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  • Bill O’Reilly Out at Fox News

    NEW YORK — Bill O’Reilly is done at Fox News, its parent company 21st Century Fox said Wednesday. “After a thorough and careful review of the allegations, the Company and Bill O’Reilly have agreed that Bill O’Reilly will not be returning to the Fox News Channel,” the company said in a statement. O’Reilly was notified Wednesday that his run at Fox News would be coming to an end, according to a source with knowledge of the proceedings. O’Reilly’s departure was […]

  • VIDEO: Patriots Tight End Rob Gronkowski Crashes White House Press Briefing

    New England Patriots tight end @RobGronkowski crashes White House press briefing: "Sean, need some help?" https://t.co/9qgcR9JkwF — CNN (@CNN) April 19, 2017 WASHINGTON — New England Patriots tight-end Rob Gronkowski made a surprise appearance at the White House press briefing Wednesday. While White House press secretary Sean Spicer was answering a question from a reporter, the football player poked his head around a corner to lend a hand. “Sean, need some help?” Gronkowski asked, prompting laughter from the journalists. “I […]

  • Large Asteroid to Pass ‘Very Close’ to Earth – Here’s How to See It

    A large asteroid is hurtling toward Earth — but there’s no need to duck and cover. The space rock, known by the very dull name of 2014 JO25 will safely fly by Earth on April 19, according to NASA. The chances of it pounding our planet and leaving us for the dead? Zero, experts say. “Although there is no possibility for the asteroid to collide with our planet, this will be a very close approach for an asteroid of this […]

  • Former NFL Star Aaron Hernandez Hangs Himself in Prison, Officials Say

    SHIRLEY, MA — Convicted murderer and former NFL star Aaron Hernandez was found hanged in his Massachusetts prison cell Wednesday morning, officials said, just days after he was acquitted in a separate murder case. The 27-year-old former New England Patriots tight end hanged himself with a bed sheet attached to a window in his cell at the Souza-Baranowski prison in Shirley, the Massachusetts Department of Correction said. His body was discovered at 3:05 a.m. “Lifesaving techniques were attempted on Mr. […]

  • ‘We have a lot more to do’: Mark Zuckerberg Addresses Cleveland Murder Video Posted on Facebook

    Mark Zuckerberg used his biggest press event of the year to briefly address an uproar over a murder video posted to Facebook. “We have a lot of work, and we will keep doing all we can to prevent tragedies like this from happening,” Zuckerberg said on stage at F8, Facebook’s annual developers conference. “Our hearts go out to the family and friends of Robert Godwin Sr.,” Zuckerberg added. He opened his keynote with jokes about the Fast and the Furious. […]

  • Today Is Tax Day. Here’s What You Need to Know

    NEW YORK — When it comes to filing your taxes, today is not the day to dawdle. Tax returns are due today — April 18, 2017 — as is any remaining money you owe to Uncle Sam for 2016. So if you still have an unpaid balance for last year, you’ll have to act fast to avoid getting penalized. The best thing you can do is file your 2016 tax return or at least file for an automatic six-month extension. […]

  • Cleveland Murder Puts Facebook, Social Media Under the Microscope

    NEW YORK — Sunday marked the ten year anniversary of the Virginia Tech massacre, in which 32 students and faculty members were murdered. The killer that day paused in between shootings to mail to NBC News a manifesto in which he attempted to rationalize the attack. It arrived two days later. Ten years later, murderers can just get on Facebook Live and attempt to rationalize their actions to their Facebook friends in real time. That’s what happened on Sunday afternoon. […]

  • Search for Suspect in Facebook Homicide Video Widens to 5 States, Including PA

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — A manhunt for a suspect who authorities said killed an elderly man and then posted the video on Facebook expanded outside Ohio, with authorities calling on residents of nearby states to be on alert. Steve Stephens, 37, is suspected of killing 74-year-old Robert Godwin on Sunday in a residential area east of Cleveland, police said. An aggravated murder warrant has been issued for Stephens. Police said Sunday night that Stephens “may be out of state at this […]

  • 1st Woman to Officially Run Boston Marathon to Do It Again, 50 Years Later

    BOSTON — A 20-year-old Syracuse University journalism student made history in 1967 by becoming the first woman to officially enter the Boston Marathon. Now, 50 years later, Kathrine Switzer will return to the Boston Marathon starting line wearing the same number an official tried to rip off her clothing in the 1967 race. The incident was captured in an iconic photo that turned Switzer into a role model and launched her career as an advocate for women’s equality in sports. […]

  • North Korean missile test fails, US and South Korea say

    SEOUL, South Korea — An attempted missile launch by North Korea on Sunday failed, US and South Korean defense officials told CNN. The attempted launch occurred a day after the regime of Kim Jong Un showed off a bevy of new missiles and launchers at a large-scale military parade on its most important holiday. A South Korean defense official said the action took place in Sinpo, a port city in eastern North Korea. That was the site of a ballistic […]

  • Pro-Trump, anti-Trump protesters clash in Berkeley, California

    BERKELEY, Calif. — At least 13 people were arrested as pro-Trump and anti-Trump protestors clashed Saturday at a park in Berkeley, California, police said. “A large number of fights have occurred and numerous fireworks have been thrown in the crowds,” Berkeley police said in a statement. “There have also been numerous reports of pepper spray being used in the crowd.” CNN affiliate KPIX reported that Trump supporters planned a “Patriot Day” rally at noon and counter-protesters showed up a few […]

  • Protesters around country call for Trump to release tax returns

    NEW YORK — Protesters in cities across the country came out Saturday to call on President Trump to release his tax returns. Demonstrators came out in large numbers in about 200 other cities, including a few outside the U.S., according to organizers. Images of tax protesters in cities including Washington, Philadelphia, Chicago, Los Angeles and New York flooded social media. Trump has said that Americans “don’t care at all” about his tax returns, but polls show 74% of Americans say […]