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3 people were shot at a Pennsylvania baby shower after an argument over gifts, police say

3 people were shot at a Pennsylvania baby shower after an argument over gifts, police say

Three people were shot and wounded at a baby shower in Pennsylvania Saturday evening after an argument over gifts, Lower Burrell Police Chief John Marhefka said in a press briefing. Police officers were dispatched to the Kinloch Volunteer Fire Department in Lower Burrell, Pennsylvania, shortly after 6 p.m. for a shooting inside the fire hall.…MORE

2 people were killed in a shooting at North Carolina Central University, police say

2 people were killed in a shooting at North Carolina Central University, police say

Two people were fatally shot at a parking deck at North Carolina Central University in Durham on Saturday night, prompting a lockdown of the nearby college football game, authorities said. Two men were shot and taken to the hospital where they were both pronounced dead, the Durham Police Department said on Twitter. The victims, who…MORE

First edition copy of ‘Frankenstein’ sells for over $1 million at auction

First edition copy of ‘Frankenstein’ sells for over $1 million at auction

A first edition copy of the classic novel “Frankenstein” sold for $1.17 million at a recent auction in New York. Christie’s, which hosted the auction, estimated the book would go for $200,000 to $300,000. But by selling for nearly four to six times as much, the book set a record for the highest price paid…MORE

Human remains found in Wyoming are ‘consistent’ with description of Gabby Petito, FBI says
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Human remains found in Wyoming are ‘consistent’ with description of Gabby Petito, FBI says

[Breaking news update at 6:23 p.m. ET] Human remains discovered in Teton County, Wyoming, on Sunday are “consistent with the description of” missing 22-year-old Gabby Petito, FBI officials said in a news conference. “Full forensic identification has not been completed to confirm 100% that we found Gabby, but her family has been notified of this…MORE

Why Anderson Cooper is finally embracing his roots

Why Anderson Cooper is finally embracing his roots

Anderson Cooper says that as a kid, in particular, he avoided mentioning his kinship to the Vanderbilts, one of America’s richest families during the Gilded Age. Today, that association still makes him “cringe,” he says, but “after my mom’s death and when my son Wyatt was born, I began to wonder what I would actually…MORE

College professor recognizes 17th century masterpiece hanging in a nearby church

College professor recognizes 17th century masterpiece hanging in a nearby church

A simple act led to an art history professor discovering a 17th century masterpiece that was thought to have been missing. Church of the Holy Family is located just a few blocks from the campus of Iona College, and Tom Ruggio told CNN he would sometimes visit during the church’s “off hours” for the quiet…MORE

FBI offers $10,000 reward for information on the disappearance of Native American woman

FBI offers $10,000 reward for information on the disappearance of Native American woman

The FBI has announced a reward for information on Mary Johnson, a Native American woman who went missing from the Tulalip Reservation in Washington state in December 2020. The agency is offering $10,000 for information leading to the “identification, arrest, and conviction” of whoever is responsible for her disappearance, according to a Twitter post issued…MORE

Lions and tigers at DC’s National Zoo test presumptive positive for Covid-19
Mehgan Murphy/Smithsonian's National Zoo

Lions and tigers at DC’s National Zoo test presumptive positive for Covid-19

Animal keepers at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in Washington, DC, are keeping a close eye on their lions and tigers after the big cats tested presumptive positive for Covid-19. Six African lions, a Sumatran tiger and two Amur tigers are being treated with anti-inflammatories and anti-nausea medication to help with their discomfort and loss of…MORE

Man in custody after fatal shooting at casino in Biloxi, Mississippi

Man in custody after fatal shooting at casino in Biloxi, Mississippi

A 30-year-old Alabama man has been arrested after a shooting early Saturday morning at the Golden Nugget casino in Biloxi, Mississippi, that left one person dead, according to Biloxi police. The suspect, identified in a police news release as Jereme Lamond Jones of Mobile, Alabama, faces a charge of first degree murder. He’s being held…MORE

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