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What Is Neonatal Herpes? Parents Speak of 'unbearable Pain' of Watching 13-Day-Old Baby Die

The parents of a newborn baby who was killed by the common cold sore virus have spoken out about their son's "unbearable" death.<p>Kit Tarka, from …

Missing out on Sleep Can Make Us Less Attractive to Others, Study Suggests

Missing out on sleep can make us less socially attractive to others, according to a study.<p>In what researchers have called the "viral contagion of …

Georgia Teen Attached College Wish List To Balloons. Miles Away, A Pastor Took Action.

Mykehia Curry, a student from Macon, needed help with dorm supplies. So she sent a prayer up to the sky.<p>A teen who attached a written prayer for college supplies to helium balloons said she was shocked when a stranger miles away actually answered.<p>Mykehia Curry, an 18-year-old from Macon, Georgia, …

Georgia (U.S. State)

Five Years Ago, I Witnessed a Massacre. Here’s How It Changed Me

There’s something about five years. Once that time has elapsed, memories — once immediate, grave and brutal — are cemented in the past.<p>In the summer …

Historical Photography

Inside Siberia’s isolated community of forgotten women

<b>In the remote village of Yar-Sale, in Northern Siberia, lives a group of elderly women. Once part of a nomadic community of reindeer herders, in their old age they spend most of their days in seclusion, isolated from the world they loved.</b><p>While the men are encouraged to remain within the migrating …

Love Songs

This Artist's Painting Style Perfectly Captures What Blurry Vision Is Like

"Blurry can be beautiful."

Art

Hydrox-Oreo Rivalry Heats Up with FTC Complaint

Hydrox made some strong allegations against Oreo in a 400-word Facebook post.<p>When it comes to well-known brand rivalries, Oreo versus Hydrox is up …

McDonald's

Cops struggling to identify dead hiker with perfect teeth, possible ties to tech industry

It’s a mystery that’s been puzzling cops in Florida for nearly a month now.<p>An unidentified hiker with perfect teeth, clean clothes and possible ties …

Crime

When insurance wouldn't pay, parents funded cancer patient's $95,000 lifesaving treatment

<b>Boston (CNN) —</b> Kate Weissman sits at the edge of the patient table. Her oncologist goes over her medical records and says her most recent scans show no recurrence of cervical cancer.<p>"I am remarkably happy," says Dr. Whitfield Growdon, a surgical oncologist who specializes in personalized care at …

Cancer

Study of Brain Structures Explains Why Elephants Are So Dang Smart

What exactly is going on in those 12-pound brains anyway?<p>Conservationists designated August 12 as World Elephant Day to raise awareness about …

Massachusetts Mayor Boycotts Sam Adams Beer After Co-Founder Thanked President Trump for Tax Cuts

A Massachusetts mayor has said he will no longer drink Sam Adams beer after the company’s co-founder Jim Koch commended President Donald Trump’s tax …

Donald Trump

Poll shows whopping number of US voters don’t like Trump as a person

Fewer than one in three American voters liked President Trump as a person — while 59 percent disliked him, a new Quinnipiac University poll said …

Donald Trump

Sarah Huckabee Sanders 'can't guarantee' that Americans will never hear a recording of Trump saying the n-word

Nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes and White House leaks.<p>Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders knows this to be true, telling …

Donald Trump

‘Not what 9-1-1 was designed for’: Devin Nunes slammed for ‘calling the police’ on protesting constituents

Congressman Devin Nunes (R-CA) was publicly called out for misusing 9-1-1 by beckoning police to shield him from constituents in his central valley …

Donald Trump

Penn Jillette says he knows Trump tapes exist, because 'I was in the room'

Comedian/magician and former "Celebrity Apprentice" contestant Penn Jillette has just pulled a surprising rabbit out of his hat and inserted himself in the did-Donald-Trump-speak-slurs on-"The Apprentice"? controversy roiling Washington again.<p>Yes, he says, there <i>are</i> tapes from the reality series in …

Donald Trump

Medicaid beneficiaries sue Trump administration over Arkansas’ work requirements

The second lawsuit challenging Medicaid work requirements, and plaintiffs scored a victory with the first.<p>Three Arkansas residents with Medicaid …

Health Care

This Golden Retriever Brings Freshly-Worn Laundry To Bed Every Night And MY HEART

*whispers to self* I want Henry to snuggle my freshly-worn socks and pajamas.

Retrievers

Chef John's Butter Puff Biscuit Dough Recipe

"This biscuit dough is similar to puff pastry but uses a much less fussy procedure. It works great for fruit tarts, ham and cheese turnovers, and …

Baking

Immigrant teens were strapped to chairs and had bags put over their heads. Virginia just decided that’s not abuse.

Immigrant teens in a Virginia detention were strapped down to chairs and had mesh bags placed over their heads — but that doesn’t meet the state’s standards of abuse or neglect, according to a report obtained by the Associated Press.<p>“[Child Protective Services] completed its investigation into the …

Shenandoah

Physicists Say There Could Be a Strange Source of 'Negative Gravity' All Around Us

It moves upwards against gravity.<p>The macro world as we know it is governed by Newton's laws of motion and gravity - what goes up, must come down.<p>But …

Physics

Sticky, Fall-Apart Oven-Barbecued Chicken—No Grill Required

By Christina Chaey<p>These oven-barbecued chicken thighs are saucy, ultra-tender, and you 100% don't need a backyard to make them.<p>I've had very little desire to use my under-the-oven broiler drawer, which is how over the years it has become the single scariest place in my apartment. But when I saw …

Cooking

Schools closed after Oklahoma parents threaten to castrate transgender child

An entire school district has been closed after parents threatened a transgender girl with castration and a beating because she used the girls’ …

LGBTQI

ICE agents set ‘trap’ for immigrants seeking legal residency

"...It’s our job to locate and arrest them."<p>Two federal immigration agencies worked together in a coordinated effort to set deportation traps for …

Immigration

Neuroscientists Discover a Song That Reduces Anxiety By 65% (Listen)

The soothing 8-minute tune was shown to improve heart rate, blood pressure, and cortisol levels in the brain.The post Neuroscientists Discover a Song …

Depression

Surfer's Monster, 80-Foot Wave Came from a Hidden, Underwater Canyon

An astonishing video that circulated on Twitter yesterday (Aug. 13) shows a surreal and stomach-dropping scene: An azure wave, streaked with vertical …

Aquatic Sports

Florida man threatened people 3 different times before shooting man in 'stand your ground' case

<b>(CNN) —</b> The man charged with manslaughter after shooting another man in a Clearwater, Florida, convenience store parking lot has a history of threatening drivers, according to documents from the Pinellas County Circuit Court.<p>Michael Drejka, 47, fatally shot Markeis McGlockton in July after …

Crime

Now We Understand How Marijuana Makes Inflammatory Bowel Disease Bearable

No wonder people with IBD often turn to the drug.<p>People who live with inflammatory bowel disease deal with a lot of physical discomfort, and for some …

Immune System

Parrot tells firefighter to 'f*ck off' during rescue attempt

This bird was not in the mood to be saved.<p>Jessie, a bright yellow and turquoise Macaw parrot, escaped her home in Edmonton, UK over the weekend and …

London Fire Brigade

North Carolina Mom, Pregnant with Twins, Accused of Hiding Items Under Her Shirt at Local Staples 

A Pineville, North Carolina mom of two, who is weeks away from giving birth to twins, is outraged and humiliated after she says she was accused of …

North Carolina

Trump accidentally tells the truth about why he liked Omarosa

With Omarosa Manigault Newman going on the offensive against Donald Trump, it was only a matter of time before the president returned fire. This …

Donald Trump