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Payday lender cancels over $350 million in debt

Business News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 10:31am
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How the Ebola virus spreads

CNN - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 10:30am
Yes, Ebola is a scary infectious disease. But the first thing you should know is that it's not very contagious -- the virus isn't spread through the air via coughs or sneezes like the common cold. It's spread through frequent contact with bodily fluids and can be spread only by someone who is showing symptoms.
Categories: National News

Guns welcome at these restaurants

Business News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 10:22am
Lauren Boebert, mother of four and owner of the Shooters Grill in Rifle, Colo., didn't plan on becoming the poster girl for open-carry gun laws.

'Osama bin Laden' campaigns in Brazil

CNN World - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 9:44am
In Brazilian elections, candidates turn to oddball campaign ads to grab voters' attention. Shasta Darlington reports.
Categories: International News

9 coolest space Twitter accounts

CNN - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 9:44am
Categories: National News

Graham suspect investigated in '03

CNN - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 9:41am
The man charged with the abduction of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham was also investigated for alleged sexual assault when he was in college over a decade ago.
Categories: National News

9 ways to get to know the Bronx

CNN - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 9:33am
About 8.4 million people can rightfully call themselves New Yorkers, according to 2013 census data. There are no official numbers to back this up, but it'd be a pretty solid bet to say that an awful lot of them have never spent much time exploring the Bronx beyond Yankee Stadium, the Bronx Zoo, the Bronx Botanical Gardens and maaayyybe going out for a plate of manicotti and some tiramisu on Arthur Avenue.
Categories: National News

Coke and Pepsi launch competing green stevia sodas

Business News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 9:32am
The biggest soda companies in the world are locking horns with new low-calorie drinks that share a common ingredient: stevia, a plant used as a sweetener.

Meet the risktakers in Hong Kong

CNN World - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 9:31am
For now, the Hong Kong demonstrations still have a largely festive atmosphere. But underneath runs a gamut of feelings -- optimism and fear, confusion and exhaustion, determination and frustration.
Categories: International News

Reporter unfazed by haunted house

CNN - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 9:27am
Busch Gardens in Tampa, Florida, contains eight haunted houses, more than 100 scary characters and one fearless reporter.
Categories: National News

Linda Tirado: What I miss about being poor

Business News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 9:26am
Linda Tirado knows what it's like to work two jobs, raise a family and attempt to go to school. Days start at 6am and end well past midnight. Junk food is one of the only "luxuries" you feel you have.

Yoga to help you touch your toes

Health - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 9:24am
The inability to touch your toes is a common complaint -- and a popular excuse for avoiding yoga.
Categories: Health

See ISIS shell Syrian city

CNN World - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 9:24am
ISIS fighters are attacking the Syrian city of Kobani near the Turkey-Syria border. CNN's Phil Black reports.
Categories: International News

10-year-old girl with enterovirus 68 dies

Health - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 9:16am
A child with a staph infection and enterovirus D68 has died in Rhode Island, the state's health department said Wednesday.
Categories: Health

It's like TurboTax -- for immigrant visas

Business News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 9:13am
Hiring foreigners could get easier -- and cheaper -- for businesses.

4 patients with enterovirus 68 die

CNN - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 9:07am
A child with a staph infection and enterovirus D68 has died in Rhode Island, the state's health department said Wednesday.
Categories: National News

Five-star stays suites

Business News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 9:07am
When most people think of a hospital stay, images of dingy, crowded waiting areas, cramped, shared rooms and plastic Jello cups come to mind.

Was there grand jury misconduct in Ferguson?

CNN - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 9:06am
Prosecutors in St. Louis County, Missouri, are investigating a Twitter post claiming the grand jury hearing evidence in the Ferguson shooting hasn't heard enough to warrant charging the police officer who shot and killed unarmed teenager Michael Brown.
Categories: National News

New mom sues lab over sperm mix-up

Health - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 9:04am
A woman, the mother of a biracial child, is suing a sperm bank for giving her sperm from the wrong donor.
Categories: Health

Kid's insults to mom go viral

CNN - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 9:03am
4-year-old's hilarious insults zing mom! Jeanne Moos reports on "momhead" video that has moms laughing their heads off.
Categories: National News
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