U.S. & World News

06 June 2014

Automakers renaming Minivans

Posted in U.S. & World News

What's in a name? A lot when it comes to selling vehicles.  Call them "People Movers," "Multi-Purpose Vehicles," or even "Family Haulers" just don't call them "Minivans." Hoping to spur sales and b ...

06 June 2014

Pesky Pets

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(The Mayo Clinic) What's keeping you up at night? For many Americans, its their pets. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic for sleep medicine in Phoenix, Arizona studied more than 100 patients. Each patie ...

06 June 2014

One dead in Seattle Pacific University campus shooting

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Seattle, Wash. --- (NBC News)  Gunshots rang out at Seattle Pacific University Thursday.When it was over one person was dead and three others wounded.It began when a man armed with a shotgun walked ...

06 June 2014

Teacher tapes students mouths shut during quiet game

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New Jersey -- (NBC News) A substitute teacher in New Jersey won't be allowed to fill in again at an elementary school after she allegedly taped shut the mouths of several students last week, offici ...

06 June 2014

Caught on cam: cat killer

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Cleveland, Ohio --- (WKYC News) Police in Cleveland, Ohio are asking for the public's help identifying a man caught on video shooting a cat.Danielle Stiegelmeyer, the cat owner, says Jack was more t ...

06 June 2014

D-Day 70th anniversary

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(NBC News) Today marks the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings during World War II. The invasion by allied troops was considered a turning point in the war for cracking Hitler's western front as ...

05 June 2014

Banning food stamp purchases of soda may help decrease obesity

Posted in U.S. & World News, Health

Stanford, Calif. -- Banning food stamp purchases of soda and other sugary drinks could cause a major drop in obesity and diabetes among the poor. That's the finding of a new study published in the A ...

05 June 2014

Indian Prime Minister: Rape is "sometimes" right

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(NBC News) A senior politician from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party has been quoted saying that sometimes rape is "right," sparking renewed outrage about widespread sexual assault ...

05 June 2014

Florida man called 911 after wife had "thrown out his beer"

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(NBC News Washington) A Florida man is facing charges after he repeatedly called 911 to report that his wife had thrown out his beer, authorities said. Carlos Bueno Mir, 49, was charged with misuse ...

04 June 2014

Is the American dream dead for young adults?

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in U.S. & World News, Economy

Is the American dream dead for young adults? A new CNNMoney poll says 63% of 1,003 adults ages 18-34 believe the American dream is unattainable. 6-in-10 say their dreams are out of reach. "Oh yeah i ...