Sister Wilhelmina Lancaster was exhumed in April, according to a statement from the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles, in Gower, Missouri. The nuns had been preparing for the addition of a St. Joseph shrine, and that involved “the reinterment of the remains of our beloved foundress, Sister Wilhelmina,” the statement said. When they exhumed Lancaster, they were told to expect only bones, since she had been buried in a simple wooden coffin without any embalming four years ago.
A harness-wearing Beluga whale that turned up in Norway in 2019, sparking speculation it was a spy trained by the Russian navy, has appeared off Sweden's coast, an organisation following him said Monday. First discovered in Norway's far northern region of Finnmark, the whale spent more than three years slowly moving down the top half of the Norwegian coastline, before suddenly speeding up in recent months to cover the second half and on to Sweden. On Sunday, he was observed in Hunnebostrand, off Sweden's southwestern coast.
If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, SheKnows may receive an affiliate commission. It seems that the fight for the Republican Party nomination is officially on when it comes to Donald Trump supporters. Laura Loomer, who is a staunch ally of the former president, dared to question Casey DeSantis' breast cancer battle because she believes Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is using it as a campaign ploy.
Evangelisto Ramos walked out of a New Orleans courthouse and away from a life sentence accompanying a 10-2 jury conviction, thanks in large part to the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision bearing his name. Ramos v. Louisiana outlawed nonunanimous jury convictions as unconstitutional, with justices on the 6-3 majority acknowledging the practice as a vestige of racism from the era of “Jim Crow” laws enforcing racial segregation. The 2020 ruling meant a new trial for Ramos, who was acquitted in March — this time by a unanimous jury — after defense lawyers highlighted weakness in the investigation leading to his prosecution.
Fox News personality Rachel Campos-Duffy received an immediate fact check after making an outlandish prediction about former first lady Michelle Obama. On Friday's episode of “The Five,” Campos-Duffy claimed Obama will run in the 2024 presidential election to take on Republican frontrunner Donald Trump. “Well, I've been saying for a long time, I think that Biden's not gonna make it to the end and that Michelle Obama will be brought in,” said Campos-Duffy, who was on MTV's “Real World” before her Fox News gig.
Human metapneumovirus spiked this spring as cases of COVID and RSV fell. According to the CDC, 19.6% of antigen tests and nearly 11% of PCR tests for HMPV, were positive in the US in early March. Symptoms of HMPV include cough, fever, nasal congestion, and shortness of breath.
India's JioCinema broke the global record for the most concurrent views to a live streamed event on Monday, eclipsing a long-standing milestone set by Disney's Hotstar, as the Asian tycoon Mukesh Ambani spares no expense in expanding his digital empire. the Indian streaming platform, whose investor includes James Murdoch's Bodhi Tree-backed Viacom18, drew over 33 million simultaneous viewers for the finale of the 16th edition of the Indian Premier League cricket tournament, featuring Chennai Super Kings versus Gujarat Titans.
Joran van der Sloot, the prime suspect in the unsolved 2005 disappearance of American teenager Natalee Holloway, has been severely beaten in Peruvian prison, his lawyer told ABC News on Monday. Van der Sloot is awaiting extradition to the U.S. on extortion and wire fraud charges stemming from an accusation that he tried to profit from his connection to the Holloway case. The Dutch citizen has been serving a 28-year sentence in Peru for the 2010 murder of 21-year-old college student Stephany Flores.
A former Federal Security Service officer said Putin could be overthrown by Wagner. The Wagner Army is Putin's private military army, largely made up of mercenaries. The Army chief, Yevgeny Prigozhin, could pose an active threat to Putin, said the war analyst.
PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Violence by armed gangs has fallen "drastically" since the emergence of a vigilante justice movement that has seen at least 160 suspected criminals killed in the last month, a report by local human rights research group CARDH said on Sunday. The situation in the Caribbean country remains extremely volatile as heavily armed gangs continue to drive a humanitarian crisis that has displaced tens of thousands amid frequent kidnappings for ransom, gang rapes, tortures and murders. The vigilante movement, known as "Bwa Kale", began after residents of the capital Port-au-Prince lynched and set fire to over a dozen suspected gang members in the early morning of April 24.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis promised to “destroy leftism in America” and leave woke ideology behind in his Memorial Day appearance on “Fox and Friends. When asked why he chose to declare candidacy for the Republican Party in the 2024 presidential election now instead of waiting for former president Donald Trump to serve a second term and then run, the governor replied that everyone knows if he is nominated, he will beat Biden and then serve two terms. I will be able to destroy leftism in this country and leave woke ideology on the dustbin of history.
"Goodbye, I'm off to pursue my lifelong dream of becoming a startup founder," I wrote in an email last year addressed to everyone I knew at Google, where I worked at the time. Five months later, I was in bed watching TV, wearing the same pajamas I had on for the past four days, with a startup business proposal mostly forgotten.
A Colorado student barred from wearing a sash representing the flags of Mexico and the United States to her high school graduation did so anyway, partially covering it with another sash representing her participation in a service organization. “Always stand up for what you believe in,” Grand Valley High School graduate Naomi Peña Villasano told the Post Independent of Glenwood Springs, Colorado, after receiving her diploma on Saturday in the west-central Colorado town of Parachute. Peña Villasano's case is the latest dispute in the U.S. about what kind of cultural graduation attire is allowed at commencement ceremonies.
Georgia officials are begging people to put some clothes on before taking a driver's license photo. People in Georgia can use digital driver's licenses at checkpoints, and snap their own ID pictures. "Cheers to technology and keeping things classy!" the Department of Driver Services wrote on Facebook.
STORY: "This is Everest summit, May 23rd, my 28th summit of Everest." This record-breaking Sherpa says he's done climbing Mount Everest Location: Kathmandu, Nepal (Kami Rita, Mountaineer) “There is no future in Nepal, so why are we sitting here? Now, us climbers, we don't want to stay in Nepal.
Sam Wedll has been driving his Toyota Tacoma pickup on the rugged roads of Northern California for seven trouble-free years, racking up almost 100,000 miles, so he's interested in the redesigned version of the truck coming later this year. The Tacoma, known as the Taco to its legions of loyalists, is the leader of the pack in midsize pickups, one of the fastest-growing auto markets of the past decade. General Motors Co. and Ford Motor Co., which abandoned the market segment when sales slowed early this century, returned with new trucks to take on the Tacoma, which has dominated the medium truck market for almost two decades.
Atlanta police are searching for two possible suspects in a robbery that happened Thursday morning. According to the Atlanta Police Department, the victim agreed to give them a ride, and once inside the car, a man held the victim at gunpoint and ordered him to drive to an ATM and take out money.
Disney's decision to scrap its $1 billion campus could affect projects nearby. CoStar Group told The Wall Street Journal that thousands of homes were built after Disney announced its campus in 2021. Walt Disney's decision to scrap its $1 billion campus in Orlando, Florida this month could leave many surrounding development projects in the Lake Nona community scrambling, The Wall Street Journal reported.
The debt ceiling deal that U.S. President Joe Biden and House Republican Kevin McCarthy agreed over the weekend adds new conditions to food aid that will impact one segment of the U.S. population specifically - GenXers with no dependents. The deal targets recipients of the Supplementary Nutrition Program, or SNAP, between the ages of 50 and 54, adding new requirements that they work 20 hours a week to receive the aid. Previously, work requirements to receive SNAP ended at age 50.
Two of the most populated and highest taxing states in the country — California and New York — lost about $92 billion in income over two years as a result of the recent exodus. Here's what's driving this great migration and where those billions of dollars landed. What the numbers show Data from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) found that New York state lost $25 billion in adjusted gross income from migration out of the state in 2021.
Eco-conscious King Charles III has begun turning down the heating in the Buckingham Palace pool, which has left staff shivering in their trunks, according to reports. Staff at Buckingham Palace, who are allowed to use its pool, have noticed it getting cooler recently due to the King turning down its thermostat in a bid to save energy. A report in the Times suggested that the King, and lifelong environmentalist, had taken the decision as part of a wider drive to bring down energy use across the Royal estate.
people are victims in a shooting and stabbing incident near 2226 Pimmit Run lane in the Falls Church section of Fairfax County. At a press conference just prior to 6pm on Monday, Fairfax County Police deputy chief Eli Cory noted that they are looking into this double homicide and around 3:30pm, received word of a man shot. Upon arrival, police noted 2 males deceased - one died upon their arrival and the other, found in the parking lot, died at the hospital.
Donald Trump predictably made Memorial Day all about himself on Monday. The former president began a post on his Truth Social platform innocuously enough when he wished a “happy Memorial Day to all.” Trump was similarly self-indulgent on 2018's Memorial Day when he suggested fallen soldiers “would be very happy” about the state of the economy under his administration.
The months of May, June, July and August are popular with potential buyers thanks to factors including kids being out of school for summer break and families being more likely to commit to purchasing a home and moving in before the start of the school year. GOBankingRates spoke to real estate agents to find out which cities buyers should reconsider purchasing a home in. Buyers beware: Real estate agents said to avoid these six cities when buying a home this summer.
For reasons we're not clear on yet, Ford has made the STX Special Edition Package standard equipment on the just-introduced 2024 Ranger at launch. The package dresses the midsize pickup in body-color trim, LED headlights, halogen fog lamps, damped action for the tailgate, and 17-inch aluminum wheels outside, with premium cloth seats, a digital gauge cluster, 10-inch touchscreen infotainment, and lane-keep assist for the benefit of those inside. Ford added the package to the current Ranger's base XL trim in 2021 to provide some features that previously required stepping up to the XLT, charging $995 but requiring the $1,135 XL 101A Equipment Group as well.