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    Coast Guard finds debris in search for missing family off Florida coast

    ENGLEWOOD, Fla. — Search teams looking for a father and his three teen-aged children who disappeared off Southwest Florida amid treacherous seas have found a debris field that appears linked to the family’s sailboat, Coast Guard Capt. Gregory Case said Wednesday.What may prove important, however, is what is missing from the debris field, he said, explaining that rescue teams have not given up hope. The family, which had been living on the 29-foot sailboat in Sarasota for about a year, […]

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"The potential applications in and out of medicine are wide," one doctor says of 3-D printed hair.

    Researchers hope to go beyond wigs with 3-D printed hair

    Any number of complicated things can be created in a matter of minutes with 3-D printer technology: weapons, robots, even pizza. But what if you could print hair? The technology required to print hair, fur and other fine features is quite complex, but one group of researchers has developed a way to create thousands of hair-like structures in a few minutes. Inspired by hair-like structures found on animals and plants, researchers in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Media Lab explored […]

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    Rory McIlroy pulls out of Rio 2016 over Zika fear

    The Rio Olympics has suffered its highest-profile withdrawal to date, as golf’s world No. 4 Rory McIlroy announced he wouldn’t be competing amid fears surrounding the Zika virus. The sport is making a return to the Summer Games for the first time since 1904 and organizers have already had to deal with other big names pulling out, notably major winners Adam Scott and Louis Oosthuizen. “After much thought and deliberation, I have decided to withdraw my name from consideration for […]

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    Teenager gets stuck in Barney head during prank

    Have a Barney costume lying around? Think twice before you put it on. Alabama teenager Darby Risner was trying to pull a prank by wearing the big purple dinosaur costume when the massive mask got stuck on her head and shoulders. Her friends tried to help her out, but only exacerbated the situation by pulling her in both directions — and of course, being the teenagers they are, they took a video and posted it on Twitter. When the group […]

  • Donald Trump signs at a local business in York County are stirring up controversy for customers.

    Donald Trump signs outside of Pennsylvania doughnut shop causing controversy

    SPRINGETTSBURY, Pa. — Donald Trump signs at a local business in Pennsylvania are stirring up controversy for customers. Trump flags are flashing “Make America Great Again” to the public at two Maple Donuts. Mikk Sachar, who lives in Springettsbury Township, said, “I have a feeling this is going to have a little bit of a backlash on Maple Donuts.” The Maple Donuts on East Market Street in Springettsbury Township and along I-83 in Newberry Township are both showing their support […]

  • Jaguar shot dead after escape during Olympic torch event

    A jaguar that was part of an Olympic torch relay event on Monday was shot and killed after the cat escaped its handlers, the Brazilian army said in a statement. After Juma broke free from her confinement, a team of military members and veterinarians worked to recapture the jaguar. Despite being shot with a tranquilizer dart, the animal lunged at a soldier and, in an attempt to protect the soldier and the rest of the treatment team, the animal was […]

  • Chick-fil-A is the highest ranking fast food restaurant in the country for customer satisfaction, according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index Restaurant Report 2016 released Tuesday.

    Chick-fil-A is America’s favorite fast food restaurant

    NEW YORK — When it comes to America’s favorite fast food, chicken reigns supreme. Chick-fil-A is the highest ranking fast food restaurant in the country for customer satisfaction, according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index Restaurant Report 2016 released Tuesday. The Georgia-based chicken chain took home the top spot by a wide margin with 87 points on a scale of 100. The family-owned company has been expanding across the country and is currently in 43 states and Washington, D.C., and […]

  • Tennessee child in trunk was taken by mother’s estranged boyfriend

    FORREST PARK, Tenn. — Police are investigating after a 9-year-old boy was found inside the trunk of a vehicle after police said an estranged boyfriend kidnapped a woman’s child. The child was found alive, with no visible injuries. He was taken to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta before being returned to his mother’s custody on Tuesday. They said a suspect is in custody and is being interviewed, but would not elaborate on who the suspect was. The vehicle was found at […]

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    Death toll from heat wave rises

    The deadly heat in the Southwest has claimed another victim. Authorities in Pima County, Arizona, confirmed that a missing hiker — 33-year-old Marcus Turowski — was found dead Tuesday. Turowski becomes the fourth hiker in the Tuscon area who died due to extreme heat. One of the other people he was hiking with was found dead Sunday — 57-year-old Stefan Guenster. Adrienna Rasmussen, 18, also died Sunday in a heat-related incident. Further north in Phoenix, a 28-year-old woman died Sunday […]

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    Congressman wants to block Harriet Tubman replacing Jackson on $20 bill

    A congressman has proposed legislation that would block Harriet Tubman from replacing President Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill.

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    Teacher’s aide arrested for allegedly hosting underage drinking party

    A teacher's aide was arrested for allegedly hosting a drinking party for teenagers inside her home.

  • Omar Saddiqui Mateen was the gunman who opened fire at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida killing at least 50 people, two law enforcement officials told CNN.

    Orlando gunman visited club on night of attack

    The Orlando gunman went to the Pulse nightclub earlier Saturday night and then left before returning to carry out his attack as the gay club prepared to close early Sunday morning, law enforcement officials say. The gunman paid the entry fee, obtained a wristband, and entered the club, the officials said. Investigators believe he may have been checking the club security. Surveillance video, cell phone tracking along with witness interviews have helped the FBI to build a timeline of his […]


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