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An animal shelter’s adoption ad for a sassy cat: ‘She’s just a jerk’

An animal shelter’s adoption ad for a sassy cat: ‘She’s just a jerk’

Sometimes honesty is the best policy. Especially when it comes to cats. The Mitchell County Animal Rescue in North Carolina posted an adoption ad on Facebook that introduced the world to Perdita, the ‘”World’s Worst Cat.” “We thought she was sick,” the ad said. “Turns out she’s just a jerk.” The transparent tactic has helped…MORE

The NFL says no to Super Bowl tailgating in Hard Rock Stadium parking lots

The NFL says no to Super Bowl tailgating in Hard Rock Stadium parking lots

Fans heading to Miami Garden’s Hard Rock Stadium for the Super Bowl will have to leave their grills, tents and elaborate tailgating rigs at home. The NFL has a no-tailgating policy in the parking lots it’s managing around the Florida stadium for the big game on February 2 between the Kansas City Chiefs and the…MORE

Actress Annabella Sciorra testifies in court that Harvey Weinstein raped her

Actress Annabella Sciorra testifies in court that Harvey Weinstein raped her

Actress Annabella Sciorra testified in court Thursday that Harvey Weinstein raped her more than 25 years ago during emotional, face-to-face testimony from one of the women who has accused him of sexual assault. “The Sopranos” actress said Weinstein raped and sexually assaulted her at her Manhattan apartment in the winter of 1993-1994. She first publicly…MORE

Grab a slice! It’s National Pie Day

Grab a slice! It’s National Pie Day

Apple pie, pumpkin pie, cherry pie, pecan pie, blueberry pie, banana cream pie, peach pie, key lime pie, coconut cream pie, peanut butter pie, crack pie, chocolate cream pie, grasshopper pie … are you hungry yet? January 23 is National Pie Day — not to be confused with National Pi Day, which is on March…MORE

Michelle Carter, convicted in texting suicide case, released from prison

Michelle Carter, convicted in texting suicide case, released from prison

Michelle Carter, the Massachusetts woman convicted of involuntary manslaughter for persuading her boyfriend to kill himself, was released from prison Thursday, months ahead of schedule due to good behavior. Carter, now 23, began serving a 15-month sentence in February, but she earned time off her sentence for good behavior, according to Jonathan Darling, spokesman at…MORE

The Doomsday Clock is closer than ever to midnight. Here’s why that matters

The Doomsday Clock is closer than ever to midnight. Here’s why that matters

The Doomsday Clock was reset Thursday to just 100 seconds before midnight — the closest we have ever been to the complete and total annihilation of the earth (well, at least metaphorically). Midnight on the Clock symbolizes the end of the world, and each year, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists decides what time it…MORE

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