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  • Walmart And Amazon Testing Online Grocery Orders And Delivery For Food Stamp Recipients

    (CNN) — Walmart, Amazon and grocery chains like ShopRite hope to tap into a lucrative new market: Food stamp recipients who want to shop for groceries online. For the first time, the US Department of Agriculture has given the green light for recipients of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, to use their benefits to buy groceries online and get them delivered to their homes, the agency said Thursday. The retailers are kicking off a two-year pilot in New York that will enable some of the […]

  • Read It Here: Mueller Report Released To Public

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNN/AP) — After years of investigating, the Department of Justice released a redacted copy of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report Thursday (April 18). The report is nearly 400 pages and covers subjects ranging from questions about Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election to whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice. Read or download a copy of the full redacted report here. Barr held an 8:30 a.m. news conference to present his interpretation of the report’s findings, before […]

  • It’s Now Legal For Your Meat To Have Trace Amounts Of Fecal Matter. Doctors Want To Change That

    (CNN) — This product “may contain feces.” That’s the label that one consumer rights advocacy group wants for the government to require meat distributors put on the food they send out to grocery stores. The recommendation is tongue-in-cheek, Deborah Press, an attorney for the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, tells CNN. The group represents 12,000 physicians whose mission includes promoting plant-based diets and ethical scientific research. But it gets at real concerns the PCRM has about the US Department of […]

  • Time Releases Its 100 Most Influential People Issue

    An Egyptian soccer hero and a sporting legend who just completed an improbable comeback. The first woman to be speaker of the house and the youngest woman elected to Congress. Special Counsel Robert Mueller and President Donald Trump. Those are just some of the individuals selected for this year’s edition of Time 100, the magazine’s annual list of the most influential people in the world. It marks the 16th year for Time 100, and the first under the magazine’s new owners, Marc and […]

  • Disney Donates $5 Million To Help Rebuild Notre Dame

    (CNN) — Disney is joining the efforts to help restore Notre Dame. Disney is donating $5 million in aid to help rebuild the 850-year-old cathedral after a fire severely damaged it this week, the company announced Wednesday. “Notre-Dame is a beacon of hope and beauty that has defined the heart of Paris and the soul of France for centuries, inspiring awe and reverence for its art and architecture and for its enduring place in human history,” Disney CEO Bob Iger […]

  • Beyoncé Releases Surprise New Album

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Beyoncé has surprised her fans by releasing a soundtrack to her Netflix documentary “Homecoming.” The 37-year-old superstar debuted “Homecoming: The Live Album” Wednesday, the same day a Netflix documentary exploring her historic performances at the 2018 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival was released. She was the first black woman to headline the event in which she paid tribute to America’s historically black colleges. The album features 40 tracks including “Single Ladies” and “Crazy in Love.” […]

  • 20 Years On, Columbine Survivors Tell Parkland Students: ‘We’re Sorry We Couldn’t Stop It.’

    (CNN) — Columbine and Parkland. Two high school massacres, two communities changed forever. Two fateful days, two decades apart. Tragic bookends in American history. In all, 30 lives lost: 13 in Colorado in 1999, 17 in Florida in 2018. Hundreds more survived the gunfire. Most escaped the bullets. Still, they carry invisible scars. Any loud sound can shatter their day: Sirens sounding, fire alarms ringing, a car backfiring. Time has done little to heal the triggers. Three recent suicides — […]

  • EBay Listing Of Rare Baby Tyrannosaurus Rex Angers Scientists

    (CNN) — The controversial listing for sale of a rare infant tyrannosaurus fossil has caused outrage in the normally sedate world of paleontology. Fossil hunter Alan Detrich posted an eBay listing for what may be the only fossil of its kind in the world, sparking major opposition from scientists. “Most Likely the Only BABY T-Rex in the World! It has a 15 FOOT long Body and a 21″ SKULL with Serrated Teeth!” reads the listing for the skeleton, which Detrich discovered near […]

  • Two Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Flavors Recalled Because Of Nut Labeling Issues

    (CNN) — The parent company of Ben & Jerry’s is pulling two ice cream flavors because of issues with nuts. Unilever is recalling some pint-sized containers of Ben & Jerry’s Coconut Seven Layer Bar bulk and Ben & Jerry’s Chunky Monkey because they may contain almonds, Brazil nuts and hazelnuts that aren’t declared on the product’s ingredient list or allergy information list, according to a statement from the Food and Drug Administration. People with allergies to these types of nuts may […]

  • College Student On A Trip To Arkansas Fell 100 Feet To Her Death While Posing For A Photo

    ARKANSAS (CNN) — A college student studying environmental science fell about 100 feet to her death while hiking on a class trip to the Ozarks, officials said. Andrea Norton, 20, was among a group of Briar Cliff University students who traveled to Hawksbill Crag in Arkansas’ Ozark National Forest on Sunday morning as part of a class activity, Newton County Sheriff Glenn Wheeler said. Witnesses said she repositioned herself for a photo and then fell, CNN affiliate KYTV reported. Wheeler said 61 […]

  • Marine Running In Honor Of Fallen Comrades Crawls To Finish Line Of Boston Marathon

    (CNN) — Micah Herndon proved that you never give up, no matter what, by crawling on his hands and knees to the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday. Herndon, of Tallmadge, Ohio, competed in the marathon as a tribute to the memories of three men he knew while he served as a Marine in Afghanistan. He told the Record-Courier in Portage County, Ohio, that whenever he feels like giving up he just repeats their names: Mark Juarez, Matthew Ballard and […]

  • French Billionaires, Companies Pledge $450 Million To Help Rebuild Notre Dame

    (CNN) — French billionaires and companies have pledged over $450 million to help rebuild Paris’ Notre Dame after the cathedral was badly damaged in a fire. The largest donation announced Tuesday was from LVMH Group, which owns Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior and Givenchy. The company and the family of CEO Bernard Arnault promised €200 million ($226 million). The company said in a statement that the donation showed “solidarity with this national tragedy” and that funds would be used to rebuild this […]

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