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  • What will the weather be like for the eclipse?

    It’s probably the most anticipated weather forecast in recent memory. Millions of people across the United States are eagerly tuning in to their local meteorologists or refreshing their favorite apps, all hoping for the same thing: clear skies overhead Monday for the total solar eclipse. By now you have probably heard about the Eclipse of the Century, the first total eclipse to occur in the United States since 1979 and the first to cross from coast to coast in 99 […]

  • Teens rally for love and peace at Robert E. Lee monument in Virginia

    RICHMOND, Va. — A group of teens gathered to spread hope with a love-filled, peace rally near the Robert E. Lee monument on Monument Avenue in Richmond Thursday, according to WTVR. The rally was planned before the weekend events in Charlottesville and the wave of nationwide Confederate monument talk that followed. “It was a perfect time to showcase love and peace,” said Amiri Richardson-Keys, owner of the Arts Community Center. “We are getting an enormous amount of love, it’s unbelievable […]

  • Dad stuck on rising drawbridge says he was forced to clear gap in family SUV

    CAPE MAY COUNTY, N.J. – A man says he and his family are lucky to be alive after he had to slam on the accelerator, sending their car flying off the edge of a rising New Jersey drawbridge, over the gap and to the other side. Terrence Naphys said it happened Aug. 1 as they drove to Wildwood and Cape May, two popular resort destinations, to go shopping and eat. When they got to the Middle Thorofare Bridge they paid […]

  • Protesters topple Confederate monument in North Carolina

    The protest was organized in response to the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia over the weekend.

  • 94-year-old man builds swimming pool for neighborhood kids after wife’s death

    MORRIS, Minn. — A 94-year-old Minnesota man whose wife died after battling cancer built a swimming pool in his backyard for children in his neighborhood. Keith Davison’s wife of 66 years died last year, KARE 11 reports. “You just can’t imagine what it’s like,” he said. “You cry a lot. That’s just the way it is because she’s not here.” Davison then decided to do something different to fill his time. In the spring, the retired judge had an in-ground […]

  • A 106-year-old fruitcake found in Antarctica still looks ‘like new’

    It’s a good thing scientists weren’t especially hungry when they stepped inside one of the earliest structures built in Antarctica recently. On a shelf in a hut in Cape Adare sat a “perfectly preserved” fruitcake apparently untouched for more than a century, reports Stuff.co.nz. Made by British label Huntley & Palmers, the fruitcake was hidden inside a “severely corroded” tin taken from the hut as part of a conservation project encompassing several old huts built during a Norwegian expedition in […]

  • Video shows babysitters putting 7-month-old in refrigerator

    DANVERS, Massachusetts — Police in Danvers, Massachusetts found nothing funny about a baby put into a refrigerator. Officials say two teens put a crying 7-month-old into a refrigerator, closed the door, laughed, and then posted video on Snapchat. It happened Monday at a hotel in Danvers. The baby’s mother asked her niece and a friend to watch her daughter while she grabbed a shower. “I was horrified. I was in shock. I’m traumatized from that. I don’t want anyone near […]

  • Baby born weighing 12 ounces – tiniest ever at Maryland hospital – is finally home

    A Maryland baby born prematurely and weighing just 12 ounces is finally home after several months at the hospital.

  • Krispy Kreme creates solar eclipse-themed doughnut

    Krispy Kreme is taking its flavors to new heights to celebrate the upcoming solar eclipse.