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I Don't Recall Ordering Dead Rat on My Subway

People who got spinach on their sandwich or salad at a Subway restaurant in Lincoln City earlier this month may have unknowingly eaten food tainted by a dead rodent. "Although it is not very appetizing, the risk of someone becoming sick...Show More Summary

Teacher's Amateur Hypnosis Connected to Student Deaths

The families of three North Port, Florida, High School students who died after being hypnotized by former Principal George Kenney will receive $200,000 each from the Sarasota County School District under a settlement agreement unanimously approved by the School Board Tuesday. Show More Summary

Democratic Debate Tonight on CNN

Democratic presidential candidates are just a few hours away from squaring off for their long-awaited first debate, with the top contenders, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, bracing for a face-to-face clash. The first Democratic debate of the 2016 campaign season, sponsored by CNN and Facebook, will kick off at 8:30 p.m. Show More Summary

2-Year-Old Finds Loaded Gun in Car, Shoots Grandma

A woman's two-year-old grandson found a loaded gun and fired it at her while they were driving. The boy was riding in the back seat of his great-aunt's car Sunday afternoon in Rock Hill, South Carolina, when he managed to grab her loaded.357 revolver out of the pouch behind the seat and pull the trigger. Show More Summary

Donald Trump Will Host Saturday Night Live

Donald Trump has signed on to host the November 7 episode of Saturday Night Live, NBC announced Tuesday. The episode, which is one year and a day before the date of the 2016 presidential election, will mark the Republican candidate's second time as host. Show More Summary

Woman Shot for Driving Too Slow

A Georgia woman was driving Monday afternoon when another driver pulled up close behind her. Police said Angelina Christiano, 44, motioned for the Ford Mustang tailing her to pull around her Corvette, but instead the male driver pulled alongside on Highway 78 and opened fire. Show More Summary

Chris Cillizza Isn't Feeling the Bern

Chris Cillizza, Washington Post: Why Bernie Sanders isn't going to be president, in five words Here's an exchange from Bernie Sanders's appearance on Meet the Press on Sunday: "Chuck Todd: Are you a capitalist?" Bernie Sanders: "No.Show More Summary

Woman Critical of Trump Was Jeb Bush Plant

During an appearance at a bipartisan No Labels event, female college student Lauren Batchelder asked a sharp question of Donald Trump and was publicly critical of the candidate. She told him, "Maybe I'm wrong, maybe you can prove meShow More Summary

Woman Sues Nephew, 8, for Injury from 'Exuberent' Hug

A 54-year-old woman in New York City is suing her pre-teen nephew for six figures over a broken wrist she suffered when he excitedly jumped into her arms to hug her at his 8th birthday party. Her lawsuit claims his "negligent" and "careless"...Show More Summary

Playboy Drops Nudity from Magazine

Playboy magazine is going to stop publishing images of naked women as part of its redesign, instead publishing provocative non nudes. The magazine's owner says the internet has made nudity outdated and pornographic magazines are no longer commercially viable. Show More Summary

Ex-A&M Player Kills Random Jogger with Machete

In a random attack, a former Texas A&M college football player hacked to death a male jogger on Dallas' White Rock Creek Monday at 8 a.m., then called police and admitted the crime. Thomas Johnson, 21, was a highly regarded wide receiver from Dallas Skyline High School who disappeared from A&M's team in 2012 and triggered a search. Show More Summary

Tom Brady Calls Coca Cola 'Poison for Kids'

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady called Coke "poison for kids" during a radio interview Monday. While defending his personal exercise and diet guru Alex Guerrero, who has been called a "glorified snake-oil salesman" in theShow More Summary

Florida Woman Drives Drunk While on Periscope

A 23-year-old Florida woman broadcast live video of herself on the Periscope app while she was driving drunk in Lakeland Saturday. Whitney Beall, 23, is noticeably slurring her words in the 36-minute video. Numerous commenters urge her to stop driving before she causes a crash and kills someone. Show More Summary

Gay Bars in Dallas Vandalized After 3 Assaults

Dallas police are investigating vandalism at three gay bars, linked incidents that are worrying an already concerned community following the assaults on three gay men in separate incidents. The doors were smashed overnight at The Mining Club, Woody's and JR's Bar and Grill. Show More Summary

Kinsley: Trump's an 'Utterly Unqualified' Buffoon

Michael Kinsley, Vanity Fair: The trouble with [Donald] Trump is that he is, by temperament, by experience, and by character, utterly unqualified to be president of the United States. He is a buffoon. That's why his campaign is a joke, not the merits or otherwise of his alleged policies. Show More Summary

Rebel Flag Convoy Charged with Terrorist Threats

A group of white men and women who drove trucks flying huge rebel flags to a black child's birthday party near Atlanta have been charged by a Douglas County grand jury with terrorist threats and gang activity. Fifteen members of a group...Show More Summary

Fan Shot After Cowboys-Patriots Game

A man in his 50s was shot in the head after an altercation with another fan in the parking lot after the Dallas Cowboys game against the New England Patriots in Arlington Sunday. The suspected shooter has been taken into custody. Fort...Show More Summary

Organisms Are Likely Already on Mars

Nicola Twilley, The New Yorker: "We know there's life on Mars already because we sent it there," John Grunsfeld, the associate administrator of NASA's Science Mission Directorate, said during a press conference on Monday. It is a Faustian...Show More Summary

Hillary Leads Big in South Carolina, Nevada Polls

With Hillary Clinton behind in New Hampshire and holding on to a narrowing margin over Bernie Sanders in Iowa, new CNN/ORC polls in Nevada and South Carolina suggest the two states could prove to be a firewall for her. Clinton has the support of 50% of those who say they are likely to attend the Democratic caucus scheduled for February 20 in Nevada. Show More Summary

Biographer: Lou Reed Was a Monster

Nico Hines, Daily Beast: Lou Reed was a monster. That's the reluctant conclusion of the rock icon's unofficial biographer, in his new book, Notes From The Velvet Underground. Following Reed's death in 2013, Howard Sounes interviewed more than 140 of his school friends, bandmates, girlfriends, and family members. Show More Summary

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