Grand Jury Reconvenes in Missouri

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (CNN) — The city of Ferguson, Missouri is bracing for the final decision of a grand jury in the case of a black unarmed teenager who was shot and killed by a white police officer. So, should we expect to hear from the grand jury soon? The grand jury will reconvene Monday … Continue reading »

Buffalo Prepares for Flooding

BUFFALO , NY. (CNN) — Residents in Buffalo are preparing for more severe weather. Last week about 7 feet of snow fell on the area. Sunday the Buffalo area was under a flood warning, as rain started to fall. State and local officials are in emergency mode. They’ve stockpiled nearly 180,000 sandbags to keep the water … Continue reading »

Obama to Unveil Immigration Plan

Click here at 5 p.m. to watch President Obama’s speech live. (CNN) — President Barack Obama is getting ready to deliver a speech Thursday night, where he plans to unveil executive action on immigration. “What I’m going to be laying out is the things that I can do with my lawful authority as president,” Obama … Continue reading »

Staples Closes More Stores

EUGENE, Ore. — Staples is tacking on more store closings to its restructuring plan in an effort to save money. The office supplier plans to shut an additional 30 stores across North America this year. That’s in addition to the 140 already announced.

Keystone Pipeline Bill Fails

WASHINGTON D.C. — The controversial Keystone Pipeline Bill won’t be heading to President Obama’s desk, at least not anytime soon. The bill failed to pass in the Senate Tuesday by one vote. The nearly 1,200 mile pipeline would run from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico. The house passed it overwhelmingly last week. Supporters say … Continue reading »

Governor Forms Ferguson Commission

ST. LOUIS — Missouri is bracing for the grand jury decision in connection with the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown. Missouri Governor Jay Nixon formed the Ferguson Commission in St. Louis. The 16-member group will make recommendations on how to address social issues raised by the shooting death of Brown, an unarmed black teen. … Continue reading »

Ford Recalling 65,000 Fusions

(CNN) — Ford is recalling 65,000 Fusion cars in North America. The car dealer says there’s a programming issue that allows the key to removed from the ignition even if the car is not in park. That can lead to the vehicle rolling away. The recall affects some 2014 and 2015 models. Ford says it’s … Continue reading »

Ebola Patient Dr. Martin Salia Dies

OMAHA, Neb. (CNN) — A surgeon being treated for Ebola in Nebraska has died. Dr. Martin Salia died early Monday morning as a result of advanced symptoms of the disease, according to Nebraska Medicine. He was flown to University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha in critical condition Saturday. Doctors say Salia’s advanced symptoms included … Continue reading »

Hundreds Sickened on Cruise Ship

SAN PEDRO, Ca. (CNN) — Nearly 200 passengers and crew members on board a Princess Cruises cruise ship have norovirus. The CDC is now investigating. Norovirus is a common gastrointestinal illness that causes intestinal distress, vomiting and diarrhea. The ship sailed from Tahiti to Los Angeles on a month-long cruise. According to the CDC, this … Continue reading »

ACA Open Enrollment Starts Saturday

(CNN) — Open enrollment for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, kicks off Saturday. That means millions of people will be logging on to healthcare.gov to choose their health insurance coverage plans for 2015. The government is hoping for smooth sailing this year. The federal exchange, and many of the … Continue reading »

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