Summary Pharrell Williams ' "Happy" has helped earn Miss New York Kira Kazantsev the title of Miss America. . During the talent portion of Sunday's 88th Miss America Pageant, Kazantsev performed the song sitting on the stage while keeping the beat with a cup - much like Anna Kendrick's performance of "The Cup Song" in Pitch Perfect. .
Summary ANKARA, Turkey -- Having spent most of his youth as a drug addict in one of the poorest neighborhoods of Turkey's capital, Can did not think he had much to lose when he was smuggled into Syria with 10 of his childhood friends to join the world's most extreme jihadist group. After 15 days at a training camp in the Syrian city of Raqqa, the de facto headquarters of the group, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, the 27-year-old Can was assigned to a fighting unit.
Summary Fabulous! Halloween: "Screw it, I'll just say I'm going for an Addam's Family motif." Christmas: "Maybe if I just don't plug in the lights, that will make them invisible and no one will know they're still all over my house and windows and bushes!" Halloween: "I think I am finally buzzed enough to talk to Jessica Rabbit." 10. Other people will disappoint you the most on these holidays.
Summary President Barack Obama awards Medal of Honor to two Oklahoma men who fought in Vietnam. WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama presented the Medal of Honor on Monday to two men from Oklahoma for their heroic acts in Vietnam and paid tribute to their "gallantry above and beyond the call of duty." President Barack Obama bestows the Medal of Honor on retired Army Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie G. Adkins on Monday in the East Room of the White House in Washington.
Summary ORANGE BEACH, Alabama-- Katherine Webb and AJ McCarron tied to knot early in July, but pictures of the wedding have not been revealed until now, when the couple chose to release them via entertainment show Extra. Kim Box Photography was responsible for photographing the couple, and told Alabama Media Group that she was not allowed to release the photos unless given express consent from the couple.
Summary US airstrike near Baghdad marks 1st of expanded Iraq offensive. WASHINGTON -- U.S. officials said Monday the United States has taken the first step in its planned expanded fight against Islamic State militants, going to the aid of Iraqi security forces near Baghdad who were being attacked by enemy fighters. The U.S. Central Command said it conducted a strike Monday in support of the Iraqi forces southwest of Baghdad.
Summary In 2012, Steve Lipsky began appearing in photos and videos with a lighter in hand, igniting the water that flowed out of his family's tap. Range Resources could not be reached for comment at press time. The paper also offers new insights into how, exactly, the methane can escape.The researchers say the source of the methane in homes they surveyed in Pennsylvania and Texas was not the act of hydraulic fracturing itself, but was due rather to cracks in the steel casing or flaws in the cement of the wells that are meant to protect groundwater sources from contamination.
Summary Paris (AFP) - US warplanes carried out their first air strike on the Islamic State near Baghdad, as world diplomats pledged to support Iraq in its fight against the militants. On the ground in Iraq, sporadic clashes broke out near the town of Dhuluiyah, north of Baghdad, where security forces and allied tribesmen prepared for an operation against IS-led militants. The area would appear to be the target of the next major drive against IS in Iraq, after a successful operation to break the siege of the town of Amerli farther north.
Summary Fabulous! With high walls and ceilings lined by books, staircases, and cast-iron landings, this dining room would undoubtedly be a favorite of Hermione Granger's. Hosting students of the college since 1878 , Keble College is one of the few to maintain strict formality in the dining hall.
Summary Above: More than 100 cyclists are killed each year in collisions with motor vehicles in California. Previously, the law said vehicles had to pass at a "safe distance." The goal is to make the roads safer for those who pedal in California, where more than 100 bicyclists are killed annually in collisions with motor vehicles , according to the California Department of Motor Vehicles and the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration.
Summary An employee at Seattle's Cannabis City sorts marijuana. Staff at Cannabis City called officers on Saturday night after they said the man threatened to "stomp" a worker who confronted him. Employees told the officers they had seen the man several times before, giving out business cards to customers waiting in line to buy legal, taxed cannabis at the store.
Summary MEXICO-A bride-to-be lost her fiance just two months before the couple was supposed to be married, so she came up with an unconventional way to help her overcome her grief. "This day was very emotional. At the end of the day I felt so accomplished and I felt more alive than I have ever felt since May 1st. I really felt ....