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  • Suzanne Whang attends New Leash On Life's 5th annual Nuts for Mutts dog show for mixed breeds at Pierce College's Shepard Stadium on April 30, 2006 in Woodland Hills, California. (David Livingston/Getty Images)

    ‘House Hunters’ host Suzanne Whang dies at 56

    Suzanne Whang, who viewers came to love as the voice and face of “House Hunters” for nearly a decade, died Tuesday after a long battle with cancer, according to her agent. She was 56. “She was an amazing brilliant light and will be missed,” her agent, Eddie Culbertson, told CNN on Friday. “We were together for over 20 years – I know my life is better having known her.” Whang’s partner, Jeff Vezain, posted about her passing on her Facebook […]

  • 88-year-old widow violently robbed of thousands she saved for late husband’s gravestone

    NEW YORK CITY — Police are looking for a man accused of attacking and robbing a woman in her Manhattan apartment, stealing thousands she had saved up to buy a headstone for her late husband’s grave. Just before noon Saturday, Maximina Osorio was arriving home at her apartment, when the unidentified man grabbed her from behind after she unlocked her door, police said. Police identified Osorio as being 89 years old, but she later told WPIX she is 88. Authorities […]

  • Mom furious after discovering school’s plan to put desk for son with autism in bathroom

    BELLINGHAM, Wash. – A woman is furious with the Bellingham School District because of how she says they treated her son. Danielle Goodwyn says her 11-year-old son Lucas has special needs and requires a quiet learning environment.  She says she received a shock this week when she went into her son’s classroom at Whatcom Middle School. “The teacher informed us that he would be studying in the bathroom,” she told KCPQ. In a photo that Goodwyn took, a desk is seen […]

  • Dulce Maria Alavez was last seen on Monday at a Bridgeton, New Jersey, city park.

    $20,000 reward offered for 5-year-old girl who may have been abducted from a playground in New Jersey

    A $20,000 reward has been offered for Dulce Maria Alavez, 5, who authorities say may have been abducted Monday from a playground in New Jersey. Dulce Maria Alavez, may have been taken by a light-skinned, possibly Hispanic male, the Bridgeton Police department said Tuesday in announcing an Amber Alert. The possible suspect is described as between 5-foot-6 and 5-foot-8, with a thin build, no facial hair and acne on his face. He was wearing orange sneakers, red pants and a […]

  • This teen survived a major brain injury after an anchor on a boat struck him in the head. His recovery, doctors said, is a miracle. (Kelli Bennett/Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital)

    A 14-year-old boy took a ship anchor to the head – and survived. Now, his friends call him ‘Anchorman’

    Caleb Bennett has always felt at home on boats. The 14-year-old from Manatee County, Florida, grew up on the water, taking fishing trips with his family. He was on a boat when the anchor got lodged in his skull. The teen survived a major brain injury after an anchor on a boat struck him in the head. His recovery, doctors said, is a miracle. The incident earned Caleb a new nickname, too — “Anchorman.” Caleb was with his friends and […]

  • Colorado woman picks up injured bobcat, puts it in car next to her child

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – A woman in Colorado Springs picked up an injured bobcat and put it in her car on Thursday morning, according to KDVR. Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials say the woman placed the mortally wounded wild cat in the backseat of her car – where her child was seated. Wildlife officials removed the bobcat from the woman’s car. They say it was too injured to react to being picked up and placed in the car. Now CPW […]

  • Two AR-15 rifles sit on a table after being surrendered during a City of Miami gun buy-back event. (Getty Images)

    Colt will stop making AR-15 rifles for consumers

    Colt, the manufacturer of the AR-15 rifle, has announced it’s exiting the consumer rifle market as demand for high-powered, semi-automatic guns wanes. The consumer market for rifles has “experienced significant excess manufacturing capacity” and there’s too much supply of AR-15 guns on the market to justify making more, the company said in a statement. Colt will still manufacture other consumer guns, including pistols and revolvers, and it will continue to expand its network of dealers. Colt said its business remains healthy, […]

  • Teen’s mother alerted authorities after she found plans in his journal detailing a school attack

    Washington police have arrested a high school student in a plot against his school after his mother found journal entries detailing his plans and alerted authorities. The 17-year-old’s journal contained information about an attack the student was planning at College Place High School on April 20, 2020 — the anniversary of the 1999 Columbine High School shooting, the College Place Police Department said in a press release. Twelve students and one teacher were killed at Columbine High School in Littleton, […]

  • Tourists on double decker buses covering NYC street signs with gum

    NEW YORK CITY — Chew on this: tourists on double decker buses are sticking their gum on New York City street signs. Two signs on Broadway near City Hall have been covered in chewed up gum. “People have been quite respectful actually. I’m quite surprised to see that,” Kerry Gleeson told WPIX as she waited for the TopView double decker bus in Lower Manhattan. The tourists have been taking advantage of their elevated perch to deface city property. Mayor Bill […]

  • Blind singer with autism wins America’s Got Talent

    Back in May, a now 23-year-old singer, assisted by his mother and a cane as he walked on stage, gave what many called one of the most memorable performances ever on America’s Got Talent. Kodi Lee, of California, was born with optic nerve hypoplasia, which caused him to become blind. At an early age, he was diagnosed with autism and also suffers from Addison’s disease, a life-threatening disorder, but that never stopped him from expressing himself through music. His mother, […]

  • A 25-year-old woman walked into an emergency department in Providence, Rhode Island, complaining of generalized weakness, fatigue, shortness of breath... and an unusual symptom you don't see every day.

    Woman’s blood turned blue after she used numbing cream to treat toothache

    A 25-year-old woman walked into an emergency department in Providence, Rhode Island, complaining of generalized weakness, fatigue, shortness of breath… and an unusual symptom you don’t see every day. She was turning blue. Literally. Physicians Otis Warren and Benjamin Blackwood wrote about the case in a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine on Thursday. They attributed her blueness to a numbing agent the woman was using, which deadens nerve endings in the skin. “She reported having used […]

  • The Navy just confirmed these UFO videos are the real deal

    The US Navy has finally acknowledged footage purported to show UFOs hurtling through the air. And while officials said they don’t know what the objects are, they’re not indulging any hints either. The objects seen in three clips of declassified military footage are “unidentified aerial phenomena,” Navy spokesperson Joe Gradisher confirmed to CNN. The clips, released between December 2017 and March 2018 by To The Stars Academy of Arts & Sciences, appear to show fast-moving, oblong objects captured by advanced […]

  • Idea of a Princess Bride remake has people crying ‘Inconceivable!’

    “The Princess Bride” is fine just the way it is, thank you very much. After Sony Pictures Entertainment chief executive Tony Vinciquerra mentioned the idea of a reboot to Variety in a profile on the film’s executive producer, Norman Lear, people on Twitter were quick to respond. “We have so many people coming to us saying, ‘We want to remake this show or that show,'” Vinciquerra said. “Very famous people whose names I won’t use, but they want to redo […]

  • MIT engineers have created a material that is 10 times blacker than anything else ever been reported, the school announced. (Diemut Strebe/MIT)

    There’s a new ‘blackest black’ material, and it can cloak even this bright, sparkling diamond

    MIT engineers have created a material that is 10 times blacker than anything else ever been reported, the school announced. The material is made from vertically aligned carbon nanotubes, or CNTs, which are microscopic filaments of carbon. (Think a fuzzy forest of tiny trees.) The team grew them on a surface of chlorine-etched aluminum foil. The foil captures at least 99.995 percent of any incoming light. This means the material reflected 10 times less light than all other superblack materials, including Vantablack […]

  • Australian bushwalker Neil Parker, speakd to the media from a hospital bed after being stranded on Mount Nebo for two days.

    Australian hiker rescued after crawling with broken leg for two days

    An experienced Australian hiker crawled for two agonizing days, carrying his broken leg, to find help after falling down a waterfall during a solo mountain hike. Neil Parker, 54, was hiking on Mount Nebo, northwest of Brisbane, on Sunday when he tumbled six meters from the top of a waterfall, fracturing his leg and wrist. Parker splinted his shattered leg with hiking sticks before crawling for two days to find a clearing, where he hoped he would be spotted by […]

  • Human chain helps rescue stranded dolphins

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Four dolphins stranded in a canal in St. Petersburg are free after days of being trapped. The four dolphins, that included two calves, were stranded in a canal near Fossil Park neighborhood off 4th Street North and the 78th Avenue bridge. According to wildlife officials, the dolphins were stuck in the water since Sunday but did not appear to be in distress. ABC Action News learned that they wanted to wait a day to see if […]

  • A mountain climber survived a terrifying fall into a crevasse while descending Mount Rainier. Then he snapped a pic

    A mountain climber thought he’d finished the hardest part of his journey up and down Mount Rainier, but as he’d tell you now, he was wrong. Graham Parrington and his team were on a climb headed up Washington’s largest mountain last August. They had just made it to the top of were heading back down to camp when it happened — Parrington plummeted 30 feet through a crack in the ice. “We were on our way back down, we’d gotten past […]

  • Intense doorbell camera footage captures sound of pit bulls attacking man and his dog

    SALT LAKE CITY — Security camera footage shows the owners of two pit bulls walking by minutes after you hear the dogs attack a man and his dog. Gary, who asked KSTU to not disclose his last name, was walking his dog Daisy last week around midnight when he saw two pit bulls running toward him. The dogs attacked, and in intense security camera video, you can hear Gary screaming for help. “It’s terrifying, I felt helpless,” Gary told KSTU. […]

  • Cokie Roberts (Photo by Heidi Gutman/Walt Disney Television via Getty Images)

    Veteran political journalist Cokie Roberts dies at 75

    Cokie Roberts, longtime political reporter and analyst at ABC News and NPR, has died at the age of 75, ABC News reports. “Cokie Roberts will be dearly missed,” said James Goldston, president of ABC News. “Cokie’s kindness, generosity, sharp intellect and thoughtful take on the big issues of the day made ABC a better place and all of us better journalists.” Roberts was the daughter of Hale and Lindy Boggs, two members of Congress from Louisiana, and went on the chronicle the political world […]

  • School draws criticism and support after cheerleaders hold Trump banner at football game

    PEARCY, Ark. — An Arkansas school district is drawing both support and criticism from state lawmakers after cheerleaders held a banner saying “Make America Great Again Trump The Leopards” during a high school football game. The banner was held during Lake Hamilton High School’s football game on September 13th against Malvern High School, according to KFSM. A photo showing the Lake Hamilton cheerleaders holding the banner has been shared across social media. State Senator Joyce Elliott (D-Little Rock) said the […]

  • Alex Trebek speaks as he is inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters Broadcasting Hall of Fame in 2018 in Las Vegas.(Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

    Alex Trebek says he’s undergoing chemo again after cancer setback

    Alex Trebek announced Tuesday he’s undergoing chemotherapy again after a cancer setback. The “Jeopardy!” host said in an interview with ‘Good Morning America’ that he lost a large amount of weight, and his numbers skyrocketed after finishing his first round of treatment for stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Trebek told “Good Morning America”: “I was doing so well. And my numbers went down to the equivalent of a normal human being who does not have pancreatic cancer. So we were all […]

  • Georgia man shoots, kills 3 masked teens attempting to rob him

    A Georgia homeowner shot and killed three masked teens as they approached his residence with their faces covered, authorities said. The three victims, one 15-year-old and two 16-year-olds, were all from the area but did not live in the specific neighborhood they were in, the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office said. The teens approached three residents at the front yard of a home early Monday morning and attempted to rob them, authorities say. One of the would-be robbers took out a […]

  • Iowa State fan turns beer money sign into viral fundraiser for children’s hospital

    ALTOONA, Iowa – Each Saturday in the fall, college football fans turn millions of eyes to College GameDay, and Saturday in Ames, Iowa, was no exception. As a joke, an Iowa State fan brought a sign to College GameDay asking for beer money to be sent to his Venmo account. He never expected to receive thousands of dollars. Instead of using that money for beer, he is using it to help kids fighting for their lives in Iowa City. “It […]

  • Why America has a White Claw shortage

    America is running out of White Claw hard seltzer, and the shortage might not end until next year. White Claw sales have skyrocketed over the past year, according to the company and industry analysts. The company can’t keep up with demand. So White Claw has purposefully limited supply to ensure it can continually serve all of its markets. That distribution practice, called allocation, has been in place for a year, according to Mark Anthony Brands, which owns White Claw and […]

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    An Oregon man beat cancer. Twice. Then he won $4.6 million in the state lottery

    An Oregon man beat cancer. Then he beat it again. Then he won the lottery. He seems to be his own lucky charm. Stu MacDonald of Bend buys Oregon Lottery tickets every week, and every week, his wife Claudia tells him to “get the winning ticket.” She forgot to tell him on September 7, the Oregon Lottery said. But he ended up buying a winning ticket worth $4.6 million. “I am a very lucky guy,” he said in a statement. […]

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    ‘Seinfeld’ is heading to Netflix in 2021

    Netflix may be losing Michael Scott and Chandler Bing, but it’s gaining Jerry Seinfeld and Cosmo Kramer. “Seinfeld,” one of the most popular sitcoms in TV history, is heading to Netflix starting in 2021, the streaming company announced on Monday. Netflix will be the exclusive global streaming home to the sitcom. The financial terms of the deal, which Netflix struck with distributor Sony Pictures Television, were not disclosed. The deal lasts five years. Licensed content like “Seinfeld” has become a […]

  • Dog the Bounty Hunter suffers potential heart attack and may need surgery, report says

    DENVER – Duane “Dog” Chapman had a heart emergency over the weekend and may need surgery, TMZ reports. According to the website, Chapman, also known as Dog the Bounty Hunter, was taken to a Colorado hospital this weekend after complaining of chest pain. Sources later told TMZ that Chapman may have suffered a heart attack and that doctors were performing additional tests. It’s been a rough stretch for the reality TV star. Earlier this year, his wife, Beth, died of […]

  • 9/11 widow begs for return of wedding rings that include gems from her late husband

    Monica Iken-Murphy wanted her husband, who was killed on September 11, to always be part of her life. So she used the diamonds from her wedding ring to create a new one when she remarried. Now, she is pleading for the return of her ring and two diamond bands that disappeared last month after she left them on night stand in a home a co-worker rented in Westhampton, New York. Iken-Murphy said she reported the rings missing to Southampton police, […]

  • Rock star Rod Stewart has revealed he has successfully been treated for prostate cancer after fighting the disease for three years. (Paul Bergen/Getty Images)

    Rod Stewart reveals battle with prostate cancer

    Rod Stewart has revealed he has successfully been treated for prostate cancer after fighting the disease for three years. The British music legend, whose hits include “Maggie May” and “I Don’t Want To Talk About It,” went public with his illness at a fundraising event for the Prostate Project and European Tour Foundation charity in Surrey, England on Saturday night. Stewart, 74, told the crowd he was given the all-clear in July after being diagnosed with prostate cancer during a […]

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    ‘The Cars’ lead singer Ric Ocasek found dead at 75

    Ric Ocasek, lead singer of the new wave rock band The Cars, died Sunday in New York City, police said. He was 75. The New York Police Department received a call around 4 p.m. “for an unconscious male” at a townhouse on East 19th Street, the Office of the Deputy Commissioner, Public Information told CNN. Ocasek, whose identity was confirmed by police, was pronounced dead at the scene. The Cars became hugely popular in the late 1970s and early 80s […]

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