New York teacher tells first-graders Santa Claus doesn't exist, drives kids to tears and their parents into furious anger
New York teacher tells first-graders Santa Claus doesn't exist, drives kids to tears and their parents into furious anger

Angry parents flocked to the school to demand why their children's imaginations were being attacked by the teacher

Woman tells 9-year-old not to invite autistic classmate on his birthday because he 'created a scene' at another party, gets slammed
Woman tells 9-year-old not to invite autistic classmate on his birthday because he 'created a scene' at another party, gets slammed

The woman posted her story on Reddit and said that, while giving out invitations for her son's birthday party, she told him to exclude a 'high functioning autistic child'

EU leader mocks Trump by holding two fingers against his back in an apparent ‘gun’ gesture in bizarre photo posted online
EU leader mocks Trump by holding two fingers against his back in an apparent ‘gun’ gesture in bizarre photo posted online

Tusk's tweet comes just days after a diplomatic row blew up at NATO summit this week where world leaders mocked the US president

Greta Thunberg a 'time traveler'? Doppelganger in photo from 19th century Yukon gold rush sparks wild theories
Greta Thunberg a 'time traveler'? Doppelganger in photo from 19th century Yukon gold rush sparks wild theories

The viral image shows show three children working at a goldmine in Canada’s Yukon territory with one young Klondike eerily resembling the Swedish activist with the same long braided hair and an intense gaze

Horrifying video shows moments before 3-year-old North Carolina boy plunges 20 feet to his death from airport escalator
Horrifying video shows moments before 3-year-old North Carolina boy plunges 20 feet to his death from airport escalator

Jaiden Cowart had been playing with his two siblings, aged two and four, in the space between two escalators at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport when his clothing got caught in the machine.

Joke is on us: Banana stuck to wall with duct tape sells for $150,000 at Miami exhibit
Joke is on us: Banana stuck to wall with duct tape sells for $150,000 at Miami exhibit

The artwork titled 'The Comedian' is the creation of Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan

Shooter at Naval Air Station in Pensacola killed after opening fire on multiple people, two dead and at least 10 hospitalized
Shooter at Naval Air Station in Pensacola killed after opening fire on multiple people, two dead and at least 10 hospitalized

Pensacola Police spokesman Mike Wood has confirmed that law enforcement responded to the active shooter. Base spokesman Jason Bortz said both gates are closed and the base is on lockdown.

Caitlyn Jenner takes nude shower on 'I'm A Celebrity' as shocked campmates scramble to cover her up
Caitlyn Jenner takes nude shower on 'I'm A Celebrity' as shocked campmates scramble to cover her up

The earlier seasons have seen numerous participants stripping down to their skimpy swimwear while taking showers, but never had anyone bathed in their birthday suit before

12-year-old girl sexually abused for years says teachers did nothing to help her when she was mocked in school
12-year-old girl sexually abused for years says teachers did nothing to help her when she was mocked in school

The victim said she had 'lost count' of how many men she had been forced to sleep with and added that she was at one point forced to perform sex acts in a churchyard

Depressed mother records final message for her two children minutes before hanging herself: 'Mummy's head got too sad'
Depressed mother records final message for her two children minutes before hanging herself: 'Mummy's head got too sad'

On July 16, Anthony Clay received an eight-minute video from his wife Amie Collier, 33, explaining how she felt like a "bad mum" due to her depression and did not want to fight it anymore.

The Confession Killer: Netflix series answers whether Henry Lee Lucas was America's deadliest serial killer or just playing law enforcement
The Confession Killer: Netflix series answers whether Henry Lee Lucas was America's deadliest serial killer or just playing law enforcement

At the end of the day, not a soul would know of Lucas's true kill count. He ultimately took the secret to his grave in 2001, dying from heart failure at age 64.

5-year-old Michigan boy invites all his kindergarten classmates to his adoption hearing: 'The class is kind of my family'
5-year-old Michigan boy invites all his kindergarten classmates to his adoption hearing: 'The class is kind of my family'

The boy was cheered on by his supportive classmates as he officially joined his new family at a Kent County courtroom.

Wendy Williams thinks Jessica Biel forced Justin Timberlake to issue public apology: 'It must be hell at home'
Wendy Williams thinks Jessica Biel forced Justin Timberlake to issue public apology: 'It must be hell at home'

"I forgot all about you, Jessica Biel, the co-star and the whole bit and now you're apologizing? It must be hell at home, honey!" Williams quipped

16-year-old migrant boy who died in US Border Patrol cell lay dead on floor for hours before being found
16-year-old migrant boy who died in US Border Patrol cell lay dead on floor for hours before being found

Carlos Gregorio Hernandez Vasquez died on May 20 at a Border Patrol station in Weslaco, Texas, just days after he illegally crossed over to the US and was apprehended by immigration officials.

Country singer Kylie Rae Harris was speeding at 103 mph while three times over alcohol limit during fatal crash
Country singer Kylie Rae Harris was speeding at 103 mph while three times over alcohol limit during fatal crash

Speeding at 102 mph on a highway in New Mexico in September, Kylie smashed into an SUV head-on in front of her and careened into the path of oncoming traffic. The crash killed the driver of the second vehicle - 16-year-old Maria Elena Cruz.

Pope Francis compares Trump to King Herod who tried to kill Jesus and innocent children
Pope Francis compares Trump to King Herod who tried to kill Jesus and innocent children

The Pope also talked about the rise of populism and said that it is at the root of the migrant problems in Europe.

Two elderly women who have been best friends since they were 11 move into same care home: 'We're going to be friends in heaven'
Two elderly women who have been best friends since they were 11 move into same care home: 'We're going to be friends in heaven'

Kathleen Saville and Olive Woodward became friends in 1941 when they were 11-year-old schoolgirls and bonded over playing games and teasing boys

LA man dies after being struck by 3 separate hit-and-run drivers with the last one dragging his body for half a mile: 'No one stopped to render aid'
LA man dies after being struck by 3 separate hit-and-run drivers with the last one dragging his body for half a mile: 'No one stopped to render aid'

Jihad Muhammad was on foot on Adams Boulevard close to West View Street when he was struck by the first car at around 8:40 pm on Thanksgiving

Number of pregnant women in US prisons going up but authorities least concerned about their basic healthcare needs, says report
Number of pregnant women in US prisons going up but authorities least concerned about their basic healthcare needs, says report

A survey was conducted by Prison Policy Initiative covering 50 states of the country and it was found only California took real care of its pregnant jail inmates.

Barbra Streisand lists six reasons why Trump must be impeached, but deletes her tweet later
Barbra Streisand lists six reasons why Trump must be impeached, but deletes her tweet later

The singer-songwriter chimed in on the House Democrats’ impeachment process on Thursday after Nancy Pelosi greenlit Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-NY) to go ahead with drafting articles of impeachment against the sitting president.

Miss Universe 2019: Scandals, controversies and more from Donald Trump's fat-shaming to Steve Harvey's epic mistake
Miss Universe 2019: Scandals, controversies and more from Donald Trump's fat-shaming to Steve Harvey's epic mistake

The beauty pageant that is known for its glitz and glamor has seen numerous controversies over the years

Owen Wilson pays around $25,000 a month to support his baby daughter whom he has never met
Owen Wilson pays around $25,000 a month to support his baby daughter whom he has never met

Wilson had welcomed a daughter, Lyla Aranya Wilson, last year with his on and off partner Varunie Vongsvirates.

Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel will 'work through' the controversy of him holding hands with co-star Alisha Wainwright
Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel will 'work through' the controversy of him holding hands with co-star Alisha Wainwright

The singer and actor apologized for his "lapse of judgment" and assured fans that "nothing happened" between him and his costar. 

George Conway mocks Melania over her criticism of impeachment witness Pamela Karlan's 'nothingburger' Barron Trump reference
George Conway mocks Melania over her criticism of impeachment witness Pamela Karlan's 'nothingburger' Barron Trump reference

Stanford Law School professor Karlan later apologized for mentioning the president's son while testifying before the House Judiciary Committee.

'Homewrecker' Marlon Brando loved only one woman who took revenge over his philandering ways by sleeping with his son
'Homewrecker' Marlon Brando loved only one woman who took revenge over his philandering ways by sleeping with his son

According to William J. Mann's biography 'The Contender: The Story Of Marlon Brando’, the actor didn't believe in monogamy but loved one woman more than others

'Pregnancy reversals' as  practised in some US states could lead to profuse bleeding and hemorrhaging, study finds
'Pregnancy reversals' as practised in some US states could lead to profuse bleeding and hemorrhaging, study finds

In states like Kentucky, Nebraska and Oklahoma, doctors are required to tell patients that a treatment of progesterone can help the pregnancy continue after they have taken abortion medication

Holiday Homicide: On Thanksgiving night, two boys watch their mother get shot by a stranger in their car
Holiday Homicide: On Thanksgiving night, two boys watch their mother get shot by a stranger in their car

This season, Oxygen's holiday special, documents stories of tragedy that struck families during the holidays, with firsthand accounts from people who had friends or family members killed during the joyous time.

Madonna seen having blood infused with ozone gas at rehab after canceling Madame X tour over health issues
Madonna seen having blood infused with ozone gas at rehab after canceling Madame X tour over health issues

The singer's adopted daughters, Stelle and Estere, both seven, were seen by her side as she went through autohemotherapy

'Miss Universe 2019': The most popular contestants through the years, where are they now?
'Miss Universe 2019': The most popular contestants through the years, where are they now?

With the Miss Universe 2019 pageant right around the corner, here's a look at the most popular beauty queens that the competition has seen over the years and where they are now.

Former Alabama cop who allegedly murdered estranged wife in parking lot had shot her in the arm earlier
Former Alabama cop who allegedly murdered estranged wife in parking lot had shot her in the arm earlier

According to the police, he drove her to the Mountain Brook Athletic Complex parking lot and shot her several times and hit her on the back and the head. He surrendered and was charged with capital murder

AJ Freund's mother admits to beating 5-year-old Crystal Lake boy to death, faces 60 years in prison
AJ Freund's mother admits to beating 5-year-old Crystal Lake boy to death, faces 60 years in prison

Joann Cunningham, 36, was set to face trial for AJ's death but filed a guilty plea Thursday at the McHenry County courthouse

Megan Rapinoe urges Ronaldo, Messi and Ibrahimovic to join her in the fight against racism and sexism: 'Help Me'
Megan Rapinoe urges Ronaldo, Messi and Ibrahimovic to join her in the fight against racism and sexism: 'Help Me'

Soccer star Megan Rapinoe called upon the top male soccer stars to stand up against racism and sexism.

4 men held for alleged gang-rape and murder of 26-year-old vet shot dead by cops when they 'tried to escape'
4 men held for alleged gang-rape and murder of 26-year-old vet shot dead by cops when they 'tried to escape'

She was abducted and taken to an isolated compound. The men allegedly snatched her phone, turned it off, forced her to drink alcohol, and gang-raped her. Later, they reportedly smothered her to death and set her body on fire

Nancy Pelosi lashes out at reporter who asked her if she 'hated' Trump: 'Don't mess with me'
Nancy Pelosi lashes out at reporter who asked her if she 'hated' Trump: 'Don't mess with me'

Hours after telling the House Democrats to draft articles of impeachment to try to impeach Trump, Pelosi was irked during a media interaction. She said she is a Catholic and doesn't hate anybody.

Jeffrey Epstein, Ghislaine Maxwell were 'Mossad spies' who filmed politicians having sex with minor girls to blackmail them, claims new book
Jeffrey Epstein, Ghislaine Maxwell were 'Mossad spies' who filmed politicians having sex with minor girls to blackmail them, claims new book

The revelations about the deceased billionaire sex offender came out in the book titled 'Epstein: Dead Men Tell No Tales' produced by prominent journalists their years-long investigation.

8-year-old Gabriel Taye was ‘knocked unconscious’ in school bathroom two days before he hanged himself: 'The school covered up the attack'
8-year-old Gabriel Taye was ‘knocked unconscious’ in school bathroom two days before he hanged himself: 'The school covered up the attack'

Cincinnati Public Schools and school officials in federal court are now being sued by Taye's attorneys, who claim the eight-year-old went home and hung himself after being attacked on January 27, 2017.

Taylor Swift announces release of new song 'Christmas Tree Farm' with video featuring her 'itty bitty pretty kitty committee'
Taylor Swift announces release of new song 'Christmas Tree Farm' with video featuring her 'itty bitty pretty kitty committee'

Taylor Swift announced a newly written Christmas song to be released tonight, releasing a video in which she asks her cats whether or not that's a good idea

Catholic leaders speak out against reinstatement of federal executions, call for protection of 'dignity of human life'
Catholic leaders speak out against reinstatement of federal executions, call for protection of 'dignity of human life'

A recent Gallup poll shows that a higher percentage of Americans now say they oppose capital punishment than at any other time in the modern history of the US death penalty

Keanu Reeves' girlfriend Alexandra Grant, 46, explains why she won't dye her gray hair and it makes us like her even more
Keanu Reeves' girlfriend Alexandra Grant, 46, explains why she won't dye her gray hair and it makes us like her even more

The 46-year-old artist took to Instagram to share an article about a study that found the risk of developing breast cancer was higher in women who regularly used permanent hair dyes and chemical hair straighteners as compared to those who didn't.

Tennessee executes 53-year-old blind inmate on electric chair for setting estranged girlfriend on fire in 1991
Tennessee executes 53-year-old blind inmate on electric chair for setting estranged girlfriend on fire in 1991

Lee Hall became the second inmate without sight to be executed in the US since the reinstatement of the nation's death penalty in 1976

Scientists capture shots of material ejected from asteroid Bennu's surface, only 'active' one to be seen up close
Scientists capture shots of material ejected from asteroid Bennu's surface, only 'active' one to be seen up close

Images taken by cameras aboard NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft offer a detailed look at small-scale mass loss events; while the cause of this particle ejection continues to challenge scientists, the observations show that asteroids are far from being inert bodies.

Scientists work on oral contraceptive capsules as study finds brains in women may shrink with usage of birth control pills
Scientists work on oral contraceptive capsules as study finds brains in women may shrink with usage of birth control pills

Almost half of the pregnancies in the US are unplanned, and about 12% of women between the ages of 15 and 49 use birth control pills. Despite this, about 9% of them become pregnant each year.

Black infants born near police shootings of unarmed African Americans more likely to be born prematurely and have lower birth weight: Study
Black infants born near police shootings of unarmed African Americans more likely to be born prematurely and have lower birth weight: Study

Harvard University sociologist says in utero exposure to police killings of unarmed blacks in the residential environment markedly reduced the health of black infants but not for other groups.

R Kelly charged with paying bribe to buy fake ID for Aaliyah a day before they got married
R Kelly charged with paying bribe to buy fake ID for Aaliyah a day before they got married

The US Attorney's office declined to comment about who the fake ID was meant for, and the indictment didn't mention the wedding, but a person familiar with the investigation confirmed the "Jane Doe" was Aaliyah

3 soldiers killed as Black Hawk helicopter crashes in Minnesota during routine maintenance test flight
3 soldiers killed as Black Hawk helicopter crashes in Minnesota during routine maintenance test flight

The Guard lost contact with the helicopter shortly after it took off on a maintenance test flight from St. Cloud on Thursday afternoon. The helicopter called mayday about nine minutes after takeoff

Hijacked UPS truck chase ends in shootout with Florida police, leaving 4 dead, including truck driver
Hijacked UPS truck chase ends in shootout with Florida police, leaving 4 dead, including truck driver

The FBI says four people, including a UPS driver, were killed after robbers stole the driver’s truck and led police on a chase that ended in gunfire at a busy Florida intersection during rush hour

Execution of 'white supremacist' killer Daniel Lee Lewis stayed after victims' family demand clemency: 'The government is not doing this for me'
Execution of 'white supremacist' killer Daniel Lee Lewis stayed after victims' family demand clemency: 'The government is not doing this for me'

The 46-year-old from Oklahoma, along with Chevie Kehoe, was convicted of slaying a Pope County family, which included an eight-year-old girl.

Colin Kaepernick snubbed yet again as wide receiver from his much-publicized workout gets NFL deal
Colin Kaepernick snubbed yet again as wide receiver from his much-publicized workout gets NFL deal

Reporter John Keim announced on Wednesday that Jordan Veasy has been signed to the Washington Redskins practice squad. 

Don Jr. posts Justin Trudeau's 'blackface' photo to back his father's 'two-faced' comment: 'As usual, Trump is 100% right'
Don Jr. posts Justin Trudeau's 'blackface' photo to back his father's 'two-faced' comment: 'As usual, Trump is 100% right'

Trump called Trudeau two-faced after he was caught on mic with other world leaders mocking the US president during a special NATO leaders' reception at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday.