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  • guns1

    America’s gun stores are overstocked

    Gun dealers have overstocked, and now they're just selling off the inventory that they have, without ordering much from manufacturers.

  • card1

    Domestic violence victims battle banks after spouses damage credit

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Amy Kukec thought leaving her abusive husband would be the beginning of a new life, but so far she’s hit one debilitating financial roadblock after another. Weeks before the couple separated in January, Kukec says her husband overdrew her Chase bank account by several hundred dollars. Kukec was staying home with the kids at the time and, without any money of her own, she couldn’t pay off the debt, which had grown to $442.68 after fees. […]

  • marine1

    Mexico frees U.S. Marine detained for seven months on weapons charges

    (CNN) — U.S. Marine reservist Sgt. Andrew Paul Tahmooressi arrived in Miami on Saturday after he was freed from detention in Mexico, where he was held for seven months. Tahmooressi boarded a flight from San Diego late Friday, shortly after his release. “It is with an overwhelming and humbling feeling of relief that we confirm that Andrew was released today after spending 214 days in Mexican jail,” his relatives said in a statement. Tahmooressi was held on weapons charges after […]

  • fallback

    Remember to turn your clocks back tonight!

    This is your reminder to turn your clocks back one hour tonight when you go to bed (or at 2am if you’re still up.) While you’re at it, also remember it’s time to change the batteries in your smoke detectors. Enjoy the extra sleep!

  • b12

    The Bataan Amphibious Ready Group returns home in time for Halloween

    More than 4,000 Sailors and Marines serving in the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group are coming home for Halloween.

  • bataantime

    Watch: Time-lapse of the USS Bataan’s homecoming

    Check out this great time-lapse of the USS Bataan's homecoming after the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group's nine-month long deployment:

  • ss2b

    One pilot dead, one injured in SpaceShipTwo test-flight failure

    (CNN) — The first sign there was a problem Friday with Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo came at about 45,000 feet, just two minutes after the spaceplane separated from the jet-powered aircraft that carried it aloft, officials said. It wasn’t something overt with SpaceShipTwo, said Stuart Witt, the chief executive of Mojave Air & Space Port, where SpaceShipTwo was launched and monitored. It was what didn’t happen next during the test flight, he said. Witt did not offer details, but appeared to […]

  • autism

    Scientists link 60 genes to autism risk

    (CNN) — Researchers have found dozens of new genes that may play a role in causing autism, according to two studies published Wednesday in the medical journal Nature. Scientists identified 60 genes with a greater than 90% chance of increasing a child’s autism risk. Previous research has yielded only 11 genes that had been confirmed with this level of certainty. Though other studies have shown the importance of genetics in the development of autism, experts say these new studies zero […]

  • The Atlantic Coast leopard frog lives in the marshes of Staten Island, at the edge of New York Harbor. (Brian Curry/Rutgers University)

    New species of frog discovered in…New York City?!

    (CNN) — New York is famous for its singular residents: Loudmouthed taxi drivers. Hirsute Brooklyn hipsters. Upper East Side patrons of the arts. Now, the city is welcoming an unlikely new breed of denizen: a newly discovered species of frog. A team of scientists has identified the unique critter, dubbed the Atlantic Coast leopard frog, in the marshes of Staten Island — beside New York Harbor and not far from the Statue of Liberty. The frog’s habitat stretches from Connecticut […]

  • babydog

    This dog’s reaction to a baby’s first crawl will make your heart smile

    A new baby can be a stressful time for man’s best friend, but this dog is nothing but supportive. A dad posted the video of his daughter’s first crawl as she headed right to the family dog. “Labs are the best family dogs ever!” the man wrote.

  • baby1

    Deployed soldier surprises wife, day-old daughter after watching birth on iPad

    AMES, Iowa — A National Guard soldier who watched the birth of his child via an iPad was able to travel halfway around the world and surprise his wife at a hospital in Iowa. Sgt. John Vorrath was with his unit in the Middle East and did not initially receive clearance to leave his unit. For that reason, he watched the birth of his daughter, Charlotte, using FaceTime on an iPad. As he watched, Vorrath’s commander slipped him a note […]

  • VIPIR Full

    Patrick’s forecast: Weekend coastal storm

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