Plane Crash Kills 4 in Kansas

WICHITA, Kansas (CNN) — A small plane crash at a Wichita, Kansas airport has claimed four lives, according to the fire marshal, who says four others remain missing and five others are injured. Investigators say the plane crashed into a building across the street from Mid-Continent Airport. Firefighters have the fire at the building under … Continue reading »

Lava Moving Closer to Road, Homes

PAHOA, HI (CNN) — The Hawaii National Guard is order residents to clear out, as lava flowing from the Kilauea Volcano moves less than 100 yards from homes. Hawaiian officials say the flow has sped up lately and could reach homes by the next day or two. “Based on the current distance, we’re looking at … Continue reading »

Several Brands of Baby Wipes Recalled

(CNN) — A Pennsylvania company is recalling several brands of baby wipes due to possible bacterial contamination. Nutek Disposables says it received complaints of rashes, irritation and fever. Tests showed some of the products contained bacteria. The company says it could be dangerous for people with weakened immune systems. The wipes were manufactured under several … Continue reading »

Cashews Recalled for Salmonella

Edison, NJ. — A New Jersey company is recalling cashews sold across the country, over salmonella contamination. Chetak New York pulled more than 11,000 packages of their Deep Raw Cashew Pieces sold March through October. It includes sizes 7oz, 14oz, and 28oz bags. The company says they haven’t received any reports of illness. The FDA … Continue reading »

Cocoa May Help Reverse Memory Loss

(CNN) — An apple a day might keep the doctor away, but if that doesn’t work, you might want to try a chocolate bar. A study published in Nature Neuroscience found a link between a natural compound in cocoa and reversing age-related memory loss. The compound, called flavanol, increased blood flow and neural connections in … Continue reading »

Ebola Quaratine Under Scrutiny

NEW YORK (CNN) — A nurse who recently arrived to the U.S. after treating Ebola patients in West Africa says she has been mistreated by the state of New Jersey. Three states are currently issuing mandatory quarantines for medical professionals who have had direct contact with ebola patients. That’s causing a heated debate between supporters … Continue reading »

White House on Ebola Policy

(CNN) — Ebola fears have gone too far, according to the White House. The Obama Administration wants New York and New Jersey to stop forcing health care workers into quarantine after returning from Ebola aid work in Africa. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie say the 21-day quarantine is necessary … Continue reading »

New York Doctor Tests Positive For Ebola

NEW YORK, NY (CNN) — New York City’s health commissioner has confirmed that Dr. Craig Spencer has tested positive for Ebola. Spencer recently spent time in West Africa, considered Ground Zero for the Ebola outbreak. The 33-year-old was recently treating patients in Guinea. On Thursday, he began feeling fever, nausea, pain and fatigue — all … Continue reading »

Remains Belong to Missing UVA Student

(CNN) — Human remains discovered last weekend in Albemarle County, Virginia, belong to University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, authorities said Friday. Graham, 18, went missing before dawn on September 13 after being last spotted on several surveillance cameras in Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall area. The remains were discovered last Saturday on an abandoned property eight … Continue reading »

77 Sears and K-Mart Stores Closing

(CNN) — It’s a a not-so Merry Christmas for Sears and K-mart. Seventy-seven of the stores are set to close soon, cutting 5,300 jobs in the process. Most of the Sears and K-mart locations will close before the holiday season, so many are holding going-out-of-business sales rather than gearing up for seasonal promotions. Fitch recently … Continue reading »

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