• NBC May 17, 2016

    Living Long: Centenarians' Secrets for Living Over 100 Years

    When it comes to living long, people who’ve lived to be 100 years old get asked is “what’s your secret?” But their keys to longevity seems to be as varied as their lives are long. Though genetics may be the true reason some people lives stretch over a century and those who have lived the longest, past and present, swear...

  • NBC May 13, 2016

    Fla. Woman Blind for 23 Years Regains Sight

    Mary Ann Franco, 70, of southwest Florida was blind for 23 years. The former nurse lost her vision in 1993 after a car crash caused her to have a stroke. But after falling on uneven tiles in her home, Franco needed surgery to realign her spine. She woke up in the hospital and immediately noticed something different — she could see.

  • NBC Aug 22, 2016

    Family Dog Bitten by Rattlesnake While Protecting 7-Year-Old

    A Florida family’s rescue dog did some saving of his own this week.

  • NBC May 2, 2016

    Sports Authority to Auction Assets on May 16

    National retail chain Sports Authority’s future looks pretty bleak. The company announced in early March that it planned to close 140 of its 463 stores and filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Delaware, using the store closings to attempt to save its finances. But just last week, Sports Authority indicated it’s giving up on that plan and choosing to...

  • United States Apr 15, 2016

    Passover at the Mosque: NYC Jews, Muslims Hold Multifaith Seder

    A week before the important Jewish holiday of Passover, New Yorkers of various faiths gathered April 14 to celebrate it — in a mosque.

  • Donald Trump Apr 22, 2016

    Candidates and Climate: Where Presidential Hopefuls Stand on the Environment

    In the heat of the presidential race, climate change has mostly received a cold shoulder from candidates. While as much as 70 percent of Americans believe that climate change is real and that humans are contributing to it, according to a Monmouth University poll from January, the issue of global warming has rarely come up in stump speeches or during...

  • NBC Mar 21, 2016

    Boy Steals Concrete Mixer for High-Speed Joyride: Deputies

    A cement truck joyride turned into a high-speed pursuit after a Minnesota boy stole the concrete mixer near the town of Kasson, authorities say. The boy took the truck about 3 p.m. Sunday from a contractor who had left the keys in the vehicle, according to a news release from the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities tried to pull over...

  • NBC Mar 21, 2016

    WATCH: 11-Year-Old Steals Cement Truck

    An 11-year-old allegedly stole a cement truck and led police on a high-speed chase through neighborhoods in Dodge Center, Minnesota, reaching speeds of up to 70 mph in a chase that was captured on bystanders’ cell phone cameras.

  • Kanye West Mar 9, 2016

    Kanye West Says: ‘No More CDs From Me'

    According to Kanye West, it may be time to throw out those CD players. West went on another one of his now-infamous Twitter rants to reveal something else about his future music plans. In a string of tweets Monday afternoon, West announced he will no longer be releasing music on CDs.

  • food May 13, 2016

    St. Patrick's Day Recipes: Food and Drink Tips to Add Some Irish Flavor to Your Party

    Celebrating St. Patrick’s is the perfect excuse to throw an Irish-themed party.These food and drink recipes will help you add some authentic and modern flavor to your St. Patrick’s Day festivities.

  • India Mar 1, 2016

    Watch Elephant Throw Vehicles Like Toys in India

    An elephant in a remote Indian village was videotaped on a rampage, tossing and damaging about 27 vehicles last Thursday.

  • India Mar 1, 2016

    Watch Elephant Toss Vehicles Like Toys in India

    According to reports five elephants were tethered and being kept for a religious festival in a remote village when one of the animals broke free and went on a rampage attacking nearly 27 vehicles parked near a temple. No injuries were reported.

  • actor Feb 22, 2016

    Charlie Sheen's HIV Disclosure Had Big Online Impact: Study

    Actor Charlie Sheen was called a lot of things during his bad-boy days. Until now, public health promoter wasn’t one of them. Sheen’s revelation that he’s infected with the AIDS virus prompted the greatest number of HIV-related Google searches recorded in the United States since 2004, and more than 1 million of them involved public health-related information.

  • NBC Feb 19, 2016

    AMC Theaters Accused of Discriminating Against the Blind

    A group of blind movie patrons filed a federal class action suit this week againt national movie threater chain AMC Theaters, arguing it has discriminated against blind people, NBC News reports. Their lawsuit claims the national theater chain does not sufficiently provide and maintain audio devices and other equipment that aids the visually impaired that attend the movies. The plaintiffs...

  • NBC Feb 19, 2016

    ‘Fire Tornado' Flares Up in Missouri

    High winds caused problems for fire crews battling a blaze in South Platte, Missouri, at one point forming into a “fire tornado.” Authorities said the fire is on prison property and was sparked by a lawn mower. It has burned 1,500 acres.

  • NBC Feb 19, 2016

    Baby Dolphin Dies at Hands of Beach-Goers in Argentina: Officials

    A baby dolphin died on a beach in San Teresita, Argentina last week after beach-goers passed the animal around for pictures. According to the Argentina Wildlife Foundation (AWF), two Franciscan dolphins were taken from the water, and at least one of the animals died.

  • NBC Feb 19, 2016

    McDonald's to Start Selling Beer in South Korea

    South Korean burger-lovers will soon be able to pair their favorite fast food with a refreshing beer, NBC News reports. McDonald’s will be offering customers an option of beer with a “premium” burger at the South Korean location. Starting Feb. 22, the “Signature Burger,” which costs about US $6, can be upgraded to come with a choice of draft beer...

  • NBC Feb 19, 2016

    Watch: ‘Firenado' Scorches in Missouri

    A “firenado” formed in Missouri on Wednesday as a massive brush fire swept through Platte County, burning more than 1,000 acres of land amid whipping winds. The fire took over 75 firefighters about eight hours to subdue the flames, according to NBC affiliate KHSB. Whirling winds caused some of the flames to swirl up in tornado-like funnels, catching the eyes...

  • Singer Aug 22, 2016

    Beyonce, Lady Gaga Compete With QBs For Most-Searched During Super Bowl

    Football’s game of the year always brings talk-worthy moments, and Super Bowl 50 did not disappoint. According to Google Trends data released Monday, musical guests held their own with star quarterbacks Peyton Manning and Cam Newton as some of the most-searched moments of the game.

  • California Jan 22, 2018

    Whoops: Broncos Logo Painted In Wrong End Zone

    NFL grounds crew may have forgotten that another team was playing Peyton Manning’s Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 50. On Jan. 26, the grounds crew mistakenly painted the Broncos logo in the wrong end zone at Levi’s Stadium while readying the field for next Sunday’s big game. The error didn’t go unnoticed on Twitter. By the day’s end, all was...

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