Scientists have determined that a massive tsunami with waves up to fifty feet high hit the coast of what is now the Sultanate of Oman about a thousand years ago.
Miley Cyrus and Cody Simpson Are 'Very Happy' Together The pair have been romancing for the last few weeks and despite claims they have gone their separate ways, insiders insist that Cyrus and Simpson are "very into" one another. Source, via E! News Source, via E! News The insider also insisted that Cyrus's work schedule has kept them apart, but when they are together they are "crazy" about each other. Source, via E! News
A new, comprehensive study of mass shooters—covering every killing of at least four people in a public place since 1966—has found four factors that connect nearly all of them. The Violence Project compiled data starting with the University of Texas shootings, when 15 people were shot to death...
Lowe's store employees say that the company's new scheduling policies are driving down morale. According to Business Insider, Lowe's recently switched its scheduling system from a four-week rotation. It was one that ensured full-time workers would get one weekend off a month. Now, it has a policy known as "customer-centric scheduling." Employees say the new system only gives them one weekend off every eight weeks. That makes it harder to manage their lives outside of work.
The Wisconsin man accused of kidnapping teen Jayme Closs and murdering her parents can be seen throwing punches and dodging hits inside a New Mexico prison.
A powerful coastal storm that battered the Outer Banks of North Carolina caused extensive damage along the coast. Feet of sand covering cars, pools and important infrastructure like Highway 12 that remains closed since Saturday.
The Bronte Parsonage Museum has in its possession four surviving "little books" written in 1830 by Jane Eyre author Charlotte Bronte, and it just got its hands on a fifth. The BBC reports that for about $860,000, which included fees, the Haworth museum run by the Bronte Society emerged...
Doctors Offer to Give Free Flu Shots to Detained Migrants. Doctors worried that the Trump administration is withholding flu shots from detained migrants in CA sent a letter to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) dated Nov. 5. In the letter, the doctors propose a mobile vaccination unit with no cost to the government. We implore you to allow our volunteer physicians to hold our requested influenza vaccine clinic, Doctors for Camp Closure Letter, via NBC News. The doctors recently formed the group, Doctors for Camp Closure, D4CC. According to an anonymous spokesperson, DHS declined the offer. As a law enforcement agency and due to the short term nature of CBP holding and other logistical challenges, operating a vaccine program is not feasible, Anonymous Spokesperson, Customs and Border Protections, via NBC News. The doctors who signed the letter say that withholding flu shots from migrants puts both them and the public at risk. This is how epidemics begin. It's not just migrants. Workers will come out to communities, potentially spreading that virus and it could get out of control, Dr. Luz Contreras Arroyo, Letter Signatory, via NBC News
Georgia police have arrested a 16-year-old girl for allegedly planning to attack and murder people in a mostly black church—with knives, no less, ABC News reports. The girl, who is white and remains unidentified, has been charged with criminal attempt to commit murder. Her alleged target: Bethel African Methodist...
The American Medical Association (AMA) has called for a ban on all vaping products. The group wants all vaping products banned, excepting those approved by the FDA. The AMA called for more study on the use of drug and non-drug treatment strategies to deal with nicotine addiction. The AMA is also advocating for diagnostic codes for e-cigarette and vaping associated illnesses. According to Reuters, that would help better identify patients with lung injuries associated with vaping.