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New Jersey special education teacher leaves $1m to her students after death

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 10:09

Genevieve Via Cava taught special needs students in the Dumont school district for nearly 45 years, according to local news reports. When she died in 2011, with no immediate family to speak of, she left the small fortune she had amassed to her students. The donation will now go towards one $25,000 scholarship per year, to fund the post-secondary education of a special needs student.

4 Children Killed by Florida Man During Hours-Long Standoff Identified

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 09:36

Gary Wayne Lindsey Jr., a felon out on probation, killed two of his own children and two others, authorities said.

Trump says he's 'prepared to start a new history' with Kim, but offers few details about their future

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 08:50

While President Trump and Korean leader Kim Jong Un's joint statement praised their meeting as “an epochal event of great significance,” some experts on the volatile region had clear misgivings the summit didn’t yield more substantive results. North Korea’s promise to eliminate its nuclear arsenal did not include a commitment to verifiable, irreversible denuclearization nor any explicit agreements on exactly what would be destroyed and how the process could be monitored.

Comedians Stayed Up To Riff On North Korea Summit So You Didn't Have To

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 08:02

Some comedians activated their disarming sense of humor on Twitter as the

Olympic Skier Bode Miller's 19-Month-Old Daughter Drowns

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 06:10

Olympic skier Bode Miller and his wife, volleyball player Morgan Beck, are

Sage grousing: Senators charge Interior is holding up conservation grants

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 06:00

Democratic senators are demanding to know why the Department of Interior has been delaying the disbursement of grants and cooperative-agreement funding for conservation projects. According to a letter to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, written by Democrats Tammy Duckworth of Illinois and Mazie K. Hirono of Hawaii and signed by 10 colleagues, a political appointee has been put in charge of vetting payments of more than $50,000. Interior has not yet responded to the letter, which was obtained exclusively by Yahoo News.

Surviving The Pulse Massacre Propelled This Gay Man Into Gun Reform Activism

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 05:45

Brandon Wolf is one of a group of survivors who made it out of Pulse nightclub

Trump Says That Without Otto Warmbier, North Korea Summit Wouldn't Have Happened

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 05:38

President Donald Trump credited Otto Warmbier, the University of Virginia

Trump and Kim sign joint statement promising 'complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula'

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 03:54

President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un issued the statement at a historic summit in Singapore. Here's what it says.

Trevor Noah Reveals The Real Reason Jon Stewart Left 'The Daily Show'

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 00:54

"Daily Show" host Trevor Noah recently opened about about what previous host

Teacher Says He Was Forced to Resign After Refusing to Call Transgender Student by Preferred Name

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 22:47

John Kluge, the former orchestra teacher at Brownsburg High School, says he was essentially fired for refusing to call a transgender student by their preferred name.

This Is the Moment President Trump Shook Hands With North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 21:57

President Donald Trump shook hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at 9:05 a.m. local time at the Capella Hotel resort on Singapore’s Sentosa Island Tuesday, marking the start of a historic summit

Some lava evacuees may return to homes during 'stable' flow

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 21:43

HONOLULU (AP) — Officials on Hawaii's Big Island let some people back into their homes and scaled down emergency operations Monday as lava flowed into the ocean on a path that wasn't threatening new areas.

Larry Kudlow suffers heart attack, Trump says

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 20:45

The White House economic adviser had spent the past day defending his remarks over the president's appearance at the G7 meetings in Canada.

The Latest: Some people evacuated by Hawaii lava go home

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 20:17

HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on Kilauea volcano's eruption in Hawaii (all times local):

Trump finds time to tweet before meeting with Kim Jong Un

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 18:42

The president fired off a series of messages on Twitter just hours before meeting North Korea's leader.

Michigan man gets 40 years in prison in deaths of 5 cyclists

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 17:46

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A man buzzed on painkillers and other drugs when his pickup truck plowed into a pack of Michigan bicyclists, killing five, was sentenced Monday to at least 40 years in prison after he tearfully expressed regret over the rural road tragedy.

Singapore summit a victory for Kim Jong Un, but better than war

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 17:17

Nicholas Kristof, columnist for the New York Times, points out that while Kim Jong Un will be able to use his meeting with Donald Trump for propaganda purposes, the attention encourages him toward normalcy and moves both sides farther from all-out war.

Oprah Winfrey Buys an $8 Million Orcas Island Estate

Mon, 06/11/2018 - 16:50

The ultra-private property includes a main house, a guest cottage, a teahouse, and a barnlike structure with a woodworking studio and gym