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Man rescued after being trapped for days in 100-foot Arizona mine shaft

Thursday  15:31,   18 october 2018

A man was found after falling into a 100-foot-deep mine shaft in Aguila, officials... >>>

Shoe-shiner who gave $200K in tips to hospital dies at 76

Thursday  15:00,   18 october 2018

A part-time shoe-shiner who donated more than $200,000 in tips over 30 years to a Pittsburgh children's hospital died early Tuesday. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

Thousands evacuate as grass fire threatens natural gas line

Thursday  14:31,   18 october 2018

Underground line leads from Chevron refinery in Bay Point, outside San Francisco; "loud, shrieking noise" heard coming from... >>>

Car Crashes Are Up in States With Legal Recreational Marijuana, Study Shows

Thursday  12:30,   18 october 2018

A new study shows that in four states that have legalized recreational marijuana, motor vehicle crashes are up 6 percent compared with four neighboring states where marijuana is restricted or ill egal. The data suggests that as more states legalize... >>>

Officer says he almost shot boy with BB gun

Thursday  10:35,   18 october 2018

'I went into dad mode,' the officer said. 'I didn't see a person of color or anything like that in front of... >>>

Mom recorded chasing 14-year-old son who took her BMW, whipping him with belt

Thursday  07:32,   18 october 2018

A Texas mom was caught furiously whipping her son after he apparently stole her new BMW and tried driving it to his friend’s house. In a series of now-viral tweets posted on Friday, sister Liza Campero, of El Paso, detailed what happened with her... >>>

Drug-resistant salmonella from raw chicken sickens 92 people

Thursday  07:17,   18 october 2018

Ninety-two people across 29 states have been infected by a drug-resistant salmonella strain, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts had the highest reported number of people infected by >>>

Woman who blocked black man from entering his own apartment defends her actions

Thursday  06:15,   18 october 2018

A Missouri woman is defending her actions after getting fired from her job over the weekend over a viral video surfaced showing her trying to stop a black man from entering his own apartment building. In an interview with a local Fox News affiliate... >>>

Whale-watchers "in complete awe" over great white shark encounter

Thursday  05:41,   18 october 2018

Pictures show two great white sharks scavenging on a dead... >>>

Son Of Pastor Still Detained In China Hopes Dad Won't Be 'Forgotten'

Thursday  03:55,   18 october 2018

Ben Cao, an evangelical Christian from Charlotte, North Carolina, told HuffPost he was happy to hear the good news about Andrew Brunson, a pastor from his state who was released last week after being detained by the Turkish government for two years. >>>

Arizona rescuers try saving man stuck in mine shaft for days

Thursday  03:40,   18 october 2018

A search and rescue squad was on a mission Wednesday to save a man who fell into a 100-foot-deep mine shaft earlier this week, an Arizona sheriff’s office said. The unidentified man, who “is alert and talking,” wound up in a mine shaft “in the area... >>>

Harvard emails illuminate power of wealth in admissions

Thursday  03:31,   18 october 2018

A series of emails among top Harvard University officials illustrates the role wealth can play in the admissions process. The emails were revealed Wednesday in a federal trial alleging that Harvard intentionally discriminates against Asian-American... >>>

US says it will stop Canadian pot businessmen at border

Thursday  03:20,   18 october 2018

Canada may have legalized recreational marijuana Wednesday, but executives of the country's booming pot industry need to be aware that they are not exactly welcome south of the border in the United States. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"],... >>>

Smithsonian museum to receive Matthew Shepard collection

Thursday  03:20,   18 october 2018

A collection of Matthew Shepard's papers and personal objects will be donated to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. A news release from the Smithsonian says the museum will accept the donation from Shepard's parents in Washington >>>

Exposed by Michael: Climate Threat to Warplanes at Coastal Bases

Thursday  02:56,   18 october 2018

The devastation of Tyndall Air Force Base, where 17 grounded F-22 stealth fighters were damaged in the storm, points to American air power’s vulnerability in major... >>>