Archive for February, 2014

Somewhere in the Midwest; Friday; February 28, 2014

February 28, 2014


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Today’s High 23 Low 18 Generally clear skies

Big storm brings new worries to Southern California

Evacuations ordered ahead of Calif. storm

Library releasing documents from Clinton years

California data breaches hit 21.3 million accounts

Tea party insists it’s alive and kicking

Married dad becomes Maronite Catholic priest in US

U.S. expands healthy food assistance to women, infants and children

Court: School was within its rights to ban US flag T-shirts on Cinco de Mayo

Two Mexicans charged with running outlaw gun factory in California

Girl, 4, playing in yard is mauled to death by dogs, including a shepherd-mix and

Jumbo jets damaged at LAX

Will secrecy of lethal injection be lifted?

aaCrimea airportUkraine crisis: ‘Russians occupy’ Crimea airports

Ukraine accuses Russia of ‘armed invasion’

Ukraine prosecutors to seek Yanukovych extradition

Swiss Launch Ukraine Money-Laundering Probe

Russia warship docks in Havana harbor

Russian court puts Putin foe under house arrest

Russian cartoon jabs at Putin

Thai minister rejects proposal for talks from protest leader

Cyprus faces fresh bailout uncertainty after privatization vote

Seoul: NKorea fired Scuds for 1st time since ’09

Members of al-Qaida breakaway group withdraw from areas in northern Syria

UK hacking suspect: I’ll fight US extradition

Dahlan, exiled Palestinian leader, builds comeback

Israel urges IAEA to issue full report on Iran nuclear research

German court says Nazi suspect unfit for trial

Gay Rights Gained in US Amid Russian, Ugandan Reversals

Clothes key in Pistorius trial

Tim Wilson, 52, American stand-up comedian and country music singer, dies

aaQuantom dropletScientists pinpoint exotic new particle called quantum droplet

Global warming slowdown likely to be brief: U.S., UK science bodies

NASA oversight led to spacewalker’s near drowning, panel finds

Get eye-level with sharks in this amazing video

Start-up company lets you name a crater on Mars for USD $5

Creation Museum founder: Construction to begin on new theme park

First Americans lived on land bridge for thousands of years, genetics study

NASA to use space images to help monitor California drought

Genetically modified babies with three parents could be born in UK next year

Chronically ill facing high drugs costs under U.S. health law

Doctors fear new painkiller

Beware! Stethoscopes more contaminated than hands

Verizon customers beware: This crazy new scam could steal control of your account

GAO report: Airline pilot shortage? Not clear

MTGox bitcoin exchange files for bankruptcy

GCHQ identified Kinect as possible snooping tool; Microsoft denies all knowledge

Unemployment Benefit Extension Waits on Policy Leaders to Review and React

Google Android chief: Android may be open, but it is not less secure

Survey: 0.15% of mobile gamers make up half of all revenue

Teachers priced out of Calif.?

End of road for Honda Insight

aaCollinsCollins meets with Matthew Shepard’s parents after scoring for them

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Who made/lost big cash at NFL Combine?

Critics blast Rio’s World Cup, Olympic evictions

Iditarod sled dog race kicks off this weekend

Ex-NFL star arrested in Los Angeles on New Orleans rape warrant

McIlroy Leads At Honda Classic

Report: Pro Bowl might move

Griner penning tell-all memoir

Ex-coach won’t recruit white QB

LeBron’s mask freaks folks out

$60 million disaster in Texas

Rousey: Breasts get in the way

NASCAR star pranks critic

Tebow gets OSU in trouble

aaLupita Nyong'oNyong’o admits complexion was ‘obstacle’ in youth

Lupita Nyong’o Gives Raw Speech On Representation At Essence Awards

Oscars’ gift bag has $80000 worth of swag

Oscars to stream live online

Academy Awards show advertising retains a golden aura

Reports: Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher are engaged

Sultry TV duos: Should they or shouldn’t they?

Da Brat loses big in lawsuit

Rapper: Bieber’s just young

Aiken running for Congress

Maks returning to ballroom

Fashion fails of the week

Kanye to release tour film

Non-Stop: Liam Neeson’s ‘particular set of skills’ still in high demand

Substitute teacher, 72, arrested for furiously masturbating in high school hallway

Police officer to disabled veteran denied service: “You’re not blind, you don’t need a dog.”

Jersey City man pays it forward for 30 days in a row

‘You just do what you have to do,’ says woman who gave up coat to newborn

aaMonkeyMonkey snatches camera, makes unwatchable documentary before attempt to eat it

Somewhere in the Midwest; Thursday; February 27, 2014

February 27, 2014


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Today’s High 10 Low -10 Windy/Snow Showers

Calif. rain brings landslide fears

A way forward for Obama and Boehner?

Obama launches ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ to help young minority men

Arizona governor vetoes antigay bill

Video captures attack on Wash. bus driver

Confused Japanese tourists led Utah police on high-speed chase

Wisconsin man gets three years for sexually assaulting stepsister

AP Exclusive: Phone system failed in LAX shooting

Jailed Cuban agent to be deported from U.S. after release

Boston Marathon heightens security measures after bombing attack

FBI offers reward over anti-Mormon graffiti attacks in Idaho

Reid hammered by GOP after claiming all ObamaCare ‘horror stories’ untrue

Border Patrol’s use of deadly force criticized in report

Texas’ ban on gay marriage unconstitutional, judge says

Hawaii Plane Crash Kills 3, Injures 3 More

Exclusive: CIA mole murdered by al Qaeda

aaCrimeaCrimean parliament seizure inflames Russian-Ukrainian tensions – live updates

Ukraine crisis: Russian fighter jets on ‘combat alert’ amid continuing unrest in Crimea

Russia grants protection for Ukrainian president

Kerry to Putin: ‘Not Rocky IV’

North Korea fires short-range missiles in apparent exercise

North Korea releases video of missionary from South accused of spying

S. Korea Urges North to Release Detained Missionary

Car bomb kills 12 in Mogadishu, Somalia

Deadly explosion at Qatar restaurant blamed on gas cylinder

Exclusive: U.N. nuclear agency opted against sensitive Iran report

Turkish prime minister targeted in second audio tape

From Uganda to Russia, Homophobia Spreading Worldwide

Amnesty reports sharp spike in Israeli soldiers’ killings of Palestinians (+video)

Jim Lange, ‘The Dating Game’ host, dies at 81

‘Warriors’ actor, 65, dies

Ex-boxing champ killed

aaNew worldsPlanet bonanza: NASA announces discovery of 715 new worlds

Scientists pinpoint exotic new particle called quantum droplet

Moon punched in the face by a meteorite

Increased Risk of Collision between Ships and Migrating Whales in Bering Strait

Baby’s Rare Brain Tumor Had Teeth

New pain pill’s approval: ‘Genuinely frightening’

FDA mulls giving green light to controversial 3-person embryo fertilization

New food labels would highlight calories and sugar

UK to consult on draft rules for 3-parent embryos

Hundreds of foods in U.S. contain ‘ADA’ plastics chemical: report

Smartphone cameras step closer to high-end power

US safety agency to probe GM recall response

Futures fall on Ukraine tension ahead of Yellen comments

Tesla: 4 states contend for 6500-job battery plant

Sears Has $358 Million Quarterly Loss as Holiday Sales Fall (1)

Nokia: Imaging SDK set for Android Nokia X Platform

Boeing makes ‘self-destruct’ top secret smartphone

Airline cuts bereavement fares

16 billionaires who started with nothing

aaBlake Bortles and Lindsey DukeNFL asked about star QB’s GF

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3 teams for ex-Pacer Danny Granger

Clippers lose Jamal Crawford to injury

USC sanctions still irk Carroll

Switzer calls Manziel an ‘embarrassment’

Post-Combine NFL mock draft

Player who dissed Sam is cut

US star skater dishes on Sochi

NBA star poses with $1M cash

Report: Aaron Hernandez sued

aaEmily PirizAmerican Idol’s Top 13: Some Girls Shine, Others Falter (Emily Piriz)

Angelina Jolie Asks: ‘What Am I Supposed To Be Doing With My Life?’

Justin Bieber’s Jail Video Reveals Unsteady Walk During Sobriety Test

Bieber bodyguard arrested

New Marvel series boon for NY

Cambodia vies for 1st Oscar with ‘Missing Picture’

Ladies in red: Celebs dazzle in lace dresses

Anthony fights more support

‘Abbey’ costumes on display

Julianne Hough’s silly selfie

Clapton pulls Bangkok show

Sheen to narrate war special

Kim talks having more kids

Reporter’s arm amputated

Monkey snatches camera, makes unwatchable documentary before attempt to eat it

Was local TV reporter canned for her handstand?

Mummy the victim of foul play

Video: Pups feel no shame

aaMein Kampf‘Mein Kampf’ signed by Hitler up for auction in LA

Somewhere in the Midwest; Wednesday; February 26, 2014

February 26, 2014


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Today’s High 10 Low 6 Snow Showers/Partly Cloudy

It’s going to get even colder

Avalanche deaths spike as storms bring snow, risks

Obama to outline plan to fix crumbling roads, rail, bridges

Obama prepared for complete US withdrawal from Afghanistan

President Obama urges health law backers to help with big enrollment push

Pressure mounts on Arizona governor over anti-gay bill

Because of police officer’s mix-up, teen wrongly kept in jail for 5 weeks

Florida deputies disciplined over mix-up that led to teen’s wrongful arrest

Passenger charged with punching flight attendant

Army study gives women taste of combat tasks

AP Exclusive: Few Army women want combat jobs

Missouri executes man in ’89 rape, killing of teen

Golden Gate Bridge hits milestone in 2013 with 46 suicides

Susan Rice: No regrets about Benghazi remarks

Boston-area planes report lasers, FAA investigates

Court: Meth arrest too early

Did cops sell impounded cars?

aaBanksy muralNeighbors foil attempt to steal wall, Banksy mural

Russia evokes World War Two in media blitz on Ukraine

Pro-Russian rally in Crimea decries Kiev ‘bandits’

Ukraine disbands police unit accused of violence

Can Ukraine Avoid Split and Bloody Civil War?

Crimean city offers refuge to police who battled protesters in Ukraine capital

U.S. warns banks to watch for ousted Ukraine leader moving looted funds

Turkish foreign minister says world has failed Syria

Iraq denies reports it bought weapons from Iran

Hezbollah vows to respond to ‘Israeli air strike’

Egyptian court sentences 26 people to death for plotting Suez Canal attack

Egypt’s Sisi to stay on as defense minister: official

Al Qaeda hunts for a new Bin Laden

Ex pope Benedict denies he was forced to resign

Spanish flamenco guitarist Paco de Lucia dies at 66

aaFlashlightTeen Invents Flashlight That Could Change The World

What Is Vasculitis?

Five Charts on American Obesity: The Youngest Kids Are Alright

Measles alert expands in Framingham

US weighs the pros and cons of crafting embryos from three people

San Diego approves rules for medical pot shops

GM more than doubles North American ignition-switch recall

Fingerprint security convenient, but not flawless

AP Exclusive: Health law cybersecurity challenges

JPMorgan to cut 8000 jobs this year

Samsung debuts new Exynos chips, questions linger on 64-bit plans

Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Apple iPhone 5s: Which has the edge on specs?

aaManziel LCombineManziel runs fast 4.68 in 40-yard dash

Winners and losers of the NFL combine

Long shot Desir gets shot at combine

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Hernandez involved in prison altercation

Knicks G Felton arraigned on gun charges

Shockers first at 30-0 in regular season

No. 1 Gators clinch share of SEC title

James expects to return to face Knicks

FSU’s Winston goes 0 for 2 vs. Yankees

Thunder C Perkins to miss 6 weeks

Spring training roundup

Jason Collins’ No. 98 Nets jersey the top-seller on

NBA: No 4-point shot in works

Supercar claims speed record

Ex-boxing world champ kidnapped, shot dead

Good news about Schumacher

Dale Jr. rises to Tiger status

aaColleen and JacobSinger Colleen Ballinger and nephew Jacob sing duet (YouTube)

Robin Thicke cancels ANOTHER concert after announcing his marriage breakdown

Perry and Mayer split?

Ripper Street returns in Amazon TV-on-demand deal

‘Ghostbusters’ sequel still on

’80s supermodel disses Upton

Atkins to aerials: Stars’ diet & workout secrets

Loretta Lynn hurt in house fire

Report: Katy & John over again

Love sued over doctor’s fees

Heigl: Times have been tough

‘True Detective’ rocks ratings

Rihanna & Drake party at club

Tiny houses help address nation’s homeless problem

Couple stumbles upon $10 million in rare coins

Chinese man becomes first person to sue government over dangerous air pollution

Whale’s tail smacks woman right on the ol’ noggin

Teach your kids it’s OK to fail

aaIce capMelting Of Peru’s Quelccaya Ice Cap Caused By Rising Temperature, Not Reduced Snowfall

Somewhere in the Midwest; Tuesday; February 25, 2014

February 25, 2014


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Today’s High 20 Low 5 Snow Flurries/Clouds

Vets benefits bill should win initial Senate vote

Budget cuts to slash U.S. Army to smallest since before World War Two

Pentagon downsizing could impact Maryland contractors, service members

Ariz. gov. urged to veto religious freedom bill

US prosecutors jockeying to try captured drug lord

Biden at center of US diplomacy with Ukraine

Michigan gay marriage ban focus of a federal trial

2-week Trial to Begin on Michigan Gay Marriage Ban

State lawyers don’t have to defend gay marriage bans: Holder

Teen’s killer presses appeals as Missouri prepares his execution

Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight honored for courage

Governors let harsh words fly over Keystone XL

US Supreme Court Decides Against Hearing Dicristina Appeal

AR-15s issued to school police

aaPope‘Secrets of the Vatican’ exposes crises facing Pope Francis

Ukraine: No new government before Thursday

Video: Inside president’s home

In Ukraine turbulence, a lad from Lviv becomes the toast of Kiev

Dozens of students killed in Nigerian school

In Venezuela protests, both sides draw battle lines — but call for peace

Syrian al Qaeda group gives rival Islamists ultimatum

Uganda tabloid prints list of ‘top’ homosexuals

Italian marines will still be tried in India: foreign ministry

Turkish PM says tapes of talk with son a fabrication

Oscar Pistorius trial to be broadcast on TV, rules South African judge

South Korea Committee to Prepare for Reunifcation with North

Rob Ford discusses drinking

aaHarold RamisHarold Ramis (right) dead at 69

Pollution worsens in Beijing as statues don masks

First Lady to Propose School Junk Food Ad Ban

InterMune’s lung drug delays disease progression in trial

Vegetarian diets may lower blood pressure

Measles cases confirmed in Boston-area suburb

Website of major Bitcoin exchange vanishes

Home Depot Reports Lower Sales but Higher Dividend

Samsung releases Galaxy S5, new wearables

Lotus C-01 superbike revealed

LinkedIn to add site in Chinese

Trader Joe’s sued over pretzels

aaClowneyClowney draws raves for fast 40 time

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Woj: Nene out six weeks with sprained knee

Kansas clinches share of Big 12 title

Gators No. 1 for first time since 2007

Plate collisions banned with exceptions

Rangers add year to Washington’s deal

Davis reunites with Rivers, joins Clips

Sabres still shopping G Miller

New York Knicks guard Felton arrested over gun not registered to him

Coach bans team from Twitter

Brewers add 4-legged mascot

Did this couple, ‘their’ nation scam Sochi?

Mayweather’s next bout picked

NHLer doesn’t want his medal

Alex Morgan, BFF in bikini war?

Dale Jr. visits Dale Sr.

D-Wade wants you to buy his McLaren

aaPatton and ThickeRobin Thicke and Paula Patton ‘mutually’ decide to split

Thicke pulls out of concerts

Miley Cyrus Mouth-Attacked Katy Perry in Front of Everybody

‘Heroes’ Returning To NBC

New host Seth Meyers lands at NBC’s ‘Late Night’

Seth Meyers gets a new ‘Night’ off to a great start

Disney launches cloud movie service for mobile, online viewing

Sweet life: Where cast of ‘Jawbreaker’ is now

‘Simpsons’ actor wins lawsuit

Oprah snaps her first selfie

Cranston to play serial killer

Cowell’s baby visits the beach

FOX orders Bruckheimer pilot

Swindled former inmate awarded his lawyer’s house

Michelle Obama, Will Ferrell team up for anti-obesity PSA

Thar they blow: Kayaker scores up-close footage of orca whales

aaWest AfricaThe First Great Ocean Voyagers? Hint: It Wasn’t the Polynesians

Somewhere in the Midwest; Monday; February 24, 2014

February 24, 2014


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Today’s High 19 Low 15 Mix Clouds/Sunshine

Much-needed rain, snow to hit parched California

Federal wood burning rule prompts rural backlash

Arkansas lawmakers to vote on funds for alternative to Obamacare

Attorney General seeks national standard to protect against identity theft

Colorado approves limits on air pollution from oil, gas drilling

Pentagon to propose shrinking Army, scrapping some jets: report

River closed at New Orleans after barge spills oil

Detroit police chief answers gang member’s death threat

Madoff’s ex-secretary may testify at NYC trial

Kerry Kennedy drugged-driving trial to open in NY

More military get food stamps

Vet shocked to learn of Medal of Honor

aaGuzmanManhunt ends for world’s biggest drug lord

Ukraine: Arrest warrant for President Yanukovych

Yanukovych allies attempt dramatic escape from Ukraine

Egypt government resigns, paving way for Sisi to seek presidency

Pakistani Taliban commander shot dead in Waziristan

Italy’s new PM Renzi faces first parliamentary test

Brazil presses EU for undersea cable to skirt U.S. links

Uganda’s Museveni signs anti-gay bill

Moscow court sends 7 to prison for protest rally

World War I root of Mideast conflict, Armenian genocide

US killer slain by Israel forces

Holocaust survivor, 110, dies

aaCrystal4.4-Billion-Year-Old Zircon Crystal Reveals Earth’s Infancy

Sun-dimming volcanoes partly explain global warming hiatus-study

Runaway star Kappa Cassiopeiae’s overspeeding causes spectacular light show

International Team Plans New Action To Save 90% Extinct Lemur Species

Debate Over E-Cigarettes Getting Hot

Illness paralyzes 5 in Bay Area

Deutsche Bank to slash U.S.-based assets by $100 billion: FT

Boeing’s machinist union in St. Louis approves contract extension

Some Galaxy S5 phones will ship with Intel LTE inside

Netflix to pay Comcast for faster speeds

LG plans to challenge Samsung, Sony in smartwatches

Sony Z2, M2 and Z2 tablet are Sony’s new waterproof wonders

aaDale Earnhadt Jr.Earnhardt Jr. wins 2nd Daytona 500 a decade later

Danica caught up in big wreck


Costly, political, successful: Sochi Olympics end

Host Russia tops medal count

Canada beats Sweden 3-0 for gold medal

Sweden C Backstrom fails doping test

Russia’s Zubkov wins double bobsled gold

Legkov leads Russian sweep of 50K race

US’ Fogt gets his first bobsled medal

Big Air a likely next step at Olympics

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Collins first openly gay NBA player

Kobe: Jason Collins will have a ‘domino effect’

Day outlasts Dubuisson to win Match Play

Big Ten basketball power rankings: Week 16

Combine’s biggest winner is …

Fastest QB at Combine

Finally! Jeter to take field on . .

LeBron James to be fitted with facemask

aaGomez and SwiftCeleb girlfriends have fun with their Twitpics

CNN says Piers Morgan’s talk show is ending

Erin Andrews to replace Brooke Burke-Charvet as ‘Dancing with the Stars’ co-host

Alec Baldwin whines he ‘can’t live in New York anymore’

Avatar Star Sam Worthington Arrested for Assaulting Paparazzo

‘Catching Fire’ makes history

Deen: ‘I’m back in the saddle’

Kim K. shares cute pic

Kiss out of Hall induction?

Hagar talks rum & more

NBC rebooting ‘Heroes’

Photos: NAACP Image Awards

’12 Years a Slave’ wins again

| Former news anchor arrested

Jennifer Lopez drama gets series order at NBC

Man plans lien on City Hall when Cincinnati won’t pay

Last dry town in Connecticut reconsiders prohibition

aaStonehengeSource of Stonehenge Bluestone Rocks Identified

Somewhere in the Midwest; Sunday; February 23, 2014

February 23, 2014
Wooster Lake, Potato Creek State Park

Wooster Lake, Potato Creek State Park

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Today’s High 36 Low 16 Mix Clouds/Sun

Snow to blanket Northwest

Obama to unveil manufacturing institutes in Detroit, Chicago

One dead, 27 made ill by carbon monoxide at New York mall

Probe begins into carbon monoxide leak at NY mall

Florida lawmakers vote to expand ‘stand your ground’ law

High court climate case looks at EPA’s power

Five snowmobilers found safe after lost in Wyoming mountains

Tribal killing suspect was target of probe

Wis. governor: Released documents are `old news’

Texas’ Perry praises Christie

Springfield residents honor the memory of Hailey Owens

Frat booted over statue noose

Will governor sign anti-gay bill?

States hike smoking age

Missing student found dead in Italy

aaTymoshenkoUkraine parliament ousts Yanukovich, Tymoshenko freed

Ukraine: Parliament boss takes presidential powers

Ukraine: Presidential aide says he isn’t leaving

Ukraine media: mixed views on Tymoshenko

Ukraine crisis: Kiev square ‘quieter and calmer’

US offers Ukrainians support

Afghan Taliban kill 21 soldiers, suspend prisoner swap attempt

Car bomb kills 14 in Syrian town on Turkish border: activists

Kerry sees Russia, China agreeing on UN resolution on Syria as possible

Blood on the streets as bomb kills two, wounds 22 in Thai capital

Venezuelans protest en masse in rival rallies

Airport protest turns violent

Mexico’s Sinaloa drug chief arrested

U.S. now bugging German ministers in place of Merkel: report

Archbishop Tutu pleads with Uganda’s President Museveni not to sign anti-gay bill

Australian TV personality Charlotte Dawson commits suicide

aaMaria von TrappMaria von Trapp, 99 (seated), dies in Vermont

Speedy Stars Leave Significant Impact on the Milky Way Galaxy

Area physicians dispute findings of mammogram study

Kentucky: Heroin overdoses rise as painkiller overdoses drop

Samsung’s new smartwatches have fitness features

Microsoft plans spring Windows update

Next Windows Phone update will allow for more affordable devices

Small Nebraska agency might further complicate Keystone fight

G20 aims to add $2tn to global economy

Transcripts show Fed at times slow to grasp crisis

Metro areas see solid home-price growth

Apple, Samsung Patent War Still Not Over

aaRonda RouseyUFC 170: Ronda Rousey stops Sara McMann in 66 seconds


Russia clinches overall medals title

Team USA hockey doesn’t medal

Russia’s Zubkov wins double bobsled gold

Legkov leads Russian sweep of 50K race

Sweden goes for gold without Backstrom

IOC president hails Sochi transformation

2 more athletes test positive at Sochi Olympics

Sochi speedskating all about the Dutch

Topless Chamoun lets skiing do talking

New twist in Sochi controversy

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Sam not worried about treatment in NFL

Sam makes request of fans

NFL Scouting Combine Day 3 recap: Michael Sam’s day and Khalil Mack’s

Combine winners and losers

What makes Daytona 500 so hard to win?

Storm may delay Daytona 500

Coaching rivals blasting Saban

Boeheim blows over ‘worst call’

Ryan brothers visit Hooters

Nelson Cruz signs with Orioles

aaLipinski and WeirWeir, Lipinski to cover Oscars fashion

Fallon And Timberlake Bring “History Of Rap” Out Of Retirement

Guardians of the Galaxy Character Preview Vignettes and Hilarious Spoof Poster

Atlanta’s Buckhead to the Bieb: Stay out

True movie heaven: It’s all about Kevin

Dunham jokes about her guy

What happened to ‘Scandal’?

Top 13 ‘American Idol’ singers

‘The Bachelor’ sneak peek

Oscars full of rich, poor tales

‘DWTS’ eliminates Brooke Burke

Video: See Stalin’s Sochi home

Politician’s idea: Eat road kill

Principal allegedly dragged kids

aaFrozen Great LakesStunning Ice-Covered Great Lakes Seen from Space (Photo)

Somewhere in the Midwest; Saturday; February 22, 2014

February 22, 2014
Bendix Woods County Park

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Today’s High 36 Low 16 Mix Clouds/Sun

Ignoring China’s protest, Obama hosts Dalai Lama

Obama to award Medal of Honor to 24 overlooked Army veterans

U.S. soldier killed, 7 injured during training exercise at Fort Bragg

Saving Detroit: What next?

Case dropped against SC woman jailed over video

Man in Home Depot fraud gets 2½-years in prison

NJ’s Christie keeps low profile as Dems attack

Mixed signals over in-flight use of cellphones

Some victims in California tribal office shooting were relatives

California lawmaker indicted on bribery, corruption charges

Arizona bill would allow businesses to refuse service to gays

Ole Miss frat suspended over noose on statue of black student

Baby stable after freeway CPR

BART dangles on elevated track

Detroit bankruptcy plan under heavy assault

aaTymoshenko and YanukovychOpposition: Ukraine’s Yanukovych has left Kiev

Ukraine protesters seize Yanukovich’s compound in Kiev

Somalia’s al Shabaab say attack meant to get president ‘dead or alive’

Italy’s Renzi sworn in as prime minister

Hundreds arrested in Moscow

More protests as Venezuela leader calls for talks with US

Venezuelan violence has roots in obscure incident

Thousands of kids lost parents in S Sudan fighting

Syrians in remote tented settlement feel abandoned

Top official says Chinese security depends on Afghan stability

Thai protesters turn in SIM cards seen linked to PM’s family

Morsi trial over jailbreak adjourned to Feb. 24

Anne Frank books vandalized

Pope Francis inducts new cardinals as predecessor Benedict looks on

aaMute swansProtesters make noise over New York plan to kill off mute swans

Pentagon moving ahead with new vertical lift aircraft

Muslim clerics issue fatwa banning the devout from Mars One ‘suicide’ mission

Pesky boulder gets rolled away

Can we stop the lemur from going extinct?

Army must track test subjects

Eating Disorders Often Begin At Home: On The Eve Of The Eating Disorders Week

CDC: 1 dead, 7 ill from cheese

DNA prostate test ‘will predict deadliest cancer risk’

Waves knock 500 containers off ship

Traditional Real Estate Sales Increase In Florida

Mexico becoming a driving force in auto production

Records show US Fed on edge during darkest days of 2008 crisis

Update your iThings NOW: Apple splats scary SSL snooping bug in iOS

Security experts raise flags over WhatsApp

Crocs out $3.4M to trash clogs

Ban at Harvard over ‘Dogecoin’

Banks balk at pot money

aaMikaela ShiffrinUS teen Shiffrin wins slalom gold


Sweden moves into gold-medal game

US shut out of speedskating medals

Dujmovits wins women’s parallel slalom

Bergsma boycotts Dutch pursuit team

S. Korea protests figure skating result

Sotnikova: I earned that gold

Huge petition: Overturn gold

Bjoergen leads Norway sweep in 30K cross-country

Cross-country skier tests positive

Sarah Burke’s ashes spread in the Sochi mountains by Olympic coach

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49ers deny team tried to trade Harbaugh

James has broken nose, may sit vs. Bulls

Cal AD: Bielema comments ‘insensitive’

Lucchino: Sox, Yanks ‘different animals’

Dodgers sign Cuban standout

Manziel’s Combine confession

Petty: I’m 76, will race Danica

Incognito spotted with 5 girls

aaSarah Elizabeth JonesTrain hits, kills crew member filming Gregg Allman biopic

Justin Timberlake Performs ‘History Of Rap 5′ With Fallon, Apologizes For

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Stars who are defined as ab-solutely fabulous

Aguilera excited about baby

Handler slams NYT columnist

A guide to Rihanna’s tattoos

Kanye sports a mask in public

Pharrell’s Grammy hat for sale

DiCaprio mulling theater stint

Britney’s now a redhead

The One Subject Most Americans Won’t Talk About

5th grade teacher drinks beer in classroom, everyone gets upset

Girl Scout sells 117 cookie boxes in two hours outside pot dispensary

South Carolina Lawmakers Vote to Cut Colleges’ Funds for Having Gay Books on Reading List

Man’s camera with images of late wife found a year after being stolen

Holy roller: Teen recently diagnosed with cancer bowls perfect game

aaCanada hockey goldCanada beats US 1-0, will play for gold

Somewhere in the Midwest; Friday; February 21, 2014

February 21, 2014


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Today’s High 34 Low 25 Snow Showers/Windy

4 dead, 2 injured in shooting at Calif. tribal office

Mexico condemns shooting by US border agent

Drugs found aboard ‘Captain Phillips’ ship where two ex-SEALs died

Religious freedom bill riles gay rights supporters

Ten inmates injured in Arizona prison melee

Ted Nugent, Wendy Davis and CNN: The politics of inflammatory speech

Rand Paul: Nugent Should Apologize

Biden: US prepared to sanction Ukraine officials

Police: Oregon teens torture classmate, cut swastika into his head

Top US Army Officer: We Have ‘Common Objectives’ With China

Same-sex marriage suits rising

Dalai Lama joins unlikely panel at conservative think tank

aaDalai Lama and President ObamaChina Angry Over Obama-Dalai Lama Meeting

Ukraine president announces early election

Zimbabwe court orders deportation of former congressman

Unpaid Thai farmers call off airport tractor protest

Italy’s Renzi seen close to naming new cabinet

Libyan official, patients killed as military plane crashes in Tunisia

Al Qaeda-linked militants attack Somali presidential compound

Iran’s Higher Enriched Uranium Drops, IAEA Says

Six dead in Venezuela protests

Beauty queen dies from protest injuries

aaArtificial muscleResearchers Create Muscle Fibers Using Fishing Line and Sewing Thread

An incredible new look at the polar vortex

Video: Twister sets down in Ill.

Video: W.Va. wary over water

US mulls new pesticide rules

Next-generation GPS satellite launched into orbit

Antarctic’s PIG glacier may continue melting in coming decades

Why the flu has hit working-age adults hardest

‘Swine flu’ returns, hits younger people this year

Thyroid cancer cases soar; is it overdiagnosed?

Dogs pick up emotions just like humans

FCC won’t appeal net neutrality ruling, will write new regulations

Illinois leads multistate probe of Sallie Mae’s student loan practices

Income inequality: Among US cities, bigger ones are more unequal (+video)

Google Project Tango smartphone creates 3D maps of user surroundings

Galaxy 5S? BlackPhone? What we expect from the Mobile World Congress

3 apps to control your home

Starbucks rolls out pastry deal

aaAdelina SotnikovaPutin to Sotnikova: ‘Russia is proud of you’


Watch: Judging state of U.S. figure skating

Outraged figure skating fans petitioning Olympic Games

IOC: There’s no figure skating judging controversy

Canada women rally by US, win gold in OT

Bowman of US wins gold in ski halfpipe

German Olympian fails doping test

Canada finishes 1-2 in women’s skicross

Skicross racer taken off on stretcher

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Spears: Harden hyperextends elbow in loss

Woj & Spears: Magic buyout ‘Big Baby’ Davis

Latest NBA deadline trades

Pacers send Granger to 76ers for Turner

76ers deal C Hawes to Cavaliers

Wizards acquire PG Miller in 3-team deal

Nuggets trade Miller, Hamilton

Hawks acquire veteran Antawn Jamison from Clippers

Trade-deadline reaction around the NBA

Kobe tweets trade displeasure

Big wreck ends Duels, shakes up Daytona 500

Brady sends Manziel message

aaFantastic FourFox finds its new Fantastic Four

Drain hoses blamed for Wayne Newton yacht sinking

CeeLo Green Leaving ‘The Voice’: ‘I’m Not Coming Back At All’ …

First lady pays visit to new ‘Tonight Show’ host

Modern Family star Sarah Hyland groped by fan

Katy Perry IS an evil Egyptian queen for new Dark Horse music video

Oscars: best foreign film contenders

Lots of love for ‘Big Hug Mug’

You gotta have friends: Celeb besties’ TwitPics

Untouched pics irk Dunham

Kimora Lee Simmons weds

Aniston in talks for mom-com

Taylor in anti-fracking TV ad

Khloe K. hits the gym & trails

1D singer gives Bieber advice

Bijou Phillips welcomes baby girl

New ’22 Jump Street’ trailer

This raccoon just wants a hug

What would you do if you saw a shivering child at a bus stop?

Dramatic photo of baby rescue

How to look beautiful on a webcam

Supercute stampede: Puppies chase down boy

aaCalifornia dividedPlan to divide California into 6 states advances

Somewhere in the Midwest; Thursday; February 20, 2014

February 20, 2014


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Today’s High 52 Low 30 Rain/T-Storms

Video: Flood fears mount

Obama: Ukraine, Syria not pieces on ‘Cold-War chessboard’

Winning $425M Powerball ticket sold in California

Football coach charged in Missouri girl’s death

Biden: ‘We may not get to 7 million’ by Obamacare deadline

Suspect questioned in Pittsburgh murder of Iowa lawmaker’s sisters: 

NY hazing victim’s family to sue

Mom: Teeth yanked at school

Fighting FEMA isn’t easy

In coma, facing deportation

aaKorea reunionsKoreas Hold Family Reunions For First Time Since 2010

Ukraine truce shattered, death toll tops 50

At least 22 dead as violence flares in Kiev

Pics: Ukrainians take up arms

World powers and Iran make ‘good start’ towards nuclear accord

Libyans vote for constitution body amid bombs, tensions

Thai protesters take to Facebook to target businesses linked to PM

Thailand’s prime minister denies corruption charge

U.N. Syria aid vote likely Friday, Russia or China support unclear

New highly radioactive leak at Japan’s Fukushima plant

Quiet diplomacy faulted for Africa’s anti-gay laws

Rights group denounces Egypt reporters trial

Court blocks release of three of Rajiv Gandhi’s killers

aaSupernovaSupernova secrets seen in X-rays

Lockheed tech lets U.S. Apache helicopter pilots aim in color

Honeybees may be infecting bumblebees with deadly diseases

Patient’s Own Immune Cells Detect And Kill Cancer Cells In A Clinical Study

Each extra hour of sitting ups disability risk

Stress DOES cause headaches, then causes us to become even more stressed

Wall Street sees sense in Facebook’s $19 billion WhatsApp purchase

Keystone Pipeline Faces New Obstacle in Nebraska

GLOBAL ECONOMY-World economic recovery struggling to gain traction

Google Plans to Bring Ultra-Fast Internet to More than 30 Cities

10 things that can raise your insurance

Gambling away retirement

How to cut credit card debt

Want to launch side business?

Biggest IRS audit red flags

7 signs you need financial help

aaSkylar Diggins2WNBA player Skylar Diggins, a South Bend Washington and ND grad

Skylar Diggins Flaunts Bikini For Sports Illustrated

Sexy women’s stars show skin


US rolls, Canada survives to set up semi

Lamb blasts US Speedskating leadership

USA-1 driver Holcomb says leg improving

French men sweep medals in skicross

Norway wins gold in Nordic combined team

US teen Shiffrin chases gold in slalom

ISU may add 2 speedskating events

Men’s hockey bracket: Matchups & schedule

Ice dancing finale leaves hurt feelings in Sochi

American Snowboarder Wins Gold…for Russia

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Boston College stuns No. 1 Syracuse 62-59 in OT

No. 3 Wichita St. remains last unbeaten

Reds to extend Bailey 6 years for $105M

Miami fires Turner, O’Neill after probe

Dwight Howard destroys the Lakers in return and blows their fans a kiss

What the national media are saying about the NFL Scouting Combine

NFL Combine preview and 5 bold predictions

Fan poll: Most hated NFL stars

Cops: NFL star KO’d fiancee

aaMiranda KerrThese celebs are both swoon-worthy & single (Miranda Kerr)

Pussy Riot presents Sochi punk video

Elton John performs during a concert at the Olympia concert hall in Paris on Dec

‘Fantastic Four’ Reboot: Fox In Final Talks With Kate Mara, Jamie Bell, Michael B

CeeLo Green says he’s done with ‘The Voice’

Hoffman will: Raise son in NYC, SF or Chicago

$25M lawsuit filed over ‘Wolf’

Lamas named son after death

Kardashian Kids line unveiled

Nicks wants gig with ‘Thrones’

Which Olympians to ‘DWTS’?

Hudgens plays sexy mermaid

Navy supercarrier arrives at scrapyard

Navy veteran fired from job after taking down tattered American flag

The myths of marijuana: Former DEA chief says pot legalization a ‘disaster’

How pot icon Tommy Chong inspired Jordan Belfort to write his ‘Wolf of Wall Street’

Clear your calendars: Viking apocalypse scheduled for Saturday

World’s best place to live is …

aaFreedom Baptist ChurchMississippi church floor collapses, around 35 injured: report

Somewhere in the Midwest; Wednesday; February 19, 2014

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Ukraine: 25 killed, 241 injured in Kiev clashes

Los Angeles bishop kept altar boy list from police

Activist nun, 84, sentenced to nearly 3 years in prison

Ohio gay couple sues after being denied Obamacare coverage

Washington state lawmakers pass measure giving immigrants college aid

Second coal ash dump leak sends toxins into North Carolina river

California pension rate hikes loom after Calpers vote

Wisconsin Guardswoman Suspended For Posting ‘Fun’ Photo Taken Around Empty Casket

Obama: Sorry I Mocked Art History

8 hurt as plane hits turbulence

New hurdle for lethal injection

Christie’s weight loss pictures

aaHaley OwensSearch intensifies for missing Missouri girl, 10, after kidnapping suspect arrested

Report: Australian missionary, 75, detained in N. Korea

Kim Jong-un out-spending extravagant father: UN report

West vs. Russia tug of war: 25 dead in Ukraine

Ukraine leader denounces coup bid, West weighs sanctions

Thai court warns against using emergency powers to disperse protests

Al Qaeda-linked group claims Beirut bombings

Russia says U.N. Syria aid resolution possible in days: agency

Syrian aid workers evacuate 11 more people, mostly Christians, from besieged

Amid nuke talks, Iran digs in for long sanctions

Hacking trial: Blair offered to advise Murdoch

Fiery Maduro foe now fights from Venezuela jail

Video: Venezuela on edge

Former congressman faces pornography charge in Zimbabwe

Human Rights Watch says Saudi authorities deported 12000 Somalis, some with

I am saddened that Rajiv’s killers are being set free: Rahul Gandhi

‘Rocky Horror’ actor, 67, dies

Devo guitarist dies ay 61

aaBat-inspired robotSoon, bat-inspired flying robots

Saving dying lake is priority for Iranian leader

Why a cat bite could land you in the hospital: Surprising results from new study

FDA okays new drug for low blood pressure

13M Smoking Related Death Could Be Avoided In China If WHO Policies Followed

10 prenatal power foods

Israel warns public on bitcoin risks, mulls regulation

Dollar hits seven-week low vs. euro ahead of Fed minutes

Household debt rises at fastest pace since global financial crisis

With OneDrive, Microsoft has its head in the cloud Video

Samsung to ditch Android in favour of Tizen for Galaxy Gear 2 smartwatch

Blackberry boss ‘outrage’ at T-Mobile iPhone offer

Google explains how not to be a ‘glasshole’

Toyota adds wireless charging

aaTed LigetyLigety first US man with 2 Alpine golds


Bode Miller’s Olympic career possibly over

Lundqvist, Hagelin put Sweden into semis

US expat Wild takes men’s parallel GS

Czechs top Slovakia, play US in quarters

Kummer wins gold in women’s parallel GS

Norway wins women’s team sprint gold

Russia rolls to 4-0 win, Finland up next

American Wise wins halfpipe skiing gold

Men’s hockey bracket: Matchups & schedule

US coach refers to Julia Lipnitskaia as a ‘little girl’

US skier reveals secret code

Bobsledder calls out Fallon

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Incognito apologizes to Martin, owner

Falling metal postpones Iowa at Indiana

Spurs PG Parker sidelined indefinitely

Redskins, CB Hall agree to 4-year deal

Ole Miss football players sued

NBA legend Bill Russell hits back at LeBron

See Kate Upton’s amazing pics

Teammate: Martin screwed up

Broncos star: I may not be back

Buccaneers’ new logo, uniforms

aaChris Pratt and Zoe SaldanaGuardians of the Galaxy Trailer Shows Chris Pratt’s Sweaty Abs, Zoë Saldana’s

Karen Gillan to film US sitcom pilot Selfie

Leighton Meester’s secret wedding

Straight actor ‘outed’

Some like it hot: Stars sizzling in swimwear

‘Who’ actress gets ABC pilot

Palmer welcomes baby boy

R-Patz: I’m done with fame

Perry’s new ‘do turns heads

Film being written for Kanye

Klum flaunts awesome abs

McDonald’s employee fired after she paid to feed first responders

Christian Sharia Law in America

Walgreens gives customer wrong medicine, and tells her, ‘Well, you know, they both …

Utah mother says shirts are ‘indecent,’ buys them all

Going, going …. Bidding closes for California gold mining ghost town

George Zimmerman Is Homeless and Wants a Normal Life

aaAsian elephantsAsian elephants console others in distress