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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 19:28:59 -0800

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Now begins the busiest and most stressful travel time of the year. Add in a winter storm up north and you can expect delays and cancellations right before Thanksgiving.

Storm Up North Causes Travel Troubles Down South

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 19:20:33 -0800

With turkey, stuffing and family on many travelers minds, not making it to their destination wasn't what many travelers thought they would get before Thanksgiving.

Munchery believes the evening meal is best served cold

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:56:17 -0800

  Munchery hopes stone-cold logistics will help it win the war over the evening meal Read more

Press Releases: Syrian Regime Attacks Against Civilians in Raqqah

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:43:19 -0800

Syrian Regime Attacks Against Civilians in Raqqah Press Statement Jen Psaki Department Spokesperson Washington, DC November 26, 2014 We are horrified by the reports that the Assad regime’s airstrikes yesterday in Raqqah, Syria, killed dozens of civilians and demolished residential areas. We have consistently condemned the regime’s violence directed against civilians and its ongoing human rights ...

Ebola vaccine promising in first human trials – NIH

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:14:06 -0800

WASHINGTON DC, USA – Researchers say they are one step closer to developing an Ebola vaccine, with a Phase 1 trial showing promising results, but it will be months at the earliest before it can be used in the field. The news comes amid the worst ever outbreak of the ...

What's new on the menu? In US, calorie count

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:09:40 -0800

One of Washington DC's enduring rituals is the President of the United States "pardoning" a couple of turkeys ahead of Thanksgiving Day, sparing them the indignity being part of the dinner menu like 46 million of their kin on what is widely acknowledged to be the most gluttonous day in America.

American expats give thanks for chef Michael

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:00:20 -0800

Happy Thanksgiving y’all — it’s a little taste of Stateside on the banks of the Lee.

Richard Ruth, PhD

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:00:09 -0800

Dr Ruth is Director of Clinical Training and Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology at George Washington University, Washington, DC.

Battle ahead for EPA pollution proposals

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:00:00 -0800

The federal Environmental Protection Agency wants tougher pollution rules likely to be opposed by a new GOP Congress.  

Pilots report increased near-collisions with drones, FAA data says

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:42:43 -0800

Many hobbyist drones found flying over 2,000 ft.

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