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    Kansas Grandmother Receives Racist Letter Complaining about Her Bi-Racial Grandkids

    WICHITA, Kan. — A Kansas woman says someone sent her a letter complaining about her grandchildren – because they are black. The handwritten letter was in Nancy Wirths’ mail and the letter writer said they were moving because of her bi-racial Caucasian/African-American grandkids. “I thought it was a joke,” she said. “We love the neighborhood and the people who have supported us behind this.” “There’s no need for us to move, but if the people who wrote the letter need help packing, I’m sure we […]

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    State Troopers Care for Baby Found Covered in Vomit During DUI Stop

    WEST VIRGINIA – It must have been a heartbreaking sight during a routine traffic stop — a baby in the backseat, covered in vomit. But no worries, because West Virginia state troopers knew just what to do. The baby was found after troopers pulled over a suspected drunk driver earlier this week in Princeton, Lt. Michael Baylous told CNN affiliate WCHS. Since the 1-year-old was drenched in vomit, the child was taken back to headquarters. There, trooper D.C. Graham cleaned […]

  • File-Teenagers who are physically active are less likely to abuse opioids, according to a study published in the journal Pediatrics.

    Heroin Laced with Elephant Tranquilizer Hits the Streets

    (CNN) — The American heroin epidemic has become more dangerous, as reports of heroin laced with carfentanil are being reported throughout the country. Carfentanil is the most potent opioid used commercially, 10,000 times stronger than morphine. It is a version or analogue of fentanyl, the painkiller that most recently made headlines with its role in the death of pop star Prince. Carfentanil can slow breathing significantly. It’s not approved for human use but is used commercially to sedate large animals, […]

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    AIDS Drug That Started Price Outrage Still Costs 2,500% More

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Outrage over the massive EpiPen price hike feels like deja vu. A year ago, America was in shock when a drug called Daraprim that’s used by some AIDS and transplant patients skyrocketed overnight from $13.50 to $750 a pill. Hillary Clinton tweeted that the 5,000% spike was “outrageous” and amounted to “price gouging.” Nothing about the drug itself had changed except this: a new company — Turing Pharmaceuticals — had bought the rights to distribute it. […]

  • MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 14:  Dwayne Johnson attends the HBO "Ballers" Season 2 Red Carpet Premiere and Reception on July 14, 2016 at New World Symphony in Miami Beach, Florida.  (Photo by Aaron Davidson/Getty Images for HBO)

    ‘The Rock’ is Hollywood’s Highest Paid Actor

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is crushing the competition as Hollywood’s highest paid actor. The action star and former WWE wrestler tops Forbes list for biggest male acting moneymakers of 2016, released Thursday. Raking in $64.5 million, Johnson more than doubled his 2015 earnings, and took the title from last year’s holder, “Iron Man” star Robert Downey Jr., who dropped to eighth place this year with $33 million. The number two earner on this year’s list, Jackie […]

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    ‘The Flying Bum’ Crashes After Second Test Flight

    LONDON — The world’s largest aircraft crash landed at the end of its second test flight on Wednesday. The 300-feet long Airlander 10 nosedived on its return to an airfield north of London after spending more than an hour and half in the air. “The Airlander experienced a heavy landing and the front of the flight deck has sustained some damage which is currently being assessed,” Hybrid Air Vehicles, the British company behind the aircraft, said in a statement. The […]

  • Rescue and emergency services personnel searches for victims with a dog in the central Italian village of Amatrice, on August 24, 2016 after a powerful earthquake rocked central Italy.


    Italy Earthquake Leaves 247 Dead; Rescuers Racing Against Time

    SALETTA, Italy — At least 247 people were killed after a 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck central Italy Wednesday, according to Italy’s Civil Protection Department. In the small Italian towns hit hard by earthquake that struck in the middle of the night, rescuers feverishly dug through the rubble of downed homes and apartments looking for survivors. In one such rescue, shown on CNN affiliate Sky TG24, a firefighter in Amatrice clawed at the rubble, trying to get to a little girl. He pulled […]

  • Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks with CNN's Christiane Amanpour during a CNN Town Hall. (Courtesy: CNN)

    Clinton on Foundation Attacks: ‘I Know There’s a Lot of Smoke, and There’s No Fire’

    Hillary Clinton slammed Donald Trump and issued a strong defense of the Clinton Foundation Wednesday amid the Republican nominee’s claims that she used public office for personal gain. Speaking to CNN’s Anderson Cooper in her first national news interview in nearly a month, Clinton pushed back against Trump’s accusations and issued perhaps her most succinct answers on her use of a private email server during her time leading the State Department. “What Trump has said is ridiculous,” Clinton said. “My […]

  • Spruce trees attacked by the bark beetle. The beetle bores into the trunk and feeds and breeds beneath the bark.

    Bark Beetles: How Tiny Tree Killers Have Worsened California’s Wildfires

    A decade ago, Ben Ray had hoped to ease into retirement at his two-story wooden house nestled in the heart of the Sequoia National Forest. But the 79-year-old central California general contractor, who built homes for his future neighbors in Sierra Nevada Mountain communities such as Ponderosa and Pierpont, and his wife, Michelle, haven’t had the luxury of relaxation. That’s because hundreds of once verdant pine and cedar trees, stretching far beyond their 5 acre spread, have perished at a […]