Kat O'Brien

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Who the hell is Ant-Man, and why should you care?

When Marvel released the first trailer for its upcoming Ant-Man film yesterday, it was followed by an echo of the same question many asked when the movie was initially announced: <i>Who?</i> Allow me to explain.<p><b>[Content Warning: domestic violence]</b><p>[<i>Note: This article is mostly about the Marvel Comics</i> …

Man drops cigarette, runs over own head

AURORA, Colo. — An unidentified Colorado man suffered life-threatening injuries Sunday morning when he jumped out of his vehicle to avoid being burnt by a lit cigarette he had dropped down the front of his jacket — and was run over by his own car.<p>The incident occurred on the 15900 block of East …

The Mysterious Fungus Infecting the American Southwest

Valley fever has been around for more than 100 years, and disproportionately affects poor farmworkers. For some, it becomes a lifelong illness, and doctors don't know why.<p>Last fall, Kirt Emery was on his motorcycle, cruising up the 99 freeway over the mountains from Santa Barbara to Bakersfield, …

Marijuana farmer suspected of starting Bully wildfire, officials say

A marijuana grower has been arrested on suspcion of starting the 4,000-acre Bully fire in Shasta County, officials said.<p>Freddie Alexander Smoke III, 37, of Sacramento was arrested Friday night on suspicion of recklessly causing a fire and marijuana cultivation, both felonies, the California …

Human Skulls Found in Shipment of Teddy Bears in Mexico City

World<p>A man was in custody Monday on charges of attempting to ship human remains to the U.S. for use in Santeria religious rituals after two "recently exhumed" human skulls were discovered inside teddy bears, Mexican authorities said.<p>The plush bears were uncovered June 7 in a package being inspected …

Ebola Outbreak Beyond Our Control, Doctors Without Borders Says

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), the medical organization treating Ebola patients in West Africa, says it has reached the …