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  • Robert Champion

    Man Gets 4 Years for Hazing Death of FAMU Drum Major

    (CNN) — It’s been nearly four years since Robert Champion walked onto a bus full of fellow members of the famed FAMU Marching 100 band and didn’t walk out alive. Since then, several of his bandmates have paid for his death — a result of hazing — in court. And on Friday, Caleb Jackson joined them. The 26-year-old Jackson was sentenced to 48 months for his role in Champion’s death. He could have been sentenced to 10 years, his lawyer […]

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    Man Charged With Pointing Laser Into Airliner Cockpit, Los Angeles Cops Say

    (CNN) — A man was arrested in Los Angeles after he pointed a “powerful green laser light” into the cockpit of a commercial airliner — and then did the same thing to a police plane searching for the offending light, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said in a press release posted Friday on its Facebook page. A commercial pilot told authorities his cockpit was illuminated by a light several times Thursday night while flying over the Lancaster area, the […]

  • An escaped king cobra was reported today to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) by its owner, a licensed and bonded individual. 
The privately owned nonnative, venomous snake was reported to have escaped in the 4800 block of North Apopka Vineland Road in Orlando. The snake is approximately 8 feet in length and is green and yellow in color. A permit is required to possess a king cobra and owners are required to report escaped animals immediately.
This photo is an example of the type of snake FWC is looking for.

    Trappers Try to Lure King Cobra With Dead Snakes

    (CNN) — It takes a snake to catch a snake. At least to catch a king cobra. Officials with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission have set traps with dead snakes as bait in hopes an 8-foot long king cobra missing in Orlando, Florida, will be snared looking for its next meal. The deadly snake has been missing since Wednesday when it escaped from its cage on Mike Kennedy’s property on North Apopka Vineland Road. The snake escaped from […]

  • A national drone racing competition is being held in Sacramento.

    Drone Slams Into Seating Area At U.S. Open; Teacher Arrested

    NEW YORK (CNN) — Tennis balls were not the only thing flying Thursday night at the U.S. Open, where a small drone crashed into a seating area during a match. The remote-controlled aircraft whizzed above players Flavia Pennetta and Monica Niculescu before slamming around 8:30 p.m. into an empty area at Louis Armstrong Stadium, the United States Tennis Association said in a statement. No one was hurt, according to the USTA. And while the match paused briefly, it didn’t slow […]

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    Force Friday: ‘Star Wars’ Merch for Any Taste

    (CNN)– A galactic celebration is commencing: Force Friday is nigh. Like Black Friday for “Star Wars” aficionados, Friday will see several new products hitting stores, many based around “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” out December 18. Since the original film’s release in the late 1970s, “Star Wars” has been as much about merchandising as about the movies themselves (as Mel Brooks famously noted). And once again, Lucasfilm, Disney and their many partners will prove that the Force is with “Star […]

  • Indianapolis' Lucas Oil Stadium played host to the NCAA Men's Final Four on April 4 and 6, 2015. (CNN)

    College Athletes Finally Getting Some Cash

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — When college football players return to the field this week, they’ll have a little bit more cash in their wallets. For the first time, the NCAA this year is allowing schools to give cash stipends to cover the cost of things like late-night snacks, student fees, laundry money and movies. Scholarships cover the core expenses of college such as tuition and room and board. The new stipends are supposed to close the gap between scholarship money […]

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    Some Kids Using ‘Secret’ Apps to Hide Photos from Parents

    BLOUNT COUNTY, Alabama¬†(CNN)– The app police have struck again. An Alabama prosecutor posted a warning for parents about a photo-hiding app for smartphones — and her video went viral. Pamela Casey, the district attorney for Blount County (population 58,000), published the warning on her office’s Facebook page. It has attracted 1.4 million views since Tuesday. Casey showed parents how to identify the app, Private Photo (Calculator%) on their children’s smartphones. The app appears to be a simple calculator, but by […]

  • The standard advice: Never do it. Unless someone dies. Then it's okay. (Courtesy: Kacy Belew/CNN Money)

    Stress at Work is Just as Bad as Secondhand Smoke

    (CNN) — Workplace stress isn’t just annoying — it’s as bad for your health as secondhand smoke, according to a new study by researchers at Harvard Business School and Stanford University. “When you think about how much time individuals typically spend at work, it’s not that surprising,” says study co-author Joel Goh, an assistant professor of business administration at Harvard Business School. The report compiled evidence from 228 other studies, and found that high job demands increased the odds of […]

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    Stress at Work Just as Bad as Secondhand Smoke, Study Says

    Workplace stress isn’t just annoying — it’s as bad for your health as secondhand smoke, according to a new study by researchers at Harvard Business School and Stanford University. “When you think about how much time individuals typically spend at work, it’s not that surprising,” says study co-author Joel Goh, an assistant professor of business administration at Harvard Business School. The report compiled evidence from 228 other studies, and found that high job demands increased the odds of having an […]