- Heroin scourge changes role of police in hard-hit areas
Associated Press, Sunday - 02/07/2016 - 11:26 AM
Forehead furrowed, a woman drags on a Camel cigarette, admitting she has only vague memories of nearly dying five days earlier.
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The Herald-Mail, Sunday - 02/07/2016 - 07:00 AM
This baked frittata is a super-easy recipe with chicken, fresh vegetables, and aged Wisconsin gouda. This is your breakfast, after all—so add in your own flavor profile, and jazz up the veggies or kic
- Dear Abby: Grown-up child still wonders what halted parents' divorce
The Southern, Sunday - 02/07/2016 - 02:00 AM
Dear Abby: During my childhood, my parents fought loudly and often. When I was 12, they spoke to my sister and me about getting a divorce. I was heartbroken and fought back.
- How to Watch Just the Super Bowl Commercials
Lifehacker, Saturday - 02/06/2016 - 06:00 PM
Let’s be honest, you watch the Super Bowl for the commercials. Well, now you don’t have to put yourself through all the whistles, flags, and “Omahas.” You can stream them all online—some even before the big game—and make all those companies feel silly for spending $5 million to air a 30-second spot.
- Man Caring For Mom With Alzheimer's Leaves Hillary Clinton Choked Up
Huffington Post, Saturday - 02/06/2016 - 02:47 PM
Hillary Clinton was on the verge of tears when she met a man caring for his 84-year-old mother with Alzheimer's disease backstage at a campaign event in Manchester, New Hampshire. Clinton's campaign posted a video of the man, who only has a part-time job, telling the Democratic presidential candidate he cannot afford to pay for adult daycare for his mother, so he takes her to work with him.
- Indiana University TItle IX coordinator, ethics director accused of sexual misconduct
Chicago Tribune, Saturday - 02/06/2016 - 10:47 AM
Indiana University has placed its associate dean of students on administrative leave amid allegations he sexually assaulted a woman in Texas during a December conference. Jason Casares, who is IU's associate dean of students, its Title IX coordinator and also heads the school's student ethics office,
- Make Bread Cones, a Perfect Portable Container for Your Favorite Fillings
Lifehacker, Saturday - 02/06/2016 - 10:00 AM
Why eat out of a bowl when you can eat out of an edible, fluffy bread cone? Great for on the go or for game day gatherings, bread cones can be filled with anything you want. Read more
- AP source: Jake Arrieta, Cubs agree on $10.7 million, one-year deal
Chicago Tribune, Saturday - 02/06/2016 - 02:47 AM
Chicago Cubs ace Jake Arrieta has agreed to a $10.7 million, one-year contract, avoiding arbitration with the highest one-year deal for a pitcher with four years of major league service. A person familiar with the negotiations disclosed the agreement on Friday night. The person spoke to The Associated
- Dear Abby: Clutter of holiday decorations crushes man's Christmas spirit
The Southern, Saturday - 02/06/2016 - 02:00 AM
Dear Abby: Every December my wife virtually buries our home in Christmas decorations. It's not just the tree and stockings in the living room; she's not happy until there are Christmas towels and Christmas soap in the bathroom and another…
- Scammy Sellers Of AF Plus, Final Trim Weight-Loss Pills Made Millions From Bogus “Risk-Free” Trials
The Consumerist, Friday - 02/05/2016 - 02:47 PM
You may have heard radio ads for weight loss supplements named AF Plus and Final Trim, promising “24 hours of fat burning power” and “maximum weight loss,” along with supposed real-world testimonials about how well these pills worked — and how you can try them now through a “risk-free” trial.
- STL 'memory' youth will be featured on PBS
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Friday - 02/05/2016 - 12:15 PM
Jake Hausler of Ladue displays amazing memory on "Nova"
- National parks face $12 billion backlog for maintenance work
Daily Oklahoman, Friday - 02/05/2016 - 11:04 AM
The National Park Service is celebrating its 100th anniversary, but the system is facing a backlog worth billions of dollars. Projects range from replacing water works at the Grand Canyon to making sure the Jefferson Memorial doesn't sink into the Tidal Basin. The bill for deferred work is nearly $12 billion nationwide — a $440 million increase from last year. President Barack Obama has proposed spending $900 million over three years to reduce the backlog, with another $300 million targeted for restoration projects. Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis says he hopes to chip away at the backlog so parks eventually have enough resources to keep pace. He said there is "a lot yet to do, but
- FDNY: 1 dead, 2 seriously hurt in Manhattan crane collapse
Chicago Tribune, Friday - 02/05/2016 - 10:47 AM
Fire officials say one person is dead and two others are seriously injured after a crane collapse in Lower Manhattan. The accident was reported around 8:25 a.m. Friday in the Tribeca neighborhood. The crane landed across several parked cars, smashing their roofs. The collapsed metal lattice landed