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  • A paramedic moves a patient on his hospital bed at a Miami hospital on April 30, 2017. (Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

    Pediatricians Say Florida Hurt Sick Kids to Help Big GOP Donors

    When he was 11 years old, LJ Stroud of St. Augustine, Florida, had a tooth emerge in a place where no tooth belongs: the roof of his mouth. LJ was born with severe cleft lip and palate, which explained the strange eruption, as well as the constant ear infections that no antibiotic could remedy. With her son in terrible pain, Meredith Stroud arranged for surgeries to fix his problems. But just days before the procedures were to take place, the […]

  • North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un inspects military plans on Aug. 14, 2017. (Credit: Korean Central News Agency via AFP/Getty Images)

    North Korea Warns of ‘Merciless Strike’ Ahead of U.S.-South Korea Drills

    North Korea warned Sunday that the upcoming US-South Korea military exercises are “reckless behavior driving the situation into the uncontrollable phase of a nuclear war.” Pyongyang also declared that its army can target the United States anytime, and neither Guam, Hawaii nor the US mainland can “dodge the merciless strike.” The messages in Rodong Sinmun, the official government newspaper, come a day before the US starts the Ulchi Freedom Guardian military exercises with South Korea. Tensions between the US and […]

  • Dick Gregory, Civil Rights Activist and Comedian, Dies at 84

    Comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory, who broke barriers in the 1960s and became one of the first African-Americans to perform comedy at white clubs, died Saturday. He was 84. Dick Gregory recently rescheduled an event in Atlanta because he was hospitalized. He died in Washington, his son posted on social media without giving details. “The family appreciates the outpouring of support and love, and respectfully asks for their privacy as they grieve during this very difficult time,” Christian […]

  • USS Indianapolis Wreckage Discovered 18,000 Feet Below Pacific Surface

    It’s been 72 years since the USS Indianapolis went missing after a Japanese submarine torpedoed it in the final days of World War II. Friday, a team of civilian researchers led by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen discovered the cruiser’s wreckage on the floor of the North Pacific Ocean, 18,000 feet below the surface. The discovery brings a measure of closure to one of most tragic maritime disasters in US naval history. “To be able to honor the brave men of […]

  • President Donald Trump speaks at Trump Tower on Aug. 15, 2017 in New York City. (Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

    Trump Tweets Gratitude to Bannon, Encourages Breitbart Gig: ‘Fake News Needs The Competition’

    President Donald Trump wished his former chief strategist Steve Bannon well upon his return to the conservative website Breitbart News, tweeting Saturday, “Fake News needs the competition!” Bannon will be a “tough and smart new voice @BreitbartNews … maybe even better than ever before,” Trump wrote. Bannon will be executive chairman of Breitbart — a position he held before he left to advise Trump’s presidential campaign and then joined the White House, where he was one of the President’s most controversial […]

  • Volkswagen to Launch Electric Version of Famous Microbus in 2022

    Volkswagen will revisit its Microbus history, but with a twist. The German automaker plans to begin production of a new, all-electric version of the its famous van. The extremely groovy vehicle, called the ID Buzz, won’t arrive in dealerships until 2022, VW said. The van will be part of Volkswagen’s planned ID line of electric vehicles. The first, a compact car simply called the ID, was unveiled as a concept car at the Paris Motor Show last September. The ID […]

  • $535 Million Powerball Drawing Tonight; 8th Richest U.S. Lottery Jackpot

    There’s a half-billion dollar lottery prize up for grabs. The drawing for the massive, $535 million Powerball jackpot takes place at 10:59 p.m. ET. The grand prize could rank as the 8th richest U.S. lottery jackpot of all time. The current Powerball prize pool has been growing since June 10 — meaning there have been 20 straight drawings with no winner. Powerball has always been a tough ticket to win, but it became even more difficult recently — thanks to a […]

  • Trump Applauds Boston Protesters for ‘Speaking Out Against Bigotry and Hate’

    President Donald Trump tweeted his support for the Boston Police Department’s handling of a self-described free speech rally and counterprotest march that brought thousands to the city’s downtown Saturday, adding that he applauded “the many protestors in Boston who are speaking out against bigotry and hate.” “Looks like many anti-police agitators in Boston,” Trump tweeted about two hours after the largely peaceful rally and march there ended. “Police are looking tough and smart! Thank you.” Later, Trump tweeted that the protests might […]

  • Candles and flowers are left at the makeshift memorial by well wishers for the victims of Friday's stabbings at the Turku Market Square in Finland on Aug. 19, 2017. (Credit: Vesa Moilanen / AFP / Getty Images)

    Finland Stabbings Being Treated as Terror Attack, Police Say

    Stabbings in the Finnish city of Turku that left two people dead and injured eight others are being treated as acts of terror, police said. “The incidents were initially investigated as murders, but in the light of further information received during the night, the offenses include now murders with terrorist intent and their attempts,” police said. An 18-year-old Moroccan citizen was taken into custody after the attacks. He was injured while being apprehended by authorities, police said. A motive has not been […]