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A Brooklyn hospital illegally billed dozens of rape victims for their forensic exams, says New York AG

A Brooklyn hospital illegally billed dozens of sexual assault victims for their forensic rape examinations, an investigation by the New York attorney general’s office has revealed.<p>Between January 2015 and February 2017, the Brooklyn Hospital Center conducted 86 exams, known as rape kits. In all but …

Health Care

'Revenge porn' bill would criminalize posting nude photos without consent nationwide

Enough is enough when it comes to posting explicit content, like photos or videos with nudity, without consent.<p>The practice, known as "revenge porn" …

Ghost ships wash up in Japan with skeletons on board

<b>Tokyo (CNN) —</b> At least four ships have washed up on Japan's west coast this month, some with bodies on board, and while authorities haven't confirmed their origin, signs suggest they're from North Korea.<p>Eight skeletons were found in the hull of one wooden boat that washed ashore on Miyazawa beach …

North Korea

First on CNN: First charges filed in Mueller investigation

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A federal grand jury in Washington on Friday approved the first charges in the investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller, according to sources briefed on the matter.<p>The charges are still sealed under orders from a federal judge. Plans were prepared Friday for anyone …

Donald Trump

We flew a drone over the changing fall leaves in New England — and the footage is spectacular

While on a recent trip to the northwest corner of Connecticut, we flew a drone to capture an aerial view of the fall foliage that's starting to peak in the region.<p>Due to warmer temperatures, the leaves are changing colors a little behind schedule this year, which means you still have time to travel …

Newly Found Genetic Disorder Might Explain Where “Vampires” Came From

Long before movies turned vampires into sex symbols, and thousands of years before Bram Stoker’s Dracula hit the shelves, tales of pale, …

Serial killer fears: Area of Tampa on edge after 3 killings

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Fears of a serial killer have police in Tampa escorting children to school in one neighborhood near downtown, and a city bus …

Carrie Fisher gave predatory producer a cow's tongue in a box

Screenwriter Heather Robinson says that after telling Fisher she’d had to fight off a Hollywood executive, the Star Wars actor hand-delivered him the gift with a threatening note<p>Carrie Fisher once hand-delivered a cow’s tongue wrapped in a Tiffany box to a predatory Hollywood producer, a friend of …

Carrie Fisher

Another Obama Decision Reversed? Now It's About Food Safety.

WASHINGTON — Citing President Donald Trump's calls for deregulation, Republican lawmakers and the chicken industry are aggressively lobbying to speed up poultry inspection lines — a change the Obama administration had rejected after warnings it would endanger workers and increase food contamination.<p>…

Agriculture

These maps show how much damage a North Korean thermonuclear weapon could do to major American cities

Nuclear weapons may be humanity's most terrifying creations, but most people would be hard-pressed to say what, exactly, such an explosion might do to their town or city.<p>To help the public get a handle on nuclear threats, Alex Wellerstein, a historian of science at Stevens Institute of Technology, …

Boy's body found after 3 adults slain; manhunt underway

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 7-year-old boy was shot dead and his body apparently hidden in a home where three adults were found fatally shot and a fourth …

American Woman and Family Held for 5 Years in Afghanistan Freed From Militants

<i>Read the latest details on the freeing of this couple here.</i><p>WASHINGTON — An American woman and her Canadian husband who were held hostage by militants in Afghanistan for five years have been freed along with their young children, President Trump said on Thursday, ending a case that has long …

Trump pushes back as Congress prepares to approve Puerto Rico aid

President Donald Trump on Thursday pushed back against federal aid for Puerto Rico as the U.S. House of Representatives prepared to consider $36.5 …

Seth Meyers, Jimmy Fallon explain why Mike Pence left NFL game

To put it in football parlance, if Donald Trump is the quarterback of deflection plays, then Mike Pence is his running back.<p>That's what <i>Late Night</i> host Seth Meyer wanted his fellow Americans to keep in mind after the vice president left the Colts/49ers game in protest what turned out to be an …

People start collecting items lost during Vegas shooting

LAS VEGAS (AP) — They came quietly, in a steady stream looking for purses, wallets and cellphones. One person searched for a treasured wedding …

Report: Mandalay Bay guard shot six minutes before attack

Here’s How Much Everyone Gets Paid on a Movie Set — From the Key Grip to the Director

The bigger the movie, the bigger the salaries.<p>Want to make money in Hollywood? Sadly, the odds of becoming a movie star are about 1 in 1,190,000, …

Brother: Las Vegas gunman was wealthy real-estate investor

MESQUITE, Nev. (AP) — Stephen Paddock lived in a tidy Nevada retirement community where the amenities include golf, tennis and bocce. He was a …

Trump calls Las Vegas attack an 'act of pure evil'

President Trump called the Las Vegas attack an "act of pure evil" in an address Monday morning, and confirmed that he would be traveling to the city …

Trump revels in drama over spat with NFL

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is indulging in his favorite kind of drama — personal, aggressive, culturally volatile and entirely of his …

S.C. teacher on administrative leave after KKK-themed homework assignment

LEXINGTON, S.C.-- An elementary school teacher is on administrative leave after giving fifth grade students an assignment that asked them to imagine being a member of the KKK in the period after the Civil War.<p>The assignment was given to students in a class at Oak Pointe Elementary in …

Teaching

Science provides a natural alternative to penis enlargement

Science provides a natural alternative to penis enlargement<p>Photo: Shutterstock<p>Getting a bigger penis. Unless you’re Dirk Diggler, it’s something that …

Biology

How to Create a Thanksgiving Feast Fit for the Vegans or Vegetarians in Your Life

Thanksgiving is almost here, and while many of us will be gathering around a feast featuring collard greens with ham hocks, macaroni and cheese, …

Vegan

Monday's supermoon will be the biggest and brightest until 2034

A full moon the likes of which we haven't seen for almost 70 years will grace skies around the world on Monday night.<p>The supermoon — so named because …

8 terrifying ways the world could actually end

The outcome of a presidential election might inspire unbridled hope — or make you feel like the world is ending.<p>Yet both feelings ignore the humbling truth about our fragile existence. Life exists on Earth only because it teeters in a delicate and truly improbable balance. Our atmosphere, proximity …

Walmart’s Black Friday deals: $300 55-inch 4K TV, $370 DJI drone, and so much more

Walmart takes Black Friday seriously. Like, really seriously. This year is no exception, and looking through Walmart’s Black Friday deals right now, …

World Leaders React to Donald Trump Winning the U.S Election

Leaders and officials across the world reacted with shock, hope and congratulations, as Donald Trump confounded polls and surged to victory over …

Donald Trump

Netflix's Secret Codes Unlock More Movies Than You Can Imagine

Access this hidden list of hyper-specific Netflix genres with our help.<p>How many movies do you think are currently available on Netflix? Well, you’re …

Entertainment

Dad who got video of lifeless son charged with endangerment

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pennsylvania man was arrested on child endangerment charges because he didn't call 911 after the mother of his two children …

Record Supermoon and 9 More Can't-Miss Sky Events in November

Starstruck<p>Get ready to see lunar pairings, meteor showers, and more this month.<p>The coming month brings the roaring lion of meteor displays, dazzling planets, and plenty more reasons to look up at the night sky. You’ll even have the chance to catch the most impressive supermoon in nearly seven …

Astronomy