Ashley Burkes

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The Addicts Next Door

West Virginia has the highest overdose death rate in the country. Locals are fighting to save their neighbors—and their towns—from destruction.<p>Michael Barrett and Jenna Mulligan, emergency paramedics in Berkeley County, West Virginia, recently got a call that sent them to the youth softball field …

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What Happens When You Get Your Period In Space?

Hundreds of you sent in questions for Skunk Bear's live conversation with three astronauts and NASA's chief scientist on Tuesday. Thanks! The most common question was: "What happens when you get your period in space?"<p>I didn't end up asking them this question because:<p>a) The question itself has a lot …

Nelly Arrested and Charged With Felony Drug Possession

<b>UPDATE:</b> Nelly has issued a statement on Instagram following his arrest, writing, “Although I am unable to speak to the legal specifics and my …

Texas police officer uses stun gun on 76-year-old during routine traffic stop

A Texas police officer is under investigation for using a stun gun on a 76-year-old mechanic he had pulled over for an expired inspection certificate.<p>In dashboard-cam footage uploaded by local newspaper the Victoria Advocate, officer Nathaniel Robinson, who is 23, can be seen slamming Pete Vasquez …

10 Things You Didn't Know About Kraft Macaroni & Cheese

Ask just about anyone to name a few of the childhood foods that they remember the most fondly, and Kraft Macaroni and Cheese, in its trademark blue box, will invariably come up. Cheesy, filling, and easy and fun to prepare, it's one of those foods that almost everybody likes. We'll bet, though, …

Malaysia Airlines plane search: British yachtswoman 'saw MH370 on fire'

British sailor reports having seen plane on fire near possible route of Flight MH370 - three months after it went missing<p>A British woman sailing with her husband across the Indian Ocean from India to Thailand has claimed she may have seen the missing Malaysia Airlines plane on fire.<p>Katherine Tee, …

#BringBackOurGirls protests banned in Nigerian capital

<b>(AP/Sunday Alamba)</b><p>“I cannot fold my hands and watch this lawlessness,” said Police Commissioner Joseph Mbu<p>Katie McDonough<p>June 3, 2014 2:42pm (UTC)<p>It has been nearly two months since 276 girls were abducted by Boko Haram militants from their school in northern Nigeria, and most remain missing. In …

A Woman Who Says She Is Donald Sterling's Ex Is Suing Him for Racial and Sexual Abuse

A woman claiming to be the ex-lover of Donald Sterling, the disgraced basketball-team owner who was recently barred from the NBA for life after …

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