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  • New York 9/11 Victim Identified 18 Years After Attack

    NEW YORK — Another victim of the September 11th attacks in New York has been identified, according to the New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner. The man’s identity is being withheld at the request of his family. He is the 1,645th person identified in ongoing efforts to identify all 2,753 people reported missing in the attack at the World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan. According to the a news release from the medical examiner’s office, 1,108 people, or […]

  • Johnson & Johnson Recalls Baby Powder After Asbestos Concerns

    The bad news keeps coming for Johnson & Johnson: The company on Friday announced a voluntary recall of its popular baby powder after some bottles were found to contain small amounts of asbestos. Shares of J&J fell 5%, making it the worst-performing stock in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The drop in J&J, along with a slide in Boeing, dragged down the broader market Friday. J&J’s stock is now up less than 1% in 2019. The company, along with other […]

  • AB InBev Accuses Miller Coors of Stealing Secret Recipe

    Anheuser-Busch InBev has accused rival brewer Miller Coors of obtaining the secret recipes for Bud Light and Michelob Ultra, the latest shot in a long-running legal dispute. The world’s largest brewer claimed Thursday in US court documents that Miller Coors, a subsidiary of Molson Coors, has obtained the “precise recipes” for some of its most popular beers, which it considers trade secrets. The battle between the brewers started when Anheuser-Busch InBev suggested in advertisements during this year’s Super Bowl that […]

  • Kellogg Creates ‘All Together’ Cereal as Part of Anti-Bullying Campaign

    Raisin Bran, Corn Flakes, Rice Krispies, Frosted Flakes, Froot Loops and Frosted Mini Wheats in the same box? The new concoction isn’t just a kid’s breakfast dream — it’s an anti-bullying campaign. Kellogg’s is partnering with the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) to release a cereal called “All Together,” mixing cereals and their mascots to support anti-bullying and LGBTQ advocacy work. “We all belong together,” the company said in a statement. “So for the first time in history, […]

  • University Hands Out Coasters That Could Detect Date-Rape Drugs in Drinks

    College-aged women are as much as four times more susceptible to sexual violence than women of all ages. With that in mind, the University of New Mexico is hoping some drink coasters can potentially prevent the nightmare of sexual assault for students. Students can stop by the college’s Campus Office for Substance Abuse Prevention to pick up free coasters designed to detect if two common date rape drugs are present in drinks. The coasters test for gamma hydroxybutyrate (GHB) and […]

  • Identical Twin Babies Delivered by Identical Twin Nurses at Georgia Hospital

    ATHENS, Ga. — As a pair of identical twin girls entered the world, they were greeted in the delivery room by two people who had been there before: Tara and Tori, the identical twin nurses working in their delivery room. After a serendipitous turn of events, the twin nurses at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center in Athens, Georgia were able to deliver Addison and Emma Williams on September 25. Brannan Williams, the father of the newborns, said he was happy […]

  • Juul Stops Selling Several Flavored Products

    Leading e-cigarette company Juul Labs will stop selling several flavored products in the United States, the company announced Thursday. Only tobacco, mint and menthol flavors will remain for sale. Meanwhile, Juul’s mango, creme, fruit and cucumber flavors have already been removed from the online store — which was the only place the company sold these products directly to 21-and-up consumers in the United States after it pulled them from retail locations late last year. These flavored pods will continue to […]

  • Family Found Living Inside Remote Farm with No Contact with Outside World for 9 Years

    RUINERWOLD, Netherlands — A family of six was discovered inside a remote farm in the Netherlands, where it is believed they lived in isolation for nine years, according to CNN affiliate NOS. The father and five children, ages 18 to 25, were found in the small village of Ruinerwold, in the northeastern province of Drenthe, Dutch police told CNN. A sixth adult child had left and was the one who alerted police. Although the village has just a few thousand residents, […]

  • A Newborn Was Found Wrapped in a Plastic Bag in Indiana — Here Are 5 Things to Know About Safe Haven Laws

    An hours-old baby girl was found wrapped in a plastic bag on a quiet street in Indiana — the latest in a series of abandoned babies found nationwide. The newborn, found by a woman walking her dog in Seymour on Tuesday, WRTV reported, comes not long after a baby with her umbilical cord attached was found on a porch in Pennsylvania. And in June, another infant was found swaddled in a plastic bag in Georgia. The incidents highlight the importance of safe haven […]

  • Barbie’s Malibu Dreamhouse Will Be on Airbnb for $60 per Night

    Call three friends, jump in the bubble gum pink Jeep, and hop on the Pacific Coast Highway. The Barbie Malibu Dreamhouse is available to rent. It is beachy and dreamy, and it is very, very pink. Better yet? It’s only $60 per night on Airbnb. Panoramic ocean views and glamorous décor bring the plastic playset of your childhood to life. The real house even has the iconic hot pink slide from the balcony to the infinity pool below. It will be […]

  • Congressman Elijah Cummings Passes Away at 68

    BALTIMORE, M.D. — Representative Elijah Cummings, the longtime Maryland Democrat and a key figure leading investigations into President Donald Trump, has died at age 68, his office announced early Thursday morning. He died of “complications concerning longstanding health challenges,” his office said in a statement. The congressman has represented Maryland’s 7th Congressional District since 1996 and served as the chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee, which is one of the committees involved in the impeachment inquiry of President […]

  • ‘Rage Yoga’ Class Includes Booze, Rock Music

    KANSAS CITY, MO — Yoga is about finding your center. There’s a new trend to track down tranquility in the metro, but it’s a more alternative twist to the usually peaceful exercise. Amanda Kauffman strolled into the back room at Cinder Block Brewery Monday night with a beer in one hand and a yoga mat in the other. She was there to teach the first-ever rage yoga class in Kansas City. “It’s a little bit different than your traditional yoga,” […]

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