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The Common Foods Dogs Can and Can’t Eat

Most dogs will happily chow down on human food, whether you give them a treat or they sneakily steal something off the counter. But some foods can be …

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Operation Safe Driver enforcement blitz in full swing

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance will hold its annual Operation Safe Driver Week this week, Oct. 18-24.<p>Law enforcement agencies across North …

The 10 Most Dangerous Cities in America

These cities topped the FBI's list for most violent crimes committed.<p>Violent crime across the United States was down 1 percent in 2014, according to data recently released by the FBI and analyzed by Law Street Media. However, violent crime dropped in only four of the nation's top 10 most violent …

United States

The Latest: Victims applaud prison sentences for salmonella

ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — The latest developments in the sentencing of a former peanut company executive convicted in a deadly salmonella outbreak from 2008 and 2009.<p>7:29 p.m.<p>Relatives of Americans whose deaths were linked to salmonella-tainted food from a Georgia peanut plant are applauding stiff prison …

Environmental Health

Why does ice cream give you ‘brain freeze’?

Delicious frozen desserts come with a sting in their tail. But why?<p>One of the most mind-numbing types of headache comes from one of the greatest desserts ever invented. By some estimates, as many as one in three people suffer from “ice cream headaches” or “brain freeze,” as the phenomenon is …

Headaches

What’s in all that e-cig vapor?

Wander into a vape shop in the mall or online, and you can find a smorgasbord of flavors: cotton candy, vanilla custard, even Unicorn Milk or Katy Perry’s Cherry.<p>Flashy flavors have helped e-cigarettes, designed to vaporize a nicotine solution, grow into an industry with an estimated $3.5 billion …

Public Health

Fan dies after falling from upper deck at Turner Field

A fan has died after falling from the upper deck into the lower-level stands at Turner Field during Saturday's Yankees-Braves game.<p>The tragic …

Baseball

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Rain is sizzling bacon, cars are lions roaring: the art of sound in movies

Skip Lievsay is one of the most talented men in Hollywood. He has created audioscapes for Martin Scorsese and is the only sound man the Coen brothers go to. But the key to this work is more than clever effects, it is understanding the human mind<p>Skip Lievsay, an unassuming-looking guy in his mid-60s …

Battlestar Galactica

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A Glimpse Inside Hawaii's 'Forbidden Island'

When the sun sets over Kauai's Kekaha Beach on an especially clear night, a tall, silhouetted tract of land emerges west of the Hawaiian islands, toward the horizon.<p>For most of the state’s residents, that’s the only way to see the island of Niihau.<p>It's known as "The Forbidden Island" in Hawaii, and …

Hawaii

Earth 2.0: Nasa says scientists have found 'closest twin' outside solar system

Using four years’ worth of data from the Kepler space telescope, researchers announce the new exoplanet along with 12 possible ‘habitable’ others<p>Scientists on the hunt for extraterrestrial life have discovered “the closest twin to Earth” outside the solar system, Nasa announced on Thursday.<p>Working …

Astronomy

Lafayette Theater Shooting Highlights Recent Spate of Mass Killings

The bloodshed at a Louisiana movie theater Thursday night capped an unusually violent week and a half in the United States.<p>There have been five mass killings in the last 10 days — one of the deadliest stretches in years, according to Jodi Upton, who runs the data journalism team at USA TODAY. The …

United States

APNewsBreak: Cosby said he got drugs to give women for sex

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby testified in 2005 that he got Quaaludes with the intent of giving them to young women he wanted to have sex with, and he admitted giving the sedative to at least one woman and "other people," according to documents obtained Monday by The Associated Press.<p>The AP had …

Bill Cosby

Shawshank escapee David Sweat will be held in a cell 23 hours a day

After escaping with Richard Matt last month and going on the run for three weeks, Sweat will now be more confined than he previously was in prison<p>The surviving escapee from a prison break and three-week manhunt will spend 23 hours a day in a maximum-security cell, much more confined than he and a …

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