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Sister: Mother who drove with children into ocean thought there were 'demons'

She was trying to get help for her sister.<p>Help for a woman who was distraught and uneven, having driven to Florida to get away from her husband. Who had gone, at her sister's urging, to a hospital only to sign herself out earlier in the day. A woman who was "talking about Jesus and that there's …

First Union Vote At An Amazon Warehouse In The U.S. Fails

Employees at an Amazon.com facility have decided against forming a labor union. The vote last night was the first of its kind in Amazon's history.<p>The Seattle-based online retailer employs more than 100,000 people worldwide, and the union would have comprised only about 30 maintenance and repair …

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Researchers say Vitamin E may slow spread of mild-to-moderate Alzheimer's disease

Researchers say vitamin E might slow the progression of mild-to-moderate Alzheimer's disease — the first time any treatment has been shown to alter the course of dementia at that stage.<p>In a study of more than 600 older veterans, high doses of the vitamin delayed the decline in daily living skills, …

Monsanto’s scary new scheme: Why does it really want all this data?

As biotech giant pays huge sums for data analysis about farms, many are terrified about how it might be harnessed<p>Imagine cows fed and milked entirely by robots. Or tomatoes that send an e-mail when they need more water. Or a farm where all the decisions about where to plant seeds, spray fertilizer …

12 Easy Resolutions for a Healthier Home

Looking for an easy New Year's Resolution that can really make a difference? Here are 12!<p><b>1. Just say no to paper -- and plastic -- and BYOB.</b><p>The average American tosses more than 300 plastic bags each year, many of which are floating in a virtual garbage dump in the middle of the Pacific Ocean …

76-Year-Old Brooklyn Woman May Be Latest 'Knockout' Assault Victim

Police are on the hunt for a man who sucker-punched a 76-year-old New York woman in East New York.<p>Yvonne Small was attacked from behind at around …

Mozilla Lightbeam Helps You Find Out Who Is Watching You on the Internet

If you're an Internet user, which presumably you are if you're reading this, you're likely aware that the services or sites you visit or the browsers …

Debt and destruction

From April 1917 to November 1919, when Woodrow Wilson borrowed $30 billion to pay for World War I, he was able to do so because of the promise he made to lenders that the commitment to repay them would be backed by the full faith and credit of the United States government. At the time, the …

General Assembly further expands its virtual footprint with online tool for learning to code

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Over the past three years, General Assembly has opened up campuses and offered classes on technology, business and design in …

Elton John: My Life in 20 Songs

"You don't mind if I play it loud, do you?"<p>It's morning in Las Vegas, and sunlight fills the condo that serves as Elton John's home during his latest …

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Man Who Found Boston Marathon Bomber Gets New Boat

When a Massachusetts man's beloved boat was riddled with bullets after he found the Boston bombing suspect hiding in it, the public wanted to reward …

Quirky Portraits From the National Beard and Mustache Championships

I originally saw the National Beard and Mustache Championships in the local news paper in Vegas, where I currently live. I had missed the 2012 …

Miley Cyrus: Confessions of Pop's Wildest Child

In the backroom of a tattoo parlor on North La Brea Avenue in L.A., Miley Cyrus is about to get some new ink. "Allright, face down," says the tattoo …

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Obamacare Stars As Villain In Alabama Special Election

Republican Wells Griffith throws a copy of the Affordable Care Act in the trash in this campaign ad.<p>To understand just how deep the GOP resistance to Obamacare runs — and why some Republicans would risk a federal government shutdown to defund it — look no further than the special House election in …

Google and Raspberry Pi join forces to create Coder

Advertisement<p>12 Comments<p>Over the last few years, interest in coding (especially for the web) has led to a blossoming of resources that help average …

J. Roddy Walston Rocks on 'Essential Tremors' – Album Premiere

It's been a few years since we last heard from J. Roddy Walston and the Business, but the Cleveland, Tennessee, rockers have a new album, <i>Essential</i> …

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