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Once deemed too old to be dangerous, a murderer is convicted again

Once deemed too old to be dangerous, a murderer is convicted again

When Judge Robert Crowley sentenced Albert Flick to prison for assault in 2010, he said Flick would be too old to pose a threat by the time he was released, despite a history of violence against women. Four years after his release, Flick was charged in another woman’s death. Flick, 77, was convicted Wednesday of…MORE

Forget Area 51. This Oklahoma animal shelter wants you to raid it instead

Forget Area 51. This Oklahoma animal shelter wants you to raid it instead

Before you storm Area 51, you might want to make a stop in Oklahoma. One animal shelter is inviting people to storm its Oklahoma City location and pick up some adorable tin-foil-hat-wearing critters to “protect you from the Area 51 aliens.” “Adoption isn’t that far out of this world!” the Oklahoma City Animal Shelter wrote…MORE

Impeachment committee forms in Puerto Rico as protesters call for Gov. Rosselló to resign

Impeachment committee forms in Puerto Rico as protesters call for Gov. Rosselló to resign

As thousands of people crowded the streets calling for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to step down, the president of Puerto Rico’s House of Representatives, Carlos “Johnny” Méndez, created a special committee on Friday to advise him on the process of of impeaching the governor. The impeachment research committee includes three attorneys — Francisco Reyes Caparrós, Luis…MORE

New York cancels OZY Fest cultural festival as temperatures climb

New York cancels OZY Fest cultural festival as temperatures climb

Organizers were hoping OZY Fest would be hot — but not this hot. The New York City festival has been canceled due to heat, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday afternoon. Scheduled for this weekend in Central Park, the cultural festival, now in its fourth year, had a lineup that included John Legend, Trevor Noah,…MORE

It’s Krispy Kreme’s birthday. Here’s how to score a dozen doughnuts for $1

It’s Krispy Kreme’s birthday. Here’s how to score a dozen doughnuts for $1

Consider this your official notice: The Hot Light is ON. Friday marks Krispy Kreme’s 82nd birthday, but the octogenarian doughnut chain has no plans to retire. To celebrate, it’s inviting everyone to stop in and pick up one dozen original glazed doughnuts for $1—with the purchase of any dozen doughnuts. Basically, you get 24 for…MORE

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“Breaking Thru With Elaina” Featuring Maren Morris

“Breaking Thru With Elaina” Featuring Maren Morris

Elaina Smith is back with the second season of her award-winning podcast, Breaking Thru With Elaina, formerly titled Women Want to Hear Women. Elaina kicked off Season 2 with one of her favorite guests from Season 1 . . . the one and only Maren Morris. In addition to chatting with Maren about country radio,…

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