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  • China might just have grown the first plant ever on the moon

    Cotton seeds carried to the moon by a Chinese probe have sprouted, marking what could be the first plant to ever grow there, according to Chinese government images. In making the announcement Tuesday, Chinese researchers released pictures from the probe showing the tiny plant growing in a small pot inside the spacecraft, hundreds of thousands of kilometers away from the Earth. First in human history: A cotton seed brought to the moon by China's Chang'e 4 probe has sprouted, the […]

  • Dashcam Captures Moment Toddler in Car Seat Falls Out of Moving Vehicle

    MINNEAPOLIS — Police in Mankato, Minnesota say a toddler is OK after falling out of a car while strapped into a car seat. Dashcam video of the incident was recorded Monday morning by Chad Mock, who was driving behind the vehicle. Mock’s video shows the 2-year-old girl falling from the vehicle near Hy-Vee on Riverfront Drive. Mock is seen rushing over to help and stopping traffic to attend to the little girl. Mankato police say the child’s mother was driving when […]

  • Ford Unveils Its Most Powerful Mustang Yet

    DETROIT, Mich. — Ford unveiled the most powerful factory-produced Mustang the company has ever made at the Detroit Auto Show Monday. The new Shelby GT500 has a supercharged V8 engine that will produce more than 700 horsepower. More testing and validation needs to be done before an exact horsepower figure can be announced, the company said. What we do know is that it will have more power than the $450,000 Ford GT supercar, which has 647 horsepower, and it will […]

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    Jayme Closs Describes the Night Her Parents Were Killed and Her 88 Days in Captivity

    Jayme Closs and her mother hid in the bathtub after a man dressed in black showed up at their home. A shot rang out as they huddled together. The Wisconsin 13-year-old said she knew that her father, who had gone to the door, had just been killed. Her mother would be shot dead soon after. The teenager told authorities about the terrifying 88 days in captivity that began the night the man prosecutors have identified as Jake Patterson barged into […]

  • Netflix Raising All Subscription Prices

    Netflix is raising prices in the United States as the streaming service invests heavily in new programs. All three of the company’s plans will increase in price by $1-$2. The standard $11 plan, for example, will increase to $13 per month. The price hikes will be applied to all existing members over the next few months. New members will be charged the new price immediately. Netflix stock spiked 6% at market open.

  • Carol Channing, Star of Broadway’s ‘Hello Dolly,’ Dead at 97

    Legendary Broadway star Carol Channing has died, her publicist, Harlan Boll, told CNN on Tuesday. She was 97. With her raspy voice and huge smile, Channing was best known for her Tony Award-winning role as Dolly Levi in the hit Broadway musical “Hello Dolly!” Fellow stars of the stage and screen, including “Hamilton” creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda, paid tribute to Channing on social media Tuesday. The actress was born in Seattle to George Channing, a newspaper editor, and his […]

  • Gillette’s New Ad Isn’t About Shaving. It’s About Men in the Age of #MeToo

    Gillette’s newest advertisement isn’t about shaving, or beards or personal hygiene. The company’s “We Believe” ad – a one minute and 48 second spot posted to its social media accounts this week – addresses serious issues like toxic masculinity, sexual harassment and #metoo. Gillette plays on its famous tagline and asks: “Is this the best a man can get?” Reactions to the commercial have been mixed, and predictably extreme. Some offered praise for the progressive ad while others have threatened […]

  • Americans Are Now More Likely to Die From an Opioid Overdose Than a Car Accident

    For the first time on record, the odds of accidentally dying from an opioid overdose in the United States are now greater than those of dying in an automobile accident. The grim finding comes from the National Safety Council which analyzed preventable injury and fatality statistics from 2017. The NSC also found the lifetime odds of death for this form of overdose were greater than the risk of death from falls, pedestrian incidents, drowning, and fire. Examining a variety of federal and […]

  • Chilling New Details Emerge in Kidnapping of Jayme Closs

    BARRON COUNTY, Wis. — Jake Patterson confessed to killing James and Denise Closs and kidnapping Jayme Closs, according to a criminal complaint released Monday by the Barron County District Attorney. The complaint said that Patterson, 21, first spotted Jayme while on the way home from work when he was stopped behind a school bus and watched Jayme get on the bus. Patterson told police he had no idea who Jayme was, but “the defendant states, when he saw (Jayme) he […]

  • Today is National Dress up Your Pet Day

    Dogs and cats suit up! Monday, January 14, is National Dress up Your Pet Day. It was started in 2009 by a celebrity pet lifestyle expert. Most people dress up their pets on Halloween, but there’s no need to wait until October. Whatever you decide to doll them up in, experts say make sure they are safe and comfortable. The outfit should not limit your pet’s movement or their ability to breathe. There should also be no dangling items. They […]

  • Judge Halts Trump Administration’s Weakening of Obamacare’s Contraceptive Mandate

    A California federal district court judge halted the Trump administration’s weakening of Obamacare’s contraceptive mandate Sunday, a day before the new rules were to take effect. The injunction, however, only applies in the coalition of 13 Democratic states, plus the District of Columbia, that brought the lawsuit. In his ruling, Judge Haywood Gilliam, Jr., said the states “face potentially dire public health and fiscal consequences from the implementation of the Final Rules.” He noted the states would have to contend […]

  • No Yolk: An Egg Is Now the Most-Liked Instagram Photo Ever

    SAN DIEGO, Ca. — A world record cracked: An egg is now the most-liked Instagram photo ever. Previously, 21-year-old billionaire Kylie Jenner held the world record for the most-liked Instagram photo of all-time. View this post on Instagram stormi webster 👼🏽 A post shared by Kylie (@kyliejenner) on Feb 6, 2018 at 1:14pm PST Operating behind an alias, Henrietta, a free-range chicken from the British countryside, told FOX 5 he came across an article about the top 10 most-liked Instagram […]