Thursday, October 31, 2013

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Published 1:41 p.m. CDT (GMT - 5:00)

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USAToday: Monstrous Halloween storm to pelt central U.S.

Obamacare Website
CNN: Obamacare site outage resolved
USAToday: Obama also tried health care website

Gym mat death
CNN: Federal prosecutor will look into Kendrick Johnson case

Blocked Obama nominees
CNN: Senate GOP blocks two Obama nominees, raising stakes in bitter fight

Air travel news
CNN: FAA allowing most electronic device use throughout flights
NBCNews: FAA to allow tabletsand e-readers during all phases of flight

Edward Snowden
CNN: Snowden gets website job in Russia, lawyer says

Facebook news
CNN: Don't freak out about Facebook's 'teen problem'

Drug tunnel news
CNN: 'Highly sophisticated' drug tunnel found linking San Diego, Tijuana

James A. Kirk/Zumwalt
CNN: Finally, Capt. Kirk has his cloaking device

Outside-the-U.S. news
CNN: Sahara desert deaths: 92 migrants perish in Niger after vehicle breaks down

Trial bills
CNN: Ex-trooper's murder trials drained millions from cash-strapped Indiana county

AIDS news
NPR: AIDS scientists encouraged by antibodies that it monkey virus

Firearm news
NPR: No more guns for neighborhood watch in Sanford, Fla.

Rare disease news
ABCNews: NJ woman felled by 'devastating disease doctors have never heard of' (myalgic encephalomyelitis)

Dell/cat pee news
ABCNews: Dell Latitude 6430u users complain laptop smells of cat urine

Food contamination/poisoning news
CBSNews: FDA: 12% of imported spices contaminated with insect parts, salmonella, hair

Culture-in-the-U.S. news
FoxNews: Pentagon training manual: white males have unfair advantages

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Red Sox
CNN: Red Sox redefine what it means to be dynasty

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Halloween/Happy Halloween
See 'Halloween' above

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Google glass
NPR: 'I was very shocked,' say driver ticketed for wearing Google glass

Tara Lynn
DailyMail: Big is beautiful: Plus size model Tara Lynn stars in new H&M campaign

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Trending: Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Published 2:33 p.m. CDT (GMT - 5:00)

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Today's headlines
Obamacare Website
CNN: Government memo warned of high security risk at health care website
NBCNews: NBC/WSJ poll: Public divided over whether Website woes can be fixed
FoxNews: Flashback: '09 claims about ObamaCare haunt law's rollout

Social security news
CNN: Social Security benefits up just 1.5% in 2014

Drone news
NPR: Pakistan says drones killed far fewer civilians than thought

Archaeology news
CNN: London archaeologists find Roman eagle

Rights vs. boundary news
CNN: Oooh, burn! Sriracha factory neighbors complain about smell

Cirque du Soleil death
CNN: Cirque du Soleil and MGM Grand cited in acrobat's death plunge in Vegas

Youth sports news
NBCNews: Girl athletes at risk for concussions as 'culture of resistance' keeps rates high

North Korea
NBCNews: Meet 'the Kate Middleton of North Korea:' Kim Jong Un's wife steps into limelight

Twitter news
NBCNews: Twitter goes for more eye-catching look

Childhood news
NBCNews: 'The money was too strong to resist:' Indonesian kids pimp out other kids for sex

War-of-the-worlds/Halloween news
NPR: 75 years ago, 'War of the Worlds' started a panic. Or did it?

Amazon news
NPR: Book news: Amazon's Kindle MatchBook is out -- will publishers opt in?

iPhone news
USAToday: Apple to replace some new iPhones over battery issue

World-of-work news
CNN: The hottest job skill is... 'bilingual'
NBCNews: Australian government worker loses compensation case for sex injury

Culture-in-the U.S. news
CNN: Stigma lingers for deadliest cancer
CNN: The most unequal place in America is in Louisiana
NBCNews: You look better with your friends than you do on your own, study says

Outside-the-U.S. news
BleacherReport: Brazilian footballer's decapitated head reportedly sent to wife by drug lords
CNN: Thirsty? There's a global wine shortage
NBCNews: Humans on course to triple daily waste by 2010

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USAToday: Watch the Miami Heat receive their NBA championship rings

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National Cat Day

Jonas Brothers
USAToday: Jonas Brothers explain band breakup

ESPN: Magic: Lakers facing 'tough season'

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Trending: Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Published 3:44 p.m. CDT (GMT - 5:00)

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Today's headlines
Obamacare Website
CNN: Security hole found in Obamacare Website
CBSNews: Obamacare: More than 2 million people getting booted from existing health insurance plans

Hurricane Sandy aftermath news
NBCNews: Superstorm Sandy anniversary: One year later, thousands still not home

Undersea tunnel news
CNN: Turkey's Marmaray project: An ambitious plan to link Europe and Asia

Navy news
CNN: Bigger, lighter, deadlier! Navy launches new stealth  destroyer

Google glass
CNN: New Google Glass in on the way

Stock market news
USAToday: Dow and S&P 500 close at record highs news
NPR: Top reviewers on Amazon get tons of free stuff

Dallas shootings
CNN: Man arrested in connection with 5 deaths near Dallas
NBCNews: At least 5 dead after Texas shooting spree, dramatic manhunt

Airline news
NBCNews: How airlines are nickel and diming their way to record revenue

High school sports deaths
FoxNews: Top high school basketball player dies after collapsing during game

Facebook news
CNN: Why Facebook is full of giraffes

Smoking news
CNN: Smoking really does make you look older, a twin study confirms

Hunger news
NPR: Startups try to reroute food waste to the hungry

Syndrome 'X' news
FoxNews: Woman who never aged dies at 20

Followup news: Newtown/Adam Lanza
NBCNews: Test confirm no drugs in system of Newtown school shooter

Animal survival news
NBCNews: Prehistoric sharks escaped mass extinction by diving deeper

Noise as a weapon news
NBCNews: Britney Spears' music used to drive away Somali pirates

Evolutionary news
USAToday: Yes, men realy do ogle women's bodies

Cross-cultural news
NBCNews: Record of 92 foreign players on NBA roster to start season

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USAToday: Seahawks stop Rams' surge at goal line on final drive

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CSM: AAPL: Apple earnings fall despite strong iPhone sales

Battlefield 4

Monday, October 28, 2013

Trending: Monday, October 28, 2013

Published 3:21 a.m. CDT (GMT - 5:00)

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Today's headlines
Spying news
CNN: Report: White House stopped phone tapping of German Chancellor Angela Merkel,  other foreign leaders, this summer
NPR: U.S. spying update: Europe fumes and protestors rally in D.C.

Obamacare Website woes
CNN: Obamacare malfunction  shuts down application tool
FoxNews: Obamacare website suffers new outage as Republicans say glitches only 'tip of the iceberg'

Hurricane Sandy a year later
NBCNews: A year after Superstorm Sandy, numerous pets lost, abandoned remained unclaimed

Recall news
CNN: Broccoli  salad recalled for possible Listeria

World Series
Bleacher Report Red Sox vs. Cardinals: Score, grades and analysis for 2013 World Series Game 4

Psychology news
NBCNews: Good-looking people mess with your memory, study finds

IU lockdown
ABCNews: 2 arrested after stabbling at Indiana University

Health news
USAToday: Even healthy kids can die from flu complications

Outside-the-U.S. news
CNN: 3 dead after jeep crashes and catches fire in Beijing's Tiananmen Square

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Lou Reed
CNN: Rock legend Lou Reed dies at 71

Dez Bryant
Detroit News: Cowboys defend Dez Bryant's visible 'passion' on sidelines

Chris Brown
CNN: Chris Brown jailed on felony assault charge

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Aaron Rodgers
ChicagoTribune: It's a breeze for Packers, Rodgers vs. Vikings

MiamiHerald: Will it be trick or treat for WWE's Daniel Bryan, Randy Orton?

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Trending: Sunday, October 27, 2013

Published 7:33 a.m. CDT (GMT - 5:00)
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Today's headlines
Brooklyn stabbing
CNN: Brooklyn mass stabbing: 5 dead, including 4 children

Gun violence news
CNN: 5 people, 2 dogs dead at Phoenix condo complex
NBCNews: Terrible tally: 500 children dead from gunshots every year, 7,500 hurt, analysis finds

IU lockdown
CNN: Indiana University on lockdown, warns of armed person
NBCNews: Indiana University on lockdown

Violence against teacher news
CNN: Student says she saw teacher, alleged killer alone together before slaying

Stupidity news
CNN: New York airport traveler faces weapons charges
NBCNews: Group auctions off chance to hunt endangered rhino to benefit rhino charity

Energy news
FoxNews: America's oil surge leaving Alaska in the dust

USAToday: Syria meets crucial deadline for chemical weapons ban

Mystery blond girl in Greece
CNN: Tour of impoverished Bulgarian village sheds light on Maria's plight

Animal sanctuary & rescue news
NBCNews: African elephants find refuge in Florida citrus grove
NBCNews: 3 kittens rescued from ceiling at Miami International Airport

Recall news
NBCNews: Reser's expands nationwide recall of salads, salsas and meat products

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World Series
NBCNews: Cardinals win Game 3 of the World Series on an obstruction call

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Daylight savings time

Marcia Wallace
CNN: Marcia Wallace, star on Newhart show and 'The Simpsons,' dies

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Celine Dion Celine Dion death hoax is also rogue Facebook app: Don't click!

Julianne Hough
EW: Julianne Hough shocks with blackface Halloween costume -- UPDATE: And apologizes

Saturday, October 26, 2013

Friday, October 25, 2013

Trending: Friday, October 25, 2013

Published 2:00 p.m. CDT (GMT - 5:00)

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Solar flare news
CNN: Sun erupts with solar flare -- one of the strongest it can unleash

Earthquake news
NBCNews: A 7.3 magnitude earthquake hits Japan near Fukushima
USAToday: A tsunami warning has been issued for Fukushima prefecture news
CNN: Official: Federal health care site should be fully functioning by end of November
NBCNews: will work smoothly by end of November, government pledges

Toyota news
USAToday: Toyota to pay damages in fatal acceleration case

NPR: Norway says it can't destroy Syria's chemical weapons

Cold case news
CNN: Court papers: Grand jury in 1999 sought to indict JonBenet Ramsey's parents

FDA and pet food
NBCNews: FDA proposes strict new safety rules for animal food

Pirate news
CNN: Search on for U.S. mariners seized from C-Retriever off Nigeria coast

Meth news
NBCNews: Elderly Australian couple unwittingly smuggles $6.7M of meth, police say

Health news
NBCNews: High blood sugar tied to memory problems

Psychology news
TIME: It's not you; doctors are just rude

Dog news
NBCNews: Giant George, once world's tallest dog, dies

Mystery blond girl
USAToday: Test proves Bulgarian woman mother of mystery girl

Outside-the-U.S. news
NBCNews: Disney to open its largest store ever, in Shanghai
NBCNews: Blast at Mexico candy factory kills one, injures dozens
NBCNews: 11 hostages seized at German fast-food restaurant

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ABCNews: Bitstrips: Those comic strips on Facebook explained

Mary McCormack
NYDailyNews: 'Smash' director Michael Morris' wife, Mary McCormack, 'wants to split'after alleged Katharine McPhee affair: report

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Origami owl/prodigy news
DailyMail: Meet the teenage girl who launched a custom jewelry company at age 14

Captain America, The Winter Soldier
NYDailyNews: 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' teaser trailer lands

Brett Favre
CNN: Brett Favre: Memory lapse 'put a little fear in me'

Bad Grandpa
USAToday: 'Bad Grandpa' matures to score candid camera laughs

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Trending: Thursday, October 24, 2013

Published 2:22 p.m. CDT (GMT - 5:00)

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Today's headlines
Obamacare Website
CNN: Traffic didn't crash the Obamacare site alone. Bad coding did too.

Gun violence news
NBCNews: Two wounded in shooting at Tennessee armory

Pirate news
CNN: 2 seized in pirate attack off Nigeria, U.S. official says

Housing news
CNN: Half of nation's forclosed homes still occupied

Facebook news
USAToday: Pew: Reading news on Facebook mostly incidental

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World Series
NPR: All you need to know about Game 1 of World Series

Colleen Ritzer
CNN: Box cutter used to kill Massachusetts teacher, sources say
See Trendilla from yesterday (violence against teachers) (Wednesday, October 23, 2013)

Jamie Dornan
CNN: Jamie Dornan: The new Christian Grey

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Prince George christening
See Trendilla from yesterday (Wednesday, October 23, 2013)

Pauly D Baby

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Trending: Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Published 3:40 p.m. CDT (GMT - 5:00)

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Today's headlines
Violence against teachers
CNN: 14-year-old charged with killing beloved Danvers, Massachusetts teacher
FoxNews: 14-year-old arrested in murder of Massachusetts teacher charged as adult
ABCNews: Massachusetts teen charged as adult in stabbling death of teacher

Gun violence news
CNN: Sitter charged after 5-year-old fatally shoots self while she naps

Weather news
NBCNews: First taste of winter: Cold front brings chilly temperatures east

Emergency landing news
CNN: Plane blows engine, loses power: 'We're gonna crash!"

Known universe news
CNN: Scientists confirm most distant galaxy ever

CNN: Arrests follow death of child wrapped in blanket

Russia Olympics
TIME: Russian suicide bus bombing sparks terrorism fears for Sochi Olympics

Halloween news
NBCNews: Did someone die in this house? New site lets you search

Prince George
NBCNews: Prince George flashes chubby cheeks at christening

Facebook news
NBCNews: Facebook removes beheading video, updates violent images standards

World Series news
NBCNews: World Series tickets for $12? Yes, in 1963

Recall news
NBCNews: Nissan recalling Pathfinder, Infiniti SUVs to fix brake fault

Branding news
NBCNews: Coffee giant Starbucks stirring a new cup -- tea

Twitter news
NPR: Fired White House aide admits he was Twitter troll

Boston bombing aftermath
NPR: Court papers link one Tsarnaev brother to previous murders

Pope news
NPR: 'Bishop of Bling' suspended by Pope Francis

Outside-the-U.S. news
NBCNews: Dad burned daughter to death for contacting finance: Police

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USAToday: After iPad Air, will Apple make an iPad Pro?

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Kim Kardashian
NYDaily News: Kim Kardashian, Kanye West engagement

Pretty Little Liars
HollywoodLife: 'Pretty Little Liars' trailer: Ezra spreads 'fear' on winter premiere

OS X Mavericks
engadget: Apple OS X Mavericks 10.9 review

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Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Trending: Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Published 12:46 p.m. CDT (GMT - 5:00)

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Nevada school shootings
CNN: Police: Nevada student who killed teacher had 9 mm pistol
NBCNews: Police search for a motive in Nevada middle school shooting that left two dead
NPR: Teacher who died trying to end shooting remembered as a hero

Australia wildfires
NPR: As smoke blankets Sydneyk, Australians brace for worse days

Hurricane news
NBCNews: Hurricane Raymond threatens Mexico coast battered by storms last month

Mystery blond girl in Greece
USAToday: Parents worldwide hoping girl found in Greece is theirs

Goblin boulder toppler
CNN: Man seen toppling boulder claims 'debilitating injuries' from car crash in recent lawsuit
FoxNews: Boy Scouts toss 2 men who knocked over ancient Utah rock

Rare find news
USAToday: Teen finds 3.85-carat diamond in state park

Pet food contamination news
NBCNews: Jerky treat mystery: Nearly 600 pets dead; still no source, FDA says

Facebook news
CNN: Facebook lifts ban on beheading videos

Epidemiology news
NBCNews: Herpes virus genome traces the ancient path of human migration

Aviation news
NBCNews: Two planes make precautionary emergency landings on Monday night

Culture-in-the-U.S. news
NBCNews: Too many American teens are smoking 'little cigars,' report says

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Josh Freeman Josh Freeman gamble costs free-falling Vikings in loss

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Nevada school shooting
See above

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Kelly Clarkson
NYDailyNews: Kelly Clarkson marries Brandon Blackstock in Tennessee wedding

Jim Leyland
USAToday: Jim Leyland stepping down as Tigers manager

Tim Tebow
CSMonitor: Tim Tebow to the Rams? Cue the Tebowmania

Bud Adams
See Trendilla from yesterday (Monday, October 21, 2013)

Reggie Wayne
USAToday: Colts lose WR Reggie Wayne to torn ACL