U.S. & World News

30 August 2014

Orangutan goes under the knife

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(KPRC)  The oldest orangutan at the Houston Zoo is recovering after being treated by doctors at the Texas Medical Center.In June, Cheyenne, 42, began to show decreased activity and a change in her ...

30 August 2014

Crater baffles Utah farmers

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(KSL)  Farmers in southern Utah are scratching their heads and trying to figure out what caused an unusual phenomenon in an irrigation pond. Earlier this week, Gary Dalton of Circleville discovered ...

30 August 2014

Are you a victim of vampire power?

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(NBC News)  As taxed as air conditioners were this summer, running up electric bills across the country, there's something else Americans now need to pay attention to year-round if they're interest ...

30 August 2014

Caught on camera: huffing and driving

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(WCNC)  A 32-year-old South Carolina man was arrested and charged with inhaling aromatic hydrocarbons, AKA huffing, passing a stopped school bus and resisting police after a traffic stop Thursday.O ...

30 August 2014

F-15 Pilot confirmed dead

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(NECN)  Authorities have confirmed the Massachusetts Air National Guard pilot flying a military jet to New Orleans was killed in Wednesday's crash in the remote mountains near Deerfield Valley, Vir ...

30 August 2014

Six Flags announces 4D roller coaster: Batman The Ride

Posted in U.S. & World News, Entertainment

San Antonio, Tex. -- Six Flags Fiesta Texas unveiled plans Friday,  to debut what they are calling, "the most exciting coaster in the park's 22-year history," BATMAN™: The Ride. The roller coas ...

29 August 2014

Infographic: Labor Day by the numbers

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(NBC Bay Area) Labor Day weekend is considered the symbolic end-of-summer and the start of the back-to-school season. Here are a few facts about the holiday. Read more: http://bit.ly/1n5BlTZ

29 August 2014

Miley Cyrus' homeless VMA date from Oregon posts bail

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Dallas, Ore. --- The young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV video music awards and who had been sought for an outstanding warrant in Oregon, turned himself in and posted bail.Jess ...

29 August 2014

Fire Retardant usage nearly triples

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The average amount of fire retardant used during the past ten years has nearly tripled for the 2014 wildfire season.The average jumped from 235,000 gallows of fire retardant to more than 800,000 in ...

29 August 2014

Tony Stewart back to racing

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Ontario City, N.Y. --- (NBC News)  Tony Stewart is returning to NASCAR racing this weekend, three weeks after he struck and killed a fellow driver in a dirt track race.Stewart spoke publicly for th ...