SeaWorld publishes decades of orca data to help wild whales

SeaWorld publishes decades of orca data to help wild whales

The endangered killer whales of the Pacific Northwest live very different lives from orcas in captivity. They swim up to 100 miles (161 kilometers) a day in pursuit of salmon, instead of being fed a steady diet of baitfish and multivitamins. Their playful splashing awes and entertains kayakers and passengers on Washington state ferries instead…
Trump causing ‘more lasting damage’ than Nixon did, says columnist George Will

Trump causing ‘more lasting damage’ than Nixon did, says columnist George Will

Don’t look for the name "Trump" in George Will’s new book, "The Conservative Sensibility." The renowned columnist says that's because Trump doesn't “have much to do with American conservatism.” Interested in Donald Trump? Add Donald Trump as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Donald Trump news, video, and analysis from ABC…
New Jersey town mourns West Point cadet killed in accident

New Jersey town mourns West Point cadet killed in accident

Family and friends are mourning a West Point cadet who was killed in a training accident as an inspiration to all. They gathered Tuesday night in a gymnasium at West Orange High School to remember 22-year-old Christopher Morgan. A single light shined on a wrestling mat, where Morgan's shoes and headgear were placed. The law…
Teen cheerleader’s sudden death was caused by strep: Autopsy

Teen cheerleader’s sudden death was caused by strep: Autopsy

A 13-year-old Kentucky girl who died hours after falling ill at her cheer competition was suffering from strep, her family has learned, two months after the sudden loss. "Apparently, an underlying Strep infection overwhelmed her immune system with little or no warning, and catastrophic results," the family of eighth-grader Lilliana Schalck said in a statement.…
Johnny Bobbitt has already pleaded guilty for his role in the scandal.

Johnny Bobbitt has already pleaded guilty for his role in the scandal.

Johnny Bobbitt, who concocted a feel-good story with a woman and her boyfriend to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars as part of a GoFundMe campaign, has been sentenced to five years probation. Part of the terms of the probation sentence, which was handed down in a New Jersey court Friday, include that he attend…
Trump defends personal attacks on Pelosi: ‘Did you hear what she said about me?’

Trump defends personal attacks on Pelosi: ‘Did you hear what she said about me?’

President Donald Trump on Friday continued his showdown with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and congressional Democrats regarding oversight of the Mueller investigation and potential impeachment, declaring: “It’s over.” Interested in Donald Trump? Add Donald Trump as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Donald Trump news, video, and analysis from ABC News.…

50 trombones given out to honor slain Parkland student

Fifty special trombones have been given out to band students throughout Florida in honor of a teenager who died in the Parkland high school shooting. The South Florida SunSentinel reports that $50,000 worth of the instruments were awarded Saturday in honor of 14-year-old Alex Schachter, who was a trombone player in the marching band at…
The ex-neighborhood watch volunteer who killed an unarmed black teen in Florida in 2012 has been banned from the dating app Tinder

The ex-neighborhood watch volunteer who killed an unarmed black teen in Florida in 2012...

The ex-neighborhood watch volunteer who killed an unarmed black teen in Florida in 2012 has been banned from the dating app Tinder. An emailed statement from Tinder cited users safety as a reason for removing George Zimmermans profile. An article by Tampa, Florida, weekly Creative Loafing says Zimmerman used a fake name on the dating…
Two other Marine Raiders suffered minor injuries.

Two other Marine Raiders suffered minor injuries.

The Marine Corps identified Staff Sgt. Joshua Braica, 29, of Sacramento, California, as the service member who was killed over the weekend in a tactical vehicle accident at Camp Pendleton. The Marine Raider, who was part of an elite special operations team, suffered critical injuries and was medically evacuated for additional care to Scripps Memorial…

Forest Service firefighter killed in Texas helicopter crash

The U.S. Forest Service says a firefighter from California has died in a helicopter crash in the Sam Houston National Forest in Texas. The agency says Daniel Laird was a two-decade veteran of the U.S. Forest Service. He was helping with a controlled burn when the helicopter crashed Wednesday in Montgomery County, about 70 miles…

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