Disabled artist selling her work to help a museum in need

Atlanta — A struggling museum in Maine just got some much-needed help from an unexpected source: Artist Jessica Jewett. Born with a rare defect, she’s a quadriplegic who paints and draws with her mouth. The 38-year-old history buff is on a mission to memorialize a Civil War hero, General Joshua Chamberlain.  “He got shot through the pelvis…

Is South Carolina still Joe Biden’s firewall?

North Charleston, South Carolina — By the time the New Hampshire primary results rolled in, revealing a fifth-place finish and zero delegates for Joe Biden, the former vice president was long gone — over 900 miles away in South Carolina, a place he’s maintained would be a linchpin for his pursuit of the Democratic presidential nomination.…

Boat with 91 migrants onboard goes missing in Mediterranean

A rubber dinghy packed with 91 migrants that set out from Libyan shores in hopes of reaching Europe has apparently gone missing in the Mediterranean, the U.N. refugee agency said Thursday. The inflatable boat carrying mostly African migrants departed from al-Qarbouli, 30 miles east of the capital Tripoli on February 8, said Osman Haroun, whose…

Paraglider caught in power lines rescued in California

Los Angeles — A paraglider is safe after getting tangled up in live wires north of Sacramento, California. The paraglider was face down, 30 feet above ground and trapped in high voltage transmission lines, forcing rescuers to take extreme precautions. “The difficulty was making sure the lines were de-energized so the firefighters were safe,” said Battalion…

Supreme Oreos are selling on eBay for over $10,000

Streetwear, the latest trend in street fashion Oreo’s latest collaboration with streetwear brand Supreme isn’t such a sweet deal. Supreme’s designer Oreos launched in New York City Thursday, and they’re already selling on eBay for more than $10,000.  Supreme, the mega-popular brand known for limited-edition merchandise and dedicated fans, recently announced its partnership with Milk’s Favorite…

Cop who told driver not to record police demoted

WILMINGTON, N.C. — When police stopped an Uber driver to detain his passenger last month, he immediately turned on his cellphone and started recording. The officers demanded he turn off his phone, citing a reportedly non-existent state law, but what they didn’t know was that Jesse Bright was a defense attorney – moonlighting as a…

Post impeachment, Ukraine wants back on Trump’s radar

United Nations — With the impeachment cloud lifted, Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko told reporters at the U.N. he will travel to Washington on Friday to meet with Trump administration officials to “advance” relations between the two nations. “We will discuss how now we can — now that it’s unclouded by any impeachment inquiries —…