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George H.W. Bush secretly sponsored, corresponded with Filipino boy through nonprofit for years

The late President George H.W. Bush was known for his affinity for handwritten letters. But it wasn’t until after his death that his correspondence with a young boy in the Philippines came to light. For several years, the 41st president sponsored Timothy, a Filipino child, through the nonprofit Compassion International. He wrote to him often, Read More…

California woman faked firefighter husband to collect more than $2G in donations, police say

Ashley Bemis, 28, was arrested and charged Tuesday after she allegedly stole from people who believed they were donating to help firefighters battling the California wildfires. (Orange County Sheriff’s Department) A California woman pretended to have a fake firefighter husband and claimed he was on the front lines battling a wildfire as part of a Read More…

Kentucky woman permanently disfigured in firework accident recounts 'devastating' ordeal: 'I was just standing in the wrong place at the wrong time'

Kristie Young is now advocating for firework safety after suffering the loss of her eye and a brain hemorrhage. (SWNS) WARNING: Article contains graphic photos. A woman in Kentucky was permanently disfigured after being hit by an out-of-control firework — which broke every bone in her face and caused her to lose an eye. Kristie Read More…

Trump lashes out at New York AGs after foundation agrees to dissolve: 'Double standard'

President Trump lashed out Wednesday at New York Democrats — specifically, “sleazebag” former Attorney General Eric Schneiderman — after he agreed to dissolve his charitable foundation amid a lawsuit alleging illegal conduct. The foundation was facing numerous accusations about misusing money. But Trump complained Wednesday that the same prosecutors never scrutinized the Clinton Foundation, claiming Read More…

This humongous fungus has been around since the birth of Socrates

Much of the fungus (<i>Armillaria gallica</i>) is underground, but in the fall it sprouts honey mushrooms. (Shutterstock) A humongous fungus lurking underground in Michigan is exceptionally old, tremendously heavy and has a curiously low mutation rate, a new study finds. Here are the fungus’ impressive stats: It’s at least 2,500 years old (although it’s likely Read More…

McConnell says Senate will vote on stopgap to avert shutdown – without new border wall funding

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Wednesday the Senate will consider a stopgap measure to continue funding the government and avert a shutdown later this week – but it won’t include President Trump’s desired $5 billion for border wall funding because of the “reality of our political moment.” “Later this morning, we’ll introduce a continuing resolution Read More…

Leslie Grossman says Amanda Bynes is serious about getting back into show business

Leslie Grossman claims Amanda Bynes is serious about getting back into show business. (Getty Images) It’s been over a year since Amanda Bynes first declared her intention to return to show business, and the actress’ friend and former co-star, Leslie Grossman, says she can’t wait to start working on projects once again. Grossman recently sat down with Busy Philipps on her E! Read More…

Josh Henderson cleared of burglary charge over neighbor's robbery

Actor Josh Henderson was cleared on a burglary charge, according to Entertainment Tonight. (Michael Tran/FilmMagic) Josh Henderson won’t be facing burglary charges after all. The case against Henderson, the star of E!’s “The Arrangement” — who was arrested on Dec. 12 in Los Angeles for suspicion of burglarizing his neighbor’s apartment unit — was declined by the LA County Read More…

UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn appears to mouth ‘stupid woman’ at Theresa May, sparks chaos

UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn appeared to call Prime Minister Theresa May a “stupid woman” on Wednesday during a heated back-and-forth at Prime Minister’s Questions — sparking chaos in Parliament as furious Tories demanded an apology from Corbyn and action from the Speaker. May is under fire for her handling of Britain’s departure from the Read More…

CBS’s Stephen Colbert rips ex-boss Les Moonves after he was denied $120M severance package

After ruefully calling CBS head honcho Les Moonves “my guy” when allegations of sexual impropriety first surfaced, “Late Show” host Stephen Colbert addressed the latest developments from the stunning downfall of his former boss. This week, the disgraced executive was denied the $120 payout he was expected to get by the CBS Board of Directors due Read More…

Israeli leader calls on UN to condemn Hezbollah over tunnels

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chairs the weekly cabinet meeting at his office in Jerusalem, Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018. (Abir Sultan/Pool Photo via AP) JERUSALEM – Israel’s prime minister Wednesday called on the U.N. Security Council to condemn “wanton acts of aggression” by the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, designate it a terrorist organization and heighten Read More…