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    Man Sues Etihad Over ‘Injuries’ from Sitting Next to Obese Passenger

    Obesity is already a big issue in aviation, now a court case in Australia could make it even bigger. Abu Dhabi-based airline Etihad is being sued by a man who claimed that being seated in economy next to an overweight passenger during a flight from Dubai to Sydney left him with back injuries. James Bassos […]

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    Poll: GOP Top Tier Breaking Away, Led by Donald Trump

    WASHINGTON  — A new poll from Quinnipiac University finds Donald Trump with a significant lead over his closest rivals for the Republican nomination for president, and provides further evidence the field of 16 candidates vying for the GOP nomination has a clear top tier. Trump tops the field at 20% in the poll, Quinnipiac’s first […]

  • Lexie’s Final Chapter

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Dr. Bob Margeas has been working on people’s smiles for more than 25 years. He’s seen just about every type of decay and disease there is –- including a genetic disorder that only affects 1-in-14,000 people. Amelogenesis Imperfecta or “AI” is a horrible condition. One Lexie Blonigan’s been dealing with since […]

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    Walmart Announces Infant Car Seat Designed to Prevent Hot Car Deaths

    Walmart and Evenflo announced this week a new infant car seat with technology designed to remind drivers of their backseat passengers, and stop children from dying in hot cars. In most new cars, an alert sounds if a driver or passenger is not wearing a seat belt or if headlights are left on. Using a […]

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    Bobbi Kristina Brown Passes Away at Hospice Facility

    ATLANTA, Georgia — Two days before she was found face-down in the bathtub at her home outside Atlanta in January, it seemed like Bobbi Kristina Brown’s career might have been picking up. “Let’s start this career up&&moving OUT to TO YOU ALLLL quick shall we !?!???!” she said in an enthusiastic tweet. It’s not clear […]

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    Hulk Hogan Apologizes for Racist Remarks

    Legendary wrestler Hulk Hogan issued an apology Friday after the National Enquirer released a transcript of statements he made that included racial slurs. The remarks were recorded in an “unauthorized sex tape,” according to the Enquirer, and included the n-word in reference to the dating life of his daughter, Brooke. He has since apologized. “Eight […]

  • Explosive Growth Forces DMARC Food Pantry Network to Make Cuts

    DES MOINES, Iowa – At a time of year where donations are at their lowest, the Des Moines Area Religious Council Food Pantry Network says more people than ever before are coming to receive food. The result is a starved-out food pantry, which means less food for families. “In the face of a 20 percent […]

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    Poll: Clinton Trails Top Republicans in Battleground States, Trump is ‘Biggest Loser’

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Hillary Clinton trails three top Republican presidential candidates in head-to-head matchups in Colorado, Iowa and Virginia, a new survey shows. The latest Quinnipiac University swing state polling released Wednesday shows the Democratic frontrunner trailing former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker in each of those states. […]

  • Google Maps is rolling out a Timeline feature that will allow users to essentially stalk themselves.

    Google Reveals Your Location History in Maps

    Google Maps is rolling out a Timeline feature that will allow users to essentially stalk themselves.

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    Trump Responds to Des Moines Register Editorial

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has responded to a Des Moines Register editorial calling for him to drop out of the race. The editorial, published online Monday evening, said Trump “has polluted the political waters to such an extent that serious candidates who actually have the credentials to serve as president […]

  • Sandra Bland, 28, was found dead Monday in a Waller County jail cell in Hempstead, Texas, after authorities said she hanged herself with a plastic trash bag. It is an act those close to her question.

    What We Know About the Controversy in Sandra Bland’s Death

    While the jailhouse death of Sandra Bland is being handled like a murder investigation, authorities in Texas initially said the 28-year-old woman appeared to have killed herself. But why would a young woman who just landed a new job at her alma mater take her own life? Why would someone who family and friends say […]

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    John Kasich Rounds Out GOP 2016 Field

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Gov. John Kasich is rounding out the Republican presidential field Tuesday as he is formally announcing his White House bid. He enters a crowded field of 15 other big-name contenders. But for now, the only thing the two-term governor needs to worry about is making it onstage for the first Republican […]