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  • Legendary Actress and Singer Doris Day Dead at 97

    Doris Day, the box-office queen and singing star whose wholesome, all-American image belied an often-turbulent personal life, has died, her foundation announced Monday. She was 97. The actress passed away early Monday surrounded by a few close friends at her Carmel Valley home, according to the Doris Day Animal Foundation. She had celebrated her 97th birthday just last month with nearly 300 fans who gathered in Carmel to celebrate with her. Day had recently contracted a serious case of pneumonia which […]

  • Man Wanted by FBI for Sexually Abusing Young Girls Turns Himself in After 23 Years

    OREGON — Wayne Arthur Silsbee eluded authorities for 23 years. He was wanted by the FBI for “multiple incidents of sexual assault” between September 1995 and April 1996 involving girls between 8 and 10 years old. The FBI said Silsbee knew each of the victims through babysitting for them or taking them to events. Friday, the now-62-year-old man walked into the Oregon City Police Department and turned himself in, the FBI said. It is not clear why, after 23 years, […]

  • Duchess Meghan Celebrates Her First Mother’s Day With New Photo of Baby Archie

    Though the UK celebrates Mother’s Day in March, Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, is still an American at heart. An Instagram account she shares with husband Prince Harry released a sweet new photo of the newborn royal as the US, along with Canada, Australia and several other countries, celebrated Mother’s Day on Sunday. The duchess, 37, gave birth a week ago to her first child, Archie Harrison Mountbattan-Windsor. “Paying tribute to all mothers today – past, present, mothers-to-be, and those lost but forever […]

  • Most Popular Baby Names of 2018 Announced

    The Social Security Administration just released its list of most popular baby names for babies born in the United States last year. Topping the list: Liam and Emma. For Emma, it’s the fifth year in a row at no. 1. Liam, which first appeared on the top 10 list in 2012, retained its top spot for the second year. The second-place finishers are also the same as in 2017: Noah, on the boys’ side, and Olivia on the girls’. Most popular […]

  • Judge Rules 3-Year-Old Must Receive Chemotherapy Against Parents’ Wishes

    A Florida judge ruled Wednesday that a 3-year-old diagnosed with leukemia must continue chemotherapy treatment against the wishes of his parents. Noah McAdams, who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in April, was ordered by a Hillsborough County judge to complete at least the first phase of prescribed chemotherapy treatment. His parents, Taylor Bland and Joshua McAdams, had asked the court to allow them to forgo chemotherapy, in favor of alternative treatments, including medicinal cannabis, vitamins, and diet, according to […]

  • Royal Baby Photos Released by Meghan and Harry

    The world finally has its first glimpse of Prince Harry and Meghan’s newborn son, and his name is Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex appeared in front of selected media behind closed doors on Wednesday, cradling their first child, who was born at 5:26 a.m. Monday morning, weighing 7lbs 3oz. The couple then shared their chosen name on Instagram with an image of Queen Elizabeth, the Duke of Edinburgh and Meghan’s mother meeting their newest great-grandchild. Harry […]

  • Tax Documents Show Trump Businesses Lost More Than $1 Billion in a Decade, Report Says

    President Donald Trump’s businesses reported losses of $1.17 billion from 1985 to 1994, The New York Times reported Tuesday, citing information from tax documents from those years. It appears Trump lost more money than nearly any other individual U.S. taxpayer year after year, the Times reports, according to the 10 years of tax information the newspaper acquired. Trump ran for president branding himself as a self-made billionaire, touting his financial success, but he has been steadfast in his refusal to release his […]

  • One Student Dead in School Shooting in Suburban Denver, 8 Others Injured

    DENVER, Colorado — A school shooting not far from Columbine High School left one student dead and eight others injured on Tuesday, authorities said. Two suspects were apprehended after the shooting at the STEM School Highlands Ranch, which covers K-12, Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock said. About 1,850 students attend the school, according to its website. The suspects are believed to be students at the school, Spurlock said. One is an adult male and one is believed to be a juvenile. The […]

  • Disney Announces Dates for Three New ‘Star Wars’ Films and Four ‘Avatar’ Sequels

    Disney announced on Tuesday that it is producing three more “Star Wars” films that will hit theaters starting in 2022. That means there will be a three-year hiatus between “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker,” which hits theaters on December 20, and the next film, which will debut on December 16, 2022. Two more “Star Wars” films will follow in December of 2024 and 2026, according to Disney, which unveiled a new schedule on Tuesday that also includes release dates […]

  • Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has Given Birth to a Boy

    Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has given birth to a boy, she and Prince Harry announced on their Instagram account Monday. “We are pleased to announce that Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex welcomed their firstborn child in the early morning on May 6th, 2019. Their Royal Highnesses’ son weighs 7lbs. 3oz,” it said. “The Duchess and baby are both healthy and well, and the couple thank members of the public for their shared excitement and support […]

  • Country House Wins Kentucky Derby After Historic Disqualification of Maximum Security

    LOUISVILLE, Kentucky — Longshot Country House crossed the finish line second at the Kentucky Derby on Saturday but was declared the winner after second-favorite Maximum Security was disqualified for interference. It was the first time a Derby winner was disqualified because of a foul on the track. In 1968, Dancer’s Image won but failed a drug test and was disqualified. “(Country House) was traveling well the entire race. Once I got him outside and I started to make my move, Maximum […]

  • Almost 12 Million Pounds of Tyson Chicken Strips Have Been Recalled Because They Might Have Metal

    Tyson Foods has significantly expanded a recall of its chicken strips over concerns that some might be contaminated with pieces of metal, federal food safety officials said Friday. The recall now affects more than 11.8 million pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strip products that were shipped nationwide, up from more than 69,000 pounds when the recall initially was issued in March, the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service said in a statement. The expansion comes after three of six people […]

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