Recent Articles
  • Cecil the Lion’s Son Shot, Killed by Trophy Hunter

    ZIMBABWE — The son of Cecil the lion, 6-year-old Xanda, has been shot and killed by an American trophy hunter near the Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe. According to the Washington Post,  officials at Hwange National Park were monitoring Xanda through an electronic collar and noticed that the lion started to leave park grounds. Andrew Loveridge, who works with the team that supplies the collars said, “I fitted it last October. It was monitored almost daily and we were aware that Xanda […]

  • Linkin Park Singer Chester Bennington Dies of Apparent Suicide

    PALOS VERDES, Calif. – Chester Bennington, the lead singer of the rock band Linkin Park, was found dead Thursday according to a spokesman for the LA County Coroner. He was 41. Shocked and heartbroken, but it's true. An official statement will come out as soon as we have one. — Mike Shinoda (@mikeshinoda) July 20, 2017 The coroner’s office was called out to a home in Palos Verdes Estates shortly after 9 a.m. Thursday. Authorities said they were treating the case […]

  • Family Claims JetBlue Removed Them From Flight After Toddler Kicked Seat

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A New York woman says her family was removed from a JetBlue flight after her 1-year-old daughter kicked the seat in front of her, according to WPIX. The family of five; including parents Tamir Raanan, Mandy Ifrah and their three children; were on a plane leaving the Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport in Florida when they were removed from the New York-bound flight on June 21. The reason, they say, is that their 1-year-old daughter kicked the […]

  • Minnesota 5-Year-Old Battling Same E. Coli That Killed His Younger Sister

    WRIGHT COUNTY, Minn. – A 5-year-old Minnesota boy is battling the same strain of E. coli that took his younger sister’s life earlier in the week. State investigators are working to find out how Kade Maresh and his younger sister, Kallan, contracted a shiga toxin-producing bacteria on July 9, according to the Star Tribune. The first symptoms were non-stop vomiting and bloody diarrhea, the siblings’ parents posted on CaringBridge. After several trips to the ER, lab results revealed they had […]

  • Sen. John McCain has aggressive brain tumor surgically removed

    PHOENIX – Sen. John McCain, 80, has been diagnosed with a primary glioblastoma, a type of brain tumor, Mayo Clinic doctors directly involved in the senator’s care told CNN exclusively. The doctors spoke directly to CNN Chief Medical Correspondent, Dr. Sanjay Gupta. The senator underwent surgery to remove a blood clot on Friday at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix. Lab results from that surgery confirmed the presence of glioblastoma associated with the blood clot. Glioblastoma is a particularly aggressive tumor […]

  • Golden Retriever Gives Birth to Rare Green Puppy

    GOLSPIE, Scotland – Dog owner Louise Sutherland from Scotland got the surprise of her life when her golden retriever gave birth to a green puppy last week. Yep, you read that right. Sutherland named the green pup Forest, according to The Sun. Forest is one of nine puppies who her 3-year-old retriever, Rio, gave birth to. “The first pup was stuck, so myself and my daughter Claire managed to free him and pull him out safely,” Sutherland told The Sun. […]

  • Mickey Mouse Surprises PA Kids With Adoption Date Announcement

    ORLANDO, Fla. — During a recent visit to Walt Disney World, Janielle, 12, and Elijah, 10, got the ultimate surprise from Mickey Mouse, according to WTVT. Foster parents Courtney and Tom Gilmour invited Janielle and Elijah into their home three years ago. Shortly before their trip to Orlando in April, Courtney and Tom were given an adoption date. “I thought, ‘How cool would it be for Mickey to hold up a sign telling the kids,’” Courtney Gilmour told WTVT. Disney arranged a special […]

  • Dog learns to bark in a whisper so he can play without waking neighbors

    GREENVILLE, Ill. – When Brian Gertler was playing with his 1-year-old dog Dudley he ran into a problem – his excited barking was waking people up when they played at night. Gertler, a 24-year-old native of Peotone, Illinois, is a resident director at Greenville University and lives in an apartment with his wife inside a freshman dorm. While students aren’t allowed to have animals, Gertler can, and he said their two dogs are very popular with the residents who are […]

  • Florida boy, 10, dies of fentanyl overdose after visiting swimming pool

    MIAMI – A 10-year-old Florida boy became one of the youngest victims of the state’s opioid crisis after he collapsed and died in June, authorities said Tuesday. Alton Banks, of Miami, died after a trip to a local swimming pool June 23. Once he got home he started vomiting and became unconscious, according to the Miami Herald. Paramedics took Alton to Jackson Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Opioids are believed to have killed Alton, Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine […]

  • Map Shows How Much of the ‘Great American Eclipse’ You Will Be Able to See

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. — On Monday, August 21, the United States will experience a Total Solar Eclipse, the first one to cross the entire country in 99 years. On Aug. 21, the U.S. will have a total solar eclipse, where the moon will completely cover the sun: https://t.co/l6prfvNg6C #Eclipse2017 pic.twitter.com/GVr9gpWWA0 — NASA (@NASA) July 16, 2017 While everyone in North America will have opportunity to see a partial eclipse, the path of the total eclipse will only cross through the […]

  • War of Words Between Fired Voice of Kermit the Frog, Disney and Henson Family

    NEW YORK — Puppeteer Steve Whitmire, who was fired from his 27-year gig as the voice of Kermit the Frog, and Disney representatives are breaking their silence about the split, which is proving to be anything but amicable. Whitmire, 58, has voiced the beloved green Muppet for much of his life, working with Jim Henson since he was a teenager and replacing Henson as Kermit after his death in 1990.  He tells the New York Times he was informed he […]

  • ‘Gang of Goats’ Terrorize Colorado Business

    LOUISVILLE, Colo. — A destructive gang of goats remains on the loose near Denver after police say the animals spent 30 minutes terrorizing a business on Monday, according to KDVR. Employees at Kryptan Systems arrived at work on Monday to find the front doors’ glass shattered. “There was shattered glass everywhere. Instantly we thought it was vandals of some sort,” said Greg Cappert, an engineer for the company. “For 20 minutes he just sat and banged on that one side until he […]