U.S. & World News

26 August 2014

Too many c-sections?

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

(KGW)  In the United States one in three pregnancies end in a C-section. Why so many?Some health experts now believe it's because doctors are using an outdated definition of labor and many of those ...

26 August 2014

Kill switch: cell phone security

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Calif. --- (KCRA) California Governor Jerry Brown signed the nation's first-of-its-kind smartphone legislation Monday that will require a "kill switch" on all smartphones sold in his state.The techn ...

26 August 2014

Death by underpants?

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Jessamine County, Ky. --- (WLEX) A bizarre murder investigation is underway inside Kentucky's Jessamine County Detention Center after an inmate reportedly died following an incident involving a pair ...

25 August 2014

Sleepy students: delaying school

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(NBC News) Your teenager wants to sleep later and now his doctor agrees. Middle and high school students shouldn't have to start school until 8:30 in the morning or later, the American Academy of Pe ...

25 August 2014

Kids and chores: a digital solution?

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(NBC News)  It's a chore for the ages, a challenge for all parents: How to motivate your child to help around the house.Like everything else these days, there's now an app for that.ChoreMonster is ...

25 August 2014

Emmy countdown begins

Posted in U.S. & World News, Entertainment

(NBC News)  Television, the medium that made Robin Williams a star, will honor his remarkable career during tonight's Emmy Awards. Williams' longtime friend and fellow comedian Billy Crystal will p ...

23 August 2014

Drought leaves wine and grape industry shriveling

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(KGET)  California's record-setting drought is having a serious impact on that state's wine and grape industry.The lack of rain and water allocations means much of the fruit is dying on the vine.Dr ...

23 August 2014

"Hug me like you love me," Deputy helps couple to safety in Junction fire

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(KSEE)  Families evacuated as the "Junction" wildfire raced toward their Oakhurst, California homes earlier this week are sharing incredible stories of survival.Richard Conrad was racing trying to ...

23 August 2014

Denver public schools add new security measures

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(KUSA)  When most of Denver Public Schools returns to class next week, students and parents will see new security measures installed over the summer. What they will not see is a new emergency dures ...

22 August 2014

The ISIS threat

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(NBC News)  In a matter of months, the terror group ISIS has risen from an obscure Al Qaeda offshoot to one of the greatest emerging threats against the United States and now Defense Secretary Chuc ...