How to Avoid Parenting Burnout

(CNN) — Juggling work and family responsibilities can leave some parents feeling stressed out and exhausted. Here are some tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics and other experts on how to avoid parenting burnout. When you’re at work, try to fit in a few relaxation breaks–times when you ramp down the stress. Deep breathing … Continue reading »

Home Depot Confirms System Hacked

(CNN) — If you shopped at Home Depot this summer, stop what you’re doing and make sure your credit and debit card information is safe. The home improvement giant confirms hackers broke into its payment systems as far back as April. They stole debit and credit card data, although Home Depot says pin numbers were … Continue reading »

NFL Suspends Ray Rice Indefinitely

BALTIMORE — Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice is suspended indefinitely from the NFL. The league announced the decision on the same day a new video shows the violent assault of his then-fiance inside an elevator. The Ravens also announced that his contract had been terminated. In the newly released clip, Rice is seen punching … Continue reading »

Twitter Launches ‘Buy Now’ Button

(CNN) — Twitter has announced it will test a new “buy” button that will let you make purchases while using the social network. A small group of users will soon see the button on their mobile app on advertisements. When you hit the button, the entire buying process will be handled within the app, so … Continue reading »

Panera Bans Guns in its Restaurants

(CNN) – Panera is asking its customers to leave their guns at home. The company wants its unarmed patrons to feel comfortable. Panera says the only guns in its stores should be carried by law enforcement. Moms Demand Action, a gun safety group, says Panera approached them about the issue three months ago, and wanted … Continue reading »

Virus Sends Hundreds to Hospitals

(CNN) — A respiratory virus is sending hundreds of children to hospitals across the Midwest. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the unusually high number of hospitalizations reported now could be “just the tip of the iceberg.” Ten states have contacted the CDC for assistance in investigating clusters of enterovirus. “What we’re seeing … Continue reading »

GM to Roll Out Semi-Automated Cars

(CNN) — General Motors says it’s going to roll out cars that can basically drive themselves in two years.  The company’s CEO said that some 2017 models would be able to talk to other vehicles and use sensors. She called the system “Super Cruise” and described it as a “semi-automated driving technology.” That technology will … Continue reading »

Unresponsive Plane Crashes near Cuba

(CNN) — An unresponsive plane in Cuban airspace has crashed off the coast of Jamaica. Fighter jets were dispatched Friday around 11:30 a.m. by the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) to escort an “unresponsive aircraft” flying over the Atlantic Ocean. According to the FAA, the plane took off from Rochester, New York heading to … Continue reading »

President Gives NATO Closing Remarks

(CNN) — President Barack Obama delivered his closing remarks Friday at the NATO summit in Newport, Wales. During the meeting, NATO members agreed to form a new ‘spearhead’ force to meet global threats. President Obama said NATO is committed to defending and protecting every ally. “Russia’s aggression against Ukraine threatens our vision of a Europe … Continue reading »

Home Depot Customers To Be Ok If Hacked

(CNN) — Home Depot is telling customers they’re off the hook if their credit card data was stolen. The home improvement retailer has not yet publicly confirmed if, in fact, it was hacked, but says customers will not be responsible for any possible fraudulent charges. Home Depot said it first became aware of a potential … Continue reading »

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