ISIS, ISIL, and the Islamic State

(CNN) –   Many people are wondering about the multiple names referring to the terrorist group the President believes is posting a significant threat the U.S. interests. The President and other top leaders call it ISIL, while many others use the term ISIS, and the jihadists call themselves simply “Islamic State.” International experts say part of … Continue reading »

Flu Vaccination Recommended for Kids

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Flu shots are never fun for kids, but experts say, vaccination is still their best defense against getting sick. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends all children ages six months and older get the flu vaccine. A nasal spray made with live influenza viruses is available, and because it contains a weakened … Continue reading »

Remembering 9/11

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, ceremonies will be held across the United States as the nation looks back on a day that changed this country forever. It was 13 years ago today, thousands of lives were lost during the deadliest terror attack on American soil. Now, through all the pain, the nation will pay tribute to … Continue reading »

Confusion With Cold and Flu Season

CLEVELAND, Ohio — With Fall right around the corner, many people can expect their allergies to start kicking back up and because the season collides with cold and flu season, it can be tough to tell which foe you’re fighting. Doctors say we are in the heart of ragweed allergy season. With mold allergy season … Continue reading »

President Obama Addresses ISIS Issue

WASHINGTON, D.C. — All eyes were on President Obama yesterday as he issued a direct warning to ISIS terrorists, and a call-to-action for the rest of the world. After two weeks of criticism, the President is now on the offensive when it comes to defending the United States. In a primetime speech from the White … Continue reading »

California Signs Paid Sick Leave Bill

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Starting next year, millions of California workers will be able to take paid sick leave. Yesterday, Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into law that will make that happen. The legislation requires employers provide sick days to certain employees based on a formula of hours worked. Governor Brown says that he rejects … Continue reading »

LIVE: Watch President Address on ISIS

(CNN) — President Obama will address the nation Wednesday night on the treat of ISIS and what the U.S. intends to do about it. Administration officials said the president will frame the threat posed by ISIS and outline his strategy to address that threat. He will also share new proposals on how to fight and … Continue reading »

Facebook Now Worth $200 Billion

(CNN) — Facebook is now worth more than $200 billion. The social network passed that level for the first time this week. It is now the 15th most valuable company in the S&P 500 stock index, and worth more than much older companies such as IBM, Coca-Cola, AT&T and Disney. Facebook stock is up more … Continue reading »

Verizon Offers Trade-In Deal on iPhone 6

(CNN) — Verizon is offering customers a free iPhone 6 when it goes on sale September 19th. The catch? Customers must turn in their old iPhone and sign up for a new two-year contract. Those who redeem the offer will trade in their old model and receive a gift card for $200 dollars that will … Continue reading »

Home Depot Confirms System Hacked

(CNN) — If you shopped at Home Depot this summer, stop what you’re doing and make sure your credit and debit card information is safe. The home improvement giant confirms hackers broke into its payment systems as far back as April. They stole debit and credit card data, although Home Depot says pin numbers were … Continue reading »

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