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Ohio man sentenced to wear 'BULLY' sign is jeered, taunted | Reuters

CLEVELAND (Reuters) - An Ohio man sentenced by a judge to spend Sunday wearing a sign reading “I AM A BULLY” at a busy suburban Cleveland intersection was greeted by a boisterous stream of honking car horns, jeers and insults.<p>Edmond Aviv, 62, sits with a sign he made at a street corner in the …

Police say Utah mom gave birth at home before killing infants | Reuters

SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - A Utah mother accused of slaying six of her own infant children over the course of a decade secretly gave birth to each of the babies without medical assistance at home and then immediately killed them, police said on Wednesday.<p>The former home of Megan Huntsman in …

New Jersey Teens Who Shared 'Sexts' Accused of Child Porn

Police urge parents to explain to their children that sending, taking and sharing of naked photos of juveniles is a crime.<p>Read more here.

New Jersey

Portland to Flush Reservoir After Teen Uses It as a Toilet

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Portland will dispose of 38 million gallons of treated reservoir water after learning that a …

Drug to prevent excessive bleeding after childbirth could save thousands of lives

Maternal mortality rates in poor countries with hot climates could tumble if trial of resilient new medicine proves successful<p>The trial of a new drug to prevent excessive bleeding in women after childbirth, which could potentially save thousands of lives annually, is to begin in 12 countries in …

Parental revolt against Common Core prompts states to take action

Eleven-year-old Leo Tuttle is a fifth-grader at an Indianapolis private school, where he struggles to keep up with the demanding curriculum.<p>But the school is where Leo’s mother, Erin Tuttle, wants him to be, rather than a public school or even the Catholic school he previously attended.<p>Erin Tuttle …

How to Fix Rehab: Expert Who Lost Son to Addiction Has a Plan

<i>Editor's note: This story is part of a series, Hooked: America's Heroin Epidemic, that will be featured on NBC News from April 7-9.</i><p>The call came on a Saturday, a day after Thomas McLellan told an auditorium of graduate students to rethink the science of addiction. As a research psychologist at the …

Drug Addiction

Girl Believed Swept Away as Floods Slam South

Rescuers scoured a Mississippi neighborhood on Monday for a 9-year-old who appeared to be swept away by flood waters the night before, while floods in Alabama stranded people in cars and homes in a turbulent morning across the American South.<p>The young girl disappeared in Yazoo County, north of …

Weather

River of drugs runs through Rio Grande Valley

RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas -- The load wasn't hard to spot. Officers could see the marijuana bundles peeking out from the back of the SUV. But, as they pulled behind it, the driver turned to follow a school bus dropping off children.<p>"They take advantage of the school traffic. ... They know we won't …

The Real Final Words From Flight 370 Cockpit Revealed

Authorities today clarified the final recorded words spoken by the pilots of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, as the search for the missing plane …

Death Toll From Mudslide Increased To 27

This post was updated at 1:45 p.m. ET.<p>The search continues in Oso, Wash., for victims of the massive mudslide that swept through about 50 homes and properties on March 22.<p>We reported Monday evening that the death toll stood at 24. Of those, 19 people had been identified. Tuesday morning in …

America Is The Only Country Where A Child Can Be Sentenced To Life Behind Bars

The United States is the only country in the world that sentences juveniles -- individuals younger than 18 years old -- to life in prison without parole. On Tuesday, the American Civil Liberties Union and Columbia Law School's Human Rights Institute argued in front of the Inter-American Commission …

Mudslides

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Drone captures snow-blanketed Philadelphia<p>East Coast storm causes travel delays, accidents<p>Parents claim newborn taken from hospital by tribal …

Infographic: Autism Rate Soars in Study

The CDC study surveyed 11 states where rates varied from 1 in 45 children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder in New Jersey to 1 in 175 children in Alabama. While the rate has been surging over the last decade, there is no definitive explanation behind the increase. Experts believe some of it …

Autism

Court Upholds Texas Abortion Law

Death Toll From Mudslide 'Will Only Increase'

Officials expect to release more information later today about the death toll from last weekend's massive mudslide in Oso, Wash., and they're warning that the news is going to be grim.<p>"We understand there has been confusion over the reported number of fatalities," Snohomish County District 21 Fire …

Obama Set to Meet Mideast Ally King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia

President Barack Obama was scheduled to have dinner with a key Middle East ally on Friday in a planned bilateral meeting with Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah.<p>The event – taking place at the king’s desert camp, a 30-minute helicopter ride from Riyadh – was the final stop in a jam-packed five-day …

Middle East