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Scientists Have an Interesting Theory on Why Some People Are Left-Handed

Bill Gates. Marie Curie. Oprah Winfrey. Leonardo da Vinci. What do these famous folks all have in common? They're left-handed. And it's that time of …

Leonardo Da Vinci

The Parkland generation has huge plans for this fall

Six months after the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., some of the surviving students are only becoming more active, more organized and more …

High School

Marilyn Monroe Lost Nude Scene From ‘The Misfits’ Discovered

A nude scene long believed lost featuring Marilyn Monroe in John Huston’s <i>The Misfits</i> has been re-discovered. The footage, cut from the film by …

Chamber of Commerce

Steve Bannon praises Boris Johnson and Tommy Robinson

Donald Trump’s outspoken former adviser Steve Bannon has praised Boris Johnson and Tommy Robinson in the same interview, describing the Tory MP as being potentially “a great prime minister” and the far-right activist as a “force of nature”.<p>The US rightwing populist said he admired Johnson and that …

Boris Johnson

Conway: Omarosa has 'undercut her own credibility' with book claims

White House counselor Kellyanne ConwayKellyanne Elizabeth ConwaySunday shows preview: Virginia lawmakers talk Charlottesville, anniversary protests …

Donald Trump

Fancy Greek island life? Cat care into the bargain

<b>Who hasn't dreamed of giving the rat race up to live on a sunny island?</b><p>Well, now you can do just that - as long as you like cats. A lot.<p>A job at a cat sanctuary on the idyllic Greek island of Syros has come up, complete with accommodation, views of the Aegean Sea and - currently - 55 feline friends.<p>…

Aegean Sea

Thomas Markle says Meghan 'mothers' Prince Harry and 'dresses him the way she wants'

THOMAS Markle says estranged daughter Meghan is a “motherly” wife to Prince Harry.<p>The retired lighting director, 74, says Meghan, 37, took the same …

Thomas Markle

7-year-old Missouri boy doused in nail polish remover, set on fire by another child

A 7-year-old boy from Independence, Missouri, is suffering from severe burns to his face and upper body after another boy poured nail polish remover on him and set him on fire Monday, according to his mother.<p>Ashley Lyons told WDAF an 8-year-old boy dumped flammable liquid on her son, Julien Sandlin …

Criminology

Police in Germany rescue man being chased by baby squirrel

German police have rescued a man after he called for help saying a baby squirrel would not leave him alone.<p>Emergency services received a call on Thursday from the man, who claimed he was being chased down the street by the tiny animal.<p>Police in Karlsruhe said the unnamed man called them in …

Emergency Medicine

Skillet Pork Chops with Apples and Onions

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 450°. Sprinkle pork with salt and pepper. Cook in hot oil in a 12-inch cast-iron skillet over medium heat 5 to 6 …

Recipes

BEST EVER Mac and Cheese Recipe

"Creamy comfort food!"<p>Ingredients<p>1 (16 ounce) package elbow macaroni<p>1 (16 ounce) package cottage cheese<p>1 cup sour cream<p>1/2 cup butter<p>1 (8 ounce) …

Recipes

Father and Son Caught on Video Killing a Black Bear and Her Cubs in Alaska, Police Say

(ANCHORAGE, Alaska) — A father and son skied to a remote bear den on an Alaska island, shot a mother bear in front of her two cubs and then one of …

Bear Cubs

Joe Biden Launches LGBTQ Family Acceptance Campaign Called 'As You Are'

The Biden Foundation has launched a new campaign called ‘As You Are’ in an effort to promote the importance of family acceptance for LGBTQ youth.<p>The …

LGBTQI

Couple question why police waited so long to search New Mexico compound

<b>(CNN) —</b> A New Mexico couple told authorities months ago they thought a missing Georgia boy and his fugitive father were living in a filthy compound on their property.<p>But police did not carry out a search of the property until last week, Taos County Sheriff Jerry Hogrefe said, because they did not …

Crime

Missouri voters just blocked the right-to-work law Republicans passed to weaken labor unions

It’s the first time voters have overturned right-to-work laws through a ballot referendum in recent years.<p>Missouri voters made history on Tuesday, blocking the state’s Republican lawmakers from enacting right-to-work laws to cripple labor unions. The state’s primary voters rejected Proposition A, …

Middle-class

This Airport Is Treating Passengers to Comfort Kittens for Pre-flight Cuddling

Many airports offer stress- and anxiety-relieving services, mostly in the form of comfort animals like dogs, pigs, and even miniature horses. …

Airports

FDA expands recall of heart drug for possible cancer-causing contamination

A popular drug used to treat high blood pressure has been recalled because some products may contain a cancer-causing chemical.<p>In an ongoing investigation, the Food & Drug Administration has expanded the swath of the recall of the drug valsartan, which is used to treat high blood pressure and heart …

Valsartan

This is the easiest way to make creamy homemade mac and cheese

Thanksgiving.comMac and cheese is one of the all-time great American comfort foods, not to mention BBQ sides. But it’s kind of a pain to make. If you …

Comfort Food

Stephen Colbert's 'Trump makeup tutorial' involves lavish amounts of bronzer and baloney

Stephen Colbert has mocked Donald Trump's "glistening" appearance at a rally in Ohio over the weekend, saying the president looked like "C-3PO …

Donald Trump

Jim Carrey: My Trump cartoons are response to 'nightmare'

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Jim Carrey says his cartoons pillorying the Trump administration are a civilized response to what he called an unfolding "nightmare."<p>Carrey told a TV critics' meeting Monday that his sketches may veer into crassness but are a creative way to express his political …

Donald Trump

Woman with disability says nail salon turned her away, Walmart cashier paints her nails on break

After a woman with cerebral palsy said she was denied service at a nail salon, a Walmart employee stepped in to help.<p>Ebony Harris, a cashier at a Walmart store in Burton, Michigan, offered to paint Angela Peters' nails on her break. A nail salon reportedly turned Peters away because her hands …

Disability

Insanely Amazing Jalapeno Cheese Dip Recipe

"Take this delicious, 5-minute prep, jalapeno cheese dip to BBQs, cookouts, parties, or any other occasion. This dish will make you the most popular …

Now the Trump administration wants to limit citizenship for legal immigrants

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is expected to issue a proposal in coming weeks that would make it harder for legal immigrants to become citizens or get green cards if they have ever used a range of popular public welfare programs, including Obamacare, four sources with knowledge of the plan …

Immigration

Hollywood Has Voted To Remove Donald Trump's 'Walk Of Fame' Star

Pointless? Yes. Will it make him furious? Also yes<p>It looks like Donald Trump’s controversial presence on the Hollywood Walk of Fame could be coming to an end.<p>His star has already been pick-axed twice over the course of his presidency, and now the West Hollywood City council has voted unanimously to …

Donald Trump

Morning Digest: Trump endorses notorious voter suppression crusader to become Kansas' next governor

Primary Day<p>● <b>Election Day: O'Connor, Where Art Thou?</b>: Tuesday brings us another exciting night, with key contests to watch in Kansas, Michigan, …

Government

The Best Blueberry Recipes to Make Right Now

The first order of business when blueberries hit the market in early summer is getting my fill (and then some!) by eating them straight from the …

Breakfast

The Best Pork Chops Aren’t Actually Chops

What if I told you the best grilled pork chop in the world is actually not a chop at all, but sliced pork shoulder? Marbled with and surrounded by fat, the crown jewel of winter braising could soon become the hero of summer grilling. No, not by smoking a large hunk of meat for 64 hours in an …

Seafood

Elementary school hires four-legged staff member

An elementary school in the Hyde Park Central School District of New York will welcome its first four-legged "staff member" this year.<p>Milano, a two-year-old golden retriever/Labrador mix, is a certified facility dog through Educated Canines Assisting with Disabilities (ECAD).<p>Milano will use his …

Hyde Park

The NRA claims actions by New York state are harming its finances. Governor Cuomo's response: 'Too bad'

<b>(CNN) —</b> In a lawsuit against Governor Andrew Cuomo and the state of New York, the National Rifle Association says it will have to close its headquarters, shut down its online media presence and stop holding rallies and conventions if it is stymied by the state from doing business with banks and …

New York State

Disgraced Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio told Sacha Baron Cohen he'd accept oral sex from Trump

Sacha Baron Cohen's ritual humiliation of prominent Republicans has once again borne fruit — and this time it's in the form of Joe Arpaio .<p>In the latest episode of Baron Cohen's satirical sensation "Who is America?" the actor posed as a Finnish YouTuber called OMGWhizzBoyOMG (real name: Ladislas …

Sacha Baron Cohen