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  • Report: America just had its lowest number of births in 32 years

    America’s fertility rate and the number of births nationwide are continuing to decline. The number of births for the United States last year dropped to its lowest in about three decades, according to provisional data in a new report from the National Center for Health Statistics at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “Even though the number of births we’ve seen in 2018 is the lowest that we’ve seen in 32 years, the total fertility rate is at […]

  • Sandra Bland’s own cellphone video of 2015 Texas traffic stop surfaces

    Family members are calling to reopen a criminal investigation into Sandra Bland’s death in a Texas jail cell with the surfacing of her own arrest video. Bland, who was found to have committed suicide three days after the July 2015 arrest in Waller County, is heard asking a state trooper why she is being apprehended as he orders her out of her car. He finally aims a stun gun at her at close range, shouting, “Get out of the car! I […]

  • Hiker rescued after being lost for four days in Utah national park

    BRYCE CANYON, Utah – What was supposed to be a two-hour hike at a Utah national park turned into a four day struggle for survival. Like many other people, John Wiersema hit the trails in Bryce Canyon National Park looking for an adventure. “Go for a short hike and just enjoy the weather and enjoy the scenery,” Wiersema said. He embarked on his two-hour hike last April 29, but it quickly turned into more than he bargained for. “I just […]

  • Amy Schumer and husband welcome ‘royal baby’ boy

    Hours after the  Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced the birth of their son, another royal announcement was made. Actress and comedian Amy Schumer posted on Instagram Monday, “10:55 pm last night. Our royal baby was born,” with a photo of proud dad and husband Chris Fischer leaning down to kiss Amy as she holds their boy. View this post on Instagram 10:55 pm last night. Our royal baby was born. A post shared by @ amyschumer on May 6, […]

  • Florida woman pulls gator from pants when cop asks if she has ‘anything else’

    PUNTA GORDA, Fla. – Wildlife officials are now investigating after a woman pulled an alligator out of her pants during a traffic stop in Florida, according to the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office. The bizarre gator-smuggling case came to light after deputies asked the woman, who has not been publicly identified, a standard law enforcement question: “Do you have anything else?” The 25-year-old woman then pulled foot-long reptile out of the yoga pants she was wearing, according to WBBH. She also […]

  • Pregnant woman says boyfriend died shielding her after man opened fire

    MILWAUKEE – Lexi Rivera says her boyfriend gave his life to shelter her and her unborn child when a man started shooting into their white sedan Friday afternoon as they drove in Milwaukee. “We were holding hands, he just looked at me and covered me,” Rivera said. Her boyfriend, 22-year-old Jose Rodriguez, died in the shooting, but Rivera said she suffered only a minor injury to her leg thanks to his selfless act. “We didn’t have a chance,” Rivera said, recalling […]

  • Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, has given birth to a boy

    Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has given birth to a boy, she and Prince Harry announced on their Instagram account Monday. “We are pleased to announce that Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex welcomed their firstborn child in the early morning on May 6th, 2019. Their Royal Highnesses’ son weighs 7lbs. 3oz,” it said. “The Duchess and baby are both healthy and well, and the couple thank members of the public for their shared excitement and support […]

  • These Michigan women found messages in a bottle from day before 9/11. Now they’re looking for the authors.

    FENNVILLE, Mich. – A mother and daughter stumbled upon a message in a bottle from just one day before the world changed forever during a weekly beach walk along Lake Michigan. “We always walk between these two parks right here because there’s always a lot of litter washed up,” Amy Gasaway said. Gasaway and her daughter Amanda Butler call themselves “beachcombers.” They enjoy searching for beach glass, driftwood and other treasures on the beach at West Side County Park. During […]

  • Bud Light launches rainbow pride bottles in support of LGBTQ Pride

    ST. LOUIS – Bud Light announces special packaging for LGBT Pride Month. The brewery says Bud Light will be sold in Rainbow Pride bottles for a limited time. The beer company, in partnership with LGBTQ media organization GLAAD, launched its first-ever rainbow aluminum bottle to celebrate World Pride. The brewery says the Rainbow Pride bottles will be only for a limited time. The commemorative aluminum bottles support GLAAD, The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation. According to the press release, […]

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