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How World War I gave us cooties

How World War I gave us cooties


How World War I gave us cooties

Posted: 20 Jun 2014 07:22 AM PDT

Jonathan Lighter says that when World War I was over, America had hundreds of new words -- from "buddy" to "blimp" to "camouflage" -- brought into service to describe that turbulent time. They're still with us today.

Why Redskins decision is wrong

Posted: 20 Jun 2014 07:46 PM PDT

Marc Randazza says why are we even arguing about the Redskin's trademark? The government should not be in the business of deciding what is moral, immoral, or offensive

Watch World Cup while world burns?

Posted: 22 Jun 2014 08:43 AM PDT

Frida Ghitis says people everywhere are setting aside conflict, at least temporarily, to watch the games

Searching for jet crash survivors

Posted: 22 Jun 2014 08:47 AM PDT

Brian Stephens hoped to find life when Air India Flight 182 exploded offshore of Ireland in 1985

George Will wrong on sexual assault

Posted: 22 Jun 2014 08:46 AM PDT

Mel Robbins says George Will should stop trivializing the problem of sexual assaults on campuses.

Bureaucrats, hands off smartphones

Posted: 22 Jun 2014 08:44 AM PDT

The former House speaker says if NHTSA gets authority over smartphone apps, it will chill innovation in a hot area of technology.

2 tread water for 14 hours off coast

Posted: 22 Jun 2014 08:47 AM PDT

Some off-duty public safety workers ended up with an unusual catch when they went fishing off the coast of Florida.

Skydiving with guns, dirt bikes

Posted: 22 Jun 2014 08:46 AM PDT

They parachute into enemy territory and help warplanes pinpoint their targets. The Navy has its SEALs. The Army has Delta Force. Now, meet the Air Force's elite combat controllers.

Stories from a desert bus station

Posted: 22 Jun 2014 05:40 AM PDT

A mother and daughter lean against the bus station wall, huddled together under a cream-colored blanket. Their eyes droop as exhaustion sets in.

Skydiving with guns, dirt bikes

Posted: 22 Jun 2014 05:42 AM PDT

They parachute into enemy territory and help warplanes pinpoint their targets. The Navy has its SEALs. The Army has Delta Force. Now, meet the Air Force's elite combat controllers.

Civil rights movement like broccoli?

Posted: 22 Jun 2014 05:39 AM PDT

It's the dirty little secret about the civil rights movement: A lot of Americans don't want to hear about it anymore. And why should they?

Father-daughter duo nab burglars after car chase

Posted: 22 Jun 2014 08:22 AM PDT

A father-daughter duo chased down a group of alleged burglars robbing their home.

Georgia toddler's death is ongoing probe, police say

Posted: 22 Jun 2014 08:45 AM PDT

It was a tragedy from the outset: a toddler found dead apparently after being left alone for hours in a hot car, a distraught father blaming himself and facing serious criminal charges.

Mount Rainier search for writer called off

Posted: 22 Jun 2014 09:39 AM PDT

Authorities called off the Mount Rainier search for hiker Karen Sykes after a body was discovered in the area, but its identity has not been established.

How do you get an owl out of your house?

Posted: 22 Jun 2014 08:49 AM PDT

Fort Worth, Texas, resident Colton Wright used a "Swiffer Sweeper" to get this unexpected visitor out of his kitchen

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