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Ninth inmate dies at Mississippi's Parchman prison

Tuesday  08:16,   28 january 2020

A ninth inmate has died at Mississippi State Penitentiary, also known as Parchman, the county coroner said on Sunday. © Courtesy Mississippi Department of Corrections The Mississippi Department of Corrections said no foul play is suspected in the... >>>

He was bit by a shark. Four months later, 13-year-old Florida surfer wins major USA contest.

Tuesday  08:00,   28 january 2020

In September 2019, Logan Radd of Satellite Beach got 19 stitches after he was bitten by a shark. In January 2020, the teen surfer won the USA Prime event at Sebastian Inlet. 1/4 SLIDES © TIM SHORTT/ FLORIDA TODAY 13-year-old Logan Radd of Satellite... >>>

Iranian student detained after arriving in Detroit

Tuesday  07:40,   28 january 2020

An Iranian PhD student who'd planned to continue his studies at Michigan State University was detained by Customs and Border Protection at Detroit Metro Airport and is being sent back to Iran, his attorney told CNN on Monday. © Courtesy Brad... >>>

College football coach suspended after saying Hitler was undeniably ‘a great leader’

Tuesday  06:40,   28 january 2020

Newly hired offensive coordinator Morris Berger spoke highly of Adolf Hitler during an interview with Grand Valley State University's student newspaper.During the Q&A-style interview, published Thursday by the Grand Valley Lanthorn, sports... >>>

New York Rallies Around Chinese Museum After Fire Ravages Archive

Tuesday  06:35,   28 january 2020

New Yorkers have raised more than $65,000 for the Museum of Chinese in America after a five-alarm fire tore through its archive last week.In just two days, New Yorkers have raised more than raised more than $65,000 for MOCA, the museum that kept its >>>

Surgical masks selling out across US amid fears over coronavirus

Tuesday  06:15,   28 january 2020

Surgical-style masks at U.S. pharmacies have reportedly begun selling out in multiple U.S. cities amid fears of the new form of coronavirus. © Ulianna/iStock air pollution children teenagers health impacts depression anxiety psychiatric illness... >>>

Hunter Biden agrees to pay child support in paternity case settlement

Tuesday  05:30,   28 january 2020

Hunter Biden has agreed to pay monthly child support to an Arkansas woman, court documents filed Monday show, in a temporary settlement reached just days before he was scheduled for a mandatory court appearance to explain why he hadn't provided... >>>

Flying Into Patchy Fog, Kobe Bryant’s Pilot Had a Decision to Make

Tuesday  05:15,   28 january 2020

On Monday, crash investigators were trying to figure out what went wrong on the doomed helicopter flight carrying Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter and seven others, and emphasized that no possibility, including a mechanical problem, had been... >>>

The Sikorsky S-76B was built to carry VIPs like Kobe Bryant. Here's what we know about the helicopter

Tuesday  04:10,   28 january 2020

The Sikorsky S-76B that crashed in Calabasas, California, killing Kobe Bryant and eight others, is a "workhorse" with a strong record of reliability, and it was outfitted to carry high rollers like the Los Angeles Lakers legend, aviation experts... >>>

British immigrant dies in ICE custody in Florida

Tuesday  03:40,   28 january 2020

A British man died in Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody on Saturday, according to Buzzfeed News. The cause of death was determined to be asphyxiation from hanging. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) >>>

JFK docs tied to ex-California governor sold at auction

Tuesday  03:30,   28 january 2020

Auctioneers sold memorabilia related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on Monday, amid objections from former California Gov. Jerry Brown, whose father originally owned the material. © Provided by Associated Press FILE - In this July >>>

The 8-year project to dismantle California's San Onofre nuclear plant is about to begin

Tuesday  02:05,   28 january 2020

Seven years after the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station officially went offline, the eight-year process of physically dismantling the plant and knocking down the domes that have loomed over the landscape of Camp Pendleton for four decades is... >>>

Connecticut DMV now offers non-binary gender designation on drivers' licenses

Tuesday  01:50,   28 january 2020

The Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles now offers residents a non-binary gender designation on drivers' licenses and non-driver identification cards, joining at least 11 other states. The policy, which went into effect Monday, allows... >>>

The Pacific Ocean is so acidic that it's dissolving Dungeness crabs' shells

Tuesday  01:25,   28 january 2020

The Pacific Ocean is becoming more acidic, and the cash-crabs that live in its coastal waters are some of its first inhabitants to feel its effects. The Dungeness crab is vital to commercial fisheries in the Pacific Northwest, but lower pH levels in >>>

J&J CEO Relied on Internal Experts for Claim Baby Powder Is Safe

Tuesday  01:00,   28 january 2020

Johnson & Johnson Chief Executive Officer Alex Gorsky told a New Jersey jury weighing punishment for the company over cancer claims that he relied on internal experts when he went on national TV to insist the company’s baby powder was safe and... >>>