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Relying on his mind to prevail over limbs that had become paralyzed after he was driven face-first into the boards during a Minnesota high school hockey game nearly six years ago, Jack Jablonski stared at his feet one recent night and willed them to move.
Jim Nabors, the singer and actor who became a TV icon in the 1960s playing the lovably naive Gomer Pyle on "The Andy Griffith Show" and the spinoff series "Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.," has died. He was 87. Nabors, who underwent a liver transplant after contracting hepatitis B in 1994, died Thursday at his home in Hawaii, his website announced. "Everybody knows he was a wonderful man. And that's all we can say about him," said Stan Cadwallader, who had been Nabors' partner for 38 years before the couple married in 2013. "He's going to be dearly missed."
Jessica Mata wasn't even a year old when "The Golden Girls" ended its broadcast run on NBC in 1992.
In 2015, five girls out of every 100,000 between the ages of 15 and 19 committed suicide in the United States. The rate is double what it was in 2007, and the highest in 40 years for that age group, according to newly released data from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention.
PLYMOUTH, Minn. — Just beyond the front gates of Matt Dunn's Plymouth estate, parked on an expansive stretch of lawn, is a hearse.
***Editor's Note: A photo within this story shows the severity of the injuries and may be disturbing to some readers.*** MINNEAPOLIS - Had Maren Kesselhon suffered severe lacerations to her left ankle and foot in any Minnesota body of water other than Island Lake north of Duluth, the incident would have been shrouded less in mystery, and controversy, than it is.
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump collaborated with Fox News to concoct a story claiming a Democratic National Committee staffer was killed in retaliation for furnishing information damaging to Hillary Clinton to WikiLeaks, according to a lawsuit by a private investigator for the slain man's family.
CARSON CITY, Nev. - It was justice. It was a legal abomination. It was reality television before reality television was even really a thing. It was before social media and yet was probably the most viral story of the last half-century. And it's all front and center again this week. O.J. Simpson will go before the Nevada Board of Parole on Thursday morning in hopes of being released from a medium-security prison about two hours northeast of Carson City.
GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. — Strawberry the chicken squats precariously, unsure of her pale, domed perch. Beneath her, Andrew Zimmern — a slight smirk on his face as Strawberry's claws drag across his bald head — appears perfectly at ease.