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    No. 1 Song of Year: the 'Anthem 2018 Deserves'

    No. 1 Song of Year: the 'Anthem 2018 Deserves'


    Thank u, next: Bye 2018, bring on...

    "Everyone" has weighed in, and they've told Digg what the best songs of 2018 are. The site confesses it didn't use a "super fancy algorithm" to figure out what tunes were resonating with the people at large. Instead, a "human Digg Editor" pored over a spreadsheet of other "best of...
    Outrage Grows Over Baylor Rape Plea Deal

    Outrage Grows Over Baylor Rape Plea Deal


    In this December 10 photo, former Baylor University fraternity president Jacob Anderson walks out of the courtroom in Waco, Texas. Anderson, accused of rape, will serve no jail time after a Waco district judge accepted a plea bargain for deferred...

    A week after a judge accepted a controversial plea deal for a former Baylor University fraternity president accused of rape, outrage is growing. USA Today reports on two petitions gaining momentum, one calling for the plea deal to be thrown out (more than 124,000 have signed as of this...
    Court Orders Missouri Man to Watch Bambi Repeatedly

    Court Orders Missouri Man to Watch Bambi Repeatedly


    This undated photo provided by in Lawerence County Sheriff in Mt. Vernon, Mo., shows David Berry Jr. Berry was ordered to watch the Walt Disney movie 'Bambi' at least once each month during his one-year jail...

    A Missouri poacher has been ordered to repeatedly watch the movie Bambi as part of his sentence for illegally killing hundreds of deer. The Springfield News-Leader reports that David Berry Jr. was ordered to watch the Disney classic at least once a month during his year-long jail sentence in what...
    Oprah Helped Bring Him Fame. Now, Serious Allegations

    Oprah Helped Bring Him Fame. Now, Serious Allegations


    In this handout photo, spiritual healer Joao Teixeira de Faria, better known as "John of God," center, arrives in Abadiania, Brazil, on...

    "Is 'John of God' a Healer or a Charlatan?" asked ABC News in 2005. You can add "or a Criminal?" to that headline. The Brazilian faith healer turned himself in on Sunday following allegations he'd sexually abused more than 300 women. It's a fall from grace for a man who...
    17 Trump Investigations Include a 'Mystery'

    17 Trump Investigations Include a 'Mystery'


    President Trump speaks in Kansas City, Mo., on Dec. 7,...

    Having trouble keeping track of the blizzard of headlines about investigations involving President Trump? A new list compiled by Garrett M. Graff of Wired might explain why: Graff tallies up no fewer than 17 separate investigations currently underway. "Trump faces a legal assault unlike anything previously seen by any president,...
    ZIP Code 94301 Has a No. 1 Distinction

    ZIP Code 94301 Has a No. 1 Distinction


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    Some ZIP codes are pricier to live in than others, and 24/7 Wall St has crunched data to determine the priciest in the nation. It's likely no surprise that ZIP codes in California show up frequently on the list of the top 50, but perhaps a little more surprising that...
    Bombshell ObamaCare Ruling Hinges on a Key Principle

    Bombshell ObamaCare Ruling Hinges on a Key Principle


    An ObamaCare sign is displayed on the storefront of an insurance agency in Hialeah,...

    A Texas judge delivered a bombshell ruling on ObamaCare Friday night, declaring that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional. US District Court Judge Reed O'Connor ruled that the individual mandate—the penalty those who forgo insurance must pay—is unconstitutional. And because the individual mandate is so integral to the...
    Celeb Chef to US Media: I Have a Round Tummy, Deal With It

    Celeb Chef to US Media: I Have a Round Tummy, Deal With It


    In this Dec. 4, 2013, file photo, British chef Nigella Lawson arrives at Isleworth Crown Court in...

    Everyone wants to look their best when their photo is taken or they're seen on TV, but not everyone is thrilled "to be airbrushed thinner." At least not British celebrity chef Nigella Lawson, who Sky News reports has taken issue with anyone trying to Photoshop how she looks. It all...
    For Sale: $975K Home of Accused Salem 'Witch'

    For Sale: $975K Home of Accused Salem 'Witch'


    In this photo from Thursday, a wall stands near the home where Sarah Clayes lived in Framingham,...

    A once-run-down historic home that stands where a woman accused of witchcraft during the 1692 Salem witch trials settled after she was spared the noose is on the market after an extensive renovation. The home in Framingham, Mass., known as the Sarah and Peter Clayes House, hit the market Thursday...