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Watch Lauren Alaina Jive to “Hound Dog” on “Dancing With the Stars”

Watch Lauren Alaina Jive to “Hound Dog” on “Dancing With the Stars”

Lauren Alaina and partner Gleb Savchenko performed a lively jive on Dancing With the Stars on Nov. 4. Lauren and Gleb shimmied and bopped to “Hound Dog,” a tune originally recorded by Big Mama Thornton in the 1952, before Elvis Presley topped the charts with it in 1956. Lauren and Gleb earned 24 out of…MORE

Man Survives Driving Off Cliff, 17 Hours Trapped Underneath Vehicle

Man Survives Driving Off Cliff, 17 Hours Trapped Underneath Vehicle

iStock/Thinkstock(BOONE, N.C.) — A man in North Carolina survived 17 hours pinned underneath his vehicle after he fell asleep behind the wheel and drove off a cliff, authorities said.Joseph Woodring’s vehicle fell at least 60 feet when he went off the road in Boone, N.C., on Tuesday night, according to State Highway Patrol.The crash launched…MORE

Man Says He Wrongly Confessed to Murder After Undergoing ‘Exorcism’

Man Says He Wrongly Confessed to Murder After Undergoing ‘Exorcism’

iStock/Thinkstock(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) — A man claims he was under a sort of exorcism when he confessed to killing a fellow member of a religious group in Kansas City, Missouri, whose death was originally ruled a suicide.The body of Bethany Deaton was found Oct. 30, 2012, in the back seat of her minivan with the…MORE

NASA Completes Initial Assessment of Virginia Launch Site Following Rocket Explosion

NASA Completes Initial Assessment of Virginia Launch Site Following Rocket Explosion

Image Credit: NASA/Terry Zaperach(WALLOPS, Va.) — NASA said on Wednesday that the Wallops Incident Response Team completed its initial assessment after Orbital Science Corporation’s Antares rocket exploded seconds after liftoff on Tuesday.”I want to praise the launch team, range safety, all of our emergency responders and those who provided mutual aid and support on a…MORE

Five Cases in Ferguson, Mo., In Which Darren Wilson Was ‘Indispensable Witness’ Dismissed

Five Cases in Ferguson, Mo., In Which Darren Wilson Was ‘Indispensable Witness’ Dismissed

AndreyPopov/iStockphoto/Thinkstock(FERGUSON, Mo.) — Saint Louis County prosecutor Robert McCulloch announced on Wednesday that five felony cases in Ferguson in which Officer Darren Wilson — the officer who fatally shot Michael Brown, 18, in August — was an indispensable witness for the prosecution will be dismissed.The announcement was made in a press release, which noted Wilson…MORE

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Alabama Announces 2 Nashville Shows as Part of Rescheduled 50th Anniversary Tour

Alabama Announces 2 Nashville Shows as Part of Rescheduled 50th Anniversary Tour

After postponing more than 25 shows on their 50th Anniversary Tour in 2019 as frontman Randy Owen dealt with vertigo and migraines, Alabama is planning to announce rescheduled shows for 2020 in the coming weeks. Alabama’s show at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena—originally scheduled for Nov. 20, 2019—has been rescheduled for July 17. In addition, a second…