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  • KFC Is Selling Its Chicken-Scented Fire Log Again This Holiday Season

    Ahhhh yes, the chill of winter has descended upon us once again. And that means the time has come to slip on your fluffiest socks, snuggle up next to a crackling fire, and bask in the smoky scent of….chicken? In a partnership with artificial fire log company Enviro-Log, Kentucky Fried Chicken is offering what’s sure to be the hottest commodity of the season — a hunk of flammable, chicken-scented bliss otherwise known as the 11 Herbs & Spices Firelog. You […]

  • Three Dead, Several Injured in Shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola

    PENSACOLA, Fla. — For the second time this week, a deadly shooting unfolded at a US Navy base Friday when a gunman killed at least three people and injured several others at Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida. The suspected shooter, who was also killed, was a member of the Saudi Arabian military training at the station, according to five US defense officials and another person familiar with the investigation. Investigators are looking into whether the shooting was terror-related as […]

  • Five-Year-Old Boy’s Entire Kindergarten Class Showed up for His Adoption Hearing

    GRAND RAPIDS, M.I. — A boy in Michigan showed up at the courthouse in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on Thursday for an adoption hearing with his foster parents, and he had a crowd of unusual supporters. Five-year-old Michael’s entire kindergarten class sat in the audience behind him waving big red hearts mounted on wooden sticks to show their support. Michael’s adoptive father told CNN his favorite part was when the judge asked everyone present in the room to explain what Michael […]

  • Hijacked UPS Truck Led Florida Police on Massive Chase That Ended in Fatal Shootout

    CORAL GABLES, F.L. — An armed robbery at a Florida jewelry store Thursday led to the hijacking of a UPS truck and a massive police chase that ended in a fatal shootout in Broward County. Four people were killed — the two robbery suspects who stole the truck, the UPS driver and a bystander at the end of the chase, FBI Special Agent in Charge George Piro said. The first call police received was a silent holdup alarm at 4:17 […]

  • Seniors Near Philly Drop First Album

    BRYN MAWR, Pa. — Two men, ages 102 and 88, just released their first album of music together. It started out with Alan Tripp’s poem “Best Old Friends.” Tripp wrote it to celebrate all the new friends he has made during his stay at a retirement community near Philadelphia. His friend and neighbor Marvin Weisbord set it to music and the rest is history. Before they knew it, a whole community joined together to sing along with them, producing the […]

  • A Facebook Rumor About White Vans Is Spreading Fear Across America

    Terrifying rumors initially propelled by Facebook’s algorithms have sparked fears that men driving white vans are kidnapping women all across the United States for sex trafficking and to sell their body parts. While there is no evidence to suggest this is happening, much less on a national, coordinated scale, a series of viral Facebook posts created a domino effect that led to the mayor of a major American city issuing a warning based on the unsubstantiated claims. The latest online-induced […]

  • Star Wars’ Rise of the Resistance Ride Opens Today

    Whatever your sympathies to the rebellion or your level of Star Wars acumen, you’re rebel scum now. That’s your fate once you enter the most ambitious interactive attraction in Disney theme park history — Rise of the Resistance — which opens in Walt Disney World Resort’s Hollywood Studios today. For Star Wars fans these days, as Yoda might say, runneth over our cup does. Earlier this year, both Disney parks in the United States opened a twin pair of ambitiously […]

  • Two Teens Killed by Mother’s Boyfriend After Argument over Cigarette Smoke Escalates, Police Say

    WATERTOWN, C.T. — An argument between a Connecticut teenager and her mother’s boyfriend over his smoking in the house turned deadly after the man shot the 15-year-old and her 16-year-old brother on Tuesday night and then killed himself, according to the Watertown Police Department. Della Jette and Sterling Jette Jr. were transported to Waterbury Hospital, where they both were pronounced dead shortly after arrival, according to a news release from the Watertown Police Department. Their mother, identified by CNN affiliate¬†WTNH¬†as […]

  • U.S. Sailor Opens Fire at Pearl Harbor Shipyard Days Before Anniversary of Historic Attack

    HONOLULU, H.I. — A lockdown has been lifted at Pearl Harbor Naval shipyard after a U.S. sailor fatally shot two people and injured another before killing himself Wednesday, an incident for which officials do not yet have a motive. The shooter’s name has not been released, but he has tentatively been identified as an active-duty U.S. sailor assigned to the USS Columbia, a submarine that is in dry dock at the base for standard maintenance work, said Rear Adm. Robert […]

  • Swastikas Sprayed on More Than 100 Graves in Jewish Cemetery in France

    WESTHOFFEN, France — French police have launched an investigation after Nazi swastikas and anti-Semitic graffiti were spray-painted on 107 graves in a Jewish cemetery near Strasbourg. French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner, who visited the cemetery in Westhoffen, eastern France, on Wednesday morning, described the incident as a “heinous act of anti-Semitism.” “I want to say to those who think they can come here in the middle of the night and tarnish the memory of those who are buried here. Tarnish […]

  • LAPD Officer Allegedly Caught on Body Camera Fondling Corpse

    LOS ANGELES, Ca. — An officer with the Los Angeles Police Department is under investigation after his body camera allegedly caught him fondling the body of a dead woman. The officer and his partner were responding to a call about a possible dead body in a residential unit, sources told the Los Angeles Times, which first reported the incident. The officers determined the woman was dead, and while one officer went to get something from the patrol car, the accused […]

  • Experts Fear Polar Bear Won’t Survive After Getting Spray-Painted with Graffiti

    CHUKOTKA, Russia — Thick, black graffiti sprayed onto a Russian polar bear’s coat poses an extra threat to an animal already in danger, experts say. Video shared on social media shows a lumbering polar bear whose back had been branded with “T-34,” the name of an old Soviet Union tank. The video was posted to Facebook on December 1 by Sergey Kavry, a World Wildlife Fund employee who lives in the remote Russian region. In the comments, Kavry said he […]

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