Authorities are working to slow the spread of a major oil spill from a pipeline off the Orange County coast of California. It’s currently dumping 126,000 gallons into the Pacific and spans 13 square miles.
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- Washington Examiner
A news station in Washington state has exposed itself to possible fines after broadcasting a short clip of pornography during its evening news broadcast.
The extremist first-term lawmaker was accused of promoting toxic masculinity with his "raise them to be a monster" speech.
- The Daily Beast
Screenshot/WWLP via YouTubeA professor at a New England liberal arts college for women, who used a fire poker, rock, and pruning shears to torture a colleague for hours, was sentenced on Wednesday to at least a decade in prison.Rie Hachiyanagi, 50, an art professor at Mount Holyoke College in western Massachusetts’ Pioneer Valley, pleaded guilty in Franklin County Superior Court on Friday to nine charges in connection with the attack on fellow professor Lauret Savoy at Savoy’s home, according to
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources played a fun wildlife game with its Facebook followers.
- USA TODAY
A British wildlife hospital received a call from a local stonemasonry firm about a long, spotted snake they found in a shipping container from India.
- Miami Herald
When Loretta Bruno got dropped off at the bus stop near her Florida City home in Tuesday morning darkness, the friend driving Bruno saw one of her children come out of the bushes behind the bus stop.
Her sexually explicit protests have been likened to pornography, but Ugandan activist and writer Stella Nyanzi says sex is the most effective -- and entertaining -- way to shake people out of their apathy.
- In The Know by Yahoo
Ex-Disney princess reveals alleged dark side of the job: 'They go to a place for children ... and act like this'
Becoming a Disney princess at one of the company's theme parks is a dream job for many.
A beast of a bomb cyclone will take shape just off the coast of the northwestern United States and western Canada later this week, and AccuWeather forecasters say it will rival, in some aspects, the intensity of strong hurricanes from the Atlantic this season. The powerful storm will bring dangerous and damaging impacts up and down the West Coast, but the precipitation it will deliver to parts of California, Oregon and Washington is greatly needed. The storm will have some tropical origins. Sate
- Washington Examiner
The Georgia county court where the three alleged murderers of Ahmaud Arbery are on trial mistakenly exposed potential jurors to suppressed evidence, including the 25-year-old black jogger's mental health history, which a judge banned from the trial.
- WTVF - Nashville Scripps
A Nashville man says he is still in shock, and is lucky to be alive after someone shot at his car while he was driving on a busy Nashville interstate.
A federal judge shut down Josh Duggar's attempt to throw out child pornography evidence in a blistering ruling
Josh Duggar tried to get evidence of child pornography on his devices thrown out of court. A federal judge shut down his arguments point by point.
- The Guardian
City officials made move on 14 October after the burger chain it wouldn’t force staff to check if customers were fully vaccinated ‘We refuse to become the vaccination police for any government,’ Arnie Wensinger, the company’s chief legal and business officer, said in a statement. Photograph: Adam Lau/AP In-N-Out burger has become the first restaurant in San Francisco to be temporarily closed for failing to enforce the city’s vaccine mandate. City officials made the move on 14 October after the b
The annual Orionid meteor shower will peak on the night of Wednesday, October 20. Here’s how to watch the shooting stars for yourself.
An Arizona woman was shot and killed as she waited for a bus Friday night. The body of Cleopatra Johnson, […] The post Arizona mother of five shot at bus stop for ‘no apparent reason’ appeared first on TheGrio.
Aryan Khan, son of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, was arrested on 3 October over drug charges.
- CBS News
The 1997 Nissan Pathfinder is at the center of the missing person investigation.
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- South Florida Sun Sentinel
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — It all started with a call about a suspicious person. A young man tooled around on a bright red bicycle, pulling up to parked cars and giving the door handles a good tug. But within 25 minutes of the police call to the upscale suburban neighborhood, the emergency was no longer about a possible burglar on a bike. A flurry of police in tactical gear rushed the neighborhood ...
- Associated Press
At least 22 people have died and others are missing in floods triggered by heavy rains in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand, officials said Tuesday. The Indian Meteorological Department predicted that heavy to very heavy rain would continue to fall in the state for the next two days. Jyoti Negi, who heads the state’s Disaster Management Cell, said 18 deaths were reported in the Himalayan resort town of Nainital, two in Almorah and one each in Champawat and Udham Singh Nagar districts.