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  • Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Treated For Pancreatic Cancer

    (CNN) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been treated for pancreatic cancer in New York City, the Supreme Court announced Friday. “The tumor was treated definitively and there is no evidence of disease elsewhere in the body,” the court said. This is the 86-year-old liberal icon’s fourth bout with cancer. In 1999, she successfully underwent surgery to treat colon cancer. She was treated for early stages of pancreatic cancer in 2009. Last December, Ginsburg underwent surgery to remove two cancerous nodules from […]

  • A Mom Left Her Infant In A Hot Car. ‘How Do You Forget Your Baby?’ She Says Before Arrest, Police Bodycam Shows

    (CNN) — The mother had been in a store in Arizona for about 30 minutes, she told police, when she realized she’d left her 5-month-old in her hot car, bodycam footage of the June incident shows. Stacey Holly, 37, tearfully told an officer in Goodyear that she accidentally left her daughter in the back seat as she, her sister and her 6-year-old daughter went into Target to shop, according to the recording. She called 911 when she realized what she’d done, CNN […]

  • Seth Moulton To End 2020 Presidential Campaign

    (CNN) — Rep. Seth Moulton will end his presidential bid on Friday during a speech at the Democratic National Committee summer meeting in San Francisco, according to prepared remarks of the speech the Massachusetts Democrat plans to deliver. The decision closes out a campaign in which the candidate failed to get traction or make this year’s Democratic debates. “Today, I want to use this opportunity, with all of you here, to announce that I am ending my campaign for president,” Moulton plans to […]

  • Atacama Desert Offers Clues About Life On Mars

    (CNN) — In order to search for life on other planets, scientists are studying extreme environments on Earth to understand what that life might look like if they find it. Future Mars rovers like NASA’s 2020 rover and the European Space Agency’s ExoMars missions will search the red planet in the coming years for signs of past life. So where’s the best mock Mars on Earth? These researchers think the closest analog is Chile’s Atacama Desert. The Martian surface is harsh, a […]

  • More Than $1 Million In Cocaine Was Found Hidden In Boxes Of Bananas At Three Grocery Stores

    (CNN) — Authorities are trying to figure out how bricks of cocaine worth more than $1 million wound up in banana shipments delivered to three grocery stores in Washington state. The drugs were found Sunday at Safeway stores in Woodinville, Bellingham and Federal Way. Produce workers at the Woodinville store were putting the bananas out on the sales floor when they saw something strange, said Sgt. Ryan Abbott with the King County Sheriff’s Office. “One of the boxes had brown […]

  • Father Comes Home To Find His Children Dead In The Garage. Police Say His Wife Is The Suspect

    (CNN) — A father in California came home to find his two children dead, and their mother is now the lone suspect, Ontario Police said in a statement. Just after 4 p.m. on Tuesday, police were called to a home where two children and their mother were found in the garage. The children’s father found them when he returned home. Investigators say they found evidence, including a suicide note left at the scene, leading them to believe the children’s mother […]

  • First Titanic Dives In 14 Years Reveal How The Ocean Floor Is Swallowing Up The Shipwreck

    (CNN) — The RMS Titanic was visited by divers for the first time in 14 years, and the ship that was once a picture of luxury was found in the process of being swallowed up by the ocean floor and ravaged by metal-eating bacteria. A series of five dives were completed this month by an exploration team from Triton Submarines to the spot 370 miles south of Newfoundland, Canada, and 4,000 meters below the surface where the ship deemed “unsinkable” […]

  • ‘Lady And The Tramp’ Star Is A 2-Year-Old Rescue Dog From Arizona Named Monte

    (CNN) — An Arizona rescue dog will make his film debut in Disney’s live-action remake of “Lady and the Tramp.” And he certainly looks the part. Monte, a 2-year-old terrier mix, will play the titular Tramp in the film, set to premiere on the Disney+ streaming service when it launches in the US on November 12, CNN affiliate KTVK reported. The pup was sent from a municipal shelter in New Mexico to Phoenix’s HALO Animal Rescue in April 2018. Monte was beloved among staffers for his […]

  • Brazil’s Amazon Rainforest Is Burning At A Record Rate, Research Center Says

    (CNN) — Fires are raging at a record rate in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, and scientists warn that it could strike a devastating blow to the fight against climate change. The fires are burning at the highest rate since the country’s space research center, the National Institute for Space Research (known by the abbreviation INPE), began tracking them in 2013, the center said Tuesday. There have been 72,843 fires in Brazil this year, with more than half in the Amazon region, […]

  • Trump Postpones Denmark Trip After Prime Minister Refuses To Sell Greenland

    (CNN) — Less than two weeks before his scheduled trip to Denmark, President Donald Trump announced on Twitter that he has postponed his visit to Copenhagen after the Danish Prime Minister disputed his interest in buying Greenland as “absurd.” “Denmark is a very special country with incredible people, but based on Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen’s comments, that she would have no interest in discussing the purchase of Greenland, I will be postponing our meeting scheduled in two weeks for another time,” he wrote Tuesday […]

  • Canadian Service Dogs Watch A Live Musical As Part Of Their Training

    (CNN) — When the cast of a Canadian production of “Billy Elliot: The Musical” took their final bow after a recent show, the audience didn’t make a single sound — not even a woof. A polite crowd of about a dozen future service dogs attended an August performance at Ontario’s Stratford Festival as part of their training. While a silent curtain call might disappoint actors, the dogs’ spellbound stillness is a great sign for their future handlers. The event was part of […]

  • NYPD Fires Officer Daniel Pantaleo 5 Years After Eric Garner’s Death

    NEW YORK (AP) — After five years of investigations and protests, the New York City Police Department on Monday fired an officer involved in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner, the unarmed man whose dying gasps of “I can’t breathe” gave voice to a national debate over race and police use of force. Police Commissioner James O’Neill said he fired Daniel Pantaleo based on a recent recommendation of a department disciplinary judge. O’Neill said he thought Pantaleo’s use of the […]

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