippy.’ “Robots, for them, are something that they love,” Tamera Perry, Program Manager for Innovative Healthcare and Telemedicine said. “They can hug the robot, they can take a picture with the robot.” Zippy’s looking pretty snazzy. “Yes, he has a bow [tie.] He’s […]

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    Facebook, Instagram briefly go down; Twitter freaks out

    PALO ALTO, Calif. — For about an hour this morning, humans across the world were briefly forced to interact with each other in person. Shortly after 12:10 a.m. ET, Facebook and Instagram went down, leaving millions of users around the world briefly unable to post selfies or humblebrag. Visitors were greeted with a message that said, “Sorry, something went wrong.” For others, the page wouldn’t load. The outage affected a large portion of the United States, according to downdetector.com. Users across […]

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    Update: Man turns himself in for disappearance of couple who responded to Craigslist ad

    TELFAIR COUNTY, Ga. — The suspect sought in connection with the disappearance of a Marietta, Ga., couple who had posted a Craigslist ad turned himself in Monday morning, the Telfair County Sheriff’s Office said on its Facebook page. A team of more than 100 people continues to search for the missing couple, and deputies are contacting land owners and hunters familiar with the area to determine if they’ve seen anything suspicious, Telfair County Sheriff Chris Steverson said. “There are search […]

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    Thirteen days after birth MRI reveals baby born without eyes

    MESA, Ariz. — A baby boy was born without eyes to a family in the East Valley. Richie Lopez is 3 months old, and his mother, Kelly Lopez, says she had a completely normal pregnancy. Her ultrasounds never hinted her son would be born without eyes. Hours after Richie’s birth at Banner Desert Medical Center in Mesa, Lopez became concerned because her son still had not opened his eyes. The staff, at first, thought his face was simply swollen from […]

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    Delta bans carry-on breast pump, apologizes later

    @DeltaAssist I am absolutely infuriated. This gate agent lied to me and humiliated me for trying to bring on my breast pump. — Lauren Modeen (@exilauren) January 20, 2015 Nursing mother Lauren Modeen has taken to Twitter to ask why Delta Air Lines forced her to check her breast pump. Modeen was boarding Delta Flight 2034 last week, traveling from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. The gate agents wouldn’t allow Modeen to board the January 19 […]

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    School sends letter home to parents criticizing girl’s lunch

    KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — A Missouri school district is apologizing for a letter sent home to a couple, questioning the lunch their young daughter brought to school. A substitute teacher sent the letter home, which said the cafeteria staff thought the lunch wasn’t suitable. The letter reads that the student’s “lunch today included four chocolate bars, a bag of marshmallows, Ritz crackers and a pickle. Please see that she packs a proper lunch tomorrow.” But the little girl’s father says the […]

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    U.S. hits Yemen with drone strike, closes embassy to public amid upheaval

    MARIB, Yemen — The United States has launched a fresh drone strike on Yemen and closed its embassy to the public, days after the U.S.-backed government crumbled under an uprising from Shiite Houthi rebels. The drone strike — the latest in a long string of them by the Obama administration — is the first since last week’s dramatic events in the capital, Sanaa. Three officials tell CNN the CIA conducted a drone strike in Marib, which is east of Sanaa. […]

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    Elon Musk stars on The Simpsons

    PALO ALTO, Calif. — Where does Elon Musk, the man behind Tesla Motors, SpaceX and PayPal, get his breakthrough ideas? Would you believe Homer Simpson? That was the premise of “The Musk that Fell to Earth,” the latest episode of “The Simpsons” which aired Sunday night and gave Musk a starring role. In the show, Musk lands his spacecraft in the Simpson’s backyard, where their genius daughter Lisa explains to the family that he is “possibly the greatest living inventor.” She later […]

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    What to expect city by city in the blizzard of 2015

    The first major snowstorm of 2015 is expected to hit the Northeastern United States on Monday afternoon. Here’s what’s expected in three major cities. New York Snow remains light through Monday evening rush hour. The heaviest snow is likely between 7 p.m. Monday and noon Tuesday. New York City Public Schools open Monday, but after-school activities canceled. Schools probably closed Tuesday. Alternate side parking in New York City suspended because of snow; meters in effect. Mayor urges people to avoid […]

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    Neighbors: Thieves have been looting home of ‘zombie hunter’

    PHOENIX — For the past two weeks, a home has captivated a North Phoenix neighborhood near Seventh Street and Mountain View Road. Curious onlookers creep by to get an up-close look at the home of Bryan Miller. He’s accused in the brutal murders of 22-year-old Angela Brosso and 17-year-old Melanie Bernas. Police say Brosso went out for a bike ride in November 1992. The next day, her headless body was found in a park south of Cactus Road. Eleven months later, […]

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