A hunter tracking elk in the Montana mountains said he fended off an attacking grizzly bear by shoving his arm into its throat to induce a gag reflex that would frighten it away, according to state wildlife managers. Chase Dellwo, 26, was hunting with a crossbow for elk with his brother in the rugge
Catastrophic flooding in South Carolina since last week shattered state rainfall records and shocked longtime residents and officials, who said they've never seen rain so powerful. But it's hardly the first extreme, record-breaking weather event in the U. S. this year. Floods, hurricanes, wildfires and other extreme events are becoming more frequent and more intense because of climate change, experts warn, and that's never been more apparent than in 2015.
FanDuel and DraftKings, the biggest players in the unregulated, multi-billion dollar daily fantasy sports industry, are facing a major scandal. DraftKings has acknowledged that confidential data was leaked by an employee. The same employee was able to win $350,000 that week at rival FanDuel. The information at issue “showed the prevalence of particular players across all submitted lineups” for DraftKings’ biggest game, Millionaire Maker.
A 34-year-old Pennsylvania woman was arrested after her 14-year-old daughter accused her of supplying the girl and a 16-year-old boy with heroin and injecting them with the drug, WCAU-TV reported. “Supplying anyone with heroin is a potential death sentence,” Chester County District Attor
The Illinois Department of Public Health will no longer provide testing of sexually transmitted infections for dozens of county health departments and other facilities, saying resources must be shifted to more complicated testing to identify disease outbreaks and biological threats.