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  • Heart doctor for former President George H.W. Bush killed in bicycle drive-by shooting

    A cardiologist who treated former President George H.W. Bush was killed Friday morning in a bicycle-to-bicycle drive-by shooting near Texas Medical Center in Houston, authorities said. Dr. Mark Hausknecht and the shooter were both riding bikes on South Main Street, near Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, shortly before 9 a.m. local time, Executive Assistant Police Chief Troy Finner said at a news conference. Hausknecht, 65, was biking north when he passed the shooter going in the other direction, Finner said. The […]

  • It could take a year to get answers on the duck boat tragedy, official says

    The investigation into the sinking of a duck boat that killed 17 people in Missouri — including nine from one family — could take up to a year to complete, the National Transportation Safety Board said. Seventeen people — the youngest just a year old — died when the amphibious boat with 31 aboard sank in stormy conditions at the Table Rock Lake near Branson. An additional 14 others survived. While a severe thunderstorm and massive waves hit the area […]

  • Disney cuts ties with director James Gunn over “indefensible” tweets written years ago

    Disney has parted ways with director James Gunn after a number of what the studio called “indefensible” tweets he wrote years ago resurfaced. “The offensive attitudes and statements discovered on James’ Twitter feed are indefensible and inconsistent with our studio’s values, and we have severed our business relationship with him,” Alan Horn, chairman of The Walt Disney Studios, said in a statement obtained by CNN. Gunn had come under fire in recent days after his comments, which made references to […]

  • Pit bull saves Pennsylvania family from house fire

    PHILADELPHIA – An Ocean County family is thanking their pit bull for helping them get out of their burning house. Jeremy Brown, his girlfriend, and both his parents were sound asleep early Monday morning when their house caught fire. Zeus woke the family up and got them to safety. “If I didn’t open my door, you can see the black smoke that rushed right into my fire alarm. It even melted it,” Brown told KYW-TV. “It would have not gone […]

  • Congressman said blacks have ‘entitlement mentality,’ view themselves as victims

    Republican Rep. Jason Lewis has a long history of racist rhetoric about African-Americans, pushing claims of a “racial war” by blacks on whites and arguing that violence regularly occurs at black gatherings. He also frequently claimed that black people have an “entitlement mentality” and viewed themselves as victims. Lewis made those comments on “The Jason Lewis Show,” a syndicated radio program Lewis hosted from 2009 until 2014 with the tagline “America’s Mr. Right.” CNN’s KFile obtained five months of audio […]

  • Baby found dead after mom went to work, left him alone for 8 hours: police

    PHOENIX — Phoenix police have arrested a mother for child abuse after her 1-year-old boy was found dead in their apartment. On Tuesday, July 17, at around 4 p.m., police were called to the apartment near 19th Avenue and Hatcher Road. The mother, Donielle Joyce King, 32, was at home, and the baby was unresponsive on the bed. The child was declared dead at the scene. According to court paperwork, King “admitted she left her son home when she left […]

  • 12-year-old lawn-mowing entrepreneur from viral story has big plans for the future

    MAPLE HEIGHTS, Ohio (WEWS) — “Thank you for all of your support. God bless you,” said young Reggie Fields about life after his viral story. A whole lot has changed since a neighbor called police on Reggie, claiming he was on their property and not the lawn he was hired to mow last month. “I haven’t got this much support in a long time,” 12-year-old Reggie Fields told News 5. Since he first shared his story with us? “My life […]

  • The myth of the sunscreen pill

    If you heard that a dietary supplement would “strengthen your skin’s defenses against ultraviolet radiation,” “defend your skin and eyes from sun damage” or act as “basically an oral sunscreen,” would you think it was too good to be true? That’s what the US Food and Drug Administration found in late May, issuing warning letters to the manufacturers of four of these products. The supplements — Advanced Skin Brightening Formula, Sunsafe Rx, Solaricare and Sunergetic — were “putting people’s health […]

  • A boy dies after he’s left in a day care bus for more than three hours while temperatures soared past 100

    A 3-year-old boy was found dead in a bus outside his day care in northwest Houston after he was apparently left inside following a field trip, as temperatures outside soared to nearly 100 degrees. The boy was one of 28 students from the “Discovering Me Academy” who were taken by bus Thursday to a nearby park for a field trip earlier in the day, the Harris County sheriff’s office said. The group returned to the day care between 2:30 p.m. […]

  • Power outage at GE

    General Electric is transforming itself for the future, but the iconic company is still dogged by major problems from the past in its power division. Profit at GE Power plunged 58% during the second quarter as orders for gas turbines tumbled, GE said on Friday. The slump at GE Power, the company’s largest division by revenue, underscores the challenges facing GE even as the company breaks itself apart by selling off its rail, health care, light bulb and other businesses. GE’s power struggles drove overall […]

  • These foods linked to ongoing outbreaks might make you sick

    US health officials are warning people to avoid certain foods due to ongoing unrelated outbreaks of intestinal infections caused by bacteria, viruses and even parasites lurking in some of our food. Here’s what to stay away from: Pasta salad Hy-Vee, a Midwestern grocery store chain, has recalled a pasta salad that might be linked to at least 20 people getting sick from salmonella. Hy-Vee, based in Iowa, sold the 1-pound and 3-pound plastic containers of Spring Pasta Salad in eight states. The […]

  • Whoopi Goldberg & Jeanine Pirro Argue Over Trump on ‘The View’

    Whoopi Goldberg and Jeanine Pirro got into a heated debate on ABC’s “The View” that became an “explosive argument” backstage, several The exchange began when guest co-host Ana Navarro asked Pirro, a Fox News Channel host, if she believed Trump embodied conservative ideals. “I’m not hear to talk about what Donald Trump is or isn’t,” Pirro replied. She was scheduled to talk about her new book “Liars, Leakers and Liberals: The Case Against the Anti-Trump Conspiracy.” After being invited on […]