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Microsoft Vows to Keep MS Paint—Kind Of

Microsoft Paint as seen on July 25, 2017. (Naeim Darzi/The Epoch Times)
Microsoft Paint as seen on July 25, 2017. (Naeim Darzi/The Epoch Times)

After an outpouring of support for Microsoft’s Paint feature on Monday, the company announced that it would no longer phase out program in its next update—at least...




  • FILE PHOTO: The badge of a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Fugitive Operations team is seen in Santa Ana, California, U.S., May 11, 2017. (Lucy Nicholson/Reuters)

    Massachusetts Police Can’t Detain Illegal Immigrants for Feds, Court Rules

    Massachusetts police can’t hold illegal immigrants in custody to buy time for immigration agents to arrest them, the state’s court ruled on Monday, July 24. The decision... Read more

  • Killer whale "Tilikum" appears during its performance in its show at Sea World on March 30, 2011 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

    SeaWorld’s Last Orca Bred in Captivity Dies at Three Months Old

    Kyara, the last killer whale born in captivity under SeaWorld’s former orca-breeding program died at a park in San Antonio, Texas. The three-month old killer... Read more

  • Top: Simulated M16A2 rifle; bottom L: night vision goggles; bottom R: simulated pipe bomb. (Government Accountability Office)

    Defense Department Gives $1.2 Million of Equipment to Fake Law Enforcement Agency

    The Defense Department handed over an estimated $1.2 million of military equipment to a fictitious federal law enforcement agency. Fortunately, the fraud scheme was set... Read more

  • Lovily Johnson. (Kent County Correctional Facility)

    Infant Dies After Michigan Mother Leaves Son for Days Without Food, Water, Air-Conditioning

    A woman from Michigan is facing murder charges for the death of her six-month-old son. Lovily Johnson, 22, buckled her son into a car seat... Read more

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    NY Woman Admits Killing Fiancé at Hudson River, ‘I Wanted Him Dead and Now He’s Gone’

    A woman facing trial for the murder of her fiancé two years ago abruptly pleaded guilty to the charges on Monday, July 24. Angelika Graswald,... Read more

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    Trump Supporter Beaten for Wearing MAGA Hat Gets Free Plastic Surgery

    A supporter of President Donald Trump who was beaten with a broken glass bottle and had his face disfigured for wearing a “Make America Great Again”... Read more

  • US President Donald Trump waves after speaking to Boy Scouts during the National Boy Scout Jamboree at Summit Bechtel National Scout Reserve in Glen Jean, West Virginia, July 24, 2017.  (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

    40,000 Boy Scouts Chant ‘We Love Trump!’ as President Speaks at 2017 National Jamboree

    President Donald Trump arrived on Monday to speak to a huge crowd of Scouts at the 2017 National Boy Scout Jamboree in West Virginia. Trump... Read more

  • Hiking books with walking stick.

    Florida Man Contracts Flesh-Eating Bacteria During Hike

    A man from South Florida gained a “new appreciation of life” after barely surviving a flesh-eating bacterial infection contracted through a blister while he was... Read more

  • John McCain

    McCain to Return for Pivotal Senate Vote on Healthcare

    WASHINGTON—Senator John McCain will return to the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday to play what could be a pivotal role in salvaging Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare... Read more

  • Prisoners wait in line to board a bus under police and armed military escort, 16 August 2004 in Zhengzhou, in central China's Henan Province.
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    China Releases Detained American Student After US Congressmen Intervene

    Guthrie McLean was held in a Chinese prison for a week before authorities agreed to let him go. The 25-year-old University of Montana student was... Read more

  • Jan Edwards, president and CEO of anti-human trafficking organization Paving the Way, in New York City on July 19, 2017. (Samira Bouaou/The Epoch Times)

    Child Sex Trafficking, a Pervasive but Hidden Crime

    NEW YORK—The “silent crime” of human trafficking, and especially child sex trafficking, is getting a tiny bit louder. Three bills aimed at curbing human trafficking... Read more

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    Bush’s Baked Beans Issues Recall Over Potentially Defective Cans

    Bush Brothers and Co. announced on Saturday, July 22, that the company is recalling certain bean products due to “potentially defective” side seams on the... Read more

  • A US flag adorns the wall of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington DC, May 28, 2017. 
(JOSE LUIS MAGANA/AFP/Getty Images)

    Blind Veteran Attacked While Protecting American Flag

    Howard Banks is 92 years old and legally blind, but that didn’t stop him from confronting an invader who tried to pull down the American flag outside... Read more

  • Police officers work on a crime scene after eight people believed to be illegal immigrants being smuggled into the United States were found dead inside a sweltering 18-wheeler trailer parked behind a Walmart store in San Antonio, Texas, U.S. July 23, 2017.   REUTERS/Ray Whitehouse

    Truck Driver Could Face Death Penalty for Deaths of 10 Migrants in San Antonio

    A truck driver could face the death penalty or life in prison over the deaths of 10 migrants who he was illegally transporting in sweltering heat... Read more

  • Kat Von D attends the Kat Von D Beauty Fragrance Launch Press Party #SAINTANDSINNER on June 20, 2017 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for KAT VON D BEAUTY)

    Kansas Woman Disqualified From National Contest for Pro-Trump Instagram Post

    A Kansas woman was disqualified from a national contest because she supported the Trump campaign. Gyspy Freeman, a local makeup artist, won a national contest sponsored... Read more

  • A YouTube screenshot shows the process of implanting an RFID microchip in a man's hand. (YouTube channel: Andy Greenberg/ Screenshot)

    Wis. Company Offering to Implant Microchips in Workers’ Hands

    A Wisconsin firm is offering to implant microchips in its employees, becoming the first to do so in the United States, according to media reports... Read more

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