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Kaci Hickox Refuses Ebola Quarantine in Maine

Like many selfless health professionals, Kaci Hickox recently battled Ebola in West Africa under the banner of Doctors Without Borders. On October 24 she returned to the U.S. and was quarantined at a New Jersey hospital. Now Hickox has returned …

Skin Care Company RODIN Olio Lusso Acquired by Estée Lauder

The Estée Lauder Companies this week grew larger with the acquisition of a premium skin care products company. Estée Lauder announced today that it has acquired RODIN olio lusso. The specific terms of the acquisition were not released. Estée Lauder …

Anita Sarkeesian Talks #GamerGate on Colbert

For years now Anita Sarkeesian has been under attack. As a blogger Sarkeesian writes Femenist Frequency, a blog and video series dedicated to examining the representation of women in pop culture. Her work often focuses on touchy subjects within subcultures, …

Utah Family Found Dead, Poison Suspected

One month ago Springville, Utah police began investigating the bizarre and disturbing deaths of a family. According to a Salt Lake Tribune report, Benjamin and Kristi Strack were found dead in their home on September 27. Three of their children …

BMW Cars: The X5 M and X6 M Are Back

BMW Motorsport (M) this week revealed all of the details about its latest M series vehicles. The BMW X5 M and BMW X6 M are back and sporting more power than ever. BMW is referring to the latest revisions of …

Ronnie Milsap Inducted Into Country Music Hall of Fame

Country music luminaries gathered in Nashville Sunday night to honor a few of the genre’s greats. The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum inducted three men into the Country Music Hall of Fame: Hank Cochran, Mac Wiseman, and blind …

Senzo Meyiwa Shot Dead During Home Invasion

South African goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa was shot dead on Sunday during a home invasion gone wrong. Meyiwa was a goalkeeper and team captain for the Orlando Pirates soccer club in Johannesburg. He had also served as goalkeeper for the South …

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook 10.1 Out Now

Yes, Barnes & Noble is still a part of the eBook market. Amazon may have a bunch of popular Kindles and weird Gary Busey ads, but Barnes & Noble still exists and is trying its hardest to compete in the …

Chuck Norris Endorses Greg Abbott For Texas Governor

Chuck Norris is still best-known for his on-screen roles in TV shows and movies such as Walker, Texas Ranger and Lone Wolf McQuade, but for a few years now the martial artist’s conservative political views have been getting headlines. The …

Tara Lipinski, Johnny Weir to Host NBC Figure Skating

During this year’s Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir gained fans as an on-air commentary team that clicked. Now it seems that Lipinski will continue to live out her dream of covering the Olympics. NBC this …

Ebola in Mali: Virus Continues to Spread in West Africa

As the World Health Organization (WHO) and other organizations struggle to contain Ebola in West Africa, the virus is continuing to spread. The current outbreak is the largest Ebola outbreak in history. More than 4,800 people have died of Ebola …

Halle Berry to Debut Lingerie Line at Target

Halle Berry is many things. She’s an actress, a model, a mother, an activist, and an Oscar-winner. Now the star is pursuing fashion with a new line of clothing set to debut in Target stores. According to a Los Angeles …

Proposition 46 Debate Heats Up in California

In November Californians will have the opportunity to significantly change medical malpractice law in their state. Proposition 46 would raise California’s cap on non-economic damages awarded in medical malpractice lawsuits. The state’s cap is currently $250,000, set in 1975 by …

Northern Trust Posts Flat Third-Quarter Income

Northern Trust Corporation, a financial services company headquartered in Chicago, this week reported its third quarter earnings. Income over the quarter was on-par with that seen in the third quarter of 2013 and up slightly from income during the second …

Ebola in New Jersey? Not If Christie Has a Say

Three people have now been diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S. and one of them has died. The small outbreak seems to have been contained to just one Dallas hospital, but fear of the virus spreading is high. The U.S. …

17 Ebola Patients Escaped Quarantine Back in August

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) the first cases of Ebola began to appear in the Liberian capital of Monrovia in mid-June. The WHO and other organizations tried to quickly train local hospitals to contain the outbreak, but Monrovia’s …

Danica Patrick Continues to Drive Pink Car For Breast Cancer Awareness

Danica Patrick will once again race in a pink Chevrolet SS as she heads to Martinsville Speedway in Virginia this weekend for the Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 race. Patrick also drove the pink version of her number 10 GoDaddy …

Kia K900 Gets LeBron James as Brand Ambassador

Kia‘s luxury brand is taking off with its K900 model. Now the South Korean auto manufacturer has signed a huge sponsorship deal to promote the K900 in the U.S. Kia has announced that NBA star LeBron James is now the …

Brittany Maynard Talks About Her Death Decision

Brittany Maynard has less than one month to live, but her terminal brain cancer won’t be taking her life. Maynard has decided to end her own life rather than endure a long, painful death at the hands of cancer. Maynard …

Body Found in Virginia Could Be Hannah Graham

Charlottesville and Albemarle County, Virginia police this week announced that a body found could be missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham. Graham’s disappearance on September 13 prompted a month-long search for the student. On Saturday police provided an update …

Global Warming Caused Mass Extinction 55 Million Years Ago, Shows Study

As politicians continue to debate climate change, researchers are hard at work trying to predict what humans can expect as the planet continues to warm. Even with plenty of research, the many variables involved in climate change make the future …

Ebola: Cruise Ship Passenger in Quarantine Over Scare

The U.S. State Department today announced that an American on a cruise ship is currently being monitored for possible Ebola exposure. The passenger is an employee of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital where Eric Duncan died of Ebola last week. Duncan …

Train Derailment Injures Dozens in Arkansas

Disaster struck on Thursday as a freight train collided with a passenger train in Washington County, Arkansas. The accident has left dozens injured and has prompted an investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). According to a report from …

Pokemon Games to Include “Soaring” Mega-Evolutions

Pokemon fans are in for even more new content next month when Pokemon Omega Ruby and Pokemon Alpha Sapphire arrive on store shelves. Nintendo and The Pokemon Company this week confirmed that legendary dragon/psychic type pokemon Latios and Latias are …