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  • Comic book genius Stan Lee, Spider-Man creator, dies at 95

    Comic book genius Stan Lee, Spider-Man creator, dies at 95

    Monday, November 12 2018 2:13 PM EST2018-11-12 19:13:20 GMT

    Comic book genius Stan Lee, the architect of the contemporary comic book, has died. He was 95.

    Comic book genius Stan Lee, the architect of the contemporary comic book, has died. He was 95.

  • 100th anniversary of end of WWI tomorrow

    100th anniversary of end of WWI tomorrow

    Saturday, November 10 2018 8:58 PM EST2018-11-11 01:58:22 GMT

    President Trump is with other world leaders in Paris this weekend to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One. The war began in 1914 and lasted until 1918. 

    President Trump is with other world leaders in Paris this weekend to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One. The war began in 1914 and lasted until 1918. 

  • Trump defends Attorney General pick

    Trump defends Attorney General pick

    Friday, November 9 2018 10:49 PM EST2018-11-10 03:49:57 GMT

    President Trump says he hasn't spoken with acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker about the Russia probe, which Whitaker publicly criticized before being hired at the Department of Justice.

    President Trump says he hasn't spoken with acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker about the Russia probe, which Whitaker publicly criticized before being hired at the Department of Justice.

  • Deadly wildfires leave thousands homeless in California

    Deadly wildfires leave thousands homeless in California

    Friday, November 9 2018 9:04 PM EST2018-11-10 02:04:49 GMT

    At least five people are dead and tens of thousands have been forced from their homes after two California wildfires exploded in size overnight and into Friday. At least three major wildfires are burning, hundreds of miles apart. 

    At least five people are dead and tens of thousands have been forced from their homes after two California wildfires exploded in size overnight and into Friday. At least three major wildfires are burning, hundreds of miles apart. 

  • FDA plans strict limits on sale of flavored e-cigarettes

    FDA plans strict limits on sale of flavored e-cigarettes

    Friday, November 9 2018 5:20 PM EST2018-11-09 22:20:06 GMT

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is planning on requiring strict limits on the sale of most flavored e-cigarettes, including age verification controls for online sales, in an effort to curtail their use among children and teenagers.

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is planning on requiring strict limits on the sale of most flavored e-cigarettes, including age verification controls for online sales, in an effort to curtail their use among children and teenagers.

  • Recall: Subaru recalls 229,000 Outback, Legacy vehicles for "generous" fuel gauges 0

    Recall: Subaru recalls 229,000 Outback, Legacy vehicles for "generous" fuel gauges 0

    Friday, November 9 2018 1:16 AM EST2018-11-09 06:16:23 GMT

    Subaru has issued recalls affecting about 400,000 of its vehicles. The issue is two problems that could cause the vehicles to stall.

    Subaru has issued recalls affecting about 400,000 of its vehicles. The issue is two problems that could cause the vehicles to stall.

  • Sears/ K-Mart to close 40 more stores

    Sears/ K-Mart to close 40 more stores

    Thursday, November 8 2018 11:08 PM EST2018-11-09 04:08:20 GMT

    The problems continue to mount for troubled retailers Sears and K-Mart. Sears holdings announced Thursday that 11 K-Marts and 29 Sears locations will shut their doors in February.  That's in addition to the nearly 200 locations the company said would shut down in the coming months. 

    The problems continue to mount for troubled retailers Sears and K-Mart. Sears holdings announced Thursday that 11 K-Marts and 29 Sears locations will shut their doors in February.  That's in addition to the nearly 200 locations the company said would shut down in the coming months. 

  • Camp Fire in California prompts evacuations

    Camp Fire in California prompts evacuations

    Thursday, November 8 2018 11:03 PM EST2018-11-09 04:03:17 GMT

    An out-of-control wildfire is forcing mandatory evacuations in Northern California. Cal fire says the "Camp Fire" is over 18-thousand acres in size.  It's burning in Butte County some 90 miles north of Sacramento. 

    An out-of-control wildfire is forcing mandatory evacuations in Northern California. Cal fire says the "Camp Fire" is over 18-thousand acres in size.  It's burning in Butte County some 90 miles north of Sacramento. 

  • Gunman identified in California massacre

    Gunman identified in California massacre

    Thursday, November 8 2018 6:36 PM EST2018-11-08 23:36:06 GMT

    Investigators say 28-year-old Ian David Long opened fire immediately after entering a crowded bar late Wednesday night, killing 12 people. 

    Investigators say 28-year-old Ian David Long opened fire immediately after entering a crowded bar late Wednesday night, killing 12 people. 

  • Harvard paper suggests interstellar object may have been alien probe

    Harvard paper suggests interstellar object may have been alien probe

    Wednesday, November 7 2018 3:30 PM EST2018-11-07 20:30:15 GMT

    A Harvard paper claims a cigar-shaped interstellar object, spotted tumbling through our solar system last year, may have been an alien probe.

    A Harvard paper claims a cigar-shaped interstellar object, spotted tumbling through our solar system last year, may have been an alien probe.

  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigns

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigns

    Wednesday, November 7 2018 2:56 PM EST2018-11-07 19:56:09 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Attorney General Jeff Sessions submits resignation in letter to President Donald Trump. Trump says Sessions' chief of staff Matthew Whitaker will become acting attorney general. This is a developing story.

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Attorney General Jeff Sessions submits resignation in letter to President Donald Trump. Trump says Sessions' chief of staff Matthew Whitaker will become acting attorney general. This is a developing story.

  • President Trump calls to congratulate Pelosi

    President Trump calls to congratulate Pelosi

    Wednesday, November 7 2018 1:22 AM EST2018-11-07 06:22:14 GMT

    President Donald Trump has called to congratulate Democratic House Leader Nancy Pelosi as her party stood on the brink of recapturing the House of Representatives.

    President Donald Trump has called to congratulate Democratic House Leader Nancy Pelosi as her party stood on the brink of recapturing the House of Representatives.

  • Colorado family murder plea deal

    Colorado family murder plea deal

    Tuesday, November 6 2018 10:03 PM EST2018-11-07 03:03:00 GMT

    Christopher Watts has pleaded guilty to killing his pregnant wife and two young daughters.  The plea deal will allow Watts to avoid the death penalty.

    Christopher Watts has pleaded guilty to killing his pregnant wife and two young daughters.  The plea deal will allow Watts to avoid the death penalty.

  • USOC moves to shut down USA Gymnastics after Nassar scandal

    USOC moves to shut down USA Gymnastics after Nassar scandal

    Monday, November 5 2018 7:37 PM EST2018-11-06 00:37:39 GMT

    The U.S. Olympic Committee is moving to revoke USA Gymnastics' status as the governing body for the sport at the Olympic level, meting out the nuclear option to an organization that has botched its own reorganization in the wake of a sex-abuse scandal involving former team doctor Larry Nassar.

    The U.S. Olympic Committee is moving to revoke USA Gymnastics' status as the governing body for the sport at the Olympic level, meting out the nuclear option to an organization that has botched its own reorganization in the wake of a sex-abuse scandal involving former team doctor Larry Nassar.

  • Lowe's to close 51 stores, Montana locations not listed

    Lowe's to close 51 stores, Montana locations not listed

    Monday, November 5 2018 10:42 AM EST2018-11-05 15:42:29 GMT
    Image License Cropped Photo: Mike Mozart / CC BY 2.0Image License Cropped Photo: Mike Mozart / CC BY 2.0

    Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today announced the wind-down of certain underperforming store locations as part of its ongoing strategic reassessment. To focus on its most profitable stores and improve the overall health of its store portfolio, the company will: Close 20 U.S. stores.

    Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) today announced the wind-down of certain underperforming store locations as part of its ongoing strategic reassessment. To focus on its most profitable stores and improve the overall health of its store portfolio, the company will: Close 20 U.S. stores.

  • 3 girl scouts, 1 adult killed in Wisconsin

    3 girl scouts, 1 adult killed in Wisconsin

    Saturday, November 3 2018 10:48 PM EDT2018-11-04 02:48:11 GMT

    Police in Lake Hallie, WI are investigating a fatal hit-and-run involving five people. Three girls scouts and one adult were killed. One other child is injured. 

    Police in Lake Hallie, WI are investigating a fatal hit-and-run involving five people. Three girls scouts and one adult were killed. One other child is injured. 

  • Utah Mayor killed in Afghanistan

    Utah Mayor killed in Afghanistan

    Saturday, November 3 2018 10:22 PM EDT2018-11-04 02:22:38 GMT

    Former mayor of North Ogden, Utah, was killed this morning while serving with Utah Army National Guard in Afghanistan.

    Former mayor of North Ogden, Utah, was killed this morning while serving with Utah Army National Guard in Afghanistan.

  • Florida yoga studio shooting mugshot

    Florida yoga studio shooting mugshot

    Saturday, November 3 2018 6:02 PM EDT2018-11-03 22:02:00 GMT

    Authorities have released mugshots of the man they say opened fire at a yoga studio in Tallahassee, Florida, where he killed two people and injured five others.  Police have identified the shooter as 40-year-old Scott Paul Beierle. 

    Authorities have released mugshots of the man they say opened fire at a yoga studio in Tallahassee, Florida, where he killed two people and injured five others.  Police have identified the shooter as 40-year-old Scott Paul Beierle. 

  • Voting smartphone app

    Voting smartphone app

    Friday, November 2 2018 9:51 PM EDT2018-11-03 01:51:20 GMT

    Some voters will be able to cast a ballot in the midterm elections using a smartphone app called Voatz, but many are concerned about the privacy and security of online voting. 

    Some voters will be able to cast a ballot in the midterm elections using a smartphone app called Voatz, but many are concerned about the privacy and security of online voting. 

  • Bus stop safety

    Bus stop safety

    Friday, November 2 2018 7:51 PM EDT2018-11-02 23:51:59 GMT

    When school buses stop, cars are supposed to as well. Sadly, many drivers ignore this rule. This week five school children were hit by cars and killed while waiting at their bus stop; a boy in Pennsylvania, another in Mississippi and twin brothers and their older sister hit and killed Tuesday in Indiana.  

    When school buses stop, cars are supposed to as well. Sadly, many drivers ignore this rule. This week five school children were hit by cars and killed while waiting at their bus stop; a boy in Pennsylvania, another in Mississippi and twin brothers and their older sister hit and killed Tuesday in Indiana.  

  • NFL Cheerleader kneels

    NFL Cheerleader kneels

    Friday, November 2 2018 6:38 PM EDT2018-11-02 22:38:21 GMT

    A San Francisco 49ers cheerleader was spotted kneeling during the national anthem at Thursday's game against the Oakland Raiders.

    A San Francisco 49ers cheerleader was spotted kneeling during the national anthem at Thursday's game against the Oakland Raiders.

  • Alec Baldwin charged with assault, harassment

    Alec Baldwin charged with assault, harassment

    Friday, November 2 2018 5:45 PM EDT2018-11-02 21:45:56 GMT

    Authorities have charged Alec Baldwin assault and harassment after he was arrested for allegedly striking a man in the face during a dispute over a parking spot outside the actor's New York City home.

    Authorities have charged Alec Baldwin assault and harassment after he was arrested for allegedly striking a man in the face during a dispute over a parking spot outside the actor's New York City home.

  • Ultrasonic waves kill lice

    Ultrasonic waves kill lice

    Friday, November 2 2018 12:13 AM EDT2018-11-02 04:13:26 GMT

    A handheld device made by an Israeli start-up uses low intensity ultrasound waves to kill head lice and their eggs, in the hopes of offering people an easier solution to get rid of the parasite.

    A handheld device made by an Israeli start-up uses low intensity ultrasound waves to kill head lice and their eggs, in the hopes of offering people an easier solution to get rid of the parasite.

  • In North Carolina single mother abandons kids

    In North Carolina single mother abandons kids

    Thursday, November 1 2018 11:30 PM EDT2018-11-02 03:30:30 GMT

    Single mother says she left 2 children on the side of the road because she was "so tired."

    Single mother says she left 2 children on the side of the road because she was "so tired."

  • Kids hit in four school bus accidents in one week across country

    Kids hit in four school bus accidents in one week across country

    Thursday, November 1 2018 9:27 PM EDT2018-11-02 01:27:14 GMT

    There have been 4 accidents at school bus stops across the country this week.

    There have been 4 accidents at school bus stops across the country this week.

  • Starbucks plans to open 2100 stores in 2019

    Starbucks plans to open 2100 stores in 2019

    Thursday, November 1 2018 8:16 PM EDT2018-11-02 00:16:30 GMT

    Starbucks looks to expand its footprint with 2,100 new stores next year.

    Starbucks looks to expand its footprint with 2,100 new stores next year.

  • Nazi-themed Halloween decorations shock residents in Florida neighborhood

    Nazi-themed Halloween decorations shock residents in Florida neighborhood

    Wednesday, October 31 2018 5:41 PM EDT2018-10-31 21:41:49 GMT

    Neighbors are describing a Halloween display outside of a New Port Richey, Florida home as "pure hate."

    Neighbors are describing a Halloween display outside of a New Port Richey, Florida home as "pure hate."

  • Driver charged in bus stop crash that killed 3 siblings

    Driver charged in bus stop crash that killed 3 siblings

    Wednesday, October 31 2018 5:37 PM EDT2018-10-31 21:37:49 GMT

    A team from the National Transportation Safety Board is heading to the scene in Rochester, Indiana where three siblings were struck and killed by a pick-up on Tuesday.

    A team from the National Transportation Safety Board is heading to the scene in Rochester, Indiana where three siblings were struck and killed by a pick-up on Tuesday.

  • Petition calls for Halloween to be moved to last Saturday of October

    Petition calls for Halloween to be moved to last Saturday of October

    Tuesday, October 30 2018 5:07 PM EDT2018-10-30 21:07:08 GMT

    Some people aren't happy about trick-or-treating on a weeknight. The Halloween and Costume Association launched a national petition, asking President Trump to move Halloween to the last Saturday of October. 

    Some people aren't happy about trick-or-treating on a weeknight. The Halloween and Costume Association launched a national petition, asking President Trump to move Halloween to the last Saturday of October. 

  • Whitey Bulger, Boston gangster, found dead in prison at 89

    Whitey Bulger, Boston gangster, found dead in prison at 89

    Tuesday, October 30 2018 1:39 PM EDT2018-10-30 17:39:43 GMT

    Notorious Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger has died in federal custody nearly five years after being sentenced to spend the rest of his life in prison.

    Notorious Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger has died in federal custody nearly five years after being sentenced to spend the rest of his life in prison.

  • Bat Attacks Jogger

    Bat Attacks Jogger

    Sunday, October 28 2018 10:35 AM EDT2018-10-28 14:35:38 GMT

    (KGW) A jogger is relieved to be okay after a bat attacked him in Portland, Oregon's Forest Park. "It was kind of a freaky experience," Bill LaMarche said. LaMarche was in the middle of an evening run a few weeks ago when something startled him. "I got hit in the back of the head with what felt like a baseball or something like that," he said. LaMarche stopped dead in his tracks. He scanned the dense wilderness around him. "I saw a bat."

    (KGW) A jogger is relieved to be okay after a bat attacked him in Portland, Oregon's Forest Park. "It was kind of a freaky experience," Bill LaMarche said. LaMarche was in the middle of an evening run a few weeks ago when something startled him. "I got hit in the back of the head with what felt like a baseball or something like that," he said. LaMarche stopped dead in his tracks. He scanned the dense wilderness around him. "I saw a bat."

  • Synagogue shooting: suspect's social media showed guns

    Synagogue shooting: suspect's social media showed guns

    Saturday, October 27 2018 5:48 PM EDT2018-10-27 21:48:26 GMT

    Authorities are pouring over the social media presence of the gunman accused in the deadly attack at a Pittsburgh synagogue this morning.  

    Authorities are pouring over the social media presence of the gunman accused in the deadly attack at a Pittsburgh synagogue this morning.  

  • 3D Tissue

    3D Tissue

    Saturday, October 27 2018 12:59 AM EDT2018-10-27 04:59:51 GMT

    Engineers from the University of Utah give transplant patients hope with 3D printed cells.

    Engineers from the University of Utah give transplant patients hope with 3D printed cells.

  • Hospital detains patients in Africa

    Hospital detains patients in Africa

    Friday, October 26 2018 10:50 PM EDT2018-10-27 02:50:23 GMT

    There's a hospital in the Democratic Republic of Congo where if patients can't pay their bills, they are not allowed to leave the hospital. 

    There's a hospital in the Democratic Republic of Congo where if patients can't pay their bills, they are not allowed to leave the hospital. 

  • Earlier flu season expected this year

    Earlier flu season expected this year

    Friday, October 26 2018 8:23 PM EDT2018-10-27 00:23:19 GMT

    Just over a third of adults got the flu shot last year, one of the deadliest seasons on record. And some doctors are predicting an earlier-than-usual flu season this year.

    Just over a third of adults got the flu shot last year, one of the deadliest seasons on record. And some doctors are predicting an earlier-than-usual flu season this year.

  • NBC cancels Megyn Kelly's morning show

    NBC cancels Megyn Kelly's morning show

    Friday, October 26 2018 1:38 PM EDT2018-10-26 17:38:31 GMT

    NBC News says the "Megyn Kelly Today" show is being canceled.

    NBC News says the "Megyn Kelly Today" show is being canceled.

  • Man arrested in connection with suspicious packages identified

    Man arrested in connection with suspicious packages identified

    Friday, October 26 2018 12:47 PM EDT2018-10-26 16:47:12 GMT

    The name of the man detained in connection with the pipe bomb scare is Cesar Sayoc, 56, of Aventura, Florida, according to law enforcement officials.

    The name of the man detained in connection with the pipe bomb scare is Cesar Sayoc, 56, of Aventura, Florida, according to law enforcement officials.

  • Middle school 'Satanists' arrested in murder plot

    Middle school 'Satanists' arrested in murder plot

    Thursday, October 25 2018 10:34 PM EDT2018-10-26 02:34:40 GMT

    Two Florida middle school students are facing charges following the discovery of a disturbing plot to kill several students, cut them up and eat them.

    Two Florida middle school students are facing charges following the discovery of a disturbing plot to kill several students, cut them up and eat them.

  • Defense Sec. Mattis to sign order to send at least 800 troops to US-Mexico border

    Defense Sec. Mattis to sign order to send at least 800 troops to US-Mexico border

    Thursday, October 25 2018 11:11 AM EDT2018-10-25 15:11:46 GMT

    Defense Secretary James Mattis is expected to sign an order to send at least 800 troops to US-Mexico border.

    Defense Secretary James Mattis is expected to sign an order to send at least 800 troops to US-Mexico border.

  • Stocks plunge, erasing gains for the year

    Stocks plunge, erasing gains for the year

    Wednesday, October 24 2018 5:18 PM EDT2018-10-24 21:18:12 GMT

    Stocks are closing sharply lower on Wall Street, led by a swoon in technology companies. The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average erased their gains for the year.

    Stocks are closing sharply lower on Wall Street, led by a swoon in technology companies. The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average erased their gains for the year.

  • Packages with pipe bombs sent to Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, CNN's New York City office

    Packages with pipe bombs sent to Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, CNN's New York City office

    Wednesday, October 24 2018 2:07 PM EDT2018-10-24 18:07:38 GMT

    Four apparent explosive devices sent to former President Barack Obama, former Secretary Of State Hillary Clinton, investor George Soros and CNN headquarters in New York City are linked.

    Four apparent explosive devices sent to former President Barack Obama, former Secretary Of State Hillary Clinton, investor George Soros and CNN headquarters in New York City are linked.

  • Wendy's offers free burgers with purchases for rest of September

    Wendy's offers free burgers with purchases for rest of September

    Thursday, September 13 2018 7:34 PM EDT2018-09-13 23:34:25 GMT
    Cropped Photo: Mike Mozart / CC BY 2.0Cropped Photo: Mike Mozart / CC BY 2.0

    Where's the free beef? Waiting for you at Wendy's pending a few simple steps. For the rest of September, Wendy's is offering a free Dave's Single burger with any purchase. So where do you sign up? First, download the Wendy's app where you can customize an order ahead of time and pay from your phone. Second, that's it! 

    Where's the free beef? Waiting for you at Wendy's pending a few simple steps. For the rest of September, Wendy's is offering a free Dave's Single burger with any purchase. So where do you sign up? First, download the Wendy's app where you can customize an order ahead of time and pay from your phone. Second, that's it! 

  • DREAM JOB: Live on a Greek island and take care of 55 cats

    DREAM JOB: Live on a Greek island and take care of 55 cats

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:48 AM EDT2018-08-14 15:48:20 GMT

    I'm more of a dog person, but if there is a place that is willing to pay me to live on an island in Greece and take care of cats, I'll become a feline fanatic.  Well, there is someone offering such a job right now and they claim it's a real opening.  God's Little People Cat Rescue posted on Facebook that they are looking for someone who can look after 55 cats on a little Greek island paradise called Syros. 

    I'm more of a dog person, but if there is a place that is willing to pay me to live on an island in Greece and take care of cats, I'll become a feline fanatic.  Well, there is someone offering such a job right now and they claim it's a real opening.  God's Little People Cat Rescue posted on Facebook that they are looking for someone who can look after 55 cats on a little Greek island paradise called Syros. 

  • Only 3 known to have survived Boeing 737 crash in Cuba

    Only 3 known to have survived Boeing 737 crash in Cuba

    Friday, May 18 2018 6:11 PM EDT2018-05-18 22:11:37 GMT
    AP photo/Ramon EspinozaAP photo/Ramon Espinoza

    By ANDREA RODRIGUEZ and MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN Associated Press    HAVANA (AP) - A 39-year-old airliner with 110 people aboard crashed and burned in a cassava field just after taking off from the Havana airport Friday, leaving three survivors in Cuba's worst aviation disaster in three decades, officials said.    The Boeing 737 went down just after noon a short distance from the end of the runway at Jose Marti International Airport while on a short-hop flight to the ...

    By ANDREA RODRIGUEZ and MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN Associated Press    HAVANA (AP) - A 39-year-old airliner with 110 people aboard crashed and burned in a cassava field just after taking off from the Havana airport Friday, leaving three survivors in Cuba's worst aviation disaster in three decades, officials said.    The Boeing 737 went down just after noon a short distance from the end of the runway at Jose Marti International Airport while on a short-hop flight to the ...

  • Kidde recalls 37.8 million fire extinguishers, one death reported

    Kidde recalls 37.8 million fire extinguishers, one death reported

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 5:56 PM EDT2018-05-16 21:56:57 GMT
    Kidde is recalling approximately 37.8 million fire extinguishers over failure to activate during an emergency. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the extinguishers can become clogged or require excessive force to discharge. In addition, the nozzle can detach with enough force to pose an impact hazard.  The recall involves 134 models of Kidde fire extinguishers manufactured between January 1, 1973 and August 15, 2017, including models that were previously recall...
    Kidde is recalling approximately 37.8 million fire extinguishers over failure to activate during an emergency. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the extinguishers can become clogged or require excessive force to discharge. In addition, the nozzle can detach with enough force to pose an impact hazard.  The recall involves 134 models of Kidde fire extinguishers manufactured between January 1, 1973 and August 15, 2017, including models that were previously recall...
  • US gymnasts say sport is rife with verbal and emotional abuse

    US gymnasts say sport is rife with verbal and emotional abuse

    Friday, February 23 2018 7:00 PM EST2018-02-24 00:00:53 GMT
    Stock photo of USA Gymnastics teamStock photo of USA Gymnastics team
    Stock photo of USA Gymnastics teamStock photo of USA Gymnastics team

    (AP) - They were little girls with dreams of Olympic gold when they started in gymnastics. Now they're women with lifelong injuries, anxiety and eating disorders. Former U.S. gymnasts and coaches interviewed by The Associated Press described a culture rife with verbal and emotional abuse. They say girls were forced to train with injuries and broken bones. They say the culture was tacitly endorsed by USA Gymnastics and institutionalized by former star coaches ...

    (AP) - They were little girls with dreams of Olympic gold when they started in gymnastics. Now they're women with lifelong injuries, anxiety and eating disorders. Former U.S. gymnasts and coaches interviewed by The Associated Press described a culture rife with verbal and emotional abuse. They say girls were forced to train with injuries and broken bones. They say the culture was tacitly endorsed by USA Gymnastics and institutionalized by former star coaches ...

  • FBI: Gun background checks hit single-day record on Black Friday

    FBI: Gun background checks hit single-day record on Black Friday

    Monday, November 27 2017 1:02 PM EST2017-11-27 18:02:17 GMT

    WASHINGTON - Gun background checks hit another single-day record on Black Friday. The FBI says it fielded 203,086 background check requests for gun buyers on Black Friday alone. That's up from the two previous single-day highs., both of which were recorded on Black Friday in 2016 (185,713) and Black Friday in 2015 (185,345).

    WASHINGTON - Gun background checks hit another single-day record on Black Friday. The FBI says it fielded 203,086 background check requests for gun buyers on Black Friday alone. That's up from the two previous single-day highs., both of which were recorded on Black Friday in 2016 (185,713) and Black Friday in 2015 (185,345).

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