Several volunteers from the Red Cross of Virginia (RCV) are heading out to help with relief efforts in the parts of Kentucky hit by flooding. As of Friday afternoon, seven volunteers, including two from the Richmond area, are being deployed. "And we expect that that number is going to continue to grow as we go throughout the weekend," said Communications Director Jonathan McNamara. "And this is just part of how the Red Cross network works."
A teenage girl has gone viral after sharing on the social media website Reddit that she is evicting her family, including her pregnant stepsister.
Cellphone video from Dockweiler Beach shows a group, suspected to be in their late-teens or early 20s, brutally attacking a street vendor. According to authorities, at least three members of the group have been arrested for their involvement.
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Fred Savage's accusers detail the harassment allegations that got him fired from The Wonder Years reboot
The female crew members state that Savage had inappropriate relationships with two women.
Critics called out the Republican National Committee over its latest tweet.
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Another day, another Karen. A video has been circulating social media of a white woman calling the police to report a Black man for standing outside his house, according to The Seattle Times. Yes, just standing. The woman accused the man of being a burglar but insisted race had “nothing to do” with her choice to profile him.
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Who would defend Alex Jones, who made money by magnifying the pain and suffering of the parents of murdered children? Sen. Wendy Rogers would.
The idol of Goddess Parvati was one of five stolen from a temple in Tamil Nadu state in 1971.
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Authorities say Kiely Rodni may have been abducted. The party was in Truckee, northeast of Sacramento.
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Fox NewsFox News host Trey Gowdy tore into Infowars host Alex Jones over the weekend, describing the far-right conspiracy theorist as “abhorrent” for telling “lies for money” and waging “war” on the truth.Last week, a Texas jury ruled that Jones must pay a combined $49 million in compensatory and punitive damages to the parents of a child who was killed in the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Jones had repeatedly claimed to his listeners that the massacre, which left 20 school
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A passerby found his body sticking out of the sand.
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If you happened to be in Brighton Beach in south Brooklyn in the Eighties and Nineties, you couldn’t throw a stone without hitting an Eastern European gangster – although this was not an action to be recommended if you didn’t want your kneecaps turned into paperweights. The enclave known as “Little Odessa” was a hotbed of drug smuggling, money laundering and inter-mob brutality.
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The car was turned off with no air conditioning, officials said.
In the 1800s, the American Colonization Society relocated thousands of freed Black Americans to West Africa. It led to the creation of Liberia.
Slave-owning US presidents Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe, and James Madison, as well as leaders Daniel Webster and Francis Scott Key, were members of the ACS.
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We revisit the topic of baby copperheads and whether or not their bites are more potent than those of an adult snake.
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An area of disturbed weather over the far eastern Atlantic ocean could become a tropical depression as it moves westward this week, forecasters say.
- Idaho Statesman
Monsoons in North America typically occur once a year in the southwest U.S. Storms will push north, bringing the chance of thunderstorms to Boise.
Partly to mostly cloudy skies along with chances for showers and thunderstorms today.
Several wildfires continue to burn across eastern Washington.