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Saturday, Jan 31, 2015 at 12:01 AM

Ohio Delays All 2015 Executions Amid Drug Shortage

Friday, Jan 30, 2015 at 9:07 PM

Towns Ban Sledding Over Liability and Lawsuit Fears

The death of a teenager sledding on Long Island, New York this week has brought renewed attention to the dangers associated with the cherished childhood activity, NBC News reported. Every year, more American towns pass sledding restrictions, hoping to avoid costly lawsuits. A 2010 study by The Center for Injury Research at Nationwide Children's Hospital found that sledding accidents led to more than 20,000 emergency room visits a year. Some parent say sled bans will protect kids, while others say research and rule-making are squeezing the fun out of childhood. Read »
Friday, Jan 30, 2015 at 9:28 PM

Paris Kosher Market Shooter Wore a GoPro

Friday, Jan 30, 2015 at 10:50 PM

ISIS Chemical Weapons Expert Killed in Airstrike: U.S.

Friday, Jan 30, 2015 at 4:15 PM

Russian Dating Site Pays Hacker to Not Sell Email Addresses

Friday, Jan 30, 2015 at 4:01 PM

New Rules Trap Civilians in War-Torn Eastern Ukraine

The Ukrainian government recently introduced new rules forcing anyone who wants to travel to or from regions held by pro-Russian separatists to apply for permission which is preventing war-weary civilians from fleeing. Those seeking to leave or enter conflict-affected areas must provide documents such as passports and evidence showing why they need to travel through the checkpoints. The process can take up to 10 days — leaving people trapped and in limbo in places like rebel-held Donetsk. Read »
Friday, Jan 30, 2015 at 3:10 PM

Federal Officials Tackle Super Bowl Counterfeiters

Friday, Jan 30, 2015 at 2:54 PM

How the National Weather Service Cost the East Coast Millions

Friday, Jan 30, 2015 at 1:32 PM

Kansas Foster Dad Sentenced 32 Months in Hot-Car Death

Friday, Jan 30, 2015 at 1:11 PM

Marshall Islands Castaway Sued for $1 Million

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

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