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    Roseanne Is Coming Back to TV: Report


    Deadline reports "Roseanne" is returning after two decades for an eight-episode...

    One of television's most-popular looks at the lives of working-class Americans may be coming back. Deadline reports networks—including ABC and Netflix—are currently bidding on an eight-episode revival of Roseanne , which ended its original run nearly 20 years ago. Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, and Sara Gilbert are signed on,...

    North Korea Launches Ballistic Missile Test


    US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson listens to the debate during a Ministerial level Security Council meeting on the situation in North Korea, Friday, April 28, 2017 at United Nations...

    North Korea launched a ballistic missile test around 5pm ET Friday (6am Saturday Seoul time), NBC News reports. The launch—an apparent failure—was confirmed by US and South Korean officials. One US official tells the AP the projectile was likely a medium-range KN-17 missile. The official says the missile...

    Mass Shooting Survivor Abigail Kopf to Start High School


    Abigail Kopf, who was shot in the head during a mass shooting in Michigan in 2016, will start high school this...

    The youngest survivor of an Uber driver's alleged shooting rampage in Kalamazoo, Michigan, last year will start high school with her classmates this fall, the AP reports. Abigail Kopf, 15, underwent testing Thursday so educators at Michigan's Harper Creek Community Schools could figure out where the teen stands academically, according...

    8-Year-Old Boy Killed by Falling Flower Box


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    An 8-year-old boy in Brooklyn was killed Thursday evening when a flower box fell on his head, the New York Daily News reports. According to WABC , Kevin Reilly was climbing a window gate to retrieve a basketball outside his home and grabbed the flower box. The 4-foot-long planter fell and...

    Facebook's Big Problem: Its Own News Feed


    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at his company's annual F8 developer conference on April 18, 2017, in San Jose,...

    Facebook has become a formidable player on the news, political, and entertainment landscapes, with more than 1.8 billion active viewers a month. But its "gargantuan influence" has become its "biggest liability," Farhad Manjoo writes in the New York Times , unpacking how the site was the ideal conduit, especially during...

    Trump to NRA: '8-Year Assault' on Gun Rights Is Now Over


    President Trump speaks during the National Rifle Association-ILA Leadership Forum, Friday, April 28, 2017, in...

    On Friday—his 99th day in office—President Trump did something no sitting president has done in more than 30 years: He spoke at an NRA conference. "The eight-year assault on your Second Amendment freedoms has come to a crashing end," NBC News quotes Trump as saying Friday in Atlanta....

    Dow Ends Day Down 40


    Traders Christopher LaGana, foreground left, and William McInerney, right, work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, April 27,...

    Stocks ended slightly lower on Wall Street, narrowly missing a fourth record high close this week for the Nasdaq composite index, the AP reports. Phone companies fell the most Friday. Verizon sank 1.6%. Magazine publisher Time Inc. plunged 17% after saying it decided not to pursue a sale of...

    George HW Bush Is Out of Hospital


    This April 20, 2017, file photo provided by the Office of George H.W. Bush shows former President George H.W. Bush, left, posing with his son former President George W. Bush at Houston Methodist Hospital in...

    Former President George HW Bush was released Friday from a Houston hospital where he received treatment for a mild case of pneumonia and chronic bronchitis during a two-week stay , the AP reports. "President and Mrs. Bush are very pleased to be home spending time with family and friends and grateful...

    Fixer Upper Star Sued for More Than $1M


    Chip Gaines, right, star of "Fixer Upper" on HGTV, has been sued by his former business partners for more than $1...

    The star of HGTV's Fixer Upper is being sued for more than $1 million by his former business partners, E! News reports. John Lewis and Richard Clark claim Chip Gaines pressured and threatened them into selling their shares in Magnolia Real Estate to him for $2,500 each two days...