Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Border crisis: GOP falls into a trap

Border crisis: GOP falls into a trap

Border crisis: GOP falls into a trap

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 04:44 AM PDT

Ruben Navarrette says Republicans showed contempt for an issue Latino voters care about.

GOP, Dems dumb down impeachment

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 04:33 AM PDT

Julian Zelizer says impeachment is only for use in times of emergency, as in the scandal that brought down Richard Nixon

Why ex-prisoners need health care

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 04:39 AM PDT

Emily Wang says that after incarceration, ex-prisoners are often reluctant to seek health care. Residency programs need to train doctors to deal with these special needs.

Get schools out of the 1890s

Posted: 01 Aug 2014 04:41 PM PDT

Newt Gingrich says now is the time to experiment with learning that combines teachers and digital resources like the Khan Academy

Man featured on 'The Hunt' found dead

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 07:27 AM PDT

The remains of a suspected killer recently featured on CNN's "The Hunt with John Walsh" have been found in a creek in California.

Rock and Roll Hall to remove DJ's ashes

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 05:57 AM PDT

The urn holding the ashes of Alan Freed, the DJ credited with coining the term "rock 'n roll," is being removed from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Monday.

'Big Ben' loses 140lbs

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 07:35 AM PDT

After almost two years of strict dieting and exercise Ben's 140lbs lighter. He's lost 38 inches off of his waist and tossed out his 3XL shirts to make room for his new size, large.

Instagram celebrity grandma dies

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 06:05 AM PDT

"Love everybody and be good to everybody. That's the main thing."

U.S. Ebola patient improving

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 03:49 PM PDT

A second American suffering from Ebola is expected to arrive in Atlanta on Tuesday from Liberia, where she contracted the deadly virus.

Man featured on CNN's 'The Hunt' found dead

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 07:27 AM PDT

A massive manhunt -- touched off more than a year ago when a California man is believed to have killed his family -- ended Sunday when authorities announced they'd found the man's remains.

Mudslides shut down Southern California town

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 04:39 AM PDT

Torrential rain and rapid mudslides shut down a Southern California town Sunday, stranding thousands of people and trapping 500 children and adults at a church camp.

New York patient being tested for Ebola

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 06:29 PM PDT

A patient at Mount Sinai Hospital is being tested for Ebola after telling doctors he recently traveled to West Africa.

Couple reject Down syndrome twin

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 06:29 PM PDT

A newborn with Down syndrome was abandoned by his biological parents and left with his surrogate mother in Thailand.

Drowning bird rescued by unlikely hero

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 06:30 PM PDT

A visitor at the Budapest Zoo records a gentle bear rescuing a crow from drowning.

U.S. city's water remains undrinkable

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 09:18 AM PDT

Residents of Ohio's fourth-largest city will have to wait a little longer to use their tap water. Tests showed high levels of toxin levels in parts of Toledo, the mayor said.

Mudslides cut off, shut down southern California town

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 04:39 AM PDT

Intense rain and mudslides cut off a Southern California town Sunday, forcing the community to shut down.

Man who filmed cop's fatal chokehold arrested on gun charges

Posted: 03 Aug 2014 04:42 PM PDT

A man who captured video of the fatal confrontation between New York police and Eric Garner was arrested Saturday night on gun possession charges at a Staten Island hotel, according to a law enforcement official.

Low-speed chase ends with police nabbing tortoise

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 06:28 AM PDT

"Slow and steady wins the race" may be the moral of a children's tale, but the adage didn't hold up over the weekend in the case of Clark the tortoise vs. California police.

Company expands voluntary fruit recall

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 09:03 AM PDT

If you've bought California nectarines, peaches, plums or pluots lately, even the organic kind, check the label carefully.

American Ebola patient 'improving'

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 07:27 PM PDT

An American doctor infected with Ebola in Liberia "seems to be improving," according to the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

They got Hoffa-ed: Lives turned upside down in search

Posted: 04 Aug 2014 05:54 AM PDT

The knock came for Pat Szpunar one afternoon in September 2012. At her door on a quiet corner in Roseville, a northeast suburb of Detroit, stood two local police detectives.


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