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  • California man allegedly rammed into another vehicle intentionally, killing 3 teens

    (CNN) — A California man is facing murder charges after police say he intentionally rammed his vehicle into another, resulting in the death of three teenage boys. The incident took place Sunday around 10:30 p.m. (1:30 a.m. ET) about 60 miles southeast of Los Angeles near Corona, when the man, police said, rammed into a 2002 Prius, causing the driver of the vehicle to lose control and hit a tree. There were six teenagers in the car, including an 18-year-old […]

  • Weed may not help cancer pain, study says

    (CNN) — “Yup, life’s a tradeoff,” Susan Sarandon tells co-star Julia Roberts while smoking weed in the 1998 tearjerker “Step Mom.” In the film, Sarandon plays a woman dying of cancer while struggling to accept leaving her kids to the much younger, much hipper woman her ex-husband married. “It’s finally legal to smoke dope, but you’ve got to have cancer,” Sarandon says, exhaling a puff of smoke. Like many people suffering with cancer, Sarandon’s character used weed to ease some […]

  • Coronavirus explained: What you need to know

    (CNN) — A new Chinese coronavirus, a cousin of the SARS virus, has infected more than 200 people since the outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in December. Scientist Leo Poon, who first decoded the virus, thinks it likely started in an animal and spread to humans. “What we know is it causes pneumonia and then doesn’t respond to antibiotic treatment, which is not surprising, but then in terms of mortality, SARS kills 10% of the individuals,” Poon, a virologist at […]

  • Delta thanking employees with 2 months of extra pay

    Delta Air Lines had a very good year last year. Instead of just verbally thanking its employees for the company’s strong performance, it announced it would pay them $1.6 billion in profit-sharing bonuses. That means every eligible employee will receive a check next month for 16.6% of their annual salary, which is the equivalent of an additional two months’ pay. “Delta would be nothing without our 90,000 people. They deserve all the credit,” Delta CEO Ed Bastian said on LinkedIn. […]

  • Abandoned husky with ‘weird’ eyes has been adopted after her photos went viral

    A Siberian husky that was surrendered to a New Jersey shelter because of “weird” eyes has been adopted after photos posted on Facebook went viral. Jubilee, a 4-year-old female pup, has an eyelid deformity that makes it appear as if she’s always surprised. A breeder gave her to Husky House in 2018, telling the nonprofit shelter in Matawan that Jubilee couldn’t be sold because she was too “weird” looking. Despite the congenital issue with her eyelids, Jubilee doesn’t suffer from […]

  • Navy to name new aircraft carrier for African American WWII hero

    (CNN) — The US Navy will announce Monday that it will name a new aircraft carrier after Doris “Dorie” Miller, a decorated African American World War II veteran who defended Pearl Harbor during the 1941 attack on the Hawaiian naval base. Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly will make the announcement during a ceremony at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam where he will also “recognize the contributions” of African Americans during the war, according to a release. The event takes place on Martin Luther King […]

  • Video: Dwayne Johnson reveals cause of dad’s ‘quick’ death, thanks supporters

    (CNN) — Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson says he is “full of gratitude” for the love and support he’s received in the wake of his father’s death. View this post on Instagram My family and I thank you 🙏🏾♥️ Go hug your loved ones hard, while you still can. I love you. DJ #ripsoulman A post shared by therock (@therock) on Jan 19, 2020 at 11:51am PST The actor’s legendary pro-wrestling father, Rocky Johnson, passed away last week at age 75. The […]

  • National parks and many NE Ohio museums, facilities offering free admission to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    (CNN) — America’s national parks and several facilities in NE Ohio are offering free admission for anyone who visits today in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr’s birthday. It’s the first fee-free day of the year and one of five planned in 2020 for the national parks: January 20: Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. April 18: First day of National Park Week August 25: National Park Service Birthday September 26: National Public Lands Day November 11: Veterans Day “National parks throughout […]

  • Dentist filmed extracting tooth while on a hoverboard; found guilty on 46 counts

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (CNN) — A dentist in Anchorage, Alaska, has been convicted on dozens of charges after he was filmed extracting a patient’s tooth as he stood on a hoverboard, according to the Alaska Department of Law. Seth Lookhart was convicted on 46 felony and misdemeanor counts in Anchorage Superior Court on Friday by Judge Michael Wolverton, who called the evidence presented by the state during a five-week bench trial “overwhelming,” the Department of Law said in a news release. A lawsuit […]

  • 19 nurses of a Nebraska hospital unit gave birth to 19 babies in 2019 — the group photo is adorable!

    NEBRASKA (CNN) — There’s a lot that happened for one Nebraska hospital unit in 2019 — 19 nurses gave birth to 19 healthy babies. And this week, almost of all of them gathered for a group photo. The nurses, all within the newborn intensive care unit of the Methodist Women’s Hospital, gave birth to 11 girls and 8 boys, CNN affiliate KMTV reported. “I think maybe it was a shock for our management knowing how many maternity leaves they were going to […]

  • Stray cat without ears has a new set of purple ones, thanks to an animal lover who crochets

    WISCONSIN (CNN) — A stray cat in Wisconsin had her ears removed due to chronic and painful infections. So a helpful woman crocheted her some new ones. The cat, named Lady in a Fur Coat, was bought into the Dane County Humane Society in December and immediately began treatment for chronic ear infections and hematomas, spokesperson Marissa DeGroot told CNN. To alleviate her suffering, veterinarians eventually decided to remove Lady’s outer ear flaps — which left her looking a little […]

  • Baby stroller sold at Target and Amazon recalled because of possible fall hazard

    (CNN) — Baby Trend has recalled four models of their strollers due to the potential for a fall hazard, according to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission. The company issued the recall Thursday for four models of the Tango Mini Stroller because the hinge joints can release. If the hinge joints release, the stroller could collapse when under pressure, posing a fall hazard for a child, the recall says. The company says anyone who has the stroller should immediately stop using […]

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