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Outspoken black advocate for the Confederate flag killed in Miss. car crash

Anthony Hervey was on his way home to Oxford, Miss., when the car carrying him and fellow activist Arlene Barnum swerved off the road and flipped over several times.<p>Hervey, 49, was killed in the crash Sunday, which also landed 60-year-old Barnum in the hospital. And several details of the wreck …

The Story Behind this Powerful Photo of a Black Boy Hugging a White Cop at a Ferguson Demonstration

Amidst the many photos of hate, anger, sadness and sometimes outright destruction that have flooded the media since a grand jury decided not to …

NY boys buried in snow pile heard rescuers calling

NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — Two boys trapped in a snow pile for about seven hours after a plow buried them could hear their worried family's cries but …

Graves of 'vampires' discovered in Poland were cholera victims

Archaeologists have discovered the graves of cholera victims which were treated like vampires to stop them rising from the grave and infecting the locals<p>When archaeologists discovered graves in Poland where the dead had been buried with sickles across their throats and rocks under their chins, they …

Bar Charges Extra For Clear Ice, Cocktail Culture Hits New Low

Sick of overpriced cocktails that cost more than your monthly rent? Tired of waiting for hours on end while your bartender -- excuse us, mixologist -- meticulously measures the components of your drink, before shaking it exactly 10 seconds, no more, no less? Well then get excited for the new trend …

Meet The Wealthiest Person In Every US State

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Larry Ellison all grabbed the top spots for their home states of Washington, Nebraska, and California, respectively — no big surprise, considering they're three of the wealthiest men on the planet and were on the list last year, too.<p>Of the 50 states, nine did not …

An Amazing Smartphone App Just Saved A Baby's Life

As local TV station KXLY reports, it began at a store called Empire Dance Shop. A clerk was alerted about a baby "turning blue." She is actually a former lifeguard so she lept into action and started doing rescue breathing on the baby after calling 911.<p>That's when the magic happened.<p>A mechanic …