Woman Dies From Flesh-Eating Bacteria After Eating Oysters: 'She Knew She Was Dying,' Says Relative

Jeanette LeBlanc loved to go crabbing with friends and family when she visited Louisiana, but the 55-year-old from Texas had no idea that a fun-filled boat trip in September would be her last … [Read more...]

Legendary French Actress Catherine Deneuve Decries #MeToo Movement As 'Puritanism'

French movie icon Catherine Deneuve thinks the #MeToo movement to hold sexual harassers accountable has gone too far, joining a group of other influential French women arguing that it amounts to “puritanism” and “a wave of purification” that has created “a climate of a totalitarian society.” … [Read more...]

Salvadorans say going home not an option after U.S. axes protection

By Joseph Ax and Mica Rosenberg RED BANK, N.J. (Reuters) - Three decades after fleeing civil war in his native El Salvador, Luis Munoz has built a life for himself in the New Jersey coastal town of Red Bank, working as a mechanic and raising three children with his wife. Now Munoz and his adult kids may face deportation in 2019 along with around 200,000 other Salvadorans, after the Trump … [Read more...]

New York Times Responds To Backlash From Mormons Over Late Leader's Obit

More than 160,000 people have signed a petition urging The New York Times to rewrite its obituary for Mormon leader Thomas Monson, who died last week. … [Read more...]

Democrat Asks Judge To Block Trump Voter Fraud Probe From Deleting Or Moving Records

A Democrat on President Donald Trump’s now-defunct voter fraud commission is asking a federal judge to step in and block officials from deleting any of the panel’s records or transferring voter data. … [Read more...]

Opacity of Trump time in Russia drew scrutiny

Rachel Maddow reads highlights from the Fusion GPS Senate Judiciary transcript in which co-founder Glenn Simpson describes the broad scope of their project and how the opacity of Donald Trump's Russia dealings caused them to seek out a Russia specialist. … [Read more...]

14-year-old girl pulled from 'tangled mess of a house' after California mudslide

Firefighters in Montecito, California, were able to rescue a 14-year-old girl trapped inside her mangled home on Tuesday following a deadly mudslide that claimed the lives of at least five people, according to NBC News. … [Read more...]

Louisiana teacher handcuffed forcibly after asking questions at board meeting

Video of Deyshia Hargrave being handcuffed and dragged out of a meeting by a town marshal. A Louisiana teacher who was forcibly removed from a school board hearing was booked on two crimes and bonded out of jail on Tuesday morning, court documents show. Deyshia Hargrave, a middle school English teacher in the Vermilion Parish School District was handcuffed and dragged out of the meeting by a … [Read more...]

What's The Deal With Depression Naps?

Spend some time scrolling through your social media feed and you’re likely to come across the term “depression nap.” … [Read more...]

Here's How Frozen Alligators Survived Last Week's Winter Blast

A viral video of alligators frozen in an icy pond at North Carolina’s Shallotte River Swamp Park has been the talk of social media, with many people wondering whether coldblooded crocodilians can survive in brutally cold temperatures. … [Read more...]

Donald Trump speaks at a fourth-grade level, the lowest of last 15 U.S. presidents, according to analysis

President Donald Trump connects with the American people by using a language that even a fourth grader could understand, according to a recently published analysis by Factbase on the speech patterns of the last 15 U.S. presidents. … [Read more...]

Netanyahu: Israel helped stop terror attacks on planes in Europe

Israeli intelligence has helped stop terrorists from using civilian aeroplanes in Europe to carry out major attacks “of the worst kind”, Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday.  The Israeli prime minister told a group of ambassadors from Nato countries that his nation’s intelligence agencies had “helped save many European” lives by passing on warnings of jihadist plots.  He did not give details of the … [Read more...]

Family demand release of man found snoring on autopsy table after being pronounced dead

The family of a Spanish prisoner who was pronounced dead by three doctors before waking up as he was being prepared for autopsy have demanded he immediately be released from jail. Gonzalo Montoya Jimenez, 29, began snoring on an autopsy table in a morgue in Asturias four hours after his death was certified at a local prison on Sunday morning. The man - whose body had already been marked up for the … [Read more...]

After Dad Fails To Sing Anthem, Trump Jr. Tweets That's 'How It's Done'

President Donald Trump may have fumbled through the national anthem at the College Football Playoff National Championship game on Monday night, but he’s getting at least one rave review. … [Read more...]

US woman raises more than $100,000 for homeless man who used last $20 to buy her petrol when she ran out

Kate McClure, 27, was driving on the I-95 interstate motorway in Philadelphia when she noticed she had an empty tank. Ms McClure promised to return to pay Johnny back and later set up a GoFundMe page to raise money for him. "That’s when I met Johnny. … [Read more...]

Mother charged after putting recording device in daughter's backpack to catch 'bullying' 

A mother has been charged by police in the US after putting a recording device in her daughter’s backpack to catch alleged bullying. Sarah Sims, from Virginia, admitted to local news website WAVY she placed the electronic recorder in her nine-year-old daughter’s bag to record classroom conversations after suspecting she was being bullied. She claims her emails and calls to Ocean View Elementary … [Read more...]

Experts Break Down The Difference Between Google Home and Amazon Echo

The world is so full of tech that sometimes it’s hard to keep up. … [Read more...]

A Tribute To The Most Cringeworthy Turkey Pardon Of All Time, Featuring Sarah Palin

This story was first published in 2012, and has been published every year since. … [Read more...]