An ice cream shop owner in Orangeburg, South Carolina, a majority black town, is unable to remove a Confederate flag that flies over his business, but is located on land he doesn't own. CNN's Victor Blackwell reports.
Some blame the biker for kicking the car and provoking the driver; others blame the “cager” behind the wheel for swerving into the biker at freeway speed. As California Highway Patrol investigators search for a motorcyclist who kicked a sedan and then throttled away as an explosive, chain-reaction collision left two vehicles wrecked and one man injured, a viral video of the episode continues to spark debate over who’s to blame for the mayhem. Now, the man who videotaped the automotive spectacle is speaking out about who appeared to be at fault. In an interview with The Times on Friday, Chris Traber, 47, of Santa Clarita, said both men appeared to play a role in the harrowing incident. It was
A cinnamon bear found itself trapped in an eddy in the middle of a rushing Salmon River in Idaho when tourists on a boat tour spotted the struggling bear. “We thought he was a dog when we came up on him,” Liz Comer wrote on Instagram, as reported by KBOI in Boise. “He kept getting sucked under water. “We thought he was a goner for sure because that river was no joke! I’ve never seen it this high!” But the boat captain pulled off a slick move to save the bear, as seen in Comer’s video licensed with ViralHog: “He was so tired and going under when we came up on him,” Comer wrote on Instagram. “He definitely wouldn’t have made it much longer, but the captain used the boat’s engines to push him out
She claims the real meddling came from political pundits. During an interview with CNN on Friday, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway was unable to point to a single thing President Trump is doing to prevent Russia from interfering in future elections. She also equated pundits who doubted Trump’s chances of winning the election with Russian hackers who waged cyberattacks against American voting databases. Russian interference came up in the context of the Washington Post’s bombshell report detailing how the CIA put together a briefing for then-President Obama last summer “that detailed Russian President Vladimir Putin’s direct involvement in a cyber campaign to disrupt and discredit the U.S.
If you're a parent who has a fear of confrontation, let Mary Katherine Backstorm be your inspiration! The Southern mom was in the checkout line at Target when she noticed a young boy and girl - roughly 11 or 12 years old - in front of her, snickering at the cashier, who had clearly suffered a "very devastating accident and cranial reconstructive surgery." He had staples in his head and a drooping eyelid, and Backstorm noticed that the kids "were getting their cell phones out and trying to take pictures of him with Snapchat filters" to text to their friends. "I'm just not very confident sometimes in my adulthood . . . that I can be an adult in situations like this," Backstorm said in a Facebook
In May 1938, the U.S. Navy commissioned the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise, the seventh ship to bear the name in American service. The second of three sisters, Enterprise made a central-perhaps the central-contribution to the war effort in 1942. The U.S. Navy began 1942 with six fleet carriers (excluding the small Ranger, which served in the Atlantic). Over the course of the year, Japanese aircraft and submarines would sink four of those carriers and put a fifth (USS Saratoga) out of action for long periods of time. Enterprise fought with distinction in most of the major battles of 1942, and survived to contribute for the rest of the war. In short, USS Enterprise (CV-6) was the finest ship ever