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  • Kentucky governor says he exposed his children to chickenpox rather than getting vaccine

    Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said he made sure all his nine children were exposed to chickenpox and caught the disease instead of giving them a vaccine. “They had it as children. They were miserable for a few days, and they all turned out fine,” Bevin said in an interview with WKCT, a Bowling Green radio station. Bevin and his wife, Glenna, have nine children between the ages of 5 and 16, according to his campaign website. The governor says he […]

  • Facebook staff had access to hundreds of millions of people’s passwords

    Facebook revealed on Thursday it didn’t properly mask the passwords of hundreds of millions of its users and stored them as plain text in an internal database that could be accessed by its staff. The company said it discovered the exposed passwords during a security review in January and launched an investigation. Facebook did not say how long it had been storing passwords in this way. Facebook shared information about the security incident publicly soon after it was first reported […]

  • Jimmy Carter has just become the oldest living former president ever

    Jimmy Carter was the first US president to be born in a hospital. Today, he marks a new milestone as the oldest living former president ever. At 94 years and 172 days old, Carter has passed the previous record held by the late President George H.W. Bush. “He and Mrs. Carter take walks, and they have followed a healthy diet for a lifetime,” Deanna Congileo, a spokeswoman for the Carter Center, told CNN. “Both President and Mrs. Carter are both […]

  • Powerball grows to $625 million after no winners in latest drawing

    NEXT DRAWING! Saturday, March 23 at 10:59 p.m. on FOX8. Bad news: No one won Wednesday night’s Powerball drawing. Good news: Now you have a chance at an even bigger jackpot. There were no winners in the drawing on Wednesday night, so the next drawing will be Saturday. But instead of the previous jackpot of $550 million, Powerball says there will be an estimated $625 million up for grabs. That makes it the fourth largest Powerball in history and the […]

  • Young people on amphetamines for ADHD have twice the psychosis risk compared to other stimulants, study says

    Teens and young adults with attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder, ADHD, who receive amphetamines such as Adderall for treatment have a higher risk of developing psychosis, compared to those who receive methyphenidates stimulants, such as Ritalin, according to a large new study. Using two national insurance claim databases, the authors followed 221,486 teens and young adults ages 13 to 25 with ADHD who were prescribed a stimulant for the first time between the years 2004 and 2015. Half received amphetamines such as […]

  • New Zealand prime minister announces ban on all assault rifles following massacre under strong gun laws

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said that all military-style semi-automatic weapons, assault rifles and high-capacity magazines will be banned in the country following the mass shootings at two Christchurch mosques that killed 50 people. “Every semi-automatic weapon used in the terror attack on Friday will be banned,” Ardern said at a press conference in the New Zealand capital Wellington on Thursday. “This legislation will be drafted and introduced in urgency.” Ardern said she hopes the […]

  • She’s here! Jessica Simpson gives birth to 10-pound baby girl

    Jessica Simpson is a mom again. The singer and designer, who is married to former NFL player Eric Johnson, welcomed a new daughter on March 19, Simpson announced on Twitter. She said her daughter, named Birdie Mae Johnson, weighed in at 10 pounds, 13 ounces. The couple, who married in 2014, have two other children, a son, Ace, and a daughter Maxwell. Simpson announced her pregnancy in September on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.” View this post on Instagram We are […]

  • Hundreds of hotel guests were secretly filmed and live-streamed online

    About 1,600 people have been secretly filmed in hotel rooms in South Korea, with the footage live-streamed online for paying customers to watch, police said Wednesday. Two men have been arrested and another pair investigated in connection with the scandal, which involved 42 rooms in 30 accommodations in 10 cities around the country. Police said there was no indication the businesses were complicit in the scheme. In South Korea, small hotels of the type involved in this case are generally […]

  • Drinking very hot tea almost doubles risk of cancer, new study says

    Many people start their day with a cup of tea. But those who drink it piping hot could be increasing their risk of esophageal cancer, according to a new study. Researchers found that tea drinkers who liked their beverage to be warmer than 60 degrees Celsius (140 degrees Fahrenheit) and consumed more than 700 ml of tea per day — about two large cups — had a 90% higher risk of esophageal cancer, when compared to those who drank less […]

  • Injured, former factory farm chicken gets a wheelchair

    LUTHER, Okla. (KFOR/KAUT) — We’ve seen dogs in wheelchairs, but what about a chicken? It may seem odd, extreme or even a bit funny to some, but a local farm sanctuary said the story of how she got there points to a bigger problem. Though the story is a bit unusual, so are the stories of most of the animals at Oliver and Friends Farm Rescue and Sanctuary. You may remember Milo, the puppy born with upside down paws we […]

  • ‘Stranger Things’ drops a Season 3 trailer and it’ll have you wishing it was summer

    The first full trailer for Season 3 of “Stranger Things” is finally here — and it will have you wishing it was already July. Netflix dropped a nearly three-minute trailer for the upcoming season that’s full of so many pop-culture references to 1985 it’ll have you feeling totally nostalgic if you’re an ’80s baby. The next season premieres July 4. The trailer immediately sets the mood with Mötley Crüe’s 1985 song, “Home Sweet Home,” and signals that a year has […]

  • The final supermoon of the year to occur as an asteroid zips close by Wednesday night

    The third and final supermoon of the year will light up the sky on March 20, closing out a trifecta of supermoons for 2019 that began in January. March’s full moon also happens on the same day as the spring equinox, welcoming in the season. The last time these two things happened on the same day was March 1981. The moon will appear brighter and bigger in the night sky and hopefully no clouds and inclement weather will obscure the […]

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