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CNN served with Sandmann lawsuit

CNN served with Sandmann lawsuit

Kentucky high school student Nick Sandmann has sued CNN for its reporting on a viral video controversy in January. The lawsuit, seeking damages of $275 million, follows Sandmann’s multi-million dollar lawsuit earlier this month against the Washington Post. Sandmann, a student at Covington Catholic High School, was videotaped on the National Mall in Washington D.C.,…MORE

Growing Up Football

Growing Up Football

Most football players in America are younger than high-school age. But there’s very little data tracking exactly how children get hit on the field. Focusing only on pre-high school aged players, the Virginia Tech Helmet Lab has published what they call the first-ever ratings showing how well youth football helmets protect against head injuries. The…MORE

Pilots transitioned to 737 Max 8 with self-administered online course

Pilots transitioned to 737 Max 8 with self-administered online course

Pilots transitioning to the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft from older 737 models were given a short, self-administered online course that made no mention of a new system now at the center of two crash investigations, pilots’ unions spokesmen for two American carriers told CNN. Pilots of Southwest Airlines and American Airlines took courses —…MORE

On Friday, Jimmy Carter becomes the oldest living former president ever

On Friday, Jimmy Carter becomes the oldest living former president ever

Jimmy Carter was the first US president to be born in a hospital. On Friday, he marks a new milestone as the oldest living former president ever. At 94 years and 172 days old, Carter will have passed the previous record held by the late President George H.W. Bush. “He and Mrs. Carter take walks,…MORE

Powerball grows to $625 million after no winners in latest drawing

Powerball grows to $625 million after no winners in latest drawing

Bad news: No one won Wednesday night’s Powerball drawing. Good news: Now you have a chance at an even bigger jackpot. There were no winners in the drawing on Wednesday night, so the next drawing will be Saturday. But instead of the previous jackpot of $550 million, Powerball says there will be an estimated $625…MORE

What happens when parents abuse and exploit children for internet fame?

What happens when parents abuse and exploit children for internet fame?

Machelle Hobson’s seven adopted children appeared in “Fantastic Adventures” nearly every week. They tried to steal cookies. They turned into superheroes. They had epic lightsaber battles. With nearly 800,000 subscribers and more than 250 million views on her YouTube channel, Hobson had the potential to make money off the series. It’s unclear exactly how much…MORE

Patriots owner Robert Kraft files a motion to stop public release of spa videos

Patriots owner Robert Kraft files a motion to stop public release of spa videos

Attorneys for New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and more than a dozen other defendants charged in a Florida prostitution sting filed a motion to stop the public release of surveillance videos and other evidence taken by police. Attorneys filed the motion Wednesday in Palm Beach County court. The State of Florida does not agree…MORE