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
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.
Whether it’s a balmy, beachy locale or an arid desert, summer vacays require attire that’s stylish, yet bearable in the constant heat. One notable look beloved by the style-set is totally fail-safe and incredibly versatile, no matter where you jet-set to. The formula is easy: A white dress made of either cotton or linen that cinches at the waist, a barely-there sandal in nude or tan, and of course, a straw bag. So simple, so gorgeous. Figure-flattering on every shape, the ensemble is timeless (meaning you’ll wear it far longer than a single season) and transitions from a day of sightseeing to evening cocktails to dinner al fresco with ease-we’d go with a wide-brimmed hat and sunnies for daytime, and swap for a statement earring and colorful lip at night. Here, shop the outfit for every summer occasion. Your travel wardrobe just got a lot easier, right?
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
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea on Friday called itself the "biggest victim" in the death of an American student who was detained for more than a year and died days after being released in a coma.
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