The importance of Veterans Day

Many nations which were involved in WW I still celebrate Nov.11 as Armistice Day . Veterans Day , once known as Armistice Day , was first celebrated on November 11, 1919, the anniversary of the end of World War I. Earlier this week, we celebrate... More..

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Trump has a Supreme Court vacancy to fill
by | Saturday, November 12, 2016

Trump has a Supreme Court vacancy to fill

With a court now divided on partisan grounds (half of the current justices were appointed by Republican presidents, whilst the other half were appointed by Democrats), perhaps the most lasting legacy of the nex...More..

by | Saturday, November 12, 2016

Maine chooses to legalize marijuana for recreational use

Twenty years after California opened up the contemporary marijuana revolution with the passage of the Prop 215 medical marijuana initiative in 1996, the Golden State is now prepared to take legal marijua...More..

Indiana moves into 2017 with Republican supermajorities, governor
by | Friday, November 11, 2016

Indiana moves into 2017 with Republican supermajorities, governor

Indiana Republicans swept every major race in the state Tuesday night, starting at the top of the ballot with Donald Trump and governor Mike Pence. "Hoosiers all over the state of IN said (Tuesday) night that...More..

Alec Baldwin breaks character as SNL's Trump to send message to voters
by | Thursday, November 10, 2016

Alec Baldwin breaks character as SNL's Trump to send message to voters

Over the course of the sketch, the Baldwin Trump character casually kisses an Federal Bureau of Investigation agent, Vladimir Putin , and a Ku Klux Klan member, but in each case the TV news interviewer shr...More..

Wisconsin sets new early voting record
by | Thursday, November 10, 2016

Wisconsin sets new early voting record

Milwaukee's last day for early voting was Saturday. Of the 797,707 early ballots returned so far, 55.8 percent were in counties that President Barack Obama won in 2012. Turnout for the presidential election i...More..

Walgreens sues Theranos, alleging breach of contract
by | Thursday, November 10, 2016

Walgreens sues Theranos, alleging breach of contract

Her company, which had grown to 500 employees as investors pumped $9 billion into it, was damaged by a 2015 Wall Street Journal investigation that cast doubts on Theranos's tests. In a comment to Gizmodo, Wal...More..

by | Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Death penalty, gun control, pot among ballot-measure issues

Two years ago a nearly-identical measure in Florida earned 58 percent of the vote, just shy of the 60 percent threshold. "With Florida's decision, a majority of states in the US now have laws allowing patie...More..

Colorado Democrats try to extend voting hours after glitch
by | Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Colorado Democrats try to extend voting hours after glitch

This state is worth nine electoral votes that can be an asset to the election result. Colorado Democrats are in court seeking to keep polls open an extra two hours Tuesday. And state law allows for anyone i...More..

2nd shot at legalizing medical marijuana on Florida ballot
by | Wednesday, November 09, 2016

2nd shot at legalizing medical marijuana on Florida ballot

The amendment also reaffirms the government's right to protect consumers by stating that they are not "required to subsidize" access to the grid by individual solar user. In the past three weeks, a utility lo...More..

by | Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Frequent vaping by teens linked to heavy smoking later

Teenagers who use e-cigarettes are more likely to end up becoming heavy cigarette smokers, scientists claim. The study was led by Adam M. Leventhal, Ph.D., of the University of Southern California Keck Scho...More..

by | Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Samsung to offer digital assistant service in Galaxy S8

For Samsung, they also said they will be looking at the other aspects of AI technology aside from the assistant that will be offered in the S8. Samsung has so far stayed out of the smart assistant rac...More..

Janet Reno, First Woman U.S. Attorney General, Has Died
by | Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Janet Reno, First Woman U.S. Attorney General, Has Died

President Bill Clinton tapped Reno to become the government's top lawyer in 1993. She graduated from Coral Gables High School in 1956 before attending Cornell University and Harvard Law School. Reno ordered...More..

by | Monday, November 07, 2016

"Doctor Strange" spins magic at re-energized box office

It's also a massive hit internationally, earning an awesome $203.7 million globally this weekend. Going into the weekend, Doctor Strange had pushed its global haul to $132.9 million, so it should find itself ...More..

by | Monday, November 07, 2016

'Fall Back' Means Time To Check Smoke Alarms

More than one-third or 37 percent of home fire deaths result from fires in which no smoke alarms are present. Also, if you have an alarm system, having annual servicing to ensure proper operation is vital. Sm...More..

Weston fire department urges people to check smoke alarms
by | Sunday, November 06, 2016

Weston fire department urges people to check smoke alarms

According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, seniors 65 and over are twice as likely to die in a fire as someone younger. The Valdosta Fire Department has a smoke detector installation program. Tho...More..

Eagles release Josh Huff after arrest for possessing a gun and drugs
by | Sunday, November 06, 2016

Eagles release Josh Huff after arrest for possessing a gun and drugs

Huff, an outstanding player on special teams, has two kickoff returns for touchdowns in his career, including a 98-yarder against Minnesota on October 23. Fellow receiver Nelson Agholor , who would have been t...More..

Almost 5.3 million people have voted in Florida so far
by | Saturday, November 05, 2016

Almost 5.3 million people have voted in Florida so far

The call to change votes began last week after news broke that the Federal Bureau of Investigation was looking into more emails from Clinton's private email server. On Saturday, Clinton will stump in South Flo...More..

by | Friday, November 04, 2016

Sports editor prediction game five: Cubs win

Eleven years later, the Pirates fell behind to the Orioles 3-1 but rallied at home in Game 5 for a 7-1 win to keep the series alive. Chapman went the final 2 2/3 to get the extended save. Cleveland has done ...More..

Cancer to kill 5.5m women every year by 2030
by | Friday, November 04, 2016

Cancer to kill 5.5m women every year by 2030

With women at this stage expecting to live only two years on average, a drug which can give three extra months is considered to be especially valuable. There are pragmatic approaches that can be taken to meet...More..

Excessive consumption energy drinks could lead to acute hepatitis
by | Thursday, November 03, 2016

Excessive consumption energy drinks could lead to acute hepatitis

At a hospital, the man showed signs of liver damage and a biopsy confirmed he had acute hepatitis, believed to have been brought on by high intake of vitamin B3, or niacin , found in his energy drink of choi...More..

California does a little better on conservation
by | Thursday, November 03, 2016

California does a little better on conservation

Continuing water savings - while not as big as during Gov. Last year, however, mandatory cuts were in place and irrigation basically came to a standstill. In Malibu, conservation plunged and per person daily ...More..

Office Depot Inc. (ODP) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday
by | Thursday, November 03, 2016

Office Depot Inc. (ODP) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday

During such technical setups, fundamental investors usually stay away and are careful buying the stock. Out of 7 analysts covering Office Depot (NASDAQ:ODP), 3 rate it a "Buy", 2 "Sell", while 2 "Hold". A Str...More..

by | Wednesday, November 02, 2016

Men Quit Male Birth Control Study

However, the study ended early because of undesirable side effects, which are similar to what women on birth control suffer. The University of Edinburgh reports that the study had to stop after 20 men d...More..

by | Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Some simple tips for staying safe on Halloween night

A big treat for kids who will have to skip the door knocks tonight. Trick-or-Treaters are also advised to cross streets at the corner, use crosswalks, avoid crossing yards and do not cross between parked cars. ...More..

Woman planning to caucus for Trump busted for voter fraud
by | Sunday, October 30, 2016

Woman planning to caucus for Trump busted for voter fraud

Donald Trump has regularly claimed the U.S. election is rigged, and now the first cases of attempted voter fraud are coming to light - but they include his supporters. Donald Trump claims voter fraud is "very...More..

by | Saturday, October 29, 2016

Donald Trump just wired $10 million to his campaign

Clinton entered the final stretch of the race with a resounding cash advantage over Trump: As of last week, her campaign and Democratic partners had $153 million in the bank, more than double what Trump's side ...More..

Skin Patch May Help With Peanut Allergy
by | Saturday, October 29, 2016

Skin Patch May Help With Peanut Allergy

Food allergy reactions can be life-threatening, and people with food allergies must be very careful to avoid their food triggers. "One goal of experimental approaches such as epicutaneous immunotherapy is t...More..

by | Saturday, October 29, 2016

PEG Ratio Of Kilroy Realty Corporation (NYSE:KRC) At 2.54

Tracking the stock price relative to moving averages and highs and lows for the year may help evaluate the future value of the stock. It operates two segments: real estate and debt and preferred equity investme...More..

Amber Tamblyn Revealed Her Pregnancy in an Essay About Hillary Clinton
by | Saturday, October 29, 2016

Amber Tamblyn Revealed Her Pregnancy in an Essay About Hillary Clinton

She's Empowering Girls Brian Killian/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty ImagesNEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 31: (L-R) David Cross, Amber Tamblyn, and Amy Poehler attend the Sleep No More New Year's Eve 2014 Party at T...More..

Myanmar confirms first case of Zika virus infection
by | Saturday, October 29, 2016

Myanmar confirms first case of Zika virus infection

The Zika virus has spread through Asia in recent months with more than 300 cases in Thailand. "A foreign woman in Yangon who is pregnant was found to have contracted Zika virus and further examination is bein...More..

Therapy trialled in North West could help children with autism
by | Thursday, October 27, 2016

Therapy trialled in North West could help children with autism

More than 1% of United States children are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, a condition in which their ability to communicate is impaired. A series of standardised tests created to measure autism seve...More..

Women now drink nearly as much alcohol as men, study finds
by | Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Women now drink nearly as much alcohol as men, study finds

Time was, men boozed 12 times as much as women. Women are now as likely to be drinkers as men and face similar levels of problem drinking and related harm, according to analysis of global data published in th...More..

Merck gets early OK for Keytruda in first-line lung cancer
by | Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Merck gets early OK for Keytruda in first-line lung cancer

Merck said the company's total sales increased 5 percent to $10.54 billion, above analysts' average estimate of $10.18 billion, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Roche is also testing Tecentriq in combinat...More..

How Uber is helping RI residents get a free flu shot
by | Wednesday, October 26, 2016

How Uber is helping RI residents get a free flu shot

It's this statistic that Uber is hoping to build on with its latest promotion. People can also elect simply to receive the flu season package, which includes a hand sanitizer, a water bottle, gummy vitamins, ...More..

Kickers miss short field goals, Seahawks, Cards tie 6
by | Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Kickers miss short field goals, Seahawks, Cards tie 6

Seattle sits at 4-1-1 and Arizona is 3-3-1. "We could've got more takeaways, could've stopped them from getting six points". Still, as Arians said, he'd much rather have had a win than a tie. Sunday night fe...More..

by | Tuesday, October 25, 2016

American Academy of Pediatrics offers new safe-sleeping guidelines for infants

After feeding, the AAP encourages parents to move the baby to his or her separate sleeping space, preferably a crib or bassinet in the parents' bedroom. She added that breastfeeding can reduce the incidence of ...More..

by | Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Oklahoma police officers shot; Search ongoing for suspect

Sheriff Dougherty said that Vance was "wounded twice when officers returned fire". Opgrande says officers discovered their bodies at a mobile home in Luther Sunday night as they searched for Vance. Vance is a...More..

General Mills milks Girl Scout Cookie popularity with cereal
by | Tuesday, October 25, 2016

General Mills milks Girl Scout Cookie popularity with cereal

General Mills will soon give you an excuse to satisfy your morning Girl Scout cookie craving. U.S. News & World Report independently confirmed with the company that the cereals will be all over the country come...More..

How Chris Rock Inspired Boo! A Madea Halloween
by | Monday, October 24, 2016

How Chris Rock Inspired Boo! A Madea Halloween

I majored in this in school. Madea's presence is limited to dispensing homespun wisdom to young Keke Palmer , a now-infamous line about shooting Tupac for a parking space, the delivery of Oprah Winfrey's "Al...More..

13.8M goal set for Obama's final health care signup season
by | Saturday, October 22, 2016

13.8M goal set for Obama's final health care signup season

Speaking Tuesday morning at the second and final day of annual hearings on health care cost trends in Massachusetts, Taylor said the spiraling U.S. spending on health care - now about 18 percent of the national...More..

by | Friday, October 21, 2016

NYC National Prescription Pill Take-Back Day drop-off locations

The service is free and anonymous. She said on "WHTC Morning News" today, "All of our law enforcement agencies in Allegan County have permanent disposal boxes that are available year-round". Got unwanted painki...More..

Bank places 'lucky pennies' in Charlotte worth $1000 each
by | Friday, October 21, 2016

Bank places 'lucky pennies' in Charlotte worth $1000 each

Ally said the hidden pennies were placed Wednesday in New York City as well as Austin, Texas; Charlotte, N.C.; Chicago, Illinois; Denver, Detroit , Los Angeles, Miami, San Diego and Washington, D.C. According ...More..

Baltimore County offers free flu shots this Saturday
by | Friday, October 21, 2016

Baltimore County offers free flu shots this Saturday

The County of San Bernardino, Department of Public Health, Preparedness and Response Program encourages residents to get their flu shots and discover the local Point of Dispensing (POD) site. "All parents shoul...More..

John Cleese sarcastically recaps The Walking Dead from Season 1 to 7
by | Thursday, October 20, 2016

John Cleese sarcastically recaps The Walking Dead from Season 1 to 7

With just days left before the season seven premiere, fans are chomping at the bit for that reveal. "The challenge has been expanding the scale of the show up and being true to the source material and opening u...More..

by | Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Duterte Will Start Three-Day Visit to China on October 18

But he has stopped short of offering to do what China would like most: scrapping an accord that gives the United States access to five military bases in the Philippines. Duterte also thanked all the Filipinos...More..

Netflix subscriptions boom around world, shares jump 20%
by | Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Netflix subscriptions boom around world, shares jump 20%

In the US, the company added 370,000 subscribers, also above analysts' estimate of 309,000. Netflix forecasts 5.2 million global net adds in Q4, with 1.45 million being in the U.S. While the forecast was ...More..

FBI records: Effort to reduce Clinton email classification
by | Wednesday, October 19, 2016

FBI records: Effort to reduce Clinton email classification

What remains unclear from the documents is whether it was Mr Kennedy or an Federal Bureau of Investigation official who purportedly offered the "quid pro quo": marking the e-mail message unclassified in exchan...More..

Pence promises proof that sex assault claims against Trump are false
by | Monday, October 17, 2016

Pence promises proof that sex assault claims against Trump are false

Pence told Fox News' Bill O'Reilly on "The O'Reilly Factor" Wednesday that debate moderator Martha Raddatz had "mischaracterized" his position on the USA response to ongoing attacks on the city of Aleppo by Sy...More..

by | Sunday, October 16, 2016

Twitter stock tanks as Salesforce backs out of bidding

Salesforce most recently announced the acquisition of Krux, a personalization-driven marketing technology company, for $700 million in cash and stock on October 3. (NYSE:CRM) on strength during trading hours on...More..