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  • Connecticut Sep 2, 2018

    Tolland Man Faces Charges After Shooting at ‘Ghost’

    A Connecticut man who told police he was a paranormal investigator faces several charges after firing shots in his house at what he told police may have been a ghost.

  • Attorney Jun 1, 2018

    Man Presumed Dead Ordered to Pay Millions After Ancestry Search Revealed He Was Alive

    A former Indiana man who was considered dead after abandoning his family nearly 25 years ago and fleeing to Florida has been ordered to pay his ex-wife nearly $2 million in back child support.

  • United States May 31, 2018

    Abortion Does Not Cause Depression, New Study Finds

    A new study found that abortions do not cause depression, but women who have depression and anxiety may be more likely to have abortions, NBC News reported. The study, which was reported in the Journal of the American Medical Associations JAMA Psychiatry, is the latest to show no evidence that abortion causes depression. The researchers say that policies citing damage...

  • spokesman May 2, 2018

    More Hotels Getting Rid of Tiny Shampoo Bottles: Report

    Next time you head out on a trip, you may want to remember your own toiletries.

  • California Apr 11, 2018

    Theranos Lays Off Most of Its Remaining Workforce

    Blood testing startup Theranos has laid off most of its remaining workforce, leaving only two dozen or fewer employees, The Wall Street Journal reported. Company founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes announced the layoffs at an all-employee meeting at Theranos’ offices in Palo Alto, California, on Tuesday. Holmes was charged with massive fraud in March for claiming that Theranos had developed...

  • director Apr 3, 2018

    Midlife ‘Wealth Shock’ May Lead to Death, Study Suggests

    A big financial loss may shorten your life, a new study suggests. Middle-aged Americans who experienced a sudden, large economic blow were more likely to die during the following years than those who didn’t. The heightened danger of death after a devastating loss, which researchers called a “wealth shock,” crossed socio-economic lines, affecting people no matter how much money they...

  • Jan 17, 2018

    Bruce Willis Lists $17 Million Duplex on Central Park

    Actor Bruce Willis and his wife, Emma Heming Willis, are selling their spacious duplex facing Central Park West, according to reports.

  • Instagram Jan 5, 2018

    That Shirtless Tongan Olympian From Rio Is Trying to Mount a Comeback for Pyeongchang

    Taekwondo specialist Pita Taufatofua is trying to mount an improbable Olympic comeback — not for the next Summer Games, but next month at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, despite representing a tiny tropical island nation in the South Pacific.

  • President Aug 25, 2017

    Some French Bemoan Macron’s $30K-in-3-Months Makeup Markup

    President Emmanuel Macron’s office has confirmed a report that the French leader spent 26,000 euros ($30,695) on makeup during his first three months in power, and says it’s trying to find a cheaper alternative. The report in Le Point news magazine prompted harsh criticism of the president from French social media users. It said the cost includes the pay of...

  • President Aug 3, 2017

    Mueller Turns to DC Grand Jury in Russia Probe: Source

    Special Counsel Robert Mueller is using a grand jury in Washington as part of an investigation into potential coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia, a person familiar with the probe says. The use of a grand jury, a standard prosecution tool in criminal investigations, suggests that Mueller and his team of investigators are likely to hear from witnesses and...

  • President Jul 16, 2017

    Macron Decries France’s Nazi Past During Netanyahu Visit

    French President Emmanuel Macron denounced France’s collaboration in the Holocaust, lashing out Sunday at those who negate or minimize the country’s role in sending tens of thousands of Jews to their deaths. After he and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attended a Holocaust commemoration, Macron also appealed for renewed Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. Worried that Netanyahu is backing away from commitment...

  • United States Jul 16, 2017

    Macron: Charm Offensive May Soften Trump’s Climate Stance

    French President Emmanuel Macron says his glamorous Paris charm offensive on Donald Trump might have changed the U.S. president’s mind about climate change. Macron defended his outreach to Trump, saying in an interview Sunday in the Journal du dimanche newspaper “our countries are friends, so we should be too.” After a tense, white-knuckle handshake at their first meeting in May,...

  • Reporter Jun 21, 2017

    Wall Street Journal Fires Correspondent Over Ethics Conflict

    The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday fired its highly regarded chief foreign affairs correspondent after evidence emerged of his involvement in prospective commercial deals — including one involving arms sales to foreign governments — with an international businessman who was one of his key sources. The reporter, Jay Solomon, was offered a 10 percent stake in a fledgling company, Denx...

  • spokeswoman May 9, 2017

    Side Effects Emerge After Approval for Many US Drugs: Study

    Almost one-third of new drugs approved by U.S. regulators over a decade ended up years later with warnings about unexpected, sometimes life-threatening side effects or complications, a new analysis found. The results covered all 222 prescription drugs approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration from 2001 through 2010. The researchers looked at potential problems that cropped up during routine...

  • spokesman Apr 26, 2017

    Johnny Depp’s Former Managers Call Him ‘Habitual Liar’

    Johnny Depp’s former business team is calling the star “a habitual liar” after Depp said in an interview that his one-time managers “clearly let me down.”

  • OFFICER Apr 13, 2017

    8-Year-Old Boy Craving Burgers Drives Dad’s Van to McDonald’s

    A craving for a McDonald’s cheeseburger apparently prompted an 8-year-old Ohio boy to take his 4-year-old sister for a ride in his dad’s van, which he learned to drive on the internet.

  • OFFICER Apr 13, 2017

    8-Year-Old Boy Craving Burgers Drives Dad’s Van to McDonald’s

    A craving for a McDonald’s cheeseburger apparently prompted an 8-year-old Ohio boy to take his 4-year-old sister for a ride in his dad’s van, which he learned to drive on the internet.

  • Governor Apr 11, 2017

    Prostate Cancer Tests Get Gov. Panel’s OK, With Caveats

    An influential U.S. government health panel is dropping its opposition to routine prostate cancer screening in favor of letting men decide for themselves after talking with their doctor. The new draft guidelines echo those of several leading medical groups, but they don’t make the decision any easier for men: With their doctor’s help, they have to decide whether to take...

  • United States Mar 7, 2017

    Fewer Heavy Americans Are Trying to Lose Weight: Study

    Fewer overweight Americans have been trying to lose weight in recent years, and researchers wonder if fat acceptance could be among the reasons. The trend found in a new study occurred at the same time obesity rates climbed. “Socially accepted normal body weight is shifting toward heavier weight. As more people around us are getting heavier, we simply believe we...

  • United States May 23, 2015

    Pet of the Week: Lucky

    There are several of infamous handshakes between presidents Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron, but this exchange at France’s Bastille Day celebration turned into a 30-second marathon. The two didn’t break their grasp even as Trump leans in to say goodbye to Macron’s wife, Brigitte.

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