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Utah Police Hail Man Who Fatally Shot Unarmed Carjacking Suspect

Jade Walker | May 4, 2015 | Crime
Police are hailing a man who shot and killed a would-be carjacker outside a Utah grocery store, saying he did the right thing by coming to the aid of the vehicle's owner. The 31-year-old man with a concealed weapons permit was in the Macey's parking lot in Orem, 45 miles...

This Guy Tendered His Resignation In The Sweetest Way Possible -- With A Cake

Dominique Mosbergen | May 4, 2015 | Weird News
This resignation letter, quite literally, takes the cake. “I handed in the most delicious letter of resignation ever,” Mark Herman, newscast director at KOLD-TV in Tucson, Arizona, wrote on Reddit Friday, sharing the photograph of his sugary letter on the social news site.

Dog Spreads Plague To 4 People

Jade Walker | May 4, 2015 | Healthy Living
An outbreak of plague that affected four people and a dog in Colorado might be the first instance of person-to-person transmission of plague in the United States in 90 years, officials said Thursday.

Tom Brokaw: Cancer Has 'Deepened My Awe' Of My Wife

Jade Walker | May 4, 2015 | Fifty
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Tom Brokaw has been married for 52 years, but his recent fight against cancer has made him appreciate his loving relationship with his wife even more.

John Oliver Explains Everything That's Wrong With Standardized Testing

Ed Mazza | May 4, 2015 | Comedy
There's one issue that has united parents, teachers and students alike in anger and outrage: standardized testing. As those tests have become an increasingly important benchmark for the evaluation of students and teachers, the levels of frustration have also mounted. And as John Oliver pointed...

'Mad Men' Activates Rage, Nostalgia And A Classic Draper Move

Maureen Ryan | May 4, 2015 | Entertainment
Don’t read on unless you’ve seen “Lost Horizon,” the twelfth episode of “Mad Men’s” final season. Well, that was entirely too much fun. I don’t want to give all my money to lawyers in order to find out for sure, but tonight’s “Mad Men” episode might have...

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Accuses Pentagon Of Withholding Information About Sex Crimes In Military Communities

Jade Walker | May 4, 2015 | Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of sex-related crimes occurring in U.S. military communities is far greater than the Defense Department has publicly reported, a U.S. senator said Monday in a scathing critique that asserts the Pentagon has refused to provide her information about sexual assaults at several major bases. The...

Wisconsin Bridge Shooting Leaves 4 Dead, 1 Injured: Police

Jade Walker | May 4, 2015 | Crime
MENASHA, Wis. (AP) — Four people are dead and another person is hurt after a shooting on a bridge in eastern Wisconsin that a police chief says appears to be a "random act." Officer Aaron Zemlock, a spokesman with the Menasha Police Department, tells Post-Crescent Media (http://post.cr/1GUokep ) that the...

7 Questions To Ask Yourself If Your Relationship Feels Stuck

Rochelle Nelson | May 4, 2015 | Dr. Phil
If your relationship is in trouble, then you have to be willing to admit that whatever you are thinking and feeling and doing is not working. You have to be willing to move your position on some very deep beliefs and long-held emotions and behavioral patterns. When I say "move...

101-Year-Old Man Rescued From Rubble With 'Minor Injuries' 1 Week After Nepal Earthquake

Dominique Mosbergen | May 4, 2015 | World
A week after a devastating earthquake rocked Nepal, killing more than 7,000 people, a 101-year-old man was reportedly pulled from the rubble of his home in a village located about 50 miles northwest of Kathmandu. Nepal's National Emergency Operation Center said Phanchu Tamang was...

Mars Mission Could Cause Brain Damage Due To Exposure To Cosmic Rays

Ed Mazza | May 4, 2015 | Science
Thousands of people have volunteered for a potential mission to Mars, but if any of them end up making the trip, they might lose a few brain cells along the way. New research finds that exposure to cosmic rays during the long journey, expected to take about...

Monday Matters: An Unbreakable Friendship, Adorable Bulldogs And The Sweetest Sisters

Lindsey Keen | May 4, 2015 | Good News
While some days of the week get awarded a “fun” title (cough, cough, Sunday Funday), Monday seems to get the short end of the stick (cough, cough, Manic Monday). But here at the HuffPost Partner Studio, we’re looking to change that. We believe that Mondays should start off on the...

Actress Grace Lee Whitney, Yeoman Janice Rand On Original 'Star Trek' Series, Is Dead At 85

Dominique Mosbergen | May 4, 2015 | Entertainment
Grace Lee Whitney, the actress who played Yeoman Janice Rand on “Star Trek: The Original Series,” reportedly died Friday in her home in Coarsegold, California. No cause of death has been reported. She was 85. The versatile actress and vocalist was born Mary Ann Chase...

'Duck Dynasty' Musical To Close In Las Vegas

Ed Mazza | May 4, 2015 | Arts
A musical based on the family featured in the "Duck Dynasty" reality TV series is closing in Las Vegas, a little more than a month after it opened. "The Duck Commander Musical," based on the book “Duck Commander Family” by Willie and Korie...

Did 'Game Of Thrones' Just Kill Off Two Characters?

Erin Whitney | May 3, 2015 | Entertainment
Is it just us, or is "Game of Thrones" getting better each week this season? The Season 5 premiere started off slow, but the pieces are finally culminating into some of the most exhilarating and shocking twists and turns yet. This week's episode had a seduction scene,...

Senate Panel Says Recent White House Data Breach Contained Personal Information

Reuters | May 3, 2015 | Politics
WASHINGTON, May 3 (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee has written President Barack Obama over concerns that a recently reported data breach on the White House computer system might have compromised the personal information of many Americans. "Just like any entity that handles personally-identifiable information, the White House has...

See The 'Suicide Squad' Cast In Costume

Jessica Goodman | May 3, 2015 | Entertainment
Director David Ayer revealed the first look at the "Suicide Squad" cast (minus Jared Leto's Joker) in costume on Sunday night, further fueling excitement over the DC film's release. We've already seen photos of Leto in costume and got a look...

Stephen Curry Is The 2014-2015 NBA MVP: Report

AP | May 3, 2015 | Sports
The perfect end to the perfect regular season.

2 Men Shot Dead After Opening Fire Outside Muhammad Art Exhibit In Garland, Texas

Adam Goldberg | May 4, 2015 | Crime
Two men have been shot dead after opening fire outside of the Muhammad Art Exhibit & Contest in Garland, Texas, according to reports from WFAA and NBC 5 in Dallas-Fort Worth. The two men fired towards the Curtis Culwell Center and hit security guard Bruce Joiner,...

John Kerry Just Took Selfies To A Whole New Level

Marina Fang | May 3, 2015 | Politics
Secretary of State John Kerry took a selfie with an adorable elephant while on a trip to Kenya on Sunday. Kerry, who is known for showing some more fun sides of himself while traveling, was visiting the Sheldrick Center Elephant Orphanage at the Nairobi National Park, where he...