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June 30, 2017 10:55 AM Ransomware attack hits Thomas Jefferson's Monticello

A ransomware attack has wreaked havoc on the electronic systems at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello. The Daily Progress reports that the cyberattack discovered Tuesday has affected the historic home's computer and phone systems. Officials said the issue was not affecting tours, but that ticket sales and credit card transactions were being done manually 76

June 22, 2017 6:28 PM Canadian sniper sets world record with 2.2-mile pickoff of ISIS fighter

A Canadian sniper set what appears to be a record, picking off an ISIS fighter from some 2.2 miles away, and disrupting a potentially deadly operation by the terror group in Iraq. Shooting experts say the fatal shot at a world-record distance of 11,316 feet underscores how stunningly sophisticated military snipers are becoming. The feat, pulled off by a special 67

June 20, 2017 11:39 AM The Daily 202: Most Republicans in the Georgia special election are willing to give Trumpcare a chance

CHAMBLEE, Ga.—Obamacare has been front and center in Republican campaign commercials for the past four election cycles, but it’s been absent from the airwaves ahead of today’s special election in Georgia’s Sixth District. Most of the GOP spots have focused on national security. A relentless barrage of attacks ads sought to define Democratic candidate 189

June 20, 2017 6:20 AM Otto Warmbier death: China tour agency will stop taking Americans to North Korea

The China tour agency that organized a trip to North Korea for Otto Warmbier, who died after being released in a coma from North Korean detention, said it would no longer take Americans to the country. Young Pioneer Tours said on its Facebook page Tuesday that the death of the 22-year-old Warmbier shows that the risk American tourists face in visiting 51

June 19, 2017 11:30 PM Florida beach find: Photographer finds long-lost camera, hopes to reunite it with owners

As many as 170 lost family photos were recovered by a photographer on vacation in Florida, and now he's launching an effort to find the family they belong to. Josh Zuelke found a small underwater camera on a recent trip to Sanibel Island. The camera was covered in mud and barnacles, but Zuelke managed to recover its photos from the SD card. The photographs 68

June 16, 2017 2:08 AM Trump to limit Cuba travel, restrict business deals with military: U.S. officials

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Friday will announce a plan to tighten rules on Americans traveling to Cuba and significantly restrict U.S. companies from doing business with Cuban enterprises controlled by the military, senior White House officials said on Thursday. Trump will lay out his new Cuba policy in a speech in Miami that will roll back parts 62

June 15, 2017 7:10 AM North Korea says it released American student ‘on humanitarian grounds’

TOKYO — North Korea said Thursday that it had released Otto Warmbier “on humanitarian grounds,” its first public statement about the University of Virginia student, who went to North Korea as a healthy young man and left in a coma. Warmbier is now being treated at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, in his home town, after being evacuated on a U.S. military 89

June 9, 2017 2:43 PM Galveston Bay Foundation plans new headquarters in Kemah

For those of us who live near the Texas coast, each picture of Hawaii's or Florida's crystal-clear blue beaches can chip away at us. If our species can be clever enough to build man-made islands and lakes, how hard can it be to make our oceans a little more glamorous? This is Galveston beach. It often receives complaints for having murky water, boring 124

May 29, 2017 11:50 AM "Distinct thump": Witness describes Navy parachutist plunging to his death

JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- In the shadow of the Statue of Liberty, a Navy SEAL team member fell to his death Sunday after his parachute failed to open during a Fleet Week demonstration over the Hudson River, an incident one shocked witness called "very disturbing." The accident occurred a few minutes after noon near Liberty State Park, a large New Jersey park across 48

May 27, 2017 7:53 PM Gregg Allman, Southern rock trailblazer who led Allman Brothers Band, dies at 69

Gregg Allman, the gravel-voiced singer who helped lift the Allman Brothers Band to prominence with a hard-churning brand of soulful rock that became part of the soundtrack of the 1960s and ’70s and set the coordinates for a musical genre known as Southern rock, died Saturday at the age of 69. According to a statement posted on his official website, Allman 87