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Magnitude 7.1 Earthquake Strikes Off Guam
Posted Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:46:53 GMT
A magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck 25 miles northwest of Guam on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.






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Vikings Order Peterson to Stay Away From All Team Activities
Posted Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:20:28 GMT
The Minnesota Vikings reverse course on Adrian Peterson’s reinstatement and place him on the exempt list, banning him from all team activities.






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These Are the Most and Least Educated Cities in the U.S.
Posted Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:24:05 GMT
A new study by personal finance social network WalletHub found the U.S. cities with the most and least educated people.






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House Passes 'No Welfare for Weed' Bill
Posted Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:09:59 GMT
The bill would make it harder for people to use welfare payments to buy pot in states where the drug is legal. It has little chance of becoming law.
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Meet the Activists Offering to Pay Off Student Debt
Posted Wed, 17 Sep 2014 04:03:05 GMT
Rolling Jubilee is launching a new platform, The Debt Collective, which will aid people besieged by student loans, among other debtors.






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NFL Players Association Appeals Ray Rice Suspension
Posted Wed, 17 Sep 2014 02:30:22 GMT
The appeal "is to protect the due process rights of all NFL players," the association said in a statement.






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Girlfriend's Horrifying Murder Stuns Indiana Town
Posted Wed, 17 Sep 2014 02:12:45 GMT
The prosecutor said allegations against Joseph A. Oberhansley were so gruesome they were like nothing he'd ever seen in a quarter-century in office.






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Manhunt On for 'Survivalist' Suspect in Trooper Ambush
Posted Wed, 17 Sep 2014 02:12:26 GMT
A manhunt is under way for an anti-cop "survivalist" with murder fantasies who is wanted in last week's deadly ambush of Pa. state police barracks






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Union Appeals Ray Rice's Indefinite Suspension
Posted Wed, 17 Sep 2014 01:19:21 GMT
The former Baltimore Ravens running back is challenging his suspension from the league for punching his former fiancee.






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Historic Floods Feared as Odile Zeroes In on Arizona
Posted Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:44:20 GMT
Even before a drop of rain had fallen, flash flood watches were in effect for all of southern Arizona stretching into late Thursday afternoon.
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Small California Town Leveled by Raging Wildfire
Posted Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:08:48 GMT
People who live in Weed, California, said perhaps a quarter of the town had burned.






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U.S. Man Charged With Trying to Recruit ISIS Members
Posted Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:51:26 GMT
Federal prosecutors have charged a New York man with trying to recruit people to join the ISIS terror group overseas and to shoot people in the U.S.
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Cord Cutters Rejoice: HBO Go Weighs Streaming-Only
Posted Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:16:08 GMT
Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes' suggests that HBO Go could become available on online-only streaming platforms.






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Brian Williams: No More Hitching Russian Rides to Space
Posted Tue, 16 Sep 2014 22:41:11 GMT
It looks like the days of NASA paying the Russians millions of dollars to hitch a ride up to the International Space Station are numbered.
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Bones Tell the Grisly Tale Behind Richard III's Death
Posted Tue, 16 Sep 2014 22:30:23 GMT
Researchers say marks on Richard III's bones confirm the saga of the English king's death — including claims that his skull suffered the fatal blows.
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Police ID 'Survivalist' Suspect in Trooper Ambush
Posted Tue, 16 Sep 2014 22:25:25 GMT
A manhunt is under way for an anti-cop "survivalist" with murder fantasies who is wanted in last week's deadly ambush of Pa. state police barracks






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Adrian Peterson's Foundation Goes on Hiatus
Posted Tue, 16 Sep 2014 22:14:42 GMT
Adrian Peterson’s foundation posted a message on its website saying it was on hiatus until further notice.
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We Could Have Stopped Ebola, CDC Expert Says
Posted Tue, 16 Sep 2014 21:37:41 GMT
The Ebola epidemic could have been stopped if the world had done even a little bit to build up a public health system in West Africa, an expert says.
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'Lost Everything': California Fire Ravages Small Town
Posted Tue, 16 Sep 2014 21:30:57 GMT
People who live in Weed, California, said perhaps a quarter of the town had burned.
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Ebola as Serious a Threat as ISIS, Senator Says
Posted Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:53:29 GMT
The Ebola epidemic is as serious a threat as Islamic extremists, Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander says.






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Belly Up: American Waistlines Are Still Expanding
Posted Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:19:41 GMT
While BMI, a key measure for obesity, has stabilized, Americans' bellies have increased an inch over the last decade, a new study shows.
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Battlefield Ebola: Obama Reveals Plan for 'Global Threat'
Posted Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:06:37 GMT
Calling Ebola a global security threat, President Barack Obama said the U.S. will establish a military command center to fight it.
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Battlefield Ebola: Obama Reveals Military Plan for Outbreak
Posted Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:06:37 GMT
Calling Ebola a global security threat, President Barack Obama said the U.S. will establish a military command center to fight it.






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Major Sponsors Turn Up Heat on NFL Over Abuse Scandal
Posted Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:52:27 GMT
Anheuser-Busch, the maker of Budweiser, is the latest corporate sponsor to express concern over the NFL's handling of the domestic abuse scandal.
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Budweiser 'Not Satisfied' With NFL Over Scandal
Posted Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:52:27 GMT
Anheuser-Busch lashed out at the NFL over how it is handling the domestic abuse scandal, but didn't pull its sponsorship.
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