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11-year-old who met Drake speaks out after heart transplant surgery: ‘I felt more alive’
Sep19

11-year-old who met Drake speaks out after heart transplant surgery: ‘I felt more alive’

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago(CHICAGO) — The 11-year-old girl in desperate need of a new heart who was surprised by Drake last month in a heartwarming viral video spoke out after her successful heart transplant surgery, sayi…

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Great-grandmother, 73, kills 580-pound alligator with one shot, she says
Sep19

Great-grandmother, 73, kills 580-pound alligator with one shot, she says

iStock/Thinkstock(GOODRICH, Texas) — A great-grandmother in Texas hit an alligator in the bullseye earlier this week, killing the massive reptile with one shot to its head, she told a local news station.Livingston Mayor Judy Cochran believes the gator…

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Gunman in courthouse shooting that injured 4 was scheduled for assault hearing, authorities say
Sep19

Gunman in courthouse shooting that injured 4 was scheduled for assault hearing, authorities say

iStock/Thinkstock(MASONTOWN, Pa.) — The gunman who opened fire at a Pennsylvania courthouse Wednesday afternoon was scheduled for a hearing on assault charges he received weeks ago, according to authorities.Four people were shot at the municipal build…

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Senate passes measure requiring streaming services to pay artists for pre-1972 music
Sep19

Senate passes measure requiring streaming services to pay artists for pre-1972 music

Medioimages/Photodisc/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Music Modernization Act, which would substantially change the way musicians are compensated for their work played on streaming services, passed a major milestone in the Senate this week.The Senate app…

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GOP senators to Ford: Show up Monday or we vote on Kavanaugh
Sep19

GOP senators to Ford: Show up Monday or we vote on Kavanaugh

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The overarching message from Republicans Wednesday to Christine Blasey Ford: Show up or we’re heading to a vote.“She said she wanted to appear but if she changes her mind and refuses to appear, there’s not m…

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