U.S. & World News

17 July 2014

Official: Malaysian plane shot down over Ukraine

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(NBC News) A Malaysia Airlines passenger jet carrying 295 people crashed in eastern Ukraine, near the Russian border on Thursday, and a Ukrainian adviser said it was shot down by a surface-to-air mi ...

16 July 2014

Water fines in Sacramento

Posted in U.S. & World News, Regional

Sacramento, Calif. --- (KCRA)  Sacramento area homeowners are split on their feelings regarding new fines for water wasters. Some residents feel that fines are too much.  They feel that struggling ...

16 July 2014

Texas baby in hot car rescued

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Leander, Texas --- (KXAN)  Taylor Manning says he was walking into a store in Leander when he saw a crowd standing around a car. A little girl was locked inside, still strapped into her car seat. S ...

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

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(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

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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 ...