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One person was killed and 7 other people were shot at a graduation party

Police are searching for a gunman who opened fire at a graduation party in Philadelphia Sunday night. One person was killed and seven others were injured in the shooting, according to Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross. Around 60 people were at the party when shots rang out, Ross said. Ross said that four of the…MORE

Woman arrested after she pushed her dog in a lake and watched it drown

A New Hampshire woman faces an animal cruelty charge after pushing her 11-year-old dog into a lake and watching it drown. Nancy Bucciarelli was arrested Friday. She is accused of taking her golden Labrador Retriever to Wasserman Park in Merrimack, about 29 miles south of Concord, on June 8 and then pushing it from a…MORE

A black Boeing employee found a noose over his desk. Now he’s suing the company

An African-American Boeing employee has filed a federal lawsuit against the aviation company alleging racial discrimination after he said his coworkers hung a noose over his desk. Curtis Anthony alleges in the lawsuit that his colleagues at the North Charleston, South Carolina, Boeing plant also used the n-word and urinated on his desk. He is…MORE

New York subways celebrate Pride Month with new ‘Pride Trains’ and MetroCards

To mark 50 years since the Stonewall uprising, New York’s Metropolitan Transit Authority has put its own Pride logos on 50 train cars across the city. “The Pride Train is now arriving!” reads a tweet from the MTA’s Twitter account for subway service updates. “Come as you are and help us celebrate #Pride2019.” The logos…MORE

NASA’s spacecraft is orbiting closer to an asteroid than ever before

In the dark and lonely place that is space, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission has managed to reach a new level of proximity as it studies an asteroid. After a maneuver, the spacecraft in NASA’s asteroid study mission is orbiting closer to a planetary body than any spacecraft has ever come, the space agency said. The mission…MORE

The tree thought to have inspired Dr. Seuss’ ‘The Lorax’ has fallen

The Lorax would be devastated to hear that the tree that inspired Dr. Seuss’ 1971 children’s book has fallen. The Monterey Cypress tree was at Ellen Browning Scripps Park in La Jolla, California, the seaside community where author Theodor Seuss Geisel lived from 1948 until his death in 1991. Geisel could see the tree from…MORE

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Shania Twain announces new Las Vegas residency

Shania Twain is headed back to Sin City. The singing star has announced a Las Vegas residency called, “Let’s Go!” The show will kick off December 6 at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. This is the second time the Twain has had a concert residency in Vegas. She performed her “Still the…

A prequel to ‘The Hunger Games’ will arrive May 2020

A new entry in “The Hunger Games” series is on the way, though fans will likely have to navigate the violent world without Katniss Everdeen. Scholastic announced an untitled prequel novel to the bestselling young adult series, set 64 years before the events of the eponymous first novel. The original trilogy followed heroine Everdeen in…

Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine says he has throat cancer

Vocalist and guitarist of the band Megadeth, Dave Mustaine, said in a Facebook post that he has been diagnosed with throat cancer. “It’s clearly something to be respected and faced head on – but I’ve faced obstacles before,” he wrote. “I’m working closely with my doctors, and we’ve mapped out a treatment plan which they…

Lena Headey says she wanted a ‘better death’ for Cersei

If you were left a little deflated by Cersei Lannister’s anticlimactic “Game of Thrones” death, you aren’t alone. Actress Lena Headey says she wished her character had gone out a different way too. In an interview with The Guardian, Headey was asked what she’d say if she got a chance to have a drunken postmortem…