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KKK Student Costume
Twitter via CNN
June 16, 2018 - 9:15 am
By Jessica Campisi and Michelle Krupa, CNN (CNN) -- A student who showed up to high school dressed as a Ku Klux Klansman did so as part of an assignment -- reportedly with advance approval from a teacher. Still, the head-to-toe costume -- complete with infamous conical hood and a white, fabric mask...
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Nearly 20 years ago, about nearly half of high school students said they drank at least one glass of milk a day. But now it’s down to less than a third, according to a survey released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
AP Photo/Rob Carr
June 14, 2018 - 3:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Fewer U.S. teens are smoking, having sex and doing drugs these days. Oh, and they're drinking less milk, too. Less than one-third of high school students drink a glass of milk a day, according to a large government survey released Thursday. About two decades ago, it was nearly half...
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Alligator
June 09, 2018 - 10:17 am
By Ralph Ellis, Konstantin Toropin and Sal Sendik, CNN (CNN) -- Authorities confirmed Saturday morning that they had found the remains of a woman killed by an alligator in Davie, Florida. Search teams discovered the body of Shizuka Matsuki about 10 p.m. Friday in a lake at the Silver Lakes Rotary...
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Snapping Turtle
June 02, 2018 - 11:34 am
PRESTON, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho teacher accused of feeding a sick puppy to a snapping turtle in front of several students has been charged with misdemeanor animal cruelty. Preston Junior High School science teacher Robert Crosland was charged Friday. He faces up to six months in jail and a $5,000...
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Yanny or Laurel
Tim Jimenez
May 16, 2018 - 8:51 am
NEW YORK (KYW Newsradio) — What do you hear? The latest internet debate that’s sweeping social media, and wasting plenty of time, has people answering that question. Remember the debate on the internet three years ago over the color of a dress? Well, the 2018 version is here. A short audio clip has...
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Allison Closs arrives for the Carlisle High School senior prom at Letort View Community Center at Carlisle Barracks in Carlise, Pa., with a cutout of actor Danny DeVito.
Michael Bupp /The Sentinel via AP
May 14, 2018 - 6:58 pm
CARLISLE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania high school student took an unorthodox approach to prom and brought a cardboard cutout of actor Danny DeVito to the dance. WHTM-TV reports Allison Closs and her famous two-dimensional date joined other Carlisle High School seniors Friday for prom. Closs purchased...
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Plastic surgeons harvested cartilage from Burrage's ribs to create a new ear and then grew it under the skin of her forearm.
US Army
May 10, 2018 - 6:48 pm
By Doug Criss (CNN) -- Shamika Burrage survived a near-fatal car accident two years ago, but not without losing something pretty important: her left ear. Now, thanks to a novel procedure performed at an Army medical center in Texas, Burrage is getting that ear back in a most unusual way. Plastic...
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Zoo New England in Boston made good on a Super Bowl bet with the Philadelphia Zoo, in which the zoos agreed to name their next newborn goat after the opposing team's quarterback, depending on which team won the championship.
Zoo New England | Rebecca Nuske
John McDevitt
May 09, 2018 - 6:30 pm
BOSTON (KYW Newsradio) — A kid named Foles is in the spotlight, this time at a zoo in Boston. Zoo New England made good on a Super Bowl bet with the Philadelphia Zoo, in which the zoos agreed to name their next newborn goat after the opposing team's quarterback, depending on which team won the...
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Frederick Kaplan and his patient Carol Orzel
University of Pennsylvania
Mark Abrams
May 02, 2018 - 7:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A longtime resident of Inglis House — who lived for several years with an extremely rare disease that turns human tissue into bone — has donated her remains to medical research. At a memorial service for 59-year-old Carol Orzel Wednesday in Inglis House's Founder's...
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