Lawyer releases photo of bloodied George Zimmerman

The legal team for George Zimmerman released a new photo from the night Zimmerman shot and killed Trayvon Martin. The photo shows Zimmerman’s lip bloody. Zimmerman’s claims that he shot the unarmed, 17-year-old Martin in self-defense. Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch volunteer, was charged with second-degree murder. Zimmerman has pleaded not guilty and says the […]
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2012′s biggest explosion videos

As the year comes to a close, we look back at some of the biggest explosions of 2012: As an officer approached this minivan fire in Sherman, Texas, it suddenly exploded. A man and woman from Marshall escaped the blaze, but police said the couple’s story didn’t add up. Investigators suspect the explosion was caused […]
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Palace confirms Kate Middleton is pregnant

Buckingham Palace confirmed Monday that Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, is expecting a new prince or princess, the Associated Press reports. St. James Palace said Monday that the Duchess of Cambridge has a severe form of morning sickness and is currently in aLondon hospital. As the first born to William — who is second in […]
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Coolest women of 2012

From SFGate’s Mick LaSalle: Who is the coolest woman of 2012? The above gallery is based on both your suggestions and additions from me. Feel free to nominate your own candidates or to choose one of
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7 amazing ‘Thriller’ spoofs, plus the original

Michael Jackson released his “Thriller” album on Nov. 30, 1982, making Friday its 30th anniversary. In honor of the best-selling album of all time, here are our favorite parodies of the title song’s music video. BBC’s Lenny Henry: Joe Piscopo transforms to Jerry Lewis: ect> Filipino inmates dance to ‘Thriller’ In 2007, Filipino inmates who […]
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College sets up ‘Puppy Room’ for stressed students

“Yup, it’s a room full of puppies.” So says a Facebook flyer from the student union at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Stressed-out students will soon get some relief at a “Puppy Room.” Next week, as classes end and exams begin, Therapeutic Paws of Canada will bring by some dogs for petting therapy. The […]
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Mountain rescue after man posts coordinates on Facebook

An Oregon man checked in from a blizzard, and his status updates might have saved his life. Outdoors enthusiast Jeff Kish got stuck in a sudden storm atop Mount Hood, Oregon’s highest peak, on Wednesday afternoon. From his iPhone, he updated his Facebook status: You’re gonna hear about it in the news anyway, may as […]
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Woman’s Christmas lights flip the bird at neighbor

A woman in Louisiana has been ordered by police to take down a Christmas light display shaped like a hand giving the middle finger, and the American Civil Liberties Union is sticking up for her. Denham Springs resident Sarah Henderson said she feels the insulting display is the only way she can effectively communicate with […]
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