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Updated at 11:33 AM

Suspended 3,500 feet above sea level, a brand-new glass-bottom bridge clinging to China’s Yuntai Mountain has left some tourists terrified. The U-shaped bridge spans the mountain’s face in Henan Province, giving tourists a chance to see the absence of ground between their feet and the sharp rocks below.See video via the Associated Press:

Updated at 11:25 AM

A retired FBI agent and a Denver prosecutor both found that the rookie patrolman who shot Tamir moments after pulling up beside him exercised a reasonable use of force.

Updated at 10:52 AM

In "this would only happen to the Chicago Cubs news," there's this little gem: The team's closer, Hector Rondon, was briefly trapped inside the Busch Stadium bullpen bathroom during Game 1 of the playoff series against the St. Louis...

Updated at 10:48 AM

Stephen Colbert has promised to follow Hollywood's example in sucking up to China -- a practice that has become a huge moneymaker for American film studios. In an episode of the "Late Show" this week, the host fawned over China's...

Updated at 10:42 AM

The new "Steve Jobs" movie isn't intended to be a traditional biopic, so it's far from historically accurate. It does a good job of examining Jobs' persona and the highs and lows of his early career at Apple, but it gets a lot of...

Updated at 10:35 AM

A woman doing donuts and hitting police cars in a busy intersection was a big scare for residents in a North Carolina city Thursday. 

Updated at 10:11 AM

Q: Greg Iím looking to purchase a 1955 or 1956 Mercury, hopefully a Montclair two-tone hardtop model. What can you can tell me about current pricing and what to look for in the Mercury models as they were completely changed in 1955 from the 1953 to...

Updated at 9:12 AM

With presidential candidates like Hillary Clinton calling for an end to "the crushing burden of student debt," some higher education experts have begun to question federal policy that makes it nearly impossible to discharge student loans...

Updated at 7:36 AM

The MHS Lady Bulldogs varsity softball team used a not-so-hidden-secret weapon Oct. 7 to down the Lady Hornets of Fulton and eliminate them from the district tournament.The weapon: sisters. (Warning: Don’t annoy the...

Updated at 7:34 AM

The MHS varsity soccer team hit double-digit wins Oct. 6 with a 4-1 victory over conference/district foe Kirksville. The win stops the Bulldog’ losing streak as the team begins to focus in on the last few weeks of the regular...

Updated at 7:32 AM

The MMA Fighting Colonels made the trip to Elsberry Oct. 5 for high school soccer pitch action. With MMA just having faced (and defeated) Elsberry Sept. 28, Fighting Colonels Coach Kevin Farley decided to give his bench players an...

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