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Hispanic Community Health Study

Washington, DC - infoZine - In the largest study to date of hearing loss among Hispanic/Latino adults in the United States, researchers have found …

Community Health

U.S. Census: 21.3% Get Assistance

Washington DC - infoZine - Approximately 52.2 million (or 21.3 percent) people in the U.S. participated in major means-tested government assistance …

Statistics

Sporting Kansas City vs FC Dallas Friday, Preview

Kansas City, KS - infoZine - Sporting Kansas City will begin a highly anticipated three-game homestand on Friday with an 8 p.m. CT kickoff against FC …

Dallas

Recall: GT Fury Mountain Bicycles

Washington DC - infoZine - This recall involves all 2015 model year GT Fury Elite and GT Fury Expert downhill mountain bicycles (about 160). The …

Product Recalls

KCMO and St. Louis Receive Brownfields Grants

Lenexa, KS - infoZine - EPA has selected the communities of Kansas City, MO, and St. Louis to receive a total of $900,000 in grants from the agency’s …

Kansas City

37 Countries Join Safe Schools Declaration

Oslo - infoZine - Thirty-seven countries on May 29, 2015, joined an international Safe Schools Declaration that commits them to protect education …

Education

11 Indicted for $1 Million Meth Conspiracy, Eight from St. Joseph

Kansas City, MO - infoZine - James Michael Watts, 24, Alan Curtis Mace, 33, Robert R. Atkinson, 37, Jason Scott Valentine, 33, Walter James Kerns, …

Conspiracies

Recall: Earthwise Cordless Electric Lawn Mowers

Washington DC - infoZine - This recall involves (about 1,200) Earthwise cordless electric push lawn mowers with a 17-inch mowing deck. The recalled …

Lawn Mower

Recall: Mason Jar Night Light

Washington DC - infoZine - The night light features a glass mason jar enclosing the 7-watt incandescent light bulb. The night light (about 12,000) …

Mason Jars

NOAA 2015 Hurricane Outlook

Washington DC - infoZine - For the hurricane season, which officially runs from June 1 to November 30, NOAA is predicting a 70 percent likelihood of …

Weather

No Kansas Fishing Licenses Required for Two Days in June

Pratt, KS - infoZine - Free Fishing Weekend, hosted by the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism, is the perfect opportunity to introduce …

Fishing

Sporting Kansas City Forward Heads to Hungary's National Team

Kansas City, KS - infoZine - Sporting Kansas City forward Krisztian Nemeth has been named to the Hungary Men's National Team for two upcoming …

Hungary

Human Rights Watch Calls on New FIFA President to End Abuses

New York, NY - infoZine - The next president of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) – world football’s governing body – should …

Human Rights

South Sudan Hunger Higher Than Ever Before Projected

Washington DC - infoZine - Responding to the latest Integrated Phase Classification (IPC) or food analysis report for South Sudan, Oxfam South Sudan …

South Sudan

Time to Vote for Your MLS All-Star

Kansas City, KS - infoZine - Major League Soccer unveiled the fan ballot for the 2015 AT&T MLS All-Star Game featuring eight representatives, as …

Soccer

K2 Conspiracy Gets Springfield Man Five Years

Springfield, MO - infoZine - Donald P. Parrett, 43, of Springfield, was sentenced by U.S. Chief District Judge Greg Kays to five years in federal …

Springfield

Europe's Recovery Strengthening Slowly, with Significant Risks

Brussels - infoZine - Economic growth is expected to continue to pick up across Europe, from zero in 2013 and 1.3 percent in 2014, to 1.8 percent and …

Europe

Recall: Natural Grocers Macadamia Nuts

Lakewood, CO. - infoZine - Vitamin Cottage Natural Food Markets Inc., a Lakewood, Colo., based natural grocery chain, is recalling two lots of …

Salmonella

Office Depot to Pay $3.4 Million Civil Penalty, Settles CPSC Charges

Washington DC - infoZine - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is announcing that Office Depot Inc., of Boca Raton, FL, has agreed to …

Office Depot

U.S. Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5990

Washington DC - infoZine - A disaster or tragedy is unexpected and often brings out strong emotions. The Disaster Distress Helpline 1-800-985-5990 …

Department of Health and Human Services

FIFA and CONCACAF Officials Indicted for Racketeering Conspiracy and Corruption

Washington DC - infoZine - A 47-count indictment was unsealed Wednesday morning in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, charging 14 defendants with …

Corruption

Americans Can’t Buy Some of the Best Sunscreens

Washington DC - infoZine - With summer nearly here, U.S. consumers might think they have an abundance of sunscreen products to choose from. But …

Makeup

Five Mexican Nationals Sentenced for Smuggling Cocaine Into Kansas City Area

Kansas City, MO - infoZine - Alejandro Valencia, 32, Eric Octavio Rangel-Ortega, 33, and Alfredo Avitia, 34, all of whom are citizens of Mexico …

Mexico

Missouri Angler Catches Record Striped Bass

Taney County, MO - infoZine - Lawrence Dillman of Rockaway Beach became the most recent record-breaking angler in Missouri when he hooked a giant …

Striped Bass

Dozens Are Held Incommunicado, Have Disappeared in Gambia

Dakar - infoZine - Gambian authorities have detained incommunicado, depriving them of all contact with the outside world, dozens of friends and …

Gambia

Kansas and Other States Settle with Classmates and FTD

Topeka, KS - infoZine - Kansas and Maryland led a group of 22 state attorneys general in the investigation of the companies' practices. The attorneys …

Kansas

Two-thirds of Yemen Without Clean Water

Boston, MA - infoZine - Ongoing airstrikes, ground fighting and fuel shortages mean that an additional 3 million Yemenis are now without drinking …

Middle East

Recall: Can-Am All-Terrain Vehicles

Washington DC - infoZine - This recall is for model year 2008 through 2015 Can-Am Mini DS ATVs (about 12,500). The recalled vehicles are youth model …

Product Recalls

Reynolds and Lorillard to Divest Winston, Kool, Salem, and Maverick

Washington DC - infoZine - Reynolds markets two of the best-selling cigarettes in the country, Camel and Pall Mall, as well as Winston, Kool, and …

Salem