U.S. & World News

16 July 2014

Is this Comcast call the worst customer service ever?

Posted in U.S. & World News, Regional

San Francisco, Calif. -- (KGW News) We all hate calling customer service lines, right? But this one hits a new low. A man in San Francisco just wanted to cancel his Comcast internet and cable, but i ...

15 July 2014

Metric system say curb overdoses in kids' meds: study

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(NBC News) Parents are incorrectly measuring out medications for kids, possibly because we’re still using the so-called English system rather than switching to the metric system, a new study shows ...

15 July 2014

In Oregon, gun deaths outpace motor vehicle deaths for 3rd year in a row

Posted in U.S. & World News, Local

Washington, DC --  Gun deaths outpaced motor vehicle deaths in Oregon in 2011, the most recent year for which comprehensive nationwide data is available, a new analysis from the Violence Policy Cen ...

15 July 2014

'We're all different': JCPenney shows unique mannequins in New York storefront

Posted in U.S. & World News

(TODAY) Beauty comes in all shapes and sizes — and now that's true of some retail store mannequins. Shoppers in New York City are celebrating five unique mannequins in the store windows of JCPenne ...

15 July 2014

The way strangers Photoshopped this baby's picture will touch your heart

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Ohio --- (TODAY) A grieving father’s simple appeal to strangers has resulted in a beautiful gift: portraits of his daughter, finally free of the machines that surrounded her during her brief life. ...

15 July 2014

Maryland State Police investigate 'no illeagles' graffiti

Posted in U.S. & World News

Md. --- (NBC News) The Maryland State Police are investigating as a hate crime graffiti on a former military building proposed as housing for immigrant children in Westminster.Saturday night or earl ...

15 July 2014

CHP "shifting" the blame in freeway confrontation: attorney

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Calif. --- (NBC News) The attorney for a woman who was seen in cellphone video footage being punched by a California Highway Patrol officer believes that the CHP is trying to shift the blame.CHP off ...

15 July 2014

"6 Californias" plan to be submitted for ballot

Posted in U.S. & World News, Regional

Sacramento, DvCalif. --- (NBC News) Signatures for the "Six Californias" will be submitted on Tuesday in Sacramento, according to the proposal's proponents.Venture capitalist Tim Draper and his supp ...

14 July 2014

Mom charged after newborn's positive drug test

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Tenn. --- (WBIR News) Bond is now set for the East Tennessee mother charged with assault after she and her newborn baby tested postive for drugs.A judge set a $2,000 bond for Mallory Loyola, jail of ...

14 July 2014

Comfort food causing stress?

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

(NBC News) Stopping at your local fast food drive thru is fast and easy.  That's the requirement Tania Sarria has for her meals.She puts in at least ten hours a day as a project manager for a softw ...