Kristina Gaines

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Obama awards Medal of Valor to 13 law enforcement officers at White House | Fox News

President Barack Obama honored on Monday 13 police officers who risked their lives to protect others.<p>In presenting the Medal of Valor at a ceremony in the East Room, Obama said the police officers receiving the Medal demonstrate how loving one's country means loving one another.<p>The president said …

Zimmerman to try again to sell gun used to kill teenager Martin

(Reuters) - George Zimmerman, the Florida man who killed unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin in 2012, will try again this week to sell the handgun he used in the shooting after an online auction last week was hijacked by fake buyers.<p>The handgun used in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin is seen this …

Avoiding A Future Crisis, Madison Removed Lead Water Pipes 15 Years Ago

It was a controversial move when Madison, Wis., decided to replace all its lead pipes in 2001. But that decision put the city ahead of the curve — allowing it to avoid the lead water contamination that is plaguing cities like Flint, Mich., now.<p>Madison started using copper instead of lead water …

PS4 vs Xbox One vs Wii U – Which console performed best in 2015?

That headline might be a bit of a moot point really, because all the sales data suggests that it is Sony's PS4 that has reigned supreme in 2015. …

Orphaned Sisters Separated for 40 Years Miraculously Reunite as Co-Workers in Same Hospital

Holly Hoyle O’Brien and Meagan Hughes had no idea that fate was involved when they met at a Florida hospital in March. During the 1970s, O'Brien (who was then known as Pok-nam Shin) woke up in the middle of the night and witnessed her stepmother leave with her half-sister sister, who, at the time, …

Bride's Father Halts Wedding So Daughter's Stepdad Can Walk Down the Aisle with Them

For many brides, one of the most meaningful moments of her wedding is being walked down the aisle by her father. Brittany Peck, who recently wed her fianc Jeremy in Elyria, Ohio, got to experience twice the love when her dad stopped the wedding procession to invite Brittany's stepfather to join him …

John McAfee: 'I Will Be President. You Can Laugh All You Want.'

Courting the tech vote at TechCrunch Disrupt.<p>Computer security pioneer, presidential candidate and noted eccentric John McAfee hit the hustings at TechCrunch Disrupt on Monday, working hard to convince a skeptical press corps to take his campaign seriously.<p>“I will be president. You can laugh all …

Baby Kangaroo Welcomes Rescued Emu Chicks with Adorable Snuggling

The Wild Action Zoo in Victoria, Australia was recently the site of some extremely adorable inter-species snuggling. Reuben, an eight-month-old baby kangaroo, welcomed a couple of day-old emu chicks named Edi and Eli, creating a cuteness overload as they all cuddled in one cozy bed. Photographer …

Compassionate Firefighters Finish Mowing Man's Lawn After He Suffers a Heart Attack

A group of Florida firefighters went above and beyond on the call of duty after assisting a man who had recently suffered a heart attack. The servicemen responded to a 911 call at the home of Ralph McCrory, who had been mowing his lawn when he started to experience symptoms of cardiac failure. …

Florida Man Refused Service at Arby's Because He's a Cop

A Pembroke PD officer went hunting for a liter of cola, but the Arby's employees shut him down.<p><b>UPDATE:</b> Arby's CEO Paul Brown has apologized to the PPPD via press release. "This isolated incident does not represent Arby's Restaurant Group (ARG) views and Arby's values," he said. "We appreciate all …

Ruth Newman dies at 113; oldest San Francisco earthquake survivor

Ruth Newman was just a child living on an outlying ranch when the San Francisco earthquake of 1906 struck, but her memory of that day never faded.<p>"She would tell us she remembered my grandmother being upset because they had just milked the cow earlier and she had separated the cream and all and put …

Federal court to consider if California death row delays violate US constitution

In California, more prisoners have died of natural causes on death row than have perished in the death chamber. More than 900 killers have been sentenced to death since 1978, but only 13 have been executed.<p>The death penalty is in its final throes, but too many are still being executed | Clive …

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Minecraft: Story Mode Coming to Wii U

Telltale extends Minecraft's reach.<p>Minecraft: Story Mode will be the first Minecraft game to appear on a Nintendo platform. Telltale Games revealed …

Touchjet WAVE Will Turn Your TV Into A Touchscreen

Touchjet has raised $416,649 on Indiegogo.<p>From smartphones to tablets to laptops, many of us own at least one device with a touchscreen. So why not touchscreen TVs? Touchjet wants to let you turn any TV into a touchscreen with the WAVE, a peripheral that plugs into any TV’s HDMI port. And by …