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  • Tesla reveals Cybertruck, but breaks its ‘unbreakable’ windows during unveiling

    The Cybertruck has arrived and it looks nothing like any pickup truck you’ve ever seen. Tesla CEO Elon Musk revealed the long-awaited electric pickup truck at its Design Studio in Hawthorne, California, just outside Los Angeles. When the truck initially drove onto the stage, many in the crowd clearly couldn’t believe that this was actually the vehicle they’d come to see. The Cybertruck looks like a large metal trapezoid on wheels, more like an art piece than a truck. Instead […]

  • Here are the Postal Service’s recommended holiday mailing dates for military members

    VIRGINIA – The holidays can feel a little less full if someone you love is serving overseas. Mary Daniel knows that well. Her husband is deployed again this year and will be missing Thanksgiving and Christmas, but a little distance won’t stop her from spreading holiday cheer in the form of a package. “We like to do themed ones depending on which holiday is coming up, so like a Thanksgiving one with like turkey jerky and then Christmas some practical […]

  • News anchor accidentally emails entire company to call off work, entire company responds

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – WDAF’s Nick Vasos wasn’t feeling well and attempted to email the bosses to let them know he needed to take Friday off, but what ended up happening has people everywhere laughing. Instead of simply emailing the bosses, Vasos emailed the entire company – nearly 200 TV stations – and the entire company responded. Now he has thousands of people praying for him. Nick out sick is my new favorite thing. #NexstarNation #NickStrong — Austin Kellerman […]

  • Karlie Kloss walks the runway during the 2017 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. (Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)

    Victoria’s Secret is canceling its fashion show

    Victoria’s Secret parent company L Brands confirmed on Thursday that it will not air its fashion show this year after falling ratings and backlash to the event in recent years. “We think it’s important to evolve the marketing of Victoria’s Secret,” L Brands Chief Financial Officer Stuart Burgdoerfer said on a call with analysts Thursday. The first Victoria’s Secret fashion show aired in 1995, but last year the show fell to its lowest ratings since its inception. “It was a […]

  • Utah woman might have to register as sex offender after kids see her topless at home

    SALT LAKE CITY – A judge is considering whether to strike down a portion of Utah’s lewdness statute dealing with topless women. Tilli Buchanan is facing three misdemeanor charges of lewdness involving a child stemming from an incident in her home. The West Valley City woman was doing insulation work with her husband and they were stripping off itchy clothing when her stepchildren saw her. That ultimately led to the criminal charges being leveled against her earlier this year. Buchanan’s […]

  • Man charged with animal cruelty for allegedly mutilating a rabbit while driving

    ROCKVILLE, Conn. – The suspect in a disturbing case of animal cruelty went before a judge Wednesday. Patryck Sochocki, 25, faces several charges, the most disturbing of which involves mutilating a rabbit while driving. Sochocki pleded not guilty and had no comment outside the courtroom. According to police reports Sochocki was observed swerving on Route 32 in Willington. Officers pulled him over and when they approached the vehicle they noticed his shirt had chunks of white fur on it. In […]

  • Amazon announces deals, says Black Friday sale starts Nov. 22

    Amazon will kick off its Black Friday sale on Friday, Nov. 22, as it offers deals on electronics, TVs, toys, clothing, Amazon devices and more. Deals will run through Nov. 29. One-time deals will launch on Thanksgiving (Nov. 28), Black Friday (Nov. 29) and Cyber Monday (Dec. 2). Amazon is touting an array of discounts in several different departments. Here’s a look at some of the offers: Echo and Echo Dot Echo Dot is $27.99 off – just $22.00 or […]

  • The Texmex chain's fried, spicy Crispy Tortilla Chicken isn't enjoyed between two buns, but it can be rolled up in a taco.

    Here comes Taco Bell’s answer to the chicken sandwich wars

    Have we reached crispy chicken sandwich fatigue yet? Because Taco Bell wants in, even though its entry into the fast food wars isn’t really a sandwich at all. The house of Doritos Locos Tacos and the mystifying Crunchwrap Supreme is scaling back the theatrics with Crispy Tortilla Chicken — aka, chicken strips breaded with jalapeno buttermilk and tortilla chips. By Taco Bell standards, this dish might even be considered pedestrian. Notably one of the few menu items without “supreme” in […]

  • Dog in shelter for 5 years will soon become star of new billboard to find forever home

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Drivers will soon see a new billboard as they travel to downtown Kansas City. It will have a dog’s face plastered on it for all to see. His name is Merrick – and he’s looking for his forever home. “We’ve tried a lot of different ways to get him adopted. through photo shoots, promotional videos and etc. We just reached a point where we’re out of ideas,” said Scott Poore, animal advocate and owner of Mission […]

  • Cheese Nips recalled over possible plastic pieces

    Check your Cheese Nips – the cracker’s parent company has issued a voluntary recall. Mondelēz Global LLC issued the recall for a limited quantity of Cheese Nips in the United States due to the potential presence of plastic pieces from a food scraper. The company told the Food and Drug Administration that the particles were incorporated into the production process and impact a small amount of product. “The company became aware of this issue when yellow plastic pieces were noticed […]

  • ‘One of toughest goodbyes’: Tim Tebow shares heartbreaking video tribute to dog, Bronco

    (WJW) – Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow has posted a heartbreaking tribute to his dog, Bronco, after having to put him to sleep. The Instagram video posted Wednesday shows Tebow giving Bronco a big piece of cheese before breaking down into tears. His post read: “One of the toughest goodbyes. Wanted to make a special tribute to the sweetest boy ever – thank you for all the joy you brought and all the memories. Aunt Patty, thank you for loving him, […]

  • A toddler was caught in an airport escalator and fell to his death. Now his mom is charged with child abuse

    A mom was charged with misdemeanor child abuse two months after her 3-year-old son fell to his death at a North Carolina airport, CNN affiliate WSOC reported. The boy’s mother is expected to turn herself in this week on three charges of misdemeanor child abuse, according to the affiliate. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg police issued warrants for her on Tuesday. “We went from saying this was an accident, to now saying that you’ve committed a crime,” her attorney Michael Greene told WSOC. […]

  • Safety group lists ’10 Worst Toys’ for 2019 holidays

    A consumer safety group has released a list of what it believes is the worst choice of gifts to give to children this holiday season. The group World Against Toys Causing Harm, Inc. (W.A.T.C.H.) said the toys below could be dangerous in the hands of children. Most of the toys included in this list pose serious choking hazards, but there is also the risk of eye injuries, and even “harmful chemicals.” 1. Nerf Ultra One:  W.A.T.C.H. says the darts provided […]

  • Firefighters rescue boy’s birthday party after only one kid shows up

    PLAINFIELD, Ill. — There was no fire to fight, but the Plainfield Fire Department answered the call to save a boy’s birthday after only one friend made it out to his party last weekend. All 7-year-old Dominic Giatras wanted for his birthday was a party with his friends. His parents rented GymQuest in Plainfield for a Saturday afternoon celebration, but the 20 guests he expected were no-shows. Noreen Mattson was working the front desk at GymQuest, and said her heart […]

  • Pop-Tarts announces sweet and salty pretzel additions

    Pop-Tarts is giving a salty snack a sweet makeover, releasing Pop-Tarts Pretzel. The  sweetness of Pop-Tarts Toaster Pastries will be combined with a pretzel crust. The Pop-Tarts will come in two varieties: Chocolate and Cinnamon Sugar. “Pop-Tarts is always ingeniously creating new ways to enjoy familiar, loved foods. With the debut of Pop-Tarts Pretzel, we’ve fixed a snacking staple, and added two more delicious options to our line-up of flavors,” said marketing director Joe Beauprez. The new Pop-Tarts will be available in stores nationwide in January […]

  • U.S. Marshals capture escaped Missouri inmate living ‘off the grid’ in Delaware

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The U.S. Marshals Service has captured an escaped Missouri inmate in a wooded area in Delaware where he was living “off the grid.” Drake Kately, 27, escaped from the Mercer County Jail for the second time Sept. 4th, where he was being held on firearms charges, parole violation for a burglary and a previous escape charge. Kately escaped by tearing a hole in the back wall of his cell with a board and going up through […]

  • A Hollywood executive wanted Julia Roberts to play Harriet Tubman in a biopic

    A Hollywood studio executive once suggested that Julia Roberts should play iconic African-American activist Harriet Tubman in a biopic. In a recent Q&A, screenwriter Gregory Allen Howard opened up about the 26-year journey to getting the “Harriet” biopic to the big screen. At the time the effort started, he said, Hollywood was not the same. “I wanted to turn Harriet Tubman’s life, which I’d studied in college, into an action-adventure movie. The climate in Hollywood, however, was very different back […]

  • Two meteor scientists, Peter Jenniskens and Esko Lyytinen, shared their prediction for an outburst by the alpha Monocertoid meteor shower on November 21 or 22, depending on your location.

    Mysterious comet will cause a rare ‘Unicorn’ meteor storm this week

    Two meteor scientists, Peter Jenniskens and Esko Lyytinen, shared their prediction for an outburst by the alpha Monocertoid meteor shower on November 21 or 22, depending on your location. Prepare to set your watch so you don’t miss the potential for a very limited and rare dazzling display in the night sky that could include up to 400 meteors. The exact time of the outburst has been calculated to 04:50 Universal Time, or 11:50 pm ET. And it will likely […]

  • Donald Trump and Melania Trump officially register to vote in Florida

    President Donald Trump is officially a Florida man. Trump and his first lady Melania Trump registered to vote in Florida, making Mar-a-Lago their new primary residence on October 30, according to Florida’s voter registration file. The Trumps’ registration update was first reported by Trump could well use his newly minted voter registration status as motivation for other Floridians to get out and vote, too: He’s holding a campaign rally in south Florida that will double as a voter registration […]

  • ‘I want these guys to go home’: Man searching for families of WWI Navy sailors in photos he found

    LIBERTY, Mo. – A Missouri man is trying to find the families of two Navy sailors so he can reunite them with pictures he found of the veterans. James Large was helping a friend clear out a wrecked Winnebago at a scrapyard when something caught his eye. “I didn’t think anything of it at the time,” he told WDAF. “I just grabbed it because I knew they were old and were from the war-era.” Scattered between a pile of papers […]

  • Woman saves koala from blaze as ‘catastrophic’ bushfires threaten South Australia

    AUSTRALIA — Deadly bushfires have ravaged parts of Australia in recent weeks, whipped up by soaring temperatures, strong winds and the worst drought in decades. But summer hasn’t really even begun – and fears are growing that conditions will only get worse. More than 100 schools have closed in South Australia as catastrophic fire conditions threatened seven districts across the state Wednesday, including the Mount Lofty Ranges and Mid North, near to the state’s capital Adelaide which is home to […]

  • Doctors offer free flu shots for migrants. CBP all but certain to say ‘no’

    A group of physicians has volunteered to vaccinate migrants against the flu for free, but US Customs and Border Protection is all but certain to say no to the offer. “We haven’t responded, but it’s not likely to happen,” a CBP official told CNN. “As a law enforcement agency, and due to the short term nature of CBP holding and other logistical challenges, operating a vaccine program is not feasible,” according to a statement from the federal agency. The offer […]

  • Arkansas man arrested after shooting dog in the groin with a pellet gun, leading to its death

    BELLA VISTA, Ark. (KFSM) — A 64-year-old Arkansas man has been arrested after allegedly shooting a dog in the groin with a pellet gun, leading to its death. Police say Mark Mittermeier was arrested Friday, Nov. 15th and charged with aggravated animal cruelty and criminal mischief in the first degree. Back in August, Bella Vista Officers and Bella Vista Animal Control received a report of a pet dog named Copper, who was shot in the groin. Later, officers were told […]

  • Watch Tom Hanks find out he’s actually related to Mr. Rogers

    Tom Hanks is taking getting into character to a whole new level. He’s actually related to one. Hanks just found out Sunday that he’s related to Fred Rogers, who played Mister Rogers on the children’s TV show. The two are sixth cousins, discovered. “It all just comes together, you see,” Hanks told Access Hollywood when the show informed him of the relation. Here’s why it’s especially notable: Hanks is playing Mister Rogers in the upcoming film, “A Beautiful Day […]

  • Trooper throws woman to safety seconds before sliding truck crashes

    WAYNE COUNTY, IL (KTVI) – An Illinois couple who survived an incredibly close call on an icy interstate last week hopes their story and dramatic dashcam video will cause drivers to be more careful. The video from the Illinois State Police shows a box truck barreling toward the couple as two Illinois State Troopers are assisting them. Peggy and Wilbur “Bud” Vaught live in Fairfield, Illinois.  They were on the side of I-64 when they discovered they had a flat […]

  • Doorbell camera captures horrifying moment when car slams into teen crossing street

    Doorbell video captured the horrifying moment a 13-year-old boy was hit by a car while crossing the street Monday afternoon in South Whittier, according to the California Highway Patrol. Just after 3 p.m., officers were called to a car versus pedestrian collision on Cole Road just south of Tolman Drive, CHP’s Santa Fe Springs office said in a news release obtained by KTLA. The video shows the teen standing on the east side of Cole Road behind a parked car […]

  • A new Uno deck promises to keep families away from politics at Thanksgiving dinner

    Please pass the turkey but hold the politics. Mattel’s limited-edition Nonpartisan Uno deck is out just in time to keep Thanksgiving dinner politics-free. The new version removes the red and blue cards — which could be seen as politically charged — and introduces a new VETO card to help families everywhere keep the peace. On the pack, it says “No red or blue cards means no taking sides!” One survey by the American Psychological Association found 38% of respondents saying […]

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    Company hiring marijuana tester, critic for $3,000 a month

    NEW YORK – A New York-based company is looking for someone to review a wide variety of cannabis products and give their unbiased reviews and opinions of them. American Marijuana says the person hired will be shipped a box containing different brands and varieties of cannabis products every month. These products range from weed strains, vapes, edibles to CBD oils. The applicant will then test the products in person and write about their experience with the product from unboxing to […]

  • A woman wounded in the 2017 Las Vegas shooting has died of her injuries

    A Southern California woman who was wounded in the 2017 Las Vegas mass shooting has died, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Coroner Department said. Kimberly Gervais, 57, of Mira Loma, California, was one of the more than 500 people injured when Stephen Paddock opened fire from his hotel room on the Route 9 Harvest Music Festival on October 1, 2017. Fifty-eight people were killed in the attack, making it the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history. Gervais’ death could potentially be the 59th […]

  • In 46 weeks this year, there have been 45 school shootings

    They have taken place across the country. From Georgia to California. At elementary, middle and high schools. On college and university campuses. In 46 weeks this year, there have been 45 school shootings. That’s nearly an average of one school shooting a week. Of those, 32 of them were at facilities serving Kindergarten through 12th grade. Since there is no single definition for what qualifies as a school shooting, CNN set the following parameters: The shooting must involve at least […]

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