U.S. & World News

30 June 2014

Corporations and contraception

Posted in U.S. & World News, Politics

(NBC News)  The United States Supreme Court has ruled that for-profit companies can claim a religious exemption to the contraceptive insurance mandate of the Affordable Care Act. It's a narrow vict ...

30 June 2014

Dad-doctor hug goes viral

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Boise, Idaho --- (The Today Show) If ever a picture captured pure happiness and relief, this is it. That’s Andrew Hanson on the left giving a bear hug to Dr. Bryan Hodges moments after he delivere ...

30 June 2014

Users angered at Facebook emotion-manipulation study

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(The Today Show) News that Facebook manipulated users' news feeds to see if it made them feel blue now has some users seeing red. Facebook is seeing backlash after participating in a study that inv ...

27 June 2014

Murder by truck

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Douglasville, Ga. --- (WXIA)  A Douglasville, Georgia family is in shock after a motorist turned a vehicle into a weapon and ran over a grandmother right in front of them.According to her daughter, ...

27 June 2014

Doggie dentist eases visits

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Seattle, Wash. --- (KING)  Monica Johnson is so terrified of going to the dentist, she went 15 years without an appointment."It's not gonna happen," she says. "I feel like a chicken. I wish I could ...

26 June 2014

GM: More trouble?

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(NBC News)  There's yet another problem with cars made by General Motors, and the CEO of the automotive giant said Thursday more recalls could be ahead. General Motors, C.E.O Mary Barra announced t ...

26 June 2014

Puppy pitched from apartment

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Springfield, Mo. --- (KYTV)  A Springfield, Missouri man is facing burglary charges after allegedly breaking into his ex-girlfriend's apartment and tossing her dog to its death from her window.Will ...

26 June 2014

New charges in hot car death

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Cobb County, Ga. --- (WXIA) A 22-month-old Georgia boy left in a hot car for several hours died of hyperthermia, according to an autopsy report.Cobb County police issued a new warrant against Justin ...

26 June 2014

Caught on cam: McDonalds employee beats woman

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(NBC Washington) Authorities in South Jersey are searching for a McDonald's employee caught on video violently beating a young mother in front of her toddler. WATCH Video: http://bit.ly/1lhRl35  * ...

25 June 2014

Chaired to death

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(NBC News)  Sometimes all we want to do after a long day parked at a desk at work is veg out on the couch and binge on some mindless television, but spending too much time in front of the TV  may ...