• Doctors thought he just had jock itch. Then it spread.

    Late Friday afternoon on Dec. 4, 2014, Stephen Schroeder was waiting to board his packed flight from Philadelphia to Las Vegas for a much anticipated long weekend with his son when his cellphone rang. On the line was an unexpected caller: his doctor, reporting test results sooner than Schroeder had expected. Listening intently, Schroeder was flooded with disbelief as he struggled to comprehend what he was hearing. Using the lip of a trash can as a writing surface, he scribbled notes on the back of his boarding pass, making the doctor spell out each unfamiliar word. Then he sent a terse text to his wife, who was at their home in the Philadelphia suburbs, and got on the plane. Onboard, Schroeder,

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  • Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh says replay decision was the ‘worst call he’s ever seen’

    Jim Harbaugh has been known for using a bit of hyperbole from time to time but it sounds as though he was really, really, really upset at a call in the final few minutes of No. 2 Michigan’s 41-8 win over Illinois on Saturday. Wolverines quarterback John O’Korn had completed a third-and-nine pass to Drake Harris that officials had marked short of the first down by nearly two yards. Harbaugh quickly challenged the spot but Big Ten replay officials upheld the call to force a fourth down decision that was a little longer than it should have been according to the coach. “I’ve never seen a worse call in the game of football,” Harbaugh said at his Monday press conference.

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  • Woman groped on plane turns to an unexpected source for help

    During a recent flight, a passenger by the name of Ariana Lenarsky used Twitter to call attention to a serious issue. Lenarsky, a Los Angeles-based performer and podcast producer, opened up to her thousands of followers on Oct. 22 to share a harrowing personal experience that occurred mid-air as she was flying from Austin, Texas. As Lenarsky was walking down the aisle of the airplane, a male passenger allegedly "grabbed and stroked" her calf. The incident greatly upset Lenarsky, and she decided to turn to her Twitter followers for comfort and advice. SEE ALSO: This code word will help you when you feel unsafe on a date Since the incident occurred while Lenarsky was in the air, the ways in which

  • When the ‘love of your life’ is no longer interested in making love

    Carolyn Hax is on leave. This column originally ran March 18, 2013. Dear Carolyn: Although we’ve had sex before, my boyfriend of two years has zero interest in sex with me or anyone else. He just doesn’t feel the need (we used to have sex often, before the relationship was committed). This makes me feel unwanted, unloved and incredibly self-conscious and paranoid. He’s been to therapy (I am also in therapy), but his psychiatrist flat-out told him she didn’t know how to help him (!), so he stopped going. He turns down every other suggestion I make to try to overcome this issue, and talking about it leads to his anxiety and my tears. Yet, he says he loves me and he would spend the rest of his life

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  • Parent punches student in the stomach in a school hallway, then just walks away

    (CNN)It happens so fast you almost miss it. A man walks down the hallway of a school, crossing paths with a young boy. Suddenly, without provocation, the man reaches down and punches the boy in his stomach. He then casually walks toward the door. The boy falls to his knees, doubled over in obvious pain. The man pauses, just for a second, to look over his shoulder at the boy, before walking out. Surveillance video captured this shocking encounter, which happened last week at the KIPP DC Spring Academy in Washington DC. The boy in the video, 7-year-old John Mclean, told CNN affiliate WJLA that the punch to the gut was "real painful." It was painful for John's mother to see as well. She says the

  • Video: Oregon Officials Launch Manhunt for Missing Woman Last Seen Hiking

    Anna Schmidt is a daughter of one of the key members of the piano guys and fear something happened to her in Columbia river gorge and Adrienne Bankert joins us with more. Good morning, Adrienne. Reporter: Good morning to you, Paula and Tom. Friends and strangers have traveled from all over some flying in from Utah to help in the search. They're hoping for a miracle that Annie is alive and just waiting to be found. With crucial hours and minutes ticking away, drones, dogs and teams of searchers are scouring the treacherous terrain of this popular Portland park looking for any sign of 21-year-old hiker Annie Schmidt. If she is injured and by a water source she could still be alive. Reporter: A

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  • Road raging driver survives brake checking a heavy duty truck

    A video showing a driver 'brake checkin'g a heavy truck on a freeway in Wisconsin last week sparked a conversation about road rage and risky driving maneuvers. The dashcam video, which was posted on October 18, shows an SUV cutting directly in front of a heavy-duty concrete pouring truck and slamming on the brakes. The concrete pouring truck then locks up its brakes and lays down a long stretch of rubber as it tries to avoid demolishing the aggressive SUV. Fox 6 showed the video to John Mueller, a driving instructor at Fox Valley Technical College in Appleton, WI, to get his insight on the dangers of brake checking. "Oh my gosh. That's life and death right there," he told the station. "You've

  • 12 Lies American Evangelicals Believe

    Evangelical Christians are supposedly united in their belief that only those who believe the gospel - that Jesus Christ died on the cross for humanity's sins and rose from the dead three days later - will be saved. But not all who identify as evangelicals even believe this. According to a September study by LifeWay Research, Americans don't know much about theology. While most Americans identify as Christians, they seem confused about the details of their faith. "Contradictory and incompatible beliefs are OK for most people," explained Scott McConnell, executive director of LifeWay Research. Even those who identify as evangelicals often fell into some of the worst theological errors. Here are