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  • Sixth-grader offers ice cream money to help teacher pay for his father-in-law’s funeral

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – An Alabama sixth-grader who lost her own father offered to give what money she had to her teacher after finding out his father-in-law had died, according to WHNT. Price Lawrence, a teacher at Highlands Elementary in Huntsville shared a post on Facebook Tuesday showing his student’s kindness. The first-year teacher wrote that his students could tell he was a little off that morning, and when they asked why, he explained that his father-in-law had passed away over the weekend. […]

  • Teen learns to use 3-D printer to make an arm for his father

    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – Robbie Frei wanted to give his dad a hand. So, he built him an arm. “I decided to create a 3-D printed, custom-scanned prosthetic arm for my dad, who is an amputee,” St. Louis high school student Robbie Frei told KTVI. To get started, the Priory High School senior – who wants to go into robotics in college – designed a three-month thesis project. His mission: to build a 3-D printed arm for his father, […]

  • Sylvester Stallone confirms he’s alive, ‘still punching’ following death rumors

    Social media posts mourning Sylvester Stallone were quickly disputed Monday morning by the actor who is alive and “still punching.” Fans shared “rest in peace” graphics mourning the Rocky actor even after he spoke out on Twitter and Instagram about the hoax. “Please ignore this stupidity,” Stallone, 71, tweeted. “Alive and well and happy and healthy… Still punching!” Please ignore this stupidity… Alive and well and happy and healthy… Still punching! https://t.co/sgRhOguHhs — Sylvester Stallone (@TheSlyStallone) February 19, 2018 The rumor […]

  • Transgender woman breastfeeds infant in first documented case

    Though online forums suggest she’s not the first to manage the feat, doctors are celebrating the case of a breastfeeding transgender woman, the first to be recorded in medical literature. The 30-year-old went to doctors at New York’s Mount Sinai hospital with the intention of breastfeeding when her partner—who did not want to breastfeed—was five months pregnant, per the study in Transgender Health. Though she hadn’t undergone gender reassignment or breast augmentation surgery, she’d been taking hormone therapy for six […]

  • After fire destroys family home, couple plays lottery – and wins $1M jackpot

    FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta – Bill Pendergast has spent the last two years rebuilding his home, which burnt down when a wildfire raged through Fort McMurray, Alberta. Now, he is $1 million richer and able to finish restoring his family home thanks to the Atlantic Lotto. Pendergast, 50, bought the $3 Lotto 6/49 ticket earlier this month when he stopped at the local convenience store in Newfoundland and Labrador on the way to visit his ill father. “Dad called and asked […]

  • Lawsuits claim Ulta repackages ‘unsanitary’ returned makeup as new

    There’s nothing like opening up a brand-new makeup kit and glamming it up—though that glamorous feeling may be lost if you find out you’re applying makeup someone else already used. That’s the gist of a complaint filed in Chicago last month by a California woman who says Ulta repackaged returned cosmetics and placed the items back on store shelves, the Los Angeles Times reports. “Every customer who has purchased cosmetics at Ulta since this practice began was put at risk of unwittingly […]

  • Parents boycott ‘Peter Rabbit’ movie over food allergy scene

    “Peter Rabbit” has found itself in the middle of a food allergy controversy that has prompted some parents to boycott the animated children’s film and Sony Pictures to issue an apology. The uproar began with a bundle of blackberries. One scene shows the rabbit Peter and his forest friends attacking their archnemesis, Mr. McGregor, by throwing blackberries at him. Mr. McGregor is allergic to blackberries and starts choking, having to inject himself with an epinephrine injector. The film, released Friday, was Sony […]

  • Twin sisters give birth on same day at same California hospital

    SAN DIEGO – Twin sisters delivered their babies on the same day at a California hospital, officials announced Thursday. The mothers, Larisha West and Sanisha Johnson, gave birth within five hours of each other at Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center Wednesday, according to hospital spokeswoman Jeanna Vazquez. This is the third time the twin sisters went through pregnancy together, but the first time their babies will share a birthday. “I want them to be close, I want them to know […]

  • Customers say they found rodent poop baked into pizza from Indiana Little Caesars

    INDIANAPOLIS – A Little Caesars restaurant near downtown Indianapolis is back open, after health inspectors shut it down Tuesday after receiving a couple’s complaint of rat or mice droppings baked into their pizza, according to WXIN. Johnathan McNeil said he and his girlfriend bought a pizza at the establishment near the intersection of 22nd St. and Meridian St., but on the way home she noticed something was amiss. “She looked at the pizza and realized there was, like, doo-doo looking stuff […]

  • Hot tea linked to cancer in people who smoke and drink, study says

    It’s a specific health warning for a specific group of people: If you smoke, drink alcohol, and also happen to drink tea, let the latter cool down before you drink it. Failing to do so might raise your risk of esophageal cancer, suggests a study in the Annals of Internal Medicine by Chinese researchers. The idea is that hot tea (or, presumably, any hot beverage) can damage cells in the esophagus and make it more vulnerable to the damage caused […]

  • Uma Thurman posts video of ‘Kill Bill’ crash, blames Weinstein and others for cover-up

    LOS ANGELES – Uma Thurman posted video Monday of a car crash she says left her with permanent injuries and nearly took her life after director Quentin Tarantino talked her into performing a stunt on the set of “Kill Bill” in Mexico. The actress spoke about the video in a bombshell interview to The New York Times over the weekend.  Thurman also broke her silence about Harvey Weinstein, detailing a series of disturbing incidents, including an alleged assault in his London […]

  • Super Bowl LII prop bets include Belichik’s outfit, the color of the Gatorade

    The Super Bowl is the most watched event every year on TV and that means plenty of people who don’t care about football are tuning in, or joining friends for a Big Game gathering. The NFL knows this and so do the sportsbooks and that’s why the pregame and half-time entertainment is important and so are the associated prop bets, according to sister site Covers.com. People won and lost money last year depending on what color hair Lady Gaga sported […]