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Kissing Bugs Invade Texas, Chagas Becoming A ‘Public Health Threat’

Chagas Disease

Kissing bugs have invaded Texas, and officials are concerned that Chagas disease is becoming a public health threat. In Houston alone, 17 residents were diagnosed with the devastating disease. However, it was assumed that they contracted Chagas while traveling outside the United States. A team of researchers, with the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston,… Read more »

Polar Vortex: Winter Is Coming Very Early This Year

polar vortex

A polar vortex is going to bring extremely frigid temperatures and Arctic blasts in the United States this weekend, if weather warnings are accurate. Americans should begin bracing and preparing now for temperatures to drop 20 degrees below normal. A polar vortex is expected to dump snow and send freezing air blowing around the country… Read more »

Bear Attack: Five Bears Maul 65-Year-Old Hunter In Alaska

Bear attack in Alaska

A hunting trip to the remote wilderness of Alaska went awry for a group of deer hunters after they were attacked by a group of brown bears. While most of the hunters escaped safely, an elderly man among the group was severely injured, reports CNN. The bear attack took place on the remote Sally Island,… Read more »

Dirty Deeds: AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd Charged In Murder Plot

AC/DC drummer arrested

AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd was charged with attempting to arrange a murder. Police raided the drummer’s home in Tarunga, New Zealand, on Thursday morning. According to the BBC News, officials found methamphetamine and marijuana at Rudd’s home during the raid and he has been charged accordingly. While full details have not yet emerged, it appears… Read more »

Abducted Philadelphia Nurse Carlesha Freeland-Gaither Found Alive In Maryland

Carlesha Freeland-Gaither found in maryland

22-year-old Carlesha Freeland-Gaither, the Philadelphia woman who was abducted on Sunday night as she walked down a city street, has been reportedly found. According to NBC Philadelphia, Carlesha was found alive, safe in Maryland following an investigation in to her abduction by the police. According to Howard County, Maryland police officials who helped locate her,… Read more »

Justice Department Wants The Power To Search Computers Everywhere

cyber hackers

The Justice Department is seeking approval to make obtaining search warrants a whole lot easier. If the judicial advisory committee approves the request, submitted the day after the Republican takeover of the Senate, Eric Holder’s Department of Justice will reportedly be able to “hack” into and locate computer devices regardless of their location. Federal regulations… Read more »