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Violence in Syria Linked to Drought

Violence in Syria Linked to Drought

A record drought in Syria, intensified by the impact of global warming, has been linked to the worsening violence in the region. Scientists have recently conducted a study that shows man made climate change can directly affect violence in the region. Researchers from Columbia University in New York City and University of California in Santa […]

Hope for Migraine Sufferers

Hope for Migraine Sufferers

Migraine headaches affect about 36 million Americans. The throbbing, light sensitivity and other symptoms can be debilitating, but there is new hope for migraine sufferers via a minimally invasive treatment. Researchers in New York have been working on a new intervention for patients dealing with recurring migraines. To help prevent painful recurrences of migraine symptoms, […]

Lacey Spears Convicted in Poisoning of Her Son With Salt

Lacey Spears Convicted in Poisoning of Her Son With Salt

A mother by the name of Lacey Spears was convicted today on charges she had been poisoning her son with salt that ultimately resulted in his death. Lacey Spears, 27, was charged with second-degree depraved murder of her five year old son, Garnett, who had been hospitalized numerous times due to toxic levels of sodium. […]

Sizable Earthquake Hits Chile

Sizable Earthquake Hits Chile

A sizable earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter Scale recently hit the northern coast of Chile. The news comes after Chile experienced a rather large earthquake near its border shared with Argentina and Bolivia a few weeks ago that measured 6.9 in magnitude. In fact, there were reportedly three earthquakes which happened at that time, […]

Girl Scout Cookies Stolen by Thieves

Girl Scout Cookies Stolen by Thieves

Girl Scout cookies were stolen from a six-year old and her veteran dad as the family was enjoying a weekend in downtown, St. Louis. The thieves stole $1,200 worth of Girl Scout cookies from the back of the family’s SUV, which was parked in the Mansion House Garage.  This is equivalent to 150 boxes of […]

Oregon Coast Sand Dunes to Be Preserved

Oregon Coast Sand Dunes to Be Preserved

Authorities have stepped in for the preservation of the naturally occurring, scenic sand dunes of the Oregon coast. Steps are being taken to regulate the access to the various locations where sand dunes are found. Along the coast of the state of Oregon, 40 picturesque miles of sand dunes are located, the farthest-reaching in the […]

Rahm Emanuel Must Fight for Re-Election

Rahm Emanuel Must Fight for Re-Election

Rahm Emanuel, who came in first place among the five candidates running for the Mayor of Chicago, did not win a high enough percentage of voters to gain re-election. He will have to participate in the runoff election that will take place in the spring. He needed 50 percent plus one to win without having […]

Walmart to Increase Minimum Hourly Wage

Walmart to Increase Minimum Hourly Wage

Solid improvement displayed by the economy of the United States over multiple quarters in the recent past, along with considerable spending recorded by the consumers, has retail stores recognizing the benefits of increasing the rates of minimum hourly wages paid to their employees. One of the most popular retail chain stores to announce this change […]

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Is a Real Illness

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Is a Real Illness

Chronic fatigue syndrome is a real illness, and it seems to be linked to specific changes in a person’s immune system, especially the additional chemical receptors that regulate the responses in the immune system. According to Dr. Mady Horning, head author of a study, there is increasing information that chronic fatigue is caused by an improperly functioning […]

Graceland in Vegas

Graceland in Vegas

Graceland is a familiar name associated with Elvis Presley as the home of this star in Memphis,Tennessee. About 59 years ago, Presley made his first appearance and began his seven-year residency in Las Vegas. On February 25, 1956, it was a day to remember in history for him. “I Forget to Remember to Forget” became his […]

Leonard Nimoy Dead at 83

Leonard Nimoy Dead at 83

Leonard Nimoy, best known for playing Mr. Spock on the infamous Star Trek series, has died at the age of 83. The cause of death was COPD  (Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), which the actor had been openly battling for quite some time. Nimoy announced to the public that he was suffering from this ailment last […]

Police Brutality

Police Brutality

Police brutality is a growing concern for cities across the nation. Often, vigils are held to bring greater awareness to a community who may experience the loss someone unexpectedly due to this contentious issue. Police have responded to suspects, who become victims of brutality, for mistaken identity, assumed resistance, and/or unconfirmed weapon possession. It has […]

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