Growing concerns over great white shark boom off Cape Cod
Jun28

Growing concerns over great white shark boom off Cape Cod

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — An influx of great white shark sightings has residents and tourists worried about potential encounters in the water, especially during the heart of summer.Senior Fisheries Biologist Dr. Greg Skomal told ABC News the incre…

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Human error caused NYC subway train derailment, transit officials say
Jun28

Human error caused NYC subway train derailment, transit officials say

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Transit officials said human error, not a track defect, is to blame for a subway train derailment in New York City on Tuesday morning that injured nearly three dozen people and caused major delays.The incident occurred ju…

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Two struck and killed by Amtrak train outside Washington, DC
Jun28

Two struck and killed by Amtrak train outside Washington, DC

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — An investigation has been opened by authorities after two people were killed Tuesday night after being struck by an Amtrak train as it approached Union Station in Washington, D.C.“Amtrak Train 175 from Bosto…

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Venomous tarantulas and scorpions found in abandoned Texas apartment
Jun28

Venomous tarantulas and scorpions found in abandoned Texas apartment

Mike L. Baird/Getty(HOUSTON) — Animal rescue workers in Houston seized dozens of venomous tarantulas and scorpions from a Houston apartment on Tuesday after their owner abandoned them, according to police.The Houston Society for the Prevention of Crue…

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‘Good Samaritan’ targeted and beaten after helping lost toddler
Jun28

‘Good Samaritan’ targeted and beaten after helping lost toddler

The Lakeland Police Department(LAKELAND, Fla.) — A Florida man who police say was trying to help a missing toddler locate her parents over the weekend ended up beaten and shamed on social media by the child’s family after they mistook him for a kidnap…

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"Big Bang Theory" star’s home burns down in California wildfire
Jun28

"Big Bang Theory" star’s home burns down in California wildfire

iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — The Big Bang Theory star Johnny Galecki lost his ranch on California’s Central Coast on Monday, his publicist confirmed, when a massive wildfire torched nearly 1,600 acres of land in the area.Galecki’s home in Sa…

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