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Shark Bites NFL Hall of Famer Warren Sapp

Pro Football Hall of Famer Warren Sapp was attacked by a shark while lobster fishing on a charter boat. Two Conchs Charters, based in Marathon, Florida, posted a photo Wednesday on Instagram of what appeared to be Sapp's wounded arm....Show More Summary

Mad Magazine Cartoonist Jack Davis Dies

Jack Davis, the iconic Mad Magazine cartoonist, died Wednesday morning. He was 91. "There wasn't anything Jack couldn't do," said MAD editor John Ficarra. "Front covers, caricatures, sports scenes, monsters -- his comedic range was just incredible. Show More Summary

There Will Be No Justice for Freddie Gray

Prosecutors are dropping charges against the three remaining officers facing trial in connection with Freddie Gray's death. Six officers were charged in connection with the April 2015 death of Gray, a 25-year-old who died after sustaining a neck injury while in police custody. Show More Summary

Ice Bucket Challenge Helped Find ALS Gene

The campaign that encouraged millions of people to dump buckets of ice-cold water over their heads raised enough money to help make an important research breakthrough, the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Association announced Monday. Show More Summary

Bill Clinton Wore a Fetching Pantsuit at DNC Speech

Tuesday night, Bill Clinton, the husband of presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, took the stage at the Democratic National Convention to honor his wife's historic achievement. Bill's stately-but-approachable appearance and middle-of-the-road...Show More Summary

Live: Democratic Convention Day 3

The Democrats have convened Wednesday in Philadelphia for the third of four nights in a national convention that has been eventful and sometimes divided. Speakers tonight include Vice President Joe Biden, nominee Hillary Clinton's running mate Tim Kaine and President Barack Obama.

John Hinckley Jr. Released from Mental Hospital

A federal judge has granted John Hinckley, Jr., the man who shot President Ronald Reagan in 1981, full-time release from St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Washington, D.C., where he has been in treatment since the shooting. The conditions of Hinckley's release are incredibly detailed and strict. Show More Summary

Reagan Shooter Hinckley Released

A federal judge has granted John Hinckley, Jr., the man who shot President Ronald Reagan in 1981, full-time release from St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Washington, D.C., where he has been in treatment since the shooting. The conditions of Hinckley's release are incredibly detailed and strict. Show More Summary

Oil Industry: Oil Spills Are Good for Birds

Environmentalists worry that an increase in oil trains could lead to an rise in oil train derailments, like the kind seen in early June when a Union Pacific train carrying Bakken crude derailed outside the Oregon town of Mosier, spilling 42,000 gallons of oil near the Columbia River. Show More Summary

Monkeys Raid Polling Place, Tear Up Voter Lists

Election officials in northern Thailand think they can buy off a gang of monkey vandals with fresh fruit and vegetables, after about 100 macaques tore up voter lists publicly posted ahead of next month's referendum on a proposed constitution. Show More Summary

Sanders' Brother Makes Emotional Tribute at DNC

In a touching moment during the Democratic National Convention, Bernie Sanders was moved to tears as his brother gave an emotional speech about their parents -- Eli and Dorothy Blackburn Sanders -- and what they'd think of his campaign for president. Show More Summary

Trump Denies Meeting Putin After Saying He Met Him

The Democrats have been hammering Donald Trump over his past praise of Russian President Vladimir Putin and his campaign manager Paul Manafort's connections to the Kremlin. Now that security experts say it's likely that Russian intelligence...Show More Summary

Aquatic Olympians Face a Toxic Stew in Rio

Health experts in Brazil have a word of advice for the Olympic marathon swimmers, sailors and windsurfers competing in Rio de Janeiro's picture-postcard waters next month: Keep your mouth closed. Recent tests by government and independent...Show More Summary

O'Reilly: Slaves Who Built White House 'Well Fed'

One of the most poignant moments in Monday night's Democratic convention speech by First Lady Michelle Obama was when she mentioned that her family lives in a White House that was built by slaves. Fox News host Bill O'Reilly acknowledged this was true, but unexpectedly put in a good word for the slave masters. Show More Summary

Georgia Man Uses Lotto Millions to Fund Meth Ring

A Georgia man who won $3 million in the lottery in 2015 could face life in prison after pleading guilty to investing in a crystal meth operation. Ronnie Music Jr., 45, of Waycross, pleaded guilty last week to federal drug and gun charges after U.S. Show More Summary

Potential New Superfood: Cockroach Milk

A team of scientists from India, France, Japan, Canada, and the National Institutes of Health in the U.S. have found that cockroach milk crystals, a nutrient dense substance found in the stomachs of young cockroaches, contain three times as much energy as the equivalent amount of cow's milk. Show More Summary

Hillary Nominated

Hillary Clinton clinched the Democratic presidential nomination Tuesday evening after securing enough delegates during the roll call vote on the floor of the convention, according to an ABC News delegate count, making history as the first female nominee of any major party. Show More Summary

Arizona Delegate Born Before Suffrage Reveals Hillary's Vote

Arizona's delegate votes for Hillary Clinton were announced Tuesday at the Democratic National Convention by Jerry Emmett. The 102-year-old woman, the oldest delegate at the convention, was born before women got the right to vote in the U.S. Show More Summary

Live: Democrats' Roll Call

Bernie Sanders may propose Hillary Clinton's nomination Tuesday evening, as part of a last-minute deal being hammered out by the two camps as they seek party unity amid a chaotic convention in Philadelphia. The Sanders campaign is asking...Show More Summary

TV Psychic Miss Cleo Dies

Youree Harris, the self-proclaimed psychic who ran a business as Miss Cleo, has died of reported complications from cancer in Palm Beach County, Florida. She was 53. Her Psychic Readers Network character Miss Cleo was known nationwide for her Jamaican accent, but she wasn't from the island nation. Show More Summary

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