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Football coach reinstated after controversial 'watermelon ritual'

CNN - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 9:30am
A high school football coach in Charleston, South Carolina, was fired after he permitted a post-game celebratory ritual involving a watermelon that some say is racist.
Categories: National News

Are obese dummies the key to preventing road deaths?

Health - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 9:28am
To accommodate the increasing numbers of overweight drivers, car safety experts are developing an obese dummy.
Categories: Health

Total CEO death: Moscow airport worker denies he was drunk

Business News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 9:07am
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Customers up, profit up at Comcast

Business News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 8:57am
As it awaits approval of its merger with Time Warner Cable, Comcast continues to show solid growth, both in profit and in the number of new customers.

Flipping gender roles in famous movies

CNN Entertainment - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 8:55am
Women as "Ghostbusters" is a good start. What about Sofia Vergara as Scarface?
Categories: Entertainment News

Kenny G angers China with Hong Kong protest visit

CNN World - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 8:07am
Smooth jazz saxophonist Kenny G wants everyone to know that he's not a foreign agitator trying to defy the Chinese Communist Party.
Categories: International News

45,000-year-old leg bone offers clues to Stone Age mating

Health - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 8:05am
DNA from a 45,000-year-old leg bone is giving scientists a better idea of when modern humans first started mating with Neanderthals.
Categories: Health

After six months of recall costs, GM making money again

Business News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 7:55am
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Eleanor Roosevelt's sharp tongue

CNN - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 7:17am
"Dammed if you do, damned if you don't" -- 12 inspirational quotes from the U.S. President's charismatic wife.
Categories: National News

China spends $1.5 billion pampering pets

Business News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 7:07am
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This curable disease killed 1.5 million in 2013

Health - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 6:55am
A World Health Organization report on tuberculosis shows that 9 million people developed the disease in 2013 and 1.5 million died, making it one of the world's deadliest communicable diseases.
Categories: Health

New requirements for travelers from Ebola-stricken nations

Health - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 6:55am
All travelers coming from Ebola-stricken Guinea, Liberia or Sierra Leone into the United States will be required to monitor their temperatures for 21 days and keep an eye on possible Ebola symptoms, starting on Monday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Wednesday.
Categories: Health

Snow plow driver, 4 others held over Moscow plane crash

CNN World - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 6:26am
A snow plow driver who's been blamed by Russian authorities for a plane crash that killed the chief executive of the oil company Total has been sent to pretrial detention, his lawyer said Thursday.
Categories: International News

Just how sick are Europe's top banks?

Business News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 6:14am
Europe's economy is looking frail again, but is it at risk of cardiac arrest?

Giant gold nugget discovered

CNN - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 6:07am
Five-pound nugget is 90% gold, believed to be worth between $350,000 and $450,000. KTVU has the story.
Categories: National News

Stocks: 4 things to know before the open

Business News - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 5:57am
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Lunar mission to test China's space program

CNN World - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 5:44am
China says it will launch an experimental spacecraft between Friday and Sunday that will orbit the moon before returning to Earth, in a first for the country's ambitious space program.
Categories: International News

Will Florida split into 2 states?

CNN - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 5:37am
Miami-area lawmakers are proposing adding a 51st star to the American flag.
Categories: National News

CDC: Travelers to U.S. from Ebola-stricken nations face new rules

CNN - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 5:36am
All travelers coming from Ebola-stricken Guinea, Liberia or Sierra Leone into the United States will be required to monitor their temperatures for 21 days and keep an eye on possible Ebola symptoms, starting on Monday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Wednesday.
Categories: National News

Girls skip school to join ISIS?

CNN - Thu, 10/23/2014 - 5:35am
German authorities intercepted the accused teen trio and put them on a plane back to the U.S., where they were greeted by FBI agents.
Categories: National News

 

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