• Hidden Security Cameras Are Shocking Surprise For Daughter

    DEAR ABBY: I'm a 19-year-old woman in college who still lives with my parents. I found out something several weeks ago that's bothering me, and I need advice badly. Years ago, after a robbery, my parents installed security cameras outside our house. I knew about them because they were visible. But…

    Dear Abby
  • The Real Monster in Georgia's Waters Can't Swim

    It's not a shark or a box jellyfish. It's been lost for 60 years. And some think it's armed and dangerous.

    Ozy
  • An American Dentist Killed Zimbabwe’s Famous Lion

    Cecil the lion, a famous black-maned resident of Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park, died at the hands of an American dentist, conservationists claim. “Mr. Palmer shot Cecil with a bow and arrow but this shot didn't kill him,” Johnny Rodrigues, chairman of the Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force, said in…

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  • America releases its youngest convicted murderer

    The American who became the country's youngest convicted murderer at age 12 was released from prison Tuesday after serving 16 years for killing his father's girlfriend. Curtis Jones, now 29, was convicted with his 13-year-old sister Catherine Jones, and sent to prison in 1999. In 1999, the Jones…

    AFP
  • Statement released by Tom Brady

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Full text of the statement released Wednesday by Tom Brady:

    Associated Press
  • Israeli strike on Syrian town kills five pro-regime forces: monitor

    An Israeli air strike on a government-held village on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights ceasefire line killed five pro-regime forces on Wednesday, a monitoring group said. "An Israeli plane hit a car inside the town of Hader, killing two men from (Lebanese Shiite group) Hezbollah, and three men…

    AFP
  • Could You Have a Drinking Problem and Not Know It?

    Life isn't black and white -- and neither is your relationship with alcohol. Although experts once treated "alcoholic" and "non-alcoholic" as two separate entities, physicians are now starting to view individuals' relationship with alcohol on a spectrum.

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    Fallen tree injures children outside California museum (13 photos)

    It was another sunny and hot day in the fourth year of a severe, unrelenting drought when dozens of children who had just spent the day splashing and playing at a "Water Wonders Camp" heard a loud crack and saw a giant pine tree hurtling toward them. As the children tried to scramble to safety…

    Yahoo News
  • Cathay Pacific flight makes emergency landing in Alaska's Aleutians

    (Reuters) - A Cathay Pacific flight from Hong Kong to Los Angeles diverted to a U.S. military airport in Alaska's Aleutian Islands on Wednesday due to smoke in the aircraft, an airline spokeswoman said.

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  • U.S. House conservative files motion to oust Speaker Boehner

    By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A conservative member of the U.S. House of Representatives filed a motion on Tuesday to try to oust fellow Republican John Boehner from his leadership position, saying he was tired of a "punitive culture" against dissidents in the lawmaking body. It is…

    Reuters
  • This Russian fighter jet has the most insane vertical takeoff we’ve ever seen

    Just a few weeks ago we highlighted an incredible video showcasing a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner taking off at what’s almost a 90 degree angle. But extreme and harrowing takeoffs get pushed to an entirely new level when we’re talking about military grade fighter jets. Built for speed and for air to air…

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    Creeping vines, abandoned village (20 photos)

    Just a handful of people still live in a village on Shengshan Island east of Shanghai that was once home to more than 2,000 fishermen. Every day hundreds of tourists visit Houtouwan, making their way on narrow footpaths past tumbledown houses overtaken by vegetation. The remote village, on one of…

    Yahoo News
  • The Road Rage of a Narcotics Detective

    Three years ago in Medford, Massachusetts, narcotics detective Stephen LeBert calmly told the brother of a man he was arresting, “He’s selling drugs illegally. The footage, captured by the dashcam on a motorist’s vehicle, begins shortly after the driver got confused at a roundabout in an unfamiliar…

    The Atlantic
  • 8 Mindless Habits to Break if You Want to Lose Weight

    You keep food on your kitchen counter. If your kitchen counter is cluttered with food, research shows you may weigh 8 to 29 pounds more than someone whose counter is clear, according to the book "Slim by Design" by Brian Wansink, director of the Cornell Food and Brand Lab. According to Wansink's…

    U.S.News & World Report
  • The Latest: Coast Guard: Search for missing boaters ongoing

    TEQUESTA, Fla. (AP) — The latest on the search for the two Florida teens who went missing while on a fishing trip off Florida's Atlantic coast:

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  • New Mexico dispatcher told woman with dying teen to 'deal with it'

    Albuquerque Fire Chief David Downey said in a statement he was taking the incident seriously, and that an investigation is under way. Firefighter Matthew Sanchez had already sent paramedics to the scene of the June 26 shooting at a house during the call when he and the caller got into an argument,…

    Reuters
  • 'Strong evidence' of Israel war crimes on 'Black Friday': Amnesty

    An analysis of an Israeli assault in the Gaza Strip following the capture of one of its soldiers during last year's war in the Palestinian territory shows "strong evidence" of war crimes, Amnesty International said Wednesday. The London-based rights group called for those responsible for the…

    AFP