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Congress eyes billions in funding to fight…

Capitol Hill negotiations on emergency spending to combat the coronavirus are likely to produce a bill that's double or even triple the $2.5 billion plan requested by President Donald Trump

Zoo Captures Remarkable Moments After Elephant's…

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Saudi Arabia Suspends Entry For Pilgrims Over…

Millions make the hajj pilgrimage each year, making it easy for infections to spread.

Car Thief Made Off With More Than a Lincoln…

One of the strangest police chases in a while is in the books, with a suspect in custody. Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies recovered a stolen Lincoln Navigator Thursday morning following a freeway pursuit, reports ABC7 . The odd part? The vehicle was doubling as a hearse, and it had been...

Ex-wrestler urges more victims to 'speak up'

A University of Michigan wrestler from the 1970s says he was kicked off the team and lost his financial aid after complaining he had been physically abused by a sports doctor (Feb. 27)

Britney Spears Video: 'I Broke My Foot'

On Wednesday, the pop superstar shared a short clip of herself dancing to the Kings of Leon song “Sex on Fire” in a rehearsal studio. At first glance, the video looks a lot like others she’s posted over the years ― that is, until the very end, when an audible snap is heard and she tumbles to the floor. According to Spears, the sound was her foot fracturing. 18, Spears’ boyfriend Sam Asghari shared a photo of himself with Spears in a hospital gown, apparently seeking treatment for the injury.

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AP-NORC poll: How Americans describe 2020…

As the campaign continues at full force, a poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research asked Americans to say what word or phrase comes to mind when they think of top candidates for president, including President Donald Trump

5 'Nuts' That Aren't Really Nuts

5 'Nuts' That Aren't Really Nuts 1. Peanuts Peanuts are actually considered to be legumes, like soybeans, lentils and chickpeas. 2. Almonds Botanists classify almonds as drupe seeds, as they are found within the peach-like fruits of the Asian Prunus dulcis tree. 3. Cashews Considering that they are produced by "cashew apples," they are also considered to be drupe seeds. 4. Pine Nuts Pine nuts are removed from various species of pine cones, making them a seed. 5. Macadamia Nuts Nearly 70 percent of all macadamia nuts on Earth come from trees grown in the Australian town of Gympie, Queensland. They are also classified by botanists as drupe seeds. Genuine nuts, such as hazelnuts and chestnuts, are defined as a one-seeded fruit encased in a pericarp. They are fused to their shells and won't naturally break open after reaching maturity.

Shooter Goes On Rampage At Molson Coors Plant In…

A gunman opened fire at the Molson Coors Beverage Co brewing complex in Milwaukee on Wednesday. The shooter killed five co-workers before he was found dead from an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound. According to Reuters, no one else was injured in the violence at the campus of more than 20 buildings. The entire Molson Coors property was placed under security lockdown for several hours following the gunfire. The body of the dead gunman, who was believed to have acted alone, was found in the same building as his five victims. The suspect was described by police as a 51-year-old Milwaukee resident and employee of Molson Coors.

Meet the 'Czar-Like Figure' Guiding US…

The US now has a coronavirus coordinator. Or, more specifically, a White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator, the title given by Vice President Mike Pence to Deborah Birx, who will join his response team, his office announced Thursday. Bloomberg describes Birx as a career government official, nominated by then-president Obama in...

Another storm to take aim Central, Southern states

AccuWeather Chief Broadcast Meteorologist Bernie Rayno explains the setup for a looming storm system that could produce a wide variety of weather next week.

Lori Loughlin's Lawyer Claims New Evidence…

Lori Loughlin's Lawyer Claims New Evidence Exonerates the Actress Sean M. Berkowitz, the lawyer for Lori Loughlin and her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, filed a motion after discovering evidence that allegedly proves his client's innocence. According to ABC News, notes from the iPhone of Rick Singer, the ring leader in the University of Southern California (USC) college admission scandal, prove that the donations made by the couple were donations and not bribes. Singer, who plead guilty to racketeering and fraud, reportedly told his lawyer that the FBI wanted him to "to tell a fib." Rick Singer, via ABC News Berkowitz asked to postpone the setting of a trial date until evidence disputes can be resolved. Sean M. Berkowitz, via ABC News Loughlin and Giannulli were charged with conspiracy to commit mail fraud, honest services mail fraud and conspiracy to commit money laundering. They are accused of paying Singer $500,000 in bribes so their daughters could be recruited to USC's crew team, despite never having participated in the sport.

US Olympic marketing chief Lisa Baird is NWSL…

Lisa Baird is the new commissioner of the National Women's Soccer League

Crash ends chase of stolen hearse with body inside

Authorities have recovered a stolen hearse with a casket and body inside after a police chase Thursday morning on a Los Angeles freeway. (Feb. 27)

'Shark' Out $400K in Phishing Scam

Even sharks get swindled now and then. Shark Tank investor Barbara Corcoran has revealed that she lost almost $400,000 in a phishing scam this week. The real estate mogul tells People that her bookkeeper received an email with a $388,700 invoice from a person she believed to be...

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Ex-French prime minister denies wrongdoing in…

Former French Prime Minister Francois Fillon said he wants to “make the truth be known” at his fraud trial in Paris

Scientists Find A Lizard's 20-Million-Year-Old…

Scientists recently examined a 20-million-year-old lizard foot that got trapped in amber.

Defense Sec. Receives Backlash From Lawmakers On…

Lawmakers condemn military funds reallocation while questioning Secretary of Defense.

Coroner: Harry Morton Died of Irregular Heartbeat

Pink Taco founder Harry Morton died unexpectedly in November at the age of 38—and now there's an official cause of death. People cites the determination by the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner: Morton died of natural causes as the result of a probable cardiac arrhythmia, with "myocardial bridging with...

Pelosi: Can't let market affect actions on virus

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi says the volatility of the stock market over the coronavirus cannot affect how the U.S. reacts. (Feb. 27)

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Sanders pitches black voters on ideas and history…

Bernie Sanders would make history as the first Jewish president and the first Jewish major-party nominee if he prevails in the Democratic primary

Mike Pence to Lead Task Force to Combat…

Mike Pence to Lead Task Force to Combat Coronavirus On Feb. 26, President Donald Trump appointed Vice President Mike Pence to lead the country’s response to COVID-19. The decision to create a task force comes just as the CDC confirmed a new case of coronavirus infection in California. The COVID-19 case in question was not linked to overseas travel, marking a concerning development in the virus’ spread. According to Trump, Pence is qualified for the position due to his past experience handling health crises as Indiana’s governor. A number of politicians disagree, with Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez saying it is “utterly irresponsible” to appoint Pence. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, via Twitter Referenced by Ocasio-Cortez is the HIV outbreak in Indiana that occurred in 2015, during Pence’s time as governor. The outbreak was one of the most severe to ever occur in the state, with a total of 200 new cases of HIV occurring. Many people believe Pence’s slashing of public health spending, as well as his moral opposition of safe needle exchanges was to blame.

South Korea Confirms 334 Additional Coronavirus…

South Korea reported 334 additional cases of the new coronavirus on Thursday. The updated data brings the total number of infected people in the country to 1,595. The figure is the largest reported additional cases in the country since its first case was confirmed on Jan. 20. According to Reuters, 307 of the new cases have been in the southeastern city of Daegu. The majority of cases have come from a church that was at the center of the outbreak in Daegu. Countries all over the world are working frantically to develop a vaccine for the deadly virus.

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Jay-Z Sues Again: Life in Miss. Prison Is…

The reported last words of an inmate who died by suicide at Mississippi State Penitentiary last month were, "I'm tired of this s---. They don't care about me or my food." Now, 152 inmates are suing the state's only maximum-security prison for men, known as Parchman, saying they're in "constant...

You'll want to stay indoors for this storm

Near-whiteout conditions were prevalent in Oswego, New York, with wind gusts over 40 miles per hour on Feb. 27.

Congress Makes Lynching a Federal Crime

Congress Makes Lynching a Federal Crime Passed unanimously by the Senate last year, the House approved the bill by a vote of 410 to four. Since a similar bill was first introduced 120 years ago, nearly 200 efforts to designate lynching as a federal crime have failed. Illinois Democratic Rep. Bobby Rush introduced the bill, named after Emmett Till. Till was 14-years-old when he was kidnapped, tortured and violently murdered in Mississippi for flirting with a white woman. The bill was approved by the House 65 years after Till's murder sparked outrage across the U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush, via NBC News It is thought that the U.S. has been host to more than 4,000 lynchings, the majority of which were black men and women.