• Zookeepers Are Recreating Chris Pratt's Pose in 'Jurassic World'

    Published: Fri, Jun 19, 2015

    There’s a new viral photo fad that’s sweeping the world in the wake of "Jurassic World’s" blockbuster opening, PetaPixel.com reports. One of the heavily publicized scenes from the film shows actor Chris Pratt with a few dinosaurs inside an enclosure. Now real-life zookeepers (and ordinary folk) at major zoos around the world are doing their best to recreate that shot in humorous parody photos. Here are some of the best ones that have been making the rounds so far...

  • Little girl from Longmont inspires random acts of kindness all over the world

    Published: Fri, Jun 19, 2015

    LONGMONT, Colo. – A little girl from Longmont is inspiring random acts of kindness all over the world. Maddy Grayless was a spunky curious 8-year-old. She played soccer and had dreams of becoming a paleontologist, cupcake baker and a singer. Two weeks ago she got a nosebleed that would not stop. Her parents brought her to the emergency room. After a night of testing, Maddy was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma, a deadly form of bone cancer. Doctors gave her two months to live.

  • South Carolina's Confederate Flag Not Lowered to Half-Staff After Church Shooting

    Published: Fri, Jun 19, 2015

    In solemn tribute to the nine people gunned down at a Charleston church , two flags atop the statehouse in Columbia, South Carolina, were lowered to half-staff on Thursday, says NBC News. But in a bewildering display, a Confederate flag on statehouse grounds is still flying high. It wasn't an oversight. It's because of state law, according to reports.

  • Brian Williams in first interview: 'I said things that weren't true'

    Published: Fri, Jun 19, 2015

    In his first interview since being suspended from NBC Nightly News, Brian Williams admitted to and apologized for past mistakes, telling TODAY's Matt Lauer, "I said things that weren't true." "It has been torture," Williams said, of the months since he was suspended. "Looking back, it has been absolutely necessary. I have discovered a lot of things. I have been listening to and watching what amounts to the black box recordings from my career. I've gone back through everything — basically 20 years of public utterances."

  • KOCO: Drive-by shooting in Oklahoma City kills 1 person

    Published: Fri, Jun 19, 2015

    Oklahoma City police said one person died after a drive-by shooting late Thursday night, KOCO reports. Officers were called to the area of NW 10th and Klein around 11:45 p.m.

  • Arnold Schwarzenegger pranks fans at Madame Tussauds

    Published: Thu, Jun 18, 2015

    Once you've been the Governor of California, there's only one thing left on your bucket list: be a wax figure at Madame Tussauds, Mashable reports. Arnold Schwarzenegger decided to live out his dream — in the name of his charity, the After-School All-Stars program — by donning his Terminator: Genisys make-up and pranking fans in West Hollywood.

  • Airport employees take kid's lost tiger on a big adventure

    Published: Thu, Jun 18, 2015

    RoadWarriorVoices.com reports a 6-year-old boy named Owen Lake had just boarded a flight to Houston when he realized that he’d somehow lost his stuffed tiger, Hobbes, in the Tampa International Airport. The boy’s mother called the airport as soon as the family landed in Texas and, thankfully, learned that Hobbes had been found and would be waiting for them when they returned to Florida.

  • 'The Blind Side' football star claims the movie hurt his career

    Published: Thu, Jun 18, 2015

    Remember "The Blind Side," that feel-good weepy family drama that won Sandra Bullock an Oscar for her blonde Southern football mom? USA TODAY reports the movie may have been a boon for Bullock’s career, but for the football player at the center of the movie…not so much. Michael Oher, whose real-life rags-to-riches story inspired the 2009 movie, told ESPN that "The Blind Side" has adversely affected his career.

  • Second woman in Walmart brawl charged

    Published: Thu, Jun 18, 2015

     A second woman involved in the Walmart brawl that took place in a Beech Grove store June 4 is now facing charges, USA TODAY reports. Court documents state that Rebecca Mills has been charged with disorderly conduct for her participation in the incident.

  • You know you want to try Burger King's new red cheeseburgers

    Published: Wed, Jun 17, 2015

    Because black cheeseburgers apparently weren't strange enough, Burger King is selling bright red cheeseburgers in Japan, Mashable reports. The fast food chain will debut the Aka Burger — aka means red in Japanese — in stores on July 3, the Wall Street Journal reports.

  • Kid heroes rescue babies from burning home

    Published: Wed, Jun 17, 2015

    Two boys ran into a burning mobile home and rescued two of four children in Orange County, Florida Tuesday morning, WFTV reports.

  • South Bend, Indiana, mayor comes out as gay

    Published: Wed, Jun 17, 2015

    The mayor of South Bend, Indiana, came out as gay in his local newspaper on Tuesday, saying his decision to go public was based on the growing acceptance of gay rights in the United States, Reuters reports. "Any day now, the Supreme Court will issue a decision on same-sex marriage that will directly affect millions of Americans," Democrat Pete Buttigieg wrote in an essay in the South Bend Tribune.

  • Susan Sarandon Proud to Have a Son Who Wears Dresses

    Published: Wed, Jun 17, 2015

    Susan Sarandon is proud that her son wears a dress sometimes, Good Morning America reports. The Oscar winner told People magazine that her son Miles likes to "colors outside the lines" of gender roles.

  • 'Girl Meets World' Sneak Peek: Watch Shawn and Angela Reunite for the First Time in 15 Years!

    Published: Wed, Jun 17, 2015

    It's finally here! Back in February, ETonline was the first to break the news that Trina McGee would be heading to Disney Channel's smash series "Girl Meets World" to reprise her role as Angela Moore -- aka Shawn Hunter's (Rider Strong) long lost love, ETOnline reports. Now we're debuting the exclusive sneak peek of Shawn and Angela's highly anticipated reunion, and it's guaranteed to give all "Boy Meets World" fans some serious feels!

  • It's Not A Rat, KFC Swears

    Published: Wed, Jun 17, 2015

    If this thing tastes like chicken, it's for a braver soul to find out. The Huffington Post reports a California man made waves on Facebook after posting a photo of an oddly shaped cutlet that he claims to have received in a three-piece meal from a Los Angeles KFC on Friday. As of Thursday afternoon, the image had been shared more than 121,000 times.

  • Indiana's Antonio Allen charged with dealing heroin, meth, cocaine

    Published: Wed, Jun 17, 2015

    Indiana safety Antonio Allen has been suspended indefinitely after his Tuesday arrest on multiple felony drug-dealing charges, CBS Sports reports. Per the Indianapolis Star, Allen has been charged with two Level 2 felonies: dealing heroin over 10 grams with a firearm and dealing cocaine. A Level 2 felony conviction carries a prison sentence of 10-30 years.

  • Chart: The animals that are most likely to kill you this summer

    Published: Wed, Jun 17, 2015

    Are you afraid of sharks? You should be, what with their insatiable appetite and 15 rows of serrated teeth and the way they lurk in that murky area just offshore where you can't see the bottom and you can't move quickly and, oh God, did something just brush up against my leg? If we want to properly contextualize shark attacks, we need to compare sharks to their peers -- bears and gators and the myriad other fanged barbed and venomous creatures that could sting us or bite us or otherwise ruin our day. To that end, Christopher Ingraham gathered the statistics on animal-caused fatalities in the U.S. between 2001 and 2013. On average, here's how many Americans were killed by various animals each year over that period ...

  • Rachel Dolezal: I cried reading Caitlyn Jenner's story — it 'resonated'

    Published: Wed, Jun 17, 2015

    Rachel Dolezal, the former NAACP chapter president accused of pretending to be black, said she cried while reading about Caitlyn Jenner's journey to becoming a woman because it "resonated" with her, says TODAY. "I cried. Because I resonated with some of the themes of isolation, of being misunderstood — to not know if you have a conversation with somebody, will that relationship then end because they have seen you as one way," she said in an exclusive interview with Savannah Guthrie that aired Wednesday.

  • Nearly Five Dozen Animals Rescued From NW OKC Home

    Published: Wed, Jun 17, 2015

    Nearly five dozen animals were rescued Tuesday from an Oklahoma City home around N.W. 150th Street and May Avenue, News 9 reports. Everything from doves to dogs were taken and put into the care of OKC Animal Welfare, which said it has had an eye on this home for a few years ...

  • Taylor Swift Meets Girl With Down Syndrome Who Is Fighting Cancer After Viral Campaign

    Published: Tue, Jun 16, 2015

    Victoria Marsh is a 13-year-old girl from Delaware who loves swimming and Taylor Swift. She also happens to have Down syndrome, BuzzFeed reports.Last year, the teen began complaining of ankle pain. After going to the doctor, the family learned she had osteosarcoma, a form of bone cancer.




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