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  • Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta bring back their iconic ‘Grease’ characters

    (CNN) — For one night, it was 1978 again. John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John recreated their iconic “Grease” characters, Danny and Sandy, on Friday night in West Palm Beach, Florida. The pair came to town for a sing-along of the movie and a Q&A session at the Coral Sky Amphitheatre. It’s the first time the two have been in costume since they first made the movie more than 40 years ago, Newton-John wrote on Instagram. Both actors posted a photo of their […]

  • Mother appalled by Kentucky governor’s pardon of child murderer

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (WLEX) — Former Gov. Matt Bevin pardoned more than 400 convicts, and some of those decisions are causing controversy. One of those cases involves a Lexington man convicted of killing his 6-week-old son. LEX 18 talked with the baby’s mother who is appalled by the release. Kurt Smith was 17-years-old when his infant son, Blake, was murdered. Smith was watching the newborn and claimed he dropped the child on a hard floor. The jury did not buy his […]

  • ‘Vegan’ sneakers set to be next sustainable products trend in 2020

    Eco-friendly meatless food products shook up the fast-food industry in 2019. Experts say next year’s game-changing trend in sustainable consumer goods may be plant-based — or “vegan” — athletic shoes. Last week, Reebok, owned by Adidas since 2005, unveiled the design for its first plant-based running shoe, the Floatride GROW, which is expected to hit store shelves in the fall of 2020. The upper part of the shoe is made primarily from eucalyptus. Its soles are made from castor beans and […]

  • Report: 13-year-old suspect told police he watched as friends slashed Barnard freshman

    (CNN) — A 13-year-old suspect in the deadly stabbing of Barnard College freshman Tessa Majors told police he watched as two friends grabbed and robbed her before one of them slashed her, according to a published report. Details of the crime emerged at a Manhattan Family Court hearing for the boy on Friday, according to the New York Times, which reported the juvenile is accused of felony murder for allegedly participating in the deadly robbery. On Wednesday, when the popular 18-year-old college freshman […]

  • Virginia woman hangs free clothing on ‘giving tree’ to help neighbors in need

    NORFOLK, Va. (WTKR) — Some people hang ornaments on a tree for the holidays, but at the corner of Fisherman’s Road and Woodcock Street in Norfolk, Kandi Philipp is hanging coats for kids. “It’s a crêpe myrtle tree, and I use it to hang clothing for kids and people—adults that might be in need or know someone who is,” says Philip. She even has a name for her neighborhood hang rack. “I call them ‘giving tree’ because I put stuff […]

  • Thousands of chunky, squirming innkeeper worms wash up in Point Reyes

    (CNN) — A horde of large, fat worms descended upon a central California beach, spooked out of their burrows by a bomb cyclone. Wildlife enthusiast David Ford captured the foreboding scene, which looks as though a plane full of frankfurters flung open the hatch and let the dogs rain down upon the unassuming shore. What were these alien creatures, and why’d they end up on shore? Ford sent his quandary and the surreal images of the Drakes Beach shore to Bay Nature […]

  • Scientists have discovered deepest point on land

    (CNN) — A new study shows that the deepest point on land is under the Denman Glacier in East Antarctica. Glaciologists at the University of California, Irvine, were mapping the area only to find that the trough under the glacier went far deeper than they had imagined. The trough is about 3.5 km (about 2 miles) below sea level but there is no ocean water there. Instead, it is filled with ice flowing from the interior of the ice sheet […]

  • FBI arrest suspected bank thief after he posts picture of stolen money on social media

    (CNN) — If you’re systematically stealing money from a bank vault, it may not be a good idea to post the evidence on your social media pages. A bank employee in Charlotte, North Carolina, allegedly stole $88,000 from the bank’s vault, according to a release from the United States Attorney’s Office Western District of North Carolina. And he wasn’t bashful about advertising to his social media followers the life of luxury he was funding. The release said a criminal indictment was unsealed […]

  • When a coffee shop owner went into hospice, a competitor worked there for free to help out

    (CNN) — Dave McAdams and his wife, Tina, opened their coffee shop in Oak Grove, Oregon, a year ago, but he’s been an active part of the community for years as a youth pastor, a baseball coach, the Rotary Club and even the Portland Ghostbusters group. So, when Dave went into hospice care with terminal cancer, loyal customers of The Local Coffee Company and people in the community wanted to help. He has inoperable cancer in his lymph nodes and doctors say […]

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