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Officials: Chicago Water is Safe

Officials: Chicago Water is Safe

Officials with the Department of Water Management said Chicago's water supply continues to be safe to drink and... Watch »

Aug 3, 2014
New York Times To Run Ad From Marijuana Company

New York Times To Run Ad From Marijuana Company

The New York Times will run a full-page advertisement on Sunday for a company that helps marijuana users find pot... Read »

Aug 2, 2014
Lake Michigan Water Supply Re-Tested Amid Toledo Water Issue

Lake Michigan Water Supply Re-Tested Amid Toledo Water Issue

City officials are re-testing the Lake Michigan water supply after Saturday’s declaration that the Toledo, Ohio... Watch »

Aug 3, 2014
Toledo Tap Water Remains Off-Limits for Third Day

Toledo Tap Water Remains Off-Limits for Third Day

Residents in northwestern Ohio remained unable to use tap water for a third day after testing showed toxins were... Watch »

Aug 4, 2014
Contractors Allowed to Fumble Obamacare Website: GAO

Contractors Allowed to Fumble Obamacare Website: GAO

A team at the Department of Health and Human Services failed to plan properly or watch over contractors hired to set... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
Sierra Leone Declares State of Emergency Over Ebola

Sierra Leone Declares State of Emergency Over Ebola

Sierra Leone has declared a state of emergency Wednesday to halt the spread of the largest outbreak of the Ebola... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
Ebola Scare Briefly Closes Charlotte ER

Ebola Scare Briefly Closes Charlotte ER

A possible Ebola scare closed a Charlotte area emergency room briefly overnight amid heightened fears about the... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
Group Names

Group Names "Worst Restaurant Foods"

Working out may not be enough to burn off the calories some of these restaurants are dishing out. Watch »

Jul 30, 2014
CDC Report: 2,000 Americans Killed Each Year by Weather

CDC Report: 2,000 Americans Killed Each Year by Weather

Among the findings: Of the 10,649 deaths attributed to the weather, about 63 percent were tied to exposure to the... Read »

Jul 30, 2014

"We Need More": Fight Against Ebola Is Thin on Ground

The biggest outbreak of Ebola in history is affecting over 1,200 people and continues to spread with no end in... Watch »

Jul 30, 2014
NCAA Settles Head-Injury Lawsuit, Will Change Rules

NCAA Settles Head-Injury Lawsuit, Will Change Rules

The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose... Read »

Jul 29, 2014
Highland Park Doctor Charged With MediPot Violation

Highland Park Doctor Charged With MediPot Violation

No licenses have been issued for growing or dispensing cannabis and no physician certification forms will be... Read »

Jul 29, 2014
Feeling the Pain of Lightning Strikes, Again and Again

Feeling the Pain of Lightning Strikes, Again and Again

A day after a lightning storm killed a one man and injured others on a California beach, survivors describe pain,... Watch »

Jul 29, 2014
Fist Bumps Less Germy Than Handshakes: Study

Fist Bumps Less Germy Than Handshakes: Study

British researchers conducted an experiment that suggested that fist bumps are a cleaner way for people to greet... Watch »

Jul 29, 2014
Second American Diagnosed With Ebola in Liberia

Second American Diagnosed With Ebola in Liberia

A second U.S. citizen working in Liberia has tested positive for the deadly Ebola virus, a charitable... Watch »

Jul 28, 2014
The Case for Legalized Marijuana

The Case for Legalized Marijuana

On Sunday, The New York Times became the largest U.S. newspaper to support decriminalizing pot on the federal... Watch »

Jul 27, 2014
Urban Garden Provides Jobs and Job Training In Englewood

Urban Garden Provides Jobs and Job Training In Englewood

Growing Home's Wood Street Urban Farm has been Making A Difference in the Englewood community since 2007. This... Watch »

Aug 14, 2014
Food For Thought: Drinking Coffee

Food For Thought: Drinking Coffee

Sandy Goldberg discusses disease-fighting powers, downfalls and portion control when it comes to drinking coffee. Watch »

Jul 27, 2014
U.S. Doctor Contracts Ebola While Treating Sick in Liberia

U.S. Doctor Contracts Ebola While Treating Sick in Liberia

A 33-year-old American doctor helping fight Ebola in Liberia's capital has come down with the hemorrhagic fever,... Read »

Jul 26, 2014
New York Times Endorses Marijuana Legalization

New York Times Endorses Marijuana Legalization

In a big win for legal weed, The New York Times on Saturday called for an end to the federal government's ban on... Read »

Jul 27, 2014
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