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  • Police in Ferguson, MO Sued for $40 Million

    Aug 29, 2014 | 1 min
    Police in Ferguson, Missouri along with St. Louis County officers have been sued by five bystanders during the Ferguson protests. The lawsuit claims they were unjustly arrested and excessive force was used. They are asking for $40 million in damages.
  • Terrifying Video Shows Mountain Climbers Crawling Along Narrow Summit

    Aug 29, 2014 | 1 min
    Heartwrenching video show a mountain climber with a video camera on his head climbing over a very narrow summit in Norway. The video, uploaded to YouTube, will make you heart stop as he tries to reach his friend on the other side.
  • Homeless Man with Miley Cyrus at VMAs Turns Himself Into Police

    Aug 29, 2014 | 2 min
    The homeless man who attended the VMAs with Miley Cyrus and went up to accept the award on her behalf has turned himself in for probation violation. Jesse Helt returned to his hometown in Oregon where he soon posted his $2500 bail.
  • President Obama Criticized for Not Having Strategy to Tackle ISIS

    Aug 29, 2014 | 2 min
    President Obama admitted in a speech Thursday that the White House does not yet have a strategy to deal with ISIS. His candid admission receiving backlash from citizen as well as top administrators who have criticized the way he has handled the terrorist situation thus far.
  • Apple Sends Out Invite to Media Event; Insiders Speculate on New iWatch Technology

    Aug 29, 2014 | 2 min
    Apple has officially sent out invites to its highly anticipated event on September 9th. Insiders speculate the new iPhone and iWatch will be announced. The features of the new iPhone have been subject to major speculation over the past six month, but it's the new iWatch that now has people guessing.
  • Cell Phone Video Captures Moment Man Stabs Police Officer with 14 Inch Blade

    Aug 28, 2014 | 2 min
    Cell phone video has captured the moment a man in Atlanta stabbed a police officer in the back with a 14 inch blade. The man was shot in the leg by another officer after the stabbing, both officer and suspect are expected to recover.
  • Joan Rivers Rushed to Hospital After Suffering Cardiac Arrest During Throat Procedure

    Aug 28, 2014 | 1 min
    Joan Rivers was rushed to Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City Thursday after suffering cardiac arrest while undergoing a throat procedure. Her daughter Melissa reportedly rushing to New York from Los Angeles to be with her.
  • New Tape Emerges Show Officer Arresting Black Man for Seemingly No Reason

    Aug 28, 2014 | 2 min
    A man captured video of police trying to arrest him while waiting to pick up his kids. In the video you hear the man asking why he is being arrested with no reason given. You can eventually hear a taser go off while the man continues to question officers.
  • Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie: MARRIED!

    Aug 28, 2014 | 1 min
    Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie reportedly recently tied the knot in France. First reported by the Associated Press, the pair are said to have had the ceremony at their winery estate Chateau Miraval.
  • Mother of U.S. Journalist Held Hostage By ISIS Makes a Heartfelt Plea to Leader of ISIS

    Aug 27, 2014 | 2 min
    Shirley Sotloff addressed Abu Bakr Sl-baghdadi, the leader of ISIS directly on a taped video message pleading for the release of her kidnapped son. Steven Sotloff was taken by ISIS more than a year ago in Syria and shared a cell with fellow journalist James Foley.
  • CAUGHT ON TAPE: Last Seconds of Gun Instructor's Life Before Being Accidentally Shot to Death by 9-year-old Girl

    Aug 27, 2014 | 2 min
    Charles Vacca, an army veteran who was assisting a 9-year-old, was shot and killed by the Uzi when it accidentally recoiled.
  • Clothing Line Zara Faces Backlash For Shirt That Resembles Prison Uniform From Jewish Concentration Camp

    Aug 27, 2014 | 2 min
    Clothing line "Zara" apologized and yanked a shirt from their website after receiving criticism from people saying the striped shirt with a six-pointed yellow star on the chest resembled the prison uniforms Jewish concentration camp prisoners were forced to wear during the holocaust. The website had described the shirt simply as a "stripped sheriff T-shirt."
  • Scientists Say G-spot Doesn't Exist But the 'CUV' Region Does

    Aug 27, 2014 | 2 min
    A group of Italian and Mexican scientists published an article in the "Nature Reviews Urology Medical Journal" that says they area that increases a woman's sexual pleasure is an entire region dubbed the CUV area.
  • ISIS Allegedly Asking $6.6M In Exchange for American Aid Worker Held Hostage In Syria

    Aug 26, 2014 | 2 min
    According to ABC News, an unidentified American aid worker is being held hostage by ISIS. The report says she was kidnapped in Syria one year ago, and that members of the Militant group are asking $6.6M as ransom.
  • 'Breaking Bad's' Last Season Comes Out on Top at The 2014 Emmys

    Aug 26, 2014 | 2 min
    The 66th primetime Emmy Awards hosted by Seth Myers took place on Monday night, and among the big winners was 'Breaking Bad,' as the AMC series won a total of five awards in various important categories including outstanding drama series for the second year in a row. "Modern Family" was also a big winner as it took its a record-tying fifth Emmy for outstanding comedy series.
  • Miss Universe 2013 First Runner-up Comes Out as Gay

    Aug 26, 2014 | 2 min
    Patricia Yurena Rodriguez who was crowned as Miss Spain in 2008, and was first-runner up in the 2013 Miss Universe pageant, revealed she was a lesbian and posted a romantic picture of her and her girlfriend on Instagram.
  • Remembering Richard Attenborough, British Actor/Director Dead At 90

    Aug 25, 2014 | 2 min
    British Actor Richard Attenborough died on Sunday, the news was confirmed by his son. He was 90-years-old. He was best known in the U.S. for his role in Steven Spielberg's "Jurassic Park" as park creator John Hammond.
  • 2014 MTV Video Music Award Highlights, 5 Things You Need to Know

    Aug 25, 2014 | 2 min
    The 2014 MTV Video Music Awards took place this Sunday, August 24th at the Forum in Inglewood California. Highlights of the ceremony include PDA from Beyonce and Jay-Z, and a homeless teen who accepted an award on behalf of Miley Cyrus.
  • Aftermath: 6.0 Quake Rocks Napa County Damage Could Reach 1 Billion Dollars

    Aug 25, 2014 | 2 min
    California Governor Jerry Brown declares a state of emergency for Southern Napa County after a Magnitude 6.0 quake hit the area early Sunday morning.
  • Man Named Stoner Arrested for Marijuana Possession

    Aug 22, 2014 | 1 min
    A man with an unfortunate name for his crime has been arrested on marijuana charges. Paul Scott Stoner has been arrested after police discovered more than $10,000 worth of pot in his home.
  • Study Suggests Wearing Red Enhances a Woman's Sex Appeal

    Aug 22, 2014 | 2 min
    A new study suggests women who wear red are more attractive to men than those who don't. The study conducted by a University in China says the men chose women wearing red a majority of the time.
  • Twitter Bans Graphic Images of James Foley Execution, #ISISMediaBlackout Gains Popularity

    Aug 22, 2014 | 2 min
    As Twitter has decided to ban the sharing of graphic images of James Foley's execution by ISIS militants, users have started using the hastag #ISISMediaBlackout to show solidarity against the terrorists.
  • Parents of Slain Journalist James Foley Speak Out About E-mail Received from ISIS

    Aug 22, 2014 | 2 min
    The parents of slain journalist James Foley appeared on the Today Show Friday to talk about their son and their knowledge of the execution, saying they didn't think they would go through with it so quickly. They also say they will set up a fund in honor of their son.
  • Scientists Discover Brain Synapses Different in People with Autism

    Aug 22, 2014 | 1 min
    Scientists have discovered that people with autism have very different brain synapses that they believe develop differently at a young age. They hope this research will help create a drug that will help reduce symptoms.
  • Video Shows Huge Grouper Eating Shark in One Bite

    Aug 21, 2014 | 1 min
    A new video released on YouTube apparently coming out of Florida show a huge grouper eating a shark fisherman caught off the coast.
  • Are Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon Headed for Divorce?

    Aug 21, 2014 | 1 min
    Sources close to the couple indicate Nick Cannon and Mariah Carey and over. According to TMZ, the divorce is a "done deal" with the two living separately for months.
  • Two American Ebola Patients Released from Atlanta Hospital

    Aug 21, 2014 | 2 min
    The two Ebola patients brought back to America from Liberia have been released after their blood test showed no signs of the virus. WHO releasing a statement Wednesday saying they don't see an end in sight.
  • Ferguson, Missouri Experiences First Night of Relative Calm in 11 Days

    Aug 21, 2014 | 2 min
    For the first time in 11 days, Ferguson, Missouri experienced a night of relative calm. Police only arrested 6 people, compared to 47 the night before.
  • President Barack Obama Appalled By the Brutal Murder of Journalist, Promises U.S. Will "Act Against ISIL"

    Aug 20, 2014 | 2 min
    President Obama made a brief statement on Wednesday in Martha's Vineyard where he was vacationing to address the beheading of journalist Jim Foley. He promised to act against ISIL, the terrorist group accused of Foley's murder.
  • Independent Report Suggests Victims of MH370 Tragedy Died of Oxygen Starvation Hours Before Crash

    Aug 20, 2014 | 2 min
    New book titled "The Truth Behind the Loss of Flight 370" claims the pilot suffered mental illness and deliberately downed the plane. It also suggests the passengers suffered from oxygen deprivation when the pilot deliberately depressurized the cabin.
  • James Foley's Mom Releases Statement: "He gave his life trying to expose the world to the suffering of the Syrian people"

    Aug 20, 2014 | 2 min
    James Foley, was 40-year-old journalist who had been reporting on the Middle East as a freelancer for five years. Officials confirmed he was killed by ISIS Militants on Tuesday. He had been kidnapped once before in Libya in 2011 bu subsequently released six weeks later.
  • 2 Shot, 31 Arrested As Ferguson Suffers Ninth Night Of Violence

    Aug 19, 2014 | 2 min
    During a news conference early Tuesday morning, Missouri Highway Patrol Captain Ron Johnson blamed the ninth night of civil unrest in Ferguson on "violent agitators" that traveled in from other cities. 31 people were arrested, and authorities were able to confiscate two guns from protestors.
  • Legendary Saturday Night Live Announcer Don Pardo Dead At 96

    Aug 19, 2014 | 2 min
    Don Pardo passed away peacefully in his sleep at his home in Tucson Arizona on Monday. The famous broadcaster with the baritone voice had a career that spanned more than six decades. He was famous for being the announcer for Saturday Night Live since it first debuted in 1975.
  • Study: Cost to Raise A Child For Middle Income American Family Is $245K

    Aug 19, 2014 | 2 min
    The Agriculture Department's "expenditures on children and family" report out on Monday, says it costs the middle income American family an average of $245 thousand dollars to raise a child into adulthood. The report takes into consideration the cost of food, housing, childcare, and education among other expenses.
  • Private Autopsy Reveals Michael Brown Shot At Least 6 Times, No Apparent Sign Of Struggle

    Aug 18, 2014 | 2 min
    Dr. Michael Baden was hired by Michael Brown's family to perform a private autopsy. He is the former Chief Medical Examiner for New York City. Dr. Baden stated to the press that there were no apparent signs of a struggle and said Brown could have survived all the shots, except the one to the head which they believe was likely the last shot.
  • Ice Bucket Challenge Goes Viral, Raises Over $15M For ALS

    Aug 18, 2014 | 2 min
    According to the ALS association website, as of Monday, August 18th they have received $15.6 million in donations compared to $1.8 million during the same time period last year. They attribute the increase in the viral success of the ice bucket challenge.
  • National Guard Sent to Ferguson, Mo. After Eighth Night of Violence; Autopsy Results on Michael Brown Show He was Shot at Least Six Times

    Aug 18, 2014 | 2 min
    Missouri Governor Jay Nixon ordered help from the National Guard as protesters clashed with police on the eighth night of violence in Ferguson. Police fired tear gas and rubber bullets in response to gunfire, looting, and vandalism. The results of a private autopsy performed on Michael Brown, the unarmed teenager that was shot dead by police, were revealed.
  • Military Approves Additional Hairstyles for Women Including Dreadlocks, Cornrows and Twisted Braids

    Aug 18, 2014 | 2 min
    Military Approves Additional Hairstyles for Women Including Dreadlocks, Cornrows and Twisted Braids. The change ocurred after a three month review of hairstyle policies that was prompted amid complaints that the grooming policies were racially biased.
  • Video of Robbery Allegedly Committed by Michael Brown Released; Family Calling it Character Assassination

    Aug 15, 2014 | 2 min
    Surveillance video of the robbery which allegedly shows Michael Brown, stealing a box of cigars was released to the public on Friday. The incident occurred minutes before the unarmed teen was shot dead by a Ferguson police officer identified as Darren Wilson. Police Chief Tom Jackson clarified on Friday that the reported robbery was not related to the officers initial encounter with the teenager.
  • Michael J Fox Reacts on Twitter to Robin Williams' Parkinson's Disease Diagnosis

    Aug 15, 2014 | 2 min
    Actor Michael J. Fox reacted on twitter to Robin William's Parkinson's disease diagnosis. Fox posted a tweet on Thursday saying quote: "stunned to learn Robin had PD. Pretty sure his support for our FDN predated his diagnosis. A true friend; i wish him peace."
  • NBC Confirms Chuck Todd to Takes Over 'Meet the Press' from David Gregory

    Aug 15, 2014 | 2 min
    NBC confirmed Thursday Chuck Todd will take over 'Meet the Press'. The transition could take place as soon as this weekend. Gregory also confirmed the news via Twitter, thanking colleagues and viewers for his six year run.
  • Officer Who Fatally Shot Unarmed Teen Identified, Police Report Names Michael Brown as Robbery Suspect

    Aug 15, 2014 | 2 min
    Six year veteran Darren Wilson was named as the Police Officer who fatally shot unarmed teen Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Officials have moved him and his family from the town as a safety precaution. The police chief also announced the department would be releasing video of a "strong-armed robbery" that took place in the area in which Brown is a the primary suspect.
  • New Study Suggests Cutting Back on Salt May Be Unnecessary

    Aug 14, 2014 | 2 min
    A new study coming out of McMaster University in Canada suggests cutting back a lot on sodium could be bad for your health. The researcher says most people don't get too much in their diet and they should be focusing on better overall health than one particular element. Many scientists disagree saying sodium is a large contributor to deaths each year.
  • President Obama Calls for Peace and Calm in Ferguson, Missouri

    Aug 14, 2014 | 2 min
    President Obama gave a press conference Thursday and discussed the riots in Ferguson, Missouri. He says he has talked to Missouri Governor Jay Nixon and both urge for peace in the streets. Nixon also confirms there will be a "operational shift" in the way the protests are being handled.
  • Users Outraged as Facebook Messenger App Receives 1 Star Review Online

    Aug 14, 2014 | 2 min
    Users continue to voice their outrage as more and more people are forced to download the Facebook Messenger app. The app only has one star online, many angry about what they say is an invasion of privacy.
  • Officials Arrest Daughter and Boyfriend in Death of American Tourist Found in Suitcase

    Aug 14, 2014 | 2 min
    Officials in Bali have arrested Heather Mack and her boyfriend in the death of her mother Sheila von Weise-Mack. The mother and daughter were vacation at the luxe St. Regis when the woman's body was found in a taxi outside the hotel. The couple were arrested as prime suspects.
  • Journalists Arrested by Riot Police While Reporting in Ferguson, Missouri

    Aug 14, 2014 | 2 min
    Riot police arrest two journalists while covering the chaos in Ferguson, Missouri. Washington Post reporter Wesley Lowery taped the officer, who refused to give his name on his phone camera. Lowery and Huffington Post reporter Ryan Reilly were reportedly released 45 minutes later without any explanation.
  • Lauren Bacall 1924-2014

    Aug 13, 2014 | 2 min
    Lauren Bacall died in her New York apartment on Tuesday, at the age of 89 following a stroke. Humphrey Bogart's estate, run by their son Stephen Bogart, posted this message Tuesday on twitter, "with deep sorrow, yet with great gratitude for her amazing life, we confirm the passing of Lauren Bacall."
  • Brazilian Presidential Candidate Eduardo Campos Killed Alongside Wife in Plane Crash

    Aug 13, 2014 | 2 min
    Brazilian Presidential candidate Eduardo Campos was killed in a plane crash on Wednesday, according to several reports. The Brazilian air force said that Campos was traveling in a Cessna 560XL plane that had taken off from Rio de Janeiro's domestic airport and was heading to the city of Guaruja, but was unable to land due to bad weather.
  • Flash Floods Leave 2 Dead, Hundreds Stranded In Various Cities From Phoenix to Long Island

    Aug 13, 2014 | 2 min
    Heavy rains have plagued various cities in the United States. Two people have died because of the flash floods -one was a 100 year old Detroit woman found in her flooded condominium. The flooding rain shifted to the Mid-Atlantic and northeast overnight.
  • Study Suggests Women Are Happiest at 25, Stressed by 35

    Aug 13, 2014 | 1 min
    A new study suggests women are most happy at 25 years old. In less than a decade women have said to become much more stressed about family, money, and looks, making themselves more unhappy
  • Dozens Take to Twitter to Protest Michael Brown Portrayal Using #IfTheyGunnedMeDown

    Aug 12, 2014 | 2 min
    Dozens of African American men have taken to Twitter to protest the portrayal of Michael Brown, the Missouri man shot by police. The hashtag is meant to bring awareness to the way pictures make a person look. The media first used a graduation photo of Brown, but later used a very different photo.
  • 17 Year Old Neighbor Charged with Rape and Murder of Six Year Old Jenise Wright

    Aug 12, 2014 | 2 min
    Court documents released Monday during a court appearance detail the level of abuse done to Jenise Wright before she was killed. Jenise disappeared on August 2nd and was found a week later by her home. 17 Year Old neighbor Gabriel Gaeta has been charged with first degree rape and murder.
  • Steve Ballmer Officially Buys LA Clippers for $2 Billion

    Aug 12, 2014 | 2 min
    Steve Ballmer's bid to buy the Los Angeles Clippers has officially closed. The former Microsoft CEO purchased the team from ousted owner Donald Sterling for $2 billion after months of controversy surround Sterling's viral racist rant.
  • Hollywood Reacts to News of Robin Williams' Death

    Aug 12, 2014 | 2 min
    Robin Williams seems to have touched quite a lot of people in Hollywood and around the world. His large filmography includes working with a number of Tinseltown's great, who took time to remember the beloved comedian.
  • Pictures of Alleged New Microsoft Phone Leaked

    Aug 12, 2014 | 1 min
    New photos of the Microsoft Window's phone have allegedly leaked online. The phone appears to be green, similar to past models.
  • Beloved Actor Robin Williams DEAD of an Apparent Suicide

    Aug 11, 2014 | 2 min
  • First 'Better Call Saul' Teaser Released By AMC

    Aug 11, 2014 | 2 min
    "Breaking Bad fans got their appetites wet this weekend, as AMC aired the first teaser trailer of the series spin off "Better Call Saul" during the network's Breaking Bad marathon on Sunday. The show will focus on Walter White's shady lawyer Saul Goodman.
  • FBI Takes Over Investigation Of Shooting Death Of Unarmed Teen That Sparked Riots in St. Louis Suburb

    Aug 11, 2014 | 2 min
    18-year-old Michael Brown was shot dead over the weekend by police on the street near an apartment complex in Ferguson on Saturday. His death sparked tensions in suburban St. Louis as peaceful candlelight vigils turned into mayhem, as people began looting businesses, vandalizing vehicles and taunting officers- police in riot gear were dispatched to block access to parts of the city.
  • 15-Year-Old Cheerleader Dies After Being Run Over While Sunbathing At Home

    Aug 11, 2014 | 2 min
    Marli Hamblin was taking in the sun on Friday afternoon in her home in Syracuse, New York when she received critical injuries to the head when a family member backed out of the garage with their Chevy Truck. She was unable to hear the vehicle since she was listening to music on her Ipod.
  • Research Reveals Technology Contributes to Highest Number of Car Hackings

    Aug 8, 2014 | 2 min
    Two security professionals put a large number of cars to the test to see which are the most susceptible to break ins. The study was funded by the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and found technology in newer cars increases the risk of hacking into them.
  • Joan Rivers Makes Stands By Controversial Statements as Gaza Cease-Fire Ends

    Aug 8, 2014 | 2 min
    Joan Rivers is releasing a statement defending her comments about Palestinians as the 72 hour cease-fire ended with more rocket launches Friday morning.
  • Wisconsin Couple Blame Website for Baby Daughter's Death

    Aug 8, 2014 | 2 min
    A Wisconsin couple is suing the website care.com for allegedly failing to do a background check on the nanny arrested for killing their daughter. Sarah Gumm has been charged with first degree murder after the baby died from a traumatic head injury. Now the parents are suing the nanny service they say had a part in the death.
  • President Obama Orders American Fighter Jets to Strike ISIS in Iraq

    Aug 8, 2014 | 2 min
    President Obama ordered fighter jets to strike ISIS in Iraq after the group has reportedly made advances at US interests in the region. The President made it clear the military is also involved in humanitarian strikes to help the civilians living in fear in the mountains.
  • Crocodile Captured Eating Shark; Becomes Local Celebrity

    Aug 7, 2014 | 1 min
    An image of a crocodile caught eating a shark has become viral after tourist Andrew Paice snapped a photo of the unbelievable moment. Brutus has become a local celebrity in Australia where visitors hope to catch a glimpse of him.
  • As Hawaii Braces for Two Hurricanes, Earthquake Strikes Eastern Shore of the Big Island

    Aug 7, 2014 | 2 min
    As Hawaii is getting ready for two massive hurricanes set to hit the islands Thursday, the eastern shore was hit an earthquake. Although no damage has been reported, residents are hunkering down by stocking up on food and water to get ready for the storm. Schools on Maui, the Big Island, Molokai, and Lanai have closed starting Thursday.
  • Trial Starts for Chinese Man Accused of Stabbing and Cooking Parents After They Cut Him Off From Lavish Lifestyle

    Aug 7, 2014 | 1 min
    A Chinese man's trial for killing his parents after cutting him off from his lavish lifestyle started this week. The man pleaded guilty through diminished responsibility, claiming his parents abandoned him. The court rejected the plea, saying he planned the murders for months and even reported his parents missing after the stabbing.
  • 'Harry Potter' Author J.K. Rowling Pens Letter as Dumbledore to 15 Year Old Lone Houston Massacre Survivor

    Aug 7, 2014 | 2 min
    'Harry Potter' author J.K. Rowling wrote a letter in the voice of Dumbledore to the 15 year old girl who survived the shooting massacre of her entire family in Houston, Texas. Cassidy Stay pretended to be dead during the incident that left her parents and four siblings dead. During the memorial service, she bravely quoted Dumbledore from the Harry Potter series. Rowling was moved by the story and decided to send her a special message.
  • Ebola Death Toll Rises as CDC Declares Highest State of Alert

    Aug 7, 2014 | 2 min
    The Ebola outbreak continues to worry the World Health Organization, with more than 900 deaths reported. Nigeria and Saudi Arabia have both been added to the list of countries with detected cases, as the CDC declares a level one state of alert.
  • TSA Posts Unbelievable Instagram Photos of Confiscated Airport Weapons

    Aug 6, 2014 | 1 min
    The U.S. TSA has posted hundreds of photos of confiscated weapons to Instagram, including knives, guns, samurai swords, and grenades.
  • 10,000 Dollar Bounty Offered By Peta For Man Who Kicked a Squirrel Off the Grand Canyon

    Aug 6, 2014 | 1 min
    Peta has placed a rather large bounty on the head of a man seen in a Youtube video kicking a squirrel off the Grand Canyon.
  • 12-Year-Old Charged with Murder For the Stabbing of 9-Year-Old Neighbor

    Aug 6, 2014 | 2 min
    Jamarion Lawhorn will be tried as an adult in juvenile court for the stabbing of his 9-year-old neighbor Michael Connor Verkerke. Lawhorn told police he lashed out because he "took too many pills" and because "nobody loves him."
  • Missouri Inmate Put to Death Over Rape and Murder of College Student

    Aug 6, 2014 | 2 min
    A Missouri inmate has been put to death for raping and killing a college student, making him the first U.S. prisoner put to death since the Arizona lethal injection went horrendously awry last month. The Missouri Department of Corrections said Michael Worthington was executed by lethal injection at the state prison and was pronounced dead at 12.11am Tuesday. He is the seventh Missouri inmate to be executed this year.
  • 2 Double-Decker Buses Collide In NYC's Time Square, Injuries Reported

    Aug 5, 2014 | 2 min
    Two double-decker tourist buses crashed in New York City's Time Square, leaving at least 13 people injured. The crash happened at the busy intersection of 47th St. and Seventh Ave. about 4 p.m. in Manhattan.
  • 72-Hour Cease Fire Between Hamas and Israel Seems To Be Holding In Gaza

    Aug 5, 2014 | 2 min
    A 72-hour cease fire began Tuesday morning between Israel and Hamas in Gaza. The three day truce was mediated by Egypt. Israel announced that it withdrew its forces from Gaza while Hamas said it would engage in talks on a lasting arrangement to keep the peace.
  • Teen Inventor Creates Device To Prevent Hot Car Baby Deaths

    Aug 5, 2014 | 93 min
    Alissa Chavez, a student at El Dorado High School came up with an alarm system she calls the "Hot Seat" that can be attached to any child car seat. It is a sensor that goes under the child car seat that is connected to a key fob. It triggers an alarm if a child has been left in a vehicle and the caregiver is about 40ft away.
  • Jihadist Group In Iraq and Syria Known as ISIL Launches Centers For Recruiting Sex Slaves

    Aug 5, 2014 | 1 min
    According to Iran television network Press TV, Takfiri terrorists have opened a bureau to arrange so-called marriages between women and ISIL militants fighting in Iraq and Syria. Analysts say it's just a cover up for rape calling them centers to recruit sex slaves.
  • 1 Dead, Thousands Stranded After Flash Floods Hit Southern California

    Aug 5, 2014 | 62 min
    Almost 4 inches of rain poured down in a short period of time in the Angeles National Forest in Southern California hitting mount baldy and creating dangerous flash floods. One person died when their vehicle overturned in the water and thousands remain stranded in camp grounds and neighboring towns.
  • 5 Year Old Idaho Girl Accidentally Shot Dead During a Playdate

    Aug 5, 2014 | 58 min
    A 5 year old girl shot dead by a 5 year old boy in a tragic accidental shooting during a playdate. Noelle Aston Shawver of Blackfoot in eastern Idaho died on Wednesday after visiting a home in Chubbuck, police said. Police have released few details, citing an ongoing investigation.
  • 11 Year Old's Arm Mauled After Getting Too Close to Tiger at Brazilian Zoo

    Aug 5, 2014 | 1 min
    11 Year Old's Arm Mauled After Getting Too Close to Tiger at Brazilian Zoo
  • Anatomically Correct Male Baby Doll Sparks Controversy and Support Online

    Aug 5, 2014 | 72 min
    Mixed opinions online over a new anatomically correct male doll for sale at Toys-R-Us. The "You and Me Mommy Change My Diaper" doll collection features a male baby with realistic penis and testicles. Some on Facebook have said it's inappropriate for children.
  • Cell Phone Video Shows Angry Woman Kicked Off A US Airways Flight

    Aug 5, 2014 | 80 min
    Cell phone video taken by a US Airways passenger shows an angry woman cursing at the crew and being kicked off the flight.
  • CCTV Captures Man Viciously Attacked With Machete While Bystanders Do Nothing

    Aug 5, 2014 | 1 min
    A gruesome machete attack was caught on security cameras, all the while bystanders ignored the victim and continued playing video games.
  • Man Arrested and Charged in Alleged Rape of 17 Year Old at Keith Urban Concert

    Aug 5, 2014 | 72 min
    Man arrested and Charged in Alleged Rape of 17 Year Old at Keith Urban Concert
  • Georgia Woman Beaten Beyond Recognition While Hiking Popular Walking Trail

    Aug 5, 2014 | 1 min
    42 Tina Waddell was attacked while walking along the popular Silver Comet Trail in Paulding, just outside of Atlanta. Police have no suspects or motive for the random attack. The woman was beaten so badly, her husband did not recognize her when he saw her in the hospital. Waddell is facing a long line of reconstructive surgeries and her family is asking for donations.
  • Community Rallies Around Woman Whose Baby Died After She Left Her In Hot Car

    Aug 5, 2014 | 60 min
    Residents of Hurricane, Utah have set up a page to raise funds for April Suwyn and her family, after the tragic death of her baby. She accidentally left her 11-month-old daughter, Skyah in her car on Friday for hours, in 90 degree weather.
  • Man Accidentally Shoots Himself and Dies While Taking a Selfie

    Aug 5, 2014 | 1 min
    21-year-old Oscar Otero Aguilar, was drinking and hanging out with friends in a house in Mexico City when he decided to pose for a selfie with a gun. He accidentally pulled the trigger, shooting himself in the head and killing himself.
  • 12 Year Old Latest Victim of Bizarre Internet Trend "The Fire Challenge"

    Aug 5, 2014 | 61 min
    12 year old Daisy Schumer of Cape Girardeau, MO is the latest victim of "The Fire Challenge". The dangerous internet trend has kids pouring flammable liquid on their bodies and lighting themselves on fire. Daisy told a local station that a friend poured perfume on her back and ignited. She suffered burns on her back and is expected to recover.
  • Ebola Spreading "Out of Control" in West Africa; Could Spread to Other Countries

    Aug 5, 2014 | 73 min
    Fear over Ebola is growing as international leaders and health organizations struggle to try to stop the deadly epidemic in West Africa. The Ebola outbreak is moving faster than our efforts to control it," Margaret Chan, director-general of the World Health Organization, said in a statement Friday. "This is an unprecedented outbreak accompanied by unprecedented challenges. And these challenges are extraordinary."
  • Passenger Takes Video of Fighter Jet Escorting His Flight After A Bomb Threat

    Aug 5, 2014 | 97 min
    A man was arrested Tuesday after crew from Flight QR23 allegedly received a bomb threat. The incident that happened on a Qatar Airways flight flying to Britain from Doha, the capital of Qatar.
  • Man Accidentally Shoots Himself and Dies While Taking a Selfie

    Aug 4, 2014 | 2 min
    21-year-old Oscar Otero Aguilar, was drinking and hanging out with friends in a house in Mexico City when he decided to pose for a selfie with a gun. He accidentally pulled the trigger, shooting himself in the head and killing himself.
  • Community Rallies Around Woman Whose Baby Died After She Left Her In Hot Car

    Aug 4, 2014 | 2 min
    Residents of Hurricane, Utah have set up a page to raise funds for April Suwyn and her family, after the tragic death of her baby. She accidentally left her 11-month-old daughter, Skyah in her car on Friday for hours, in 90 degree weather.
  • Cell Phone Video Shows Angry Woman Kicked Off A U.S. Airways Flight

    Aug 4, 2014 | 2 min
    Cell phone video taken by a U.S. Airways passenger shows an angry woman cursing at the crew and being kicked off the flight.
  • 1 Dead, Thousands Stranded After Flash Floods Hit Southern California

    Aug 4, 2014 | 2 min
    Almost 4 inches of rain poured down in a short period of time in the Angeles National Forest in Southern California hitting mount baldy and creating dangerous flash floods. One person died when their vehicle overturned in the water and thousands remain stranded in camp grounds and neighboring towns.
  • Ebola Spreading "Out of Control" in West Africa; Could Spread to Other Countries

    Aug 1, 2014 | 2 min
    Fear over Ebola is growing as international leaders and health organizations struggle to try to stop the deadly epidemic in West Africa. The Ebola outbreak is moving faster than our efforts to control it," Margaret Chan, director-general of the World Health Organization, said in a statement Friday. "This is an unprecedented outbreak accompanied by unprecedented challenges. And these challenges are extraordinary."
  • Georgia Woman Beaten Beyond Recognition While Hiking Popular Walking Trail

    Aug 1, 2014 | 2 min
    42 Tina Waddell was attacked while walking along the popular Silver Comet Trail in Paulding, just outside of Atlanta. Police have no suspects or motive for the random attack. The woman was beaten so badly, her husband did not recognize her when he saw her in the hospital. Waddell is facing a long line of reconstructive surgeries and her family is asking for donations.
  • 5 Year Old Idaho Girl Accidentally Shot Dead During a Playdate

    Aug 1, 2014 | 1 min
    A 5 year old girl shot dead by a 5 year old boy in a tragic accidental shooting during a playdate. Noelle Aston Shawver of Blackfoot in eastern Idaho died on Wednesday after visiting a home in Chubbuck, police said. Police have released few details, citing an ongoing investigation.
  • 12 Year Old Latest Victim of Bizarre Internet Trend "The Fire Challenge"

    Aug 1, 2014 | 2 min
    12 year old Daisy Schumer of Cape Girardeau, MO is the latest victim of "The Fire Challenge". The dangerous internet trend has kids pouring flammable liquid on their bodies and lighting themselves on fire. Daisy told a local station that a friend poured perfume on her back and ignited. She suffered burns on her back and is expected to recover.
  • Anatomically Correct Male Baby Doll Sparks Controversy and Support Online

    Jul 31, 2014 | 2 min
    Mixed opinions online over a new anatomically correct male doll for sale at Toys-R-Us. The "You and Me Mommy Change My Diaper" doll collection features a male baby with realistic penis and testicles. Some on Facebook have said it's inappropriate for children.
  • 11 Year Old's Arm Mauled After Getting Too Close to Tiger at Brazilian Zoo

    Jul 31, 2014 | 1 min
    11 Year Old's Arm Mauled After Getting Too Close to Tiger at Brazilian Zoo
  • Man arrested and Charged in Alleged Rape of 17 Year Old at Keith Urban Concert

    Jul 31, 2014 | 2 min
    Man arrested and Charged in Alleged Rape of 17 Year Old at Keith Urban Concert
  • Teen Inventor Creates Device To Prevent Hot Car Baby Deaths

    Jul 30, 2014 | 2 min
    Alissa Chavez, a student at El Dorado High School came up with an alarm system she calls the "Hot Seat" that can be attached to any child car seat. It is a sensor that goes under the child car seat that is connected to a key fob. It triggers an alarm if a child has been left in a vehicle and the caregiver is about 40ft away.
  • Jihadist Group In Iraq and Syria Known as ISIL Launches Centers For Recruiting Sex Slaves

    Jul 30, 2014 | 2 min
    According to Iran television network Press TV, Takfiri terrorists have opened a bureau to arrange so-called marriages between women and ISIL militants fighting in Iraq and Syria. Analysts say it's just a cover up for rape calling them centers to recruit sex slaves.
  • CCTV Captures Man Viciously Attacked With Machete While Bystanders Do Nothing

    Jul 30, 2014 | 1 min
    A gruesome machete attack was caught on security cameras, all the while bystanders ignored the victim and continued playing video games.
  • UCLA Flood Aftermath; Cars Remain Stranded As Clean-Up Efforts Begin

    Jul 30, 2014 | 2 min
    A 90-year-old water main burst near the UCLA Campus on Tuesday, leaving more than 700 vehicles stranded in the water filled parking structures and nearby streets remain closed.
  • Jackass Faux-Paus; Newspaper Uses Photo Of Late Comedian Alongside Article About Fallen Soldier

    Jul 29, 2014 | 2 min
    The New Zealand Herald mistakenly published a picture of Jackass star Ryan Dunn, who passed away in 2011 in car accident, alongside a story about the death of a New Zealand-born Israeli soldier.
  • OKCupid Founder Defends Human Experiment Conducted on His Online Dating Site

    Jul 29, 2014 | 2 min
    The online dating site OKCupid, admitted to conducting human experiments using their users information. The company's founder defended his actions in an article he posted on the OKCupid Blog.
  • Accused Kidnapper Faces Victim Abigail Hernandez In Court

    Jul 29, 2014 | 2 min
    Nathaniel Kibby is accused of kidnapping teenager Abigail Hernandez on october of 2013. During his arraignment, Kibby did not enter a plea- he is being held on 1 milion dollar bail which will keep him behind bars until his august 12th probable cause hearing.
  • Man With Face Transplant Becomes Star On GQ Magazine

    Jul 29, 2014 | 2 min
    Richard Norris accidentally shot himself in the face in 1997. He was left disfigured but in 2012 he underwent a groundbreaking face transplant surgery and now he will be featured in the August issue of GQ magazine.
  • Whistleblower Claims Unauthorized Personnel Have Been Leering at Philip Seymour Hoffman Autopsy Photos

    Jul 28, 2014 | 2 min
    An employee at New York Coroner's office claims staff have viewed autopsy reports in celebrity deaths.
  • Whistleblower Claims Unauthorized Personnel Have Been Leering At Philip Seymour Hoffman Autopsy Photos

    Jul 28, 2014 | 2 min
    According to the New York Post, an employee at the New York Coroner's Office claims staff have viewed autopsy reports in celebrity deaths. The anonymous insider told the Post that medical examiner workers not involved in the cases or authorized to see the files have breached protocol to leer at the grisly crime scene photos and autopsy reports of various celebrity deaths.
  • Accused Child Molester Profiled On CNN's "The Hunt" Killed By Police In NYC

    Jul 28, 2014 | 2 min
    Charles Mozdir, 32, was shot and killed by authorities on Monday afternoon after her reportedly opened fire on three officers. Mozdir is an accused child molester from California who was hiding out in Manhattan. He had been the subject of a nationwide manhunt after he was arrested, then jumped bail. A family friend accused him of molesting her son in Coronado, near San Diego, in June 2012.
  • A Second American Has Tested Positive For The Deadly Ebola Virus

    Jul 28, 2014 | 2 min
    Two American workers have contracted the deadly ebola virus while working in Liberia, West Africa. Dr. Kent Brantly, a medical director for an aid group working to prevent the spread of the disease was the first to be diagnosed. The second American that tested positive for the ebola virus is aid worker Nancy Writebol.
  • Freak Thunderstorm In Venice Beach Kills One Swimmer, Injures At Least Eight More

    Jul 28, 2014 | 2 min
    A rare thunderstorm hit a Southern California beach, killing one swimmer and injuring at least eight more.
  • Psychiatrist Hailed a Hero, Takes Down Armed Patient in Deadly Philadelphia Hospital Shooting

    Jul 25, 2014 | 1 min
    Psychiatrist Lee Silverman was hailed a hero Thursday after he managed to shoot and injure a patient who shot his caseworker dead before a rampage could occur.
  • Two Women Arrested for Death of Newlywed in "Photobomb" Night Club Beating

    Jul 25, 2014 | 2 min
    Two women were charged with voluntary manslaughter and assault after a fight outside a California night club left a 23-year-old newlywed dead.
  • Mother of Four Decapitated By Neighbor Heard Begging for Mercy

    Jul 25, 2014 | 2 min
    Chenille Latoya Thompson was decapitated and dismembered by her neighbor Leah Cuevas after an argument over rent payments grew violent. Neighbors say they could hear the mother of four begging for mercy.
  • Filmmaker Michael Moore's Luxurious Property Empire Revealed

    Jul 25, 2014 | 2 min
    Filmmaker Michael Moore, notorious for his anti-capitalism views , under fire as his nine luxurious properties are revealed following his divorce settlement.
  • Controversial Arizona Execution Left Inmate Gasping For Air For More Than An Hour

    Jul 24, 2014 | 2 min
    55 year old Joseph Wood was sentenced to death in 1991 after he was convicted of two counts of first degree murder that same year. He was executed with a dose of experimental lethal drugs in Arizona on Wednesday, but according to a court document filed by his lawyer, the man gasped and snorted for more than an hour.
  • Comic Con 2014 Kicked Off Today In San Diego, What Fans Can Expect

    Jul 24, 2014 | 2 min
    Comic Con 2014 kicked off early Thursday and those who attended the sold out event got to see a 10-foot-tall Transformer, a Lego spider-man and a life-sized, road-ready hot wheels car inspired by Darth Vader. Fans also got a sneak peek at Ben Affleck's new batman costume for the upcoming superhero film Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Comic Con is the world's largest convention in the Comic book world.

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