Ebola May Reach 1.4 Million Cases

(CNN) — 1.4 million Ebola cases is the worst-case scenario predicted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC said the cases in Liberia and Sierra Leone could be between 500 – 50,000 and 1.4 million by January, 2015. That is if there are no additional interventions or changes in community behavior. The … Continue reading »

WalMart Shooting Protest

(CNN) — Dozens of people gathered Monday in Western Ohio to rally outside WalMart. Here you can see them marching in protest of the death of a 22-year old African American man who was killed by a police officer last month inside the store. Today’s protest came as officials selected a grand jury to hear … Continue reading »

Apple Sets Record For iPhone 6 Sales

(CNN) — If you stood in line to get an iPhone 6 over the weekend then you helped Apple set a new record. Apple said it sold more than 10 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models in the first three days they were available in stores. That is one million more than opening … Continue reading »

People’s Climate March Worldwide

(CNN) — Across the world, climate change protesters want to make this a Sunday to remember. A reported 2,500 marches are planned in 160 countries around the globe. A rally is planned for Vogel Plaza, Medford from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. in solidarity with other marches taking place on Sunday. Organizers in New York … Continue reading »

Goodell Addresses Domestic Violence

(CNN) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell held a press conference today on the league’s recent problems with domestic violence. The announcement comes on the same day the President launches a new campaign to combat sexual assault at colleges and universities. A White House official infers the NFL needs to “get a handle” on the problem. … Continue reading »

Senate to Vote on Arming Syrian Rebels

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The US senate is expected to vote on a plan to fight back against ISIS in Syria by arming other rebel groups. This comes a day after the US house approved the President’s plan. The Syrian rebel training authorization is tucked into a spending bill, going before US senators today. Experts say, … Continue reading »

Child Abuse Case Causes Spanking Debate

CHICAGO, Ill. — The Minnesota Vikings have banned NFL star Adrian Peterson from team activities, after he was accused of abusing his 4-year-old son with a branch and a belt. This allegation is reigniting a debate among parents about if spanking is an appropriate form of punishment. Spanking is not a new issue for researchers … Continue reading »

ISIS Releases New Video To The U.S.

(CNN) — The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria or ISIS, is out with a new video from its Al Hayat media center. It appears to be the terror group’s response to President Barack Obama’s speech in which he said the U.S. objective in expanded airstrikes would be to “Degrade, and ultimately destroy” ISIS. The … Continue reading »

NFL Cracks Down on Performance Drugs

(CNN) — The National Football League is making changes to its policies on performance enhancing substances. The league and its players association announced the deal Wednesday. As part of the agreement testing for human growth hormones will begin this season. Players who test positive for a HGH, steroids or other banned stimulants will be suspended, … Continue reading »

UPS to Hire Up to 95K Seasonal Workers

(CNN) — UPS is going to make it a happy holiday for lots of people looking for work. This holiday season, the parcel delivery service plans to hire up to 95,000 seasonal employees–that’s nearly double last year’s total of 55,000. UPS hires thousands of temporary workers each year to help deal with the annual surge … Continue reading »

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