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  • A mother saved her young son's life seconds before losing her own on an escalator in China.

    Chinese mother saves son seconds before falling to death inside escalator

    Security camera footage has emerged of a mother saving her young son’s life seconds before losing her own on an escalator in China. The 30-second video begins innocently enough: As the escalator in a shopping mall almost reaches the top, a woman in a white shirt and black skirt lifts up her young son to get ready to step off. But as she does, a metal panel suddenly collapses under her feet and she falls into the gap. Struggling with […]

  • A Food and Drug Administration advisory committee on Tuesday recommended approval of a new type of experimental cholesterol-fighting drug that could be more potent and carry fewer side effects than statins, which are among the most prescribed drugs in the United States.

    FDA approves new cholesterol lowering drug

    ATLANTA — The FDA approved the new cholesterol lowering drug alirocumab, brand name Praluent, on Friday. The injectable drug, from Regeneron and Sanofi, is the first in a new class of drugs called PCSK9 inhibitors. The drug works by making the liver more efficient at getting rid of LDL, or bad cholesterol. Praluent is approved for patients with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia, or HeFh, which is an inherited condition that causes high LDL cholesterol levels. It is also approved for patients who […]

  • Coast Guard search-and-rescue crews continue the search for two boys reported overdue after not returning from their fishing trip in the vicinity of Jupiter, Florida, Saturday, July 25, 2015. Austin Stephanos (left) 14, and Perry Cohen (right), 14, are missing. The pair was last seen in the Jupiter area.

    Search continues for two 14-year-old boys who mysteriously disappeared while fishing off Florida coast

    JACKSONVILLE — The search for two 14-year-old boys who went missing on a Friday fishing trip has moved north and is focused off the coast of Jacksonville, Florida, the U.S. Coast Guard said Monday. Perry Cohen and Austin Stephanos were last seen around Jupiter, Florida, reportedly heading to the Bahamas to fish. The Coast Guard found their 19-foot boat Sunday, capsized 67 nautical miles (about 77 miles, or 124 kilometers) off Florida’s Ponce de Leon Inlet There was no sign of […]

  • Baby finally goes home after 345 days in North Dakota NICU

    FARGO, N.D. — A North Dakota boy finally goes home after spending nearly his first year of life in the hospital. Friday Trevor Frolek went home after 345 days in the hospital. When Becky Frolek felt something was wrong at 23-weeks of pregnancy, she feared the worst, and it happened. She delivered Trevor, who at the time was a one pound six ounce baby boy. “Especially from the night we did not think he would make it, to now, is […]

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    Magazine cover features 35 women telling their stories of alleged assaults by Bill Cosby

    NEW YORK — The latest cover of New York Magazine features 35 women who told the magazine their stories of being assaulted by Bill Cosby. The cover was first shared by the magazine on Sunday night and quickly went viral. 35 women speak about being assaulted by Bill Cosby, and the culture that wouldn't listen: http://t.co/H5dss5F2F4 pic.twitter.com/RCF0BWBrxA — New York Magazine (@NYMag) July 27, 2015 The story includes photos of each woman and their individual stories. Each woman’s story includes a […]

  • BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 12: Singer Whitney Houston (L) and Bobbi Kristina Brown arrives at the 2011 Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute To Industry Icons Honoring David Geffen at Beverly Hilton on February 12, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

    Bobbi Kristina Brown dies at 22

    ATLANTA (CNN) — Bobbi Kristina Brown, the 22-year-old daughter of the late singer Whitney Houston, has died, a Houston family representative said in a statement Sunday. “Bobbi Kristina Brown passed away Sunday, July, 26 2015, surrounded by her family,” the statement said. “She is finally at peace in the arms of God. We want to again thank everyone for their tremendous amount of love and support during these last few months.” Brown’s death comes some six months after she was […]

  • Dmail, a new Google Chrome plugin, gives you complete control over how long your recipient can view your email.

    Gmail messages can now self-destruct

    NEW YORK — Gmail just went all Snapchat on us. Dmail, a new Google Chrome plugin, gives you complete control over how long your recipient can view your email. This can prove a great asset for more secure communications or when discussing personal information. The Chrome extension adds a “Send with Dmail” button next to the regular “Send” button in any email you compose. This gives you complete control to revoke sent emails. But wait, doesn’t Gmail allow users to revoke […]

  • FILE -- Hulk Hoagan appears on CNN's "Larry King Live" on June 10, 2008.

    Hulk Hogan apologizes for racist remarks; WWE scrubs wrestling legend from website

    TAMPA, Fla. — Legendary wrestler Hulk Hogan issued an apology Friday after the National Enquirer released a transcript of statements he made that included racial slurs. The remarks were recorded in an “unauthorized sex tape,” according to the Enquirer, and included the n-word in reference to the dating life of his daughter, Brooke. He has since apologized. “Eight years ago I used offensive language during a conversation,” Hogan says in a statement. “It was unacceptable for me to have used […]

  • Jillian Johnson, 33, and  Mayci Breaux, 21, were shot and killed by John Russel Houser, 59, at the Grand Theater 16 inLafayette, Louisiana on July 23, 2015. Nine others were injured before the gunman took his own life.

    Two women, ages 21 & 33, killed in Louisiana movie theater shooting

    LAFAYETTE, La. — A gunman opened fire at a movie theater in Lousiana on Thursday evening, killing two people and injuring at nine others before shooting himself, officials said. The gunman, a 59-year-old “lone white male,” identified Friday morning as John Russel Houser,  fired his weapon “numerous times” before shooting himself at the Grand Theatre in Lafayette, city Police Chief Jim Craft told a news conference. Craft said investigators cannot yet determine motive of Louisiana theater gunman. The two people killed Thursday […]

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    Fourth-grader recognizes grandpa’s stroke thanks to science project

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. — A fourth grader used what she learned during a science fair project to save her grandpa’s life. Sophia Tabors entered her school’s science fair using a project on strokes. “My other grandpa had a stroke and during that stroke I’m like, ‘Well it’d be interesting to find out why strokes happen and what causes them,'” Tabors said. Tabors won a second place ribbon for her entry on stroke research but the real reward came two months later […]

  • Bison (Bison bison), Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, United States of America, North America (Credit: James Hager/Getty)

    Yet another Yellowstone tourist injured trying to take selfie with bison

    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK—Visitors to Yellowstone Park seem to be having trouble taking in the message that it’s not a good idea to get too close to the wild bison that roam the wilderness. The latest person to find out the hard way is a 43-year-old Mississippi woman who tried to take a selfie with one of the hairy beasts near a trail on Tuesday. She and her daughter turned their backs to the bison, which was about 6 yards away, […]

  • Sandra Bland

    In voicemail before her death, Sandra Bland asks questions others now seek to answer

    WALLER COUNTY, Texas — A Texas TV station says it has obtained a voicemail from a call Sandra Bland made from jail in which she told a friend that she couldn’t believe what was happening to her. The Illinois woman was charged with assaulting a public servant after a July 10 traffic stop in Texas turned confrontational. She was found dead in her cell three days later in what the medical examiner ruled a suicide by hanging. Her family disputes that […]