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Animal Sighting Almost Too Rare To Be Believed

Wildlife officials struggled to believe a woman's claim — until she presented a photo.

Farmer's Killing Was 'Incomprehensible' — Until…

A small community has spent nearly 30 years searching for answers in a farmer's brutal killing.

Theme Park Forbids Screaming On Rides

Guests at one amusement park will soon be able to enjoy their favorite terrifying rides, but there's a catch --

Big Consequences For White Woman Who Called Cops…

The news came a day after a viral video drew outrage from all directions.

Zuckerberg Backs Trump In Fight Against Twitter

Facebook's creator is siding with the president in his fight against Twitter after his tweets began getting the fact-check treatment.

Entertainment Industry Mourns The Death Of…

The veteran TV and film actor died on Tuesday of complications from cancer. He was 87.

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Japan Theme Parks Can Reopen, But Screaming Is…

Riders may soon be able to enjoy the terrifying Takabashi ride at Japan's Fuji-Q Highland amusement park again—but they will be urged to wear masks and refrain from screaming during its 121-degree drop. The country's theme park operators have released new guidelines for reopening as Japan eases coronavirus restrictions,...

Connecticut transgender policy found to violate…

The U.S. Education Department's Office for Civil Rights has found a Connecticut policy that allows transgender athletes to compete in girls sports is illegal

Tiny Aquatic Snails 'Fly' Through Water

The Schmidt Ocean Institute recently tweeted video of a creature that looks like bird flying through the water of Australia’ Ningaloo Canyon.

Poll Reveals 50% of Americans Are Willing to Take…

Poll Reveals 50% of Americans Are Willing to Take a COVID-19 Vaccine As of May 27, there have been over 100,000 reported deaths related to COVID-19 in the U.S. The pandemic has infected over 1.7 million people in the country. A poll by the Associated Press-Norc Center for Public Affairs Research was conducted from May 14-18. Of the 1,056 adults who participated, one in five have no interest in getting the vaccine. 31% said they were not sure if they wanted the vaccine when it becomes available. One participant admitted they were afraid of side effects despite not being personally opposed to vaccinations. The survey also says that 61% of people believe a COVID-19 vaccine will debut sometime next year. President Trump has promised that by January 2021, there will be 300 million doses of a vaccine.

Salvadoran President Says 'Most Leaders' Take Drug

El Salvador's president says he's taking hydroxychloroquine—and says most of the world's other leaders are doing the same. "I use it as a prophylaxis. President Trump uses it as a prophylaxis. Most of the world's leaders use it as a prophylaxis," Nayib Bukele said at a press conference with...

The Pandemic Has Produced Epic Unemployment, But…

Business Insider reports Americans shouldn't count on getting a second stimulus check in June. Now that more than 39 million Americans are jobless, some lawmakers say the need for a second round of emergency payments is urgent. But despite pleas and exhortations from Democrats, Congress has yet to agree on another coronavirus relief package. In response, Republican lawmakers say they're more focused on getting people back to work and reopening the economy. Payments issued under the CARES Act gave $1,200 to individuals and $2,400 to couples, plus an extra $500 for children. But the money didn't last long. A survey revealed half of Americans spent their checks in about a week or less, or planned to if they hadn't received it yet.

Rogue fog bank obscures view at New York Harbor

You couldn't see anything from the other side due to this dense fog bank in Brooklyn, New York, on May 27. The bridge looks like it disappears into the fog.

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Aviva

Trailer for 'Aviva' starring Zina Zinchenko, Bobbi Jene Smith, Tyler Phillips, Omri Drumlevich, Mouna Soualem

China Passes New Hong Kong Law 2,878 to 1

A controversial bill aimed at quashing unrest in Hong Kong has received the rubber stamp from China's ceremonial legislature—it passed the National People's Congress Thursday by a vote of 2,878 to 1, with 6 abstentions, the AP reports. The Standing Committee of the Communist Party will now finalize...

Cops: Driver Rams Into Man Who Opened Fire on…

Police say an active-duty soldier "saved countless people" Wednesday when he thwarted a potential mass shooting on Centennial Bridge, which connects Kansas and Missouri. The 34-year-old soldier based at nearby Fort Leavenworth was in a vehicle on the bridge over the Missouri River around 11am when a man with multiple...

Pending home sales plunged 21.8% in April on a…

April had a record collapse in Americans signing contracts to buy homes

Wandering Bear Spotted In CA City's Downtown

A bear was spotted wandering around the downtown area of Colfax, California.

Travis Barker and Post Malone Are Writing New…

Travis Barker and Post Malone Are Writing New Music Together Barker performed 20 songs by Nirvana with Malone last month. They managed to raise over $500,000 for the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund. Barker has revealed that the pair are jamming and writing some new material together. Travis Barker, via statement Travis Barker, via statement Barker also admitted that he thought it was a joke when he was asked to learn 20 Nirvana covers in a matter of days for the live-stream. Travis Barker, via statement Travis Barker, via statement Travis Barker, via statement

Mary-Kate, Sarkozy Were 'Growing Apart.' Then…

A "surprising new detail" has emerged in the Mary-Kate Olsen/Olivier Sarkozy split saga , per News.com.au , and that's somewhat of an understatement. Olsen, whose emergency divorce petition had been denied earlier this month, was finally able to file for divorce Monday when New York courts opened amid the coronavirus...

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Disgruntled Employee Guns Down Coworkers At…

A run-of-the-mill business meeting in western France turned deadly on Wednesday. According to Newser, police say a man walked into the meeting and opened fire with a handgun. The man killed three people and injured a fourth at the quarry company near the town of Saint-Varent. Some thirty officers are now at the scene, but details are thin on the ground. A representative for the police said the shooter was on a work leave and apparently had been declared unfit to resume working. For all we know, it could be related to a love relationship, or it could be an act of madness related to a destabilized individual. French police representative

Big cooldown to follow record heat in Northeast

May will finish on a much cooler note following the recent stifling heat that enveloped the Northeast.