John Kasich Predicts The End Of The Two-Party System

Ohio Governor John Kasich has predicted the end of the two-party system in the United States. During a Sunday interview, the 2016 presidential candidate said the Democrats and Republicans have both failed to address “people’s deepest concerns and needs.” In his opinion, a multi-party system could provide a wider range of options — and may […]

Italian Alps: Migrants Build Igloos To Help Boost Local Economy

African migrants, who were assigned to live in the village of San Simone in the Italian Alps, are doing their part to help boost the local economy. Restaurant owner Davide Midali said a handful of the migrants volunteered to build six large igloos — which are expected to increase tourism in the struggling region. In […]

Charles Manson: Legal Battle Delays Burial Of Cult Leader’s Remains

Charles Manson died on November 19, 2017. However, an ongoing legal battle has delayed the infamous cult leader’s burial. At this time, a total of four separate individuals have claimed rights to Manson’s estate and his remains. The proceedings have also been delayed amid questions about the proper venue. In 1971, Charles Manson was convicted […]

Girls Scout Cookies: 2018 Flavors And Where To Buy Them

The 2018 Girl Scout Cookie season has begun, and this year’s flavors were recently confirmed by the Girl Scouts of The United States Of America. Although the highly-anticipated cookies are manufactured by two separate companies, fans will appreciate the return of all their favorite flavors. As explained on the organization’s official website, Girl Scouts began […]

Alzheimer’s Disease: Anxiety Could Be An Early Indication Of Debilitating Disease

Alzheimer’s disease could be linked to anxiety, according to a recent study published in The American Journal of Psychiatry. Although researchers have not determined whether anxiety actually causes Alzheimer’s disease, higher levels of beta-amyloid proteins were detected in the brains of patients with both conditions. As described by, Alzheimer’s disease is a form of […]

Takata Corporation Recalls 3.3 Million More Vehicles Due To Possible Airbag Malfunction

Takata Corporation has announced the recall of an additional 3.3 million vehicles, which could have defective airbags. Since 2016, the Japanese company recalled an estimated 34 million vehicles due to a possible malfunction — which causes airbags to violently explode. According to the United States Department of Transportation, the faulty airbags have caused more than […]

Teresa Bradley: Florida Mayor Arrested For Using Falsified Handicapped Parking Permits

Davenport, Florida, Mayor Teresa Bradley was arrested last week on several criminal counts related to falsified handicapped parking permits. According to reports, the 60-year-old woman stole the identifications of several deceased residents. She then obtained handicapped parking placards in their names and used them to unlawfully park in spaces reserved for the disabled. Authorities from […]

Trump Expected To Slash Grand Staircase Escalante And Bears Ears National Monuments

President Donald Trump will reportedly announce a reduction of the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase Escalante National Monuments early this week. According to a map, which was leaked to numerous media outlets and environmental organizations, the monuments could lose up to 85 percent of their current acreage. Environmentalists are concerned that if the land is […]

Puerto Rico: Residents Forced To Make Tough Decisions Amid The Aftermath Of Hurricane Maria

Residents of Puerto Rico, who are still reeling from the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria, are being forced to make difficult decisions about their future. With few resources, tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans are facing the grim reality that they may not have an opportunity to rebuild their homes, or their lives, for many […]

‘Dame Of Dish’ Liz Smith Dies At Age 94

Liz Smith, who was commonly referred to as the “Dame of Dish,” has died at the age of 94. Smith’s literary agent and friend, Joni Evans, confirmed the journalist died in her Manhattan, New York, home on Sunday. However, her cause of death had not been confirmed at this time. A native of Fort Worth, […]

Women’s March Event In Detroit Draws 4,000 Supporters To Cobo Center

A Women’s March event at Detroit’s Cobo Center drew nearly 4,000 supporters last weekend. Organizers confirmed the first annual Women’s Convention was a continuation of the January 2017 Women’s Marches, which boasted millions of participants throughout the world. The 2017 Women’s March on Washington, which took place on January 21, was initially intended to raise […]

Massive Vegetable Recall Prompted By Listeria Fears

A massive vegetable recall, which was announced by the United States Food and Drug Administration last week, was prompted by listeria concerns. As stated in the official announcement, a variety of products, including chopped vegetables and salad mixes, could be contaminated with the deadly bacteria. According to the FDA, the voluntary recall was initiated by […]

Lake Pontchartrain: Kenner, Louisiana, Oil Rig Explosion Injures Six

An explosion on a Lake Pontchartrain oil rig injured six people on Sunday evening, according to officials with the Kenner, Louisiana, Police Department. One other person, who has not been identified at this time, remains missing. Authorities confirmed the explosion occurred at approximately 7:18 p.m. Although the cause of the blast is still under investigation, […]

Scafell Pike: Hikers Stranded After Smoking Too Much Marijuana

A group of Scafell Pike hikers was stranded after they smoked too much marijuana and became “incapacitated.” Authorities said the four men were rescued from the 3,209-foot peak without further injury. However, the rescue operation took three hours and risked the lives of numerous emergency personnel and volunteers. As reported by Telegraph, the Cumbria Police […]

Sean Spicer Makes Controversial Emmy Appearance

Former White House Press secretary Sean Spicer roasted President Donald Trump, and himself, during a surprise appearance at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards. Although he has been largely silent following his departure from the White House, Spicer’s performance suggests he managed to maintain his sense of humor amid a barrage of criticism that threatened to […]

Krispy Kreme: Pumpkin Spice Glazed Doughnuts To Return — For One Day Only

Krispy Kreme pumpkin spice glazed doughnuts will return to shelves on Friday, September 8. Unfortunately, the highly anticipated confections will only be available for one day. According to the official announcement, which was shared via social media, the pumpkin spice glazed doughnuts will be available at all United States Krispy Kreme locations — with the […]

‘Old Farmer’s Almanac’ Publishes 2017-2018 Winter Weather Predictions

The Old Farmer’s Almanac has published its annual long-range forecast, including the much-anticipated 2017-2018 winter weather predictions. Although the accuracy of the forecast is debatable, the publication’s long-term predictions remain popular among many farmers and those who are simply curious about future weather patterns — and the impact they may have on their lives. As […]

Liberty University: Graduates To Return Diplomas In Protest Of Donald Trump

Dozens of Liberty University graduates have vowed to return their diplomas in an effort to protest the Lynchburg, Virginia, university’s support of Donald Trump. According to the “Return Your Diploma to LU” Facebook page, alumni are being encouraged to mail their diplomas, via USPS, to the office of Jerry Falwell Jr. on September 5, 2017. […]

Ohio State Fair: Deadly Ride Accident Blamed On ‘Excessive Corrosion’

A deadly accident at the Ohio State Fair was the result of “excessive corrosion,” according to a spokesman for the ride manufacturer. As stated in the official report, the corrosion weakened an interior beam on the Fire Ball ride and ultimately caused it to break apart and crash to the ground. The devastating incident, which […]

Federal Aviation Administration Ordered To Review Airline Seat Sizes

The Federal Aviation Administration does not currently regulate the size of or distance between airline seats. However, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has ordered the FAA to revisit the possibility. The petition, which was filed by Paul Hudson and the Flyers Rights Education Fund, suggests airlines have decreased seat […]

Texas School District Approves Paddling As A Form Of Punishment

A Texas school district has voted to use paddling as a form of punishment when students misbehave. According to reports, trustees for the Three Rivers Independent School District endorsed the new policy in a unanimous vote of 6-0. Although corporal punishment remains a point of heated controversy, Texas is one of 15 states that allows […]

Chris Christie: Beach Closed Amid Government Shutdown Remains Open For Governor’s Family

Chris Christie’s beach vacation has become a point of controversy and heated debate. According to reports, the New Jersey Governor and his family spent the Fourth of July weekend at a state park — which he closed to the public just hours before his vacation began. On Friday, Christie signed an executive order to shut […]

Robert LaVoy Finicum: FBI Agent Joseph Astarita Indicted On Charges Related To Oregon Standoff Death

Robert LaVoy Finicum was shot and killed by Oregon State Patrol officers on January 26, 2016. According to reports, the 54-year-old man was the spokesperson for a group of protestors — who occupied the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge from January 2, 2016, to February 11, 2016. More than one year after Finicum’s shooting death, a […]

Giant Squid: Paddle Board Rider Captures And Kills Rare Sea Creature

A giant squid alarmed a paddle board rider when it approached him and his wife off the shore of Melkbosstrand, South Africa. As seen in a video, which was posted on Facebook, the creature swam around the man and his wife before wrapping its massive tentacles around 39-year-old James Taylor’s paddle board and prompting him […]

Kissing Bugs In Texas Raise Concerns About Chagas Disease

The number of kissing bugs in Texas has increased steadily in recent years. As a result, residents are concerned about a rare but serious illness called Chagas disease. Worldwide, an estimated 6 million to 7 million people have been infected with the potentially life-threatening illness. Although a majority of the infections are reported in Latin […]

Ticks In Ohio: What You Need To Know About The Disease Carrying Pests

The number of ticks in Ohio is expected increase substantially due to an unusually mild winter. As the pests are often infested with bacteria and parasites, health officials are warning residents to take precautions to avoid being bitten and to recognize symptoms associated with tick-borne illnesses. Ticks are small, pear-shaped, parasitic arachnids, which feed on […]

George Brinkman: Ohio Man Suspected In Five Homicides

George Brinkman was arrested on Tuesday morning following an eight-hour standoff with the Brunswick, Ohio, police department. According to reports, the 45-year-old man is suspected in the homicides of five people, who authorities identified as Rogell E. John II, Roberta R. John, Suzanne Taylor, Taylor Pifer, and Kylie Pifer. On Sunday, June 11, authorities were […]

Georgia DOC Inmates Donnie Rowe And Ricky Dubose Allegedly Kill Two Guards And Escape, Manhunt Ensues

Two Georgia Department of Corrections inmates are being sought after allegedly killing two guards and escaping a prison transportation bus. Authorities said Donnie Russell Rowe, 43, and Ricky Dubose, 24, should be considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached or confronted. On Tuesday morning, Baldwin State Prison inmates Donnie Russell Rowe and Ricky […]

Otto Warmbier: Former U.S. Student Released From North Korea, Is Reportedly In A Coma

Otto Warmbier was released from a North Korean prison on Tuesday and is currently being transported back to the United States, according to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. The former American student was arrested and detained in January of 2016 for allegedly committing a “hostile act” while touring the volatile country. According to reports, the […]

Frank Lloyd Wright Homes Are Popular With Tourists, But Difficult To Sell

Frank Lloyd Wright passed away on April 9, 1959. However, he remains one of the most influential and revered architects in the world. Throughout his career, the Wisconsin native was credited with designing more than 1,000 structures — which included churches, museums, office buildings, and residential homes. Although a number of the structures have become […]

Google Homepage And Search Easter Eggs To Keep You Busy This Summer

Google’s homepage and search engine have numerous Easter eggs, which could lead to hours of fun or simply wasting time. In addition to playing a number of vintage arcade games, users can explore lesser-known Google subpages, trigger amusing search engine results, use a variety of useful tools, or even change Google’s interface to a fictional […]

Lee Kaplan Found Guilty Of Abusing ‘Sister Wives’

Lee Kaplan was found guilty of sexually abusing his six “sister wives,” who were reportedly underage when they were forced into the unusual relationship. On Tuesday, the 55-year-old man, who is a self-proclaimed profit, was convicted of 17 criminal counts, including sexual intercourse with a minor, indecent assault, and rape of a child. According to […]

Cash Freeman: Oklahoma Man Shoots And Kills Neighbor Who Was Trying To Drown Infant Twins

Cash Freeman is being hailed as a hero for shooting and killing his neighbor — who was reportedly holding his estranged wife at knifepoint and attempting to drown his infant children in a bathtub. According to reports, Leland Foster was holding his three-month-old twins under water when Cash shot him twice in the back. Although […]

Why Are Ticks So Bad This Year? CDC Warns 2017 Could Be One Of The Worst Summers In Recent Years

Health officials are warning ticks and tick-borne diseases could be specifically bad in 2017. But, why are ticks so bad this year? According to the CDC, there are numerous reasons for a rise in tick activity and a subsequent increase in diseases and infections caused by the blood-sucking arthropods. However, this year’s increase is being […]

Kissing Bug: Are Chagas Disease Deaths Underreported?

Kissing bug disease, or Chagas, is not common in the United States. However, a recent study, which was published in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, suggests Chagas-related deaths may be underreported. Triatomine bugs, which are commonly referred to as “kissing bugs,” are nocturnal insects — which feed on the blood of birds, mammals, and reptiles. The […]

Todd Kohlhepp: Accused Serial Killer Pleads Guilty To Seven Murders

Todd Kohlhepp, who is a suspected serial killer, pleaded guilty to seven counts of murder on Friday. Although he was facing the death penalty, the 46-year-old man will be sentenced to seven consecutive life sentences without the possibility of parole — per a plea agreement. Authorities confirmed the former realtor confessed to killing at least […]

Seth Rich: How A Man’s Murder Became A Bizarre Conspiracy Theory

Seth Rich, who worked for the Democratic National Committee, was shot and killed in the early morning hours of July 10, 2016. According to reports, the 27-year-old man was walking toward his Washington, D.C., home when he was approached by an unidentified person or persons and shot twice in the back. Rich’s family confirmed he […]

Mount Everest: Three Climbers Die, One Remains Missing

Three Mount Everest climbers died over the weekend, including a American, an Australian, and a Slovakian. Authorities confirmed a fourth climber, who is from India, has been missing since Saturday. According to reports, a record number of mountaineers have attempted to reach the infamous summit this season. Although the conditions are rarely “ideal,” witnesses said […]

2017 UFO Festivals Expected To Draw Record Crowds

The UFO Festival in McMinnville, Oregon, began on May 18 and is scheduled to conclude on May 21. Although it is advertised as the country’s “second largest” ailen festival, the event is expected to draw nearly 10,000 attendees to the region. In contrast, July’s Roswell UFO Festival, which remains the largest alien festival in the […]

Sheriff David Clarke: Controversial Law Enforcement Official To Join Department Of Homeland Security

Sheriff David Clarke, who heads the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Department, has reportedly accepted a position with the United States Department of Homeland Security. Although DHS has not confirmed the appointment, sources said the controversial sheriff would serve as the department’s Assistant Secretary for Partnership and Engagement. Despite the fact that he is a registered Democrat, […]

Lita Milan: The Unusual Life Of A Hollywood Actress Who Is Now Living In Exile

Beginning in 1954, Lita Milan appeared in dozens of television series and starred in a number of hit films. Although she was a beautiful and talented woman, who was often compared to Kim Novak and Zsa Zsa Gabor, Milan walked away from her acting career in 1959 and has been living in exile for nearly […]

Yellowstone: $10,000 Reward Offered In Death Of Rare White Wolf

A rare white wolf was shot and fatally wounded at Yellowstone National Park between April 10 and April 11. Although hikers found the wolf alive, representatives with the National Park Service confirmed she was ultimately euthanized due to the severity of her wounds. As stated in a May 11 news release, authorities believe the rare […]

Some Painkillers Linked To Heart Attack Risk.

Painkillers were linked to an increased heart attack risk, according to a study published in the British Medical Journal. As stated in the meta-analysis, which was led by epidemiologist Michèle Bally, patients who were prescribed larger doses oral non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs were more likely to suffer from acute myocardial infarction within 30 days of first […]

Horacio Villegas: ‘Messenger Of God’ Claims World War 3 Will Begin On May 13

Horacio Villegas, who is commonly referred to as the “Messenger of God,” is confident that World War 3 will begin on May 13. Although the self-proclaimed prophet has not provided proof of his claim, Villegas predicted Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential win. He also predicted that the new president “would attack Syria” and would clash with […]

H.H. Holmes: Did The ‘Devil In White City’ Fake His Own Execution?

H.H. Holmes was executed by hanging on May 7, 1896. Per his request, the convicted killer’s body was buried 10 feet deep and his coffin was encased in concrete. More than 120 years later, Holmes’ grave is being exhumed amid rumors that he faked his own execution and subsequent death. A native of Gilmanton, New […]

Terrill Thomas: Milwaukee Jury Recommends Criminal Charges In Inmate’s Dehydration Death

Terrill Thomas was found dead in a Milwaukee County Jail cell on April 24, 2016. An autopsy later determined the 38-year-old man, who was mentally ill, died of “profound dehydration.” Further investigation into the incident revealed the inmate was denied access to fresh water for nearly one week prior to his death. Officials confirmed Terrill […]

Burt Reynolds Attends Tribeca Film Festival, Fans Are Concerned About Actor’s Frail Appearance Burt Reynolds made a rare appearance at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival on Saturday — where his latest film, Dog Years, premiered. Although the 81-year-old actor needed assistance walking down the red carpet and paused to sit on a stool, Reynolds said he was delighted to see so many fans and friends at the […]

Tiller, Oregon: Small Town For Sale For $3.85 Million

The entire town of Tiller, Oregon, is for sale for $3.85 million. According to the official listing, the 257-acre town includes 29 parcels — which can be used for agricultural, commercial, residential, or natural resource purposes. In addition to a church, a school, a general store, and a post office, the town already has seven […]

Donald Trump To Sign ‘Buy American, Hire American’ Executive Order

Donald Trump will sign the “Buy American, Hire American” executive order during a trip to the Snap-on tool headquarters in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Tuesday. Although the specific text of the order is not available, it is expected to increase enforcement of existing laws, adjust existing trade agreements, and overhaul guest-worker programs — including the H-1B […]

MOAB Death Toll: 94 ISIS Fighters Reportedly Killed By ‘Mother Of All Bombs’

The MOAB death toll in Afghanistan has reached 94, according to Nangarhar provincial spokesman Attaullah Khogiani. Although the number of casualties may increase in the coming days, officials are confident that no civilians were killed by the so-called “mother of all bombs.” In a Friday interview with CNN, Khogiani confirmed the casualties were limited to […]