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At least 23 dead in fire at bar in Mexico, officials say

At least 23 people are dead in the Mexican state of Veracruz after a fire at a bar, the attorney general’s office said early Wednesday. The fire happened Tuesday night in Coatzacoalcos, in the southern part of the state and the state attorney general’s office condemned “what may constitute a malicious attack.” Eight of the […]

Photos indicate North Korea may be building submarine capable of launching nuclear missiles

Satellite photos indicate North Korea is building a ballistic missile submarine and may be making preparations to test a submarine-launched missile, according to an analysis of the commercial images by experts at a Washington-based think tank. The photos of Sinpo South Shipyard taken Monday appear to confirm reports by North Korean state media of a […]

Four staff members in Florida allegedly pushed, shoved and stepped on a mentally disabled woman’s head while she was under their care.

Surveillance video shows four caretakers in a Florida group home involved in the alleged abuse of a mentally disabled woman who was pushed, shoved and had her head stepped on. Breneisha Blunt, Shaneka Hester, Jaleyah Wiggins and Carolyn Joe were all charged with aggravated abuse of a disabled adult after police were called to check […]

Purdue Pharma and Johnson & Johnson opioid cases expose Big Pharma’s addiction lies

On Monday, an Oklahoma judge sided with the state’s attorney general, Mike Hunter, and fined opioid maker Johnson & Johnson a whopping $572 million.  Lawyers for Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sackler family, had offered to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits against the company for $10 billion to $12 billion. These are big numbers, […]

Tampa Bay Rays pitching prospect’s wife, son and mother-in-law murdered

The wife, child and mother-in-law of a minor league baseball player were allegedly killed in southern Virginia on Tuesday by the player’s brother-in-law, according to the sheriff and a report. Matthew Bernard, 19, was apprehended while running around naked following an hourslong manhunt after police discovered the bodies of Emily Bivens, her son Cullen and […]

A trip to Mars could cause brain damage. Here’s how NASA aims to protect astronauts.

During his year in space, Scott Kelly was zapped relentlessly by radiation — the equivalent of 10 chest X-rays a day for more than 11 months starting in March of 2015. The onslaught damaged the astronaut’s DNA and affected his immune system while raising his risk for cancer. And Kelly was aboard the International Space […]

Husband-and-wife murder suspects on the run after escaping guards in Utah

Two murder suspects are on the run after overpowering a pair of security officers in Utah as they were being extradited from New York, law enforcement agencies said Tuesday. Officials are searching for Blane Barksdale, 56, and Susan Barksdale, 59, who on Monday evening escaped in Blanding, Utah, while being transported from Henrietta, New York, […]