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Saturday July 26, 2014    12:52 PM
You can calm down now, Internet. Ben Affleck has gotten the original TV Batman's stamp of approval.

Adam West told People magazine at San Diego Comic-Con on Thursday that he has faith in Affleck's ability to carry the role of the Caped Crusader in the highly anticipated movie "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice."

"My feeling is that Ben Affleck will be really good simply because he's a great talent," West said. "And I'd be very interested in seeing him in the role."

The release of a close-up shot of Affleck at Batman had Comic-Con has once again stirred debate about whether the role was miscast with the Academy Award winner.

One Twitter user posted a picture of an iceberg with th


Thursday July 24, 2014    10:39 AM
he story of an abandoned dog in Brazil and her devotion to her friends is reminding us this week of the goodness you can bring to the world when you share what you have and share it selflessly.

According to this moving video, Lilica the dog was abandoned at a junkyard in São Carlos. Though she was surrounded by poverty and desolation, she found companionship there. Cats, chickens, other dogs and even humans soon became her friends. It wasn’t much, but it was home.


Tuesday July 22, 2014    04:18 PM
A news tip called into KATU brought to light a story of kindness and generosity by a local police officer.

Officer Carlos Ibarra says he deals with a lot of homeless people who could use help, but usually it is just a husband and wife and a kid or two at the most. This dad a seven kids were living in a van.

When none of the local shelters answered their phones on the weekend, he put them up in a hotel and paid the $70 invoice from his own pocket. He went and got them a box of food too.


Sunday July 20, 2014    09:51 PM
The last century may best be known for humans finally landing on the moon, or at least it should be.

American Neil Armstrong become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20th, 1969. He stepped onto the Moon's surface, in the Sea of Tranquility, at 0256 GMT, nearly 20 minutes after first opening the hatch on the Eagle landing craft.

Armstrong had earlier reported the lunar module's safe landing at 2017 GMT with the words: "Houston, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed."

As he put his left foot down first Armstrong declared: "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."

He described the surface as being like powdered charcoal and the landing craft left a c


Sunday July 20, 2014    09:47 PM
A fast-acting 3-year-old came to an elderly man’s rescue in Tennessee after he spotted the man trapped inside a hot car as temperatures inside the vehicle reached over 120 degrees.

While waiting for his wife to come back from an event at the Vestal Baptist Church in Knoxville last Saturday, Bob King, 68, found himself trapped in his car after the doors automatically locked.

An adult, at first, wouldn’t listen when the toddler, Keith Williams, tried to tell him repeatedly, “Locked, locked,” and “hot, hot”, but finally was persuaded to follow to the parking lot.


Sunday July 20, 2014    09:46 PM
The emotive photo, showing the girls aged 3, 6, and 4, was taken by Oklahoma-based photographer Lora Scantling. The image has the caption, "Sometimes strength comes in knowing that you are not alone!" and the girls, who didn't know one another before the photo shoot, have since become close friends.

When it was taken four months ago, Rylie, on the far left, had just beaten stage five kidney cancer, Rheann, in the middle, had brain cancer and Ainsley, on the right, was in remission from leukemia.

"For those of you just joining us on Rheann's page I can say that Rylie, Ainsley, and Rheann are now in remission!!!" reads a post on Rheann's Facebook page. "Rheann was just declared in remiss


Sunday July 20, 2014    09:43 PM
Mesut Ozil, of World Cup champion Germany, is still winning.

The midfielder announced on Facebook that instead of financing the surgeries of 11 sick Brazilian children, as he had originally promised, he was upping the figure to 23. That's one for every member of the German squad, he explained in a post on Facebook.

"This is my personal thank-you for the hospitality of the people of Brazil," he wrote.

In a YouTube video (below) posted in May for the BigShoe children's healthcare charity, Ozil announced his intentions to join the campaign. "I love children, they are important to me, and I want them to thrive," he said.

Ozil now has deeper pockets to help. As Yahoo pointed out, Ge


Thursday July 17, 2014    11:10 AM
A Malaysia Airlines passenger plane went down today after the airline said it had "lost contact" with one of its flights over eastern Ukraine near the Russian border.

The Boeing 777 plane -- Flight MH17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lampur with 280 passengers and 15 crew members on board -- had its "last known position was over Ukraine airspace," the airline said.

Live Updates: Malaysia Airlines Plane Crashes in Ukraine

Officials Say Missing Malaysia Airlines Plane 'Ended in the Southern Indian Ocean'

The plane had left Amsterdam at 12:15 p.m. (local time) and was estimated to arrive in Kuala Lampur International Airport on Friday at 6:10 a.m. (local time), according to Malaysia Airlin


Thursday July 17, 2014    11:03 AM
LOS ANGELES -- California Highway Patrol investigators have seized the medical records of a woman seen on video being repeatedly punched by one of its officers on the side of a Los Angeles freeway.

Chris Arevalo, executive administrator for psychiatric services at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center, confirmed that the CHP served the search warrant Tuesday for Marlene Pinnock's records.

Pinnock's attorney, Caree Harper, said she was notified by Arevalo on Wednesday and told the search warrant was for "property or things that are evidence that tend to show that a felony has been committed or tends to show that a particular person has committed a felony."

Harper said the CHP took fi


Thursday July 17, 2014    10:59 AM
Three bank robbery suspects led police on an hour-long chase through Northern California on Wednesday, spraying patrol cruisers with bullets and shooting at least two of the three hostages they took.

In the end, two of suspects were killed by police and a third was wounded. One of the three hostages died, while two others were injured.

"The actions of the dangerous criminals ... was beyond reckless and chaotic," said Stockton Police Chief Eric Jones

It all started with a security guard's call to 9-1-1. A bank robbery was underway, he told the emergency operator before the suspects tied him up.

An officer was there within minutes, but could only watch helplessly as the suspects


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