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  • Power outage on the Eastside

    Power outage on the Eastside

    Power outage on the Eastside

    Friday, August 1 2014 5:33 AM EDT2014-08-01 09:33:10 GMT
    According to the outage map, around 1,322 customers near E. Speedway and N. Wilmot are in the dark this morning.
    According to the outage map, around 1,322 customers near E. Speedway and N. Wilmot are in the dark this morning.
  • TPD: Suspect flees after man shot in midtown

    TPD: Suspect flees after man shot in midtown

    Friday, August 1 2014 12:04 AM EDT2014-08-01 04:04:41 GMT
    Stay with Tucson News Now on air and online for updates.
    Stay with Tucson News Now on air and online for updates.
  • Man charged with murder of border patrol agent extradited to U.S.

    Man charged with murder of border patrol agent extradited to U.S.

    Thursday, July 31 2014 8:16 PM EDT2014-08-01 00:16:30 GMT
    Ivan Soto-Barraza will be arraigned on Friday in federal court in Tucson.
    Ivan Soto-Barraza will be arraigned on Friday in federal court in Tucson.
  • Gaza truce unravels within hours

    Gaza truce unravels within hours

    Friday, August 1 2014 5:34 AM EDT2014-08-01 09:34:07 GMT
    A three-day cease-fire in the Gaza Strip has gone into effect following heavy Israel-Hamas fighting.
    A three-day Gaza cease-fire that began Friday quickly unraveled, with Israel and Hamas accusing each other of violating the truce as four Palestinians were killed in a heavy exchange of fire in the southern town of Rafah.
  • Ukrainian troops suffer heavy loss in ambush

    Ukrainian troops suffer heavy loss in ambush

    Friday, August 1 2014 5:33 AM EDT2014-08-01 09:33:44 GMT
    Ukrainian authorities said Friday that at least 10 government troops were killed in an ambush by pro-Russian separatists in an area near the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, but international inspectors...
    A team of several dozen international investigators descended Friday on the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash site in eastern Ukraine to begin combing an area now designated as a crime scene.
  • UN: Iraq deaths drop to 1,700 in July

    UN: Iraq deaths drop to 1,700 in July

    Friday, August 1 2014 5:15 AM EDT2014-08-01 09:15:08 GMT
    The United Nations says 1,737 people, mostly civilians, were killed in Iraq in July, marking a dramatic decline from the previous month, when some 2,400 people were killed as Sunni militants swept across large...
    The United Nations says 1,737 people, mostly civilians, were killed in Iraq in July, marking a dramatic decline from the previous month, when some 2,400 people were killed as Sunni militants swept across large parts of the...
  • Colorado to issue driver's licenses to immigrants

    Colorado to issue driver's licenses to immigrants

    Friday, August 1 2014 4:50 AM EDT2014-08-01 08:50:12 GMT
    Colorado will begin issuing driver's licenses and identification cards to immigrants Friday regardless of their legal status, underscoring a sea change in a state that less than a decade ago passed strict...
    Colorado will begin issuing driver's licenses and identification cards to immigrants Friday regardless of their legal status, underscoring a sea change in a state that less than a decade ago passed strict immigration...
  • Tropical Storm Bertha forms near Barbados

    Tropical Storm Bertha forms near Barbados

    Friday, August 1 2014 3:23 AM EDT2014-08-01 07:23:46 GMT
    The second storm of the 2014 hurricane season has formed.
    The second storm of the 2014 hurricane season has formed.
  • Raw: 10pm Forecast 7-31-14

    Raw: 10pm Forecast 7-31-14

     

  • TPD: Woman hit by car near Broadway, Swan

    TPD: Woman hit by car near Broadway, Swan

    Friday, August 1 2014 12:44 AM EDT2014-08-01 04:44:02 GMT
    Stay with Tucson News Now on air and online for updates.
    Stay with Tucson News Now on air and online for updates.
  • Guatemalan officials to work with Pima County medical examiner to identify migrant remains

    Guatemalan officials to work with Pima County medical examiner to identify migrant remains

    Guatemalan officials to work with Pima County medical examiner to identify migrant remains

    Friday, August 1 2014 12:01 AM EDT2014-08-01 04:01:35 GMT
    When someone goes missing, most of us would call the local police department., unless the person who is missing is an illegal immigrant.  Many families of missing border crossers are turning to the medical examiners for help.
    When someone goes missing, most of us would call the local police department., unless the person who is missing is an illegal immigrant.  Many families of missing border crossers are turning to the medical examiners for help.

  • Debunking the Tire Myth

    Debunking the Tire Myth

    Thursday, July 31 2014 11:23 PM EDT2014-08-01 03:23:04 GMT
    It's a beautiful afternoon, and you're outside in the park. Then, a powerful thunderstorm moves in within minutes. There are no nearby structures or buildings for shelter, but your car is nearby so you make a run for it. After all, the tires will protect you from lightning strikes, right?Wrong.It's an idea that was first thought of in the late 1800s, on bicycles. A rubber tire is an insulator, so it is very difficult for it to conduct electricity. The same with rubber-soled shoes. The problem...
    It's a beautiful afternoon, and you're outside in the park. Then, a powerful thunderstorm moves in within minutes. There are no nearby structures or buildings for shelter, but your car is nearby so you make a run for it. After all, the tires will protect you from lightning strikes, right?Wrong.It's an idea that was first thought of in the late 1800s, on bicycles. A rubber tire is an insulator, so it is very difficult for it to conduct electricity. The same with rubber-soled shoes. The problem...
  • TUSD begins first full school year with ParentLink notification system

    TUSD begins first full school year with ParentLink notification system

    Thursday, July 31 2014 11:22 PM EDT2014-08-01 03:22:20 GMT
    ParentLink lets TUSD reach parents immediately during emergencies
    ParentLink lets TUSD reach parents immediately during emergencies
  • Giraffe collides with overhead bridge, killed during transport

    Giraffe collides with overhead bridge, killed during transport

    Thursday, July 31 2014 11:13 PM EDT2014-08-01 03:13:30 GMT
    An animal cruelty group plans to investigate the death of a giraffe during transport in South Africa. 
    An animal cruelty group plans to investigate the death of a giraffe during transport in South Africa. 
  • Death toll hits 51 from mudslide in Indian village

    Death toll hits 51 from mudslide in Indian village

    Thursday, July 31 2014 10:22 PM EDT2014-08-01 02:22:35 GMT
    Rescue workers and desperate villagers dug through deep mud, rocks and the debris of shattered homes Thursday after a massive landslide buried a remote village in western India, killing at least 24 people and...
    Heavy rains hampered efforts Friday by hundreds of rescue workers digging through heavy mud and debris, as the death toll from a landslide that engulfed an entire village in western India rose to 51.
  • Kleenex alert: Canadian bank gives customers surprise gifts

    Kleenex alert: Canadian bank gives customers surprise gifts

    Thursday, July 31 2014 10:21 PM EDT2014-08-01 02:21:01 GMT

    Listen up, Wells Fargo, Bank of America and Sun Trust: A Canadian bank surprised several longtime customers with touching and lovely gifts.


    Listen up, Wells Fargo, Bank of America and Sun Trust: A Canadian bank surprised several longtime customers with touching and lovely gifts.


  • Raw: 6pm Forecast 7-31-14

    Raw: 6pm Forecast 7-31-14

     

  • Tucson still in running for Tesla factory

    Tucson still in running for Tesla factory

    Thursday, July 31 2014 9:49 PM EDT2014-08-01 01:49:17 GMT
    A letter for Tesla share holders says the company has started work on a site in Nevada.
    A letter for Tesla share holders says the company has started work on a site in Nevada.
  • Sudan woman who faced death over faith lands in US

    Sudan woman who faced death over faith lands in US

    Thursday, July 31 2014 9:32 PM EDT2014-08-01 01:32:59 GMT
    A Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence arrived Thursday in the United States, where she was welcomed first by the mayor of Philadelphia as a "world freedom...
    A Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence arrived Thursday in the United States, where she was welcomed first by the mayor of Philadelphia as a "world freedom fighter" and...
  • Congress oks VA, highway bills, not border measure

    Congress oks VA, highway bills, not border measure

    Thursday, July 31 2014 9:25 PM EDT2014-08-01 01:25:56 GMT
    Congress is racing to wrap up legislation addressing chronic problems at the Veterans Affairs Department and a shortfall in highway money ahead of its five-week summer break.
    Congress ran full-tilt into election-year gridlock over immigration Thursday and staggered toward a five-week summer break after failing to agree on legislation to cope with the influx of young immigrants flocking...
  • ASU's new football tailgating restrictions: No kegs

    ASU's new football tailgating restrictions: No kegs

    Thursday, July 31 2014 9:18 PM EDT2014-08-01 01:18:40 GMT
    ASU and ASU Athletics announced the new tailgating restrictions and requirements they said would enhance public safety before and during Sun Devil Football games for students and fans.
    ASU and ASU Athletics announced the new tailgating restrictions and requirements they said would enhance public safety before and during Sun Devil Football games for students and fans.
  • Gaza truce comes after days of pushing for a deal

    Gaza truce comes after days of pushing for a deal

    Thursday, July 31 2014 9:15 PM EDT2014-08-01 01:15:39 GMT
    The United States and United Nations are announcing that Israel and Hamas have agreed to a humanitarian cease-fire to start Friday morning for 72 hours.
    Hours past midnight Thursday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was still working the phones, trying to come up with a cease-fire plan to stop the bloodshed in the Gaza Strip. He'd been pushing for a deal all day - in...
  • US, UN announce deal on 72-hour Gaza cease-fire

    US, UN announce deal on 72-hour Gaza cease-fire

    Thursday, July 31 2014 9:04 PM EDT2014-08-01 01:04:29 GMT
    Israel's military says it is calling up another 16,000 reserves.
    Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire to begin Friday morning, the United Nations and United States announced, although Secretary of State John Kerry cautioned there were "no guarantees" the...
  • Brewer signs Arizona's Blue Alert Law to catch dangerous criminals

    Brewer signs Arizona's Blue Alert Law to catch dangerous criminals

    Thursday, July 31 2014 8:59 PM EDT2014-08-01 00:59:26 GMT
    If a dangerous suspect is on the run, after seriously injuring or killing an officer, a blue alert can now be issued in Arizona. Governor Jan Brewer signed the Blue Alert bill into law today. 
    If a dangerous suspect is on the run, after seriously injuring or killing an officer, a blue alert can now be issued in Arizona. Governor Jan Brewer signed the Blue Alert bill into law today. 
  • PCC training Air Force personnel to become paramedics

    PCC training Air Force personnel to become paramedics

    Thursday, July 31 2014 8:56 PM EDT2014-08-01 00:56:54 GMT
     Pima Community College has just won a contract to train up to 260 members of the U.S. Air Force.
     Pima Community College has just won a contract to train up to 260 members of the U.S. Air Force.
  • Senate kills spending bill for border crisis

    Senate kills spending bill for border crisis

    Thursday, July 31 2014 8:44 PM EDT2014-08-01 00:44:52 GMT
    A bill to address the crisis of unaccompanied migrant youths arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border has died in the Senate on a procedural vote.
    A bill to address the crisis of unaccompanied migrant youths arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border has died in the Senate on a procedural vote.
  • Jackelope Fire burns in Rincon Mountains

    Jackelope Fire burns in Rincon Mountains

    Thursday, July 31 2014 8:40 PM EDT2014-08-01 00:40:01 GMT
    Inciweb says it was caused by lightning and started on Thursday about 2:30 p.m.
    Inciweb says it was caused by lightning and started on Thursday about 2:30 p.m.
  • Immigration issue produces congressional disarray

    Immigration issue produces congressional disarray

    Thursday, July 31 2014 8:22 PM EDT2014-08-01 00:22:49 GMT
    A divided House of Representatives is moving forward on a bill to address the immigration crisis on the southern border after GOP leaders made concessions to win conservative support.
    Once more, the tea party forced House Speaker John Boehner to blink.
  • CIA spied on Senate, internal review finds

    CIA spied on Senate, internal review finds

    Thursday, July 31 2014 8:03 PM EDT2014-08-01 00:03:21 GMT
    A document circulating among White House staff says a Senate report on the CIA's interrogation and detention practices after the 9/11 attacks concludes that the agency initially kept the secretary of state and...
    The CIA's insistence that it did not spy on its Senate overseers collapsed Thursday with the release of a stark report by the agency's internal watchdog documenting improper computer surveillance and obstructionist...
  • McCain is one of two senators to introduce Obamacare Opt-Out Act of 2014

    McCain is one of two senators to introduce Obamacare Opt-Out Act of 2014

    Thursday, July 31 2014 7:04 PM EDT2014-07-31 23:04:59 GMT
    Two U.S. senators introduced proposed legislation that would give Americans the freedom to opt-out of the individual mandate for health insurance coverage required by Obamacare.
    Two U.S. senators introduced proposed legislation that would give Americans the freedom to opt-out of the individual mandate for health insurance coverage required by Obamacare.
  • Pinal Co. authorities investigating possible animal abuse near Red Rock

    Pinal Co. authorities investigating possible animal abuse near Red Rock

    Thursday, July 31 2014 6:52 PM EDT2014-07-31 22:52:04 GMT
    Pinal County authorities are investigating allegations of animal abuse against a livestock owner near Red Rock.
    Pinal County authorities are investigating allegations of animal abuse against a livestock owner near Red Rock.
  • NASA chooses ASU camera for Mars 2020 Rover mission

    NASA chooses ASU camera for Mars 2020 Rover mission

    Thursday, July 31 2014 6:40 PM EDT2014-07-31 22:40:41 GMT
    NASA selected Arizona State University to design, deliver and oversee a primary camera system for the Mars 2020 rover.
    NASA selected Arizona State University to design, deliver and oversee a primary camera system for the Mars 2020 rover.
  • W. Africa Ebola outbreak tops 700 deaths

    W. Africa Ebola outbreak tops 700 deaths

    Thursday, July 31 2014 6:13 PM EDT2014-07-31 22:13:11 GMT
    The president of Sierra Leone has declared a public health emergency as the Ebola crisis deepens across West Africa.
    The death toll from the worst recorded Ebola outbreak in history surpassed 700 in West Africa as security forces went house-to-house in Sierra Leone's capital Thursday looking for patients and others exposed to the...
  • Americans paying out of pocket for college

    Americans paying out of pocket for college

    Thursday, July 31 2014 6:05 PM EDT2014-07-31 22:05:01 GMT
    A growing number of Americans are paying for college out of their own pockets, according to Sallie Mae.
    A growing number of Americans are paying for college out of their own pockets, according to Sallie Mae.
  • PCSD: Mt. Lemmon hikers find skeletal remains

    PCSD: Mt. Lemmon hikers find skeletal remains

    Thursday, July 31 2014 5:36 PM EDT2014-07-31 21:36:45 GMT
    Anyone with information is urged to call 911 or 88-CRIME.
    Anyone with information is urged to call 911 or 88-CRIME.
  • Your Week in Pop Culture: Fallout of Ray Rice suspension gives way to male privilege in sports

    Your Week in Pop Culture: Fallout of Ray Rice suspension gives way to male privilege in sports

    Thursday, July 31 2014 5:28 PM EDT2014-07-31 21:28:09 GMT
    Male privilege oozes out of the NFL's decision to suspend running back Ray Rice for two games, Frank Caliendo's impressions are getting better and better and TMNT gets an unfortunate movie poster this week in pop culture. 
    Male privilege oozes out of the NFL's decision to suspend running back Ray Rice for two games, Frank Caliendo's impressions are getting better and better and TMNT gets an unfortunate movie poster this week in pop culture. 
  • Sheriff: Missing man located, in good condition

    Sheriff: Missing man located, in good condition

    Thursday, July 31 2014 5:10 PM EDT2014-07-31 21:10:42 GMT
    Herbert Michaelson, 87, was reported missing after he walked away from his adult care home in the 5600 block of North Kolb Road.  
    Herbert Michaelson, 87, was reported missing after he walked away from his adult care home in the 5600 block of North Kolb Road.  
  • Report: CIA officers read Senate emails

    Report: CIA officers read Senate emails

    Thursday, July 31 2014 4:51 PM EDT2014-07-31 20:51:44 GMT
    CIA Director John Brennan is apologizing to Senate intelligence committee leaders after his inspector general found that CIA employees acted improperly when the CIA searched Senate computers earlier this year.
    CIA officers improperly accessed Senate computers, read the emails of Senate staff, and exhibited a "lack of candor" when interviewed by agency investigators, according to a declassified CIA inspector general's report.
  • Investigators reach Ukraine jet wreckage site

    Investigators reach Ukraine jet wreckage site

    Thursday, July 31 2014 4:50 PM EDT2014-07-31 20:50:44 GMT
    An international team of investigators in eastern Ukraine on Thursday reached the crash site of the Malaysia Airline Flight 17 for the first time.
    As mortar fire landed nearby, an international team of investigators finally reached the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 wreckage site Thursday and got their first look at a scene experts fear has been badly compromised in the...
  • Hot air settles out west, cold air settles out east

    Hot air settles out west, cold air settles out east

    Thursday, July 31 2014 4:37 PM EDT2014-07-31 20:37:41 GMT
    The east coast is thinking it is still spring or now autumn as some cold air is gripping a third of the nation. This past Wednesday folks along the eastern seaboard woke up to record cold temperatures.
    The east coast is thinking it is still spring or now autumn as some cold air is gripping a third of the nation. This past Wednesday folks along the eastern seaboard woke up to record cold temperatures.
  • Eric Cantor steps down as House majority leader

    Eric Cantor steps down as House majority leader

    Thursday, July 31 2014 2:29 PM EDT2014-07-31 18:29:57 GMT
    Rep. Eric Cantor has used his farewell as House majority leader to lament what he calls a diminished U.S. role in a world that he says is rife with instability and terror.
    Rep. Eric Cantor used his farewell as House majority leader Thursday to lament what he calls a diminished U.S. role in a world that he said is rife with instability and terror.
  • Vote-by-mail ballots sent out to voters

    Vote-by-mail ballots sent out to voters

    Thursday, July 31 2014 2:13 PM EDT2014-07-31 18:13:12 GMT
    Vote-by-mail ballots, totaling 227,000 have been mailed out to voters, according to Pima County Recorder, F. Ann Rodriguez. These are ballots for the 2014 Primary Election, for voters who are on the permanent early voting list (PEVL) and are registered with one of the political parties, as well as to those independent or party not designated voters who have requested a political party ballot. 
    Vote-by-mail ballots, totaling 227,000 have been mailed out to voters, according to Pima County Recorder, F. Ann Rodriguez. These are ballots for the 2014 Primary Election, for voters who are on the permanent early voting list (PEVL) and are registered with one of the political parties, as well as to those independent or party not designated voters who have requested a political party ballot. 
  • Three clinics in AZ to receive health care funds

    Three clinics in AZ to receive health care funds

    Thursday, July 31 2014 1:56 PM EDT2014-07-31 17:56:05 GMT
    More than $636,000 has been awarded to three clinics in Arizona - the Ajo Community Health Center, the Mountain Park Health Center in Phoenix and the Sun Life Family Health Center in Casa Grande will split the funds to establish or expand their behavioral health services for more than 4,200 Arizonans.
    More than $636,000 has been awarded to three clinics in Arizona - the Ajo Community Health Center, the Mountain Park Health Center in Phoenix and the Sun Life Family Health Center in Casa Grande will split the funds to establish or expand their behavioral health services for more than 4,200 Arizonans.
  • Several Tucson Unified schools to get resource officers

    Several Tucson Unified schools to get resource officers

    Thursday, July 31 2014 1:55 PM EDT2014-07-31 17:55:31 GMT
    New teachers and students will not be the only new faces on school campuses this year. For the first time in seven years Tucson Unified School District will be using student resource officers. Pueblo High School will be one of the many schools that will have a resource officer. According to Tucson Police the officer will not be on campus today, but thanks to state funding it will be happening soon. 
    New teachers and students will not be the only new faces on school campuses this year. For the first time in seven years Tucson Unified School District will be using student resource officers. Pueblo High School will be one of the many schools that will have a resource officer. According to Tucson Police the officer will not be on campus today, but thanks to state funding it will be happening soon. 
  • Calming those back-to-school nerves

    Calming those back-to-school nerves

    Thursday, July 31 2014 1:25 PM EDT2014-07-31 17:25:10 GMT
    Summer is over for Tucson Unified School District students, today is the first day of school. That means thousands of people changing their routines. Parents, teachers, students all trying to get back in the swing of things and it can be overwhelming. Are your children mentally prepared to handle it? 
    Summer is over for Tucson Unified School District students, today is the first day of school. That means thousands of people changing their routines. Parents, teachers, students all trying to get back in the swing of things and it can be overwhelming. Are your children mentally prepared to handle it? 
  • AP Analysis: Putin cornered over Ukraine

    AP Analysis: Putin cornered over Ukraine

    Thursday, July 31 2014 12:36 PM EDT2014-07-31 16:36:12 GMT
    For Russian President Vladimir Putin, there are few options left in the Ukraine crisis and they all look bad.
    For Russian President Vladimir Putin, there are few options left in the Ukraine crisis and they all look bad.
  • Body discovered on Mt. Lemmon hiking trail

    Body discovered on Mt. Lemmon hiking trail

    Thursday, July 31 2014 11:42 AM EDT2014-07-31 15:42:49 GMT
    A body was found on Mt. Lemmon. According to the Pima County Sheriff's Department hikers found the body on Wednesday. 
    A body was found on Mt. Lemmon. According to the Pima County Sheriff's Department hikers found the body on Wednesday. 
  • Watch out for students not only this morning, but this afternoon

    Watch out for students not only this morning, but this afternoon

    Thursday, July 31 2014 11:19 AM EDT2014-07-31 15:19:31 GMT
    Some common sense reminders for students and adults, even those that do not have a child heading back to school today. School begins for many students at 8:30 a.m. Here are a few last minute reminder for everyone - get up early, not just parents and students but also those who need to hit the road. Accidents can happen when in a rush.
    Some common sense reminders for students and adults, even those that do not have a child heading back to school today. School begins for many students at 8:30 a.m. Here are a few last minute reminder for everyone - get up early, not just parents and students but also those who need to hit the road. Accidents can happen when in a rush.
  • Israel calls up thousands more reservists after request for U.S. ammunition

    Israel calls up thousands more reservists after request for U.S. ammunition

    Thursday, July 31 2014 11:11 AM EDT2014-07-31 15:11:52 GMT
    The Israeli military is calling up 16,000 additional reservists, bringing the total number to 86,000 since the beginning of the operation.
    The Israeli military is calling up 16,000 additional reservists, bringing the total number to 86,000 since the beginning of the operation.
  • First day of school means changes for many students

    First day of school means changes for many students

    Thursday, July 31 2014 11:06 AM EDT2014-07-31 15:06:47 GMT
    The summer is over for students who go to Tucson Unified Schools. Today is the official first day of school.For some students they will be going to new schools as part of the TUSD consolidation. One such school is Valencia Middle School, which starts at 9:15 a.m. 
    The summer is over for students who go to Tucson Unified Schools. Today is the official first day of school.For some students they will be going to new schools as part of the TUSD consolidation. One such school is Valencia Middle School, which starts at 9:15 a.m. 
  • Canadian teen builds backyard roller coaster dubbed 'The Minotaur'

    Canadian teen builds backyard roller coaster dubbed 'The Minotaur'

    Thursday, July 31 2014 10:43 AM EDT2014-07-31 14:43:22 GMT
    A Canadian teen and aspiring engineer build a roller coaster in his parents backyard. A creation which took four years to build and named 'The Minotaur.'
    A Canadian teen and aspiring engineer build a roller coaster in his parents backyard. A creation which took four years to build and named 'The Minotaur.'
  • Tucson Unified School District still in need of teachers

    Tucson Unified School District still in need of teachers

    Thursday, July 31 2014 10:43 AM EDT2014-07-31 14:43:09 GMT
    There will also be some new faces teaching classes at schools this year, but there are not enough of them yet. Valencia Middle School is one such school with new faces, there will be 49 new teachers starting at the school. Tucson Unified School District is still hiring teachers and they are trying to fill 127 positions.
    There will also be some new faces teaching classes at schools this year, but there are not enough of them yet. Valencia Middle School is one such school with new faces, there will be 49 new teachers starting at the school. Tucson Unified School District is still hiring teachers and they are trying to fill 127 positions.
  • Son of American fighting Ebola speaks out

    Son of American fighting Ebola speaks out

    Thursday, July 31 2014 10:15 AM EDT2014-07-31 14:15:22 GMT

    The son of Nancy Writebol, American battling Ebola virus in Africa, speaks on her condition.

    The son of Nancy Writebol, American battling Ebola virus in Africa, speaks on her condition.

  • Students taking the 'Steps to success' this school year

    Students taking the 'Steps to success' this school year

    Thursday, July 31 2014 9:54 AM EDT2014-07-31 13:54:20 GMT
    Tucson Unified School District is hoping to see more students in the classrooms today. That is after reaching out to high school dropouts, encouraging them to go back and finish. Some students might be arriving here at Pueblo High School for the first time in a long time, thanks to the work of many volunteers. 
    Tucson Unified School District is hoping to see more students in the classrooms today. That is after reaching out to high school dropouts, encouraging them to go back and finish. Some students might be arriving here at Pueblo High School for the first time in a long time, thanks to the work of many volunteers. 
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  • Witness in ex-Va. gov trial: Gifts, but no affair

    Witness in ex-Va. gov trial: Gifts, but no affair

    Friday, August 1 2014 5:35 AM EDT2014-08-01 09:35:03 GMT
    The key witness in the corruption trial of Virginia's former governor and his wife said his association with the couple was fraught with bad decisions - but an affair with the first lady was not one of them.
    The key witness in the corruption trial of Virginia's former governor and his wife said his association with the couple was fraught with bad decisions - but an affair with the first lady was not one of them.
  • Florida preserve brings wolves, people together

    Florida preserve brings wolves, people together

    Friday, August 1 2014 4:52 AM EDT2014-08-01 08:52:06 GMT
    At Seacrest Wolf Preserve in northern Florida, billed as the largest such facility in the Southeast, owners Cynthia and Wayne Watkins say they raise their wolves to become accustomed to humans - and for a $25 fee,...
    At Seacrest Wolf Preserve in northern Florida, billed as the largest such facility in the Southeast, owners Cynthia and Wayne Watkins say they raise their wolves to become accustomed to humans - and for a $25 fee, they...
  • Colorado to issue driver's licenses to immigrants

    Colorado to issue driver's licenses to immigrants

    Friday, August 1 2014 4:50 AM EDT2014-08-01 08:50:12 GMT
    Colorado will begin issuing driver's licenses and identification cards to immigrants Friday regardless of their legal status, underscoring a sea change in a state that less than a decade ago passed strict...
    Colorado will begin issuing driver's licenses and identification cards to immigrants Friday regardless of their legal status, underscoring a sea change in a state that less than a decade ago passed strict immigration...
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  • Debunking the Tire Myth

    Debunking the Tire Myth

    Thursday, July 31 2014 11:23 PM EDT2014-08-01 03:23:04 GMT
    It's a beautiful afternoon, and you're outside in the park. Then, a powerful thunderstorm moves in within minutes. There are no nearby structures or buildings for shelter, but your car is nearby so you make a run for it. After all, the tires will protect you from lightning strikes, right?Wrong.It's an idea that was first thought of in the late 1800s, on bicycles. A rubber tire is an insulator, so it is very difficult for it to conduct electricity. The same with rubber-soled shoes. The problem...
    It's a beautiful afternoon, and you're outside in the park. Then, a powerful thunderstorm moves in within minutes. There are no nearby structures or buildings for shelter, but your car is nearby so you make a run for it. After all, the tires will protect you from lightning strikes, right?Wrong.It's an idea that was first thought of in the late 1800s, on bicycles. A rubber tire is an insulator, so it is very difficult for it to conduct electricity. The same with rubber-soled shoes. The problem...
  • Photo of serial killer's inaccurate 'death row' tattoo made public

    Photo of serial killer's inaccurate 'death row' tattoo made public

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:12 PM EDT2014-07-31 01:12:13 GMT
    The tattoo has not previously been seen widely by the public because cameras are not allowed inside Indiana courtrooms. The Indiana Office of the Courts released the photo on July 30 as part of evidence logged in by police and presented to the court by the Floyd County Prosecutor's Office.
    The tattoo has not previously been seen widely by the public because cameras are not allowed inside Indiana courtrooms. The Indiana Office of the Courts released the photo on July 30 as part of evidence logged in by police and presented to the court by the Floyd County Prosecutor's Office.

  • Hundreds of teens have died playing this old, but popular game

    Hundreds of teens have died playing this old but popular game

    Thursday, July 31 2014 10:53 AM EDT2014-07-31 14:53:25 GMT
    A troubling and alarming old game has resurfaced on social media. Teens across the country are passing out to get high, and the consequences could be deadly.
    A troubling and alarming old game has resurfaced on social media. Teens across the country are passing out to get high, and the consequences could be deadly.

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