Train Carrying Crude Oil Derails

GALENA, Illinois (CNN) — A train carrying oil derailed in a rural part of Illinois near the Mississippi River. The train company says there were more than a hundred cars loaded with crude oil. A couple of cars had sand. It’s not certain how many cars had derailed. Fire crews were there but had to … Continue reading »

Harrison Ford Recovering in Hospital

(CNN) — The NTSB is on the scene of where actor Harrison Ford crashed his single-engine plane. The investigation into Thursday’s crash could take months. Authorities say the vintage plane he was flying had apparent engine trouble just after takeoff Thursday. A National Transportation Safety Board official says the plane hit a tree before crashing … Continue reading »

Health Alert: Diabetes Foot Care

(CNN) — Estimates are that more than 29 million Americans have diagnosed or undiagnosed diabetes. Dr. Patrick Bowen at Emory Health Care says one of the most common complications is nerve damage, or neuropathy. There aren’t many effective medications to improve or restore nerve function. To avoid complications, the best thing you can do is … Continue reading »

Jodi Arias Verdict Reached

(CNN) — The jury asked to decide Jodi Arias’ fate has reached a decision. It will be read later Thursday in an Arizona courtroom. Arias was found guilty last year of first-degree murder in the death of her ex-boyfriend. But the jury was deadlocked on sentencing, so a penalty phase retrial was ordered. If this … Continue reading »

Senate Fails to Override Veto

WASHINGTON (CNN) — The Keystone XL Pipeline is locked down. An attempt to override the Obama White House’s veto of the legislation failed Wednesday. Senate Republicans needed 67 votes to do so, and they fell short by five votes. The Keystone project would have delivered oil from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico. Supporters say … Continue reading »

Ferguson Officer Will Not Face Charges

(CNN) — The Ferguson police officer who killed Michael Brown will not face criminal charges. The justice department formally closed its investigation of Officer Darren Wilson. In a report released Wednesday, prosecutors said Wilson’s actions did not constitute a violation of federal civil rights law. The justice department also issued a 100-page report that included … Continue reading »

Procedure Can Turn Brown Eyes Blue

(CNN) — Apparently there’s a medical procedure that can permanently turn your brown eyes blue. Pioneered by Stroma Medical, the laser procedure works by eliminating the brown melanin that’s present in the anterior layers of the iris. Dr. Gregg Homer told CNN that the fundamental principle is that under every brown eye is a blue … Continue reading »

Netanyahu Delivers Speech to Congress

(CNN) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is on Capitol Hill making a case against any nuclear deal the U.S. and others are negotiating with Iran. “That deal will not prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons. It would all but guarantee it,” Netanyahu said. The Obama Administration says that Iran will never be permitted to … Continue reading »

American Held in East Timor Headed Home

(CNN) — An American woman, jailed for months in a small southeast Asian nation, is finally heading home. According to Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley, Stacey Addison left east Timor Monday. The Portland veterinarian was on a solo two-year trip around the world when she was arrested there in September. Her mother says Addison was detained … Continue reading »

Nurse Files Lawsuit Against Hospital

(CNN) — The Dallas nurse who contracted Ebola after caring for patient Thomas Eric Duncan, has filed a lawsuit against Texas Health Resources, the parent company of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital where she worked. Nina Pham says the hospital failed to provide adequate protection for herself and her co-workers. The 26-year-old says she still faces … Continue reading »

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