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  • Hulk Hoagan appears on CNN's "Larry King Live" on June 10, 2008.

    Hulk Hogan: ‘I’m not a racist’

    NEW YORK — Hulk Hogan says his history of using the n-word isn’t evidence of racism. It’s a byproduct of his upbringing. “I’m not a racist, but I never should have said what I said. It was wrong. I’m embarrassed by it,” the iconic professional wrestler said in an interview on ABC’s “Good Morning America” on Monday. “People need to realize that you inherit things from your environment. And where I grew up was south Tampa, Port Tampa, and it […]

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    Mom admits she drowned twin boys in bathtub, tried to kill third child

    AVONDALE, Ariz. — Police say a 22-year-old Avondale, Ariz., mother confessed to deliberately drowning her twin sons in a bathtub Sunday. Officers arrested Mireya Alejandra Lopez after her 2-year-old boys were rushed to different hospitals, according to KPHO. The boys’ grandmother called 911 around noon. When first responders arrived at the home, the children were on a bed in a bedroom, said Sgt. Brandon Busse of the Avondale Police Department. The working theory was the boys drowned in a bathtub, […]

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    MTV VMAs 2015: What in the world happened?

    Leave it to the MTV Video Music Awards to give folks plenty to talk about the next day. There were triumph and tears, politics and bare boobs. Seriously. We are not even joking. Here’s what you may have missed if you didn’t catch this year’s VMAs: Kanye, bro … It all started so hopefully. Taylor Swift gave a nod to the now infamous VMAs incident from 2009 when Kanye West rushed the stage after Swift beat out Beyonce, proclaiming that […]

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    ‘He’s my son’s little hero’: Cat takes a bullet and saves 3-year-old

    YORK, Pa. — We’ve all heard that cats have nine lives and Opie is no exception. Early Thursday morning a stray bullet went through a window in Angelica Sipe’s home in York, Pa. “It took me a second to realize what just happened,” Sipe said. “The first thing I did was check on my son and he was sound asleep. Then I saw my cat on the floor and that’s when I realized my cat was shot.” The bullet went […]

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    Wes Craven, man behind ‘Nightmare on Elm Street’ and ‘Scream,’ dies at 76

    Wes Craven, the visionary filmmaker who defined the horror genre with the long-enduring “Nightmare on Elm Street” franchise and later deconstructed and redefined it with “Scream,” has died. He was 76. His family confirmed his death to the Hollywood Reporter. And Craven’s verified Twitter and Instagram accounts carried a photo of him, with the caption reading, “Wes Craven 1939-2015.” Craven had been battling brain cancer, the magazine said. His career spanned decades, beginning with the 1972 revenge flick, “The Last […]

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    Four years after mother’s suicide, search for son continues

    On May 11, 2011, Amy Fry-Pitzen checked her 6-year-old son out of Greenman Elementary School citing a family emergency. Three days later, Fry-Pitzen’s body was found in a hotel room in Rockford, Illinois. She had committed suicide. A note was found saying that her son, Timmothy, was safe with people who would love and care for him. “You’ll never find him,” Fry-Pitzen’s note read. Four years later, at 10 years old, Timmothy is still missing. Where is Timmothy? Did Fry-Pitzen […]

  • Acclaimed author and neurologist Oliver Sacks, who wrote about his battle with cancer, died early Sunday, his longtime collaborator, Kate Edgar, confirmed. He was 82.

    Oliver Sacks, renowned neurologist who wrote about his cancer, dies at 82

    Acclaimed author and neurologist Oliver Sacks, who wrote about his battle with cancer, died early Sunday, his longtime collaborator, Kate Edgar, confirmed. He was 82. Edgar said Sacks died at his home in Greenwich Village with her and his partner, Bill Hayes, at his side. Sacks was diagnosed with ocular melanoma nine years ago, and treating the cancer left him blind in one eye, he wrote in an op-ed for The New York Times. But the cancer spread. “I feel […]

  • Pres. Obama said Mount McKinley will be renamed to Denali. (Source: Wikimedia)

    President Obama says he’s changing the name of the tallest mountain in North America

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska — To hear the White House describe Alaska, the state has become the canary in the climate change coal mine, complete with raging wildfires, accelerating ice melt in the arctic, vanishing glaciers and whole villages forced to relocate away from rising seas. President Barack Obama will carry that urgent message to Alaska this week in the hopes his long journey away from his busy agenda in Washington will begin to change the national conversation on global warming. His […]

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    Verizon will let you keep your contract — but here’s why you shouldn’t

    NEW YORK — Verizon hasn’t quite killed off two-year contracts just yet. The nation’s largest wireless carrier stopped offering two-year contracts to new customers earlier this month. But Verizon clarified last week that if you are currently under contract, you can renew your two-year deal with Verizon when you upgrade your phone. You shouldn’t do that. Every single one of Verizon’s new contract-free plans will save you money over the course of two years, when compared to Verizon’s old two-year contract […]

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    5 things to know about the next iPhone

    It’s that time of year again. The kids are back in school, the nights are getting cooler, footballs are flying through the air and Apple is readying new iPhones. The company just announced it will hold an event September 9 in San Francisco. And while Apple is tighter with its secrets than the CIA, a new generation of iPhones — which have been birthed every September or October since 2011 — are a safe bet. Here’s what to expect from […]

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    Wife of murdered Texas deputy describes him as ‘blend of toughness and gentility’

    The wife of a Texas deputy shot to death at a gas station described her husband as a “blend of toughness and gentility” as she mourned the fallen officer. Deputy Darren H. Goforth died Friday night when a gunman came up behind him and shot him in the back as he returned to his patrol car after fueling it near Houston. When he fell, the shooter stood over him and fired some more, authorities said. Goforth was in his Harris […]

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    ‘They messed with the wrong family,’ says murdered Virginia reporter’s father

    WASHINGTON — Andy Parker, the father of the Virginia reporter who was shot and killed on live television last week, said Sunday that he wants to play a leading role in a pro-gun control movement. “I’m telling you, they messed with the wrong family,” he told CNN’s Jake Tapper Sunday on “State of the Union.” Parker is the father of 24-year-old Alison Parker, who was shot and killed along with her cameraman, Adam Ward, 27, near Roanoke, Virginia, by Vester […]


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