US college campuses are becoming increasingly racist, report finds

NEW YORK — Reading, writing and arithmetic are competing with more and more racist rhetoric on US college campuses, a new report finds. Instances of...

Woman dies while performing ‘degrading’ webcam sex for perv

A UK woman died from suffocation when she strangled herself for an online creep who paid her to perform “dangerous and degrading” webcam sex...

Kansas abortion ruling prompts new attack on death penalty

TOPEKA, Kan. — A recent Kansas Supreme Court ruling declaring that the state constitution protects access to abortion opened the door to a new...

13-year-old baker matches every sale with donation to homeless

He’s baking the world a sweeter place. Michael Platt of Bowie, Maryland, has been whipping up sugary treats since he was 9 years old. Now,...

‘Maternal instinct’ is a big lie used to keep women in their place: psychologist

Maternal instinct. The idea sounds so damn sweet: Women naturally know how to take care of babies and children. Just one problem: it doesn’t...

Mars may have hosted life before Earth: study

A new study suggests that life may have existed on Mars hundreds of millions of years prior to its emergence on Earth. The Red Planet...

Rise of mental illness worldwide tied to austerity, inequality

Austerity, income inequality and job insecurity are leading to a global rise in mental illness, according to a new United Nations report. Dr. Dainius Pūras,...

Dutch railway to compensate Holocaust survivors

AMSTERDAM – The Dutch national railway NS said in a statement on Wednesday it would offer financial compensation to survivors and families of Holocaust...

These countries are launching a paperless travel program

A pilot project that seeks to enable passengers to fly between the Netherlands and Canada using their mobile phones, instead of passports, was launched...

Lonely seniors turn to robot dogs for companionship

When her aunt passed away last November, Carrolyn Minggia, 64, felt isolated. The Brooklyn Heights resident had moved from Philadelphia to NYC four years...

Gen Z interns can’t even use landlines

Gen Z is ready to work — if only they can figure out how to pick up the phone. “My company has a landline, and...

Restaurant in hot water for identifying customer as ‘fat’ on receipt

A man who visited the Plush Bar & Grill in Houston says he won’t be returning after spotting an upsetting message on his receipt. The...

Girl contracts deadly flesh-eating bacteria during Florida beach trip

An Indiana mother has shared photos of her 12-year-old daughter’s frightening encounter with flesh-eating bacteria following the family’s trip to Florida earlier this month. Michelle Brown said her family...

Cops grant 93-year-old woman’s ‘dying wish’ to get arrested

A goody-two-shoes granny in England was thrown in the slammer last weekend without committing a crime. It was, however, her “dying wish.” Josie Birds, a...

Grieving dog pictured waiting by late owner’s empty hospital bed finds new family

It’s always nice when a sad story has a happy ending. Last week, an animal rescue in northern New Jersey posted a photo of a...

Ancient Turkish rock carvings that have baffled scientists could be a calendar

For years the intricate carvings at an ancient sanctuary in Turkey have baffled archaeologists but now some think they could actually be depicting a...

Dad plunges to his death after falling asleep and rolling off hotel balcony

A young father tragically plunged to his death in Ibiza after falling asleep on a hotel balcony and rolling off, an inquest has heard. Carl...

Arby’s creates ‘Megetables’ in response to fake meat trend

Ever feel like you should eat more vegetables, but just want to eat meat instead? Well, Arby’s has the solution. In a strange gimmick targeted...

Here’s how many ‘Are We There Yets?’ you’ll hear on the average summer road...

The average American will spend nearly 23 hours on road trips with the family this summer, according to new research. The poll of 2,000 Americans...

Impossible Burger is running dangerously low on supply

A wildly popular vegan hamburger — whose taste mimics real meat  — is in such high demand that supplies are running low across the...

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