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You Can Now Buy Paul Allen’s Superyacht—If You Have $325 Million

You Can Now Buy Paul Allen’s Superyacht—If You Have $325 Million

If you’ve ever wanted to own a 414-foot luxury superyacht that once belonged to late Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, now you can—for $325 million. The Octopus, listed for sale by yacht broker companies Fraser and Burgess, was one of Allen’s three superyachts—he also owned the 301-foot yacht Tatoosh, and the 198-foot Medusa. After Allen’s death…
Indian Woman Gives Birth to Twins at Age of 73

Indian Woman Gives Birth to Twins at Age of 73

A 73-year-old woman in India has given birth to twin girls. Erramatti Mangayamma, a farmer from the southern state of Andhra Pradesh, is believed to be the oldest person ever to give birth. She became pregnant through IVF and doctors delivered the babies via caesarian section on Sept. 5. A 73-year-old woman gives birth to…
Defense Secretary Mark Esper Signs Off on $3.6 Billion for Border Wall

Defense Secretary Mark Esper Signs Off on $3.6 Billion for Border Wall

Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Tuesday, Sept. 3 approved the move of $3.6 billion from Defense Department funds for military construction projects toward building some 175 miles of wall along the U.S.-Mexico border in 11 wall projects. Pentagon officials said half the money will come from military projects in the United States and the rest…
A 125-Year-Old Dime Just Sold for $1.32 Million

A 125-Year-Old Dime Just Sold for $1.32 Million

A Utah businessman paid $1.32 million for a dime last week at a Chicago coin auction. It wasn’t just any 10-cent piece; the 1894-S Barber Dime is one of only 24 that were ever made, according to Stack’s Bowers Galleries, which held the auction Thursday night. Only nine of the coins are confirmed to still…
Boy, 13, Charged with Murder in Shooting Death of Another 14-Year-Old

Boy, 13, Charged with Murder in Shooting Death of Another 14-Year-Old

Prosecutors say they have charged a 13-year-old Kansas boy with second-degree murder in the shooting death of a 14-year-old boy at a townhome in suburban Kansas City. The Kansas City Star reports that the Johnson County District Attorney’s office said the Roeland Park teen who was charged on Friday, Aug. 9, is the same boy…
Ohio Shooter Gunned Down by Police 30 Seconds After His First Shot

Ohio Shooter Gunned Down by Police 30 Seconds After His First Shot

DAYTON, Ohio—A masked gunman in body armor opened fire early Sunday in a popular entertainment district in Dayton, Ohio, killing nine people, including his sister, and wounding dozens before he was quickly slain by police, officials said. Connor Betts, 24, was armed with a .223-caliber rifle with magazines capable of holding at least 100 rounds…
Afghanistan Highway Blast Kills at Least 34 on Bus, Wounds 17

Afghanistan Highway Blast Kills at Least 34 on Bus, Wounds 17

HERAT, Afghanistan—A roadside bomb in Afghanistan on Wednesday, July 31, killed at least 34 people traveling on a bus, including children, and injured 17, officials said. Security has been deteriorating across Afghanistan this year, with the Taliban and the ISIS terrorist group mounting near-daily attacks on Afghan forces, government employees and civilians. The blast on…
‘Miracle Baby’ Born at 23 Weeks Weighing 13 Ounces

‘Miracle Baby’ Born at 23 Weeks Weighing 13 Ounces

Weighing less than one pound, an Iowa baby born at just 23 weeks is being hailed as “miracle baby.” Fewer than one in five babies born at 23 weeks survive, are usually not developed enough to fully use their limbs, and are unable to use their lungs. But Jaden Morrow was born fighting: trying to…
3-Month Old Baby Dies After Being Dropped by Mom During Fight With Another Woman: Police

3-Month Old Baby Dies After Being Dropped by Mom During Fight With Another Woman:...

A Georgia mother is facing multiple charges, including murder, in the death of her 3-month-old baby after she let the infant fall to the ground during a fight with another woman. Karen Lashun Harrison, 26, was involved in a fight with another woman on July 19 at a parking lot outside a cosmetics store in…
Blackout: Company Forced to Cut Power to 30,000 Brooklyn Customers During Heatwave

Blackout: Company Forced to Cut Power to 30,000 Brooklyn Customers During Heatwave

It was a hot weekend, to say the least. The heatwave left New York City engulfed in stifling humidity of more than 90 degrees fahrenheit on July 21. And to add fuel to the flame, the Con Edison energy company cut power to around 30,000 Brooklyn homes and businesses, leaving them without electricity throughout the night. This…
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