Patricia Brayton

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Police officer adopts homeless mother's opioid-addicted newborn

<b>Programming note:</b> Watch "New Day" and "CNN Newsroom" each Friday to see inspiring stories of officers going above and beyond the call of duty.<p><b>Albuquerque, New Mexico (CNN) —</b> Police officers will often tell you there's no such thing as a routine call when you're patrolling the streets.<p>But when …

Pregnancy

Seven of the most bizarre sex injuries ever recorded

It’s supposed to be a pleasurable experience for all involved.<p>But for some, sex can leave them bent and broken in ways you can’t imagine.<p>And here you …

‘Bully’ caught on video sucker-punching man with cerebral palsy sentenced to prison

The tears Barry Robert Baker Jr. shed in court as he begged for mercy Wednesday did nothing to change what the judge thought of him.<p>“You are a bully. You are a predator,” said Judge William P. Mahon of the Court of Common Pleas in Chester County, Pa., according to the Daily Local News. “You are a …

Crime

A Lobster Was Found With a 'Pepsi Logo' on Its Claw and People Are Wondering How it Got There

A lobster has been found off Canada’s New Brunswick with what appears to be a Pepsi logo imprinted on its claw.<p>The crustacean caught the eye of …

26 Cooking Hacks Everyone Should Know About

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Buttermilk Chocolate Dream Cake (The Best Recipe!)

This buttermilk chocolate dream cake is so simple and easy to prepare! Rich, moist, and very delicious – if you adore chocolate like I do then this …

Follow These Pro Hacks for the Best Homemade Biscuits Ever—and You Only Need 3 Ingredients

Flaky buttermilk biscuits from scratch are totally worth it.<p>Making buttery, flaky biscuits from scratch sounds like a lot of work. Measuring tons of …

Tyler Florence Shares His Genius Trick for Cooking Mashed Potatoes

You're definitely going to want to steal this one.<p>We're always ready to take any cooking advice <i>Food Network</i> star Tyler Florence has to offer, and his simple method of making this classic side dish is a total game-changer.<p>The chef, who recently shared his favorite mashed potato recipe with PopSugar, …

Here’s The Best Bakery In Every State, According To Yelp

Satisfy your sweet tooth.<p>But where do you find the best ones? We asked Yelp for the most popular bakeries in every state — which they measured using an algorithm that looked at the number of reviews plus the star rating for every bakery on Yelp.<p>So <b>here are the 51 best spots in the US to get your</b> …

Don Lemon got real (drunk) on New Year's Eve

Mariah Carey wasn't the only one who had a super weird New Year's Eve as CNN's celebrity llama reporter Don Lemon got his ear pierced and got real …

31 Gift Ideas for People Who Bloody Love Swearing

My mother always had a beautifully cultivated sailor's mouth. And just about as soon as I could speak in full sentences, it was clear she had passed …

Kendrick Lamar

Monsanto Suppressing Evidence of Cancerous Herbicide in Food?

CLAIM<p>A new analysis of the residue on common American foods showed high levels of the herbicide glyphosate and Monsanto, the EPA, and the FDA are in …

Abandoned dog who lost half his face makes incredible recovery

A dog who lost almost half of his face after being eaten alive by maggots has made an incredible recovery.<p>The canine was rescued by Animal Aid Unlimited (AAU), a US-based rescue organisation who help injured and abandoned animals in Rajasthan, India.<p>Warning: Contains graphic footage<p>"Half of this …

Pets
Crime

Heart Found in Ziploc Bag Likely Human, Coroner Says

A heart found in a sealed Ziploc bag near a gas station in Norwalk, Ohio, appears to be human, the Huron County Coroner says. The Associated Press …

Fact Checking

A Neglected Dog Loses 35 Pounds When His Overgrown Matted Fur Is Shorn by His Rescuers

A sweet but neglected dog named Lazarus, who had been saved from a “poop-filled barn” by volunteers at Big Fluffy Dog Rescue in Virginia, lost more …

Is The Dog Stubborn, Or The Human?

People refer to their dogs as “stubborn” on a daily basis. “My dog won’t come when called” or “When I tell my dog to do something he just looks at me …

Pets

The Women Who Make Money Telling Men to Jerk Off

Inside the internet's thriving community of JOI ("jerk off instructions") fetishists, men get off on being told to go fuck themselves.<p>"We will control how you wank, when you wank, and if you wank." It might sound like a hellish dystopia—and the plot of the porn parody of <i>1984</i>—but for many men these …

Loneliness

Mom Sends 13-Year-Old Daughter To Buy Feminine Hygiene Products, And Result Is Hilarious

There comes a point in every girl’s life when…well…certain things start to happen to their body. Like, you know, the whole period thing. But while …

New Alzheimer's Drug Trial Clears Toxic Brain Proteins And Slows Memory Loss

This is incredible.<p>A new drug trial for Alzheimer’s patients has just been completed, and researchers are calling the results the most promising yet …

More U.S. adults use pot as laws, attitudes shift

An increasing number of U.S. adults are using marijuana, and attitudes about the drug are shifting – fewer people perceive pot as harmful, according …

Cannabis
Crime

How to Get Freebies from Your Favorite Beauty Brands

Everybody loves a freebie, <i>especially</i> when it comes to skin care and cosmetics. Brands know this, and in an effort to reward the loyalty of their …

Sweet dog refuses to leave the hospital where his owner died

This dog was truly one man's best friend.<p>Since his owner passed away eight months ago at Ruth Cardoso Hospital in Santa Catarina, Brazil, sweet pup, …

Twitter's comms chief flies the coop after just five months

Natalie Kerris joined the social-networking company in February after 14 years at Apple.<p>Natalie Kerris, Twitter's vice president for global communications, is leaving the company after a little more than five months on the job.<p>Kerris' departure, which was first reported by BuzzFeed, was confirmed …

Cannabis Tampons Could Relieve Your Most Painful Cramps

Find out why some women swear by this.<p>Your period can cause all sorts of discomfort, not least of which is stomach cramping. But now there's an alternative to downing ibuprofen by the handful: Foria, the makers of marijuana lube, have introduced cannabis vaginal suppositories to help ease the …

Menstruation

Frenchie Puppy Thinks Whining Is For Losers, Screams Like A Baby Instead

Is it a baby or is it a Frenchie? Wait…it’s a baby. No, wait! It’s a Frenchie! In this video, posted to Facebook by Barbara Pulpi, it’s nearly …

Pets

4 Twentysomething Men Explain Why They Shave Their Pubic Hair

"It makes you feel more like Ken, even if you don't have the sports car or the dream house."<p>While 62 percent of women in the United States remove their pubic hair, the practice is seemingly less common for men. In this week's Sex Talk Realness, Cosmopolitan.com spoke with four men about why they …

Fidel Castro

TSA Agents Slipped a Heartwarming Note Into the Bag of This Veteran DJ Warning Him to Protect His Classic Records | Thump

<i>Photo by Lyndon French.</i><p>Traveling around with a bag of records can be a daunting task for any globe-trotting DJ, and one not free of the occasional fiasco. But for veteran house DJ and producer, Mike Huckaby, his latest trip from Detroit over to NYC (tonight he'll be performing another of his Sun …

TSA

Woman who pointed out alleged rapist is sentenced in killing

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Norma Patricia Esparza was a Southern California college student in 1995 when she says she was raped by a man she met at a bar.<p>Weeks later, she went back to the same spot and pointed him out to her ex-boyfriend. He and two others followed Gonzalo Ramirez out of the bar, …

Crime