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  • Man denied lung transplant due to traces of marijuana dies

    PARK CITY, Utah — Riley Hancey, who was denied a lung transplant from the University of Utah after traces of marijuana were found in his system, has died from complications following a lung transplant surgery at a hospital in Philadelphia, according to his family. On April 10, Riley Hancey was suffering from a severe case of pneumonia he received around last Thanksgiving that left his lungs collapsed. He needed a lung transplant but was denied a spot on the transplant list […]

  • Kenny G. makes a smooth move with mid-air concert

    Scene: You are on a plane from Tampa to Los Angeles. You have successfully tamped down your air travel-induced anxiety with a Diet Coke and a two-pack of Biscoffs. Things are okay. Then, a wild Kenny G. appears. He has his saxophone! Passengers have chipped in to meet his requirements for a little concert. He obliges! Kenny G. is playing the saxophone on your flight! What are the odds? Some passengers on a Saturday Delta flight had time to contemplate […]

  • Cause of death released for former ‘Happy Days’ child star Erin Moran

    Former “Happy Days” child star Erin Moran, 56, likely died from complications of Stage 4 cancer, the Harrison County (Indiana) Sheriff’s Department and medical examiner said Monday in a joint statement. Moran was found dead in her home in New Salisbury on Saturday, authorities said. “A subsequent autopsy revealed that Mrs. Moran likely succumbed to complications of Stage 4 cancer,” the statement said. Standard toxicology tests were performed and the results are pending, the statement said, but no illegal narcotics […]

  • Teen wears Black Lives Matter-inspired dress to prom

    A Florida teenager wore a dress featuring pictures of Trayvon Martin, Sandra Bland, Michael Brown, and others to her high school prom. “When someone loses a mother, father or child in unnecessary circumstances, it should not be overlooked but addressed,” 17-year-old Milan Bolden-Morris told CNN after she wore the dress to the Pahokee High School prom on Friday. The dress was designed by Florida-based designer Terrence Torrence. The dress features pictures of 15 African-Americans who were killed in police-involved shootings, […]

  • Meet the woman who just made American space history

    When Peggy Whitson woke up this morning, she broke a record: It’s her 535th day in space. And what she misses most about Earth is a good hot shower. “A shower is nice,” she told CNN in a space-to-Earth conversation just before she broke the record on Monday. “Up here, we have to take a wiped bath, with wipes and towels. Food is nice. I like to be able to cook for myself, so food is a nice thing when […]

  • Panera to hire 10,000 workers as it expands delivery service

    Panera Bread plans to hire 10,000 workers and more than double the number of its restaurants that deliver. The jobs will include both delivery drivers and in-store workers to prepare the food. The company offered delivery at about 15% of its locations as of the end of last year. Panera expects to expand to 35% to 40% of stores by the end of this year. “In many places across the country, all that’s available for delivery is pizza or Chinese […]

  • New Orleans begins controversial removal of Confederate monuments

    NEW ORLEANS, La. — In the dark of night, workers wearing masks and tactical vests arrived Monday at New Orleans’ Battle of Liberty Place monument to take it down. Police snipers were positioned on nearby rooftops, according to The Times-Picayune newspaper, and the trucks and equipment used in the operation had company names covered by cardboard and black tape. The controversial removal was the first of four scheduled relocations of Confederate memorials in the city, despite weeks of opposition from […]

  • 4-year-old girl falls out of moving bus onto busy highway

    HARRISON, Ark. — It’s a scene that would make any parent shudder — a 4-year-old girl tumbles out of the back of a moving bus in the middle of a busy highway. Video shows the back door of the bus springing open and the little girl plummeting to the road. “I couldn’t believe it, it was so shocking,” said Ryan Ciampoli, who was driving behind the bus. Ciampoli, who is a trained emergency medical technician, ran to the little girl’s […]

  • Jeff Sessions: We’ll fund the wall ‘one way or the other’

    WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Sunday he does not expect the Mexican government to outright pay for President Donald Trump’s border wall, but there are a number of ways to extract the billions of dollars needed to build it. Sessions made his comments in an appearance on ABC’s “This Week,” where he was attempting to square Trump’s promise that Mexico would pay for the border wall with Mexico’s firm position to the contrary. “We’re going to get it […]

  • Frito-Lay recalls kettle cooked chips due to potential Salmonella contamination

    MILWAUKEE — Frito-Lay is recalling two jalapeño-flavored potato chip products over fears of Salmonella contamination. The voluntary recall of jalapeno flavored Lay’s Kettle Cooked Potato Chips and jalapeño flavored Miss Vickie’s Kettle Cooked potato chips is due to the potential presence of the bacteria in the seasoning, the company said. The chips affected by the recall were distributed to retail stores and vending machines and have a “guaranteed fresh” date of July 4 or prior. Packets of those chips contained […]

  • US tells North Korea to cease ‘destabilizing actions and rhetoric’

    WASHINGTON — With tensions rising between the US and North Korea, the Pentagon on Sunday called for the isolated communist nation to avoid destabilizing the situation further. “We call on (North Korea) to refrain from provocative, destabilizing actions and rhetoric, and to make the strategic choice to fulfill its international obligations and commitments and return to serious talks,” Pentagon spokesman Gary Ross said. “North Korea’s unlawful weapons programs represent a clear, grave threat to US national security.” The statement came […]

  • Family leaves heartwarming note for NFL player after flight, puts smile on athlete’s face

    After weeks of nightmare flight delays, battered passengers and near-brawls, a heartwarming story is descending from the friendly skies. Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Mohamed Sanu tweeted a photo of a note he received from fellow passengers on a recent flight. The family thanked Sanu for setting a positive example for their son. The note’s author says the family’s 10-year-old son sat behind Sanu while traveling to train for an elite hockey team. The boy took note of the professional athlete […]