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The Army-Navy game honors the three sailors who died in the Pensacola shooting

The Army-Navy game honors the three sailors who died in the Pensacola shooting

The three US Navy sailors who were killed in the Pensacola Naval Air Station shooting were honored at Saturday’s Army-Navy football game after they gave their lives to protect others during the attack. The three sailors — Airman Mohammed Sameh Haitham, 19; Airman Apprentice Cameron Scott Walters, 21; and Ensign Joshua Kaleb Watson, 23 —…MORE

NHLer Oskar Lindblom diagnosed with rare bone cancer

NHLer Oskar Lindblom diagnosed with rare bone cancer

Philadelphia Flyers forward Oskar Lindblom has been diagnosed with Ewing sarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer, the team said. Specialists at the University of Pennsylvania diagnosed the 23-year-old Swede, said Flyers General Manager Chuck Fletcher. He will have more tests next week and begin treatment immediately after that, Fletcher said. Lindblom — who’s tied…MORE

For those who knew NJ shooter Francine Graham, deadly rampage brings total shock

For those who knew NJ shooter Francine Graham, deadly rampage brings total shock

Francine Graham was an occasional babysitter in the West Harlem housing project where she grew up and former neighbors still remember her as polite and caring. Decades later, when she settled into a townhouse complex in Elizabeth, New Jersey, Graham worked as a certified nurse’s aide for a health center run by the Catholic Church…MORE

Scientists have discovered deepest point on land

Scientists have discovered deepest point on land

A new study shows that the deepest point on land is under the Denman Glacier in East Antarctica. Glaciologists at the University of California, Irvine, were mapping the area only to find that the trough under the glacier went far deeper than they had imagined. The trough is about 3.5 km (about 2 miles) below…MORE

Wet and windy weekend forecast along the East Coast

Wet and windy weekend forecast along the East Coast

Soggy, windy conditions are expected to continue up and down the East Coast this weekend, forecasters say. A severe thunderstorm watch has been posted for areas of central Florida and is in effect through 11 a.m. ET. In the Northeast, almost 20 million people are under flood watches. The Storm Prediction Center warns that “a…MORE

A runner who smacked a reporter’s backside on air now faces charges

A runner who smacked a reporter’s backside on air now faces charges

The man accused of slapping a news reporter on the backside while she was reporting live in Savannah, Georgia, last week has been arrested and charged with sexual battery, according to her employer, CNN affiliate WSAV. Thomas Callaway turned himself in at the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office on Friday and was released on a $1,300…MORE

California governor rejects PG&E’s $13.5 billion plan to get out of bankruptcy

California governor rejects PG&E’s $13.5 billion plan to get out of bankruptcy

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has rejected the bankruptcy reorganization plan proposed by utility giant Pacific Gas and Electric, saying that the proposal would not result in a “company positioned to provide safe, reliable and affordable service to its customers.” PG&E filed for bankruptcy protection in January after coming under pressure from billions of dollars in…MORE

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