Category Archives: CNN – US

5 things to know for December 13: UK, trade, impeachment, Nigeria, NFL

5 things to know for December 13: UK, trade, impeachment, Nigeria, NFL

Whew! Congress has whipped up a huge spending deal barely a week shy of the December 20 funding deadline. That means another government shutdown is probably off the table. Here’s what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get “5 Things You Need to Know Today”…MORE

Topeka will pay you up to $15,000 just to move there

Topeka will pay you up to $15,000 just to move there

Ever thought about picking up and moving to Kansas? Now you might. Topeka, the state capital, is offering potential new residents up to $15,000 to move there. A pilot program called “Choose Topeka” will match employer funds put up for people who move to Topeka and live and work there for a year, city and…MORE

Judge extends order that a hospital must keep 10-month-old on life-support, reports say

Judge extends order that a hospital must keep 10-month-old on life-support, reports say

A Fort Worth judge has extended a temporary restraining order against a children’s hospital that planned to take a 10-month-old girl off life-support, according to CNN affiliate KTVT. Tinslee Lewis was born with a rare heart defect called Ebstein’s anomaly and suffers from chronic lung disease and severe chronic pulmonary hypertension, Cook Children’s Health Care…MORE

LAPD officer charged after allegedly fondling a dead woman’s breast

LAPD officer charged after allegedly fondling a dead woman’s breast

Los Angeles Police Department officer David Rojas was charged Thursday with one felony count of having sexual contact with human remains without authority, officials said, after he allegedly fondled a dead woman’s breast. The October 20 incident was recorded by Rojas’ body camera when he and his partner were responding to a call about a…MORE

Friday the 13th: How it came to be and why it’s considered unlucky

Friday the 13th: How it came to be and why it’s considered unlucky

At least once a year, the calendar dates align to give us a Friday the 13th. Airline ticket prices tend to dip, your superstitious boss avoids important meetings and the whole day, there’s a small part of you that’s just waiting for something weird to happen. Why are we like this? Whether you are superstitious…MORE

Former NBA Commissioner David Stern underwent surgery after sudden brain hemorrhage

Former NBA Commissioner David Stern underwent surgery after sudden brain hemorrhage

Former NBA Commissioner David Stern underwent emergency surgery Thursday after a sudden brain hemorrhage, the professional basketball league said in a statement. “Our thoughts and prayers are with David and his family,” the NBA said. A 911 call about an individual with a “cardiac condition” came in around 2 p.m. Thursday, a New York City…MORE

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