Ebola Cases Increase; Vaccine Testing

(CNN) — The Ebola epidemic is worse than thought and spiraling out of control. That’s the warning from the man in charge of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Tom Frieden. More than 3,000 cases are confirmed and about half of the infected people have died. “The bottom line is despite tremendous efforts from … Continue reading »

U.S. Journalist Steven Sotloff Killed

(CNN) — The ISIS militant group has released a video that appears to show the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff. He had been in captivity for more than a year. On the video, Sotloff is shown speaking to the camera before he is killed, saying he is “Paying the price” for U.S. intervention. The … Continue reading »

Kraft American Singles Recall

(CNN) — Before you throw cheese on your burger this Labor Day, you’ll want to make sure it’s not part of a new recall. Kraft Food Groups is recalling more than 7,000 cases of Kraft American Singles. The problem stems from a suppliers “Out-of-standard storage temperatures” for one of its ingredients. Four different types of … Continue reading »

Shark Attack Prompts Drone Camera Use

(CNN) — Another shark attack on Sunday raises concerns off the coast of Florida. Not long after a shark bit a 13-year old girl, an aerial drone camera appeared to show shadows in the water around surfers and swimmers. It’s not clear exactly what was in the water, but several times the camera caught rogue … Continue reading »

Russia School Massacre 10th Anniversary

(CNN) — Monday marks ten years since the beginning of a Russian School hostage standoff that ended with nearly 200 children dead. On September 1st, 2004, armed Chechen rebels took about 1,200 students and adults hostage at a school in Beslan, Russia. Over the next three days, Russian Police and Military attempted to free the … Continue reading »

Keeping Safe When Outdoors for Labor Day

CLEVELAND, Ohio. — For many people Labor Day weekend is just a work day away, and that means it’s almost time to hit the trails. If you plan on going camping this weekend, experts say, make sure you’re prepared. A university of Texas panel recently put together recommendations on how to best treat wilderness wounds. … Continue reading »

Lawsuit in Wake of Ferguson Protests

FERGUSON, Mo. — The police department in Ferguson, Missouri is now at the center of a multi-million dollar lawsuit. Six people filed the federal lawsuit yesterday, claiming police violated their civil rights during protests following the shooting of a Ferguson teenager by a police officer. The lawsuit asks for 40-million dollars in damages from the … Continue reading »

California Mass Shooting Sparks Gun Bill

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The parents of victims who died in a the Isla Vista ┬ámass shooting, in California, are supporting a gun violence bill that’s making its way to the governor’s desk. If passed, the bill will allow authorities or family members to request a court order to keep a person who poses a danger … Continue reading »

“Cops” Crew Member Killed During Filming

OMAHA, Neb. — A crew member of the long-running TV show “Cops” was shot and killed during a taping of the program. It happened on Tuesday in Omaha, Nebraska. Police say an audio technician was hit by a bullet fired by a police officer. He and a “Cops” cameraman were filming a shootout at a … Continue reading »

Accidental Gun Firing Leads to Death

DOLAN SPRINGS, Ariz. — A nine year old in Arizona will not face charges, for accidentally killing a gun instructor with an Uzi. It happened on Monday near Las Vegas. Police say, the 38-year old instructor died after being shot in the head, while showing the girl how to fire the weapon. Authorities say, he … Continue reading »

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