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  • 10 children suffer chemical burns after over-chlorination at Indiana water park

    PORTER, Ind. (AP) — A northwest Indiana water park has been closed indefinitely after an equipment malfunction left 10 children with chemical burns. Porter County Health Department administrator Keith Letta says the malfunction caused an apparent over-chlorination of the water at the Seven Peaks Water Park, leaving children with leg and arm rashes that turned into blisters. Tasha Tillman of Michigan City says her 14-year-old daughter was burned and her 6-year-old son complained of burning eyes Friday at the park. […]

  • Man dies with 109-degree temperature at Las Vegas music festival

    THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – A 34-year-old California man died of an apparent heat-related illness after attending the first night of an electronic music festival. Michael Morse, 34, made the trip to Las Vegas to attend the Electric Daisy Carnival at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway with two of his friends, and the family now blames festival organizers for his death, according to a report. “It was the worst call of my life because … this was supposed to be his […]

  • 167 people paid it forward at a McDonald’s on Father’s Day

    (CNN) — One simple act of kindness can spark a chain reaction of charity — and a McDonald’s drive-thru in Indiana proved it on Father’s Day. It started when a woman in downstate Scottsburg noticed a dad with small kids in the car behind her as she paid at the cashier’s window, Tammi Hammonn, a manager at the McDonald’s, told CNN. “She looked back and saw a father with four little kids, with a couple of Happy Meals and such,” […]

  • New eclipse Forever stamp will magically transform into the moon

    No, it’s not magic – it’s our new stamp that’s powered by the heat of your finger! #SolarEclipse #EclipseStamps — U.S. Postal Service (@USPS) June 19, 2017 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — It’s a total eclipse of the…stamp? You heard right. The Postal Service debuted a new shape-shifting Forever stamp on Tuesday, June 20, ahead of a rare solar eclipse set for August 21. The new issue will transform from an image of a total solar eclipse into an image […]

  • Couple donates $100,000 to Goodwill … by accident

    A couple in Ohio accidentally dropped off a duffel bag containing almost $100,000 at an Ohio Goodwill. Thanks to a couple of honest employees, they got back every dime. The employees at the Zanesville, Ohio, Goodwill were going through donations last week when they came across a duffel bag. Inside the bag was $97,004, a living will and marriage certificate. At first they thought the cash was fake, employee Kelsey Croy told CNN. “It was so much cash they figured […]

  • Grenfell Tower: 79 presumed dead in London fire

    (CNN) — At least 79 people are dead or missing and presumed dead following the fire that tore through the 24-story Grenfell Tower in London, police have said. Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy told a press conference Monday that only five victims have been formally identified so far, and the death toll may change. “Sadly for many families they have lost more than one family member,” said Cundy, who added that the “painstaking” search and recovery operation is proceeding as […]

  • Car hits pedestrian in London, casualties reported

    (CNN) — A vehicle hit pedestrians in London’s Finsbury Park community, causing “a number of casualties being worked on at the scene,” according to authorities. London’s Metropolitan Police said officers were called just after midnight Sunday to an incident on Seven Sisters Road. “There has been one person arrested. Inquiries continue. More information will be released when confirmed,” police said. London Ambulance tweeted: “We have sent a number of resources to an incident in Seven Sisters Road. More information will […]

  • Seven sailors found dead on the USS Fitzgerald identified

    (CNN) — The US Navy on Sunday released the names of the seven sailors who died when the USS Fitzgerald collided with a merchant vessel on Saturday. Their slain sailors are: – Gunner’s Mate Seaman Dakota Kyle Rigsby, 19, from Palmyra, Virginia – Yeoman 3rd Class Shingo Alexander Douglass, 25, from San Diego – Sonar Technician 3rd Class Ngoc T Truong Huynh, 25, from Oakville, Connecticut – Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class Noe Hernandez, 26, from Weslaco, Texas – Fire Controlman […]

  • US-led coalition shoots down Syrian plane

    (CNN) — A Syrian warplane was shot down near Raqqa by the United States-led coalition after the regime wounded Syrian Democratic Force fighters in an earlier attack, the US-led coalition said. The coalition shot down a Syrian plane in self-defense after a regime SU-22 dropped bombs near SDF forces, the statement said. A number of SDF forces, which are backed by the US-led coalition, were wounded in the attack, the statement said. The Syrian Armed Forces, meanwhile, said one of […]

  • UPDATE: Portugal fire victims burned in cars as they fled; 61 killed

    (CNN) — A raging wildfire has ripped through central Portugal, killing 61 people and injuring dozens more in what officials there describe as the “greatest wildfire tragedy of recent years.” At least 54 people were injured in the blaze Saturday, including eight firefighters and a child. Four of the firefighters were in critical condition Sunday, according to Paulo Santos, an operations and emergencies official with the National Relief Operations Command in Lisbon. The government has declared three days of mourning. […]

  • Voyage Photos: Hawaii deep sea canoe returns home after 3-year global voyage

    (CNN) — Pomp and circumstance greeted the Hokulea, a traditional Polynesian deep-sea canoe, on its return to Hawaii after a three-year global voyage. Thousands of people were on hand Saturday on the island of Oahu to greet the vessel, which navigated the world’s seas relying mostly on the sun and stars, ocean waves and cloud movement. Homecoming The Hokulea and its sister ship, Hikianalia, covered a combined 60 ,000 nautical miles, over 150 ports, and 23 countries and territories, the […]

  • Congrats! Beyoncé and Jay Z welcome twins

    A post shared by Beyoncé (@beyonce) on May 19, 2017 at 5:10pm PDT (CNN) — Beyoncé and Jay Z have welcomed twins, a source close to the couple tells CNN. The superstar singer and her mogul husband, who married in 2008, are also parents to five-year-old daughter, Blue Ivy. Queen Bey announced her pregnancy in February on Instagram. “We would like to share our love and happiness. We have been blessed two times over. We are incredibly grateful that our […]