U.S. & World News

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 ...

19 June 2014

Toddler dies in hot car

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Cobb County, Ga. --- (WXIA News) A Georgia child has died after being left in a hot car.According to Cobb County Police Sgt. Dana Pierce the boy's father was supposed to bring the 22-month-old to da ...

18 June 2014

A California mayor resigns after tossing dog poop into yard

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A Southern California mayor who gained notoriety for tossing a bag of poop into a neighbor's yard has resigned.  The incident was caught on security camera back in early June. It shows San Marino m ...

18 June 2014

Baby burned at daycare

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Ga. --- (WXIA)  Multiple state agencies are joining forces with Georgia's Hall County Sheriff's deputies to determine when an 18-month-old child was burned and how.Megan Seabolt, the boys mother, s ...

18 June 2014

Patent office sacks 'Redskins' trademark protection

Posted in U.S. & World News, Sports

Today, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office denied the renewal of the Washington Redskins' trademarks ruling that the professional football team's name is "disparaging of Native Americans." The team ...

18 June 2014

Ashland park named top U.S. attraction

Posted in U.S. & World News, Local

TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel website, has announced Lithia Park is the 20th Top Park in the United States.  The honor is part of their Travelers' Choice Awards highlighting the top parks ...

18 June 2014

Morgue mistakenly sends woman's body to medical school

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(NBC Bay Area) New York -- The family of woman who died last month filed a $20 million suit against New York City after a Bronx morgue allegedly mistakenly sent her remains to a medical school as an ...