A noxious smell that hovered over homes in Carson, Calif. and left people with headaches and stomach pain was caused by burned and decaying beauty products, investigators found.More than 4,600 complaints »
The roommate has to wake up at 5 a.m. for three months due to her schedule. Because of this, she banned her housemates from using the kitchen after 6:30 p.m.
Meet Lauren and Solomon. And, although the kidney stone looks enormous in the video, it actually measured five millimeters (which FYI is still big for a kidney stone!). "Five millimeters may not seem big, but when it's a jagged rock making its way through your ureters and then out the urethra, it sure does feel big," Solomon said.
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources on Saturday shared an image that shows two bobcats camouflaged in a wintry landscape, and asked its Facebook followers: “There are two bobcats in this snapshot from Lincoln County! Can you find both? It's probably not so much a matter of if viewers will spot both bobcats, but how long it will take them.
The heir to the Dutch throne, Crown Princess Amalia, was expected to quietly celebrate her 18th birthday at home on Tuesday, in line with the country's coronavirus lockdown rules and the tradition of the Netherlands' low-key monarchy. The occasion means that Amalia, the eldest daughter of King Willem-Alexander, is now in theory ready to succeed her father as head of state. However Amalia, formally known as the Princess of Orange, said in an approved biography published last month that while she is committed to a life in service of her country, she is not quite ready to begin just yet and would ask for her mother Queen Maxima to act as for a time if for any reason Willem-Alexander had to step down soon.
An FBI agent testified at Ghislaine Maxwell's trial about a July 2019 search of Jeffrey Epstein's Manhattan home. She said agents sawed open a safe and found diamonds, jewelry, CDs, and hard drives inside. Epstein kept CDs filled with photos in other places of the house as well, the agent said.
Hospital staff in Spain held a Christmas party, and 68 ICU nurses later tested positive for COVID-19. Everyone had presented a negative antigen test or had a booster COVID-19 shot, Reuters reported. At least 68 ICU nurses at a Spanish hospital tested positive for COVID-19 after they went to their hospital's Christmas party, according to multiple reports.
An Amazon delivery driver is drawing all sorts of praise after a customer captured his “hysterical” encounter with her husband. The exchange, captured on a Ring doorbell camera, comes courtesy of a TikTok user named @Stephanielerin. With holiday shopping season in full swing, TikTok has been flush with popular clips involving delivery drivers and their customers.
Heather Graham is looking extra fit in her latest Instagram snaps. Right before the premiere of her latest film, The Last Son, the 51-year-old actress posted an IG photo dump that included several pics of herself wearing a sequined minidress—and wow, her legs are fierce AF! To stay in shape, Heather is majorly into yoga: "For fun, I would go on a yoga retreat and do four hours of yoga a day," she said.
A high schooler has been arrested after he allegedly caused a classmate's serious injuries in a planned attack at a party, Texas cops say. The arrest of 17-year-old Reid Mitchell follows the Dec. 3 attack of Cole Hagan, whose brother said will likely never play football again because of his injuries, KTRK reported. Hagan suffered two skull fractures and a broken clavicle in the assault, which occurred in the Houston suburb of Lake Jackson, according to KTRK.
Billionaire hedge fund manager Michael Steinhardt has agreed to turn over $70 million worth of stolen antiquities and will be subject to an unprecedented lifetime ban on acquiring antiquities, the Manhattan district attorney announced Monday. In return, Steinhardt, a philanthropist who is chair of the Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life and co-founder of Birthright Israel, an organization that sends young Jews on free trips to Israel, will not face criminal charges for acquiring pieces that were illegally smuggled out of 11 countries including Egypt, Greece, Israel, Syria and Turkey, prosecutors said.
Wood said she ramped up her home security after she accused Manson of abuse, DailyMail.com reported. The actress said it prompted her to move from Los Angeles to Nashville, DailyMail.com reported. Evan Rachel Wood said she installed bulletproof windows, steel doors, and a security fence around her Los Angeles home because she was afraid her former fiancé, the singer Marilyn Manson, would attack her family after she accused him of abuse, DailyMail.com reported, citing legal documents it had obtained.
The December 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor thrust the US into World War II. Tuesday is the 80th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, which killed 2,400 civilians and sailors, wounded nearly 1,200 Americans, and damaged or destroyed 19 naval vessels and 328 aircraft. Stories abound of young men joining up after Pearl Harbor.
Dozens of tanks and soldiers fired explosives and machine guns in drills Monday on Japan's northern island of Hokkaido, a main stronghold for a nation that is perhaps the world's least-known military powerhouse. Just across the sea from rival Russia, Japan opened up its humbly named Self Defense Force's firing exercises to the media in a display of public firepower that coincides with a recent escalation of Chinese and Russian military moves around Japanese territory. The drills, which foreign journalists rarely have a chance to witness, will continue for nine days and include about 1,300 Ground Self Defense Force troops.
David Letterman wasted no time in ripping former President Donald Trump at the rejuvenated Kennedy Center Honors on Sunday, Deadline reported. The annual Washington arts and culture event, which was repeatedly snubbed by Trump, and delayed and downscaled by the pandemic, was presided over by President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden. Tonight, it is quite nice, very nice, to see the presidential box once again being occupied,” Letterman said to cheers that turned into a standing ovation for Biden.
At first, Henry Bridger II supported Kshama Sawant, Seattle's combative socialist city councilmember. A liberal voter in one of the most liberal neighborhoods in an extremely liberal city, he liked her fresh outlook and support for a $15 minimum wage. Seven years later, Bridger is leading an effort to recall Sawant.
The only rover on the “dark side” of the Moon—the side of the Moon permanently facing away from Earth—has eyed something peculiar. On the lunar horizon, the Chinese rover, Yutu 2, has spotted a prominent “mystery hut” object. And while it's most likely a hunk of lunar rock… We're personally not ready to rule out an IRL 2001: A Space Odyssey monolith.
Jordan Turpin didn't know which part of the street was for walking. "I was actually on the road, because I didn't know about the sidewalks," the 21-year-old told ABC News' Diana Sawyer in a July interview that aired Nov. 19 on 20/20 about the day she escaped and called 911. "Out there" was beyond the confines of her family's home in Perris, a city of roughly 79,000 in Southern California's Inland Empire, where Jordan and her 12 siblings were imprisoned by their own parents, some of them chained to their beds and all starved and physically abused, as well as denied age-appropriate education, regular bathing, medical treatment and basically every other form of inherent liberty.
KYIV (Reuters) - Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Monday said his armed forces were capable of fighting off any Russian attack, as the country marked its national army day with a display of U.S. armoured vehicles and patrol boats. U.S. President Joe Biden has pledged his "unwavering support" to Ukraine in its standoff with Moscow and will hold talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday to try to defuse the crisis. Zelenskiy is set to speak to U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Monday.
In an emotional declaration, Vanessa Bryant said she lives in constant fear of crash photos surfacing. "This conduct has caused me tremendous pain and distress," Bryant said in the declaration. Bryant said that Google sometimes auto-suggests "Kobe Bryant crash pictures" and "Kobe Bryant body."
A more restrictive law designed to keep “critical race theory” out of Texas public schools became law on Thursday. Under the new law, a “teacher may not be compelled to discuss a widely debated and currently controversial issue of public policy or social affairs.” The law doesn't define what a controversial issue is.
Equinix announced today that it is acquiring MainOne, a West African data centre and connectivity solutions provider with a presence in Nigeria, Ghana and the Ivory Coast, for $320 million. The acquisition is expected to close Q1 of 2022, subject to the "satisfaction of customary closing conditions including the requisite regulatory approvals." Equinix's acquisition of MainOne follows a series of moves the global digital infrastructure player made last year when it expanded to India through the acquisition of GPX India for $161 million and acquired 13 data centres from Bell Canada for $780 million.
A purported Christmas card featuring Donald Trump has spread among thousands of social-media users. A fake Christmas card of former President Donald Trump that's spreading on Twitter and Facebook is likely using an altered version of a photo taken during his 2019 visit to Buckingham Palace, according to fact-checkers at Reuters. The card features a pixelated black-and-white image of Trump clad in a tuxedo with a stern expression on his face.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the country's military education system must redouble efforts to turn out officers who "remain absolutely loyal" to the country's ruling party, state media reported on Tuesday. Kim made the remarks at the Eighth Conference of Military Educationists of the Korean People's Army held in Pyongyang over the weekend, state news agency KCNA said. "He underscored the need to prepare all the military educationists to be true soldiers immensely loyal to the idea and leadership of the Party and to organise and provide the military education, strictly guided by the Party's idea, policy and method so as to bring up all the cadets to be commanding officers who remain absolutely loyal to the Party Central Committee," KCNA reported.
“I know it doesn’t feel like it, but inflation is both a feature and a bug of a normalizing economy.”
“What is not going to work, and hasn’t worked, is trying to talk people out of the lived reality of higher prices.”
“When inflation expectations rise, actual inflation tends to follow.”
“The Fed must acknowledge that its monetary policy has been a source of inflation, and that it will need to raise interest rates.”
“The supply chain logjams are the core of the problem right now, and that should work itself out over time.”