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Eddie Money, 'Two Tickets to Paradise' singer, dead at 70

- 2019-09-13 05:03:23
Singer Eddie Money died Friday, his family tells CNN in a statement
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Rats love to play hide and seek, scientists find

- 2019-09-13 05:03:23
Rats can be taught to play hide and seek — and they squeal with joy when they win, scientists have found
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Sam Smith's preferred gender pronouns are they/them

- 2019-09-13 05:03:23
SAM SMITH identifies as genderqueer and non-binary, and the singer took to Instagram to clarify their preferred pronouns.
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Mike Pence argued homosexuality was 'a choice' or 'learned behavior' during 1990s fight against gay rights ordinance

- 2019-09-13 05:03:23
Pence argued in the 1990s that, unlike protections for African Americans, homosexuals choose or learn to be gay and was part of a "grassroots-generated movement for recognition of homosexual rights" nationwide
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Jerry Falwell Jr. faces backlash over emails in which he allegedly belittled students and staff at Liberty University

- 2019-09-13 05:03:23
On Friday, a small band of students protested on campus, demanding that Falwell be held accountable. He confirmed that the emails were authentic, but said they lacked critical context.
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Untangling the myths and mysteries of the vaping phenomenon

- 2019-09-13 05:03:23
Here are some myths and truths surround in the vaping trend, as well as some mysteries that doctors, regulators and health professionals are trying to crack
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A 12-year-old fled the Bahamas with her godmother. They made it to Florida. Then US immigration authorities separated them

- 2019-09-12 05:37:31
A mother is trying to reunite with her daughter after US immigration authorities sent the girl to a shelter for unaccompanied minors, the Miami Herald reports. Katty Paul told the Herald her daughter flew to Florida with her godmother after their family was rescued in the Bahamas.
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A 9/11 widow is pleading for the return of wedding rings that include gems from her husband who died in the attack

- 2019-09-12 05:37:31
Monica Iken-Murphy wanted her husband, who was killed on September 11, to always be part of her life. So she used the diamonds from her wedding ring to create a new one when she remarried.
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Two hikers found a message in a bottle and helped rescue a stranded family. Now the family wants to thank them

- 2019-09-12 05:37:31
The family carved "HELP" on a green Nalgene bottle and put a note with an SOS message inside and tossed it over a waterfall. The hikers happened to find it and alerted authorities.
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Triple Crown winner Justify failed a drug test before he raced in the Kentucky Derby, report says

- 2019-09-12 05:37:31
It said Justify had large amounts of scopolamine in his system, a banned drug that the National Center for Biotechnology Information says can affect performance in horses.
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Boris Johnson says he didn't lie to the Queen

- 2019-09-12 05:37:31
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has rejected accusations that he lied to the Queen over his controversial suspension of Parliament in the run-up to the Brexit deadline.
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Wisconsin man ran a drug ring that filled up to 5,000 bootleg vaping cartridges per day, police say

- 2019-09-12 05:37:31
The operation employed line-workers who filled the cartridges with illegal cannabis-derived THC oil and sold them for about $22 each, officials said.
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House Judiciary Committee approves resolution defining rules of its impeachment investigation

- 2019-09-12 05:37:31
The vote allows staff to question witnesses at impeachment hearings for an hour after members conclude, gives the President’s lawyers the ability to respond in writing to public testimony and allows the committee to collect information in a closed setting
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Tiger Woods and Justin Timberlake are pledging $6 million for Bahamas hurricane relief

- 2019-09-12 05:37:31
Tiger Woods, Justin Timberlake and their partners — the RBC, a luxury brand and a Bahamian resort — have already pledged $6 million for the fund and promise to match donations made by the public
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Plastic alternatives could worsen marine pollution, report finds

- 2019-09-12 05:37:31
The world has a plastic problem. But compostable alternatives could actually worsen marine pollution and have other serious environmental impacts, a report warns.
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EPA repeals Obama-era water regulation in event at DC trade group

- 2019-09-12 05:37:31
The Environmental Protection Agency announced the repeal of the Obama-era Waters of the United States rule that extended federal authority and protections to streams and wetlands
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Yang says he'll give 10 more people $1,000 a month for a year

- 2019-09-12 05:37:31
Andrew Yang announced that his presidential campaign will give 10 people $1,000 a month for a year in an expansion of his signature "universal basic income" policy platform. (This post has been updated to correct source of money.)
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Biden falsely claims the Obama administration didn't separate families

- 2019-09-12 05:37:31
FACT CHECK: On immigration policy, Joe Biden said that “we didn’t lock people up in cages, we didn’t separate families" during the third Democratic debate. Facts first: Both of Biden’s claims are false. While the Obama administration didn’t systematically separate families, it did happen under... Mais
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The share of uninsured Americans rose for the first time since 2009

- 2019-09-11 05:11:15
Some 27.5 million people were uninsured last year, a jump of 1.9 million people
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FEMA official in charge of power restoration on Puerto Rico post Maria took bribes, DOJ says

- 2019-09-11 05:11:15
Federal prosecutors charged one of the top FEMA officials to respond to Puerto Rico after the hurricane there in 2017 with conspiracy to commit bribery and disaster fraud after she allegedly took gifts and favors from and steered recovery work toward a contractor on the island.
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