Monday , August 21 2017
Home / Tag Archives: Community Guidelines

Tag Archives: Community Guidelines

Homemade submarine maker: I buried missing reporter at sea

gettyimages-831239864.jpg

HELSINKI — Danish police say the owner of a home-built submarine has told investigators that a missing female Swedish journalist died onboard in an accident, and he buried her at sea in an unspecified location. This photo shows allegedly Swedish journalist Kim Wall standing in the tower of the private …

Read More »

Millions ready to see sun go dark in coast-to-coast eclipse

rts1ck3l.jpg

Millions of Americans converged on a narrow corridor stretching from Oregon to South Carolina to watch the moon blot out the midday sun Monday for a wondrous couple of minutes in the first total solar eclipse to sweep coast to coast in 99 years. Veteran eclipse watchers warned the uninitiated …

Read More »

Internet shaming: When mob justice goes virtual

kyle-quinn-misidentified-on-instagram-244.jpg

The words FOR SHAME have long been spoken to people accused of offensive behavior. Now, thanks to the Internet, those words (and worse) can be sent, sometimes unjustifiably, to millions around the world. Our Cover Story is reported by David Pogue of Yahoo Finance:  Last Friday night, Kyle Quinn, an …

Read More »

These are the 5 best and worst U.S. states to grow old

istock-532413606.jpg

Getty Images/iStockphoto Retirement is often portrayed in advertising as active senior citizens enjoying the beach or a day at the golf course. But how realistic is that? Perhaps not very, since many Americans may enter retirement relatively active and healthy yet are likely to need long-term care or assistance as …

Read More »

Prosecutors won't seek death for Fla. face-biting suspect

mishcon.jpg

TEQUESTA, Fla. — The man accused of randomly killing a Florida couple in their garage and biting and chewing the dead man’s face will not be put to death if convicted, prosecutors said, reports TCPalm.com 20-year-old Austin Harrouff, then a Florida State University student, was arrested just over a year …

Read More »

Lawsuit: Cops subjected woman to 11-minute body cavity search

corley-2.gif

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – On the evening of June 20, 2015, 20-year-old Charneshia Corley was pulled over by Harris County deputies for allegedly running a stop sign. According to a lawsuit Corley filed against the county, deputies claimed to smell marijuana coming from her car, but found none in a …

Read More »

Aw, shucks! A renaissance period for oysters

oysters-served-620.jpg

“Aw, shucks!” is one possible response to the offer of a serving of oysters. Long-time oyster fans love ’em, of course. Oyster novices aren’t quite so sure. With Faith Salie we’re off on an oyster adventure:  Ask Chef Sandy Ingber what’s on the menu at the Grand Central Oyster Bar …

Read More »

Lamborghini revs up its fastest supercar

ap-415969042450.jpg

Carmel Valley, Calif. — Like all great supercars, the Lamborghini Aventador S looks like it’s speeding even standing still.  The Aventador S, a souped-up version of the Italian automaker’s flagship car, can go from 0 to 60 miles per hour in under three seconds. The S model also comes outfitted with …

Read More »

Man returns to childhood home against the odds

saroo.jpg

Saroo Brierley is a 36-year-old man with a powerful story of loss and love.  As a 5-year-old child in India, he became impossibly lost in Calcutta, a sprawling, chaotic city of 14 million people.  He said he had no money, no one to help him, no clue how to get …

Read More »

4 dead after police shootout in Cambrils

170817-cbs-cambrils-scene-01.jpg

Last Updated Aug 17, 2017 9:54 PM EDT CAMBRILS, Spain — Police in Spain say they have shot and killed four people south of Barcelona while carrying out an operation in response to a terrorist attack on Thursday. The regional police for the Catalonia region said on Twitter early Friday that …

Read More »