News archive from 14 January 2015, page 18

Mom lays on son to save him from dog mauling

Mom lays on son to save him from dog mauling

Video Keywords Decent sized humane society A five-year-old boy was airlifted to the hospital after two Rottweilers attacked him in his front yard. Police say the boy's mother couldn't stop the dogs but laid on top of him until her father was able to...

 
DOJ issues new guidelines for dealing with media

DOJ issues new guidelines for dealing with media

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department on Wednesday put additional limitations on federal prosecutors investigating leaks of classified material in cases that involve the pursuit of information gathered by journalists. The new guidelines, which call for...

 
Brittany Maynard's husband says it was her 'time to go'

Brittany Maynard's husband says it was her 'time to go'

Brittany Maynard ended her own life in November 2014 after being diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. The 29-year-old became the face of the right-to-death movement when she moved to Portland, Ore., so she could legally make the decision to end her...

 

'Globes' won for NBC; CBS was most-watched overall last week

NEW YORK CBS held tight to its customary most-watched status last week, beating all rivals in prime-time viewership and claiming 13 of the Top 20 shows. Fox had the No. 1 broadcast with Saturday's victory by Seattle over Carolina, seen by 31 million...

 
Pot-based sex spray for women hitting Colorado shelves

Pot-based sex spray for women hitting Colorado shelves

DENVER — A new pot spray promising to help women have better sex will hit the shelves in Colorado next week. Foria, which contains marijuana extract, claims the relaxing properties of cannabis will help women have better and more satisfying sex. It's...

 

Almaty and Beijing: Breaking down the 2022 Olympic bid files

LONDON The race for the 2022 Winter Olympics is down two Asian cities that are not constricted by the same financial, political and public opinion concerns that led several European contenders to drop out last year. The Kazakh city of Almaty and the...

 
Braves talking to three teams about Evan Gattis trade

Braves talking to three teams about Evan Gattis trade

The Atlanta Braves are engaged with three teams in trade talks for catcher/outfielder Evan Gattis, according to a baseball official with direct knowledge of the negotiations. And one of those teams appears to be the Houston Astros, as Gattis was in...

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Report: 'Washington Post' journalist indicted in Iran

Report: 'Washington Post' journalist indicted in Iran

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A Washington Post journalist detained in Iran for months has been indicted and will stand trial, Iran's state news agency reported Wednesday, without elaborating on what charges he faced. The report by the official IRNA news agency...

 

Official: 6 dead as Kenyan troops engage extremists

NAIROBI, Kenya A Kenyan military spokesman says a Kenyan soldier and five militants were killed in firefight in the coastal county of Lamu between Kenyan troops and militants from the Somali extremist group al-Shabab. Col. David Odongo said Kenyan...

 

Attorney General says public airing of Alaska National Guard issue needed for healing

Attorney General Craig Richards says for healing to occur following allegations of misconduct within the Alaska National Guard, there needs to be a public vetting of what happened. Richards is expected to recommend to the governor a special...

 
House votes to block Obama's immigration action

House votes to block Obama's immigration action

WASHINGTON — The House voted Wednesday to block funding for President Obama's executive order to protect about 4 million undocumented immigrants from being deported and allow them to work legally in the USA. The action puts the House on a collision...

 
Obama congratulates Meyer, Ohio State

Obama congratulates Meyer, Ohio State

TagsUrban MeyerPresident Obama phoned Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer on Tuesday night to congratulate him and the Buckeyes for winning the national collegiate title. "The President said he looks forward to welcoming the team to the White...

 
Fed: Economy continues to expand modestly

Fed: Economy continues to expand modestly

The U.S. economy grew at a "modest" to "moderate" pace last month as holiday sales were sluggish in some regions and the plunge in oil prices began to take a toll on activity in the Dallas area, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday....

 
5 things fund investors should know for 2015

5 things fund investors should know for 2015

Video Keywords S&P 500 Standard and Poor's Mutual funds average stock actively managed funds stock index India Want to see how your mutual fund did last year? Want to find out what to do this year? Check out USA TODAY’s Mutual Fund Checklist....

 
Can widow collect Social Security if living outside U.S.?

Can widow collect Social Security if living outside U.S.?

Q: What is the maximum Social Security benefit for a person who reached full retirement age in 2012? Also can a widow of an American citizen retiree collect the husband's Social Security if she does not live in U.S.? Gustavo Carrasco, New York, N.Y....

 

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