San Francisco archbishop – New York Daily News

Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi is no longer allowed to receive Holy Communion because of her stance on abortion rights, the Catholic Archbishop of San Francisco announced Friday in a statement. letter to members of the archdiocese. Bishop Salvatore Cordileone said he found “no pleasure in fulfilling my pastoral duty … Read more

Eight shot, one fatally after gunfire breaks out during party at California hookah bar – New York Daily News

Gunfire erupted Friday night amid a large group of revelers partying at a California hookah bar, leaving at least one dead and several others injured. Officers from the San Bernardino Police Department responded to the THA Blue Flame just before midnight to investigate reports of a shooting, according to ABC 7. “Upon arrival, officers encountered … Read more

Ex-American Idol finalist Caleb Kennedy gets bond in deadly DUI crash – New York Daily News

A judge has agreed to set bail for Caleb Kennedy, a controversial former American Idol contestant accused of driving into a South Carolina apartment building and fatally punching a man. The 17-year-old singer was granted $50,000 bail and was ordered to observe house arrest, according to his lawyer, Ryan Beasley. It was his fifth attempt … Read more

Thailand’ runner-up Clay Jordan dies at 66, just 3 months after wife’s death – New York Daily News

Former “Survivor” contestant Clay Jordan, who placed second on the hit CBS reality show’s fifth season, died Thursday, his family wrote on social media. He was 66 years old. Jordan died in Monroe, Louisiana, just months after the death of his wife, Linda Sue Jordan, on February 17, according to the Monroe News-Star newspaper. “Daddy’s … Read more

Toddler dies after being left in vehicle outside Memphis daycare – New York Daily News

A one-year-old child was found unresponsive inside a hot car parked outside a Tennessee daycare center on a scorching afternoon with temperatures in the 90s. Memphis Police Department officers responded Thursday at Education is the Key Children’s Center in North Memphis. When they arrived at the daycare around 2:30 p.m., they discovered the toddler in … Read more

Michigan teacher placed on leave after including photo of Barack Obama in lesson about primates – New York Daily News

A Michigan teacher has been furloughed after including a photo of former President Barack Obama in a lesson on ‘monkeys, monkeys and lemurs’ and asking students to identify the primate, officials have confirmed. school The teacher, who has not been named, works at the Birmingham, Michigan campus of the Roeper School, just outside Detroit. A … Read more

550-pound ‘monster’ gator ends up swimming in Florida family’s pool – New York Daily News

See you later, alligator. A Florida family got the surprise of their lives this week after waking up to a massive 550-pound alligator that took up residence in their swimming pool, according to a Facebook post from the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office. “Water Safety Month Tip #37: Always check your pool before diving in!” the … Read more