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Tequila Rocks

When George Clooney and Rande Gerber’s tequila company, Casamigos, sold for $1 billion last year, it begged the question: How did the once-humble swill become so swank? A trek through Mexico distills all.<p><i>Far & Away,</i> from <i>National Geographic</i> and <i>The Wall Street Journal.</i><p>“ONCE UPON A TIME in …

Alcohol

The Real Risk of Trump’s Dehumanization of Immigrants

Regardless of whether it was aimed specifically at MS-13 members or not, President Trump’s “animals” remark is threatening to all immigrants.<p>“You wouldn’t believe how bad these people are. These aren’t people—these are animals.”<p>That was President Trump earlier this week, when according to <i>The New</i> …

Human Rights

Dad arrested after 5-year-old girl found dead in storage unit

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Authorities have arrested the father of a 5-year-old girl whose body was found in a Sacramento storage unit.<p>Police say the body …

Crime

Wife of man charged in blast probe died in 'mysterious case'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A decade before his ex-girlfriend was killed in what investigators say was a targeted explosion, Stephen Beal's wife died in what a coroner deemed a "mysterious case."<p>Christine Beal's death in 2008 came a few weeks after she fell down a flight of stairs in their Long Beach home …

Crime

The World Is Becoming Uninhabitable for Animals

As climate change causes temperatures to rise, animals all over the world are being forced to find new places to live. At the same time, available …

Climate Change

Priyanka Chopra Dressed Like a Princess in Dior for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's Royal Wedding Reception

Priyanka Chopra's light lavender dress and hat for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's royal wedding were just her act one of the day.<p>The actress and friend of the bride changed into a sparkly Christian Dior princess dress for the private reception tonight she was invited to. Chopra is one of 200 …

Royal Weddings

Why Nutrition Is the Most Important Part of Fitness

The food we eat plays a vital role in how we look and feel. Regular exercise is important but according to research, nutrition has the largest impact …

Nutrition

Former model and young son die in plunge from New York hotel

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> A 47-year-old former model and her 7-year-old son plunged to their deaths in what the New York Police Department has deemed a murder-suicide. The two were found unconscious after a fall from a New York hotel Friday.<p>New York police found the bodies of Stephanie Nicolai and her …

Crime

Helicopter airlifts trapped residents as lava from Hawaii volcano speeds up, air quality diminishes

Air quality has diminished in Hawaiian neighborhoods as molten lava from the Kilauea volcano sped up Saturday on an unpredictable path with no clear signs of stopping.<p>So far, 22 lava vents have opened over the two weeks since magma from the volcano shot into neighborhoods in the southern area of …

Geology

Protesters target lawyer who ranted against Spanish speakers

NEW YORK (AP) — Mariachi bands sang "La Cucaracha" and other Mexican songs during protests on Friday in front of the apartment building and the former office of a lawyer caught on video ranting against Spanish-speaking workers.<p>Demonstrators outside the Manhattan office building demanded the …

New York State

Congressional candidate confronts transgender woman at Denny's for using women's bathroom

A woman running for Congress shared a video of herself on social media confronting a transgender woman at Denny’s for using the women’s bathroom.<p>Jazmina Saavedra, who’s running as a Republican candidate for U.S. Congress in California’s 44th District, posted the video to her Facebook page Tuesday. …

Denny's

You have to read what Houston's police chief posted on Facebook about the Texas school shooting

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo at the March for Our Lives on March 24.David J. Phillip/AP<p>Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free …

Santa Fe

Victoria the Rhino Carries the Future of a Near-Extinct Species in Her Womb

She's a southern white rhino with a lot of potential.<p>When Sudan died in March at 45-years-old, we moved one step closer to losing northern white …

Endangered Species

Boss, 56, has sex with drunk teenage employee, gets 6 years in prison

The co-owner of a Forest Park, Ohio, printing company was sentenced to six years in prison this week after he admitted engaging in sex acts with a teenage employee.<p>Harold Percy, 56, pleaded guilty last month to two counts of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor. Court documents say Percy is …

Crime

More than 100 people dead after airliner crashes in Cuba on domestic flight

An aging airliner crashed Friday shortly after takeoff on a domestic flight in Cuba, officials and Cuban news media reported, leaving more than 100 people dead in an accident that highlighted the precarious state of the country’s commercial aircraft fleet.<p>The plane, a Boeing 737-200 leased by state …

Airplanes

'Loner' student shoots and kills 10 at Texas school

SANTA FE, Texas (Reuters) - A 17-year-old student dressed in a trench coat and armed with a shotgun and pistol opened fire at his high school outside Houston on Friday, killing nine students and a teacher, before surrendering to officers, authorities said.<p>Santa Fe High School, southeast of Houston, …

Santa Fe

This Woman Became Paralysed Due To Stress After Working 80 Hour Weeks

It was her body's cry for help.<p>Stress is a term that's commonly overused, but for anyone in doubt of the impact stress in high doses can have on a person, all you need to do is read Paula's story.<p>In her mid-thirties, in 2016 Paula was working as a strategy consultant in London. The days were long, …

Mental Health

Parkland survivors slam Trump's tweet about the Texas school shooting

The United States experienced yet another tragic school shooting on Friday morning, after someone opened fire at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, …

Donald Trump

Parents Charged With Torture and Neglect After 10 Kids Rescued From Squalid Home

(FAIRFIELD, Calif.) — Police say they have removed 10 children from a squalid Northern California home and charged their parents with neglect and …

Northern California

A ranger in Congo died trying to protect British tourists from armed kidnappers

The Virunga National Park runs like a ribbon along Congo’s eastern lip, 3,000 square miles stretching from the snow-topped Rwenzori Mountains in the north to the thick forests blanketing the area around the dormant volcano Mount Mikeno in the south.<p>The region is Africa’s oldest national park and a …

National Parks

Woman's body found hanging from tree outside Walmart in Georgia

Authorities have responded to a disturbing discovery in Georgia. CBS affiliate WGCL in Atlanta reports that police say a woman's body was found …

Roads

Nanny who killed 2 kids gets life in prison without parole

NEW YORK (AP) — A nanny who was convicted of brutally murdering two small children in her care while their parents were out was sentenced on Monday to life in prison without parole during a dramatic courtroom encounter.<p>Yoselyn Ortega wept as she spoke briefly — a rare show of emotion in a lengthy …

Crime

A rare thing is happening along with the new moon—and it may be unsettling

Every month, the new moon offers an energy refresh, AKA an ideal time to set new goals—but something rare is about to happen during this next shift, …

Great Depression

9 Phrases That Spread Mental Health Stigma & What You Can Say Instead

For many people with mental illness, mental health advocates, and professionals alike, an essential goal of mental health awareness is to challenge …

Mental Health

The Caged Live Tiger at This Prom Did Not Go Over Well

A Miami high school featured a live caged tiger as part of their jungle-themed prom and as might be expected, the animal’s appearance was not …

Animal Abuse

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 crash was deliberate, aviation experts suggest

An investigation by an Australian TV news program suggests the pilot of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared with 239 people aboard more …

Airplanes

Pig Virus Makes Unexpected, Problematic Leap Into Human Cells

This could be the next big livestock disease.<p>A disease that affects pigs could potentially spread to humans and other animals, a new study shows. …

Biology

Tennessee teen stabs male student with scissors after he pulls up her dress, police say

A teenager in Memphis stabbed her classmate with a pair of scissors after he pulled up her dress, local authorities said.<p>A male student allegedly pulled up his schoolmate's dress in a classroom at Central High School School. The girl then grabbed a pair of scissors and eventually stabbed him after …

Crime

Texas Woman Wins $1.2 Million on $18 Kentucky Derby, Early Race Bet

Justify's win in the 2018 Kentucky Derby netted $1.24 million for his team Saturday, and a woman in Texas nearly matched that total after correctly predicting five winners from Derby day.<p>ABC News' Bill Hutchinson and Mark Osborne reported the woman placed an $18 bet on the results of five races …

Kentucky Derby

Six of the Oldest Human Remains Found in the U.S.

Archaeological discoveries of ancient humans keep pushing our knowledge about our species further back in time. The Americas haven't been populated …

Anthropology