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Ditch the switch? Call to go on permanent daylight saving time grows
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 18:12:00 GMT
Changing our clocks twice a year can be confusing — and it might also kill us, studies show. Now activists and some lawmakers are trying to do away with the "antiquated practice."
Suicide attack in wedding hall kills 63, Afghan official says
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 07:30:00 GMT
A government spokesman says 182 civilians were wounded in the attack that took place in Kabul.
Far-right rally in Portland met by anti-fascist protesters
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 21:37:00 GMT
President Donald Trump tweeted about the demonstration, saying there is consideration to labeling Antifa an "organization of terror."
Girl wore tux for senior portrait. School yearbook left her picture out.
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 17:33:00 GMT
Holley Gerelds said she felt "more comfortable" in a tux than the traditional black drape for girls. The yearbook listed her as "not pictured."
New Orleans TV anchor dies in plane crash while reporting a story
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 19:25:00 GMT
The longtime, award-winning news anchor in New Orleans died along with a veteran stunt pilot.
Nonprofit changing lives with service dogs for veterans and first responders
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 23:32:09 GMT
The Patriotic Service Dog Foundation provides dogs free of charge to help first responders and veterans suffering from PTSD — changing lives for those who serve. At least a third of the dogs are rescues, trained to help their owners in large crowds or to “interrupt” when they notice signs of emotional distress.
U.S. seeking to seize Iranian tanker detained in Gibraltar
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 16:56:00 GMT
The Grace 1 oil tanker seized by British authorities was suspected of violating European Union sanctions on oil shipments to Syria, an ally of Iran.
I wanted to make my community safer and more neighborly. The advice I got surprised me.
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 17:58:00 GMT
A professor and police officer share out-of-the box ways to reduce crime and make your neighborhood safer.
Craving a frozen dessert? Try these 4-ingredient strawberry lemonade popsicles
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 13:32:00 GMT
Skip the store-bought frozen treats and cool down with this simple recipe for homemade popsicles.
'Waiting for her': Rep. Tlaib's grandmother in the West Bank still hopes for a visit
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 13:21:00 GMT
"I hope, inshallah, that she will come back. I’m waiting for her," Muftia Tlaib told NBC News.
The biggest 2020 issue that the Democratic debates missed
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 12:19:00 GMT
Democrats are rolling out big plans on affordable housing as activists demand access for everyone from homeless families to suburban strivers.
Video shows rescue of cruise-ship passenger in wheelchair who fell into water
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 20:54:00 GMT
A Carnival Cruise Line spokesperson said the woman was being escorted in a wheelchair by a family member when the accident happened.
Even Cate Blanchett can't save 'Where'd You Go, Bernadette' from its fatal flaw
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 13:12:52 GMT
Maria Semple's excellent story seemed like a winner on paper. Too bad not even Blanchett could build it into something great on the big screen.
Scientists ventured inside a rare 'fire cloud.' Here's what they found.
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 08:57:00 GMT
New research on the clouds aims to improve forecasts of weather and air quality.
Man charged after daughter, 12, drove into man and dog, killing them
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 18:39:00 GMT
Police said the girl apparently hit the gas instead of the brakes.
Missouri city apologizes after selfie taken near scene where infant's body found
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 03:45:00 GMT
The photo was taken on a day intended to promote government service, but a Columbia official said it was insensitive.
Actor Heather Locklear pleads no contest in battery against deputies
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 01:50:00 GMT
A 120-day sentence was stayed pending completion of a residential treatment program, the district attorney said.
Airport worker fired for slipping traveler note that read: 'you ugly'
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 23:38:00 GMT
Neal Strassner says a security guard handed him a torn piece of paper with the two words scrawled on it.
Computer crash delays air travelers
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 22:50:00 GMT
"Customs is experiencing a system shutdown nationwide," New York's Kennedy airport said on Twitter.
Peter Fonda, star of 'Easy Rider,' dead at 79
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 22:39:00 GMT
The actor and director died from respiratory failure due to lung cancer.