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Woman fined $500 for saving free Delta Air Lines snack

A Colorado woman is facing a $500 fine from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) for saving a free apple she received as a snack from Delta Air Lines on her way back to the United States from Paris, France.<p>Crystal Tadlock told Fox 31 Denver, toward the end of her flight from Paris, flight …

Delta Airlines

U.S. military veteran receives world's first total penis and scrotum transplant

A U.S. serviceman severely injured several years ago in an IED blast in Afghanistan has received the world's first total penis and scrotum transplant, surgeons at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine announced Monday.<p>The man, whose identity was not released, is recovering well and …

Medicine

Outrage growing over black woman's arrest in Alabama Waffle House by white police officers

The treatment of a 25-year-old black Mobile woman who was arrested early Sunday morning inside a Waffle House in Saraland by white Saraland Police …

Trespassing

Laura Ingraham became hostile with pregnant staffer -- then fired her one day after maternity leave: lawsuit

A new lawsuit is claiming that Fox News host Laura Ingraham grew hostile toward an assistant once she learned of her pregnancy — and then fired her …

Maternity

A video captures police beating that left a man with a broken leg. He's filed a claim against them

After a November traffic stop led to his violent beating, arrest and a broken leg, an Altadena man has filed a claim for damages against the city of Pasadena, its police department and chief, and the two officers involved.<p>Christopher Ballew's Nov. 9 arrest at an Altadena gas station was captured on …

At least 1 arrested at neo-Nazi rally in Georgia

At least one person was arrested Saturday at a neo-Nazi rally in the town of Newnan, Ga., according to multiple reports.<p>The National Social Movement …

Rights & Freedoms

Michael Moore brings ‘Flint Water’ to Michigan capitol, tells governor to drink it

Liberal filmmaker and activist Michael Moore on Friday visited the Michigan Capitol building to spray “Flint water” at GOP Gov. Rick Snyder.<p>Moore, …

Water

Humans have killed off most of Earth's big mammals. In 200 years, cows could be biggest ones left.

Throughout history, humans and their ancestors have perfected the art of killing big animals. Now, a new study finds that as humans spread around the globe, extinction of large mammals soon followed.<p>Massive mammals such as wooly mammoths, elephant-sized ground sloths and various saber-toothed cats …

Paleontology

A homeopathy enthusiast rabid dog saliva to a 4-year-old to treat bad behaviour — and scientists aren't happy

A cognitive bias is when you have beliefs or preferences regardless of any evidence to the contrary. For instance, it's unlikely you'll ever change someone's mind when they are on the opposite end of the political spectrum to you, no matter how many statistics you throw at them about their party's …

Homeopathy

Fake Starbucks coupon offers free coffee to 'people of color,' uses N-word

A phony coupon offering free coffee to "people of color" at Starbucks is circulating the internet.<p>"Let's Talk" is printed on the coupon, which offers …

Race & Ethnicity

Since 2016, Half of All Coral in the Great Barrier Reef Has Died

A new study warns it has become a “highly altered, degraded system.”<p>Once upon a time, there was a city so dazzling and kaleidoscopic, so braided and water-rimmed, that it was often compared to a single living body. It clustered around a glimmering emerald spine, which astronauts could glimpse from …

Global Warming

Mystery of sea nomads' amazing ability to freedive is solved

The secret behind the ability of a group of “sea nomads” in Southeast Asia to hold their breath for extraordinary periods of time while freediving to hunt fish has finally been revealed – and it’s down to evolution.<p>The Bajau people are able to dive tens of metres underwater with no conventional …

Biology

Syracuse University's Theta Tau fraternity suspended over ‘extremely racist’ and 'homophobic' video

Syracuse University suspended one of its professional fraternity chapters after video surfaced showing members of Theta Tau acting in an "extremely …

Syracuse University

Kansas City firefighter fired for spitting on 3-year-old black boy and calling him the N-word gets his job back

The Kansas City firefighter who was fired after he spit on a 3-year-old black boy and called him the N-word has gotten his job back, the Kansas City …

Kansas City

L.A. Fitness fires 3 workers after black men get kicked out of N.J. gym

An eight-year member of the Secaucus gym said he was racially profiled and harassed before his membership was terminated.L.A. Fitness has fired a …

Social Media

NTSB: Engine in deadly Southwest jet incident missing a fan blade

<b>Philadelphia (CNN) —</b> Passengers aboard a Dallas-bound Southwest Airlines flight Tuesday struggled to pull a woman back into the plane after she was sucked into a hole left by a shattered window, witnesses said.<p>The woman died, officials said.<p>The woman was sitting on the left side of the plane when …

Airplanes

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Even if you clear your history, Google has a record of all of your search activity — here's how to delete it

YouTube. Panera. Facebook. Equifax. Every week, it seems, there's a new hack to worry about.<p>This ever-expanding list has many people realizing their personal information is less secure than they thought. Consumers are looking for ways to limit their online exposure and take proactive measures to …

Google

Barbara Bush’s End-Of-Life Decision Stirs Debate Over ‘Comfort Care’

<i>[UPDATED at 9:45 p.m. ET on April 17]</i><p>Former first lady Barbara Bush died Tuesday night at her home in Houston at age 92. Days before her death, the …

Health Care

Everyone is obsessed with the mysterious saga of Running Boy Jimmy

The saga of Running Boy Jimmy yields more questions than it does answers.<p>Last Friday, Bridgewater-Raritan High School student Kyle Kato shared a …

Kentucky governor apologizes after linking child abuse to teacher protests

Matt Bevin says he was trying to address the "unintended consequences" of shutting schools when he made the comment.<p>Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin apologized on Sunday to people who he said were hurt by his "guarantee" that children were abused after a massive teacher walkout shut schools on Friday.<p>In a …

New Jersey

Your Coachella Money Is Going to a Right-Wing Billionaire Who Funded Anti-LGBT and Anti-Marijuana Causes

Think twice before donning that flower crown.<p>This weekend, hordes of music lovers and teepee enthusiasts will descend on Indio, California, for the …

LGBTQI

Jackie Robinson Didn't Shut Up and Play Ball, so Why Should Today's Athletes?

In America, April 15 is known as Tax Day. In America's national pastime, it's Jackie Robinson Day.<p>In this current sports era—a historic moment filled with protests and calls for athletes to "shut up and dribble," it is especially important to remember the Jackie Robinson who was determined to use …

Black History

Frustrated Meek Mill speaks out from prison: I am a political prisoner

Jailed rapper Meek Mill has spoken out from prison, telling Page Six he is a “political prisoner,” a victim of a flawed criminal justice system that …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Inside the memorial to victims of lynching

There is a reckoning taking place in America over how we remember our history. Much of the focus has been on whether or not to take down monuments …

Black History

Dangerous, growing, yet unnoticed: the rise of America's white gangs

White gangs are less covered by the media, and less punished – even though 53% of gang members in Mississippi are white<p>When he was 13, three white teenage boys beat Benny Ivey. They aimed for his chest as his back pressed against the wall of his friend’s house in Florence, Mississippi. The skinny …

Crime

The Condom Challenge Is Getting Teens To Snort Open Rubbers Up Their Nose

The Condom Challenge is the latest dangerous teen trend that is hopefully not sweeping the nation. The challenge involves inhaling an unwrapped …

This is every ATM customer’s worst nightmare

Harrowing bank surveillance footage shows the moment a teen murder suspect approached an unwitting ATM customer from behind — seconds before the …

Crime

My life in sex: the 26-year-old escort

‘I earn 10 times more than the day rate in my normal job’<p>For the past two years, I’ve been paid for sex. I was an intern barely surviving on minimum wage when another intern suggested I check out a website where you set up “arrangements” with wealthy men. The first few dates were nerve-racking but …

Karaoke

Comedian Byron Allen Buys the Weather Channel for $300 Million

Comedian and producer Byron Allen acquired the Weather Channel TV network as he looks to expand his film and TV production company into a major media …

Weather