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Officials confirm shark attacked boy at Long Island beach

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The bites that a 13-year-old boy sustained in the waters around the barrier island off Long Island’s South Shore resulted from a shark attack, New York state officials confirmed on Friday.But experts have been unable to d…

At least 11 dead, including children, in Missouri duck boat accident

iStock/Thinkstock(BRANSON, Mo.) — A tourist duck boat capsized in a lake near Branson, Missouri, during powerful storms, killing at least 11 people, including children, officials said.The Thursday-night accident also injured seven people and has left …

About 14 percent of children aged 5-17 reunited, US government says

Tamir Kalifa/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The U.S. government said late Thursday that it has reunited about 14 percent of the migrant children aged 5-17 separated from their families at the border, as a court-ordered deadline looms less than a week away…

Three-year-old dies after spending more than three hours in scorching bus

iStock/Thinkstock(HOUSTON) — A 3-year-old boy left unattended in a blistering-hot daycare bus for more than three hours has died.The child was unresponsive when discovered inside the vehicle by police, who said the temperature inside the vehicle at th…

Coats learns live that Trump inviting Putin to White House: ‘Say that again?’

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats was being interviewed on stage at the Aspen Security Forum Thursday when he was surprised to hear President Donald Trump was inviting Vladimir Putin to Washington …

Tornadoes touch down in Iowa, causing several injuries and destruction

hawkfromnorwalk/Twitter(DES MOINES, Iowa) — Tornadoes have touched down in central Iowa, displacing families and causing destruction across multiple counties.At least 10 people were injured and sent to the hospital. They were later released after suff…

Florida, California among top sites for shark attacks in the US

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — New York may have been the site of two suspected shark attacks on Wednesday, but attacks by the creatures in these waters are so rare that there have been only 10 documented cases confirmed in nearly 150 years.The worst p…

71-year-old man dies from flesh-eating bacteria linked to tainted oyster

iStock/Thinkstock(SARASOTA, Fla.) — A 71-year-old man died from a flesh-eating bacteria that health officials say he contracted from eating a bad raw oyster at a Florida seafood restaurant.Florida Health Department officials said the man died from Vib…

Trump planning to invite Putin to Washington this fall: White House

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump has instructed National Security Adviser John Bolton to invite Russian President Vladimir Putin to Washington this fall and “discussions are already underway,” according to a tweet …

Fertility treatments bring fewer long-term invasive cancer risks, study says

iStock/ThinkstockBY: DR. STEPHANIE SOPHIE LEE(NEW YORK) — Fertility treatments come with repeated shots of hormones, but does that mean they also come with an increased risk of cancer?Not necessarily, according to a study published recently in the Bri…

‘I pray for our cops every day’: Law enforcement deaths spiking, guns No. 1 cause

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — When New York State Police trooper Nicholas Clark responded to a reported suicidal person barricaded in a home this month, the suspect gunned him down before taking his own life.”A 29-year-old trooper, a stellar trooper w…

Prosecutors allege Russian agent maintained ‘duplicitous relationship’ with political operative

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Federal prosecutors believe that Maria Butina, the Russian gun-rights activist who was recently arrested and charged with acting as a foreign agent, maintained a “duplicitous relationship” with an American p…

A young couple is hoping for a miracle after tragedy struck on a vacation to Mexico

KTRK-TV(HOUSTON) — A Texas family is hoping for a miracle after tragedy struck on a vacation to Mexico.Francisco and Emily Barba, along with their 11-month-old daughter Emma Rose, went on a trip to San Luis Potosi, Mexico to visit Francisco’s ex…