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A man who had been with the armed occupiers at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge has been arrested on an unrelated warrant. The Oregonian reports that 31-year-old Brandon Dowd is being held in the Harney County Jail under a warrant from Kansas in connection to a theft case. He was not arrested for...




Iranian TV Video Appears to Show US Sailor Crying While Detained

New video broadcast on Iranian state TV Wednesday appears to show a U.S. sailor crying while briefly detained by Iran in early January. The sailor was one of 10 U.S. sailors aboard two small Navy vessels that strayed i...

 
 
Dramatic Rescue of Drowning Syrian Refugee Captured on Video

Dramatic video released by the Turkish Coast Guard Wednesday captured the rescue of a lone Syrian refugee who had been clinging for several hours to a sinking boat in the Aegean Sea near Edremit, a city in eastern Turk...

 
 
China Reports First Case of Zika Virus

China has confirmed its first case of the Zika virus, state news agency Xinhua reports.The state news agency says the National Health and Family Planning Commission announced on Tuesday that a 34-year-old man from Jian...

 
 
Diana and The Queen's Dresses Go on Display at Kensington Palace

Historic Royal Palaces(LONDON) — Kensington Palace, home to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry, will be opening its palatial doors to a new dazzling exhibition called "Fashion Rules: Restyled." The ...

 
 
WWII Veteran Reunites with Long-Lost Love in Australia

After a 10,000-mile long flight from Virginia to Australia, a World War II U.S. army veteran finally reunited with his wartime girlfriend Wednesday after recently reconnecting online.For the first time in over 70 years...

 
 
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Reeling From a Super Loss

As I write this, it's been almost a day and a half since my heart was broken again. I'm healing slowly, but every now and then I see someone who demands to rip the scabs off of my wounds and the heali...

 
 
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What Are They Really Playing For?

In what can only be described as a SERIOUS lack of sportsmanship on the part of KU player Brannen Greene at the conclusion of the 228th meeting of the Sunflower showdown,I wanted to take a moment to r...

 
 
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#1 for a Day!

It’s safe to say there was concern last spring when K-State lost eight members off of their basketball team, which included six underclassmen, a number that tied Washington for the most players leav...

 
 
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Updating the Syphilis Outbreak

It has been 100+ days since a syphilis outbreak was made public.  The Saline County Commission, aka the Board of Health, has ignored my requests to review the outbreak. So, I asked Jennifer VandeV...

 
 
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Parking as a Personality Test

For almost 18 years now I have been parking in the same lot behind the “Beautifully Appointed Townsite Building.” And while many variables define and refine the human personality, I’ve noticed w...

 
 
Chris Christie Formally Suspends Presidential Campaign

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie formally suspended his presidential campaign Wednesday.The New Jersey governor held a meeting with his campaign staff at 4pm Wednesday afternoon to thank them and announce the news, a spo...

 
 
Obama Bemoans 'Poisonous Political Climate,' Calls for Civility

In a not-so-subtle jab at Donald Trump, President Obama on Wednesday railed against low-brow political discourse, calling for a “modicum of civility.”Rather than reward the most extreme voices or whoever is...

 
 
Marco Rubio Admits Debate Performance ‘Didn’t Help’ Him in NH

In an interview with ABC News' Jonathan Karl on his charter plane to South Carolina, Marco Rubio said that he had made the decision at last Saturday's debate not to attack Republicans, but that "in hindsight, maybe tha...

 
 
Carly Fiorina Suspends 2016 Presidential Campaign

Carly Fiorina is suspending her presidential campaign, she announced on Wednesday."While I suspend my candidacy today, I will continue to travel this country and fight for those Americans who refuse to settle for the w...

 
 
Five Takeaways from New Hampshire Primary

On Tuesday night, the polls proved to be right. Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders emerged as the winners of the New Hampshire primary by a huge lead.Here are five things to know about how New Hampshire changed the race l...

 
 
Two Police Officers Killed in Maryland After Shootout

  Two Maryland police officers died Wednesday from injuries sustained in a shootout with a suspect, according to the Harford County Sheriff’s Office.“It is with great sadness that I tell you that both d...

 
 
Ferguson Sued by Justice Department Over Alleged ‘Racial Bias’ in Policing

  The Justice Department has filed a federal lawsuit against Ferguson, Missouri, after the city rejected a deal that would have brought sweeping changes to its embattled police department, which allegedly engaged i...

 
 
NTSB Considering Investigation into Royal Caribbean Cruises' Weather Troubles

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board is considering a possible investigation into events surrounding the storm that rocked a cruise ship off the Carolina coast and forced it to turn around.Royal Caribbean Crui...

 
 
Elderly Being Conned into Trafficking Drugs

Floridian Ralph Soles, 74, said he was caught transporting methamphetamine into New Zealand two years ago. He was arrested and spent the next 18 months in custody, he said, eventually gaining his release on appeal.&ldq...

 
 
Unruly Passenger Forces Cross-Country Flight to Divert, Airline Says

An Alaska Airlines flight made an unscheduled landing in Denver after a passenger became agitated and “issued a threat,” according to an Alaska Airlines spokesperson.Scheduled to fly directly to San Diego, ...

 
 
Jada Pinkett Smith Visits Flint, Michigan

Last month, Jada Pinkett Smith was thrust into the international spotlight after criticizing the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences for its lack of diversity.   This month, she’s lending h...

 
 
"Frozen" Is Coming to Broadway in Spring 2018

Looks like we won't be letting it go anytime soon: Frozen is coming to Broadway.  The Disney film is slated to hit the Great White Way in spring 2018, while a pre-Broadway engagement is scheduled for next summer...

 
 
"Family Feud" Contestant Speaks Out About Her Hilarious Repeated Answers

In one of the greatest Family Feud fails ever, contestant Sheila Patterson's responses have gone viral online, with more than 1.3 million views as she struggles to come up with other ways to say “mother.” S...

 
 
Samuel L. Jackson Recounts Racist Moment as a Younger Actor

Samuel L. Jackson said he'll always remember an incident that happened when his career really started to take off in Hollywood. In Vanity Fair's Hollywood issue, the 67-year-old star described the incident that occur...

 
 
"To Kill a Mockingbird" Coming to Broadway

To Kill a Mockingbird is coming to Broadway. Author Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning 1960 novel about a young girl’s summer in a small Alabama town during the Great Depression, her noble attorney fathe...

 
 
Boy with Cerebral Palsy ‘Skateboards’ with Dad

An 8-year-old boy with cerebral palsy who uses a wheelchair is now the hottest skateboarder on his block thanks to a bit of ingenuity from his mom and dad.Atticus Edmunds, 8, got his first feeling of flying down a skat...

 
 
Baby Born at Just 10 Ounces Finally Gets to Go Home

One of the world's smallest surviving babies is finally out of the hospital.Born 14 weeks early and weighing just 10 ounces, E'Layah Faith Pergues faced an uphill battle to survive. Her doctors at Carolinas Medical Cen...

 
 
Survey: 1 in 12 American Women Still Smoke During Pregnancy

Approximately 8.4 percent of women report smoking tobacco at some time during their pregnancy, according to new data from a large national survey.The statistic is an improvement when compared to past statistics from th...

 
 
"GMA'"s Michael Strahan Talks to His Dad About Heart Health

ABC News(NEW YORK) — It’s National Heart Month, and Good Morning America’s Michael Strahan sat down for a heart-to-heart conversation with his father, Gene Strahan, about improving his heart health.In t...

 
 
Sigh-ence: Researchers Unlock the Lifesaving Reason We Sigh

but until now unappreciated feature of healthy lung function. The researchers noted that the importance of sighs could be why machines used to replicate lung function don't preserve lung function as well as the body'...

 
 
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