Tessa Chambers

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Stowaway Teen's Father Was Shocked To Hear Son Was In Hawaii

The father of a teen who last weekend survived a 5 1/2-hour flight from California to Hawaii in the wheel well of a passenger jet says:<p>"When I watched the analysis about the extraordinary and dangerous trip of my son on local TVs and that Allah had saved him, I thanked God and I was very …

Girl hands her jobless dad's resume to Michelle Obama

A buoyant exchange Thursday between Michelle Obama and the children of White House employees turned unexpectedly poignant when a young girl asked the first lady to help her dad.<p>While other children asked Obama about her favorite food or color, the young girl handed the first lady a piece of paper …

What does a black female soldier's hair have to do with defending her country?

When the Army updates AR 670-1, every soldier takes notice. They figure out whether they need to toss anything out or plan a trip to the on-base uniform store. But this time around, many female soldiers of color had to plan an expensive trip to the beauty salon.<p>Why? Because this change to the …

Pope John Paul II Crucifix Falls, Crushes Man to Death

Religion<p>A man was crushed to death when a giant crucifix dedicated to Pope John Paul II collapsed and fell on him, ITV News reports. The accident came just days before a historic canonization that will see the late pope declared a saint.<p>The 98-foot-high wooden and concrete cross fell during a …

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Chicken More Popular Than Beef In U.S. For First Time In 100 Years

America might think of itself as a nation of beef eaters, but for the first time in over a century, Americans are eating more chicken than beef, Priceonomics reports.<p><i>Source: Earth Policy Institute. Credit: Angela Wong / NPR</i><p>Beef consumption has been declining for the past decade, as consumers become …

Coke Suspends Ad Campaign For Best Reason You Could Imagine

Even while Coke sales are declining, the soft drink giant is still putting its advertising on hold to focus on a more important cause.<p>Coca-Cola announced last week that the company is suspending its brand advertising in the Philippines so that it can donate its entire ad budget to typhoon relief …

How Obama Blew the Entire Last Year

It doesn’t get much bet­ter than the ex­hil­ar­a­tion Barack Obama felt when he looked out at the hun­dreds of sup­port­ers packed in­to Mc­Cormick …

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