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  • Earthquake

    5.9 Quake Hits China, 2 Reported Dead

    HONG KONG (CNN) — A magnitude-5.9 earthquake struck a remote region of southwestern China, reportedly killing at least two people and causing a stampede at a primary school. The quake struck late Saturday afternoon in a mountainous area of Sichuan province at a depth of around 15 kilometers (9 miles), according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The China Earthquake Networks Center said the magnitude was 6.3. One of the two people reported killed was a woman in her 70s struck […]

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    6.8 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Central Japan

    TOKYO (CNN) — A strong earthquake shook central Japan on Saturday night, injuring several people as their homes collapsed in a village west of Nagano, an official said. Reports of the intensity of the quake, centered in the Nagano area at 10:08 p.m., differed. The Japan Meteorological Agency reported it was a 6.8 magnitude temblor; the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said it was magnitude 6.2. Near the epicenter, the quake caused at least five homes to collapse in the village […]

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    Window Washer Falls 10 Stories, Lands on Moving Car and is Alive

    SAN FRANCISCO (CNN)- One witness thought she came upon a lifeless body during her routine walk in San Francisco — but firefighters say the man who was lying in the middle of the street survived a fall as high as 10 stories. The man, whose name was not released, is a window washer who fell from a building, the San Francisco Fire Department said. He fell between eight and 10 stories, landed on a car that was traveling down Montgomery […]

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    Doctors Warn About the ‘Poison’ You Keep Around Your Kids, in Your Home

    (CNN)- Energy drinks can pose a real problem for children, according to a new study from the American Heart Association. Researchers found that 40% of the 5,156 calls to poison centers for “energy drink exposure” involved children under age 6. In most of the cases, the parents didn’t know the children had gotten hold of an energy drink. Many of the calls reported the children were experiencing serious side effects, such as an abnormal heart rhythm, or they were having […]

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    Unhappy in Marriage? It Could Break Your Heart

    (CNN)- If you are in an unhappy marriage, you may want to check in with a cardiologist. A study led by a Michigan State University sociologist has found that older couples in bad marriages, especially wives, have a higher risk for heart disease than those who are happily wed. The study, funded by the National Institute of Aging, was recently published in the Journal of Health and Social Behavior and sought to examine whether marital quality is related to risk […]

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    Australian Reporter Gets Hit in the Head with Skateboard On Air

    AUSTRALIA (CNN)- On live TV, anything and everything can go wrong. One Australian reporter learned that lesson the hard way. U.S. Bureau Chief, Mike Armor from Seven Network was doing a story on hoverboards at a skate park in Los Angeles when he got whacked in the head with a skateboard. “You’d be right to be skeptical. Thousands of traditional skateboarders…” Armor said before he got hit in the head. You see him there clutching his head after impact. What […]

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    Deport ‘Felons, not Families,’ Obama says on Immigration

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNN)- President Barack Obama is ordering the most sweeping overhaul of the immigration system in decades, despite Republican claims he is overstepping his power by unilaterally moving to shield five million undocumented immigrants and prioritizing the deportation of “felons, not families.” Obama rejected accusations by conservatives that he is offering a free pass to undocumented immigrants and argued in a prime-time address that “the real amnesty” would be leaving a broken system as it is now. “Today our […]

  • President Obama Speaks on Immigration Reform

    Executive Action on Immigration Reform: What is President Obama Expected to Do?

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNN) – President Barack Obama is set to unveil his long-awaited overhaul of U.S. immigration rules — potentially shielding millions of people from deportation — Thursday in a 5 p.m. PT speech from the White House. WATCH THE PRESIDENT’S SPEECH LIVE ON FOX40 at 5 p.m. The impending actions are fraught with political controversy, as Republicans lambast him for circumventing the legislative process to declare “executive amnesty.” There’s also intense interest surrounding who, exactly, among the nation’s 11 million undocumented […]

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    WATCH: Kids React to “Normal” Size Barbie Doll

    (CNN)- It began for Nickolay Lamm as a question: What would Barbie look like if she had the dimensions of an average woman? His answer came in the form of the Lammily doll: a shorter, broader, brunette version of the idealistic blond Mattel doll. Now Lammily is ready to make her debut, complete with a sticker pack that features pimples, moles, cellulite and scars that can be applied. “I feel she looks so real, so ordinary, that you don’t focus […]