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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

Jimmy Carter just became the oldest living former president ever

Jimmy Carter just became 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 has passed the previous record held by the late President George H.W. Bush. “He and Mrs. Carter take walks, and…MORE

Unsolved Atlanta child murders are back under the microscope

Unsolved Atlanta child murders are back under the microscope

Authorities will take another look at the decades-old Atlanta child murders, re-examining evidence in the hopes that technological breakthroughs might point to a definite killer in the cases, most of which were never solved, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said Thursday. The point is not to vindicate convicted murderer Wayne Williams, who was implicated as the…MORE

Historic, widespread flooding will continue through May, NOAA says

Historic, widespread flooding will continue through May, NOAA says

The spring flood outlook is not good news for those already devastated by flooding in the Midwest and down the Mississippi River, according to an outlook released Thursday by the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). “This is shaping up to be a potentially unprecedented flood season, with more than 200 million people at…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

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