American Journalist Freed and Safe

(CNN) — After nearly two years in captivity, an American journalist is home and speaking out. Peter Theo Curtis said he’s overwhelmed with emotion. Curtis was held for nearly two years by an Al-Qaeda linked group in Syria, but was handed over by UN peacekeepers over the weekend. He’s now back in his Massachusetts home … Continue reading »

E-Cigarette Vapors Release Toxins

(CNN) — E-Cigarettes were marketed as the answer to the foul results of tobacco smoke, but the World Health Organization now suggests the vapors from E-Cigarettes increase the levels of toxins in the air, including nicotine. The agency is calling for standardized regulations to prevent advertisers and the industry from making unproved health claims for … Continue reading »

No Deaths from Wait Times at Phoenix VA

(CNN) — A soon-to-be-released inspector general’s report finds that a waiting list is not the cause of any deaths at the VA facility in Phoenix, a Department of Veterans Affairs official said Tuesday. The department’s Office of Inspector General confirmed to CNN that its report into excessive wait times and delays in care at the … Continue reading »

Students Return to School in Ferguson

(CNN) — After a nearly two week delay, students in the Ferguson-Florissant School District finally began classes Monday morning. Students were supposed to start on August 14th, but the unrest in Ferguson caused the delay. There are more than 11,000 students enrolled in the district. A spokesperson said they expect some students to have questions … Continue reading »

Apple Issues iPhone 5 Battery Recall

(CNN) — If you’re having trouble with you iPhone 5 battery then you may be eligible for a free replacements. Apple said, “A very small percentage” of iPhone 5 smartphones may “suddenly experience shorter battery life or need to be charged more frequently.” Only iPhone 5 smartphones sold between September 2012 and January 2013 are … Continue reading »

Washington Bottler to Sell Liquid Pot

LONGVIEW, Wash. — From sodas to coffees, a Pacific Northwest bottler is infusing drinks with marijuana. Mirth Provisions says it’s filling a gap in the Washington marijuana business. The company is the first company to produce the product they’re calling “Legal.” It’s infused with 20 milligrams of THC. A Mirth Provisions employee explains, “The idea … Continue reading »

Teen Accused of Starting Cocos Fire

SAN MARCOS, Calif. — The 13-year old accused of setting a wildfire in California that destroyed dozens of homes has been declared mentally fit to stand trial. Police say she is being charged in connection with the “Cocos Fire” that quickly burned through San Marcos. Her attorney has entered ‘not guilty’ pleas on her behalf, … Continue reading »

Doctor Who Contracted Ebola Sent Home

ATLANTA, Ga. — One of the American doctors who contracted Ebola, and was once feared to be near death, is calling today “a miraculous” one. That’s because he was sent home from the hospital this morning after nearly three weeks of intense treatment. Dr. Kent Brantley and Nancy Writebol were working in Africa when they got … Continue reading »

Jodi Arias Trial Delayed

PHOENIX, Ariz. — Yreka native, and convicted killer, Jodi Arias has been granted a delay in penalty phase of her trial. The jury selection for the case was originally scheduled for September eighth, but will now be moved back until the 29th. Arias filed a motion last week to have the start delayed after she expressed … Continue reading »

Ebola Testing in California

SACRAMENTO, Calif – A suspected Ebola patient is being tested in California. Health officials say, the person is being tested and treated for the deadly virus in Sacramento.They also say, the person is being isolated, although there is no danger to the public. Dr. Gil Chavez, a California State Epidemiologist, says “We are aware that in Sacramento … Continue reading »

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