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  • David Cassidy, ‘Partridge Family’ Superstar, Has Died at Age 67

    David Cassidy, the wildly popular ’70s heartthrob who shot to fame when he starred and sang in TV’s “The Partridge Family,” has died, according to his publicist. “On behalf of the entire Cassidy family, it is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our father, our uncle and our dear brother, David Cassidy. David died surrounded by those he loved, with joy in his heart and free from the pain that had gripped him for so long. Thank […]

  • The Worst Day for Mall Diamonds in 25 Years

    (CNN Money) — Kay, Jared and Zales’ diamonds are losing their sparkle. Sales fell at the three mall-based affordable jewelers. Parent company Signet warned that profit heading into next year will be light. Hurricanes and weak sales on engagement and wedding rings led to a “challenging” quarter, CEO Virginia Drosos said on Tuesday. Revenue fell $30 million during the quarter ending in late October, pushed lower by a 7% decline at Kay. A customer service mishap contributed to Kay’s slowdown. […]

  • Meet ‘Oumuamua’, the First Observed Interstellar Visitor to Our Solar System

    On October 19, the Pan-STARRS 1 telescope in Hawaii spotted something strange zooming through our solar system. It turned out to be a visitor from beyond our solar system, and it’s unlike anything astronomers have seen before. It is the first observed object from outside our solar system, according to a study published Monday in the journal Nature — and, as the researchers call it, an “oddball.” At first, astronomers thought the rapidly moving faint light was a comet or an asteroid […]

  • US Official: Additional Remains of Sgt. La David Johnson Found in Niger

    (CNN) — Additional remains have been discovered of Sgt. La David Johnson who was killed in the October 4 ambush by ISIS fighters in Niger, according to a US official. The remains were recovered by a US military and FBI team that traveled to the area. Johnson’s family was notified on Monday the official said. An armed forces medical examiner confirmed the remains were Johnson’s. The remains were discovered at the site where Johnson’s body was recovered. There has been no […]

  • CBS News Fires Charlie Rose

    CBS News said Tuesday that Charlie Rose’s contract has been terminated. An internal memo says the decision “followed the revelation yesterday of extremely disturbing and intolerable behavior.” CBS did not immediately name a replacement for Rose. Rose has been one of three hosts of “CBS This Morning” since 2012 and is also a contributor to “60 Minutes.” PBS and Bloomberg also suspended airings of Rose’s nightly interview show after the Washington Post published an article Monday about women who said […]

  • $20,000 Reward Offered in Case of Slain Border Patrol Agent

    Authorities are scrambling to find whoever killed a Border Patrol agent and hope a $20,000 reward will help lead them to the assailant. Rogelio Martinez, 36, and his partner were patrolling near Interstate 10 in southwest Texas, US Customs and Border Protection said. They were responding to activity near the border, but CBP officials would not say what type of activity. At some point, Martinez and his partner suffered severe injuries. Martinez died Sunday morning, and his partner was in […]

  • Trial of Undocumented Immigrant in Kate Steinle Killing Nears End

    Jose Ines Garcia Zarate was playing his own “secret version of Russian roulette” when he fired into an unsuspecting crowd and killed Kate Steinle on a San Francisco Pier two years ago, the prosecution told a jury on Monday. Garcia Zarate, 45, a Mexican citizen and undocumented immigrant, had time to think about his actions as he sat in a chair on San Francisco’s Pier 14 for 23 minutes on July 2015, lead prosecutor Diana Garcia said during closing arguments […]

  • Charlie Rose Suspended by CBS After 8 Women Accuse Him of Sexual Harassment

    Charlie Rose was suspended by CBS on Monday after eight women accused him of sexual harassment, with allegations including groping, unwanted sexual advances and inappropriate phone calls. The Washington Post broke the news on Rose, a co-host on “CBS This Morning,” “60 Minutes” correspondent and the star of an eponymous PBS interview program. It published claims from the women — three of whom went on the record — in a story that became the latest to allege that a member of […]

  • 9-Year-Old Cancer Patient Whose Christmas Wish Went Viral Passes Away

    PORTLAND, Maine — When 9-year-old cancer patient Jacob Thompson’s family found out he only had one month to live, they decided to “fast forward” Christmas by asking people to send Jacob Christmas cards. Jacob passed away Sunday, but not before he had received thousands of cards from around the world. In a Facebook post Monday, Jacob’s family wrote that they are grateful to everyone who sent him Facebook messages and cards. “You brought Jacob joy, and you brought us all […]