Naples, Fla., firefighters waded through water and rescued a woman trapped in her car on Sept. 28 by breaking the rear passenger window and helping her escape.
Elon Musk’s Neuralink, a medical device company, is under federal investigation for potential animal-welfare violations amid internal staff complaints that its animal testing is being rushed, causing needless suffering and deaths, according to documents reviewed by Reuters and sources familiar with the investigation and company operations. Neuralink Corp is developing a brain implant it hopes will help paralyzed people walk again and cure other neurological ailments. The investigation has come at a time of growing employee dissent about Neuralink’s animal testing, including complaints that pressure from CEO Musk to accelerate development has resulted in botched experiments, according to a Reuters review of dozens of Neuralink documents and interviews with more than 20 current and former employees.
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At an event marking the upcoming 10th anniversary of the 2012 school shooting in Newtown, Conn., former President Barack Obama reflected on what he still considers the worst day he spent in office.
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What if the Broncos would have just drafted Justin Fields?
Pope Francis on Wednesday compared the war in Ukraine to a Nazi operation that killed some two million people, mostly Jews, in the first years of World War Two. Speaking to Polish pilgrims at his weekly general audience, Francis noted that the Catholic University of Lublin, in Poland, had recently commemorated the anniversary of Operation Reinhard. It was the code name for a secret operation in a part of occupied Poland which the Germans called the "General Government" area, that included territory now in Ukraine.
James Toback has been accused by dozens of being a "serial sexual predator," four years after an investigation against him for sex crimes was dropped
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The 44-year-old leader became a symbol of Ukrainian resiliency and resistance in the weeks and months after Russia began bombing the former Soviet country on Feb. 24
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The leader of a small polygamous group near the Arizona-Utah border had taken at least 20 wives, most of them minors, and punished followers who did not treat him as a prophet, newly filed federal court documents allege. Samuel Bateman was a former member of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, or FLDS, until he left to start his own small offshoot group.
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Police are warning the public as a spike in violent "bank jugging" robberies is on the rise across Southern California, especially during the holidays.
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“Tears were flowing in that locker room,” one of the coaches said.
Trump's legal team hired an outside firm to carry out the search of his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey in recent weeks, and, more recently Trump Tower in New York, the report said, citing people familiar with the matter. The team also offered the FBI the opportunity to observe the search, but was declined, according to the report. Trump's lawyers have informed the Justice Department that the outside team did not find any new classified information during their search, according to The Washington Post.
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ABC News projects that Raphael Warnock has won a full six-year term representing Georgia in the Senate, fending off GOP nominee Herschel Walker in Tuesday's runoff. The race attracted an avalanche of money and attention as well as record-high turnout from state voters as Democrats fought for a 51st Senate seat and Republicans vied to keep the chamber at 50-50 after neither candidate cracked 50% in the November general election, triggering a runoff. Warnock's win delivers Democrats an outright majority in the Senate, which will now be split 51-49.
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A ruling by a state court judge placed Oregon’s tough new voter-approved gun law on hold late Tuesday, just hours after a federal court judge allowed the ban on the sale and transfer of high-capacity magazines to take effect this week. The ruling by Harney County Judge Robert Raschio threw the implementation of Measure 114 — set for Thursday — into limbo and Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum said on Twitter that her office will urgently appeal to the Oregon Supreme Court.
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Aaron Judge is staying with the only MLB team he has ever played for.
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A new Yahoo News/YouGov poll shows that a plurality of Americans disapprove (41%) of Donald Trump’s decision to host a private, pre-Thanksgiving dinner at his Mar-a-Lago estate with the openly antisemitic rapper Kanye West, also known as Ye, and “his associates,” while almost as high a percentage (36%) say they're not sure what to think.
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Backstreet Boys talk AJ McLean winning 'RuPaul’s Secret Celebrity Drag Race' and why his family 'thought he was moonlighting as a stripper'
"I came home after rehearsal one night with a pair of six-inch heels, and they were like, 'OK, what is going on here?'" chuckles McLean, aka Poppy Love.
Rapper Nicki Minaj — worth an estimated $100 million — says ‘the people that really got it’ don’t do this. Pros say that if many of us stop doing it, too, we could become richer ourselves.
Rapper and singer-songwriter Nicki Minaj — worth an estimated $100 million, according to CelebrityNetWorth.com — admits she wasn’t always so careful with her spending. “My first year, before I even put out my first album, I bought my girlfriends a Benz, a BMW and two Range Rovers,” she told Jada Pinkett-Smith in Interview magazine’s fall issue.
Paulina Porizkova, 57, shared a bare-faced selfie on social media to celebrate aging. The star posed seemingly topless and makeup-free.
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Bride is shocked to discover sister’s personal photo shoot in her wedding pictures: ‘Am I overreacting?’
She couldn't believe her sister would do this on her wedding day.
Jill Biden privately told the French president that she and Joe Biden were ready for his re-election campaign: NYT
Joe Biden, who at 80 is the oldest US president in history, has not publicly announced whether he will seek reelection in 2024.
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Deion Sanders' opening statements to an attentive Colorado football audience felt eerily similar to his opening act at Jackson State.