American Headline News for 6 Aug 2014
It's a terrifying disease for sure. But the possibility of catching Ebola is remote.
Backlogged cases are working their way through the system
New Jersey voters favor Democrat Hillary Clinton over their own Governor Chris Christie in the 2016 presidential race, according to a poll released on Wednesday.
111 prostitution victims recovered
The owner of a bus company that shuttles students between college campuses and the Chicago area has been charged in Lake County with Internet harassment stemming from disputes with customers who had... complained about his company's services.
This is both wildly entertaining and extremely unsetting
Streets near U.S. Cellular Field and the CTA Red Line stop at 35th Street were closed this afternoon as emergency crews dealt with a caustic substance leaking from a truck, officials said.
More than 2,400 people are also injured
MOSCOW -- The Russian Premier League condemned the treatment of female fans who say they were strip-searched by male police officers before a soccer match in the World Cup 2018...
The footage shows what appears to be members of the Nigerian military rounding up citizens, beating them, and carrying out extrajudicial executions in two separate incidents in... the northeastern part of the country.
A high Israeli troop death toll in Gaza, with inconclusive results, reminds some of a "severe sense of failure" after a 2006 ground war
A 2-minute video primer on the British comedian who's rumored to take over The Late Late Show
One second Jon Stewart is tossing off his hazmat suit, the next he's trying to tape it back together. How can a late show host prepare for a plague with so many odd developments?
The federal government has concluded there's a new leaker exposing national security documents in the aftermath of surveillance disclosures by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, U.S. officials tell... CNN.
The killing Tuesday of a U.S. major general, believed to be at the hands of an Afghan soldier, marks the third instance of so-called "green-on-blue" attacks in Afghanistan in 2014. Such insider... attacks have seen a sharp decline since the 44 committed in 2012, which accounted for 15 percent of all coalition deaths in Afghanistan that year.
Two double-decker buses collided today and then toppled a lamppost in New Yorkâ€™s Times Square, all in the middle of hundreds of tourists. â€"We were just about to cross the street and then... this bus driver â€" crazy, really crazy bus driver â€" came at...
As curious onlookers snapped photos, an emergency vehicle slowly rolled onto the grounds of Atlanta's Emory University Hospital. After days of traveling from Liberia, an Ebola-stricken Nancy Writebol... was wheeled out on a stretcher. Writebol now joins Doctor Kent Brantly, who arrived on Saturday, to be treated for the deadly disease. The two had been working at a Monrovia treatment center run by several aid groups. Bruce Johnson represents one of those groups.
Need help getting along with partners, relatives, co-workers, and people in general? Ask Dear Prudence! Emily Yoffe takes your questions on manners, morals, and more. Please keep your questions... succinct (recommended max. length is around 150 words). Submit yours ahead of time below:
I'm not ashamed to pay for sex--and other men shouldn't be either
He has no interest in making UHF 2, he's a vegan that occasionally cheats and many others
A most dire question at the moment; how to restrain the US from its headlong rush to provoke war w/ Russia? Of course it's all insane but what countries will have the courage to reject US machinations... for provoking war and prevent it from happening. All Europe knows war first hand. So do the Russians. Not so the American people. The hope may very well reside w/ Germany, France & others who know the horror of war.
-- They arrived in north central Illinois early on a June morning, slept a few hours on a middle school floor, spent the day sweating on a makeshift football field and then competed in a stadium that... evening. Before midnight, their caravan of charter buses and semitrailers would be back on the...
Dear Carrie, My husband and I are considering buying a small vacation home and are also contemplating renting it out part of the year to help cover the cost. Can you explain the tax rules for rental... income, and are we entitled to any tax deductions? -- A Reader Dear Reader, This is a really timely question. Renting vacation homes, or even a part of your primary residence, is becoming more common thanks to a variety of online sites that make it easy to market property and attract renters. But just because it's easier to attract renters doesn't mean there aren't other obstacles. A vacation home can provide you and your family with precious R & R, and it can also be a source of income in the right circumstances. But unfortunately the tax rules for renting out your home can be mind-numbingly...
Our first takeaway from seeing the homes of fashion designers Tommy Hilfiger and Isaac Mizrahi is that style knows no bounds. Hilfiger's North Miami Beach home and Mizrahi's New York City Apartment,... both featured in the September issue of Architectural Digest, demonstrate how closely fashion and home design intersect. The stylish spaces also offer these five easy ways for pretty much anyone to cultivate a great sense of style at home, too. Idea #1: Mismatch Seating Think beyond the style of a seating arrangement, as Mizrahi did in his living room, shown above. Even the fabric choices run the gamut. But complimentary colors, on the more neutral end of the spectrum, keep the room cohesive and practically timeless. Idea #2: Think Beyond Paint Paint is one of the easiest ways to change up the...
MILWAUKEE--Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker continues to take heat from fellow conservatives over his attacks on his Democratic opponent, Mary Burke. Two weeks ago, Walker launched a series of attacks... charging that Burke benefited from outsourcing practices at Trek Bicycle, her family company where she was once an executive. A columnist for the Wall Street Journal slapped him for using a version of the same playbook Obama had used against Mitt Romney.