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  • David Olney is seen in an undated photo. (Credit: Getty Images via CNN)

    Singer-Songwriter David Olney Dies on Stage While Performing in Florida at Age 71

    Americana singer and songwriter David Olney, whose music was recorded by Linda Ronstadt, Steve Young, Emmylou Harris and others, died of an apparent heart attack while performing on stage in Florida Saturday, according to a statement on his website. He was 71. Olney stopped in the middle of a song and paused, said “I’m sorry,” and “put his chin to his chest,” said fellow singer-songwriter Scott Miller, who was performing with Olney at the 30A Songwriters Festival in Santa Rosa Beach. […]

  • The Tarawa atoll, capital of the vast archipelago nation of Kiribati, appears in this file photo taken in September 2001. (Credit: TORSTEN BLACKWOOD/AFP via Getty Images)

    Climate Refugees Cannot Be Sent Back Home, U.N. Rules in Landmark Decision

    Refugees fleeing the effects of the climate crisis cannot be forced to return home by their adoptive countries, a United Nations panel has ruled, in a landmark decision that could open the door to a flood of legal claims by displaced people around the world. The UN’s Human Rights Committee was making a judgment on the case of Ioane Teitiota, who applied for protection from New Zealand after claiming his life was at risk in his home country of Kiribati. The Pacific […]

  • The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial is framed as cherry trees are in full bloom, on April 4, 2019, in Washington, DC. (Credit: Al Drago/Getty Images)

    National Parks Offer Free Admission Monday in Honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    America’s National Parks are offering free admission for anyone who visits today in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr’s birthday. It’s the first fee-free day of the year and one of five planned in 2020. “National parks throughout the country provide inspiration to reflect on issues that resonated with Dr. King, including freedom, human rights, and social justice,” said National Park Service Acting Director David Vela in a news release. “We remember his life and legacy through programs and outreach […]

  • In this Monday, Jan. 13, 2019 photo, the Nevada Department of Wildlife and Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe released a group of bighorn sheep into the Pyramid Lake Range in western Nevada. (Credit: Colton Lochhead/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP via CNN)

    Video: Bighorn Sheep Released Into Hills of Pyramid Lake—Land the Animals Haven’t Touched in 100 Years

    The crowd gathered for the bighorn sheep sendoff in Nevada far outnumbered the 21 animals who galloped out of their pens and into their new habitat. But the small number of sheep could be instrumental in securing the species’ future. The Nevada Department of Wildlife and the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe teamed up to release the desert bighorn sheep into the hills of Pyramid Lake, near the west Nevada-California border, last week. The animals haven’t lived in that part of […]

  • Delta CEO Ed Bastian and employees are pictured on October 29, 2019 in New York City. (Credit: Stephanie Keith/Getty Images)

    Delta Thanking Its Employees With 2 Months of Extra Pay

    Delta Air Lines had a very good year last year. Instead of just verbally thanking its employees for the company’s strong performance, it announced it would pay them $1.6 billion in profit-sharing bonuses. That means every eligible employee will receive a check next month for 16.6% of their annual salary, which is the equivalent of an additional two months’ pay. “Delta would be nothing without our 90,000 people. They deserve all the credit,” Delta CEO Ed Bastian said on LinkedIn. The profit payout to […]

  • Siberian husky Jubilee appear in photos posted to Facebook by Husky House in New Jersey on Jan. 14, 2020.

    Abandoned Husky With ‘Weird’ Eyes Adopted From New Jersey Shelter After Photos Went Viral

    A Siberian husky that was surrendered to a New Jersey shelter because of “weird” eyes has been adopted after photos posted on Facebook went viral. Jubilee, a 4-year-old female pup, has an eyelid deformity that makes it appear as if she’s always surprised. A breeder gave her to Husky House in 2018, telling the nonprofit shelter in Matawan that Jubilee couldn’t be sold because she was too “weird” looking. Despite the congenital issue with her eyelids, Jubilee doesn’t suffer from […]

  • United States Postal Service (USPS) trucks are parked at a postal facility on August 15, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

    Here’s What’s Open and What’s Closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    In 1983, President Ronald Reagan officially declared Martin Luther King Jr. Day a national holiday, but it wasn’t until 1986 that it was celebrated that way. Since then, the holiday has allowed many Americans the day off to remember the legacy of the prominent civil rights leader. But it also makes it confusing to know what stores, services and buildings are open or closed. Well, let this be your guide before you head out the door. Here’s what’s open and closed […]

  • Baby Trend has recalled four models of their Tango Mini Strollers.

    Baby Stroller Sold by Target, Amazon Recalled Because of Possible Fall Hazard

    Baby Trend has recalled four models of their strollers due to the potential for a fall hazard, according to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission. The company issued the recall Thursday for four models of the Tango Mini Stroller because the hinge joints can release. If the hinge joints release, the stroller could collapse when under pressure, posing a fall hazard for a child, the recall says. The company says anyone who has the stroller should immediately stop using it and […]

  • Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, hosts the Rugby League World Cup 2021 draws for the men's, women's and wheelchair tournaments at Buckingham Palace on Jan. 16, 2020, in London, England. (Credit: Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

    Prince Harry Expresses ‘Great Sadness’ in 1st Statement Since Split From Royal Family

    Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex, expressed “great sadness” Sunday evening in his first public statement since Buckingham Palace announced he and his wife, Meghan, would give up their royal titles and would not represent the Queen as working members of the royal family. “The decision that I have made for my wife and I to step back is not one I made lightly,” Harry said in a speech at a charity event in London. “It was so many months of […]

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