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  • Veteran died with no family, so other vets showed up for funeral

    NASHVILLE — The Tennessee community came together Friday to make sure an unclaimed veteran would not be forgotten, according to WTVF. Large crowds turned out on a rainy morning to pay their respects to Leo Stokley, of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. He died Sunday at the Waters of Cheatham in Ashland City. He was 69 years old. Stokley served in the United States Marine Corps and did a tour of duty in Vietnam. After his passing, he had no family to attend his […]

  • Miley Cyrus, Neil Young, Gerard Butler among those to lose homes in California wildfires

    The deadly wildfires ripping through California have forced hundreds of thousands of residents to evacuate, including some celebrities whose homes have been lost to the blazes. Neil Young, Robin Thicke, Gerard Butler and Miley Cyrus are among those whose houses were ravaged by the Woolsey fire raging north of Los Angeles in Southern California, according to the entertainers’ respective online posts. View this post on Instagram Returned to my house in Malibu after evacuating. Heartbreaking time across California. Inspired as ever […]

  • Bruno Mars providing 24K Thanksgiving dinners

    (CNN) — His “24K Magic” album and tour has been a success and now Bruno Mars is sharing his good fortune. The singer will be providing 24,000 Thanksgiving meals to benefit those in need in his native Hawaii. Mars is linking up with the Salvation Army’s 48th annual Thanksgiving Dinner meal program to bring some magic to those in need. “We are humbled and honored by this generous donation from Hawaii’s own Bruno Mars,” Major Jeff Martin, divisional leader of […]

  • ‘I’m not giving up hope.’ Hundreds missing in California wildfires

    As deadly wildfires that have claimed at least 31 lives continue to scorch California, officials are trying to help people find hundreds of missing loved ones. Many of the missing are from Butte County, where the most destructive fire in state history is burning. Some 228 people remain unaccounted for in the Camp fire, county Sheriff and Coroner Kory Honea told reporters Sunday evening. Meanwhile, 107 people previously deemed missing have been found, some in shelters, he said. Honea said […]

  • Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry hospitalized in New York

    (CNN) — Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry was taken to a hospital in New York on Saturday night after a performance with Billy Joel at Madison Square Garden. Perry, 68, suffered from shortness of breath, according to a statement released by his spokesperson. Perry was “treated backstage by paramedics who gave the guitarist oxygen and used a tracheal tube to clear his airway before taking him to a hospital,” the statement said, adding that he is now “alert and responsive.” It […]

  • Death toll rises in California wildfires as flames continue to torch thousands of acres

    (CNN) — As the death toll from wildfires ravaging both ends of California climbed on Sunday, powerful winds swept through the state, stretching firefighting resources to the limit. At least 31 people have died in the fires: 29 in Northern California’s Camp fire and two in Southern California’s Woolsey fire. The Camp fire — the most destructive fire in state history and one of the deadliest — virtually burned the town of Paradise to the ground, destroying thousands of homes and structures. […]

  • Flight attendant breastfeeds passenger’s crying baby

    A flight attendant went the extra mile for a mother who had run out of formula to feed her baby on a domestic flight in the Philippines. Philippine Airlines’ flight attendant Patrisha Organo heard an infant crying soon after takeoff and “approached the mother and asked if everything’s okay,” she wrote in a Facebook post, which included a picture of her holding the infant. “Teary-eyed, she [the mother] told me that she ran out of formula milk,” Organo wrote of […]

  • 100 years since end of WWI marked with solemn ceremonies around the world

    (CNN) — Solemn ceremonies took place around the world Sunday to mark 100 years to the day since the Armistice that saw the end of World War I. Members of the public, military veterans, world leaders and royals took part in memorials around the globe to remember the 8.5 million people who gave their lives between 1914 and 1918. French President Emmanuel Macron led the international Armistice Day commemorations Sunday morning by the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, which lies […]

  • As California fires rage, officials start grim search for the dead in blackened ruins

    CNN) — Powerful winds are expected to sweep through California on Sunday, exacerbating three major fires that have killed at least 23 people, destroyed thousands of homes and displaced hundreds of thousands of residents. The blazes have ravaged the state from both ends for several days. The Camp Fire in Northern California quickly became the third-deadliest and the most destructive fire in state history, while the Woolsey and Hill fires in the southern part of the state forced thousands of residents into […]