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Former Kansas Sen. Bob Dole announces stage 4 lung cancer diagnosis

Former Republican presidential candidate Bob Dole has announced that he has stage four lung cancer. In a statement released on Thursday, the 97-year-old former senator for Kansas said he would begin treatment on Monday.

Long suspected of murder, she confessed but avoided prison

Pamela Pitts' body was found burned beyond recognition in a pile of trash in 1988. Tips flooded in blaming a Satanic cult, a drug dealer, an ex-lover, an overdose at an Arizona party spot. It would take more than 30 years, some prison calls and an eyebrow-raising plea deal before a convicted murderer would confess.

2 women busted for trying to use a $1M bill — at a Dollar...

Who wants to be a millionaire? Tennessee’s Amanda McCormick and relative Linda Johnson sure tried, and now they’re paying for it, sort of.

Georgia daycare is accused of racism after parents see ‘teachers feeding white children and...

Georgia daycare is accused of racism after parents see 'teachers feeding white children and making black children wait' over the center's livestream

California Driver Busted For Using Realistic Dummy In Carpool Lane

He had wrinkles on his face, horn-rimmed glasses perched on his nose and wisps of gray hair poking out from underneath his Cleveland Indians baseball cap. He was even wearing a facial mask to guard against the spread of the coronavirus. The only problem is that the driver’s “passenger” was not real. It was a mannequin used to sneak into the carpool lane of the 210 Freeway in Glendora, authorities said.

Magic Mushrooms Are Decriminalized in DC as of Today

DC Initiative 81, which passed with overwhelming support last fall, goes into effect Monday, March 15. Under the Entheogenic Plant and Fungus Policy Act of 2020, natural psychedelics including magic mushrooms, ayahuasca, and mescaline are decriminalized, making arrests for their possession or use the lowest priority for DC police.

Family of teen with autism who choked on chicken nugget and died gets $2...

The family of a 19-year-old student with autism will receive a $2 million settlement from a Florida school district a year and a half after he choked on a chicken nugget and died.

Huge sinkhole threatens to swallow rural home in Mexico — and it’s growing

A rural family in Mexico has had their home threatened by a massive, expanding sinkhole that appeared unexpectedly on their farm. By Hannah Sparks The...

Wedding dress made from German parachute goes to museum

Deany Keith's brother was part of the brigade to storm Normandy Beach in WWII. He marched through France and into Germany when he stumbled across an interesting war souvenir--a German parachute. He sent it home to his family. When Deany became engaged shortly after the war ended, material was scarce, so her mother made her wedding gown out of the silk parachute. To help others learn from the past and understand the bravery and sacrifices of Americans during WWII, Deany donated the wedding dress to the National WWII Museum in New Orleans, La.

Sharks were nearly completely wiped out 19 million years ago

Global shark populations were wiped out by up to 90 per cent around 19 million years ago, even though there were no signs of sudden climatic or environmental changes.

Matthew Perry unveils first behind-the-scenes cast photo from Friends reunion while show designer gives...

Matthew Perry unveils first behind-the-scenes cast photo from Friends reunion while show designer gives a glimpse of the set, before the teasers are both deleted from social media ,

‘I did what I had to do’: Woman, 27, who ‘stabbed her boyfriend’s father,...

A woman accused of killing her boyfriend’s adoptive father in their Manhattan apartment told police she stabbed the elderly victim because he raped her.

Florida boy, 10, is shot ‘after dad took him on a “paintball drive-by” to...

Thinking his home was under attack, a Florida homeowner says he shot and wounded a 10-year-old whose father had driven him to participate in a drive-by shooting with a paintball gun.

South Carolina man swindled $450,000 from Lowe’s buying pricey lawn mowers, feds say

A South Carolina man is accused of buying mowers and other expensive power equipment from Lowe’s using business accounts he backed with fake companies and bad checks.

Four-year-old girl discovers 220 million-year-old dinosaur footprint at a beach in Wales

The creature probably stood about 29.5 inches tall, was about 8 feet long and walked on its two hind feet, paleontology curator said.