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  • Former White House staffer becomes Twitter sensation with very first post

    Gary Lee had zero tweets to his name as of Jan. 12th. That changed in a big way on Jan. 13, when he posted this series of tweets about his Korean heritage and suddenly became Twitter famous, reports Yahoo News. Lee once worked as a staffer in the Obama White House, and in one of the tweets, he explains that he visited the Oval Office on his last day in 2011, and Obama greeted him by saying “hello” in Korean. Official photographer Pete […]

  • Florida boy dies of rabies after sick bat scratches him

    ORLANDO – An experimental procedure couldn’t save the life of a 6-year-old Florida boy who died Sunday after contracting rabies from a bat, his father told Today. Using the Milwaukee protocol, doctors placed Ryker Roque into a medically-induced coma in hopes that his body would fight off the deadly virus. Ryker became infected after his father, Henry Roque, found a sick bat, put it in a bucket and told his son not to touch it. “So, apparently he put his […]

  • Why you’ll want to double check your paycheck in February

    NEW YORK – You’ve probably heard by now that the new tax reform bill will hit your paycheck as soon as February. But the change may not accurately reflect your ultimate tax bill. About 90% of people will see more take-home pay, according to the U.S. Treasury. That may sound like great news, but here’s the problem: There’s a chance you’ll end up with too much money in your paycheck — meaning you’ll either be stuck paying it back at tax […]

  • Parents say 6-year-old hallucinated, tried to jump from window after taking Tamiflu

    ALLEN, Texas – Parents of a 6-year-old in Texas say their daughter had hallucinations and tried to harm herself after taking a dose of Tamiflu, according to KTVT. The little girl took the medicine to treat the flu. Her family, who wanted to remain anonymous, said they were shocked by her alleged reaction to the common medication. They said she started seeing things that weren’t there, running out of school and doing at least one thing that could have resulted […]

  • Man’s attempt to hold in sneeze leaves him with ruptured throat

    ENGLAND – If you are about to sneeze — even if you are in a quiet place — doctors would advise you to let it rip. A 34-year-old unnamed man in Britain learned that lesson the hard way and had to spend two weeks in the hospital due to his resulting injury. That’s according to a case report with the cringe-inducing title “Snap, crackle and pop: when sneezing leads to crackling in the neck.” The report was published Monday in […]

  • Travelers warned of possible measles exposure at Chicago’s O’Hare airport

    CHICAGO – A passenger arriving on an international flight at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport last Wednesday may have exposed some people in the airport to measles, health officials say. While they stress there is no current risk to the public, the Illinois Department of Public Health said in a statement that anyone inside O’Hare between 6:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. on January 10 may have been exposed to the measles virus. On January 10, a passenger on an international flight with […]

  • ‘Don’t be alarmed if there’s a body down there,’ Sinkhole reveals hidden room below family’s garage

    Idaho Falls, ID — An Idaho family got more than they bargained for when a giant hole opened up in the floor of their garage. Early Tuesday morning around 4 a.m. Brittany Bush and her husband woke up to loud noise. At first, they thought someone was trying to break into their house but, after not finding anything, they went back to bed. Later that same day, Brittany went to the garage and found what had made the noise. “As […]

  • A dozen siblings found ‘starving,’ some chained inside California home, after teen escapes: Sheriff 

    PERRIS, Calif. – Two Southern California parents are being held on $9 million bail each after a horrific discovery at a residence in Perris over the weekend – 13 malnourished siblings held captive amid dirty conditions, including some children shackled to beds, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department said Monday. An investigation began after a 17-year-old girl “escaped” from her home in the 100 block of Muir Woods Road and called 911 early Sunday morning to report that her 12 brothers […]

  • Dolores O’Riordan of The Cranberries dead at 46

    LONDON — Dolores O’Riordan, the lead singer of The Cranberries, has died at 46, her publicist has confirmed in a statement. “The lead singer with the Irish band The Cranberries was in London for a short recording session,” Lindsey Holmes, O’Riordan’s publicist, said in the statement. The statement continued: “Family members are devastated to hear the breaking news and have requested privacy at this very difficult time.” The singer’s cause of death is not known at this time. The Cranberries […]