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FDA Proposes First E-Cigarette Rules

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed asserting its authority over new tobacco products on Thursday, including e-cigarettes, flavored cigars and nicotine gels.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 04:24:28 GMT
Kansas Slay Suspect Jeffrey Chapman Wanted to Erase 'Murder' Ink

A Kansas slaying suspect wanted to save his neck by getting the tattoo he splashed across it the word "murder" spelled backward inked over in jail.But county officials balked at Jeffrey Chapman's request for a personal needling session in lockup.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 04:08:55 GMT
Decision on Sriracha Plant Tabled

City residents and Sriracha plant owner meet to determine the fate of a Sriracha plant.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 04:08:55 GMT
Manson Follower 'Squeaky' Fromme Cool and Calm in Mental Exam Tape

A judge released a recording of an interview with former Manson family member Lynette Alice Squeaky Fromme, the woman who tried to assassinate President Gerald Ford -- almost 39 years after her failed attempt.U.S. District Judge Kimberly J.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 04:08:54 GMT
Spacewalk Selfie! NASA Astronaut Shares Self-Portrait

During Wednesday's fast-track spacewalk, NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio complained that his arms were too short to take a selfie. But that didn't stop him from trying, or from sharing the results."The spacesuit makes it very difficult to get a good selfie.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 04:08:53 GMT
Dog Bathroom Unveiled at Detroit Airport

The dog rest area, intended for service dogs in transit, includes fake hydrants and a lawn with sprinklers.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 03:37:48 GMT
President Obama Begins Four-Nation Trip to Asia

The President began first day in Japan after enjoying some sushi diplomacy with the countrys prime minister.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 03:22:18 GMT
Yankees' Michael Pineda Ejected for Pine Tar on Neck

Yankees starter Michael Pineda used pine tar to get a better grip on his pitches on April 10. He tried it again in his start Wednesday night.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 02:19:59 GMT
Alan Cumming Thought His Dancing Days Were Over

The actor is reprising his role as the Emcee in "Cabaret," for which he won a Tony award, and no one is more surprised by that than Cumming himself.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:33:22 GMT
GM Expects Sharp Earnings Drop

General Motors is likely to report a big hit to earnings Thursday as it continues to work through its ongoing recall problems.Industry analysts forecast GM would deliver a meager 9 cents per share in earnings for the first three months of 2014.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:33:21 GMT
Holy Hemihelix! Scientists Discover a Bizarre Twist

Researchers have figured out how to create a natural helix that looks like the tangle in a telephone cord and that discovery could lead to new kinds of circuitry.The new twist is called a "hemihelix," and it's not really that new.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:33:20 GMT
Charlize Theron, Andy Samberg To Close 'SNL' Season

A second-timer and a familiar face will round out the hosting duties as the 39th season of "Saturday Night Live" comes to a close next month, NBC announced Wednesday.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:33:19 GMT
Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis Welcome Baby Boy

Olivia Wilde and Jason Sudeikis welcomed their first child, a son, on Wednesday. Wilde tweeted his name and photo along with an Elvis joke, thankyouverrahmuch.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:33:18 GMT
FCC Proposal Could Be End of 'Net Neutrality': Report

The Federal Communications Commission plans to propose new rules for Internet service providers that would effectively end the concept of "Net neutrality," according to a report from the Wall Street Journal.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:33:17 GMT
Student Arrested in UMass Boston Bomb Threats Case

Police at the University of Massachusetts Boston have charged a student in connection with two bomb threats called into the school in the past week.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:33:16 GMT
Vote Set for Possible Sriracha Plant Shutdown

City residents and Sriracha plant owner meet to determine the fate of a Sriracha plant.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:33:14 GMT
Tiny Wyoming Town Evacuated After Explosion at Natural Gas Plant

A small town in southwestern Wyoming was evacuated on Wednesday afternoon after an explosion and fire at a natural gas processing plant.Lincoln County spokesman Stephen Malik told NBC Station KSL that there were no injuries from the blast, which occurred about 2 p.m.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:33:13 GMT
California Mom and TSA Settle Breast Milk Lawsuit for $75,000

Sometimes it pays to cry over spilled milk.A California mom who was held at an Arizona airport four years ago after an argument with TSA agents who wanted to X-ray her breast milk has won a preliminary settlement of $75,000 from the agency.Stacey Armato, who filed a lawsuit in U.S.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:33:11 GMT
Felines and New Yorkers Cozy Up in Cat Cafe

New York joins the ranks of Tokyo and London in introducing it's first pop-up cat cafe, featuring cats and complimentary caffeinated beverage this week on the Bowery in Manhattan.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:17:38 GMT
Michael Phelps Ready to Start Comeback 'Journey'

There was something I missed, Phelps said Wednesday. I just missed being back in the water.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:15:25 GMT
Australia Casts Doubt on Debris Finding in Malaysian Jet Search

The debris that washed ashore on the coast of Australia is unlikely to have come from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Australian officials said Thursday.

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:15:24 GMT
Infamous Gacy Case Helps Solve Unrelated Chicago Area Death

MAYWOOD, Ill. Four decades after John Wayne Gacy lured more than 30 young men and boys to his Chicago-area home and strangled them, his case has helped authorities solve another killing one he didn't commit.

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:59:49 GMT
Mountain of Danger: Climate Change Could Make Everest Even Riskier

NEW DELHI -- Climbing to the roof of the world is becoming less predictable and possibly more dangerous, scientists say, as climate change brings warmer temperatures that may eat through the ice and snow on Mount Everest.

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:59:48 GMT
Chelsea Manning Allowed to Formally Change Name

The Army private convicted of funneling intelligence secrets to whistleblowing website WikiLeaks can legally change her name to Chelsea Elizabeth Manning, a judge ruled Wednesday.

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:28:44 GMT
Don't 'Es-stress' Over Spanglish, Say Some Scholars

As readers, booksellers and academics gather Wednesday on World Book Day to celebrate words and language, there is an interesting transatlantic tiff over the use of Spanglish - the mixing of English and Spanish often used among U.S. Latinos when they are hangiando (hanging) together.

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:24:23 GMT
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