Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Pipeline

(CNN) — For the first time in five years, President Obama exercised his veto power. The president rejected legislation that would have given final approval to the Keystone XL oil pipeline. The planned pipeline would transport oil from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico. Republicans aren’t believed to have enough votes to override the veto. … Continue reading »

Mall of America Terror Threat

(CNN) — The Mall of America in Minnesota is making sure it’s prepared for any emergency. This comes after terrorists called for an attack at malls in the U.S., Canada and the UK. The mall posted signs reminding shoppers to always report suspicious activity. It also let them know that it was holding two lockdown … Continue reading »

Study Looks at Formula, Arsenic Levels

(CNN) — Researchers at Dartmouth College did a study on infant nutrition and found that formula-fed babies had 7 and-a-half times higher arsenic levels than those babies who were breastfed. Researchers measured arsenic in home tap water, breast milk and the urine from 72 six-week-old infants. For the majority of the study’s participants, both the … Continue reading »

DOJ Motion Challenges Immigration Ruling

(CNN) — The justice department is seeking a stay to a Texas ruling that has put President Obama’s executive order on immigration on hold. Officials requested the stay with a federal court Monday. The request also includes a notice to appeal the Texas ruling. A federal judge ruled last week to stop the Department of … Continue reading »

Consumer Reports: Risks of CT Scans

(CONSUMER REPORTS) — About 500,000 children per year end up in ERs because of head injury. And about half of them undergo a CT scan. But the American Academy of Pediatrics reports that a third of those tests are unnecessary. Parents may be playing a role in the increase in children’s CT scans. A Consumer … Continue reading »

2015 Oscar Winners

Here are the winners of the Oscar from the 87th Academy Awards by category: PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE: J.K. Simmons (Whiplash)   ACHIEVEMENT IN COSTUME DESIGN: Milena Canonero¬† (The Grand Budapest Hotel)   ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING: Frances Hannon and Mark Coulier¬† (The Grand Budapest Hotel)   BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE … Continue reading »

LIVE at the 2015 Oscars

ABC has live coverage of the red carpet events at the 2015 Academy Awards. Tune in tonight on KEZI 9 News at 11 p.m. for a wrap-up of The Oscars.

Police Officer Injured in Shooting

(CNN) — A Minneapolis police officer is in the hospital after investigators say he was shot simply for doing his job. Police say the shooting happened Saturday morning as the officer stood outside his squad car. Investigators say the officer had responded to a burglary call. Police say the suspected burglar shot the officer in … Continue reading »

DOJ to Seek Stay in Immigration Ruling

(CNN) — The justice department will seek a stay in the Texas immigration ruling that has temporarily halted President Obama’s executive order. A spokesperson for the White House says the request will be filed with the court by Monday. Earlier this week, a Texas judge issued the ruling in response to a lawsuit against Obama’s … Continue reading »

Study: UV Damage Continues in the Dark

(CNN) — According to a new study, maybe you should wear your sunglasses at night. Yale researchers published a study on Thursday saying that much of the damage that ultraviolet radiation does to skin occurs hours after sun exposure. They said that overexposure to UV light from the sun or tanning beds is a major … Continue reading »

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