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Bison Ripped Woman's Pants Off. That Likely Saved…

A female motorcyclist was attacked by a bison Wednesday night in South Dakota's Custer State Park—and was likely saved because the animal ripped off her pants.

Column On Kamala Harris' Eligibility Elicits…

An op-ed in Newsweek headlined "Some Questions for Kamala Harris About Eligibility" has stirred serious controversy.

Trump Changes Course On GOP Acceptance Speech

President Trump has decided against accepting the Republican nomination with a Gettysburg address.

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Trump's Brother Hospitalized in New York

President Trump will be making a visit to New York City on Friday for personal reasons—his younger brother is back in the hospital, reports ABC News and CNN . The White House has confirmed that Robert Trump, 72, is hospitalized, but the reason why has not been made public. ABC...

Sentencing date set for NY self-help guru in sex…

A judge has set an Oct. 27 sentencing date for the leader of an upstate New York self-improvement group who was convicted last year on charges that he turned some of followers into sex slaves

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Computer Games Help to Improve Children's…

Computer Games Help to Improve Children's Literacy, Survey Says. The National Literacy Trust surveyed 4,626 young people in the U.K. between the ages of 11 and 16 and found video games offered children an avenue into reading. 73% of children said playing video games helps them feel like they are part of a story, and 65% said games helped them to imagine being someone else. . This research absolutely suggests that mechanisms that young people themselves already enjoy are the best ways to get them into the wider pattern of reading and writing, Jonathan Douglas, chief executive of the National Literacy Trust, via statement. It's exciting to uncover the opportunities that video game playing can provide for young people to engage in reading, stimulate creativity through writing, enhance communication with friends and family, and support empathy and wellbeing, Jonathan Douglas, chief executive of the National Literacy Trust, via statement

Mayor Who Called VP Pick 'Aunt Jemima' Is Censured

A Virginia mayor is facing calls to resign over a Facebook post that claimed Joe Biden had selected "Aunt Jemima" as his running mate. Luray Mayor Barry Presgraves' shared the post two weeks ago when Biden’s shortlist included several Black women, including Florida Rep. Val Demings, California Rep. Karen Bass,...

New Musical About Princess Diana Is Hitting…

"Diana; A New Musical" about the late Diana, Princess of Wales has had to make some major changes due to COVID-19. With Broadway shut down because of the pandemic, live shows have had to make adjustments. Producers of the show have announced it will premiere on Netflix next year ahead of the Broadway opening. The show had begun previews and was scheduled to open on March 31 at the Longacre Theatre on Broadway. The musical is now set to open on Broadway on May 25, 2021.

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Exploring the depths of the world's largest cave

Hang Son Doong Cave in Vietnam is the world's largest cave. It's so large that it even encompasses its own weather system inside with exotic wildlife thriving.

War With Grandpa

Trailer for 'The War with Grandpa' starring Robert De Niro, Uma Thurman, Christopher Walken, Laura Marano, Juliocesar Chavez

This Mideast Deal Is an 'Earthquake'

President Trump's surprise announcement Thursday of a Mideast deal involving Israel and the United Arab Emirates is, to say the least, a "big deal," writes Ben Sales in the Jerusalem Post . In a New York Times op-ed, Thomas Friedman goes so far as to call it a "geopolitical earthquake"—and...

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California Now Has the Nation's Most COVID Cases

The nation's most populous state now also has the most confirmed coronavirus cases. The OC Register reports that with 9,544 cases reported Thursday, California has become the first state to report more than 600,000 cases. Florida has recorded 557,137 cases, and Texas has reported 527,715, per...

Crowded house: Steelers backfield eyes…

The Pittsburgh Steelers are hoping their running game can take a step forward following a miserable 2019

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Americans' Confidence in Police Falls to Historic…

Americans' Confidence in Police Falls to Historic Low, Poll Says . According to a recent Gallup poll, 48 percent of Americans have "quite a lot" of confidence in the authorities. That is the lowest percentage since Gallup started the poll in 1993 following California's Rodney King riots. In 2004, confidence in police reached a high of 64 percent. In 2019, 53 percent had faith in the police. . According to the latest poll results, there is a significant racial divide regarding Americans' confidence in police. Only 19 percent of Black adults have confidence, while 56 percent of White adults say the same. Gallup senior editor Jeff Jones says he is not surprised by the results considering recent calls to "defund the police" following the killing of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and others. There have also been massive nationwide protests led by the Black Lives Matter movement. The protests have led to budget cuts for enforcement agencies in Seattle and New York City. Jones adds that unless authorities adopt reforms, confidence may not rise in the foreseeable future

If ET Calls This Week, We Probably Won't Hear Him

If aliens pick this month to finally send a message to us earthlings, we might not hear it. The famous Arecibo telescope in Puerto Rico, known for scanning the heavens in search of extraterrestrial signals, has been knocked out of commission for the near future by a giant cable that...