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|Murders By U.S. White Supremacists More Than Doubled In 2017, New Report Shows
White supremacists in the United States killed more than twice as many people in 2017 as they did the year before, and were responsible for far more murders than domestic Islamic extremists, helping make 2017 the fifth deadliest year on record for extremist violence in America, a new report states.
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2018 5:06 PM
|McCain rips Trump over threatened 'Fake News Awards': 'Stop attacking the press'
U.S. Senator John McCain wants President Trump to stop attacking the American free press.
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2018 10:10 AM
|Mormon Church Confirms New Leader In Live Broadcast
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has officially named Russell M. Nelson as its 17th president.
POSTED JANUARY 16, 2018 7:18 PM
|Blessing of the animals on St. Anthony's Day
The feast of St. Anthony, Spain’s patron saint of animals, is celebrated each year. On the eve of St. Anthony’s Day, riders guide their horses through a bonfire in the village of San Bartolome de Pinares as part of the Luminarias ritual in honor of St. Anthony the Abbot.
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2018 1:29 PM
|Police issue warning about drugs cut with 'Rizzy' after man's skin is eaten away
Police in Alliance, Ohio, issued a warning to other law enforcement officials after a man's skin was eaten away when he allegedly injected heroin tainted with a substance called "Rizzy" into his arms, according to WEWS. Narcotics officers who arrested the unnamed 25-year-old man last week said they immediately noticed his horrific injuries. WEWS reports that the man's forearm skin was blackened and peeling, and some of his flesh had been completely eaten away.
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2018 10:22 AM
|How to protect your family against the spread of the flu
This year’s outbreak is widespread in every state but Hawaii, and has gotten so bad in Alabama that the governor has declared a public health emergency.
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2018 10:54 AM
|Former Gymnastics Coach Tells Larry Nassar To 'Go To Hell' During Sentencing
A coach who sent more than 100 girls to Larry Nassar for medical treatment told the former USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University team doctor to “go to hell” in court Wednesday.
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2018 6:12 PM
|World's biggest flooded cave found in Mexico, explorers say
A group of divers has connected two underwater caverns in eastern Mexico to reveal what is believed to be the biggest flooded cave on the planet, a discovery that could help shed new light on the ancient Maya civilization. The Gran Acuifero Maya (GAM), a project dedicated to the study and preservation of the subterranean waters of the Yucatan peninsula, said the 347-km (216-mile) cave was identified after months of exploring a maze of underwater channels. Near the beach resort of Tulum, the group found that the cave system known as Sac Actun, once measured at 263 km, communicated with the 83-km Dos Ojos system, the GAM said in a statement.
POSTED JANUARY 16, 2018 11:14 PM
|Girl From Viral Photo Dies of Aggressive Brain Cancer DIPG
"Our sweet Braylynn, our warrior princess, earned her sparkly pink angel wings this evening," according to a Facebook post from Braylynn's Battalion, a page started to keep family, friends and anyone else up to date with Braylynn Lawhon's fight against diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, or DIPG. DIPG cases make up 10 percent of central nervous system tumors in children. "Her nickname was Princess Bel and she could light up any room," the Facebook post continued.
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2018 11:49 AM
|India Test-Fires Nuclear-Capable ICBM
India successfully test-fired a long-range intercontinental ballistic missile on Thursday in what officials called a “major boost” to the country’s strategic defense system.
POSTED JANUARY 18, 2018 6:22 AM