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School bus driver revived with Narcan after crashing with 12 students aboard

School bus driver revived with Narcan after crashing with 12 students aboard

A school bus driver was arrested after she overdosed while driving and crashed into a tree, Newark police said. The driver, Lisa Byrd, was transporting a dozen students from 14th Avenue School in Newark when the vehicle crashed into a tree on Wednesday, officials said in a statement. When first responders arrived, police said they…MORE

Video shows Shanann Watts shortly before death

Video shows Shanann Watts shortly before death

It’s 1:48 a.m. and a pregnant Shanann Watts is arriving home from a business trip to Phoenix. Front-door video at her Frederick, Colorado, home captures the moment a friend drops Watts from the airport on August 13, 2018. She can be seen carrying her suitcase up the driveway and to the door. The short video…MORE

The Red Cross and HBO are partnering on a ‘Game of Thrones’-themed blood drive

The Red Cross and HBO are partnering on a ‘Game of Thrones’-themed blood drive

Winter is here. And due to the season’s especially severe cold weather, the American Red Cross has missed out on thousands of blood donations. So it’s teaming with HBO for a “Game of Thrones”-themed campaign to help fill the gap. The partnership, branded #BleedForTheThrone, includes blood drives across 43 states from March 7-12 and nine…MORE

Striking West Virginia teachers told it’s time to go back to school

Striking West Virginia teachers told it’s time to go back to school

[Breaking news update, published at 8 p.m. ET] West Virginia teachers and service personnel have been told to report to their schools Thursday, ending their strike, West Virginia Education Association President Dale Lee told CNN. The announcement comes after the West Virginia House chose not to bring up controversial bill SB 451 Wednesday night, ensuring…MORE

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Oscars past might offer hope to host-free awards

Oscars past might offer hope to host-free awards

Can the 91st Academy Awards be saved? Yes — at least, grading on the curve that is the Oscar telecast, the mess that the Academy has made of things leading up to this year’s show, and the low bar set by the last host-less Academy Awards in 1989. That Allan Carr-produced Oscars infamously began with…

Gwyneth Paltrow files countersuit in skiing case

Gwyneth Paltrow files countersuit in skiing case

Gwyneth Paltrow is fighting back against a man who is accusing her of crashing into him and causing him serious injuries while skiing on a Utah mountain in 2016. Paltrow filed a countersuit on Wednesday against Terry Sanderson and in the documents obtained by CNN, the actress and GOOP founder claims that he skied into…