Zach Keith, a young basketball player from Georgia, is only 13 years old but he already wears a size 18 shoe. Unfortunately, Keith’s mom can’t afford his extra-large sneakers. But, luckily for the teen, former NBA star Shaquille O’Neal heard the teen’s story and wanted to help. O’Neal, who wearsRead More →

Los Angeles — The nation’s most productive agricultural state will ban a widely used toxic pesticide blamed for harming brain development in babies, California officials said Wednesday. The move would outlaw chlorpyrifos after scientists deemed it a toxic air contaminant and discovered it to be more dangerous than previously thought.Read More →

The toll is shocking: 19 suicides, 12 suicide attempts and eight reported cases of serious depression among employees at France’s main telephone and internet company over three years. In a long-awaited trial in Paris, the former president of France Telecom defended himself Tuesday against accusations of moral harassment. Once aRead More →

President Trump treated a taxpayer-funded trip to a Louisiana liquefied natural gas facility on Tuesday like a campaign rally, blasting his Democratic opponents as he touted the importance of American energy independence.  In his speech, the president decried “fake news” and alluded to Louisiana voting for him in 2016, “oneRead More →

An unvaccinated teen who was banned from school during a chickenpox outbreak now has chickenpox himself, his lawyer says. Jerome Kunkel was not allowed to attend school for at least two weeks when 30 people came down with the virus. In April, he sued the health department because he wasRead More →

Anchorage — A team of federal accident investigators is expected to arrive in Alaska Tuesday to try to piece together what caused a deadly midair collision between two sightseeing planes. Four people were killed when the floatplanes carrying cruise ship tourists collided Monday near the southeast Alaska town of Ketchikan,Read More →