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Heartbreaking Video Shows Army Widow's Reunion With Husband

Tara Thomas met her husband's coffin on the tarmac

(Newser) - In a moving scene, an Army wife met her husband on the airport tarmac last week—but he was in a coffin. The heartbreaking reunion between Tara and Shawn Thomas was caught on video by Lisa West Williams, who was traveling in the plane that transported Shawn Thomas' body home... More »

Inside the Web-Conquering Sensuality of 'Salt Bae'

Fans fawn at Nusret Gokce's seasoning skills

(Newser) - The kids have known about "Salt Bae" since seasoning first hit elbow on Instagram last month. But now that celebrities and professional athletes like Travis Kelce and Usher are getting in on the action, the media is catching up. The Wall Street Journal has a major profile on Salt... More »

Viral Video Shows Employee's Amazing Catch ... of a Kid

It was caught on surveillance tape

(Newser) - Surveillance video at an indoor skydiving facility in Houston shows an instructor quickly catching a toddler as the child falls backward off a counter, the AP reports. The boy was standing on the counter and holding onto his father when he tumbled backward. Jesse "Tex" Leos, an instructor at... More »

Watch What These Ivanka Fans Just Did at Nordstrom

Women marched in, canceled accounts, and went viral

(Newser) - Nordstrom dumped Ivanka Trump's product line earlier this month, and that's not sitting well with a group of women believed to be from Chandler, Ariz. In what the Arizona Republic deems a "collision of retail and politics," a one-minute video that originally appeared on one... More »

'Blue-Green Fireball' Lights Up Midwest Skies

Meteor captured on dashcam could be seen in Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, Indiana

(Newser) - If you happened to be up late after the Super Bowl (and also follow the National Weather Service Chicago's Twitter account), you would have gotten a sneak peek at the natural phenomenon that the rest of the world is now seeing. "Check out this INCREDIBLE video," the... More »

2015 Video of Sessions, Yates Is 'Prophetic'

Sessions told Yates to 'say no' to 'improper' requests

(Newser) - The advice Jeff Sessions offered Sally Yates during her 2015 confirmation hearing then seemed ordinary. It now appears "prophetic," per Boing Boing . "You have to watch out" because the president may make "improper" requests "and you need to say no," Sessions tells Yates in... More »

Singer Halts Show Mid-Song to Help Harassed Female Fan

Video of Atif Aslam is going viral

(Newser) - A viral video out of Pakistan shows popular singer Atif Aslam halting a concert, mid-song, in order to stop a group of guys who were harassing a female concertgoer in the front row Sunday night. Per Mashable , the video shows Aslam telling the males to "act like a human... More »

In Viral Video, News Anchor Berates Colleague Over Top

Aussie news reporters go at it over wardrobe

(Newser) - Never wear white after Labor Day or, if you're an Australian newscaster, on the same day that your co-worker is. Nine Network's Julie Snook found this out the hard way when she was verbally attacked while the cameras were rolling (but before they went on the air) by... More »

Sad Ending to Story of Viral Deer Rescue

Animal ended up being euthanized

(Newser) - Television channels live-streamed footage of a deer stuck on the ice of a frozen river Monday, some of them airing it for up to three hours—and hundreds of thousands of people watched, NPR reports. Finally, two-and-a-half hours into the footage, rescuers were able to slide the deer over and... More »

Cop on Leave After Video Shows Him Slamming Student to Floor

Another student taped the incident at NC's Rolesville High School

(Newser) - A North Carolina cop is on paid leave after video surfaced on social media showing him roughly throwing a female student to the floor, reports the News & Observer . Officer Ruben De Los Santos, a school resource officer for Rolesville High School, was responding to an early morning fight between... More »

Hero Toddler Pushes Fallen Dresser Off Twin

First seconds of video are hard to watch, but what Bowdy does to save Brock is amazing

(Newser) - You just want to look away when the dresser falls on 2-year-old Brock Shoff in a now-viral video on YouTube —but it's what happens after that that makes this video literally uplifting. As Fox News reports, Brock and his twin brother, Bowdy, can be seen playing unattended, climbing... More »

Disruptive Couple Forces Plane Back to Airport: Delta

Apparently it was over bathroom issue on flight from Minneapolis to LA

(Newser) - If the pilot of your plane tells you over the intercom he's going to turn the plane around if you don't sit down, it's probably best to take a seat. But per the Star Tribune , a woman flying on Delta from Minneapolis to Los Angeles on Wednesday... More »

Viewers Watch With Bated Breath for Bald Eagle Hatchings

Live feed out of Fort Myers, Fla., should show 2 eggs hatch at any moment

(Newser) - "We have a PIP in one egg!! The hatching process has begun." That's the excited message on a Southwest Florida real estate website that's been documenting a local bald eagle and her mates via live cam for four years. The big event everyone's now waiting... More »

One Viral Invite, Thousands of Party Crashers at Quinceañera

One man was killed during a horse race at Rubi Ibarra Garcia's 15th birthday celebration

(Newser) - They braced themselves for the possibility of more than a million guests, but in the end, Rubi Ibarra Garcia's family only had to deal with thousands who showed up for the 15-year-old's birthday party in La Joya, Mexico. It all started when her dad, Crescencio Ibarra, put up... More »

Woman Proposes to Girlfriend, but a 3rd Woman Steals Show

'Look at that older woman's reaction'

(Newser) - Sometimes it's the honest, unedited reaction to a moment that gets the greatest applause. Such is the case in a proposal photo now being widely shared. Carlos Jair took several pictures of his sister Jessica Rodriguez proposing to her long-term girlfriend Chelsea Miller at the Art Institute of Chicago... More »

Why JCPenney Shopper Has Been Banned for Life From Mall

2 Hispanic women in Kentucky were objects of her rant

(Newser) - Last-minute holiday shopping is usually stressful, but for two Hispanic women in Kentucky, a trip to the local mall proved even more so—and now everyone's watching the video of what happened. Per NBC News , a shopper at JCPenney in Louisville's Jefferson Mall laid into the women Tuesday... More »

Instead of a Ticket, Speeder Got a Favor

And 92% on his college presentation

(Newser) - A University of Wisconsin-Stout student got a lesson in tying a necktie from an unlikely teacher: the police officer who pulled him over for speeding. After Menomonie officer Martin Folczyk followed him into a college parking lot last month, Trevor Keeney—well-dressed in a gray suit—explained he was running... More »

Watch Out, Replicants, Blade Runner Trailer Is Here

Get ready for the much-anticipated Harrison Ford-Ryan Gosling matchup

(Newser) - People (and/or replicants) are buzzing online about one of the most anticipated movies of 2017. The trailer for Blade Runner 2049 was released Monday, and per USA Today , the 1:45 clip "hits all the right notes." Denis Villeneuve, director of 2016's hit Arrival, is the director... More »

Frozen Michigan Lighthouse Looks Out of This World

And a bit like an 'ice monster'

(Newser) - The addition of a smokestack to a lighthouse in St. Joseph, Mich., led some to describe the building as "unsightly," per the AP . It was anything but on Thursday, as the area was hit with chilly weather . In a video captured by photographer Joshua Nowicki, the outer portion... More »

2 Arrests After Mannequin Challenge Featuring 19 Guns

More arrests could be on the way

(Newser) - They succeeded in making a viral video, but it might have been in exchange for their freedom. Alabama police say they've arrested two men after they were alerted to an ill-advised "mannequin challenge" video making the rounds on Facebook, per AL.com . Posted on Nov. 9 and shared... More »

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