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  • Tad Cummins told wife he slept with teen, she says

    (CNN) — The wife of the former Tennessee teacher accused of running off with a 15-year-old student says she knew the answer but asked anyway. “I said, ‘Well, did you sleep with her?’ ” Jill Cummins said in an interview with “Inside Edition,” describing a jailhouse phone conversation with her husband. “Yes, I did,” Tad Cummins replied, according to his wife, who has filed for divorce. “I didn’t want any details,” she told “Inside Edition” in an interview that aired […]

  • Johnny Depp stuns fans on Disneyland’s ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ ride

    ANAHEIM, Calif. – Johnny Depp surprised fans at Disneyland, by popping up on the “Pirates of the Caribbean” ride in his full Capt. Jack Sparrow costume. The actor was waving his cutlas and talking to riders with his patented British slur on Wednesday night, not far from the animatronic versions of his character that appear throughout the ride. Identical twins Sarah and Rebecca Saryan sailed right up to him and he told everyone to jump into the water, so he […]

  • Delta passenger kicked off flight after bathroom emergency

    MILWAUKEE – Passengers recorded video of a man being kicked off a Delta flight to Milwaukee last week after he used the bathroom while the plane was preparing for takeoff. Kima Hamilton says the plane was delayed and he couldn’t wait any longer to use the restroom. “Sometime later, we’re still taxied. The plane hadn’t moved and it’s at an emergency stage now.” Fellow passenger and lawyer Krista Rosolino was sitting next to Hamilton and started recording because she didn’t […]

  • The 10 things United is doing to avoid another dust-up, drag-out passenger fiasco

    SEATTLE (CNNMoney) — United Airlines really wants to avoid another customer service disaster. And make flying its airline better in the process. The airline said it is making 10 changes to prevent a repeat of what happened to Dr. David Dao, who was dragged from a flight because United needed extra seats for commuting crew members. Video of the April 9 incident quickly went viral. Dr. Dao suffered a concussion and two missing teeth. United had promised a review by […]

  • ‘All Things Considered’ host Robert Siegel stepping down

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — NPR’s Robert Siegel, a legendary journalist and mainstay of public radio, will step down next January. “Looking ahead to my seventies (which start all too soon) I feel that it is time for me to begin a new phase of life,” Siegel, 69, said in a statement. “Over the next few months, I hope to figure out what that will be.” The decision leaves NPR with a crucial microphone to fill. Siegel has been a host […]

  • Why teen mental health experts are focused on ’13 Reasons Why’

      (CNN) — Alexa Curtis, 19, laid her laptop on her dinner table and took a deep breath. It was a brisk April evening, and Curtis was prepared to spend the night in her Boston apartment watching the new Netflix series “13 Reasons Why.” As the first three episodes of the teen drama unfolded on her computer screen, Curtis’ heart began to race. “13 Reasons Why” is based on best-selling author Jay Asher’s 2007 young adult book of the same […]

  • ‘Zen And The Art of Motorcycle Maintenance’ author Robert M. Pirsig dead at 88

      (CNN) — Philosopher and author Robert M. Pirsig, who wrote the renowned “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance,” died Monday at his home in South Berwick, Maine, publishing house William Morrow & Company said. Pirsig was 88 years old. He died after a period of ill health, the publisher said in a statement. “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance,” often viewed as one of the most influential works of popular philosophy, was rejected by 121 publishers before […]

  • Arkansas executes 2 men in one night

    (CNN) — Arkansas put to death two men Monday night in the first back-to-back executions in the United States since 2000. Jack Harold Jones and Marcel Wayne Williams were among eight inmates set for execution in April before the state’s supply of a lethal injection drug expires at the end of the month. The compressed timeline set off a series of last-minute challenges from inmates challenging the state’s lethal injection protocol. The Arkansas Supreme Court and the 8th Circuit Court […]

  • Bus driver will not be charged after 4-year-old’s fall, police say

    (CNN) — A church bus driver will not face charges after a 4-year-old girl fell from his moving vehicle onto a busy roadway, police said Monday. The accident was caught on video by the dash cam of a trained emergency medical technician driving behind the bus in Harrison, Arkansas. “My heart sank,” Ryan Ciampoli, the medical technician, said on CNN’s “New Day” on Monday morning. “That’s the first time I’ve ever seen it in my life, in person. It didn’t […]