The hero feline who saved a California boy from a dog attack has become a celebrity. The cat, Tara, is reportedly scheduled to "throw" out the first pitch May 20 at a local minor league baseball game for the Bakersfield Blaze. No word on exactly how she will pull it off. Tara reached worldwide fame when video surfaced showing her chasing off a dog that attacked her family's four-year-old son.
Jay-Z and Beyonce are making headlines again! The superstar couple has released a trailer promoting their upcoming "On the Run" stadium tour. They portray a pair of outlaws running from authorities. Plenty of other famous faces make cameos in the video: Jake Gyllenhaal, Sean Penn, Don Cheadle, Emmy Rossum, and Blake Lively are all there. This tour marks the first time the couple have co-headlined a show. It kicks off in Miami on June 25.
Lunesta may help you doze off at night, but it's the morning after that has federal health officials concerned. On Thursday, they halved the recommended dosage for the well-known sleep aid. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration cited data showing a person may be less alert and do things such as driving less safely the day after taking it. The F.D.A. decided to decrease the recommended starting dose, from two milligrams, to one.
South Korea's president said on Monday that she will dismantle the country's coast guard because of the ferry disaster. President Park criticized the coast guard agency saying it "virtually failed to implement its rescue operation." Park says rescue and salvage operations and ocean security roles will be transferred to a new division that is being created. The ferry sank on its way to Jeju Island on April 16.
Firefighters are winning the battle with wildfires raging through San Diego county, California with help from the weather. The santa ana winds diminished significantly Friday. This, combined with cooler temperatures and increased humidity, has enabled firefighters to start containing the blazes. At least four of the wildfires have been completely contained.