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  • Paralyzed man uses experimental device to regain hand movements

    A man paralyzed from his shoulders down has regained use of his right hand with the aid of an experimental prosthetic that replaces lost connections between the brain and the muscles. As described in a paper published Tuesday in the journal The Lancet, the technology, called a neuroprosthetic, works by first decoding the patient’s brain signals and then transmitting them to sensors in his arm. The early stage research has been tested in a lab with just one patient so […]

  • Federal judge in Hawaii extends ruling halting travel ban indefinitely

    A federal judge in Hawaii granted the state’s request for a longer-term halt of the revised travel ban executive order Wednesday. US District Court Judge Derrick Watson blocked the core provisions of the revised executive order two weeks ago, concluding the order likely violates the Establishment Clause of the Constitution by disfavoring Muslims. But, Watson’s earlier decision was only a limited freeze of the executive order through a temporary restraining order. As a result, the plaintiffs asked the judge to […]

  • Officials investigate fatal officer-involved shooting near Byars

    BYARS, Okla. – Officials are investigating a fatal officer-involved shooting near Byars. The shooting was reported around 3 p.m. Wednesday on 3rd and Byars Avenue. The McClain County Sheriff’s Office said a deputy tried to pull over a driver when a high-speed chase ensued. Officials said the suspect had a gun when he exited the vehicle and turned toward the officer and raised the gun. Reportedly, shots were then fired and the deputy hit the driver. Officials said the driver […]

  • ‘Dreamer’ shares photo of tax return, says undocumented immigrants pay taxes too

    As someone who’s often spoken out for the so-called ‘dreamers,’ Belen Sisa is used to the ugly epithets that have hurled her way. But, that still didn’t prepare her for the bile that followed when she posted a photo of her holding up her tax returns and a message for President Trump. “I was surprised. I didn’t expect to be attacked so hatefully for doing the right thing – paying my taxes,” Sisa told CNN. The Facebook post begins: “MYTH […]

  • Video: Oklahoma City Thunder players dub Russell Westbrook “MVP of the world”

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Can we all please be friends with the ‘Stache Bros’ already? On Monday, Oklahoma City Thunder’s Enes Kanter posted yet another video supporting teammate Russell Westbrook deserves the ‘Most Valuable Player’ title this season. The video also features players Steven Adams, Domantas Sabonis, Alex Abrines, Nick Collison – and even “the godfather of the mustache.” “We agreed that we will honor Russell Westbrook, the only man on planet earth who is manlier than the man, Tom Selleck,” Kanter said. In […]

  • Grandparents post adorable photos every week eating burgers

    The only thing that rivals Patricia and Fred Burry’s love for each other is their love for In-N-Out Burger. Every week, they go to the California burger chain and Patricia texts her family a photo of Fred with his food. Their granddaughter, Heather Daniels, put out a tweet how the photos always make her day. And, the compilation she posted have made everyone else’s, too. “My uncle lives in Washington, where there are no In-N-Out restaurants, so my grandma would […]

  • Domestic abuse survivor marries the first responder who came to her rescue

    When Melissa Dohme Hill was 20 years old, she received a call from her high school ex-boyfriend asking to meet up one last time to gain closure. When she arrived, he pulled out a switchblade, stabbed her 32 times and left her bleeding by the side of the road. She would have died there had it not been for Cameron Hill who was one of the first paramedics to arrive. Five years later, the two are married. “I would never […]

  • Update: H.E. Bailey Turnpike near Chickasha reopened after injury crash

    CHICKASHA, Okla. – H.E. Bailey Turnpike just south of Chickasha has been reopened after a crash involving injured pedestrians, according to officials. Originally, the eastbound lanes were reported closed however, later, the westbound outside lane was. Officials said two women were outside their vehicle on the roadside, when they were struck by another vehicle around 5:20 p.m. Monday near mile marker 78. The driver of the second vehicle reportedly tried to changed lanes but noticed a third vehicle in their blind spot and […]

  • Sanitation crew helps woman find wedding, engagement rings she accidentally trashed

    NEW YORK – Department of Sanitation workers helped a New York City woman find the wedding and engagement rings she accidentally threw away with the trash, according to WPIX. Last weekend, Shannon Lombardo was cleaning her wedding and engagement rings when she put them on a paper towel. The next day, she realized she accidentally trashed the rings with a pile of tissues. At this point, the garbage bag had already been thrown down the trash chute. Shannon called the sanitation department and […]

  • Bible and rocks thrown through doors of Colorado mosque

    Colorado police are investigating vandalism at a mosque after a person was seen on surveillance video throwing rocks and a Bible through the building’s glass doors and prayer area on Sunday. “The responding officer confirmed there was damage to the building and it had been vandalized around 4 a.m.MT (6 a.m.ET),” Fort Collins police spokesman Dustin Weir told CNN. Officials with the Islamic Center of Fort Collins said the footage shows a man throwing several large rocks and the Bible […]

  • New USPS service shows photos of your mail before you get home

    WASHINGTON – A new service from the U.S. Postal Service will show you photos of mail being delivered at your home – and, yes, that probably includes photos of coupons you will never use. Informed Delivery is an optional notification service that sends an email to users containing images of the outside of letter–sized mailpieces. The images show the exterior, address side of the mailpieces. Notifications are only sent on days when mail is being delivered at the home. According to the […]