Cat neglected for years gets rescued, haircut

When he first saw the animal, he thought the cat was running around with a blanket on top of it until he got a better look at it. "I thought, 'My god this is a cat.'" The 14-year-old cat was brought to the Animal Rescue League Shelter & Wildlife Ce... More..

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Videocast: A look at your Christmas Eve/Day forecast
by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

Videocast: A look at your Christmas Eve/Day forecast

Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. New snow accumulation of 4 to 8 inches possible. Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Tonight: Becoming cloudy, with a slight chance of light freezing...More..

Four FDNY FFs, 17 Civilians Hurt in High-Rise Fire
by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

Four FDNY FFs, 17 Civilians Hurt in High-Rise Fire

Officials said that three firefighters and three civilians who "were injured and taken to New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center with injuries that weren't considered life-threatening". Six other o...More..

Three-year-old boy finally gets adopted after spending 832 days in foster care
by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

Three-year-old boy finally gets adopted after spending 832 days in foster care

Her daughter Dezhianna Brown posted photos from the adoption on Twitter and more than 139,000 people liked them and 55,000 retweeted them. "We were his third foster family". Dezhianna added, "I don't thin...More..

by | Friday, December 23, 2016

Based cleric Gulen again condemns Russian envoy's killing

Russia's ambassador to Turkey was shot Monday at an art exhibition, Turkish media and the Associated Press reported. Russia's foreign ministry described the incident as a "terror attack." Dmitry Peskov, t...More..

Students of IIT-Kharagpur gherao staff for 15 hours
by | Friday, December 23, 2016

Students of IIT-Kharagpur gherao staff for 15 hours

The sudden hike of registration and hostel fees irked the students, who chose to protest against the decision. On Tuesday, after taking out processions, a group of 20 students started a hunger strike and othe...More..

Cousins scores 21 as Kings rally for 94-93 win over Jazz
by | Friday, December 23, 2016

Cousins scores 21 as Kings rally for 94-93 win over Jazz

Now, DeMarcus Cousins can say he experienced the special moment of making a triumphant return to an National Basketball Association game, too. Cousins said after the win that his mouthguard came out accid...More..

by | Friday, December 23, 2016

Body of Pennsylvania teen found; mom faces lesser charges

Authorities did not divulge the manner of death, and declined to comment on why jurisdiction of the case has been taken over by Bucks County authorities, with Montgomery and Luzerne county law enforcement offic...More..

by | Thursday, December 22, 2016

Texas Moves To Block Medicaid Funding For Planned Parenthood

The newspaper reported that Bowen's letter referenced undercover videos recorded in Houston by anti-abortion activists who claimed they showed a Planned Parenthood executive improperly offering to sell fetal ti...More..

by | Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Female physicians' patients have lower death & readmission rates, study finds

Researchers saw better outcomes for mortality and readmissions with female physicians across a range of common conditions treated in the hospital including bloodstream infections, pneumonia, congestive heart ...More..

City Leapfrog Arsenal Into Second Spot
by | Monday, December 19, 2016

City Leapfrog Arsenal Into Second Spot

It was similar to the game against Chelsea - then we played well and lost, and today [Sunday] we won. "I am so happy for the fans". Arsene Wenger complained about referee Martin Atkinson after his Arsenal ...More..

Lamar Odom opens up about overdose
by | Sunday, December 18, 2016

Lamar Odom opens up about overdose

The 37-year-old basketball player - who nearly died following a drink and drugs binge in a Nevada brothel in October 2015 - is now in rehab in order to "focus on himself" and will be discussing his journey to s...More..

State Of Texas Receives $5 Million Grant To Combat Zika Virus
by | Saturday, December 17, 2016

State Of Texas Receives $5 Million Grant To Combat Zika Virus

A new report from the CDC shows the rate of defects is even higher among women infected with Zika in their first trimester. Out of the 442 pregnancies, 26 had birth defects linked to Zika, or 6 percent. T...More..

by | Saturday, December 17, 2016

"Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign in effect through holidays

The enforcement effort starts today and continues into the New Year. Drivers should expect sobriety checkpoints and an increased number of Troopers patrolling NY roadways beginning Friday, December 16 through...More..

Read Leonardo DiCaprio's Touching Tribute to
by | Saturday, December 17, 2016

Read Leonardo DiCaprio's Touching Tribute to "Role Model" Alan Thicke

Thicke, who was best known for playing Dr. Jason Seaver on Growing Pains , suffered a heart attack while playing hockey with his 19-year-old son, Carter , on Tuesday. Carter took to Twitter late Tuesday n...More..

United lose Bailly to injury
by | Friday, December 16, 2016

United lose Bailly to injury

Manchester United face a nervous wait over the knee injury that Eric Bailly suffered against Crystal Palace on Wednesday night, with the centre-back limping off before the hour mark on his first Premier League ...More..

by | Friday, December 16, 2016

Obama Administration Protects Access to Health Care for Millions of People

The bishops' organization argued that "states should retain the discretion to determine which subrecipients are best suited to provide family planning services" and called the change "ill advised". Members of t...More..

Turkey continues to detain hundreds in 'terror' probes
by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Turkey continues to detain hundreds in 'terror' probes

The death toll for the car- and suicide-bombing near Istanbul's Besiktas stadium rose Sunday morning to 38, including 30 police officers, seven civilians and one more person whose identity had yet to be deter...More..

by | Monday, December 12, 2016

Surgeon General's warning on e-cigarettes

Instead, he said in a statement: "It stems directly from the irresponsible actions of e-cigarette manufacturers, including the use of sweet flavors that appeal to kids and marketing themes and tactics similar...More..

by | Monday, December 12, 2016

Life Expectancy in the US Declines

With the alarming news that U.S. life expectancy rates went down previous year, here are the causes. "The rate increased 0.9% for heart disease, 2.7% for chronic lower respiratory diseases, 6.7% for unintentio...More..

IS launches overnight attack against Iraqi troops in Mosul
by | Sunday, December 11, 2016

IS launches overnight attack against Iraqi troops in Mosul

BAGHDAD/ERBIL, Iraq, Dec 7 ( Reuters ) - In the early days of the assault on Islamic State in Mosul, Iran successfully pressed Iraq to change its battle plan and seal off the city, an intervention which has sin...More..

by | Saturday, December 10, 2016

Murdoch's 21st Century Fox agrees to buy Europe's Sky

Shares in Sky jumped 27 percent in London. The outcry has largely died down since then. "However, certain material offer terms remain under discussion and there can be no certainty that an offer will be made by...More..

Jason Pierre-Paul has surgery to fix sports hernia, source confirms
by | Thursday, December 08, 2016

Jason Pierre-Paul has surgery to fix sports hernia, source confirms

DE Jason Pierre-Paul will be out "several weeks" according to SNY.tv's Ralph Vacchiano after leaving the field midway through Sunday's game against the Steelers last Sunday. He was having a comeback season af...More..

by | Tuesday, December 06, 2016

No. 1 Alabama romps past Florida 54-16 in SEC title game

Florida will also have to convince Quincy Wilson and Jalen Tabor to stick around for their senior seasons and see if a fourth SEC Championship meeting with Alabama goes any differently. The Gators awoke a...More..

Even occasional cigarette smoking can be deadly
by | Tuesday, December 06, 2016

Even occasional cigarette smoking can be deadly

A new government study found that even people who smoke low numbers of cigarettes are at increased risk of earlier death. People in the study who consistently smoked an average of less than one cigarette pe...More..

by | Monday, December 05, 2016

Trump shrugs off fuss over Taiwan call

Indeed, advisers explicitly warned last month that relations with China were in for a shake-up. Fears have been raised over potential conflicts of interest between Mr Trump's business and U.S. "China's behavi...More..

Obama: Health care act is law, US can't go backward
by | Sunday, December 04, 2016

Obama: Health care act is law, US can't go backward

At the same time, his choice of Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.), an outspoken Obamacare critic, to head the Department of Health and Human Services, is being seen as a signal that Trump is committed to dismantling the...More..

Dean takes himself out of the race for chairman of DNC
by | Sunday, December 04, 2016

Dean takes himself out of the race for chairman of DNC

He made his surprise announcement of withdrawal from the contest in a videotaped message to the Denver meeting of Democratic state party chairs. "I have other priorities; I have a grandchild now". The conside...More..

When Shah Rukh Khan was in 'Dear Zindagi' state of mind
by | Saturday, December 03, 2016

When Shah Rukh Khan was in 'Dear Zindagi' state of mind

With the Gauri Shinde-directed film doing well at the box-office, the youngster has now enjoyed a hat-trick of successes this year after "Kapoor & Sons" and " Udta Punjab ". Though Shah Rukh just plays a specia...More..

Canadian economy grows 3.5% in third quarter
by | Saturday, December 03, 2016

Canadian economy grows 3.5% in third quarter

Indeed, energy exports alone jumped 6.1 percent this quarter. Business investment remained a sore spot in the economy, as business gross fixed capital formation fell 0.5 per cent quarter-over-quarter (2.1 per...More..

Government Approves Smoking Ban in Public Housing
by | Friday, December 02, 2016

Government Approves Smoking Ban in Public Housing

In recent years, many who otherwise would have been unable or unwilling to quit have found they can cease or reduce their intake of cigarettes by switching to nicotine products that are vastly safer, such as sm...More..

NFL Allowing Creative Cleats For A Cause During Week 13
by | Friday, December 02, 2016

NFL Allowing Creative Cleats For A Cause During Week 13

More than 500 players will participate. Some players worked directly with Nike, Under Armour and adidas to design cleats promoting their causes , and some teams worked with independent designers to come up w...More..

Johnson County Toys for Tots collects donations for area children
by | Friday, December 02, 2016

Johnson County Toys for Tots collects donations for area children

Sporting equipment of any kind for the boys, and games and "girlie" items for the teen girls would be greatly appreciated. For those who wish to make a monetary donation or volunteer to sort, pack or deliver ...More..

McCarthy on Packers bouncing back, looking forward to Texans
by | Thursday, December 01, 2016

McCarthy on Packers bouncing back, looking forward to Texans

The Green Bay Packers (5-6) defeated the Philadelphia Eagles (5-6), 27-13, in a Monday Night Football showdown at the Lincoln Financial Field . Under Head Coach Mike McCarthy , Green Bay is 83-43-1 duri...More..

by | Thursday, December 01, 2016

Zika-caused birth defect may become clear only after birth

Researchers found nine cases when blood tests for Zika were negative but the virus was detected in other fluids. The lesson, said the CDC report , was that any infant exposed to the Zika virus during the...More..