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  • Family says crying girl on Time magazine cover was not separated from mother

    WASHINGTON — A girl shown in a photo crying as a U.S. Border Patrol agent detained her mother and used in a Time magazine cover about the Trump administration’s family separation policy was never separated from her mom, several media outlets reported. The Time cover shows the Honduran girl, Yanela Sanchez, next to President Donald Trump, who is looking down, with the caption, “Welcome to America. According to the girl’s father, his 2-year-old daughter was detained with her mother at […]

  • Dog shot 3 times in the face survives – now ‘Hope’ has a new home

    FORT SMITH, Ark. – A 4-year-old mixed-breed dog named Hope was found tied to a tree in Arkansas in late March, bleeding from three bullet wounds. “We found that she was shot three times in the face, so she had to get some emergency vet care,” said Amber Neal, Hope Humane Society director. Hope was taken to the Hope Humane Society in Fort Smith where Neal took her in while she healed. Scars on her face remain where the bullets entered. […]

  • Lump that moved across woman’s face leads to stomach-churning find

    A Russian woman who watched perplexed as a lump appeared on her face and then moved from one place to the next discovered the lump was alive. Specifically, the woman had a parasitic worm, whose movement she tracked in selfies. Per LiveScience, the woman first photographed the lump below her eye near the nose before it moved to her eyelid and then to her lip, where the infestation caused some serious swelling. The case appeared this month in the New England Journal […]

  • Kate Spade’s father dies night before his daughter’s funeral

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The ailing father of designer Kate Spade died just hours before his daughter’s funeral in Kansas City. An announcement was made Thursday at Spade’s funeral, according to WDAF. A priest at the service said Earl (Frank) Brosnahan Jr. was recently put into hospice and passed away Wednesday night. He was 89 years old. “He had been in failing health of late and was heartbroken over the recent death of his beloved daughter,” a family statement says. Read the […]

  • Man parasailing in Myrtle Beach has both legs amputated after boat propeller accident

    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – A man parasailing in Myrtle Beach had both his legs amputated after he tried to get on a banana boat and hit a propeller. Myrtle Beach Online reported that the man was injured at about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday near 3rd Avenue South and taken to the hospital. It happened when the man was trying to transfer from parasailing boat to a banana boat, according to WBTW. The victim fell into the water and was hit by […]

  • Restaurant employee fired after viral video shows her stirring tea with forearm

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A video of an employee at a Missouri restaurant stirring tea with her forearm has gone viral, and those responsible have been fired. The video, which has been viewed more than 700,000 times on Facebook, shows a female employee at Raising Cane’s making tea with her arm fully submerged. The employee and another girl are heard laughing before the employee poured the tea into a dispenser. The caption on the video read, “don’t drink tea from […]

  • Laser pointer burns hole in Greece boy’s retina

    GREECE – A 9-year-old boy in Greece permanently injured his left eye when he repeatedly gazed into a laser pointer’s green beam, doctors say. Examination revealed a large hole in the macula, a small area in the retina that helps with discerning detail in faces and while reading or driving, the doctors said in a case report published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine. Further imaging revealed two more injured areas below the macular hole. Macular holes are […]

  • Nearly $6K in Girl Scout Cookie money stolen from Chicago troop

    CHICAGO – Parents said volunteers ripped off a Girl Scout troop on Chicago’s northwest side and stole $5,700. Louisa Hoyt’s 8-year-old daughter, Lilly, worked hard with her Girl Scout Brownie Troop in Logan Square to sell cookies. But then, the troop’s money disappeared, and two volunteers, the troop’s leader and her assistant, stopped responding to parents. The story was first reported by Block Club Chicago. The volunteers told Girl Scout officials money had been stolen from their apartment, citing a […]

  • Florida mother warns others after venomous caterpillar sends boy to ER

    LAND O’ LAKES, Fla. — A Florida mom is speaking out after her son was stung by a venomous caterpillar, sending him to the emergency room. Andrea Pergola posted the warning on Facebook Saturday, where it has been shared more than 400,000 times. “I could see little kids picking them up and that was my big concern. That’s why I posted it,” Pergola told WFTS. Her 15-year-old son Logan brushed his arm against a puss caterpillar while doing yard work. […]

  • Father drowns saving twin daughters in Atlantic Ocean

    ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. – A Virginia father died Friday after he swam into the Atlantic Ocean to help his twin daughters who were having trouble swimming, according to his colleague at the real-estate firm Spotts & Carneal. The man, identified as 48-year-old Charles Austin Joy, of Beaverdam, was in cardiac arrest when emergency workers arrived to help. The family annually vacations at Atlantic Beach, though this particular trip was a surprise for the kids who just finished school. The two girls […]

  • Disturbing video shows man kicking kitten ‘like a field goal’ at Missouri high school

    Editor’s note: Some viewers might find the video above graphic due to violence and profanity.  KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Officials are asking for the public’s help to identify a man who violently kicked a cat at a Kansas City, Missouri high school. The abuse happened on the athletic field at Center High School, according to WDAF.  The video shows a man joking about kicking a field goal before taking a running start and kicking a small black cat into the […]

  • Man crushed to death by mother’s coffin while attending her funeral

    NORTH TORAJA REGENCY, Indonesia — A man died after his mother’s coffin fell from a funeral tower and crushed him during the service, according to the Guardian. Samen Kondorura, 40, died Friday when pallbearers lost their footing while carrying the coffin up a bamboo ladder. The group was trying to hoist the coffin onto a lakkian, an ornately carved tower, for traditional funeral rites. Onlookers rushed to Kondorura’s aid after the accident but he died later at the hospital, according to NDTV. […]