U.S. & World News

20 June 2014

Former porn star David Mech seeking Palm Beach School Board seat

Posted in U.S. & World News

Florida -- (NBC Miami) A former porn star is looking for a new role as a school board member in Palm Beach County. David Mech, once known as Dave Pounder in the adult industry, qualified for the sch ...

20 June 2014

Kids in hot cars: How parents can avoid the dangers

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NBC News and The Today Show -- This summer, 13 children have already died after being left alone in sweltering cars. Safety advocates share easy things you can do make sure you don’t forget about ...

20 June 2014

Barbie turns business woman

Posted in U.S. & World News, Entertainment

(KGW) Barbie has tried out a lot of different jobs in the past, but now she’s added a new one to her resume: businesswoman. Mattel has released Entrepreneur Barbie, in an attempt to inspire young ...

20 June 2014

"Hot felon" goes viral

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Calif. --- Female Facebooker’s are apparently swooning over the picture of a dreamy-eyed stranger. There's only one problem with the online lothario, he's behind bars! This mug-shot of 30-year-o ...

19 June 2014

"Targeted Military Action" ahead in Iraq

Posted in U.S. & World News, Politics

(NBC News)  There will be no U.S. airstrikes in Iraq, at least not for now.  President Obama announced Thursday he's sending more U.S. advisers instead. "There is no military solution inside of Ir ...

19 June 2014

Caught on cam: tumbling biker

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Clearwater, Fla. --- (WESH News) A 22-year-old motorcyclist walked away uninjured after slamming into a car and flipping in the air at a Clearwater, Florida intersection.Amazingly, he somehow manage ...

19 June 2014

Selfie-diagnosis: woman's "stroke selfie" leads to treatment

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

(The Today Show) If you’ve ever had trouble convincing a doctor that you really are sick, you’ll have no trouble understanding what happened to Stacey Yepes, who finally made her point with a se ...

19 June 2014

Teacher raped after being left alone with sex offender in prison

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Phoenix, Az. -- (NBC News) PHOENIX -- A teacher at an Arizona prison was alone in a room full of sex offenders before being stabbed and sexually assaulted by a convicted rapist, according to docume ...

19 June 2014

Toilet seat covers are pointless and here's why

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

The Today Show -- If nature calls when you can’t enjoy the comfort of your own throne, what’s the best way to take care of business in a public restroom, where countless strangers have taken a ...

19 June 2014

Tweet triggers lawsuit

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Rogers, Minn. --- (KARE)  A Minnesota high school student suspended after posting what he called a "sarcastic" tweet involving a teacher has filed a lawsuit against the school district, the superin ...