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CDC says 86 lab workers possibly exposed to live anthrax bacteria

The U.S. government said on Friday that 86 scientists and staff were possibly exposed to live anthrax bacteria after researchers failed to follow safety procedures.

A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announcement on Thursday that a Read More »

U.S. Patent Office cancels trademarks of NFL's Washington Redskins

WASHINGTON, June 18 (Reuters) - The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has canceled the federal trademarks for the National Football League's Washington Redskins, the agency said on Wednesday.
The trademarks were disparaging of Native Americans, Read More »

Iowa man Released On Bail In Shooting Death Of 4-Year-Old Daughter

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) A Des Moines man who faces charges of manslaughter and neglect in the shooting death of his 4-year-old daughter is out on bail.

The Des Moines Register reports 24-year-old Adam Mead was released from the Polk County J Read More »

Cute baby bear nurses on stuffed toy duck

Bear cub rescuer bares all, solving mystery. CNN's Jeanne Moos says forget the giraffe and monkey, just bear with her. Read More »

Black Jews remark may dog Sterling

Robin Washington looks at comments attributed to Donald Sterling that slam black Jews in Israel. "You go to Israel, the blacks are just treated like dogs," said a voice reported to be Sterling's.Read More »

Watch NBA Commissioner Alan Silver ban Clippers' Sterling

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver bans Clippers' owner Donald Sterling from games for life after racist comments. Read More »

Driver dies while posting to Facebook

Police say a 32-year-old woman crashed head on into a truck while using Facebook on her phone. Read More »

The Stupid Party, revisited

Bobby Jindal says that years after warning the GOP to stop being the "stupid party," Democrats now need to heed that advice Read More »

Time to talk about racism

Dominique Wilkins says he's disgusted by comments attributed to Donald Sterling, but it's an opportunity to really talk about racism in America. Read More »

Millions of Americans under storm threat

Forecasters urged millions of Americans to keep an eye on the weather Tuesday, warning of tornadoes, high winds and hail. Read More »

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