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  • Avalanche At California Ski Resort Leaves 1 Dead, 1 Seriously Injured

    (CNN) — An avalanche at a California ski resort Friday morning killed one skier and seriously injured another, authorities said. The avalanche occurred in the Alpine Meadows section of the Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows ski resort near Tahoe City, California, according to the Placer County Sheriff’s Office and the resort. A male skier was killed in the avalanche, which took place at 10:16 a.m. PT (1:16 p.m. ET), according to the resort. A second male skier sustained severe lower-body injuries […]

  • It’s Michelle Obama’s Birthday. And Her Husband Wants You To Know It

    (CNN) — Former first lady Michelle Obama turns 56 today. And her husband is here to make sure we all know it. On Friday, Barack Obama continued his streak of heart-felt posts for his wife with a photo collage, wishing her a happy birthday. He posted it on his Instagram and Twitter accounts. “In every scene, you are my star, @MichelleObama! Happy birthday, baby!,” the former president wrote in his posts. The black and white photos show the love birds hugging, kissing, and […]

  • San Francisco Giants’ Alyssa Nakken Becomes First Female Full-Time Coach In MLB history

    (CNN) — Alyssa Nakken, a former softball star at Sacramento State, will join the San Francisco Giants coaching staff as the first female full-time assistant in Major League Baseball history. Giants Manager Gabe Kapler, who was hired in November, added Nakken and Mark Hallberg to his staff on Thursday, the team announced. Kapler said they will help build a winning culture in the clubhouse. “In every organization, environment affects performance, and baseball clubhouses are no different,” Kapler said. “That’s why in […]

  • World’s Largest Snickers Bar Is The Size Of 43,000 Single-Size Candy Bars Put Together

    (CNN) — Bring on the sugar rush. This Snickers bar is a chocolate addict’s fantasy — and a health enthusiast’s nightmare. Weighing in at more than 4,700 pounds and measuring two feet high and 26 inches wide, the Guinness Book of World Records declared Waco, Texas, as the home to the world’s largest Snickers bar Thursday. It is the size of 43,000 single-size Snickers bars put together, according to CNN affiliate KWKT. “This is incredibly impressive,” Guinness World Records adjudicator Michael […]

  • The World’s Biggest Food Company Is Now Making Vegan Sausages

    (CNN) — Nestlé is adding vegan sausages to its lineup of imitation meat products, as the world’s largest food company moves to secure its position in the booming market for plant-based foods. The Swiss company said Friday that it will sell soy-based bratwurst and chorizo-style sausages in 11 European markets under its Garden Gourmet brand starting in March. American shoppers will be able to purchase pea protein-based Sweet Earth sausages in April that come in habanero cheddar, Asian ginger scallion and […]

  • At Least Two Injured After Truck Crashes Into Illinois Starbucks

    (CNN) — Part of a Starbucks location in McHenry, Illinois, collapsed after a pickup truck crashed into the building. Five people were injured, with two victims transported to the hospital in critical condition, Officer Patrick Polidori told CNN. The truck was traveling westbound when it ran off the road and crashed into the Starbucks in the Chicago suburb, according to police. Details around how the vehicle ended up in the shop are unknown. Starbucks, in a statement, expressed its sadness over the […]

  • Arrest Warrant Issued For Odell Beckham Jr. After He Appears To Swat Man In Uniform At Superdome

    (CNN) — The New Orleans Police Department has obtained an arrest warrant for Cleveland Browns star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. on a charge of misdemeanor simple battery, it said Thursday. The warrant stems from a Monday incident at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, where the 27-year-old was on hand to see his alma mater, LSU, win college football’s national championship over the Clemson Tigers. Police provided no further information, but video from inside the locker room shows Beckham apparently striking a man in […]

  • Government Watchdog Concludes Trump Administration Broke Law By Withholding Ukraine Aid

    (CNN) — The Government Accountability Office says the Trump administration broke the law when it withheld US security aid to Ukraine last year that had been appropriated by Congress — an issue at the center of the impeachment of President Donald Trump. The GAO, a nonpartisan congressional watchdog, said in a decision issued Thursday that the White House budget office violated the Impoundment Control Act, a 1974 law that limits the White House from withholding funds that Congress has appropriated. The […]

  • LA Kids Hit By Dumped Jet Fuel Are Back In School As FAA Investigates Pilot

    (CNN) — A day after a Delta Air Lines plane dumped jet fuel over several Los Angeles schools, federal authorities said the pilots of Delta Flight 89 did not ask for approval to release the fuel as part of their emergency landing. Air crews will typically notify air traffic control of an emergency and indicate they need to dump fuel, the Federal Aviation Administration said. Air traffic controllers direct the plane to the appropriate fuel-dumping area. “A review of yesterday’s air […]

  • House Votes To Send Trump Impeachment Articles To The Senate

    (CNN) — The House on Wednesday voted to approve the seven impeachment managers to prosecute the case against President Donald Trump, a long-awaited move that sends the action to the Senate and sets up the next phase of the impeachment fight. The managers include both key players from the House’s impeachment inquiry as well as a couple of surprise picks: Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff of California, Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler of New York, Hakeem Jeffries of New York, Zoe Lofgren […]

  • Police Believe A 14-Year-Old Who Vanished On His Way To School Has Been Found Dead In A Chimney

    (CNN) — Almost a month after Harley Dilly disappeared on his way to school, police believe the Ohio boy’s body has been found in a chimney. “This is not the outcome anyone wanted, but … we have some closure for the family,” Port Clinton Police Chief Robert Hickman said Tuesday. Harley, 14, was last seen December 20 in Port Clinton as he left for school between 6 and 7 a.m., police said. At least 75 law enforcement agencies have scoured more […]

  • Pelosi Sets Up Floor Vote As Soon As Wednesday To Name Impeachment Managers And Send Articles To The Senate

    (CNN) — Speaker Nancy Pelosi indicated that that the House will vote Wednesday on a resolution to name the impeachment managers for the Senate trial of President Donald Trump and transmit the articles to the chamber, two sources told CNN on Tuesday. Pelosi told her Democratic colleagues Tuesday morning at a closed-door meeting on Capitol Hill that she won’t announce impeachment managers during that meeting, according to a source familiar with the remarks. Last week, Pelosi told Democrats she planned […]

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