On This Day: May 16

10 years of headlines that grabbed us.
May 16, 2021
Leaked Memo: Walmart Has Its Work Cut Out for It
A 100-page document written by Walmart for advertising agencies starkly portrays the problems the company has to solve to remain the world's largest retailer...  Keep reading >>
May 16, 2020
Autopsy Looks at Kobe Pilot's System for Clues
The pilot flying Kobe Bryant and seven others to a youth basketball tournament did not have alcohol or drugs in his system, and all nine...  Keep reading >>
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May 16, 2019
She Was Promised Free Baby Clothes, Killed for Her Unborn
A pregnant Chicago 19-year-old arranged to pick up baby clothes from a person she met in a Facebook group. It appears to have been a...  Keep reading >>
May 16, 2018
Cops: 'Hats Off' to Seniors Who Pulled Off School Prank
As far as senior pranks go, this may win "Most All-Around Appreciated" in the annual superlatives. BuzzFeed reports on some end-of-year scheming by students...  Keep reading >>
May 16, 2017
In 2 Tweets, Trump Defends Sharing Info With Russians
President Trump on Tuesday defended his decision to share information with two visiting Russian diplomats, asserting that he has the "absolute right" to do...  Keep reading >>
May 16, 2016
Trump Has One Glaring Vulnerability
Donald Trump is refusing to release his tax returns, repeating a pattern that Jonathan Chait of New York says goes back years. He first promises...  Keep reading >>
May 16, 2015
Landscaper Jailed After Mowing Down Ducklings
A Florida landscaper faces prison time after he mowed down a family of ducklings. Jason Falbo, 24, claims it was unintentional, but a couple and...  Keep reading >>
May 16, 2014
Top NH Cop Not Sorry for Calling Obama the N-Word
Amid calls for his resignation, a New Hampshire police commissioner is refusing to even apologize for using a racist slur to describe President Obama. After...  Keep reading >>
May 16, 2013
Tsarnaev Wrote Confession on Wall of Boat: Report
As he lay wounded in a boat in a Watertown backyard, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev scribbled a note on the vessel's wall claiming culpability for the...  Keep reading >>
May 16, 2012
Meat Cutters Discover a New Steak
Good news for carnivores and not so good news for cattle: People who specialize in such things say they've found a new cut of...  Keep reading >>
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