Category Archives: CNN – US

New York 9/11 victim identified 18 years after attack

New York 9/11 victim identified 18 years after attack

Another victim of the September 11th attacks in New York has been identified, according to the New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner. The man’s identity is being withheld at the request of his family. He is the 1,645th person identified in ongoing efforts to identify all 2,753 people reported missing in the attack…MORE

10th parent in college admissions scandal sentenced to one month in prison

10th parent in college admissions scandal sentenced to one month in prison

A father who paid $75,000 to inflate his daughters ACT scores in a massive college admissions scandal was sentenced to one month in prison Friday, according to the US Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts. Robert Flaxman, a real estate developer and the 10th parent sentenced in the scheme, faced charges of conspiracy to…MORE

A university is handing out coasters that could detect date-rape drugs in drinks

A university is handing out coasters that could detect date-rape drugs in drinks

College-aged women are as much as four times more susceptible to sexual violence than women of all ages. With that in mind, the University of New Mexico is hoping some drink coasters can potentially prevent the nightmare of sexual assault for students. Students can stop by the college’s Campus Office for Substance Abuse Prevention to…MORE

Chicago teachers’ strike stretches into second day as negotiations continue

Chicago teachers’ strike stretches into second day as negotiations continue

Some 300,000 Chicago schoolchildren are out of class for the second day in a row Friday, as negotiations continue between the city and thousands of striking educators. A senior city official told CNN on Thursday the two sides are “still pretty far apart” and the strike probably will go through the weekend. “We understand that’s…MORE

Kellogg joins GLAAD for anti-bullying campaign with All Together cereal

Kellogg joins GLAAD for anti-bullying campaign with All Together cereal

Raisin Bran, Corn Flakes, Rice Krispies, Frosted Flakes, Froot Loops and Frosted Mini Wheats in the same box? The new concoction isn’t just a kid’s breakfast dream — it’s an anti-bullying campaign. Kellogg’s is partnering with the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) to release a cereal called “All Together,” mixing cereals and their…MORE

Question of the Day

Oct 18

Q: More than 40-Billion of these are consumed every year worldwide… A: Oreos

Oct 17

Q: This is the #1 source of sodium in the American diet… A: Bread

Oct 16

Q: Among 20-boy’s high school sports, football is #1 on the Concussion List. What’s #6? A: Cross Country