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2015 Volkswagen Passat Aims To Be Big In China

2015 Volkswagen Passat

As new 2015 models are released, a new Volkswagen Passat is included among them. It is not, however, aimed primarily at the U.S. or European markets, as it has been in the past, but is instead aimed towards the largest emerging automotive market: China. The Volkswagen Passat has seen sales sliding in its traditional markets… Read more »

26-Year-Old Dies After Being Trapped Inside Half Moon Bay Sand Tunnel

Sand Tunnel victim

In yet another case of a fun beach activity gone horribly wrong, a 26-year-old man died after the sand tunnel he was digging near California’s Half Moon Bay Beach, collapsed. The man who was later identified as Adam Jay Pye was trapped inside the tunnel for over 30 minutes, reports SFGate. The unfortunate sand tunnel… Read more »

MH17 Cockpit Sawed In Half, Pieces Missing

MH17 cockpit sawed in half

The MH17 crash site has been significantly altered, including having the plane’s cockpit sawed in half. As reported earlier here on the Inquisitr, international monitors sent to look at the MH17 crash site in the Ukraine are reporting that the wreckage has likely been tampered with. While western media is quick to claim that this… Read more »

Debra Harrell, Who Let Kid Play In Park, Out On Bail, But Jobless

Debra Harrell is free from jail, jobless, but has her daughter back.

The story of Debra Harrell, who was arrested and separated from her 9-year-old daughter after letting the little girl play in a park while Harrell worked at a nearby McDonald’s, filled hearts across the nation with both empathy and dread. So many who have been where Debra found herself — underemployed and without child care… Read more »

Good Morning America Gets New Anchor Paula Faris

Paula Faris in the field.

ABC’s Good Morning America (GMA) has welcomed a brand new weekend anchor to the show, Paula Faris. Paula is a former weekend sports for WCPO-TV. Now, she’s making the move to one of America’s most popular morning news shows. Faris will be co-anchoring with Dan Harris for “GMA Weekend” starting Saturday, August 9. According to… Read more »

8-Year-Old Boy Helps His Disabled Brother Complete A Triathlon

Brothers Finish Triathlon Together

An 8-year-old boy helped his disabled brother complete a triathlon. Noah Aldrich said his little brother Lucas is his best friend. When Noah decided to participate in a YMCA Kids Club triathlon, he refused to compete without his brother. Although Lucas is unable to talk or walk, he finished the triathlon with Noah by his… Read more »

Body Of Last Oso Mudslide Victim Believed Found, Rainfall Played Big Role

Final Oso Mudslide Victim May Be Found

Everett, WA — The body of the final Oso mudslide victim is believed to have been found, according to the Snohomish County sheriff’s office. Search and rescue personnel believe they located the body of 44-year-old Molly Kristine “Kris” Regelbrugge. However, the woman’s family is remaining cautious after several false alarms. Sara Regelbrugge, Kris’ daughter, told… Read more »

Obamacare Subsidies Illegal Or Legal? Federal Court Decisions Conflict

Could legal challenges spell the end of Obamacare?

Obamacare subsidies are illegal in 36 states, according to a D.C. Court of Appeals. No, wait. The Obamacare subsidies are so legal, says the Fourth District Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia. So, which is it? One or both of the decisions will likely be appealed. The final ruling will undoubtedly have a huge… Read more »

‘Doomsday Preppers’ Star Jay Blevins Hosts Prepper Convention [Interview]

doomsday preppers

Doomsday Preppers star Jay Blevins was inspired to educate others after his appearance on the National Geographic hit show. Blevins is once again playing host a prepper expo rooted in self-reliance training and informational presentations. Blevins is a former DC area Deputy Sheriff and SWAT officer, current author, business consultant, speaker, prepper, father, husband, and… Read more »

Man Locks His 98-Year-Old Mother Inside A Hot Car While Gambling

Danger Hot car

A North Carolina man is accused of locking his 98-year-old mother inside a hot car — while he spent time in a casino. Authorities said Dwight Ridgeway McGinnis Jr., age 67, left his disabled mother inside the vehicle for nearly five hours. Although the window was partially open, temperatures outside the car soared above 80… Read more »

Largest-ever Schizophrenia Study Finds Over a Hundred Genetic Links

causes-of-schizophrenia

A new schizophrenia study, published online today in the journal Nature, has uncovered over a hundred genetic links for the disorder, at least 83 of which were unknown before. This new study confirms what has long been thought about schizophrenia. As the largest study to-date for the disease, it solidifies the mental disorder’s biological roots,… Read more »

Obamacare Subsidies Axed By DC Circuit Court: What It Means For You

Obamacare Subsides Axed

The federal US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit ruled 2-1 today against the Obama administration in the case of Halbig v. Burwell, reports Politico. This ruling effectively axed Obamacare subsidies for the citizens of those states that never established their own state exchange. As a result, these citizens cannot rely on federal tax-credit… Read more »

Costco Fruit Recall For Potential Listeria Contamination: What You Need To Know

Wawona Packing & FDA Issue Warning of Possible Contamination

Amid listeria concerns from the FDA and Wawona Packing Company in Cutler, California, Costco and other popular grocery retailers have issued a nationwide recall on white and yellow peaches, white and yellow nectarines, plums and pluots sold in their stores. In the FDA’s report, Brent Smittcamp, President of Wawona Packing Company, explained the reason for… Read more »

George Harrison(Tree) Killed By ‘Beetles’

George Harrison Tree Murderd By Beetles

George Harrison is DEAD. Well, you knew that, but now so is his tree. Los Angeles, Tuesday morning, was the location of the tragedy. The George Harrison Memorial tree stood long and proud for 14 years, until its life was cut short by jealous beetles. It was not John nor Ringo. It was not even… Read more »

‘Slender Man’ Survivor Receives Purple Heart From Anonymous Veteran

Slender Man Purple Heart

A 12-year-old girl, who survived an attack prompted by the fictitious “Slender Man,” received a Purple Heart medal from an anonymous military veteran. The young girl gained national attention when she was stabbed 19 times by two of her friends. Although she was critically injured, the girl continues to recover from the assault. In May,… Read more »