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  • Times Square hotel selling bagel for $1,000

    MANHATTAN — Forget bagels with schmear and lox, a Times Square hotel is serving up a $1,000 bagel. The Westin New York hotel’s extravagant bagel will feature Alba white truffle cream cheese, goji berry-infused Riesling jelly, and gold leaf flakes. This is not your humble New York City breakfast. Westin first debuted the pricey breakfast in 2007, but the bagel only stayed on their menu for a few months. The bagel’s return a decade later will be limited. It will […]

  • Black man hugs Nazi outside Richard Spencer event, asks him ‘Why do you hate me?’

    GAINSVILLE, Fla. — A video shows the moment a black man hugged a Nazi outside white supremacist leader Richard Spencer’s speech Thursday afternoon at the University of Florida in Gainesville. In the video, which was posted on Twitter by user Politics for Dummies, 31-year-old Aaron Alex Courtney is seen hugging the man and asking, “Why don’t you like me, dog?” Warning: Video contains harsh language A nazi and a black man…..America 2017 #SpencerAtUF pic.twitter.com/sSaG36EuOr — Politics 4 Dummies (@Politics4dum) October 19, […]

  • Teen carries injured teammate across finish line at cross country state championship

    SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah high school senior disqualified himself during a cross country state championship meet on Wednesday so he could carry his injured teammate across the finish line. It’s the race Sean Rausch and Blake Lewis had been waiting for all season. “Our training plan, everything was geared toward state, so we wanted to win state for sure,” Rausch told KSTU. Blake, a junior, was 400 meters from the finish line when he felt a sharp pain […]

  • How to see Uranus without a telescope as planet nears Earth

    WASHINGTON – Uranus will be visible without using a telescope on Thursday night. NASA says the seventh planet from the sun will be clearly visible because it reaches opposition – which just means the planet is opposite the sun in our sky and at the closet point to Earth. “It’s visible all night long and its blue-green color is unmistakeable. It may be bright enough to see with your naked eye — and for sure in binoculars,” according to NASA. […]

  • Father’s dying wish to walk daughters down the aisle comes true

    MILLERSBURG, Ohio – As Willie Shelton fought terminal cancer, his wife says he always had the same wish. “The one constant was always, ‘I want to see my girls grow up, and I want to walk them down the aisle,'” Cheryl Shelton told WJW. With seven daughters, the family realized it was unlikely the U.S. Army veteran would be able to accomplish that, so they came up with a plan to make his dream a reality. The Sheltons have a […]

  • Lulu the dog flunks out of CIA bomb-sniffer school

    Government agencies routinely make hiring and firing announcements, but a recent one from the CIA caught Gizmodo‘s eye. A Twitter thread revealed the agency has laid off Lulu, a recruit in its K9 training program tasked with detecting explosives. Lulu, described in her CIA profile as being a “hyper and silly” black Lab with an “easygoing sweetness,” started “to show signs that she wasn’t interested in detecting explosive odors” not long after she started training. The agency explains that dogs […]

  • Kindergartner empties piggy bank to pay for classmates’ milk

    ISHPEMING, Mich. — A 5-year-old Michigan girl has made it her goal to make sure all of her classmates get milk, even if their parents can’t afford it. Two weeks ago, Sunshine Oelfke emptied out her piggy bank onto the living room floor and began “counting” her money. Her grandmother, Jackie Sue Oelfke, posted pictures of the beautiful moment on Facebook. She wrote, in part, “After a few minutes, I see her bag up some of it and I asked her […]

  • Parents create awesome ‘Wheel of Fortune’ costume for son in wheelchair

    MELROSE PARK, Illinois– The Alfano family in Illinois has created some pretty awesome Halloween costumes for their 8-year-old son Anthony, who has cerebral palsy. This year, they have turned their son’s wheelchair into the popular game show, “Wheel of Fortune.” Deanna Alfano told Inside Edition the game show is one of Anthony’s favorites and they watch it every night. “He loves hearing the alphabet, but he has a love for most game shows,” she said. Alfano explained to Inside Edition that […]

  • California restaurant ‘proudly’ serves Popeyes chicken as its own

    LONG BEACH, Calif. — One California restaurant took the slogan “Love that chicken from Popeyes” quite literally after a Yelp reviewer accused the establishment of using the popular Louisiana kitchen’s chicken in several of its dishes. Tyler H. called out Sweet Dixie Kitchen, a “southern inspired” restaurant in California, in a scathing Yelp review on Oct. 9. Here’s the review: “Before my friends and I got seated we saw them quickly bring in two large boxes of Popeyes to the kitchen. I wanted […]

  • Run the Milwaukee Marathon the last two years? No, you didn’t

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Marathon officials have confirmed the city’s marathon was short of “USATF Certification” markings due to the course being “set incorrectly.” This marks the second year in a row of issues at the race, according to WITI. Last year, it was too long. This year? Too short, by nearly a mile. Participants ran 25.4 miles, according to race officials. Race officials said Tuesday an internal investigation was underway to determine whether the track was the regulation 26.2 miles. […]