Category: USA News

Flurries possible in Denver as temperatures stay 30 degrees below average

DENVER — Unseasonably cold temperatures will linger through Wednesday as highs only make it into the upper 30s. The temperature dropped to 32 degrees early Wednesday morning at Denver International Airport, the official recording station for the city, for the first freeze of the season. The average first freeze of the season in Denver is […]

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Giant Mosquitoes Invade North Carolina in Wake of Hurricane Florence

The floodwaters that followed Hurricane Florence, which made landfall in North Carolina on September 14, have spawned thousands of mega-mosquitoes across the state, according to entomologists. These giants have zebra-striped legs and are two to three times as big as the normal bloodsuckers encountered during summer, said Michael H. Reiskind, an assistant professor in the Department of Entomology […]

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Hinsdale South Teen Missing For 10 Days

CHICAGO (CBS)–A 15-year-old from DuPage County has been missing for more than a week, and police say she may be in danger. The mother of the Hinsdale South High School sophomore, Breanna Irizarry, says she has no history of running away. She set out for school the morning of October 1 and never made it, […]

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Florida Department of Transportation studies U.S. 1 congestion

  The Florida Department of Transportation is studying traffic congestion on US 1 from Kendall Drive to I-95 and is asking Miami-Dade residents to take a survey to help develop appropriate solutions. The roughly 18-mile stretch of US 1 running through or along the Village of Pinecrest and cities of Miami, Coral Gables and South […]

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114-mile round trip, $125 hotel bill. School board travel has cost District 50 taxpayers $34,000 since 2017.

A 114-mile round trip drive from her Gurnee home to a workshop in Naperville June 9 was too much for a longtime Woodland Elementary District 50 school board member. So she checked into the Hyatt Regency in Lisle the night before and had taxpayers cover the $125 bill. “It’s a long commute, so I always […]

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Hayati Takes Over Former Home of Underground Vegan Eatery

Opening a restaurant isn’t cheap. But if you want to cut costs, there are certain things you can do, whether that’s handling some of the construction and decor on your own, finding a location with low rent or maintaining a small staff (and putting in a ton of hours yourself). But one thing you shouldn’t […]

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Google appeals $5 billion EU fine in Android antitrust case

Google is appealing a record $5 billion antitrust fine by European Union authorities, who say the tech giant abused the dominance of its Android operating system to stifle competitors. A company spokesman, Al Verney, confirmed Wednesday that the company has filed its legal challenge with the General Court of the EU , the bloc’s second […]

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Want Perfectly Fitting High Heels? This Startup Has a Genius Method to Measure Feet

To girls who love high heels, it’s not news that it’s nearly impossible to find a pair that perfectly fit both feet. Aside from the fact that heels are not made for comfort, a bigger reason is that most of us have slightly different sized feet. (Depending on which study you refer to, the percent […]

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8 Most Powerful Fat Burning Fruits

When it comes to decreasing body weight, what you eat is just as relevant as what you don’t eat. Lucky for us, having fruits is a great way to start burning fat and keep our cravings for sweets in check. In fact, the research here and here found that fruit consumption is positively correlated with weight loss. Fruits include very […]

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Top programmers will leave Facebook and Google if they gain ‘evil’ reputations

In many of the recent debates about tech, some people have suspected big tech companies of using their famously geeky, quirky cultures as a sort of public relations strategy. They see Google’s corporate motto “don’t be evil” as simply a cosmetic slogan. Au contraire. For big tech companies, gaining a reputation for being “evil” can […]

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