Feb 9, 2016
On Monday, a Michigan jury found a 34-year-old man guilty of the 2014 murder, kidnapping and attempted sexual assault of 14-year-old April Millsap, PEOPLE confirms. James VanCallis will likely be punished to spend the rest of his life behind bars when he is sentenced on March 30, according to court officials. April's body was found along a hiking trail in Armada, Michigan, on July 24, 2014, and medical examiners were able to determine she died from blunt force trauma and neck compression.
Americans tend to remember the Cuban Missile Crisis as the most dangerous moment in Cold War brinksmanship. Despite some tense moments, Washington and Moscow resolved that crisis with only the death of U.S. Air Force pilot Maj. Rudolph Anderson Jr. Seven years later, in March 1969, a contingent of People’s Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers raided a Soviet border outpost on Zhenbao Island, killing dozens and injuring scores. The incident brought Russia and China to the brink of war, a conflict that might have led to the use of nuclear weapons. But after two weeks of clashes, the conflict trailed off. What if the brief 1969 conflict between China and the Soviet Union had escalated? History The incident
After a 24-10 loss to the Denver Broncos at Levi’s Stadium, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton kept his post-game comments brief. On what led to the Carolina Panthers’ loss, Newton said, “It wasn’t nothing special that they did.
Technically Incorrect: Apple's CEO tweets a photo of the Denver Broncos' celebrations, presumably taken with his iPhone. It wasn't a good photo.
Terminally ill single mom Christy O'Donnell, who campaigned hard to get a right-to-die law passed in California last year and filed a lawsuit asking for that right as well, died at her home Saturday afternoon, her older brother tells PEOPLE exclusively. While O'Donnell feared she would die drowning in her own fluids, she actually had a "peaceful" death, said Jay Watts, her older brother. While California has signed the End of Life Option Act into law, it is still not in effect in California.
Sarah Ingle has taken Disney princess impersonations to an entirely new level. The 25-year-old from Denver, Colorado, has spent more than $14,000 on custom-made costumes for the nine princesses she transforms herself into: Belle, Cinderella, Snow White, Ariel, Aurora, Rapunzel, Merida from Brave, and Elsa and Anna from Frozen. Sarah, who works as a marketing manager during the day, owns 17 different outfits and 16 different wigs for her princess transformations, which take three hours each to achieve. "It takes a lot of time to get into the outfits because they have lots of layers that tie up at the back," Sarah told Hotspot Media. "Then I have a different wig and makeup look for each princess.
Waris Ahluwalia stopped resisting rigorous airport security checks a long time ago. The well-known Sikh American designer and actor says he’s grown accustomed to multiple bag searches, invasive pat-downs and incessant swabbing. He’ll even let you massage his feet for foreign objects without protest. After passing through two comprehensive screenings before his Aeromexico flight from Mexico City to New York City on Monday morning, he thought he was ready to board his plane. But security personnel thought otherwise. “The security person said, ‘Now, will you take off your turban?'” Ahluwalia told The Washington Post, noting that he’s unsure of whether the man was employed by the airport, the airline,
A mum claims to have conducted an experiment where she kept a McDonald’s Happy Meal for SIX years – just to see if it would decompose.
President Barack Obama will ask Congress to double funding for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Analysts and onlookers said there was no bubble in tech stocks last year, but how can they explain the
Asian share markets were scorched on Tuesday as stability concerns put a torch to European bank stocks and
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An increasing number of school districts and charter networks are trying to break up concentrated poverty and balance their student populations by race and income.
Jurors convicted the man after a 13-day trial.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:
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Despite fears over the Zika Virus, Brazil Carnival was in full swing with vibrant colors this past weekend
For African-Americans, today’s softer stance on addiction looks painfully different from the crack era.
The money would be used to expand programs that control mosquitoes and for research into vaccines, as well
Five books explore the way we are shaped by our knowledge of mortality.