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Friday, Jan 30, 2015 at 12:56 PM

Poll: Americans Want Politicians Fighting Climate Change

Friday, Jan 30, 2015 at 11:21 AM

Mitt Romney Says He Won't Run for President

Friday, Jan 30, 2015 at 10:26 AM

No Charges Against George Zimmerman in Assault Case

Friday, Jan 30, 2015 at 10:05 AM

3 Daily Cocktails May Boost Stroke Risk: Study

People in their 50s and 60s who drink more than two alcoholic beverages daily have a 34 percent higher risk of stroke compared to lighter drinkers, according to a study released Thursday, NBC News reported. Also, drinking beyond a two-drink maximum each day may boost a middle-aged person's stroke risk more than even traditional health dangers like high blood pressure and diabetes, said the researchers who based their findings on a study of more than 11,000 Swedish twins for roughly half their lives. "This study points to the importance of the upper limit of alcohol," said Dr. Demetrius Lopes, a neurosurgeon at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. "It is a misconception that if a glass of red wine is good, more is even better." Read »
Friday, Jan 30, 2015 at 6:51 AM

Officials "Working Around the Clock" to Free ISIS Hostage

Friday, Jan 30, 2015 at 12:13 AM

NASA Moisture Satellite Launch Scrubbed for Repairs

Friday, Jan 30, 2015 at 7:43 AM

Survey: Scientists and Public at Odds Over Climate, GMOs and More

Thursday, Jan 29, 2015 at 7:52 PM

ISIS Group Claims Responsibility for Attacks That Killed 27 in Egypt

Thursday, Jan 29, 2015 at 5:45 PM

Killer Says His Ideas Influenced Strack Family Murder-Suicide

Thursday, Jan 29, 2015 at 5:39 PM

Prisoner Released in Bergdahl Exchange Tried to Reconnect With Taliban

Friday, Jan 30, 2015 at 8:33 AM

Man Used Fake Gun to Invade Dutch TV Studio

A man wielding a fake gun was arrested Thursday after he got past security and into the studios of Dutch national TV, where he demanded air time before being arrested, the network said. The 19-year-old, claiming to be part of a team of hackers, alleged that radioactive explosives were placed around the city and would be detonated if he wasn't allowed to go on the air. An official told the Dutch news agency ANP that the man apparently was acting alone. He is being held on suspicion of making a threat, possession of a weapon and taking a hostage.The incident led to the cancellation of the evening newscast, with the message "One moment please" airing on Nederlandse Omroep Stichting, or NOS, the Netherlands' public broadcaster, for more than a half-hour. Read »
Thursday, Jan 29, 2015 at 4:02 PM

Sony's $1,200 Walkman is Ready for Pre-Order

Thursday, Jan 29, 2015 at 6:54 PM

Senate Approves Keystone XL Pipeline

Thursday, Jan 29, 2015 at 11:50 AM

U.Va. President Responds to Frat Party Controversy

Thursday, Jan 29, 2015 at 8:54 AM

Man Fatally Shoots Friend While Acting Out Rap Lyrics

A 22-year-old in Florida was charged with manslaughter on Tuesday after shooting his friend while listening to a rap song, according to the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, NBC News reported. Rodney Clay Patrick Jr. and Douglas Trey Winslow were listening to rapper Waka Flocka Flame’s song “Bustin’ At ‘Em” at Patrick’s home in Merritt Island on Monday evening when the shooting took place, police told NBC station WESH. While acting along to some of the lyrics, which include “ain’t no talkin’, homie, I’m jus’ bustin’ at ‘em” along with gunshot noises, Patrick picked up what he thought was an unloaded gun and pointed it at Winslow, discharging the firearm. Patrick was also charged with tampering with evidence and possession of a controlled substance. Read »

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