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  • 50-Pound Nose Stolen Off Family’s Porch

    PORTLAND, Ore. (KPTV) — Some siblings in Portland’s Eastmoreland neighborhood put their piggy bank money together – $6.27 to be exact – hoping the reward money will get a stolen nose back home. The 50-pound nose was taken from the front porch of the southeast Portland home either Sunday night or Monday morning. The Albert family kids just put up fliers in their neighborhood about their stolen nose. Sayer, Dylan and Cannon want their family’s porch decoration back. “Like, literally, […]

  • Subway Robbery Suspect Returns to Restaurant for Sandwich

    NORCROSS, Ga. (WGCL) — Police are searching for a robbery suspect who after holding up a Subway restaurant, forgot his sandwich and returned to retrieve it. Police say 34 year-old Zachary Miller was waiting for a sandwich at the Subway location on Medlock Bridge Road when he jumped over the counter, demanded cash and opened the cash register. He was able to obtain about $100. He then realized he had left the sandwich inside and went back to get it. […]

  • PrEP Can ‘Significantly’ Reduce HIV Rates Across Populations, Study Says

    HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis or PrEP, the use of drugs to prevent HIV infection, among men who have sex with men can significantly reduce new infections across an entire population of men, a new study finds. Based on introduction of the intervention, HIV infections diagnosed in men who have sex with men in the Australian state of New South Wales fell by a quarter — 25.1% — in one year in the research, published Wednesday in the journal the Lancet. Diagnoses fell from […]

  • Texas High School Students Won’t Graduate Unless They Watch Video on How to Interact With Police

    Starting this school year, English, history and math, are not the only classes required to graduate high school in Texas. A new state law requires students in grades nine through 12 to receive a class, paired with a 16-minute video, that aims to teach them how to deal with law enforcement during a traffic stop. Known as the Community Safety Education Act, Senate Bill 30 was signed into law by the 85th Texas Legislature to help ease tensions between police and students in the […]

  • Stephen Hawking Concludes ‘There Is No God’ in Final Book

    There is no God — that’s the conclusion of the celebrated physicist Stephen Hawking, whose final book is published Tuesday. The book, which was completed by his family after his death, presents answers to the questions that Hawking said he received most during his time on Earth. Other bombshells the British scientist left his readers with include the belief that alien life is out there, artificial intelligence could outsmart humans and time travel can’t be ruled out. Hawking, considered one of the […]

  • Big Bird Puppeteer Retiring from ‘Sesame Street’ after Nearly 50 Years

    Caroll Spinney, the puppeteer who has portrayed Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on “Sesame Street” since the program’s 1969 premiere, announced Wednesday that he is stepping down from the roles. The news was made public via Sesame Street’s official Twitter account. “Big Bird brought me so many places, opened my mind and nurtured my soul,” Spinney said in a statement. “And I plan to be an ambassador for Sesame Workshop for many years to come. After all, we’re a […]

  • Canada Legalizes Recreational Marijuana

    Recreational marijuana is now legal all over Canada. As of 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, adults will be allowed to carry and share up to 30 grams of legal marijuana in public, according to a bill that passed the Senate in June. They will also be allowed to cultivate up to four plants in their households and make products such as edibles for personal use. Consumers must be at least 18 years old, and the production, distribution or sale of cannabis products is an […]

  • Chinese Star Fan Bingbing Seen in Beijing after Lengthy Disappearance

    Chinese film star Fan Bingbing has appeared in public for the first time since she vanished without a trace three months ago, sparking rumors that she had been disappeared by the Chinese Communist Party. In a video posted by Baidu News and shared on Weibo, Fan was shown leaving Beijing Capital International Airport on Monday night, wearing dark glasses to hide her face and followed by a man with a large black umbrella. Despite her attempts to slip in under […]

  • How ‘The Conners’ Dealt with Roseanne’s Departure

    Warning: This story contains spoilers about the series premiere of “The Conners.” So, Roseanne was right. Nearly five months since ABC’s much-publicized axing of its “Roseanne” revival from its lineup, the network on Tuesday premiered “The Conners,” a half hour spin-off framed around the fictional family of Roseanne Conner. In the first episode, Dan (John Goodman), Jackie (Laurie Metcalf) and Roseanne’s children are three weeks into dealing with the aftermath of her sudden death from what they believe to be a heart attack. […]