Fox News anchor Shepard Smith took a moment this week to set things straight about the Ebola. Smith warned viewers not to listen to the “hysterical voices on the radio and the television or read the fear-provoking words online.” In four minutes, Smith lays out the facts about the Ebola cases in the US and addresses some misleading stories that have begun to circulate.
During a flight from Philadelphia to Punta Cana Wednesday, an unidentified passenger aboard US Airways flight 845 reportedly coughed/sneezed and jokingly yelled, “I’ve been to Africa!” Upon landing at Punta Cana International Airport, emergency personnel wearing blue hazmat suits boarded the plane and escorted the passenger to the airport’s medical center for tests. Airline officials later determined there was no risk to the 200-plus passengers.
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Last Sunday, David and Juanita Shulze spotted a semi-trailer truck carrying a crane stuck on a set of railroad tracks in Mer Rouge, Louisiana. Juanita ended up capturing the moment a Union Pacific freight train collided with the truck. The driver of the semi was not injured in the incident, but two engineers were taken to the hospital and are currently in stable but stable condition.
Two teachers, Rachel Respess, 24 and Shelley Dufresne, 32, from Destrehan High School in Destrehan, Louisiana were arrested earlier this week for allegedly having a threesome with a 16-year-old male student. According to the Kenner Police Department, an investigation began after the “teen was bragging to other students about his relationship with the teachers.”
When she was 10 weeks pregnant, Ashley Bridges from Wildomar, California was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a malignant bone cancer. Doctors recommended Bridges start chemotherapy immediately, which would have required her to terminate the pregnancy. Bridges refused the life-saving bone cancer treatment so that she could save her daughter, Paisley. You can follow Bridges’ story here.