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Teacher sickouts close Detroit schools

by CNN Wire

May 3, 2016

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More than half of Detroit's public schools are closed Tuesday due to teacher protests, according to a district spokeswoman. All but three of the city’s 97 public schools were closed on Monday after more than 1,500 teachers...

59 percent of parents believe teens addicted to mobile devices

by Sharon Noguchi, San Jose Mercury News

May 3, 2016

Filed under National News

Just how badly are we addicted to our mobile devices? It may be even worse than we admit, according to a survey by children's advocacy group Common Sense Media. The San Francisco-based organization bills the study released Tuesd...

Top L.A. County sheriff’s official resigns over emails mocking Muslims, others

by Alene Tchekmedyian and Cindy Chang

May 2, 2016

Filed under National News

A top Los Angeles County sheriff's official has resigned amid mounting criticism over emails he sent mocking Muslims, blacks, Latinos, women and others from his work account during his previous job with the Burbank Police Depar...

Historic U.S. cruise docks in Havana

by Annie Rose Ramos and Catherine Sholchet

May 2, 2016

Filed under National News

Ana Garcia was crying and could hardly walk as she left the cruise ship that took her from Miami to Havana. It had been more than 48 years since she stepped foot in the country where she was born. Read full article here...

Three Earth-like planets discovered orbiting dwarf star

by Ashley Strickland, CNN

May 2, 2016

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For the first time, researchers have discovered three potentially habitable, Earth-like worlds orbiting an ultracool dwarf star 40 light-years away in another star system, according to a study published in the journal Nature. T...

Father: Man shot with fake bomb at Baltimore TV station feared world’s end

by Phil Helsel and Andrew Rudansky

April 29, 2016

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The man who was shot four times by a sniper Thursday after saying he had a bomb inside a Baltimore TV station believed the world is soon going to end and wanted a message broadcast, a man who said he was the suspect's father told...

Belgium issues iodine pills to all citizens in nuclear emergency plan

by Alastair Jamieson, NBC News

April 29, 2016

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Belgium is to issue iodine tablets to its entire population as part of a revised nuclear emergency plan, a measure unveiled just months after it emerged that ISIS-linked bombers spied on a top scientist and hoped to build a "dirty bomb." A dose of iodine, which helps to limit the effect...

Alabama city: Use bathrooms matching biological sex of face six months in jail

by Holly Yan, CNN

April 28, 2016

Filed under National News

Transgender people in Oxford, Alabama, could now face six months in jail for using restrooms labeled for the gender with which they identify. The Oxford City Council passed the ordinance this week after the retail giant Target announced it would ...

Cruz lays groundwork for last stand in California

by Rick Jervis, USA Today

April 28, 2016

Filed under National News

He’s down by more than 400 delegates and was swept Tuesday night in five GOP primary races by the juggernaut campaign of Donald Trump. But Ted Cruz may have one last ace up his sleeve: California. The state’s GOP primary...

Trump starts spending to end Cruz in Indiana

by Shane Goldmacher, Politico

April 27, 2016

Filed under National News

Despite landslide victories on Tuesday, Donald Trump still needs to win Indiana — and he’s starting to act like it. The frugal Manhattan mogul has begun opening his wallet for the air war, spending more than $900,000 on TV ...

UAE considers new fire safety laws after skyscraper blazes

by Jon Gambrell, Associated Press

April 27, 2016

Filed under National News

Dubai will supervise construction crews more strictly and monitor the material they use after a series of skyscraper fires, including a New Year's Eve blaze that made headlines around the world, a top civil defense official said...

San Francisco police text scandal at odds with diverse image

April 27, 2016

Filed under National News

Details of a second batch of racist and homophobic text messages sent by a San Francisco police officer seem at odds with the image of a rainbow-flagged city that prides itself on diversity. But people who have long complained...

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