William Shatner feels "awful" about missing Leonard Nimoy's funeral
Ann Savage - Mar 02, 2015
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Shatner was in Florida at a charity event during Nimoy's services.
Erskine College says statement is not a ban on homosexuality
Beth Balen - Feb 28, 2015
The statement on human sexuality was made last week, apparently in response to two male volleyball players announcing last year that they were gay.
FIRST Robotics competitions are underway
Sean Krainert - Feb 28, 2015
FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics kicked off in Michigan, Indiana and New England to name a few this weekend
Scientists want to rename chronic fatigue syndrome
Kate Ferguson - Feb 28, 2015
In light of recent evidence that chronic fatigue might actually be biologically based, a new name has been suggested for the illness.
Poll suggests that moral arguments on climate change may succeed where scientific ones have failed
Justin Beach - Feb 28, 2015
Americans may be unconvinced on the science behind climate change but a recent survey indicates that moral arguments might persuade them to act.
Sharon Osbourne supports Kelly's choice to leave 'Fashion Police'
Kate Ferguson - Feb 28, 2015
Sharon Osbourne shares her support of daughter Kelly's decision to quit Fashion Police in the wake of controversy.
iPhone explodes in man's pocket, causes third-degree burns
Beth Balen - Feb 28, 2015
Erik Johnson spend 10 days in a hospital burn unit, suffering from a third-degree burn the size of a football.
Power-steering problems cause recall of 263,000 Hyundai cars
Beth Balen - Feb 28, 2015
A sensor problem could cause the loss of power-assisted steering.
3-year-old Texas boy dies after shooting himself in head
Beth Balen - Feb 28, 2015
Investigators say the child found the gun in a purse on a shelf.
Shooting death of teen Jessica Hernandez by police ruled homicide
Beth Balen - Feb 28, 2015
Autopsy report released on Friday conflicts with the Denver Police Department claims.
Frozen slush waves on Nantucket a seldom seen phenomenon Frozen slush waves on Nantucket a seldom seen phenomenon
Beth Balen - Feb 28, 2015
Photographer Jonathan Nimerfroh captured pictures of the slurpee waves that have been widely shared on the Internet.
Facebook to offer suicide support
Kate Ferguson - Feb 28, 2015
Facebook is introducing a new feature to report troubled posts and offer support to those considering suicide.
Twitter trying new procedures to cut down on abuse
Kate Ferguson - Feb 28, 2015
Twitter is attempting to cut down on trolls and abuse by implementing new procedures and having more staff on hand.
Uber reveals that they were hacked
Kate Ferguson - Feb 28, 2015
Rideshare service Uber reveals that they were hacked by a third party which exposed private information about their drivers.
FDA approves a new version of the IUD
Kate Ferguson - Feb 28, 2015
A new version of the IUD form of birth control is hitting the market.
Turns out the current flu vaccine is not very effective
Kate Ferguson - Feb 28, 2015
The flu vaccine created for this season has shown to have a very low rate of effectiveness.
Ryan Phillippe is making his acting comeback
Kate Ferguson - Feb 28, 2015
After some time spent exploring other interests, actor Ryan Phillippe is returning to acting through a new TV show.
Lupita Nyong'o's stolen Oscar dress has been recovered
Kate Ferguson - Feb 28, 2015
The stolen pearl dress Lupita Nyong'o wore to the Oscars has reportedly been returned.
Bruce Jenner photographed on his phone while driving
Kate Ferguson - Feb 28, 2015
Bruce Jenner has been photographed breaking the law following involvement in a fatal car accident earlier in the month.
U.S. dollar has worst month in a long time U.S. dollar has worst month in a long time
Dan Taylor - Feb 28, 2015
The dollar's growth slowed after months of dizzying growth as the U.S. economy continues to recover, but despite the slowing rally, investors believe the dollar will continue to grow in 2015.
Kelly Osbourne splitting from 'Fashion Police' on E! after Zendaya hair drama
Jamie Lloyd - Feb 28, 2015
The former wild child of the Osbourne family stands up for her friend and leaves the snarky show.
Ted Cruz fires shot across Jeb Bush's bow, says Ted Cruz fires shot across Jeb Bush's bow, says "NO" to Common Core in schools
Dan Taylor - Feb 28, 2015
The "Common Core" requirements were created by a bipartisan group of governors, but ever since President Obama endorsed them, Republicans have begun charging that they amount to a federal takeover of education.
Massachusetts teen coldly urges friend to commit suicide, texts friends after: police Massachusetts teen coldly urges friend to commit suicide, texts friends after: police
Dan Taylor - Feb 28, 2015
Police say she not only encouraged him to kill himself via carbon monoxide poisoning, but that she even demanded that he get back in the truck when he had second thoughts.
Obama's proposed bullet ban angers gun lovers Obama's proposed bullet ban angers gun lovers
Kerry Sullivan - Feb 28, 2015
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms proposes to ban assault rifle bullets, much to the ire of the National Rifle Association
Boston Marathon bomber trial finally set to begin after panel rules jury not biased Boston Marathon bomber trial finally set to begin after panel rules jury not biased
Dan Taylor - Feb 28, 2015
Despite the intense media attention, a federal appeals panel ruled 2-1 that it was the job of the defense to root out biased people in jury selection for the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Rahm Emanuel fights for his political life in Chicago’s upcoming mayoral runoff Rahm Emanuel fights for his political life in Chicago's upcoming mayoral runoff
Dan Taylor - Feb 28, 2015
Emanuel romped to an easy victory in 2011 with 55 percent of the vote compared to 25 percent for his closest competitor, but his support has dropped sharply in recent years.
Man kills 7 in Missouri after finding mother dead: police Man kills 7 in Missouri after finding mother dead: police
Dan Taylor - Feb 28, 2015
Police believe the man, who later turned the gun on himself, went door to door killing people, including his relatives, after finding his mother dead on the couch of natural causes.
Bill Cosby fights back against sex assault allegations, lawyers urge judge to boot defamation case Bill Cosby fights back against sex assault allegations, lawyers urge judge to boot defamation case
Dan Taylor - Feb 28, 2015
Cosby has been accused by more than 30 women of drugging and sexually assaulting them since the 1960s during his meteoric rise to stardom as a comedian and television star.
Draft of Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights released, many unsatisfied Draft of Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights released, many unsatisfied
Kerry Sullivan - Feb 28, 2015
Many feel that the proposed legislation does not do enough to protect personal data
Plague Alert: Leprosy cases surging in Florida Plague Alert: Leprosy cases surging in Florida
Kerry Sullivan - Feb 28, 2015
Officials say contact with armadillos is cause of recent Leprosy cases
Cruz and other GOP candidates scramble for Texas Cruz and other GOP candidates scramble for Texas
Kerry Sullivan - Feb 28, 2015
Texas moves its primary date to early in the season causing candidates to jockey for donor dollars
Human trials begin of US-made Ebola drug ZMapp Human trials begin of US-made Ebola drug ZMapp
Kerry Sullivan - Feb 28, 2015
Patients will begin receiving the medication in Liberian treatment centers
1.1 billion young people at risk of going deaf 1.1 billion young people at risk of going deaf
Kerry Sullivan - Feb 28, 2015
Use of personal audio devices at high volumes can lead to permanent hearing impairment
New study finds chronic fatigue symptom is a genuine physical affliction New study finds chronic fatigue symptom is a genuine physical affliction
Kerry Sullivan - Feb 28, 2015
There is now biological proof of the much debated disorder
Putin's leading critic, Boris Nemtsov, shot in Moscow
Mike Valles - Feb 27, 2015
Boris Nemtsov, who has been Putin's primary critic of his activities in the Ukraine for some time, was fatally shot in Moscow today.
Could the methane lakes of Saturn's moon Titan redefine 'life as we know it'?
Justin Beach - Feb 27, 2015
A team of researchers has come up with a theoretical model for life in an atmosphere with no water or oxygen.
New TV series launching this weekend: 'Battle Creek,' 'Last Man on Earth'
Jamie Lloyd - Feb 27, 2015
Main characters attempt to navigate challenging new circumstances in shows bowing this weekend.
Global warming "hiatus" may be about to fold into a global temperature spike
Justin Beach - Feb 27, 2015
Researchers say that ocean currents which caused global warming to slow are about to change and things could get hot fast.
Bumblebees, like people, tend to misremember events
Justin Beach - Feb 27, 2015
The faults with human memory may be widespread in the animal kingdom, say researchers.
Science explains how the blue dress can look gold
Justin Beach - Feb 27, 2015
A few clever tricks that give your brain false clues and force it to fill in information that isn't there can yield confusing visual effects.
Kinks in the plumbing cause geysers to erupt in predictable ways
Justin Beach - Feb 27, 2015
UC Berkeley researchers hope that a better understanding of geysers will shed some light on volcanic activity as well.