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  • Lawmakers working to protect new parents from losing their jobs

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Ivanka Trump says that working parents need to be able to raise their child without the fear of losing their career. She says parents need permanent protections and is calling on Congress to pass legislation that would improve access to paid family leave. “People who can afford it the most, are most likely to have access to the leave,” Trump said. “And the people who can afford it the least, and have the least amount of cushion, […]

  • US Postal Service releases stamp to raise money for veterans with PTSD

    WASHINGTON — The United States Postal Service has issued a new semipostal stamp that is now available at Post Offices nationwide. The First-Class stamps will sell for 65 cents, a price which includes a ten cent premium to be donated to veterans causes. The “Healing PTSD” semipostal stamps, now released nationwide, are First-Class Mail postage stamps. Art director Greg Breeding designed them using art by Mark Laita which features a photo illustration showing a green plant sprouting up from brown, […]

  • FBI wants help identifying ‘Jane Doe’ in child exploitation case

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Law enforcement officials are asking for the public’s help identifying a woman known as Jane Doe 37 in relation to a sexual exploitation case. Officials believe Jane Doe 37 may have critical information that could identify a child victim. Videos with Jane Doe 37 in them were brought to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children in June 2014. The EXIF date embedded within the video files showed that the videos were made in April 2012. […]

  • Big Game Bound Week 14: Playoff push, 1-on-1 with Ricky Williams

    It’s Week 14 of “Big Game Bound,” and all eyes are on the playoffs. This week, several games could help shape the bracket. We’re calling on our Big Game Bound correspondents to break down the biggest games of Week 14: the Saints vs. the 49ers, the Patriots vs. the Chiefs, and the Ravens vs. the Bills. Are the Ravens peaking too soon? And is it time to hit the panic button on the 10-2 Patriots? Are the Bills contenders or […]

  • It’s time to fetch the most popular dog names of the decade

    Americans love their dogs like children, and they apparently name them like children too.

  • 7 dies from flesh-eating bacteria linked to black tar heroin

    SAN DIEGO — Seven San Diegans have recently died from a bacterial infection associated with black tar heroin use, county health officials announced Wednesday. Between Oct. 2 and Nov. 24, nine people who injected the variety of heroin were admitted to local hospitals with severe cases of flesh-eating bacteria myonecrosis, a severe soft tissue infection that destroys muscle, according to the  San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency. Seven of them died. The patients ranged in age from 19 […]

  • Justin Timberlake issues apology after being photographed holding co-star’s hand

    MEMPHIS — Justin Timberlake issued a public apology to his wife, Jessica Biel, for what he called “a strong lapse in judgement.” Late last month, the singer and actor was photographed holding the hand of his co-star Alisha Wainwright. The two play lovers in an upcoming movie called “Palmer.” Timberlake posted an emotional apology on social media. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Justin Timberlake (@justintimberlake) on Dec 4, 2019 at 5:05pm PST “I stay away from […]

  • HIV prevention program to offer prEP drug to thousands of uninsured for free

    Without insurance, daily doses of prEP can cost up to $2,000 dollars per month -- That is, until now.

  • Man drowns trying to save dogs from partially frozen lake

    MEYERS, Calif. — A missing 39-year-old man was found dead in El Dorado County after deputies believe he tried to rescue his dogs from an icy lake. In the peak of winter, Lake Baron is a place where people ice skate and ice fish. But in early December it is still too warm for that. David Schmidt, from South Lake Tahoe, walked his three dogs along the water Thanksgiving morning when most of the lake had frozen over. But experts […]

  • Ohio man reunited with beloved schnauzer after carjacking over Thanksgiving holiday

    CLEVELAND — A suburban Cleveland man has been reunited with his beloved dog after the pet was taken by a gunman during a carjacking. “Hey you, there you are!” said Mike Reed, as his miniature schnauzer Franz sprinted toward him and jumped into his arms. The friendly little dog was caught in the middle of a drama that played out over the Thanksgiving holiday. He was clearly relieved to be back in the protective arms of his owner, who said […]

  • Virginia man wins $250,000 on lottery scratcher: ‘I cried all the way home’

    RICHMOND, Va. — A Virginia man’s morning routine paid off big recently when he picked up some scratchers at a convenience store. Nearly every day, Dalton Perkinson meets his buddy at the Wawa gas station at 8851 Staples Mill Road and they play some lottery games. Perkinson, who is a pipefitter, got the surprise of a lifetime when he scratched a White Hot 5s lottery ticket and discovered he’d won $250,000. “I was going crazy,” Perkinson laughed. “I cried all […]

  • Student and officer hurt in shooting at Wisconsin high school

    OSHKOSH, Wisc. — Oshkosh police say an officer and a student were injured after an officer-involved shooting at Oshkosh West High School. Police say a student, armed with a weapon, confronted a school resource officer around 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 3. Both the student and officer were taken to a hospital. Students are being evacuated and taken to Perry Tipler Middle School. Parents may reunite with their students at Tipler. Identification is required. The incident has been turned over […]

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