U.S. & World News

04 September 2014

#HITCHED: Wedding tech getting 'extreme' with drones, robot officiants

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(NBC News) Technology has long been enmeshed in the age-old ritual of saying “I do” -- and now, wedding tech has moved well past hashtags to include Google Glass-wearing brides, drone photograph ...

04 September 2014

Trapped in a washing machine

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Pasadena, Texas --- (KPRC) A 5-year-old girl remained in the hospital Wednesday, recovering from injuries sustained after getting stuck inside an operating washing machine Tuesday night in Pasadena, ...

04 September 2014

Comedy queen turned fashion critic Joan Rivers dies at 81

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(KGW) -- Joan Rivers, the pioneering queen of comedy, who overcame tragedy and disappointment to transform herself in late life into a comic scourge of the red carpet, has died, according to her da ...

04 September 2014

Private schools begin drug testing

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Cleveland, Ohio --- (WKYC)  For some, drug testing kids is a controversial issue, but several Cleveland, Ohio area schools have adopted the practice.St. Edward's, St. Ignatius and Gilmour Academy w ...

04 September 2014

"Gender neutral" restrooms?

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N.C. --- (WECT)  North Carolina's Cape Fear Community College has added a dozen new gender neutral restrooms to its campuses.According to CFCC Director of Marketing and Public Relations, David Hard ...

04 September 2014

Dog devours socks

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Portland, Ore. --- (KGW)  It's a mystery many have wondered about at times: Where do all those missing socks go when you lose them?Next time it happens, you may want to check your dog.Recently, sur ...

03 September 2014

MMA fighter facing 32 felony charges

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Las Vegas, Nev. --- A former mixed martial arts fighter is facing 32 felony counts for allegedly beating his ex-girlfriend and her male friend.Jonathan Koppenhaver, also known as "war machine" appea ...

03 September 2014

As kids head to campus, parents broach topic of sexual assault

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(Today) Students around the country have arrived on campus equipped with books, dorm furnishings and something else: Warnings from their parents about social minefields they may encounter in the com ...

03 September 2014

CVS sheds tobacco

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(NBC News) As of Wednesday, Smokers and other tobacco users will have to shop somewhere other than CVS pharmacy locations.The country's largest drugstore chain has decided to stop carrying all cigar ...

03 September 2014

No ketchup allowed

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Fort Myers, Fla. --- (WBBH)  A popular Fort Myers, Florida restaurant has taken ketchup off the menu.Chef and owner Xavier Duclos says he simply won't allow the condiment in his kitchen or dining r ...