A picture of the vast ecological region known as the Cerrado in Brazil has won first place in this year's International Garden Photographer of the Year. Marcio Cabral of Brasilia, Brazil, scooped the award with his winning image entitled Cerrado Sunrise. read more
"After analyzing more than 1,000 raw foods, researchers ranked the ingredients that provide the best balance of your daily nutritional requirements -- and they found a few surprises," BBC observes. The top five most nutritious foods are chia seeds, flatfish, ocean perch, cherimoya and almonds. The McDonald's Grand Mac, Taco Bell Nacho Fries and Hardee's 2/3rd-pound Monster Thickburger were not on the list.
Douglas Haig, who sold ammunition to the gunman in October's Las Vegas massacre, was arrested Friday on charges of manufacturing and selling armor-piercing bullets in violation of federal law. A criminal complaint says two unfired .308-caliber rounds found in gunman Stephen Paddock's room had Douglas Haig's fingerprints on them and tool marks from Haig's workshop. The bullets in the cartridges were classified as armor-piercing, the complaint says. read more
White House officials and former Trump campaign aides embroiled in the Russia investigation could soon see their legal bills covered by an outside legal fund. Outside lawyers created a limited liability company called the Patriot Legal Expenses Fund Trust, which will raise money from donors to pay legal expenses for multiple individuals, according to emails between those attorneys and a government agency. A handful of White House officials are already in line to receive funding, a source familiar with the deliberations told CNN. read more
The father of three daughters who have been abused by Larry Nassar tried to attack the former doctor in Eaton County court Friday before he was tackled and arrested by security. Randall Margraves said he was a "distraught father" and cursed at Nassar, but Judge Janice Cunningham told him that was not allowed in court. "I would ask you, as part of the sentencing, to grant me five minutes in a locked room with this demon," he asked. "Would you give me one minute?"